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11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Status Quo's Rick Parfitt on the heart attack that nearly killed him

I felt a terrible pain, like an elephant on my chest... I just hoped I'd live: Status Quo legend Rick Parfitt on the heart attack that nearly killed him Parfitt has told how he came an 'inch away from dying' of a heart attack that has convinced him to finally tame his hard-living ways.

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Related Topix: Status Quo, Pop/Rock, Live Aid, Music!, Europe, World News, Croatia

19 hrs ago | SETimes news

Croatia weighs options for its air force

Following the crash of a MiG-21 fighter jet, Croatia debates if it should partner with another nation as part of NATO's Smart Defence programme, or reinvest in its military.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Croatia, US Military, US Air Force,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Tehran Times

Iran, Croatia keen to expand ties

TEHRAN An Iranian legislator said Tehran and Zagreb can unlock their scientific potential to serve the interests of the two nations, according to the Tasnim news agency.

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Infocult

Manly body part collector in Croatia

Croatian police arrested a man for a peculiarly Gothic habit. The Slavonski Brod resident allegedly collected human body parts, stored in jars.

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Another Black Man Killed by St. Louis Cops, Pentagon Defends Police...

Editor's Note : We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Croatia

Entrepreneur Magazine

Editor's Note: The Next Revolution

Among the many unusual things one learns at a Croatian hackathon: 1. Coders are understood, globally, to be total badasses who thrive on sleep deprivation, and 2. post-hackathon, coders look like high holy hell, espresso-swilling, red-eyed vampires.

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Related Topix: Croatia, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Mail

Pillars erected on the set of Game Of Thrones in Split, Croatia,...

Not long left! Pillars erected on the set of Game Of Thrones in Split, Croatia, ready for the start of filming for series five It's only a few weeks away before filming of Game Of Thrones series five gets underway, and the crew are still building sets.

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, World News, Croatia, Entertainment, Television,

Daily Kos

McCain's ISIS Buddies Now Better Armed Than The Kurds: Thanks, America

In a textbook example of The Law of Unintended Consequences, the Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are complaining that their Warsaw Pact-era weaponry is no match for the more modern tech being wielded by Sen. John McCain's ISIS chums .

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McCain, US News, Europe, World News, Croatia, Jordan, NY, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

Model D

Building civic capacity in Detroit: Inspiration from Zagreb

Marshall Memorial Fellow . This unique fellowship program brings emerging leaders in the U.S. across the Atlantic to engage with European peers for an intense 24-day itinerary of immersion and exchange.

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Related Topix: World News, Croatia, Detroit, MI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Star

Grand Theft Eros: Police discover man's pickled penis collection

FELLAS cross your legs - Croatian police caught a man who was stealing penises from bodies at a morgue where he worked.

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Vibe

Croatia Archives: PBR Streetgang At Hideout Festival 2014

They're named after the boat crew from Apocalypse Now but whilst they admit to loving the smell of house in the morning, there's nothing mysterious about Brit duo PBR Streetgang's mission.

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Gawker

"Penis Collector" Arrested for Keeping Jars Full of Dead Men's Dicks

A Croatian man known as "the Penis Collector" has been arrested for allegedly abusing his position as a hospital nurse to amass a large collection of human dicks , taken from the bodies of dead patients.

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SETimes news

Balkans take precautions against spread of Ebola

Experts warn that Ebola is a major threat to the region and could be used as a weapon by terrorists.

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Related Topix: Europe, Macedonia, World News, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Croatia, Romania,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Indian Express

Flights and Fancy: The Formula 1 of the skies

The RBAR is a sort of Formula 1 of the skies. I am a guest of Breitling watches, the official timekeeper and backer of veteran pilot Nigel Lamb.

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Related Topix: Watches, World News, Germany, Croatia

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Last minute holiday bargains to UK, France, Greece, Tunisia, Croatia, Mexico and USA

Tuscany from A 118.50pp : Take a seven-night holiday to Norcenni Girasole Club in Tuscany and save A 304 off a week's rental of a Rossini mobile home, sleeping up to six people, now available for A 711 total.

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Queerty

Man Arrested After Jars and Jars Of Human Penises Discovered In His Apartment

A 52-year-old man nicknamed the "Penis Collector" has been arrested by police in Slavonski Brod, a small city in eastern Croatia, on suspicion of possessing a collection of human body organs.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Queer New York International Arts Festival Announces 2014 Lineup; Kicks Off 9/17

The Queer New York International Arts Festival -- a festival of contemporary performance that explores and broadens the concept of queer art -- returns for a third year with a diverse slate of performances by international artists, many presenting their work in New York City for the first time.

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Related Topix: New York, Europe, World News, Croatia, Theater, Arts, Dance, Gay/Lesbian

SETimes news

Balkans suffering through another round of flooding

A summer of flooding, torrential rain and damaging hail in southeast Europe is keeping relief organisations and volunteers busy as the region works together to overcome a series of damaging weather events.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Europe, World News, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia,

KVOX-FM Fargo

Sarajevo's film festival marks 20th birthday with ...

Sarajevo's film festival, founded as an act of defiance while the city was besieged during the 1992-95 Bosnian war, marks its 20th anniversary on Friday with its biggest line-up of movies.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WENN Blog

Recovering Rick Parfitt Sitting Out First Ever Status Quo Show

Veteran British rockers Status Quo are set to hit the stage for the first time without longtime member Rick Parfitt to resume their European tour as the singer/guitarist recovers from heart surgery.

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Related Topix: Status Quo, Pop/Rock, World News, Croatia, United Kingdom, Nottinghamshire County, England, Derbyshire County, England,

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