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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:36:44 +0100


Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot
At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashes in California.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:43:07 GMT

Burkina Faso's president resigns
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore resigns following violent protests, with army chief Honore Traore taking over as head of state.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:49:39 GMT

Iraqi Kurds 'in Kobane to fight IS'
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters cross the Turkish border to help defend the Syrian town of Kobane from Islamic State militants.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:28:20 GMT

UN chief defends Ebola aid workers
UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:31:36 GMT

China makes 'biggest cash haul'
Anti-corruption investigators in China confirm the finding of the equivalent of $33m in cash at an official's home - the biggest such haul to date.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:53:19 GMT

 
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:09:56 +0100


Woolf steps down from abuse inquiry
Fiona Woolf is to step down as the head of an inquiry into historic child sex abuse, she has told the BBC.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:23:06 GMT

Firefighters strike over pensions
Firefighters across England begin a four-day strike in a row over pensions during one of the service's busiest weekends of the year.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:17:20 GMT

Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot
At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashes in California.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:43:07 GMT

Warmest UK Halloween on record
This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in the UK, with temperatures reaching as high as 23.5C, breaking the previous record of 20C.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:28:19 GMT

Bodies found after fireworks blaze
Two bodies are found in the wreckage of a blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Stafford.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:09:28 GMT


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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:28:34 +0100


VIDEO: Drinkers try the BBC booze calculator
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:39:19 GMT

VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:23:55 GMT

VIDEO: The mystery drones flying over nuclear sites
Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:47:08 GMT

VIDEO: The makeshift 'protection' for Ebola
The BBC's Anne Soy reports from Ghana, where health care workers in one hospital serving Liberian refugees have had to use rain coats instead of proper protective gear against Ebola.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:32:12 GMT

VIDEO: Poppy hijab for Remembrance
A young fashion designer from London has decided to mark Remembrance Day by creating a special "poppy hijab" for Muslim women.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:02:27 GMT


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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:52:05 +0100


Brazil football club to open cemetery
Brazilian football club Corinthians is to open a cemetery for supporters who want to be buried close to their favourite players.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:00:26 GMT

French town bans clowns after scares
A mayor in the south of France bans clown disguises for a month, starting on Halloween, after several violent incidents involving teenagers dressed as clowns.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:08:23 GMT

Pompeii relic returned 50 years on
A woman from Canada hands back a stolen piece of the ruins of Pompeii more than 50 years after she put it into her bag.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:26:40 GMT


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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:12:01 EDT


Himalayan Viagra fuels caterpillar fungus gold rush
Overwhelmed by speculators trying to cash-in on a prized medicinal fungus known as Himalayan Viagra, two isolated Tibetan communities have managed to do at the local level what world leaders often fail to do on a global scale -- implement a successful system for the sustainable harvest of a precious natural resource, suggests new research.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:50:59 EDT

New optimal screening threshold for gestational diabetes in twin pregnancies: Ideal 1-hour 50-g glucose challenge test cutoff ≥135 mg/dl
A common complication, gestational diabetes affects approximately 6-7% of pregnant women. Currently, screening is done in two steps to help identify patients most at risk; however, the suggested levels for additional testing were based on singleton pregnancy data. Now investigators have analyzed data from twin pregnancies and have determined that the optimal first step cutoff for additional screening appears to be a blood sugar level equal to or greater than 135 mg/dL for women carrying twins.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:49:46 EDT

They know the drill: Leading the league in boring through ice sheets
Hollow coring drills are used to extract ice cores that can analyze the past atmosphere. Scientists have now documented carbon dioxide in the atmosphere between 23,000 and 9,000 years ago, based on data from an 11,000-foot hole in Antarctica.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:30:48 EDT

Take a walk in the sun to ease time change woes, sleep expert says
Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2. As clocks turn back one hour, we gain an hour of sleep but often still feel groggy and sluggish. A sleep expert says this change in sleep schedule is exacerbated by our tendency to alter our sleep patterns on the weekends anyway.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:30:44 EDT

Lord of the microrings
Researchers report a significant breakthrough in laser technology with the development of a unique microring laser cavity that can produce single-mode lasing on demand. This advance holds ramifications for a wide range of optoelectronic applications including metrology and interferometry, data storage and communications, and high-resolution spectroscopy.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:08:58 EDT


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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:54:56 +0100


Iraqi Kurds Join Syrian Kurds in Fight for Kobani
A convoy of 150 Iraqi Kurdish fighters have crossed from Turkey into Syria to bolster Syrian Kurds defending the city of Kobani from Islamic State militants. Kurdish civilians lined the road leading to the border crossing Friday, cheering the pershmerga fighters who responded with victory signs and holding rifles over their heads. This is the first time Turkey has allowed an armed force to cross its border into Syria. The United States has been frustrated that Turkey, a fellow NATO...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:16:19 -0400

Zambia Workers Group ‘Concerned’ over Power Struggle
The leader of Zambia’s Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has expressed concern about the ongoing power struggle within the ruling Patriotic Party (PF) even before the burial of deceased President Michael Sata. Leonard Hikaumba said the power struggle is an affront to the people of Zambia, and undermines the cultural sensibilities and respect that should be accorded the late president. “It’s very disappointing that leaders at that level can ignore and put aside our values customary...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:57:16 -0400

Wilderness Awaits in the Okefenokee Swamp
When you look at it on a map, the Okeefenokee Swamp seems too close to the Atlantic Ocean’s white sandy beaches and Florida’s golf courses and theme parks to be a wilderness area. That proximity led to an ill-conceived plan at the beginning of the 20th century to drain the 180-thousand hectare wilderness and reclaim it as farmland. Developers dug a 19-kilometer long canal, right into the center of the swamp, called the Suwanee Canal. But the project failed: it had engineering problems,...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:30:56 -0400

Wilderness Awaits in the Okefenokee Swamp
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Wilderness Act designating some federally owned lands as wilderness areas. These large tracts of land had few roads or buildings, offered opportunities for outdoor recreation, and were important because of their educational, scientific or historical value. One such pristine area is the Okefenokee Swamp, a 180-thousand hectare wilderness located in the southeastern part of the United States in the state of Georgia.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:26:00 -0400

Kerry, Iranian FM to Hold Nuclear Talks in November
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will hold talks next month with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as the deadline for an agreement on Iran's nuclear program approaches. The State Department says Kerry will meet with the Iranian diplomat in Oman on November 9 and 10. European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will also be part of the talks. Iran and the so-called P5 plus 1 (the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany) face a November...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:22:16 -0400


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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:00:00 +0100

The Battle of Britain Is Won (1940)

The Battle of Britain was the first major German failure in World War II. The Royal Air Force (RAF), outgunned and outmanned, nevertheless defeated the German Luftwaffe and thwarted Hitler's plan for an amphibious invasion, which he had hoped would end the war quickly. The event was not only a testament to the courage of British pilots, but it also marked the first time a major battle was fought entirely in the air and featured the first use of radar in battle. Who were the "rows of idiots"? Discuss

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:00:00 GMT


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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:55:28 +0100


UN Mission extracts 30 civilians from airstrip in South Sudan as violence continues
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) extracted 30 civilians from the Rubkona airstrip yesterday and brought them to the Protection of Civilians site in the UN compound, the Secretary-General said today.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:26:51 EST

Wrapping of Kenya visit, UN chief says technology can change future of Africa
Technology can help fuel Africa’s development, facilitate peace and secure the continent’s future, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, as he wrapped up his trip to Kenya with a visit to a technology hub in the country’s capital of Nairobi.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:59:48 EST

Ebola: UN envoy says response must be sustained ‘until every last case is contained and treated’
The Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Ebola, David Nabarro, appealed today for the global response to the deadly virus to be sustained “until every last case is contained and treated,” as the United Nations health agency recommended more protective measures for health workers battling the disease on the frontlines of the outbreak.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:57:19 EST

Burkina Faso: Ban notes resignation of President, as envoy arrives in crisis-gripped capital
As his special envoy arrived in Burkina Faso this morning following the country’s deteriorating security situation, the Secretary-General noted today the resignation of President Blaise Compaoré and continues to follow events there with great concern.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:15:03 EST

Secretary-General establishes eminent panel to review UN peace operations
The world is changing and United Nations peace operations must change with it if they are to remain an indispensable and effective tool in promoting international peace and security, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, announcing a new blue ribbon panel to assess the current and future needs of the Organization’s peacekeeping architecture.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:55:01 EST



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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:17:34 GMT


Hot conditions spark total fire ban
NSW is set to swelter at the weekend. Temperatures are expected to reach up to 39 degrees and a total fire ban has been issued for parts of the state.







Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:15:13 GMT

Albany Anzac events attract thousands
A SYMBOLIC departure of naval warships from Albany is just one event being held at the southern WA town this weekend as part of Anzac commemorations.







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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:00:00 +0100

Chiang Kai-shek (1887)

After the Qing dynasty was overthrown and a republic established in China, Chiang joined the Kuomintang (KMT)—the Nationalist Party—and rose through the ranks to become commander in chief of the revolutionary army and eventual successor to leader Sun Yat-sen. Under Chiang's direction, the KMT broke with its former allies, the Communists, and began a protracted civil war. Despite some initial success, Chiang ultimately failed, and his government was driven from mainland China to where? Discuss

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:00:00 GMT

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:55:30 +0100


Julian Maury and Alexandre Bustillo to Take on Leatherface
Leatherface, the next installment in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre legacy, has reportedly found its directors. Julian Maury and Alexandre Bustillo (InsideLivid) were on a "short list" of directors being considered just a few weeks back, but now Bloody-Disgusting can confirm that they indeed landed the job.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:26:00 -0500

Who Will Play Henry in Pirates of the Caribbean 5?
We know that Walt Disney Pictures is eyeing a release date of July 7, 2017 for Pirates of the Caribbean 5, that filming will start in Queensland, Australia in February of 2015, and that Javier Bardem is in talks to play the villain Captain Brand, but who the heck is Henry?
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:59:00 -0500

X-Men Gambit Spinoff Starring Channing Tatum Moving Forward
20th Century Fox has hired RoboCop co-writer Josh Zetumer to write the script for Gambit, the "X-Men" spinoff that has Channing Tatum attached to star. He will also produce with his Free Association partner Reid Carolin, The Donners Company's Lauren Shuler Donner, and Genre Films' Simon Kinberg.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:31:00 -0500

134 Documentary Features Submitted for the 2014 Oscar Race
One hundred thirty-four features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 87th Academy Awards.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:23:00 -0500

More Supergirl TV Series Characters Revealed
Following yesterday's casting details for Kara and her foster sister, Alexandra "Alex" Danvers in CBS' upcoming "Supergirl" TV series, comes word on more characters from TVLine.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:49:00 -0500


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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:50:04 +0100


BBC refuses to make Top Gear apology
The BBC's Head of TV refuses to make a formal apology over a Top Gear special filmed in Argentina, after demands from the country's ambassador.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:27:44 GMT

French radio station catches fire
A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:08:49 GMT

Harris loses conviction appeal bid
Entertainer Rolf Harris loses the first round of a legal challenge against his conviction for indecent assaults.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:38:29 GMT

Blurred Lines dispute to go to trial
A US judge rules the long-running dispute between Marvin Gaye's family, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over claims of plagiarism should go to trial.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:43:07 GMT

Dench and Watson honoured in LA
Actors Dame Judi Dench, Emma Watson and Robert Downey Junior are among the stars honoured at the Britannia Awards hosted by Bafta in LA.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:57:08 GMT

Paddington author to make film cameo
Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond is to make a cameo appearance in the film that will bring his beloved character to the big screen for the first time.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:43:22 GMT

Allman dropped from film legal claim
Singer Gregg Allman is dropped from legal action filed by the family of a camera assistant killed on the set of his biopic Midnight Rider.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:32:34 GMT

Bend It Like Beckham set for stage
A musical version of the hit 2002 British comedy film Bend It Like Beckham is to open in the West End next year.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:07:57 GMT

Polanski freed after US arrest bid
US attempts to have director Roman Polanski arrested for sex offences while visiting Poland fail.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:40:23 GMT

Pirate Bay founder gets jail term
Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg sentenced to three-and-half years in prison after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:52:50 GMT


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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:00:00 +0100

Seattle's Space Needle

At 605 feet (184 m) tall, the Space Needle is the most recognizable landmark in Seattle, Washington. The tower was built for the 1962 World's Fair and now boasts a rotating restaurant, a gift shop, and an observation deck, which afford views of the Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier, and Elliott Bay. The tower can withstand winds of up to 200 mph (322 km/h) and earthquakes up to 9.1 in magnitude. It also has 25 lightning rods. What two design concepts inspired the structure's unique architecture? Discuss

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:00:00 GMT

Skunks

These small black-and-white mammals are best known for the foul-smelling oily liquid they expel when threatened. Skunks do not make use of this weapon unless severely provoked and then only after raising their tails in a warning display. Most animals quickly learn to avoid skunks because the odor of skunk spray is so strong. In addition to stinking, the spray causes choking and tearing of the eyes. What do researchers believe is essential to successfully neutralizing the skunk smell?

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:00:00 GMT

Chocolate

Chocolate is prepared in a complex process from ground, roasted cacao beans. The Maya had a chocolate beverage perhaps as early as 900 BCE, and the Aztecs prized the cacao tree. In the 16th century, Montezuma II served Hernán Cortés a cacao-bean drink called xocoatl—"bitter water"—that Cortés then introduced to Europe. It became a fashionable drink there, and chocolate shops thrived, becoming centers of political discussion. When did London's first chocolate shop open?

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:00:00 GMT


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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:55:33 +0200


Odds stacked against Brazil leader
Dilma Rousseff goes into her second term facing greater challenges than her first time around.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200

France's 'evil clown' trend causing havoc
Impostor clowns have caused panic across France and led to violence and a response by vigilantes.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200

US bigwigs blast Netanyahu as 'chickenshit'
Stinging remarks by US President Barack Obama's officials have added fuel to the United States's row with Israel.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200

Israeli finance minister condemns settlement plans in East Jerusalem
The Israeli government's plan to build housing units in parts of Jerusalem that Palestinians are demanding for their own is the first of a series.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200

UN watchdog demands Israeli abuses be probed
The group urged Israel to respect the rights of Palestinians, and demanded the country probe violations committed during repeated assaults on Gaza.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:58:00 +0200

After Afghanistan: What next for the troops?
Foreign troops have pulled back from Helmand province as their withdrawal from Afghanistan begins, leaving local forces to fight the Taliban.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:54:00 +0200

Pope Francis: evolution and creation both right
Pope Francis has cautioned against portraying God as a magician and says it is possible to believe in evolution and creation.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:46:00 +0200

Australia issues visa ban on Ebola-hit countries
In a move that has been called "purely political", Australia is the first rich nation to shut its doors to West African countries hit by Ebola.
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:18:00 +0200

Brazil divided after Rousseff takes second presidential term
Dilma Rousseff's re-election has left Brazil divided - half being grateful for gains against poverty, while the other criticised economic stagnation.
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:43:00 +0200

Ukraine elections suggests big win for Poroshenko
A partial vote count from Ukraine's elections shows pro-Western parties are taking the lead, with pro-Russian parties falling far behind in support.
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:57:00 +0200



 


 
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Man decapitates mother before jumping in front of train

FARMINGDALE, New York - In a gruesome murder-suicide case involving a psychotic patient, a man in a Long Island neighbourhood allegedly killed his mother, slashed the head apart and threw it away, ...
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:14:08 -0400

NATO says Russia has scaled up its air military maneuvers in Europe

MONS, Belgium - Russian jets, including six nuclear bombers, have been detected conducting "significant military maneuvers" in European airspace, representing an "unusual" level of activity that ...
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:11:31 -0400

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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore declared a state of emergency and dismissed his government but also said he is willing to hold talks with opposition leaders who ...
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:05:56 -0400

Bin Laden shooter to reveal identity on Fox News show

WASHINGTON - The Navy SEAL Team 6 member who fatally shot Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in May 2011 is to finally reveal his true identity next month. Fox News will air a two-part documentary on ...
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:02:56 -0400

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WASHINGTON - Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday publicly acknowledged he is gay, becoming the highest profile chief executive to come out. The 53-year-old Alabama native broke his years of silence in ...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:12:47 +0100


Virgin spaceship crashes

One person is dead and one injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo craft crashed during a test flight over California.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:44:22 GMT

'Jalop' links big-betting ring with AFL, drugs

Millions of dollars are being wagered on Victorian racing by a suspected crime syndicate.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:15:42 GMT

New remains found at MH17 site

Human remains discovered in a field where aircraft parts had been on fire on the day of the crash.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:54:08 GMT

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Evidence 'supports finding' former PM received money from allegedly corrupt former boyfriend: lawyer.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:34:18 GMT

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:12:47 +0100


China’s Constitution Receives New Attention
  The People’s Republic of China established its current constitution more than 30 years ago. Now, the constitution is getting newfound attention under the leadership of Chinese President Xi Jinping. At a recent meeting, top-level officials spoke about building up the rule of law in China. The Communist Party has announced plans for a national day each year to celebrate the constitution. And Chinese officials will promise to defend its rules when they take office. The...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:03:04 +0000

More US Hispanic Women Convert to Islam
Latinos are one of the fastest growing groups in the Muslim religion.  The Pew Research Center says about six percent of American Muslims are Latino. And women make up a little more than half of the new converts -- the people who have changed their religion to Islam. On a recent Friday, men listened to their imam at Masjid Miami Gardens in Miami, Florida. This clergyman spoke about forgiveness. On the upper level of the Gardens, the women watch through glass.  They hear...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:00:25 +0000

Iraqi Kurdish Fighters Enter Kobani
Syrian activists say the first group of Iraqi Kurdish fighters has arrived in the Syrian town of Kobani. They are to help Syrian Kurds in their battle against Islamic State militants. A British human rights group said Thursday that about 10 of the fighters from Iraq’s Kurdistan area crossed into Kobani from Turkey. Around 150 fighters in all spent Wednesday traveling across Turkey toward Syria. The Turkish government agreed earlier to let them pass through.   Burkina Faso...
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:31:28 +0000

Singapore Film Ban Raises Free Speech Issue
  The documentary film, “To Singapore, with Love” tells about political dissidents from Singapore. The official website says the film explores the stories of nine people who left Singapore between the 1960s and the 1980s. It says they fled to escape persecution by the government -- first, from Singapore’s British colonial rulers and, later, by the Singapore government.     The 70-minute-long film has been shown at public events in Britain, India and...
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:02:52 +0000

The Boy on Graves-End Road by Caty Weaver
Now, the VOA Special English program American Stories. I'm Pat Bodnar. October thirty-first is Halloween. In the spirit of this ancient holiday, we present a story written by Special English reporter and producer Caty Weaver. It's called "The Boy on Graves-End Road." Kelly Ryan was making dinner. Her ten-year-old son Benjamin was watching television in the living room. Or at least she thought he was. KELLY: "Benny-boy, do you want black beans or red...
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