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New strategy for intensified international efforts to eliminate female genital mutilation

OSLO, Norway, July 22, 2014/African Press Organization / - 'Worldwide, around 125 million girls and women have been subjected to genital mutilation.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Le Monde diplomatique

Letter from Gaza

The email Mads Gilbert, professor of medicine at the University of North Norway , sent to a friend on July 19 was a cri de coeur .

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The Marion Star

Cameron makes surprise visit to Scotland before vote

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday became the first prime minister in 34 years - since Margaret Thatcher in 1980 - to visit the remote Shetland islands.

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Albany Times Union

Norway honors victims of 2011 terror attacks

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, attends a wreath laying ceremony near the damaged government building in Oslo Tuesday, July 22, 2014, to mark the third anniversary of twin attacks that killed 77 people in Oslo and on Utoeya Island, on July 22, 2011.

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Fife Now

Mayors travel by bike on north east Fife journey

Falkland - Fife - Bike for Peace - Mayors for Peace - Norwegian Mayors Worldwide Cycle - AUDUN HALSET, KARE FORVASMO, President and Founder TORE NERLAND and MARIT AALEN - FIFE PHOTO AGENCY - London mayor Boris Johnstone is famous for getting about town on two wheels but it is not often you will see a mayoral procession on bikes.

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RTE.ie

Anders Behring Breivik now 'renounces violence'

Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik now renounces violence, his lawyer said, the same day Norway commemorated the third anniversary of the massacre in which he killed 77 people.

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Metro

Who is West Brom transfer target Cristian Gamboa?

Gamboa started his career in his homeland, plying his trade for top flight side Municipal Liberia, before he was scouted and signed by Norwegian club Fredrikstad.

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GlobeNewswire

DGAP-PVR: Linde AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the ...

Linde AG 22.07.2014 10:52 Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG.

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All About Jazz

FA rdefestivalen 2014

FA rdefestivalen FA rde, Norway July 3-6, 2014 In its 25th year, the FA rdefestivalen global music weekender became slightly nostalgic.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Inhabitat

Top Heavy TYIN Tengestue Addition Provides Extra Living Space Without Sacrificing the Garden

The architects at TYIN Tegnestue have built a geometrically top-heavy extension for a family home in Trondheim, Norway that maximizes interior space on the existing plot.

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Marine News

Smit Lamnalco Aids Transfer of Largest HVDC Platform

Five vessels of Smit Lamnalco, the global marine service provider, played the key role in the unberthing and float-over of the world's largest high voltage direct current platform, DolWin beta, at Drydocks World - Dubai.

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PE Hub

Nordic Capital agrees to buy majority stake in Lindorff

Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Lindorff from Investor and Altor for 2.3 billion in euros.

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Bendigo Advertiser

Chris Hamilton chases world MTB title: PICTURES

STRATHDALE'S Chris Hamilton is tackling the hills with plenty of gusto as he builds up for his second world mountain bike championships campaign.

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Reuters

Norway, survivors still bear scars of Breivik shootings

"I would ask him: 'What made you ?'," she said of the man who shot her daughter twice in the back on July 22, 2011.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Today in history: The first Battle of the Bull Run was fought

On July 21, 1944, American forces landed on Guam during World War II, capturing it from the Japanese some three weeks later.

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ABC News

Chasing a dream: From the tropics to the snow fields

Cairns' Lara Hudson is swapping far north Queensland for Scandinavia and fashion for fur to live out her dream of becoming a dog-sledder.

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Balloon Juice

Long-Reading the Internet

I'm not the only person here who's complained that spending so much time on the internet has compromised my ability to read books.

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All About Jazz

Yodok III: Yodok III

They have released one EP and one album . Both JA rmyr and Lo are versatile musicians, active in the local Norwegian experimental and improvised scene.

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All About Jazz

Hedvig Mollestad Trio: "Enfant Terrible"

While making noise with her debut, Shoot! , it was with All Them Witches -and subsequent touring that took her from her home country of Norway, playing at festivals like the 2013 Molde International Jazz Festival , to a short North American tour this year -that guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen's career really took off.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

CNN

Norway Terror Attacks Fast Facts

Here's some background information about the Norwegian terrorist attack on July 22, 2011.

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