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    Iraqi Shia protesters storm Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, breaking into parliament after MPs again fail to vote in a new cabinet.
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    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Hundreds of supporters of Shi'ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stormed Baghdad's Green Zone on Saturday and entered the parliament building after lawmakers failed to convene for a vote on overhauling the government, two Reuters witnesses said.The protesters, who had gathered out…
  • The Huge Challenges Ahead For Saudi Arabia’s Oil Reforms

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    Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. In this edition, we speak with Dr. Muhammad Sahimi about Saudi Arabia's new plan to diversify its economy.Saudi Arabia launched an ambitious 14-year strategy to reshape its economy amid plummeting g…
  • What Democracy Really Means, According To One Of Its Most Outspoken Champions

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    WASHINGTON -- When Greece’s European creditors cut off emergency assistance to the beleaguered country’s banks last summer, bringing its financial system to the brink of collapse, it was only a matter of weeks before the Greek government capitulated to their demands. A band of radical socialist poli…
  • The Music Says So: The Battle for Citizen Rights Will Be Won ـ

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    Victory for freedom of expression and cultural pluralism is significant because it touches on the critical foundation of citizens expressing their views that we need to build in order to achieve the stable, prosperous, and humane societies, writesRami G. Khouri.

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  • The Science Of The Little Voice In Your Head

    If we want to understand what’s happening in the brain when people hear voices, we first need to understand what happens during ordinary inner speech.

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 06:00 AM

  • Can A Cat Have An Existential Crisis?

    Treating my cat for depression caused me to question the state of anxiety in animals and us.

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 04:30 AM

  • The Rediscovery Of A Natural Wonder

    The stunning terraces of Lake Rotomahana were obliterated by a volcanic eruption in 1886, but geologists have now found traces of them hidden at the bottom of the lake

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 03:00 AM

  • What Is The Most Expensive Object On Earth?

    Will a new nuclear power plant in the UK — which could cost around $24 billion — be the most expensive thing ever created?

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 01:27 AM

  • The Frozen Zoo

    At the Frozen Zoo in San Diego, the cells of thousands of dead animals are preserved in the hope that one day they could help save endangered species

    Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 11:54 PM

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    State Won't Let Stores Open on Nov. 22WMTW Most people flock to stores on Thanksgiving for last-minute items or pre-Black Friday steals -- but one state's law doesn't allow that.Where big box stores will be closed In Case You Missed ItSchool Bus Driver's Terrifying Close CallShocking Thing Opens Up…

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 07:56 AM

  • General's Emails More Than 'Flirtatious'

    General's Emails More Than 'Flirtatious'APGen. John Allen, the top US commander in Afghanistan, exchanged countless emails with a woman at the heart of the Petraeus scandal.Source reveals explicit messagesMore NewsPlane Crashes Into Mississippi HomeWashington Post Editor Steps DownHusband Finds Teac…

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 07:56 AM

  • Reason This Ad Is Making Waves

    Reason This Ad Is Making Waves Marks & SpencerIt looks like any other holiday clothing ad for kids, but something about this one is different -- and it's not an accident.How a Facebook post started it allMore StoriesPreterm Birth Rate Drops to New LowPossible Risk Factor for Autism Found?Stranger I…

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 07:56 AM

  • Soap Star Says Goodbye After 25 Years

    Soap Star Says Goodbye After 25 YearsCBSSusan Flannery left 'The Bold and the Beautiful' after two and a half decades -- and she's not the only star with a very long TV tenure.Actress who spent 41 years on her showMore to See'X Factor' Singer Says Sexuality Was a RiskActress Opened Up About Bipolar…

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 07:56 AM

  • Take a Look at Where JFK Was Born

    Take a Look at Where JFK Was BornNational Park ServiceYou'll find the late president's very first belongings inside this New England home -- which is being opened to the public for the first time.Famous items the living room is 'filled with'More to SeeStar Has Rose Named After HerCommon Heating Mist…

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 07:56 AM

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  • Russia Defends Intercept Of U.S. Reconnaissance Plane Over Baltic

    ThumbnailRussia said on Saturday it had sent a fighter plane on Friday to intercept a U.S. aircraft approaching its border over the Baltic Sea because the American plane had turned off its transponder, which is needed for identification.The Pentagon said the U.S. Air Force RC-135 plane had been flying a rout…

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 07:26 AM

  • The Verizon Strike Is About More Than Dollars And Cents

    ThumbnailOn Thursday morning, Eddie Blackburn, a Verizon technician in Rhode Island, logged on to Facebook to send his colleagues a message. They were scheduled to lose their Verizon health coverage soon while out on strike. Blackburn urged his friends not to buckle and cross the picket line.I would personal…

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 07:12 AM

  • This 28-Year-Old Is Running For Congress To Try To Destroy U.S.-Saudi Relations

    ThumbnailWASHINGTON — Earlier this month, a political newcomer named Alex Beinstein picked up enough delegates to pose a credible primary challenge to three-term congressman Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.).That means voters in Colorado’s 3rd district will have a new name to consider when they gather on June 28 t…

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 07:00 AM

  • Anti-Trump Protests Break Out For Second Day In California

    ThumbnailProtests erupted in California for the second day in a row on Friday against U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is moving closer to winning the Republican nomination after a string of victories this week.The billionaire businessman was forced to halt his motorcade and go through a back en…

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 06:56 AM

  • Why The 2016 Election May Not Break Spending Records

    ThumbnailWASHINGTON -- The 2016 presidential election had been predicted to be the most expensive ever, fueled by a massive field of candidates and the proliferation of super PACs.But so far, the 2016 election isn’t as record-shattering as one might expect.By the end of March, presidential candidates, super…

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 06:00 AM

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  • Air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo, death toll climbs

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Nearly 30 air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Saturday and the total number of people killed by the warring sides after nine straight days of bombardment reached nearly 250, a monitoring group said.

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 07:53 AM

  • Hundreds of protesters storm Baghdad's Green Zone, enter parliament

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Hundreds of supporters of Shi'ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stormed Baghdad's Green Zone on Saturday and entered the parliament building after lawmakers failed to convene for a vote on overhauling the government, two Reuters witnesses said.

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 07:44 AM

  • Bomb attack on Shi'ite pilgrims in Baghdad kills at least 19: sources

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber driving a car killed at least 19 people and wounded 48 others on Saturday in an attack claimed by Islamic State on a group of Shi'ite Muslim pilgrims in a southeastern suburb of Baghdad, Iraqi police sources said.

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 06:46 AM

  • Ringling elephants, a famed U.S. circus act, pack up trunks for retirement

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Elephants take a final bow at Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday, ending a 145-year spectacle that delighted fans but enraged animal activists, who say the highly publicized retirement is not enough.

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 06:18 AM

  • Russia defends intercept of U.S. reconnaissance plane over Baltic

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Saturday it had sent a fighter plane on Friday to intercept a U.S. aircraft approaching its border over the Baltic Sea because the American plane had turned off its transponder, which is needed for identification.

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 05:35 AM

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The Zimbabwean

  • Playwright castigates journalists

    Veteran arts director and playwright, Stephen Chifunyise took a swipe at journalist who churn out negative publicity about local artist. The post Playwright castigates journalists appeared first on The Zimbabwean.

    Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 09:20 AM

  • Zvishavane community suffers while clinic lies idle

    Villager in Ndinaneni, under Chief Mafala are questioning the Runde Rural District Council for their failure to complete the construction of a much needed clinic originally initiated under the leadership of the former MP, Obert Matshalaga pre 2013. The post Zvishavane community suffers while clinic…

    Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 09:17 AM

  • Another sad public holiday for the motherland

    Zimbabwe is a nation of hardworking, intelligent people, one of the best ranked African nations with a high literacy rate. Wherever Zimbabweans go we always shine as the hardworking innovative group of people. It is sad that in as much as a good reputation has been created world over about us, there…

    Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 09:15 AM

  • Clipboard – April 29 2016

    Here is this week's Clipboard, with its usual selection of items of activity in and around Harare in coming weeks. This e-newsletter includes information about arts, theatre, sport and business events - in fact, about anything! The post Clipboard – April 29 2016 appeared first on The Zimbabwean.

    Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 09:03 AM

  • Rebuilding Zimbabwe together. Its Possible

    The old adage goes, 'divided we fall, united we stand' is a true fact about our country Zimbabwe. I believe it's time to put our differences aside, swallow our pride and come together for a common good, Rebuilding Zimbabwe. The post Rebuilding Zimbabwe together. Its Possible appeared first on The Zi…

    Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 05:26 AM

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  • The Music Says So: The Battle for Citizen Rights Will Be Won ـ

    Victory for freedom of expression and cultural pluralism is significant because it touches on the critical foundation of citizens expressing their views that we need to build in order to achieve the stable, prosperous, and humane societies, writesRami G. Khouri.

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 08:00 AM


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  • VIDEO: Six-storey building collapses in Kenya
    A six-storey building collapses in Nairobi in Kenya, after heavy rains and flooding across the country.

    Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 11:11 PM

  • VIDEO: China and its unbelievable queues
    Queuing in China is not for the faint-hearted - one photographer has been documenting the phenomenon through history.

    Thu, 28 Apr 2016, 05:28 PM

  • VIDEO: Ancient skills rebuild Nepal's temples
    Nepal's craftspeople have been vital in the reconstruction of historic temples and monuments, using skills that have been passed down the generations.

    Wed, 27 Apr 2016, 07:40 PM

  • VIDEO: Have hand-woven saris lost their value?
    Technology and innovation driving traditional sari makers out of business in Varanasi, India.

    Wed, 27 Apr 2016, 05:40 PM

  • VIDEO: 'Bad-ass librarians' save Timbuktu treasures
    Journalist and author Joshua Hammer talks about his book, Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu, which describes how historians saved thousands of ancient Islamic texts from Al Qaeda militants.

    Wed, 27 Apr 2016, 01:03 PM

  • VIDEO: Where only film stars win elections
    Film stars enjoy legendary status in movie-mad India, and in one state that has led to five-decades of political success for actors and actresses. BBC Pop Up travels to Tamil Nadu to find out how.

    Tue, 26 Apr 2016, 06:58 PM

  • VIDEO: Is big data the key to Olympic success?
    Marcus Thompson speaks to Olympic and Paralympic rowers and trainers to see how Team GB is preparing for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

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  • The Most Interesting Photo Stories We Saw This Week

    This week was dark and full of surprises. A Brief Visual History of ISIS in Bangladesh — BuzzFeed News Following the horrific murder of two Bangladeshi LGBT activists on Monday, Kate Bubacz, senior photo editor of BuzzFeed News, shares an insightful perspective on the rise of Islamist terrorist grou…

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 07:31 AM

  • These Chilling Encounters With "Men In Black" Will Make You Question Everything

    Could Men in Black be based on more than just fiction? So, you've probably heard of the popular movie Men in Black, which is full of alien encounters and paranormal activity. But what if there were real-life Men in Black...and they were way less friendly than Will Smith? BuzzFeed Blue / Via youtu.be…

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    Stay up-to-date on all things Ashly, including exclusive videos, with the “A Sunday Kind Of Ashly” newsletter! If you're a lover of Ashly's badass awesomeness from her BuzzFeed Violet videos, then you're in luck: She's got her own newsletter! BuzzFeed You'll be able to look inside her brain and hear…

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  • 22 Photos That Prove Men Should Never, Ever Wear Kilts

    Let’s be honest: They’re just little girls’ skirts. Everyone knows that kilts are a bit of a joke. imgur.com I mean, can you imagine trying to look cool in a kilt? Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images It just wouldn't happen. Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images They really don't look good at all. imgur.com…

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    ‘Cause guacamole is so 2015. Caramelized Mushrooms Vegan Creamy Pasta Recipe here. Peas & Peonies / Via peasandpeonies.com Chocolate Avocado Cookies Recipe here. Cake Whiz / Via cakewhiz.com Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Avocado Ice Cream Recipe here. Peas & Peonies / Via peasandpeonies.com Chia Seed Br…

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  • Mom Has Stacked Dinner Party Roster

    GOLDEN, CO—Their eyes widening in amazement as the 43-year-old rattled off the names of heavy hitter after heavy hitter, impressed members of the Dreeshen household confirmed Friday that the roster for their mom’s upcoming dinner party was absolutely stacked. “Wow, she’s got Joyce from work, Cheri,…

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  • Universe Feels Zero Connection To Guy Tripping On Mushrooms

    EUGENE, OR—Noting that it had yet to experience any sort of oneness with the 22-year-old, the universe confirmed Friday that it felt absolutely zero connection to a local man currently tripping on hallucinogenic mushrooms. “As far as I can tell, all the boundaries between myself and this guy remain…

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    The global wild tiger census has reached 3,890, the first increase in population in over 100 years and significantly higher than the last survey’s all-time low in 2010. What do you think?

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  • Bernie Sanders Asks Anyone Who’s Serious About Breaking Up Big Banks To Meet Him On Corner Of Canal And Bowery At Midnight

    NEW YORK—Inviting all those truly committed to economic equality, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced during Thursday night’s Democratic debate that anyone who’s serious about breaking up big banks should meet him on the corner of Canal and Bowery at midnight. “Show up at the base of the…

    Thu, 14 Apr 2016, 07:53 PM

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    ThumbnailDid you know the first business incubator opened in the U.S. in 1959? Now flash forward to today and there are more than 7,000 incubators worldwide (including Paul Graham’s Y Combinator). For decades, they have been helping startups with everything from technology training, crafting pitches, gainin…

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    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 06:06 AM

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    ThumbnailThe very funny Martin Freeman stopped by The Graham Norton Show and gave all the details on his unusual Love Actually sex scenes, in which his character makes small talk while simulating sex as a stand-in for actors. It wasn't meant to be turning anyone on, he said. So if it did, shame on you! Ther…

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    Thumbnail1887Gathering Water Lilies.Image: Peter Henry Emerson/Royal Photographic Society/SSPL/Getty ImagesPhotographer Peter Henry Emerson captured distinctly “natural” photos of the Norfolk broads, a flat region of interconnected shallow rivers, marshes and fens in eastern England. The photos' soft tones,…

    Sat, 30 Apr 2016, 04:09 AM

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