South Africa's 'Rainbow Nation' turns dark as immigrant attacks rise
Full Article Reuters
19 Apr 2015

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - When he heard angry screams and the hammering of hatchets on the door of his shack last week, Malawian Folias Sakai thought he was about to become the eighth person to be killed in anti-immigrant attacks that have swept South Africa this month. Instead Sakai managed to escape the mob by scrambling over the metal rooftop of...

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A man armed with an axe threatens members of the press in Johannesburg, Friday, April 17, 2015 after overnight attacks between locals and immigrants in Johannesburg. Several shops and cars were torched overnight in continued anti-immigrant attacks by locals.
photo: AP / Shiraaz Mohamed

updated 11 Apr 2015; published 11 Apr 2015
Over 1,000 foreigners flee homes after xenophobic attacks in South Africa
updated 19 Apr 2015; published 19 Apr 2015
Anti-immigrant violence continues in South Africa
updated 17 Apr 2015; published 17 Apr 2015
Xenophobic attack in South Africa Getting Worse
updated 18 Apr 2015; published 18 Apr 2015
SOUTH AFRICA XENOPHOBIA PROTESTS - South Africans Attack on Foreigners
updated 17 Apr 2015; published 17 Apr 2015
Police Fire At Rioters As Businesses Are Attacked In Johannesburg
updated 17 Apr 2015; published 17 Apr 2015
Anti-immigrant violence in South Africa sparks concern across borders
Italy searches for 700 migrants lost at sea north of Libya
Full Article Springfield News-Sun
19 Apr 2015

Emergency services mounted a major search and rescue operation Sunday north of Libya after a ship containing hundreds of migrants trying to reach Italy capsized in the Mediterranean. Italy's ANSA news agency said an estimated 700 people were aboard and only 28 people had been rescued. Barbara Molinario, spokeswoman...

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An Italian Coast Guard officer helps migrants disembarking from Italian Coast Guard ship "Dattilo", in Augusta's port, near Siracusa, Sicily, Italy, Thursday, April 16, 2015.
photo: AP / Carmelo Imbesi

updated 14 Apr 2015; published 14 Apr 2015
Another tragic day off the Italian coast: 400 migrants die, witnesses report
updated 19 Jul 2014; published 19 Jul 2014
Italy migrants Nineteen 'suffocate' aboard boat from Africa
updated 19 Jul 2012; published 19 Jul 2012
BBC - Italy: North African migrant and racism
updated 29 Oct 2014; published 29 Oct 2014
Mare Nostrum: Inside Italy's Migrant Rescue Mission
updated 30 Jun 2014; published 30 Jun 2014
Italy finds dozens of dead migrants in sea off Sicily
updated 20 Mar 2015; published 20 Mar 2015
Italy Wants North African Countries to Rescue Migrants at Sea
GOP 2016 hopefuls take aim at Hillary, each other at New Hampshire summit
Full Article CNN
19 Apr 2015

Nashua, New Hampshire (CNN)They mocked her black "Scooby Van" and chided her tipless trip to Chipotle. They ripped her use of a personal email server, her family foundation's acceptance of foreign gifts and her tenure as secretary of state. Hillary Clinton won't be in New Hampshire for two more days, but she was the star of the show on Saturday as...

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, visits with local residents at The Tremont, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Marshalltown, Iowa.
photo: AP / Charlie Neibergall

updated 02 Feb 2008; published 02 Feb 2008
Yes We Can - Barack Obama Music Video
updated 24 Jul 2014; published 24 Jul 2014
Pope Francis meet with FREE mother Meriam Ibrahim who put on death row for marrying a Christian
updated 26 Jan 2015; published 26 Jan 2015
Palin, Trump Hint At 2016 Presidential Runs
updated 10 Jun 2014; published 10 Jun 2014
Hilary Duff Takes Time Off From Parenting To Shop In Beverly Hills
updated 20 Nov 2012; published 20 Nov 2012
Obama To Visit Moscow - Meeting With Hilary Clinton
updated 06 Dec 2013; published 06 Dec 2013
Hilary Duff - Fly
Teenager shot dead by police in Kashmir
Full Article Dawn
19 Apr 2015

SRINAGAR: Police shot dead a 16-year-old boy on Saturday during a demonstration in India-held Kashmir as a strike shut down the Himalayan region, officials said. The uncle of the boy said police first detained his nephew before shooting him at point-blank range in front of many other protesters. Police said they would investigate the uncle’s...

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Relatives of Suhail Ahmad Sofi mourn near his body in Narbal on the outskirts of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 18 April 2015. Sofi, a teenaged boy was killed when Police opened fire at a group of protesters.
photo: WN / Imran Nissar

updated 05 May 2014; published 05 May 2014
Uncle showing off Gun Collection Shoots 10-year-old Nephew to Death
updated 15 Apr 2015; published 15 Apr 2015
Frank Ernest Shepherd Police shoot dead unarmed black man live on TV as his family watched at home
updated 05 May 2014; published 05 May 2014
Boy, 10, Shot in the Head to Death by a Laser Glock 27 when Uncle showing off Gun Collection
updated 04 Dec 2014; published 04 Dec 2014
Boy, 10, Shot in the Head to Death by a Laser Glock 27 when Uncle showing off Gun Collecti
updated 14 Dec 2012; published 14 Dec 2012
Cop Shoots Unarmed Man 11 Times RIP Ernesto Duenez Jr
updated 07 Feb 2012; published 07 Feb 2012
Trigger Happy Cops Shoot & Kill Autistic Boy Holding A Butter Kitchen Knife
Iran's Rouhani criticises Saudis over Yemen strikes
Full Article Al Jazeera
18 Apr 2015

Iran's president has criticised Saudi Arabia for continuing to carry out air offensive against the Houthi rebels, warning that its regional rival will harvest "the hatred" it is sowing in Yemen. "You [Saudi Arabia] planted the seeds of hatred in the hearts of people's region and you will see the response sooner or later," Hassan Rouhani told...

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a military parade marking National Army Day in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Saturday, April 18, 2015.
photo: AP / Ebrahim Noroozi

updated 19 Apr 2015; published 19 Apr 2015
Iran's,Rouhani criticises Saudis over Yemen strikes
updated 18 Apr 2015; published 18 Apr 2015
Iran's Rouhani criticises Saudis over Yemen strikes
updated 09 Apr 2015; published 09 Apr 2015
2015 - BBC World News - Relations Btw Iran & Saudi Arabia Deteriorate over Yemen Crisis - 9/4/15
updated 16 Apr 2015; published 16 Apr 2015
FM Zarif: Iran ready to help resolve crisis in Yemen
updated 08 Apr 2015; published 08 Apr 2015
Leader of Iran, Turkey agree about need to stop Yemen conflict 터키-이란 정상 ″
updated 13 Apr 2015; published 13 Apr 2015
Yemen:Saudi Arabia rejects Iran's calls to stop air strikes

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The Daily Beast
Lawmakers are pushing Obama take a page out of the World War II playbook—and let Jordan borrow some Predator drones to keep the terror group at bay. In 1941, before the United...
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BBC News
By Laurence Peter BBC News 16 April 2015 From the section Europe Italy has brought thousands of rescued migrants to Sicily Hundreds of migrants have drowned this month trying to...
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Article By Guest Writer Gilad Atzmon Just a few month ago, in a speech in front of the Labour Friends Of Israel Lobby group, Ed Miliband - the Labour party's current leader,...

Sokoto Market  in Nigeria
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A 'mysterious' disease has killed eighteen people during just a few days in a small town in Nigeria. The outbreak started in Ode-Irele in the south eastern part of the country, and has since spread rapidly in the Ondo state. The disease kills victims...
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800,000 children 'forced to flee' Nigeria violence
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Almost 800,000 children have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the conflict in northeast Nigeria between Boko Haram, military forces and civilian self-defence groups, according to a new report from UNICEF. More than 1.5 million people...
photo: UN / JC McIlwaine
British Prime Minister David Cameron gestures while speaking during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, June 28, 2013.
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Prime minister says on Andrew Marr Show that the prospect of a minority Labour administration propped up by the Scottish National party was frightening ...
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Rand Paul speaking to Tea Party Express supporters at a rally in Austin, Texas. USA
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NASHUA, N.H. — Sen. Rand Paul is leaving the Granite State with a freshly cemented foreign policy campaign message — and a defiant tone for critics who suggest he’s weak on national defense. “I think there are those in our...
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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator  monitor the Orion spacecraft
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NASA really wants humans make it to Mars, and it also really wants to be the one that gets us there. In fact, NASA administrator Charles Bolden went so far as to say that "No commercial company without the support of NASA and government is going to...
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Turkish and Afghan security personal inspect a damaged vehicle at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.
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A suicide bomber in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100, setting off a blast outside a bank where government workers collect salaries. President Ashraf Ghani blamed Islamic State militants, without...
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French frigate Hermione (2012) : Hermione in Bordeaux
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Reuters ROCHEFORT, FRANCE— A replica of the warship that carried France's Marquis de Lafayette to help American colonists in their war of independence sets sail for the United States on Saturday, symbolic of a historic moment that binds the two...
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