Global current issues: 15 June 2017

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No Limited Abilities: Meet Georgia’s Paralympians

“I feel most proud of the 2017 Tbilisi championships where both olympians and paralympians participated – I managed to get second place.”

14 June 2017

Photos and Videos Show Massive Destruction of Marawi Battle Zone in the Philippines

“I weep for all the civilians who were mercilessly killed, I weep for the lost homes of my people,” wrote the mayor of Marawi City.

How Much Money Did Macedonian Railways Make From the 2015-2016 Refugee Crisis?

“There were days when over 10,000 human beings would cross the border, and everyone (except small children) had to buy the tickets…Where are the money gone, you f*cking thieves?!”

After Campaigning on Internet Freedom, Iranian President’s ICT Minister Boasts of Internet Censorship

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ICT Minister Mahmoud Vaezi announced that Rouhani had effectively improved methods to control the Internet space as well as shut down a number of platforms.

More Twists and Turns in Trinidad & Tobago’s Chief Justice Fiasco

“Marcia say her workload and short notice is why she couldnt remember her full caseload, oui. #MarciaCovfefe”

Going Postal: Tajikistan Stops DHL, UPS and Pony Express in Their Tracks
“Does this DHL have an owner? Can’t he come to Tajikistan?”

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