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Business Standard India
India's Second World Warwith a passing interest in World War II will be aware of the Raj's disproportio
India's Second World War
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
with a passing interest in World War II will be aware of the Raj's disproportionately high contribution in men, materiel and supplies in helping the Allied cause. Beyond that, the War is hazily remembered as a distant experience involving killing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Future in Traffic JamsIf you have been in a traffic jam in any Nigerian city, or Go Slow as Lagosians
A Future in Traffic Jams
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
If you have been in a traffic jam in any Nigerian city, or Go Slow as Lagosians call it, you will have seen them. And if you have seen one of them gridlocks you have seen them all. I don't mean the traffic snarls; I mean the army of young men and... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Re-issue of Monocled Mutineer book as official files to be made available in 2017The official files on Derbyshire-born Percy Toplis, the man who became known as
Re-issue of Monocled Mutineer book as official files to be made available in 2017
Nottingham Post / Posted 3 days ago
The official files on Derbyshire-born Percy Toplis, the man who became known as the Monocled Mutineer, and the infamous Etaples Mutiny during the First World War will finally be released to the public in two years time. They were locked away on the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Highlights of Queen Elizabeth II’s record-breaking reign6, 1952: King George VI dies aged 56. His 25-year-old daughter Elizabeth, visit
Highlights of Queen Elizabeth II’s record-breaking reign
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
6, 1952: King George VI dies aged 56. His 25-year-old daughter Elizabeth, visiting Kenya at the time, ascends to the throne and flies home. June 2, 1953: Coronation at Westminster Abbey. Sales of television sets surge as millions of Britons crowd... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Mnangagwa: I’m not president in waitingVICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said his current party and government pos
Mnangagwa: I’m not president in waiting
New Zimbabwe / Posted 4 days ago
VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said his current party and government positions do not make him President-in-waiting. He spoke about President Robert Mugabe’s succession, the country’s imploding economy and Zanu PF divisions in an interview... Read more
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Swissinfo
Police drop terror charge against Australian teenagerFederal Police formally withdrew the charge against 18-year-old Harun Causevic
Police drop terror charge against Australian teenager
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
Federal Police formally withdrew the charge against 18-year-old Harun Causevic of conspiring to commit an act of terror and released him on bail. A second teenager, Sevdet Besim, who was arrested on the same charge, was remanded in custody to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Police drop terror charge against Australian teenagerFederal Police formally withdrew the charge against 18-year-old Harun Causevic
Police drop terror charge against Australian teenager
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
Federal Police formally withdrew the charge against 18-year-old Harun Causevic of conspiring to commit an act of terror and released him on bail. A second teenager, Sevdet Besim, who was arrested on the same charge, was remanded in custody to... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Police drop terror charge against Australian teenagerFederal Police formally withdrew the charge against 18-year-old Harun Causevic
Police drop terror charge against Australian teenager
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 8 days ago
Federal Police formally withdrew the charge against 18-year-old Harun Causevic of conspiring to commit an act of terror and released him on bail. A second teenager, Sevdet Besim, who was arrested on the same charge, was remanded in custody to... Read more
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The Star
Police drop terror charge against Australian teenagerFederal Police formally withdrew the charge against 18-year-old Harun Causevic
Police drop terror charge against Australian teenager
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
Federal Police formally withdrew the charge against 18-year-old Harun Causevic of conspiring to commit an act of terror and released him on bail. A second teenager, Sevdet Besim, who was arrested on the same charge, was remanded in custody to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Women cleared to serve in combat Photo: Defence has 81,000 full-time personnel and active reservists, of which
Women cleared to serve in combat
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
Photo: Defence has 81,000 full-time personnel and active reservists, of which 14 per cent are women. (Department of Defence: Capt Lachlan Simond) Women will be allowed to serve in frontline combat roles within five... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
How Australia were humbledquest for Ashes victory was mapped out just days after the World Cup triumph fe
How Australia were humbled
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 9 days ago
quest for Ashes victory was mapped out just days after the World Cup triumph few batted an eyelid, but when the team landed on these shores plans quickly unravelled 'England thoroughly deserved to win series' - Smith They thought they were... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Middle East: From dusk till dawnRiot police, military checkpoints and camels on the highway ... celebrated New
Middle East: From dusk till dawn
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Riot police, military checkpoints and camels on the highway ... celebrated New Zealand author Charlotte Grimshaw follows Ramadan, Starting in Dubai and ending on the West Bank. Here she recounts her incredible experience. Charlotte Grimshaw in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
The horrors of World War II revealed in never-before-seen picturesLifeless bodies, bombed out cities and weary men: of the Western Front taken b
The horrors of World War II revealed in never-before-seen pictures
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Lifeless bodies, bombed out cities and weary men: of the Western Front taken by four-star general A four-star general's personal photos of the battlefields of France and Germany from... Read more
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Daily Mail
Boy, 19, still missing a month after going on a run during road triphis 19th birthday - in Antonito, CO He planned to meet his friend at a nearby
Boy, 19, still missing a month after going on a run during road trip
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
his 19th birthday - in Antonito, CO He planned to meet his friend at a nearby ranch but never made it there Sheriffs branded the case 'baffling' after month of widespread searches Keller's family are offering a $50,000 reward for information... Read more
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Daily Mail
Syrian man attends his own funeral service after surviving bomb attackafter miraculously surviving under rubble for 36 hours following a bomb attack
Syrian man attends his own funeral service after surviving bomb attack
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
after miraculously surviving under rubble for 36 hours following a bomb attack on a busy market then dusting himself off and walking home Mohammed Rayhan was at the market in Douma when it was bombed After failing to return home, his family... Read more
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PhysOrg
New Zealand's 'invisible' Anglo-Indians in new research focusAnglo-Indians featured in a poplar British televison drama, Indian Summers Whil
New Zealand's 'invisible' Anglo-Indians in new research focus
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
Anglo-Indians featured in a poplar British televison drama, Indian Summers While the tumultuous world of 19th century Anglo-Indian politics and history has gripped television viewers here with the British television drama Indian Summers, a Massey... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bangkok bomb ‘targeted tourists’EPAPersons search for missing relatives at the scene of an explosion near Erawa
Bangkok bomb ‘targeted tourists’
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
EPAPersons search for missing relatives at the scene of an explosion near Erawan Shrine, central Bangkok, Thailand. Picture: Ritchie B Tongo London - The pipe bomb that exploded inside an open-air shrine in the heart of tourist Bangkok had been... Read more
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Daily Mail
Why you will never, EVER see the Queen fidget: She was taught to sit still for hours as a little girl - and her only reward
Why you will never, EVER see the Queen fidget
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
: She was taught to sit still for hours as a little girl - and her only reward was a biscuit! Tantalising secrets of a childhood as strict as it was bizarre The then Princess Elizabeth in a production of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ’s ‘invisible’ Anglo-Indians in new research focusTuesday, 18 August 2015, 5:39 pmPress Release: Massey UniversityWhile the tumul
NZ’s ‘invisible’ Anglo-Indians in new research focus
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 5:39 pmPress Release: Massey UniversityWhile the tumultuous world of 19th century Anglo-Indian politics and history has... Read more
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walesonline
The seven must-see Welsh locations that have made it into ultimate travel guidehave been named in a prestigious list of the world’s top 500 places to visit.
The seven must-see Welsh locations that have made it into ultimate travel guide
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
have been named in a prestigious list of the world’s top 500 places to visit. Snowdonia is listed for its “beauty and myth” and described as “a mountain for anyone.” The guide adds: “Those who don’t want to walk can get a train up, while... Read more
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Independent
Bangkok bombing: Thailand's junta seeks answers following an attack that targeted tourists 'with cruel precision'The bombing in central Bangkok was, said Thailand’s military junta, a savage at
Bangkok bombing: Thailand's junta seeks answers following an attack that targeted tourists 'with cruel precision'
Independent / Posted 15 days ago
The bombing in central Bangkok was, said Thailand’s military junta, a savage attempt to destroy the nation’s tourist economy. The number of dead is confirmed to be at least 19, but that is almost sure to rise as hospitals struggle to treat the almost... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Dashcam footage of the Bangkok explosion has emerged onlineby Pimornrat Nana Puttayot, who recorded it on a camera in his car. It shows b
Dashcam footage of the Bangkok explosion has emerged online
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
by Pimornrat Nana Puttayot, who recorded it on a camera in his car. It shows burning debris being flung into the air and a vast column of smoke. Seconds after, panicked pedestrians are seen fleeing the scene. The bomb blast in a busy... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Transforming bombs into beautiesLynn Eades is restoring a rare, New Zealand-built, World War II Bren carrier. P
Transforming bombs into beauties
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Lynn Eades is restoring a rare, New Zealand-built, World War II Bren carrier. Photo/John Borren Two men with a passion for restoring rusty heaps to their former glory share some of their success stories. Lynn Eades can't really explain his passion... Read more
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The Inyo Register
Aug. 161777 – American Revolutionary War: The Americans led by General John Stark rout
Aug. 16
The Inyo Register / Posted 17 days ago
1777 – American Revolutionary War: The Americans led by General John Stark rout British and Brunswick troops under Friedrich Baum at the Battle of Bennington in Walloomsac, New York. 1780 – American Revolutionary War: Battle of Camden: The British... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
How developing countries are paying a high price for the global mineral boomA 200ft deep pit gapes where three years ago stood a mountain. Fields where sma
How developing countries are paying a high price for the global mineral boom
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 18 days ago
A 200ft deep pit gapes where three years ago stood a mountain. Fields where small farmers planted rice and grew fruit are now an industrial site, and wooden houses in the old village of Didipio have been abandoned – the community moved to make way... Read more
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Daily Mail
Queen leads ceremonies marking 70th anniversary of victory over Japanof victory over Japan as veterans parade through London amid tight security Mo
Queen leads ceremonies marking 70th anniversary of victory over Japan
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
of victory over Japan as veterans parade through London amid tight security Monarch commemorated the event at a service and wreath laying ceremony at St Martin-in-the-Fields church Anniversary ceremony was followed by a special parade through... Read more
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Evening Standard
VJ Day commemorations in London: Where to be and whenThousands are expected to mark the 70th anniversary of VJ Day, when Japan surre
VJ Day commemorations in London: Where to be and when
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
Thousands are expected to mark the 70th anniversary of VJ Day, when Japan surrendered to the Allies and ended the Second World War, in central London today. Amongst the tributes will be: Key numbers relating to VJ Day: Britain suffered 90,332... Read more
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metro
VJ Day 70th anniversary: WW2 bombers will fly over London to mark the end of wardied – 12,433 whilst prisoners of war. :: 100,000 men from Britain fought in B
VJ Day 70th anniversary: WW2 bombers will fly over London to mark the end of war
metro / Posted 18 days ago
died – 12,433 whilst prisoners of war. :: 100,000 men from Britain fought in Burma, as did 119,000 soldiers from her East and West African colonies. :: 51 Royal Air Force and Commonwealth squadrons flew in support of the land operations, and the... Read more
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Independent
VJ Day in numbers: Key facts and figures as world marks the end of Second World WarDavid Cameron is joining the royal family and former prisoners of war at a memo
VJ Day in numbers: Key facts and figures as world marks the end of Second World War
Independent / Posted 18 days ago
David Cameron is joining the royal family and former prisoners of war at a memorial in London, followed by another service in Horse Guard’s Parade, a flypast and march. Fighting in Europe ended in May 1945 to jubilant celebrations but the battle... Read more
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birminghammail
VJ Day: Solihull veteran's memories of being held by brutal Japanese as a POW70th anniversary of VJ Day - when World War II was finally over with Victory in
VJ Day: Solihull veteran's memories of being held by brutal Japanese as a POW
birminghammail / Posted 18 days ago
70th anniversary of VJ Day - when World War II was finally over with Victory in Japan. For the surviving soldiers, all old and frail nowadays, the conflict in the Far East will revive some terrible memories. Former prisoner of war Alec Gibson has... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Would you stand and wave this flag? - Flag DebateArtist's impression of Mahe Drysdale with Kyle Lockwood's Silver Fern (Black, W
Would you stand and wave this flag? - Flag Debate
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Artist's impression of Mahe Drysdale with Kyle Lockwood's Silver Fern (Black, White and Blue) flag. Illustration / NZ Herald Graphic New Zealanders have been asked to choose between 40 options for a possible new flag. Here's what some of the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Would you stand and wave this flag?Artist's impression of Mahe Drysdale with Kyle Lockwood's Silver Fern (Black, W
Would you stand and wave this flag?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Artist's impression of Mahe Drysdale with Kyle Lockwood's Silver Fern (Black, White and Blue) flag. Illustration / NZ Herald Graphic New Zealanders have been asked to choose between 40 options for a possible new flag. Here's what some of the... Read more
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birminghammail
How VJ Day Day was celebrated in Birmingham 70 years agoThe Japanese troops surrendered following the dropping of the atomic bombs on H
How VJ Day Day was celebrated in Birmingham 70 years ago
birminghammail / Posted 20 days ago
The Japanese troops surrendered following the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and Soviet declaration of war and invasion of Manchuria. The next day, Wednesday 15 August 1945 was celebrated as VJ (Victory over Japan) Day The... Read more
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News Mail
Salvos mark 150 yearsTHIS year marks the 150th anniversary of the Salvation Army worldwide. Founded
Salvos mark 150 years
News Mail / Posted 21 days ago
THIS year marks the 150th anniversary of the Salvation Army worldwide. Founded in the slums of London by former Methodist minister William Booth, the Salvation Army quickly spread worldwide and now operates in 126 countries around the world. The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZSO to play popular favourites on touron tourTuesday, 11 August 2015, 11:53 amPress Release: NZSO 11 August, 2015 The
NZSO to play popular favourites on tour
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
on tourTuesday, 11 August 2015, 11:53 amPress Release: NZSO 11 August, 2015 The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) will celebrate spring with a grand tour of familiar classical hits to nine centres... Read more
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Japan Today
Australian in Thailand devotes life to 'Death Railway' POWs ‹ Japan TodayWielding a machete, Rod Beattie slashes at tangled undergrowth and soaring bamb
Australian in Thailand devotes life to 'Death Railway' POWs ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 22 days ago
Wielding a machete, Rod Beattie slashes at tangled undergrowth and soaring bamboo to expose vistas from one of World War II’s iconic sagas. Out of the jungle appear remnants of a railway that cost the lives of more than 100,000 Allied prisoners and... Read more
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Business Insider
This guy created a Twitter bot that won him over a thousand 'retweet to win' prizesmake the costs of entering sweepstakes incredibly low. There are no forms to fi
This guy created a Twitter bot that won him over a thousand 'retweet to win' prizes
Business Insider / Posted 23 days ago
make the costs of entering sweepstakes incredibly low. There are no forms to fill out, no email lists to sign up for, and no services to cancel. You simply click the retweet button on Twitter and wait to see if you won. But computer engineer... Read more
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Brandon Sun
70 years later, Australian devotes life to keeping legacy of Thailand's 'Death Railway' POWsIn this Jan. 23, 2015, photo, Australian Kathleen Wilson, whose father worked t
70 years later, Australian devotes life to keeping legacy of Thailand's 'Death Railway' POWs
Brandon Sun / Posted 23 days ago
In this Jan. 23, 2015, photo, Australian Kathleen Wilson, whose father worked the infamous Thailand Myanmar Death Railway, stands in the memorial cemetery in Kanchanaburi, Thailand. As the 70th anniversary of World War II's end approaches and its... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Australian in Thailand devotes life to 'Death Railway' POWsAs the 70th anniversary of the war's end approaches and its veterans dwindle by
Australian in Thailand devotes life to 'Death Railway' POWs
The Oklahoman / Posted 23 days ago
As the 70th anniversary of the war's end approaches and its veterans dwindle by the day, the aging Australian still slogs along the 415-kilometer (257-mile) length of "Death Railway." With his own money, he maps its vanishing course, uncovers POW... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Free Thoughts - Celebrating the communalACT Leader David SeymourACT is known for its celebration of free markets and th
Free Thoughts - Celebrating the communal
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 23 days ago
ACT Leader David SeymourACT is known for its celebration of free markets and the freedom of individuals, both economically and socially.If you look at our key principles on our website, the first line reads: A free society: free trade, free speech,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Stuart Lancaster drops England wingers Ashton, Yarde and RokoduguniStuart Lancaster drops England wingers Chris Ashton, Marland Yarde and Semesa R
Stuart Lancaster drops England wingers Ashton, Yarde and Rokoduguni
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
Stuart Lancaster drops England wingers Chris Ashton, Marland Yarde and Semesa Rokoduguni ahead of World Cup England boss Stuart Lancaster has dropped wingers Chris Ashton, Semesa Rokoduguni and Marland Yarde Matt Mullan, Matt Kvesic, Lee Dickson... Read more
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News.com.au
Chunuk Bair battle rememberedBreaking News A NAME etched in stone at a Gallipoli battleground has powerfu
Chunuk Bair battle remembered
News.com.au / Posted 25 days ago
Breaking News A NAME etched in stone at a Gallipoli battleground has powerful meaning for army reservist Andrew Thomas who knows that somewhere nearby lie the bones of his great grandfather's brother. ONE hundred... Read more
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Business Standard India
Money Coming! Money Coming!a vast military-industrial complex during the Second World War but the prosperi
Money Coming! Money Coming!
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
a vast military-industrial complex during the Second World War but the prosperity was thinly spread as inflation soared and labour rights were severely curtailed, writes historian YasminIndia became a vast military-industrial complex during the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Battle for Chunuk Bair to be rememberedA statue of a Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (R) and a war memo
Battle for Chunuk Bair to be remembered
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
A statue of a Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (R) and a war memorial for Anzac soldiers on the site of the Battle of Chunuk Bair. Photo / Getty Images An epic bloody battle in which almost 900 Kiwi soldiers died capturing a Turkish... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Battle of Chunuk Bair CentennialWednesday, 5 August 2015, 2:55 pmPress Release: New Zealand First PartyRon Mark
Battle of Chunuk Bair Centennial
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 28 days ago
Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 2:55 pmPress Release: New Zealand First PartyRon Mark MPSpokesperson for DefenceNew Zealand First remains sad that its motion for a brief Parliamentary debate... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Centenary of the Battle for Chunuk BairNathan delivers a reading to mark the participation of Maori troops at Chunuk B
Centenary of the Battle for Chunuk Bair
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 28 days ago
Nathan delivers a reading to mark the participation of Maori troops at Chunuk Bair, in battle for the first time under the New Zealand flagCHORAL INTERLUDESeraphim Choir performs “Po Atarau”SECOND READINGAziz Sevi, Chargé d’Affaires, Embassy of... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Prince Harry's NZ bike up for saleHarry has been put up for auction. The two-wheeled vehicle was spray-painted g
Prince Harry's NZ bike up for sale
Sky News Australia / Posted 28 days ago
Harry has been put up for auction. The two-wheeled vehicle was spray-painted gold by members of the Student Volunteer Army and presented to the British royal during his trip to New Zealand in May, although he was unable to take it back to... Read more
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Daily News
Long path to the crownthe finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. The prize is
Long path to the crown
Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. The prize is the world's most important literary award and has the power to transform the fortunes of authors and publishers. The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2015 is chaired by... Read more
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indieWIRE
9 Female Coming-of-Age Films Now Streaming on Netflixthese excellent female coming-of-age films on Netflix. "Blue Is the Warmest Co
9 Female Coming-of-Age Films Now Streaming on Netflix
indieWIRE / Posted 29 days ago
these excellent female coming-of-age films on Netflix. "Blue Is the Warmest Color" After dazzling audiences at Sundance and riding a wave of critical acclaim through various spring and summer film festivals, Marielle Heller's "The Diary of a... Read more
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Queensland Times
Hagen primed for premier grade deciderRugby scouts will be hovering over the Sunshine Coast's Elliott Hagen today whe
Hagen primed for premier grade decider
Queensland Times / Posted a month ago
Rugby scouts will be hovering over the Sunshine Coast's Elliott Hagen today when he makes his maiden appearance in a Queensland Premier Rugby grand final. After a prolific first year for Brisbane club Easts, Hagen finishes the season as one of the... Read more
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