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North Korean defector on living in the West: ‘We are so disconnected’

2,295 ViewsYeonmi Park, 22, is in the rare position of being able to contrast Western societies with the secretive, authoritarian state of North Korea. Park, who grew up in the North Korean city of Hyesan, told Business Insider that her childhood was dominated by hunger pangs — especially at the age of nine when her […]

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Islamic State jihadis claim to have slaughtered thousands during the holy month of Ramadan

1,370 ViewsTWISTED terror cult Islamic State have boasted to killing and injuring 5,200 people worldwide during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan – including victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting   The violent jihadists’ weekly magazine, al-Naba, bragged about murdering and maiming thousands of people in “military operations” during the Islamic fasting period. It included […]

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Poundland accepts £597m takeover bid from South Africa’s Steinhoff

1,707 ViewsDiscount chain Poundland is to be snapped up by South African retailer Steinhoff International after agreeing a £597 million takeover deal. Poundland accepted the 222p-a-share bid after rejecting a cash offer from Steinhoff last month for an undisclosed sum. The deal comes after Steinhoff – which owns UK furniture firm Harveys and Bensons For […]

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Pregnancy multivitamins ‘are a waste of money’

1,658 ViewsPregnancy multivitamins are a waste of money because most mothers-to-be do not need them, according to researchers. In Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin, researchers say they looked at all evidence and found supplements did not boost the health of mothers and babies. A supplement that can be dangerous in pregnancy is vitamin A. Too much […]

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Dallas shooting: Obama urges US to ‘reject despair’

1,279 ViewsPresident Barack Obama has urged the US to “reject despair” as he paid tribute to five police officers killed during a deadly sniper attack in Dallas. He told a memorial service in the city the US must “try to find some meaning amidst our sorrow” and could unite. His trip came amid mounting racial […]

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Window smashed at Labour MP Angela Eagle’s Wallasey office- UK

1,577 ViewsA window has been smashed at the constituency office of Labour leadership challenger Angela Eagle. The building in Manor Road, Wallasey, was targeted between 17:00 BST on Monday and 09:00 BST. No-one was thought to be at the property at the time. Merseyside Police is investigating. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn  said it was “extremely […]

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1,917 ViewsBy Chansa Ba Kateka ba chalo cha Zambia..President LUNGU Father of the nation, Mama Esther  Mother of the nation.  Leaders of all political parties, banamayo, bashibantu Abana balapwa ukufwa ukubepaya nokuipaya the root must be cut before more chaos ensues. As a Mother I am compelled to speak out and plead with you directly […]

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2,398 ViewsBy Peter Mpande We have trashed the Zambia Police on the tragic killing of the young lady who was allegedly part of what the police consider to have been an unauthorised march undertaken by members or supporters of the United Party for National Development UPND in protest against the cancellation of their rally which […]

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Blair mounts Iraq war defence – as it happened

1,433 Views  The summary of the report into the Iraq war Sir John Chilcot’s 6,000-page report on the Iraq war and occupation delivered a crushing verdict on Tony Blair’s decision to join the US invasion, finding a cascade of mistakes and bad strategy that led to years of devastating mismanagement and strife.   Key findings […]

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Torrential rains affected some referendum voters in London and the South East

1,957 Views  Referendum polling stations in Kingston and Barking were forced to close as 40mm (1.5in) of rain fell earlier. And London Fire Brigade said it had attended more than 400 incidents, including properties hit by lightning. Commuters faced severe disruption with some stations closed because of overcrowding and floods forcing the closure of roads. […]

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