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Archive for October 2014

Jonas Salk birth centenary

October 28, 2014 - UNITED STATES

The centenary of the birth of Jonas Salk, best known for a vaccine that almost eradicated a highly-infectious crippling disease, poliomyelitis, falls on 28 Oct 2014.

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Toronto Mayoral election

October 27, 2014 - CANADA

The mayoral election on 27 Oct 2014 in Toronto, Canada’s most populous city, sees
its scandal-plagued mayor, Rob Ford, attempting to hold on to his job.

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Dylan Thomas centenary

October 27, 2014 - WALES

Visitors to Wales are expected in droves from around the world to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Wales’ iconic poet, Dylan Thomas, who wrote Under Milk Wood and Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

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Dylan Thomas centenary

October 27, 2014 - WALES

100 years since the birth of Dylan Thomas, the poet who wrote Under Milk Wood and Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, and who died, an alcoholic, at 39.

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Islamic frontrunners for Tunisia parliamentary election

October 26, 2014 - TUNISA

The Islamist Ennahda and secular Nida Tounes parties are frontrunners in a parliamentary election that completes Tunisia’s transition to democracy. A new constitution in January followed the 2011 overthrow of president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali during the Arab Spring.

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Election in Haiti

October 26, 2014 - HAITI

Barring new political setbacks, Haitians will go to the polls on 26 Oct 2014 to vote for national and local legislators under new electoral rules.

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World Energy Leaders’ Summit

October 23, 2014 - COLOMBIA

The concluding report from the World Energy Leaders’ Summit in Cartagena on 23-24 Oct 2014 could be newsworthy as a summary of looming uncertainties in the energy market.

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