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Syria: weapons depot explosions leave many dead in Homs

Syria: weapons depot explosions leave many dead in Homs

A series of explosions at a weapons depot in the central Syrian city of Homs left dozens of people dead on Thursday, hours after President Bashar... Read more

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Obama’s new Republican pal?

Obama’s new Republican pal?

CNN's Dana Bash reports on the changing relationship between John McCain and President... Read more

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‘Snowden, Manning, Assange victims of morally bankrupt system’

‘Snowden, Manning, Assange victims of morally bankrupt system’

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted temporary asylum in Russia and is allowed to enter the country's territory. Investigative... Read more

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Ngor/Okpala and Understaffed Public Primary School Teachers

Ngor/Okpala and Understaffed Public Primary School Teachers

The abysmal inadequacy of public primary school teachers in Ngor okpala local government area should be a source of concern to all who holds the... Read more

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Pope Francis Comments on Gay Priests, Homosexuality: ‘Who Am I to Judge’

Pope Francis Comments on Gay Priests, Homosexuality: ‘Who Am I to Judge’

Pope Francis tells Catholics not to judge gays, or anybody else for that matter. You'd think that Christians would know that after hearing, "judge... Read more

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Can EU integration unite Ukraine?

Can EU integration unite Ukraine?

Ukraine’s difficult history over the past two decades has ripped holes in the nation’s political unity. Different, competing attempts to combat... Read more

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Raw: Dramatic Video Shows Moment Train Derails

Raw: Dramatic Video Shows Moment Train Derails

Eyewitness accounts and new security footage of the event suggest that the train that derailed in Spain last night was going too fast as it went... Read more

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‘Intelligent knife’ launched to detect cancer

‘Intelligent knife’ launched to detect cancer

Surgeons rely on years of training and experience when they enter the operating theatre.However, they could soon be placing their trust in a new... Read more

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Greek parliament approves new austerity measures

Greek parliament approves new austerity measures

The rich win again as Greece's parliament passes a controversial reform bill a few hours ahead of German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble's visit... Read more

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Sharia Makes it Into Mainstream With Nigeria’s New Underage Marriage Law

Sharia Makes it Into Mainstream With Nigeria’s New Underage Marriage Law

The Nigerian Senate is trying to amend Section 21 of the Child’s Rights Act of Nigeria which nullifies the marriage of persons under the age of... Read more

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Detroit Bankruptcy 101 | The Short Answer w/ Jason Bellini

Detroit Bankruptcy 101 | The Short Answer w/ Jason Bellini

What does bankruptcy mean for Detroit? How bad is the situation in terms of city services? How did Motor City get into this position? WSJ's Jason... Read more

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Woman reports Dubai rape, faces prison

Woman reports Dubai rape, faces prison

A Norwegian woman reports to Dubai police she was raped and later receives a prison sentence for sex outside marriage. Bear this in mind if you ever... Read more

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