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Most virile bull in the world produced 2.4m doses of semen during his stellar career   
January 28, 2015
- NT News - According to a paper by the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî associate professional officer H. Schuh the average sperm production of a bull ranges between 3.6 and 12 x 12 billion...
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Farming the Blue Frontier: Maine Sea Farms Grow $100 Million Worth of Fish, Kelp, Oysters, and Clownfish   
January 28, 2015
- freepressonline.com - Belle focused on food production, pointing out that the need to develop new sources of food, particularly protein-rich food, for a growing global population has been recognized as a priority by the...
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Kazakhstan bans rallies, fearing Ukraine-style turmoil - U.N. report   
January 28, 2015
- IN - ALMATY (Reuters) - Kazakhstan says it has clamped down on peaceful rallies out of fear of a repeat of the protests that brought chaos to Ukraine, a îUnited Nationsî special rapporteur said in a critical report on...
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Living in the ruins of Gaza: Palestinians angry as UN aid agency stops payment for repairs   
January 28, 2015
- International Business Times - Robert Turner, Gaza director of operations for the îUnited Nationsî Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), said they received only £88.8m of the £474m pledged by...
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UN agency signs pact with Russia as West deplores new Ukraine aggression   
January 28, 2015
- FOX News - Even as the West is considering tighter economic sanctions on Vladimir Putinâs Russian Federation for its sharply increased military aggression in Ukraine, the îUnited Nationsîâ flagship...
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Nigeria needs regional force to defeat Boko Haram: UN envoy   
January 28, 2015
- Channel News Asia - ADDIS ABABA: Nigeria must accept it cannot defeat Boko Haram fighters alone and work with regional armies in a new multinational force, the îUnited Nationsî envoy for the Sahel region said on...
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Rights group raps Israel 'policy' of bombing Gaza homes   
January 28, 2015
- Yahoo News - In the cases B'Tselem investigated, 606 people were killed, 70 percent of whom were under 18 or over 60. The îUnited Nationsî says the conflict's Palestinian death toll was almost 70 percent civilian....
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3 killed after UN troops in Mali fire at protest   
January 28, 2015
- News24 - Bamako - îUnited Nationsî peacekeepers in the northern Malian town of Gao killed at least three people on Tuesday when they used live rounds to disperse protesters there, witnesses said. A UN spokesperson...
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Narendra Modi asks NCC cadets to create world record on International Day of Yoga   
January 28, 2015
- The Indian Express - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked the National Cadet Corps to try and create a world record by doing yoga across the country at the same time on June 21, the âInternational Day of...
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Dubai Supreme Council of Energy signs MoU with UNIDO to develop renewable energy and energy efficiency in GCC   
January 28, 2015
- Al Bawaba - The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has signed a three-year renewable Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the îUnited Nationsî Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) to promote collaboration in...
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