Liberia: Crisis At Vai Town – Rep. Konneh Accused

[Inquirer]Normal business activities at Vai Town yesterday came to standstill when several marketers went helter-skelter, with some of them fleeing for their dear lives because of a fracas that erupted there, and according to some of those who spoke to the INQUIRER via mobile phone, the situation at the market appeared volatile.

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Ukrainian military defections boost pro-Russia militia as unrest spreads

Ukrainian efforts to regain control over its industrial eastern region bordering Russia appear to be floundering after some units defected. Pro-Russian forces have seized another building in Donetsk.

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India Ink: A Story of Displacement in Gujarat Comes to Mumbai

Mallika Sarabhai, an Indian classical dancer, has organized a festival to pay tribute to river residents forced to leave their homes for the sake of development in Ahmedabad, in the western state of Gujarat.

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India Ink: A Conversation With: Author Sanjaya Baru

Sanjaya Baru, author of “The Accidental Prime Minister,” spoke with India Ink about dynastic politics and the failures and successes of Manmohan Singh.

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Egypt: IMF – Ready to Support Egypt

[Egypt Online]Minister of Finance Hani Qadri said on Tuesday 15/4/2014 that the government works on rebuilding confidence in the Egyptian economy through the creation of institutional infrastructure that soundly manage the country's economy.

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers to ask judge to dismiss some charges

Attorneys want more information on Boston Marathon bombing suspect's family as they build a case that could limit his blame

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Litigation expenses push Bank of America into loss

(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp posted a first-quarter loss as the No. 2 U.S. bank recorded $6 billion in litigation expenses related to a settlement with the Federal Housing Finance Agency and other mortgage-related matters.

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Nearly 300 missing after South Korean ferry capsizes: coastguard

JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - Almost 300 people were missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea on Wednesday, despite frantic rescue efforts involving coastguard vessels, fishing boats and helicopters, in what could be the country's biggest maritime disaster in over 20 years.






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Ocean floor search for missing Malaysia plane cut short again

PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - The search for a Malaysia Airlines jetliner deep in the Indian Ocean was again cut short on Wednesday when technical problems forced a U.S. Navy underwater drone to surface without finding anything, officials said.






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Paul Weller wins privacy damages over children’s photos on Mail Online

Associated Newspapers pays £10,000 over seven pictures on teenage daughter and twins on Mail Online in 2012

Singer Paul Weller has won £10,000 privacy damages for three of his children whose faces were "plastered" over a newspaper website.

Weller, 55, sued Associated Newspapers for misuse of private information on behalf of daughter Dylan, who was 16 when the seven unpixellated pictures appeared on Mail Online in October 2012, and twin sons John Paul and Bowie, who were 10 months old.

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