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  1. Champions League: Hearts arrive in Benin after traveling by roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ghanamma.com

    Hearts of Oak have arrived in Benin after embarking on a road trip for Saturday's Caf Confederation Cup tie with AS Police. Police host the Phobians in the second leg of the preliminary round tie after a 0-1 defeat in Accra a fortnight ago.

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  2. Head of Turkey Culture & Tourism NY Office Shares Tips on Where to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PRWeb

    We attracted more than 37 million visitors in 2014 and Turkey is currently the 17th largest economy in the world and sixth largest economy among European countries. To many travelers, Turkey is as intriguing and mysterious as it is historical - biblically.

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  3. Hearts of Oak travel to Benin for Confed Cup clash despite reports of a boycottRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ghanamma.com

    Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak travelled to Benin for the second-leg of their Confederation Cup clash with AS Police on Thursday despite reports the trip being aborted because of lack of finance. The local media had reported that the Phobians were unable to raise funds to embark on the bus trip to Cotonou, the capital of Benin.

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  4. Samford's N'tcha named SoCon Player of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Alabama Live

    Samford's Stephanie N'tcha was named the Southern Conference's Women's Tennis Player of the Week Tuesday after the Bulldogs' senior netter registered a perfect 3-0 record in dual-match play last week. The honor was awarded by the SoCon league office for all matches played Feb. 9-15.

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  5. Hearts of Oak set for Caf Confed Cup return match at end of monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Ghanamma.com

    Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak will play the return leg of the CAF Confederation Cup clash with Benin side AS Police on February 28. AS Police will host the Accra-based giants in the second leg of their first-round tie in Cotonou later this month. This comes after an embarrassing 1-0 home win the Phobians secured against the ordinary-looking side on Sunday despite the several scoring chances at the Accra Sports Stadium for the home side.

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  6. Calm down: Hearts of Oak MD call on fans to be patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Ghanamma.com

    Accra Hearts of Oak Managing Director, Gerald Ankrah has called on supporters of the club to be patient with the coach and his players. The Phobians start to the 2014 / 2015 First Capital Plus Bank premier league is nothing to write home about and it continued on Sunday when they hosted As Police of Benin in the CAF Confederation Cup.

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  7. Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House to Reopen in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Residential Architect

    On Feb. 13, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti and councilmember Mitchel O'Farrell will commence the reopening of Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House in Barnsdall Art Park with a ribbon cutting, which will be followed by a 24-hour, self-guided tour hosted by the City of Los Angeles and the Barnsdall Art Park Foundation . Regarded as one of the most significant structures of Los Angeles' architectural history, the Hollyhock House was Frank Lloyd Wright's first project in Southern California, whose style has been dubbed "California Romanza"-a Wright-ism to mean "freedom to make one's own form," or in this case, Wright producing a regionally appropriate design for Southern California.

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  8. Stay in Suzhou for the Ultimate Bucket List Trip to ChinaRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | PR Log

    PRLog - Jan. 28, 2015 - NEW YORK -- Visiting China tops the bucket list of many North American travelers and according to the latest survey from The World Travel and Tourism Council , China will see a 8.7 percent growth in tourism by 2023. While planning the 'dream' trip can be a thought-provoking, complex process with so many cities and iconic sites to experience, Suzhou is a hidden gem that offers the perfect combination of rich culture and heritage, classical gardens, friendly locals, and authentic experiences.

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  9. Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House to Reopen in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Architect Online

    On Feb. 13, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti and councilmember Mitchel O'Farrell will commence the reopening of Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House in Barnsdall Art Park with a ribbon cutting, which will be followed by a 24-hour, self-guided tour hosted by the City of Los Angeles and the Barnsdall Art Park Foundation . Regarded as one of the most significant structures of Los Angeles' architectural history, the Hollyhock House was Frank Lloyd Wright's first project in Southern California, whose style has been dubbed "California Romanza"-a Wright-ism to mean "freedom to make one's own form," or in this case, Wright producing a regionally appropriate design for Southern California.

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  10. Benin's ACE connection to be completed in MarchRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The World Bank has given an update on the expected timetable for the Republic of Benin to be connected to the Africa Coast to Europe high speed international submarine cable, which is currently in its second-phase rollout of connectivity to additional countries on Africa's Atlantic coast. The Bank stated that a technical team from Alcatel-Lucent - the consortium cable's main technology partner - deployed equipment in the transmission room of the Cotonou cable landing station in late-December 2014, while the cable laying ship is scheduled to reach Cotonou on 24 February 2015, and Benin will be connected to on 3 March 2015, quoting Alcatel-Lucent projections.

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  11. George and Barbara Bush on their wedding day in Rye, New York on January 6, 1945.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    CIRCA 1900: Mexico - Yucatan - Mayan archeological site of Uxmal . The ruins of the ancient capital of Xiu.

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  12. Ephesus' dream of entering UNESCO World Heritage List to come true this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The ancient city of Ephesus, one of the sites in Turkey that attracts the most tourist income, is expected to enter UNESCO's permanent list this year. The ancient city of Ephesus in western Turkey is expected to enter the UNESCO World Heritage List this year, after 22 years of efforts.

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  13. National Park Service Launches Online Travel Itinerary About World...Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    The National Park Service's newest online travel itinerary highlights the 22 World Heritage Sites located in the United States. Discover fun facts and interesting background information about sites across the country, from the Statue of Liberty to Hawaii Volcanoes, which have universal significance.

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  14. a close look to goreme open air museum.Read the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | TrekEarth

    GOREME OPEN AIR MUSEUM Goreme Open Air MuseumThe Goreme Open-Air Museum resembles a vast monastic complex composed of scores of refectory monasteries placed side-by-side, each with its own fantastic church. It is obviously the first sight to be visited by any traveler in Cappadocia, standing as it does in the very center of the region with easy access from all directions.

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  15. Istanbul ImpressionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Coastal Breeze News

    When we first planned our trip to Istanbul, I was surprised how many people told me that their dream was to travel there or that it was on their "Bucket List." Everyone I knew who had visited told me that it was beautiful and that we would love it; they were right.

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  16. Musclemen and flower powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | CNN

    In West Africa, the bodybuilder is a popular subject for photographers. Since the 1950s, the musclemen have peered out from stark images, symbols of "strength, power, pride and status," in the words of gallery owner Jack Bell.

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  17. Photos: Musclemen: 'Strength, power, pride'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | CNN

    In West Africa, the bodybuilder is a popular subject for photographers. Since the 1950s, the musclemen have peered out from stark images, symbols of "strength, power, pride and status," in the words of gallery owner Jack Bell.

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  18. UNICEF to Boost Staff in Ebola-Hit CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Scoop

    Ebola treatment centre outside an Ebola virus disease case management centre run by MA decins Sans FrontiA res in the town of GuA ckA dou, Guinea. Photo: UNICEF/Suzanne Beukes 3 November 2014 - As the United Nations Children's Fund announced today that it plans to boost its staff in countries on the frontlines of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the head of the UN World Health Organization attributed the lack of research into cures and vaccines for Ebola to the fact that the disease has historically been confined to poor African nations.

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  19. Long Distance Truck Drivers Use CondomsRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    A report by the Institut d'Analyse et de Communication des Ensemble Sociax based in Benin shows that 91.01% of truck drivers, their apprentices and sex workers plying their trade at five ports in West Africa are familiar with at least two means of HIV prevention. In the area of HIV testing, the report shows that although more than three quarters of truckers interviewed know where to go for anonymous AIDS test, only 30.7% of the of them were bold enough to go back for their test results.

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  20. Colombian animal rights activists target horse-drawn carriagesRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    The traditional Spanish-style tours on horse-drawn carriages in the Colombian city of Cartagena have come under scrutiny in the wake of the collapse of four horses this year, with animal rights activists campaigning to shut down the popular tourist attraction. In less than one week, a horse collapsed while drawing a carriage with passengers and another suffered a heart attack and died in the middle of Bocagrande avenue, one of the main areas frequented by visitors.

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