Thursday, September 24, 2015

Headlines - 9:58 AM 9/24/2015



Pope Speaks Before Congress TheNewYorkTimes
Pope Speaks Before Congress
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Hundreds die in hajj crush as pilgrimage continues
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The annual hajj was still underway in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, with large crowds of pilgrims taking part in the symbolic stoning of the devil ritual in Mina, about five kilometres from Mecca.



Hundreds Killed In Hajj Stampede support@pangea-cms.com (RFE/RL)
Hundreds Killed In Hajj Stampede
Saudi officials say at least
717 people have been killed and
805 others injured during a stampede
at Mina during the hajj. 

Refugees keep streaming in as Europe acts to stem the tide 
Refugees keep streaming in as Europe acts to stem the tide
LESBOS, Greece (Reuters) - A tide of refugees from the Middle East and Asia showed no sign of abating on Thursday, after European Union leaders began the task of trying to prevent tens of thousands of people fleeing war or poverty from streaming unchecked through the continent.




Main Headlines - 9.24.15

Saudi haj stampede death toll rises to 717: civil defense | Reuters

Stampede Near Mecca During Hajj Leaves at Least 717 Dead - The New York Times

The Latest: Iran blames Saudi for pilgrimage disaster - TheUnion local.com | TheUnion.com

Stampede at the hajj leaves over 850 dead

Suicide Attack at Mosque in Yemen Kills at Least 25 - The New York Times

Israel and America After the Iran Deal - The New York Times

Amid Fresh Tension Over Syria, Obama and Putin Seek to Meet - The New York Times

Putin hopes to steal UN show with Syria-focused speech - The Washington Post

Reviews - 9.24.15

News Roundup and Notes: September 24, 2015 | Just Security

Syria - 9.24.15

Syrian army uses new Russian jets to strike Islamic State: monitor | Reuters


Russian marines join Hizballah in first Syrian battle – a danger signal for US, Israel

Putin plans air strikes in Syria if no U.S. deal reached: Bloomberg | Reuters
Russia announces naval drills in 'east Mediterranean' - Yahoo News
Russia plans med drills, denies planning strike on IS - US News
France, Britain, NATO Concerned By Russian Military In Syria
NATO Head Concerned by 'Substantial' Russian Syria Build-Up: Report
Untangling Syria: Europe’s top diplomats mull new strategy - The Washington Post
Pentagon: U.S.-trained fighters have not joined forces with al-Qaeda - The Washington Post
Chechen, Tajik, Uzbek Group Vows Loyalty To Al-Qaeda's Syrian Wing
Israeli, Russian deputy military chiefs to coordinate on Syria | Reuters
Israel Military Says It Is Coordinating With Russia on Syria - ABC News
Israeli, Russian deputy military chiefs to coordinate on Syria
Russia's role in the Syrian Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Middle East - 9.24.15

Stampede Near Mecca Leaves at Least 453 Dead - The New York Times
Saudi authorities say death toll from stampede at hajj pilgrimage rises to 310. - The Washington Post
Saudi Arabia says dozens killed in hajj pilgrimage stampede in Mina near holy city Mecca - CBS News
25 dead after suicide bombing at mosque in Yemen’s capital - The Washington Post
Islamic State suicide attack kills 10 at Yemen Houthi mosque | Reuters
Military Analyst Again Raises Red Flags on Progress in Iraq - The New York Times
Turkey to seek support of world leaders for its militant crackdown | Reuters
Iraqis Weary Of War Contend With New Enemy: Cholera
Iran is eager to confront Israel for its destruction
Senior German officer found dead in northern Iraq
German Military Training Chief In Iraq Found Dead
Troops detail orders to ignore sexual abuse in Afghanistan, despite general’s denial - The Washington Post
Ashraf Ghani, Afghan President, Vows to Crack Down on Abuse of Boys - The New York Times
Egypt Buys Two French Warships Originally Built for Russia - The New York Times

Europe - 9.24.15

Refugees keep streaming in as Europe acts to stem the tide | Reuters
As Europe Wrangles Over Migrant Relocation, Reality Moves Faster - The New York Times
Merkel says benefits of migration greater than risks - The Washington Post
A Look at What EU Leaders Agreed on at Migrant Summit - ABC News
Victor Davis Hanson: Europe's Future Depends On NATO, Not EU - Investors.com
Are the EU and NATO Really Committed to the International Order?
Europe Migrant Crisis - Sept. 23, 2015

Russia - 9.24.15

Russia says ready to restart anti-terrorist cooperation with USA: RIA | Reuters
Our confusions over Russia and Eastern Europe | European Council on Foreign Relations
Russia’s ‘Rokot’ carrier launches 3 military satellites into orbit — RT News
Ъ-Газета - Семьей Николая II вновь займется следствие
Are China and Russia Trying to Undermine the U.S. Dollar? - US News
Vladimir Putin tells Charlie Rose what he admires most about America - CBS News
Russia Wants Texas and Puerto Rico to Secede - The Daily Beast

China - 9.24.15

The insecurity underpinning Xi Jinping’s repression - The Washington Post
Obama, Xi to Address Touchy Topics During Talks
Cultural Revolution Shaped Xi Jinping, From Schoolboy to Survivor - The New York Times

Law and Order - 9.24.15

Canada: Two Men Get Life Sentences in Plot to Derail Train From New York - The New York Times
FBI merges criminal, civil fingerprint database
US spied on 143-member Iran delegation to 2007 UN summit | intelNews.org

Other News - 9.24.15

The Suicides in a Marine Battalion - The New York Times
Obama’s Genocidal Treason | Frontpage Mag
Puerto Rican radical group Young Lords retake NYC in museum exhibit
Secret Cables of the Comintern 1933-1943 | Intelligence Analysis and Reporting

9.23.15 W

Putin's Russian forces in Syria perplex U.S. - POLITICO
The World’s Next Country | Foreign Policy
U.S. Stonewalls Putin’s ‘Anti-Terror’ Push at the United Nations | Foreign Policy
Amid Fresh Tension Over Syria, Obama and Putin Seek to Meet - The New York Times
Hackers Took Fingerprints of 5.6 Million U.S. Workers, Government Says - The New York Times
E.U. Leaders Meet, Hoping to Calm Divisions Over Migrant Crisis - NYTimes.com

Reviews - 9.23.15

News Roundup and Notes: September 23, 2015 | Just Security
Today's Headlines and Commentary - Lawfare

Syria - 9.23.15

Pentagon denies allegations US-trained New Syrian Forces defected - Stripes
Insurgent group pledges allegiance to al Qaeda's Syria wing | Reuters
U.S., rebutting Kremlin, says no change in Syria position | Reuters
Working with Russia in Syria is dicey prospect for U.S.
Kerry says Russian support for Assad risks confrontation | Reuters
Kerry Calls On Russia, Iran To Help End Syria Conflict
Report: Two More Syria Sites Could Host Russian Forces
U.S.-trained Syria rebels lose officer, investigate al Qaeda claims - CBS News
US-Trained Syrian Rebels Investigating Alleged Defection - ABC News
Did a U.S.-Trained Syrian Rebel Commander Defect to al Qaeda? - The Daily Beast
Syria conflict: Russia sends signal over future role in region - BBC News
Kerry: Russian Actions in Syria Risk Confrontation with Anti-IS Coalition

Cyber Security - 9.23.15

Millions more government fingerprints deemed stolen - Washington Times
Feds lost 5.6 million Americans' fingerprint files in cyber hack - Washington Times
China's president promises to cooperate on cyber security issues - The Washington Post

Russia - 9.23.15

Russia may put missiles in Kaliningrad if U.S. upgrades nuclear arms in Germany: Interfax | Reuters
Putin Opens Moscow’s Most Elaborate Mosque - The New York Times
Putin praises anti-extremism efforts as Moscow mosque reopens - BBC News
Putin’s closest ally – and his biggest liability | Oliver Bullough | World news | The Guardian
Egypt To Buy Mistral Warships Originally Built For Russia
Russian language, propaganda at center of Baltics war over airwaves - Washington Times

Other News - 9.23.15

What's Happening to Our Police?
US intelligence services accused of 'mass, indiscriminate surveillance' | US news | The Guardian
Pentagon Says Chinese Pilot Flew Too Close to U.S. Spy Plane - NYTimes.com
Killer's cousin arrested in Chicago for Bali suitcase murder - NY Daily News

Puerto Rico - 9.23.15

Puerto Rico businesses fret tax hikes will erode profits - Business Insider
Puerto Rico’s Debt Rescue Plan Called Into Question - The New York Times
The burden of paying back Puerto Rico's debt should not fall on the island's poor | Luis Gallardo | Comment is free | The Guardian
U.S. Congress should give Puerto Rico access to restructuring: Treasury - Business Insider

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23/09/15 21:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Guardian Russia reopens criminal case on 1918 Romanov royal family murders The Guardian Russia's investigative committee has reopened its case on the 1918 murder of the Romanov ro...
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mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 03:39 In his new book, William McCants, an analyst on violent extremism and radical Islam, says the focus on state building, the use of fear and an a...
» Ashraf Ghani, Afghan President, Vows to Crack Down on Abuse of Boys
23/09/15 17:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Egypt Buys Two French Warships Originally Built for Russia
23/09/15 17:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The sale of the vessels — amphibious assault ships that can carry troops and helicopters — was called off after sanctions imposed on Russia for its actions in Crimea and Ukraine.
» President Xi Jinping pledges China will not engage in cyber crime
23/09/15 17:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Chinese president sends conciliatory message on hacking in Seattle speech
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23/09/15 17:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Britain may have to pay tens of millions more to the European Union despite repeatedly making it clear it does not wish to take part in the resettlement programme
» Sinosphere Blog: China Seeks to Promote the ‘Right’ Western Philosophy: Marxism
23/09/15 17:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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23/09/15 17:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Displaced by War, Iraqi Sunni Teenagers Live Life of Despair
23/09/15 17:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 02:06 The war against Islamic State extremists has displaced millions of Iraqis. More than 1 million have escaped to Kurdistan, where they live scatt...
» AP Top News at 5:14 p.m. EDT
23/09/15 17:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TheUnion local.com | TheUnion.com. AP Top News at 5:14 p.m. EDT Pope canonizes 18th-century missionary; not everyone happy WASHINGTON (AP) - In the first canonization on U.S. soil, Pope Francis has elevate...
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23/09/15 17:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Refugee crisis: EU takes first steps to bring order to its asylum policy
23/09/15 17:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Independent - Europe. After months of inaction, firm proposals emerge amid splits and acrimony at Brussels summit
» U.S.-China Business Relationship Is, As Trump Might Say, Huge - NPR
23/09/15 17:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» France’s Hollande Calls For New Syria Peace Conference
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mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday called for a new Syria peace conference as part of efforts to end a conflict which has claimed some 250,000 lives and destabilized the w...
» Egypt Military Winds Down Sinai Campaign Against IS
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mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. Egypt's military announced Wednesday it was winding down its largest campaign in the Sinai against Islamists, following a 16-day operation in which it said scores of Islamic State grou...
» US, S. Korea Allies Discuss N. Korea Nuclear, Missile Threat
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» Kremlin Threatens Response to U.S. Nuclear Bomb Deployment in Germany
23/09/15 17:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» $1.3 Trillion Illegally Moved From Russia Over 19 Years
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» MAPPED: After Crimea and Ukraine now 'Assadland' in Syria is next on Russia's ... - Express.co.uk
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» Middle East Leaders Line Up for Putin
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» Russia Reopens Romanov Family Murder Case
23/09/15 17:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Divided EU leaders to offer cash for Syria refugees - Reuters
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» Tajikistan’s Government Uses Recent Violence to Neutralize Opposition
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» Obama’s Collapsing War on the Islamic State
23/09/15 15:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Iran on Israel: ‘We Are Going to Destroy Them’
23/09/15 15:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The commander of Iran’s army said on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic would destroy Israel at all costs despite the recent nuclear deal aimed at reining in the country’s rogue beha...
» Russia Plans Second Big Military Base Near Ukrainian Border
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» Brazil's Congress Upholds Vetoes Limiting Fiscal Deterioration
23/09/15 15:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Russia rejects criticism of greenhouse gas plan, will not amend: top Putin adviser - Reuters
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» Arms race fears as Russia considers stationing ballistic missiles in Kaliningrad in response to increased US nuclear threat in Germany
23/09/15 15:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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23/09/15 15:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Parade Spectators React to Pope Francis' Washington Visit
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» Opposition to Refugee Quotas Softens in Europe’s Old Communist Bloc
23/09/15 15:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Only Slovakia continued to promise a full-on fight after the European Union approved the plan, though the acquiescence of other countries in Central and Eastern Europe may anger voters.
» Opposition to Refugee Quotas Softens in Europe's Old Communist Bloc - New York Times
23/09/15 15:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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23/09/15 14:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Russia threatens US with nuclear arms 'counter-measures'
23/09/15 14:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Russia says will respond if US places new nukes in Germany
23/09/15 14:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Yogi Berra, baseball star and cultural icon, dies at 90
23/09/15 14:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Green Beret axed for rescuing Afghan child sex slave
23/09/15 14:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Sergeant Charles Martland has been refused leave to appeal after he was discharged from the US military for confronting an Afghan police commander over the rape of a young boy
» Pope Francis: "Do not be afraid to welcome" immigrants
23/09/15 14:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home - CBSNews.com. During a church service, the Catholic leader also tackled climate change, abortion, and the Catholic Church's sex abuse scandal
» US Frees Osama Bin Laden Bodyguard from Guantanamo Bay
23/09/15 14:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Abdul Shalabi, believed to have once served as Osama bin Laden’s bodyguard, has been transferred from the prison at Guantanamo Bay to Saudi ...
» Putin Opens New Moscow Mosque, Warns Against Extremists
23/09/15 14:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. President Vladimir Putin opened Moscow's new grand mosque on Wednesday, urging Russia's Islamic leaders to stand against extremism at a time when some 2,400 Russians are fighting with Isl...
» Refugee crisis: The Iraqi men whose pursuit of a better life in Europe ended in mass suffocation
23/09/15 14:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Independent - Europe. Tens of thousands of refugees from war-ravaged countries in the Middle East are trying to reach Europe, fuelling a deadly cross-border smuggling trade
» Kerry: Russian Actions in Syria Risk Confrontation with Anti-IS Coalition
23/09/15 14:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The U.S. secretary of state has warned Russian actions in Syria risk a confrontation with the coalition opposing the Islamic State group, while his Russian counterpart claims Washington i...
» Americans, Obama Welcome Pope at White House
23/09/15 14:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 01:52 President Barack Obama warmly welcomed Pope Francis to the White House Wednesday as the Pontiff formally began his visit to the United States. ...
» Finland’s new center-right government wins confidence vote
23/09/15 14:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Finland’s center-right government has overwhelmingly survived its first vote of confidence in Parliament, four months after taking office.
» Pentagon denies allegations US-trained New Syrian Forces defected
23/09/15 14:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. The Pentagon on Wednesday emphatically denied allegations that any recent graduates of its much-criticized train-and-equip program to combat the Islamic State in Syria had defected or th...
» Amid battle against Islamic State, Iraqis face cholera outbreak
23/09/15 14:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Iraq, which is already facing a prolonged battled against the Islamic State group and mass protests against government corruption and inefficiency, is now struggling with a new challenge...
» Время Свободы - Итоговый выпуск, 23 сентября - 23 сентября, 2015
23/09/15 14:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Радиопрограммы и подкасты - Радио Свобода. ** В Москве после реконструкции открыта Большая Соборная мечеть. Как Кремль выстраивает отношения с мусульманами и исламским миром? ** Российские власти продолжаю...
» Relishing New Wi-Fi, Cuba's Young Clamor for More
23/09/15 14:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Headphone-clad youths pore over phones on a street corner at dusk. A mother holds a laptop on Havana's seafront as her children cackle at seeing family abroad. Surreptitious vendors offer...
» Millions more government fingerprints deemed stolen
23/09/15 13:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people applying for or receiving security clearances whose fingerprint images were stolen in one of the worst government data brea...
» Xi Jinping calls for cyber dialogue between China, U.S. as sanctions talk looms
23/09/15 13:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Chinese President Xi Jinping said he's ready to discuss cybersecurity concerns raised by American officials amid reports that the White House is weighing whether ...
» Hackers Took Fingerprints of 5.6 Million US Workers, Government Says - New York Times
23/09/15 13:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from James R. Clapper Jr. - Google News. New York Times Hackers Took Fingerprints of 5.6 Million US Workers, Government Says New York Times In fact, the director of national intelligence, James R . Clapper Jr ....
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» US-trained Syrian rebels investigating alleged defection
23/09/15 13:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. BEIRUT (AP) - U.S.-trained rebels who recently returned to Syria said Wednesday they have lost contact with one of their officers and that they are investigating ...
» США предостерегают Россию от «раздувания пламени» в Сирии
23/09/15 13:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from golosamerikius's YouTube Videos. From: golosamerikius Duration: 01:40 Новые спутниковые фотографии позволяют предположить, что Москва готовится направить в Сирию более значительный военный контингент O...
» Washington D.C. Hosts Pope Francis
23/09/15 13:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Pope Francis was greeted warmly on his first visit to America, first at the White House, then by a cheering crowd of thousands along the parade route. My Hidden Text
» Brussels seeks more of control EU borders
23/09/15 13:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Europe News. Proposals would create a pan-European coast guard and border agency
» Pope Francis welcomed by Barack Obama and adoring crowds in Washington
23/09/15 13:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. President Barack Obama welcomes Pope Francis in White House ceremony as crowds gather on the streets of Washington to catch a glimpse
» 2016 general election debate schedule set - USA TODAY
23/09/15 13:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. USA TODAY 2016 general election debate schedule set USA TODAY It may seem difficult to think about the fall 2016 debates when there are still 20 candidates in the race, but we no...
» Hillary Clinton unveils plan to lower Americans' medical costs - CNN
23/09/15 13:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. CNN Hillary Clinton unveils plan to lower Americans' medical costs CNN A day after taking on price gouging by drug companies, Hillary Clinton unveiled a plan to help Americans' a...
» Attorney for accuser in Patrick Kane case says evidence was tampered with - Chicago Tribune
23/09/15 13:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Chicago Tribune Attorney for accuser in Patrick Kane case says evidence was tampered with Chicago Tribune An attorney for the woman who has accused Blackhawks star Patrick Kane o...
» Afghanistan Vows Measures Against Child Sex Abuse
23/09/15 13:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Afghanistan's government say it has undertaken “serious measures” to enforce the law and prevent sexual abuse reportedly committed by local police commanders against children.   A preside...
» Hundreds rally in rare protest in authoritarian Belarus
23/09/15 13:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Hundreds of people have gathered in the Belarusian capital Minsk for a rare unsanctioned protest which did not provoke police violence.
» Swedish porn star jumps into bullring to 'comfort tormented bull'
23/09/15 13:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from itnnews's YouTube Videos. From: itnnews Duration: 01:01 Amina Axelsson, a Swedish adult entertainer and animal rights activist, jumped into a bullring in Marbella in southern Spain earlier this week. R...
» One Direction Announce New Album, Release Album Art
23/09/15 13:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Chart-topping boy band One Direction have revealed the name and artwork for their fifth album, to be called "Made in the A.M." One Direction have also released a track from the album, "In...
» Hackers Took Fingerprints of 5.6 Million U.S. Workers, Government Says
23/09/15 13:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The Office of Personnel Management said that when hackers, said to have been Chinese, took security dossiers, they also got the fingerprints, a much larger theft than previously disclosed.
» Trump Reignites Feud with Fox News - NBCNews.com
23/09/15 13:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NBCNews.com Trump Reignites Feud with Fox News NBCNews.com Donald Trump is reigniting his feud with Fox News, saying he is boycotting appearances after being treated "very u...
» Insurgent group pledges allegiance to al Qaeda's Syria wing
23/09/15 13:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BEIRUT (Reuters) - An insurgent group fighting in Syria made up of around 1,500 Chechen, Uzbek and Tajik fighters has pledged allegiance to al Qaeda's Syria wing Nusra Front, a group m...
» Pope Francis unites divided Americans as Obama praises his work
23/09/15 13:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Amid adoring crowds, the pope addresses climate change and touches on immigration as president reflects: ‘You shake our conscience from slumber’ How many divisions has the pop...
» Egyptian President Sisi Pardons Political Prisoners—Including Jailed Journalists
23/09/15 13:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. CAIRO—Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi issued a raft of pardons of political prisoners on Wednesday, including journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, who were jailed more than...
» Foreign Fighters Swarm Into Syria As Fast As Fighting Age Males Flee To Europe
23/09/15 13:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ThereAreNoSunglasses. [Proving that the Syrian war is being imposed upon the country from outside powers.  If the fighting age males are the primary element of the tsunami of Syrian refugees, and there is ...
» Turkish president meets Putin to discuss Syrian military aid
23/09/15 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 23, 2015, 7:50 PM (IDT) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan met in Moscow on Wednesday and discussed Russia’s arming and strengthening of ...
» Egyptian president pardons 100 prisoners, including three from Al Jazeera
23/09/15 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 23, 2015, 7:52 PM (IDT) President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Wednesday pardoned 100 prisoners, including three Al Jazeera televiion journalists, a day before setting off for the an...
» К чему ведет блокада Крыма?
23/09/15 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from SvobodaRadio's YouTube Videos. From: SvobodaRadio Duration: 00:00 Что даст Украине продуктовая блокада Крыма? Будет ли начата и энергетическая блокада Крыма ? Обострится ли конфронтация с Россией? Возм...
» Russia Threatening Nuclear Standoff In Europe? Moscow Vows Countermeasures ... - International Business Times
23/09/15 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. International Business Times Russia Threatening Nuclear Standoff In Europe? Moscow Vows Countermeasures ... International Business Times Russia is threatening to place nuclear-capable...
» Cameron must include Assad in any strategy to defeat Isis in Syria | Avi Shlaim
23/09/15 13:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. As long as Britain and its allies refuse to entertain a negotiated agreement with the Syrian president, Islamic State will be free to continue its reign of terror The civil war in Sy...
» France to sell Egypt two warships previously contracted to Russia - CNN
23/09/15 13:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. CNN France to sell Egypt two warships previously contracted to Russia CNN In July 2014, the West imposed stringent sanctions on Russia , which included a ban on future arms imports an...
» Newly-Reopened Mosque Anchor for Moscow’s 2.5 Million Muslims
23/09/15 13:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Window on Eurasia -- New Series. Paul Goble             Staunton, September 23 – Vladimir Putin and other dignitaries attended the re-opening of the C...
» Defendant In Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Plane Crash Sentenced To Prison, Amnestied
23/09/15 13:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The only defendant in the case involving the 2011 crash of a plane carrying the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl ice-hockey team has been sentenced to prison and amnestied.
» Syrian Adventure Makes Humanitarian Catastrophe in Russia ‘Inevitable,’ Borovoy Says
23/09/15 13:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Interpreter. Staunton, September 22 – Russia faces a humanitarian catastrophe of extraordinary proportions this winter, Konstantin Borovoy says, with many Russians now not simply below the poverty line...
» Obama Hosts Pope Francis at White House
23/09/15 13:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. President Barack Obama welcomed Pope Francis to the White House Wednesday with an official arrival ceremony on the South Lawn and an estimated 15,000 people in attendance. My Hidden Text
» Russia plans second big military base near Ukrainian border - Reuters
23/09/15 13:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. ValueWalk Russia plans second big military base near Ukrainian border Reuters BOGUCHAR, Russia Russia is planning a second major military base near the border with Ukraine, where NATO...
» Moscow Pushing Mensk Around on Air Base, Belarusian Security Experts Say
23/09/15 13:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Interpreter. Staunton, September 22 The Mensk Center for Strategic and Foreign Policy Research says that Moscow has not succeeded in gaining the agreement of the Belarusian side to the establishment of...
» СМИ узнали о решении провести встречу Обамы и Путина на Генассамблее ООН - РБК
23/09/15 13:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РБК СМИ узнали о решении провести встречу Обамы и Путина на Генассамблее ООН РБК Встреча Барака Обамы и Владимира Путина во время визита президента России в ООН на следующей неделе...
» Следственный комитет провел эксгумацию останков Николая II и его супруги - Коммерсантъ
23/09/15 13:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Следственный комитет провел эксгумацию останков Николая II и его супруги Коммерсантъ В Санкт-Петербурге следственная группа Следственного комитета России (СКР) в ходе расследования...
» Russia Update: Kremlin Does Not Confirm Claim that Putin and Obama Will Meet at UNGA
23/09/15 13:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Interpreter. Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov did not confirm the news reported by some Russian media earlier today that President Vladimir Putin will meet with US President Barack Ob...
» Russia Is Behind the Times on Migrant Crisis (Op-Ed)
23/09/15 13:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. Many Russians clearly yearn for walls and closed gates and consider it pure madness to open the gates of Europe to those who need help, writes columnist Ivan Sukhov.
» A Politician Can't Be Afraid:' Russian Lawmaker Stands To Lose Seat After Taking On Governor, Kremlin
23/09/15 13:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. An opposition lawmaker known for his vocal criticism of the Kremlin's actions in Ukraine could lose his regional parliamentary seat amid a bitter political standoff with ...
» What's Happening to Our Police?
23/09/15 12:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from rss. The federal government has been busy creating unconstitutional agencies co-opting policing while simultaneously using a “carrot and stick” approach — unconstitutional federal aid and...
» U.S.-trained Syria rebels lose officer, investigate al Qaeda claims
23/09/15 12:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Last Updated Sep 23, 2015 11:38 AM EDT BEIRUT - U.S.-trained rebels who recently returned to Syria said Wednesday they have lost contact with one of their officers and that they are investigating reports he d...
» Obama hails Pope Francis's message of 'love and hope'
23/09/15 12:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AFP's YouTube Videos. From: AFP Duration: 01:52 President Obama welcomes Pope Francis at the White House, hails his message of 'love and hope'.
» Pope Francis Cites Victims From Church's 'Difficult Moments'
23/09/15 12:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. The pontiff appears to be addressing the child abuse scandal.
» Russia to exhume remains of last czar
23/09/15 12:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Russia’s Investigative Committee says the remains of Czar Nicholas II and his wife are to be exhumed to determine whether body parts unearthed eight years ago are those of two of their children.
» Russia expands military buildup in Syria with two new bases
23/09/15 12:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. New satellite images released Tuesday reveal what appears to be new construction at two Syrian military facilities near the Mediterranean coast, the latest indica...
» Feds lost 5.6 million Americans' fingerprint files in cyber hack
23/09/15 12:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. More than 5 million Americans' fingerprint files were stolen from the federal government, the chief human resources agency said Wednesday, acknowledging the massi...
» Abu Bakr al Turkmani and David Drugeon, ISIS and al Qaeda operatives, killed by airstrikes
23/09/15 12:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Airstrikes have eliminated a senior figure within the Islamic State group and an explosives expert with links to al Qaeda, the Pentagon confirmed Tuesday. Pentago...
» Joe Biden Within 8 Percentage Points of Hillary Clinton Among Democrats
23/09/15 12:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Joe Biden has a quarter of support among likely Democratic primary voters despite not having officially entered the race for president in 2016. According to a recent  Bloomberg Poli...
» Obama: ‘Here In The United States, We Cherish Religious Liberty’
23/09/15 12:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. In his speech welcoming Pope Francis to the U.S. on Wednesday morning, President Barack Obama said that the U.S. “cherishes” and “must defend” religious liberty, despite accusations...
» OPM: Millions more government fingerprints deemed stolen
23/09/15 12:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. The Obama administration says the fingerprints of 5.6 million people who applied for or received a federal security clearance were stolen - not 1.1 million as first believed.
» Note to Liberals: Ronald Reagan Wasn’t All Sunshine and Rainbows
23/09/15 12:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. During his presidency, Ronald Reagan was attacked from the left as a dangerous Cold Warrior whose belligerence and likely senility would kill us all in a fiery hail of atoms. Today,...
» OPM Admits 5.6 Million Had Fingerprint Data Stolen
23/09/15 12:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) said Wednesday that approximately 5.6 million Americans had their fingerprint data stolen in a cyber attack on government computer systems. ...
» John Allen to leave post as Obama’s ISIS czar
23/09/15 12:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 23, 2015, 7:22 PM (IDT) Retired US Marine Gen. John Allen, who was selected by President Obama to lead his country’s military efforts against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, ann...
» ​Al Jazeera TV to cut a thousand jobs worldwide
23/09/15 12:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 23, 2015, 7:24 PM (IDT) The Qatari emir, who owns Al Jazeera television, has decided to cut an estimated 800-1,000 jobs – almost one quarter of the station’s total workforc...
» Are China and the US ready for a truce on cyber-espionage? | Misha Glenny
23/09/15 12:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. For China the right to control content for its citizens is a key concern but for the US, it is the struggle to maintain the system of intellectual property rights and technolo...
» Donald Trump expected to be dead by 40 and never to marry, new biography claims
23/09/15 12:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - World RSS Feed. Donald Trump thought he would be dead by 40, thinks he got the better of Cher during a Twitter fight and blocked the writer’s access after he heard he had spoken to someone he did not like.
» AP Exclusive: Leading China Lawyer Says He Was Tortured
23/09/15 12:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. AP Exclusive: Leading China rights lawyer speaks, says he was tortured again during detention
» US Stocks Waver in Early Trading; Oil Recovers
23/09/15 12:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. US stocks waver in early trading; energy sector follows price of crude oil higher
» A Look at Egypt's Al-Jazeera English Trial
23/09/15 12:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. A look at the trial of 3 Al-Jazeera English journalists imprisoned in Egypt for over a year
» Russia Plans 'Second Big Military Base' Near Ukraine Border
23/09/15 12:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russia is reportedly planning a second major military base near the Ukrainian border.
» Pope Francis Praises Obama on Climate Change
23/09/15 12:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Pope Francis was welcomed to the White House, where he praised President Obama’s efforts to combat climate change and pledged American Catholics are committed to building a tolerant so...
» Chinese President Xi Jinping Seeks to Reassure U.S. Business Leaders
23/09/15 12:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. China’s President Xi Jinping pledged Tuesday to push ahead with economic reforms, without resorting to competitive currency devaluation, and to work with the U.S. on cybersecurity thre...
» Leading China lawyer speaks out, says he was tortured again
23/09/15 12:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. In his first interview in five years, leading Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng said he was tortured with an electric baton to his face and spent three years in solitary confinement during his late...
» Ecstatic crowds greet Pope Francis outside DC Vatican embassy – video
23/09/15 12:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Pope Francis begins his first full day in Washington DC by greeting a large crowd of fans and well-wishers who had gathered outside the Apostolic Nunciature to see him. T...
» Pope Francis is welcomed to the White House – video
23/09/15 12:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Barack Obama welcomes Pope Francis to the White House on Wednesday morning, as the pontiff begins a three-city tour of the United States. The two men are set to hold priv...
» Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull 'concerned' about treatment of migrants in detention centres
23/09/15 12:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Australia's new prime minister admits "concerns" but insists nation's tough approach is succeeding in preventing arrival of boat people
» Politics of pot: how the US cannabis industry plans to spend big in the 2016 election
23/09/15 12:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. As marijuana dollars flow to Rand Paul, some advocates are also hopeful about Hillary Clinton's softening drug stance
» Colombia's President Traveling to Cuba to Promote Peace - ABC News
23/09/15 12:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. The Star Online Colombia's President Traveling Chron.com Colombia's president traveling to Cuba to Promote Peace ABC News promote peace Chron.com BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Declaring that...
» Europe Migrant Crisis - Sept. 23, 2015
23/09/15 12:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. In Picture: A look at Europe's Migrant Crisis
» Pope Visits St. Matthew’s Cathedral
23/09/15 12:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TheNewYorkTimes's YouTube Videos. From: TheNewYorkTimes Duration: 00:00 Pope Francis attends a prayer service with American bishops at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington on Wednesday. Subscribe to t...
» FBI Investigators Recover Clinton Emails Thought To Have Been Lost - NPR
23/09/15 12:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. New York Post NBCNews.com FBI Investigators Recover Clinton Emails Thought To Have Been Lost NPR Investigators with the FBI have recovered a trove of personal and work-related Hi...
» Cop Puts Homeless Family Up In Hotel Room, Buys Them Food, Clothing On His Own ... - Huffington Post
23/09/15 12:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. USA TODAY Cop Puts Homeless Family Up In Hotel Room, Buys Them Food, Clothing On His Own ... Huffington Post The kindness of a generous deputy is helping a displaced family get b...
» Pope Francis' Remarks at the White House - New York Times
23/09/15 12:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. New York Times Pope Francis' Remarks at the White House New York Times Following are the remarks of Pope Francis at the White House on Wednesday, as prepared for delivery and rel...
» OPM Hack: 5.6 Million Fingerprints (Not 1.1 Million) Were Stolen - NBCNews.com
23/09/15 12:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NBCNews.com OPM Hack: 5.6 Million Fingerprints (Not 1.1 Million) Were Stolen NBCNews.com The Office of Personnel Management said Wednesday that 5.6 million individuals' fingerpri...
» Another Political Heavyweight Bites The Dust In Daghestan
23/09/15 12:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Republic of Daghestan head Ramazan Abdulatipov's ongoing campaign to purge the political establishment of any figures who could conceivably pose a threat to his authority...
» A Look Inside Moscow's Largest Mosque
23/09/15 12:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. From the 46-meter high gold leaf dome to the handcrafted stone walls, gaze at the grand features of the new Moscow Cathedral Mosque. (RFE/RL's Current Time TV)
» Cybersleuth Points To Russian Tank Unit In Eastern Ukraine
23/09/15 12:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. An open-source researcher in Ukraine has become the latest cybersleuth to seemingly add a chink to Russia's armor of denial about troop and arms deployments to support se...
» Supreme Leader Revives Feared Intelligence Unit Of Iran's IRGC
23/09/15 12:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The intelligence branch of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps has been very active of late, in what could be a sign that the country's supreme leader is circumvent...
» Surfers struggle with huge waves at Lake Huron
23/09/15 12:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from itnnews's YouTube Videos. From: itnnews Duration: 00:47 Surfers at Lake Huron in North America tackled extreme waves and stormy conditions. Local sailor, Bianca Wong, captured the footage on Saturday. ...
» Bill Cosby seeking defense lawyer for criminal probe
23/09/15 12:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home - CBSNews.com. The comedian is looking to hire a criminal defense lawyer as suburban prosecutors revisit a 2005 sexual-assault complaint against him
» Obama welcomes Pope Francis to the White House
23/09/15 12:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home - CBSNews.com. Government officials, church dignitaries and at least 11,000 people were outside of the White House to welcome the pope to the U.S.
» Why hasn't Europe dealt with migrant crisis more effectively?
23/09/15 12:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home - CBSNews.com. Group of 28 European nations has failed to firmly deal with what has mushroomed into a major humanitarian crisis
» Volkswagen CEO Winterkorn resigns
23/09/15 12:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigns over manipulation of US diesel car emissions tests
» Chinese dissident breaks silence
23/09/15 12:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Prominent Chinese dissident and rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng breaks his silence to describe solitary confinement and torture.
» U.S. woman says her detention in China for spy probe is about politics
23/09/15 12:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A Houston woman detained in China in a case the unfolded as Chinese President Xi Jinping began a state visit to the United States said she was being held over...
» U.S., rebutting Kremlin, says no change in Syria position
23/09/15 12:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday the United States was increasingly receptive toward Moscow's position on the conflict in Syria, an assertion...
» Syria says would welcome Russian army base in Latakia: Interfax
23/09/15 12:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Syrian ambassador in Moscow said on Wednesday Damascus would welcome the deployment of a Russian military base in the city of Latakia (Lattakia) if Moscow decide...
» Putin opens Moscow's largest mosque, warns against extremists
23/09/15 12:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin opened Moscow's new grand mosque on Wednesday, urging Russia's Islamic leaders to stand against extremism at a time when some 2,400 Russians...
» Q&A: The hajj pilgrimage in Saudi and what it means in Islam
23/09/15 12:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 11:44 a.m. EDT. MOUNT ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Each year between 2 to 3 million Muslims from around the world take part in a five-day pilgrimage in Mecca called the hajj. They circl...
» 2 Al-Jazeera journalists pardoned by Egypt leader are freed
23/09/15 12:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 11:44 a.m. EDT. CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt released two Al-Jazeera English journalists from prison after a presidential pardon on Wednesday, a dramatic development in a case that has been wide...
» Working with Russia in Syria is dicey prospect for U.S.
23/09/15 11:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . By Andrew Tilghman, Staff writer 6:16 p.m. EDT September 22, 2015 Talking with the Russians in detail about Syria operations would help keep the two militaries from coming into direct conflict, said retired G...
» Pope Warns US Of 'Critical Moment' On Climate
23/09/15 09:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Pope Francis has warned the world is at a "critical moment of history" in the fight against climate change as he was welcomed to the White...
» Read the Speech Pope Francis Gave at the White House
23/09/15 09:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. Pope Francis spoke at a welcoming ceremony for his U.S. visit at the South Lawn of the White House Wednesday before a crowd of 15,000. Here is a transcript of his speech, according to prepared remark...
» Pope Francis Blurs Political Lines in White House Speech
23/09/15 09:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. Pope Francis introduced himself to the United States with a brief speech that confounded the left-right divide in American politics, urging Americans to come together to make the world a better place...
» Who are the al-Jazeera three - and why were they imprisoned?
23/09/15 09:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Journalists Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy, and Baher Mohamed became pawns in a wider political game after the overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi
» The al-Jazeera three: how did they get here?
23/09/15 09:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. As Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed are pardoned months after Peter Greste's deportation, we look at how the "Al Jazeera three" ended up in prison
» Egypt's President Issues Pardons for Two Al Jazeera Reporters
23/09/15 09:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The two reporters for the Qatar-based television network had been sentenced to three years in prison after they were convicted for disseminating false news.
» European leaders struggle over deep splits on migrant crisis efforts
23/09/15 09:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The internal feuds also raise broader questions about European unity.
» In the land of towering pot plants, Pakistani farmers brace for a buzz-kill
23/09/15 09:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The Tirah Valley is home to some of the world’s most sought-after hashish, but trouble looms.
» Pope Speaks at the White House
23/09/15 09:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Pope Francis visits the White House on Wednesday,
» Egypt buys 2 warships from France, 2nd big military purchase
23/09/15 09:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Egypt has agreed to buy two Mistral-class warships from France, the French government said Wednesday, announcing its second military sale to the economically-strapped country this year.
» Putin Opens Moscow’s Most Elaborate Mosque
23/09/15 09:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Russia. The opening is a singular event for the city, where attacks by Muslim extremists have generated a wave of animosity toward the faith that has never entirely ebbed.
» Putin’s closest ally – and his biggest liability | Oliver Bullough
23/09/15 09:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Chechen leader and Instagram king Ramzan Kadyrov is vulgar, vicious and very rich. Is he out of control, or just the kind of blunt instrument the Russian president likes to have arou...
» США хотят убедиться, что Россия в Сирии борется с ИГ - РИА Новости
23/09/15 09:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РИА Новости США хотят убедиться, что Россия в Сирии борется с ИГ РИА Новости Москва не раз заявляла о том, что передаваемые сирийской армии вооружения предназначены для противодейс...
» Москва готовится к открытию самой большой мусульманской святыни Европы - Life News
23/09/15 09:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Life News Москва готовится к открытию самой большой мусульманской святыни Европы Life News В преддверии праздника Курбан-Байрам свои двери для прихожан откроет отреставрированная С...
» Obama, Xi to Meet Amid 'Difficult Atmosphere'
23/09/15 09:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. From cyber security to the South China Sea, President Barack Obama will welcome his Chinese counterpart to the White House amid U.S. concerns about China’s behavior in a range of areas. “...
» Report: China Inks Deal to Buy 300 Boeing Jets
23/09/15 09:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Chinese companies have agreed with Boeing to buy 300 jets and build an aircraft assembly plant in China in deals signed during President Xi Jinping's visit to the United States, the offic...
» Veteran Russian journalist slams media standards - The Guardian
23/09/15 09:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Guardian Veteran Russian journalist slams media standards The Guardian If Russian journalism has a patron saint, his name is Yasen Zasursky. The 85-year-old headed the Moscow Stat...
» Russia continues to resist MH17 probe - 9news.com.au
23/09/15 09:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Russia continues to resist MH17 probe 9news.com.au As authorities investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 prepare to brief the families of victims on their findings, ...
» Russia pledges counter measures if US upgrades nuclear arms in Germany - Reuters
23/09/15 09:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Reuters Russia pledges counter measures if US upgrades nuclear arms in Germany Reuters MOSCOW Russia would be forced to take counter measures to restore the balance of power in Europe...
» Russia's imports from non-CIS countries down 39% - RT
23/09/15 09:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RT Russia's imports from non-CIS countries down 39% RT Food imports from outside the former Soviet Union were down 3 percent at $1.8 billion. Russia imported fruit and nuts worth $221...
» Russia may put missiles in Kaliningrad if US upgrades nuclear arms in Germany ... - Reuters
23/09/15 09:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Reuters Russia may put missiles in Kaliningrad if US upgrades nuclear arms in Germany ... Reuters MOSCOW Russia may deploy Iskander ballistic missiles to its enclave of Kaliningrad if...
» Russia opens huge new mosque ahead of Eid holiday - Aljazeera.com (blog)
23/09/15 09:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Aljazeera.com (blog) Russia opens huge new mosque ahead of Eid holiday Aljazeera.com (blog) Russian President Vladimir Putin has been joined by the Turkish and Palestinian leaders at ...
» How Russia proves it's 'right,' one scapegoat at a time - The Hill (blog)
23/09/15 09:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Hill (blog) How Russia proves it's 'right,' one scapegoat at a time The Hill (blog) Sentsov was arrested by agents of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) at his home in disput...
» These new satellite images show how Russia is expanding its military presence ... - Washington Post
23/09/15 09:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Wall Street Journal Washington Post These new satellite images show how Russia is expanding its military presence ... Washington Post Russia is continuing to expand its military prese...
» The Economist explains - The Economist (blog)
23/09/15 09:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. CNN Washington Post The Economist explains The Economist (blog) IN THE past few days, Russia has sharply beefed up its military presence in Syria. Reports from American officials (den...
» Russian Soldiers: Dont Send Me to Syria - Daily Beast
23/09/15 09:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Daily Beast Russian Soldiers: Dont Send Me to Syria Daily Beast A group of Russian contract soldiers have refused to go on “an assignment,” as their army command referred to it in the...
» Pentagon Plans To Go To War With Russia - ValueWalk
23/09/15 09:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. ValueWalk Pentagon Plans To Go To War With Russia ValueWalk The Pentagon is going through re-evaluation of its Cold War era-old military plans amid deteriorating relations between Rus...
» Is Russia preparing to move troops to 2 new Syria bases? - CNN
23/09/15 09:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. CNN Wall Street Journal Is Russia preparing to move troops to 2 new Syria bases? CNN That chimes with an assessment provided to CNN by a U.S. official earlier this week that Russia ha...
» Russian vetoes are putting UN security council's legitimacy at risk, says US - The Guardian
23/09/15 09:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Guardian Russian vetoes are putting UN security council's legitimacy at risk, says US The Guardian Russia has used its veto powers four times to block resolutions on Syria that Mo...
» World Briefing: Turkey: Two Kurdish Officials Resign
23/09/15 09:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu moved swiftly late Tuesday to appoint replacements described as independents.
» Ukraine crisis: Crimean Tatars' border blockade of their 'occupied' peninsula could strangle the economy and invite forceful response from Russia
23/09/15 09:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Independent - Europe. “You’ve got to make up your mind”, Mustafa Dzhemilev said. “You’re either at war, or you’re trading with the enemy.” The leader of the Crimean Tatars, 71, was dwarfed by the lorri...
» Investment treaty between China and U.S. key business goal
23/09/15 09:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. SEATTLE (AP) — When Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses a meeting of some of the top names in Chinese and American business Wednesday, they may be most i...
» Iran Promises to Violate Nuke Deal
23/09/15 09:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Multiple senior Iranian officials have vowed in recent weeks to violate the recently inked nuclear accord that aims to constrain the Islamic Republic’s contested nuclear enrichment ...
» BOOK REVIEW: The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor
23/09/15 09:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. None
» COUNTER-TERRORISM: The Ugly Truth About ISIL
23/09/15 09:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. None
» SYRIA: Russia To The Rescue
23/09/15 09:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. None
» Investigators Find Emails Hillary Clinton Said Were Erased
23/09/15 09:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Federal Bureau of Investigation. The F.B.I. recovered work-related and personal emails from the server Hillary Rodham Clinton used as secretary of state, two officials said, but it was not clear i...
» News Roundup and Notes: September 23, 2015
23/09/15 09:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Just Security. Nadia O'Mara Before the start of business,  Just Security  provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. IRAQ and SYRIA Turkish jets ta...
» New study documents views of defectors from Islamic State
23/09/15 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from intelNews.org. A new study by a British-based organization details for the first time the views of dozens of former Islamic State fighters who have defected from the group in the past year.
» RUSSIA/IRAN : Putin's Syria strategy uncovered
23/09/15 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Intelligence Online : Latest Issue.
» UNITED STATES : Heads roll at DIA
23/09/15 09:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Intelligence Online : Latest Issue.
» France Says Egypt to Buy Mistral Warships
23/09/15 09:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. Egypt has agreed to buy two Mistral warships which France built for Russia before scrapping the sale over the Ukraine crisis, the French presidency said in a statement Wednesday.  ...
» Why China's Economic Problems May Be Worse Than We Think - Huffington Post
23/09/15 09:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. CNBC Why China's Economic Problems May Be Worse Than We Think Huffington Post China's trading partners have good cause for concern: Whether China will emerge from its current c...
» Massive stash of JFK documents declassified by the CIA - IrishCentral
23/09/15 09:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. IrishCentral Massive stash of JFK documents declassified by the CIA IrishCentral The documents, known as the President's Daily Brief, were dossiers of CIA intelligence from around the wo...
» Massive stash of JFK documents declassified by the CIA ...
23/09/15 09:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google Blog Search. Nearly 19,000 pages of newly declassified CIA documents from the Cold War and John F. Kennedy's administration were released to the public and posted on the CIA's website last wee...
» Deleted Clinton Emails Recovered By the FBI: Reports - NBCNews.com
23/09/15 09:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NBCNews.com Deleted Clinton Emails Recovered By the FBI: Reports NBCNews.com FBI investigators have reportedly recovered work-related and personal emails from Hillary Clinton's t...
» Thriving mafia sucks hope from Italy's struggling south
23/09/15 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. PALMI, Italy (Reuters) - Most southern Italian businessmen do not cross the 'Ndrangheta mafia. Gaetano Saffioti did, and paid a high price.
» Pope Francis arrives at White House for meeting with Obama – live
23/09/15 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Follow welcome ceremony with Obama and thousands of faithful Remarks from both leaders to precede massive event on National Mall Midday prayer with bishops at St Matthew’s Cat...
» AP PHOTOS: Muslims come together for pinnacle of hajj
23/09/15 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. From all around the world and after years of saving, Muslim pilgrims packed onto a rocky landscape outside of Mecca on Wednesday for the apex of the annual hajj pilgrimage.
» Egypt President Pardons 2 Journalists for Al-Jazeera English
23/09/15 09:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. (CAIRO)—The Egyptian president on Wednesday pardoned two journalists for Al-Jazeera English and dozens of human rights activists, state media and the lawyer of one of the reporters said. The tw...
» Why the EU's Refugee Crisis? 'Lack of Central Authority'
23/09/15 08:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Why the European Union's refugee crisis? 'Lack of central authority'
» China ties lose lustre as Iran eyes west
23/09/15 08:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Critics say groups took advantage of sanctions-hit Islamic republic
» US data-sharing deal with EU under threat
23/09/15 08:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. European Court of Justice adviser says national regulators can National regulators have authority to suspend transfers of data to US the US
» Exiled President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi returns to Yemen - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
23/09/15 08:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Arab News Exiled President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi returns to Yemen Pittsburgh Post-Gazette SANA, Yemen — Yemen's President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi flew back to his war-ravaged country...
» Refugees Say No Future in Turkey, Want to Go to Europe
23/09/15 08:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 02:25 Turkey is hosting almost two million refugees—mostly Syrian. The Turkish government has provided relief camps. But refugees say they don’t just...
» US Warns Moscow Against ‘Fanning the Flames’ in Syria
23/09/15 08:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 02:16 Russia’s military footprint in Syria is getting larger by the day, sparking a new round of warnings from the U.S. that Moscow’s buildup is “fan...
» Most Residents Look Forward to Pope's Stay in NYC Home
23/09/15 08:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 02:03 Pope Francis will be a guest at the home of a former New York City mayor during his upcoming visit to the city. And, most people like the idea....
» Pope Francis Visits: Day 4 | The New York Times
23/09/15 08:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TheNewYorkTimes's YouTube Videos. From: TheNewYorkTimes Duration: 02:14 Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Cuba on Tuesday. Highlights of his time on the island nation, and a welcome to the United St...
» Putin joined for mosque opening in Moscow by Turkish, Palestinian leaders - U.S. News & World Report
23/09/15 08:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. U.S. News & World Report Putin joined for mosque opening in Moscow by Turkish, Palestinian leaders U.S. News & World Report The newly restored Moscow Cathedral Mosque is silhouet...
» Lawyer says Egypt pardons Canadian journalist for Al-Jazeera - U.S. News & World Report
23/09/15 08:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. U.S. News & World Report Lawyer says Egypt pardons Canadian journalist for Al-Jazeera U.S. News & World Report CAIRO (AP) — A lawyer and Egypt's state-run news agency say...
» A Chinese Jet Performed an ‘Unsafe’ Move Near a U.S. Spy Plane
23/09/15 08:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. A Chinese military jet intercepted a U.S. spy plane off the coast of China last week, using a maneuver that Pentagon officials called “unsafe” when announcing the incident on Tuesday. “One of the man...
» The Russian Military Buildup in Syria Is Protection for Its Own Forces: John Kerry
23/09/15 08:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. Russia’s recent military buildup build-up in Syria is consistent with protecting its own forces in the country, Secretary of State John Kerry said during a press conference on Tuesday. “It is the jud...
» NATO Says American Troops Were Not Told to Ignore Pedophilia Among Afghan Allies
23/09/15 08:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. Senior NATO commander John Campbell released a statement on Tuesday rebuffing claims that American soldiers and Marines were told to ignore the unbridled sexual abuse of young boys among Afghan comma...
» AP Top News at 4:23 a.m. EDT
23/09/15 08:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TheUnion local.com | TheUnion.com. AP Top News at 4:23 a.m. EDT Pope, president to seek common ground in Oval Office visit WASHINGTON (AP) - In a moment weaving strands of politics, religion and emotion, P...
» Syrian teen weeps as he is ordered to drive vehicle filled with explosives
23/09/15 08:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Despite his apparent fear of dying, Uzbek national Jafar al-Tayyar is told to drive an armoured vehicle packed with explosives into the besieged villages of Fua and Kafriyeh.
» Russian vetoes are putting UN security council's legitimacy at risk, says US
23/09/15 08:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Exclusive: Warning over body’s failure to act on Syria and Ukraine comes on top of wider criticism of its structure and the permanent members’ veto rights as it faces challeng...
» Waiting for Godot review – Cox and Paterson make electrifyingly idle tramps
23/09/15 08:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh As Samuel Beckett’s pair of dusty gents, Brian Cox and Bill Paterson bounce off each other with gleeful animation in a full-blooded ensemble production...
» US intelligence services accused of 'mass, indiscriminate surveillance'
23/09/15 08:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. European companies may have to review practice of storing digital data with US internet companies, in fresh victory for Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems European compan...
» Egypt pardons jailed al-Jazeera journalists
23/09/15 08:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed pardoned by president on day before he leaves for UN general assembly in New York Egypt’s president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has pardoned two journa...
» Time lapse video of Paris' famous Père Lachaise cemetery
23/09/15 08:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from itnnews's YouTube Videos. From: itnnews Duration: 01:11 The time lapse video created by Mathieu Stern of Paris' famous cemetery Père Lachaise has gone viral online. . Report by Asana Greenstreet. Curre...
» Missing Mexican students: One year on
23/09/15 08:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from itnnews's YouTube Videos. From: itnnews Duration: 04:45 A year ago, 43 Mexican students were kidnapped and disappeared. To this day, there are still no answers for their families. . Report by Claire Lo...
» Migrants are disguising themselves as Syrians to enter Europe
23/09/15 08:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Europe. Among the ersatz Syrians are Algerian drug dealers and ISIS sympathizers.
» Moscow's biggest mosque reopens
23/09/15 08:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Moscow's biggest mosque reopens, with President Putin praising Muslim leaders in Russia for their resistance to extremism.
» Russia and Syria's historical ties
23/09/15 08:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AFP's YouTube Videos. From: AFP Duration: 01:17 Russia has continued to support and supply weapons to the Syrian regime since the uprising began in Syria in March 2011. The Kremlin's close ties with Da...
» Mosque Opening in Moscow Attended by Putin, Abbas, Erdogan
23/09/15 08:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Putin joined for mosque opening in Moscow by Turkish, Palestinian leaders
» China has never hacked anyone, President claims, as cyberattack claims put 'enormous strain' on relationship with US
23/09/15 08:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - World RSS Feed. China’s President has denied that the country has ever hacked anyone, in a claim that has been mostly rejected by security professionals.
» Young Uzbek suicide bomber filmed crying before carrying out final mission in Syria
23/09/15 08:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - World RSS Feed. Footage has emerged of a young Uzbeck suicide bomber weeping in his final moments before he is sent on his final mission.
» Islamist militant group's kill-list targets nine UK-based writers
23/09/15 08:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - World RSS Feed. Nine UK based bloggers have been named on a 'kill list' issued by a Bangladeshi Islamist militant group.
» Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi pardons Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy along with prominent human rights activists
23/09/15 08:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - World RSS Feed. A lawyer and Egypt's state-run news agency say President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned a Canadian journalist for Al-Jazeera English, Mohamed Fahmy, along with prominent human rights ...
» Conservative Catholics Greet Pope With Unease
23/09/15 08:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Many fear the pope is blurring the lines around core church teachings and creating confusion about what it means to be Catholic.
» Russians Feel Pain From Rising Medical Costs
23/09/15 08:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Imports across the board have become more expensive as Western sanctions and falling oil prices take a toll on the ruble, with foreign-made drug prices a special concern.
» Send Economic Migrants Back Home, Says PM
23/09/15 08:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. As David Cameron prepares for an emergency summit on the refugee crisis, he urges fellow leaders to send economic migrants home.
» Drones build rope bridge – video
23/09/15 08:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Three quadcopter drones programmed by researchers self-assemble a bridge using ropes. The structure measures 7.4 metres long, consists of nine rope segments for a total r...
» World Leaders Gather at UN to Discuss Global Challenges
23/09/15 08:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. World leaders are about to converge on the United Nations in their largest numbers yet.  More than 150 presidents and prime ministers will attend this year’s General Assembly which also m...
» Armenian Groups Don't Know Political Asylum Seeker In Azerbaijan
23/09/15 08:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Opposition and civil activists in Armenia say they don’t know a man who asked for political asylum in Azerbaijan last week, claiming to be an Armenian civic activist pers...
» Captured Al-Qaeda Commander Fires Military Lawyers, Delaying Case
23/09/15 08:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. An Iraqi prisoner accused of running Al-Qaeda’s army in Afghanistan fired his two military lawyers September 22, indefinitely stalling the only war-court case that had be...
» Pope, Putin, Xi, Merkel, Rohani In All-Star Lineup At UN Meeting
23/09/15 08:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The United Nations annual meeting starting September 25 will feature an unusually star-studded cast of speakers, including Pope Francis and the leaders of Russia, China, ...
» Iraq's Abadi, 100 Other Leaders To Join U.S. Counterterrorism Summit
23/09/15 08:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is among more than 100 leaders taking part in a counterterrorism summit hosted by U.S. President Barack Obama at the United Nations n...
» Erdogan, Abbas In Moscow For Mosque Opening
23/09/15 08:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas are in Russia for the opening of the new Moscow Cathedral Mosqu
» Russia Pledges Measures If U.S. Upgrades Nukes In Germany
23/09/15 08:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russia says it would be forced to take countermeasures to restore the "balance of power" in Europe if media reports saying the United States plans to upgrade nuclear weap...
» Putin Opens Largest Mosque In Moscow
23/09/15 08:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russian President Vladimir Putin led the ceremonial opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque, the largest mosque in the Russian capital, on September 23. The new mosque was...
» Egypt To Buy Mistral Warships Originally Built For Russia
23/09/15 08:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. French President Francois Hollande says an agreement has been reached with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to purchase the two French Mistral helicopter carriers ...
» Orban mobilizes Hungary's troops, prisoners, jobless to fence out migrants
23/09/15 08:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. SAROK, Hungary (Reuters) - Built in a matter of weeks by soldiers, prison laborers and cadres of the unemployed, a vast new wall along Balkan frontiers is a monument to the ruthless ef...

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