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8 November 2016

Stories from 8 November 2016

For Migrants of All Kinds, the Football Pitch Can Be a Place of Real Empathy

The Bridge

Lova Rakotomala plays football even though he's terrible at it. This is why.

GV Face: Trump Wins. Now What?

GV Face

We'll be talking about the winners and losers in this election, how we feel about the most polarizing election in US history and what that means for our global community.

Trump-Chavez Comparisons Rock the Web, Rattle the Venezuelan Government

There are some things linking US presidential candidate Donald Trump and the late Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez. Here they are.

‘We Will Not Surrender': Opposition Voices Rally to Support Turkey's Besieged Media

Advox

Yet another independent media outlet in post-coup attempt Turkey is on the brink.

‘In Our World, You're Either Born With the Right Passport or Not’

Amélie Jacques, a French blogger, reacts to the current situation with refugees in Calais, France.

A Hilarious Meme Leads to Crowdfunding Campaign for Children in Ghana

"There have been many stories of how crowdsourcing rescued many from challenges. But it is more exciting when a negative and hilarious meme is turned into a good tale..."

Sweden Joins International Effort to Recognize ‘World Kobane Day’

Several Swedish cities have joined the “World Kobane Day” movement in solidarity with the city that fought and defeated ISIS in 2015.

Melbourne Locals Welcome Syrian Refugees With Open Arms—and Butterflies

"Our butterflies are a reminder that even the smallest action can have a far-reaching effect."

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