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23989
China builds ‘world’s biggest air purifier’ - a 328 feet-high tower that has helped reduce smog levels over an area of 3.86 square miles
10205
Spain is expected to replace the United States as the second most popular country in terms of tourist numbers, according to the World Tourism Organization
42079
Hijab attack on girl was a hoax - Canada
2553
British Airways flight grounded as crew refuse to fly 'bed-bug ridden' craft
735
57% of British people want a second Brexit referendum if May fails to secure a deal with the EU.
619
Iceland has become the first major retailer to commit to eliminate plastic packaging for all own brand products within five years to help end the "scourge" of plastic pollution. The retailer said it would be replacing plastic with packaging including paper and pulp trays and paper bags.
2165
A U.S. Army dog that attacked a machine-gun nest during World War II has been posthumously awarded Britain's highest honor for animal bravery.
340
Australia family find missing son alive in car wreckage after hiring search helicopter
1153
Russian Billionaire Files Fraud Lawsuit Against Manafort, Cites Mueller Docs
194
Rats were not to blame for spread of plague during Black Death...rodents and their fleas were thought to have spread series of outbreaks in 14th-19th Century Europe...team from universities of Oslo and Ferrara now says...can be "largely ascribed to human fleas and body lice".
708
North Korean orchestra to perform in South during Olympics amid easing tensions
24990
Indonesia Stock Exchange floor collapses, many casualties reported
1154
Denmark: Over 1,000 youths charged for sharing underage sex video.
91
Philippines Shuts Down News Site Critical of Rodrigo Duterte
117
Shale gas is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, research finds
764
Sri Lanka destroys $108 million worth of cocaine in public, seized by authorities in the port of Colombo which is increasingly becoming a transit hub favored by drug smugglers in Asia.
66
U.S. advises travellers to North Korea to write will and make funeral arrangements.
280
Dozens dead in double suicide bombing in Baghdad
176
Antwerp explosion: Residential building collapses after ‘huge blast’, local media reports
187
Romania loses second PM in seven months
95
Australia calls for scientists to save 'the planet's greatest living wonder' - "This is an open invitation to our greatest scientific minds, industry and business leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs to develop innovative solutions to protect corals and encourage the recovery of damaged reefs."
46
Margaret Atwood triggers online row with criticism of #Metoo movement
3280
Islamic anti-vaxxers undermine efforts to prevent diphtheria outbreak in Indonesia
42
Germany Has Regained Its Crown As The World’s Most Powerful Passport
119
Circumcision Rates Are Slipping — Even In Israel
325
Norway introduced a total ban on fur farming Sunday, a statement by the Norwegian animal rights organization NOAH said. Norway has nearly 300 fur farms, which produce fur from 700,000 minks and 110,000 foxes every year.
34
Venezuela says five 'terrorists' arrested, others killed after shootout
32
China wants companies to consider Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau as markets and not countries
36
UK Benefit fraud 'witch-hunt': 280,000 public tip-offs led to no action taken due to lack of evidence - New figures obtained by The Independent have led to critics suggesting members of the public should not have a role in identifying and investigating fraud within the welfare state
1747
Tesla’s massive battery in Australia was paid up to $1000/MWh to charge itself.
22
Japan: hunt for deadly fugu fish sold in error by supermarket
879
Geologists have discovered 280-million-year-old tree fossils in what is believed to be evidence of the oldest polar forest found in Antarctica: Trees are believed to have lived through extremes of complete darkness and continuous sunlight.
79
H&M closes all its stores in South Africa after protests
16
Trump fueling assault on democracy, report says: Released Tuesday by the watchdog group Freedom House, the new report concluded that the Trump administration has facilitated the erosion of American democratic standards and contributed to the decline of global freedom.
33
Over 1,800 Islamic Scholars in Pakistan declare suicide attacks ‘haram’
24
Prodded by China, Qantas amends website references to Taiwan, other regions
104
German Central Bank calls for global cryptocurrency regulation whilst adding Chinese Yuan to its currency reserves
16
Seoul announces free public transport to battle rising smog
25
Palestinian officials vote to suspend recognition of Israel, security cooperation
278
Brexit could cost Scottish economy £16bn a year
1406 CountZapolai > and on Tuesdays But of course
1201 SCM7 I feel that this is a headline that should be in a RPG setting like D&D or Pathfinder, not IRL. What.
741 obtrae The river God told them to build a bridge for those girls, but that was conveniently left unheard.
2300 Bitchezbecraay River god.. how does one get a job like that? ETA: Woke up to 2k likes. That's the most I've ever had. Thanks kind internet strangers lol. I might not be a river god but I can settle for reddit god. happy new year to me! 😂
174 Papafynn Grew up in Ghana. There are plethora of these rules. They normally serve a conservation purpose or a simple sexiest. Not fishing, farming or hunting on certain days just serve a conservation purpose but like all things in a religious setting it's tied to the wishes of one deity or the other. It's B.S....the God part. Now, these girls can cross this river anyday of the week regardless of their menstrual cycle. That is to say, no one is checking. But will they dare? It's the equivalent of a Catholic stealing the bread & wine meant for the Eucharist. No, you won't burn in hell but 99.99999% of those raised to believe in the Eucharist will not dare! Solving this. You will need to convince only ONE person to change this custom. It's neither the government or the chiefs of these traditional area to stop this. You need to convince the Queen Mother. In this part of Ghana (This falls within the Ashanti Kingdom) the Queen Mother is arguably the most powerful monarch. She a woman (duh) & the Kingmaker. Convince her & she will end this in a day. Libations will poured, sacrifices made, gods appeased and BOOM.... girls can magically cross this river. It would help if the Queen Mother crosses first....you know just to make sure the gods are indeed okay with this rule change. All said & done, it's an age old tradition and traditions die hard. Most of the girls will still be too scared to cross. Fear of malicious spirits red in tooth and claw rule our lives.
130 Zaigard So this river god is weak to girls on Tuesdays and when they are menstruating?
98 generalvostok Ghanaian river gods appear to be giant dicks just like Greek river gods.
81 Xuthor When dealing with a troublesome river god (i.e. a flood destroyed your infrastructure project) the best course is to have your army whip the water for a few days so the locals know you will not put up with such insolence. - Xerxes
217 Jack0091 River God? These rapper names are getting out of control.
54 yantrik Fuck the river god who cant make a school at the village .... Gods like these die in school (books /education) , may be that's why.
165 dipo4you I am only concerned about these kids having to constantly cross a river to go to go to school. Forget about this crazy river god, the real issue here is not menstruation but the safety for these kids. Authorities should construct a bridge.
11 HadHerses What do River God's have against Tuesdays?