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Israeli girl stabbed to death by Palestinian inside bedroom

A 13-year-old Israeli girl is stabbed to death by a Palestinian inside her bedroom at a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank.

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June 30th, 2016

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Rodrigo Duterte sworn in as Philippines president

The tough-talking former mayor of Davao, Rodrigo Duterte, is sworn in as the president of the Philippines, after a landslide election win.

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June 30th, 2016

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Cyclist in northern US killed by grizzly bear

A grizzly bear attacks and kills a cyclist just outside Glacier National Park, police in the northern US state of Montana say.

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June 30th, 2016

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Istanbul airport attack: Turkish police in anti-IS raids

Turkish police carry out raids in Istanbul against suspected IS militants following the attack on Ataturk airport, detaining at least 13 people.

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June 30th, 2016

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Taliban attack on Afghanistan police cadets near Kabul kills dozens

Taliban bombers attack an Afghan police convoy outside Kabul, killing at least 30 people and wounding 50 others, officials say.

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June 30th, 2016

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CPL Matters – From the Final to the US

CPL Matters – From the Final to the US

Why oh why?! That was the cry of many Trinbagonians on Tuesday, after the news broke that St Kitts had been awarded the right to host the playoffs and final of the 2016 Caribbean Premier League. Some have questioned this decision, arguing that Trinidad should have gotten the final matches given: 1) our defending champion status 2) the belief that the Queen’s Park Oval would […]

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June 30th, 2016

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6 Keys To Keep The Magic In Your Relationship

6 Keys To Keep The Magic In Your Relationship

Everything seems beautiful in the beginning and circumstances wear out even the most blissful relationships. Before the arguments, responsibilities, and kids, you were thinking of ways to spend more quality time. By the umpteenth year, you’re contemplating ways to get away on your own. It’s a process that all long-term relationships endure. But this process, ironically, can also strengthen your loving bond: the more you […]

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June 30th, 2016

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St. Lucia Zouks defeat Trinbago Knight Riders in CPL opener

St. Lucia Zouks defeat Trinbago Knight Riders in CPL opener

Stay hungry! That’s the message coming from St Lucia Zouks Captain Darren Sammy, following last night’s 6 wicket win over the Trinbago Knight Riders in the 2016 CPL’s first game. Batting first, the TKR made 162/6 with a top score of 63 not out by Darren Bravo. In reply, Johnson Charles’ half century helped the Zouks home with 5 balls and 6 wickets to spare. Speaking […]

Amrit Maharaj

June 30th, 2016

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Woes continue at Chaguanas Magistrate’s Court

Woes continue at Chaguanas Magistrate’s Court

Despite recent assurances, quite a number of issues continue to plague the newly re-opened Chaguanas Magistrate’s Court. The Court came back on-stream on June 21st, and since then there have been numerous complaints by both lawyers and members of the public. These were acknowledged by the Judiciary, which promised to address them in a timely manner. Today however, Richard Sirjoo, President of the Central Lawyers […]

Amrit Maharaj

June 29th, 2016

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UNICEF praises T&T for universal education efforts

T&T has been praised for its universal education efforts. Speaking at the launch of the ‘State of the World’s Children Report 2016’ UNICEF representative Khin-Sandi Lwin says world figures for access to education are far from attractive. She adds that while T&T’s stats for access to education are excellent, there is room for some improvement. Lwin T&T 29 06 16 Ms Lwin though is worried […]

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June 29th, 2016

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