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As urban development increases along the Gulf of Aqaba, some popular dive sites will no longer be accessible. To meet touristic demand, and to protect the area's marine life, certain coral reefs were relocated by the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program.

Why This Country is Moving Its Coral Reefs | National Geographic

Through deadly winds, rain and floods - a New Orleans radio station fought to keep listeners alive during Hurricane Katrina.

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The Hurricane Station | BBC

Hollywood's reliance on bankable - and often white - actors has led to another round of sharp criticism of filmmakers for "whitewashing" roles where race and ethnicity play a part.

Crowe's 'whitewashing' sparks criticism from advocates | BBC

Tahrir Square is again the focal point of upheaval in Egypt, and as was the case with the revolution of 2011, the dark side of the protests is revealed. Over 100 women have been sexually assaulted and even raped by mobs of men between June 28 and July 4, according to Human Rights Watch. On the night of Friday 28 June, a 22-year-old Dutch reporter claims she was raped by five men before being taken to the hospital.

Bolivian President Evo Morales has been given clearance by Spain, France and Italy to fly over their territories today after his plane was inspected by Austrian authorities and whistleblower Edward Snowden was not found on board.

Morales' plane leaves Europe after a night of confusion - Euronews

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