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UNICEF-Support UNICEF's Child Survival Programs in Somalia

UNICEF-Support UNICEF's Child Survival Programs in Somalia | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
Since 1947, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF has supported the work of UNICEF by fundraising for its programs and increasing public awareness of the challenges facing the world's children.
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Massacre traces in Syrian village

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WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES - A BBC correspondent finds evidence of human remains at the village of Qubair in Syria, scene of a massacre reported on Wednesday.

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Photos: U.S. Navy jet slams into Virginia Beach apartment building

Photos: U.S. Navy jet slams into Virginia Beach apartment building | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
Two Navy pilots safely ejected from a fighter jet Friday, but the unmanned plane careened into a Virginia Beach apartment complex causing a massive fire.
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Trayvon Martin tributes

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Protest rallies and prayer vigils continue across the U.S. in support of Trayvon Martin, 17, who was shot dead on February 26 by a neighborhood watch captain.
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Afghan protesters demand U.S. soldier be tried in Afghanistan

Afghan protesters demand U.S. soldier be tried in Afghanistan | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
Afghans took to the streets Thursday to demand a U.S.
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Prayers, tears as Japan marks 1 year since massive earthquake

Prayers, tears as Japan marks 1 year since massive earthquake | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
Japan gathered Sunday amid tears, prayers and a moment of silence to mark one year since a massive earthquake and tsunami killed thousands.
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Self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind set to face U.S. court for ‘trial of the century’

Self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind set to face U.S. court for ‘trial of the century’ | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
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U.S. soldier fires on Afghan civilians, ISAF says - CNN.com

U.S. soldier fires on Afghan civilians, ISAF says - CNN.com | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
A U.S. service member opened fire on Afghan civilians in Kandahar Sunday, NATO said, killing or wounding 15 people, according to the provincial government.
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Syrians bombard rebels, Obama says Assad will fall

Syrians bombard rebels, Obama says Assad will fall | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian tanks bombarded opposition areas in Homs overnight and the Red Cross tried for a sixth day to gain access to Baba Amr, a fallen rebel stronghold where activists have reported bloody...
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Guide: Syria Crisis

Guide: Syria Crisis | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
A guide to the Syrian protests, which pose the greatest challenge to four decades of rule by the Assad family in Syria.
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Arab League meets Assad foes after 69 die in Syria

Arab League meets Assad foes after 69 die in Syria | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
CAIRO (Reuters) - The Arab League, stung into action by months of bloodshed in Syria, met opponents of President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday, a day after violence in his country claimed 69 more lives.The...
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Attack on French satirical paper

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A petrol bomb guts the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo after it printed a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on its front cover.
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Libyan Fighters Capture Qaddafi Hometown

Libyan Fighters Capture Qaddafi Hometown | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
Libyan fighters have overrun the last positions of Muammar Qaddafi loyalists holding out in the city of Sirte and the revolutionaries now have all of the ousted leader's hometown within their hands.
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Pakistanis pray for teen blogger shot by Taliban; condemn brazen attack - CNN.com

Pakistanis pray for teen blogger shot by Taliban; condemn brazen attack - CNN.com | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
Malala Yousufzai, the 14-year-old school girl sought out and shot by the Taliban for blogging against them, was slowly recuperating...
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U.S. troops posed with body parts of Afghan bombers

U.S. troops posed with body parts of Afghan bombers | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
The paratroopers had their assignment: Check out reports that Afghan police had recovered the mangled remains of an insurgent suicide bomber. Try to get iris scans and fingerprints for identification.
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Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout handed 25-year federal sentence

Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout handed 25-year federal sentence | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
Convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout was sentenced Thursday to 25 years behind bars by a federal court in New York.
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French killings suspect dies shooting at police, authorities

French killings suspect dies shooting at police, authorities | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
The suspect in the killing of seven people in France is dead after a police siege of his apartment, Interior Minister Claude Gueant says.
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45 women, children killed in Homs massacre, Syrian opposition

45 women, children killed in Homs massacre, Syrian opposition | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
At least 45 women and children have been stabbed and burned to death in the Syrian city of Homs, opposition activists said.
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Spain to mark eighth anniversary of Madrid train bombings - CNN.com

Spain to mark eighth anniversary of Madrid train bombings - CNN.com | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
Spain on Sunday marks the eighth anniversary of the Madrid train bombings, this year embroiled in controversy over a decision by unions to hold nationwide protests over the economic crisis.
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Suicide blast at Pakistan funeral kills at least 13 people

Suicide blast at Pakistan funeral kills at least 13 people | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
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UK identifies 6 soldiers missing, feared dead in Afghanistan

UK identifies 6 soldiers missing, feared dead in Afghanistan | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
The British Defence Ministry Thursday identified six British soldiers who are missing and presumed dead following an explosion in southwest Afghanistan.
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Doctors struggle to save wounded children in Homs

Doctors struggle to save wounded children in Homs | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
The shrapnel wound is in the toddler's left side. The boy needs "a proper hospital," the doctor says, not the makeshift clinic in the Syrian city of Homs where he's being treated.
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Syria forces retake Damascus suburbs; showdown at U.N.

Syria forces retake Damascus suburbs; showdown at U.N. | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
AMMAN/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Syrian government forces reasserted control of Damascus suburbs on Tuesday after beating back rebels at the capital's doorstep and Russia warned that an international effort...
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Search finds more bodies in quake-hit Turkish city

Search finds more bodies in quake-hit Turkish city | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
VAN, Turkey (Reuters) - Rescuers found ten bodies, including a child's, on Friday as they dug through rubble after the latest earthquake to hit Van, a city in eastern Turkey already suffering from an earlier...
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Gaddafi’s Death Starts a Perilous Race for Power in Libya - Global Spin

Gaddafi’s Death Starts a Perilous Race for Power in Libya   - Global Spin | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
The ignominious end of Col. Muammar Gaddafi may mark a milestone of liberation beyond the wildest dreams and prayers of his long-suffering people just a short year ago, but it also represents a huge headache for Libya's fragile transitional rulers:...
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South Africa-Dalai Lama Controversy Highlights The Awkward Foreign Policy Of Mandela's Heirs

South Africa-Dalai Lama Controversy Highlights The Awkward Foreign Policy Of Mandela's Heirs | Highlights News Of The World | Scoop.it
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