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League tables branded a ‘nonsense’

Posted on the January 29th, 2015 under General News by

Scores of England’s top private schools are expecting to be at the bottom of the secondary school league tables, following confusion over International GCSEs.
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Islamic State purportedly sets new deadline for hostage swap – Reuters

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Islamic State purportedly sets new deadline for hostage swap
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AMMAN/TOKYO (Reuters) – An audio message purportedly from a Japanese journalist being held by Islamic State militants said a Jordanian air force pilot also captured by the group would be killed unless an Iraqi female prisoner in Jordan was released by …
Jordan prisoner swap possibleSydney Morning Herald
Isis: sunset deadline for Jordan to free bomber and save hostageThe Guardian
IS hostages: Jordan offers prisoner for captured airmanBBC News
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Isis: sunset deadline for Jordan to free bomber and save hostage – The Guardian

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Isis: sunset deadline for Jordan to free bomber and save hostage
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Jordanians demonstrators hold portraits of the pilot Muath al-Kasabeh, held hostage by Isis, in front of the royal palace in Amman, Jordan. Photograph: Xinhua /Landov/Barcroft Media/Xinhua /Landov/Barcroft Media. Justin McCurry in Tokyo and Martin Chulov …
Audio: Hostage Faces Death Within HoursSky News
Japan analysing purported new voice recording of IS captive – PM's spokesmanTimes of India
Islamic State militants alter deadline for hostage swap; new threat to kill ABC Online
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All-but-Forgotten Prisoner in Jordan Is Suddenly at Center of Swap Demand by … – New York Times

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AMMAN, Jordan — During the nine years that Sajida al-Rishawi, 46, has been sitting in self-imposed solitary confinement in her cell at the Juweidah Women's Prison here in Jordan, refusing to mix with other prisoners, she has had hardly any visitors, other …
Islamic State said to set new deadline for hostage swapReuters
IS hostages: Japan analyses new voice recordingBBC News
Islamic State releases new audio message by Japanese hostageHindustan Times
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Police gunfire killed Sydney hostage

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The start of the coroners inquest into the Sydney cafe siege hears that one hostage, Katrina Dawson, was killed by fragments of a police bullet or bullets.
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Japanese ISIS hostage new message: Prisoner swap must happen by sunset or … – Mirror.co.uk

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Japanese ISIS hostage new message: Prisoner swap must happen by sunset or
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The threat to pilot Mu'adh al-Kasasibah's life came in a video message distributed by twitter accounts linked to Islamic State. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Japanese journalist Kenji Goto and Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh. Prisoners: Japanese …
ISIS Appears to Arrange Prisoner Swap in New Hostage RecordingABC News
Jordan prisoner swap on hold, fate of Japanese IS hostage unclearReuters
Isis hostage crisis: Jordan offers prisoner in exchange for its captured pilot – but The Independent
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Greece seeks to reassure bank investors, meet Eurobank – Reuters

Posted on the January 28th, 2015 under General News by


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Greece seeks to reassure bank investors, meet Eurobank
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ATHENS Jan 28 (Reuters) – Greece's new government will meet shareholders from Eurobank, the country's second-biggest lender, on Friday to discuss the bank's future, Deputy Prime Minister Yannis Dragasakis said on Wednesday, after a dramatic fall in …
Greece's new finance minister is just what Europe needsThe Australian (blog)
New leader vows that Greece will no longer submit to eurozone demandsAl Jazeera America

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