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Are Afghan refugees in Pakistan a security threat? Pakistan says Afghan refugees must leave the country by December 31.
Al Jazeera | 1 hour, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Clinton Foundation Raises Billions to Help People Worldwide Criticism about Clinton Foundation donors' access to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state has put a spotlight on the multibillion-dollar private charity. VOA's Chris Simkins has a closer look at what the foundat
Voice of America | 1 hour, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Japan pledges to invest $30bn in Africa The amount includes $10bn in infrastructure growth, while an extra $20bn will be invested by Japan's private sector.
Al Jazeera | 2 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Mauritania Anti-Slavery Activists Appeal Conviction A group of Mauritanian anti-slavery activists who were sentenced to up to 15 years in prison are appealing, but fear a system they believe is rigged against them. On August 19, a tribunal in the capital city of Nouakchott found 13 members of the group Res
Voice of America | 2 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Italy Marks Day of Mourning; Prosecutors Threaten Quake Victims' Families Italy marked a day of national mourning Saturday for the 290 people confirmed killed so far by Wednesdays powerful quake that devastated four towns in the mountainous heartland of the country and rattled the central agricultural regions. But as political
Voice of America | 2 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hundreds of Malaysian protesters call for 1MDB arrest Protesters demand proper investigation into disappearance of millions of dollars from state investment fund.
Al Jazeera | 3 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Lynching of 2 Women in DRC Fuels Worries Over Rising Ethnic Tensions Two women traveling in a minibus were dragged out and burned by a mob this week in the town of Butembo in eastern Congo where other travelers have narrowly escaped lynching in the past week. Some observers say politicians are partly to blame for heightene
Voice of America | 4 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Syria: Turkey targets Kurdish forces south of Jarablus Turkish forces hit Kurdish-held village south of Jarablus, monitor says, as Turkey-backed Syrian rebels clash with YPG.
Al Jazeera | 5 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Kei Kamara ends international break Kei Kamara announces an end to his international break, ahead of Sierra Leone's crucial Africa Cup of Nations fixture against Ivory Coast.
BBC News | 5 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Clinton Gets 1st Security Briefing as Nominee Hillary Clinton received a national security briefing Saturday, her first since becoming the U.S. Democratic presidential nominee. The overview of major domestic and global threats facing the U.S. was conducted near her home, at a federal government facil
Voice of America | 5 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend