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"Who knows why we live, and struggle, and die?... Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom."

—Alan Stewart Paton (1903-88) South African writer, noted for novels Cry, the Beloved Country

 

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'Stealthy' spyware program uncovered  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:56:35 GMT
Sophisticated malicious programs used to spy on individuals and businesses represent a "challenge" to security firms, say experts 
Breached webcam site owner seeks job  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:48:21 GMT
A website containing live links to thousands of baby monitors, webcams and CCTV feeds has shut down. 
Argentina protests over Top Gear  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:15:00 GMT
Argentina has expressed discontent to the BBC over its "inadequate" handling of complaints about a Top Gear special filmed in the country. 
Miller drama set for world premiere  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:00:06 GMT
An unseen Arthur Miller drama about corruption in New York's docks in the 1950s will have its world premiere in Northampton next year. 
Polar sub gauges sea ice thickness  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:11:06 GMT
A novel autonomous sub acquires the first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice. 
Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:24:15 GMT
Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach. 
Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:33:53 GMT
The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says. 
Female bosses 'more depressed'  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:59:57 GMT
Women with job authority are more likely than men to display symptoms of depression, according to research in the US. 
Hamilton on way to greatness - Stewart  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:07:45 GMT
Double world champion Lewis Hamilton cannot be considered a great yet but he is on the right path, says Sir Jackie Stewart. 
Sports Personality shortlist named  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:19:01 GMT
Ten contenders are named on the shortlist for the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on 14 December. 
The resonance of Occupy  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:37:40 GMT
Activists from the Occupy movement held their latest protest in London this weekend. What impact has the global movement had? 
Jerusalem's 800-year-old Indian hospice  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:04:06 GMT
Jerusalem - perhaps the most fiercely contested stretch of ground anywhere in the world - has been the unlikely host to an Indian lodge for more than 800 years. 
'Hitler' painting fetches $161,000  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:23:34 GMT
A watercolour thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler sells at an auction in Nuremberg, Germany, for 130,000 euros (£103,000; $161,000). 
Polynesia's billion dollar claim  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:26:19 GMT
Overseas territory demands compensation for atom bomb tests. 
'Militant traders' raid Nigeria town  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:44:07 GMT
Residents and soldiers are fleeing a Nigerian town raided by militant Islamists disguised as traders, officials say, as the country's top Muslim leader criticises the military. 
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