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Pulitzer-Winning Author, Philip Roth Dies At 85

Pulitzer-Winning Author, Philip Roth Dies At 85

Philip Roth, the prolific author whose novel American Pastoral won a Pulitzer in 1998  and who was best-known for the controversial 1969 Portnoy’s Complaint, a pre-eminent figure in 20th-century literature , died on Tuesday aged 85. The cause was congestive heart ...

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May 24th, 2018

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Surabaya Blast: Family Of Five Bomb Indonesia Police Station

Surabaya Blast: Family Of Five Bomb Indonesia Police Station

A police headquarters in the Indonesian city of Surabaya on Monday was bombed by a family of five riding on two motorbikes. This occurred after another family bombed three churches on Sunday. The blast happened at 8.50am, said East Java police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera.

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May 15th, 2018

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DR Congo Confirms New Outbreak Of Ebola

DR Congo Confirms New Outbreak Of Ebola

At least 17 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have died from Ebola, the Ministry of Health said on Tuesday, describing the fresh outbreak as a “public health emergency with international impact.” “Twenty-one cases of fever with haemorrhagic indications ...

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May 10th, 2018

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New York Attorney General Resigns After Report Of Women Abuse

New York Attorney General Resigns After Report Of Women Abuse

New York state’s top prosecutor and a public champion of the #MeToo movement Attorney-general Eric Schneiderman resigned on Monday, after being accused by four women who reported in The New Yorker magazine of physically assault. Governor Andrew Cuomo has called for ...

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May 8th, 2018

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George Weah Sworn In As Liberian President

George Weah Sworn In As Liberian President

  Former football star George Weah has been sworn in as president of Liberia on Monday, completing the country’s first transition between democratically-elected leaders since 1944. He was sworn in as president by the chief justice of the Supreme Court, Francis Korkpor, ...

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January 22nd, 2018

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Train Collision In South Africa Injures 200 People

Train Collision In South Africa Injures 200 People

ER24 Emergency Services say 200 people were injured on Tuesday when two trains collided in a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. “The exact details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities are on the scene and will be launching an investigation ...

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January 9th, 2018

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Apple Warns All Mac And iOS Devices Affected By Security Flaws

Apple Warns All Mac And iOS Devices Affected By Security Flaws

Apple has warned that all Mac and iOS devices have been affected by security vulnerabilities in Central Processing Units. Recently cyber-security experts have released information about design flaws in microchips produced or designed by such companies as Intel, AMD and Arm ...

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January 5th, 2018

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Saudi Arabia Lifts 35-Year Ban On Cinemas

Saudi Arabia Lifts 35-Year Ban On Cinemas

Saudi Arabia is set to lift the ban on cinema which has lasted for about 35 years. According to the Ministry of Culture and Information, issuance of licenses will commence immediately and that the first cinemas were expected to open in March 2018. It is expected to open up a

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December 11th, 2017

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Trump Recognises Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

Trump Recognises Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

President Donald Trump of the United States has recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and announced plans to relocate the US Embassy. According to CNN, the move is expected to inflame tensions in the region and unsettle the prospects for peace. “Today, we finally ...

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December 7th, 2017

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Pope Francis Sidesteps Reference To Rohingya In Myanmar Speech

Pope Francis Sidesteps Reference To Rohingya In Myanmar Speech

Pope Francis has called for respect for rights and justice in his address in Myanmar on Tuesday, but refrained from any mentioning Rohingya or the alleged ethnic cleansing that has driven huge numbers of the Muslim minority from the country. As he shared a stage with ...

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November 28th, 2017

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