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Ukrainians in the Battered East Scramble in Darkness as Winter Nears
CNBC - 10 Hours ago
Sunday's elections offer voters few choices. Aleksandr Zakharchenko, a military leader and the unelected prime minister of the rebel Donetsk People's Republic, is a runaway favorite to win. "We all
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Deposed Burkina Faso president in Ivory Coast
Al Jazeera - 72 Minutes ago
Burkina Faso's deposed president, Blaise Compaore, has reportedly arrived in the neighbouring Ivory Coast, less than 24 hours after being forced from power. Compaore, who resigned on Friday amid mass
Deposed Burkina Faso president in Ivory Coast - Africa DailyMe.Com
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Police Make Arrest in Slayings of 4 in Kentucky
ABC News - 12 Hours ago
Authorities have charged a man with killing his parents, his sister and an acquaintance nearly a week after the four were found shot to death in southwestern Kentucky. Kentucky State Police Sgt. Dean
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US Democrats face a difficult mid-term election
Deutsche Welle - 94 Minutes ago
DW: What are the most important election issues in Colorado for the November 4 mid-term elections? Seth Masket: At this moment, the most important issue is women's self-determination; abortion and
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Opinion: 'Last-chance Commission' must shake things up
Deutsche Welle - 8 Hours ago
Jean-Claude Juncker is an old-school European politician. He's been in the business of politics for decades, knows every Tom, Dick and Harry in Brussels and has worked tirelessly for European integration.
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Iraqi peshmerga fighters cross into Kobane
Al Jazeera - 8 Hours ago
Iraqi peshmerga fighters have begun entering the Syrian border town of Kobane where they were expected to join the battle against Islamic State and the Levant (ISIL) fighters beseiging the town. Peshmerga
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Cashing in on 'cheap' Sydney
Sydney Morning Herald - 12 Hours ago
Beijing: To set foot in a real estate expo in China is to run a frantic gauntlet of sales staff thrusting glossy pamphlets into every open hand they can find. Vying for the attention of cashed-up investors
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Dramatic end to car chase
Sydney Morning Herald - 12 Hours ago
A man wanted for questioning over a stabbing on Saturday morning led police on a dramatic car chase that witnesses say culminated in a shooting in inner city Sydney. Stunned onlookers described how
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Boko Haram claims to have German hostage, denies ceasefire
Deutsche Welle - 12 Hours ago
Nigerian militant group Boko Haram claims to be holding a German hostage who was kidnapped from the state of Adamawa in northeastern Nigeria earlier this summer. Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau made
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Dramatic end as chase blocks Harbour Bridge
Sydney Morning Herald - 13 Hours ago
A dramatic police chase through Sydney has ended, with the driver arrested in the city centre. Police blocked off the Sydney Harbour Bridge in an attempt to stop the driver behind the wheel of a white
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Opinion: Moving away from capital punishment, one step at a time
Deutsche Welle - 13 Hours ago
The Chinese legal system has traditionally been based on the principle of deterrence. As an old saying goes: Kill the chicken to scare the monkey (“sha ji jing hou”). Most Chinese tend to nod in agreement
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Hong Kong politician likens protesters to American slaves
Sydney Morning Herald - 14 Hours ago
Hong Kong: A leading Hong Kong businesswoman and member of the city's Executive Council, which deliberates policy, compared the struggle of pro-democracy protesters to that of slaves in the American South
HK pollie likens protesters to American slaves Canberra Times
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Boko Haram denies truce with govt, says kidnapped girls 'married off'
Russia Today - 66 Minutes ago
12:36 Rachel Daniel, 35, holds up a picture of her abducted daughter Rose Daniel, 17, as her son Bukar, 7, sits beside her at her home in Maiduguri (Reuters / Joe Penney) The Boko Haram leader
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Open Source: Street-Level Views of the Protests in Burkina Faso
ACQ Magazine - 8 Hours ago
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Burkina Faso’s President Resigns, and General Takes Reins
ACQ Magazine - 8 Hours ago
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Ferguson cop who shot Michael Brown ‘unlikely to face civil rights charges’
Russia Today - 10 Hours ago
03:30 Supporters of officer Darren Wilson hold placards outside Barney's Sports Pub in St. Louis, Missouri August 23, 2014. (Reuters/Adrees Latif) The white police officer who shot and killed
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World Briefing: Mexico: American Marine Is Released From Jail
New York Times - 11 Hours ago
An American Marine reservist who had been held in a Mexican jail for months was freed on psychological grounds on Friday, according to court documents.
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Mother whose son ‘baked to death’ in prison is awarded $2.25 mn
Russia Today - 11 Hours ago
02:33 Rikers Island is seen in this aerial photograph taken in New York on October 31, 2012. (Reuters/Adrees Latif) The mother of a former Marine with mental health problems who died in over
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Former U.S. Envoy to Moscow Says Russians Are Still Spying on Him
New York Times - 12 Hours ago
Michael McFaul said that Russian agents were tapping his telephone as well as that of his wife.
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Violence won't discourage Mexican tourism
Ein News - 12 Hours ago
Oct 31, 2014 - 20:05 GMT The Mexican Drug War is estimated to have claimed 150,000 victims since 2007, and considering all the confusion surrounding the disappearance of 43 students at the end of September,
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Presidential Candidates’ Spy Allegations in Romania Conjure a Dystopian Past
New York Times - 13 Hours ago
A spying allegation tapped into a rich vein of Romanian political culture clogged with accusations and counter-accusations of undercover skulduggery.
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Interpol Considers Charging Companies to Screen Passports
Ein News - 14 Hours ago
Oct 30, 2014 - 18:57 GMT LYON, France — Interpol, the international police agency, is considering whether to seek a profit out of fighting crime by using its global database of stolen passports to
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Ebola Threatens Africa's Tourism Industry
DailyMe.Com - 54 Minutes ago
analysis By Stefanie DucksteinCanceled trips and frightened tourists - the Ebola crisis is now also affecting Africa's tourism industry. Travelers avoid not only the Ebola-stricken countries but the entire
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Protests As Traditional Chiefs Linked to Landgrab
DailyMe.Com - 54 Minutes ago
By Moki KindzekaYaounde - Villagers in Cameroon have filed a petition to the African Commission on Human and People's Rights protesting the alleged seizure of over 100,000 hectares of land by influential
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Poor disaster management makes India and Pakistan vulnerable
World News Report - 13 Hours ago
Oct 31, 2014 - 18:10 GMT From a "severe tropical cyclone," Nilofar abated to "severe" by Friday, October 31. The Arabian Sea storm is moving north-eastwards towards the western Indian state of Gujarat
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