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Taliban Releases Video of Foreign Hostages Afghanistan's Taliban has released a video message of two foreign hostages, an American and an Australian, five months after they were seized at gunpoint in Kabul. The captives, Kevin King and Australian Timothy John Weeks, are shown pleading with the Uni
Voice of America | Jan 11, 2017 9:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cameroon Football Looking Not So Indomitable Cameroon's national football team is trying to rebuild as they head to the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon. Thousands of fans of the Indomitable Lions cheered their team Tuesday in an international friendly between Cameroon and the Mighty Warrio
Voice of America | Jan 11, 2017 9:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nonfiction: Mrs. King and Coretta: A Posthumous Memoir Explores Public and Private Selves Coretta Scott King's “My Life, My Love, My Legacy” is an absorbing account of a brutal historical era.
New York Times | Jan 11, 2017 6:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South Sudan rejects 4,000 additional UN peacekeepers The government's move is a contradiction of its decision in November to accept the troops' deployment.
Al Jazeera | Jan 11, 2017 5:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump's secretary of state pick faces confirmation Russia's alleged hacking of the US presidential election dominates Rex Tillerson's confirmation hearing.
Al Jazeera | Jan 11, 2017 5:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Anti-Semitism on the political right Chemi Shalev and Hadas Gold discuss the troubling resurgence of anti-Semitism among the hard right.
Al Jazeera | Jan 11, 2017 4:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Anti-Semitism on the political left Jonathan Freedland, Lisa Goldman and Noura Erakat debate anti-Semitism among the political left.
Al Jazeera | Jan 11, 2017 4:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Refugee arrivals drop by a third in Germany Around 280,000 new asylum-seekers arrived in Germany in 2016, as compared to the 890,000 the year before.
Al Jazeera | Jan 11, 2017 3:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
China's $100M rugby mission With an investment of $100 million and ambitions to have one million players in the next five to 10 years, rugby is very much on the rise in China.
CNN.com | Jan 11, 2017 3:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syria's war: Astana peace talks 'set for January 23' Russia reportedly confirms date for upcoming Syria negotiations in Kazakhstan's capital amid concerns over participants.
Al Jazeera | Jan 11, 2017 3:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend