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186 killed, more injured in South Sudan tanker blast- official

186 killed, more injured in South Sudan tanker blast- official

Sep 18, – The incident occurred on Wednesday on a road some 250 kilometres (155 miles) west of the capital Juba, close to the small town of Maridi, with the victims including locals who tried to scoop up the fuel spill. At least 186 people are now thought have been killed and even more injured […]

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What makes Denmark the happiest nation on earth

What makes Denmark the happiest nation on earth

Nov 11, – Social security, high level of trust considered main pillars. They are the most indebted people in the world, live through long, dark winters and have a shorter life expectancy than several Mediterranean countries. Yet for the past four decades, the Danes have consistently rated themselves as the happiest people on earth. Among […]

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood keeps protests alive

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood keeps protests alive

Oct 04, – Graffiti around the Egyptian capital proclaim the Muslim Brotherhood’s call for new anti-military protests Sunday — dotting walls, light poles and signposts for miles down main avenues and near the presidential palace from which the group was ousted three months ago. It’s an impressive show of survival, giving the image that the […]

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Tear gas returns to Turkey as PM rules out early elections

Tear gas returns to Turkey as PM rules out early elections

June 9, AP – Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets across Turkey on Saturday, in a show of defiance against the Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan’s call a day earlier for an immediate end to the 9-day show of unrest. Turkish police have fired tear gas and water cannon at thousands […]

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Will the EU roll back renewables to cut energy costs?

Will the EU roll back renewables to cut energy costs?

May 23, AP – Renewable energies, such as wind, solar and water, require continued support in Europe, according to EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger. Reductions in greenhouse gases must also continue, the commissioner said adding that 20 percent of Europe’s energy demands will be met by renewables by the year 2020. EU leaders want to see […]

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