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3 hrs ago | The Standard
South Africa's ambassador to China has according to state media compared Nelson Mandela to Mao Zedong, the Communist leader under whose rule tens of millions were killed by famine as well as in the chaos of the Cultural Revolution.
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11 hrs ago | Homer Tribune
After dramatically cutting funding for area nonprofits at its last meeting, the Homer City Council Monday night flip-flopped, funding not only the Pratt Museum and the Homer Foundation at their originally budgeted levels, but also adding money for library staff, advertising of Homer's marine trades and services, design work on a parking lot on the ... (more)
11 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
At the end of November, as their fellow students in Lviv, Ukraine, were taking to the streets to protest President Viktor Yanukovych's snub of the European Union in favor of closer ties with Russia, Khrystyna Bondarieva and Juliia Bukhtoiarova boarded a plane to the States.
11 hrs ago | Voice of America
KENYA: Many African roads are seasonably impassable or in bad repair. A Red Cross truck travels on a dirt road, Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, outside the Kenyan town of Naivasha.
21 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com
Aid agencies paid Somalia's al-Shabab militants for access to areas under their control in the 2011 famine, according to a joint report by two think tanks.
The consequences of a limited nuclear war, such as a conflict between India and Pakistan, would put 2 billion people's lives at risk.
Thief 's narrative arc involves a familiar set of circumstances: a girl falling to her presumed death and the protagonist's struggle to fight on after that loss.
Famine-stricken internally displaced people wait to receive relief food from members of al Shabaab, al Qaeda-linked insurgents, at Ala Yaasir camp at Km50 out of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, September 3, 2011.
Humanitarian agencies paid Somalia's al-Shabab militants for access to areas under their control in the 2011 famine, according to a joint report by two think tanks.
International news outlets are reporting a crowd of protestors pulled down a statue of Lenin in Kiev, Ukraine and smashed its head with sledgehammers.
Tomorrow is St Nicholas. So I am posting a photo of his statue in Demre, where he was a bishop and where he died.
This week, when we hear Parashat Vayigash, we will listen to the climax in the ongoing drama between Joseph and his brothers.
The North Korean border town of Namyang, viewed from the Chinese side of the Tumen River.
Columnist Pat Veltkamp Smith was Southland Times women's editor until 1997 and is a former president of the Southland Justices of the Peace Association.
Addis Ababa, 5 December 2013 - Ethiopia hailed as 'African lion' with fastest creation of millionaires Michael Buerk's famished Ethiopia of 1984 has become a nation achieving 93% GDP growth in six years, finds study Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, office block construction Office blocks under construction in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa.