Its a combination of news and map, such that it relates a location to its news and also a news to its related location. It surely is a new way to keep yourself updated with a particular locations news. You can zoom in to a particular area on map and get its related news.
By default it will load the users country's news.
Also there is a search box to search for a location.
All you need to do is click on a location on map and it will get its latest news. Also you can hover your mouse over news shown to see its related locations on map.
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