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Science News – Link between walk, aggression discovered

Source: University of Portsmouth Summary: The way people walk can give clues to how aggressive they are, a new exploratory study has found. The work found that the exaggerated movement of both the upper and lower body indicated aggression. The way people walk can give clues to how aggressive they are, a new exploratory study from the University of Portsmouth ...

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Corruption in Africa violates human rights. Why do we tolerate it?

The Guardian Anton du Plessis Friday 16 September 2016 Driving inequality and fuelling radicalism, corruption cheats Africa’s governments of $50bn a year. We need sanctions for those who perpetuate it Corruption is the most neglected human rights violation of our time. It fuels injustice, inequality and depravation, and is a major catalyst for migration and terrorism. In Africa, the social ...

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Brunei citizen held in Riyadh for link with terror network

Saudi Gazette Sep 16, 2016 By Mishal Al-Otaibi RIYADH — The Saudi security forces have arrested a man from Brunei Darussalam accused of terrorism. He is the first man from this southeast Asian country to be apprehended on charges of terrorism. The security sources did not identify the man but said he was arrested in Riyadh last Saturday without any ...

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Python invades Museveni’s farm on eve of his birthday, shot dead

Daily Monitor By SADAT MBOGO The snake had reportedly sneaked into the farm with the intention of attacking the president’s cattle GOMBA. A python was on Wednesday shot dead by policemen guarding Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s farm in Kisozi, Gomba District just hours before he celebrated his 72nd birthday. The snake had reportedly sneaked into the farm with the intention ...

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ICC widens remit to include environmental destruction cases

The Guardian Thursday 15 September 2016 In change of focus, Hague court will prosecute government and individuals for environmental crimes such as landgrabs Environmental destruction and landgrabs could lead to governments and individuals being prosecuted for crimes against humanity by the international criminal court following a decision to expand its remit. The UN-backed court, which sits in The Hague, has ...

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North Korea able to produce 20 nuclear bombs: experts

Analysts say, despite sanctions, increased uranium production means the country can make six nuclear weapons a year. North Korea will have enough material for about 20 nuclear bombs by the end of this year with enhanced uranium-enrichment facilities and an existing stockpile of plutonium, according to new assessments by weapons experts. The revelations came as North Korea accused the United ...

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How Libya is slowly becoming ‘Somalia on the Med’

Situation has deteriorated since David Cameron’s upbeat visit after Gaddafi fell, with latest administration on the brink On 15 September 2011 David Cameron flew into a newly liberated Tripoli with the then president of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, to be mobbed by rebels grateful for Nato airstrikes that had helped them secure victory over Muammar Gaddafi. Beaming with delight in the ...

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THE SOMALI HERO OF THE DAY – SOMALIA’S FIRST PRESIDENT

WRITTEN BY: The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica Aden Abdullah Osman, (born 1908, Belet Weyne, Italian Somaliland [now in Somalia]—died June 8, 2007, Nairobi, Kenya) (born 1908, Belet Weyne, Italian Somaliland [now in Somalia]—died June 8, 2007, Nairobi, Kenya) Somali politician who served as independent Somalia’s first president and was the first postcolonial African head of state to voluntarily step down ...

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China to become first trillion dollar aviation market

Airlines in China will spend more than $1 trillion on new airplanes over the next two decades to meet the country’s booming demand for air travel, Boeing said in its annual China market outlook. It estimates 6,810 new aircraft purchases by China in the next twenty years, up 7.6 percent from its previous demand prediction until 2034. “As China transitions to ...

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Somalia Hosts African Heads of State Summit for 1st Time in 30 Years

Somalia on Tuesday hosted its first regional summit of African heads of state in 30 years, a source of pride in this Horn of Africa country after decades of chaos and deadly attacks by al-Shabab extremists. On social media, people marveled that their country was trending for something other than explosions. Security measures were high as Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, ...

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