Israel partially reopens access to al-Aqsa
Business RecorderIsrael partially reopens access to al-Aqsa MosqueCNN(CNN) -- Israel partially reopened access to the Temple Mount for Muslim prayers Friday, a day after taking a rare step of closing it amid Israeli-Palestinian tensions following the shooting of a controversial rabbi and subsequent killing of a suspect.The dangerous, unpredictable anomaly of East JerusalemHaaretzHeavy security at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque as prayers resumeThe Globe and MailIntermittent clashes dot tense quiet in JerusalemJerusalem PostReuters -Voice of America -ABC Onlineall 2,336 news articles »
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:45 am
UPDATE 2-Hungary's Orban puts Internet tax
NDTVUPDATE 2-Hungary's Orban puts Internet tax on hold after huge protestsReuters... * Tax plan triggered biggest demonstrations in years. * PM Orban says cannot proceed in face of public opposition. * Tax was catalyst for outpouring of anti-Orban feeling. * Orban opponents want him out, but majority backs him (Releads, add background, ...Hungary internet tax cancelled after mass protestsBBC NewsHungary Suspends Internet Tax After Huge ProtestsABC NewsTwenty-Five Years After Fall Of Berlin Wall, Hungary Lurches Away From ...RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyVoice of America -Irish Times -RTall 116 news articles »
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:35 am
Russia may resume gas supply next week if
ReutersRussia may resume gas supply next week if Ukraine pays $2.2 billion: GazpromReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may restart gas supplies to Ukraine as soon as next week if Kiev pays $2.2 billion worth of debts and pre-payments, Alexei Miller, head of state gas monopoly Gazprom, said on Friday. Moscow, Kiev and the European Union ...Ukraine, Russia sign deal to end natural gas cut-off ahead of winterWashington PostRussia: Natural Gas Will Flow After Ukraine PaysABC NewsRussia-Ukraine gas deal secures EU winter supplyBBC NewsVoice of America -RIA Novostiall 2,165 news articles »
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:35 am
UN: Growing number of foreigners in terror
CTV NewsUN: Growing number of foreigners in terror groupsseattlepi.comUNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new United Nations report says the world is facing a challenge of foreign fighters in terror groups on an "unprecedented scale," with about 15,000 in Syria and Iraq alone. The report by a panel of experts monitoring al-Qaida and ...UN: Growing Number Of Foreigners In Terror Groups, Social Media AidingCBS LocalWorld faces challenge from foreign fighters in terror groups: UNPanARMENIAN.Netall 5 news articles »
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:26 am
More Foreign Fighters Are Going to Iraq and
Telegraph.co.ukMore Foreign Fighters Are Going to Iraq and Syria Than Ever Before, UN SaysTIMEMilitant Islamist fighters take part in a military parade along the streets of northern Raqqa province in Syria, June 30, 2014. Reuters. More than 15,000 have already travelled from more than 80 countries. More than 15,000 foreign fighters have traveled to Iraq ...Jihadists from around the world flock to fight with Isil: UNTelegraph.co.ukJihadists from 80 countries fighting with Islamic StateHaaretzIslamic State 'draws fighters from all over'Independent Online9news.com.auall 164 news articles »
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:25 am
Maine wins court order on nurse's quarantine
Monitoring and travel limits required for Kaci Hickox, who treated Ebola patients in W. Africa.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 8:13 am
Army chief takes power after Burkina
By Mathieu Bonkoungou and Joe Penney OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - The head of Burkina Faso's armed forces took power on Friday after President Blaise Compaore resigned amid mass demonstrations against an attempt to extend his 27-year rule in the West African country. Compaore, who seized power in a 1987 coup, had attempted to defy popular pressure for him to step down after a day of violent protests on Thursday in which demonstrators stormed parliament and state television. ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:48 am
Pa. trooper ambush suspect jeered at court
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — Onlookers shouted "Are you sorry?" and "Why did you do it?" at the suspect in a fatal ambush on a Pennsylvania state police barracks as troopers led him from his first court appearance Friday following a grueling seven-week manhunt.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:32 am
Apologies demanded for senator's comments on
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Republicans are calling on Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu to apologize after she suggested Thursday that President Barack Obama's deep unpopularity in the South is partly tied to race.
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 8:28 pm
UN: Worldwide recruiting for jihadists is
New report says foreign fighters joining terror groups on an "unprecedented scale," 15K in Syria, Iraq alone.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 6:02 am