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MF / Argentina, Tunisia, and Sri Lanka

The IMF announced on Feb. 10, 2022 in a virtual press briefing in Washington, DC that the IMF continues working very closely with the Argentine authorities towards reaching a staff-level agreement. A press release on the matter was posted on January 28th,…

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Football for Friendship eWorld Championship: over 200 countries contest qualifying matches in mixed international teams

Moscow, 26th May 2021): On 24th and 25th May, the participants of the 2021 Football for Friendship eWorld Championship from over 200 countries contested their qualifying matches in 32 teams organised into eight groups. The semi-final and final will take…

Participants in Football for Friendship discuss environmental protection and present their best ideas in an online challenge

(Moscow, 19th May 2021): Right at the start of this year’s Ninth Season of Football for Friendship (F4F), the International Children’s Social Programme organised by Gazprom, the Young Participants from over 200 countries discussed their contribution to environmental protection.  In…

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Wealthy and well-educated: The bombers behind the Sri Lanka attacks

By Deborah Haynes From Sky News UK Death came to Sri Lanka in rucksacks worn by eight men. The suicide bombers struck churches and hotels within minutes of each other, turning the innocence of Easter Sunday into scenes of terror….

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10th Annual Cayman Islands Care Dog Jog Sunday March 3rd 2019 7am Dragons Bay, Safehaven $25 to register. CARE Quiz Night is on Wednesday, 6th March Come join in the fun and test the gray matter!   Not able to make…

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Farmer takes his lambs to sanctuary instead of slaughterhouse

by Susan Bird from Care2 A livestock farmer in the UK made a life-changing decision for 20 lambs he’d raised since birth. As he drove them to the local slaughterhouse to meet their fate, he realized he couldn’t go through with it….

England select Test and ODI squads for Caribbean tour

From ICC – Cricket England have announced their Test and ODI squads to face the Windies for their tour of the Caribbean next year. The Test squad that whitewashed Sri Lanka 3-0 – England’s first away series win in over…

Gorgeous 30-day timelapse

Gorgeous 30-day timelapse captures what it’s like to be out at sea BY XAVIER PIEDRA From Mashable The ocean is equally as beautiful as it is terrifying. This couldn’t have been captured anymore perfectly than in this timelapse video by…

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The hunting of whales, dolphins and porpoises illegally for bait found to be more widespread than first thought

A report by Sandra Altherr and Nicola Hodgins Edited by Sue Fisher, Kate O’Connell, D.J. Schubert, and Dave Tilford SMALL CETACEANS, BIG PROBLEMS A global review of the impacts of hunting on small whales, dolphins and porpoises SUMMARY The hunting…

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Holder eyes win in historic day/night Caribbean Test

From Jamaica Observer GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — The West Indies are just one match away from a historic win over Sri Lanka, and captain Jason Holder says the regional side will be gunning for victory in the final…