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Humanitarian truce underway in Gaza fighting

Washington Post - ‎33 minutes ago‎
July 26, 2014 5:53 AM EDT - A 12-hour humanitarian truce began on Saturday after Israel and Palestinian militant groups agreed to appeals by the U.N.

US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

Boston Herald - ‎4 minutes ago‎
In this Sunday, July 13, 2014 file image made from video by The Associated Press, smoke rises from the direction of Tripoli airport in Tripoli, Libya.

Air Algerie plane crash: First picture of British victim David Morgan killed in ...

Mirror.co.uk - ‎22 minutes ago‎
This is the first picture of popular British teacher David Morgan who was among the 116 people killed when an Air Algerie passenger jet crashed in Mali.

Dutch, Australians ready MH17 forces amid Ukraine fighting

Bangkok Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
GRABOVE (UKRAINE) - Dutch and Australian forces were being readied on Saturday for deployment to secure the rebel-held crash site of Malaysian flight MH17 in east Ukraine where remains of victims still lie more than a week after the disaster.

Two CMEs in 2012 Almost Knocked Out Earth's Electrical Systems

Auto World News - ‎15 minutes ago‎
In one of the strongest solar storms ever recorded, the Sun sent a burst of energy through Earth's orbit in 2012 that could have crippled electrical systems across Earth.

Joint letter to Ethiopian Prime Minister on Charges against Bloggers and ...

Human Rights Watch - ‎16 hours ago‎
We write to you to express our grave concern regarding the terrorism charges laid against seven bloggers associated with the “Zone 9” website and three independent journalists in Ethiopia.

Bill Gates Teams Up With 'The Fault In Our Stars' Author

The Inquisitr - ‎13 hours ago‎
Fans of The Fault In Our Stars and John Green's YouTube channel may already know that the author recently joined forces with billionaire Bill Gates to visit a rural health center in Ethiopia.

E-toll bill exceeds R1bn

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
An E-toll Customer Service Kiosk in Southgate Mall opened for registration and customer service. Picture: Dumisani Sibeko. Johannesburg -. Over R1billion - that's the whopping amount Gauteng motorists have refused to pay to the South African National ...

Boko Haram clashes with Cameroon soldiers in cross-border attacks

Reuters - ‎14 minutes ago‎
YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Nigeria's Islamist militant group Boko Haram has carried out two cross-border attacks into Cameroon since Friday, killing at least four soldiers and prompting the Cameroonian army to send reinforcements to the area, army sources said ...

Brace Yourself! GEJ says 2015 elections will be a positive shocker

ynaija - ‎4 hours ago‎
SAFRICA-NIGERIA-DIPLOMACY-ECONOMY-TRADE President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has stated that the 2015 general elections will be a surprise to the world.

ODM FURIOUS OVER LIKONI TERROR LINK

The Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
BLAME GAME: Mombasa County Commissioner Nelson Marwa during an interview in his office. Photo/Elkana Jacob. ODM yesterday reacted angrily to claims by Mombasa County Commissioner Nelson Marwa that it was behind the shootings in Likoni on ...

Telkom Board Investigates Allegation CEO Cloned Car Plates

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
Telkom SA SOC Ltd. (TKG), the South African phone company part-owned by the government, will probe allegations that Chief Executive Officer Sipho Maseko cloned car license plates to avoid traffic fines.

EU sanctions Russian intelligence chiefs over Ukraine

Zee News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Brussels: The European Union announced Saturday it had broadened its sanctions against Russia over its role in conflict-torn Ukraine to include the heads of intelligence services.

Ukraine poised to try to reclaim Donetsk, its military says

Washington Post - ‎18 minutes ago‎
KIEV, Ukraine - The Ukrainian military is on the verge of launching an assault to take back the separatist bastion of Donetsk, a military spokesman said Saturday.

Egypt says summons Turkish envoy over Erdogan comments on Palestinians

Reuters Africa - ‎12 minutes ago‎
CAIRO, July 26 (Reuters) - Egypt will summon the Turkish charge d'affaires in protest at comments by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, who accused Egypt of lacking a sincere approach to the Palestinian issue, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement ...

Death row Christian woman flies out of Sudan, meets pope

The Star Online - ‎Jul 24, 2014‎
Mariam Yahya Ibrahim of Sudan (2nd R) carries one of her children, as she arrives with Lapo Pistelli (C) Italy's vice minister for foreign affairs, holding her other child, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (R), his wife Agnese (L) and Foreign Affairs minister ...

Eid Al Fitr 2014 : UAE's moon sighting committee to announce Eid date on Sunday

TruthDive - ‎7 hours ago‎
July 26 (TruthDive): Eid Al Fitr - the feast at the end of Ramadan starts with the sighting of the new moon. Eid Al Fitr is celebrated on the first day of the Shawwal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar.

Chinese manufacturers are now outsourcing to Africa

The Week Magazine
Jul 25, 2014
Written by
John Aziz
America is still pretty sore over the millions of jobs - including an estimated 2.4 million in the last decade - that have been outsourced overseas, especially to China, where labor was cheap and plentiful, and economic growth rapid.

DNV GL Gives Thumbs Up To Turbines At Large Ethiopian Project

North American Windpower - ‎21 hours ago‎
DNV GL has signed off on France-based Vergnet's turbines at the 120 MW Ashegoda wind project, one of Africa's largest wind farms.

Bose sues Beats over noise-cancelling headphones patents

Geek
1 hour ago
Written by
Ryan Whitwam
Apple thought it was just getting a headphone maker when it agreed to buy Beats for $3 billion, but it may have also acquired a new legal headache.

Europe debates how far to push 'right to be forgotten'

Reuters - ‎19 hours ago‎
PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European regulators have not yet decided whether to try to force search engines such as Google and Microsoft's Bing to scrub results globally when people invoke their "right to be forgotten" in the region.

Amazon's Fire Phone, is a nice piece of gear, with some not-very-useful parlor ...

VentureBeat - ‎7 minutes ago‎
NOTE: GrowthBeat is less than 2 weeks out! VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify the goals, and point the way to success.

Pinterest diversity stats: Also pale and male (but not as much as Twitter)

Register - ‎Jul 25, 2014‎
Pinterest is generally used to store images of polka dot knickers, cute animals and bags of artisan pear drops. What might come as a shock to its users is that Pinterest is actually run by the same “stale, pale and male” clique often seen at the rudder of other big ...

Google reportedly finalizes deal for live stream service Twitch

Los Angeles Times
12 hours ago
Written by
Chris O'Brien
Twitch executives Emmet Shear, left, and Jonathan Simpson-Bint at the San Francisco company's offices. Twitch executives Emmet Shear, left, and Jonathan Simpson-Bint at the San Francisco company's offices.

Supermodel Liya Kebede Talks Lemlem's Evolution

Style.com - ‎20 hours ago‎
Mothers Day Carnival in Support of BORN FREE Africa - Hosted by VOGUE, DIANE VON. Having spent roughly half her life in the fashion biz, Liya Kebede has come a long way in the industry since leaving Ethiopia at the age of 18 to model in Paris.

Still Sad: New Batffleck Close-Up Revealed by Zack Snyder

NDTV - ‎Jul 25, 2014‎
Director Zack Snyder, known for his dark, graphic book themed films, drenched the Superman franchise in his own style with the Man Of Steel in 2013 and is now helming the much anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Lewis Hamilton out of Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying in flames as he is forced ...

Daily Mail - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Lewis Hamilton was sensationally forced to pull out of qualifying at the Hungarian Grand Prix after the engine of his Mercedes caught fire.

SRI LANKA ON TOP DESPITE AMLA KNOCK

Daily Mail - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Dilruwan Perera helped Sri Lanka maintain control of the second Test in Colombo on the third day - despite the efforts of South Africa captain Hashim Amla.

Waratahs win a Sydney dog fight to reach final

Reuters UK - ‎7 minutes ago‎
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Flyhalf Bernard Foley scored a brilliant late try and kicked 11 points to fire the New South Wales Waratahs to a 26-8 victory over the ACT Brumbies and into their third Super Rugby final on Saturday.

Tour de France live: stage 20 - Bergerac to Périgueux

The Times (subscription) - ‎41 minutes ago‎
1.20pm: Welcome to the penultimate stage of the 2014 Tour de France. Today features the only time trials of this year's event, and the attention will be on the race for second behind surely the inevitable winner, Vincenzo Nibali.

In Ethiopia, family planning increasingly an article of faith

Christian Science Monitor
Jul 25, 2014
Written by
Ariel Zirulnick
Leaders from all religious traditions smooth the way for contraception on the idea that sprawling families in poor conditions are not healthy for kids or moms.

Mother, daughter reunited in S.F. share Ethiopian ritual, deeper bonds

Sioux Falls Argus Leader - ‎10 hours ago‎
Tibereh Hidru, who lives in Eritrea and is visiting her daughter and son-in-law, makes coffee for a traditional Ethopian coffee ceremony, which is done daily, on Wednesday morning, July 23, 2014, at her daughter and son-in-law's apartment in Sioux Falls, S.D.
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