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AllAfrica.com
Female Farmers Suffer Most in Southern Africa DroughtSouthern Africa has suffered through one of the worst droughts in decades and n
Female Farmers Suffer Most in Southern Africa Drought
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Southern Africa has suffered through one of the worst droughts in decades and now small farmers face a long hungry season with growing food aid needs until the next harvest. Given the growing uncertainty of rainfall in this region, many are turning... Read more
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The Economic Times
Ritesh Jain’s what I read this week: What if your pension fund fails to deliver!much return is too much? Or let me as the other way: how much return is too lit
Ritesh Jain’s what I read this week: What if your pension fund fails to deliver!
The Economic Times / Posted 14 hours ago
much return is too much? Or let me as the other way: how much return is too little. I have always admired what Howard Marks of Oaktree Capital Group’ writes. He has come up with this hypothesis in one of his recent posts that institutions face... Read more
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Aljazeera
Female farmers suffer most in Southern Africa droughtSouthern Africa has suffered through one of the worst droughts in decades and n
Female farmers suffer most in Southern Africa drought
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
Southern Africa has suffered through one of the worst droughts in decades and now small farmers face a long hungry season with growing food aid needs until the next harvest. Given the growing uncertainty of rainfall in this region, many are turning... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Bangkok Post Forum: Developed country by 2036, says PMข้อตกลง, คำสัญญา aim : to have as your purpose or goal - มีเป้าหมาย มีจุดมุ่งห
Bangkok Post Forum: Developed country by 2036, says PM
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
ข้อตกลง, คำสัญญา aim : to have as your purpose or goal - มีเป้าหมาย มีจุดมุ่งหมาย ambitious : difficult and needing a lot of effort to succeed - ความทะเยอทยาน attend : to go to an event, such as a meeting, a show, a sports competition, etc. -... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Pivot to China?The discovery of an illegal drug laboratory at the foot of Mt. Arayat, Pampanga
Pivot to China?
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
The discovery of an illegal drug laboratory at the foot of Mt. Arayat, Pampanga that is capable of churning out 400 kilos of methamphetamine was a huge accomplishment. It follows the discovery of another drug laboratory in Magalang, which was hidden... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Global Connected Car Market - Analysis & Trends - Forecast to Reach $80.3 Billion by 2025DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Connected
Global Connected Car Market - Analysis & Trends - Forecast to Reach $80.3 Billion by 2025
The Auto Channel / Posted 5 days ago
DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Connected Car Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025" report to their offering. The Global Connected Car Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 11.4% over the... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘No pressure’ from EU to change 12.5% corporate tax rate, says Noonancreate 100 online technological jobs in his native Limerick, Mr Noonan said Bru
‘No pressure’ from EU to change 12.5% corporate tax rate, says Noonan
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
create 100 online technological jobs in his native Limerick, Mr Noonan said Brussels could not force Ireland to change any of its tax rates. “We’re under no pressure. The European Commission acknowledge the right to set tax rates is a matter for... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Connected Car Market - Analysis & Trends - Forecast to Reach $80.3 Billion by 2025The Global Connected Car Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 11.4% ove
Global Connected Car Market - Analysis & Trends - Forecast to Reach $80.3 Billion by 2025
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
The Global Connected Car Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 11.4% over the next decade to reach approximately $80.3 billion by 2025. This industry report analyzes the global markets for Connected Car across all the given segments on global... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Probiotics in Animal Feed Market - Analysis & Trends - Expected to Reach $6.37 Billion by 2025The Global Probiotics in Animal Feed Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of arou
Global Probiotics in Animal Feed Market - Analysis & Trends - Expected to Reach $6.37 Billion by 2025
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
The Global Probiotics in Animal Feed Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 7.9% over the next decade to reach approximately $6.37 billion by 2025. This industry report analyzes the global markets for Probiotics in Animal Feed across all the... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘No pressure’ from EU to cut 12.5% corporate tax rate, says Noonancreate 100 online technological jobs in his native Limerick, Mr Noonan said Bru
‘No pressure’ from EU to cut 12.5% corporate tax rate, says Noonan
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
create 100 online technological jobs in his native Limerick, Mr Noonan said Brussels could not force Ireland to change any of its tax rates. “We’re under no pressure. The European Commission acknowledge the right to set tax rates is a matter for... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Rock till you drop: Heads in cloudsOver four days, 14 teams traverse 300km in mind-bending altitudes of up to 6000
Rock till you drop: Heads in clouds
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
Over four days, 14 teams traverse 300km in mind-bending altitudes of up to 6000m above sea level. For comparison, Johannesburg is 1734m higher than a beach and Everest Base Camp 5364m. Eleven Indian teams and four international teams, - South... Read more
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CBC.ca
Bob Cole, Lawrence Hill among Order of Canada recipients to be honoured at Rideau HallGovernor-General David Johnston will preside over an Order of Canada investitur
Bob Cole, Lawrence Hill among Order of Canada recipients to be honoured at Rideau Hall
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
Governor-General David Johnston will preside over an Order of Canada investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall on Friday, as 46 distinguished Canadians joined or were promoted up the ranks. The honourees include Hockey Night in Canada broadcaster Bob... Read more
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Business Wire
Global $615 Million Bionematicides Market Analysis & Trends Report 2016 - Industry Forecasts to 2025The Global Bionematicides Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 16.3% ov
Global $615 Million Bionematicides Market Analysis & Trends Report 2016 - Industry Forecasts to 2025
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
The Global Bionematicides Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 16.3% over the next decade to reach approximately $615.8 million by 2025. This industry report analyzes the global markets for Bionematicides across all the given segments on... Read more
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DW
Swapping ecovillage tips across continents |Watch the filmAudios and videos on the topic Permalink http://dw.com/p/1K6Zj
Swapping ecovillage tips across continents |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
Watch the filmAudios and videos on the topic Permalink http://dw.com/p/1K6Zj Nneota Egbe. As a graduate of geography, he has spent the past seven years as an anchor, reporter and producer for Channels Television in Lagos, Nigeria. Now he joins DW... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The story of Arab Sicilydoubtless want to head directly to this year’s blockbuster exhibition, “Sunken
The story of Arab Sicily
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
doubtless want to head directly to this year’s blockbuster exhibition, “Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds,” a presentation of the underwater archaeological excavations of the lost Ptolemaic cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus that once lay near... Read more
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Daily Mail
Spider-Lizard! Reptile looks just like the comic book webslingeron closer inspection the webslinger look-a-like is in fact a male lizard, who w
Spider-Lizard! Reptile looks just like the comic book webslinger
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
on closer inspection the webslinger look-a-like is in fact a male lizard, who was spotted in Kenya. Retired geography and biology teacher Jennifer Gold, 64, snapped the creature on her first ever trip to Africa. Retired geography... Read more
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Business Wire
Green Data Center Market Worth USD 91.525 Billion by 2021 - Cisco, Dell, EatonThe Global Green Data Center Market is projected to witness compound annual gro
Green Data Center Market Worth USD 91.525 Billion by 2021 - Cisco, Dell, Eaton
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
The Global Green Data Center Market is projected to witness compound annual growth rate of 22.74% over the forecast period to reach US$91.525 billion by 2021, from US$26.765 billion in 2015. The first section of the report deals with detailed... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Healthcare Analytics Market Forecast to 2022 - Key Vendors are Allscripts Health Solution, Cerner Corporation & CognizantThis analysis is one of the most accurate studies performed using the combinati
Global Healthcare Analytics Market Forecast to 2022 - Key Vendors are Allscripts Health Solution, Cerner Corporation & Cognizant
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
This analysis is one of the most accurate studies performed using the combinational analytical tools. The report contains up to date financial data derived from varied research sources to present unique and reliable analysis. Assessment of major... Read more
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The Mercury News
Full text: Obama’s speech to United Nations, Sept. 20, 2016Address by President Obama to the 71st Session of the United Nations General As
Full text: Obama’s speech to United Nations, Sept. 20, 2016
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
Address by President Obama to the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly The United Nations New York, New York 10:29 A.M. EDT From the depths of the greatest financial crisis of our time, we coordinated our response to avoid further... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assemblyhall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve ma
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly
Dayton Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
hall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve made these last eight years. From the depths of the greatest financial crisis of our time, we coordinated our response to avoid further catastrophe and return the global... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assemblyhall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve ma
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 10 days ago
hall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve made these last eight years. From the depths of the greatest financial crisis of our time, we coordinated our response to avoid further catastrophe and return the global... Read more
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ajc.com
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assemblyhall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve ma
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly
ajc.com / Posted 11 days ago
hall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve made these last eight years. From the depths of the greatest financial crisis of our time, we coordinated our response to avoid further catastrophe and return the global... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assemblyhall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve ma
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 11 days ago
hall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve made these last eight years. From the depths of the greatest financial crisis of our time, we coordinated our response to avoid further catastrophe and return the global... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assemblyhall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve ma
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 11 days ago
hall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve made these last eight years. From the depths of the greatest financial crisis of our time, we coordinated our response to avoid further catastrophe and return the global... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mashaba's Johannesburg Job Is Tough, but Not ImpossibleSomething both the ANC and the DA agree on is that the fate of Joburg is the fa
Mashaba's Johannesburg Job Is Tough, but Not Impossible
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Something both the ANC and the DA agree on is that the fate of Joburg is the fate of the nation - that if it does well it will pull the whole country along with it, and if it does badly, we're all in trouble. Finally, after a bit of a pause following... Read more
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The Economic Times
Uri attack: India steps up engagements with OIC countries to isolate PakistanNEW DELHI: Stepping up engagement with Organisatoion of Islamic Cooperation (OI
Uri attack: India steps up engagements with OIC countries to isolate Pakistan
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
NEW DELHI: Stepping up engagement with Organisatoion of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member countries amid attempts to isolate Pakistan by building counter-terror narrative Vice President Hamid Ansari will undertake visits to Nigeria and Mali this month... Read more
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PhysOrg
New study examines where and how climate change is altering speciesA new study shows how and where changing climate conditions could affect the co
New study examines where and how climate change is altering species
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
A new study shows how and where changing climate conditions could affect the communities of species in any given area. In the Rocky Mountains, changes in temperature and precipitation could push species up or down slope. Credit: National Park... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Biostimulants Market Analysis ( - Key Players are BASF, Bayer AG & Dow Chemical CompanyThis analysis is one of the most accurate studies performed using the combinati
Global Biostimulants Market Analysis ( - Key Players are BASF, Bayer AG & Dow Chemical Company
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
This analysis is one of the most accurate studies performed using the combinational analytical tools. The report contains up to date financial data derived from varied research sources to present unique and reliable analysis. Assessment of major... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Restoring Eskom: What’s making it ill?Just consider the three scourges everyone agrees are destroying South Africa: p
Restoring Eskom: What’s making it ill?
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
Just consider the three scourges everyone agrees are destroying South Africa: poverty, unemployment and inequality. And, lest anyone should think that these blights are uniquely South African, it is sobering to reflect that uniqueness would rather... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mother City’s military history a tourism drawcardThe new Military Heritage Route, incorporating Chavonne’s Battery, the Castle o
Mother City’s military history a tourism drawcard
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
The new Military Heritage Route, incorporating Chavonne’s Battery, the Castle of the Cape of Good Hope and Simon’s Town Naval Museum, is part of Cape Town’s past, present and future. Imagine what life was like in Cape Town’s first Visitor... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mashaba's Johannesburg job is tough, but not impossibleOPINION: Democratic Alliance,ANC,Herman Mashaba,City of Joburg Stephen Groot
Mashaba's Johannesburg job is tough, but not impossible
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
OPINION: Democratic Alliance,ANC,Herman Mashaba,City of Joburg Stephen Grootes says the fate of Joburg is the fate of the nation – if it does badly, we’re all in trouble. Something both the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Mashaba's Johannesburg job is tough, but not impossibleAs a Joburg resident, it’s hard not to feel sorry for the people who run the pl
Mashaba's Johannesburg job is tough, but not impossible
Daily Maverick / Posted 12 days ago
As a Joburg resident, it’s hard not to feel sorry for the people who run the place. Nowhere else in South Africa apartheid geography displays quite as strongly as Joburg, and nowhere else is as big, as complicated and as difficult. But Herman Mashaba... Read more
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Breitbart
Former Australia PM Tony Abbott Tells EU: Seal Your Borders And Be Honest Over Scale Of Migrant Invasionagainst “invasion” and cautioned it against “punishing” Britain for Brexit. Tw
Former Australia PM Tony Abbott Tells EU: Seal Your Borders And Be Honest Over Scale Of Migrant Invasion
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
against “invasion” and cautioned it against “punishing” Britain for Brexit. Twelve-months after his removal as leader of the Liberal/National conservative coalition, Mr. Abbott said all politicians had a duty to be “honest” with voters and not... Read more
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Op-Ed News
It Can Happen Here...ZIONISM WAS a revolutionary idea. It proposed that the "Jewish people" should c
It Can Happen Here...
Op-Ed News / Posted 13 days ago
ZIONISM WAS a revolutionary idea. It proposed that the "Jewish people" should create a new Jewish entity in the land of Palestine. The Zionist project was very successful indeed. By 1948, the embryo nation was strong enough to create a state. Israel... Read more
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FOX Business
Here's Why Food Security May Be One Of The Best Investments Of The 21st CenturyImage source: Getty Images. It was an event that generated relatively little f
Here's Why Food Security May Be One Of The Best Investments Of The 21st Century
FOX Business / Posted 14 days ago
Image source: Getty Images. It was an event that generated relatively little fanfare outside of the investors affected, but it may enable one of the most significant acquisitions of the decade. In late August, the Committee on Foreign Investment in... Read more
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FOX Business
Here's Why Food Security May Be One Of The Best Investments Of The 21st CenturyImage source: Getty Images. Continue Reading Below It was an event that gener
Here's Why Food Security May Be One Of The Best Investments Of The 21st Century
FOX Business / Posted 14 days ago
Image source: Getty Images. Continue Reading Below It was an event that generated relatively little fanfare outside of the investors affected, but it may enable one of the most significant acquisitions of the decade. In late August, the Committee... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Edward Albee wins Tribune's top award for writingthat bring couples, friends and families together and the all-too-human mistake
Edward Albee wins Tribune's top award for writing
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
that bring couples, friends and families together and the all-too-human mistakes that force them apart. In "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," arguably his most famous play, he introduced the liquor-soaked love story of George and Martha, one of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Edward Albee wins Tribune's top award for writingthat bring couples, friends and families together and the all-too-human mistake
Edward Albee wins Tribune's top award for writing
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
that bring couples, friends and families together and the all-too-human mistakes that force them apart. In "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," arguably his most famous play, he introduced the liquor-soaked love story of George and Martha, one of... Read more
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asianage
The post-9/11 chaosLast Sunday was the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that stunned the Unite
The post-9/11 chaos
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
Last Sunday was the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that stunned the United States and astounded the world with its sheer audacity. It was a crisp Tuesday morning in September 2001 when four airliners commandeered by 19 hijackers crashed into... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Health Minister Supports Former French Minister for Who PositionMonrovia — The position of the next Director General of the World Health organi
Liberia's Health Minister Supports Former French Minister for Who Position
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Monrovia — The position of the next Director General of the World Health organization has started and the final vote does not take place until May, 2017 but a number of candidates have already declared their intention to fill the high profile... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Will refugees bring Europe's terror woes to US homeland?Tuesday, authorities swooped in and carried out a dramatic raid that captured t
Will refugees bring Europe's terror woes to US homeland?
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 16 days ago
Tuesday, authorities swooped in and carried out a dramatic raid that captured three Syrian men believed to be members of an ISIS sleeper cell with ties to Paris terror attacks network. The men, who range in age from 17 to 26, came into Europe... Read more
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The Local
Sweden's army gets new gender equality handbook“This is part of broader work on gender questions and equality that comes in di
Sweden's army gets new gender equality handbook
The Local / Posted 16 days ago
“This is part of broader work on gender questions and equality that comes in different forms. On the one hand it deals with how we handle gender questions in military operations, on the other it also addresses how we look at gender issues in the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Making waves: The Indian Ocean's vibrant but unknown history Title: The Ocean of Churn - How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History; Author
Making waves: The Indian Ocean's vibrant but unknown history
Calcutta News / Posted 16 days ago
Title: The Ocean of Churn - How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History; Author: Sanjeev Sanyal; Publisher: Penguin Random House India; Pages: 323; Price: Rs 599 What could be more Indian... Read more
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New Kerala
Making waves: The Indian Ocean's vibrant but unknown history ( - newkerala.com #119123Title: The Ocean of Churn - How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History; Author:
Making waves: The Indian Ocean's vibrant but unknown history ( - newkerala.com #119123
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
Title: The Ocean of Churn - How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History; Author: Sanjeev Sanyal; Publisher: Penguin Random House India; Pages: 323; Price: Rs 599 What could be more Indian then 'paan'? It has been chewed in India from time immemorial... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Will refugees bring Europe's terror woes to US homeland?a dramatic raid and arresting three men living there. The men, who range in ag
Will refugees bring Europe's terror woes to US homeland?
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 16 days ago
a dramatic raid and arresting three men living there. The men, who range in age from 17 to 26, are believed to be members of an ISIS sleeper cell with ties to the network behind the terror attack in Paris last year. These latest arrests have... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Think you're smart? Take this test - Jonathan Jansen's challengeThe question is much broader: how well-educated are you in a basic knowledge of
Think you're smart? Take this test - Jonathan Jansen's challenge
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
The question is much broader: how well-educated are you in a basic knowledge of the world around you? Can you hold a simple discussion with a friend or stranger on how the economy of the country works or the basic organisation of the universe or... Read more
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Unicef
With 10 new stations, radio reach expands in rural Guineain rural Guinea By Timothy La Rose When Ebola hit Guinea in 2014, the country
With 10 new stations, radio reach expands in rural Guinea
Unicef / Posted 16 days ago
in rural Guinea By Timothy La Rose When Ebola hit Guinea in 2014, the country faced many challenges to stop the spread of the virus. Villages in Guinea are tucked away in a maze of rural landscape, and numerous local languages make widespread... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Slavery’s legaciesLORAS has lived in eight countries and visited 50-odd more. In most, any racism
Slavery’s legacies
Namibia Economist / Posted 16 days ago
LORAS has lived in eight countries and visited 50-odd more. In most, any racism she might have experienced because of her black skin was deflected by her status as a diplomat’s wife. Not in Brazil, where her white husband acted as French... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mineral resources dept slammed for not helping trapped Langlaagte miners Three people died after a group of mineworkers was left trapped underground s
Mineral resources dept slammed for not helping trapped Langlaagte miners
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 days ago
Three people died after a group of mineworkers was left trapped underground since last Wednesday. FILE: Traditional ceremony held for trapped illegal miners. Picture:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Poverty Cut By Growth Despite Policy FailureKuala Lumpur — At the UN Millennium Summit in September 2000, world leaders com
Poverty Cut By Growth Despite Policy Failure
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Kuala Lumpur — At the UN Millennium Summit in September 2000, world leaders committed to halve the share of people living on less than a dollar a day by 2015. The World Bank's poverty line, set at $1/day in 1985, was adjusted to $1.25/day in 2005, an... Read more
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