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>>   Africa
Sondra Myers's "The New Rwanda 2: Successes & Challenges on the Ground" to be launched  
BusinessWeek - 6 Hours ago
/PRNewswire/ -- The New Rwanda Handbooks 1 & 2 help foster the spirit and practice of discussion among citizens. They are used in homes, schools, NGOs and government agencies, promoting discussion among     Add Comment

UPDATE 2-Cricket-Amla, De Villiers dig in for South Africa 
Reuters UK - 6 Hours ago
1:16pm BST (Adds details to close) COLOMBO, July 25 (Reuters) - COLOMBO, July 25 (Reuters) - South Africa batted cautiously to reach 98 for three as they try to preserve their 1-0 lead in the series
Amla, De Villers dig in for South Africa Reuters Africa
UPDATE 2-Cricket-Amla, De Villers dig in for South Africa Reuters Africa
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Amla leads Proteas fightback 
IAfrica.com - 4 Hours ago
Hashim Amla faced a stern test of character in his first series as captain after South Africa lost three key wickets against a determined Sri Lankan bowling attack in the second Test Friday. Amla (31)
2nd Test: Amla leads SA fightback Rediff Realtime News
Amla leads South Africa fightback on day two : July 25, 2014, 6:05 pm Daily Times
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First Ebola victim in Sierra Leone capital on the run 
Reuters Africa - 5 Hours ago
FREETOWN, July 25 (Reuters) - Sierra Leone officials appealed for help on Friday to trace the first known resident in the capital with Ebola whose family forcibly removed her from a Freetown hospital
First Ebola victim in Sierra Leone capital … Yahoo! India
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>>   Top World Stories
Ukrainian radical nationalist Yarosh put on international wanted list 
Itar Tass - 5 Hours ago
:59 /ITAR-TASS/. Leader of the Ukrainian radical nationalistic organization Pravy Sektor (the Right Sector) Dmitry Yarosh has been placed on the international list of most wanted offenders by Interpol,
Interpol puts Ukrainian nationalist leader Yarosh on wanted list Interfax.com
Interpol puts Ukrainian ultranationalist Yarosh on wanted list Russia Today
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Fatal Air Algerie crash likely caused by weather: French officials 
Chicago Tribune - 8 Hours ago
_ Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African state of Mali that killed all 116 people on board, French officials said on Friday. Investigators at
Air Algerie crash likely caused by bad weather: French officials Chicago Tribune
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House, Senate fail to agree on VA spending as August recess nears 
Los Angeles Times - 12 Hours ago
With the August break around the corner, Congress remains locked in a battle over how much to spend reshaping the tattered Veterans Affairs Department. Even though the House and Senate overwhelmingly     Add Comment

Palestinians declare 'Day of Rage' as Kerry pushes cease-fire 
Chicago Tribune - 8 Hours ago
_ Amid a new U.S.-backed push for a cease-fire, Israeli forces pounded targets across the Gaza Strip early Friday, including the home of at least one senior militant leader, while security in the West
PalestinNEWS.GNOM.ES declare ‘Day of Rage’ as Kerry pushes cease-fire Gnom.es
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>>   North Africa
Research and Markets: Egypt Projects Market Report 2014 
Financial Content - 5 Hours ago
Research and Markets This report provides companies with a comprehensive sector-by-sector analysis, detailing all major projects planned in the state and assesses how the recent political changes will
RESEARCH AND MARKETS : Egypt Projects Market Report 2014 4 Traders
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Bad weather seen as probable cause of fatal Air Algerie crash 
Reuters UK - 5 Hours ago
2:25pm BST By Chine Labbé and Mathieu Bonkougou PARIS/OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African state of Mali that killed
Bad weather seen as probable cause of fatal Air Algerie cras … Yahoo! India
UPDATE 3-Bad weather seen as probable cause of fatal Air Algerie crash Reuters Africa
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Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site 
MSN Canada - 5 Hours ago
Map shows path of Flight 5017, Algeria and Burkina Faso; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm; PARIS - French soldiers have secured a black box from the wreckage of an Air Algerie plane that went down in     Add Comment

Air France ends diversion from Mali crash site 
Reuters - 5 Hours ago
Air France-KLM is to avoid flying over the site in northern Mali of the crashed Air Algerie airline as a "precautionary measure", a spokesman for the French group said on Friday. The spokesman said the
UPDATE 1-Air France ends diversion from Mali crash site Reuters
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>>   Cyberculture
Cyber Threat Solutions, Cloud Innovations, Acquisitions, and New Product Components  
Reuters - 5 Hours ago
Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. PR Newswire NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 NEW YORK , July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its     Add Comment

Wikipedia blocks US Congress edits 
BBC - 6 Hours ago
Wikipedia administrators have imposed a ban on page edits from computers at the US House of Representatives, following "persistent disruptive editing". The 10-day block comes after anonymous changes     Add Comment

The North Face and Facebook Fans Award Paradox Sports $25,000 Explore Fund Grant 
A.M. Best - 93 Minutes ago
Boulder, CO -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/25/2014 -- After tallying more than 25,000 votes from Facebook fans, The North Face announced Paradox Sports as a winner of the $25,000 2014 Explore Fund grant to spread     Add Comment

Facebook stock soars, as company briefly passes IBM in market value 
SiliconValley.com - 18 Hours ago
More Facebook coverage SEC filings MENLO PARK -- For a time on Thursday, a company based on sharing "likes" and photos was worth more than storied computer pioneer IBM. A surge in mobile ad sales sent     Add Comment
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>>   Blogging
Billion-Dollar Startup Eventbrite Poaches The Guy Who Was In Charge Of Twitter's  
Business Insider Australia - 4 Hours ago
Laurent Sellier, Twitter’s Director of Product Management, has been hired by Eventbrite to be the online ticketing platform’s Vice President of Product. “We were looking for somebody who understood     Add Comment

VIDEO: 'Passion' is the key to good blogging 
BBC - 5 Hours ago
The growth of the internet has changed the way many people work, and created many new ways of making a living. Millions of people get involved in writing blogs for fun, but only some are managing to
'Passion' is the key to good blogging BBC
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Good news travels by text and Twitter; bad news is more old-fashioned 
CBS News - 82 Minutes ago
, a 'like' sign stands at the entrance of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Stephen Lam, If you can't wait to communicate good news, you can pick up your smartphone and text or tweet it     Add Comment

Tulisa guilty of blogger assault 
BBC - 5 Hours ago
Former N-Dubz singer Tulisa has been found guilty of assaulting a man at a music festival. Contostavlos, 26, denied hitting celebrity blogger Savvas Morgan at the V Festival in Chelmsford, Essex, in     Add Comment
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>>   Sudan
Death row Christian woman flies out of Sudan, meets Pope 
Reuters - 18 Hours ago
A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity, then detained after her conviction was quashed, flew into Rome on an Italian government plane on Thursday and hours     Add Comment

UPDATE 4-Death row Christian woman flies out of Sudan, meets Pope 
Reuters Africa - 18 Hours ago
ROME/KHARTOUM, July 24 (Reuters) - A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity, then detained after her conviction was quashed, flew into Rome on an Italian government
01:47 Death row Christian woman flies out of Sudan, meets pope NewsRT.co.uk
Death row Christian woman flies out of Sudan, meets pope NewsRT.co.uk
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Hospital waives medical bill for Sudan refugee 
MENAFN - 6 Hours ago
Due to technical reasons, this story has been removed from our database.    Add Comment

Pope meets Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan 
France24 - 5 Hours ago
Pope Francis met privately on Thursday at the Vatican with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, which was commuted in June. The Vatican characterised     Add Comment
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>>   Zimbabwe
UPDATE 1-Zimbabwe slashes 2014 growth forecast to 3.1 pct - letter to IMF 
Reuters Africa - 6 Hours ago
HARARE, July 25 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe has cut its 2014 growth forecast to 3.1 percent from 6.1 percent, in line with projections from the IMF, the finance minister and central bank governor said in a letter     Add Comment

Tsvangirai says Zimbabwe is a radarless ship because Mugabe is in denial 
Insider Zimbabwe - 98 Minutes ago
Details Category: Stories Published on Friday, 25 July 2014 15:17 Written by Charles Rukuni Hits: 55 Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai today said Zimbabwe was a radarless     Add Comment

Mugabe's Zanu-PF burning over Baba Jukwa 
Bulawayo24 News - 5 Hours ago
Analysts have said the ugly factionalism bedevilling Zanu-PF could explode into deadly warfare after the minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services, Jonathan Moyo was reportedly grilled
Grace Mugabe Eyes Top Zanu-PF Position AllAfrica.com
Grace Mugabe eyes top Zanu PF position Zimbabwe Independent
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Zimbabwe slashes growth forecast 
Finance 24 - 6 Hours ago
Harare - Zimbabwe has cut its 2014 growth forecast to 3.1% from 6.1%, in line with projections from the IMF, the finance minister and central bank governor said in a letter to the monetary fund seen by
Fin24.com | Zimbabwe slashes growth forecast Finance 24
Zim slashes growth forecast to 3.1% Daily News South Africa
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>>   South Africa
UPDATE 2-Cricket-Amla, De Villiers dig in for South Africa 
Reuters UK - 6 Hours ago
1:16pm BST (Adds details to close) COLOMBO, July 25 (Reuters) - COLOMBO, July 25 (Reuters) - South Africa batted cautiously to reach 98 for three as they try to preserve their 1-0 lead in the series
Amla, De Villers dig in for South Africa Reuters Africa
UPDATE 2-Cricket-Amla, De Villers dig in for South Africa Reuters Africa
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Amla leads Proteas fightback 
IAfrica.com - 4 Hours ago
Hashim Amla faced a stern test of character in his first series as captain after South Africa lost three key wickets against a determined Sri Lankan bowling attack in the second Test Friday. Amla (31)
2nd Test: Amla leads SA fightback Rediff Realtime News
Amla leads South Africa fightback on day two : July 25, 2014, 6:05 pm Daily Times
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Anglo American confident in turnaround despite weak prices 
Reuters UK - 6 Hours ago
1:17pm BST By LONDON (Reuters) - Anglo American's (AAL.L: Quote, Profile, Research) chief executive said on Friday he is still confident he can deliver a promised improvement of the business in the
UPDATE 3-Anglo American chief confident of turnaround despite weak prices London South East
UPDATE 2-Anglo American confident in turnaround despite weak prices Zawya.com
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Cricket-South Africa 98-3 v Sri Lanka (421) - second test, close 
Reuters UK - 6 Hours ago
12:52pm BST COLOMBO, July 25 (Reuters) - South Africa were 98 for three wickets at the close of play in reply to Sri Lanka's first innings of 421 on the second day of the second test against Sri Lanka
South Africa 98-3 v Sri Lanka (421) - second test, close Yahoo! Malaysia
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>>   Journalism
Report: 4 journalists detained in Tehran 
CNN - 7 Hours ago
(CNN) -- Concern is growing for the wellbeing of four journalists apparently detained in Iran this week, three of them American citizens, according to the Washington Post. The Washington Post reported
3 U.S. journalists held in Iran AllVoices
U.S. journalists 'detained' in Tehran CNN
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US reporter believed held in Iran 
BBC - 17 Hours ago
An American reporter for the Washington Post and his wife appear to have been detained in Tehran, the newspaper said. Jason Rezaian, a 38-year-old dual Iran-US citizen, and his Iranian wife Yeganeh     Add Comment

The Fix: Political columnist Barney Frank is as amazing as it sounds 
Washington Post - 4 Hours ago
This week, grumpy former Washington resident Barney Frank returned to Capitol Hill to defend the financial regulation legislation he sponsored in 2010, the Dodd-Frank Act. Former House Financial Services
Political columnist Barney Frank is as amazing as it sounds Austin American Statesman
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Iran Holds Tehran-Based Washington Post Reporter, Official Says 
BusinessWeek - 101 Minutes ago
An Iranian official has confirmed the arrest of a journalist with the Washington Post on unspecified charges. The reporter "has been detained for some questions and after technical investigations, the     Add Comment
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