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Jordan’s old Amman market feels the pinch amid austerity protests

EVERY morning Salama Ali sets up shop in the old market of Jordan‘s capital Amman, hoping to scratch out a living in one of the Arab world’s most expensive cities.

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Toll rises in Guatemala volcano as more bodies recovered

UPDATES with new toll Rescue workers pulled more bodies Monday from under the dust and rubble left by an explosive eruption of Guatemal”s Fuego volcano, bringing the death toll to at least 69.

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Israel, Gaza exchange fire after woman slain

ISRAELI aircraft pounded 10 militant targets in Gaza in response to Palestinian projectile fire, its army said Sunday, shattering a ceasefire reached just days ago after the worst flare-up since a 2014 war.

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Not another social media reminder

IF THERE’S one thing that we’ve learned from social media after this year’s presidential elections, it’s that our lives offline are more intertwined with our lives online–no matter how deep or shallow interactions are.

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DoST turns over automated water systems to Region XI

THE DEPARTMENT of Science and Technology on Friday has signed a memorandum of agreement with local government

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Privacy challenge| Just four vague pieces of info can identify you, and your credit card

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IN THIS week’s issue of the journal Science, MIT researchers report that just four fairly vague pieces of information — the dates and locations

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Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Warg faces lengthy jail term

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Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg has been found guilty of hacking into computers

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