Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Les témoignages effrayants des enfants torturés en Syrie

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Les témoignages effrayants des enfants torturés en Syrie

Le régime ne recule devant rien en Syrie pour mater la révolte. Un rapport de Human Rights Watch met en lumière les tortures subies par les enfants, dont près de 400 ont déjà été tués par l'armée de Bachar el-Assad.Articles en rapportL'armée égyptienne sous le feu des critiquesAfghanistan: pourquoi Obama a changé de stratégieMadrid va restreindre le droit à l'avortementLa perpétuité pour Douch, le bourreau cambodgienLa reine Élisabeth privée de yacht

published date:Fri, 03 Feb 2012 15:58:00 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/02/03/les-temoignages-effrayants-des-enfants-tortures-en-syrie/

Monday, 19 August 2013

Letter from India: How India Became an Outsourcing Magnet

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Letter from India: How India Became an Outsourcing Magnet

A new book explores the way a trade group created the myth of Indian software genius and influenced government policy and journalism to favor India's software industry.

published date:Wed, 28 Mar 2012 12:30:17 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/03/28/letter-from-india-how-india-became-an-outsourcing-magnet/

The most cultured flash mob in the world: Copenhagen Philharmonic strike up on busy train

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The most cultured flash mob in the world: Copenhagen Philharmonic strike up on busy train

What would it take to cheer up your commute? Flowers, chocolates, a new e-reader? How about a top-flight orchestra to serenade you on your way?

published date:Tue, 08 May 2012 16:19:55 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/05/08/the-most-cultured-flash-mob-in-the-world-copenhagen-philharmonic-strike-up-on-busy-train/

Saturday, 17 August 2013

Dingo baby death: Australia expresses sympathy to parents

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Dingo baby death: Australia expresses sympathy to parents

The coronial ruling that Azaria Chamberlain was killed by a dingo prompted public apologies in Australia and widespread expressions of sympathy for her parents.

published date:Tue, 12 Jun 2012 10:55:30 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/06/12/dingo-baby-death-australia-expresses-sympathy-to-parents/

Shen Hongrui's Pizza Hut vegetable tower: How to beat the 'no seconds' salad bar rule

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Shen Hongrui's Pizza Hut vegetable tower: How to beat the 'no seconds' salad bar rule

We put the Chinese mathematical formula to the test to see just how much food you can stack on one salad plate.

published date:Fri, 20 Jan 2012 17:00:47 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/01/20/shen-hongruis-pizza-hut-vegetable-tower-how-to-beat-the-no-seconds-salad-bar-rule/

Thursday, 15 August 2013

Spain's Rajoy tested in Galicia election

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Spain's Rajoy tested in Galicia election

Will voters in Galicia side with Spain's locally-born PM?

published date:Sun, 21 Oct 2012 00:50:25 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/10/21/spains-rajoy-tested-in-galicia-election/

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

The Jordanian spring has begun | Zaki Bani Rashid

http://www.guardian.co.uk

The Jordanian spring has begun | Zaki Bani Rashid

The need for genuine reform is clear, and the opposition has chosen to remain on the streets until it is achievedThe call for reform started in Jordan well before the Arab spring. However, it has intensified since – not only because of the Arab revolutions, but also in response to widespread state corruption.

published date:Fri, 19 Oct 2012 08:00:05 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/10/19/the-jordanian-spring-has-begun-zaki-bani-rashid/

Saturday, 10 August 2013

Burglar behind 178 offences was spared prison to star in an anti-crime video... now he's at it again

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Burglar behind 178 offences was spared prison to star in an anti-crime video... now he's at it again

Taoreed Ogboye re-offended just weeks after being let off a jail term for burglary. The judge at Luton Crown Court who freed him in April finally sent him to prison today after he admitted committing further burglaries.

published date:Fri, 28 Sep 2012 00:52:27 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/09/28/burglar-behind-178-offences-was-spared-prison-to-star-in-an-anti-crime-video-now-hes-at-it-again/

Friday, 9 August 2013

Classical sculptures turned fashionable hipsters by Leo Caillard

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Classical sculptures turned fashionable hipsters by Leo Caillard

French photographer Leo Caillard has added fashion to the mix for this centuries-old sculpture (pictured), bringing it up-to-date in an amusingly good-looking way.

published date:Sat, 29 Sep 2012 23:35:56 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/09/30/classical-sculptures-turned-fashionable-hipsters-by-leo-caillard/

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Spurned lover Habibur Rahman launched hammer attack on teaching assistant Rumi Shadid

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Spurned lover Habibur Rahman launched hammer attack on teaching assistant Rumi Shadid

Habibur Rahman (pictured) attacked Rumi Shadid outside the Tyneside primary school where she worked as a teaching assistant.

published date:Mon, 07 Nov 2011 17:01:21 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2011/11/08/spurned-lover-habibur-rahman-launched-hammer-attack-on-teaching-assistant-rumi-shadid/

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Travolta defamation case rejected

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Travolta defamation case rejected

A judge has dismissed a legal case against actor John Travolta, filed by a man who wrote a book claiming he had sexual encounters with the star.

published date:Fri, 28 Sep 2012 16:31:46 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/09/28/travolta-defamation-case-rejected/

Monday, 5 August 2013

Anders Behring Breivik denies 'acts of terror'

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

Anders Behring Breivik denies 'acts of terror'

Anders Behring Breivik, the far-Right extremist has pleaded not guilty to charges he committed "acts of terror" when massacred 77 people in twin attacks in Oslo and Utoya last July.

published date:Mon, 16 Apr 2012 09:38:25 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/04/16/anders-behring-breivik-denies-acts-of-terror/

Thursday, 1 August 2013

Muay Thai fighter kicks tree to smithereens in under a minute: Watch the bizarre YouTube video

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Muay Thai fighter kicks tree to smithereens in under a minute: Watch the bizarre YouTube video

A YouTube video of a Muay Thai practitioner currently doing the internet rounds demonstrates a very different branch of working out – as the fighter kicks a tree to smithereens in under a minute.

published date:Wed, 18 Jan 2012 11:59:00 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/01/18/muay-thai-fighter-kicks-tree-to-smithereens-in-under-a-minute-watch-the-bizarre-youtube-video/

Op-Ed Contributor: Marshal Tito in Queens

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Op-Ed Contributor: Marshal Tito in Queens

Thousands of former Yugoslavians may have settled in America, but echoes of the war still resound.

published date:Fri, 04 May 2012 05:29:55 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/05/04/op-ed-contributor-marshal-tito-in-queens/

Wednesday, 31 July 2013

'They're mooning us, giving us the finger, wearing union jacks': Video emerges of angry French fishermen as they clash with British boats in row over shellfish

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'They're mooning us, giving us the finger, wearing union jacks': Video emerges of angry French fishermen as they clash with British boats in row over shellfish

Upset Frenchmen have tried to blame the British after a fleet of about 40 French boats surrounded around 12 bigger UK boats off Normandy in a bid to stop them fishing for scallops.

published date:Fri, 12 Oct 2012 12:06:12 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/10/12/theyre-mooning-us-giving-us-the-finger-wearing-union-jacks-video-emerges-of-angry-french-fishermen-as-they-clash-with-british-boats-in-row-over-shellfish/

Clarks, the shoes that tap to Jamaica's reggae beat

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Clarks, the shoes that tap to Jamaica's reggae beat

How did the brand, scourge of schoolchildren, become the music genre's footwear of choice? A new book about this strange love affair explains why Kingston's reggae stars regularly travelled to buy up the Somerset firm's waresFor generations of Britain's boys and girls the trip to the shoe shop before the start of term has heralded a familiar argument.

published date:Sat, 27 Oct 2012 23:10:58 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/10/28/clarks-the-shoes-that-tap-to-jamaicas-reggae-beat/

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Libya: life after Gaddafi – in pictures

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Libya: life after Gaddafi – in pictures

Photojournalist Louis Quail's reflective and surprisingly affirming images of post-revolution Libya tell the human stories behind the uprisings

published date:Mon, 29 Oct 2012 20:00:00 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/10/29/libya-life-after-gaddafi-in-pictures/

Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson and others arrive at court - in pictures

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Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson and others arrive at court - in pictures

The former News International chief executive and ex-No 10 communications director appeared at the Old Bailey in London to face charges linked to the investigation into phone hacking

published date:Wed, 26 Sep 2012 12:25:00 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/09/26/rebekah-brooks-andy-coulson-and-others-arrive-at-court-in-pictures/

Sunday, 28 July 2013

George Michael cancels Australian shows

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

George Michael cancels Australian shows

George Michael has cancelled his shows in Australia, saying he was wrong to think he could work through the "major anxiety that has plagued" him since his life-threatening battle with pneumonia.

published date:Sun, 30 Sep 2012 16:54:20 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/09/30/george-michael-cancels-australian-shows/

Thursday, 25 July 2013

UN nuclear chief Yukiya Amano expects deal with Iran soon

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

UN nuclear chief Yukiya Amano expects deal with Iran soon

Yukiya Amano says he has reached a deal with Iran on probing suspected work on nuclear weapons.

published date:Tue, 22 May 2012 09:44:36 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/05/22/un-nuclear-chief-yukiya-amano-expects-deal-with-iran-soon/

Nine-year-old beggar with birthmark that looks like Afghanistan

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

Nine-year-old beggar with birthmark that looks like Afghanistan

A young beggar has been awarded hundreds of pounds, land and a bursary to study because of birthmark.

published date:Thu, 10 May 2012 10:03:23 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/05/10/nine-year-old-beggar-with-birthmark-that-looks-like-afghanistan/

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Ratko Mladic: profile of the 'Butcher of Bosnia'

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

Ratko Mladic: profile of the 'Butcher of Bosnia'

Former Serb army commander Ratko Mladic, dubbed the "Butcher of Bosnia," epitomised Serb defiance during the Bosnian war and is blamed for the worst atrocities in Europe since World War II.

published date:Wed, 16 May 2012 06:30:12 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/05/16/ratko-mladic-profile-of-the-butcher-of-bosnia/

Baby girl Suzie Gzowski is heaviest born in UK at 12lb 12oz

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Baby girl Suzie Gzowski is heaviest born in UK at 12lb 12oz

Mother Gemma Tevendale, from Swindon, who is 5ft 4in tall, gave birth only with the aid of gas and air, and did not need stitches.

published date:Sat, 18 Feb 2012 12:30:26 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/02/18/baby-girl-suzie-gzowski-is-heaviest-born-in-uk-at-12lb-12oz/

Monday, 22 July 2013

Gary Barlow paid £12m for this house...¿in cash: Latest celebrity linked to tax row

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Gary Barlow paid £12m for this house...¿in cash: Latest celebrity linked to tax row

Details of how the Take That frontman paid for his imposing four-storey home in west London emerged days after it was revealed he was one of several music celebrities that invested in a alleged tax avoidance scheme.

published date:Fri, 22 Jun 2012 23:15:50 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/06/23/gary-barlow-paid-12m-for-this-house-in-cash-latest-celebrity-linked-to-tax-row/

Christian Bale visits Aurora to meet shooting survivors, mourners and hospital staff – in pictures

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Christian Bale visits Aurora to meet shooting survivors, mourners and hospital staff – in pictures

Christian Bale, star of The Dark Knight Rises, and his wife, Sibi Blazic, have visited the Colorado town of Aurora where a gunman shot dead 12 people at a screening of the film

published date:Wed, 25 Jul 2012 02:52:00 GMT
http://www.top99news.com/2012/07/25/christian-bale-visits-aurora-to-meet-shooting-survivors-mourners-and-hospital-staff-in-pictures/