Category: World

The Egyptian Antenov is bombarding the SPLA-IO positions at Jonglei Canal, Doleib Hills, Wau Shulluk and Owach

Press release By Col. William Gatjiath Deng Spokesperson for SPLA-IO At around 8:00am yesterday morning February 08, 2017, a combination of Juba regime soldiers and Sudanese rebels relocated from Unity State to Upper Nile State attacked the gallant SPLA-IO position at Owach from the directions of Makal (Malakal). The aggressive gallant SPLA-IO forces responded by

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Letter from a Pregnant Nun who was Raped

Here is an extraordinary letter written by a young nun, Sister Lucy Vertrusc, to her mother superior. Sister Vertrusc became pregnant after she was raped in 1995 during the war in the former Yugoslavia. The letter appeared in an Italian newspaper at the behest of her Mother Superior.   “I am Lucy, one of the

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The New Wave of Entrepreneurship

by Thomas Evans BY MATT SWANSON – MANAGING PARTNER @ SILICON VALLEY SOFTWARE GROUP (at SUMIS we realise this article was written some time ago but feel it is still relevant for the Spanish Start Up Ecosystem given the time lag between it and Silicon Valley). (En Español a bajo) Original Article at: https://www.toptal.com/it/the-new-wave-of-entrepreneurship #CEO #Entrepreneur #SiliconValley There is a multi-trillion

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Russian Jet Crashes in Black Sea, 92 Aboard Believed Dead

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV AND VERONIKA SILCHENKO, ASSOCIATED PRESS SOCHI, Russia — Dec 25, 2016, 11:50 AM ET The Associated PressIn this photo taken on Thursday, March 31, 2016, the Alexandrov Ensemble choir performs during a concert in Moscow, Russia. A Russian plane with 92 people aboard, including the well-known military band, crashed into the Black

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Russian Ambassador to Turkey Is Assassinated in Ankara

Russian Ambassador to Turkey Is Assassinated in Ankara  ecadforum December 20, 2016 https://videopress.com/embed/dF2IIfn2?hd=0&loop=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=1 (The New York Times) — ISTANBUL — Russia’s ambassador to Turkey was assassinated at an Ankara art exhibit on Monday evening by a lone Turkish gunman shouting “God is great!” and “don’t forget Aleppo, don’t forget Syria!” in what Russia called a

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Breaking News: Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov shot and injured in Turkey

Andrei Karlov was visiting a photo gallery in the Turkish capital The Russian ambassador to Ankara, Andrei Karlov, has been wounded by a gunman while visiting a photo gallery in the Turkish capital. Several other people were reportedly also injured in the attack, a day after protests in Turkey over Russia’s military intervention in Syria.

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Black people in America: Ugly questions loom after look at U.S. Justice Department’s police racism files: Neil Macdonald

WARNING: The videos in this story contain graphic images Analysis Neil Macdonald · Opinion Columnist · CBC NewsOctober 26, 2016 Play Media Race and Policing in Chicago 17:31 2.1k shares 1037 comments Anyone tempted to dismiss the angry, in-your-face tactics of the Black Lives Matter movement — “What’s their problem, anyway? Don’t all lives matter?” — should

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Raila Odinga: A UNIFIED FRONT AGAINST JUBILEE

December 6, 2016, We began the day with a leaders meeting in Nanyuki Town before proceeding to a public baraza in Karsigei, Sega Ward where we urged residents to reject the Jubilee Government. The issue of community land has been mishandled under this administration with the rights of indigenous communities ignored. As an Opposition, we

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No answers from Kenya on deaths of 150 troops

December 6, 2016, at least 150 Kenyan troops are thought to have been killed when an African Union base at El Adde in Somalia was overrun by al-Shabab militants in January. A United Nations report criticised the Kenyan Defence Forces, calling the attack the largest military defeat in Kenyan history. But the Kenyan government still

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Rwanda’s largest airbus arrives in Kigali

December 2, 2016 Rwanda’s largest aircraft ‘Umurage’A330-300 series touched down at Kigali International Airport. The aircraft comes in as number 11 in the national carrier’s fleet that continues to grow. The Minister for Infrastructure James Musoni said that the aircraft is expected to boost RwandAir’s capacity to expand its wings and compete globally. John Mirenge,

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