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Catholic World News
Missing Syrian nuns appear in video
The Syrian Orthodox nuns who were reportedly abducted from their convent in the historic Christian town of Ma'loula have appeared in a video, Agence France-Presse reported.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Wheat is unloaded from a truck at GrainCorp's storage facility at Moree. The grain falls into grate covered pits This service may include material from Agence France-Presse , APTN, Reuters, AAP, CNN and the BBC World Service which is copyright and cannot be reproduced.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Villagers Overrun Drilling Site To Halt Chevron Fracking
Romanian protesters shout slogans against US energy giant Chevron in Pungesti, Romania on December 7, 2013Romanian protesters shout slogans against US energy giant Chevron in Pungesti, Romania on December 7, 2013 In a statement sent to the Agence France-Presse news agency on Saturday, fossil fuel giant Chevron confirmed it "has suspended ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Daily Breeze
See amazing images of thick, eerie smog covering Shanghai
Levels of PM 2.5 - particles in the air that are hazardous to health - rose to more than 600 micrograms per cubic meter, Friday.
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Kerry: Israel, PA Closer to Peace Deal than in Years
Secretary of State John Kerry of the United States expressed optimism on Friday as he wrapped up his latest visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority, according to Agence France Presse.
Agence France Presse: Philippine leader to help Myanmar's move to democracy
Philippine President Benigno Aquino 3rd lauded democratic reforms in Myanmar as he signed several bilateral agreements with his visiting counterpart Thein Sein on Thursday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Huge fresh water discovery under oceans
"The volume of this water resource is a hundred times greater than the amount we've extracted from the Earth's sub-surface in the past century since 1900," Dr. Vincent Post, lead study author and senior lecturer at Australia's Flinders University, told the Agence France-Presse.
This May Be One of the Biggest Christmas Trees You've Ever Seen
On Thursday, a Christmas tree was set up in Saint Peter's square of the Vatican that put its competitors to shame.
Agence France Presse: Indonesian mastermind of Myanmar embassy bomb plot confesses
An Indonesian on trial for a foiled plot to bomb the Myanmar embassy confessed to being the mastermind Thursday, saying he was "still at war" with anyone oppressing Muslims.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Romanian Fight Against Fracking Heats Up As Winter Sets In
In the latest example of local residents organizing in opposition to the fossil fuel industry's "fracking boom," which has staked its claim in many communities around the world, U.S. oil giant Chevron has found itself engaged in a showdown in rural Romania.
Truck carrying radioactive material reportedly stolen in Mexico
The truck was transporting a cobalt-60 teletherapy source intended for medical use to a storage center when it was stolen on Monday in Tepojaco, near Mexico City, the International Atomic Energy Agency said, according to Agence France-Presse.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Never too old for the shearing shed
Trevor Rowe, who grew up on Almerta Station in the Flinders Ranges, says he wants to see the property thrive.
Yakuza: Battle Continues Against Japanese Mob, 'Goldman Sachs With Guns'
The influence of Japanese mobsters, known as yakuza, is growing with scandalous implications, and officials are promising to stop these crime syndicates.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Iran's Zarif calls for Riyadh-Tehran cooperation
Iran's FM Zarif is meeting with top GCC officials as part of a regional tour to assure Gulf States that Tehran's nuclear deal is in the interest of the region Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Saudi Arabia Monday to cooperate with Tehran on "[achieving regional] stability," according to Agence France-Presse.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Beverly Pedracini has returned to Prestwood Station at Georgetown in far north Queensland
Home's where the heart is... Beverley Pedracini on the stairs of the 113-year-old homestead on Prestwood Station This service may include material from Agence France-Presse , APTN, Reuters, AAP, CNN and the BBC World Service which is copyright and cannot be reproduced.
U.S. boxes in Israel, not Iran
"Iran, U.S. Set To Establish Joint Chamber Of Commerce Within Month," reports Agence-France Presse.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Geological surveys disturb lambing time
The paddock of lambing ewes at Oura, near Wagga Wagga where the helicopter collecting gravity data landed, uninvited last week This service may include material from Agence France-Presse , APTN, Reuters, AAP, CNN and the BBC World Service which is copyright and cannot be reproduced.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Editor & Publisher
Agencies Ordered to Pay $1.2 Million for Photographs Taken from Twitter
A US jury has ordered two agencies - Agence France-Presse and Getty Images - to pay a total of $1.2 million for photographs they acquired through Twitter.
New rebel Islamic alliance wants Syria's future to be democratic and Islamic
Syrian rebel group Liwa al-Tawhid Brigade is one of the opposition factions party to the new alliance A newly formed rebel alliance said Tuesday it wants Syria to be an "Islamic state," but insisted it would protect minorities and not create an "oppressive, authoritarian system," Agence France-Presse reported.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 27 November, 2013
That's why Doug Rawlinson from Goulburn, in south-east New South Wales, has created a garden with a difference.