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An Israeli teenager critically wounded when a Palestinian rocket hit the southern Israeli town of Sderot, was pronounced brain dead Tuesday, hospital officials said. Ella Abuksis, 17, was wounded Saturday night when the Qassam rocket slammed into the street where she was walking home from a youth group with her 10-year-old brother, Tamir, and friends. […]

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Iranske myndigheter innrømmet tirsdag at det ble begått en feil da nobelprisvinner Shirin Ebadi ble innkalt til en revolusjonsdomstol som behandler sikkerhetssaker. Saken gjaldt en privat klage over en «fornærmelse» og hadde ikke noe i en slik domstol å gjøre, beklaget påtalemyndighetens talsmann. En funksjonær hadde gjort en feil. Men talsmannen kritiserte også Ebadi for […]

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“I believe the whole of Britain has become Dar ul-Harb (land of war). (In such a state) “the kuffar (non-believer) has no sanctity for their own life or property.” Imam Omar Bakri Mohammed

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«I believe the whole of Britain has become Dar ul-Harb (land of war). (In such a state) «the kuffar (non-believer) has no sanctity for their own life or property.» Imam Omar Bakri Mohammed

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The Church of England took a radical step towards backing ‘mercy killing’ of terminally ill patients last night after one of its leading authorities said that there was a ‘strong compassionate case’ for voluntary euthanasia. Canon Professor Robin Gill, a chief adviser to Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, said people should not be prosecuted […]

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Iraks visestatsminister Barham Salih om forsøket på å ødelegge valget: «In Iraq we have a lethal alliance between former Saddamists and these global Jihadists. Saddam Hussein’s people have taken a lot of money from the Iraqi treasury. We know of the existence of many of these leaders from the former regime in countries like Syria,» […]

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The man appointed to oversee a management shake-up at the United Nations has warned that it must brace itself for wide-ranging reform amid criticism that now extends far beyond the ranks of the American right. In an interview with the Financial Times, Mark Malloch Brown warned the UN that there could be worse to come […]

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15.1 Hvor mye virkelighet rommer et språk? Det spørsmålet glemmer norsk-forvarerne å stille. Kan det være slik at norsk ikke greier uttrykke fenomener, følelser i tiden, men at engelsk gjør det, og derfor erstatter norsk? Er det så galt, handler ikke språk om kommunikasjon? Det slår meg at all sytingen om at norsk forsvinner om […]

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Bjørn Stærk kommenterer: Vil anbefale The Power of Babel av John McWhorter. Han skriver – og har nok de aller fleste språkforskere med seg på – at ingen språk er mer eller mindre funksjonelle enn andre, de er alle i stand til å uttrykke alt, (om ikke med eksisterende ord så med nyskapninger). Årsaken til […]

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It is popularly assumed that backwoods Americans tapping away on computers in log cabins in Nebraska lead the world in conspiracy theories, but it isn’t true. At least Midwesterners who believe that we are being controlled by Martians or that God heaves around tectonic plates in anger tend to be confined to internet chatrooms. In […]

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