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Sudanese women protest worsening oppression, rising food prices

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By Katy Migiro NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women’s anger is mounting in Sudan as a result of surging food prices and worsening repression in the name of Islam, rights activists said on Wednesday at the launch of a report. The cost of living has soared...(more) 



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Massacre in Syrian Kurdish town would end PKK's peace talks with Turkey: Ocalan

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan has warned that peace talks between his group and the Turkish state will come to an end if Islamic State militants are allowed to carry out a massacre in a predominantly Kurdish town on the Syrian border....(more) 



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Third American held in North Korea appeals to U.S. for help: report

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SEOUL (Reuters) - One of three Americans held in North Korea on charges of crimes against the state said he was anxiously awaiting his trial and appealed for U.S. government help to secure their freedom, a news report said on Thursday. Reclusive North Korea, which periodically...(more) 



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Rapists confess as Kenyan cleric takes up equality struggle

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By Katy Migiro NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the elderly man, in his black-and-white striped prison uniform, confessed to raping his 18-month-old granddaughter to prove his manhood, Reverend Timothy Njoya knew he had made a breakthrough. “He stood up and testified: ‘I wanted to show...(more) 



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Turkey considers Iraq, Syria incursions

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament is considering a motion that would give the government new powers to launch military operations in Syria and Iraq and allow foreign forces to make incursions from its territory. 




Surfer loses arm in shark attack in Australia

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SYDNEY (AP) — A man had part of his arm torn off by a suspected great white shark while surfing off the coast of Western Australia on Thursday, officials said. 



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Netflix Is Making Four Exclusive Movies with Adam Sandler

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As well as debuting the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel , Netflix has some other big news: it's just signed a deal with Adam Sandler to fund and produce four of his movies that will run exclusively on the streaming service.Read more... 



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Firm says phone app spies on Hong Kong protesters

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HONG KONG (AP) -- A U.S. security firm says the Chinese government might be using a smartphone app to spy on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.... 



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No-cost, long-acting contraception cuts teen pregnancy by 79 percent

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By Gene Emery NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A program that offered long-acting no-cost contraception to U.S. girls and women age 15 to 19 reduced the teenage pregnancy rate by 79 percent over five years and cut the abortion rate by 77 percent, according to the...(more) 



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Anger mounts as Kashmir floodwaters subside

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SRINAGAR, India (AP) — As floodwaters ripped through Indian-controlled Kashmir, Abdul Majeed spent five days holed up with his family in their attic, watching helplessly as army helicopters plucked tourists from hotel rooftops and government boats ferried officials to safety. 



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Japan, S.Korea agree to work towards warmer ties

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Tokyo (AFP) - Japan and South Korea pledged Thursday to work towards the celebration of half a century of normal diplomatic ties, the latest in a series of baby steps as frosty ties gradually thaw. 



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Young 'Chavista' lawmaker killed in Venezuela

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By Deisy Buitrago CARACAS (Reuters) - A "Chavista" ruling party lawmaker was killed on Wednesday in Venezuela's latest high-profile violent crime. Robert Serra and his partner, Maria Herrera, were found dead in his home in the poor La Pastora neighborhood of the capital, Caracas, state news...(more) 



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