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Zimbabwe's Mr Ugly pageant turns ugly

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November 24, 2015 09:00 am

Harare (AFP) - A 42-year-old unemployed man was crowned Zimbabwe's ugliest man at a pub pageant in Harare -- but the contest turned ugly when the runner-up accused judges of...


Catholic Church holds service of thanksgiving for life of Ven. Sobitha Thera

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November 23, 2015 02:47 pm

In an unprecedented event the Catholic Church today held a memorial service of thanksgiving for the prophetic life of vision and work of the Ven Sobitha Hamuduruwo who pass...


America’s leaders are hurting the nation’s image

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November 23, 2015 01:54 pm

The recent terrorist attacks have called forth predictable demands from our nation’s politicians, particularly President Obama’s opponents, for U.S. leadership in th...


Scientists unveil world's first cyborg roses

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November 23, 2015 01:18 pm

When you think of cyborgs, plants probably aren't the first thing that pops into your head, but it's time for that to change. A team of researchers at the Labora...


New Zealand opens voting on new flag

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November 20, 2015 12:07 pm

Voting has begun in New Zealand in a referendum which could see the country getting a new national flag. New Zealanders have just under a month to send in a postal ballo...


Hollywood lends star power to climate change

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November 20, 2015 11:57 am

LOS ANGELES  AFP– Climate change may be the challenge of our time, but when it comes to rallying the global public to the cause, a Hollywood star will always trump a ...


World unites after IS terror but strikes may backfire, experts say

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November 19, 2015 01:54 pm

(AFP) The spate of Islamic State terror attacks has brought France and Russia together and raised hopes of a united political effort to resolve the Syria conflict, but experts q...


Facebook Profile Frozen, Then Restored, for User Named Isis

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November 19, 2015 07:00 am

  The Facebook profile of Isis Anchalee, a platform engineer based in San Francisco, was disabled on Tuesday. She shared her frustration on Twitter, suggesting...


Turkish cats make an entrance at G20 Summit :Video

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November 19, 2015 07:00 am

World leaders gathered in Turkey this week for the latest G-20 summit to discuss important economic issues. Naturally, then, security was tight—but not tight enough to kee...


After Paris, Americans view Trump, Clinton as best able to tackle terrorism - poll

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November 18, 2015 06:15 pm

(REUTERS) American voters are evenly split between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as their top choice to address the issue o...


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Powerful former SL official to be arrested?

A powerful official of the former Sri Lankan regime is likely to be arrested tomorrow (Wednesday), informed sources said on Tuesday night. The...

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Gamini Senarath and two others granted bail

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