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Namibia's Plan: Pay Off Poachers, Save Wildlife

Photo: CNNNAMIBIA- In Namibia, the question of who owns the wildlife has often been fraught with difficulties.

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Former British DJ Withdraws Song After Critics Call It Racist

A pedestrian passes a United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) European elections campaign poster in Vauxhall, central London April 22, 2014. Pic: ReutersLONDON: A former British DJ yesterday withdrew a song he released in honour of the anti-immigration UK Independence Party (UKIP) sung in a mock Caribbean accent, following a wave of criticism.

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Russian Spy Plane Encroaches On NATO-Patrolled Airspace

Photo: 331/332-SQUADRONA Russian spy plane briefly entered NATO airspace Tuesday, the first reported incident of a Russian military aircraft encroaching on territory patrolled by the alliance since the Ukraine crisis began.

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Toys’R'Us Pulls ‘Breaking Bad’ Drug Dolls After Complaints From Consumers

Cast member Bryan Cranston (left) smiles next to co-star Aaron Paul at a panel for the television series ‘Breaking Bad’ in Beverly Hills, California July 26, 2013. Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: Toys”R”Us yesterday said it was pulling “Breaking Bad” dolls from its shelves after a Florida woman complained about the kids’ store selling the drug-themed products.

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Suspect Arrested After Climbing White House Fence

Secret Service agents respond on the North Lawn of the White House after a man jumped the fence (AP)A man who climbed over the White House fence was nabbed by Secret Service agents and dogs, a spokesman for the agency said.

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'US Soldier Thought We Were Real Women'

Pic: News.AsiaOne/ReutersMANILA - Under colorful lights and the influence of alcohol, things are not what they seem. And inside a motel room, realisation of the truth can be deadly.

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Bomb Outside Cairo University Wounds 10

Security forces deployed outside of Cairo university following a blast that killed a Brigadier-general and injured five police officers, 22 October 2014 (Photo: Bassam Al-Zogby) A bomb exploded outside Egypt's largest and most prominent university in the country's capital on Wednesday, wounding 10 people, including six policemen, the Interior Ministry said.

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Blast Rocks Bus Station In Northern Nigeria

Nigerian soldiers display one of the captured Boko Haram armoured vehicles last September [EPA]A large explosion has rocked a bus station in a northern region of Nigeria previously targeted by Boko Haram, witnesses said, in what appeared to be the latest crack in the government's purported ceasefire with the armed group.

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UN Inquiry Chief Rejects N. Korean 'Charm Offensive'

Michael Kirby, chairman of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on North Korea, speaks during a news conference.A judge who led a United Nations inquiry into North Korea's human rights record says the North should be prosecuted in the International Criminal Court for its dismal record.

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Kate Makes First Appearance Since Royal Pregnancy

Pic: News.AsiaOne/AFPLONDON - Prince William's wife Kate on Tuesday made her first public appearance since her pregnancy was announced as she welcomed Singapore's President Tony Tan on his state visit to Britain.

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