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BBC News - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:09
Readers' photos on the theme of "growth"
Categories: International News

Search 'regains missing jet signal'

BBC News - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:01
Search teams reacquire signals first heard at the weekend that may come from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane's "black box" flight recorders.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: 'Tougher' GCSEs and A-levels revealed

BBC News - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:58
The government has announced plans for more rigorous GCSEs and A-levels in England.
Categories: International News

Plane search grapples with poor maps

BBC News - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:55
The region of ocean floor where Malaysia Airlines MH370 is thought to have come down was mapped by satellites that inferred the shape of the seabed from the shape of the water surface above.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Prince George's first meet and greet

BBC News - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:54
Prince George's only official engagement in New Zealand has taken place as he crawled around with other babies.
Categories: International News

ISF Arrests Criminals behind Murder of Lebanese National in Abidjan

Naharnet Political News - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:43

Internal Security Forces succeeded on Wednesday in arresting the criminal behind the 2013 murder of a Lebanese national residing in the Ivory Coast city of Abidjan.

They announced the arrest of the prime suspect in the murder Samir Zeidan in March 2013.

Naharnet Newsdesk http://www.naharnet.com
Categories: Local news

Disaster 'ripped out pages' of life

BBC News - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:35
The Hillsborough disaster "ripped out the pages" of a 23-year-old man's life, his sister tells his inquest.
Categories: International News

Kenya sends back 'illegal' Somalis

BBC News - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:33
Kenya sends back 82 Somalis to Somalia after launching a massive security force operation to flush out illegal immigrants and militant Islamists.
Categories: International News

Royal wedding cake slice auctioned

BBC News - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:30
A slice of fruit cake from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding - in its presentation tin - sells for £420 at auction.
Categories: International News

Netflix 4K streaming goes live

BBC News - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:29
Netflix 4K streaming is now available to regular subscribers but the new feature of the on-demand video service will not work on pre-2014 televisions.
Categories: International News

Deadly bombing hits Pakistan market

BBC News - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:29
A powerful bomb blast strikes a market on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital Islamabad, killing at least 20 people, police and medics say.
Categories: International News

Geldof post-mortem 'inconclusive'

BBC News - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:28
The post-mortem into the death of Peaches Geldof has proved inconclusive pending the result of toxicology tests, police say.
Categories: International News

Comment on About The Gandour Tarboosh Controversial Story by Maya

Blog Baladi Comments - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:19

I rarely comment, almost never. But here is the deal:

1- I know the person with whom it happened, it really did (I am not defending because I know him, I am just saying: it did happen)

2- Why blame it on the shop not on Gandour? I don’t get the point. Last I checked we do not have exactly the highest qualifications for safety, hygiene and excellence. And I doubt Gandour (or any other brand whatsoever) is certified or can pass the ISO 22000 (food certification) I’m not attacking, I am just stating facts. I grew up eating Tarboush, and won’t stop now probably but yes, it makes me wonder: what if my son got this nail? Or what if I swallowed it? Or what if John did?

3- PS: if “kids” put it in the shop, it makes me wonder what kind of future generation we are raising around this country… there is a HUGE difference between stuffing it with paper like the “good old days” and putting a nail in it… not to mention: IT WOULD SHOW something is wrong!

4- For those saying he shouldn’t have gone public, I ask: what would you have done if it happened to you? Called them and thanked them? Yara, yes. Mistakes happen. But you don’t just turn your back on them!

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Miller quits as culture secretary

BBC News - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:02
Maria Miller resigns as culture secretary following a row over her expenses, but Labour says David Cameron's handling of the affair has "undermined trust in politics".
Categories: International News

Comment on 9 Arab Crimes Against Beauty by HishamAD

Ivy Says Comments - Mon, 2014-04-07 23:32

Pancake face and bagel head. Put it in words I can understand :P

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