Rwandan genocide: A humble hero
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Rwandan genocide: A humble hero

At the Gisimba Memorial Center in the outskirts of Kigali, a group of boys play a game of basketball. Founded in the early 1980s by Peter and Dancilla Gisimba as a sanctuary for orphaned children, today it functions…

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Easter Sunday bombings: Sri Lanka was ‘an easy target’
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Easter Sunday bombings: Sri Lanka was ‘an easy target’

DW: “Islamic State” (IS) has claimed that its members were responsible for Sunday’s attacks in Sri Lanka. Is there any credibility to this? Susanne Schröter: After Sri Lanka’s government announced that a small group of local Islamists, National…

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Germany’s 16 states: Schleswig-Holstein
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Germany’s 16 states: Schleswig-Holstein

10 reasons to love Schleswig-Holstein Beach and party holidaying on Sylt It is hip and beautiful – and in the summer pretty much booked-out. The island of Sylt in the North Sea is one of Germans’ most favored…

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Google Play introduces reward points in South Korea
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Google Play introduces reward points in South Korea

South Koreans who purchase items and other virtual goods in apps from Google Play will now be able to get points as rewards, Google has announced. Dubbed Google Play Points, users will start in the bronze tier, which…

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Singapore looks to prep financial workforce for data analytics, automation era
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Singapore looks to prep financial workforce for data analytics, automation era

https://www.zdnet.com/article/apac-firms-will-need-more-soft-skills-as-ai-emerges-in-workforce/Singapore has identified 121 job roles it believes will account for the majority of future skillsets needed in the financial sector when data analytics and automation become pervasive. Employees then will need to assume new or expanded tasks…

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Apple facial recognition tech prompts student to sue for $1 billion after false arrest
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Apple facial recognition tech prompts student to sue for $1 billion after false arrest

Is it possible to leave the Apple ecosystem? TechRepublic’s Karen Roby asks ZDNet’s Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani if it’s feasible to happily leave the Apple ecosystem after being invested in their products. Read more: https://zd.net/2XtjT4v In a…

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Programming languages: Developers now ask more questions about Python than JavaScript on Stack Overflow
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Programming languages: Developers now ask more questions about Python than JavaScript on Stack Overflow

Python eats up Java and is now chasing down JavaScript Python has attracted two million new developers over the past year. Widely-used Python has now overtaken JavaScript as the programming language developers are most likely to have questions…

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Lyra McKee: Woman arrested over Northern Ireland journalist’s murder
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Lyra McKee: Woman arrested over Northern Ireland journalist’s murder

Detectives investigating the murder of Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee have arrested a 57-year-old woman under the Terrorism Act in connection with the incident, police said Tuesday. The arrest came a day after police released two men without charge and hours…

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8 record-breaking books for World Book Day
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8 record-breaking books for World Book Day

Nowadays, books are increasingly read on screens rather than paper. But for centuries, they have not only served as a means of communication, but have also been status symbols, works of art and collector items. To promote the…

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Germany: Asylum-seekers face charges of assaulting random passers-by in Amberg
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Germany: Asylum-seekers face charges of assaulting random passers-by in Amberg

The trial of four asylum-seekers facing charges of attacking several town residents and a policeman began Tuesday in the Bavarian city of Amberg. The case gained prominence after Germany’s Interior Minister Horst Seehofer used it as evidence that stricter deportation…

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