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A P-8A Poseidon sits on the flightline at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla. The P-8A is designed for long-range maritime patrol. A P-8A based at Kadena Air Base, Japan, is aiding in the search for a missing Malaysian airliner. WorldNews.com 
Flight MH370 and Automated Politics of a Mechanized World
Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling | No greater contrast exists than the one between living human beings and automated machines. And yet boundaries have become blurred, specifically as com... (photo: US Navy / PO2 Salt Cebe)
Air Disaster   Flight MH370   Malaysia Airlines   Photos   Wikipedia: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370  
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, centre, in a wheelchair, waves as he leaves after voting in the presidential elections in Algiers, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Algerians are trickling into the polls to elect a new president of this oil-rich North African nation in an election expected to be won by the ailing incumbent. President Bouteflika has ruled this nation for the past 15 years and, despite suffering from a stroke, is running for a fourth term on a platform of stability. His young nephew, no name given, walks behind him. The Los Angeles Times 
Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins reelection
Algeria’s ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika secured a fourth five-year tenure Friday after amassing nearly 82% of votes, according to initial results announced by Interior Minister Tayeb Bel... (photo: AP / Sidali Djarboub)
Abdelaziz Bouteflika   Algeria   Election   Photos   Wikipedia: Abdelaziz Bouteflika  
An image of former South African president Nelson Mandela is projected on a screen at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa, ahead of his memorial service Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013. The Guardian 
Nelson Mandela's Rivonia speech anniversary aims to keep history alive
Fifty years on from 'I am prepared to die' declamation, South Africa allows famous holding cell graffiti to disintegrate | Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964 during the famous R... (photo: AP / Peter Dejong)
Africa   Leader   Photos   Rivonia   Wikipedia: Nelson Mandela  
Denis Pushilin, foreground center, spokesman of the self-appointed Donetsk Peoples Republic, speaks to reporters inside the regional administration building seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine, Friday, April 18, 2014. Pushilin told reporters that the insurgents do not recognize the Ukrainian government as legitimate. Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraines east who have been occupying government buildings in more than 10 cities said Friday they will only leave them if the interim government in Kiev resigns. Belfast Telegraph 
Pro-Russia groups refuse to quit
Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine's east who have been occupying government buildings in more than 10 cities said today they will only leave them if the interim government in Kiev resigns. | Denis Pus... (photo: AP / Sergei Grits)
Moscow   Photos   Politics   Ukraine   Wikipedia: Donetsk People's Republic  
A buoy is towed by South Korea Navy boat to install to mark the sunken 6,852-ton ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014. The Independent 
South Korea ferry: Third officer 'had helm' say authorities investigating if sinking ship took 'drastic turn'
Authorities involved in the rescue operation for passengers on the South Korea ferry, which capsized with over 470 people on board, have said the captain of the ship gave the wheel to a third mate bef... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S Korea   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing  
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GM delivers 2.4 million vehicles globally
Mumbai: General Motors Co. dealers have delivered 2,416,028 vehicles around the world in the first quarter 2014. Among GM’s top five global markets by volume, China posted the largest year-over... (photo: WN / Aruna Mirasdar)
Industry   Market   Photos   Vehicles   Wikipedia: General Motors  
Manny Pacquiao stands in the ring following his victory over Timothy Bradley in their WBO welterweight title boxing fight Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Las Vegas. Sun Star 
Pacquiao returns to PHL
MANILA - Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao returned to the country on Friday morning, five days after reclaiming the WBO welterweight title from erstwhile undefeated American Timothy Bradley in... (photo: AP / Isaac Brekken)
Boxing   Bradley   Manila   Photos   Wikipedia: Manny Pacquiao  
 Ruben Enaje, a 46-year-old commercial sign maker, closes his eyes after being nailed to the cross for the 21st time during a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday, April 6, 2007, in Cutud village, in San Fernando City, in Pampanga The Guardian 
Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of Christ
SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines (AP) — Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign ... (photo: AP/Pat Roque)
Catholic   Devotees   Philippines   Photos   Wikipedia: Crucifixion in the Philippines  
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon records a message to the people of South Sudan. Newstrack India 
Geneva talks: UN chief 'encouraged' by agreement on Ukraine
Tweet | United Nations, April 18 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was encouraged by "concrete and urgent steps" aimed at de-escalating the Ukraine situation agreed at four-way talks in Geneva T... (photo: UN / /Eskinder Debebe)
Defense   Photos   Politics   Ukraine   Wikipedia: 2014 Ukrainian revolution  
Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague  gestures during a joint press conference with Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini after their meeting in Rome Monday, June 7, 2010. Newstrack India 
Britain slams Israeli settlement expansion in West Bank
Tweet | London, April 18 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague Thursday slammed Israel's recent steps towards settlement expansion in the West Bank, stressing that negotiations are the only w... (photo: AP / Pier Paolo Cito)
Israel   Palistine   Photos   Politics   Wikipedia: William Hague  
President Barack Obama discusses Ukraine during a meeting with members of his National Security Staff in the Oval Office, Feb. 28, 2014. Belfast Telegraph 
Obama cautious over Ukraine deal
Barack Obama has conveyed scepticism about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and said the United States and its allies are ready to impose fresh sanctions if Moscow does... (photo: White House / Pete Souza)
Moscow   Photos   Politics   Ukraine   Wikipedia: 2014 Ukrainian revolution  
The young voters displaying their identity card, at a polling booth, during the 5th Phase of General Elections-2014, in Bangalore, Karnataka on April 17, 2014. The Times Of India 
First-time voters in Bangalore give a thumbs up to change
BANGALORE: Coming of age in universal suffrage could be unalloyed joy. Ecstatic scenes were a common sight in front of polling booths across Bangalore constituencies on Thursday as thousands of first-... (photo: PIB of India)
Bangalore   Election   Photos   Wikipedia: Election   Youth  
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File - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika leaves a voting booth before voting in the Parliamentary elections in Algiers, Thursday, May, 10, 2012. Algeria's ailing president, 77, wins 4th term Austin American Statesman
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, sitting in a wheelchair, waves as he arrives to vote in the presidential elections in Algiers, Algeria's President Bouteflika wins fourth term BBC News
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At the second working session of G20. Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh. 'Media ignored Manmohan Singh's development pitch' Newstrack India
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A P-8A Poseidon sits on the flightline at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla. The P-8A is designed for long-range maritime patrol. A P-8A based at Kadena Air Base, Japan, is aiding in the search for a missing Malaysian airliner.
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Pro-government demonstrators, one holding a portrait of Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in Algiers, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011. Algerian police thwarted a rally by thousands of pro-democracy supporters Saturday, breaking up the crowd into isolated groups in a bid to keep them from marching. Police brandishing clubs, but no firearms, weaved their way through the crowd in central Algiers, banging their shields, tackling some protesters and keeping traffic flowing through the planned march route.

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