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Spread of disease biggest concern in aftermath of quake

TODAYonline - ‎13 minutes ago‎
KATHMANDU - As Nepalis prepared to spend a third night in the open after Saturday's earthquake, anger began to emerge at the slow pace of recovery, with government officials in disarray and aid workers struggling to move supplies out of Kathmandu's ...

Israel blamed over shelling of UN shelters

The Times (subscription) - ‎29 minutes ago‎
A United Nations investigation has found Israel responsible for the shelling of seven UN schools in Gaza used as shelters by Palestinians ordered out of their homes by the Israeli military.

Moment Of Joy Ahead Of Execution

FoxFM - ‎9 minutes ago‎
In a bitter sweet celebration, Andrew Chan has married his fiancée less than 48 hours before he is believed to be executed with Myuran Sukumaran.

Facebook Messenger Gets Video Calling on iOS, Android

PC Magazine - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Move over Skype, Google Hangouts, and FaceTime. Facebook wants to host your next mobile video chat. While there's no shortage of video chat apps out there, Facebook is giving you one more option with the addition of video calling in Messenger.

HIV self-testing kit goes on sale in UK

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
The BioSure HIV Self Test kit has just gone on sale in the UK. Photograph: BioSure/PA. Press Association. Monday 27 April 2015 13.32 EDT Last modified on Monday 27 April 2015 13.38 EDT.

Instagram Launches Emoji Search, New Filters

Fast Company - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Finally, a simpler way to curate poop-with-eye -themed content! Today, Instagram introduced a series of updates including new filters, and, most significantly, support for users to add emojis to hashtags, which enables mobile shutterbugs to search for photos ...

Court Releases Suspects in National Lottery Corruption Case

Addis Fortune - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Federal High Court of Lideta's criminal bench released the four officials of the National Lottery Association (NLA) and the two agents, who were accused of the abuse of their public power to obtain unlawful enrichment, in its hearing conducted on April 23, ...

Julie Bishop claims ISIL 'worse than the Nazis'

9news.com.au - ‎56 minutes ago‎
An ISIL execution pictured with Ethiopian Christians in a video released by the terrorist group. (Supplied). ninemsn. The Islamic State terror group represents a greater threat to world order than communism during the Cold War, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop ...

Raila's sister, Kibaki's daughter and ex-politicians among Uhuru'...

The Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
Wenwa Odinga, Judy Kibaki and Kalembe Ndile are among newly appointed members of parastatal boards appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday.

Jonathan orders release of NNPC audited report

The News - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Goodluck Jonathan has denied allegations by the All Progressives Congress that his administration is engaging in last minute looting ahead of the May 29, 2015 handover date to Nigeria's President-elect, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd).

Japanese Prime Minister Begins US Visit

Voice of America (blog) - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center right, and his wife Akie, second from right, join aides in placing a wreath at the site of one of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings Monday, April 27, 2015, in Boston.

UN chief, Italy PM, EU's Mogherini in symbolic migrant meeting

Bangkok Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
ROME - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini met on a ship off Italy on Monday in a show of "solidarity" after a series of migrant boat tragedies.

Gulf foreign ministers to discuss Yemen on Thursday

Khaleej Times - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Riyadh - Gulf foreign ministers will meet this week with focus on the war in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition has been bombing rebels for the past month, the bloc's chief said on Monday.

New Shoe and Leather Factory Invests U.S.$35 Million in Debre Birhan

Addis Fortune - ‎5 hours ago‎
A Turkish shoe company laid its cornerstone on a 70,000sqm plot in Debre Birhan on April 24, 2015 for the construction of a shoe and leather manufacturing plant targeting exclusivity.

China's Debt Overdose

Addis Fortune - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Zhang Jun, Professor of Economics and Director of the China Center for Economic Studies At Fudan University, Shangahi, China. The days of double-digit economic growth in China are over.

ESPN Sues Verizon

FOXSports.com - ‎12 minutes ago‎
No QB prepared more than Peyton Manning. Check out some of his notes from before one of his games at #UT. pic.twitter.com/z2tI9GCCbM.

New dinosaur poses evolutionary puzzle

Irish Times - ‎51 minutes ago‎
A new kind of dinosaur, discovered in Chile by a young boy, has proven to be an evolutionary puzzle. It is closely related to famous meat-eater dinosaurs, including Tyrannosaurus rex, but was itself a vegetarian.

Blame game: Climate change causing extreme weather

USA TODAY - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Man-made global warming is responsible for about 75% of all hot temperature extremes worldwide in the past 100 years, according to a study published Monday in the British journal Nature Climate Change.

Google wants to buy your patents before the trolls get to them

Quartz - ‎2 hours ago‎
Calling all down-on-their-luck inventors or struggling businesses: Google will now let you apply to sell your patents to the company.

China's ZTE Launches 4G Terminal Devices in Ethiopia

AllAfrica.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
Addis Ababa - China's leading global telecom equipment and solution provider ZTE, on Wednesday launched its 4G terminal devices in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, in hope of continuing its expansion in African market.

Schumi-2: The son also rises

Chandigarh Tribune - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Mick Schumacher bettered his promising Formula Four debut on Saturday with his first ever victory on Sunday as the son of seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher took to the top step of the podium after the third and final race at ...

Denis hit with five-game ban for dressing-room attack

Goal.com - ‎39 minutes ago‎
German Denis has been handed a five-match ban, ruling him out of the majority of Atalanta's remaining games in Serie A this season.

Two thirds of the world's population have no access to safe, affordable surgery

Science Daily - ‎1 hour ago‎
Date: April 27, 2015; Source: The Lancet; Summary: Millions of people are dying from common, easily treatable conditions like appendicitis, fractures, or obstructed labor because they do not have access to, or can't afford, proper surgical care, according to a ...

Children more likely to be overweight or obese with ONE hour of TV a day

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Children who watch even one hour of TV a day have a significantly higher risk of becoming overweight or obese, researchers have warned.

Lower back pain something of an evolutionary hangover

Vancouver Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Can lower back pain in humans be traced back to our primate ancestors? More specifically, has an evolutionary tweak led to spinal discomfort for millions, or even billions, of people?

'Beach Body' billboards defaced following outrage

Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Thousands were angered in London by a billboard campaign by Protein World, an online store promoting fitness and sports nutrition.
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