NICOLAS SARKOZY CONCEDES DEFEAT IN FRENCH ELECTIONS

French President, Nicolas Sarkozy has conceded defeat in French presidential election, opening the way for Francois Hollande to be the new leader. Socialist party candidate Francois Hollande defeated President Sarkozy with 52 percent votes against about 48 percent for Sarkozy, according to estimates by pollsters CSA and Harris Interactive, Reuters report. Read more

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PUNISH TAILOR WITH 80 YEARS, PROSECUTOR TELLS UN TRIBUNAL

The chief prosecutor at a UN-backed tribunal, Brenda Hollis has said that the convicted, former president of Liberia, Charles Taylor, should be punished with a sentence of 80 years for committing atrocities in west Africa. In a submission to the special court this week, the prosecutor argued that: “Taylor was not a simple weapons procurer or financier who sat on the sidelines of a civil war raging in a neighbouring country. Read more

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FIVE POWERFUL WAYS TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE – PATRICIA OMOQUI

A kindness you show today may bless you or someone you love at the least expected moment.

Here is a great story to demonstrate how. . .

During a hot summer, many years ago, a poor young man was hiking through a rural area in the Eastern United States. For days he trudged past farms and woodlands, looking for work in town after town. He was determined to pay his college tuition. Read more

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