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South Korea ferry disaster: Fury and questions grip South Koreans

Straits Times - ‎23 minutes ago‎
There was indignation and fury in South Korea on Thursday over the Sewol ferry incident as the dimensions of the tragedy continued to expand.

Armoured vehicles with Russian flag seen in eastern Ukraine

Zee News - ‎22 hours ago‎
Kramatorsk: At least three unmarked armoured personnel carriers bearing the Russian flag drove through the eastern Ukraine town of Kramatorsk on Wednesday, a day after authorities in Kiev launched an operation to oust pro-Moscow separatists, an AFP ...

Boko Haram: A bloody insurgency, a growing challenge

CNN - ‎7 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- Boko Haram's lethality is indisputable. The militant group has bombed schools, churches and mosques; kidnapped women and children; and assassinated politicians and religious leaders alike.

History may well judge Russia's leaders harshly

Al-Arabiya - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Does history repeat itself? Are we seeing the signs of a new Cold War developing from polarization between the U.S. and Russia, the heir of the collapsed Soviet Union?

IPL: Kolkata Knight Riders v/s Mumbai Indians: KKR set Mumbai 164-run target

Daily News & Analysis - ‎14 hours ago‎
Jacques Kallis made 72 and Manish Pandey 64 as Kolkata Knight Riders reached a competitive 163 for five in 20 overs against Mumbai Indians in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here Wednesday.

NATO's Back in Business, Thanks to Russia's Threat to Ukraine

5 hours ago
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UKRAINE-RUSSIA-CRISIS-POLITICS-SLAVYANSK Armed militants outside the regional state building seized by pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on Wednesday.

Gunmen attack bus in western Ethiopia, 9 killed

Sudan Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
April 16, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) - Unknown gunmen on Tuesday opened fire at a passenger bus in western Ethiopia killing nine and wounding seven others, some with severe injuries, Redwan Hussein, a government spokesperson, told reporters today.

South Sudanese flood into Ethiopia

New - ‎12 hours ago‎
UP to 1 000 refugees from war-torn South Sudan are fleeing to Ethiopia each day, many of them on the brink of death, the UN said on Tuesday.

An Apology for the Rwandan Genocide, 20 Years Later

TIME - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Colin Keating Former New Zealand ambassador Colin Keating addresses an open session of the United Nations Security Council on April 16, 2014.

Zuma jeered again - report - ‎34 minutes ago‎
President Jacob Zuma was reportedly jeered by Malamulele residents in Limpopo when he told them their grievances would be seen to.

SABC Agrees to Flight DA's Banned 'Ayisafani' Adverts Immediately - ‎19 minutes ago‎
The DA has received confirmation from the SABC that the flighting of our banned 'Ayisafani' television adverts and radio adverts can resume immediately.

MDC-T youth plan mass actions

NewsDay - ‎1 hour ago‎
OPPOSITION MDC-T's youth assembly is planning nationwide mass actions to demand jobs promised by Zanu PF in its election manifesto ahead of last year's general elections.

Algerian police break up a rally on the eve of presidential poll

euronews - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Breaking News. Ukraine: Interior Minister says three pro-Russian protesters have been killed in Mariupol. According to Russian agency Itar-Tass at least one person has been killed in Mariupol.

Japanese MPs demand continued whaling

Sky News Australia - ‎21 hours ago‎
Updated: 19:36, Wednesday April 16, 2014. Japanese MPs demand continued whaling. Japanese MPs have demanded the government redesign its so-called scientific whaling program to get around an international court ruling which put a stop to it.

The warden of Africa's oldest park is the latest victim of Congo violence

Washington Post (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
The chief warden of Africa's oldest national park was ambushed and shot Wednesday in eastern Congo, and officials aren't sure of the gunmen's motives, a sign of the numerous threats in the park and the country.

South Sudan army admits loss of key oil town of Bentiu

Business Standard - ‎48 minutes ago‎
South Sudan's army said rebels had wrested control of the key oil town of Bentiu, one of the most bitterly contested regions in the four-month-long conflict.

Africa|Central African Republic: Aid Sought for Those Fleeing Unrest

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The United Nations refugee agency said Wednesday that it was working with 14 other humanitarian relief groups to seek $274 million in emergency donations to support the swelling population of refugees fleeing violence in the Central African Republic, one ...

Asian Paints to buy 51% stake in Ethiopia-based Kadisco Chemical (blog) - ‎Apr 15, 2014‎
Asian Paints (International) Ltd (APIL), a wholly owned subsidiary of India's largest paints company Asian Paints Ltd, has agreed to buy 51 per cent equity stake in Ethiopia-based Kadisco Chemical Industry Plc for an undisclosed amount, according to a stock ...

WTO raises global trade forecasts

Financial Times - ‎Apr 14, 2014‎
The World Trade Organisation has raised its forecast for growth in global trade this year to 4.7 per cent, while warning that risks such as the slowdown in developing economies and increasing geopolitical tensions, including in Ukraine, threaten to undermine ...

The History of Humanity Is a History of Hunger

Slate Magazine - ‎16 hours ago‎
A starving mother and a child wait for food at a relief camp in the province of Wollo, Ethiopia, during a widespread famine in December 1984.

New Smartphones to Include Anti-Theft Kill Switch by June 2015

Techlicious (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Smartphone pickpocket thief Virtually every major phone manufacturer and the five largest U.S. carriers have reached an agreement to include anti-theft kill switch technology in all phones sold after July 2015, it was announced Tuesday.

Google Glass sale meets cool reception

CBS News - ‎18 hours ago‎
Google Glass is displayed ahead of a discussion at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, where participants discussed issues with the gadget and its role in storytelling.

Frustration at US-focus as Google Glass sells out in one-day sale

The Australian Financial Review - ‎7 hours ago‎
Google has said it plans to open up more spots for its Google Glass Explorer program soon, after devices sold out in its one-day-only sale in the US on Tuesday.

The Man Who Couldn't Stop by David Adam, book review: What it's like to live ...

The Independent - ‎11 hours ago‎
David Adam is a successful writer. He also has obsessive-compulsive disorder, OCD. This condition is thought to affect two-to-three per cent of the population at some point, meaning a million people in the UK will experience it.

Ann Peacock to Pen Feature Screenplay based on SAVING THE LOST TRIBE

Broadway World - ‎16 hours ago‎
Ann Peacock ("The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," "Nights in Rodanthe" "The First Grader") is set to write a feature screenplay based on the acclaimed book Saving the Lost Tribe: The Rescue and Redemption of the Ethiopian ...

Religion news: April 17, 2014 - ‎56 minutes ago‎
East Longmeadow - New Life Church, 317 Westwood Ave. is holding a free Easter egg hunt for children ages 10 and under on Saturday, April 19 at 9 a.m.

Real Madrid 2 Barcelona 1, Copa del Rey final: match report as Gareth Bale ... - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Gareth Bale demonstrated last night precisely why he is the world's most expensive footballer. With extra time looming in the Copa Del Rey final, in an atmosphere boiling with tension and nerves, the Welshman picked up the ball just inside the Real Madrid ...

Sturridge a doubt for Liverpool's trip to Norwich

Reuters UK - ‎2 hours ago‎
(Reuters) - Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is an injury concern ahead of the English Premier League leaders' trip to Norwich City on Sunday because of a muscle strain.

Where's The Whole Grain In Most Of Our Wheat Bread?

WBUR - ‎Apr 15, 2014‎
The most healthful loaves of bread contain chunks of grain still intact, like the seeded loaf on the right. Whole wheat loaves, like the one in the middle, may contain few whole grains and may be made up mostly of refined flour, like the white bread on the left.

Combating Malaria Using Environmental, Disease Data

Infection Control Today - ‎14 hours ago‎
Senior scientist Michael Wimberly of the Geographic Information Science Center of Excellence, second from right, inspects mosquito breeding sites in the Amhara region of Ethiopia with researchers from SDSU and public health collaborators from the Health, ...
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