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Louisville school celebrates Pope John Paul II sainthood

WAVE - ‎51 minutes ago‎
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - When Pope Francis canonizes John Paul II, a Louisville academy will celebrate for good reason. "It's historical.

Ahead of vote, Syria's Assad visits seized village

Chron.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, holds a broken religious mosaic during his visit to the Christian village of Maaloula, near Damascus, Syria, Sunday April, 20, 2014.

A look at the dual justice system in the West Bank

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
JERUSALEM - Israeli and Palestinian minors accused of crimes in the West Bank are subject to two different sets of laws. Israeli settlers are prosecuted under Israeli civilian law, while Palestinians are thrust into the military justice system.

Christians exchange Easter greetings

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
PATNA: Christians across the city exchanged Easter greetings on Sunday, commemorating the glorious resurrection of Jesus Christ and marking an end to the 40-day Lenten period.

Jump in new MERS cases in Saudi Arabia

TODAYonline - ‎39 minutes ago‎
RIYADH - Saudi Arabia has confirmed seven new cases of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), adding up to 36 infections in five days, a sudden increase for a disease that kills about a third of the people infected and has no cure.

Approve Marriage Bill, President Uhuru Kenyatta told

The Standard Digital News - ‎1 minute ago‎
Nyeri, Kenya: Nyeri Woman Representative Priscilla Nyokabi has asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to assent to the controversial Marriage Bill.

Written by Zurah Nakabugo

The Observer (blog) - ‎Apr 18, 2014‎
Organised human trafficking rings lured at least 837 Ugandans into conditions that border on modern-day slavery, a new report shows.

Written by Tissa Serena

The Observer (blog) - ‎Apr 19, 2014‎
However, you all know how I love to tell my jungle experiences. Today is another story of my two friends: Susan and Beatrice, who are very close cousins.

South Africa's ruling party may win majority in May elections

Business Standard - ‎33 minutes ago‎
South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is poised to win a two-third majority in the upcoming general elections May 7, a media report said Sunday based on a poll.

Iranians soldiers are killed to prevent drug shipment to Europe: Judiciary chief

Tehran Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
TEHRAN - Judiciary chief Ayatollah Sadeq Larijani said on Sunday that Iranian soldiers die in the fight against drug traffickers in order to prevent the shipment of drugs to Europe.

President Mamnoon Hussain's visit to Nigeria postponed

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
Islamabad- Foreign ministry said today that the President Mamnoon Hussain's visit to Nigeria has been postponed. "Due to pressing commitments at home the president's visit to Nigeria has been postponed” a short press release issued by ministry of foreign ...

PP must investigate SASSA's R10m VIP protection scandal - Mike Waters

Politicsweb - ‎1 hour ago‎
The DA will today report the allegations that the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) spent an exorbitant R10 million of public money on VIP protection for its Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Petersen, and the spokesperson of the Department of ...

Reeva Steenkamp's mum needs financial aid to attend murder trial of Oscar ...

The Standard Digital News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Reeva Steenkamp's cash-strapped mum is relying on handouts so she can attend Oscar Pistorius' murder trial. The African National Congress' Women's League is funding June Steenkamp's accommodation and travel costs so she can listen to the gruesome ...

What's News—

Wall Street Journal - ‎33 minutes ago‎
A passenger bus rammed into a disabled flatbed trailer along a highway in southern Pakistan, killing at least 36 people, police said.

Gunmen kill 2 Egyptian policemen near Cairo, court jails Islamists

Reuters Africa - ‎9 hours ago‎
CAIRO (Reuters) - Gunmen killed an Egyptian intelligence officer and a policeman on a road outside Cairo in a late-night firefight, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday.

Brutal civil war leaves South Sudan on brink of collapse

South China Morning Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
When not plotting military strategy to seize South Sudan's crucial oil fields, sacked vice-president turned rebel chief Riek Machar spends time reading the economic and political history Why Nations Fail.

MH370: Malaysia to issue death certificates

Brisbane Times - ‎20 minutes ago‎
The Malaysian government prepares to issue death certificates for passengers of missing flight MH370 as some families cling to the hope their loved ones are alive.

Released French hostage Didier Francois 'really happy'

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
One of the French journalists released after spending 10 months in captivity in Syria has spoken of his relief at being freed. Didier Francois told the BBC's Newshour radio programme that he was "really happy" that he, along with colleagues Nicolas Henin, ...

Old railway won't be phased out - RVR

The Star - ‎Apr 19, 2014‎
The Rift Valley Railways company has said the old railway system will not be phased out with the introduction of the standard gauge railway.

Nigeria's Place in Rising African Finance Sector

THISDAY Live - ‎18 hours ago‎
Considering the fluidity of the flow of foreign investments into the banking industry in Africa in recent times, it is apt to describe the prevailing banking environment in the continent as one of its finest moments.

Saudi woman defies driving ban, husband fined: Report

Straits Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
RIYADH (AFP) - A Saudi woman defied the kingdom's ban on female driving, getting behind the wheel of her husband's car before police detained the couple and fined the man, a newspaper said on Sunday.

Healthcare.gov users told to change passwords due to Heartbleed risk

Fox News - ‎14 hours ago‎
FILE - This Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, file photo, taken in Washington, shows part of the HealthCare.gov website page featuring information about the SHOP Marketplace.

10 Hidden Features Of Samsung Galaxy S5

Ubergizmo
1 hour ago
Written by
Adnan Farooqui
Samsung has a habit of loading feature packed software on its premium smartphones, not that I'm complaining, though this often makes it hard for the average user to figure out just how all of them work.

Turkey shows interest to invest in Uganda Kingdom Busoga's tourism

eTurboNews - ‎Apr 19, 2014‎
Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has asked the Turkish community to invest in Busoga's tourist sites in order to grow the Uganda region's tourism potential and create employment opportunities for the people.

Easter Celebrations: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon, Miley Cyrus, Selena ...

E! Online
28 minutes ago
Written by
Jordana Ossad
Happy Easter, everyone! Celebrities have been flocking to Instagram and Twitter to document and offer a glimpse inside their fun-filled special celebrations with their families.

Dream come true

The Observer (blog) - ‎Apr 19, 2014‎
Yunus Sentamu was the standout star for The Cranes team at the African Nations Championship (Chan) in South Africa back in January as his three goals in three games got many African football clubs noticing.

Tony Pulis refuses to rest on laurels despite Crystal Palace's Premier League ...

Mirror.co.uk - ‎Apr 18, 2014‎
Tony Pulis claims that he is only a third of the way in establishing Crystal Palace as a Premier League force. He said: “Staying up this year is fantastic but having done it at Stoke, you couldn't settle and relax.

Everton complete the 'double' over sorry Man U

TODAYonline - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Leighton Baines of Everton showed David Moyes just what he is missing by having an excellent game and driving home a 28th-minute penalty to open the scoring in yesterday's match against Manchester United.

Chimps use 'Ironwood' to make Comfortable Beds for Sleep

Maine News - ‎3 hours ago‎
New study has revealed that Chimpanzees carefully choose their bed and give importance to safety and comfort. The research team found that Chimpanzees choose specific type of tree for making their place for rest.

Huge meteorite lights up Russia once again

Delhi Daily News - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Scientists have warned that a massive meteor that exploded over Russia in February 2012 was a "wake-up call" for all human beings.

Why Neanderthals never had brain disorders

Odisha Sun Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
In a significant discovery, scientists have found why modern humans develop brain disorders like autism or schizophrenia but our ancestor Neanderthals did not.

Honda unveils dancing humanoid Robot ASIMO

Delhi Daily News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Japanese auto major Honda on Saturday unveiled its Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility robot also known as ASIMO and also showed off the skills of this robot at New York Auto Show.

Ebola death toll in Guinea reduced to 61

UPI.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Official testing proves death toll from Ebola virus in Guinea is 61, not 122 as originally believed. By Danielle Haynes | April 20, 2014 at 3:39 PM | Comments.

Tissue engineered vagina's function normally over eight years

Next Big Future - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tweet Researchers from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem and the Metropolitan Autonomous University in Mexico City biopsied cells from the women and were able to use a biodegradable scaffolds to then build the vagina in the lab.
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