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1 hr ago | Suria

Japan lawmakers demand continued whaling

Japanese lawmakers on Wednesday demanded the government redesign its "research" whaling programme to circumvent an international court ruling that described the programme as a commercial hunt dressed up as science.

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2 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

Energy minister attends Netherlands Embassy's reception

WAM ABU DHABI, 16th April, 2014 -- Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy attended today a reception, hosted by Gerard Michels, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UAE, on the occasion of his country's National Day anniversary and the coronation of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima.

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6 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Park, Obama likely to meet April 25

U.S. President Barack Obama will visit South Korea next week for talks with President Park Geun-hye on the alliance between the two countries, North Korea and its nuclear program, and other regional and global issues, both sides announced.

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10 hrs ago | Inside Costa Rica

"La Trocha" to see 10 new bridges for $6 million over next 90 days

April 15th, 2014 The controversial border road between Costa Rica and Nicaragua which has become known as "La Trocha," will see the construction of ten bridges over the next 90 days, at a cost of nearly $6 million USD.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Voice of America

Ivory Coast PM: 'We Can Astonish the World'

In an interview with VOA, Daniel Kablan Duncan said the government has worked hard to restore security and investor confidence following 2010's post-election violence that killed 3,000 people.

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Elginism

When will UK ratify 1954 Hague Convention on stolen art?

After many years of delay, the UK announced in 2005 that they were going to ratify the 1954 Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict.

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The Independent

Follow the 'cheese trail' across the Netherlands

A dairy-based route highlights some of the country's most picturesque towns and villages - and its most delicious produce Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Common Dreams

Gaza Corrodes Israel's Soul

As Israel continues its unlawful siege of the Gaza Strip, the health situation for the Palestinians continues to be critical.

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The New Zealand Herald

Bolivia president takes Chile coast case to court

The president of Bolivia has delivered written legal arguments to the United Nations' highest court in his land-locked nation's bid to gain access to part of Chile's Pacific coast.

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Fox News

Too much animal protein linked to increased diabetes risk

People who eat the most protein, especially from animal sources, are more likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, according to a study of European adults.

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Weekday Magazine

UN Court Upholds Mladic Charges

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia have rejected arguments for dropping any charges against former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic.

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International Business Times

Libya Adjourns Trial of ex-Gaddafi Officials and Sons

Neither son, Saadi Gaddafi and Saif al-Islam, was in court at Tripoli's Al-Hadba prison, but the late ruler's spy chief Abdullah al-Senussi was among the former senior aides sitting in blue jumpsuits behind a fenced-off section.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

ABC News

Security Council Sees Grim Images of Syrian Dead

The bodies of the young men in the photographs are emaciated, their bones protruding.

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CNN

Fallow Deer in the Netherlands

The Von Fissene Park is a landmark of Risjwijk, one of the suburbs of The Hague, Netherlands.

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Examiner.com

More Nuclear Security Collaboration Needed

Anno Keiser is head of group security at URENCO and was chairman of the recent Nuclear Indistry Summit in Amsterdam Anno Keiser is head of group security at URENCO and was chairman of the recent Nuclear Indistry Summit in Amsterdam Leaders of nations must put aside their own self ambitions to come together on comprehensive world nuclear security, ... (more)

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Sydney Morning Herald

Dutch teenager arrested after tweeting 'joke' terror threat to American Airlines

The Hague: Dutch police have arrested a teenage girl after she allegedly tweeted a threat to American Airlines posing as an al-Qaeda member.

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TheBlaze.com

Authorities Arrest 14-Year-Old Girl Who Tweeted Threat at American Airlines

Authorities have arrested the 14-year-old girl who ignited an Internet firestorm after tweeting a threat at American Airlines Sunday.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Syria chemical arms handover nearly two-thirds complete: OPCW

Syria has surrendered almost two-thirds of its chemical weapons with the resumption of transfers from the war-torn country, the global chemical watchdog said on Monday, although it again pressed Damascus to step up efforts.

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GhanaWeb

Gov't to pay GH 197.5million judgment debt

The Attorney General & Ministry of Justice, has confirmed the award of damages amounting to GHA 197,491,874.00 in a case brought against the state by Bankswitch Ghana.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Ship Carrying Whale Meat To Japan Skips Durban Port To Avoid Protestors

A ship from Iceland carrying 2,000 tonnes of endangered fin whale meat has skipped the port of Durban after a campaign to protest against whaling gained momentum.

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