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June 07, 2012
IRAQ WARS
Iran steps in to prop up Iraq's Maliki
Baghdad (UPI) Jun 5, 2012
Amid a surge of bombings in Iraq, Iran appears to be getting concerned about growing efforts to unseat Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, whom Tehran helped to power. Even fellow Shiites are saying Maliki, who controls all Iraq's military, security and intelligence forces, should go. At the same time, Tehran is seeking to ensure that Iraq's Shiites don't upstage Iran's long-held spiritual domination of the Shiite sect, a position that the Iranian clergy seized during Saddam Hussein's rule w ... read more

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Fossil discovery sheds new light on evolutionary history of higher primates
An international team of researchers has announced the discovery of Afrasia djijidae, a new fossil primate from Myanmar that illuminates a critical step in the evolution of early anthropoids-the gro ... more
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AFRICA NEWS

Conflicts hinder Niger, Mali locust control: UN food agency
Political insecurity and conflicts in North Africa are hindering efforts to control swarms of desert locusts that threaten crops in Niger and Mali, the UN's food agency said on Tuesday. ... more
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WATER WORLD

Lesotho dams bring investment, at a cost
On a dusty mountaintop in Lesotho, Mamoliehi Tsapane beats sorghum with a wooden stick, the white grains popping from the husks over a bright green tarp. ... more
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24/7 Energy News Coverage
Amazon takes on iPad with new Kindle Fire tablet

Hong Kong to restrict foreign homebuyers from 2013

US judge OKs partial settlement in e-book case

Nordic-Baltic states seek more cooperation

Outside View: Jobs outlook grim

Empire-style computers? Frenchman takes PCs to lap of luxury

Google-Microsoft field smartphones to take on iPhone 5

EU businesses urge China's new leaders to speed reforms

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CLIMATE SCIENCE

Rio+20 should be Tahrir Square for greens: Silva
Activist and former Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva called Tuesday for protests matching the magnitude of Egypt's Tahrir Square demonstrations at an upcoming UN environmental meeting. ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Sudanese refugees flee to South Sudan
More than 35,000 Sudanese refugees have recently fled into neighboring South Sudan to escape fighting, officials said. ... more
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WIND DAILY

Change in air as Africa's biggest wind farm set for Kenya
Tumbling down to the jade waters below, the rugged hills around Lake Turkana in northern Kenya are made of boulders and lava stone. ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Sudan, S.Sudan defence ministers meet on border security
Defence ministers from Sudan and South Sudan met Monday to discuss border security following weeks of deadly fighting along their disputed frontier, even as reports of violence continued. ... more
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Cause of aging remains elusive

Mature forests store nitrogen in soil

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AFRICA NEWS

Somali soldiers train for urban combat in rural Uganda
Somali soldiers patrol a quiet village as locals sit on the terrace of a cafe, chatting and reading newspapers, when suddenly rebels armed with assault rifles appear and ambush them. ... more
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IRAQ WARS

Iraq crisis escalates with calls for PM to go
A series of intertwined political crises that began with accusations that Iraq's prime minister was consolidating power have escalated into calls to unseat him, and paralysed the country's government. ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Sudan, SSudan defence ministers to discuss border security
The defence ministers of Sudan and South Sudan are set to meet in the Ethiopian capital on Monday to discuss border security, a South Sudanese official said. ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Sudans agree to talk, but peace hopes dim
Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to resume negotiations aimed at ending a simmering conflict over disputed oil fields that both need for survival. ... more
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WAR REPORT

NATO action in Syria not on the table: US envoy
NATO military action in Syria is not on the table despite the massacre of civilians by the regime, the US envoy to the alliance said Thursday. ... more
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DEMOCRACY

Decades-old Egypt emergency ends: military
Egypt's decades-old state of emergency came to an end on Thursday as its last renewal expired, the ruling military said, vowing to continue to "protect" the nation. ... more
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EPIDEMICS

AIDS treatment in S.Africa send baby infections plunging
One-year-old Katakane laughs and coos in the arms of her HIV-positive mother as a doctor tries to examine her at South Africa's largest public hospital, in Soweto township. ... more
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IRAQ WARS

Sadrists would back no confidence vote in Iraq PM
Influential Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Wednesday that his parliamentary bloc would back a motion of no confidence in Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki if that gave it the support of a majority of MPs. ... more
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China launches first mission to moon and back

Two families of comets found around nearby star

Organic molecules in Titan's atmosphere are intriguingly skewed

U.S. holds test on Aegis tracking capability

Thales providing satcom capability to Qatar

NASA uses ultra-black nano-coating for solar coronagraph

Cosmonauts complete 3rd EVA for October

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AFRICA NEWS

Sierra Leone's gruesome civil war
Sierra Leone's civil war, unleashed by the notorious Revolutionary United Front, was one of Africa's most atrocious in recent history, leaving 120,000 dead and thousands of civilians mutilated. ... more
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AFRICA NEWS

Mali deserters in Niger face uncertain future
At a base near Niger's capital Niamey, more than 400 Malian soldiers who deserted in the face of an uprising in the north of their neighbouring country are encamped with no clues as to their future. ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Sudan, South Sudan start first talks since conflict
Top negotiators for Sudan and South Sudan have held their first talks since deadly border fighting last month took them to the brink of war, even as Juba accused Khartoum of fresh air strikes. ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Greenpeace activists manhandled at S. Africa nuclear protest
Five Greenpeace activists were roughed up by South African private security guards and briefly detained during an anti-nuclear protest in Johannesburg on Tuesday, a spokeswoman said. ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Sudan, South Sudan start first talks since conflict
Top negotiators for Sudan and South Sudan met Tuesday for their first talks since deadly border fighting last month took them to the brink of war, even as Juba accused Khartoum of fresh air strikes. ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Somali Islamists attack president as pressure grows
Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents shrugged off recent strategic losses and growing military pressure Tuesday to launch an ambush on the president - who escaped unhurt - and fire on foreign warships. ... more
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IRAQ WARS

Iraqi Kurd politician warns of 'ethnic cleansing'
A top Kurdish politician warned on Monday of Baghdad's continued desire for "ethnic cleansing," the latest in a series of attacks by Kurdish leaders on premier Nuri al-Maliki's leadership. ... more
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AFRICA NEWS

West African forces complete G.Bissau deployment
The last batches of a 600-strong west African military force charged with restoring stability in Guinea-Bissau after an April coup arrived on Sunday in the unstable west African nation. ... more
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Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

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FLORA AND FAUNA

Kenya's El Molo nostalgic for hippo hunting days
Lparin Lokuk will never kill a hippo, the event which would have marked his passage into manhood, according to the ancestral traditions of his community in Kenya's far north. ... more
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ROBO SPACE

Rescue robot tested at So. Calif. beach
Lifeguards in Los Angeles County say they've tested a robot rescue craft that could save struggling swimmers. ... more
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SPACE SCOPES

Battle over SKA super-telescope leads to split site
A long-running joust to host a radio telescope that would give mankind its farthest peek into the Universe ended on Friday with a Solomon-like judgement to split the site between Australia and South Africa. ... more
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AFRICA NEWS

Former G.Bissau army chief, minister flee
Former Guinea-Bissau armed forces chief Jose Zamora Induta has fled to a neighbouring country following the coup in his troubled country last month, officials said on Saturday. ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Guinea police in massive ivory bust, six arrested
Guinea police seized over 800 pieces of ivory, including sculptures and elephant tusks, in the capital Conakry during a raid that led to six arrests, police said Friday. ... more
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CLIMATE SCIENCE

Sahel food crisis to remain critical in coming months: UN
UN aid chief Valerie Amos said Thursday that a humanitarian crisis arising from food shortages in the drought-stricken Sahel would remain critical in the next few months. ... more
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FROTH AND BUBBLE

Ship's captain jailed over New Zealand oil spill
The captain and second officer of a ship that caused New Zealand's biggest sea pollution disaster when it ploughed into an offshore reef were both jailed for seven months on Friday. ... more
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ENERGY TECH

China welcomes resumption of Sudanese talks
China Friday welcomed next week's resumption of talks between Sudan and South Sudan and urged both nations to cooperate with international efforts to resolve issues linked to the recent civil war. ... more
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