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The stray dogs of Chernobyl

The stray dogs of ChernobylAn estimated 900 stray dogs live in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, many of them likely the descendants of dogs left behind following the mass evacuation of residents in the aftermath of the 1986 nuclear disaster. Volunteers, including veterinarians and radiation experts from around the world, are participating in an initiative called the Dogs of Chernobyl, launched by the nonprofit Clean Futures Fund. Participants capture the dogs, study their radiation exposure, vaccinate them against parasites and diseases including rabies, tag the dogs and release them again into the exclusion zone.


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US support for neo-Nazis hits nearly double digits new poll finds

US support for neo-Nazis hits nearly double digits, new poll findsNine per cent of Americans say holding neo-Nazi or white supremacist views is acceptable, according to a new poll. The Washington Post ABC poll was carried out in the wake of the deadly racially-charged violence which erupted at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville earlier this month. According to the survey, 83 per cent of Americans think holding neo-Nazi views is unacceptable.


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The lost kids of Ripoll Spains young jihadists

The lost kids of Ripoll: Spain's young  jihadistsIn the small Spanish border town of Ripoll, a seven-year-old Moroccan boy suddenly found himself without his big brothers at home -- two had been gunned down by police as suspected jihadists, the other arrested. Five days after a van ploughed into pedestrians on Barcelona's busy tourist boulevard Las Ramblas and a similar assault in the seaside resort town of Cambrils, Ripoll is reeling from the discovery that many of the suspects lived among them. Despite their horror over the carnage, the people of Ripoll affectionately describe the youths as "the kids" and say they were "completely integrated" into the town, whose population is about five percent Moroccan.


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