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Video shows historic $172M ivory burn cover sky in smoke and ash

NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK, Kenya — Twelve ivory towers burned in Kenya on Saturday, sending thick plumes of ash and smoke over Nairobi National Park as elephant and rhino tusks smoldered. noch 689 Wörter

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Foreign Exchange Reserves Demystified

What is Foreign Exchange Reserves?

By Jonny Andrew

Foreign Exchange Reserves are reserve assets held by the Central Bank (BPNG for PNGs case) in various currencies and sometimes in various countries around the world to back liabilities on their own currency. noch 753 Wörter

Papua New Guinea

Obama preparing to name 1st national monument for gay rights

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is preparing to designate the Stonewall Inn in New York the first national monument dedicated to gay rights.

That’s according to two individuals familiar with the Obama administration’s plans. noch 96 Wörter

National / World

Ted Cruz ends bid for Republican nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) – Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is ending his presidential campaign, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump’s march to the Republican nomination.

Cruz’s campaign said he plans to drop out of the race Tuesday following his loss in Indiana’s Republican primary to Trump. noch 43 Wörter

National / World

San Francisco OKs settlement after deadly 2013 airport crash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco city leaders have approved a $3.45 million settlement from Asiana Airlines involving a fiery 2013 airport crash that killed three people and injured nearly 200 others. noch 98 Wörter

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Acclaimed Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to be Awarded Honorary Doctorate by John Hopkins University

article by Hadassah Egbedi via venturesafrica.com

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of widely-acclaimed novels „Americanah“ and „Half of a Yellow Sun“, , has recently… noch 243 Wörter

U.S.

A Brit Abroad: Moving from the UK to Canada with a Little Music

I’ve been trying to figure out a way to tell the epic adventure tale that is my recent immigration to Canada.  Originally I thought it could take the style of a checklist or a barrel of hints and tips, but have since decided to embed those a bit.  noch 1.876 Wörter