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Police arrest four activists attempting to storm Mugrabi Gate

Jerusalem Post - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Dozens of right-wing Israeli protesters scuffled with security forces on Thursday as they tried to break into the Temple Mount compound after it was closed for Jewish and Muslim worshipers in the wake of the shooting of Yehuda Glick.
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Protesters storm Burkina Faso Parliament to prevent vote

Zee News - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Ouagadougou: Hundreds of protesters Thursday stormed Burkina Faso`s parliament and burned one of its halls to prevent a vote on a constitutional amendment that would allow President Blaise Compaore to stay in office.
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Israel slams 'miserable decision' as Sweden's new government recognizes ...

National Post - ‎18 minutes ago‎
STOCKHOLM - Sweden's new left-leaning government on Thursday recognized a Palestinian state - a move that comes during increased tensions between Arabs and Jews over Israel's plans to build about 1,000 housing units in east Jerusalem.
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Maine nurse defies state Ebola quarantine, leaves home

Reuters UK - ‎47 minutes ago‎
(Reuters) - A nurse in Maine vowing not to be bullied by politicians and threatening to sue the state over an Ebola quarantine she calls unscientifically sound, defied the order and left her home for a bike ride on Thursday, according to television images.
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Sepeng recollects Athens final

SPORT24 - ‎41 minutes ago‎
A sports fans gather at the Standard Bank Arena in Johannesburg as friends and family pay tribute to Senzo Meyiwa, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi and Phindile Mwelase at a joint memorial service.
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Bail Refused Again in Stock Theft and Murder Case - ‎4 hours ago‎
A THIRD attempt to be granted bail yesterday ended in failure for a key figure in a pending High Court case about the killing of a stock theft investigator in the Gobabis district at the end of 2012.
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Namibia Poachers Kill First Rhino in Etosha Reserve, Sun Reports

Bloomberg - ‎8 hours ago‎
Poachers killed and dehorned a black rhino in Namibia's Etosha National Park, in the first known attack on the endangered animals in the country's main game reserve, the Namibian Sun reported, citing Environment and Tourism Minister Uahekua Herunga.
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Zambia Treasury says no change in policy, urges markets to stay calm

Reuters Africa - ‎52 minutes ago‎
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia's economic policies remain unchanged and there is no need for market panic following the death of President Michael Sata this week, the finance ministry of Africa's second-biggest copper producer said on Thursday.
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History won't help Cosatu, says Vavi

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Johannesburg - If trade union federation Cosatu continues in its weakened and paralysed state, it risks becoming increasingly irrelevant to a younger generation of workers who do not have a historic attachment to it, says federation general secretary ...
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LHR welcomes Zim torture decision

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
iol news pic Constitutional Court ConCourt INLSA A full bench sitting of the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg. File picture: TIRO RAMATLHATSE.
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Botswana's Khama 'trying to create dynasty'

Independent Online - ‎57 minutes ago‎
iol pic afr ian khama-botswana AFP Botswana's President Ian Khama takes the oath of office during a ceremony as he was sworn in for his second term in Gaborone.
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PM Modi condoles loss of lives in Sri Lanka landslide

IBNLive - ‎27 minutes ago‎
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed deep condolences over the loss of lives in a landslide in Sri Lanka that mostly destroyed homes of Indian-origin people and wished speedy recovery to those injured.
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A Nobel cause

The Hindu - ‎46 minutes ago‎
It couldn't have been more timely. It has been just a few days since Nobel 2014 announcements were made in which Kailash Satyarthi's name figures as the winner of Nobel Peace Prize along with Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan and well, we have an ...
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Bodies of 48 Sunni tribal fighters found in Iraq

SFGate - ‎8 minutes ago‎
BAGHDAD (AP) - An Iraqi official says authorities have found the bodies of 48 Sunni tribesmen killed by the Islamic State group in the restive western province of Anbar.
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Grisly video shows aftermath of airstrike on Syrian camp, activists say

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Blackened corpses mutilated by shrapnel: The horrific images are the aftermath, activists say, of yet another barrel bombing by Syrian government forces.
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Hong Kong Students Consider Taking Protest to Beijing

Wall Street Journal - ‎40 minutes ago‎
HONG KONG—Student leaders in Hong Kong say they are considering taking their demands for democracy to Chinese leaders in Beijing next month when China plays host to a high-profile global summit, a move that would represent a significant escalation ...

Mass Houses to Go for a Song

New Era - ‎4 hours ago‎
Windhoek - Houses constructed under government's mass housing scheme will go for a monthly instalment of as little as N$610 and a maximum of N$4300, official information obtained by New Era shows.

Namibia Makes Offer to Buy Areva Water Desalination Plant

Businessweek - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Namibia has formally made an offer to buy Areva SA (AREVA)'s water desalination plant in the country to secure supplies for uranium-mining operations as well as towns in the semi-arid Erongo region and western coastal area.
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2015 Toyota Hilux Is Toyota's Best Pickup

QuikDocs - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The Hilux will probably have a 2.5-litre or 3-litre diesel engine, with the option of a 4-litre petrol V6 engine. The Hilux will have cars like the VW Amarok, the Mazda BT50, the Nissan Frontier and the Ford Ranger as its rivals.
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Tim Cook comes out; Apple Pay rival; more

San Jose Mercury News - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote in an essay published today that he's proud to be gay, saying he felt compelled to speak out for equality.
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Adam Levine And Behati Prinsloo Totally Made Out At The Lakers Game! They ... - ‎18 hours ago‎
Adam Levine and his gorgeous wife Behati Prinsloo are so super in love and we can't get enough of it!! They were spotted sitting together at the Lakers game last night at the Staples Center.
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A Comic Book Dummy's Guide to the Marvel Universe Plan

TIME - ‎2 hours ago‎
On Tuesday, Disney's Marvel Studios made some major announcements about the future of its superheroes on the big screen. Studio head Kevin Feige laid out the plan through 2019, and it includes some very obscure superheroes.
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Murray v Dimitrov

BBC Sport - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Grigor Dimitrov opens hostilities with a comfortable hold to 15. There were a few chinks in the Bulgarian's defences but Murray's early jabs have been wide of the mark.
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DERBY COUNTY: Rams v Chelsea in Capital One Cup to be shown on Sky

Derby Telegraph - ‎15 minutes ago‎
DERBY County's Capital One Cup quarter-final against Chelsea will be shown live on Sky Sports. It will take place at the iPro Stadium on Tuesday, December 16 (7.45pm).
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Levy leads by one in Shanghai

The Province - ‎1 hour ago‎
Shanghai, China ( - Alexander Levy fired a 7-under 65 in Thursday's opening round and he grabbed a 1-shot lead at the BMW Masters.
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NFF to escape Fifa hammer on Friday - ‎16 minutes ago‎
The timely intervention of President Goodluck Jonathan has saved the nation's football from imminent ban as the Chris Giwa faction of the Nigeria Football Federation has withdrawn the civil suit filed against the Amaju Pinnick-led group.
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Scientists hit 'jackpot' with new 'cryptic' species of frog

Newser - ‎17 minutes ago‎
(Newser) - A few years ago, researcher Jeremy Feinberg was looking into why the New York City area's southern leopard frog had disappeared when he stumbled onto a strange call between a bunch of frogs on Staten Island.
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World Bank Funds Ebola Hub That May Spur Security Corps

Businessweek - ‎41 minutes ago‎
The World Bank will inject an extra $100 million into its Ebola response to speed the deployment of foreign health workers in West Africa and create a hub that may lead to a permanent global health security reserve corps.
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Novel treatments for autism on horizon

Business Standard - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rare mutations in more than 100 genes affect networks in the brain that result in autism, showed two major genetic studies on the syndrome led by scientists at the University of California.
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China 'vulnerable' to Ebola outbreak, says expert

Bangkok Post - ‎21 minutes ago‎
TOKYO - China is "vulnerable" to the deadly Ebola outbreak due to the soaring number of Chinese working in Africa and poor infection control at home, a co-discoverer of the virus warned Thursday.
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