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EUROZONE CRISIS 
The Eurozone crisis has become a buzzword, but most people are oblivious as to how this will affect them personally. The crisis was sparked by Greece's inability to meet its borrowing obligations, very similar to a situation where you are unable to pay your bank loan due to a job loss or cut in salary. Because of this, many banks who were lenders to Greece are experiencing a cash crunch.

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Plibersek mistakenly calls Africa a country, says real embarrassment is Coalition
Melbourne Age - 3 Hours ago
Labor's foreign affairs spokeswoman Tanya Plibersek has defended mistakenly calling Africa a country instead of a continent, saying the government's $7 billion cut to foreign aid is the real embarrassment.
Tanya Plibersek mistakenly calls Africa a country, says real embarrassment is Coalition Narooma News
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US strike al-Shabab jihadists during meeting, says Somali officials
Melbourne Age - 3 Hours ago
An air strike by US military forces struck an area where leaders of Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked militants were meeting, intelligence sources said on Tuesday, but it was unclear whether any insurgent commanders
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West Africa struggles to contain Ebola
Reuters India - 4 Hours ago
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Tuesday the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa was causing food shortages in one of the world's poorest regions and the
West Africa struggles to contain Ebola … Yahoo! India
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Israel Sun Care Market: New market analysis published
Live-PR.com - 4 Hours ago
(live-PR.com) - The Sun Care in Israel report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2009-2013, allowing you to
Latvia Spirits Market: New market analysis published Live-PR.com
Venezuela Menswear Market: New market analysis published Live-PR.com
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Israel Skin Care Market: New market analysis published
Live-PR.com - 4 Hours ago
(live-PR.com) - The Skin Care in Israel report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2009-2013, allowing you to
South Africa Sets/Kits Market: New market analysis published Live-PR.com
Australia Sets/Kits Market: New market analysis published Live-PR.com
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U.S. military may move Niger drone base to Sahara desert city
Reuters India - 4 Hours ago
WASHINGTON/NIAMEY (Reuters) - The United States is preparing a possible redeployment of its drones in Niger to set up a forward base in the Sahara closer to Islamist militants blamed for attacks across
US Military May Move Niger Drone Base to Sahara Desert City INooz
U.S. military may move Niger drone base to Sahara desert cit … Yahoo! India
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The mysterious figure the U.S. targeted in Somalia
Washington Post - 4 Hours ago
While the world was discussing U.S. strikes on the Islamic State in Iraq and debating the merits of action within Syria last week, American officials were apparently planning military action somewhere
WorldViews: The mysterious figure the U.S. targeted in Somalia World News Report
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Missing planes spark new 9/11 fears
Herald Sun - 4 Hours ago
ISLAMIC militants seized a dozen commercial aircraft in an attack on a Libyan airport last week. Now, intelligence agencies are warning the jets could be used in 9/11 style attacks. “There are a number
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WHO on heightened alert for Ebola in DR Congo
NHK - 3 Hours ago
World Sep. 2, 2014 - Updated 23:06 UTC The World Health Organization says the death toll from an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 31. WHO officials
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"Overwhelming" response needed to curb Ebola
Xinhua News Agency - 3 Hours ago
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned Tuesday that the window of opportunity for curbing the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is closing
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Explosion kills 4 UN peacekeepers in Mali
Xinhua News Agency - 3 Hours ago
BAMAKO, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Four UN peacekeepers were killed and another 15 injured after their vehicle was hit by landmines in northern Mali on Tuesday, security sources told Xinhua. Olivier Salgado,
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Chinese embassy to S. Africa holds Open Day in Pretoria
People.com.cn - 3 Hours ago
Yang Yirui (R), Charge D'Affaires ad interim of China's Embassy to South Africa, talks with Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of S.A., during
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With the "largest and most severe" Ebola virus outbreak advancing in West Africa,
Xinhua News Agency - 3 Hours ago
By William M. Reilly UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, Dr. Margaret Chan, chief of the UN's World Health Organization (WHO), and Dr. David Nabarro, the UN
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How maggots can lower Kenyan hospital bills
BBC - 4 Hours ago
The maggots are contained in a small sachet, like a tea bag Patients in Kenya may soon start receiving live maggots as a treatment after promising results from a pilot study using the age-old practice.
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Sony Mideast Africa expands Bravia TV line-up [Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab
BusinessWeek - 4 Hours ago
Sept. 03--The new models are available at all Jumbo Electronics outlets and select electronics retailers across the UAE, according to the ?company. Sony Middle East and Africa on Tuesday announced the
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UN: 1 Million Somalis at Risk of Hunger
Digital Chosun - 4 Hours ago
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization says more than 1 million Somalis are in need of humanitarian assistance, and at least 200,000 children under the age of five are acutely malnourished
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Somali airstrike targeted al-Shabab leader, camp, official
North Texas e-News - 4 Hours ago
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 - Manned and unmanned aircraft operated by U.S. special operations forces participated in an airstrike yesterday in Somalia that destroyed an al-Shabab encampment and a vehicle
Somali Airstrike Targeted al-Shabab Leader, Camp GlobalSecurity.org
Somali Airstrike Targeted al-Shabab Leader, Camp, Official Says United States Department of Defense
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Mali mine blast kills four UN peacekeepers
Business Standard India - 3 Hours ago
Four United Nations peacekeepers were killed and 15 others injured after their vehicle hit a landmine in Mali Tuesday, security sources said. The UN vehicle was hit by a landmine when the peacekeepers
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Don't be spooked by miners, Barnett...
MiningNewsPremium.net - 2 Hours ago
WESTERN Australian Premier Colin Barnett has told African nations not to be “spooked” by tough negotiations with major mining companies and investors.
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Nigeria's Using a Biometric Card ID Card That Doubles As a Debit Card
Gizmodo - 3 Hours ago
Make all the "Dear Friend" email scam jokes that you want—Nigeria now has one of the most sophisticated government-issued ID systems in the world. A new nationwide card that rolls out this week collects
Nigeria's Using a Biometric ID Card That Doubles As a Debit Card Gizmodo
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MOZAMBIQUE TAKES "HUGE STEP" AGAINST ILLEGAL FISHING
Club of Mozambique - 3 Hours ago
( 2014-09-03 ) The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has welcomed Mozambique’s signing of the FAO Port State Measures Agreement, calling it a “huge step in the global fight to eliminate illegally fishing”. “We
Mozambique takes "huge step" against illegal fishing [NEW] Club of Mozambique
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US Unsure if Somalia Strike Killed Al-Shabab Leader
GlobalSecurity.org - 4 Hours ago
by VOA News Officials are trying to determine whether a U.S. drone strike in Somalia killed Ahmed Abdi Godane, the leader of militant group al-Shabab. Somali officials said Monday's attack targeted
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31 people killed in DR Congo
Arab News - 3 Hours ago
KINSHASA: An outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 31 people and the epidemic remains contained in a remote northwestern region, UN the World Health Organization (WHO)
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Obama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola
ONE News - 3 Hours ago
President Barack Obama urged West Africans today to wear gloves and masks when caring for Ebola patients or burying anyone who died of the disease. He also discouraged the traditional burial practice
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US drone strike in Somalia targets Islamic group al-Shabaab
Irish Times - 4 Hours ago
al-Shabaab as the Pentagon strengthens its military presence in northern Africa by establishing a third drone base in the region to monitor militants. Ahmed Abde Godane, the leader of the al-Qaeda-linked
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