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>>   Africa
ChildFund International and Partners Deliver Emergency Medical Aid to West Africa  
Reuters - 3 Hours ago
ChildFund International and Partners Deliver Emergency Medical Aid to West Africa Ebola Front Lines ChildFund International staff working in Liberia received 15,000 pounds of
CHILDFUND INTERNATIONAL : and Partners Deliver Emergency Medical Aid to West Africa  4 Traders
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Chinese premier meets Madagascar's PM on ties 
SINA - 4 Hours ago
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meets with Madagascar's Prime Minister Kolo Roger, who is here to attend the closing ceremony of the second Summer Youth Olympic Games, in Nanjing, capital of east China's     Add Comment

How Ivory Coast is trying to halt Ebola 
BBC - 5 Hours ago
Soldiers at Ivory Coast's Sipilou border crossing into Guinea, where the Ebola outbreak started earlier this year, stare blankly into the distance. One has his eyes glued to his mobile phone, his fingers     Add Comment

Libya's government resigns to allow parliament to form new cabinet 
Yahoo! Singapore - 3 Hours ago
Reuters  –  BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni and his cabinet resigned on Thursday to pave the way to forming a new government after parliamentary elections in June, a government
Libya's government resigns to allow parliament to form new … Yahoo! India
Libya's government resigns to allow parliament to form new cabinet (Reuters) Yahoo! News Australia
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>>   Top World Stories
A Russian soldier’s mother faints, then demands to know why he was in Ukraine 
Washington Post - 5 Hours ago
By , KOSTROMA, RUSSIA — Olga Garina spits out the time, “One-oh-five,” when she got the call telling her that her paratrooper son was one of 10 taken captive this week in Ukraine. That call — from     Add Comment

Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis 
BBC - 4 Hours ago
US President Barack Obama has accused Russia of being responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine. He said the fighting was not the result of a home-grown indigenous uprising but of "deep Russian     Add Comment

Japan Coast guard requests budget be doubled to counter China patrol of islands 
SINA - 3 Hours ago
TOKYO —Japan’s coast guard is asking the government to double its budget to boost patrols around islands disputed with China, officials said Thursday. The agency will submit a request to the government     Add Comment

Relatives seek answers to missing Russian soldiers 
Washington Post - 3 Hours ago
Russian columns enter Ukraine, Obama lays blame Israeli police find body of missing U.S. student Obama: Islamic State is an 'immediate' threat in Iraq Obama: 'Russia is responsible for violence     Add Comment
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>>   North Africa
Libya's government resigns to allow parliament to form new cabinet 
Yahoo! Singapore - 3 Hours ago
Reuters  –  BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni and his cabinet resigned on Thursday to pave the way to forming a new government after parliamentary elections in June, a government
Libya's government resigns to allow parliament to form new … Yahoo! India
Libya's government resigns to allow parliament to form new cabinet (Reuters) Yahoo! News Australia
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Benjamin: S. Sudan to protect Chinese investors 
People.com.cn - 4 Hours ago
Marial Benjamin, foreign minister of S. Sudan, receives an exclusive interview from People’s Daily Online on Aug. 20, 2014. (People’s Daily Online/Zhang Yuan)    Add Comment

Ahmed Musa: "Mercy" fled reports on the development of the Egyptian army to Qatar 
Masress.com - 5 Hours ago
Militants claim to behead 4 in SinaiEgypt's NGOs under threat: rights groups UN Convoy Steps up Gaza Food Aid after Egypt Opens Rafah Crossing Ahmed Seif El-Islam, Leading Light Of Egypt Human Rights,
Ahmed Musa, demanding to dissolve the "center": the party based on a religious basis Masress.com
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Libya government resigns to allow new cabinet 
Al Jazeera - 2 Hours ago
Libya's prime minister and his cabinet have resigned to make way for a new government based on parliamentary elections held in June, a government statement said. Abdullah al-Thinni's cabinet said on     Add Comment
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>>   Cyberculture
Adrien Brody on Houdini and his American dream 
MSN Entertainment - 5 Hours ago
© Reuters / Adrien Brody Aug. 28, 2014, 6:18 PM EST LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -- Adrien Brody, wrapped in chains and canvas straightjackets, dives deep into the stormy waters of illusionist and escape
Adrien Brody is a lock star in ‘Houdini’ miniseries New York Post
Houdini: Adrien Brody plays the escape artist in new miniseries Metro Canada
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Asia News Weekly Podcast 
Japan Today - 4 Hours ago
This Asia News Weekly podcast begins with the latest developments in the ongoing stagnant relationship between Seoul and Tokyo. While South Korea’s President Park continues to demand Japan to look squarely     Add Comment

Who did Facebook like last night? 
New Zealand Herald - 4 Hours ago
Video will play in Play now Don't auto play Never auto play Labour Leader David Cunliffe's performance saw him create a slightly bigger buzz than Prime Minister John Key among Facebook's     Add Comment

Leaders' debate: Who did Facebook like last night? 
New Zealand Herald - 4 Hours ago
Video will play in Play now Don't auto play Never auto play Labour Leader David Cunliffe's performance saw him create a slightly bigger buzz than Prime Minister John Key among Facebook's     Add Comment
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>>   Blogging
Patton Oswalt to Visit CBS' Battle Creek 
seattlepi.com - 3 Hours ago
Patton Oswalt is taking a trip to Battle Creek , CBS' new drama from Breaking Bad 's Vince Gilligan and House 's David Shore , Entertainment Weekly reports. The buddy cop series stars Josh Duhamel
Newswire: Patton Oswalt to appear on Vince Gilligan’s Battle Creek Onion AV Club
Patton Oswalt to guest on Vince Gilligan’s ‘Battle Creek’ Entertainment Weekly Online
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Twitter Nation distracted by president’s tan suit 
Washington Post - 3 Hours ago
This is a tan suit. It is being worn by President Barack Obama while he spoke in the White House Briefing Room Thursday. (AFP/Mandel Ngan/Getty) President Obama wore a tan suit on Thursday while talking about     Add Comment

Canada and Russia trade Twitter barbs over maps 
CBS News - 3 Hours ago
As more evidence mounts of Russian forces entering Ukraine, the NATO delegation from Canada has tweeted an unsolicited geography lesson to Russian troops: Geography can be tough. Here’s a guide for     Add Comment

The Fix: Twitter Nation distracted by president’s tan suit 
Washington Post - 4 Hours ago
This is a tan suit. It is being worn by President Barack Obama while he spoke in the White House Briefing Room Thursday. (AFP/Mandel Ngan/Getty) President Obama wore a tan suit on Thursday while talking about     Add Comment
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>>   Sudan
Benjamin: S. Sudan to protect Chinese investors 
People.com.cn - 4 Hours ago
Marial Benjamin, foreign minister of S. Sudan, receives an exclusive interview from People’s Daily Online on Aug. 20, 2014. (People’s Daily Online/Zhang Yuan)    Add Comment

Drug Shows Promise Against Sudan Strain of Ebola in Mice (8/28/14) 
Targeted News Service - 2 Hours ago
BRONX, N.Y., Aug. 28 -- Yeshiva University's Albert Einstein College of Medicine issued the following news release: Researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and other
Drug Shows Promise Against Sudan Strain of Ebola in Mice ScienceNewsline
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Potential therapy for the Sudan strain of Ebola may contain some future outbreaks 
Homeland Security News Wire - 5 Hours ago
Ebola Published 29 August 2014 Ebola is a rare but deadly disease that exists as five strains, none of which have approved therapies. One of the most lethal strains is the Sudan Ebolavirus ( SUDV ).     Add Comment

Sudan: ICRC signs country agreement with government 
MyZA - 4 Hours ago
GENEVA, Switzerland, August 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Sudan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) today signed a newly revised country     Add Comment
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>>   Zimbabwe
With economy sinking, Mugabe sets hopes on "old friend" China 
Ein News - 5 Hours ago
Aug 28, 2014 - 23:02 GMT Snubbed by a U.S.-hosted gathering of African leaders this month, Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe has turned again to "old friend" China, but even Beijing's support
Analysis - With economy sinking, Mugabe sets hopes on 'old friend' China Ein News
With economy sinking, Mugabe sets hopes on 'old friend' China Reuters
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South Africa vs Zimbabwe Cricket: Live Streaming, TV Channel, Start Time, Squad  
Epoch Times - 2 Hours ago
It’s Zimbabwe vs South Africa in Game 3 of the Triangular Series in Zimbabwe on Friday. The cricket match at Harare Sports Club is slated to start at 9:30 a.m. CAT/SAST. The match will be broadcast     Add Comment

Zimbabwe, IPP licensees at odds over stalled power projects 
Engineering News - 3 Hours ago
Energy and Power Development Minister Engineer Munancho Mutezo says government views the failure of the licensed IPPs, which have a combined capacity 5 000 MW, in a very serious light. “IPPs have been     Add Comment

Thabiso Youth Centre takes up Makokoba’s anti-drug fight 
Zimbabwe Chronicle - 3 Hours ago
Lungelo Ndhlovu Idleness is forcing youths in Bulawayo’s oldest suburb of Makokoba to turn to alcohol and substance abuse. A cough mixture, Broncleer or Ngoma, in street lingo, is no longer used to     Add Comment
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>>   South Africa
Australia could lose No.1 ODI ranking 
Sydney Morning Herald - 5 Hours ago
The No.1 ranking in ODI cricket goes on the line next week in Harare, with Australia desperate to avoid being dethroned by South Africa in another format. Australia must remain undefeated for the remainder
Australia could lose No.1 ODI ranking (AAP) West Australian
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South African Parks Says Kruger Rhino Move to Proceed When Ready 
Bloomberg - 5 Hours ago
South Africa plans to relocate rhinos from the Kruger National Park as soon as possible to protect them from poachers, South African National Parks said. “The translocations will be taking place as     Add Comment

South Africa Examining Shale Gas Exploration Regulations 
Pettinga Financial Advisors - 4 Hours ago
AllAfrica reported that the government of South Africa is working on a set of regulations aimed at making sure shale gas exploration neither threatens the country's environment nor compromises "research     Add Comment

Woolworths SA boss beats back surgery as he seals David Jones deal 
Melbourne Age - 5 Hours ago
As Ian Moir, the head of South African retailer Woolworth Holdings, prepared to close the biggest deal of his life -- the $2.1 billion acquisition of David Jones -- he was hospitalised for back surgery.     Add Comment
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>>   Journalism
CBS US News: War zone journalist discusses meeting with James Foley that never happened 
CBS News - 5 Hours ago
Photojournalist Nicole Tung discusses the day James Foley disappeared, and the frantic search that followed. Tung was supposed to meet Foley for dinner near the Turkey-Syria border when he was kidnapped.
War zone journalist discusses meeting with James Foley that never happened CBS News
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The World's Best Armchair Journalist, Brown Moses, Is Cashed Up And Expanding With  
Business Insider Australia - 4 Hours ago
A Kickstarter funded citizen journalist site is making huge strides in its first two weeks of operation. In the past week alone, Bellingcat claims to have located the spot where US photojournalist     Add Comment

Reporters Without Borders Calls for Immediate Release of Andrei Stenin 
Russia Profile - 3 Hours ago
MOSCOW, August 29 (RIA Novosti) - The Berlin office of the international press freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders called on the immediate release of Andrei Stenin, photographer of the news agency     Add Comment

Britain's Foreign Press Association Calls for Photographer Stenin's Release 
Russia Profile - 3 Hours ago
LONDON, August 29 (RIA Novosti) - London's Foreign Press Association called on the release of Rossiya Segodnya news agency's photographer Andrei Stenin , missing in Ukraine, and reminded that journalists     Add Comment
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