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His name is King Leopold II of Belgium and the living incarnation of evil killed over 10 million innocent people in what is now called the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Of the Europeans who scrambled for control of Africa at the end of the 19th century, Belgium’s King Leopold II left arguably the largest and most horrid legacy of all. — BBC

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The global personal care products industry is set to reach $630 billion by 2017.  The global health and wellness sales are expected to hit a record high of $1 trillion by 2017. The global cosmetic surgery and services market is set to exceed $27 billion by 2019. The global premium cosmetics market is expected to go beyond $126 billion by 2019. That’s because more than 75 percent of women don’t like their bodies, and because it is expensive to be a ‘perfect woman’.

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For us, the American computer professional who worked previously as a contractor for the National Security Agency (NSA), Edward Snowden, is a superhero.

Snowden made headlines around the world in 2013, after he copied and leaked classified information from the NSA belonging to the United States government. His disclosures revealed how the American government had covertly spied on its citizens – and the rest of the world – in the name of so-called national security.

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This is exactly what we have been advocating for. We have said in the past, and still stand by it, that our goal is to promote medical use of marijuana. We are not just an advocate of the plant just for smoking sake. We want people to benefit the medicinal value of the plant.

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Massive rallies and Facebook campaigns calling for Palestinian genocide are ignored by Western mainstream media and Facebook despite concerns and collaborations aimed at stopping “calls to violence”.

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Akon brought electricity to more than 600 million people in Africa.
Electricity means computer, computer means education, education means development, development means Africa will build an own economy and won’t be exploited anymore by foreign countries. That means no cheap resources and minerals anymore for Europe and USA. No wonder, Europe and USA turned down any help for Akon.

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At 16, Azza Abdel Hamid Faiad, a teenager from the Zahran Language School in Alexandria, won the European Fusion Development Agreement award for inventing a cost-effective way to turn a million tons of plastic trash that Egypt produces every year, into biofuel worth $78 million.

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Over the past couple of years, the international media has been awash with stories from India of sexual violence against women — despite implementation of new laws and a great deal of soul searching by politicians, lawyers and women’s rights activists.

According to the country’s National Crime Records Bureau, 36,735 rapes, 4,234 attempts to rape, and 132,939 sexual offences were recorded in 2014 (although the numbers don’t give the full picture, since many sexual assaults go unreported).  To make matters worse, 72% percent of accused rapists were acquitted, while more than 85% of perverts who attempted to rape got away with it.

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Section 377 of Indian Penal Code – which came into force over 150 years ago – says: Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal shall be punished with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to 10 years, and shall also be liable to fine. In other words, homosexuals can’t breathe free in the world’s largest democracy.

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This year, for the first time in history, Americans are expected to purchase more bottled water than traditional carbonated sodas. According to projections from market research firm Euromonitor, each American citizen will on  purchase on average, 27.4 gallons of bottled water this year – over a gallon more than carbonated sodas. [click to continue…]

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