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AllAfrica.com
UDC Beefs Up Gaolathe's SecurityBotswana's main opposition party Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) is not ta
UDC Beefs Up Gaolathe's Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Botswana's main opposition party Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) is not taking chances when it comes to the security of its leaders, it has disclosed. The UDC leaders have since 2014 revealed that there were plans by security agents to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Two Wisemen, Or...Below we capture parts of the Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Ken
The Two Wisemen, Or...
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Below we capture parts of the Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Kenneth Matambo's 2016/17 budget speech, reflecting how the Leader of Opposition, Duma Boko responded. MATAMBO: In many respects, the 2016/2017 budget is a transitional... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
BNF Celebrates 50th AnniversaryKanye — Leader of Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Mr Duma Boko has advise
BNF Celebrates 50th Anniversary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Kanye — Leader of Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Mr Duma Boko has advised opposition political parties to work together. Mr Boko who is also Gaborone Bonnington North legislator was speaking during a rally held to celebrate Botswana National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'There Will Be No Electricity Cuts in FS' – CogtaBy Jeanette Chabalala, News24 The Department of Cooperative Governance and Tra
'There Will Be No Electricity Cuts in FS' – Cogta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
By Jeanette Chabalala, News24 The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) in the Free State is confident there will be no electricity cuts in the province, despite municipalities owing Eskom R842 million. This after... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
There will be no electricity cuts in Free State, says CogtaBloemfontein – The Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affair
There will be no electricity cuts in Free State, says Cogta
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 hours ago
Bloemfontein – The Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) in the Free State is confident there will be no electricity cuts in the province, despite municipalities owing Eskom R842 million. This after Eskom said if Free... Read more
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Daily News
Envoy meets Russian cosmonautAmbassador Dr. Saman Weerasinghe called on Valentina Tereshkova, a Russian form
Envoy meets Russian cosmonaut
Daily News / Posted yesterday
Ambassador Dr. Saman Weerasinghe called on Valentina Tereshkova, a Russian former cosmonaut, the first woman to have flown in space, having been selected from more than four hundred applicants and five finalists to pilot Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963. To... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Berlin Investigating Russian Journalist Over Alleged Migrant Rape ReportAbout half an hour from the western outskirts of Moscow, the grays of Russian s
Berlin Investigating Russian Journalist Over Alleged Migrant Rape Report
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
About half an hour from the western outskirts of Moscow, the grays of Russian suburbia give way to a jagged horizon of shiny glass, concrete and abandoned building sites. Google users in Russia saw a familiar face when they used the search engine on... Read more
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iol.co.za
She’s a Busi beeDebashine Thangevelo FORGET all the characters you have seen Jo-Anne Reyneke i
She’s a Busi bee
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Debashine Thangevelo FORGET all the characters you have seen Jo-Anne Reyneke inhabit – she is about to blow them out the water in her new role as Busi Duma in SABC3’s drama-turned-telenovela, High Rollers. Viewers first fell in love with this... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Communist Lawmakers Call on Putin to Revoke Turkey TreatyTwo Communist lawmakers at the State Duma have appealed to President Vladimir P
Communist Lawmakers Call on Putin to Revoke Turkey Treaty
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
Two Communist lawmakers at the State Duma have appealed to President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to revoke a 1921 treaty with Turkey on "friendship and fraternity," the Izvestia daily reported Monday. Two senior members of the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Netanyahu seeks to suspend Palestinian politiciansIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has proposed a bill that would suspen
Netanyahu seeks to suspend Palestinian politicians
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has proposed a bill that would suspend lawmakers who follow in the footsteps of three Palestinian members of the Knesset, including Hanin Zoabi, who visited relatives of alleged Palestinian... Read more
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The Age
Airbnb slammed for offering rooms with a view in Jewish settlementsAirbnb has been slammed for offering rooms with a view - such as this property,
Airbnb slammed for offering rooms with a view in Jewish settlements
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Airbnb has been slammed for offering rooms with a view - such as this property, in Jewish settlements. Photo: Washington Post Kfar Adumim: The Airbnb host said that once his guests see the view, "nobody wants to talk politics". Igal Canaan, a Jewish... Read more
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The Age
Airbnb slammed for offering rooms with a view in Jewish settlementsAirbnb has been slammed for offering rooms with a view - such as this property,
Airbnb slammed for offering rooms with a view in Jewish settlements
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Airbnb has been slammed for offering rooms with a view - such as this property, in Jewish settlements. Photo: Washington Post Kfar Adumim: The Airbnb host said that once his guests see the view, "nobody wants to talk politics". Igal Canaan, a Jewish... Read more
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Canberra Times
Airbnb slammed for offering rooms with a view in Jewish settlementsAirbnb has been slammed for offering rooms with a view - such as this property,
Airbnb slammed for offering rooms with a view in Jewish settlements
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Airbnb has been slammed for offering rooms with a view - such as this property, in Jewish settlements. Photo: Washington Post Kfar Adumim: The Airbnb host said that once his guests see the view, "nobody wants to talk politics". Igal Canaan, a Jewish... Read more
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The Verge
How football helmets fail to protect against some of the most dangerous hits in the gameThere's no such thing as a concussion-proof football helmet — most experts agre
How football helmets fail to protect against some of the most dangerous hits in the game
The Verge / Posted 4 days ago
There's no such thing as a concussion-proof football helmet — most experts agree on that. But today’s helmets aren’t doing as much as they could to help football’s concussion epidemic. Right now, the standard helmet is mostly designed to prevent... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Police Investigating Former Russian Railways Head YakuninLaw enforcement agencies have launched an investigation into the activities of
Police Investigating Former Russian Railways Head Yakunin
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
Law enforcement agencies have launched an investigation into the activities of former Russian Railways head Vladimir Yakunin, opposition leader Alexei Navalny wrote on his blog Friday. The investigation was initiated at the request of Navalny's... Read more
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The Verge
How football helmets fail to protect against some of the most dangerous hits in the gameThere's no such thing as a concussion-proof football helmet — most experts agre
How football helmets fail to protect against some of the most dangerous hits in the game
The Verge / Posted 4 days ago
There's no such thing as a concussion-proof football helmet — most experts agree on that. But today’s helmets aren’t doing as much as they could to help football’s concussion epidemic. Right now, the standard helmet is mostly designed to prevent... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow Resident Allegedly Murders Creditors' RepresentativeA Moscow resident faces murder charges for shooting and killing a representativ
Moscow Resident Allegedly Murders Creditors' Representative
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
A Moscow resident faces murder charges for shooting and killing a representative of his creditors who had arrived at his apartment in the company of court bailiffs to take inventory of the man's possessions, the Investigative Committee said in a... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
A Dangerous Game: Kids and ConcussionsThere’s no question that football players take hard hits on the field. It’s bee
A Dangerous Game: Kids and Concussions
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
There’s no question that football players take hard hits on the field. It’s been called ‘America's Most Dangerous Game.’ But the danger hits home for more than just NFL players. NewsChannel 3 went to some of the country’s top experts in sports... Read more
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International Business Times
Israel: We must not forget the murder of Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdeir even as his killers are jailed Even in as violent and divided a city as Jerusalem, the murder of Mohammed Abu
Israel: We must not forget the murder of Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdeir even as his killers are jailed
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
Even in as violent and divided a city as Jerusalem, the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir in July 2014 was a dark day in what was to become the darkest of years. The 16-year-old was kidnapped, beaten and burned alive in a forest outside the city by... Read more
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ESPN
OTL: NFL rewards, punishes as research funderFor nearly two decades, the NFL ran a series of scientific experiments. The lea
OTL: NFL rewards, punishes as research funder
ESPN / Posted 5 days ago
For nearly two decades, the NFL ran a series of scientific experiments. The league formed its own research arm and published 16 papers about football and head injuries. The central conclusion -- that NFL players don't get brain damage -- led to... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Signs Deal to Hand Over North Korean RefugeesRussia has signed an agreement with North Korea regarding the deportation of �i
Russia Signs Deal to Hand Over North Korean Refugees
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
Russia has signed an agreement with North Korea regarding the deportation of �illegal� immigrants, State Duma opposition deputy Dmitry Gudkov, said in an online post Wednesday. Officially, the agreement calls for �transferring and accepting... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Petition Posted to Rename Moscow Street After Downed Su-24 PilotThe Assistance League of Defense Enterprises has proposed that a street in Mosc
Petition Posted to Rename Moscow Street After Downed Su-24 Pilot
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
The Assistance League of Defense Enterprises has proposed that a street in Moscow be renamed to commemorate the Russian Su-24 fighter-bomber pilot shot down in Syria, the RIA Novosti news agency reported Wednesday. A petition to rename 7th Rostovsky... Read more
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iol.co.za
Holidays in occupied West BankAirbnb slammed for offering rooms with a view in Jewish settlements, writes Wil
Holidays in occupied West Bank
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Airbnb slammed for offering rooms with a view in Jewish settlements, writes William Booth. The Airbnb host said that once his guests saw the view, “nobody wants to talk politics”. Igal Canaan, a Jewish settler, threw open the doors of his designer... Read more
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Japan Today
Tech sector tackles America's concussion epidemic ‹ Japan TodayA number of technology startups are devising creative new ways of detecting con
Tech sector tackles America's concussion epidemic ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 7 days ago
A number of technology startups are devising creative new ways of detecting concussions in pro and amateur athletes, using apps, tablets and sensors to monitor the often debilitating brain injury. Sports organizations increasingly are looking for... Read more
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International Business Times
Inside Russia's street gangs: Author gains unprecedented access to mafia networks Amid blanket state propaganda and tightening restrictions on independent media,
Inside Russia's street gangs: Author gains unprecedented access to mafia networks
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
Amid blanket state propaganda and tightening restrictions on independent media, the networks of corruption linking government officials, organised crime gangs and business is a subject strictly off-limits in Russia. However, in recent weeks a series... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Washington Is The Greatest Threat To World OrderSergei Naryshkin, the Chairman of the Russian Parliament says that the growing
Washington Is The Greatest Threat To World Order
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
Sergei Naryshkin, the Chairman of the Russian Parliament says that the growing tensions in international relations result from Washington's lack of morals and violations of international law: "The increasing crisis in international relations is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Maisha Magic Unveils New Swahili DramaM-Net's East Africa focused entertainment channel Maisha Magic East has unveile
Maisha Magic Unveils New Swahili Drama
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
M-Net's East Africa focused entertainment channel Maisha Magic East has unveiled NIRA, a new Swahili drama that premieres on the channel today (Monday, 1st February 2016) at 8.30pm on DStv 158 and GOtv 4. NIRA, the brainchild of Multan Productions,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Kahane’s Grandson Gets 4 More Administrative Detention Months, Still on Hunger StrikeAfter completing six months in administrative detention in Eshel prison near Be
Kahane’s Grandson Gets 4 More Administrative Detention Months, Still on Hunger Strike
The Jewish Press / Posted 8 days ago
After completing six months in administrative detention in Eshel prison near Be’er Sheva, Meir Ettinger, grandson of the late Rabbi Meir Kahane, was issued an additional four months, by decree of Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, without an... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia's Yabloko Party Turns Down Offer to Merge With PARNASRussian liberal opposition party Yabloko has turned down a proposal from the PA
Russia's Yabloko Party Turns Down Offer to Merge With PARNAS
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
Russian liberal opposition party Yabloko has turned down a proposal from the PARNAS opposition party that they merge to compile a single list of State Duma election candidates, the Kommersant newspaper reported Monday. “It was suggested that we... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Syria in shamblesPeople inspect damage at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dr
Syria in shambles
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
People inspect damage at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's district of al-Sukari, March 7, 2014. Damaged buildings are pictured at night in Aleppo, Syria,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Deep Freeze of LibertyThe daily news in Israel has distracted us from the icy winds that have put our
The Deep Freeze of Liberty
The Jewish Press / Posted 8 days ago
The daily news in Israel has distracted us from the icy winds that have put our liberty into deep freeze. “Why hasn’t anybody been arrested?”cried the media. “Jewish terror! Jewish terror!” And the Defense Minister felt the pressure. After all, they... Read more
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PhysOrg
Tech sector tackles America's concussion epidemicBen Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers is tested for a concussion on the
Tech sector tackles America's concussion epidemic
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers is tested for a concussion on the sideline at Heinz Field A number of technology startups are devising creative new ways of detecting concussions in pro and amateur athletes, using apps, tablets and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Tech sector tackles America's concussion epidemicWASHINGTON - A number of technology startups are devising creative new ways of
Tech sector tackles America's concussion epidemic
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON - A number of technology startups are devising creative new ways of detecting concussions in pro and amateur athletes, using apps, tablets and sensors to monitor the often debilitating brain injury. Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh... Read more
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HITC Sport
Former quarterback tackles NFL concussion issueThe moment he takes the field for Super Bowl 50, one thing will distinguish Den
Former quarterback tackles NFL concussion issue
HITC Sport / Posted 9 days ago
The moment he takes the field for Super Bowl 50, one thing will distinguish Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib from the other 91 players on both teams: The three-time Pro Bowl selection will be the only one wearing a helmet made by Xenith. It's... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Damaging winds, hail forecast for parts of NSW, ACTStorm warnings for NSW and Canberra with strong winds, hail forecast More seve
Damaging winds, hail forecast for parts of NSW, ACT
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Storm warnings for NSW and Canberra with strong winds, hail forecast More severe thunderstorms are forecast for most of New South Wales and the ACT after fierce weather on Friday led to blackouts and hundreds of calls for help. The Bureau of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
SES swamped with calls for help across NSW after stormsSydney storm: SES swamped with calls for help across NSW after heavy rain A ma
SES swamped with calls for help across NSW after storms
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
Sydney storm: SES swamped with calls for help across NSW after heavy rain A man who was stranded in a tree for two hours was among 16 flood rescues carried out by emergency services during heavy rain in parts of Sydney on Friday. The New South... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Mikheil Saakashvili Proves There's an Evolving Russian-Speaking SpaceAs the president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili rarely missed a chance to pres
Mikheil Saakashvili Proves There's an Evolving Russian-Speaking Space
The Moscow Times / Posted 11 days ago
As the president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili rarely missed a chance to present himself as a man whose mission was to dismantle every vestige of Soviet or Russian imperial legacy. He opened a museum of occupation in Tbilisi and ordered a gigantic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PM, Culture Minister Open 47th Session of Cairo International Book FairPrime Minister Sherif Ismail and Culture Minister Helmi el Namnam opened on Wed
PM, Culture Minister Open 47th Session of Cairo International Book Fair
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail and Culture Minister Helmi el Namnam opened on Wednesday the 47th Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF) under the theme of "Culture on the frontline". The opening was attended by the Russian State Duma Speaker. Bahrain... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russians Fall in LineA State Duma lawmaker has blamed Russia's flu epidemic on the United States, an
Russians Fall in Line
The Moscow Times / Posted 12 days ago
A State Duma lawmaker has blamed Russia's flu epidemic on the United States, and said he would ask government and security agencies to take �serious� action in response, the Russian News Service reported Tuesday. The American military's European... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Local Show RoundupLocal songwriter Lisa Mac will premiere her debut video for "Hurricane" this Fr
Local Show Roundup
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 12 days ago
Local songwriter Lisa Mac will premiere her debut video for "Hurricane" this Friday at Studio688. Produced by Elliott Ives, a guitarist who has played with Justin Timberlake, "Hurricane" kicks off a productive spurt for Mac. The song is one of two... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The greatest hotels in EuropeProvençal’s tough past has long provided the setting for the well-heeled and ta
The greatest hotels in Europe
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Provençal’s tough past has long provided the setting for the well-heeled and tasteful. Hill-topping villages. Castles. Ramparts. Rip out the ruffians and they’re ripe for luxury. Thus, the Bastide de Gordes, clamped to the cliff-side of France’s most... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt, Russia Speakers Agree On Need of Resuming FlightsRussian Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin affirmed that the Russian decision to ope
Egypt, Russia Speakers Agree On Need of Resuming Flights
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Russian Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin affirmed that the Russian decision to open a consulate in Hurghada is the best proof of his country's intention to resume Russian tourist flow to Egypt and to develop tourism, trade and economic relations. All... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Airways Starts Abuja-Johannesburg FlightThe South Africa Airways (SAA) will Wednesday commence direct flight from Abuja
South Africa Airways Starts Abuja-Johannesburg Flight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The South Africa Airways (SAA) will Wednesday commence direct flight from Abuja to Johannesburg, South Africa. The airline said the inaugural flight is part of measures to boost bilateral relationship between Nigeria and South Africa. Regional... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kgalagadi Singer SoarsKang — At a time when the rich vitality and passion of the treasured Tswana tra
Kgalagadi Singer Soars
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Kang — At a time when the rich vitality and passion of the treasured Tswana traditional music seems to be dying a slow death, Mogomotsi Kelebeng known as 2 metre in music circles is traversing through this challenge and soaring beyond his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South African Airways Commences Abuja-Johannesburg Direct FlightThe South Africa Airways (SAA) will today commence its direct flight from Abuja
South African Airways Commences Abuja-Johannesburg Direct Flight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The South Africa Airways (SAA) will today commence its direct flight from Abuja to Johannesburg, South Africa. The airline said the inaugural flight is part of measures to boost bilateral relationship between Nigeria and South Africa. Regional... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Lawmaker Blames U.S. for Flu EpidemicA State Duma lawmaker has blamed Russia's flu epidemic on the United States, an
Russian Lawmaker Blames U.S. for Flu Epidemic
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
A State Duma lawmaker has blamed Russia's flu epidemic on the United States, and said he would ask government and security agencies to take “serious” action in response, the Russian News Service reported Tuesday. Communist lawmaker Vadim Solovyov... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Kahane’s Grandson on Hunger Strike Lost ConsciousnessAdministrative detainee Meir Ettinger, the grandson of the late Rabbi Meir Kaha
Kahane’s Grandson on Hunger Strike Lost Consciousness
The Jewish Press / Posted 13 days ago
Administrative detainee Meir Ettinger, the grandson of the late Rabbi Meir Kahane, who has been on a hunger strike for more than a week, on Tuesday lost consciousness in his cell in Eshel prison near Be’er Sheva, Hakol Hayehudi reported. Ettinger... Read more
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The Forward
Second Jailed Jewish Extremist Launches Hunger StrikeEight days after alleged Jewish terrorist Meir Ettinger launched a hunger strik
Second Jailed Jewish Extremist Launches Hunger Strike
The Forward / Posted 14 days ago
Eight days after alleged Jewish terrorist Meir Ettinger launched a hunger strike to protest his administrative detention, a second detainee reportedly has started his own strike. Eviatar Slonim, a dual citizen of Australia and Israel who was... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Second Jewish Administrative Detainee Begins Hunger StrikeMeir Ettinger, grandson of Rabbi Meir Kahane, seen at Magistrate's Court in the
Second Jewish Administrative Detainee Begins Hunger Strike
The Jewish Press / Posted 14 days ago
Meir Ettinger, grandson of Rabbi Meir Kahane, seen at Magistrate's Court in the northern city of Nazareth. Photo Credit: Basel Awidat / Flash 90 Eviatar Slonim has joined the hunger strike begun by fellow administrative detainee Rabbi Meir Kahane’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court to Give Ruling on House Demolition Case in Dar TodayThe High Court's Land Division is set to give a ruling today on application by
Court to Give Ruling on House Demolition Case in Dar Today
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The High Court's Land Division is set to give a ruling today on application by seven people, who are seeking leave on behalf of 681 residents, to sue the government to challenge the demolition exercise. Judge Penterine Kente was scheduled to deliver... Read more
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