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Sunday, 10 June 2012





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Seven UN peacekeepers killed in Ivory Coast

9, June, AFP

Seven UN peacekeepers from Niger were killed in an ambush in western Ivory Coast Friday, in the deadliest attack on the force since its deployment in 2004, a UN spokesman said. The UN Security Council swiftly "condemned in the strongest terms" the deadly ambush.

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Napoleonís halting English on show in auction letter

9, June, BBC

A rare letter written by the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in English has gone on show in Paris. The letter will be auctioned this weekend, and is expected to fetch up to 80,000 euros (£65,000; $100,000).The emperor wrote it in March 1816 from exile on the island of Saint Helena.

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Our earliest ancestors came from Asia, not Africa:

Myanmar fossil find turns human history on its head

9, June, Daily Mail

The birthplace of the human race is Asia - our earliest ancestors came to Asia in a huge migration 37-38 million years ago, before they evolved into present-day apes and humans. A team of palaeontologists in Myanmar has found the tooth of a pre-human ancestor - afrasia djijidae,

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