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Zawya
Egypt central bank meets exchange bureaus in bid to put lid on black market rates By Asma Alsharif CAIRO, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Egypt's central bank has begun hol
Egypt central bank meets exchange bureaus in bid to put lid on black market rates
Zawya / Posted 3 days ago
By Asma Alsharif CAIRO, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Egypt's central bank has begun holding meetings with foreign exchange bureaus to try to keep a lid on black market rates for... Read more
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Calcutta News
Islamic State Widow Shames IS Leaders ROME - The widow of an Islamic State fighter has voiced rare open criticism o
Islamic State Widow Shames IS Leaders
Calcutta News / Posted 4 days ago
ROME - The widow of an Islamic State fighter has voiced rare open criticism of the terror group's leaders, complaining about the treatment of the widows and families of dead fighters. Her protest letter, posted... Read more
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Evening Standard
What happens when you deprive a restaurant critic of food?If you eat for a living — as arguably I do — even when not working you must eat
What happens when you deprive a restaurant critic of food?
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
If you eat for a living — as arguably I do — even when not working you must eat. Otherwise the career would be cut tragically short. Despite going to restaurants these days being a commonplace experience, I still get concerned looks when it is... Read more
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Zawya
Egypt's non-oil business activity slows for fourth straight month in Jan - PMI CAIRO, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Business activity in Egypt shrank for the fourth str
Egypt's non-oil business activity slows for fourth straight month in Jan - PMI
Zawya / Posted 5 days ago
CAIRO, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Business activity in Egypt shrank for the fourth straight month in January, a survey showed on Wednesday, as new export orders tumbled and output... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Stream: Get Caught Up On The Iowa GOP DebateIn the Trump-less debate, arrows were shot at Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who was cent
The Stream: Get Caught Up On The Iowa GOP Debate
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
In the Trump-less debate, arrows were shot at Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who was center stage. He complained Fox News was trying to goad his rivals to attack him, taking on a Trump-ian line. The sharpest elbows were thrown between Cruz and Rubio over... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Spotlight on the EmiratesHere's a chance to learn and understand the past and present of the UAE through
Spotlight on the Emirates
Khaleej Times / Posted 11 days ago
Here's a chance to learn and understand the past and present of the UAE through the written word at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2016. The new extended Festival features a special segment highlighting Emirati culture, history and... Read more
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Zawya
Egypt raises cap on forex deposits for imports of essential goodsUPDATE 2- * Importers say move is positive, want more liberalisation * Move c
Egypt raises cap on forex deposits for imports of essential goods
Zawya / Posted 12 days ago
UPDATE 2- * Importers say move is positive, want more liberalisation * Move could increase dollar demand on black market * Businesspeople, analysts see eventual devaluation (Writes... Read more
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Aljazeera
Assad's children 'learn languages, practice hobbies'A post published to a Facebook page linked to Asma al-Assad, the wife of embatt
Assad's children 'learn languages, practice hobbies'
Aljazeera / Posted 15 days ago
A post published to a Facebook page linked to Asma al-Assad, the wife of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has revealed what appears to be a rare insight into family life as war rages. As a conflict that has killed more than 250,000 people... Read more
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The Hindu
Art for free thinkersSara Arakkal on her passion for art Putting artists at ease, gallerist Sara Ar
Art for free thinkers
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
Sara Arakkal on her passion for art Putting artists at ease, gallerist Sara Arakkal’s 12th anniversary show encompasses artistic expressions beyond the inhibitions of a set theme. “Ever since Galerie Sara Arakkal was inaugurated in 2003, we started... Read more
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asianage
Attack on Pakistan univ raises tough question: should teachers shoot back?As more details of Wednesday's assault emerged, attention focused on at least t
Attack on Pakistan univ raises tough question: should teachers shoot back?
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
As more details of Wednesday's assault emerged, attention focused on at least two members of staff who took up arms to resist attackers. Charsadda, Pakistan/Islamabad: Stuck with 15 of his students on a third floor balcony of a campus building as... Read more
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asianage
Attack on Pakistan univ raises tough question should teachers shoot back?As more details of Wednesday's assault emerged, attention focused on at least t
Attack on Pakistan univ raises tough question should teachers shoot back?
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
As more details of Wednesday's assault emerged, attention focused on at least two members of staff who took up arms to resist attackers. Charsadda, Pakistan/Islamabad: Stuck with 15 of his students on a third floor balcony of a campus building as... Read more
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The Forward
Is Palestinian Model City Sugar-Coating the Israeli Occupation?RAWABI, West Bank (JTA) — Bashar Masri is not your typical billionaire real est
Is Palestinian Model City Sugar-Coating the Israeli Occupation?
The Forward / Posted 17 days ago
RAWABI, West Bank (JTA) — Bashar Masri is not your typical billionaire real estate developer. Born in the Palestinian city of Nablus in 1961, as a teenager Masri was apprehended and jailed by Israel eight times for throwing rocks and organizing... Read more
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Reuters
Pakistan attack raises tough question: should teachers shoot back?Blood stains and flak jackets used by attackers remain in the hallway of a dorm
Pakistan attack raises tough question: should teachers shoot back?
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
Blood stains and flak jackets used by attackers remain in the hallway of a dormitory where a militant attack took place, at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, Pakistan January 20, 2016. A teacher (L) walks with a pair of crutches following her... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Lin-Manuel Miranda to speak at CommencementThis year’s Commencement speaker will be delivered by the “10 dollar founding f
Lin-Manuel Miranda to speak at Commencement
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 19 days ago
This year’s Commencement speaker will be delivered by the “10 dollar founding father” — or at least the man who plays him. Award-winning composer, playwright and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda will deliver the Commencement address to the Class of 2016 at... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County Real Estate Transactions• 963 Virginia Drive, Suzanne Augustine; Timothy A. Augustine to Audrey M. Hawk
Erie County Real Estate Transactions
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 days ago
• 963 Virginia Drive, Suzanne Augustine; Timothy A. Augustine to Audrey M. Hawk, $175,000. • 13352 Park St., John A. Venditti; Rickey A. Venditti to James Fraker; Todd Fraker, $125,000. AMHERST Highest price: $835,000 Average price: $214,337 Median... Read more
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Rappler
Pakistan executed 332 after reinstating death penalty – reportISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistan announced this week that authorities have execut
Pakistan executed 332 after reinstating death penalty – report
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistan announced this week that authorities have executed 332 criminals and militants since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty in 2014, the first time an official tally has been released. The South Asian nation... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Men’s Shed is his 'life saver'Wellington man Roy Spicer reckons his local Men’s Shed saved him after the deat
Men’s Shed is his 'life saver'
Daily Liberal / Posted 23 days ago
Wellington man Roy Spicer reckons his local Men’s Shed saved him after the death of his wife. Wellington man Roy Spicer reckons his local Men’s Shed saved him after the death of his wife. “I’m constantly at the shed ... it’s one of the best things... Read more
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Harrow Times
Students at a Kingsbury secondary school celebrate having a novel they wrote in five days publishedA group of students at a Kingsbury secondary school are celebrating after seein
Students at a Kingsbury secondary school celebrate having a novel they wrote in five days published
Harrow Times / Posted 26 days ago
A group of students at a Kingsbury secondary school are celebrating after seeing a novel they wrote in five days published. Eight year 10 pupils at Kingsbury High School wrote Spies, Lies and Disguises in an intense week brainstorming,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Junior doctors strike outside Royal Blackburn HospitalA STRIKE over a controversial new pay deal has attracted support from dozens of
Junior doctors strike outside Royal Blackburn Hospital
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
A STRIKE over a controversial new pay deal has attracted support from dozens of junior doctors across East Lancashire today. Trainee medics at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust are staging picket lines outside the Royal Blackburn and Burnley... Read more
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Zawya
New Egypt bank rules to boost business lending and growthUPDATE 1- (Adds banker comment, background, detail) CAIRO, Jan 11 (Reuters) -
New Egypt bank rules to boost business lending and growth
Zawya / Posted 27 days ago
UPDATE 1- (Adds banker comment, background, detail) CAIRO, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Egypt's central bank said on Monday it had amended credit market rules to encourage banks to lend to a wider... Read more
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5 Eyewitness News St. Paul
Minneapolis Restaurant Sends Welcome Message to All ImmigrantsOne small business in Minneapolis has started a movement that's spread througho
Minneapolis Restaurant Sends Welcome Message to All Immigrants
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul / Posted 28 days ago
One small business in Minneapolis has started a movement that's spread throughout the Twin Cities. It's a restaurant called Common Roots, located at 26th and Lyndale Avenue in Southwest Minneapolis. It's a diverse area according to locals,... Read more
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Zawya
Egypt's core inflation rate eased in DecemberEgyptUPDATE 2-Egypt's core inflation rate eased in December (Adds analyst's comment
Egypt's core inflation rate eased in DecemberEgypt
Zawya / Posted 28 days ago
UPDATE 2-Egypt's core inflation rate eased in December (Adds analyst's comment) CAIRO, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Egypt's urban consumer price inflation was steady at 11.1 percent in December, unchanged from the previous month, while its core inflation... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Saya sendiri akan bela nasib pelajar lapar, kata menteri Published: 10 January 2016 3:21 PM Menteri Pendidikan Tinggi Datuk Seri Idri
Saya sendiri akan bela nasib pelajar lapar, kata menteri
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 28 days ago
Published: 10 January 2016 3:21 PM Menteri Pendidikan Tinggi Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh berkata kementerian akan mengenal pasti setiap pelajar yang menghadapi masalah kewangan dan melaporkan... Read more
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Zawya
Decline in Egyptian business activity slows in in December-PMIEgyptDecline in Egyptian business activity slows in in December-PMI CAIRO, Jan 10 (
Decline in Egyptian business activity slows in in December-PMIEgypt
Zawya / Posted 29 days ago
Decline in Egyptian business activity slows in in December-PMI CAIRO, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Business activity in Egypt shrank for the third month in a row in December, a survey showed, though at a slower pace than the previous month as the contraction... Read more
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Zawya
Egypt's president Sisi launches loan program for SMEsEgyptUPDATE 1-Egypt's president Sisi launches loan program for SMEs (Adds details,
Egypt's president Sisi launches loan program for SMEsEgypt
Zawya / Posted 29 days ago
UPDATE 1-Egypt's president Sisi launches loan program for SMEs (Adds details, background, comment) CAIRO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Egypt's banking sector will inject 200 billion Egyptian pounds ($25 billion) to support small and medium businesses,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Islamic state claims responsibility for attack on police officer, soldier in Cairo suburb - statementCAIRO: Islamic state has claimed responsibility for an armed attack on a police
Islamic state claims responsibility for attack on police officer, soldier in Cairo suburb - statement
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
CAIRO: Islamic state has claimed responsibility for an armed attack on a police officer and a soldier in the Cairo suburb of Giza, a statement from the group posted on messaging service Telegram said. Armed men shot dead a police officer and a... Read more
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Swissinfo
Islamic state claims responsibility for attack on police officer, soldier in Cairo suburb - statementCAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic state has claimed responsibility for an armed attack
Islamic state claims responsibility for attack on police officer, soldier in Cairo suburb - statement
Swissinfo / Posted 29 days ago
CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic state has claimed responsibility for an armed attack on a police officer and a soldier in the Cairo suburb of Giza, a statement from the group posted on messaging service Telegram said. Armed men shot dead a police officer... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Egypt's court of appeals rejects Mubarak, sons appeal of three-year jail sentenceCAIRO: Egypt's court of appeals rejected on Saturday an appeal by former Presid
Egypt's court of appeals rejects Mubarak, sons appeal of three-year jail sentence
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
CAIRO: Egypt's court of appeals rejected on Saturday an appeal by former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons over a three-year jail sentence for corruption. An Egyptian court sentenced Mubarak and his sons to three years in jail without parole... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Officer and soldier shot dead in Cairo suburb attackCAIRO: Armed men shot dead a police officer and a soldier on Saturday while the
Officer and soldier shot dead in Cairo suburb attack
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
CAIRO: Armed men shot dead a police officer and a soldier on Saturday while they were in their car in the Giza area, on the outskirts of Cairo, the state news agency said. "Immediately after the incident several moving and fixed checkpoints were... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Elak guna sumber air dari sungai tercemar, pengarah kesihatan beritahu penduduk Kuantan Published: 9 January 2016 12:10 AM Penduduk Kuantan perlu sentiasa prihatin
Elak guna sumber air dari sungai tercemar, pengarah kesihatan beritahu penduduk Kuantan
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 30 days ago
Published: 9 January 2016 12:10 AM Penduduk Kuantan perlu sentiasa prihatin terhadap kesihatan mereka supaya sebarang perkara tidak diingini dapat dielakkan,... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Putrajaya sahkan kualiti air terawat dekat lombong bauksit selamat diminum Published: 8 January 2016 5:41 PM Ketua Pengarah Kesihatan Datuk Dr Noor His
Putrajaya sahkan kualiti air terawat dekat lombong bauksit selamat diminum
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 30 days ago
Published: 8 January 2016 5:41 PM Ketua Pengarah Kesihatan Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah berkata berdasarkan hasil pemantauan, penduduk Kuantan tidak perlu khuatir mengenai... Read more
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Daily Record
Chilling images of starving people of Madaya in Syria are releasedTENS of thousands of Syrians are starving and freezing in a besieged town just
Chilling images of starving people of Madaya in Syria are released
Daily Record / Posted a month ago
TENS of thousands of Syrians are starving and freezing in a besieged town just 30 miles from Damascus. Activists have released chilling photos of people reduced to living skeletons in opposition-held Madaya. But even those pitiful rations have now... Read more
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