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Man 'raped by priest 65 years ago'

BBC News - 12 hours 48 min ago
A 72-year-old man says he was raped by a priest in a Bedfordshire boys' home 65 years ago.
Categories: International News

Students fined over sexist chants

BBC News - 12 hours 49 min ago
A number of students are fined following an investigation after footage emerged of a group chanting about violence and necrophilia.
Categories: International News

Daylight Saving Time Ends Saturday Midnight, Clocks to be Set Back One Hour

Naharnet Political News - 13 hours 11 min ago

People who are craving for an extra hour of sleep will be deprived from it on Saturday as clocks should be turned back one hour at 12:00 am.

This marks the end of Daylight Saving Time (DST).

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AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?

BBC News - 13 hours 13 min ago
Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books.
Categories: International News

AUDIO: Ebola health worker's audio diary fears

BBC News - 13 hours 15 min ago
Dr Geraldine O'Hara, an infectious diseases specialist from Huddersfield, has recorded a series of audio diaries while she is in Sierra Leone.
Categories: International News

Women 'need clear coaching pathway'

BBC News - 13 hours 15 min ago
Women need a clear pathway into coaching if they are to succeed in a male-dominated environment, say industry experts.
Categories: International News

Nusra Front warns of Lebanon civil war - The Daily Star

Google News - Lebanon - 13 hours 24 min ago

The Daily Star

Nusra Front warns of Lebanon civil war
The Daily Star
“The logic today in Lebanon is that if you are against Iran's party's policy in the region, then you are a terrorist and your area is a safe haven for terrorists even if you have religious and political immunity." The Nusra Front and its sympathizers ...
Defected Soldiers Still in Lebanon as Strike against Sleeper Cells Reaches ...Naharnet

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VIDEO: Learning how to leap around a city

BBC News - 13 hours 24 min ago
The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.
Categories: International News

England edge Samoa in thriller

BBC News - 13 hours 44 min ago
England narrowly hold on for victory against Samoa in a pulsating Four Nations encounter in Brisbane.
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Al-Rahi Fears Lebanese Would Adapt to Vacuum

Naharnet Political News - 14 hours 10 min ago

Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-RAhi renewed on Saturday his call for the election of a new head of state, rejecting to let the Lebanese get used to the vacuum at the Baabda Palace.

“There is no justification for not electing a new president,” al-Rahi said during a meeting at the Maronite Diocese of Saint Maron of Sydney in Australia.

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One Killed, 14 Injured as Tripoli Battles Intensify

Naharnet Political News - 14 hours 50 min ago

The clashes in the northern coastal city of Tripoli renewed on Saturday after easing off for several hours during the night as attempts are ongoing to contain the situation to prevent further deterioration.

One civilian was killed and at least nine soldiers and five civilians were injured in the Tripoli clashes.

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Benefit claims wait 'unacceptable'

BBC News - 14 hours 53 min ago
A charity calls for the rollout of a new benefit payment to be halted until a backlog is cleared.
Categories: International News

Love traps Aussie in Lebanon - The West Australian - The West Australian

Google News - Lebanon - 15 hours 2 min ago

The West Australian

Love traps Aussie in Lebanon - The West Australian
The West Australian
She had missed her divorce hearing in Sydney because her estranged husband's move to register their marriage in Lebanon had left her blocked from leaving the country and both her Australian and Lebanese passports were flagged. Mr Awick, the brother of ...

Royals edge ahead in World Series

BBC News - 15 hours 16 min ago
Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 3-2 in Game Three to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven World Series.
Categories: International News

Asoun Terrorist Cell Planned Ashura Gathering Attacks, Assassinations

Naharnet Political News - 15 hours 17 min ago

Militant Ahmed Salim Miqati, who was arrested during an army raid in the town of Asoun in the northern district of Dinniyeh, and 12 members of his terrorist cell, had plans to execute violent attacks on the 27th of Oct against Ashura gatherings in several Shiite Lebanese areas, media reports said.

The cell that includes Miqati, 5 Lebanese and 7 Syrian nationals had plans to move from Tripoli to Beirut. Another terrorist cell was meant to join them from the Burj al-Barajneh and the Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp to help execute suicidal terrorist attacks against Shiite gatherings in the southern suburb of Beirut, Nabatieh and Lassa in Jbeil.

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Makari Says No Presidential Elections in Near Future

Naharnet Political News - 15 hours 38 min ago

Deputy Speaker Farid Makari expressed doubt on Saturday that the presidential elections would be held in 2014, expecting that lawmakers will link the extension of the parliamentary tenure with the vacuum at the Baabda Palace.

“Extending the term of the parliament is a temporary solution until a new head of state is elected,” Makari said in an interview with An Nahar newspaper.

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VIDEO: Record skydive from edge of space

BBC News - 15 hours 44 min ago
Google executive Alan Eustace has broken the world altitude record for a parachute jump by leaping from 135,890 feet (41,419 metres) beating Felix Baumgartner's record.
Categories: International News

Defected Soldiers Still in Lebanon as Strike against Sleeper Cells Reaches Zero Hour

Naharnet Political News - 16 hours 16 min ago

The Lebanese security forces are preparing for an assault against sleeper cells planted in delicate areas across the country amid reports saying that soldiers who recently defected from the army are still on Lebanese territories.

Security sources said in comments published in al-Joumhouria newspaper on Saturday that the army will raid several regions across Lebanon to destroy small groups planning to carry out delicate security acts in the capital Beirut, Beirut's Southern Suburbs and the Bekaa.

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Categories: Local news

New York axe attack 'terrorist act'

BBC News - 16 hours 40 min ago
Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert.
Categories: International News

Hizbullah, AMAL Boost Security Measures during Ashura

Naharnet Political News - 16 hours 42 min ago

Hizbullah and AMAL movement are taking maximum security measures and precautions to ensure the safety of mourners commemorating the occasion of Ashura that begins on October 25.

The two Shiite parties decided not to minimize their Ashura congregations and processions despite the rising security fears, al-Joumhouria newspaper reported on Saturday.

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