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Russia 'to alter military doctrine towardsBBC NewsRussia 'to alter military doctrine towards Nato'BBC NewsRussia is to alter its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says. Mikhail Popov, a Kremlin adviser, said that deteriorating relations with the US and Nato would be reflected in the updated ...Ukraine Warns of Escalation as Obama Set to Visit RegionBusinessweekRussia's Gains Cloud Obama's Assurances to BalticsABC NewsUN Chief: Political Dialogue Solution to Ukraine CrisisVoice of AmericaReuters -The Independent -The Globe and Mailall 1,651 news articles »
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 1:06 am
Palestinian official: Israel imperils GazaReutersPalestinian official: Israel imperils Gaza cease-fire if it ignores talksJerusalem PostGaza news: According to Channel 10, Netanyahu has stated that there are no preparations being made for the Cairo talks. Benjamin Netanyahu and Moshe Ya'a'lon. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, right, confers with Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon.Israel will not emerge victorious in future wars: Iranian defense ministerTehran TimesIsraeli forces abduct 6 Palestinians in West BankPress TVIsrael announces it will seize 400 acres in West BankeuronewsBreaking Israel News -Fars News Agency -Los Angeles Timesall 1,250 news articles »
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 1:05 am
Poll shows surge in support for ScottishUSA TODAYPoll shows surge in support for Scottish independenceUSA TODAYLONDON — A new poll suggests that support for Scotland's independence movement has gained substantial ground with less than three weeks to go before a historic referendum that will determine the future composition of the United Kingdom. The poll ...Scots Independence Gains Support as Clock Ticks on U.K.BloombergPoll shows collapse in Scottish No voteIrish TimesScottish independence: Does the rest of the UK care?BBC NewsReuters UK -Herald Scotland -in-cumbriaall 436 news articles »
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 12:45 am
Iraq crisis: Islamic State accused of ethnicBBC NewsIraq crisis: Islamic State accused of ethnic cleansingBBC NewsAmnesty International says it has new evidence Islamic State militants are carrying out "a wave of ethnic cleansing" against minorities in northern Iraq. The human rights group said IS had turned the region into "blood-soaked killing fields". Earlier, Iraqi Shia ...Islamic State Committed Ethnic Cleansing in Iraq, Amnesty SaysBusinessweekAmnesty: Islamic State in Iraq's Ethnic Cleansing on 'Historic Scale'Voice of AmericaAmnesty Accuses Islamic Militants of War CrimesABC NewsIrish Times -Daily Mail -U.S. News & World Reportall 47 news articles »
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 12:40 am
US Troops Take Action On Militants InTelegraph.co.ukUS Troops Take Action On Militants In SomaliaNew York TimesAmerican military forces launched an operation in Somalia on Monday against the Qaeda-linked militant network the Shabab, defense officials said. Rear Adm. John F. Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said that officials were still “assessing the results of ...US air strike in Somalia targeting Shebab leader: govtThe News InternationalUS reportedly targets leader of al-Shabaab with Somalia drone strikeFox NewsUS military operation targets extremists in SomaliaUSA TODAYCNN -Daily Mail -Telegraph.co.ukall 553 news articles »
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 12:25 am
Record 4.1 million in Syria got food aid inA record 4.1 million people in Syria received food rations in August due to more convoys being able to cross front lines and borders from Turkey and Jordan, the U.N.'s World Food Program (WFP) said on Tuesday. "We are reaching more people every day with urgently needed food assistance – many of them have been going hungry for months," Muhannad Hadi, WFP's regional emergency coordinator for the Syria crisis, said in a statement. Over the last six weeks, WFP and partner agencies have crossed front lines to reach more than 580,000 people, over four times the 137,000 reached in the preceding six weeks, it said. "Since July 25, a total of five cross-border convoys, via the Bab Al Salam crossing from Turkey and Al Ramtha from Jordan, carried food rations including rice, lentils, oil, pasta, bulgur, canned food, wheat flour, beans, salt and sugar for 69,500 people in the hard-to-reach areas of Aleppo, Idlib, Quneitra and Deraa governorates," the WFP statement said.
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 4:03 am
Putin's '2 weeks to Kiev' out of context:MOSCOW (AP) — A Kremlin aide on Tuesday sharply criticized EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks, if it wished.
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 3:58 am
Record English spending dwarfs rivals inLONDON (AP) — English Premier League clubs spent a record 835 million pounds ($1.38 million) on players during the summer transfer window, almost twice as much as any of Europe's other top leagues.
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 3:55 am
Euro continues descent ahead of ECB meetingLONDON (AP) — The euro's descent saw it hit a new one-year low against the dollar on Tuesday, but the currency risks snapping back higher this week if the European Central Bank fails to back up its recent talk of stimulus with action.
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 3:51 am
More than 30 teens escape from detentionNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early Tuesday, a spokesman said.
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 3:48 am
Afghan turmoil threatens NATO's 'missionBRUSSELS/KABUL (Reuters) - NATO will declare "mission accomplished" this week as it winds down more than a decade of operations in Afghanistan but departing combat troops look likely to leave behind political turmoil and an emboldened insurgency.
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 7:13 pm
Al-Shabaab leader's fate unclear afterMogadishu, Somalia (CNN)-- A suspected U.S. drone strike targeted senior leaders of Al-Shabaab in southern Somalia, but it's not clear if the leader of the Islamic militant group was wounded or killed, a Somali official said Tuesday. The Pentagon would ...
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 7:13 pm
PPI Complaints to U.K. Financial MediatorThe U.K.’s Financial Ombudsman Service said complaints about improperly sold loan insurance fell by 50 percent in the first half of the year, with Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LLOY)’s customers the most dissatisfied. The FOS received 133,819 complaints ...
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 7:11 pm
Christie's Mexico Trip May Showcase Split onNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie arrives in Mexico City tomorrow on a three-day trade mission with a chance to distinguish himself from fellow Republicans on immigration. The visit, including meetings with Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto and business ...
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 7:06 pm
da Vinci Lawsuit Settlement Funding AmountsSACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today an increase in capital and cash advance funding for victims who suffer from complications with Intuitive Surgical System's da Vinci Robot.
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 7:05 pm