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Queens Park Rangers
QPR in the Community Trust welcomes competition winners from South AfricaTrust recently welcomed pupils and staff from Orlando Pirates to London. Three
QPR in the Community Trust welcomes competition winners from South Africa
Queens Park Rangers / Posted 41 minutes ago
Trust recently welcomed pupils and staff from Orlando Pirates to London. Three young students were selected as part of a unique collaborative education programme, made possible through the support of Acer and Microsoft. Prior to the arrival... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Robert Samuelson: The sources of our discontentWASHINGTON — You cannot understand the vulnerable state of the U.S. and global
Robert Samuelson: The sources of our discontent
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON — You cannot understand the vulnerable state of the U.S. and global economies — and nervous stock markets — without coming to grips with the crash of "emerging-market" countries. Led by China, these are middle-income countries that, along... Read more
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iol.co.za
More drama for Gandhi’s great-granddaughterDurban - The Durban businessman who laid a R6.2 million fraud charge against As
More drama for Gandhi’s great-granddaughter
iol.co.za / Posted 4 hours ago
Durban - The Durban businessman who laid a R6.2 million fraud charge against Ashish Ramgobin, the great-granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi, has been taken to court by the joint liquidators of Ramgobin’s company. A high court order was granted, on... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Another global recessionBarely eight years after the 2008 global economic meltdown, economists are agai
Another global recession
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 hours ago
Barely eight years after the 2008 global economic meltdown, economists are again talking of another worldwide recession. Just a few years ago the BRICS – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – were poised to join the Group of Seven – USA,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Let's Follow Maslow's Rungs of Developmenton my phone sent me to a log-in on the laptop. And for the next 30 or so minute
Let's Follow Maslow's Rungs of Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
on my phone sent me to a log-in on the laptop. And for the next 30 or so minutes, I was engaged by four 'trending' stories of the day (according to me). In the wake of the World Economic Forum's focus on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, my friend... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suspected Terrorist Facilitator Arrested in Malindipolice in Malindi, rented the house where four terrorists were killed in the gu
Suspected Terrorist Facilitator Arrested in Malindi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
police in Malindi, rented the house where four terrorists were killed in the gun battle with General Service Unit officers on January 20. Five grenades, a pistol and ammunition were recovered in the raid. Those killed were in the list of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
That Illusive U.S. InvestmentIn the wake of the African Union Summit, Addis Abeba was busy yet again hosting
That Illusive U.S. Investment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
In the wake of the African Union Summit, Addis Abeba was busy yet again hosting another conference. But instead of political emissaries, this assembly was full of business delegates. The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) had its 10th US-Africa... Read more
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Aljazeera
Life by Latin America's largest open-pit coal mine- Heavy dust clouds fill the dry, warm air as Said Lara uses a crowbar to tear
Life by Latin America's largest open-pit coal mine
Aljazeera / Posted 10 hours ago
- Heavy dust clouds fill the dry, warm air as Said Lara uses a crowbar to tear down his wife's house in the small community of Las Casitas, in the northernmost Colombian province of La Guajira. Only two days earlier an official representing the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Revamping Uganda's Coffee Sector - Ray of Hope From the WestWhen he dropped out of high school two decades ago, Wilson Kabebe resorted to g
Revamping Uganda's Coffee Sector - Ray of Hope From the West
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
When he dropped out of high school two decades ago, Wilson Kabebe resorted to growing coffee on a one-and-half acre piece of land in Muwelo village, Maliba Sub-county in Kasese District. He then reaped about 70 kilogrammes of the cash crop every... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why I Opted to Sell Suziebeauty and Take Up a Job - Suzie WokabiNairobi — For most of the history of civilization, human beings have always mad
Why I Opted to Sell Suziebeauty and Take Up a Job - Suzie Wokabi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Nairobi — For most of the history of civilization, human beings have always made a big deal about the number 40. And Suzie Wokabi, the Founder of SuzieBeauty Cosmetics, is one of them. She will be celebrating her 40th birthday in December this year... Read more
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Denver Post
Wine industry eyes the frugal millennialsThe Silicon Valley Bank has made its annual assessment and predictions for the
Wine industry eyes the frugal millennials
Denver Post / Posted 14 hours ago
The Silicon Valley Bank has made its annual assessment and predictions for the U.S. wine industry. The outlook isn't all good. Last year, the bank predicted a "breakout year" for U.S. wineries, with a resurgent economy and consumer optimism. This... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Power Outtages and Public OutrageI am an Africapitalist who believes that the private sector must acknowledge an
Power Outtages and Public Outrage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
I am an Africapitalist who believes that the private sector must acknowledge and embrace our role in promoting development, by investing in strategic sectors which yield economic and social dividends. The power sector is one of such strategic sectors... Read more
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dna
Mallya 'default' makes Diageo lose $135 millionDespite Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan's veiled reference to Vij
Mallya 'default' makes Diageo lose $135 million
dna / Posted 19 hours ago
Despite Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan's veiled reference to Vijay Mallya for 'flaunting your birthday bashes despite owing the system lot of money', the message seems to have been lost on the businessman. Diageo, the spirits firm... Read more
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Perth Now
Investec takes 20 per cent in EquitiseINTERNATIONAL banking group Investec Australia has taken a 20 per cent stake in
Investec takes 20 per cent in Equitise
Perth Now / Posted 23 hours ago
INTERNATIONAL banking group Investec Australia has taken a 20 per cent stake in Equitise, the only trans-Tasman equity crowdfunder, as it looks to participate in growth in the sector. THE stake was sold for an undisclosed sum, but Equitise's... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Zuma must stop government 'scoring own-goals'Zuma and cabinet ministers had talks with more than 140 business leaders in Cap
Zuma must stop government 'scoring own-goals'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 hours ago
Zuma and cabinet ministers had talks with more than 140 business leaders in Cape Town intended to find ways of improving investor sentiment towards this country and of stimulating growth in an economy weakened by a fall in metals prices, slowing... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
SXSW Adds New Thrillers From ‘Evil Dead,’ ‘Oculus’ Directors to Midnight LineupThe South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival has announced the remainder
SXSW Adds New Thrillers From ‘Evil Dead,’ ‘Oculus’ Directors to Midnight Lineup
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival has announced the remainder of its program with the Midnighters, Festival Favorites, Shorts Programs and Special Events for its 23rd edition, which runs March 11-19 in Austin, Texas. The... Read more
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Greenwich Time
SXSW Adds New Thrillers From ‘Evil Dead,’ ‘Oculus’ Directors to Midnight LineupThe South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival has announced the remainder
SXSW Adds New Thrillers From ‘Evil Dead,’ ‘Oculus’ Directors to Midnight Lineup
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival has announced the remainder of its program with the Midnighters, Festival Favorites, Shorts Programs and Special Events for its 23rd edition, which runs March 11-19 in Austin, Texas. The SXSW... Read more
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Darien News-Review
SXSW Adds New Thrillers From ‘Evil Dead,’ ‘Oculus’ Directors to Midnight LineupThe South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival has announced the remainder
SXSW Adds New Thrillers From ‘Evil Dead,’ ‘Oculus’ Directors to Midnight Lineup
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival has announced the remainder of its program with the Midnighters, Festival Favorites, Shorts Programs and Special Events for its 23rd edition, which runs March 11-19 in Austin, Texas. The SXSW... Read more
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Fortune
This Oxford B-School Solar Startup Is Lighting Up East Africastumped. The villagers using his company’s solar lighting kits put the brighte
This Oxford B-School Solar Startup Is Lighting Up East Africa
Fortune / Posted yesterday
stumped. The villagers using his company’s solar lighting kits put the brightest lights on the porch, leaving the inside of their homes dark. Nothing he’d studied in Oxford’s venerable classrooms could explain the behavior. So he went back to his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trade Is War - Postscript to WTO MC10Kenya played host to the MC10, and the Government had to deliver to the Empire
Trade Is War - Postscript to WTO MC10
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kenya played host to the MC10, and the Government had to deliver to the Empire what it was obliged to under duress of the imperial system. Unless the South gets together in solidarity with the people of the world in active RESISTANCE against the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WB Vice President for Africa Visits Burkina FasoThe World Bank's Vice President for the Africa Region, Mr. Makhtar Diop, is vis
WB Vice President for Africa Visits Burkina Faso
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The World Bank's Vice President for the Africa Region, Mr. Makhtar Diop, is visiting Burkina Faso from February 8-10, 2016. The main objective of the visit is to inform the new authorities and the people of Burkina Faso about the World Bank's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Partners Commit to Preventing Child Deathsto enhance universal access to immunisation. Tagged "Every Shot Counts," it ha
Partners Commit to Preventing Child Deaths
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to enhance universal access to immunisation. Tagged "Every Shot Counts," it has been launched at the just-ended Orange African Nations Championship in Rwanda. The initiative is the latest focus of Africa United partners - the Confederation of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidential Run- Mr Clean Vs. the ProfThe CAR's run-off will determine much more than just who gets the keys to the p
Presidential Run- Mr Clean Vs. the Prof
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The CAR's run-off will determine much more than just who gets the keys to the presidential office. The Central Africa Republic's (CAR) presidential run-off, scheduled to be held on 14 February, looks set to be the country's most tightly-contested... Read more
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iol.co.za
AB Foods eyes rest of Illovo SugarJohannesburg - South Africa's Illovo Sugar said on Monday it has received a non
AB Foods eyes rest of Illovo Sugar
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Johannesburg - South Africa's Illovo Sugar said on Monday it has received a non-binding expression of interest from its largest shareholder, Associated British Foods, in buying the rest of the company. AB Foods, which holds a 51.35 percent stake in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanchart Reaffirms Investment CommitmentStandard Chartered Bank has said the continued investment into its banking syst
Stanchart Reaffirms Investment Commitment
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Standard Chartered Bank has said the continued investment into its banking systems and digital platforms, demonstrates a firm commitment to Zambia. Visiting chief executive officer for Africa and the Middle East Sunil Kaushal said, Zambia was among... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Must Urgently Design Rules and Laws to Encourage Foreign Investmentthe preferred option for foreign investors. As the Managing Partner in Olisa Ag
Govt Must Urgently Design Rules and Laws to Encourage Foreign Investment
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the preferred option for foreign investors. As the Managing Partner in Olisa Agbakoba Legal she also spoke on the dynamics of running a modern cutting edge law firm. As Managing Partner in one of Nigeria's leading law firms, you have been a key... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bank Pledges Support for Investment InitiativesFirst Bank of Nigeria Limited has said that it would continue to create and sup
Bank Pledges Support for Investment Initiatives
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has said that it would continue to create and support initiatives that will create business opportunities and investments in Nigeria and the continent at large. To this end, it has declared support for the development... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
RVR Raids Its Supplier for New BossThe Rift Valley Railways has appointed a new chief executive officer to drive i
RVR Raids Its Supplier for New Boss
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Rift Valley Railways has appointed a new chief executive officer to drive its rail transport investment plan in East Africa. The Kenya-Uganda railway concessionaire tapped principal machine supplier General Electric's general manager in charge... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uchumi Yet to Pay Suppliers Sh5 Billionin Tanzania and Uganda, the Kenyan retailer is yet to pay its Tanzanian supplie
Uchumi Yet to Pay Suppliers Sh5 Billion
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in Tanzania and Uganda, the Kenyan retailer is yet to pay its Tanzanian suppliers, leaving them uncertain over the fate of their monies. Uchumi Supermarket announced in October last year (2015) that it was winding up its operations in the two... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Mosquito research may offer solution to Zikathem as Aedes aegypti, the villain in the Zika crisis a continent away. The ne
Mosquito research may offer solution to Zika
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
them as Aedes aegypti, the villain in the Zika crisis a continent away. The next day, in her laboratory at South Africa’s National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Coetzee peered at her new captives as they squatted in their... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
International bank Investec buys into local crowd funder EquitiseInternational banking group Investec Australia has taken a 20% stake in Equitis
International bank Investec buys into local crowd funder Equitise
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
International banking group Investec Australia has taken a 20% stake in Equitise, the only transtasman equity crowd funder, as it looks to participate in growth in the sector. The stake was sold for an undisclosed sum but Equitise's co-founder and... Read more
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The News & Observer
A year after slayings of Muslims, community seeks dialogue, harmony | News & Observer February 8, 2016 7:05 PM Farris Barakat, 25, brother of
A year after slayings of Muslims, community seeks dialogue, harmony
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer February 8, 2016 7:05 PM Farris Barakat, 25, brother of Deah Barakat, is still emotional... Read more
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Perth Now
Investec takes 20 per cent in Equitise International banking group Investec Australia has taken a 20 per cent stake
Investec takes 20 per cent in Equitise
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
International banking group Investec Australia has taken a 20 per cent stake in Equitise, the only trans-Tasman equity crowdfunder, as it looks to participate in growth in the sector. The stake was sold for an... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Succession failureTHE grand mufti of Saudi Arabia recently added a surprising new item to the fam
Succession failure
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 days ago
THE grand mufti of Saudi Arabia recently added a surprising new item to the familiar list of worries plaguing his region. Chess, he pronounced, is “a waste of time and money and a cause for hatred and enmity between players.” Without disputing the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Office in Burkina Faso Welcomes New Country ManagerThe new World Bank Country Manager for Burkina Faso, Mr. Cheick Fantamady Kanté
World Bank Office in Burkina Faso Welcomes New Country Manager
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The new World Bank Country Manager for Burkina Faso, Mr. Cheick Fantamady Kanté, officially took office on Monday, February 1. Before coming to Burkina Faso, Mr. Kanté was the Bank's Country Manager in Guinea-Conakry. In this new position, Mr.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Vice President for Africa to Visit Burkina FasoThe World Bank's Vice President for the Africa Region, Mr. Makhtar Diop, will v
World Bank Vice President for Africa to Visit Burkina Faso
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The World Bank's Vice President for the Africa Region, Mr. Makhtar Diop, will visit Burkina Faso on February 8-10, 2016. The main objective of the visit is to inform the new authorities and the people of Burkina Faso about the World Bank's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How 'Disruptive' Applications Like Uber Are Taxi to the FutureIt has always been a matter of when, not if, taxis in Kenya would rise up again
How 'Disruptive' Applications Like Uber Are Taxi to the Future
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
It has always been a matter of when, not if, taxis in Kenya would rise up against Uber's entrance in the market. But the conflict ignited this week has brought to the fore the global dilemma posed by disruptive technology. Fuelled by high Internet... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Associated British Foods offers to buy SA’s Illovo Sugar Illovo said ABF planned to make a cash offer to all other shareholders but th
Associated British Foods offers to buy SA’s Illovo Sugar
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Illovo said ABF planned to make a cash offer to all other shareholders but there was no certainty of a deal. FILE: Illovo's shares were up 9.42 percent at R20.10 by 1429 GMT. Picture:... Read more
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The Scientist
Keep Off the Grassecologists question whether their country’s historical focus on conserving the
Keep Off the Grass
The Scientist / Posted 2 days ago
ecologists question whether their country’s historical focus on conserving the Amazon may have contributed to past neglect of the Cerrado, 1.2 million square miles of savanna grassland located in the country’s central high plains and mostly fringed... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Call for responsive governments at Dubai summit amid turmoilEmirates (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders called on g
Call for responsive governments at Dubai summit amid turmoil
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 days ago
Emirates (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders called on governments to be responsive to and inclusive of their citizens at a conference in Dubai on Monday, as the unrest of the Arab Spring reverberates across the Middle... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World's Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Morocco Showcases AfDB's New Deal On Energy for AfricaOn Thursday, February 4, 2016, King Mohammed VI of Morocco inaugurated the firs
World's Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Morocco Showcases AfDB's New Deal On Energy for Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
On Thursday, February 4, 2016, King Mohammed VI of Morocco inaugurated the first phase of the country's Noor Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, ushering in a new era for Africa's sustainable energy future. The Noor Ouarzazate plant... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Obama wants inclusive governments in Arab worldhuman rights are upheld, countries are more peaceful, more prosperous and more
Obama wants inclusive governments in Arab world
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
human rights are upheld, countries are more peaceful, more prosperous and more successful," he told the opening day of the World Government Summit in Dubai. "As we have seen in the tumult across the Middle East and North Africa, when... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Obama urges Arab world to set up inclusive governmentshe said at the World Government Summit in Dubai. "As we have seen in the tumul
Obama urges Arab world to set up inclusive governments
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
he said at the World Government Summit in Dubai. "As we have seen in the tumult across the Middle East and North Africa, when governments do not lift up their citizens, it's a recipe for instability and strife," he said in a video address... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Call for responsive governments at Dubai summit amid turmoilEmirates (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders called on g
Call for responsive governments at Dubai summit amid turmoil
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Emirates (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders called on governments to be responsive to and inclusive of their citizens at a conference in Dubai on Monday, as the unrest of the Arab Spring reverberates across the Middle... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Call for responsive governments at Dubai summit amid turmoilThose gathered for the World Government Summit offered no immediate solutions t
Call for responsive governments at Dubai summit amid turmoil
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
Those gathered for the World Government Summit offered no immediate solutions to the crises gripping the region, from low global oil prices and global warming to violent extremism. But all acknowledged that keeping government responsive to its... Read more
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Air Force Times
34 militant groups allegedly pledge allegiance to ISIS, UN chief saysUNITED NATIONS — Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reported
34 militant groups allegedly pledge allegiance to ISIS, UN chief says
Air Force Times / Posted 2 days ago
UNITED NATIONS — Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State extremist group as of mid-December — and that number will only grow in 2016, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report... Read more
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The Local
Sweden's national coach Hamrén to step downas coach when my contract runs out after the Euro 2016 in France this summer,"
Sweden's national coach Hamrén to step down
The Local / Posted 2 days ago
as coach when my contract runs out after the Euro 2016 in France this summer," he told reporters. Hamrén took the reins of the national team from Lars Lagerbäck in autumn 2009, who stepped down after Sweden failed to qualify for the World... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rugurika - 'Burundi Is in a State of Civil War'Burundi's government opposes the deployment of an African Union mission, despit
Rugurika - 'Burundi Is in a State of Civil War'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Burundi's government opposes the deployment of an African Union mission, despite the continuing conflict. For Burundian journalist Bob Rigurika, the chance for dialogue has long passed. DW: Mr. Rugurika, over 400 people have died in Burundi in the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Call for responsive governments at Dubai summit amid turmoil(AP) - World leaders including U.S. President Barack Obama called Monday for go
Call for responsive governments at Dubai summit amid turmoil
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) - World leaders including U.S. President Barack Obama called Monday for governments to be responsive to and inclusive of their citizens, especially as the unrest of the Arab Spring still reverberates across the Middle East. Those gathered for... Read more
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DW
The Macedonian village that has become a people-smuggling hub | Europe |The small village of Lojane doesn't have a sign bearing the place name. The cen
The Macedonian village that has become a people-smuggling hub | Europe |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
The small village of Lojane doesn't have a sign bearing the place name. The center of town here is at the crossing of the only two sealed roads in the area, and is marked by one shop and two teahouses. Towering above everything is the ivory-colored... Read more
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