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Queen sends her first tweet ... well, sort of

Posted by admin 23 hours ago News
http://www.stuff.co.nz — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet - though she kept things traditional, signing off with 'Elizabeth R'. Read More
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Turkey allows Free Syria fighters to join battle

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http://www.stuff.co.nz — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday (local time) that 1300 Free Syrian Army fighters would join Kurds in defending the key Syrian border town of Kobane from an assault by Islamic State jihadists. Read More
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'At least one' vessel in Swedish waters

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http://www.stuff.co.nz — Sweden said it appeared that at least one foreign vessel had likely operated in waters near its capital in recent days, calling such activity "unacceptable." Read More
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'Dead' hearts transplanted

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http://www.stuff.co.nz — Australian surgeons say they have used hearts which had stopped beating in successful transplants, in a world first they said could change the way organs are donated. Read More
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Injured man crawled for three days

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http://www.stuff.co.nz — A Malaysian man seriously injured in a car accident crawled through jungle for three days before happening upon an isolated village, authorities said Friday.  Read More
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Japan minister under more pressure

Posted by admin 23 hours ago News
http://www.stuff.co.nz — Japan's industry minister was under renewed pressure on Friday over his stake in the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant that he oversees, just a day after admitting his underlings had spent office cash at a sex bar. Read More
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Islamic State uses chemical weapons, Iraqis say

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http://www.stuff.co.nz — Dizzy, vomiting and struggling to breathe, 11 Iraqi police officers were rushed to a government hospital 80km north of the capital last month. The diagnosis: poisoning by chlorine gas. The perpetrators, according to the officers: Islamic State extremists. Read More
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Texas Ebola nurse out of hospital, meets Obama

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http://www.stuff.co.nz — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital on Friday (local time), free of the virus, and meets with President Barack Obama at the White House. Read More
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