No pot of gold for locals as China mines Sierra Leone — National Post

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Indonesia blocks internet in Papua to help curb violent protests — National Post

JAKARTA — Indonesia has cut off internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts online from fueling violence, after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of students and perceived ethnic discrimination. Read More

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Iran displays domestically built mobile missile defense system — National Post

DUBAI — Iran displayed what it described as a domestically built long-range, mobile surface-to-air missile system on Thursday, Iranian state media reported. Read More

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Facebook shuts dozens of Myanmar social media accounts over ‘inauthentic behavior’ — National Post

YANGON — Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had shut 216 social media pages, groups and accounts in Myanmar, some tied to the army, to stymie efforts to “manipulate or corrupt public debate.” Read More

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Why and How to Use Flipboard to Amplify Your Content Marketing

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SRI LANKA BOMBINGS: the sensational political background that most reporters have missed — The Slog.

Who looked the other way in Sri Lanka, and why? The Easter Sunday attacks are emerging as an inside job with international backers, and a thinly veiled attempt to oust a Western-facing Prime Minister. Both the security forces and the President are objects of deep suspicion. ¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤ There is a rapidly developing outbreak of Truth in […]

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Refugee Crisis in Sri Lanka — Perfect-The-Days

Refugees plead to expedite their cases and resettle them in third countries

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Situation in Sri Lanka — Help Break The Silence

As you all know, I am currently in Sri Lanka. I can’t express the hell and terror we are facing. The first blast that began all this chaos was within 200 metres from my uncle’s home where we happened to be at that time. It continuously happened, and all that was on our minds were […]

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3 Weeks in Sri Lanka: The Epic Recap — The Partying Traveler

I was sitting restlessly in my hotel room in Bali, halfway through a six-week commitment but itching like crazy to get on the road again. It had been weeks, maybe months since I had truly felt like I was on a real adventure. Getting pampered by my family in the Philippines and then getting sucked […]

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Tangalla Beach, Sri Lanka: Which direction should we walk today? — Writes of Passage

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We’re sitting under the canopy of a rickety, bamboo-thatched hut. It’s open on three sides, offering up views of the languid comings and goings along the beach. The floor is an extension of the golden sand that meets the azure sea. On the wall behind us is a massive poster of a chilled-out Bob Marley. […]

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