For Tunisia, Nobel Is Good News in Troubled,
FirstpostFor Tunisia, Nobel Is Good News in Troubled, Violent YearNew York TimesTUNIS, Tunisia — The leader of a Tunisian human rights group that was among the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize says the honor has meaning not just for his country, but for all those mired in war. It's also a ray of good news for a North African ...Nobel Peace Prize Winner Is A Refreshing SurpriseForbesNobel Peace Prize committee accused of ignoring what Alfred Nobel wantedCBC.caVIDEO: Nobel prize for Tunisia's peace teamIrish Examinerall 354 news articles »
Posted on 10 October 2015 | 7:33 am
9 Irish Gypsies, including infant, die in
U.S. News & World Report9 Irish Gypsies, including infant, die in mobile home fireU.S. News & World ReportEmergency services attend the scene of a fire in Carrickmines, Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. Police say nine people, including an infant, have died in a fire at a mobile home camp for Ireland's native Gypsies. Detectives say they have yet ...Dublin fire: Six-month-old baby among nine killed in tragic halting site blazeIrish TimesSix-month-old child among nine dead from two families in huge fire at Dublin ...Yahoo News UKFather, mother and five children including baby among ten people dead ...Irish IndependentHerald -Sunday World -Al-Arabiyaall 113 news articles »
Posted on 10 October 2015 | 7:29 am
Hundreds of thousands protest in Berlin
ReutersHundreds of thousands protest in Berlin against EU-US trade dealReutersBERLIN Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Berlin on Saturday in protest against a planned free trade deal between Europe and the United States that they say is anti-democratic and will lower food safety, labor and environmental standards.Thousands demonstrate in Germany against EU-US trade dealPost-Bulletinall 64 news articles »
Posted on 10 October 2015 | 6:36 am
At least 86 dead in Turkey after blasts at
Washington PostAt least 86 dead in Turkey after blasts at peace rallyWashington PostBEIRUT — Two bombs targeting a crowd of peace marchers Saturday in the Turkish capital have killed at least 86 people and injured 186 others, Turkey's health minister said, according to the Associated Press. The explosions detonated minutes apart at a ...Ankara Explosions: 86 Killed, 186 Hurt Before Rally in Turkish CapitalNBCNews.comBomb attacks kill at least 86 at peace rally in Turkish capitalUSA TODAYAnkara, Turkey Bombing Kills At Least 30, Injures Over 100Huffington PostLos Angeles Times -Chicago Tribune -ABC Newsall 965 news articles »
Posted on 10 October 2015 | 6:21 am
At least 7 people reported killed, 90
CNNAt least 7 people reported killed, 90 injured in Israel-Palestinian violenceCNN(CNN) At least eight Palestinians were killed and 90 injured in clashes Friday in Gaza, according to Gaza medical sources. Also Friday, one person was killed by police in the West Bank, and several other people were injured in attacks in northern and ...Two dead in Jerusalem as Palestinian-Israeli violence rages onReutersAP PHOTOS: Selection of Mideast, Afghan and Pakistan photosMiami HeraldL. TODD WOOD: The rockets from Gaza begin againWashington TimesAl Jazeera America -Haaretzall 2,460 news articles »
Posted on 10 October 2015 | 6:14 am
Blasts kill 86 at peace rally; Suicide
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday in Ankara, killing at least 86 people and wounding nearly 190 others in Turkey's deadliest attack in years — one that threatens to inflame the nation's ethnic tensions.
Posted on 10 October 2015 | 11:12 am
Why urbanization is globally on the rise
Urbanization — the expansion of cities — is on the rise. People across the globe are heading into urban areas looking for work, education and health care. Others arrive, fleeing wars and natural disasters. Without the proper planning, the rapid increase in urban areas, especially in developing countries where most growth is happening, can lead to some big problems.
Posted on 9 October 2015 | 2:10 pm
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U.S. Army hearing officer recommends no jail
By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - The U.S. military officer who headed a hearing in the case of accused deserter Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl recommended that the man held captive by the Taliban in Afghanistan should not be sent to a military prison, Bergdahl's lawyers said. In a memorandum issued on Friday, Lieutenant Colonel Mark Visger, the presiding officer at the so-called Article 32 hearing last month in San Antonio, recommended "non-judicial punishment" for Bergdahl, the lawyers said. U.S. military prosecutors told the two-day hearing in September that Bergdahl had intended to desert his post.
Posted on 10 October 2015 | 10:36 am
Some conservatives quietly campaign against
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some conservatives in the Republican party are sharpening their knives to keep Representative Paul Ryan from succeeding House Speaker John Boehner, even as they say publicly the election of the next speaker will center on reforms in the U.S. House of Representatives instead of the candidates. "The focus is on, in my opinion, not who is speaker, but the process changes we can put in place," said Representative Barry Loudermilk, a member of the Freedom Caucus made up of the most conservative Republicans in the House. At least one caucus member has outlined requirements a candidate must meet in order to win an endorsement in the speaker's race, and it is not clear if Ryan can pass the test.
Posted on 10 October 2015 | 9:54 am