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Hamas kills 18 suspected collaborators in Gaza

Reuters UK - ‎39 minutes ago‎
GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas militants killed seven Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel in a public execution in a central Gaza square on Friday, witnesses and a Hamas website said.

Documented Death Toll in Syria War at Least 1,91369 Through April 2014: UN

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
Geneva: At least 1,91,369 people have been killed in Syria's conflict through April, more than double the figure documented a year ago and probably still an under-estimate, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday.

Ice Bucket Challenge: 10 things you should know about it

India Today - ‎12 minutes ago‎
It is almost impossible to escape the Ice Bucket Challenge videos and photos of people dumping ice water over their head so viral on Social Media now.

'We want da money' gets Fresh remix

Independent Online - ‎14 minutes ago‎
After trending on Twitter for the better part of Thursday afternoon, Julius Malema and the EFF's 'we want da money' jibe in parliament made it to the 5FM Morning Drive show.

De Kock a valuable SA asset

SPORT24 - ‎31 minutes ago‎
One of your team-mates is fast closing in on the coveted spot on the ICC rankings for ODI batsmen. South African wicketkeeper batsman Quinton de Kock has taken the international one-day stage by storm over the last year and as such has surged up the ...

Fresh polls a futile attempt

Zimbabwe Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
IF MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai still entertains hopes of salvaging his political career, then he needs to do better than call for fresh elections in Zimbabwe at this juncture.

Harare unleashes security forces on kombis

NewsDay - ‎4 hours ago‎
HARARE City Council has roped in the Joint Operations Command (JOC) to help restore order in the capital city in the face of unending kombi wars, illegal vending and increasing crime, it has been learnt.

UPDATE 1-Mine collapse in Central African Republic kills 25

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Adds quote, detail, background). BANGUI Aug 22 (Reuters) - At least 25 people have died in a collapse at a gold mine 60 km (40 miles) north of the Central African Republic town of Bambari, Ahmat Negat, spokesman for the mainly Muslim Seleka rebels, ...

Zuma son's inquest set for November

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
This book exposes Jacob Zuma, in such a way that he would not want you or anyone else to read it. Now R189.00 buy now. Johannesburg - The formal inquest into whether President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane can be held responsible for a fatal taxi ...

Zambia Lifts Ban On Safari Hunting

Bernama - ‎2 hours ago‎
LUSAKA, Aug 22 (Bernama) -- The Zambian government has announced the lifting of a ban on safari hunting to enable the country to earn revenue from wild animals.

Japan floods: 51 missing, 39 confirmed dead

Firstpost - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Tokyo: The number of those missing in the torrential rains lashing Hiroshima in western Japan this week rose to 51 on Friday while the death toll stood at 39.

Turkey's Failed Foreign Policy

New York Times - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Geneva - In 2002, Turkey's Justice and Development Party, known as the A.K.P., turned to Ahmet Davutoglu, then an obscure academic, to help craft its new foreign policy.

Parents Had Hoped to Negotiate With Foley Captors

ABC News - ‎7 minutes ago‎
The parents of slain journalist James Foley say they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with Islamic militants.

Russia convoy an 'invasion' of Ukraine

Irish Examiner - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Russia's sending of a massive aid convoy into Ukraine without Kiev's agreement is a “direct invasion”, Ukraine's Security Service chief has said.

CABS profit declines

NewsDay - ‎8 hours ago‎
CABS posted a decline in net surplus for the six months ended June 2014 to $7,2 million from $10,6 million same period last year on the back of an increase in interest expenses.

Relief for farmers as GMB pays US$18,6m for maize deliveries

Zimbabwe Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
The cash-strapped Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has paid a total of US$18,6 million for close to 48 000 metric tonnes of maize delivered as of mid-August, bringing relief to farmers after conflicting messages by government ministers on the parastatal's ability ...

INFOGRAPHIC: Crazy pent-up iPhone 6 demand

Computerworld (blog)
16 minutes ago
Written by
Jonny Evans
Reuters this morning cites sources claiming iPhone 6 production may be constrained following last minute component problems, but as this infographic shows the scale of pent-up demand for Apple's new device suggests sales will be off the charts.

Scientists hack into Gmail with 92 per cent accuracy

Financial Express - ‎53 minutes ago‎
The researchers believed there was a security risk with so many apps being created by so many developers. SummaryScientists have developed a novel method that allowed them to successfully hack into Gmail.

Microsoft may unveil Windows 9 on September 30

IBNLive - ‎20 minutes ago‎
New Delhi: Microsoft is ready to give the world a peep into its next operating system - the successor to Windows 8 at an event on September 30, The Verge reports.

Silenced: Mariah Carey 'hits Nick Cannon with legal agreement which bars him ...

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Just a day after his surprisingly candid admission that he and Mariah Carey's marriage is indeed strained comes news that he's largely been silenced by his wife.

Monkey selfie: US officials rule that NOBODY owns the copyright on cheeky ... - ‎1 hour ago‎
It was an hilarious picture which was shared around the world but also caused one of the year's most complex legal issues. When this cheeky monkey took a selfie on a photographer's camera, it led to questions about who owned the copyright - the monkey or ...

Zimbabwe's Utseya reported over bowling action

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (AP) Zimbabwe spinner Prosper Utseya has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action and must undergo tests within 21 days, the International Cricket Council said on Friday.

Edinson Cavani a target for Arsenal as Arsene Wenger eyes swap deal with ...

Daily Mail - ‎3 minutes ago‎
Arsene Wenger would like to cure Arsenal's striker problem by bringing in PSG star Edinson Cavani. The Gunners boss is a big fan of the Uruguayan and tried to sign him 18 months ago in January 2012.

NASA plans to send rats to space for longer duration

Business Standard - ‎3 hours ago‎
Rats have flown to space before but the new "rat-stronauts" will stay between 30 and 90 days, depending on the how soon they can get transported on the roundtrip, space.

Severe Drought is Causing the Western United States to Rise Like an 'Uncoiled ...

Science World Report - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Scientists have taken a closer look at the drought in the U.S. and have found that growing, broad-scale loss of water is causing the entire western U.S.

Zimbabwe cautions citizens on travel over Ebola

SFGate - ‎1 hour ago‎
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabweans battered by economic problems have flocked to Nigeria to visit faith healers and collect lucky charms, but their government is urging them to stay away because of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

8/21 - 5pm -Doctor: No Health Risk From 2 U.S. Ebola Patients

KTVN - ‎1 hour ago‎