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Quincy Herald-Whig
Russian parliamentarian calls US ban from conference illegalUNITED NATIONS (AP) - The speaker of Russia's upper house of Parliament denounc
Russian parliamentarian calls US ban from conference illegal
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 8 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The speaker of Russia's upper house of Parliament denounced U.S. sanctions banning her from attending a world conference as illegal and took aim at America's global status, telling lawmakers by video link that the days of U.S.... Read more
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ABC News
Russian Parliamentarian Calls US Ban From Conference IllegalThe speaker of Russia's upper house of Parliament denounced U.S. sanctions bann
Russian Parliamentarian Calls US Ban From Conference Illegal
ABC News / Posted 8 hours ago
The speaker of Russia's upper house of Parliament denounced U.S. sanctions banning her from attending a world conference as illegal and took aim at America's global status, telling lawmakers by video link that the days of U.S. superpower domination... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, August 31, 2015won the popular vote, but lost to Republican Rutherford B. Hayes by one (1) ele
Email letters, August 31, 2015
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 13 hours ago
won the popular vote, but lost to Republican Rutherford B. Hayes by one (1) electoral vote, as a result of political machinations that effectively ended Reconstruction and imposed “Jim Crow” on the recently freed slaves in the South. In 1992,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Missions of MercyCarolyn Tiemstra has visited 42 different countries on her mission to relieve t
Missions of Mercy
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Carolyn Tiemstra has visited 42 different countries on her mission to relieve the suffering of the poor and needy in the world. In her travels, the Brandon resident has been caught in explosive gunfire in The Gambia; was overcome by tear gas in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Climate change legislation approaches pivotal showdown with oil industrystate does business and deals with planet-warming pollution – but would likely
Climate change legislation approaches pivotal showdown with oil industry
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
state does business and deals with planet-warming pollution – but would likely also change the way everyday Californians travel, live and consume. The proposed laws represent a Democratic-driven push to curb emissions and promote clean energy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Refugee, Asylum Seeker, Migrant. What's the Difference?By Thomson Reuters Foundation London — Europe is grappling for answers to its
Refugee, Asylum Seeker, Migrant. What's the Difference?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Thomson Reuters Foundation London — Europe is grappling for answers to its worst refugee crisis since World War Two with the crisis testing the unity of the 28-nation European Union and fuelling anti-immigration sentiment. European Union members... Read more
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The Telegraph
The good old dayswas in New York to counter Islamabad's allegations of human rights violations i
The good old days
The Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
was in New York to counter Islamabad's allegations of human rights violations in Kashmir in the third committee of the United Nations General Assembly, which deals with such issues. The year was 1994. Pakistan had convinced a big chunk of the... Read more
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New Kerala
Ebola aftermath is 'best chance' to transform future epidemic response - UN health agency The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday warned that infe
Ebola aftermath is 'best chance' to transform future epidemic response - UN health agency
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday warned that infectious diseases have become "a much larger menace" under the unique conditions of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ebola Aftermath Is 'Best Chance' to Transform Future Epidemic Response - UN Health AgencyThe United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today warned that infectious
Ebola Aftermath Is 'Best Chance' to Transform Future Epidemic Response - UN Health Agency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today warned that infectious diseases have become "a much larger menace" under the unique conditions of the 21st century with its unprecedented global travel volume of nearly 100,000 flights carrying... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Osun Osogbo - Beyond the Ritual RitesAsala", meaning a safe heaven. The early history of the Osun Osogbo grove is e
Osun Osogbo - Beyond the Ritual Rites
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Asala", meaning a safe heaven. The early history of the Osun Osogbo grove is essentially the legendary account of a spirit world. Myth has it that the Goddess of Osun River lived in a beautiful surrounding at the grove and possessed magical powers... Read more
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TechCrunch
Crowdsourcing DystopiaOn offer is a belief system that promises to upend the status quo, to change th
Crowdsourcing Dystopia
TechCrunch / Posted 8 days ago
On offer is a belief system that promises to upend the status quo, to change the world and take you with it. Investors commit at different levels from different places, but everyone involved belongs to a unified cause. Once in, you’re a team of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canada Without Poverty’s Leilani Farha thinks we can end homelessnessand advocacy group geared to the daunting task of alleviating poverty in this c
Canada Without Poverty’s Leilani Farha thinks we can end homelessness
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
and advocacy group geared to the daunting task of alleviating poverty in this country. At the same time, she is also the United Nations’ current “special rapporteur” on adequate housing, a position that sees her travel around the globe and... Read more
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The Atlantic
What ISIS Really WantsNew York Times published confidential comments by Major General Michael K. Naga
What ISIS Really Wants
The Atlantic / Posted 11 days ago
New York Times published confidential comments by Major General Michael K. Nagata, the Special Operations commander for the United States in the Middle East, admitting that he had hardly begun figuring out the Islamic State’s appeal. “We have not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'At the End of the Day, Every Life Saved Is an Achievement in Itself.' - UN Humanitarian Chief Stephen O'Brienthe ground running since taking up his post a couple of months ago as Under-Sec
'At the End of the Day, Every Life Saved Is an Achievement in Itself.' - UN Humanitarian Chief Stephen O'Brien
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
the ground running since taking up his post a couple of months ago as Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator, having seen first-hand the devastation wrought by ongoing conflicts in South... Read more
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Mashable
Airbnb ramps up its presence in China with 2 new investorsHome-sharing startup Airbnb is gearing up for a deeper push into the booming ma
Airbnb ramps up its presence in China with 2 new investors
Mashable / Posted 13 days ago
Home-sharing startup Airbnb is gearing up for a deeper push into the booming market of Chinese travelers. Airbnb has forged a partnership with investment firms Sequoia China and China Broadband Capital, which contributed to a $1.5 billion investment... Read more
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Business Standard India
Thai authorities hunt for Bangkok bomb suspectsattracted about 25 million tourists in 2014, roughly a quarter of all visitors
Thai authorities hunt for Bangkok bomb suspects
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
attracted about 25 million tourists in 2014, roughly a quarter of all visitors to Southeast Asia, according to the World Tourism Organization. "We've also seen some cancellations from high-end Chinese tourists, but that's not much,"... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Oakland basketball ready for international trip to Spain2. The 10-day trip will include three formal exhibition games against professio
Oakland basketball ready for international trip to Spain
The Oakland Press / Posted 13 days ago
2. The 10-day trip will include three formal exhibition games against professional international teams and seven days of traveling and sightseeing in Valencia, Ibiza and Barcelona organized by All Aboard Travel. “From the student-athlete welfare... Read more
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The Washington Times
MICHAEL JAMES BARTON: U.S.’ antiquated oil export banto export its oil. If only America was so lucky. Astonishingly, America is th
MICHAEL JAMES BARTON: U.S.’ antiquated oil export ban
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
to export its oil. If only America was so lucky. Astonishingly, America is the only major crude oil country in the world with a self-imposed ban on exportation — a restriction that has been in place for more than 40 years. This outdated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dr Olzacki, An Academic Who Is Passionate About Rugbyin Connecticut, in the US. Olzacki first came to Rwanda in 2009, to participate
Dr Olzacki, An Academic Who Is Passionate About Rugby
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
in Connecticut, in the US. Olzacki first came to Rwanda in 2009, to participate in a human rights dialogue organized by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). During his ten-day stay in the country, he took... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU fast-tracks funding as migrant crisis accelerateson the island of Kos have been so overwhelmed that the government sent a ferry
EU fast-tracks funding as migrant crisis accelerates
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
on the island of Kos have been so overwhelmed that the government sent a ferry to serve as a temporary centre to issue travel documents to Syrian refugees - among some 7,000 migrants stranded on the island of about 30,000 people. Brutal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Testimony of Acting Assistant Administrator Thomas H. Staal Before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee On Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizationsseeing parents or relatives killed, or leaving their homes in the chaotic fog o
Testimony of Acting Assistant Administrator Thomas H. Staal Before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee On Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
seeing parents or relatives killed, or leaving their homes in the chaotic fog of war. More than a quarter of all of the world's displaced persons are in Africa. Conflict is now driving enormous numbers of people from their homes to seek refuge... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympic test eventRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympic test event
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 19 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships — a trial run for next summer's Olympics — and the team doctor said she suspected it was due to pollution in the... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
14 p.m. EDTcourt hearing was scheduled to continue Tuesday for two Mississippi residents a
14 p.m. EDT
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
court hearing was scheduled to continue Tuesday for two Mississippi residents arrested on charges that they were trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State militant group. Criminal charges filed Saturday say Jaelyn Delshaun Young, 19, and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
AP Top News at 11:58 a.m. EDTcourt hearing was scheduled to continue Tuesday for two Mississippi residents a
AP Top News at 11:58 a.m. EDT
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 20 days ago
court hearing was scheduled to continue Tuesday for two Mississippi residents arrested on charges that they were trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State militant group. Criminal charges filed Saturday say Jaelyn Delshaun Young, 19, and... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
AP Top News at 11:58 a.m. EDTcourt hearing was scheduled to continue Tuesday for two Mississippi residents a
AP Top News at 11:58 a.m. EDT
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
court hearing was scheduled to continue Tuesday for two Mississippi residents arrested on charges that they were trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State militant group. Criminal charges filed Saturday say Jaelyn Delshaun Young, 19, and... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
AP Top News at 11:58 a.m. EDTcourt hearing was scheduled to continue Tuesday for two Mississippi residents a
AP Top News at 11:58 a.m. EDT
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 20 days ago
court hearing was scheduled to continue Tuesday for two Mississippi residents arrested on charges that they were trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State militant group. Criminal charges filed Saturday say Jaelyn Delshaun Young, 19, and... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
58 a.m. EDTcourt hearing was scheduled to continue Tuesday for two Mississippi residents a
58 a.m. EDT
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
court hearing was scheduled to continue Tuesday for two Mississippi residents arrested on charges that they were trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State militant group. Criminal charges filed Saturday say Jaelyn Delshaun Young, 19, and... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 yearsin February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues,
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 years
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues, Hani al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test eventRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event
Lake Placid News / Posted 21 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships — a trial run for next summer's Olympics — and the team doctor said she suspected it was due to pollution in the... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test eventRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event
Warren Times Observer / Posted 21 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships — a trial run for next summer's Olympics — and the team doctor said she suspected it was due to pollution in the... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test eventRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) � Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) � Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships � a trial run for next summer's Olympics � and the team doctor said she suspected it was due to pollution in the... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test eventRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships — a trial run for next summer's Olympics — and the team doctor said she suspected it was due to pollution in the... Read more
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FOX News
Thirteen US rowers sickened at Rio de Janeiro Olympic warm-up event, pollution suspected culpritAug. 4, 2015: Teams of rowers from Italy, top, and the U.S., bottom, practice f
Thirteen US rowers sickened at Rio de Janeiro Olympic warm-up event, pollution suspected culprit
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
Aug. 4, 2015: Teams of rowers from Italy, top, and the U.S., bottom, practice for the 2015 World Rowing Junior Championships on Rodrigo de Freitas lake in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) RIO DE JANEIRO – Thirteen rowers on the... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event10 2015, 11:25 PM RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S.
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 21 days ago
10 2015, 11:25 PM RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships - a trial run for next summer's Olympics - and the team doctor said she suspected it was... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 yearsof Expression when he was arrested in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 years
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
of Expression when he was arrested in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test eventRIO DE JANEIRO — Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stom
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO — Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships — a trial run for next summer's Olympics — and the team doctor said she suspected it was due to pollution in the lake... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 yearsin February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues,
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 years
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 21 days ago
in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues, Hani al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 yearsin February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues,
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 years
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 21 days ago
in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues, Hani al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 yearsin February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues,
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 years
Hawaii News Now / Posted 21 days ago
in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues, Hani al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 yearsin February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues,
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 years
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 21 days ago
in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues, Hani al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 yearsin February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues,
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 years
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues, Hani al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 yearsin February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues,
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 years
KXXV Waco / Posted 21 days ago
in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues, Hani al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 yearsin February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues,
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 years
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 21 days ago
in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues, Hani al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 yearsin February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues,
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 years
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 21 days ago
in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues, Hani al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 yearsin February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues,
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 years
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 21 days ago
in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues, Hani al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 yearsin February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues,
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 years
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 21 days ago
in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues, Hani al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 yearsin February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues,
Syria releases prominent activist jailed for over 3 years
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues, Hani al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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Denver Post
Syria releases prominent rights activist from prisonof Expression when he was arrested in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid
Syria releases prominent rights activist from prison
Denver Post / Posted 21 days ago
of Expression when he was arrested in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Syria releases prominent rights activist from prisonof Expression when he was arrested in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid
Syria releases prominent rights activist from prison
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 21 days ago
of Expression when he was arrested in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Syria releases prominent rights activist from prisonof Expression when he was arrested in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid
Syria releases prominent rights activist from prison
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
of Expression when he was arrested in February 2012 in a Damascus security raid, along with two of his colleagues. The organization confirmed his release on Monday but said he is still standing trial and is scheduled to attend a court hearing... Read more
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