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The Moscow Times
War in Eastern Ukraine Brings Lasting Misery for Elderly (the fierce fighting between government forces and rebel forces in February 2015
War in Eastern Ukraine Brings Lasting Misery for Elderly (
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
the fierce fighting between government forces and rebel forces in February 2015, two shells hit their modest house, turning the garage and the summer kitchen to rubble. "Whose shells, from which side — no one knows. Both sides were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu CEC 23-25 May 2016 Statementlast congress made it very clear that the Expanded Public Works Programme worke
Cosatu CEC 23-25 May 2016 Statement
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
last congress made it very clear that the Expanded Public Works Programme workers need to be permanently employed by municipalities and that the Community development workers need to be absorbed to the public service. We will organise and... Read more
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York Daily Record
When British Army officers walked York's streetsinteractions with young people in town. "We had a very disturbed night owing t
When British Army officers walked York's streets
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
interactions with young people in town. "We had a very disturbed night owing to the set of rascals who swarmed around our house, intent on doing evil deeds," Moravian pastor George Neisser wrote in his diary on Aug. 1, 1782. "These wicked persons... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Local news in brief for May 25, 2016on Tuesday. Garbage, recycling, and yard debris collection schedules will not
Local news in brief for May 25, 2016
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 3 days ago
on Tuesday. Garbage, recycling, and yard debris collection schedules will not be delayed. The Stratton Road solid waste scale house will remain open on the holiday during standard business hours; however, the Tillman Ridge solid waste scale... Read more
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Boston Globe
The best of Cape Cod and Island restaurantsyour day. Excellent soups and salads augment an inventive menu of sandwiches se
The best of Cape Cod and Island restaurants
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
your day. Excellent soups and salads augment an inventive menu of sandwiches served on warm sesame rolls with the house garden pickle. 170 Main St., Falmouth, 508-540-6760, picklejarkitchen.com Pies à la Mode Café, a storefront bakery... Read more
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Canberra Times
Irrigation works undertaken to protect grass and shrubs at Black Mountain Peninsula Parkinfrastructure. The irrigation system will be extended, while existing spray h
Irrigation works undertaken to protect grass and shrubs at Black Mountain Peninsula Park
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
infrastructure. The irrigation system will be extended, while existing spray heads and valves will be replaced. A pump house using non-potable water will also be installed. Improvements to the park are in progress, with some sections closed to... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Chicago Pension Liabilities Jump 168%, Understated By $11.5 Billionoverhaul by the Illinois Supreme Court and new accounting rules, Chicago’s so-c
Chicago Pension Liabilities Jump 168%, Understated By $11.5 Billion
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
overhaul by the Illinois Supreme Court and new accounting rules, Chicago’s so-called net pension liability to its Municipal Employees’ Annuity and Benefit Fund soared to $18.6 billion by the end of 2015 from $7.1 billion a year earlier,... Read more
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Slate
Even Environmentalists Are Giving in to Fracking—This Explains Our Climate Change Problemher sleepy hamlet of Trout Run into a de facto industrial park. When I spoke to
Even Environmentalists Are Giving in to Fracking—This Explains Our Climate Change Problem
Slate / Posted 8 days ago
her sleepy hamlet of Trout Run into a de facto industrial park. When I spoke to her, within a quarter-mile of her house earth-movers had leveled the side of a mountain to build a well pad; two massive drilling rigs were operating around... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescueCongress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." Th
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescue
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 days ago
Congress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." That's according to a revised bill introduced by Congress shortly before midnight on Wednesday. The Obama Administration called this latest plan to solve the island's crisis... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Chico State students nearly finish tiny houseA group of students at Chico State have nearly completed their 196-square-foot
Chico State students nearly finish tiny house
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 days ago
A group of students at Chico State have nearly completed their 196-square-foot tiny house, which they will enter in a contest sponsored by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District in October. The students are part of a club approximately 30 members... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescueCongress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." Th
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescue
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
Congress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." That's according to a revised bill introduced by Congress shortly before midnight on Wednesday. The Obama Administration called this latest plan to solve the island's crisis... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescue | Money - Home Debris found during the search for an EgyptAir plane that cras
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescue
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 days ago
| Money - Home Debris found during the search for an EgyptAir plane that crashed early Thursday was not from an airplane, The Associated Press and the BBC reported. White House, Congress reach... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescueCongress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." Th
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescue
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 9 days ago
Congress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." That's according to a revised bill introduced by Congress shortly before midnight on Wednesday. The Obama Administration called this latest plan to solve the island's crisis... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescueCongress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." Th
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescue
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 9 days ago
Congress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." That's according to a revised bill introduced by Congress shortly before midnight on Wednesday. The Obama Administration called this latest plan to solve the island's crisis... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescueCongress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." Th
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescue
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 9 days ago
Congress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." That's according to a revised bill introduced by Congress shortly before midnight on Wednesday. The Obama Administration called this latest plan to solve the island's crisis... Read more
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News 8000
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescueCongress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." Th
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescue
News 8000 / Posted 9 days ago
Congress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." That's according to a revised bill introduced by Congress shortly before midnight on Wednesday. The Obama Administration called this latest plan to solve the island's crisis... Read more
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KECI Missoula
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescueCongress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." Th
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescue
KECI Missoula / Posted 9 days ago
Congress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." That's according to a revised bill introduced by Congress shortly before midnight on Wednesday. The Obama Administration called this latest plan to solve the island's crisis... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescueCongress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." Th
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescue
KSBW Salinas / Posted 9 days ago
Congress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." That's according to a revised bill introduced by Congress shortly before midnight on Wednesday. The Obama Administration called this latest plan to solve the island's crisis... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescueCongress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." Th
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescue
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
Congress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." That's according to a revised bill introduced by Congress shortly before midnight on Wednesday. The Obama Administration called this latest plan to solve the island's crisis... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescueCongress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." Th
White House, Congress reach deal on Puerto Rico rescue
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 9 days ago
Congress is trying to save Puerto Rico from "full scale economic collapse." That's according to a revised bill introduced by Congress shortly before midnight on Wednesday. The Obama Administration called this latest plan to solve the island's crisis... Read more
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The Morning Call
Who gets a pay raise and who doesn't in Harrisburg?supervisors, according to a letter that was inadvertently attached to documents
Who gets a pay raise and who doesn't in Harrisburg?
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
supervisors, according to a letter that was inadvertently attached to documents given to media, lobbyists and others at a House committee meeting on Tuesday. In the May 16 letter, Reed told Shawne Lemaster, a legislative administrative assistant,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Des Van Rooyen - Debate in National Assembly On Events in Vuwaniupgrade and declared it the leading manufacturing metro in the country. This fo
Minister Des Van Rooyen - Debate in National Assembly On Events in Vuwani
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
upgrade and declared it the leading manufacturing metro in the country. This follows the City of Johannesburg's national scale rating being raised by four notches, from A2 to Aa1. In the past year our Community Work Programme created over 220... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
For Savannah area drinking water, lead a non-issueCreek, a tributary of the Savannah River. Savannah also sells water to other ju
For Savannah area drinking water, lead a non-issue
Savannah Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
Creek, a tributary of the Savannah River. Savannah also sells water to other jurisdictions, including all the Chatham municipalities except Tybee, plus all of Effingham and parts of Bryan County. In all, the city water department processes... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
For Savannah drinking water, lead a non-issueCreek, a tributary of the Savannah River. Savannah also sells water to other ju
For Savannah drinking water, lead a non-issue
Savannah Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
Creek, a tributary of the Savannah River. Savannah also sells water to other jurisdictions, including all the Chatham municipalities except Tybee, plus all of Effingham and parts of Bryan County. In all, the city water department processes... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Story of cities #44: will Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp, really close?in red paint. The government recently required the UN to dismantle some new ho
Story of cities #44: will Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp, really close?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
in red paint. The government recently required the UN to dismantle some new homes because they “looked too much like real houses” In time, of course, the economy of the camp grew. People would go hungry for years in order to save the capital to... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
For local drinking water, lead a non-issueCreek, a tributary of the Savannah River. Savannah also sells water to other ju
For local drinking water, lead a non-issue
Savannah Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
Creek, a tributary of the Savannah River. Savannah also sells water to other jurisdictions, including all the Chatham municipalities except Tybee, plus all of Effingham and parts of Bryan County. In all, the city water department processes... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Story of cities #42: Medellín escapes grip of drug lord to embrace radical urbanismalways lived in a gated compound,” Wiesner says. “When we were young, my mother
Story of cities #42: Medellín escapes grip of drug lord to embrace radical urbanism
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 15 days ago
always lived in a gated compound,” Wiesner says. “When we were young, my mother was afraid when we had to leave the house. We were in a shopping mall once when a bomb exploded. It was quite normal. It’s really different now though – they’re... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
REP. BRUCE AYERS: End illegal use handicapped parking spotsrecent editorial, "Raise the fine for abusing handicapped parking zones" (April
REP. BRUCE AYERS: End illegal use handicapped parking spots
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 15 days ago
recent editorial, "Raise the fine for abusing handicapped parking zones" (April 24). As a legislator in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, I couldn’t agree more – something needs to be done.My background as a small businessman who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Lindiwe Zulu - Small Business Development Dept Budget Vote 2016around 80% of the regions employment, establishing a new middle class and fuell
Minister Lindiwe Zulu - Small Business Development Dept Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
around 80% of the regions employment, establishing a new middle class and fuelling demand for new goods and services. The scale of this transformation should not be underestimated". Honourable Members, South Africa is in Africa and therefore... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
County may override city decision on new officesaddition, along with an 8,000-square-foot underground parking garage, onto the
County may override city decision on new offices
Aspen Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
addition, along with an 8,000-square-foot underground parking garage, onto the back corner of its 17,000-square-foot Courthouse Plaza administrative office building, located at 530 E. Main St. The existing building would also be remodeled. The... Read more
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The New Yorker
Rise of the SuperparkThis being the Netherlands, there was no mistaking the division: on one side, a
Rise of the Superpark
The New Yorker / Posted 16 days ago
This being the Netherlands, there was no mistaking the division: on one side, a canal bordered by tightly wedged row houses; on the other, a path and perhaps a house on top of a high grassy dike, a thin line of blue water, a flat farm field... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Blair plans reassessment noticesCommissioners reviewed a large-scale version of the notice during Tuesday's wee
Blair plans reassessment notices
Altoona Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
Commissioners reviewed a large-scale version of the notice during Tuesday's weekly meeting. The notice, to be mailed July 1, will contain the property's old assessed value and a new assessed value. The new assessed value is going to be much higher,... Read more
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IMF
Canada: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2016 Article IV Missiondeteriorating credit performance. More broadly, the weaker economy has reignite
Canada: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2016 Article IV Mission
IMF / Posted 19 days ago
deteriorating credit performance. More broadly, the weaker economy has reignited concerns about the elevated level of household debt and divergent trends in house prices, which are rapidly rising in Vancouver and Toronto and falling in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Story of cities #38: Vancouver dumps its freeway plan for a more beautiful futureand link Greater Vancouver to the Trans-Canada Highway – then under constructio
Story of cities #38: Vancouver dumps its freeway plan for a more beautiful future
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 19 days ago
and link Greater Vancouver to the Trans-Canada Highway – then under construction – seemed like the obvious solution. Large-scale redevelopment was packaged with the freeways as an opportunity for a blank slate. “The thinking at the city was, tear... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Reimaging Johannesburg as a tourist destinationand supports the City’s strategic sector strategy, with outsourcing to a privat
Reimaging Johannesburg as a tourist destination
Daily Maverick / Posted 19 days ago
and supports the City’s strategic sector strategy, with outsourcing to a private company set up under Section 67 of the Municipal Management Finance Act. The entity, Cape Town Tourism, is thus able to leverage funding from the private sector for... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Gov. Sam Brownback, presidential duel cast shadow over Kansas statehouse racesUpcoming primary and general election races in Kansas for the House and Senate
Gov. Sam Brownback, presidential duel cast shadow over Kansas statehouse races
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
Upcoming primary and general election races in Kansas for the House and Senate — politically conflicted chambers under control of Republicans — promise to deliver a rare blend of uncertainty. In the deeply red state of Kansas, presidential nominees... Read more
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examiner.com
Adelanto Planning Commissioner Jessie Flores takes his appointment seriouslyand really don’t know all they do to shape our communities. Planning commission
Adelanto Planning Commissioner Jessie Flores takes his appointment seriously
examiner.com / Posted 21 days ago
and really don’t know all they do to shape our communities. Planning commissions are in place at both the county and municipal level. Jessie Flores, one of Adelanto’s newest planning commissioners, is an economic development consultant. For... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fire crews battle ‘moving animal’ wildfire across Albertathe third largest reserves of oil in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuel
Fire crews battle ‘moving animal’ wildfire across Alberta
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
the third largest reserves of oil in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. Danielle Larivee, Alberta’s minister of municipal affairs, said the fire was burning in residential areas with more than 250 firefighters battling the blaze. The... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil townthe third largest reserves of oil in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuel
Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil town
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 23 days ago
the third largest reserves of oil in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. Danielle Larivee, Alberta's minister of municipal affairs, said the fire is actively burning in residential areas. More than 250 firefighters are battling the blaze.... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
City looks into security, pavingManager Travis Blosser noted the plans follow an incident in recent years in wh
City looks into security, paving
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 23 days ago
Manager Travis Blosser noted the plans follow an incident in recent years in which explosive devices were found near the municipal office building, as well as following the trend to provide increased security at several local schools and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Alberta declares emergency as wildfires rampage through Canadian oil countrythe third largest reserves of oil in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuel
Alberta declares emergency as wildfires rampage through Canadian oil country
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
the third largest reserves of oil in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. Danielle Larivee, Alberta's minister of municipal affairs, said the fire is actively burning in residential areas. More than 250 firefighters are battling the blaze.... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Alberta declares emergency as wildfires threaten Canada oil townthe third largest reserves of oil in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuel
Alberta declares emergency as wildfires threaten Canada oil town
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
the third largest reserves of oil in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. Danielle Larivee, Alberta's minister of municipal affairs, said the fire is actively burning in residential areas. More than 250 firefighters are battling the blaze.... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Alberta Declares Emergency As Fires Threaten Canada Oil Townthe third largest reserves of oil in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuel
Alberta Declares Emergency As Fires Threaten Canada Oil Town
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 23 days ago
the third largest reserves of oil in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. Danielle Larivee, Alberta's minister of municipal affairs, said the fire is actively burning in residential areas. More than 250 firefighters are battling the blaze.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Alberta declares emergency as wildfires threaten Canada oil townthe third largest reserves of oil in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuel
Alberta declares emergency as wildfires threaten Canada oil town
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
the third largest reserves of oil in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. Danielle Larivee, Alberta's minister of municipal affairs, said the fire is actively burning in residential areas. More than 250 firefighters are battling the blaze.... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil townthe third largest reserves of oil in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuel
Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil town
The Oklahoman / Posted 23 days ago
the third largest reserves of oil in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. Danielle Larivee, Alberta's minister of municipal affairs, said the fire is actively burning in residential areas. More than 250 firefighters are battling the blaze.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson - Energy Dept Budget Vote 2016have a seemingly large budget of R7.5 billion. But of this R6.8 billion goes on
Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson - Energy Dept Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
have a seemingly large budget of R7.5 billion. But of this R6.8 billion goes on transfers and subsidies, the bulk of it to municipalities in your provinces. So presenting our Budget in this house firstgives me the opportunity to reflect on the work... Read more
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Aljazeera
Lebanon: Civil groups seek change in local electionshear speeches about what's wrong with Lebanon's capital and, most importantly,
Lebanon: Civil groups seek change in local elections
Aljazeera / Posted 23 days ago
hear speeches about what's wrong with Lebanon's capital and, most importantly, how it can be fixed. This is a weekly open house organised by Beirut Madinati - Beirut is my city- one of several new groups seeking to challenge Lebanon's political... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
State of emergency as fire engulfs Canadian city1 600 homes and other buildings and forced more than 80 000 residents to flee.
State of emergency as fire engulfs Canadian city
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
1 600 homes and other buildings and forced more than 80 000 residents to flee. Danielle Larivee, Alberta's minister of municipal affairs, said the fire was actively burning in residential areas, with more than 250 firefighters battling the... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham election 2016: The councillors who are calling it a daydog mess, graffiti, fly-tipping and missed bins collection for this bunch who a
Birmingham election 2016: The councillors who are calling it a day
birminghammail / Posted 23 days ago
dog mess, graffiti, fly-tipping and missed bins collection for this bunch who are saying goodbye to Birmingham's Council House. And no doubt they will be joined on May 5 by some of their colleagues who get booted out by the voters. Anita Ward... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Sadiq Khan’s road to powerof London’s would-be mayor whether he draws on any particular international exa
Sadiq Khan’s road to power
Namibia Economist / Posted 23 days ago
of London’s would-be mayor whether he draws on any particular international example, Bagehot was bombarded with the municipal merits of Detroit, New York, Chicago, Houston, Paris, Berlin and Los Angeles (“The previous mayor wanted to green... Read more
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