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  1. Oregon learned lessons from deadly 2004 quake, tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Friday marks the 10-year anniversary of the "Boxing Day" earthquake that struck off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, causing a massive tsunami that devastated the island and damaged areas more than 3,000 miles away. The largest wave hit Indonesia, Thailand, India and Sri Lanka, and reached as far as the shores of Eastern Africa.

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  2. World's coolest airline liveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... SEYCHELLES: Air Seychelles is the national airline for the eponymous small island nation situated off the coast of Africa. Its stunning livery consists of a pair of 'fairy terns' flowing amid a sea of tropical colours. HAWAIIAN AIRLINES: Even 40 ...

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  3. 14 awesome albums from 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    As hard as it may be to believe, there was music released this past year that was not by Taylor Swift. Some of it was even good! Here are 14 albums that stood out and that you might have missed, depending on your musical predilections -- such as if you avoid the country station like it just flew in from West Africa.

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  4. Reporting: MedicineINFECTIONS Take at Least 51 Lives at Panama HospitalRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... Parenti said his book is the product of six years of traveling and reporting in war zones and failed states from east Africa to central Asia. He was working what was to be a book on the past decade of war in Afghanistan, but as it turned out, that ...

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  5. Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne CrueltyRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... at the "is it really true" points about your dad, stepdad, mom, grandparents, grandmother, their tribal attire in Africa, etc. Keep in mind that I told my buddy - knowing his personality - that it is curious that having millionaire trust fund babies ...

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  6. Murders that crush our soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Philly.com

    The world seems full of crises and disasters: from political stasis and racial standoffs in Europe and the United States, to the classic conflicts of capitalism in "emerging" economies , to tribal conflicts and sectarian uprisings in the Middle East and Africa. But the small coffins of Peshawar's students are the heaviest burden on our conscience.

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  7. World Briefs: Drone strike kills militants in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Post-gazette.com

    ... but were out of danger, he added. GENEVA -- The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the World Health Organization said Saturday. The latest data, ...

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  8. Winnie Mandela: Nelson swindled and betrayed meRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Daily Mail

    ... rambling sandstone house that Mandela retired to in the final few years of his life, after serving one term as South Africa's first black president. It is a priceless addition to the Mandela heritage trail which includes his childhood home, school ...

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  9. School horror violates our shared humanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Day

    The world seems full of crises and disasters: from political stasis and racial standoffs in Europe and the United States, to the classic conflicts of capitalism in "emerging" economies , to tribal conflicts and sectarian uprisings in the Middle East and Africa. But the small coffins of Peshawar's students are the heaviest burden on our conscience.

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  10. Residents desert E. Equatoria villages after violent outbreakRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    ... hard won (...) Sudan protects terrorists By Kimberly Hollingsworth* December 15, 2014 - Sudan used to be the heart of Africa; now, Sudan is the heart of international terrorist organizations. Sudan is the hub for training extremists. (...) MORE The ...

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  11. Mishra: Horror in Peshawar violates our shared humanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Denver Post

    ... (inequality, weakening states, authoritarianism), to tribal conflicts and sectarian uprisings in the Middle East and Africa. But the small coffins of Peshawar's students are the heaviest burden on our conscience. The murder of children crushes our ...

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  12. Revisiting South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Men's Journal

    ... work of Dr. Geoff Tabin and Dr. Alan Crandall, two world-class eye surgeons committed to eradicating blindness in Africa. Also working with the doctors: John Dau, one of the original Lost Boys of Sudan and visionary for peace in South Sudan's ...

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  13. 8 children found dead at home in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... during his second visit here since the start of the outbreak that now has killed more than 6,900 people in West Africa. The Auschwitz museum says some of the victims' 3,800 suitcases have been put into a state-of-the-art protective storage room ...

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  14. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Lucianne.com

    ... dictatorship exporting revolution throughout Central and South America (and during CarterA s years, throughout Africa) while brutally oppressing their own people with complete disdain for basic human rights. We can also be Pakistani jets and ground ...

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  15. In seeking to feed itself, China can make sure others are well fed tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | South China Morning Post

    ... China's ongoing tensions with its Southeast Asian neighbours make other parts of the world even more attractive, and Africa could emerge as a major provider of agricultural products. Chinese business interests have also leased tracts of land in ...

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  16. BANGKOK: Hostages to horror and atrocityRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Asia News Network

    ... have descended into tribal violence and senseless killing, as the world has been witnessing in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia for quite some time now. And religion has been used to justify the atrocities. The scary thing is that an end game ...

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  17. Hostages to horror and atrocityRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Nation

    ... have descended into tribal violence and senseless killing, as the world has been witnessing in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia for quite some time now. And religion has been used to justify the atrocities. The scary thing is that an end game ...

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  18. The horror of Peshawar massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Korea Herald

    The world seems full of crises and disasters: from political stasis and racial standoffs in Europe and the U.S., to the classic conflicts of capitalism in "emerging" economies , to tribal conflicts and sectarian uprisings in the Middle East and Africa. But the small coffins of Peshawar's students are the heaviest burden on our conscience.

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  19. Single ISIS militant 'has killed 150 women and girls' as they refused to marry membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Daily Mail

    ... of men and women. Al- Libi is not the extremist with the same name who is alleged to have helped carry out East Africa's embassy bombings in 1998 that killed 224 people in Kenya and Tanzania. ISIS fighters have taken thousands of women and children ...

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  20. Nigeria Presents Colossal IT Challenge & OpportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Sys-Con Media

    Nigeria has the largest economy in Africa, at more than US$500 billion, and ranks 23rd in the world. A recent re-evaluation of Nigeria's true economic size doubled the previous estimate, and brought it well ahead of South Africa, which is a member of the G20 club for political as well as economic reasons.

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