‘Islamic State’ is a slur on our faith, say leading MuslimsPublished by The Guardian on 2014-09-13 at 22:30:01
Imams call on David Cameron and others to stop using phrase which they say gives credibility to a terrorist organisation Continue reading…
103 twitter shares, 31339 retweets and 241 favorites
1008 shares and 1260 likes on Facebook
9 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones
26 shares on LinkedIn
Islamic State video purports to show beheading of UK hostage David HainesPublished by Reuters on 2014-09-14 at 05:25:24
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Saturday which purported to show the beheading of British aid worker David Haines.
102 twitter shares, 22329 retweets and 208 favorites
806 shares and 515 likes on Facebook
5 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
20 shares on LinkedIn
Pope decries ‘piecemeal WWIII’Published by BBC on 2014-09-13 at 20:20:15
A World War III "fought piecemeal, with crimes, massacres, destruction" may have started, Pope Francis says at a ceremony honouring WWI victims.
103 twitter shares, 15561 retweets and 13 favorites
841 shares and 327 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares and 10 plus ones
7 shares on LinkedIn
1 views on StumbleUpon
ISIS Video Shows Execution of David Cawthorne Haines, British Aid WorkerPublished by The New York times on 2014-09-14 at 06:35:36
A video released by the group shows the aid worker kneeling in a desert landscape that looks identical to where two American journalists were killed by the group in the past month. Moments later, he is beheaded.
103 twitter shares, 3814 retweets and 179 favorites
2746 shares and 6447 likes on Facebook
38 shares on LinkedIn
1 views on StumbleUpon
Oscar Pistorius Guilty of Culpable HomicidePublished by The New York times on 2014-09-14 at 00:35:42
Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of a charge equivalent to manslaughter in the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp, but he was granted bail and will remain free until sentencing procedures on Oct. 13.
103 twitter shares, 5073 retweets and 204 favorites
1208 shares and 1719 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares, 58 plus ones and 7 reshares
33 shares on LinkedIn
45 views on StumbleUpon
Vietnam’s forgotten Cambodian warPublished by BBC on 2014-09-14 at 08:56:11
The soldiers behind Vietnam’s forgotten war in Cambodia
99 twitter shares, 7862 retweets and 11 favorites
80 shares and 56 likes on Facebook
5 Google+ Shares
3 shares on LinkedIn
Struggling to Starve ISIS of Oil Revenue, U.S. Seeks Assistance From TurkeyPublished by The New York times on 2014-09-13 at 22:37:41
The territory ISIS controls in Iraq produces thousands of barrels of oil that can fetch millions on the Turkish black market, and U.S. officials are leaning heavily on Turkey to take action.
103 twitter shares, 5300 retweets and 180 favorites
536 shares and 327 likes on Facebook
14 Google+ Shares
51 shares on LinkedIn
Tony Abbott: Australia to send military force to fight Isis ‘death cult’Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-14 at 09:08:44
Some 600 personnel, including special forces troops, and eight F/A-18F Super Hornet jets will make up military contribution to international coalition Continue reading…
101 twitter shares, 5537 retweets and 1 favorites
263 shares and 435 likes on Facebook
8 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones
3 shares on LinkedIn
Isis video claims to show beheading of British hostage David HainesPublished by The Guardian on 2014-09-14 at 13:17:16
Haines, 44, an aid worker, was captured in Syria in 2013David Cameron denounces the murder as act of pure evilDavid Haines: a fantastic man and father Continue reading…
103 twitter shares, 3040 retweets and 70 favorites
1647 shares and 1287 likes on Facebook
14 Google+ Shares, 26 plus ones and 2 reshares
9 shares on LinkedIn
Australia joining the fight against Isis can be justified but where will it end?Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-14 at 12:30:04
Tony Abbott has pushed hard for Australian intervention but it brings the risk of more retaliation and becoming embroiled in what he calls the witches brew Continue reading…
54 twitter shares, 19 retweets and 3 favorites
14 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares, 4957 plus ones and 1076 reshares
Palin family in Alaska brawl: ‘Alcohol was believed to be a factor’Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-13 at 02:23:07
Police confirm verbal and physical altercation took place outside house party in Anchorage, where former governor Sarah Palin was reported to have shouted: Do you know who I am? Continue reading…
100 twitter shares, 85 retweets and 20 favorites
1628 shares and 3649 likes on Facebook
17 Google+ Shares, 79 plus ones and 9 reshares
5 shares on LinkedIn
Police Armored Vehicle Is Unwelcome in California College TownPublished by The New York times on 2014-09-14 at 02:44:09
Davis, Calif., obtained an armored vehicle from the Defense Department that the police chief called âperfectâ for active shooter incidents. Then the City Council told the police to get rid of it.
1619 shares and 2923 likes on Facebook
10 shares on LinkedIn
Afghanistan Boldly Raises Its Colors, as Never BeforePublished by The New York times on 2014-09-14 at 04:32:14
Flying from a specially erected pole more than 200 feet high, the black, red and green flag, at 97 feet by 65 feet, is big enough to drape over an intact Dreadnoughtus dinosaur fossil.
103 twitter shares, 3441 retweets and 111 favorites
166 shares and 585 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
13 shares on LinkedIn
David Haines: ‘a fantastic man and father’Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-14 at 04:09:36
British aid worker, a video of whose murder has been released online, had been in Syria for three days when he was seized Continue reading…
103 twitter shares, 2651 retweets and 113 favorites
410 shares and 935 likes on Facebook
3 Google+ Shares
13 shares on LinkedIn
Australia commits 600 troops to anti-IS fightPublished by AlJazeera on 2014-09-14 at 14:02:23
Prime Minister Tony Abbott promises fighter jets and special forces to coalition set to battle the Islamic State group.
101 twitter shares, 3193 retweets and 9 favorites
187 shares and 556 likes on Facebook
4 Google+ Shares
1 shares on LinkedIn
ISIS Video Claims To Show Beheading Of British Aid Worker David HainesPublished by Huffington Post on 2014-09-14 at 03:49:54
Islamic State militants released a video on social media on Saturday they said showed the beheading of British aid worker David Haines.
In the video produced by ISIS’ media wing and posted on Twitter, a masked militant with a British-sounding accent add…
101 twitter shares, 72 retweets and 8 favorites
1167 shares and 2160 likes on Facebook
7 Google+ Shares and 8 plus ones
US man gets six years hard labour in N KoreaPublished by AlJazeera on 2014-09-14 at 16:13:24
Matthew Miller was detained in Pyongyang after reportedly tearing up his visa at the airport and demanding asylum.
103 twitter shares, 2098 retweets and 35 favorites
107 shares and 255 likes on Facebook
10 Google+ Shares, 22 plus ones and 6 reshares
1 shares on LinkedIn
In Jordan, Ever Younger Syrian BridesPublished by The New York times on 2014-09-13 at 23:38:23
For many Syrian families in Jordanâs refugee camps, marrying girls off at younger ages is seen as necessary, but womenâs advocates say that they are trading immediate dangers for longer-term ones.
103 twitter shares, 1013 retweets and 84 favorites
673 shares and 697 likes on Facebook
7 Google+ Shares
15 shares on LinkedIn
The Big Fix: Sun and Wind Alter German Landscape, Leaving Utilities BehindPublished by The New York times on 2014-09-14 at 06:25:54
Germanyâs renewable-energy push has had an impact far beyond its shores, driving down costs faster than almost anyone thought possible just a few years ago.
103 twitter shares, 1778 retweets and 61 favorites
417 shares and 178 likes on Facebook
9 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones
36 shares on LinkedIn
U.S. Scientists See Long Fight Against EbolaPublished by The New York times on 2014-09-13 at 06:40:17
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is likely to last 12 to 18 months more and could infect hundreds of thousands, say scientists mapping its spread for the American government.
1364 shares and 824 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares, 22 plus ones and 5 reshares
55 shares on LinkedIn
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