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Aid agencies concerned over Gaza blockade

DAWN.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS: A joint statement released on Wednesday by 30 aid agencies working in Gaza Strip said Israel continued to impose a blockade of the occupied territory six months after the end of fighting.
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Biz Break: Apple Watch likely star, but will MacBook Air make cameo at March ...

San Jose Mercury News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Today: Apple invites media to an event March 9 that seems to be geared toward its coming smartwatch, though a new MacBook Air could make an appearance as well.
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Army confined to barracks as Lesotho votes after coup bid

Zee News - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Lesotho: Lesotho`s army will be confined to barracks when the small mountain kingdom votes Saturday in a snap election to break a political deadlock after an attempted coup last August.
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Witch hunts increase in Tanzania as albino deaths jump

USA TODAY - ‎5 hours ago‎
Older women are living in fear in this rural part of northwestern Tanzania as the lynching of suspected witches increases. Loading… Post to Facebook.
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From Tanzanian safari to Kuwaiti brides: a terrorist's long road to jihad

The Times (subscription) - ‎5 hours ago‎
As he touched down in Tanzania for the supposed trip of a lifetime, Mohammed Emwazi was dressed in a green safari jacket. Security officers immediately dismissed his outfit as a careful disguise that he and two friends were taking a safari to celebrate their ...
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Mugabe: Everyone falls, so what?

New Zimbabwe.com - ‎32 minutes ago‎
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has commented for the first time on his airport stumble, images of which spread like wildfire online as internet users light-heartedly mocked the 91 year-old strong-man.
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Gov't to distribute free 10000 pairs of sandals to pupils

GhanaWeb - ‎2 hours ago‎
The government will this year begin the free distribution of 10,000 pairs of locally made school sandals to pupils in selected deprived districts of the country, President John Dramani Mahama has said.
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Death toll from Afghan avalanches tops 200

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
BAZARAK - More than 200 people have been killed in a series of avalanches triggered by heavy snowfall around Afghanistan, officials said Thursday, warning the death toll could rise still further.
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German suspected serial killer nurse jailed for life

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
OLDENBURG - A German nurse was sentenced to life in prison Thursday for murdering two hospital patients but authorities fear a far higher death toll after he admitted killing 30 people in a thrill-seeking life and death game.
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Unidentified attackers hack US blogger to death in Dhaka

Washington Post (blog) - ‎29 minutes ago‎
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Police say unidentified attackers have hacked to death a prominent U.S. blogger, who was known for his writing against religious fundamentalism, in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka.
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Suicide attack on Turkish vehicle kills two in Kabul

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
KABUL - A Taliban suicide attack targeting a Turkish diplomatic vehicle belonging to the Nato mission killed two people in Kabul Thursday, highlighting the fragile security situation as the Afghan government presses for talks with the militants.
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US signs trade pledge with East Africa, eyes rest of continent

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and five East African countries pledged on Thursday to ease trade flows and set the stage for more U.S.
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Meet Warren Buffett's Wannabes: The 'Brown Buffett' and 'Oracle of San Quentin'

Wall Street Journal - ‎46 minutes ago‎
A Sri Lankan-born venture capitalist wants to be the “brown Buffett . ” Rapper and entrepreneur Jay Z called himself the “black Warren Buffett .
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Do This 1 Thing For a Better Google Ranking

TIME - ‎8 hours ago‎
Google Mobile Search JEWEL SAMAD—AFP/Getty Images Google's lead designer for "Inbox by Gmail" Jason Cornwell shows the app's functionalities on a Nexus 6 android phone during a media preview in New York on October 29, 2014.
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How Facebook plans to prevent suicides – it starts with you

Christian Science Monitor - ‎3 hours ago‎
At its annual Compassion Research Day, Facebook announced that it would be rolling out new tools to assist in suicide prevention for users who display signs of distress.
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Android share of smartphone profits plummets to 11 percent

CNET - ‎7 hours ago‎
Google's Android mobile operating system might be the dominant force worldwide, but when it comes to scoring profits for hardware makers, it may be a downer.
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Meet the glorious new 449kW Audi R8

iAfrica.com - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Audi has revealed official details and images of the new Audi R8 sports-car ahead of its unveiling in Geneva. The second-generation R8 will be available with a 5.2-litre V10 in two states of tune.

New local film introduced

Daily News - ‎42 minutes ago‎
FORWARD Formidable Enterprises (FFE) Company has introduced its first and a modern film known as 'A Boys Mission' which discusses life challenges and different solutions facing youths in the country.
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Twitter stunned by Kardashians' $100 million payday

New Zealand Herald - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Sisters Khloe and Kim Kardashian have signed a new deal with the E! network, reportedly worth $100 million. Photo / AP. The Twittershphere has reacted in shock to the US$100 million dollar ($132 million) TV deal the Kardashians have reportedly just signed ...
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Rodgers: I feel sorry for Lovren

Goal.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Brendan Rodgers admitted that he felt sorry for Dejan Lovren after he missed the decisive penalty which saw Liverpool crash out of the Europa League to Besiktas.
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Bulls have got to kick the blues

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
Just four unbeaten teams out of 15 after two rounds, one of which had a bye last week, suggests that we are in for a closely fought league season in Super Rugby.
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Top-seeded Kei Nishikori reaches Mexico Open semis

The Hindu - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat fifth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the Mexico Open semifinals.
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What Can A Massive Black Hole Tell Us About the Early Universe?

Pioneer News - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Space exploration continues to evolve and we, on earth, continue to be amazed at what astronomers and engineers continue to find. A recent discover, for example, from Chinese astronomers will confound both the brightest scientists and all the rest of us ...
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Eyes in the skies: Mysterious bright spots on Ceres dwarf planet look like ...

RT - ‎4 hours ago‎
This image was taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft of dwarf planet Ceres on Feb. 19 from a distance of nearly 29,000 miles (46,000 kilometers).
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Gerson: The fragility of life's greatest gift

The Elkhart Truth - ‎7 hours ago‎
Vaccines are changing how families survive across the world and initiatives are helping, according to columnist Michael Gerson. (Damian Dovarganes/Associated Press).
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Meet the Italian doctor who wants to perform human head transplants

9news.com.au - ‎1 hour ago‎
An Italian doctor says human head transplants can be completed within two years, but acknowledges the profound ethical issues such an operation would entail.
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