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Iraqi security forces, Kurds, gain ground against Islamic State

Oct 25, 2014

Iraqi security forces, Kurds, gain ground against Islamic State

BAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces made significant gains against Islamic State in a strategic area near Baghdad on Saturday and Kurdish fighters retook a northern town after heavy coalition air strikes against the Sunni Islamist insurgents. #Business #facebook #United States #India #Brazil #Technology #France #markets #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
Kurdish forces retake north Iraqi town from Islamic State

Oct 25, 2014

Kurdish forces retake north Iraqi town from Islamic State

ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Kurdish forces retook the northern Iraqi town of Zumar and several nearby villages from Islamic State early on Saturday after heavy coalition air strikes against the Islamist insurgents, security sources said. A Kurdish intelligence officer in Zumar said peshmerga forces had advanced from five directions in the early morning and encountered fierce resistance, but ultimately prevailed. A spokesman for the peshmerga ministry also said Zumar was now in Kurdish hands. #Japan #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Middle East #Italy #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
Protesters march against Renzi labour reforms in Rome

Oct 25, 2014

Protesters march against Renzi labour reforms in Rome

ROME (Reuters) - Demonstrators from across Italy filled the streets of Rome on Saturday to protest against labour market reforms which the government of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has made a cornerstone of its policy. Red flags bearing the logo of Italy's largest union, the CGIL, waved over town squares as thousands of people rallied behind the group's call for job creation and job security #Economy #facebook #United States #China #Brazil #France #Arabic #Government #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America
2-year-old girl who was Mali's first Ebola patient, dies

Oct 25, 2014

2-year-old girl who was Mali's first Ebola patient, dies

The two-year-old had travelled with her grandmother hundreds of kilometres by bus from Guinea via Mali's capital to the western town of Kayes, where she was diagnosed on Thursday. #United States #Japan #Brazil #France #Arabic #Russia #Health #UN #Italy #Argentina #Mali #Ebola #Disease #Guinea #Mali's first Ebola case
NY doctor with Ebola a serious student with funny side, friends say

Oct 25, 2014

NY doctor with Ebola a serious student with funny side, friends say

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The young doctor diagnosed with Ebola in New York City is a big-hearted man with a serious interest in international emergency medicine and a flair for languages, yet his friends call him "a goofball." Craig Spencer, originally from the Detroit area, has specialized in International Emergency Medicine at the highly respected Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital since 2011, according to his online LinkedIn resume. He spent a month treating Ebola patients in Guinea with the humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders, returned to the United States on Oct. #Business #United States #India #China #Japan #Brazil #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Mexico

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FIFA World Cup History Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

May 09, 2014

FIFA World Cup History Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

Just Fontaine however holds the record for the highest number of goals scored in a single tournament: representing France at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, Fontaine scored 13 as Les Bleus finished third in Scandinavia. #Sports #World Cup #Brazil #France #football #KickingAround #2014 FIFA World Cup #World Cup History #Just Fontaine #13 #1958 World Cup