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French students stage protest rally to ‘save democracy’ from far-right

French students stage protest rally to ‘save democracy’ from far-right

May 29, – Thousands of students rallied across France Thursday to protest against the anti-immigration National Front party, whose historic success in EU polls they said threatened democracy. Waving banners that read “No to the National Front”, and “Wake up, France,” demonstrators rallied in Lyon, in the east of the country, as well as in […]

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Egyptian judge surpasses own brutal record, sentences 683 to death in mass trial

Egyptian judge surpasses own brutal record, sentences 683 to death in mass trial

Apr 29, Even by Egypt’s brutal standards, the death sentences handed down to 683 people are shockingly grotesque. The notorious judge Saeed Youssef of al-Minya’s Seventh District, surpassed even his own brutal record by the massive number of death sentences he handed down simultaneously. Death sentenced to 683 alleged supporters of the country’s ousted Islamist […]

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EU imposes sanctions after Moscow wins overwhelming Crimea vote

EU imposes sanctions after Moscow wins overwhelming Crimea vote

Mar 17, – The European Union is to impose sanctions including asset freezes and travel bans on 21 officials from Russia and Ukraine after Crimea applied to join Russia on Monday following a weekend referendum, Lithuania’s foreign minister said. Crimea’s leaders declared a Soviet-style 97-percent result in favour of seceding from Ukraine in a vote […]

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Istanbul: Tens of thousands mourn Turkey protest teen’s death

Istanbul: Tens of thousands mourn Turkey protest teen’s death

Mar 12, – Tens of thousands of people on Wednesday joined a funeral procession in Istanbul for a Turkish teenager who died nine months after slipping into a coma from being hit by a police tear-gas canister during anti-government protests, and called on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to resign. Fifteen-year-old Berkin Elvan’s death on […]

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Schools battling to teach binge drinking, drug taking students

Schools battling to teach binge drinking, drug taking students

Mar 07, – The report by the National Council on Drugs reveals an education system where teachers are battling to get students to pay attention in class after weekends of partying. The council’s chief director, Gino Vumbaca, says the problem extends beyond students trying to concentrate despite Monday morning hangovers. He says they also come […]

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Giant asteroid to pass between Earth and moon tonight

Giant asteroid to pass between Earth and moon tonight

Mar 05, – A giant asteroid will pass extremely close by to earth and our moon tonight, according to NASA. While the asteroid will come close enough for star gazers with a good telescope to see the celestial event, there will be no an apocalyptic near miss, with its closest distance from earth estimated to […]

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Over 600 people evacuated from Syria’s embattled Homs

Over 600 people evacuated from Syria’s embattled Homs

Feb 09, Beirut – More than 600 people were evacuated from Homs on Sunday, said Governor Talal Barrazi. The operation was part of a U.N.-mediated truce that began Friday between the government of President Bashar Assad and armed rebels to allow thousands of women, children and elderly men to leave opposition-held parts of the city, […]

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Moments of joy, watching Sochi Olympics on every platform

Moments of joy, watching Sochi Olympics on every platform

Feb 08, – For the next two weeks dreams will come true and hearts broken as the XXII Olympic Winter Games from Sochi get under way.Opening ceremonies take place Friday and the games continue through February 23rd. The whole world will watch as athletes perform physical feats beyond belief, fans flock to sports they won’t […]

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Death toll in northeast Nigeria attack rises to 85

Death toll in northeast Nigeria attack rises to 85

Jan 29, Kawuri – With gunfire exploding all around, Rabi Mallam raced into her hut with her son and granddaughter. But then the suspected Islamic extremists set the home ablaze, and Mallam was burned all over her body before escaping. No one knows yet exactly how many residents of Kawuri village may have burned to […]

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US Smoking Rates Drop to Historic Lows: CDC

US Smoking Rates Drop to Historic Lows: CDC

Jan 17, – Less than 20 percent of Americans still smoke cigarettes — a breakthrough called a “milestone” Thursday by federal health officials. Following years of smoking rates that had hovered around 20 percent, that number finally dropped to 18.1 percent in 2012, statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show. “This […]

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