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The Israeli military said he and others were throwing stones and rocks, but the Palestinian news media said he was shot trying to scale a wall near a...
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The Israeli military said he and others were throwing stones and rocks, but the Palestinian news media said he was shot trying to scale a wall near a...
POSTED: 7/3/2015
A proposal discussed by British officials in the early 1980s may have been a joke, but it highlighted concerns in Hong Kong about the impending...
POSTED: 7/3/2015 in US
A proposal discussed by British officials in the early 1980s may have been a joke, but it highlighted concerns in Hong Kong about the impending...
POSTED: 7/3/2015
The Japanese prime minister’s determination to push ahead with plans to build a new airfield is emerging as one of his first big political challenges.
POSTED: 7/3/2015 in US
The Japanese prime minister’s determination to push ahead with plans to build a new airfield is emerging as one of his first big political challenges.
POSTED: 7/3/2015
New figures from the British Phonographic Industry reveal streams have been played 11.5 billion times in 2015 so far.
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A minute's silence is to be held across the UK at midday to remember the 38 people killed in the Tunisian beach attack a week ago, including 30...
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A "courageous and dedicated" prisoner custody officer dies after being attacked outside a court in London.
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The chief executive of charity Kids Company, whose funding has been withheld over concerns about its ability to manage itself is to step down.
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Greek "Yes" and "No" camps are set to hold major rallies in Athens ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on bailout terms.
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Somalia has made "remarkable" progress in the last two years and has reached a "tipping point" where it can...
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[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema will be in Marikana on Friday to lay criminal charges against Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for his alleged...
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Traditional healers were blamed for worsening the spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone, but they need to be included...
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[Al Jazeera] A safari guide has survived a leopard attack while viewing wildlife with tourists at South Africa's famed Kruger National Park,...

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We are pleased to announce that on July 4, 2015, our Founder and CEO
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A speech about the conflict in South Sudan and how WPDI is helping to

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Forest Whitaker, an Oscar-winning actor, was at Des Moines' Findley

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