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  1. The Leshan Grand Buddha smiles benignly on the history, river culture ...Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | South China Morning Post

    The Leshan Grand Buddha has surveyed the River Dadu in southern Sichuan for over 1,000 years. Now a popular World Heritage Site, the Buddha and its surrounding areas are nevertheless surprisingly unchanged The first time I saw the Leshan Grand Buddha, in southern Sichuan Province, I was standing on a strip of wet stones in the middle of the River Dadu.

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  2. Barcelona, Real Madrid to tour NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Vanguard

    By Jude Opara, Abuja Football loving Nigerians have been promised a huge prospect of the Spanish La Liga big guns, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid visiting the country on a playing tour in a no distant time. President of La Liga, Javier Tebas gave the assurance over the weekend in Abuja during the official opening of the Nigeria La Liga office.

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  3. Pan-African banks will help drive financial inclusion- OduozaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The outgoing Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, United Bank for Africa, UBA, Mr. Phillip Oduoza has emphasised that the existence of Pan African banks across the African continent will help drive financial inclusion and expand trade in the continent To this development, he called for increased collaboration among African central banks in order to drive intra-African trade on the continent. He also stated that UBA Plc's Non Performing Loan, NPL has gone down to 1.7 per cent, even as it diversified its earnings through its subsidiaries across the Africa continent.

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  4. Those Were the Days: From Whiteinch to the Falklands, via SuezRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    THE war had been over for less than seven years when this photograph was taken, and the Clydeside yards were extremely busy. Since VE Day in 1945 the yards had launched no fewer than 50 ships for the P. and O. group of companies.

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  5. No urgent need to evacuate Nigerians in South Sudan - FGRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    A buja -Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said weekend, that there might be no urgent need to evacuate Nigerians in South Sudan due to the crisis in the country. Onyeama, who stated this while briefing newsmen on the just concluded African Union, AU, meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, said Nigerians in South Sudan had returned to their businesses.

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  6. Germany considers Nigeria as a priority partner country in Africa- Envoy Ingo HerbertRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    German Consul General in Lagos, Ingo Herbert is a distinguished diplomat with vast experience in different roles. He has a pragmatic world view which seeks win-win situations in trade and diplomacy.

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  7. Taekwondo disciplines the individual - FederationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Mr Charles Amofah, Secretary General of the Ghana Taekwondo Federation, has called on the youth to take up the skill as it would help instill discipline in them. He said this in Bolgatanga during a five-day Taekwondo training programme jointly organised by the Ghana Taekwondo Federation, a team of Peace Corps from the World Taekwondo Federation based in Korea and the Ghana Sports Council for some selected schools in the Upper East Region.

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  8. Olympics: No blanket ban on Russian athletes, IOC saysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    The International Olympic Committee will not issue a blanket ban on Russian athletes hoping to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games and will instead leave the decision on competitors' eligibility up to their respective sporting federations, the IOC said in a statement Sunday. A damning World Anti Doping Agency report released last week alleged a complex system of subterfuge that involved Russia's security services tampering with and altering sealed urine samples.

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  9. Sport24.co.za | Lions can go all the way - BlackadderRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News24

    The Lions have the ability to go all the way and win this year's Super Rugby competition although they might have to travel to Wellington to face the Hurricanes in a potential final. That was the view of Crusaders head coach Todd Blackadder after his side suffered a 42-25 defeat against the Johannesburg-based outfit in their quarter-final at Ellis Park on Saturday.

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  10. Long isolated, Africa's Jewish 'islands' bridged by photographer's lensRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    The synagogues of emerging Jewish communities in Africa are often modest affairs at the end of bumpy dirt roads, communities which feel a historical or spiritual connection to Judaism, but are struggling to practice fully in their isolated conclaves. Judaism has always had a presence in North Africa, and later, in South Africa.

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  11. Nigeria: Arik Staff Beat Man for Complaining Over Cancelled FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Staff of Arik Airline Sunday morning at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in Abuja beat a man to stupor for complaining about the cancellation of his flight for the whole day. The man who was travelling with his wife and children approached the Arik desk to get a boarding pass when he was told by a staff of the airline that 'we have cancelled all the flights for today'.

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  12. Africa: Forthcoming Talks Hinge On Boosting Development PaceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The approaching sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development will help strengthen Africa-Japan ties, Japanese embassy Deputy Chief of Mission in Kenya Mikio Mori has said. Speaking at St Lucy's High School for the visually impaired during the official opening of a Sh7 million dormitory on Friday in Meru, Mr Mori said Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be among the dignitaries attending the summit.

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  13. Dealing with the Problem of Jet LagRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | CalorieLab Calorie Counter News

    With all the traveling I've done, I'm no stranger to jet lag. Besides flying from coast to coast in the United States, I've traveled to Europe, South America, the Middle East and as far as South Africa.

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  14. Baringo county leaders reaffirm their support for JubileeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Baringo county leaders have reaffirmed their support for the Jubilee Administration and urged their supporters to ignore those trying to divide them. Baringo County Members of Parliament and County Assembly said they are mobilizing grass root support for the Jubilee Party and dismissed reports that Kanu was gaining ground in the area.

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  15. Christian Anah: A teacher par excellence clocks 80Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Vanguard

    We must start this testimonial with a teachable conclusion: All that Christian Onyekpandu Anah treasures today is the serenity of his privacy; the humility of rendering service to God and humanity; and a heavy dose of prescribing unto others as he cherishes being done to him. That is the entire story of a man who is celebrating his anniversary; a journey that started from his ancestral Ihiagwa neighborhood, where his umbilical cord found natal rest in today's Imo State in colonial Eastern Nigeria.

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  16. Libyan health crisis sharpens as resources dwindleRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    TRIPOLI, July 24 Unable to get specialist care for his six-year-old daughter in Libya or a visa for treatment abroad, Abdulhakim Shaybi bought a motor boat and set off with her last month across the Mediterranean. Two-and-a-half hours into their journey from Sabratha in western Libya, they reached a European ship deployed to rescue migrants.

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  17. Maimane to slaughter cow after Nelson Mandela Bay victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    "I'm so overwhelmed with this province. I think it deserves a DA government to go forward."

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  18. The A 19billion underwater FLOATING tunnels that could cut your...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Inside Sir Richard Branson's new luxury all-inclusive retreats where a seven-night break will set you back A 14,600 The A 19billion underwater FLOATING tunnels that could halve a 21-hour drive and change the way you explore Norway's coastline Tokyo on a budget: TripAdvisor reveals how to visit one of the world's most expensive cities for less than A 1,500 and still stay in highly-rated hotels Is wild Africa ready for even wilder Wilbur? TV presenter Kate Silverton takes her lively tots on a trip to Kenya to find out Shipshape again, Henry's pride and joy: Mary Rose goes on display at revamped museum 471 years after it sank in the Solent The city that proves green can be great: How Ljubljana manages to be eco-friendly without losing its historic charm Big friendly Tenby is a giant of fun: As The BFG is released, let Roald Dahl inspire your weekend away Pitch perfect! The sun is out, the ... (more)

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  19. Sport24.co.za | Indisputable: Lions a class apart in SARead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | News24

    The quarter-finals of Vodacom Super Rugby 2016 only underlined just how superior the Lions have been to any other South African team in both playing style and performance. While they advanced to the semis with a pleasing bit to spare from their Highveld contest with seven-time champions the Crusaders , compatriots the Sharks and Stormers were blown rather violently out of the water by other New Zealand powerhouses the Hurricanes and Chiefs respectively.

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  20. Inside Sir Richard Branson's new luxury all-inclusive retreats...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Is wild Africa ready for even wilder Wilbur? TV presenter Kate Silverton takes her lively tots on a trip to Kenya to find out Tokyo on a budget: TripAdvisor reveals how to visit one of the world's most expensive cities for less than 1,500 and still stay in highly-rated hotels Shipshape again, Henry's pride and joy: Mary Rose goes on display at revamped museum 471 years after it sank in the Solent The city that proves green can be great: How Ljubljana manages to be eco-friendly without losing its historic charm Big friendly Tenby is a giant of fun: As The BFG is released, let Roald Dahl inspire your weekend away Pitch perfect! The sun is out, the country is looking its best - a holiday under canvas beckons and the choice is better than ever Around the world in 11 days: Russian adventurer, 65, sets new record after flying non-stop in hot-air balloon Off-menu desserts, hidden tunnels and ... (more)

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