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25Oct/15

Baghdad residents react to Tony Blair’s recent apology for the Iraq war

Iraqis respond to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s recent apology for his country’s involvement in the Iraq war. Blair acknowledged the 2003 toppling of Saddam Hussein’s regime played a part in the Islamic State’s rise.

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25Oct/15

Robot builder designed for construction sites

A robot construction worker that can move around a building site autonomously and make architectural structures is being developed by Swiss designers and roboticists.

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24Oct/15

Talk Talk CEO responds to cyber attack

TalkTalk CEO Dido Harding is interviewed after her mobile phone and Internet company revealed it was breached by Internet hackers. A TalkTalk customer, Rachel Acton, of Boston, England, says she is worried that her identity may have been stolen.

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13Oct/15

Ukraine ex-security official doubts MH17 report will give answers

A former chief investigator from the Ukrainian security service who looked into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, that killed 298 people, blames pro-Russia rebels for the crash and voices doubts about the Dutch investigation.

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13Oct/15

Campaign group says women pay the price of Zambia mining expansion

SHINENGENE, Zambia, Sept 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The women sat quietly in a village church in northwest Zambia, the sun slanting down on their colourful Sunday outfits as they told how life had changed since their chief agreed to handover a tract of land to a foreign firm for a new copper mine, leading to the resettlement of hundreds of families.
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12Oct/15

Dell buys EMC for $67 billion

(BVO) – It’s the biggest tech deal ever. Dell is buying the data storage giant EMC for about $67 billion in cash and stock. It will pay a 19 percent premium.
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30Sep/15

U.S. businesses, cardholders slowly embracing chip technology

U.S. businesses on the eve of a big deadline – the switch to a new, more secure chip-based payment system – but many aren’t ready.
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30Sep/15

Syrian opposition head says Russia intervening to prolong Assad

The head of the Syrian opposition, Khaled Khoja, says Russian airstrikes only killed civilians and are only in the country to support the Assad regime.

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