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UN Sends Bigot Manjoo to UK

The United Nations is a bit of a joke these days post Iraq - what with the crisis in Syria and Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine – events the UN seems utterly powerless to stop. So, why not seek to justify the exorbitant sums...
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Abuja Massacre

An explosion has ripped through a bus station outside Nigeria’s capital Abuja, killing dozens of people. The blast comes one day after suspected Islamist militants attacked several villages in the country’s northeast. The blast occurred...
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UK Economy Leads G7

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its forecast for Britain’s economic growth more than any other major economy for the third time in a row, in a boost to the Chancellor’s fortunes. The Fund said it expected Britain’s economy...
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Mickey Rooney Dies

Mickey Rooney, the child actor who became the world’s top box office star, has died aged 93. Born in Brooklyn, he began his career aged 18 months in his parents’ vaudeville act, Yule and Carter, and continued filming right to the...
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Scottish Independence: Nonsense

The leader of Scotland’s separatist movement predicted on Friday that the United States would not try to stand in the way of the breakup of Britain, Washington’s staunchest ally for decades, if Scots vote for independence at a referendum...
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Black Box Detector Utilized

A US Navy “black box” detector made its much-anticipated debut in the oceanic hunt for flight MH370, but Australia’s search chief warned it was crunch time with the box’s signal set to expire soon. As the extensive search wore on, Malaysian...
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Carnage for French Socialists

Paris elected its first female mayor on Sunday night, but the victory for socialist Anne Hidalgo was an isolated piece of good news for President François Hollande’s embattled party as the far-right Front National (FN) appeared on course...
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MH370 Suicide Mission?

The missing Malaysian Airline passenger jet, which crashed into the southern Indian Ocean, was reportedly a deliberate act in an apparent ‘suicide mission,’ a UK newspaper has said. The Daily Telegraph, in its report said that according...
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Crimea Withdrawal

Ukraine’s interim President Olexander Turchynov says he has ordered the withdrawal of armed forces from Crimea. The decision was taken because of Russian threats to the lives of military staff and their families, the president announced. A...
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UK’s Labour Opposition Failing

A UK Labour MP has warned that the party is trying to be “too clever” and has urged leader Ed Miliband to be “much clearer” in setting out his policies. John Mann told BBC 5 live’s Pienaar’s Politics there...