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Guardian Unlimited
The fortune-teller of Kabul | May JeongLast November, Abdullah Sharifi visited a spirit medium. By his own admission,
The fortune-teller of Kabul | May Jeong
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Last November, Abdullah Sharifi visited a spirit medium. By his own admission, Sharifi was the last person you would expect to indulge in mysticism. Twenty-two years old, tall, handsome, with slicked-back hair, Sharifi usually wears blue jeans and a... Read more
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chroniclelive
Plumber Dan Maguire is back at Blyth and on the lookout for leaky defencesDan Maguire loves a leak. Whether it’s in a pipe or the opposition’s defence,
Plumber Dan Maguire is back at Blyth and on the lookout for leaky defences
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
Dan Maguire loves a leak. Whether it’s in a pipe or the opposition’s defence, he’s in business. As we all now know, his career as a plumber is proving so successful that, this summer, football just had to come second. FC Halifax Town had to be a... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Gohmert to announce resolution to stop Iran nuclear dealThe U.S. congressman for Northeast Texas told a Longview audience Thursday that
Gohmert to announce resolution to stop Iran nuclear deal
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
The U.S. congressman for Northeast Texas told a Longview audience Thursday that he plans to announce a resolution this weekend that could make it easier for Congress to stop the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran. "Now that we've seen it,... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Gohmert: Help Kurds defeat radical extremistsLONGVIEW (KYTX) - Rep. Louie Gohmert says the U.S. can deter some Americans' de
Gohmert: Help Kurds defeat radical extremists
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 6 days ago
LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Rep. Louie Gohmert says the U.S. can deter some Americans' desire to join radical Islamic extremists by taking decisive military action in the Middle East. "If you kick their rear ends, people won't desire to go over there and... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Pakistan’s ex-spymaster Hamid Gul dies aged 79 Published: 16 August 2015 8:36 PM In this photograph taken on February 5, 20
Pakistan’s ex-spymaster Hamid Gul dies aged 79
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 17 days ago
Published: 16 August 2015 8:36 PM In this photograph taken on February 5, 2014, former chief of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence Hamid Gul attends the Kashmir Solidarity Day rally in Islamabad. –... Read more
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chroniclelive
The Northern Football Alliance has its 125th anniversary booked - and in a book“1890,” begins a new book. “Queen Victoria is on the throne. The Forth Bridge
The Northern Football Alliance has its 125th anniversary booked - and in a book
chroniclelive / Posted 18 days ago
“1890,” begins a new book. “Queen Victoria is on the throne. The Forth Bridge is opened. In Paris, artist Vincent Van Gogh, fuelled by absinthe, shoots himself and the US 7th Cavalry massacres 153 Sioux at Wounded Knee.” Above this introduction to... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
A middle courseThe barn door is open. The horse is gone.The nuclear deal brokered by our own J
A middle course
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
The barn door is open. The horse is gone.The nuclear deal brokered by our own John F. Kerry – not that this signifies anything - has set in motion a new order that a vote in Congress is unlikely to reverse.The U.S. didn’t negotiate in isolation –... Read more
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Business Standard India
The Taliban after Mullah Omar & the battle for AfghanistanThe announcement of the death of Mullah Omar, the reclusive leader of the Talib
The Taliban after Mullah Omar & the battle for Afghanistan
Business Standard India / Posted 23 days ago
The announcement of the death of Mullah Omar, the reclusive leader of the Taliban, is a potential game-changer in the on-going peace negotiations between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban. The office of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani issued a... Read more
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chroniclelive
Smell the liniment, non-league football is back in vogue and the FA Vase is in sightYou can tell when it is the football season. It is ALWAYS the ******* football
Smell the liniment, non-league football is back in vogue and the FA Vase is in sight
chroniclelive / Posted 25 days ago
You can tell when it is the football season. It is ALWAYS the ******* football season. Between the lassies’ World Cup, the Copa America and Champions and Europa League qualifiers, the game in all its various guises never truly goes... Read more
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Scotsman
The write stuff: The Jump by Doug JohnstoneA mother is haunted by her son’s death, and she feels drawn to the place where
The write stuff: The Jump by Doug Johnstone
Scotsman / Posted 1 months ago
A mother is haunted by her son’s death, and she feels drawn to the place where it happened, in this extract from The Jump by Doug Johnstone There were widows and orphans, but why wasn’t there a word for a parent who lost a child? Because it was too... Read more
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CNN
Taliban confirm Mullah Omar's deathThe Taliban, a Sunni Islamist organization operating primarily in Afghanistan a
Taliban confirm Mullah Omar's death
CNN / Posted 1 months ago
The Taliban, a Sunni Islamist organization operating primarily in Afghanistan and Pakistan, was formed in 1994. It was led by Mullah Mohammed Omar, a veteran of the Afghan mujahedeen that fought invading Soviets from 1979-1989. Omar, seen here in an... Read more
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