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‘I still have nightmares’: Surviving Australia’s Kangaroo Point

Al Jazeera 18 Apr 2021
A spokesperson for Australia’s Department of Home Affairs told Al Jazeera ... He was held on Manus Island for six years before being moved to Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, in 2019 [Lux Adams/Al Jazeera] ‘Rotting away in the muggy tropical heat’ ... A spokesman for the Department of Home Affairs told Al Jazeera.
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Desperate Guatemalans ‘risking their lives’ in journey to US

Al Jazeera 17 Apr 2021
The ministry of communication, infrastructure and housing did not respond to Al Jazeera’s request for comment in time for publication ... Walter Choc sits with his cousin in Campur in April, looking at photos from their attempt to migrate to the United States [Jeff Abbott/Al ...
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Lebanon faces tough Ramadan amid ‘insane’ food prices

Al Jazeera 17 Apr 2021
“Prices are insane and they have gone up even more during Ramadan … a plate of salad will cost six times more this year,” Beirut resident Um Ahmed told Al Jazeera ... Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr, reporting from Beirut, said that “for millions of people in Lebanon, food is becoming a luxury”.
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India: Oxygen shortage in Maharashtra as COVID cases soar

Al Jazeera 17 Apr 2021
“He was severely breathless by the time he was put on oxygen support,” Pawar’s son-in-law Prabhakar Thakare told Al Jazeera over the phone ... This is much more than its daily production of 1,250 tonnes. While other states are contributing to plug the shortfall, transportation by road takes time ... “This time, the active cases have shot up to 10,000.” ... .
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California student body demands ban on caste-based discrimination

Al Jazeera 16 Apr 2021
“This was a joint inter-caste, inter-faith and multiracial coalitional work,” Manmit Singh Chahal, 20, a California Polytechnic State University student and lead author of the resolution, told Al Jazeera ... I had to hide my caste and pretend to be a privileged caste to avoid being ostracised or discriminated against,” Manu told Al Jazeera.
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For Erodgan’s Istanbul Canal project, critics see few winners

Al Jazeera 16 Apr 2021
... the guarantee give to contractors,” he told Al Jazeera ... “The growth model predominant in Turkey for a long time is based on the monetisation of rent,” he told Al Jazeera, “and as a result, has led to a deepening of social problems such as unemployment and income inequality.”.
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‘Amtrak Joe’: Will Biden’s infrastructure plan revive railroads?

Al Jazeera 15 Apr 2021
She told Al Jazeera that Amtrak is eager to work with the administration as specifics of the rail programme are released in the coming months by White House and Congressional leaders ironing out details of Biden’s infrastructure proposal that dedicates some $621bn to a wide variety of transportation projects.
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The Unbelievable Story of Europe’s Runaway Nazi

Vice 14 Apr 2021
... for a time Greece’s third biggest political party ... The cops loved to vote for Golden Dawn as they rose to become the third biggest party in Greece in 2012, with police voters giving Golden Dawn heavy  support in some areas, according to a 2012 analysis by Al Jazeera.
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What’s a SPAC and could Wall Street’s hottest craze end in tears?

Al Jazeera 13 Apr 2021
... of DuPont Capital’s Merger Arbitrage Strategy, told Al Jazeera ... “There’s certainly a healthy debate of scepticism on whether SPACs can achieve those projections that a lot of times are very optimistic – especially for companies that don’t have revenue,” he told Al Jazeera.
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‘Almost 180-degree turnaround’: More Black Americans open to jabs

Al Jazeera 10 Apr 2021
She got her first jab last week. “I had to pray about it, and I felt better after that,” Pringle told AP ... “When people come in, I always advise them to get the vaccine that’s available because you never know what vaccine is going to be available the next time,” Reham Awad, a pharmacy intern in the Chicago area, told Al Jazeera this week. .
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Bollywood anxious as India abolishes film certification tribunal

Al Jazeera 09 Apr 2021
So, whichever government is in power exerts control over the CBFC,” she told Al Jazeera ...What the government usually wants to censor is exactly what needs to be said out loud, because it contains the criticism of those afraid of an artist’s voice being heard, especially at a time when art is mirroring real life on screen,” she told Al Jazeera.
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Vaccine-hunting volunteers help Americans score COVID jabs

Al Jazeera 09 Apr 2021
“A volunteer sent me a message the minute I posted,” Burke, 33, told Al Jazeera ... “I had no idea how bad it was because I wasn’t in the market for the vaccine at the time,” Heller told Al Jazeera ... No long walks along the beach looking for seashells,” she told Al Jazeera.
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British and international media react to Prince Philip's death

RNZ 09 Apr 2021
Headlines on The Times website include "Minimum fuss ... Al Jazeera featured his death on the front page of its website, including an obituary and a follow up with a reaction piece later in the day. ⚡️ Stories you shouldn't miss today - April 9 https.//t.co/vMRK0JQjsK— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) April 9, 2021.
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Former minister blasts pro-Israel lobby over 'disgusting interference' in British politics

Middle East Monitor 09 Apr 2021
In 2017, an Al Jazeera documentary sensationally exposed the operations of ... Writing for Al Jazeera at the time, Robert Grenier, a retired, 27-year veteran of the CIA's Clandestine Service, warned against what he called the "insidious threats" of the pro-Israel lobby.
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Amazon union vote, US vaccine hunters and a Martian helicopter

Al Jazeera 09 Apr 2021
But some environmental advocates feel Biden’s plan doesn’t go far enough to address the existential threat of climate change, especially after four years of inaction on global warming by the administration of former President Donald Trump, writes Al Jazeera’s Ben Piven ... flying on another planet,” writes Al Jazeera’s Dee Ann Divis.

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