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Car packed with explosives rams into a UK embassy vehicle in Kabul, killing at ...

Montreal Gazette - ‎25 minutes ago‎
KABUL - A suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least five people, including a British security guard, officials said.

Dear police, if you can read this, you're too close

Al Jazeera America (blog) - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Surveillance video shows just how close police were when they shot Tamir Rice. Screengrab / Courtesy of Cleveland PD. Michael Brown, Kajieme Powell, Tamir Rice - all young, all African American, all shot dead by police.

Ship with 700 migrants safely towed to Greek coast

Kansas City Star - ‎7 hours ago‎
More than 700 people, mostly refugees from Syria, began disembarking Thursday on the Greek island of Crete after a harrowing journey on a smuggling ship that broke down in gale-force winds while trying to reach Europe.

European parliament votes to break up Google

The Times (subscription) - ‎8 minutes ago‎
European lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of breaking up Google and other internet search engines. The European parliament passed a resolution today that pressures the EU's competition watchdog to split internet search engines from other ...

Bangladesh batsman Tamim fined 15 percent of fee

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) " Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal has been fined 15 percent of his match fee while Zimbabwe batsman Hamilton Masakadza received an official reprimand for their behavior during the third one-day international on Wednesday.

Europe and Central Asia failing to curb spread of HIV - WHO

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Despite major advances in treating and preventing HIV, Europe and Central Asia have failed to tackle the epidemic, with some 136,000 people becoming newly infected with the incurable AIDS virus last year, health officials said ...

Chinamasa must be decisive

NewsDay - ‎4 hours ago‎
Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa will this afternoon present his 2015 National Budget and as witnessed in the past five years, civil servants' salaries have been gobbling 75% of the budget.

MDC, MDC Renewal Team sign up to unity

The Zimbabwean - ‎6 hours ago‎
The MDC led by Welshman Ncube and the MDC Renewal Team yesterday signed a re-unification agreement in Harare, at a ceremony witnessed by some 5,000 supporters from around the country.

SWAPO heads for victory in Namibian elections

Deutsche Welle - ‎1 hour ago‎
Namibia's ruling party SWAPO has been in power for 24 years and is widely tipped to win Friday's legislative and presidential elections.

Ghana opposition demands probe into cocaine scandal

Daily Mail - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Ghana's opposition has demanded an investigation into how a woman allegedly brought 13 kilos (28 pounds) of cocaine into an executive lounge at Accra airport before boarding a flight to London.

EFF objects as Parliament limits motions before EFF suspension debate

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
A proposal to limit the number of notices of motion and motions without notice to three per party was agreed to in the National Assembly, despite objections from the EFF.

Sikhala Arrested for Calling Mnangagwa President of Pigs

ZimEye - Zimbabwe News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Outspoken MDC-T founding member Job Sikhala has been arrested in Beitbridge under a belt of undocumented charges centred around his blasting of Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa recently.

Egypt jails 78 boys for pro-Mursi protests

gulfnews.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
Cairo: An Egyptian court sentenced 78 teenage boys to between two and five years in prison Wednesday for joining protests demanding the return of the ousted Islamist president, judicial sources said.

Plunging oil price piles pressure on George Osborne's autumn statement

The Guardian - ‎15 minutes ago‎
A four-year low in the price of Brent crude has prompted fears for jobs in the North Sea. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA. Terry Macalister and Graeme Wearden.

EU's Juncker survives no-confidence vote over tax deals

Irish Independent - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Published 27/11/2014 | 13:36. 0 Comments; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. The President of the European Commission Jean Claude Junker.

RPC adds Iceland's Promens as buying spree continues

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Packaging supplier RPC is to buy Icelandic rival Promens for £307m to boost its position in Europe and add new processes to the FTSE 250 group as it continues its acquisition spree.

Microsoft Lumia 535 first impressions: A solid budget Windows smartphone

Firstpost - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Microsoft Lumia 535 has launched in India at a price of Rs 9,199. This is the first Lumia phone under the Microsoft branding and is being called as an 'entry-level smartphone', which means it will replace the Lumia 530 that was launched earlier this year.

Twitter wants to spy on the other mobile apps you download - here's how to stop it

Mirror.co.uk - ‎3 hours ago‎
Twitter is to start monitoring the other apps that you download to your mobile phone and use that data to help sell advertising. The company says it's about making a "more personal Twitter experience for you" so that it can deliver "tailored content that you ...

Time for a tablet: Here's how they stack up

USA TODAY - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (AP) - Time for a tablet? People tend to hold onto tablets longer than smartphones, so take time to weigh your options. A major consideration is what phone you or your gift recipient already has.

Osborne: Zimbabwe's Louis Armstrong?

New Zimbabwe.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
IT may be a cold wintry summer day as the rains beckon and the chill sets in, but as he walks onto the stage and breathes life into the saxophone, the icicles thaw and the sharp sound of musical mastery and saxophone precision tears through the cold blanket ...

Eight BBA Hotshots up for possible eviction this week!

New Era - ‎4 hours ago‎
WINDHOEK- It seemed like forever as housemates waited and waited for Biggie to announce the list of nominations. But not before too long the announcement was made and once again the world was as it should be.

Phillip Hughes passes away: Real Madrid star Gareth Bale expresses ...

Cricket Country - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Real Madrid football star Gareth Bale expressed his disappointment at Phillip Hughes' tragic death. Hughes was hit by a Sean Abbott bouncer during a Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales.

Avram Grant appointed coach of Ghana

Reuters UK - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Former West Ham's manager Avram Grant arrives for his side's FA Cup quarter final soccer match against Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke, England, in this file photo taken on March 13, 2011.

Arsenal must fight on in pursuit of Champions League top spot. insists midfielder ...

Daily Mail - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Santi Cazorla has urged Arsenal not to give up on top spot in their Champions League. The Gunners booked a place in the knockout stages for the 15th consecutive season with victory over Borussia Dortmund last night.

Gatland changes 3 to play Bokke

Sport24 - ‎2 hours ago‎
Cardiff - Wales coach Warren Gatland made three enforced changes to the run-on team to play South Africa in a one-off Test at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on Saturday.

Coe to challenge for IAAF presidency

iAfrica.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
British athletics great Sebastian Coe announced on Thursday that he has decided to run for the presidency of world governing body the IAAF.

UK faces life-threatening floods and heatwaves

AOL Travel UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
The risk of exposure to flooding due to extreme rainfall could more than quadruple, according to a new report. In addition, the likelihood of life-threatening heatwaves hittinng the UK could increase more than 10-fold by the end of the century, the findings ...

Invisible Shield protects Earth from Harmful Electrons

Maine News Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Scientists said they have detected an invisible shield above the surface of earth that protects it from harmful electrons, flying close to the speed of light.

Amsterdam warns of dangerous drugs after 3 deaths

MiamiHerald.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Health authorities in Amsterdam are warning of dangerous drugs being sold to tourists after three British men died in the past month after snorting heroin they may have believed was cocaine.

Coffee 'reduces dementia risk'

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
IT keeps people firing at night. Now scientists believe coffee keeps people's brains firing in their twilight years. Researchers say people who drink between three and five coffees a day are up to one-fifth less likely to contract Alzheimer's disease.
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