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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
    Aaron Swartz, co-founder of Reddit and activist who fought to make online content free to the public has been found dead, authorities confirmed.
    Strauss-Kahn's apartment becomes New York hot spot
    Strauss-Kahn's apartment becomes New York hot spot
    The New York building where former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is under house arrest on sexual assault charges has become a new tourist hot spot.
    Yiddish paper apologises for altering White House photo
    Yiddish paper apologises for altering White House photo
    An Orthodox Jewish newspaper has apologised for deleting Hillary Rodham Clinton from a photo of Obama and his staff monitoring the raid on Bin Laden.
    Youssou N'Dour, criticised by Muslims, plays New York
    Youssou N'Dour, criticised by Muslims, plays New York
    Youssou N'Dour, who ignited worldwide controversy among fellow Muslims, performed on Saturday at a festival aimed at spreading understanding of Islam.
    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.
    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 Congo (DRC), where tens of thousands of women have been sexually attacked and mutilated in the African nation's civil war.
    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 to the blaze. The former Deutsche Bank office building had been vacant since the September 11 terrorist attacks turned it into a toxic nightmare.
    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 from a second-floor window to try to save them before jumping out herself, witnesses said. Nine people, including eight children, died in the city's deadliest fire in 17 years.