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North Koreans ‘forced to pay metal tax for Kim statues’ |

North Koreans 'forced to pay metal tax for Kim statues' | World news | NewsWire
North Koreans bow before the statue of the late leader Kim Il-sung in Pyongyang. New statues have been erected in Sinuiju. Photograph: Elizabeth Dalziel/AP

Residents of the North Korean city of Sinuiju were made to donate metal to a “loyalty fund” to erect two new statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il, sources inside the country told DailyNK.

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Morning Mail: Iraqis escape mountain; Gammy’s parents interviewed; new Gaza ceasefire |

Morning Mail: Iraqis escape mountain; Gammy's parents interviewed; new Gaza ceasefire | World news | NewsWire
Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar west of Mosul, take refuge at Dohuk province. Photograph: Stringer/Iraq/Reuters

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Delamaide: Tax issue shows Congress' failure

A Walgreens retail store in Boston. Walgreen Co. - which bills itself as America's premier pharmacy - is among many companies considering combining operations with foreign businesses to trim their tax bills. These deals, called inversions, have raised concerns among some U.S. lawmakers over the potential for lost tax revenue. Read More >

Delamaide: Tax issue shows Congress’ failure – National NewsWire

A Walgreens retail store in Boston. Walgreen Co. - which bills itself as America's premier pharmacy - is among many companies considering combining operations with foreign businesses to trim their tax bills. These deals, called inversions, have raised concerns among some U.S. lawmakers over the potential for lost tax revenue. Read More >

Last of the burrnesha: Balkan women who pledged celibacy to live as men | World news | Guardian Weekly

The Italian border policeman seems puzzled. The Albanian passport he is holding belongs to a woman, but the hand that tendered it was that of an old man. An odd-looking fellow, with a deep voice, a weather-beaten face and silvery hair, topped by a beret worn in military fashion. Finally, the officia…

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Last of the burrnesha: Balkan women who pledged celibacy to live as men | World news | Guardian Weekly

The Italian border policeman seems puzzled. The Albanian passport he is holding belongs to a woman, but the hand that tendered it was that of an old man. An odd-looking fellow, with a deep voice, a weather-beaten face and silvery hair, topped by a beret worn in military fashion. Finally, the officia…

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England 's favourite retirement hotspots revealed

England 's favourite retirement hotspots revealed
WORTHING, England - MGM Advantage, the retirement income specialist, has revealed the nation's favourite overseas retirement destinations, which are:
 
1st:  Spain                       
2nd: France                      
3rd:  USA                         
4th:  Australia                   
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