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Jul 03, 2014

Coastal winds intensifying with climate change, study says

Summer winds are intensifying along the west coasts of North and South America and southern Africa and climate change is a likely cause, a new study says... #Africa #South America

Jul 03, 2014

Coastal winds intensifying with climate change, study says

Summer winds are intensifying along the west coasts of North and South America and southern Africa and climate change is a likely cause, a new study says... #Africa #South America

Jun 21, 2014

Adventurous Couple Arrives in New York From Africa, Merrily, Merrily

Riaan Manser, a professional adventurer, and Vasti Geldenhuys, a lawyer, set out from Morocco on Dec. 30 and say they are the first pair to row from mainland Africa to mainland North America... #North America #Africa #Morocco

Jun 15, 2014

Militants' gains in Iraq pose threat of broad regional ramifications

Fallout from the conflict in Iraq has spread to the deserts of North Africa and the shores of the Persian Gulf amid fear of a widening arc of sectarian strife, emboldened Islamist militant movements and a burgeoning exodus of refugees... #Iraq #Persian Gulf #North Africa

Jun 15, 2014

Militants' gains in Iraq pose threat of broad regional ramifications

Fallout from the conflict in Iraq has spread to the deserts of North Africa and the shores of the Persian Gulf amid fear of a widening arc of sectarian strife, emboldened Islamist militant movements and a burgeoning exodus of refugees... #Iraq #Persian Gulf #North Africa

Jun 15, 2014

Militants' gains in Iraq pose threat of broad regional ramifications

Fallout from the conflict in Iraq has spread to the deserts of North Africa and the shores of the Persian Gulf amid fear of a widening arc of sectarian strife, emboldened Islamist militant movements and a burgeoning exodus of refugees... #Iraq #Persian Gulf #North Africa

Jun 30, 2014

Welcome to Europe: Military ship carrying 350 migrants arrives in Sicily as anger erupts over deaths of 30 who suffocated on packed smugglers' boat

The victims are believed to have died in the hold of the overcrowded fishing boat as they made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean from North Africa to Italy... #North Africa #Europe

Jul 14, 2014

Ethiopia's Nile dam project signals its intention to become an African power

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance dam will provide energy for growing economy but add to Egypt's fears over water security The 4x4 roars off, kicking up a cloud of dust. With one hand on the wheel, the other stifling a yawn, Semegnew Bekele could do this t... #Africa #Sudan #Ethiopia #Blue Nile, Inc.

Jul 08, 2014

How long does it take to become an excellent rugby league player?

Untapped talent at the Commonwealth Championship, Coventry Bears join the party, American World Cup heroes re-emerge in Hawaii and Matty Smith shows England what they are missing No Helmets Required experienced an extraordinary sporting and cultural ... #Canada #Australia #Hawaii #Sydney #Papua New Guinea #Wales

Jul 07, 2014

Scores of Boko Haram captives escape

Group of 63 women and children abducted from three villages in June walk for almost 24 hours before Nigerian authorities alerted Sixty-three women and children snatched by Boko Haram militants last month have escaped after walking dozens of miles to ... #Africa #Boko Haram #Nigeria