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  • World peace at last: Japan surrenders, archive 1945 15 Aug 2018 07:20 The Guardian Japan has surrendered. This was announced in London, Washington, Moscow and Chung-king at midnight last night. Broadcasting the news at that hour Mr. Attlee said : Japan has to-day surrendered. The last of our enemies is laid low. Here is the text of the …
  • Podcast Post: Tune in to the world of fashion 15 Aug 2018 06:31 Gulf News Fashion aficionados looking for their latest fix can listen in on these four exceptional shows Hodinkee Radio Watch lovers from around the world must already be familiar with the New York-based Hodinkee, the quaint little blog that over the years has …
  • Arab News updates Hajj app 15 Aug 2018 06:21 ITP.net Arab News has updated its Hajj App for use during the upcoming annual Muslim pilgrimage season. The free app - available to download on iOS and Android devices via the App Store and Google Play - will include new and improved features, including live news …
  • Bay News: Kerikeri boxing event aims to raise $20k for St John 15 Aug 2018 06:12 Northern Advocate A weekly round-up of news snippets, events and oddities from the Bay of Islands and around the Mid North Kerikeri boxing event aims to raise $20k for St John The organisers of a charity boxing event in Kerikeri this weekend hope to raise at least $20,000 …
  • US News Ranks Top Hospitals 15 Aug 2018 06:10 Silicon Valley Daily U.S. News & World Report has released the 2018-19 Best Hospitals rankings. The 29th annual rankings are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care. For the third consecutive year, the Mayo …
  • ‘He was my whole world’ 15 Aug 2018 05:59 Cairns Post THE devastated mother of a seven-year-old boy killed in the Barcelona terror attack last year has revealed how her son’s love of superheroes has helped her through the past 12 months as she prepares to visit the place where he died. On August 17, 2017, …
  • Terrorist attacks are quietly declining around the world 15 Aug 2018 05:07 The Washington Post Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today’s WorldView newsletter. In the middle of London’s rush hour on Tuesday, a man crashed …
  • Independence Day 2018: India to be engine of world growth for three decades, PM Narendra Modi 15 Aug 2018 04:59 Indian Express By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: August 15, 2018 9:38:17 am Independence Day 2018 Speech: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort for the fifth time. Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday said India will be the …
  • BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 15/8 15 Aug 2018 04:33 Vietnam Net Over VND96 trillion of G-bonds mobilised      The State Treasury of Viet Nam has raised a total of VND96.251 trillion (US$4.13 billion) via auctions of Government bonds at the Ha Noi Stock Exchange (HNX) since the beginning of the year. At an auction this …
  • Ross Edgley breaks world record for most days swimming at sea - but he's only half done 15 Aug 2018 04:23 ITV Channel TV A British sportsman has broken the world record for the longest staged sea swim - but he is only half way to achieving his goal of swimming the coast of the British Isles. So far Ross Edgley has spent 74 gruelling days at sea, but has another 900 miles to …
  • Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles coach to drop 6 World Cup stars for AFCON qualifier 15 Aug 2018 04:13 Pulse news Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has hinted about the possibility of dropping up to six World Cup stars from the team for the upcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Seychelles. The Super Eagles crashed out of the 2018 FIFA World …
  • Bay News: Kerikeri boxing event target $20k 15 Aug 2018 03:40 Northern Advocate A weekly round-up of news snippets, events and oddities from the Bay of Islands and around the Mid North Kerikeri boxing event aims to raise $20k for St John The organisers of a charity boxing event in Kerikeri this weekend hope to raise at least $20,000 …

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