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Verena Dobnik

Verena Dobnik

    Online activist, Reddit co-founder Swartz dies in US
    Online activist, Reddit co-founder Swartz dies in US
    This prompted an outpouring of grief from prominent voices on the intersection of free speech and the web on Saturday. 
    Strauss-Kahn's apartment becomes New York hot spot
    Strauss-Kahn's apartment becomes New York hot spot
    The New York apartment building where former IMF leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn is under house arrest on sexual assault charges has become a new...
    Yiddish paper apologises for altering White House photo
    Yiddish paper apologises for altering White House photo
    An Orthodox Jewish newspaper on Monday apologised for digitally deleting Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton from a photo of President Barack...
    Youssou N'Dour, criticised by Muslims, plays New York
    Youssou N'Dour, criticised by Muslims, plays New York
    An African music star who ignited worldwide controversy among fellow Muslims with one of his albums performed on Saturday at an arts festival aimed...
    Girl falls 14 storeys, saved by chimney
    Girl falls 14 storeys, saved by chimney
    A 12-year-old girl who fell into a chimney on her Manhattan rooftop and plummeted down the flue for 14 storeys survived almost unscathed when she...
    Vagina Monologues author fights DRC atrocities
    Vagina Monologues author fights DRC atrocities
    Eve Ensler has just returned from hell. That is how the author of The Vagina Monologues describes her trip to the Democratic Republic of...
    Fire sweeps through 9/11 skyscraper in New York
    Fire sweeps through 9/11 skyscraper in New York
    A huge fire ripped through an abandoned skyscraper next to Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan on Saturday, killing two firefighters who were responding...
    Nine Malians die in New York fire
    Nine Malians die in New York fire
    An extended family of Malian immigrants, trapped in their burning New York City home, screamed for help in the night, and one woman tossed children...