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The European Commission launches a controversial bid to compel internet giants such as Google or Facebook to give users more control over their personal data or face fines. (AFP Photo/Leon Neal)
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A Turkish court has ordered Facebook to block a number of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad, threatening to stop access to the whole social networking site if it does not comply, local media reported. The...
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© AFP | Miss Colombia Paulina Vega is crowned Miss Universe 2014 during the 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Pageant at Florida International University on January 25, 2015 in Miami, Florida
 
 
 
Colombia's Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe Sunday, beating out contenders from the United States, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at the world's top beauty pageant in Florida. The 22-year-old model...
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© AFP / by Haitham El-Tabei | Egyptian members of the Go Bike group take part in a bicycle ride in Cairo, on December 27, 2014
 
 
 
Yasmine Mahmoud cuts a defiant figure as she weaves her bicycle through the chaotic streets of Cairo, a place where few women dare to pedal. Every day, like for the past four years, she takes her bicycle from her 10th...
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A worker from St Mary's Lacor hospital disinfects villagers during an earlier Ebola outbreak in Uganda. Seven doctors and 13 health workers at Kampala's Mulago hospital are in quarantine after "at least one or two cases" were taken there, with one later dying from the virus.
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  A British nurse who had been critically ill with Ebola after working in Sierra Leone has been discharged from a London hospital after making a full recovery. Pauline Cafferkey was admitted to the Royal Free...
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  The ability to remember locations and directions may suffer when deep sleep is disrupted by breathing difficulties, a new study suggests. People with sleep apnea tended to score worse on spatial memory tests...

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Abdullah Mohamed Hani Zaher, 23, hopes for a fair trail as state prosecutors build their case...

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In this Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998 file photo, the shadow of Mount Sinai stretches across the valley at the foot of the Greek Orthodox Monastery of St. Catherine in the Sinai peninsula some 240 miles southeast of Cairo, Egypt.(AP Photo/Enric Marti, File)
Though still giving an ocassional breath of life into the region’s dying...
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Food

AFP/File | French fries are prepared in a fryer in Washington, DC on February 25, 2014
A Japanese woman has claimed she discovered fragments identified as "...
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Health

AFP/File | Dementia costs the United States more than $159 billion a year, and that figure is expected to skyrocket in the coming years as the population ages, according to the researchers
Diabetes ages the mind about five years faster than normal, and those diagnosed...
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Society

Beit al-Sanary
Beit al-Sennary in Cairo's Sayeda Zeinab district will hold a workshop on...
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Fashion

AFP | British supermodel Naomi Campbell poses as she arrives at the launch of the Fashion For Relief Pop-Up at Westfield in London on November 27, 2014
British supermodel Naomi Campbell launched a pop-up fashion shop in east London...
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Parenting

Members of Safe campaign raise kids' awareness of sexual harassment
Outside an elementary school, Sarah Aziz and her team-mates don blue uniforms...
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Architecture Interiors

Customs officers at Cairo airport have seized three ancient Coptic icons...
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