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  1. Across China: Reviving traditional oil millsRead the original story

    1 min ago | Xinhuanet

    Oil mills powered by waterwheels were commonly seen in villages across southern China for centuries before they were replaced by modern electric machinery. Chen Wenmu, 40, has childhood memories of the pounding of wooden mortars, sweating workers, and the creaking sound of grinding wheels.

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  2. Kurl Songx recounts the challenges he faced before becoming a starRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Ghanamma.com

    One of Ghana's latest hiplife artistes, Kurl Songx, has disclosed that he came from a very poor family and that life wasn't easy for him growing up. The twenty-four-year-old star believes that his father is to blame for the hardship he faced with his mother and other siblings.

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  3. DPRK's advance team tours performance facilities in S. Korea for Winter Olympic concertsRead the original story

    1 min ago | Xinhuanet

    An advance team of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Monday toured the performance facilities in the South Korean capital to prepare for concerts during the upcoming South Korea-hosted Winter Olympics. The 7-member advance team came by land route to South Korea Sunday, visiting the performance facilities in the east city of Gangneung near the PyeongChang county where the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games are slated to run from February to March.

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  4. Tunisians are back on the streets seven years after the Jasmine RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Mail & Guardian

    Seven years ago in January a popular uprising in Tunisia ousted President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali. This year over 770 Tunisian civilians have been detained and one civilian has been killed in protests that commemorated what became known as the Jasmine Revolution .

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  5. Former football star George Weah to be sworn in as new Liberian presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Croydon Guardian

    Former football star George Weah is to be sworn into office on Monday as Liberia's new president, taking over leadership of the impoverished nation from Africa's first female president. The 51-year-old, who was FIFA's 1995 player of the year, won the run-off vote on December 26 against the outgoing vice president.

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  6. Tesla to install Atlantic Canada 'supercharger' stations for its vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Penticton Herald

    Tesla Model S electric sedans are recharged at the first Michigan Supercharger station in St. Joseph, Mich, Wednesday, Dec.11, 2013. Tesla Inc. is building fast-charging stations for its electric vehicles in Atlantic Canada, opening up the East Coast to road trippers with the California automaker's high-end plug-in cars.

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  7. Calls for mini roundabout before 'someone gets killed' at junctionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | This Is Lancashire

    Concerned residents and motorists are demanding a mini roundabout be installed at the Shadsworth Road junction with Fecitt Brow in Blackburn before 'someone gets killed'. The dangerous junction was said to be the cause of a serious collision between a motorbike and a vehicle last Sunday which landed the motorcyclist in hospital with pelvic injuries.

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  8. A look at possible Canadian nominees for this year's OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Penticton Herald

    This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Sally Hawkins, left, and Doug Jones in a scene from the film "The Shape of Water." The Cold War-era merman movie was shot in Hamilton and Toronto and has a lot of homegrown behind-the-scenes talent, including Toronto digital studio Mr. X, which created the awe-inspiring visual effects.

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  9. Liberia to Swear in New Leader Ex-soccer Star George WeahRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | News Max

    Former international soccer star George Weah will be sworn into office Monday as Liberia's new president, taking over leadership of this post-war, impoverished West African nation from Africa's first female president. The 51-year-old, who was FIFA's 1995 player of the year, won the runoff vote on Dec. 26 against the outgoing vice president.

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  10. Philippines to deport Hamas 'rocket scientist'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | The Peninsula

    Manila, The Philippines said Monday it would deport an elderly Iraqi man described as a scientist for Hamas and accused of helping the Palestinian militant group lob missiles at Israel. Iraq tipped off the Philippines about the presence of Taja Mohammad Al Jabori, who was arrested on Sunday, national police chief Ronald Dela Rosa told reporters.

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  11. South Korea's Moon hopes inter-Korean thaw 'opens door' for nuclear talks with U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Reuters

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday a thaw in relations between the two Koreas ahead of next month's Winter Olympics presented a "precious chance" for the United States and North Korea to discuss the North's weapons programs. North Korea is developing missile and nuclear technology amid regular threats to destroy the United States and Japan and in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions, prompting a war of words between the North and the United States.

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  12. Pence kicks off Israel visit with Netanyahu meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    White House Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt, U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and the Israeli ambassador to Washington, Ron Dermer, joined Monday's ceremony before Pence and Netanyahu began their meeting. Pence is receiving a warm welcome in Israel, which has praised the American decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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  13. Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Brunswick News

    Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel are recounting the ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long standoff that claimed 18 lives, including 14 foreigners. Mohammad Humayun Shams, telecommunications director of eastern Laghman province who was visiting Kabul and staying at the hotel, says he was able to escape by jumping into a tree form a hotel window as the attackers roamed the hallways, killing people.

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  14. 'Executed' North Korean pop diva takes Olympic spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Brunswick News

    North Korean Hyon Song Wol, center, head of a North Korean art troupe, watches while South Korean protesters stage a rally against her visit in front of Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Dozens of conservative activists attempted to burn a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North's extremely popular girl band passed by them at a Seoul railway station Monday following a visit to potential venues for performances during next month's Winter Olympics.

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  15. Bad rap: Chinese fans fear crackdown on hip hopRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    SHANGHAI: Chinese music fans are bracing for a crackdown on hip hop after a rapper was apparently dropped from a popular singing programme, as reports emerged that the often-provocative genre had fallen out of official favour. Hip hop is a late arrival to China's cultural scene but home-grown artists have steadily gained fans, getting a major boost over the past year thanks to singing-contest reality programmes showcasing their talent.

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  16. Today in the pressRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | RTE.ie

    Taoiseach Leo Varadkar gave a written assurance to Apple chief executive Tim Cook that the Government would "do all we can" to support the company's stalled plans to build a data centre in Athenry, Co Galway. Mr Varadkar wrote to the tech company's chief two weeks after Mr Cook declined to provide guarantees that the 850 million project would proceed when they met in early November during the Taoiseach's trade mission to California, says the Irish Times.

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  17. OIC strongly condemns terrorist attack in sabul hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Trend

    The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has strongly condemned the militant siege of Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan on January 20 that left 18 people, mostly foreigners, dead, said a message from OIC. "Expressing his deepest condolences to the families of the victims, government and people of Afghanistan, the OIC Secretary General Yousef Al-Othaimeen extended his solidarity with Afghanistan in its fight against terrorism and expressed the firm commitment of the organization to supporting Afghan efforts to achieve peace, security and prosperity in the country," said the message.

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  18. Kapital Bank's Bakhshiyev named to BAFT's Future Leaders Program Class of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Trend

    BAFT, an international financial services association, announced today its Future Leaders program class of 2018. Agarza Bakhshiyev, Acting Head of Risk Management department of Kapital Bank, Azerbaijan, was one of 31 individuals selected to participate.

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  19. Kakao Bank to start housing deposit loan serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Korea Herald

    Kakao Bank, South Korea's biggest direct bank, announced Monday it would start selling housing deposit loan products for either a two-year period jeonse contract or monthly rent, from Tuesday. A face-to-face process when submitting documents will not be required, like other products of the online-only bank, partly with the help of scraping technologies that enable the bank to extract documents regarding housing deposit loan borrowers' identification.

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  20. Gor Mahia players Musa and Muguna move to Tirana FCRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Former Gor Mahia captain Musa Mohammed and midfielder Kenneth Muguna have officially been unveiled as Tirana FC players, a team that features in Albania's top tier league. Musa has signed a two and a half year contract while Muguna signed a four and a half year deal at the club.

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