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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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African Lions Rescued from Mexico
BusinessWeek - 3 Hours ago
KEENESBURG, Colo., Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eleven exotic animals including African Lions and other large carnivores were transferred from Mexico to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado
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Boat Accident Leaves 26 Dead in Zambia
ABC News - 4 Hours ago
Police say at least 26 people have died, most of them children, when a ferry capsized in the southern African country of Zambia. Among the drowned were parents and school children aged from six to
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Opposition Rejects Mozambique's Election Results
ABC News - 5 Hours ago
Mozambique's opposition parties say they reject the victory of the ruling Frelimo party, alleging voter fraud in the southeastern African nation's elections. On Friday, election officials announced
Opposition rejects Mozambique’s election results Drum
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Egypt's Sinai in lockdown after bomb kills 30 troops
Bangkok Post - 112 Minutes ago
CAIRO - Egypt imposed a state of emergency Saturday across parts of the Sinai Peninsula as the military pounded suspected jihadists after a suicide car bombing there killed 30 soldiers.  A Palestinian
Egypt’s Sinai in lockdown after bomb kills 30 troops Alberton Record
Egypt's Sinai in lockdown after bomb kills 30 troops (AFP) Yahoo! News Australia
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Egypt eyes legal restrictions, military measures after Sinai attacks
Reuters Africa - 94 Minutes ago
* Sisi says militancy in Sinai an "existential threat" * Thousands of locals may be moved to widen buffer zone * Military courts could be used to try civilians CAIRO, Oct 25 (Reuters)
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Blast injures three U.N. peacekeepers in northern Mali
Reuters UK - 6 Hours ago
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Three United Nations peacekeepers were injured in northern Mali on Saturday when a blast struck their convoy near the northern desert town of Kidal, the U.N. mission said. The attack
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Mauritania closes border with Mali over Ebola fears
Reuters India - 4 Hours ago
11:29pm IST BAMAKO/NOUAKCHOTT (Reuters) - Mauritania has closed its border with Mali to prevent the spread of Ebola, officials said on Saturday, highlighting fears of further contagion in West Africa
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Botswana's ruling party leads in early election results
Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 4 Hours ago
Early results from Botswana's general elections showed the ruling party in the lead but opposition parties making inroads in the diamond-rich southern African state, according to preliminary figures released
Botswana ruling party leads in early vote results Indian Express
Botswana's ruling party leads in early election results (AFP) Yahoo!Xtra
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Attacks 'threaten Egypt's existence'
BBC - 11 Hours ago
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi says the country is facing a threat to its existence from jihadists after the military suffered the biggest loss of life in decades in attacks in Sinai. At least
Attacks ‘threaten Egypt’s existence’ RocketNews
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Major party supports move to extend Burkina Faso leader's rule
Reuters Africa - 4 Hours ago
OUAGADOUGOU Oct 25 (Reuters) - A major political party in Burkina Faso on Saturday pledged to support a plan to change the constitution to allow President Blaise Compaore to stand for re-election next
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Race, crime and punishment in South Africa
Reuters - 8 Hours ago
South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius (C) enters a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko
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Wall Streeters Are Heading To This Safari Resort For Seriously Luxurious African
Yahoo! Finance - 5 Hours ago
View gallery . Singita An aerial view of the Singita Pamushana Lodge in Zimbabwe For two decades, Singita lodges have been a destination for the world's wealthy to experience an African safari in the
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Egypt's Sissi blames 'foreign powers' for Sinai assault
Haaretz - 4 Hours ago
Egypt declares state of emergency and imposes curfew after deadliest assault on army in decades. Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai
Al-Sissi blames 'foreign powers' for Sinai assault Haaretz
Egypt's Sissi accuses 'foreign powers' for Sinai assault Haaretz
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Abbas sends condolences to Egypt on Sinai bombing
Haaretz - 6 Hours ago
Palestinian president describes bombing in which 30 soldiers were killed as 'terrorist attack.' Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday sent his condolences to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah
Abbas sends condolences to Egypt president in wake of attack Turkish Weekly
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South Africans deploy owls to fight rat problem in townships
Reuters Africa - 3 Hours ago
* More than 200 owls deployed over last decade * Help keep down rat numbers in poor townships * Media reports of rat attacks on children By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG, Oct 25 (Reuters)
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UPDATE 1-Mauritania closes border with Mali over Ebola fears
Reuters UK - 5 Hours ago
* Nouakchott reacts to confirmed Ebola death in Mali town * Mali to keep Guinea border open despite case * Experts scramble to contain Ebola in 6th West African state (Adds Mauritania shutting
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Soccer-Recreativo Libolo reclaim championship in Angola
Reuters Africa - 5 Hours ago
LUANDA Oct 25 (Reuters) - Recreativo Libolo secured a third Angolan league title in four years when they won 3-1 at AS Aviacao and closest rivals Kabuscorp were held to a draw on Saturday. Libolo
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Ohio family grieves, worries for Liberia relatives
Miami Herald - 6 Hours ago
Dave Barry (Mondays) Don't miss Dave's newest column or weblog post. Health & Fitness (Tuesday) Eat and exercise the South Florida way. Weekend Concierge When mid-week rolls around, it's time
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Blast injures three UN peacekeepers in northern Mali
Reuters Africa - 6 Hours ago
BAMAKO Oct 25 (Reuters) - Three United Nations peacekeepers were injured in northern Mali on Saturday when a blast struck their convoy near the northern desert town of Kidal, the U.N. mission said.
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Sinai under spotlight as Egypt bids to quell terrorist attacks
Xinhua News Agency - 59 Minutes ago
by Mahmoud Fouly CAIRO, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- The security situation in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula in general and in North Sinai is "dangerous" but is still "under control" despite the ongoing anti-security
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The security situation in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula in general and in North Sinai
Xinhua News Agency - 59 Minutes ago
by Mahmoud Fouly CAIRO, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- On Friday, a suicide bomber drove a car with tons of explosives into a large military checkpoint south of Sheikh Zuweid city in North Sinai, causing a massive
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ISIS Affiliate Turns on Egypt: 26 Killed, 26 Injured
MSNBC Newsweek - 48 Minutes ago
With the West focusing on ISIS’s advances in the north, near Turkey, the Islamist terrorists are opening a new front, in the Sinai Peninsula. On Friday, 26 Egyptian troops were killed as a car bomb rammed
ISIS Affiliate Turns on Egypt: 26 Shot Dead, 26 Injured Newsweek 3 hrs ago MSN News
ISIS Affiliate Turns on Egypt: 26 Shot Dead, 26 Injured MSNBC Newsweek
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How close is West Africa to famine?
MSNBC - 2 Hours ago
10/25/2014 Ebola in Africa: Gon Myers is with the World Food Programme, and he talks with Richard Lui from Sierra Leone about how close the countries hit by Ebola are to an all-out famine, and the precautions
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Nigeria reclaim African women's title
BBC - 3 Hours ago
Nigeria beat Cameroon 2-0 to win the African Women's Championship in Windhoek, Namibia, on Saturday. After a dominant opening period, Desire Oparanozie put the Super Falcons in front after 12 minutes
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Egypt's Sisi vows retribution after 31 soldiers slain in Sinai
Los Angeles Times - 4 Hours ago
In remarks that could presage a fresh crackdown on Islamist opponents of the Egyptian government, President Abdel Fattah Sisi vowed Saturday to punish those responsible for attacks that killed 31 soldiers
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