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The world in brief

Posted: December 16, 2013 at 2:53 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Electricity connects you to the world.We lived two days without electricity and felt we were disconnected from the world.” Fida Naser, a university student from the town of Dora in southern West Bank, referring to power failures caused by a rare wintry storm that dumped snow on the Gaza Strip

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