1. Ireland’s media silenced over MP’s speech about Denis O’Brien
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-29 at 01:20:10

Injunction prevents newspapers and radio stations from reporting claims made in Ireland’s parliament about media owner’s banking affairs  Continue reading...

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2. Spelling Bee runs out of words
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-29 at 01:21:45

Spelling Bee runs out of words

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3. Great Barrier Reef status at risk
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-29 at 02:13:19

Australia holds its breath as Unesco decides status

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4. China’s space program takes off
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-29 at 00:34:30

China's space program started late, but it's taking off while other countries are scaling back. In a world exclusive, CNN's David McKenzie takes you inside China's secretive space program.

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5. 5 lessons from Nigeria elections
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-29 at 01:55:50

March 28 was a historic date in Nigeria's history as it marked the first time the opposition defeated the ruling party in democratic elections in Africa's most populous country and biggest economy.

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6. Embattled Fifa votes on presidency
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-29 at 02:52:54

Fifa is set to vote for a new president amid a corruption scandal, with Sepp Blatter seeking a fifth term but challenged by Jordan's Prince Ali.

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7. Women barred from voting in parts of Pakistan
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-29 at 00:16:02

Parties strike deals before district council elections in Khyber Pakhtunkh province, and court rejects complaint over byelectionIn some of the most socially conservative regions of Pakistan this weekend’s local government elections will be men-only affa...

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8. David Cameron stance on EU ‘dangerous’, warns France
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-29 at 01:16:15

Prime minister’s attempt to renegotiate terms of Britain’s membership will be blocked, says French foreign minister, if he is seeking special status Continue reading...

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9. Myanmar hits back on migrant blame
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-29 at 01:02:42

Myanmar refuses to be singled out for blame for the Asia migrant crisis as delegates at a Bangkok conference say the situation was at an alarming level.

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10. Palestine’s abandoned parliament – a history of cities in 50 buildings, day 46
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-29 at 03:38:36

Started after Isreal and the PLO signed the Oslo accords 20 years ago, the empty building now embodies the dashed hopes of the failed peace process Continue reading...

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11. Mohammed cartoon rally set for outside mosque
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-29 at 03:30:15

Jon Ritzheimer is a former Marine and he has no middle ground when it comes to Islam.


12. Is Belarus and Russia’s ‘brotherly love’ coming to an end?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-29 at 00:00:03

Left shaken by the Ukraine crisis, the Belarusian president has started looking for new allies in Europe. Mikalai Anishchanka reportsThe speed with which the Kremlin has become hostile towards its neighbour Ukraine has left many in Belarus fearful of Russ...

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15. Around Lake Chad: Boko Haram’s legacy of ruin and fear – in pictures
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-29 at 00:00:02

The sun-scorched land around Lake Chad has become home to thousands of people who have fled attacks by Boko Haram militants in neighbouring Nigeria. But the militants have also attacked islands in the lake. Photographer Tomaso Clavarino visited the area a...

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16. How Africa’s largest oil producer almost ran out of gas?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-29 at 01:56:23

Nigeria is the biggest exporter of petroleum in Africa and one of the world's largest exporters, it is also the one country in the world where its citizens often have to live through months of fuel scarcity. This is not the only paradox that defines Niger...


17. Will Sepp Blatter win fifth term as leader?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-29 at 02:29:02

As world football's governing body FIFA is rocked by a corruption scandal and amid calls for his dismissal, longtime President Sepp Blatter goes up for re-election.

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19. No relief from India heatwave as death toll reaches 20-year high
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-29 at 01:51:20

Monsoon still days away and will bring a change only to the southern coastline, leaving the north exposed for weeks more Continue reading...

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20. Mount Shindake: the moment Japan’s volcano erupts in spectacular fashion
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-29 at 00:12:12

Kuchinoerabu island is evacuated after eruption on Friday morning Continue reading...

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