Thursday, June 26, 2014

From Syria to Iraq, Kenya to Malaysia: How new era of Islamic fundamentalism is spreading fear and chaos around the world - 26/06/14 10:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks

Global fundamentalism: Some of the countries spanning two continents where extreme Islamic acts have been perpetrated in recent days and weeks
From Syria to Iraq, Kenya to Malaysia: How new era of Islamic fundamentalism is spreading fear and chaos around the world
26/06/14 10:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks

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» Supreme Court Curbs President’s Power to Make Recess Appointments
26/06/14 12:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. The ruling affirmed a federal appeals court ruling last year that called into question the constitutionality of recess appointments by presidents of both parties.
» When Tabloids Take the Low Road
26/06/14 12:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. A former journalistic star and aide to David Cameron is convicted in the British phone-hacking scandal.
» High court rebukes Obama on recess appointments
26/06/14 12:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 11:16 a.m. EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday limited the president's power to fill high-level vacancies with temporary appointments, ruling in favor of Senate Repub...
» The regional implications of an Iranian nuclear deal - InsiderOnline
26/06/14 12:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from anti-americanism in russia - Google News. The regional implications of an Iranian nuclear deal InsiderOnline The entire ideological foundation of the current Iranian regime rests as much on anti-Americanis...
» An American Phobia - The Voice of Russia
26/06/14 12:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from anti-Americanism - Google News. An American Phobia The Voice of Russia American concerns about the growth of anti-Americanism abroad must first be addressed by a reassessment of commonly held beliefs and a...
» Kerry Discusses Security Challenges with Middle Eastern Officials
26/06/14 12:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with representatives of Middle Eastern and Gulf states to discuss security challenges in the wake of a quick advance of an Islamist insurgenc...
» Julian Assange May Be Britain’s Next Top Model
26/06/14 12:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. Julian Assange, the fugitive founder of WikiLeaks, may be making a guest appearance at London Fashion Week in September, the Independent reports. Ben Westwood, son of acclaime...
» Prominent Activist Slain in Libya
26/06/14 12:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. One of Libya's most prominent female activists was assassinated in the restive eastern city of Benghazi when gunmen stormed her house.
» MI6 chief Sir John Sawers to step down
26/06/14 12:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Sawers, the first outsider to be appointed to the role in decades, has been in post since 2009 Sir John Sawers, the head of Britain's overseas intelligence agency MI6, is to s...
» Google: 100,000 lives a year lost through fear of data-mining
26/06/14 12:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. The search firm's CEO and co-founder, Larry Page, estimates 100,000 lives could be saved next year if mining of healthcare data was acceptable Fear of data-mining of healthcar...
» Old tanks defend Baghdad against ISIS
26/06/14 12:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Old tanks defend Baghdad against ISIS CNN's Nic Robertson journeys to the front lines, where old Iraqi tanks are being used to keep ISIS out of Baghdad. From: CNNInternational ...
» Iran Debates Role In the Middle East
26/06/14 12:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. After toiling more than a decade to shape Iraq and Syria into strong Arab allies of the Islamic Republic, Iran is now facing a daunting reality: supporting two states torn by war.
» Sudanese Christian Woman Freed Again
26/06/14 12:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for apostasy was overturned has been freed again after being detained on accusations of forging travel d...
» Report: Ukrainian Rebels Agree to Further Peace Talks
26/06/14 12:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Ukrainian separatist rebels have agreed to take part in further peace talks on Friday to end the conflict in Ukraine's eastern regions, Interfax news agency said on Thursday. “There is an...
» Divergent visions could split Iraq's Sunni revolt
26/06/14 12:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BAGHDAD/DUBAI (Reuters) - The militants dismantling Iraq's borders and threatening regional war are far from united -- theirs is a marriage of convenience between ultra-hardline religi...
» Germany and EU row over energy subsidies
26/06/14 12:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. A row has broken out between Germany and the EU over subsidies for energy producers
» Exodus from Pakistan's troubled north
26/06/14 12:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. Pakistan's much-awaited military offensive in North Waziristan was launched more than a week ago, and followed an attack on Karachi airport that left at least 36 people dead.
» Crisis worsens, Iraq's parliament to meet
26/06/14 12:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. As Sunni extremist militants and the Iraqi military battle for control, the nation's Vice President called for parliament to start creating a new government.
» Meriam Ibrahim freed again after rearrest at Sudan airport
26/06/14 12:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Lawyer says woman whose death sentence for apostasy was overturned has been released after pressure from diplomats A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for apostasy...
» Analysis: Iraq Producing Unusual Mideast Dynamic - ABC News
26/06/14 12:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Reuters Analysis: Iraq Producing Unusual Mideast Dynamic ABC News Strange bedfellows, indeed. The Obama administration has found itself in a foreign policy and national security ...
» Tea party losses don't stop cash or curb influence - The Seattle Times
26/06/14 12:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Tea party losses don't stop cash or curb influence The Seattle Times Desperate to knock off GOP incumbents in this year's Republican primaries, the nation's tea party groups have...
» Turkey Government Seeks to Advance Talks With Kurds
26/06/14 12:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Turkey's government took its first concrete step in a two-year effort to secure peace with its restive Kurdish population, seeking to advance talks ahead of presidential elections in A...
» Britain's intelligence agencies are told to make privacy invasion assessment
26/06/14 12:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Watchdog's 2013 report says agencies must set out specific invasion requested when asking for surveillance permission Britain's security and intelligence agencies should consi...
» Saudi king orders steps to protect kingdom against 'terrorist threats': agency
26/06/14 12:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah ordered "all necessary measures" to protect the kingdom against potential "terrorist threats", state news agency SPA reported on Thursday.
» Blood for Oil
26/06/14 12:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. During a june 19 White House press conference, U.S. President Barack Obama gave all the expected reasons for acting against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS):...
» Iran Flying Spy Drones Over Iraq
26/06/14 11:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Iranian drones have been conducting surveillance flights over Iraq as part of Tehran's efforts to provide intelligence and assistance to the Iraqi government, U.S. officials said
» Taliban Launch Afghan Offensive
26/06/14 11:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Taliban massing fighters in an attempt to seize ground from government forces as U.S. and international forces depart.
» U.S. working with Europe to prepare new Russia sanctions if needed: Kerry
26/06/14 11:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United States is working with its European partners to prepare a new round of sanctions against Russia in case they are necessary, U.S. Secretary of State John...
» Nigeria: Explosion Near Shopping Centre
26/06/14 11:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. A bomb has gone off near an upmarket shopping centre in the Nigerian capital Abuja, according to reports.
» Maliki changes tune on unity government
26/06/14 11:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Maliki changes tune on unity government Iraq Prime Minister Nuri al Maliki is defiant in his refusal to create a unity government. CNN's Nic Robertson reports. From: CNNInterna...
» Venezuela ruling party suspends leader for echoing criticism: media
26/06/14 11:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party has suspended one of its directors for echoing a former official's recent criticism over corruption, local media reported on Wedn...
» NATO to Strengthen Ties With Georgia, Not Offer Full Membership
26/06/14 11:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. NATO members, wary of antagonizing Russia, propose closer ties with Georgia but stop short of granting full membership to the one-time Soviet republic. NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh ...
» Federal appeals court upholds right to gay marriage - USA TODAY
26/06/14 11:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. USA TODAY Federal appeals court upholds right to gay marriage USA TODAY A federal appeals court in Denver ruled Wednesday that gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to ma...
» Kerry warns Russia that additional U.S., E.U. economic sanctions are possible
26/06/14 11:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. BRUSSELS — Russia’s move to rescind authority to invade Ukraine is welcome but is not enough to head off possible new Europea...
» Federal appeals court overturns Utah's ban on gay marriage - Los Angeles Times
26/06/14 11:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Reuters Federal appeals court overturns Utah's ban on gay marriage Los Angeles Times Video: Gay couples from Utah travel to Denver to pushing their case for same-sex marriage at ...
» The Fall of the Green Berets’ Lawrence of Afghanistan
26/06/14 11:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. More John Kerry Tells Iran and Syria to Back Off Iraq More The First U.S. Special Forces Have Arrived in Baghdad What the Supreme Court's Aereo Ruling Means for Your TV NBC Ne...
» At least 10 dead, more wounded in blast in Nigerian capital -source - Reuters Africa
26/06/14 11:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. At least 10 dead, more wounded in blast in Nigerian capital -source Reuters Africa ABUJA, June 25 (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed and more wounded when an explosion to...
» Pro-Moscow forces in Ukraine urge Putin to send 'peacekeeping' troops to Donetsk and Lugansk, as NATO accuses Russia of posing 'a threat to the international order'
26/06/14 11:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Troops: Separatists supporting Moscow in eastern Ukraine have called on Russian president Vladimir Putin to put soldiers into Donetsk and Lugansk regions to maintain order
» Crash Foils Prison Drugs Drone Smuggling Plot
26/06/14 11:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Prison staff foil a "sophisticated" plan to carry drugs into the jail when the device hits special netting and is brought down.
» Meriam Ibrahim: Khartoum summons South Sudanese and US ambassadors
26/06/14 11:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Diplomatic wrangling over case continues after freed woman is detained for trying to fly to US on papers issued by South Sudan Sudan has summoned the ambassadors of United Sta...
» Remote-control helicopter containing drugs crashes into Irish prison yard
26/06/14 11:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Prison service confirms device landed in Wheatfield jail. One inmate understood to have found and ingested drugs A remote-control helicopter has crashed into an Irish prison y...
» Deadly blast hits Nigerian shopping mall
26/06/14 11:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Multiple fatalities reported in explosion at Emab Plaza, in upscale suburb of capital Abuja Witnesses said at least eight people were killed in an explosion at a shopping mall...
» Economy shrinks 2.9 percent, worst drop in five years. But why worry? (+video) - Christian Science Monitor
26/06/14 11:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Christian Science Monitor Economy shrinks 2.9 percent, worst drop in five years. But why worry? (+video) Christian Science Monitor The US economy shrank an unexpected 2.9 percent...
» Fight Against Taliban 'Isn't Going Too Well'
26/06/14 11:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Afghan security forces leave at the site of burning NATO supply trucks after an attack by militants in the Torkham area near the Pakistani...
» From Syria to Iraq, Kenya to Malaysia: How new era of Islamic fundamentalism is spreading fear and chaos around the world
26/06/14 10:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Over the last month, the world's media has been awash with gruesome images of barbarism - most notably from the current ISIS insurgency threatening to cripple Iraq.
» US Court Curbs Police Mobile-Phone Searches
26/06/14 10:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Security guards detain an Kings fan while an LAPD officer checks his mobile phone outside LA Live after the Kings lost Game 4 of the NHL S...
» Boehner: I'm Suing Obama - Daily Beast
26/06/14 10:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Daily Beast Boehner: I'm Suing Obama Daily Beast Saying he is disturbed by President Obama's use of executive orders on everything from immigration to same-sex marriage, Speaker ...
» David Cameron faces defeat in Juncker row as EU summit begins
26/06/14 10:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Angela Merkel withering about British tactics as UK ambassador to EU summoned to Downing Street for last-ditch consultations David Cameron faces humiliation at a two-day Europ...
» Google I/O: Continuous Android in everything is Google's goal - San Jose Mercury News
26/06/14 10:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Reuters Google I/O: Continuous Android in everything is Google's goal San Jose Mercury News SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is expanding its Android operating system to a wide range of c...
» US to extend privacy protection rights to EU citizens
26/06/14 10:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. EU and human rights and privacy groups welcome pledge, which follows pressure in wake of Snowden revelations The Obama administration has caved in to pressure from the Europea...
» John Boehner: I'm suing President Obama
26/06/14 10:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. John Boehner: I'm suing President Obama House Speaker John Boehner says that he is initiating a lawsuit against President Obama over use of executive actions. From: CNNInternat...
» Cairo Explosions End Postelection Peace
26/06/14 10:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Five small bombs exploded around the capital in the first such attacks since the election of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi this month.
» Crime-ridden state poses acid test for Mexican oil reform
26/06/14 10:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. TAMPICO Mexico (Reuters) - During Mexico's first oil boom, Tampico was such a magnet for foreign capital that it became the biggest oil-exporting port in the Americas and home to grand...
» Could Afghanistan be the next Iraq?
26/06/14 10:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Could Afghanistan be the next Iraq? CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks with Marc Grossman, the former U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. From: CNNInternati...
» Afghan Forces Fight Taliban Onslaught in South
26/06/14 10:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Afghan security forces fought back against a fierce Taliban onslaught by about 800 militants in a key southern province Wednesday as clashes that have ...
» ABC News changes mark a big 'turning point' - Cherry Hill Courier Post
26/06/14 10:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Cherry Hill Courier Post ABC News changes mark a big 'turning point' Cherry Hill Courier Post ABC News chief James Goldston, right, poses with David Muir, left, George Stephanapo...
» Google 'Everywhere': Car, Wrist And TV Software
26/06/14 10:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Sundar Pichai, Google's senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps, speaks during his keynote address at the Google I/O developers ...
» Bergdahl Still Hasn't Been Asked Why He Left His Base, Army Says - Newsweek
26/06/14 10:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Newsweek Bergdahl Still Hasn't Been Asked Why He Left His Base, Army Says Newsweek A billboard calling for the release of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, held for nearly five y...
» Shimon Peres at W.House says Iraq may not stay united
26/06/14 10:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by AFP news agency. Shimon Peres at W.House says Iraq may not stay united Israel's Shimon Peres, who met with President Barack Obama, said he wondered if Iraq would remain a united country followin...
» Obama mulls Iraq action against ISIS - The Daily Star
26/06/14 10:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. The Daily Star Obama mulls Iraq action against ISIS The Daily Star Even with potential U.S. airstrikes, the Iraqi government faces an uphill struggle to defeat Sunni militants wh...
» Speaker Boehner Confirms Plans To Sue Obama Over Abuse Of Power - People's Pundit Daily
26/06/14 10:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Speaker Boehner Confirms Plans To Sue Obama Over Abuse Of Power People's Pundit Daily House Speaker John Boehner announced Wednesday he plans to file suit against President Obama...
» West renews Russia sanctions threat as Ukraine ceasefire crumbles
26/06/14 10:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BRUSSELS/SLAVIANSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Western powers warned Russia on Wednesday that they could impose new sanctions if Moscow did not do more to defuse the conflict in eastern Ukrain...
» White House: Obama Readies New Sanctions for Russia
26/06/14 10:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The Obama administration says it is ready to impose fresh sanctions on Russia, if Moscow fails to take action to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.  The White House, however, says it has ...
» Russia says next Iran atom talks to be marathon, slams U.N. experts
26/06/14 10:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia's U.N. envoy on Wednesday said the next round of talks between Iran and six world powers will be a two-week marathon session, while warning a panel of...
» U.K.'s Cameron Faces More Coulson Questions
26/06/14 10:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday told Parliament he hadn't ignored warnings before hiring the now-convicted former tabloid editor Andy Coulson as his communications chief.
» Militants Gain in Iraq as US Military Advisors Arrive
26/06/14 10:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Sunni extremists continue to make gains on the battlefield in Iraq and analysts say parts of the country appear to be collapsing. Meanwhile, the first U.S. military advisors have arrived ...
» John Kerry Tells Iran and Syria to Back Off Iraq - TIME
26/06/14 10:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. John Kerry Tells Iran and Syria to Back Off Iraq TIME Amid mounting reports of military intervention in Iraq by Syria and Iran, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry strongly advise...
» Tense Vote Spares Polish Government After Recordings Scandal
26/06/14 10:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Prime Minister Donald Tusk and his administration were retained Wednesday, despite controversy over secret tapes of officials’ private conversations that surfaced last week.
» I repeat, Dave's been a fool. But the way Blair and Miliband schmoozed Murdoch makes him seem a rank amateur
26/06/14 10:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Over the past 24 hours David Cameron has been lashed by innumerable pundits, including STEPHEN GLOVER, for his misjudgment in recruiting Andy Coulson. But the relationship between Ruper...
» U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Pakistani Militants
26/06/14 10:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The United States froze the assets of two senior members of Lashkar-e-Taiba and designated the Pakistani group’s charity wing as a front organization.
» Nancy Pelosi: John Boehner lawsuit is 'subterfuge' - Politico
26/06/14 10:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Politico Nancy Pelosi: John Boehner lawsuit is 'subterfuge' Politico Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi charged that House Republicans are floating a lawsuit against President Barack O...
» Bringing Jobs Back to U.S. Is Bruising Task
26/06/14 10:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Crib maker Stanley Furniture and Chesapeake Bay Candle have seen how difficult it can be to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.
» Iraqi Kurds strengthen their positions while Isis advances on Baghdad
26/06/14 10:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. As Iraq's government teeters before Isis insurgents, the Kurds now control the oil hub of Kirkuk and have national ambitions Iraqis in Baghdad and the country's south are alre...
» Georgian pro-Russia group 'planned fake pride march to scupper EU deal'
26/06/14 10:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Gay rights activists say aim was to repeat lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rally targeted by homophobes last year Georgian activists have accused a pro-Russian group of...
» Iraq: Militants seize oilfields, surround US air base near Baghdad - Firstpost
26/06/14 10:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. CNN Iraq: Militants seize oilfields, surround US air base near Baghdad Firstpost Baghdad: Militants attacked one of Iraq's largest air bases and seized control of several small o...
» Iraq crisis: Syria blamed for cross border air strikes - live updates
26/06/14 10:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Damascus denies responsibility for al-Qaim air raids Moqtada al-Sadr issues warning to Sunni militants Syria launched air raids against insurgents in Iraq Maliki rejects oppos...
» Iraq presidency convenes parliament in first step to form new government
26/06/14 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's presidency issued a decree on Thursday for a parliament session on July 1, state television said, starting the process of forming a new government amid an in...
» Focus On Iraq as Kerry Meets Arab Counterparts in Paris
26/06/14 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is continuing his focus on the crisis in Iraq as he meets Thursday in Paris with his counterparts from Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates...
» Rights Groups Urge End to Use of Torture
26/06/14 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The United Nations and human rights activists worldwide are demanding states end the practice of torture, which is prohibited under all circumstances under international law. Every year o...
» Opium Production on the Rise Worldwide, U.N. Reports
26/06/14 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. A soldier standing guard on Thursday near a burning pile of seized drugs during a ceremony near the Pakistani city of Quetta to mark International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Traffic...
» Syria: Footage appears to show aftermath of barrel bombing
26/06/14 10:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by ITN. Syria: Footage appears to show aftermath of barrel bombing Subscribe to ITN News: http://bit.ly/1bmWO8h Footage uploaded to a social media website purports to show the aftermath of barrrel ...
» Russia must urge Ukraine separatists to disarm 'in hours': Kerry
26/06/14 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. PARIS (Reuters) - US Secretary of State John Kerry, after meeting with France's foreign minister, said on Thursday Russia should call on separatists in Ukraine to disarm within "the ne...
» French court approves extradition for suspect in Jewish Museum attack
26/06/14 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. VERSAILLES France (Reuters) - A French court on Thursday approved the extradition to Belgium of the French suspect in a May 24 shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels that left four ...
» Iraq PM says Syria carried out air strikes inside Iraq: BBC
26/06/14 10:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Syria has carried out air strikes inside Iraqi territory this week, Iraq Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki was quoted on Thursday as telling the BBC.
» Tech set seems ready for Hillary - Politico
26/06/14 10:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Politico Tech set seems ready for Hillary Politico Hillary Clinton doesn't need an official presidential campaign for the tech set to take to the playing field on her behalf. Dem...
» Kerry: Russia Must Act ‘In the Next Hours’ on Ukraine
26/06/14 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said it is "critical" for Russia "in the next hours" to call on pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine to disarm. He made the call Thursday in Paris, after m...
» Maliki confirms Syrian planes have bombed Isis positions in Iraq
26/06/14 10:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Iraq's prime minister says said he welcomes raid on Sunni militants as Iran and US intensify their presence in the country The Iraqi prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, on Thursd...
» Iraqi parliament to convene July 1; Maliki seeks unity in face of militants
26/06/14 10:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. BAGHDAD — Iraq’s presidency announced Thursday that the first session of the country’s newly elected parliament will be held ...
» Iraqi Parliament to Meet to Form New Government
26/06/14 10:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Lawmakers will assemble on Monday to debate the formation of a new coalition as they come under pressure to include more Sunni and Kurdish representatives.
» Juncker looks set to be crowned European commission president
26/06/14 10:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. German media's backing steers Merkel to back Luxembourgian, much to Cameron's chagrin and despite row over lobbying The battle to become the next president of the European com...
» Militants Gain in Iraq, US Military Advisors Arrive
26/06/14 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Sunni extremists continue to make gains on the battlefield in Iraq and analysts say parts of the country appear to be collapsing. The first U.S. military advisors have arrived in Iraq to ...
» Adolf Hitler stashed £3.6billion in Swiss banks
26/06/14 10:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Documents have emerged showing the dictator amassed hundreds of millions of pounds in today’s money, which he concealed from the German people.
» Britain's foreign spy master John Sawers to step down
26/06/14 10:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. LONDON (Reuters) - The chief of Britain's MI6 foreign intelligence service will step down in November after five years in the job, a government source said on Thursday.
» Russia pressures Moldova and Ukraine ahead of signing of E.U. Association Agreement
26/06/14 09:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. CHISINAU, Moldova — A new showdown is looming over former Soviet states’ ties to Europe — the same trigger that has ignited m...
» Syria Bombed ISIS Fighters in Iraq, Maliki Confirms
26/06/14 09:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki confirmed Thursday that Syria bombed Islamic militants in the Iraqi border town of al-Qaim on Tuesday, the BBC reports. Though Maliki claimed...
» The War That Changed The World
26/06/14 09:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. One hundred years ago this summer, sparked by the June 28 assassination of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Europe plunged blindly into a global war that would leave nea...
» Royal Navy patrol ship forced to intercept two Russian military landing craft
26/06/14 09:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. HMS Severn, a 1,700-tonne River-class patrol ship armed with three machine guns, headed off the two military vessels sailing east through the Channel.
» Ukraine President Warns of Tough Decision
26/06/14 09:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said he would face a tough decision if pro-Russian rebels don't accept the key elements of a peace deal before a week-long cease-fire ends early Fr...
» Use of Drones for Killings Risks a War Without End, Panel Concludes in Report
26/06/14 03:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The group of military, intelligence and legal experts warns of a “slippery slope” to perpetual war and the dangers of setting bad precedents for foes.
» US, EU sanctions on Russia could be delayed - World
26/06/14 02:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . WASHINGTON (AP) — Sanctions aimed at key economic sectors in Russia because of its threatening moves in Ukraine might be delayed because of positive signals from Russian President Vladimir Putin, accord...
» Inside the Soviet Union's secret pornography collection
25/06/14 20:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Off limits to the public but enjoyed by Soviet-era leaders, the Lenin Library collection grew out of erotica confiscated from aristocrats after the revolution. The Moscow Times repor...
» Reputed Russian Crime Boss Arrested In Thailand
25/06/14 20:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A reputed Russian crime boss wanted for his alleged involvement in scores of killings and other criminal activities has been arrested in Thailand.
» NATO chief says Russia not meeting international commitments over Ukraine - Reuters
25/06/14 20:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Reuters NATO chief says Russia not meeting international commitments over Ukraine Reuters "I regret to say that we see no signs that Russia is respecting its international commitments...
» Man Collides With Cow, Dies
25/06/14 20:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. A motorcyclist in the Chelyabinsk region has died after driving into a cow, regional police said in an online statement.
» Iran Says Ready to Sign Nuclear Reactor Deal With Russia
25/06/14 20:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. Iran said Iran has said that it expects to sign a deal with Russia in late August on the building of two new 1,000-megawatt nuclear reactors in the Islamic Republic. Republic,...
» Russia annuls sanction for use of force in Ukraine - Washington Post
25/06/14 20:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Reuters Russia annuls sanction for use of force in Ukraine Washington Post MOSCOW — On Russian President Vladimir Putin's demand, the upper house of the Russian parliament on Wednesda...
» Ukrainian military seize pro-Russian camp in Donetsk - video
25/06/14 20:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Soldiers from Ukraine's military explore a camp they seized from pro-Russian separatists in a raid on Tuesday. The takeover comes during a temporary ceasefire between the Ukrainian g...
» Russia Sanctions Loom as Rebels Violate Ukrainian Truce - Businessweek
25/06/14 20:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Russia Sanctions Loom as Rebels Violate Ukrainian Truce Businessweek German Chancellor Angela Merkel said further sanctions against Russia could be “put back on the agenda” if more pr...
» Ukraine crisis: US considers new round of sanctions on Russia - Financial Times
25/06/14 20:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Ukraine crisis: US considers new round of sanctions on Russia Financial Times The Obama administration is discussing a new round of economic sanctions against Russia , including its v...
» Russia Scores High on 'Burden on the Planet' Ranking
25/06/14 20:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. A new survey ranking countries' in terms of their contribution to humanity has placed Russia in 95th place - only one place above the Democratic Republic of Congo.
» NATO Chief: Russia Is Talking Peace But Keeps Meddling In Ukraine - Business Insider
25/06/14 20:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Business Insider NATO Chief: Russia Is Talking Peace But Keeps Meddling In Ukraine Business Insider BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The head of NATO said on Wednesday he saw no sign that Russia ...
» Ukraine ceasefire: Russia withdraws use of troops - CBC.ca
25/06/14 20:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. CBC.ca Ukraine ceasefire: Russia withdraws use of troops CBC.ca On Russian President Vladimir Putin's demand, the upper house of Russian parliament on Wednesday cancelled a resolution...
» Iraq PM Rejects Calls For National Unity Government
25/06/14 20:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has rejected calls for a national unity government to counter a mounting Sunni insurgency.
» NATO Says It Will Not Offer Membership Step to Georgia
25/06/14 20:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. NATO will stop short of approving a formal step to membership for Georgia at its summit in September, officials said Wednesday.
» NATO Warns Russia Over Ukraine as Obama Mulls Delaying Sanctions
25/06/14 20:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. The head of NATO said Wednesday he saw no sign that Russia was respecting its international commitments over Ukraine as Britain warned Moscow it could face tougher European Un...
» In Kyiv, One Businessman's Fight Back Against Yanukovych's Thuggery
25/06/14 20:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Corporate "raids" by well-connected groups were a common hazard faced by businesses under the rule of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. So how do business own...
» Russian Ruble Returns To Pre-Ukraine Crisis Levels - Forbes
25/06/14 20:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Kyiv Post Russian Ruble Returns To Pre-Ukraine Crisis Levels Forbes The Russian ruble is back to where it was before all hell broke loose in Ukraine on Feb. 22 with the ousting of pro...
» Can Putin be trusted? US weighs sanctions pullback as Russia shifts course on ... - Fox News
25/06/14 20:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Fox News Can Putin be trusted? US weighs sanctions pullback as Russia shifts course on ... Fox News The Obama administration could reconsider a looming package of sanctions on the Rus...
» Russia faces lose-lose in Yukos ruling
25/06/14 20:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Europe News. A decision is imminent in a litigation case brought by former controlling shareholders of the oil company against the Russian Federation
» Putin’s Latest Declaration about Ukraine Meaningless Except as Deception, Moscow Analyst Says
25/06/14 20:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The InterpreterThe Interpreter. Staunton, June 25 – Vladimir Putin’s call for the Russian parliament to repeal its authorization for the use of military force in Ukraine is meaningless not only becau...
» NATO will not offer Georgia membership step, avoiding Russia clash - Reuters
25/06/14 20:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Reuters NATO will not offer Georgia membership step, avoiding Russia clash Reuters Putting Georgia on a path to NATO membership would have angered Russia , which is deeply hostile to ...
» From Russia with love: new wave of emigration sparks debate
25/06/14 20:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Issue of whether to stay or go has become a hot topic in liberal press with some spurred on by annexation of Crimea To flee or not to flee? That has always been the question for a ce...
» From Russia with love: new wave of emigration sparks debate - The Guardian
25/06/14 20:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Guardian From Russia with love: new wave of emigration sparks debate The Guardian That has always been the question for a certain stratum of Russian society, from Tsarist times th...
» Nato steps back from giving Georgia full membership of alliance
25/06/14 20:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Republic gains only possibility of 'cooperation' deal amid fears of some Nato members that full tie-in would antagonise Russia Georgia's hopes of achieving full membership of Nato we...
» Business groups oppose any new sanctions on Russia - USA TODAY
25/06/14 20:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. USA TODAY Business groups oppose any new sanctions on Russia USA TODAY As the Obama administration threatens Russia with new sanctions, some business groups are pushing back on the id...
» US Companies Face Russia Sanctions Headache - Wall Street Journal
25/06/14 20:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Wall Street Journal US Companies Face Russia Sanctions Headache Wall Street Journal For U.S. companies, staying on the right side of U.S. sanctions against Russia can be far from stra...
» No Rehab for Russia's Drug Addicts
25/06/14 20:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. As the world marks the United Nations' International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on Thursday, millions of drug addicts in Russia have nowhere to go for trea...
» Kerry warns Russia that additional US, EU economic sanctions are possible - Washington Post
25/06/14 20:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Kerry warns Russia that additional US, EU economic sanctions are possible Washington Post BRUSSELS — Russia's move to rescind authority to invade Ukraine is welcome but is not enough ...
» Juncker urged to mend fences with Cameron
25/06/14 20:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Europe News. Alex Stubb, Finland’s new Anglophile prime minister, urges other EU leaders to respect David Cameron’s stance against Jean-Claude Juncker
» Russian Governors Rush To Early Elections
25/06/14 20:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home. Since the beginning of 2014, the number of early gubernatorial elections in Russian regions has been growing. All in all, 30 governors are to be elected on Russia’s nationwide Election Day, with only...
» Merkel toughens Russia sanctions talk
25/06/14 20:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Europe News. German chancellor warns Moscow could face ‘level three’ sanctions, bringing her position more closely into step with that of the US
» US Prepares Russia Sanctions as Ukraine Unrest Simmers - Bloomberg
25/06/14 19:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. US Prepares Russia Sanctions as Ukraine Unrest Simmers Bloomberg The top American diplomat warned that the U.S. and Europe are ready to level more sanctions against Russia in the abse...
» Kaliningrad Siloviki Banned from Leaving Enclave by Land
25/06/14 19:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The InterpreterThe Interpreter. Staunton, June 25 – Moscow has already imposed restrictions on Russian security service personnel from travelling abroad, but now interior officials in Kaliningrad are...
» Kendrick Lamar, Hip-Hop’s Newest Old-School Star
25/06/14 19:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. The young M.C. is on a quest to become the best rapper in the world.
» Well: Ask Well: Diagnosing Fatty Liver
25/06/14 19:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Research. A reader asks: How do they diagnose fatty liver disease? What harm does it cause the body in its early stages, before cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure?
» Op-Ed Contributor: Israel’s Puppy, Tony Blair
25/06/14 19:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. As a Middle East envoy, Blair has advanced his consultancy business more than he has helped Palestinians.
» North Korea Warns U.S. Over Film Parody
25/06/14 19:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. A government A spokesman called “The Interview,” a comedy in which two Americans American journalists are recruited to kill Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, “an act of war.”
» Iran is flying unarmed surveillance drones over Iraq from an airfield in Baghdad...
25/06/14 19:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Times's Facebook Wall. Iran is flying unarmed surveillance drones over Iraq from an airfield in Baghdad and is secretly supplying Iraq with tons of military equipment. Iran Secretly Sendin...
» Maliki rejects call for unity government as militants attack Iraqi air base
25/06/14 19:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Christian Science Monitor | World. The prime minister said a unity government, which the US has urged to reduce Sunni support for the insurgency in Iraq, would be a 'coup against the constitution.'
» Princess Cristina of Spain Is Charged in Corruption Case
25/06/14 19:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. A judge concluded that there was sufficient evidence that she profited personally and helped her husband with his suspect business activities.
» Doubting Putin, Obama Prepares to Add Pressure
25/06/14 19:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Politics. The Obama administration has drawn up plans to escalate sanctions against Russia by targeting its financial, energy and defense industries.
» Cellphones Can’t Be Searched Without a Warrant, Supreme Court Rules
25/06/14 19:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Technology. In a unanimous decision, the justices ruled that the vast amount of data contained on modern cellphones must be protected from routine inspection.
» In a major statement on privacy rights in the digital age, the Supreme Court una...
25/06/14 19:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Times's Facebook Wall. In a major statement on privacy rights in the digital age, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the police need warrants to search the cellphones of people they ...
» Taking Note: The No-Fly List Is Unconstitutional
25/06/14 19:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. Once on, it’s not only difficult to get off but almost impossible to find out why, exactly, one was added in the first place.
» Beijing Growls at Hong Kong
25/06/14 19:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. China reasserts authority in the face of a growing pro-democracy movement.
» You’ll have to wait a little longer to have your packages delivered by drone.
25/06/14 19:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Times's Facebook Wall. You’ll have to wait a little longer to have your packages delivered by drone. Delivery Drones Grounded by F.A.A. bits.blogs.nytimes.com Regulators this week reiterat...
» Taking Note: Immigration Reform Is Dead
25/06/14 19:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. Representative Luis Gutierrez took the House floor this morning and declared the end of immigration reform.
» Kevin Birmingham’s new book about James Joyce “is the fullest recounting we have...
25/06/14 19:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Times's Facebook Wall. Kevin Birmingham’s new book about James Joyce “is the fullest recounting we have of the struggle to publish ‘Ulysses.’” Kevin Birmingham’s Book on ‘Ulysses’ and Cens...
» Google Unveils Ambitious Android Expansion
25/06/14 15:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Technology. The search engine behemoth announced plans to incorporate its Android operating system in categories like wearable computers and autos.
» ArtsBeat: Metropolitan Opera Offices Vandalized, Police and Company Say
25/06/14 15:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Arts. The unusually eventful post-season at the Metropolitan Opera continued on Wednesday morning when some administrative offices inside the opera house were vandalized with spray paint, the poli...
» As Iraq burns, tolerance and tensions in Kurdish Kirkuk
25/06/14 15:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Christian Science Monitor | World. Oil-rich Kirkuk is under Kurdish control after Iraq's army abandoned their posts two weeks ago. The city's mixed ethnicity and geography may offer clues to Iraq's future ...
» Mr. Cameron’s Losing Battle
25/06/14 15:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. His case against Jean-Claude Juncker could well boomerang and feed anti-E.U. sentiments in Britain.
» Princess Christina of Spain Charged in Corruption Case
25/06/14 11:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Princess Cristina, sister of King Felipe VI who gained the throne last week and is trying to rebuild the monarchy’s reputation, faces trial on corruption charges. A judge found that there w...
» David Muir to Succeed Diane Sawyer as ABC 'World News' Anchor - New York Times
25/06/14 11:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. USA TODAY David Muir to Succeed Diane Sawyer as ABC 'World News' Anchor New York Times ABC News on Wednesday announced sweeping changes among its top news personalities, with Dia...
» Syria and Iran Step Up Involvement in Iraq Conflict
25/06/14 11:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. More The First U.S. Special Forces Have Arrived in Baghdad The sectarian conflict in Iraq threatened to intensify beyond its borders Tuesday, as Syrian Army warplanes bombed S...
» Argentina's Kicillof to hold news conference following U.N. address
25/06/14 11:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof will hold a news conference following his address on the country's debt situation to the United Nations, the country's U...
» Princess Cristina Set for Trial in Test for Spanish King - Businessweek
25/06/14 09:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Reuters UK Princess Cristina Set for Trial in Test for Spanish King Businessweek Princess Cristina may have committed tax fraud and money laundering, a Spanish judge concluded, c...
» US Special Forces Arrive in Iraq
25/06/14 09:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The first of the up to 300 military advisers President Barack Obama committed to help Iraq counter a Sunni militant surge have begun their assessment mission. Pentagon spokesman Rear Admi...
» Princess Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarin from media darlings to royal outcasts
25/06/14 09:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Corruption charges now faced by the sister of Spain's new king are the latest chapter in her and her husband's fall from grace She was conspicuously absent as her brother Feli...
» Ukrainian city stays quiet amid war
25/06/14 09:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. DNIPROPETROVSK, Ukraine — The battlefields of eastern Ukraine are barely 100 miles from this city, but there is no visible si...
» WorldViews: Should Tony Blair leave the Middle East alone?
25/06/14 09:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. Tony Blair, the former British prime minister, can't seem to get enough of the Middle East. He was a leading proponent of a w...
» Spain’s Princess Cristina faces trial
25/06/14 09:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. A court has ordered that Spain’s Princess Cristina, sister of King Felipe, to face trial on charges of tax evasion and money-laundering
» Maliki rules out Iraq unity government - Aljazeera.com
25/06/14 09:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Maliki rules out Iraq unity government Aljazeera.com Shia PM says such a move would be a "coup" in a direct rebuttal of US efforts to tackle a rising Sunni rebellion. L...
» Maliki calls for Iraqi unity as battle rages at former U.S. air base
25/06/14 09:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. BAGHDAD — Embattled Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki called Wednesday for political unity in the face of a brutal al-Qaed...
» Reaction to Coulson phone-hacking verdict & PMQs: Politics live blog
25/06/14 09:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Rolling coverage of the reaction to Andy Coulson's conviction in the phone-hacking trial and PMQs, where David Cameron is due to face questions about the affair Continue readi...
» UK's Cameron apologizes to parliament over ex-media chief found guilty of phone-hacking
25/06/14 09:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday apologized to parliament for hiring Andy Coulson, his ex-media chief, after Coulson was found guilty of being part ...
» Merkel Shrugs Off Cameron’s Opposition to Juncker
25/06/14 09:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The German chancellor said any attempt by Britain to block the nomination of Mr. Juncker as the next head of the European Commission would fail.
» Iran Secretly Sending Drones and Supplies into Iraq, U.S. Officials Say
25/06/14 09:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The effort, which is not coordinated with American military assistance, appears to be directed by the head of Iran’s paramilitary Quds Force.
» Boko Haram Suspected of New Kidnappings in Nigeria
24/06/14 20:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Reports said that 60 women and girls and at least 30 boys were seized over the weekend by militants, though officials have not yet confirmed the abductions.
» Putin to Rescind Military Mandate in Gesture to Ukraine
24/06/14 20:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia asked Parliament to rescind permission to use the armed forces in Ukraine, in what appears to be a show of commitment to a peace plan.
» Love, sex and art: erotica takes center stage in Miami
24/06/14 20:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by AFP news agency. Love, sex and art: erotica takes center stage in Miami With more than 4000 pieces ranging from 300 BC to the immediate present, the World Erotic Art Museum is one of a kind in t...
» Sudan re-arrests death row woman: security official
24/06/14 20:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. CAIRO (Reuters) - Sudanese authorities re-arrested a Sudanese woman on Tuesday hours after she was freed from death row, and detained her husband and two children as the family tried t...
» Century-Old Mafia Murder Mystery May Be Solved
24/06/14 20:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The wiretapped conversation of a suspected Mafioso offers an unexpected lead in the 1909 murder of a New York cop in Sicily.
» WorldViews: Journalists from all around the world react to jailing of Al Jazeera journalists
24/06/14 20:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. The sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists to prison terms by an Egyptian court on Monday has prompted shock and outrage ...
» Security Official: Sudan Re-arrests Death Row Woman
24/06/14 20:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Sudanese authorities re-arrested a Sudanese woman on Tuesday hours after she was freed from death row, and detained her husband and two children as the family tried to board a plane in Kh...
» Sudan death row woman Meriam Ibrahim detained again
24/06/14 20:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Ibrahim apprehended Ibrahim arrested with husband and two children at Khartoum airport one day after she was released Continue reading... on orders of appeal court Meriam Ibra...
» 60 Females, 31 Boys Abducted in Northeast Nigeria
24/06/14 20:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Islamic extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys from villages in northeast Nigeria, witnesses said.
» Iran expects deal soon on Russia building new nuclear reactors
24/06/14 20:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Tuesday it expected to sign a deal with Russia in late August on the building of two new 1,000-megawatt nuclear reactors in the Islamic Republic, potenti...
» Why we all need to talk about dementia
24/06/14 20:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Learning how to live with an illness that David Cameron calls the 'greatest enemy of humanity' is crucial There are murmurs of recognition around the small first-floor room ab...
» OPEC Secretary-General: No Shortage of Oil
24/06/14 20:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. OPEC is ready to pump extra oil in the event of any supply disruptions caused by Iraq and its biggest producer, Saudi Arabia, can ramp up to capacity if needed, oil officials said on Tues...
» Cameron has botched relations with old and new Europe, and now stands alone
24/06/14 20:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Much like Labour, the prime minister is guilty of neglecting eastern European countries, and the Sikorski tapes prove it Gordon Brown used to infuriate other European heads of...
» Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Net Plan Gets Boost
24/06/14 20:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. It is hoped a net made of stainless steel cable extending below and from the side of the span will save hundreds of lives.
» Chechen man stopped by policeman pulls out gun and shoots him dead
24/06/14 20:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The Chechen man in the capital Grozny was stopped by a policeman and asked to present his bag. In a chilling move, he duly stepped aside before pulling a gun from his pocket, and shooti...
» Boko Haram abduct 60 MORE girls and women and 31 boys in north-east Nigeria, witnesses claim
24/06/14 20:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The kidnapping in Kummabza, 95 miles from Borno state capital Maiduguri, is minutes from Chibok, where more than 200 schoolgirls were taken hostage on April 15.
» John Kerry urges Kurdish leaders to work with Iraqi government to combat Isis - video
24/06/14 20:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. John Kerry, the US secretary of state, urges the Kurdish president to work with the Iraqi government during a visit to Irbil on Tuesday. Though Kurdish president Massoud ...
» Russia to Set Own Barriers in Response to Ukraine's EU Trade Pact
24/06/14 20:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. With Ukraine set to sign a free trade pact with the European Union on Friday, Russia has said it is likely to respond with trade barriers without seeking approval from Belarus and Kazakhs...
» Ukrainian helicopter shot down days after ceasefire, official says
24/06/14 20:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. Militants shot down a Ukrainian military helicopter late Tuesday afternoon in eastern Ukraine, five days after Ukraine's president declared a cease-fire in Kiev's fight against pro-Russian...
» Bob Dylan Rolling Stone Draft Goes For A Song
24/06/14 20:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The draft of Bob Dylan's Like a Rolling Stone, one of the most popular songs of all time, has sold for $2m at auction.
» Home secretary denies security services engaged in mass surveillance
24/06/14 20:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. May uses Mansion House speech to make case for reviving 'snooper's charter' legislation, calling it matter of 'life and death' The home secretary has denied that the security ...
» UN: Numbers of Displaced Ukrainians Rising
24/06/14 20:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A senior U.N. human rights official says that over the last two weeks, the number of displaced persons in Ukraine has doubled to more than 46,000 and could be higher. In his briefing to t...
» Separatists Down Ukrainian Military Helicopter
24/06/14 20:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Pro-Russian separatists have shot down a Ukrainian military helicopter, just a day after the rebels announced a week-long truce in eastern Ukraine matching the cease-fire declared announc...
» Afghanistan’s Success Will Be Measured By Women’s Progress
24/06/14 20:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. While we were meeting with women journalists in Afghanistan this past May, another group of Afghan women journalists were in Washington, D.C., meeting with congressional staff...
» Kerry Appeals for Unity in Iraq
24/06/14 20:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appealed to Kurdish regional leaders in northern Iraq Tuesday to work with their rivals in Baghdad to defeat a new Sunni insurgency and hold the country...
» Frustrated US lawmakers urge tough action on child migration - Reuters
24/06/14 20:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Reuters Frustrated US lawmakers urge tough action on child migration Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One Republican lawmaker said on Tuesday America should “whack” its Latin Ameri...
» Bob Dylan Lyrics for 'Like a Rolling Stone' Sell for $2M
24/06/14 20:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Bob Dylan's handwritten manuscript for "Like a Rolling Stone" sold for just over $2 million on Tuesday at Sotheby's rock and roll auction, which also included memorabilia from the Beatles...
» Judge rules that government no-fly list rules are unconstitutional - Los Angeles Times
24/06/14 20:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. SFGate MiamiHerald.com Judge rules that government no-fly list rules are unconstitutional Los Angeles Times The Tom Bradley International Terminal last year. A federal judge rule...
» Voices: Anti-Americanism bubbling up in Ukraine - USA TODAY
24/06/14 12:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from anti-Americanism - Google News. USA TODAY Voices: Anti-Americanism bubbling up in Ukraine USA TODAY ODESSA, Ukraine – When I arrived at the building where 38 pro-Russian activists died in a fire May 2, I d...
» Obama Losing It as 'Press-titues' Flee - Town Hall
24/06/14 12:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from anti-Americanism - Google News. Obama Losing It as 'Press-titues' Flee Town Hall I remember a time when the world expressed their anti-Americanism by embracing Obama--more about that in a second. I also re...
» Russia's Media Imperialism - Transitions Online
24/06/14 12:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from anti-Americanism - Google News. Russia's Media Imperialism Transitions Online Meanwhile, the ever more sophisticated propaganda disseminated by the Kremlin, which is grounded in anti-Westernism and anti-Am...
» Here's Why Germany Refuses To Play A Larger Role In NATO - Business Insider
24/06/14 12:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from anti-Americanism - Google News. Business Insider Here's Why Germany Refuses To Play A Larger Role In NATO Business Insider Why Germany displays such misplaced sympathy for Russia, despite Kremlin misconduc...
» Miami police: Up to 10 people shot, 2 dead in Liberty City shooting - MiamiHerald.com
24/06/14 10:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Irish Examiner WWL Miami police: Up to 10 people shot, 2 dead in Liberty City shooting MiamiHerald.com As many as 10 people were shot Tuesday morning, killing two according to Mi...
» Putin Asks Parliament to Withdraw Request for Ukraine Intervention
24/06/14 10:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russian news agencies say President Vladimir Putin has asked Russian lawmakers to revoke the right they had granted for Russian forces to intervene in Ukraine. The reports said that Presi...
» Russia's Putin renounces right to send troops to Ukraine: Kremlin
24/06/14 10:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin asked Russia's upper house on Tuesday to revoke the right it had granted him to order a military intervention in Ukraine in defence of Russi...
» Online antisocial behaviour complaints 'becoming a real problem for police'
24/06/14 10:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Head of College of Policing says half of daily complaints to police about antisocial behaviour relate to online activity Complaints from the public about abuse, threats or ant...
» Ukraine crisis: Putin removes threat of military intervention after ceasefire
24/06/14 10:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Boost to truce hopes after president asks parliament to revoke ruling permitting Russian troops on Ukrainian territory Vladimir Putin has formally taken Russian military inter...
» Russian President Putin asks parliament to revoke power to invade Ukraine
24/06/14 10:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. KIEV, Ukraine — In a step aimed at further reducing tensions in violence-stricken Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin o...
» Chinese dog-eating festival backlash grows
24/06/14 09:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Number of animal rights activists descending on Yulin may be small, but opposition against eating dog meat has broadened A southern Chinese city kicked off its annual dog-eati...
» Obama's Iraq drones and 'advisers' are not enough. He needs secret partners
24/06/14 09:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Rand Paul and the anti-war crowd don't get it: disrupting the puppet masters in Iran and arming the rebels in Syria is the best way to destroy Isis, right now Rand Paul is on ...
» Dog meat festival in China sparks outrage
24/06/14 09:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Dog meat festival in China sparks outrage CNN's Anna Coren reports on a traditional dog meat festival in southern China. This video contains disturbing material. From: CNNInter...
» No 10 refuses to deny David Cameron is prepared to recommend EU no vote
24/06/14 09:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Downing Street declines to deny prime minister will back no vote in planned 2017 EU referendum if reforms are not embraced Downing Street has declined to deny that David Camer...
» Activists Call for Sexual Abuse Investigation in Egypt
24/06/14 09:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A group of Egyptian human rights activists is calling on the United Nations to send a fact-finding mission to Egypt to investigate human rights violations against women, including sexual ...
» Polish MPs ridicule Cameron's 'stupid propaganda' aimed at Eurosceptics
24/06/14 09:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Secretly taped expletive-laden conversation reveals EU fallout from prime minister's plans to curb migrants' benefits access The Polish foreign minister believes David Cameron...
» Ukraine Volunteer Militia Deploys to East Amid Cease-fire
24/06/14 09:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. More volunteers with Ukraine's Donbas Battalion, a pro-government militia that recently merged with the National Guard, were preparing to deploy to the restive east Monday - in the middle...
» Can government bureaucracy be effective?
24/06/14 09:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Can government bureaucracy be effective? Is government bureaucracy too large and unwieldy to be effective? S.E. Cupp explains. From: CNNInternational Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 0...
» Analysis: In Russia's 'We Told You So,' Shreds of Truth, Opportunism
24/06/14 09:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. If there’s one phrase in particular that might be circulating the halls of the Kremlin and the Russian Foreign Ministry these days as Sunni militants tip Iraq close to the abyss, it proba...
» Iraqis Face Another Major Internet Outage
24/06/14 09:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. For the third time in little over a week, Internet users in Iraq’s northern and western provinces have experienced a sudden and major Internet shutdown. The outages are believed to have t...
» Veterans neglected for years in VA facility, report says - CNN
24/06/14 09:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Chron.com Veterans neglected for years in VA facility, report says CNN (CNN) -- Two veterans in a Veterans Affairs psychiatric facility languished for years without proper treatm...
» Scathing report on VA care released - WDBJ7
24/06/14 09:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. WDBJ7 Scathing report on VA care released WDBJ7 Two veterans in a Veterans Affairs psychiatric facility languished for years without proper treatment, according to a scathing let...
» Ukraine crisis to dominate EU foreign ministers meeting
24/06/14 09:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by AFP news agency. Ukraine crisis to dominate EU foreign ministers meeting Ukraine will dominate an EU foreign ministers' meeting on Monday amid uncertainty about Russia's real intentions, just da...
» Who is behind Isis's terrifying online propaganda operation?
24/06/14 09:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. The extremist jihadist group leading the insurgency against the Iraqi government is using apps, social media and even a feature-length movie to intimidate enemies, recruit new...
» No sign of surrender as Iraq's Maliki fights for political life
24/06/14 09:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BAGHDAD (Reuters) - In eight years in power, Iraq's prime minister Nuri al-Maliki has never faced such a threat. Swathes of his country have fallen to Sunni insurgents. Rivals are seek...
» Source: Russia Offered Baltics Cheaper Gas for NATO Exit
24/06/14 09:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Lithuania’s president says that Russia, in an effort to maintain influence over territories that were once part of the Soviet Union, has set out to make the Baltic states “unreliable part...
» VA Challenged on Handling of Whistleblower Charges - ABC News
24/06/14 09:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. SFGate VA Challenged on Handling of Whistleblower Charges ABC News A top federal investigator said Monday that the Department of Veterans Affairs is risking patients' health by n...
» Ukraine Rebels: We Will Honor Cease-Fire
24/06/14 09:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. (DONETSK, Ukraine) — Insurgents in eastern Ukraine say they will honor a cease-fire declared by the Ukrainian president and engage in more talks to help resolve the conflict. ...
» Poland’s political elite bitten by bugs
24/06/14 09:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Publication of recordings of Polish politicians’ conversations has sparked the biggest crisis in the seven-year government of Donald Tusk
» Blast Devastates Northern Nigeria School
24/06/14 09:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Eight people were killed and 20 injured by a bomb that tore through the grounds of the School of Hygiene Monday in the Nigerian city of Kano. Police say they have detained a suspect in th...
» Pro-Russian Rebels in Ukraine Agree to Cease-Fire
24/06/14 09:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The leader of the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic said the rebels in eastern Ukraine would match the government’s commitment.
» Ukraine separatists agree to ceasefire
24/06/14 09:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Separatist leaders in Luhansk and Donetsk will observe ceasefire until Friday and release OSCE observers held captive Separatist leaders in two main areas of Ukraine's east ha...
» New Ukraine FM Seen Bringing Sober Style to Kyiv Diplomacy
24/06/14 09:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. One day after then Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych unexpectedly scuttled plans to sign an Association Agreement with the European Union at a Vilnius summit, his envoy in Berlin took...
» US cited controversial law in decision to kill American citizen by drone
24/06/14 09:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Court documents reveal Obama administration cited law blessing global war against al-Qaida in killing of Anwar al-Awlaki Lawyers for the Obama administration, arguing for thei...
» Obama, Putin speak about Ukraine - USA TODAY
24/06/14 09:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Obama, Putin speak about Ukraine USA TODAY President Obama urged Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to stop the flow of arms to separatists in eastern and southern Ukraine, or fa...
» Obama urges Putin to stop backing separatists - seattlepi.com
24/06/14 09:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Obama urges Putin to stop backing separatists seattlepi.com WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to stop supporting pro-Russian sep...
» Obama presses Putin on Ukraine, warns of further 'costs' - Chicago Tribune
24/06/14 09:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Obama presses Putin on Ukraine, warns of further 'costs' Chicago Tribune WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to support...
» Isis advance threatens Iraq's very future, claims John Kerry
24/06/14 09:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. US secretary of state uses Baghdad visit to urge Iraqi leaders to confront the jihadist surge now threatening the capital Iraq's "very future" will be determined in the coming...
» Poland’s Prime Minister Says He Won’t Dismiss Officials Caught on Leaked Tapes
24/06/14 09:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Prime Minister Donald Tusk said the government would focus on uncovering the “criminal gang” that made illegal recordings of ministers having blunt and profane conversations.
» Ukraine Rebel Leaders Agree to Join Government Cease-Fire, Begin Talks - Wall Street Journal
24/06/14 09:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Wall Street Journal Ukraine Rebel Leaders Agree to Join Government Cease-Fire, Begin Talks Wall Street Journal New volunteers of the pro-Russian army of Donetsk People's Republic...
» US: No Path to Citizenship for Illegal Child Immigrants
24/06/14 09:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The United States is telling Central American parents there is no path to American citizenship for the thousands of unaccompanied children who are entering the U.S. illegally in hopes of ...
» Complex Russia-Ukraine Relationship Has Deep Roots
24/06/14 09:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Despite a common culture and shared history, Russia and Ukraine have at times had a tumultuous relationship over the past century, the roots of which led to the current standoff between t...
» White House Doesn’t Rule Out Iraq Partition
24/06/14 09:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. The White House declined to rule out an eventual breakup of Iraq on Monday, as Sunni extremists in the war-torn country continue to make gains on the road to Baghdad. With fig...
» Obama, Putin Discuss Ukraine
24/06/14 09:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. President Barack Obama spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin, urging him to cut off aid to separatists and support a peaceful solution to the crisis in Ukraine, the White House said.
» Russian pizza chain starts pizza deliveries by drone
24/06/14 09:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by ITN. Russian pizza chain starts pizza deliveries by drone Subscribe to ITN News: http://bit.ly/1bmWO8h A pizza chain in the northern Russian city of Syktyvkar northern Russia has started to deli...
» Zakaria: Egypt's dictatorship is back
24/06/14 09:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Zakaria: Egypt's dictatorship is back Three Al Jazeera English journalists were convicted in Egypt of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood. From: CNNInternational Views: 0 0 ratings T...
» UPDATE 3-EU urges Russia to back Ukraine peace plan - Reuters
24/06/14 09:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. UPDATE 3-EU urges Russia to back Ukraine peace plan Reuters ... * EU holds out threat of more sanctions. * EU member states divided over tougher sanctions. * EU to send team to a...
» Rebels agree to abide by cease-fire in Ukraine - Kansas City Star
24/06/14 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Rebels agree to abide by cease-fire in Ukraine Kansas City Star Insurgents promised Monday to honor a cease-fire declared by the Ukrainian president and engage in more talks to h...
» The British jihadis in Syria might be driven by more than just religion
24/06/14 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Young men going to fight in Syria may have also been influenced by wider modern cultural forces that valorise war Reyaad Khan and Nasser Muthana sound like typical British you...
» Polish Government Moves to Reassure U.S. on Countries' Relationship
24/06/14 09:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Poland's leaders moved to reassure the U.S. on Monday that Warsaw hasn't lost faith in its relationship with Washington after a leaked conversation appeared to show the foreign ministe...
» Separatists in Ukraine agree to honor cease-fire
24/06/14 09:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. KIEV, Ukraine — Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine agreed Monday to a four-day cease-fire and to further negotiations...
» Sanctions Threat Weighs On Russian Oil Industry
24/06/14 09:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russia’s economy runs on oil and gas. But with Russia’s economy on the edge of recession, a new threat has emerged - possible sanctions against energy technology sales from the West. Jame...
» Ukraine Volunteer Militia Deploys to East During Cease-fire
24/06/14 09:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Volunteers with Ukraine's Donbas Battalion, a pro-government militia that recently merged with the National Guard, prepared to deploy to the restive east on Monday, during a temporary cea...
» Sharp Rise in Disapproval of Obama’s Handling of Foreign Policy, Poll Finds
24/06/14 09:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Dissatisfaction with the president’s conduct of foreign policy has shot up among members of both parties in the last month, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.