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The Islamic State Are Committing Ethnic Cleansing On A 'Historic Scale', Says ...

Huffington Post UK - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Survivors have told how Islamic State militants are committing ethnic cleansing on a "historic scale" and threatened to wipe Iraq's ancient minorities off the map forever, according to a new report from Amnesty International.
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US attacks Somalia terror group - ‎55 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON -- U.S. military forces Monday conducted an operation in Somalia against al-Shabab, the main al Qaida affiliate in the east Africa country, the Pentagon said.
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UN to investigate crimes being committed on 'unimaginable scale' in Iraq by IS ...

Business Standard - ‎30 minutes ago‎
The United Nations have announced that the organization would send investigators to Iraq to inspect the crimes being committed by Islamic State militants on 'an unimaginable scale' against civilians.
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FBI investigating 'Cloud' celebrity photo hacking

Deutsche Welle - ‎14 minutes ago‎
The FBI says it's investigating allegations that nude photos and videos of several celebrities were stolen and posted online. Tech giant Apple is reviewing the security of its iCloud data storage service.
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Radamel Falcao leads transfer frenzy

Khaleej Times - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Paris: Manchester United swooped from nowhere on Monday to make striker Radamel Falcao the surprise big signing on the last day of Europe's record-breaking summer transfer window.
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Neanderthal 'art' brings them closer to us

Independent Online - ‎8 minutes ago‎
This undated image provided by Journal shows a Neanderthal rock engraving at Gorham s Cave in Gibraltar. The series of lines scratched into the rock could be proof that Neanderthals were more intelligent and creative than previously thought.
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Namibia: Defence minister surprised by Swapo election verdict - ‎19 hours ago‎
Defence Minister Nahas Angula, who is also a veteran in Namibia's governing Swapo, said Monday he was shocked by the outcome of the party's Electoral College that saw several heavyweights being sidelined.
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'Struggle Kids' On Violent Campaign - As Some Are Arrested for Prison Break ... - ‎21 hours ago‎
JUST hours after Prime Minister Hage Geingob ordered the ombudsman to investigate the fatal shooting of Frieda Ndatipo on Wednesday last week, a group of exile kids went on a property destroying spree.
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African Leaders Meet to Discuss Ways of Combatting Insurgencies

Businessweek - ‎59 minutes ago‎
African leaders meet in Kenya today to discuss ways of boosting domestic efforts and international support to combat insurgencies that have killed thousands of people across the continent this year.
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I've not quit Adamawa guber race, says Modibbo

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Modibbo-Mohammed ADAMAWA State governorship election contender Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Modibbo has dispelled ongoing rumours that he had stepped down from the race for another aspirant on the same platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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Kenyan presidential hopeful Quincy Timberlake charged with murder in Brisbane

The Age - ‎1 hour ago‎
A former Kenyan presidential hopeful has been charged with murder in Brisbane, following the death of a boy in June. Quincy Zuma Wambitta Timberlake, 34, was arrested and charged on Tuesday morning.
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LETTER FROM CAPE TOWN: SA may need a commission on commissions

BDlive - ‎1 hour ago‎
COMMISSIONS of inquiry don't have the most illustrious history in South Africa, let's be honest. The Margo and Harms inquiries into the Helderberg plane crash and 1980s political violence hardly inspired much confidence in the process.
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Modi chides China as he embraces Japan

Financial Times - ‎4 minutes ago‎
Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, has issued a thinly veiled attack on Chinese “expansionism” during a visit to Tokyo, endearing himself to his Japanese hosts and underlining his efforts to forge stronger alliances across Asia to balance Beijing's influence ...
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Passing the test on terror threat

Yorkshire Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
IN ALL his rhetoric of recent weeks, David Cameron has given every indication of understanding the reality of the threat posed to Britain by Islamist extremism.
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Brokerages raise Cipla's target price post inhaler launch

Economic Times - ‎19 minutes ago‎
MUMBAI: The launch of Fluticasone/Salmeterol combination inhaler, a generic version of GSK's Advair MDI (metered dose inhaler), by pharmaceutical major Cipla in Germany and Sweden is seen as a significant development by brokerages.
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RBI revises Basel III capital norms, halves maturity

Business Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued revised and final guidelines for raising non-equity regulatory capital instruments by banks under the stringent Basel III framework.
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Rinehart tips early shipments for Roy Hill iron ore mine

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
GINA Rinehart believes her $10 billion Roy Hill iron ore mine can buck the trend of construction delays in the mining sector, with the billionaire targeting a first shipment ahead of schedule.

Redefine International: Stake in Cromwell cut to 10%

Independent Online - ‎5 minutes ago‎
REDEFINE International had disposed of 54.24 million shares in its Australian Stock Exchange-listed associate company, Cromwell Property Group, for A$54.48 million (R541.6m), it said yesterday.
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Passwords blamed after stars' explicit photos leaked

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
The online hack that led to the posting of hundreds of explicit photos of some of Hollywood's most famous female stars could have been down to an attack on their passwords.
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Apple gets into bed with AmEx and Visa on mobile payments service

The Star Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
PAYPHONE?: Will the next generation of iPhone come with new payment features? —LDprod/ New reports claim that a new virtual wallet is almost certainly going to be one of the iPhone's biggest new features.
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Melissa Rivers Remains Focused on Joan Rivers' Road to Recovery, Is ...

E! Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Joan Rivers is a fighter. As the E! Fashion Police host remains hospitalized at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, a source reveals the comedian is making small, but positive, steps.
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Louis Vuitton branding genius Carcelle loses cancer battle aged 66

Herald Scotland - ‎4 hours ago‎
TRIBUTES have been paid to the businessman credited with turning Louis Vuitton into the world's biggest luxury brand after he lost his battle against cancer.
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US Open: Serena sets up last-eight clash with Pennetta post straight-set Kanepi ...

Business Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
Defending champion Serena Williams advanced to the quarterfinals of the US Open with straight sets win over Estonia's Kaia Kanepi in the women's singles.
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Aus halfbacks Beale, White benched

SuperSport - ‎1 hour ago‎
Australia coach Ewen McKenzie has run out of patience with misfiring halfbacks Kurtley Beale and Nic White, dumping them to the bench for the Rugby Championship match against South Africa in Perth on Saturday.
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Arsenal complete late £16m swoop for Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck

Daily Star - ‎29 minutes ago‎
ARSENAL last night sealed a last-minute £16m deal for Manchester United's England striker Danny Welbeck. By David Woods / Published 2nd September 2014.
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100 years since death of Martha, the last passenger pigeon - ‎2 minutes ago‎
A memorial for Wisconsin's last passenger pigeon, killed in 1899. "The species became extinct through the avarice and thoughtlessness of man," the inscription reads.
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Look at These Incredible Close-Ups of a Volcanic Eruption in Iceland

TIME - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ragnar Th. Sigurdsson has been photographing volcanoes in Iceland for four decades, so it makes sense that he's keeping a close eye on the latest activity at Bardarbunga, which rests on the northwestern edge of the Vatnajokull ice cap.
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'Better to watch dolphins on TV' - ‎7 hours ago‎
Environmental activists shout slogans as they form the phrase “Stop the Killings” outside the Japanese Embassy Monday, Sept.1, 2014 at suburban Pasay City to protest the annual hunting of dolphins in Taiji, Japan which starts on the first day of September.

How conservative Africa is killing its women ... 6.4m abortions every year

Namibian - ‎Aug 31, 2014‎
UNSAFE abortions are costing Zambia US$2,4m year - which could have been avoided if women in the country had access to safe termination services.
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Cheap holidays fuel 41 per cent rise in hospital admissions for skin cancer - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sun-worshippers are still not getting the message about the dangers of tanning as new figures show hospital admissions for skin cancer have risen by 41 per cent in five years.