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  1. Drug Use is Rising. Is it Time for the Government to Accept Defeat?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Online Scene

    ... the way their mind and body function for uniquely different reasons. From the Beti-Pahuin people of West and Central Africa, who use the psychedelic Iboga plant in tribal rituals in an attempt to experience powerful hallucinations, to the British ...

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  2. Cruising the WebRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Betsy's Page

    ... textbook that showed all sorts of ethnically dressed people, in stereotypical clothes from Ireland, Russia, Africa, Mexico, China, etc., dancing into a big pot out of which they came dressed in red, white, and blue. When I told my colleagues in the ...

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  3. Victor Davis Hanson:Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Jewish World Review

    ... Commonwealth, most immigrants were poorer and almost exclusively hailed from the nations of Latin America, Asia, and Africa, resulting in poorer immigrants who, upon arrival, needed more government help. Another reason for the shift was the general ...

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  4. Joburg's plans to stop xenophobic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    South Africans wave anti-immigration placards during a protest in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Picture: AP Photo/Yeshiel Panchia Johannesburg -The City of Joburg has put several steps in place to safeguard against possible xenophobic violence which may erupt in the city following the violence in Tshwane on Friday.

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  5. South Africa anti-foreigner protesters clash with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... to be used in addressing the maltreatment of foreign nationals while they continued to be killed and suffer in South Africa. He expressed regret that the attacks were carried out against nationals of countries that were frontliners in the fight ...

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  6. Right at Home: New ways to use old rugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily Republic

    ... are admired for their bold, geometric flat-weave patterns. They've been hand-woven for generations in Turkey, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia. A lot of their appeal lies in the bold motifs and pigment dyes, with elements like wolf's mouths, ...

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  7. With this design trend, a rug isn't just a rugRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    ... are admired for their bold, geometric flat-weave patterns. They've been hand-woven for generations in Turkey, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia. A lot of their appeal lies in the bold motifs and pigment dyes, with elements like wolf's mouths, ...

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  8. David Oyelowo On The Real 'United Kingdom' Marriage And Its Diplomatic FalloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WNED

    ... or modern-day Botswana. Their marriage angered nearby countries that were part of the British empire, including South Africa, which had just banned mixed marriage and was establishing apartheid. As a result, Khama, played by David Oyelowo, was ...

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  9. Ten Truly Remote Places Where Your Boss Can't Track You DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Bloomberg

    ... and the Torres del Paine peaks in the distance.  Three day packages from $2,300 per person. Most luxury camps in Africa offer Wi-Fi, even in the tents. But this elegant camp -owned by the legendary guide Ralph Bousfield and set deep in the ...

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  10. H. E. JA Kufuor: Two wrongs don't equal a rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | GhanaWeb

    ... incident, the name of the victim was given and one could tell that she was either of northern Ghana, northern West Africa or Nigerian derivative. To the extent these victims are females a statement made by former president H.E. J. A. Kufuor while in ...

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  11. Oprah Winfrey to deliver Smith College Commencement AddressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | WWLP

    ... 2013. Also among her accomplishments, Winfrey established the The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa in 2007. Morgan Mpungose, who is graduating from Smith this year, is a graduate of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for ...

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  12. Can political Islam support democratisation?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Nation

    As shown in the Arab Spring movement across the Middle East, which started five years ago, Muslim populations in Asia and Africa have embraced democracy to fight discrimination, promote equality and social justice, as well as bargain for political and economic positions. Democratisation has triggered more Islamic-inspired political rights and participation efforts manifested in voter mobilisation during elections, aspiration for Islamic-inspired legislation and rallies demanding accommodation of other Muslim socio-religious matters especially in countries where aspirations of political Islam had been suppressed, such as Indonesia during the New Order era.

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  13. New ways to use old rugs Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... are admired for their bold, geometric flat-weave patterns. They've been hand-woven for generations in Turkey, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia. A lot of their appeal lies in the bold motifs and pigment dyes, with elements like wolf's mouths, ...

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  14. Poverty Plus A Poisonous Plant Blamed For Paralysis In Rural AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | WGBH

    For nearly a century, people have reported mysterious epidemics of permanent paralysis in rural regions of Africa. In 1990, Hans Rosling a Swedish epidemiologist and But Rosling would protest if I told you that cassava causes this incurable disease he called konzo.

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  15. East Africa: Climate Change Could Make Us StrongerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | AllAfrica.com

    Sometime before Ethiopia started construction of its Gibe III dam in the Omo Valley in 2008, I went to the outskirts of Nairobi for a conversation with some of Kenya's bright national security elite. The conservation explored the risks faced Africa in the years to come.

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  16. DR Congo investigating alleged army massacre video26 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | India.com

    ... has been injured in the hip, but the soldiers instead insult her and beat her about. (AFP) UZM New Zealand vs South Africa Live Score Assembly Elections 2017 BMC Elections 2017 Australia vs Sri Lanka Live Score Donald Trump UP Assembly Elections ...

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  17. Hard truths of slavery, American history need MCAS boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... Catholic Portugal and Spain bound themselves to commerce in human bondage and Protestant Britain later followed. West Africa -- Senegambia, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, and Benin -- became the Slave Coast, where tribal kingdoms sold inland African ...

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  18. Shurhozelie Liezietsu sworn in as Nagaland Chief Minister1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | India.com

    ... Imkong L Imchen and G Kaito Aye. Out of 11, Imkong L Imchen and G Kaito Aye are the new faces. New Zealand vs South Africa Live Score Assembly Elections 2017 BMC Elections 2017 Australia vs Sri Lanka Live Score Donald Trump UP Assembly Elections ...

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  19. New ways to use old rugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Post Register

    ... are admired for their bold, geometric flat-weave patterns. They've been hand-woven for generations in Turkey, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia. A lot of their appeal lies in the bold motifs and pigment dyes, with elements like wolf's mouths, ...

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  20. Complete Guide To Jimi Hendrix 'Voodoo Child (Slight Return)' [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... Voodoo, a religion known for its magical ritual and healing capabilities, can be traced back to its tribal roots in Africa - as can Jazz, Blues, Gospel and by way of musical DNA, Rock-N-Roll. Of course, blues masters like Robert Johnson, Muddy ...

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