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Bin Laden Son-In-Law Gets Life in Prison

The son-in-law of Osama bin Laden was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan. A Manhattan federal jury found Suleiman Abu Ghaith, 48,…

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‘You Can Make History… Or Be Vilified By It’

Leonardo DiCaprio addressed world leaders assembled for the United Nations Climate Summit early Tuesday morning, urging them to take action to address “the greatest challenge of our existence on this planet.” “As an actor, I pretend for a living. I play fictitious characters often solving fictitious problems. I believe humankind has looked at climate change in that same way,” he ...

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Israelis, Palestinians Resume Gaza Truce Talks

VOA News Talks between Israel and the Palestinians to cement the Gaza cease-fire agreement signed last month resumed Tuesday in Cairo . The Egyptian-mediated deal was delayed…

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Spain Drops Ban on Most Abortions

Spain has dropped plans to enact one of Europe’s strictest abortion laws. Legislation passed in January would have made abortions in Spain illegal in all cases except when…

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Mohandas of UNHCR, DPM Markovic: Montenegro set example for other countries in resolving refugee isseue (Government of the Republic of Montenegro)

(Source: Government of the Republic of Montenegro) Mohandas of UNHCR, DPM Marković: Montenegro set example for other countries in resolving refugee isseue Published date 22.09.2014 17:39 | Author PR Bureau Podgorica, Montenegro (22 September 2014) — Montenegro can rightly be considered an example in the region as to the support of the UNHCR Office, but also its commitment and dedication to ...

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USAID Provides $231 Million for Girls Education in 5 Countries

Mariama Diallo WASHINGTON, DC— Hollywood stars Alicia Keys, Jennifer Garner and 30 others have voiced their support for a U.S.-backed initiative called Let Girls Learn. The $231 million program, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, is aimed at ensuring public and quality education for girls worldwide. The new program will focus on five countries in Africa, South Asia, ...

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Press release – Ebola crisis to be debated in European Parliament Development Committee – Committee on Development (Europees Parlement – Bureau voor België)

(Source: Europees Parlement – Bureau voor België) The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, the current situation in the affected states and the EU’s response to the crisis will be debated on…

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New iPhone 6 sells 10 million in three days, Apple says

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus certainly got the support of Apple’s fanbase. They turned out in droves to pick up their new phones on Friday, helping the new devices sell 10 million in just three days. Apple says that the new number sets a record for the company. The phones were available in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada,…

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Alibaba IPO officially the world’s largest market debut

Related media Travel deals Alibaba’s initial public offering now ranks as the world’s biggest at $25 billion, netting underwriters of the sale a more than $300 million windfall after the e-commerce giant and some shareholders parted with additional shares. The fees are equivalent to 1.2 percent of the total deal, with Alibaba paying $121.8 million in commissions. Selling shareholders are ...

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Muslim organisation in Australia to start hotline

Canberra, September 22: Following the attack on a mosque in Sydney last week, the Islamic Council of Western Australia (ICWA) is planning to set up a hotline for its members in Western Australia, media reports said. A mosque was damaged in Sydney last week, said the organisation’s spokesperson Abdullah Eshtewi, watoday.com reported. Over 800 police raided homes in Sydney and ...

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