Friday, March 18, 2016

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» Russia Update
18/03/16 18:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Interpreter. Russia Update Pentagon Says Russia Among Greatest Threats; Kremlin Blasts Trump’s Putin ‘Demonization’ LIVE UPDATES: Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely followin...
» Russia continues airstrikes despite pullout from Syria - Deutsche Welle
18/03/16 18:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Deutsche Welle Russia continues airstrikes despite pullout from Syria Deutsche Welle "I want to emphasize that Russia's air force will continue to conduct airstrikes against the ...
» Russia in Review
18/03/16 18:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs - US-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism. March 18, 2016 Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nucl...
» Russia jets continue strikes in Syria, Moscow says - Telegraph.co.uk
18/03/16 18:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Telegraph.co.uk Russia jets continue strikes in Syria, Moscow says Telegraph.co.uk Russian airstrikes are supporting a regime offensive against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levan...
» Russia, Europe's Scapegoat for All Seasons - The Nation.
18/03/16 18:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Russia , Europe's Scapegoat for All Seasons The Nation. The accusation seems to be that Russia is capitalizing on domestic opposition to Merkel's open-door immigration policies by dir...
» Georgian FM: Western Integration, Sovereignty Are ‘Red Lines’ In Russia Talks
18/03/16 18:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Georgia’s new foreign minister says the ex-Soviet nation’s territorial integrity and Western aspirations are not up for discussion in its dealings with Russia.
» Cliff divers leap 30 metres from Victoria Falls
18/03/16 18:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from itnnews's YouTube Videos. From: itnnews Duration: 01:03 Two cliff divers have practised their skills near Victoria Falls as they leap 30 metres into the Zambezi River. Report by Cara Legg.
» Prosecutor’s mysterious death transfixes Argentines ahead of Obama visit
18/03/16 18:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. After 14 months, there is still no clarity over who killed prosecutor Alberto Nisman.
» Syrian troops push toward Palmyra amid intense airstrikes
18/03/16 18:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. Russian warplanes on Friday flew in support of Syrian government troops in an offensive to recapture the historic town of Palmyra from the hands of the Islamic State group, which ha...
» Homeland Security using raids to curb border crossings
18/03/16 18:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. The Obama administration is openly and unapologetically stepping up efforts to find and deport unaccompanied children and families who arrived in the U.S. in the 2014 surge of illeg...
» Senate confirms Army generals for key military posts
18/03/16 18:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. The Senate late Thursday approved the nominations of Army Gen. Joseph Votel to run U.S. Central Command and Gen. Tony Thomas to take over as the top officer at U.S. Special Operatio...
» Congress Calls for Full Funding of U.S.-Israel Missile Defense Programs
18/03/16 18:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. A bipartisan coalition of 30 senators is calling on top appropriators to fully fund several joint U.S.-Israeli missile defense systems that help protect the Jewish state from terror...
» Russian Media Leaks Sensitive Details of Armenia’s Defense Posture
18/03/16 17:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. In February, Russian sources confirmed a $200 million loan to Armenia. The loan—extended by Moscow to allow Armenia to buy up-to-date Russian weapons—had b...
» Is Georgian-Abkhaz and Georgian-Ossetian Reconciliation Possible?
18/03/16 17:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. On March 10, in a rare tripartite deal, Georgia released four Ossetian prisoners, three of which were serving life sentences on charges of terrorism agains...
» Russia pulls most strike aircraft from Syria, now using artillery: US - Reuters
18/03/16 17:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Reuters Russia pulls most strike aircraft from Syria, now using artillery: US Reuters WASHINGTON Russia has withdrawn most of its strike aircraft from Syria, the U.S. military said on ...
» What to Know About Salah Abdeslam
18/03/16 17:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. Salah Abdeslam, who was captured by police in a terrorism raid in Brussels Friday, is one of Europe’s most wanted fugitives, believed to be one of the key architects of last year’...
» US Senators Call for Increased Efforts to Counter Russian, Chinese Propaganda
18/03/16 17:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Two U.S. senators: Rob Portman, an Ohio Republican; and Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat; are introducing legislation aimed at countering propaganda from Russia, China and other count...
» Two Years After Annexation, Putin Seeks to Link Crimea by Bridge to Russia
18/03/16 17:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. President Vladimir Putin, marking the second anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea, on Friday exhorted workers building a bridge between the Black Sea peninsula and Russia to fulfi...
» Russia jets continue strikes in Syria, Moscow says
18/03/16 17:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Terror group claims to have killed Russian soldiers in combat as generals announce a major offensive to push Isil out of Palmyra only days after Vladimir Putin ordered a withdrawal of Russian f...
» Islamic State Influence Grows in Russia's North Caucasus Region
18/03/16 17:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The Russian government announced this week that three Islamic State-linked militants were arrested in Dagestan, one of the seven republics of Russia's North Caucasus region. According to ...
» U.S. mansion where Obama to stay in Havana 'built to impress'
18/03/16 17:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. HAVANA (Reuters) - The mansion in Havana where U.S. President Barack Obama and his family will spend two nights has survived war, revolution and an Albanian occupation.
» Now captured, Abdeslam traveled Europe before Paris attacks
18/03/16 17:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 4:54 p.m. EDT. BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- Salah Abdeslam, the Belgian-born Frenchman who was arrested Friday in a police raid in Brussels' Molenbeek neighborhood, had crisscrossed ce...
» Camera-Shy Miss Puerto Rico Stripped of Crown
18/03/16 17:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. Kristhielee Caride will not represent Puerto Rico at the 2016 Miss Universe pageant after clashing with the national director over public appearances and an alleged attitude problem, accordin...
» Paris attack cell stretched from Europe to Syria and back
18/03/16 17:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Police, prosecutors, friends, families and acquaintances have unveiled details about the men who carried out the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris. Altogether, authorities say that three teams participated i...
» Venezuelan leader flies to Cuba ahead of Obama visit
18/03/16 17:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro flew to Cuba on Friday for a day of high-level meetings and ceremonies that appeared designed to send a message of socialist solidarity two days before Barack Obam...
» EU Leaders, Turkey Meet To Clinch Migrant Deal
18/03/16 17:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. European Union leaders and Turkey are meeting in Brussels in the hopes of clinching a deal to end the migrant crisis.
» The Daily Vertical: A Spoiler Not A Superpower (Transcript)
18/03/16 17:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday.
» Russia Places U.S. Organization On 'Undesirable' List
18/03/16 17:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russia's Justice Ministry has added a U.S. organization on the list of "undesirable organizations" under a law that Moscow says is needed to prevent foreign organizations...
» Czech Police Arrest Russian Kingpin
18/03/16 17:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. An alleged Russian kingpin has been arrested in the Czech Republic on suspicion of running an organized criminal group.
» Afghan Police Thwart Attack On Spy Chief
18/03/16 17:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Afghan security forces say they thwarted an attack on the country's acting intelligence chief in Kabul.
» Podcast: Putin's New World Order
18/03/16 17:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Will Vladimir Putin succeed in his quest to change the global rules? Listen to the new Power Vertical Podcast.
» Two Years After Annexation, Crimeans Wait On Russia's Unfulfilled Promises
18/03/16 16:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Two years ago, pro-Russian figures in Crimea and Russian government officials were promising residents of Ukraine's Black Sea region a rose garden after its annexation in...
» Syrian Army Push Toward Palmyra Amid Russian Strikes
18/03/16 16:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russia says its jets are flying in support of the Syrian military's offensive to recapture the ancient city of Palmyra from Islamic State (IS) militants.
» Putin Threatens To ‘Hang’ Someone If Crimea Highway Not Built
18/03/16 16:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russian President Vladimir Putin has invoked imagery of capital punishment while venting frustration about delays in reconstruction of a highway in annexed Crimea.
» Obama to Unseal Files on Argentina’s ‘Dirty War’
18/03/16 15:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. President Obama is moving to declassify records that could show what the United States knew about Argentina’s brutal crackdowns of the 1970s and ’80s.
» U.S. Service Members Punished for Strike on Afghan Hospital
18/03/16 15:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The Defense Department has disciplined at least a dozen military personnel for their roles in an airstrike in October on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan that killed 42 peo...
» Guido Westerwelle, Former Foreign Minister of Germany, Dies at 54
18/03/16 15:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. A former leader of the Free Democratic Party, he went on to become the highest-ranking openly gay person in the German government.
» Syria shows that Russia built an effective military. Now how will Putin use it?
18/03/16 15:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Europe. No one in NATO expects a war, but the alliance has been paying close attention.
» Rescue ends Kon-Tiki voyage attempt
18/03/16 15:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Authorities in Chile say they have rescued 14 people from two rafts, bringing to an end an attempt to emulate the famous Kon-tiki voyage of 1947.
» Russian air strikes target IS at Palmyra
18/03/16 15:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Russia says it is carrying out up to 25 air strikes a day around the ancient city of Palmyra as Syrian forces try to oust so-called Islamic State.
» US to declassify military records on Argentina's "Dirty War"
18/03/16 15:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 2:49 p.m. EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will move to declassify U.S. military and intelligence records related to Argentina's "Dirty War," the Whi...
» The Latest: Russian planes back Syria's battle for Palmyra
18/03/16 15:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 2:49 p.m. EDT. BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the conflict in Syria as U.N.-brokered peace talks in Geneva carry on into their fifth day (all times local):...
» Paris attacks fugitive Abdeslam arrested in Brussels raid
18/03/16 15:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 2:49 p.m. EDT. BRUSSELS (AP) -- The main fugitive from Islamic extremist attacks in Paris in November, Salah Abdeslam, has been arrested in Belgium's capital after four months at la...
» Armored police vehicle hit by bomb attack in southeast Turkey: media
18/03/16 15:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An armored police vehicle was targeted in a bomb attack in the town of Nusaybin in southeast Turkey, the private Dogan news agency reported on Friday.
» U.S., allies target Islamic State with 20 strikes in Syria, Iraq: statement
18/03/16 15:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 20 strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria on Thursday, the coalition leading the operations said.
» Russia pulls most strike aircraft from Syria, now using artillery: U.S.
18/03/16 15:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia has withdrawn most of its strike aircraft from Syria, the U.S. military said on Friday, adding that it was now entirely carrying out strikes in support of...
» U.N. tells Syrian government to go faster in Geneva talks
18/03/16 15:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. GENEVA (Reuters) - Syria's government must do more to present its ideas about a political transition and not merely talk about principles of the peace process, U.N. mediator Staffan de...
» Two years after annexation, Putin seeks to bind Crimea by bridge to Russia
18/03/16 15:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. Tuzla Island, CRIMEA (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin, marking the anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea, on Friday exhorted workers building a bridge between the Black Sea ...
» Mikhail Khodorkovsky Is Putin’s Most Powerful Enemy (in Exile)
18/03/16 14:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Russia may not be ready for the ex-billionaire to return, but his arguments are gaining ground. LONDON — On a recent afternoon the Open Russia Foundation, which basically represents the brains and money...
» Obama to host summit with Nordic leaders in May: White House
18/03/16 13:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will host the leaders of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden in May for a U.S.-Nordic Leaders Summit, the White House said o...
» Former German Foreign Minister Westerwelle dies at 54
18/03/16 13:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BERLIN (Reuters) - Former German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has died from cancer at the age of 54, his foundation said on its website on Friday.
» Russia says groundwork laid for routing Islamic State in Syria's Palmyra
18/03/16 10:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's defense ministry said on Friday that conditions had been created for a complete defeat of Islamic State forces in the Syrian city of Palmyra.
» To Stop Zika, Aedes Aegypti Mosquito Must Be Controlled
18/03/16 10:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 02:35 Until there's a vaccine against the Zika virus, controlling it comes down to controlling the Aedes aegypti mosquito that carries it. Countries ...
» Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Ukraine Struggles to Forge Peace
18/03/16 10:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Friday marks two years since Russia's illegal annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula. As VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb reports, the recent uptick in fighting against Russian-ba...
» Justice Department, Ferguson Reach Compromise over Police Reform
18/03/16 10:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The U.S. Justice Department and the central U.S. city of Ferguson, Missouri, have reached an agreement that resolves a lawsuit filed by the federal government against the city over reform...
» Pakistani Hindus Complain of Forced Conversion of Teenage Girls
18/03/16 10:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. In a village in the Umerkot district of Pakistan’s Sindh province, where Harya said she was kidnapped, hers was one of only two Hindu families.  Her parents said she disappeared after goi...
» Musharraf Leaves Pakistan After Travel Ban Lifted
18/03/16 10:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is facing treason and other charges, has left the country after having his travel ban lifted. The Supreme Court ordered the governme...
» Syria Shaky Truce Allows for Rallies Against al-Qaida Branch
18/03/16 10:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. With Syria's shaky cease-fire holding, peaceful protesters have yet again taken to the streets in opposition-held areas of the country. But this time, in addition to President Bashar Assa...
» Myanmar’s Big Bang with Giant Gongs
18/03/16 10:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Gongs have been used in religious rituals in Asia since ancient times. Their composition has changed little over the centuries. But the vagarities of the modern metals market has compelle...
» US Military Personnel Punished for Afghan Hospital Attack
18/03/16 10:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Officials say U.S. personnel who were involved in the devastating, half-hour aerial attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan have been or will be punished. Colonel Patr...
» Pond Water Brings Relief to India’s ‘Arsenic Belt’
18/03/16 10:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. In the 1960s, as the drilling of tube wells began in eastern India, people were advised to switch to the practice of drinking groundwater to protect themselves from cholera and other wate...
» Congress Remains Divided Ahead of Obama's Cuba Visit
18/03/16 10:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. President Barack Obama’s trip to Cuba is being anticipated by many as a historic chance to thaw relations with Havana. Despite the reluctance of some in Congress, Obama has moved agg...
» Ahead of War Crimes Verdict, Karadzic's Divisive Bosnia Legacy Endures
18/03/16 10:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The verdict that a U.N. tribunal will hand down next week in Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic's trial for genocide has re-opened old wounds for many Bosnians, who for years feared him...
» Runaway Lion Claws Man on Nairobi Street
18/03/16 10:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Kenya wildlife officials say a lion that escaped from Nairobi National Park attacked a man on a busy road in the capital Nairobi Friday. This is the third time in less than a month that l...
» Trump's grammar the same as that used by children
18/03/16 10:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Academic analysis of US presidential candidates' speeches shows that Donald Trump's grammar more basic than his rivals
» US military personnel 'punished' over Kunduz hospital air strike
18/03/16 10:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Military personnel involved in devastating air strike on MSF hospital in Afghanistan have been or will be punished, US officials say
» Apple CEO accuses US government of 'trampling civil liberties' with fight over San Bernardino phone
18/03/16 10:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has lashed out at the American government, saying his fight with them is like "a bad dream"
» Crew of Kon-Tiki2 balsa rafts rescued off coast of Chile
18/03/16 10:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Two balsa rafts sailing from South America to Easter Island and back rescued were documenting climate change marine life and pollution in the Pacific
» Pictures of the day: 18th March 2016
18/03/16 10:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Today: A playful polar bear, bike riders in the Pennines and Bagpuss
» David Cameron supports sending back refugees to Turkey from Greece – video
18/03/16 10:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. David Cameron says on Thursday that the UK supports the idea of sending tens of thousands of migrants back to Turkey from the Greek islands. Speaking in Brussels ahead of...
» Refugees brave another night at Greece’s border camp – video
18/03/16 10:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Refugees light fires and brace another harsh night at a makeshift camp near Idomeni on Thursday night, as European leaders meet in Brussels for a summit on migrants . Abo...
» Amazon In Frame As Google Sells Robot Division
18/03/16 10:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Despite impressive breakthroughs, Google's parent company is looking to sell - and Amazon could be in the frame.
» Threatening Letter Sent To Donald Trump's Son
18/03/16 10:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Containing an unidentified white powder, the letter calls for the real estate tycoon to quit the Republican nomination race.
» Autonomous Spy Sub Can Travel For Three Months
18/03/16 10:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Echo Voyager can operate at a maximum depth of 11,000 feet for up to three months at a time.
» Pope looking at Armenia trip in June to mark anniversary
18/03/16 10:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Pope Francis is planning a trip to Armenia in June, a year after he termed the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians a genocide.
» Russia marks 2 year anniversary of Crimea annexation
18/03/16 10:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Russian President Vladimir Putin travelled to Crimea on Friday to mark the second anniversary of the peninsula’s annexation and inspect construction of a bridge meant to link it to mainland Russia.
» U.N. Leader'sChoice of WordsPrompts Unusual Rupture
18/03/16 10:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Morocco took offense at Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s description of its annexation of Western Sahara and prepared retaliatory measures.
» Putin the peacemaker | The Economist
18/03/16 09:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Ta ta for now THERE is nothing Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, likes more than taking everyone by surprise. Except, perhaps, demonstrating that his country is an independent actor on the world stage...
» British warships to intercept migrants off Libyan shore
17/03/16 21:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. David Cameron urges action to destroy boats close to the Libyan shore, ahead of gruelling night of talks over Turkey's 'blackmail' deal
» Life after the fall of a mobile phone giant
17/03/16 21:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Life after the fall of a mobile phone giant
» Fidel followers remain nervous of US thaw
17/03/16 21:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Older Cubans remain nervous of US, as ties deepen
» Puerto Rico Miss Universe contestant dethroned because "attitude problem"
17/03/16 21:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Kristhielee Caride will no longer represent the U.S. territory after telling newspaper she did not like cameras
» Questions plague Brazil ex-president’s chief of staff role
17/03/16 21:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Uncertainty clouded Brazil’s already turbulent political scenario Thursday as a judge blocked the appointment of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as chief of staff to his successor just mo...
» Defense Secretary Calls Iranian Seizure of American Sailors ‘Outrageous’
17/03/16 21:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. On Thursday, Ashton B. Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee that Iran’s actions in January may have violated international law.
» Apple-FBI fight may be first salvo in encryption war - The Detroit News
17/03/16 21:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. The Detroit News Apple- FBI fight may be first salvo in encryption war The Detroit News San Francisco — The Apple- FBI fight may just be the opening salvo in a broader war over encryptio...
» Top Israeli Commander Endorses Obama Doctrine; Gives Kudos to Moscow
17/03/16 21:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. Israel’s number two-ranking officer on Monday conferred praise on global rivals Russia and the United States with his seeming support of the so-called Obama doctrine and respect for Mo...
» Whistleblower probes cost admiral a promotion
17/03/16 21:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. The Navy has denied promotion to the admiral in charge of its elite SEAL teams, effectively ending his military career, after multiple investigations found that he had retaliated ag...
» UC Merced Stabbing Suspect May Have Self-Radicalized, FBI Says - ABC News
17/03/16 21:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Fox News UC Merced Stabbing Suspect May Have Self-Radicalized, FBI Says ABC News “Investigators developed information that he may have self-radicalized and drawn inspiration from terrori...
» The CIA As a Public Relations Phenomenon - Huffington Post
17/03/16 21:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. The CIA As a Public Relations Phenomenon Huffington Post Say what you will about the spooky Central Intelligence Agency (and God help us, the list of accusations is as long as your arm),...
» Faisal Mohammad inspired by ISIS in University of California-Merced stabbings
17/03/16 21:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. FRESNO, Calif. — A California university student who went on a campus stabbing rampage that wounded four people before he was shot down by a campus police o...
» The West Should Accommodate Russia to Secure Peace with Assad in Syria - U.S. News & World Report (blog)
17/03/16 21:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. U.S. News & World Report (blog) The West Should Accommodate Russia to Secure Peace with Assad in Syria U.S. News & World Report (blog) Russia's drawdown in Syria comes in the wake of ...
» Олланд и Меркель призвали Россию и Украину выполнять минские соглашения - Газета.Ru
17/03/16 21:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Комсомольская правда Олланд и Меркель призвали Россию и Украину выполнять минские соглашения Газета.Ru Французский президент Франсуа Олланд и немецкий канцлер Ангела Меркель призва...
» Locked up and pregnant
17/03/16 20:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. The Tunisian women bringing their babies up on the inside
» US Propaganda Push Against Russia May Shred Basic Constitutional Freedoms - Sputnik International
17/03/16 20:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Sputnik International US Propaganda Push Against Russia May Shred Basic Constitutional Freedoms Sputnik International In an Orwellian Twist of Fate, two US senators drop legislation c...
» Man Guilty Over US Prophet Cartoon Attack
17/03/16 20:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. A jury returns a guilty verdict in what is believed to be the first US trial on charges linked to the so-called Islamic State.
» Puerto Rico Miss Universe contestant stripped of crown
17/03/16 20:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Puerto Rico’s 2016 Miss Universe contestant has been stripped of her crown because of what officials say is an attitude problem.
» Brazil Congress Starts Impeachment Process Against Rousseff
17/03/16 20:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Impeachment proceedings against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff restarted Thursday with the creation of a special committee in Congress, the latest battlefront in a fast-developing ...
» Troubles Deepen in Inquiry of Ex-President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
17/03/16 20:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. An uproar accompanied Mr. da Silva’s swearing-in as President Dilma Rousseff’s chief of staff on Thursday and the release of recordings of him suggesting intimidation of investigators.
» US troops punished over hospital attack
17/03/16 20:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. The US military disciplines more than a dozen service members after an air strike on an Afghan hospital killed 42 people last year.
» Tempers Flare in Brazil Over Intercepts of Calls by Ex-President 'Lula' - New York Times
17/03/16 20:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. New York Times Tempers Flare in Brazil Over Intercepts of Calls by Ex-President 'Lula' New York Times Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Brazil's former president, after he was sworn in as the...
» US to declassify military records on Argentina's “Dirty War” - Washington Post
17/03/16 20:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Newsweek US to declassify military records on Argentina's “Dirty War” Washington Post WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will move to declassify U.S. military and intelligence records...
» Apple employees may quit rather than comply with FBI encryption orders, says NYT - The Verge
17/03/16 19:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Apple employees may quit rather than comply with FBI encryption orders, says NYT The Verge But if any significant portion of that team made a conscious effort to stymy the project, it's ...
» Hillary Clinton says U.S.-Mexico border is secure
17/03/16 19:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton said Thursday that the southwest border is secure enough that the government should now turn its attention to ...
» FBI: California college stabbing suspect may have been self-radicalized, had ISIS propaganda - Fox News
17/03/16 19:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Fox News FBI : California college stabbing suspect may have been self-radicalized, had ISIS propaganda Fox News The California college student who stabbed four people last fall in a camp...
» The FBI Warns That Car Hacking Is a Real Risk - WIRED
17/03/16 19:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. WIRED The FBI Warns That Car Hacking Is a Real Risk WIRED In a public service announcement issued together with the Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic and Safe...
» Navalny’s Strange Freedom, Russian Cyberwar Against Ukraine, and
17/03/16 19:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Institute of Modern Russia. Navalny’s Strange Freedom, Russian Cyberwar Against Ukraine, and Why Putin Loves Trump This post has been generated by Page2RSS
» Russia Sends Arms to Iraqi Kurds for IS Fight
17/03/16 19:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russia sent arms this week to Iraq’s Kurdish region to be used by Peshmerga forces fighting the Islamic State group, Russian and Kurdish sources said. The arms were delivered Monday and i...
» In Azerbaijan, No Pardon For Ismayilova
17/03/16 19:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. WASHINGTON  WASHINGTON, March 17, 2016 -- Azerbaijan today pardoned several political prisoners, but RFE/RL reacted with dismay that a leading contributor to its Azerbaij...
» Russia Sends Arms to Iraqi Kurds for IS Fight - Voice of America
17/03/16 19:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Voice of America Russia Sends Arms to Iraqi Kurds for IS Fight Voice of America Russia sent arms this week to Iraq's Kurdish region to be used by Peshmerga forces fighting the Islamic...
» Libya's U.N.-backed government to move to Tripoli within days: PM
17/03/16 17:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's U.N.-backed unity government will move to Tripoli from Tunis "within a few days", its prime minister said in a television interview broadcast on Thursday.
» US Senators Call to Counter Russian, Chinese Propaganda
17/03/16 17:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Senators Rob Portman, an Ohio Republican, and Chris Murphy, a New York Democrat, have introduced a bill aimed countering propaganda from to Russia, China and other countries. Accordi...
» Europe Grapples With Plan to Return Refugees From Greece to Turkey
17/03/16 17:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The Continent’s leaders had challenges reaching a consensus on the crisis as humanitarian groups have called the proposed policy a violation of international law.
» These 5 Facts Explain the State of Global Corruption
17/03/16 17:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. You can learn a lot about a country’s politics by looking closely at its corruption scandals. Who is investigating whom? What do the investigators really hope to achieve? And what do th...
» Is Tighter Pentagon Spending Killing Troops?
17/03/16 17:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. Ever since Congress and the White House put caps on federal spending starting in 2013, there have been calls to lift them for the Pentagon. The military’s pain has so become acute, both...
» Largest Oval Blue Diamond to Be Auctioned in Hong Kong
17/03/16 17:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The largest oval blue diamond ever to appear at auction is to be sold April 5 in Hong Kong. VOA’s Julie Taboh reports on a recent press event in London that showcased the rare gemstone.
» U.S. to declassify intelligence, military records on Argentina's 'Dirty War'
17/03/16 17:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States government will declassify documents from U.S. military and intelligence agencies related to Argentina's 1976-1983 "Dirty War," the seven-year ...
» Cost of Russia's Syrian Campaign Revealed as $480 Million
17/03/16 17:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday the military operation in Syria has cost Russia approximately 33 billion rubles ($484 million).
» Песков: Путин встретился с экс-премьером Италии Проди - РИА Новости
17/03/16 17:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РИА Новости Песков: Путин встретился с экс-премьером Италии Проди РИА Новости Экс-председатель Совета министров Италии Романо Проди находится в России с частным визитом, сообщил пр...
» Почему референдум не сохранил СССР?
17/03/16 17:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from SvobodaRadio's YouTube Videos. From: SvobodaRadio Duration: 54:00 25 лет назад – 17 марта 1991 года состоялся единственный за всю историю существования СССР всесоюзный референдум, на котором гражданам ...
» Democrats use ‘nuclear option’ to kill immigration bill
17/03/16 17:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. The bill involved a plan to punish cities and towns that prohibit police from asking about a person's immigration status.
» AP NewsBreak: FBI Investigating Virginia Stun Gun Incident - ABC News
17/03/16 17:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. WJLA WDBJ7 AP NewsBreak: FBI Investigating Virginia Stun Gun Incident - ABC ... ABC News The FBI head of the FBI's Richmond office says the agency is investigating the 2013 death of a Vi...
» Obama Admin Stalling Investigation Into U.S. ‘Ransom Payment’ to Iran
17/03/16 17:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The Obama administration is being accused of stalling a congressional investigation into a purported $1.7 billion taxpayer-funded “ransom payment” to Iran in exchange for the releas...
» Inside the Ring: Targeting Islamic State’s al-Baghdadi
17/03/16 17:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. President Obama wants to kill or capture Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and has made striking the self-proclaimed caliph one of the highest priorities for his final year ...
» Strong Intelligence Oversight Can Happen Within the Executive Branch
17/03/16 17:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Just Security. Samuel J. Rascoff That the American public is divided on the current showdown between Silicon Valley and the national security state is to be expected. What is more striking, at least at fir...
» Putin orchestrated success in Syria
17/03/16 17:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. From the narrow vantage point of Russian self-interest, Putin has pulled off another coup and shown that he is a more adept international poker player than his counterpart in Washington.
» NATO commander: Russia withdrawal could be step to Syria peace deal
17/03/16 17:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. NATO’s top military officer on Thursday expressed hope that Russia’s plan to end military operations in Syria could be an important step toward a comprehensive peace deal in war-tor...
» Dunford: Iran Remains the Same ‘Malign Influence’ It Was Before Nuclear Deal
17/03/16 17:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Gen. Joseph Dunford testified Thursday that, even after the Iran nuclear deal spearheaded by the Obama administration, Iran remained the same malignant influence in the Middle East ...
» Putin Pays Iran Back for Withholding Ground Troops from Syria
17/03/16 17:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. March 17, 2016, 7:37 PM (IDT) Putin is settling accounts with Tehran for reneging on its promise of ground troops for Syria by leaving Iran in the lurch.
» Russia Pulls out of West Syria, Leaves US to Face ISIS in the East
17/03/16 17:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. March 17, 2016, 7:37 PM (IDT) Russia pulls the bulk of its forces out of Syria after achieving its purpose, with hardly a shot fired against ISIS, whose strongholds in the eastern sector are lef...
» Obama Hikes Post-Presidency Payments
17/03/16 17:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. President Obama sought to increase the amount of money available for the federal government to spend on former presidents in advance of his White House exit. In his budget requests ...
» Kremlin Unaware of Iraqi Kurds Allegedly Receiving Russian Arms
17/03/16 17:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. The Kremlin spokesman said he could not comment on the reports about Russian arms deliveries to Iraqi Kurds.
» Sequestration Budget Cuts Pose 'Greatest Risk' to DoD
17/03/16 17:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. WASHINGTON — The US defense secretary and Joint Chiefs chairman warned lawmakers that scrapping the two-year budget deal would be catastrophic for US national security interests.  ...
» The Russian ‘Withdrawal’ and Putin’s Brilliant Deception in Syria
17/03/16 17:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. In a surprise move, Monday (March 14), President Vladimir Putin announced the Russian military mission in Syria was “mostly accomplished” and ordered an im...
» Dagestani Insurgents Include Former Policemen and Other Officials
17/03/16 17:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. Operations by Russian security forces against militants of the armed Islamist underground movement in Dagestan are less frequent now than in previous years...
» Russia’s Conflict Against Ukraine and the West: The Religious Dimension
17/03/16 17:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. The conflict Russia is waging against Ukraine has, from the very beginning, had many different dimensions. Currently, it is increasingly assuming the narra...
» Iran seen escaping U.N. sanctions over missiles due to ambiguous resolution
17/03/16 17:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran will likely escape new United Nations sanctions, though the U.N. Security Council could issue a public reprimand for recent launches of what Western off...
» Russian Archive Chief Out After Debunking Soviet WW II Legend
17/03/16 17:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The longtime director of the Russian State Archive has been removed from his post less than a year after he exposed a popular Soviet World War II legend to be “fiction” a...
» Syria Rejects Kurdish Bid For Federal Region
17/03/16 17:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Syria's Foreign Ministry dismisses the move as "unconstitutional and worthless" and a major opposition group warns against it too.
» The bromance between Trump and Putin is over
17/03/16 17:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Kremlin spokesman says new Trump ad paints Russia as a villain. Where's the love?
» Obama Privately Tells Donors That Time Is Coming to Unite Behind Hillary Clinton - New York Times
17/03/16 17:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. New York Times Obama Privately Tells Donors That Time Is Coming to Unite Behind Hillary Clinton New York Times Hillary Clinton at an event in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday. Credit Ji...
» The 'King of the Jungle' meets the Queen of England
17/03/16 17:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from itnnews's YouTube Videos. From: itnnews Duration: 01:07 The 'King of the Jungle' meets the Queen of England when Her Majesty opens London Zoo's new lion enclosure. . Report by Jessica Wakefield.
» Matter: Humans Interbred With Extinct Relatives at Least 4 Times, Study Finds
17/03/16 17:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The interbreeding may have given modern humans better immunity to pathogens, according to the authors of the analysis of global genomes.
» Ukrainian President Vows Swift End To Political Crisis
17/03/16 17:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has tried to reassure the European Union that Kyiv will soon overcome its worst political crisis in two years.
» Syrian Kurds declare their own region, raising tensions
17/03/16 17:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The claiming of a federal region in the northeast is opposed by Syria, Turkey and the U.S.
» Challenges for EU as It Tries for Migration Deal With Turkey
17/03/16 17:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. European leaders meeting Thursday for talks on a deal with Turkey seen as key to stemming the migrant crisis warned there were major obstacles ahead, but said they would push for agree...
» Where did it all go wrong for Turkey?
17/03/16 17:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. It was hailed as the democracy in the Middle East that would be an example to the Arab world - but more than a decade later it has come to look like the Arab dictatorships it abhorred
» Donald Trump presidency 'could be as damaging to global economy as terrorism'
17/03/16 17:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. If the billionaire reaches the White House he could initiate trade wars with China and Mexico and potentially drag down global growth by up to 1.5 per cent
» History Shows US Genocide Decree No Guarantee of Action
17/03/16 17:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's designation Thursday that the Islamic State (IS) is responsible for genocide against some minorities in Iraq and Syria represents a highly symbolic an...
» Kurds Declare 'Federal Region' in Syria, Says Official
17/03/16 17:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. A Kurdish official said the main Syrian Kurdish faction has declared a federal region in Kurdish-controlled areas in northern Syria.
» Germany's Economy Minister aims to get Russia sanctions lifted
17/03/16 17:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel called on Thursday for the European Union to try to create conditions by this summer to lift sanctions imposed against Russ...
» Citing Atrocities, John Kerry Calls ISIS Actions Genocide
17/03/16 17:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The secretary of state’s declaration, made in response to a congressional deadline, is unlikely to change American policy.
» Former Israeli Spy Chief Meir Dagan Dies
17/03/16 13:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Meir Dagan, a former director of Israel’s spy agency Mossad credited with delaying Iran’s nuclear weapons development through a series of high-profile missions, has died aged 71, the I...
» EU to Launch Formal Visa-Free Process for Ukraine in April
17/03/16 13:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The EU’s executive will formally launch the process for approving Ukraine’s visa-free access to the bloc in April, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said, taking Kiev a...
» Kurdish Group TAK Claims Responsibility for Turkey Car Bombing
17/03/16 13:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Kurdish militants took responsibility Thursday for a deadly car-bombing in central Ankara earlier this week, saying the strike was retaliation for the Turkish state’s sweeping crackdow...
» Ex-President's Appointment Rekindles Brazil Protests
17/03/16 13:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. President Dilma Rousseff’s appointment of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to her cabinet rekindled weekend protests in Brazil, as the move was seen by many as an attempt to ...
» Critique of Chechnya Provokes Attack on Chief of Russian Anti-Torture NGO
17/03/16 13:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. Head of the Committee Against Torture NGO Igor Kalyapin could have avoided an attack in the Chechen capital of Grozny if he had come to the Russian republic with good intentions.
» СМИ: Зять Ельцина проходит лечение в США - Росбалт.RU
17/03/16 13:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Росбалт.RU СМИ: Зять Ельцина проходит лечение в США Росбалт.RU Бывший глава администрации президента, журналист и один из учредителей «Ельцин центра» Валентин Юмашев борется с онко...
» Cына Сильвио Берлускони суд приговорил к 1 году и 2 месяцам - РИА Новости
17/03/16 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РИА Новости Cына Сильвио Берлускони суд приговорил к 1 году и 2 месяцам РИА Новости Таким образом, апелляционный суд не подтвердил решение суда первой инстанции, который в июле 201...
» Путин: операция ВКС России в Сирии открыла дорогу к миру - РИА Новости
17/03/16 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РИА Новости Путин: операция ВКС России в Сирии открыла дорогу к миру РИА Новости Операция ВКС России в Сирии продолжалась пять с половиной месяцев. За время своего пребывания в САР...
» Песков подтвердил Reuters гибель пятого военного в операции в Сирии - РБК
17/03/16 13:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РБК Песков подтвердил Reuters гибель пятого военного в операции в Сирии РБК Пресс-секретарь президента России Дмитрий Песков подтвердил Reuters гибель в Сирии военнослужащего Федор...
» Black Sea Rising: Rebirth of a Russian Fleet
17/03/16 13:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. From a military point of view, Russia's operation to annex CrimeaВ was an exceptionally clean affair, and gave an opportunity to demonstrate the fruits of Moscow's military mo...
» Pharmacy in Russian Duma Sees Run on Sharapova's Drug of Choice
17/03/16 13:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. A pharmacy at the State Duma has registered a spike in demand for meldonium after Russian tennis champion Maria Sharapova failed a doping test for the recently banned drug, In...
» Russian Jets Pulling Out Of Syria, But It Seems New Helicopters Are Just Arriving
17/03/16 12:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Interpreter. Live Updates: The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here .
» 400 Russian Police Clash With Roma Residents in Tula Over Gas Siphoning
17/03/16 12:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Interpreter. LIVE UPDATES: Police cracked down on residents of a Roma community in Tula who were accused of illegal gas-siphoning. The villagers said they would pay for gas but it had been cut off by a...
» Russia can redeploy to Syria 'within hours', warns Vladimir Putin
17/03/16 12:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news. Vladimir Putin says he can reverse decision to withdraw from Syria at a moment's notice, in apparent warning against seeking to take advantage of the ...
» Putin: Russia could redeploy forces in Syria within hours if needed
17/03/16 12:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Comments come days after announcing that Moscow’s military involvement in Syria would be wound down Russia could redeploy its forces in Syria “in a few hours”, Vladimir Putin has sai...
» Kremlin complains Donald Trump ad demonises Russia
17/03/16 12:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Video posted to Trump’s Instagram account shows Vladimir Putin throwing a judo opponent and Hillary Clinton barking The Kremlin has hit out at a video promoting the US presidential h...
» Syria peace talks stall amid dispute over 'federal Syria' call
17/03/16 12:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Tension in Geneva over composition of delegations and idea to form federal Syria with semi-autonomous Kurdish region The three-day-old Syrian peace talks have hit their first logjams...
» Rothschild, bucking trend, contemplates new hires in Russia | Reuters - Reuters
17/03/16 12:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Reuters Rothschild, bucking trend, contemplates new hires in Russia | Reuters Reuters The Rothschild Group is looking at taking on new hires for its Russian operation later this year,...
» Russia's Syria Campaign: Top 5 Achievements No One Mentions - Sputnik International
17/03/16 12:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Sputnik International Russia's Syria Campaign: Top 5 Achievements No One Mentions Sputnik International President Vladimir Putin caused a stir when he announced the withdrawal of Russ...
» The Russians show their hand in Syria by withdrawing - The Economist
17/03/16 12:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Economist The Russians show their hand in Syria by withdrawing The Economist THERE is nothing Russia's president, Vladimir Putin, likes more than taking everyone by surprise. Exce...
» Russia and Victory - Voltaire Network
17/03/16 12:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Voltaire Network Russia and Victory Voltaire Network The announcement of the partial withdrawal of the Russian Army from Syria has spawned a great number of commentaries which illustr...
» Kremlin hits out at Trump pre-election video for demonizing Russia - Reuters
17/03/16 12:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Reuters Kremlin hits out at Trump pre-election video for demonizing Russia Reuters (But) our attitude is negative," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a teleconference with rep...
» Putin: Russia may deploy forces back to Syria 'in mere hours' if necessary - RT
17/03/16 12:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RT Putin: Russia may deploy forces back to Syria 'in mere hours' if necessary RT “Of course, if such a need arises, Russia can, in several hours, build up its forces in Syria to a siz...
» Russia could redeploy to Syria in hours, Putin says - Washington Post
17/03/16 12:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Washington Post Russia could redeploy to Syria in hours, Putin says Washington Post MOSCOW — Russia could rebuild its military presence in Syria in a matter of hours and will maintain...
» From Russia, With War - LobeLog
17/03/16 12:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. LobeLog From Russia , With War LobeLog Although largely unrecognized by the rest of the world, Russia already has a substantial private military and security industry complex. Ironica...
» Prostitution Surges in Russia in Wake of Financial Crisis: Report - Newsweek
17/03/16 12:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Newsweek Prostitution Surges in Russia in Wake of Financial Crisis: Report Newsweek Prostitute Russia A policeman examines the bag of a woman suspected of being a prostitute as he det...
» Russia's North Korea Conundrum - The Diplomat
17/03/16 12:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Diplomat Russia's North Korea Conundrum The Diplomat Since the early 2000s, Russia has grown used to managing North Korea's cycle of provocations, which has raised and eased regio...
» Russia wants to outlaw bad-mouthing Putin - Mashable
17/03/16 12:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Mashable Russia wants to outlaw bad-mouthing Putin Mashable Deputy head of the lower house's Committee for Criminal Law, Sergey Fabrichnyi of Putin's United Russia party, said he saw ...
» 'Putin Country' Offers A Glimpse Inside 'Real' Russia - NPR
17/03/16 12:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. 'Putin Country' Offers A Glimpse Inside 'Real' Russia NPR Veteran foreign correspondent Anne Garrels takes us deep inside Russia , where citizens struggle with a shaky economy and wid...
» Russia just made an outrageous claim about its bombing campaign ... - Business Insider
17/03/16 12:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Business Insider Russia just made an outrageous claim about its bombing campaign ... Business Insider After the surprise announcement that Russia will withdraw its forces from Syria, ...
» Russia's Syria operation: Mission complete? - BBC News
17/03/16 12:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. BBC News Russia's Syria operation: Mission complete? BBC News I will never forget the noise. The round-the-clock roar of fighter jets storming down the runway and powering into the ai...
» Israel fears Russia's pullout from Syria will leave dangerous void - Washington Post
17/03/16 12:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Washington Post Israel fears Russia's pullout from Syria will leave dangerous void Washington Post JERUSALEM — Israel viewed Russian President Vladimir Putin's announcement that he wa...
» Syria peace talks broaden as pro-Russia opposition meet UN envoy - Yahoo News
17/03/16 12:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Yahoo News Syria peace talks broaden as pro- Russia opposition meet UN envoy Yahoo News The entry into the Geneva talks of the Moscow Group, along with the so-called Cairo and Istana ...
» Russia's far east oil producers boost Asian sales - Reuters
17/03/16 12:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Reuters Russia's far east oil producers boost Asian sales Reuters SINGAPORE/JINAN, China The sales team at Sakhalin Energy on Russia's far east still finds Singapore hot, but they're ...
» How Russia Views Its 'Compatriots' in the Near Abroad - The National Interest Online
17/03/16 12:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The National Interest Online How Russia Views Its 'Compatriots' in the Near Abroad The National Interest Online Approaching the second anniversary of Russian President Vladimir Putin'...
» Top military chiefs admit US is unprepared for war with Russia or North Korea - Mirror.co.uk
17/03/16 12:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Mirror.co.uk Top military chiefs admit US is unprepared for war with Russia or North Korea Mirror.co.uk US Army Chief of Staff General Mark Milley admitted he had "grave concerns...
» Russia says to complete withdrawing most of Syria force in two-three days - Reuters
17/03/16 12:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Reuters Russia says to complete withdrawing most of Syria force in two-three days Reuters MOSCOW Russia will complete the withdrawal of most of its military contingent in Syria in two...
» Syria crisis: Russian pullback could force Assad into peace talks - Financial Times
17/03/16 12:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Financial Times Syria crisis: Russian pullback could force Assad into peace talks Financial Times Vladimir Putin's partial withdrawal of Russia's air force from Syria has led to specu...
» With Syria Pull-Out, Russia Scores Its First Win In The New Cold War - WBUR
17/03/16 12:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RT With Syria Pull-Out, Russia Scores Its First Win In The New Cold War WBUR A Russian Su-25 ground attack jet is being refueled for take off at Hemeimeem air base in Syria, Tuesday, ...
» Running on empty: Russia has less than three decades of oil remaining - RT
17/03/16 12:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RT Running on empty: Russia has less than three decades of oil remaining RT According to Donskoy, Russia's oil production will inevitably start to decline by 2020. The share of hard t...
» Kurdish Militants Say They’re Behind Car Bombing in Turkey’s Capital
17/03/16 12:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks said they had carried out the attack in Ankara that killed 37 in retaliation for military operations against rebels.
» 13 Takeaways from Ilya Yashin’s Kadyrov Report
17/03/16 12:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Institute of Modern Russia. 13 Takeaways from Ilya Yashin’s Kadyrov Report This post has been generated by Page2RSS
» Putin: Russia Can Rebuild Its Syria Forces 'In Hours'
17/03/16 12:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. President Vladimir Putin has said Russia could scale up its military presence in Syria again within "a few hours."
» Genocide Designation Could Have Several Results
17/03/16 11:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 02:00 The U.S. State Department says Secretary of State John Kerry is studying the legal definition of genocide and should have a decision "soon" on ...
» The Early Edition: March 17, 2016
17/03/16 10:34 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 Syria’s UN envo...
» Today's Headlines and Commentary
17/03/16 10:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Lawfare - Hard National Security Choices. President Obama announced his nomination of Judge Merrick B. Garland as the nation’s 113th Supreme Court justice , the New York Times reports . Noting that Judge G...
» Meir Dagan, Former Mossad Director, Dies at 71
17/03/16 09:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . JERUSALEM — Meir Dagan, who was widely credited with setting back Iran’s nuclear program through covert and daring operations as the director of the Mossad intelligence agency from 2002 to 2011, d...
» Putin's Syria Gambit: Russian Pundits Ponder What Moscow Achieved
16/03/16 20:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russian President Vladimir Putin's abrupt decision to draw down his country's military presence in Syria has left analysts scratching their heads. Does it signal a strate...
» Cuba Reports First Zika Case Not Linked to Travel
16/03/16 20:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. A 21-year-old Havana woman has been diagnosed with Cuba’s first case of locally transmitted Zika virus . The woman, who had not traveled outside of Cuba, was diagnosed with the mosquito...
» For refugees, another risk: Schizophrenia
16/03/16 20:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Refugees in Sweden have a higher risk of developing psychotic disorders than native-born residents and migrants, according to a new study.
» Women forced to trade sex for land rights, global research finds
16/03/16 20:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One in five people worldwide report having paid a bribe for land, with rates even higher in sub-Saharan Africa where women say they are forced...
» Kurds issue new challenge with "federal region" plans
16/03/16 20:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Kurdish group PYD outlines plans for its autonomous region in northern Syria, to fury in Ankara and Damascus
» U.S. Military Personnel Disciplined for Mistaken Attack on Afghan Hospital
16/03/16 20:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. (WASHINGTON)— Senior defense officials say more than a dozen U.S. military personnel, including special operations forces, have been disciplined for the breakdowns that led to the mista...
» Kerry speaks with Russian counterpart ahead of Moscow visit
16/03/16 20:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to his Russian counterpart on Wednesday ahead of his upcoming trip to Moscow, a call expected to touch on the 5-year-old...
» Russian Rights Activist Beaten, Pelted With Eggs In Chechen Capital
16/03/16 20:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A leading Russian rights activist has been attacked by masked men in Grozny, pelted with eggs, paint, and a cake after he was evicted from the hotel he was staying in.
» Ukraine PM scrapes through crisis but uncertainty remains
16/03/16 20:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk has scraped through the biggest challenge to his leadership so far, lawmakers said on Wednesday, but still faces an uphill ba...
» Russia's Putin says will meet Israeli PM Netanyahu soon
16/03/16 20:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told visiting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday he had agreed to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu soon to d...
» Workers finish tearing down migrant camp in northern France
16/03/16 20:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. A destruction crew on Wednesday tore down the last of more than 1,000 tents and huts in a large swath of a makeshift migrant camp in the French port city of Calais, a job marked by fiery protests, a...
» Murdered Venezuelan miners were mainly shot in head: prosecutor
16/03/16 20:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. CARACAS (Reuters) - Seventeen miners murdered near a gold deposit were mainly shot in the head, and four suspects have been arrested so far in a case that has shocked Venezuela, the ch...
» Beirut Struggles Under Growing Saudi Pressure
16/03/16 20:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. As Saudi Arabia-led recriminations against Lebanon continue, the country's overseas workers and business leaders are holding their collective breath. Beirut airport is set to receive the ...
» Kerry to Take More Time on IS Genocide Decision
16/03/16 20:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told the Congress he needs more time to determine whether atrocities committed by the Islamic State group constitute genocide, but a decision will b...
» Gerry Adams barred from White House St Patrick's Day party
16/03/16 20:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Sinn Fein leader expresses anger after "security issue" left him waiting outside while Martin McGuinness entered
» AP Interview: Argentine leader says outraged by corruption
16/03/16 20:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 7:37 p.m. EDT. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina's president said Wednesday he is outraged by corruption that seeped into all facets of society during his predecessor&ap...
» Doubts Grow as EU Leaders Meet on Migrant Deal with Turkey
16/03/16 20:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. European Union leaders begin talks Thursday to work out a migrant deal with Turkey that is littered with political, legal and logistical stumbling blocks, leaving the path ahead far from ...
» Emails: NSA Said 'No' to Clinton's Request for Secure Smartphone
16/03/16 20:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Newly released emails show that the National Security Agency denied a 2009 request to issue a secure government smartphone to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The messages made pu...
» Students in Mexico design “narco” fashion show
16/03/16 20:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. About 200 fashion design students at Mexico City’s IberoAmerican University have opened a show of dozens of dresses and other clothes examining the effects of the drug trade on Mexican culture.
» Colleague of slain Honduran activist Berta Caceres is shot dead
16/03/16 20:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - A colleague of Berta Caceres, the award-winning Honduran environmental rights activist murdered earlier this month, has also been killed, an indigenous rights g...
» American Spies
16/03/16 14:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting. Title:                      American Spies Author:                 Michael J. Sulick Sulick, Michael J. (2013). American Spies : Espionage Against The United States Fro...
» Title:                      The FBI in Peace And WarAuthor:                 Fre...
16/03/16 14:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting. Title:                      The FBI in Peace And War Author:                 Frederick L. Collins Collins, Frederick L. (1962). The FBI in Peace And War . New York: Ace...
» Just back from Syria, ex-CIA's Bob Baer: “Never seen such a decay ...
16/03/16 14:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google Blog Search. Former CIA agent stationed in Syria and the inspiration for the film “Syriana,” Bob Baer joins Roe Conn and Amy Guth (in for Anna Davlantes) to break down Vladimir Putin's decisio...
» Shocking New Snowden Confession: “Climate Change is a Hoax by ...
16/03/16 14:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google Blog Search. After all, Snowden isn't revealing that there is no such thing as Santa Clause. He's saying that “global warming is a complete hoax that was invented by the CIA .” There's a damn ...
» Pentagon's Afghanistan reconstruction projects undermined by lack of oversight, watchdog finds
16/03/16 14:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. More than half of the Pentagon's reconstruction projects in Afghanistan are deficient, with substandard construction materials and other safety problems threateni...
» A Divided House Judiciary Committee Ponders the Pot Bill - Seven Days
16/03/16 14:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from house judiciary committee - Google News. Seven Days A Divided House Judiciary Committee Ponders the Pot Bill Seven Days On March 8, as Vermont lawmakers returned from their weeklong town meeting break, the...
» Putin to Rivlin: I'll discuss diplomacy, regional security with Netanyahu
16/03/16 14:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. March 16, 2016, 6:48 PM (IDT) At the beginning of his meeting at the Kremlin with visiting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he would discuss&nb...
» General says Army at high risk in war against China, Russia
16/03/16 14:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. The Army's top general says military forces on the ground face a high level of risk if the United States gets into a large-scale conflict against a power such as Russia or China.
» The Latest: Russia pulling forces to spur end to Syria war
16/03/16 14:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. GENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Syrian peace talks that resumed in Geneva on Monday (all times local): 9 p.m. Russia's U.N. ambassador says the bulk of his country's ...
» Putin orders to start Russian military pullout from Syria
16/03/16 14:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. MOSCOW (AP) - President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military to withdraw most of its forces from Syria, timing his move to the launch of Syria peace talks ...
» Panel: US border agency needs more anti-corruption agents
16/03/16 14:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. SAN DIEGO (AP) - A panel of law enforcement experts found that U.S. Customs and Border Protection has made little movement on a call to sharply increase the numbe...
» US and Russia sharply divided over Iran missile tests
16/03/16 14:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United States is insisting that Iran's test-firing of two ballistic missiles last week was in defiance of a U.N. resolution, but Russia ...
» Navy says glitch caused improper pulling of SEALs' weapons
16/03/16 14:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WASHINGTON (AP) - A Republican lawmaker said Monday he's been assured the Navy has resolved a procedural glitch that caused combat rifles used by SEAL teams based...
» ISIS atrocities against Christians called 'genocide,' House unanimously declares
16/03/16 14:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. The House of Representatives on Monday overwhelmingly approved a resolution declaring as "genocide" atrocities committed by the Islamic State against Christians a...
» Russia's defense ministry: First group of Russian warplanes has left Russia's base in Syria
16/03/16 14:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's defense ministry: First group of Russian warplanes has left Russia's base in Syria.
» The Latest: Russia may keep about 1,000 personnel in Syria
16/03/16 14:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. MOSCOW (AP) - The latest developments on ongoing Syria peace talks and the pullout of Russian forces from the country (all times local): 10:50 a.m. The head of th...
» Omar al-Shishani, Islamic State commander, died of wounds from U.S. airstrike in Syria
16/03/16 14:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. A top Islamic State commander has died of wounds suffered in a U.S. airstrike in Syria, a senior Iraqi intelligence officials and the head of a Syrian activist gr...
» Islamic State hackers post 'kill list' of Minnesota cops
16/03/16 14:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. A group of hackers loyal to the Islamic State terrorist group have reportedly posted a "kill list" with the names and personal details of 36 policemen in Minnesot...
» Iran's military meddling in Middle East helps Tehran 'spread' ideology across region
16/03/16 14:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. The chief of the Iranian military forces that protects the regime said on Tuesday that Iran's insertion into conflicts in the region is helping Tehran spread its ...
» Maryland man indicted on charges he drove car into NSA gate
16/03/16 13:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. BALTIMORE (AP) - A 42-year-old Baltimore man has been indicted on charges he crashed a stolen car into a security gate at Fort Meade last October. The government ...
» Vladimir Putin says public supports using 'repressive measures'
16/03/16 13:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted Tuesday that citizens are in favor of using repressive measures against criminals when it's in the public's best interes...
» San Bernardino conspirator was shielded by immigration from armed DHS agents
16/03/16 13:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Federal immigration officers refused to let an armed team of agents into their office to detain the accused conspirator in December's San Bernardino terrorist att...
» The Latest: Kremlin hails joint Syria peace efforts with US
16/03/16 13:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. MOSCOW (AP) - The latest developments on ongoing Syria peace talks and the pullout of Russian forces from the country (all times local): 12:50 p.m. President Vlad...
» Ayanle Hassan Ali, Toronto attacker, said 'Allah' told him to stab soldiers
16/03/16 13:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. A Canadian man says he acted on orders from Allah when he stabbed two soldiers outside a recruiting center in Toronto, authorities said Tuesday.  Ayanle Hass...
» Generals express concern over spike in aircraft accidents
16/03/16 13:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WASHINGTON (AP) - The top Army and Marine Corps generals say they're concerned about an increasing number of major military aircraft accidents. During congression...
» Pentagon Admits to Wrongly Taking Combat Rifles From Navy SEALs
16/03/16 13:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The Pentagon disclosed Tuesday that a glitch in its internal processes caused officials to improperly seize combat rifles from a team of Navy SEALs, who had raised concerns about th...
» Russia Reminds Obama: You Caved on Iran’s Missile Program, Bro
16/03/16 13:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Days after the latest Iranian ballistic missile test, Russia and Iran are telling the Obama administration that Iranian missile tests are not prohibited by the UN Security Council, ...
» Why isn’t Gen Raheel Sharif staying on as Pakistan Army chief?
16/03/16 13:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ThereAreNoSunglasses. Bargain: Why isn’t Gen Raheel Sharif staying on as Pakistan Army chief? Pinaki Bhattacharya   The race has begun. General Raheel Sharif has made it clear he won’t fol...
» Another Defector Dead in Washington
16/03/16 13:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The XX Committee. A former member of Putin’s inner circle has died violently and mysteriously in our nation’s capital. The story has all the makings of a sleek Hollywood spy thriller. A defecto...
» SYRIA: More Posturing Than Performance
16/03/16 13:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. None
» US: Rifle found at El Chapo hideout tied to Fast and Furious
16/03/16 13:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. One of the guns that Mexican officials say was found at the hideout of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera has been found to be associated with Fast and Furious, a failed "gun...
» In the Syria chess game, did Putin outwit Obama?
16/03/16 13:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Russian President Vladimir Putin's sudden move to withdraw Russian forces from Syria, and declare the putative end of his country's main military operations there, once more caught many ...