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Liberia on edge as Ebola re-emerges

Liberia has placed 153 people under surveillance as it seeks to control a new Ebola outbreak in the capital more than two months after the country was declared free of the virus, health officials said.

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Peak Oil in 2015?

It is taking so much energy to extract, refine, and deliver oil these days that there is little energy left to power the economy.

Also the monetary policies of our time have financed the producers but done little for the … Read the rest

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Terrorists in Mali spoke English

Reuters reported that a famous Guinean singer who was among 170 people taken hostage on Friday by Islamist gunmen in the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali’s capital, Bamako, said he heard attackers in the next room speaking English.

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‘Can’t bribe crocodile prison guards’

Indonesia’s anti-drug agency chief is reportedly planning to build a prison on a remote island which will be guarded by crocodiles. He claims the snapping reptiles can’t be bribed, unlike human warders, and definitely won’t let inmates escape.

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France warns COP 21 of climate ‘catastrophe’

France’s top diplomat, who will preside over a year-end Paris summit tasked with inking a climate rescue pact, warned Sunday of looming planetary “catastrophe” if negotiations fail.

“It is life on our planet itself which is at stake,” Foreign Minister … Read the rest

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Chinese blame US for Russian air disaster

Chinese online users do not hide what side of the global stand-off they are on.

Ordinary Chinese said about the crash of Russian airplane in Egypt: “Vile Americans and their dirty deeds”

The news about the crash of the Russian … Read the rest


Saudi prince detained in Captagon bust

A Saudi prince and four others were detained on Monday in Lebanon in the largest drug bust in the history of the Beirut airport, a security source said.

Saudi prince Abdel Mohsen Bin Walid Bin Abdulaziz and four others were … Read the rest