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Salon.com
Thousands of Lebanese protesters gather in BeirutBEIRUT (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding Lebanon’s protest over
Thousands of Lebanese protesters gather in Beirut
Salon.com / Posted 9 hours ago
BEIRUT (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding Lebanon’s protest over the country’s ongoing trash crisis (all times local): 5.35 p.m. Thousands of people are gathering amid tight security in downtown Beirut, ahead of a major rally to... Read more
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Salon.com
Rights group urges inquiry into Lebanon protest dispersalBEIRUT (AP) — The London-based rights group Amnesty International called on Leb
Rights group urges inquiry into Lebanon protest dispersal
Salon.com / Posted 11 hours ago
BEIRUT (AP) — The London-based rights group Amnesty International called on Lebanese authorities Saturday to investigate allegations that security forces have used excessive force to disperse rallies, ahead of a major one planned to protest... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In Aljunied, ‘underdog’ PAP team is ‘quietly hopeful’SINGAPORE: The unveiling of the last GRC team to be fielded by the People’s Act
In Aljunied, ‘underdog’ PAP team is ‘quietly hopeful’
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
SINGAPORE: The unveiling of the last GRC team to be fielded by the People’s Action Party was the most anticipated: With Aljunied having been the first GRC to be won by an Opposition party in 2011, the five men representing the PAP will come in the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Driver of lorry containing 71 dead refugees is arrestedThe driver of a lorry dumped by the side of a road in Austria with the bodies o
Driver of lorry containing 71 dead refugees is arrested
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
The driver of a lorry dumped by the side of a road in Austria with the bodies of 71 refugees inside has been arrested, Hungarian police said on Friday, amid indications that those trapped in the vehicle including four children had suffocated to... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Election 2015: Ladies and gentlemen, meet the candidatesThe Free Press sat down with the candidates for the Kootenay-Columbia district.
Election 2015: Ladies and gentlemen, meet the candidates
Fernie Free Press / Posted yesterday
The Free Press sat down with the candidates for the Kootenay-Columbia district. Here are the interviews. Residents of Elkford, Fernie and Sparwood: If anyone has any questions or concerns they'd like to ask the candidates, please send them to... Read more
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The Hindu
Govt. filling ‘small gaps’ in OROP: ParikkarThe Prime Minister’s Office is "directly involved" in the efforts to resolve th
Govt. filling ‘small gaps’ in OROP: Parikkar
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
The Prime Minister’s Office is "directly involved" in the efforts to resolve the One-Rank-One-Pension issue, says Parrikar The Prime Minister’s Office is “directly involved” in the efforts to resolve the One-Rank-One-Pension (OROP) issue and the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Stephen Harper: Economic genius or flop?One day over lunch in Ottawa, Ralph Goodale, the warhorse from the flatlands of
Stephen Harper: Economic genius or flop?
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
One day over lunch in Ottawa, Ralph Goodale, the warhorse from the flatlands of Saskatchewan, was stomping all over the Conservative record on economic management. The battering the economy had taken in the early months of 2015 was further evidence... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In Aljunied, ‘underdog’ PAP team is ‘quietly hopeful’SINGAPORE: The unveiling of the last GRC team to be fielded by the People’s Act
In Aljunied, ‘underdog’ PAP team is ‘quietly hopeful’
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: The unveiling of the last GRC team to be fielded by the People’s Action Party was the most anticipated: With Aljunied having been the first GRC to be won by an Opposition party in 2011, the five men representing the PAP will come in the... Read more
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asianage
Will not disclose Subhas Chandra Bose’s files: PMOIn a major U-turn within three months of claiming to the family of the freedom
Will not disclose Subhas Chandra Bose’s files: PMO
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
In a major U-turn within three months of claiming to the family of the freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose that it was the nation’s “responsibility” to declassify the files related to him, the Narendra Modi Government has now told the Central... Read more
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asianage
Will not disclose Subhas Chandra Bose's files PMOIn a major U-turn within three months of claiming to the family of the freedom
Will not disclose Subhas Chandra Bose's files PMO
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
In a major U-turn within three months of claiming to the family of the freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose that it was the nation’s “responsibility” to declassify the files related to him, the Narendra Modi Government has now told the Central... Read more
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Business Standard India
BFSI Sector Skill Council to help skill insurance agents: IRDAI Member“The life insurers and the sector skills council will now have to take it forwa
BFSI Sector Skill Council to help skill insurance agents: IRDAI Member
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
“The life insurers and the sector skills council will now have to take it forward,” he said during an address at the Fintelekt LIMRA Annual Summit. The move, he added, would enable agents to obtain newer skills in related fields. The BFSI Sector... Read more
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Japan Today
Lower house OKs bill to ban drones over certain areas ‹ Japan TodayThe lower house of the Diet on Thursday approved a bill that bans the flying of
Lower house OKs bill to ban drones over certain areas ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
The lower house of the Diet on Thursday approved a bill that bans the flying of drones near airports and over areas where major events are being held, such as festivals and fireworks. It also bans flying drones near the imperial palace, the Diet,... Read more
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Times of Malta
PM is inviting top opposition politicians to Turkish cabinetPrime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu invited high profile opposition figures to join
PM is inviting top opposition politicians to Turkish cabinet
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu invited high profile opposition figures to join an interim cabinet yesterday, two months before a snap election at which his ruling AK Party may not recover its parliamentary majority. The main opposition CHP and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
PAP introduces East Coast GRC candidatesSINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Thursday (Aug 27) officially anno
PAP introduces East Coast GRC candidates
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Thursday (Aug 27) officially announced its lineup for East Coast Group Representation Constituency (GRC) for the General Election (GE). Incumbent PAP members Lim Swee Say, Lee Yi Shyan, Maliki Osman and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
PAP introduces East Coast GRC candidatesSINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Thursday (Aug 27) officially anno
PAP introduces East Coast GRC candidates
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Thursday (Aug 27) officially announced its lineup for East Coast Group Representation Constituency (GRC) for the General Election (GE). Incumbent PAP members Lim Swee Say, Lee Yi Shyan, Maliki Osman and... Read more
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asianage
Goverment likely to tweak OROP to satisfy allEx-servicemen shout slogans during their agitation for "One Rank One Pension" a
Goverment likely to tweak OROP to satisfy all
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
Ex-servicemen shout slogans during their agitation for "One Rank One Pension" at Jantar Mantar- PTI Despite representatives of ex-servicemen rejecting any watering down of the one-rank-one-pension (OROP) proposals, they reportedly attended meetings... Read more
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The Borneo Post
National Day preparations in full swingKUALA LUMPUR: Preparations for this year’s National Day celebration at Dataran
National Day preparations in full swing
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Preparations for this year’s National Day celebration at Dataran Merdeka are going well and almost ready. Checks by Bernama yesterday found that the technical work seemed almost completed and the multi-storey seats and a stage have... Read more
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Toronto Star
Stephen Harper a ‘control freak,’ Patrick Brazeau says in online column“The principle of natural justice, in its simplest form, can be summarized as f
Stephen Harper a ‘control freak,’ Patrick Brazeau says in online column
Toronto Star / Posted 3 days ago
“The principle of natural justice, in its simplest form, can be summarized as fair play, ensuring that people have a right to be heard, decisions made being free of bias and based on evidence. Yes, actions were taken and decisions were made by the... Read more
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The Hindu
Editorial on Population data: Questions of timing and contextNumbers lend themselves to words in myriad, complex ways. Data on population by
Editorial on Population data: Questions of timing and context
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Numbers lend themselves to words in myriad, complex ways. Data on population by religious communities in a country of India’s size and diversity can be especially sensitive, with deep, long-term implications for communal harmony and political... Read more
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asianage
No end to call dropsPrime Minister Narendra Modi has done well to direct his office to look into th
No end to call drops
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done well to direct his office to look into the call drops issue and the standoff between cellphone operators and communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India over... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Duffy affair is ‘small potatoes’As far as political scandals go is this the best the Harper government could do
Duffy affair is ‘small potatoes’
Sarnia Observer / Posted 3 days ago
As far as political scandals go is this the best the Harper government could do? The federal election campaign seems to be obsessed with this ‘Duffy affair’, which is small potatoes compared to what we see and have seen over the years. There does... Read more
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The Hindu
Bihar elections among factors in religious data of Census 2011 releaseThe religious data of Census 2011 were released on Tuesday after the Registrar-
Bihar elections among factors in religious data of Census 2011 release
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
The religious data of Census 2011 were released on Tuesday after the Registrar-General of India (RGI), who reports to the Home Ministry, got a clearance from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). A senior official said the coming Bihar Assembly... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
Candidates weigh in on Duffy trialWith the heat turning up on the Mike Duffy trial, some may be wondering how thi
Candidates weigh in on Duffy trial
Airdrie Echo / Posted 4 days ago
With the heat turning up on the Mike Duffy trial, some may be wondering how this will affect the federal election, scheduled for Oct. 19. Local candidates are weighing in on the issue. Liberal candidate Marlo Raynolds said the trial points to a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Harper defends campaign-trail contact with Poloz during market upheavalConservative Leader Stephen Harper is defending his decision to contact Bank of
Harper defends campaign-trail contact with Poloz during market upheaval
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Conservative Leader Stephen Harper is defending his decision to contact Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz during the federal election campaign, insisting that managing the economy is a key responsibility of being Prime Minister. Economic issues... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Parties tangled in three-way tie as Duffy drags on ToriesThe three main federal parties are in an unprecedented three-way tie, according
Parties tangled in three-way tie as Duffy drags on Tories
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
The three main federal parties are in an unprecedented three-way tie, according to a new poll, which also suggests the Mike Duffy trial could be wearing away Conservative support among crucial swing voters. The weekly tracking poll from Nanos... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Harper’s office ‘forced’ Duffy to repay expenses, lawyer arguesMike Duffy was “forced” by the Prime Minister’s Office to repay his controversi
Harper’s office ‘forced’ Duffy to repay expenses, lawyer argues
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Mike Duffy was “forced” by the Prime Minister’s Office to repay his controversial Senate expenses as part of a damage-control effort to put an end to the political controversy, the senator’s defence lawyer argued in court. Defence lawyer Donald... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
No visa required to travel to Mauritius- Gov'tGeneral News of Tuesday, 25 August 2015 Mahama and Prime Minister Sir Anerood
No visa required to travel to Mauritius- Gov't
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 4 days ago
General News of Tuesday, 25 August 2015 Mahama and Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth Ghana and Mauritius have agreed to waive visa requirements for holders of each other’s national passports. It follows the signing of an agreement on mutual visa... Read more
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Mashable
Why Singaporeans care about electionsWhat's This?Official declaration from the Singapore President to dissolve Parli
Why Singaporeans care about elections
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
What's This?Official declaration from the Singapore President to dissolve Parliament the issue of the Writ of Election. Image: Facebook Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's Page Singapore's president dissolved parliament on Tuesday afternoon, and the... Read more
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The Hindu
Modi wants call drops to be fixed urgentlyPrime Minister Narendra Modi has asked officials to address the issue of call d
Modi wants call drops to be fixed urgently
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked officials to address the issue of call drops on an urgent basis, saying it directly impacts the common man. The directions came at a meeting chaired by him on Monday evening, in which he reviewed the progress... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Market losses present dilemma for parties’ economic plansFederal party leaders are facing the tough choice of balancing the books or pro
Market losses present dilemma for parties’ economic plans
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Federal party leaders are facing the tough choice of balancing the books or promising new fiscal measures to stimulate a sluggish Canadian economy. With prices for North American crude sliding to $38.24 (U.S.) a barrel Monday amid deep losses on... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Singapore increases Baby Bonus by S$2,000 Published: 25 August 2015 12:11 PM Singapore plans to extend Baby Bonus to a
Singapore increases Baby Bonus by S$2,000
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 days ago
Published: 25 August 2015 12:11 PM Singapore plans to extend Baby Bonus to all children instead of the first four. – Reuters pic, August 25, 2015.An additional S$2,000 (RM6,000) will be given under an... Read more
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Perth Now
Mr Unpopular: Dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Tony Abbott rises againLIBERAL jitters over the coming Canning by-election and Tony Abbott’s leadershi
Mr Unpopular: Dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Tony Abbott rises again
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
LIBERAL jitters over the coming Canning by-election and Tony Abbott’s leadership have been intensified today by a survey showing the Prime Minister is increasingly unpopular. And Labor’s primary vote is now slightly higher than the Coalition’s,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Lebanon trash crisis protesters now want to junk politiciansBEIRUT – It took a garbage crisis for Lebanon to finally snap. Anger about the
Lebanon trash crisis protesters now want to junk politicians
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
BEIRUT – It took a garbage crisis for Lebanon to finally snap. Anger about the heaps of trash accumulating in Beirut’s streets boiled over this week with thousands protesting in the street against a government so dysfunctional it can’t hold... Read more
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Herald Sun
Mr Unpopular: Dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Tony Abbott rises againLIBERAL jitters over the coming Canning by-election and Tony Abbott’s leadershi
Mr Unpopular: Dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Tony Abbott rises again
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
LIBERAL jitters over the coming Canning by-election and Tony Abbott’s leadership have been intensified today by a survey showing the Prime Minister is increasingly unpopular. And Labor’s primary vote is now slightly higher than the Coalition’s,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Mr Unpopular: Dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Tony Abbott rises againLIBERAL jitters over the coming Canning by-election and Tony Abbott’s leadershi
Mr Unpopular: Dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Tony Abbott rises again
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
LIBERAL jitters over the coming Canning by-election and Tony Abbott’s leadership have been intensified today by a survey showing the Prime Minister is increasingly unpopular. And Labor’s primary vote is now slightly higher than the Coalition’s,... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Candidates blast Harper as markets plungeA six-year low with oil prices and turmoil with global stocks triggered a flurr
Candidates blast Harper as markets plunge
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 5 days ago
A six-year low with oil prices and turmoil with global stocks triggered a flurry of finger pointing and accusations from Fort McMurray-Cold Lake’s Liberal and NDP candidates, with both candidates questioning the Conservative Party’s claim they were... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
In rare move, Harper talks directly with Poloz about market upheavalThe Prime Minister’s Office announced that Stephen Harper spoke with Bank of Ca
In rare move, Harper talks directly with Poloz about market upheaval
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
The Prime Minister’s Office announced that Stephen Harper spoke with Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz Monday about the latest upheaval in financial markets. The brief statement was only two sentences long, but the release comes in the middle of... Read more
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Daily News
We have far more serious concerns than political rivalriesThe Sri Lankan political situation has taken an interesting turn with the fairl
We have far more serious concerns than political rivalries
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
The Sri Lankan political situation has taken an interesting turn with the fairly narrow victory of the United National Party in the general election, its leader Ranil Wickremesinghe being sworn-in as Prime Minister for the fourth time, and the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Canada's Conservatives boast mighty war chest but corruption scandal loomsBut despite the bribery and expenses affair that has the main opposition partie
Canada's Conservatives boast mighty war chest but corruption scandal looms
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
But despite the bribery and expenses affair that has the main opposition parties calling for the heads of senior staff in the prime minister’s office, the Conservatives have maintained a campaign spending advantage that offers them a distinct... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Harper’s office feared Senate scandal would harm Tory brand, Duffy trial hearsThe Prime Minister’s Office feared the steady flow of stories on the expenses o
Harper’s office feared Senate scandal would harm Tory brand, Duffy trial hears
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
The Prime Minister’s Office feared the steady flow of stories on the expenses of Conservative senators would hurt the party’s brand, which led to plans to persuade Mike Duffy to reimburse his controversial claims, an ex-PMO official said on... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Big brains in short pants at workIf the Mike Duffy corruption and bribery trial has revealed anything with certa
Big brains in short pants at work
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
If the Mike Duffy corruption and bribery trial has revealed anything with certainty, it’s that petty, partisan politics trumped integrity — all of it needlessly. The idea of doing the right and easy thing never occurred to any of the cast of... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Greek election confusion raises fresh fears over ability to pay debtsConfusion over the timing of fresh elections in Greece has threatened to jeopar
Greek election confusion raises fresh fears over ability to pay debts
Mail & Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Confusion over the timing of fresh elections in Greece has threatened to jeopardise the prospects for a smooth transition to a new government and the ability of the debt-stricken country to meet the conditions of its €86-billion bailout. The... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Greek election confusion raises fresh fears over ability to pay debtsConfusion over the timing of fresh elections in Greece has threatened to jeopar
Greek election confusion raises fresh fears over ability to pay debts
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
Confusion over the timing of fresh elections in Greece has threatened to jeopardise the prospects for a smooth transition to a new government and the ability of the debt-stricken country to meet the conditions of its €86bn bailout. The election... Read more
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asianage
Govt gets OROP jolt: VK Singh’s daughter joins stirIn what is bound to cause huge embarrassment to the Narendra Modi government an
Govt gets OROP jolt: VK Singh’s daughter joins stir
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
In what is bound to cause huge embarrassment to the Narendra Modi government and put further pressure on it to immediately implement the “One-Rank-One-Pension” scheme for ex-servicemen, the daughter of Gen. V.K. Singh (Retd), former Army Chief and... Read more
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asianage
Govt gets OROP jolt VK Singh's daughter joins stirIn what is bound to cause huge embarrassment to the Narendra Modi government an
Govt gets OROP jolt VK Singh's daughter joins stir
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
In what is bound to cause huge embarrassment to the Narendra Modi government and put further pressure on it to immediately implement the “One-Rank-One-Pension” scheme for ex-servicemen, the daughter of Gen. V.K. Singh (Retd), former Army Chief and... Read more
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The Hindu
N. Ram speaks Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tamil question, devolution and the 13th Amendment‘We are trying to set a national framework for at least the next ten years in c
N. Ram speaks Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tamil question, devolution and the 13th Amendment
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
‘We are trying to set a national framework for at least the next ten years in cooperation with the SLFP,’ says Ranil Wickremesinghe The Sri Lankan political situation has taken an interesting turn with the fairly narrow victory of the United... Read more
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asianage
Efforts on in PMO to bring therapeutic food for childrenConcerted efforts are on in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to bring ready-to
Efforts on in PMO to bring therapeutic food for children
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Concerted efforts are on in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to bring ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) in the government policy after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s homestate, Gujarat, initiated the proposal of introducing it as a viable... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Harper announces service club tax credit, stands by chief of staffStephen Harper is sticking by his chief of staff despite evidence that Ray Nova
Harper announces service club tax credit, stands by chief of staff
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Stephen Harper is sticking by his chief of staff despite evidence that Ray Novak was aware of the controversial deal to provide $90,000 to senator Mike Duffy in 2013. At a campaign event in eastern Ontario on Sunday, the Conservative Leader made it... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Israel Aborted Military Strike on Iran in 2012 Because of U.S. TiesIsraeli leaders are furious that plans for a military strike on Iran in 2012 we
Israel Aborted Military Strike on Iran in 2012 Because of U.S. Ties
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
Israeli leaders are furious that plans for a military strike on Iran in 2012 were publicly revealed by former DM Ehud Barak. An F-16 fighter jet takes off from Ramat David air force base.Photo Credit: Ofer Zidon / Flash 90 A special news report by... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
When it comes to role models, race is irrelevant – Muhammad Syakir Kamal Published: 23 August 2015 8:00 AM Earlier this month, there was a media arti
When it comes to role models, race is irrelevant – Muhammad Syakir Kamal
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 7 days ago
Published: 23 August 2015 8:00 AM Earlier this month, there was a media article on how a toy-plane lover and former television child star was now a high-flying colonel in the... Read more
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