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Turkish activists say new flotilla to challenge Israeli blockade of Gaza

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A Turkish aid group said on Monday it would send ships again to challenge the Israeli blockade of Gaza, four years after Israeli commandos stormed its flotilla bound for the Palestinian territory and killed 10 people. The incident wrecked…

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US Ebola Vaccine Ready for Testing on Humans – Reports

MOSCOW (August 11) RIA Novosti – An Ebola vaccine co-developed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and US scientists has shown promising results on animals and is to enter the first stage of testing on humans if approved by US Food and Drug Administration, ABC News reported Monday. A…

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Asian Markets Are Up

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose in early trade on Monday after Wall Street rallied with the latest round of tensions in Ukraine easing for now, although simmering tensions in other geopolitical hotspots such as Iraq limited gains. Wall Street surged on Friday after Russia’s defense ministry said it had finished military exercises in southern Russia, which the United States ...

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Central African Republic Gets First Muslim PM

VOA News The Central African Republic has its first Muslim prime minister. Mahamat Kamoun, a former special adviser to interim President Catherine Samba-Panza, will lead a transitional government that is seeking to implement a cease-fire…

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Football: Arsenal crush Man City

Arsenal, who went nine years without a trophy before winning the FA Cup in May, collected their second piece of silverware in three months when they crushed champions Manchester City 3-0 in the Community Shield at Wembley. Arsenal thoroughly deserved their emphatic win in the traditional curtain-raiser to the new English season with goals from Santi Cazorla after 21 minutes, ...

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France, Britain join Iraq rescue mission

US jets attacked jihadists who have besieged civilians on an Iraqi mountain for a week, as France and Britain yesterday joined a desperate race to save the stranded people from starvation. Two days after Washington deployed its air force over Iraq to deliver aid and conduct airstrikes, a coordinated Western aid effort was shaping up to avert what US President ...

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Samir Nasri says ”unhappiness” with France squad made him quit international football

London, August 10: Samir Nasri, the Manchester City midfielder says that the reason he is quitting international football is because he is unhappy with everything related to the France national team, including the scrutiny, manager Didier Deschamps, and even his team-mates. According to the Guardian, Nasri”s decision is not unexpected, given he was omitted from Deschamps” squad for the World ...

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Hurricane Bertha hits Britain bringing a month’s worth of rain

Related Articles Here’s Bertha: Storm set to travel across UK 09 Aug 2014 Homes evacuated and motorists stranded after flash flooding 09 Aug 2014 Hawaii is hit by wind and rain in first wave of rare double hurricane 08 Aug 2014 The yellow warning indicated that “the public should be aware of the risk of flooding due to heavy rain ...

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Israel Refuses to Hold Gaza Talks with Palestinians ‘Under Fire’

TEL AVIV, August 10 (RIA Novosti) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refused to return the country’s delegation to Cairo for Gaza talks on Sunday unless the Palestinian militants stop the shelling of the country’s territory. “Israel will not negotiate under fire,” Netanyahu said at a…

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Is Sunday’s Supermoon Full Moon Really That Super?

No doubt by now you’ve likely heard about the excitement concerning what supposedly will loom large in our sky on Sunday night. It’s the “Super Moon!” Well … maybe not quite. I really don’t want to be the wet blanket at your moon party, but while Sunday’s full moon will indeed be big and close – to be sure, it’s ...

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