'More of the same': Bashir sweeps Sudan election
Full Article Al Jazeera
27 Apr 2015

Analysts were predicting "business as usual" in Sudan after President Omar al-Bashir won the country's election, garnering 94 percent of the vote. Results for the 450 seats in the Sudanese National Assembly had not been released by the Sudanese National Election Commission as of midday Monday. Bashir, who has ruled the country since coming to power...

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President Omar al-Bashir casts his ballot as he runs for another term, on the first day of the presidential and legislative elections, in Khartoum, Sudan, Monday, April 13, 2015.
photo: AP / Mosa'ab Elshamy

updated 11 Apr 2015; published 11 Apr 2015
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With no real opposition, Sudan’s Bashir confident of election victory
updated 17 Apr 2015; published 17 Apr 2015
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Al-Bashir set for re-election as polls close in Sudan vote
updated 10 Apr 2015; published 10 Apr 2015
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Sudan’s Bashir expected to be re-elected president
updated 11 Apr 2015; published 11 Apr 2015
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Sudan’s Bashir Strengthens Regional Ties Ahead of Elections
updated 24 Apr 2015; published 24 Apr 2015
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Sudan's Bashir calls country's general elections a success
updated 27 Apr 2015; published 27 Apr 2015
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Sudan's President Omar al Bashir Wins Re Election WIth Over 94 Per Cent Votes
Burundi Protesters Clash With Police; Army Deployed
Full Article Voa News
27 Apr 2015

Reuters Police fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters in Burundi's capital on Monday, the second day of demonstrations against the president's decision to run for a third term, a move critics say violates the constitution. “The fight continues,” crowds chanted as about 200 people gathered in Bujumbura's Musaga...

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Burundian riot police and a police water cannon truck patrol following clashes with opposition protesters in a street in the capital Bujumbura, Burundi Sunday, April 26, 2015.
photo: AP / Eloge Willy Kaneza

updated 27 Apr 2015; published 27 Apr 2015
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Burundi police break up new protests against president 2015
updated 27 Apr 2015; published 27 Apr 2015
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Burundi police tear-gas anti-Pierre Nkurunziza protesters
updated 22 Jul 2012; published 22 Jul 2012
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Bishop Kakobe: Burundi Police & Army Officers Seminar
updated 26 Apr 2015; published 26 Apr 2015
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Reports: 2 Burundi Protesters Killed in Clashes With Police
updated 27 Apr 2015; published 27 Apr 2015
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Second day of protests in Burundi against president, activists say five dead
updated 27 Apr 2015; published 27 Apr 2015
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Thousands flee Burundi amid second day of pre-election violence
Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear
Full Article Mail Guardian South Africa
27 Apr 2015

Hundreds of Nepalis were fleeing the capital Kathmandu for the plains on Monday, terror-stricken by two days of powerful aftershocks following a massive earthquake that killed more than 3 200 people and faced with shortages of food and water. Roads leading out of the mountain valley city of one million were jammed...

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Residents rescue items from debris of a house that was damaged in Saturday’s earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, April 27, 2015.
photo: AP / Bernat Armangue

updated 25 Apr 2015; published 25 Apr 2015
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M7.9 Nepal,Kathmandu Earthquake Violently Shakes water out of Pool
updated 27 Apr 2015; published 27 Apr 2015
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Erie scenes as Kathmandu sky fills with birds after earthquake in Nepal
updated 26 Apr 2015; published 26 Apr 2015
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25 April 2015 Latest Nepal Earthquake CCTV footages | Nepal tower collapsed | Trending News
updated 14 Apr 2015; published 14 Apr 2015
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En mode Salvail : Ginette Reno et Gino Chouinard DU 13 avril 2015
updated 26 Apr 2015; published 26 Apr 2015
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Original footage 7.9 Magnitude earthquake in Nepal 2015 : Donate and help nepal
updated 26 Apr 2015; published 26 Apr 2015
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7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Kathmandu Nepal followed by a 6.9 magnitude the next day
Sisi's Egypt Pushes Migrants into the Sea
Full Article Huffington Post
26 Apr 2015

Europe wept crocodile tears over the mass grave that the Mediterranean has become. Reactions ranged from a begrudging acknowledgment from British officials that they got the consequences of Nato's military intervention in Libya wrong, to calls for another one. Few have shown any sign that they will treat the mass drownings as what they are, a...

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Migrants wait to disembark from the Italian Coast Guard ship Fiorillo, at the Catania harbor, Sicily, southern Italy, Friday, April 24, 2015.
photo: AP / Alessandra Tarantino

updated 20 Mar 2015; published 20 Mar 2015
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Migrant Prisons of Libya: Europe or Die (Full Length)
updated 17 Mar 2015; published 17 Mar 2015
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Drowning for Freedom: Libya’s Migrant Jails (Part 1)
updated 22 Apr 2015; published 22 Apr 2015
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Libya detains 600 migrants as Europe struggles with tragedies
updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
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(FULL STORY) Hundreds of Migrants Believed Dead in Shipwreck Off Libya
updated 21 Feb 2015; published 21 Feb 2015
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ISIS Threatens to Unleash 500,000 Immigrants into Europe if Attacked in Libya!
updated 18 Mar 2015; published 18 Mar 2015
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Trapped and Forgotten: Libya's Migrant Jails (Part 2)
More than 2,200 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake
Full Article Stars and Stripes
26 Apr 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal — A powerful aftershock shook Nepal on Sunday, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets a day after a massive earthquake left more than 2,200 people dead. The cawing of crows mixed with terrified screams as the magnitude 6.7 aftershock pummeled the capital city early Sunday afternoon....

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Nepal's security personnel remove debris from a budget hotel that collapsed in Saturday’s earthquake, in Kalanki neighbourhood of Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015.
photo: AP / Bernat Armangue

updated 25 Apr 2015; published 25 Apr 2015
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7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Nepal Bhaktapur Kathmandu - 7.8 Damages 1457 Killed Dead (RAW FOOTAGE)
updated 25 Apr 2015; published 25 Apr 2015
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7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Nepal Pokhara Kathmandu Delhi Bhaktapur - 7.8 Damages 1457 Killed Dead
updated 25 Apr 2015; published 25 Apr 2015
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7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Nepal Bhaktapur Pokhara Kathmandu Delhi 7.8 Damages 1457 Killed Dead!
updated 25 Apr 2015; published 25 Apr 2015
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7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Nepal Bhaktapur Pokhara Kathmandu Delhi - 7.8 Damage 1457 Killed Dead!
updated 25 Apr 2015; published 25 Apr 2015
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Nepal earthquake: 1800 people dead | 7.9 magnitude earthquake
updated 26 Apr 2015; published 26 Apr 2015
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Nepal earthquake: Panic as strong aftershock hits Kathmandu - BBC News

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Press TV
Partisans of Israel are not content merely to murder and maim Palestinian civilians. They also launch “weaponized words” against anyone who speaks out against their...
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What was billed as the worst earnings season in five years is jumpstarting a U.S. equities market that had been stuck in neutral for two months. Better-than-forecast results from...
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Fifteen years after peaking during the dot-com boom, the Nasdaq composite has reached a new all-time high. But this isn't the Nasdaq of Pets.com and Webvan, when companies were...

Nepal Earthquake 2015
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The death toll from Nepal’s earthquake has risen above 3,700 and is expected to increase as rescue workers struggle to reach remote villages two days after the disaster. Reports received so far by the government and aid groups suggest that many...
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Zion Square, the annexation of East Jerusalem was met with international criticism. Following the passing of the Jerusalem Law, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution that declared the law "a violation of international law" and requested all member states to withdraw all remaining embassies from the city
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Israeli authorities are reportedly planning to construct more settler units in the occupied Palestinian territories, offering tenders for the construction of 77 homes. Peace Now, an Israeli activist group, said on Monday that 36 of the units are...
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File - Australian Andrew Chan, right, and, and Myuran Sukumaran, left, stand inside a holding cell after their trial at a court in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006.
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VOA News In a last-ditch effort to save two drug traffickers from the firing squad in Indonesia, Australia's Foreign Ministry urged Jakarta Monday to delay the executions until allegations of corruption in their trial could be investigated....
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a media conference after an EU summit of eurogroup members at the EU Council building in Brussels on Thursday, July 21, 2011.
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BERLIN (Reuters) - A German government spokesman confirmed on Monday that Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a telephone conversation on Sunday but declined to comment on the contents of their conversation. "I can...
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People collect their belonging from a house damaged from heavy rain and windstorm that reached up to a speed of 120 kph (75 mph) Sunday evening which collapsed hundreds of buildings, uprooted trees, and electric poles, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, April 27, 2015.
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PESHAWAR: At least 44 people were killed and more than 200 wounded when a mini-cyclone, described by Met Office as the third worst in the country's history, struck Peshawar and parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday. Most of the victims were women...
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This Wednesday March 30, 2011 shows the Corus steel plant in IJmuiden, Netherlands. In these days of concern over global warming and carbon emissions, industries are trying to move away from fossil fuels to low-carbon alternatives.
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By Helen Briggs BBC Environment Correspondent 27 April 2015 From the section Science & Environment The fossil fuel divestment campaign is based on encouraging people to move their money away from fossil fuels Leaving the "dirty stuff" in the...
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A policeman with his cloth-covered weapon stands guard with other security personnel in a street in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.
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ADEN: Air raids, naval shelling and ground fighting shook Yemen on Sunday in some of the most widespread combat since a Saudi-led alliance intervened last month against Houthi militia who have seized large tracts of the country. There were at least...
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