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Suicide bomber strikes Saudi Shiite mosque

Washington Post - ‎6 minutes ago‎
May 22, 2015 4:25 PM EDT - Smoke and carnage inside a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia after a suicide bomber kills himself during Friday prayers.
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No 'wall of love' for Cameron at EU summit

Financial Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
David Cameron received a wary reception from EU leaders on Friday, as he forced the pace of discussions on the “British question” against warnings that he was asking for too much too fast.

Rehoboth Farm Murder Duo in High Court

AllAfrica.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
TWO men facing murder, robbery and other charges in connection with a deadly attack on an elderly farmer in the Rehoboth district three and a half years ago made a first pre-trial appearance in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.
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Hundreds of youths protest in Nigeria's Kano over alleged blasphemy - police

Reuters Africa - ‎39 minutes ago‎
KANO, Nigeria May 22 (Reuters) - Hundreds of youths ran through the streets of the northern Nigerian city of Kano shouting "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest) on Friday to protest against a Muslim cleric accused of blasphemy, and set fire to a sharia court, police ...
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Korean Air 'Nut Rage' Executive Freed From Prison

NPR - ‎1 hour ago‎
Former Korean Air executive Cho Hyun-ah, or Heather Cho, is out of prison after a four-month stay. If her name and alias don't ring a bell for you, the reason why she was jailed might.
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Street Battles Erupt in Burundi

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Burundian refugees are transported aboard the MV Liemba passenger cargo, May 21, 2015, in the fishing village of Kagunga, Tanzania.
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US rhino shooter 'not welcomed' in Botswana

StarAfrica.com - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The government in Gaborone on Friday said it notes with alarm a CNN documentary portraying an American hunter, Corey Knowlton, shooting one of the world's most endangered species, a black rhino, in Namibia and declared that the shooter was not ...

Captain's log: Windhoek

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Fortuitously I found myself in Windhoek, Namibia for a few days this week, I didn't do any research on the place choosing to rather make up my own mind when I got there, it turned out to be a rather lovely place, but first the 45 minute drive from the airport ...

Army Undergoes Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training

AllAfrica.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Namibian Defence Force (NDF) is conducting an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) level-one training program led by the United States navy mobile unit in Otavi.
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Society and faith in Ethiopia

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
Everyone I talked to said that they expect a clear victory for the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), which has governed the east African country for almost 25 years, in the general elections scheduled for Sunday May 24.
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UN investigates reports of executions, abuses in Mali

Reuters Africa - ‎2 hours ago‎
BAMAKO May 22 (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Friday it was investigating reports serious human rights abuses, including the execution of civilians, in northern Mali following clashes this week between northern Tuareg separatist rebels and ...
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Nigeria Boko Haram conflict: People have lost everything

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
The humanitarian situation in north east Nigeria is one of the worst in the world, according to the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
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'Expulsions signals the end of Zanu PF' – Analysts

The Zimbabwe Daily - ‎50 minutes ago‎
HARARE - There is more political fallout from the power struggles within Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu PF. HQ The party has announced the expulsion of seven senior party figures and the suspension of another 13 all believed to be linked to sacked Vice President ...
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A year after Thai coup, stability trumps growth for business

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
BANGKOK When Thailand's army seized power in a bloodless coup, much of the business establishment quietly cheered them on. A year on, the captains of Thai industry remain firmly behind the junta, despite a lacklustre economy and a delayed return to ...

Makaravan San Community Refuse Relocation

AllAfrica.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
DEPUTY minister for marginalised people Royal /Ui/o/oo has urged a group of San people living at Katima Mulilo's Makaravan informal settlement to relocate and get access to government support.
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Xaris to Meet Deadline

AllAfrica.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Xaris power plant which is curently in the planning phase will meet its June 2016 deadline according to Xaris Managing Director Hennis Steyn who further put to rest claims that the power project was canned.

Kalkfeld faces severe water crisis

Namibian - ‎14 hours ago‎
A POSSIBLE shortage of drinking water at Kalkfeld is likely to hit residents and their livestock very hard this year. The Namibia Water Corporation supply area manager for Otjiwarongo district, George Diergaardt told Nampa on Tuesday it is a fact that very little ...
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Mustang Outsells Camaro as Smaller Turbo Engine Puts V-8 at Risk

Bloomberg - ‎20 hours ago‎
Ford Motor Co.'s Mustang has pulled ahead of its perennial rival, GM's Chevrolet Camaro, in part by offering a smaller engine that's turbocharged to satisfy the need for speed and threatens to send the V-8 to the boneyard.
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Adult online dating site reports data security breach of member information

Reuters - ‎19 minutes ago‎
May 22 An online dating site for adults seeking sexual trysts has been hacked, potentially compromising the personal information of some of its 64 million members, the company said on Friday.

Amateur Artists to Showcase

AllAfrica.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
Bank Windhoek in partnership with the National Art Gallery Of Namibia launched the 30x30 Art Competition on Thursday. The competition will give an opportunity to amateur artist all over the 14 regions who have no formal institution training in arts or that ...
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'Poltergeist' (2015) Review: Here's What I Remember Before Falling Asleep.

Breitbart News - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Until a few weeks ago, I had no idea a “Poltergeist” remake was coming. So it was just a coincidence that after a number of years, I popped the 1982 original into the DVD player.
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Zambia face red-hot Namibia

SuperSport - ‎7 hours ago‎
Zambia kickoff their Cosafa Castle Cup defence on Sunday when they face Namibia at Moruleng Stadium. Chipolopolo are looking to clinch an unprecedented fifth Cosafa Cup crown this year and are also bidding to win back-to-back titles for the first time ...
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Kudryashov stops Meroro in six

Fight News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Unbeaten cruiserweight KO artist Dmitry Kudryashov (18-0, 18 KOs) scored a sixth round KO over Vikapita Meroro (28-5, 14 KOs) on Friday night at the Luzhniki Arena in Moscow.

Charisma Hallmark of Yesteryear Ramblers

AllAfrica.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
Ever wondered why football teams plying their trade in the domestic topflight league dismally fail to lure decent crowds through the turnstiles nowadays?

Biodiversity Conservation Project Launched

AllAfrica.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism together with the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) on Wednesday this week launched the Resource Mobilisation for Biodiversity Conservation (ResMob) Project.
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'Nasty' star born of cosmic cannibalism

Christian Science Monitor - ‎1 hour ago‎
The rapidly aging star known as 'Nasty 1' may have been 20 times more massive than the sun before its layers were stripped away by a stellar event.
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Yet another Antarctic ice mass is becoming destabilized, scientists report

Washington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
The troubling news continues this week for the Antarctic peninsula region, which juts out from the icy continent. Last week, scientists documented threats to the Larsen C and the remainder of the Larsen B ice shelf (most of which collapsed in 2002).
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NASA spacecraft finds the brightest galaxy in known universe

Mashable - ‎3 hours ago‎
NASA's WISE (short for Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer) found the blindingly bright galaxy poetically named WISE J224607.57-052635.0.
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Future potential of brain chip is limitless after man controls robot arm with his ...

Washington Post - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Scientists at Caltech reported Thursday that they had developed an implantable chip that gave a tetraplegic man, Erik G. Sorto, the power to drink beer with a robot arm.

Poisoned Tombo Lands 14 in Hospital

AllAfrica.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
Fourteen villagers from Onamafila village in Okongo were rushed to Okongo district hospital where they had to be hospitalised after they drank a traditional beer called otombo (tombo).
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Genetic Map of Prostate Cancer Could Lead to Better Treatments

Newsweek - ‎17 minutes ago‎
A recent study indicates that for as many as 90 percent of men with advanced prostate cancer there are either already effective treatments or ones on the way.
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Holidays and parties mean we may drink more than we think

NHS Choices - ‎4 hours ago‎
"The amount of alcohol people in England drink has been underestimated by the equivalent of 12 million bottles of wine a week," BBC News reports.
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Severe Infections Linked to Lower IQs

Live Science - ‎4 hours ago‎
People who have had an infection that made them so sick they had to be hospitalized may have IQs that are slightly lower than average, a new study suggests.
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Stem Cell Therapy May Improve Outcomes in Knee Surgery and Osteoarthritis ...

NOLA.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
Atlanta Falcons defensive end John Abraham, left, zeros in on New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees during a fourth-quarter pass play in which Brees' right knee was injured.
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