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Brutal Images of Syrian Boy Drowned Off Turkey Must Be Seen, Activists Say

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
At least 12 migrants fleeing the war in Syria, including two young boys, drowned on Wednesday while trying to reach the Greek island of Kos from the Turkish resort town of Bodrum, according to Turkey's state-owned Anadolu news agency.
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Global parliamentary leaders' summit pledges to reconnect people, democracy

The Nation - ‎37 minutes ago‎
UNITED NATIONS - Parliamentary leaders from nearly 140 countries have pledged to do their utmost to reconnect people with democracy in an ambitious declaration adopted at the end of a three-day global summit at UN Headquarters in New York.
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Dozens killed or injured in bombings at mosque in Yemen

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
A suicide bombing in a Shiite Muslim mosque and a car bomb blast outside killed at least 35 people in Yemen's capital and injured more than 100 on Wednesday, officials said, and Sunni Muslim Islamic State militants claimed responsibility.
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Man held after eight killed in Paris apartment block blaze

Irish Independent - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Police have detained a man suspected of starting a fire that killed eight people, including two children, at the foot of Paris's famed Montmartre hill.
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Migrants shut Eurostar trains to UK; dead wash up on Turkish beach

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
CALAIS, France/BUDAPEST Hundreds of migrants poured overnight onto the high-speed railway linking Paris with London near the French port of Calais, stranding passengers in darkness aboard Eurostar trains.

Chemical factory explodes in eastern China, killing 1

Washington Post - ‎Aug 31, 2015‎
BEIJING - A chemical factory exploded in eastern China, killing one person, a state-run local news website reported Tuesday, nearly three weeks after massive chemical warehouse explosions in the country exposed lax enforcement of safety regulations.

Kilimanjaro youths for a 60m/- bodaboda project

Daily News - ‎4 hours ago‎
THE Tanzania Assemblies of God (TAG) Church in Kilimanjaro region has initiated a project through which youths would be supported in entrepreneurship activities.

Geita excels in Islamic Knowledege results

Daily News - ‎4 hours ago‎
A SCHOOL in Geita emerged the best in Standard Seven, Islamic Knowledge results, Senior Officer of the Islamic Education Panel, Mr Suleiman Daud, has announced.

High Court dismisses DPP appeal

Daily News - ‎4 hours ago‎
THE High Court dismissed an appeal lodged by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), challenging the acquittal of Managing Director of Riki Hill Hotel, Hans Aingaya Macha (50), on charges of forgery relating to ownership of a plot.
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DR Congo: Kidnapped imams escape as FDLR abductors clash with Congolese army

Yahoo News UK - ‎10 hours ago‎
Between six and eight Tanzanian imams previously kidnapped by Rwandan militias in the Democratic Republic of Congo have managed to escape, Congolese officials have said.
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Love scam: EFCC returns N2.314m to Polish victim

The Nation Newspaper - ‎25 minutes ago‎
he Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday said it recovered and returned 10, 540 Euros (N2.314million) to a Polish victim of Internet love scam.
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Ramaphosa 'flew blind'

Times LIVE - ‎4 hours ago‎
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday said he "honestly" did not know that the private jet that flew him to Japan belonged to the Gupta family.

Ifintu nafilungula - UNZA students

postzambia.com - ‎45 minutes ago‎
'IFINTU nafilungula', the education sector in particular has completely collapsed, declared University of Zambia Ridgeway Campus medical students.
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Rivers: 1100 to testify for INEC, Wike, Peterside

The Nation Newspaper - ‎25 minutes ago‎
BARRING any last-minute changes, the Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja will start hearing evidence from witnesses today.
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Masked Gunmen Kidnap 18 Turkish Workers in Baghdad

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Masked gunmen in pickup trucks kidnapped a group of workers from Turkey on the outskirts of Baghdad on Wednesday, triggering the second crisis involving Turkish citizens in Iraq in the past year.

Your letters: Economic migrants, not refugees

Jakarta Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
A nation without borders is not a nation and a nation has the right to control its borders. The first maxim of the European Union is freedom of movement for people.
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Dar Bank Launches Campaign to Boost Deposits

AllAfrica.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
Dar es Salaam based I&M bank yesterday launched a three-month RICHES Campaign to encourage individuals, employees, students and businesspeople to open accounts for savings and other business requirements.

Trading Steeply up at Dar Stock Exchange

AllAfrica.com - ‎Sep 1, 2015‎
THE Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) experienced high traffic from both local and foreign investors resulting into a turnover of 29.89bn/- compared to 1.74bn/- of the previous week.

Tanzania: Shilling Sinks 24pc in Eight Months

AllAfrica.com - ‎18 hours ago‎
THE shilling has depreciated by almost 24 per cent in eight months since January to close the yester-market at 2,146/- a US dollar.
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Near-term growth prospects remain favourable in India, says IMF

Business Today - ‎14 minutes ago‎
IMF said emerging market currencies have generally depreciated, reflecting weakening commodity prices, concerns about the growth transition in China, an increase in risk aversion and expectations of a lift-off in policy rates in the US.
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IFA 2015: Sony unveils trio of Xperia Z5 flagship phones

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Though they may have been history's most-leaked smartphones ahead of launch, Sony still managed to turn heads with the official unveiling of three new smartphones at IFA in Berlin.
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Shareholder remains faithful to Ashley Madison

Toronto Sun - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Ashley Madison tries to help millions cheat, now it wants to cheat death. The infidelity website says reports of its demise may have been greatly exaggerated and it wants a second chance.
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The Short List: Amazon Dash is here; Freddie Gray update; the heartbreaking ...

USA TODAY - ‎2 hours ago‎
We'll never be without gum, trash bags or probiotics again! It's time to make a dash for the Dash. Amazon is offering its instant-order button to all Prime members for a sweet $4.99 each.
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Tesla to reveal cheaper car in March

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
IN a tweet on Wednesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the car will start at $US35,000 ($A49,779), or about half the starting price of its current Model S sedan.
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Damon Albarn plays elephant song to animal inspiration

New Magazine - ‎9 hours ago‎
Rocker DAMON ALBARN has travelled back to Tanzania to play the song he wrote about a baby elephant to the animal that inspired the track.

Diamond Platnumz reveals reasons for 40-day wait before his daughter's face ...

Nigerian Entertainment Today - ‎6 hours ago‎
Diamond reveals he will will show his daughter's face after 40 days as they agreed with companies. Photo: Instagram. Tanzanian star, Diamond Platnumz and his baby mama, Zari Hassan who recently gave birth to a baby girl, seem to be quite busy with ...
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Murdoch favourite Brooks returns to UK job in remarkable comeback

Channel News Asia - ‎8 hours ago‎
Rebekah Brooks, the Rupert Murdoch protegee cleared last year of orchestrating a criminal campaign that damaged the British establishment, will return to her old job running the tycoon's British newspapers next week in a stunning comeback.
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Rihanna calls her 10 years in music industry 'a very big deal'

The Province - ‎17 hours ago‎
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Rihanna says she's thrilled to have had a decade-long career in music and she plans on celebrating the feat at some point this year.
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Commonwealth Games : Martin elected first female president

The Express Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Torch bearer Louise Martin poses for photographers with the London 2012 Olympic torch on the Swilken Bridge next to the eighteenth tee on the Old Course at St Andrews in Scotland June 13, 2012.
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Oliseh: Why Obi is not in my team against Tanzania

Daily Trust - ‎8 hours ago‎
Abuja, By Joshua Odeyemi | Publish Date: Sep 2 2015 6:51PM | Updated Date: Sep 2 2015 6:51PMOliseh said: “He is a type of player we don't have a lot of.
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Enyeama loses mother, apologizes for missing Tanzania game

Goal.com - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Vincent Enyeama's mother has passed away it has emerged, hours after Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh told media that the goalkeeper opted out of the Super Eagles ahead of their trip to Tanzania without an excuse.
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We're Ready for Eagles - Tanzania Coach

AllAfrica.com - ‎17 hours ago‎
The national football team, Taifa Stars, head coach Charles Boniface Mkwasa said that they are focused and ready for the crucial African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Nigeria.
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New tally shows the trees outnumber us 400 to 1

Los Angeles Times - ‎52 minutes ago‎
How many trees are there on planet Earth? A new study estimates the number at somewhere around 3.04 trillion. That's about 400 trees for every person.

Earth's Oldest Aquatic Predator Was A Terrifying 'Sea Scorpion'

Huffington Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
Researchers at Yale and the University of Iowa have discovered a fossil of Earth's oldest aquatic predator, a human-sized "giant sea scorpion" (albeit without the stinger-tipped tail).
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New crew of 3 launches on 2-day trip to International Space Station

Mashable - ‎2 hours ago‎
UPDATED 12:44 a.m. ET September 2, 2015: The three crewmembers had a successful launch and are now on their way to the International Space Station.
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Scientists unlock mystery of river dolphins' bizarre origins

Christian Science Monitor - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ancient river dolphin fossils unearthed in Panama could support a story of the animal's transition from saltwater to freshwater.
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HIV patient tells of fears of disclosure after details leak

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A man says he fears having to tell friends and family he is HIV positive after he was among 780 patients whose details were leaked by a health clinic.
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Study: College Students Choosing Pot Over Cigs

FOX 21 Online - ‎Sep 1, 2015‎
For the first time in 35 years, college students are consuming more pot than cigarettes, according to an annual study done by the University of Michigan.

Qld flu season 'worst on record'

SBS - ‎Aug 31, 2015‎
Queensland is in the grip of its worst flu season on record with more than 15,000 cases reported, up 5000 on the same time last year.
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Runners' high may be linked to 'satiety hormone' leptin: CHUM study

CTV News - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Researchers at the CHUM have made a connection between runners' high and the levels of a 'satiety hormone' in the body.
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