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In the south of Tunisia near the Libyan border, an ancient dump serves as a cemetery for immigrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean illegally. But the living remain undeterred.



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There are 3 female leaders in Europe, one of whom is Beata Szydlo, who tried to introduce a ban on abortion.


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Why does France want to share its annual national party with Donald J. Trump, the same man whose state visit people are signing petitions against in the United Kingdom?

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2tNnOvL

Written by Gaspard Koenig, #crunched from Les Echos.
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Designers are starting to take global warming into account when planning buildings, particularly in seaside locations like Miami.

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By 2019, all new +Volvo Cars models will come with an electric motor, making the Swedish company the first traditional carmaker with plans to go all electric.


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While extreme poverty has declined in China and India, 35% of sub-Saharan Africa still qualifies as extremely poor, says +World Bank.


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In Iran, the number of regular drug users has doubled in the past six years, from 1.3 million to about 2.8 million.

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Coal miners have lived off the industry for generations. Though China is still the world's top coal producer, plans for clean energy spell the end of the mining life for many.



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