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17 August 2016

Stories from 17 August 2016

It's ‘No Mean Feat’ Being a Female Human Rights Activist in Timbuktu, Says Psychologist Fatoumata Harber

"We’ve got to make people aware of the reality: that the majority of people living in northern Mali are not in any way connected to these armed groups..."

Ice Cold and Up to Your Knees: Russian Pensioner Has Spent 5 Years Living in a Flooded Home

The water, which nearly reaches his knees, is black and ice cold. Even in the summer, when the weather can be quite warm in the city, the water is freezing

Some Japanese Find the ‘Dangerous’ Giant Hornet Cute, Inspiring—Even Delicious.

If it's August, it means you have to watch out for giant hornets in Japan. Beware!

‘Disappointed’ Activists Criticize India's ‘Iron Lady’ for Daring to End Her 16-Year-Long Hunger Strike

"They want me to remain a martyr forever. But I can’t always be a martyr."

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