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"There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them."

—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel

 

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Thousands of Ebola orphans 'shunned'  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:44:40 GMT
At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost one or both parents to Ebola this year face being shunned, the UN says. 
Cancer gene test 'would save lives'  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:04:36 GMT
Younger bowel cancer patients should be offered a genetic test to screen for a rare condition linked to a higher risk of cancer, say UK researchers. 
Manchester City 1-1 Roma  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:19:25 GMT
Manchester City are still without a win in Champions League Group E after Francesco Totti's goal gives Roma a 1-1 draw. 
Sporting Lisbon 0-1 Chelsea  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:06:15 GMT
Nemanja Matic scores a first-half header as Chelsea beat Sporting Lisbon 1-0 to go top of Champions League Group G. 
Almaz's story  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:03:29 GMT
When a young Ethiopian woman went to Saudi Arabia to work as a maid her new employers treated her like a slave. 
Why 'boots on the ground'?  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:01:03 GMT
The expression "boots on the ground" may not have been used until about 1980. 
Nigeria and Senegal 'contain' Ebola  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:38:19 GMT
Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have been contained, US health authorities say, with no new cases there since August. 
Afghans sign deal to keep US troops  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:32:27 GMT
The new Afghan government signs a security deal with American officials that will allow US troops to remain in the country beyond 2014. 
EU to keep Russia sanctions in place  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:36:46 GMT
The EU decides to keep sanctions on Russia in place, judging that Ukraine's peace deal is not fully effective. 
Venezuela defends Clorox seizure  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:34:46 GMT
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro defends his government's decision to seize a US-owned factory following the departure from Venezuela of Clorox. 
Hostage's wife makes new mercy plea  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:51:00 GMT
The wife of a British hostage being held by militants makes a renewed call for his release, saying there has been "outcry across the world" over his imprisonment. 
Muslim NFL player's 'prayer penalty'  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:13:19 GMT
US Kansas City Chiefs NFL player Husain Abdullah is penalised after celebrating a touchdown by sliding on his knees and praying. 
RAF jets strike first IS targets  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:37:48 GMT
RAF jets attack two Islamic State targets in Iraq - the first strikes since Parliament approved military action on Friday. 
Body found during Alice Gross search  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:55:23 GMT
Police investigating the disappearance of missing teenager schoolgirl Alice Gross find a body in a west London river. 
Councils 'swamped' by rights checks  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:06:45 GMT
Councils in England and Wales are being overwhelmed with requests to ensure the human rights of vulnerable people are not being abused.