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12 August 2011 Last updated at 07:48 ET

South Africa unveils universal health care scheme

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14504628

"If you earn above a certain income you will be required by law to make a contribution to the NHI Fund. It will not be possible to opt out of this responsibility."

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Aug 12, 3:36 PM EDT

Appeals court strikes health insurance requirement

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/ ... 2-15-36-40

requirement...that virtually all Americans must carry health insurance or face penalties.


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Aug 12, 2:49 PM EDT

Wall Street's ride compounds states' pension fears

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/ ... 2-14-49-27

turning what was merely a troubled forecast into a potentially stormy future for taxpayers who are on the hook for billions in unfunded liabilities for government retirees.

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U.S. Postal Service looks to cut 220,000 jobs

WASHINGTON | Fri Aug 12, 2011 2:05pm EDT

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/ ... S720110812

and shutter about 300 processing facilities by 2015 under a proposal to bring its finances in order

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August 2011 Last updated at 12:30 ET

Mark Duggan death: IPCC 'may have misled journalists'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-14510329

IPCC = Independent Police Complaints Commission

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12 August 2011 Last updated at 10:59 ET

Cumbria detective Mark Fisher jailed for misconduct

A Cumbria detective who used police computers to access women's details has been jailed for
four years after being found guilty of misconduct.

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12 August 2011 Last updated at 10:50 ET

Home secretary bans Telford EDL march

The home secretary has banned an English Defence League (EDL) march through a Shropshire town amid fears of disorder.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sh ... e-14506941

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Aug 12, 2:57 PM EDT

Mideast upheavals open doors for Saudi strategies

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ ... 2-14-57-19

Saudi Arabia is getting bolder in its strategy for dealing with the Middle East's uprisings. No longer waiting for Washington's cue, the kingdom is aggressively trying to influence the regional turmoil and boost its two goals - protect fellow royal houses and isolate its rival, Iran.

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Germany looks to migrants to fight labour shortage

BERLIN | Fri Aug 12, 2011 4:37pm IST

http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/08/1 ... 9520110812

The Association of German Engineers...reported there were more than 76,000 unfilled engineering vacancies in June, up from 30,000 in 2009.

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Exclusive - Vitol, Trafigura supply fuel [gasoline] to Syria

LONDON | Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:01pm BST

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/08/1 ... 7O20110812

Syria's oil industry generates most of the state's hard currency from crude output of 380,000 barrels a day.

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U.S. calls for boycott of Syrian oil and gas

WASHINGTON | Fri Aug 12, 2011 2:11pm EDT

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/ ... 4D20110812

LARGER CRIMES NOT USUALLY CALLED CRIMES

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Gunmen kill Brazil judge who jailed corrupt cops

RIO DE JANEIRO | Fri Aug 12, 2011 3:43pm EDT

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/ ... DW20110812

fired at least 16 bullets into the judge's car


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