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Lame spam of the day: Fake BBC news stories

Robert Weiner

Subject: BBC-Email: Cyprus races to rework savings tax after closing banks till Thursday. Text: Rich Webb saw this story on the BBC News website and thought you should see it. ** Cyprus races to rework savings tax after closing banks till Thursday **. Cyprus can amend terms to a bailout deal that has sparked huge public anger. <

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New on SSIR: Are we addicted to Slacktivism?

Amy Sample Ward

According to ABC news : According to the trend-tracking website Know Your Meme , the cartoon fad started with Facebook users in Greece and Cyprus in mid-November. It caught my eye and I couldn’t help but wonder what it was all about, what was the story behind the story.

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Mother's Day for Peace

Have Fun - Do Good

They have programs in Northern Ireland, South Africa, the Middle East and Cyprus. PeacePlayers International is a nonprofit organization that uses basketball to unite and educate children and their communities in conflict and post-conflict areas. 7 through the Resolve to Stop the Violence Program (RVSP).

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Diversify Your Year-End Campaigns: How To Be Mindful And Inclusive Of Cultural Traditions


’ Ukraine, Georgia, Serbia, Greece, Cyprus, Montenegro, Russia, Moldova, The Republic of North Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Belarus are all Orthodox countries and all of them have healthy communities in the US. In the Orthodox Church, Christmas is a time to find peace, unity and ‘heal the soul.’

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