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Obama Widening War in Somalia

Monday, 29 August 2011, 5:52 pm Column: Sherwood Ross Obama Widening War in Somalia By August 29, 2011 Led by the Central Intelligence Agency(CIA) the U.S. is stepping up its war in Somalia, The Nation magazine reports. “The CIA presence in (the capital) Mogadishu is part of Washington’s intensifying counter-terrorism focus on Somalia, which includes targeted strikes by US Special ...

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Noda wins DPJ race

Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda delivers a speech Monday before voting in the Democratic Party of Japan’s presidential election. Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda was elected president of the Democratic Party of Japan on Monday, succeeding outgoing Prime Minister Naoto Kan. As no candidate won a majority in the first round, a much expected runoff was held. Noda received 215 votes in ...

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Chiapazzo steps into lead Aruba in A/NZ – ARNnet

Chiapazzo steps into lead Aruba in A/NZARNnetNetworking vendor, Aruba Networks, has hired Vincent Chiappazzo as its new managing director for A/NZ, following the departure of Greg Barnes. Barnes had been with the vendor for more than four years. Chiapa...

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Australian cricket team put to the Test in Sri Lanka – ABC Online

The AgeAustralian cricket team put to the Test in Sri LankaABC OnlinePonting appears to be enjoying the game of cricket once again and in some good batting form too, compiling a match winning 90 not out in the second game of the recent series. Importan...

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Japan’s ruling party to elect next prime minister

TOKYO ‘ The ruling party of Japan was to elect the man who will become the country’s sixth new prime minister in five years on Monday, but no candidate was expected to land a knock-out blow in the first round. The contest, a bitter fight within the centre-left Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), comes amid public disenchantment over the government’s ...

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Rihanna’s dad: I feared bug was going to kill me – The Sun

The SunRihanna's dad: I feared bug was going to kill meThe SunRIHANNA'S father feared he was going to die after being struck down by a killer tropical disease. Ronald Fenty, 57, was rushed to hospital when he was struck down by dengue fever. Th...

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Trinidad’s Nicki Minaj Wins First VMA’s

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 29, 2011: Trinidad-born rapper, Nicki Minaj, has won her first Video Music Awards. Minaj, looking like a complete mess at the VMA’s, an ice cream necklace to booth, walked away with the 2011 MTV VMA’s for Best Hip-Hop video for her Billboard Top 10 hit “Super Bass.” The Harajuku Barbie beat out Chris ...

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West Indies Cricket Board Slapped With Lawsuit

News Americas, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Mon. Aug. 29, 2011: The West Indies Cricket Board has been slapped with a US$20 million dollar lawsuit by the West Indies Players’ Association. WIPA filed the suit in the High Court of Justice of Trinidad and Tobago and seeks damages for WIPA and its members. The claim is related to the issuance of No ...

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