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Women 'punished' for marrying non-Jordanians
Al Jazeera - 13 Hours ago
Amman - Khaled al-Maani sat neatly on one of the brown velvet mattresses lining his parents' living room in southern Marka, Jordan, flipping through his schoolbooks. The 13-year-old told Al Jazeera
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Pakistan says fighters killed in bombardment
Al Jazeera - 14 Hours ago
Reports say 21 fighters have been killed in aerial strikes in the Tirah Valley in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber tribal area. The country's leaders pledged decisive action in the wake of Tuesday's school
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Opinion: Torture - Yes we can
Deutsche Welle - 14 Hours ago
The use of torture runs right through the history of the United States. That's no secret: It has long been an established fact. Whether during the period of slavery, the Spanish-American war in 1898 or
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China's Xi warns against pro-democracy protests on visit to Macau
Deutsche Welle - 15 Hours ago
Xi made the comment in a speech delivered towards the end of a two-day visit to Macau to mark the 15th anniversary of the territory's handover to China from Portugal. Security was tight amid fears
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End of Presidential Race Leaves Tunisia Divided
Africa News Wire - 17 Hours ago
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Sony Pictures seeks new platform for The Interview after criticism over cancellation
Deutsche Welle - 18 Hours ago
In a statement released on Friday, Sony Pictures defended their decision and said they had cancelled the Christmas Day release date due to "the majority of the nation's theatre owners choosing not to
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US follows EU with further Crimea sanctions
Deutsche Welle - 19 Hours ago
In a statement, President Obama said: "The United States will not accept Russia's occupation and attempted annexation of Crimea." Obama also authorized the US Treasury Department to impose sanctions
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German Council of Jews chairman condemns "immensely dangerous" PEGIDA movement
Deutsche Welle - 20 Hours ago
The newly-elected chairman of the council, Josef Schuster , said in Saturday's edition of the German newspaper Die Welt that fear of Islamistic terrorism is being "exploited" to vilify an entire religion.
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Sinosphere Blog: Beijing Battles Decline in Tourism
New York Times - 14 Hours ago
Beijing is considering several measures to increase tourism, including extending visa-free entry to 96 hours, the government-run newspaper China Daily reported.
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Foxy lady: 70yo Russian Old Believer's only fear is hungry Siberian predator
Russia Today - 14 Hours ago
06:54 Agafya Lykova, the last surviving member of a Russian Old-Believer family, receiving guests.(RIA Novosti / Dmitry Korobeinikov) Agafia, who has been living in a Siberian forest her whole
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Mother arrested for murder of eight children in Australia
Gulf Times - 14 Hours ago
AFP/Cairns Australian police said on Saturday they had arrested the mother of all but one of eight children reportedly stabbed to death in the northern city of Cairns, as vigils were held to mourn
Oz mom held for murder of eight kids IAfrica.com
Australia: Mother arrested for murder of 8 children Times of India
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Sony 'will not drop' North Korea film The Interview
The Guardian Nigeria - 14 Hours ago
SONY Pictures says it is looking at different ways to release the film satire the Interview, after scrapping its opening following a cyber-attack blamed on North Korea. It said it had only cancelled
Sony 'will not drop' N Korea film One News Page United Kingdom
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Stigma Of Sierra Leone’s ‘Ebola Orphans’ Remains
Isle of Wight Radio - 14 Hours ago
Share Sierra Leone is now at the forefront of the fight against Ebola in West Africa, with more reported cases – over 8,000 – than any other country, a rising number of deaths and many children left
Stigma Of Sierra Leone's 'Ebola Orphans' Remains Wessex Fm
Video Stigma Of Sierra Leone's 'Ebola Orphans' Remains Heart Radio
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Leaked report reveals CIA terror strategy
MSN News - 16 Hours ago
The past few weeks have not been good ones for the CIA. First, the world learned about the US intelligence agency's severe interrogation practices. And now the methods it uses to hunt its targets have
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NY cracks down on toy gun sellers
Russia Today - 18 Hours ago
03:33 John Moore//AFP Giants of American retail such as Walmart and Amazon have announced they will comply with New York Attorney General’s order to stop selling realistically looking toy guns,
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Ferguson prosecutor says witnesses lied under oath to grand jury
Russia Today - 18 Hours ago
03:20 St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch (Reuters/Cristina Fletes-Boutte) Some witnesses obviously lied while testifying under oath to the Ferguson grand jury that ultimately declined
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World Briefing: Israel: Airstrike Hits Gaza Site
New York Times - 18 Hours ago
Retaliating for a rocket fired into Israel on Friday, the Israeli military said it carried out an airstrike on a Hamas site in southern Gaza early Saturday in what was its first aerial bombing in Palestinian
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Open Source: Israeli Politician Stars in YouTube Satire Mocking Tel Aviv Liberals
New York Times - 19 Hours ago
In a satirical campaign video, Naftali Bennett, the hawkish leader of the Jewish Home party, plays a stereotypical Tel Aviv peacenik.
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Panel to Advise Against Penalty for C.I.A.’s Computer Search
New York Times - 19 Hours ago
A panel investigating the agency’s search of a computer network used by staff members of the Senate Intelligence Committee who were looking into the C.I.A.'s use of torture will recommend against punishing
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For Russians Abroad, a Ruble Doesn’t Go as Far as It Used To
New York Times - 20 Hours ago
The collapse of the Russian ruble — down more than 45 percent this year — has jangled nerves in Russia, but the reverberations are being felt in tourist destinations across Europe.
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U.S. Tightens Crimea Embargo to Pressure Russia
New York Times - 20 Hours ago
President Obama signed an executive order barring new investment and trade with Crimea and freezing the property of people or businesses operating in the region or helping its leadership.
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Turkey Issues Arrest Warrant for a Rival of Its President
New York Times - 20 Hours ago
The cleric facing arrest, Fethullah Gulen, lives in Pennsylvania but still has a broad following in Turkey that has reached into elite law enforcement, judiciary and business circles.
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Hardware design emailed to ISS and 3D printed in space
Russia Today - 21 Hours ago
00:15 The 3D printer installed in the Microgravity Science Glovebox on the Internatonal Space Station (Image Credit: NASA) A 3D printer has crafted a part aboard the International Space Station
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Video Mother Arrested Over Deaths Of Eight Children
Heart Radio - 14 Hours ago
A woman has been arrested for murder over the killings of eight children at a house in Australia. The 37-year-old is the mother of seven of the children, who had all been stabbed to death. The eighth
Mother Arrested Over Deaths Of Eight Children Free Radio
Mother arrested over deaths of eight children in Australia Newstalk
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German Foreign Minister Steinmeier urges caution over Russia sanctions
Deutsche Welle - 23 Hours ago
Steinmeier's comments to German weekly Der Spiegel on Friday suggested a possible softening in his stance on the issue of sanctions. Steinmeier, a member of the junior coalition partner Social Democrats
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