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101 Pakistan Arrests Major Al-Qaida Figure
( All Regions - VOA )

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Pakistani police have arrested five suspected members of al-Qaida's newly formed South Asia wing, including the man believed to be the group's chief in Karachi.

Security officials say Shahid Usman and four other suspects were arrested this w...

Created on 2014-12-12 13:19:50
102 Polio makes unexpected return to Africa
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo/Olivier Cassot

Content by: South-South News

21 August 2013, New York, USA | Shari Nijman -&nb...

Created on 2013-08-21 21:36:56
103 Poll: Most Trump Supporters say Election Rigged — if he Loses
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

CHARLOTTE, N.C. —

Donald Trump’s dubious claims that the presidential election is rigged have taken root among most of his supporters, who say they will have serious doubts about the legitimacy of the election’s outcome if Hillary Clinton wins, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

Created on 2016-10-27 19:30:01
104 Pollution Turning India’s Famed Taj Mahal Yellow
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A new study has identified the pollutants that are causing the marble of India’s iconic Taj Mahal to turn yellow. The discoloration of the white marble has long been a concern, but the latest study could help in drawing up more targeted measures t...

Created on 2015-01-02 13:55:18
105 Pope: Man Responsible for Global Warming
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Pope Francis said Thursday he is convinced that man was primarily responsible for global warming and he hopes his upcoming encyclical on the environment will encourage negotiators at a climate change meeting later this year to make “courageous” ...

Created on 2015-01-15 13:43:00
106 President John Atta Mills Of Ghana Dies At Age 68
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24 July 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Ghanian President John Atta Mills died on Tuesday, July 24 in a military hospital in Accra at the age of 68.

Created on 2012-07-24 20:29:13
107 President-elect Trump Now Focusing on Filling Top Foreign Policy Posts
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

With a stunning presidential victory behind him, Donald Trump now turns his attention to filling Cabinet positions that will be instrumental in shaping America's foreign policy over the next four years.

Created on 2016-11-10 20:34:18
108 Putin: Russia Should not Cut Itself off From Foreign Investment
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MOSCOW—

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday the country should not cut itself of from foreign investment and technologies.

"We should not, on any account, cut ourselves off" from the kind of foreign investment and ...

Created on 2015-05-26 15:31:44
109 Rebellion In Eastern Congo Threatens Humanitarian Work
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Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

21 November 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - As the world directs its attention at the gruesome scenes unfolding in Gaza and Israel, another conflict, brewing almost as long as the one in the Levant, continues a continent over.

Created on 2012-11-21 22:09:58
110 Report Draws Attention to Violations Against Children in Northeastern Nigeria
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Content by: South-South News

4 September 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - It has been nearly 150 days since more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted from a secondary school in Nigeria by a group known as Boko Haram, and despite international outcry, most of them are still missing....

Created on 2014-09-04 22:43:18
111 Reports: Trump's Son-in-Law Kushner to be Named Senior Advisor
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Content by: Voice of America

U.S. media outlets are reporting that President-elect Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will be named senior advisor to the president.

Created on 2017-01-09 18:24:56
112 Russia Congratulates Trump, Hopes for Better Relations
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

MOSCOW —

Russia warmly welcomed the presidential election victory of Donald Trump with officials, analysts, and ordinary citizens cautiously hoping it could turn a new page in relations between Russia and the United States.

Created on 2016-11-09 16:25:39
113 Russian FSB Officers Among Suspects Charged in 2014 Yahoo Hack
( Science & Technology - VOA )

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The U.S. Department of Justice announced indictments Wednesday for suspects that stole personal information from hundreds of millions of people in the 2014 hack of Yahoo.

Created on 2017-03-15 15:30:14
114 Sauna Visits May Help Keep Brain Healthy, Study Finds
( Health - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

HELSINKI —

Regular visits to the sauna can help lower the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease as well as dying of heart ailments, a Finnish study suggests.

Created on 2017-01-19 17:10:38
115 Scientists Move Doomsday Clock Closer to Midnight
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Unchecked climate change and modernized nuclear arsenals prompted the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists to move the minute hand of the symbolic Doomsday Clock forward two minutes. It now stands at three minutes to midnight, reflecting the group's assess...

Created on 2015-01-22 17:56:29
116 Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against USA Gymnastics Doc Names Karolyis
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

LOS ANGELES —

The latest lawsuit accusing a former USA Gymnastics doctor of sexually abusing a longtime member of the U.S.

Created on 2016-10-28 19:00:26
117 Shi'ite Militias Set Course for Ramadi After IS Victory
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Content by: Voice of America

Shi'ite militias are headed to the outskirts of the Iraqi city of Ramadi on Monday after Prime Minster Haider al-Abadi called for support in the aftermath of an Islamic State victory there.

Created on 2015-05-18 17:09:21
118 Skating Rink in Japan Closed Over Dead Fish Controversy
( Arts & Entertainment - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

A skating rink in Kitakyushu, Japan has been forced to close following public uproar over a decision to embed dead fish into the ice.

Created on 2016-11-28 15:16:15
119 Snapchat Unveils Cartoonish Machine to Sell Video Glasses
( Arts & Entertainment - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

LOS ANGELES —

Snapchat has unveiled bright yellow vending machines that will sell its new line of video glasses.

Created on 2016-11-10 19:03:50
120 Somali Pirate Leader Missing After Attempted Hijack
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Content by: Voice of America

A notorious Somali pirate leader is missing following an attempt Saturday to hijack a cargo ship, maritime sources and villagers said.

Created on 2017-04-11 15:23:41

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