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Swaziland 'Reed Dance' festival continues despite calls to mourn dead girls

Posted by admin 13 hours ago News — Thousands of young women and girls danced and sang before their king in Swaziland's most famous traditional festival on Sunday (local time), despite calls to cancel the reed dance after dozens of participants died in a car crash. Read More
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Bangkok police seek 2 new suspects after bomb material found

Posted by admin 13 hours ago News — Thai police have issued arrest warrants for two more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality, and released their images in the widening investigation into Bangkok's deadly bombing two weeks ago that yielded its first arrest over the weekend. Read More
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Queensland police search bush for missing Kiwi Linda Sidon's body

Posted by admin 13 hours ago News — The adult son of a Gold Coast Kiwi last seen six years ago is now a person of interest in his mother's murder investigation. Read More
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Mum drowned twins 'because nobody loved them'

Posted by admin 13 hours ago News — A US woman accused of drowning her 2-year-old twin sons told police she did it because nobody loved them or her. Read More
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Support grows for petition to stop rape 'punishment'

Posted by admin 13 hours ago News — An Amnesty International petition seeking protection for two low-caste Indian sisters allegedly threatened with rape by a village council has gathered hundreds of thousands signatures in a week. Read More
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Three Pacific hurricanes make weather history

Posted by admin 13 hours ago News — Three powerful Category 4 hurricanes churned in the central and eastern Pacific basins at the same time over the weekend, an event that is believed a meteorological first in the ocean region and another sign that the forces of El Nino are stirring up weather anomalies - and the jitters in Hawaii. Read More
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Ukraine guardsman killed in protest outside parliament

Posted by admin 13 hours ago News — A Ukrainian national guardsman was killed and nearly 90 others wounded by grenades hurled from a crowd of nationalist protesters on Monday as they were guarding parliament where lawmakers backed giving more autonomy to rebel-held areas. Read More
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Oliver Sacks, Awakenings author and neurologist, dies at 82

Posted by admin 1 day 13 hours ago News — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Read More
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