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Thieves steal ‘Arbeit macht frei’ gate

Thieves have stolen the iron gate to Dachau concentration camp bearing the slogan “Arbeit macht frei” (work sets you free), the director of the memorial site in southern Germany and local police said on Monday.

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No power cuts says Eskom

There will not be power cuts as a result of the Majuba power station crisis anywhere in the country, Eskom said.

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Paris: Massive fire at Radio France HQ

A massive fire has broken out at the Radio France headquarters building in Paris, causing the evacuation of personnel, according to reports.

The fire engulfed the seventh and eight floors of Maison de la radio (Radio House) in the 16 … Read the rest

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Putin’s soft power working smoothly

Russian “soft power” aimed at promoting the country’s image abroad is working and President Vladimir Putin is its key element, a report presented by the Center for Political Analysis at TASS on Friday says.

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France prepares handover of Mistral

France’s STX shipyard has placed four landing craft in the well dock of the Vladivostok helicopter carrier that is to be sent to Russia, the company said at the Euronaval 2014 exhibition on Friday.

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America promises endless war

The US should get ready for a new era of endless wars, stated Pentagon’s chief Chuck Hagel, noting that “tyranny,” “terrorism,” national security challenges and climate change pose a substantial threat to the US and its allies.

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