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SEPTEMBER 2018 - PART 5 - NEW SITES

 

SEPTEMBER 2018

= BACK TO SCHOOL!

+ SUMMER HOLIDAYS

03 - Labor Day (USA)
07 - Grandparents' Day
08 - World Literacy Day
10 - Abbots Bromley Horn Dance
11 - September 11, 2001 - Patriot Day
13 - Roald Dahl Day
17 - Constitution Day
21 - International Day of Peace
22 - AUTUMN / FALL
22 - World Carfree Day
24 - National Punctuation Day
26 - European Day of Languages
26 - International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
+ Nuclear page
30 - World Maritime Day

 

OCTOBER 2018

= Crime Prevention Month

01 - International Day of Older Persons
04 - World Animal Day
05 - World Teachers’ Day
08 - Columbus Day
09 - World Post Day
16 - World Food Day
21 - Battle of Trafalgar Day
24 - United Nations Day
24 - 30 - Disarmament Week
29 - World Stroke Day
31 - Halloween



27/09/2018


TRUMP TAKES QUESTIONS FROM PRESS

Trump slams Canada's NAFTA negotiators | Power & Politics - 26 September 2018
"U.S. President Trump says he rejected a one-on-one meeting with Justin Trudeau and that he's very unhappy with the negotiations and the negotiating style of Canada.
To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.4840015"

(YouTube)

 

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UN SPEECH

US-Iran: John Bolton warns Iran of 'hell to pay' if crossed - 26 September 2018
"US National Security Adviser John Bolton has warned Iran's rulers that there will be "hell to pay" if they harm the US, its citizens or allies...
The remaining signatories are standing by the deal. The UK, China, France, Germany and Russia say
they will set up a new payment system to maintain business with Iran and bypass US sanctions...
Iran has accused Mr Trump of waging "psychological warfare" against it and denies any involvement in terrorism. It insists its nuclear programme is entirely peaceful."
+ Video: "I wasn't expecting that reaction": Donald Trump addresses the UN General Assembly
+ Video: US-Iran sanctions: What do they mean?

+ Iran nuclear deal: Key details
+ What sanctions on Iran mean
+ Reality Check: Who does business with Iran?

+ Five things Trump's new security chief believes
+ Trump warns trading partners over Iran

(BBC)

In UN Speech, Trump Praises Economy, Warns Iran and Venezuela - Text + Audio + Pictures - 25 September 2018
"Trump spoke Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly in New York. The president praised progress in peace talks with North Korean leaders
but targeted Iran and its nuclear program as a threat to world peace."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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SALISBURY

Skripal 'hitman' unmasked as GRU colonel awarded Russia's highest military honour by Vladimir Putin - 27 September 2018
"One of the trained assassins wanted for poisoning Sergei Skripal is a decorated colonel in Russian military intelligence given the country’s highest award by Vladimir Putin."

(telegraph.co.uk)

Salisbury poisoning suspect identified as Russian colonel - 26 September 2018
"‘Ruslan Boshirov’ is actually decorated GRU officer Anatoliy Chepiga, investigators say"
+ Men claiming to be Salisbury novichok attack suspects speak to Russian state TV – video

(theguardian.com)

Russian passport leak after Salisbury may reveal spy methods - 23 September 2018
"Novichok suspects named on list of suspected agents with similar passport numbers"

(theguardian.com)

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PARALYSED PATIENTS

Paralysed patients walk again using implant that allows thoughts to bypass injury - with a video - 24 September 2018
"Paralysed patients are walking again after scientists coaxed undamaged nerves into taking over leg movements in a world’s first which offers new hope for disabled people."

(telegraph.co.uk)

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FEARS and DREAMS

Our tomorrows: teenagers around the world share their fears and dreams – video - 24 September 2018
"Young people talk about how it feels to grow up in 2018, from dealing with racism in New York and fighting for LGBT rights in Jakarta
to facing exam pressures in the Kenyan Rift Valley and the importance of giving back to society in Delhi"

(theguardian.com)

 

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MIGRANTS

Long watch: What drives a mother to cross South America on foot? - 23 September 2018
"The sight of hungry Venezuelan migrants travelling along country roads has become commonplace in South America.
We accompany a mother of two as she faces the first test of her resolve, crossing a freezing mountain range known as the Paramo de Berlin on foot."

(BBC)

 

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PLASTIC

a2 Milk becomes first mainstream dairy brand to ditch plastic bottles - 26 September 2018
"Product will be sold in 100% recyclable FSC-certified paper-based cartons"

(theguardian.com)

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8 GREAT AUSTRALIAN BUILDINGS

Eight great Australian buildings: from the Sydney Opera House to a Wagga woolshed – in pictures
"Eight Australian Institute of Architecture’s gold medal winners nominate a selection of great Australian buildings.
As part of the 12th Sydney Architecture festival, on Saturday, a panel event at the Sydney Opera House will discuss the question ‘what makes a building truly great’."

(theguardian.com)

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US SCHOOLS

More US Schools Teaching Skills to Recognize False News - Text + Audio + Pictures + Quiz - 25 September 2018
"An increasing number of American states are now requiring schools to teach skills for recognizing real and false news."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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MEET 'THE BRAVE ONES'

Meet 'The Brave Ones': The women saving Africa's wildlife - with pictures - 27 September 2018
"Africa’s first armed, all-women anti-poaching unit is changing the way that animals are protected – and arresting poachers without firing a single shot."
By Rachel Nuwer from Zimbabwe
(BBC)

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AMERICA'S MOST ENDANGERED SPECIES

America's most endangered species: Celebrating America's Landmark Environmental Legislation - with pictures
(natureserve.maps.arcgis.com)

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