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WHO: Up to 100 feared missing after boats collide on Congo River


Up to 100 people are feared missing after two boats collided on the Congo River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the World Health Organization said Saturday.

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(Dynamic 2011) events to shape world for years to come


The year 2011 was defined by historic events, from regime changes to royal nuptials to financial crises.

The year 2011 was defined by historic events, from regime changes to royal nuptials to financial crises.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Arab Spring, economy, Japan quake, bin Laden raid define 2011 news events
  • Scandals also marred 2011, from absurd (Charlie Sheen) to sordid (Penn State) Continue reading

Gadhafi family’s nanny recovering


Smiling nanny recovering from Gadhafi family's burns

Smiling nanny recovering from Gadhafi family's burns

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • A nanny left disfigured by the Gadhafi family has left hospital in Malta
  • Shweyga Mullah still faces almost daily hospital appointments
  • She was burned with boiling water by Colonel Gadhafi’s daughter-in-law because she was unable to stop a child crying
  • Shweyga gave thanks to the people who helped pay for her treatment and get her out of Libya Continue reading

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