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Somali warning against refugee expulsion Somalia's president cautions against forceful repatriation of his country's citizens after Kenya insists on plans to close the Dadaab refugee camp.
BBC News | 2 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Trans-Adriatic Pipeline to Boost European Energy Security The May 17 start of construction on the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) marks the beginning of a new phase in increasing diversification of European energy supplies. However, analysts say Europe must do more than merely increase supply to truly establish gr
Voice of America | 2 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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RFE/RL Journalist Khadija Ismayilova Freed Azerbaijans Supreme Court has ordered that RFE/RL journalist Khadija Ismayilova be released from custody after reducing her prison term from 7 1/2 years in custody to a suspended term of 3 1/2 years. The court made the decision on May 25 after hearing an
Voice of America | 2 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Avigdor Lieberman's party to join Israel government Deal expected to pave way for leader of ultranationalist Yisrael Beitenu party to become defence minister.
Al Jazeera | 2 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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New Device Tests Water Safety in Seconds A new device can reveal in a matter of seconds whether that drink of water you desperately need is contaminated with disease-causing microorganisms or ready to drink. The device, called Duo Fluor, can in about 30 seconds test for organic material like dec
Voice of America | 2 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Strongest El Nino in 20 years ends Australian Bureau of Meteorology announces the end of the phenomenon which powerfully influences the weather.
Al Jazeera | 2 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Baby Boxes Offer Safe Haven for Unwanted Children No one knows exactly how many babies are abandoned worldwide each year. The statistic is a difficult one to determine because it is illegal in most places. Therefore unwanted babies are often hidden and left to die. But as Erika Celeste reports from Woodb
Voice of America | 2 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
No easy answers to Australia's Aboriginals debates Is it patronising or appropriate of the government to nudge indigenous people out of alcoholism and into jobs?
Al Jazeera | 3 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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California Celebration Showcases Local Wines, Balloons Communities often hold festivals to show what makes them special. In the West Coast state of California, farmers near Fresno celebrate their figs and those around Gilmore showcase their garlic. The wine-producing region of Temecula, 100 kilometers north o
Voice of America | 3 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Africa envoys' anger over Delhi killing A group of African embassies in Delhi ask India to cancel a cultural event after a student from the Democratic Republic of Congo is killed.
BBC News | 3 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend