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Since Genocide, Rwanda's Women Have Helped Lead The Recovery

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-06 08:19

Women made up 70 percent of Rwanda's population after the genocide in 1994. They joined politics in unprecedented numbers, helping to form a more equitable society. Still, there's much more to do.

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Opposition to Games tower explosions

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 08:10
More than 4,000 people sign an online petition opposing plans to demolish Glasgow tower blocks as part of the city's Commonwealth Games.

VIDEO: 'There has to be a clear winner'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 08:07
Vote counting is well underway in Afghanistan after Saturday's landmark poll to elect a new president. One of the frontrunners, Dr Ashraf Ghani, says there has to be a clear winner.

Duncan Smith defends welfare reforms

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 08:04
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith defends a raft of welfare changes, saying they are helping people to get back into work.

'End Bogof deals' to cut food waste

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:59
Supermarkets are urged in an official report to scrap their "buy one get one free" offers to help cut the amount of food being wasted by shoppers.

VIDEO: London Marathon highlights

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:58
Highlights of today's London Marathon where Mo Farah finished eighth as Kenyan world record holder Wilson Kipsang won his second title in London.

VIDEO: Murder probe into Jersey death

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:56
Police in Jersey have launched a murder investigation after a 46-year-old man was found dead in his St Helier home.

Three fans held in 'racism' probe

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:53
Three men are held on suspicion of chanting racist abuse at Rotherham United's Scottish manager Steve Evans during a match at Gillingham.

VIDEO: The moment Sheffield race was cancelled

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:50
Runners and spectators in Sheffield were left aghast and angry after the city's half marathon was cancelled due to a lack of drinking water on the route.

Wakefield 6-60 Leeds Rhinos

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:45
Ryan Hall scores twice in his 200th game for Leeds as they run in 11 tries in a crushing Challenge Cup win at Wakefield.

Huddersfield Giants 16-17 St Helens

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:23
Super League leaders St Helens beat 12-man Huddersfield Giants in a controversial Challenge Cup fourth-round tie.

It's Kentucky Vs. UConn For NCAA Championship

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:22

The NCAA tournament is down to two unlikely but familiar finalists. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Slate's Mike Pesca for his take on Monday's championship game.

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Atlanta Archbishop Will Sell Mansion Built With Church Money

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:18

Months after moving in, Archbishop Wilton Gregory says he'll move out of a $2.2 million mansion. Parishioners had expressed anger over his building a Tudor-style mansion in a pricey neighborhood.

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Italy fight back to end GB hopes

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:17
Great Britain lose 3-2 to Italy in their Davis Cup quarter-final after defeats for Andy Murray and James Ward in Naples.

Lib Dem attack on Labour record

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:16
The Welsh Lib Dem leader accuses the first minister of "taking cover behind the people he is meant to lead", following criticism of public services in Wales.

Expenses rows 'damaging credibility'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:11
MPs should do "whatever it takes" to stop rows over their expenses "eating away at the credibility of Parliament", a cabinet minister says.

President godmother for gay couple

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:04
Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner becomes godmother to the child of a lesbian couple baptised in a Catholic church.

Everton 3-0 Arsenal

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 06:57
Everton earn a convincing win over fourth-placed Arsenal to move to within a point of a Champions League spot.

Nigeria is Africa's biggest economy

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 06:51
Nigeria "rebases" its gross domestic product (GDP) data, which pushes it above South Africa as the continent's biggest economy.

VIDEO: US sending more warships to Japan

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 06:44
The United States is to send two ballistic missile defence destroyers to Japan, the American defence secretary has confirmed.
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