Losses From California Quake Could Top $1 BillionPublished by The New York times on 2014-08-25 at 10:28:15
The magnitude-6.0 earthquake damaged buildings, knocked out power to thousands and injured scores of residents. It was the largest quake to strike the Bay Area since 1989, officials said.
3794 shares and 6364 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares and 30 plus ones
89 shares on LinkedIn
Kidnapped US journalist freed in SyriaPublished by AlJazeera on 2014-08-25 at 10:39:56
Peter Theo Curtis is handed over to UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights nearly two years after he was abducted.
103 twitter shares, 1685 retweets and 294 favorites
1441 shares and 4724 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares, 43 plus ones and 4 reshares
23 shares on LinkedIn
19 views on StumbleUpon
Richard Attenborough, Actor, Director and Giant of British Cinema, Dies at 90Published by The New York times on 2014-08-25 at 05:19:16
A distinguished actor whose career spanned more than 60 years, he found greatest success behind the camera with the monumental biographical film âGandhi.â
2816 shares and 4978 likes on Facebook
15 Google+ Shares and 8 plus ones
37 shares on LinkedIn
Who really killed Pier Paolo Pasolini?Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-24 at 04:34:00
A biopic by Abel Ferrara at the Venice biennale will reconstruct the last hours of the Italian film director, who was murdered in 1975 Continue reading…
101 twitter shares, 314 retweets and 53 favorites
1152 shares and 2315 likes on Facebook
6 Google+ Shares, 3 plus ones and 1 reshares
4 shares on LinkedIn
1 views on StumbleUpon
Concern in Egypt as Libyan tensions spill over the borderPublished by The Guardian on 2014-08-24 at 21:28:54
Libya’s eastern neighbour has reason to seek a swift resolution to the latest Libyan crisis Continue reading…
87 twitter shares, 678 retweets and 27 favorites
27 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
4 Google+ Shares, 2225 plus ones and 294 reshares
11 shares on LinkedIn
Iraq: on the frontline with the Shia fighters taking the war to IsisPublished by The Guardian on 2014-08-24 at 23:38:12
Special report In the first of a two-part series on the forces ranged against Isis in Iraq, meet the controversial Shia militia keeping the Islamists from moving on Baghdad Continue reading…
103 twitter shares, 799 retweets and 52 favorites
327 shares and 299 likes on Facebook
6 Google+ Shares, 1304 plus ones and 218 reshares
4 shares on LinkedIn
Peter Theo Curtis, Abducted in 2012, Is Released by Nusra FrontPublished by The New York times on 2014-08-25 at 08:41:38
Peter Theo Curtis was freed after extensive mediation by Qatar, which has negotiated the release of numerous Western hostages.
1000 shares and 2008 likes on Facebook
11 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones
43 shares on LinkedIn
Hamas dismisses warnings from Israeli PMPublished by AlJazeera on 2014-08-25 at 10:35:34
Group says Netanyahu "resorting to threats" after telling Gaza residents to avoid Hamas sites which are Israeli targets.
101 twitter shares, 1056 retweets and 28 favorites
686 shares and 1091 likes on Facebook
16 Google+ Shares, 14 plus ones and 3 reshares
Hundreds dead as Islamic State seizes Syrian air base: monitorPublished by Reuters on 2014-08-25 at 01:19:00
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Islamic State militants stormed an air base in northeast Syria on Sunday, capturing it from government forces after days of fighting that cost more than 500 lives, a monitoring group said.
103 twitter shares, 2578 retweets and 38 favorites
89 shares and 14 likes on Facebook
3 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
7 shares on LinkedIn
US ‘set to launch air strikes’ on senior Isis leaders in SyriaPublished by The Guardian on 2014-08-24 at 16:11:00
White House will ‘take action’ against threats as Turkey comes under pressure to halt flow of jihadists across its border Continue reading…
103 twitter shares, 919 retweets and 60 favorites
853 shares and 769 likes on Facebook
17 Google+ Shares, 15 plus ones and 3 reshares
26 shares on LinkedIn
California earthquake: three critically injured and 87 sent to hospitalPublished by The Guardian on 2014-08-25 at 01:30:14
Two adults and one child seriously hurt in 6.0 quakeGovernor declares emergency, President Obama briefedNapa official: This is a certainly not The Big One Continue reading…
102 twitter shares, 409 retweets and 17 favorites
790 shares and 989 likes on Facebook
6 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 1 reshares
7 shares on LinkedIn
Islamic State captures key Syrian air basePublished by AlJazeera on 2014-08-25 at 15:33:49
Hundreds reportedly killed as fighters storm the Tabqa base in northeast Syria, the army’s last foothold in the area.
101 twitter shares, 2126 retweets and 9 favorites
65 shares and 11 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares
1 shares on LinkedIn
Libyan capital under Islamist control after Tripoli airport seizedPublished by The Guardian on 2014-08-24 at 21:37:29
Operation Dawn captures airport in fierce fighting against pro-government militias after five-week siege in the capital Continue reading…
103 twitter shares, 595 retweets and 53 favorites
743 shares and 569 likes on Facebook
6 Google+ Shares, 1 plus ones and 1 reshares
7 shares on LinkedIn
195 views on StumbleUpon
Israeli Strike Destroys Apartment Tower in GazaPublished by The New York times on 2014-08-24 at 04:21:17
The attack signaled Israelâs willingness to take more audacious military action in Gaza, as Palestinian militants continued to fire barrages of rockets and mortar rounds into Israel.
961 shares and 984 likes on Facebook
8 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 2 reshares
17 shares on LinkedIn
232 views on StumbleUpon
French president accepts PM’s resignationPublished by AlJazeera on 2014-08-25 at 14:22:55
Francois Hollande asks Manuel Valls, the resigning PM, to form new government after economy minister questions policy.
101 twitter shares, 1606 retweets and 1 favorites
80 shares and 157 likes on Facebook
4 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones
Iceland volcano not a concern for UK airspace, says aviation watchdogPublished by The Guardian on 2014-08-24 at 17:33:06
Civil Aviation Authority says it will not close UK airspace in the event of an eruption of the BÃ¡rÃ°arbunga volcano Continue reading…
101 twitter shares, 802 retweets and 17 favorites
250 shares and 292 likes on Facebook
3 Google+ Shares
3 shares on LinkedIn
UK director Richard Attenborough dies at 90Published by AlJazeera on 2014-08-25 at 11:12:05
Acclaimed actor and director of films, including Oscar-winning Gandhi and Jurassic Park, dies at nursing home.
100 twitter shares, 1169 retweets and 5 favorites
63 shares and 26 likes on Facebook
Security services close to identifying jihadi killer of James FoleyPublished by The Guardian on 2014-08-25 at 01:42:00
UK ambassador to US says voice recognition technology has been used to pin down identity of Isis militant who beheaded journalist Continue reading…
103 twitter shares, 199 retweets and 33 favorites
265 shares and 654 likes on Facebook
6 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
12 shares on LinkedIn
US hostage freed after 22-month Syria ordealPublished by Yahoo News on 2014-08-25 at 16:03:39
An American hostage held by rebels in Syria for 22 months has been freed after Qatari mediation, just days after a video showed a fellow US journalist being beheaded by jihadists. &quot;Finally he is returning home,&quot; US Secretary of State Joh…
99 twitter shares, 1084 retweets and 17 favorites
26 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
2 shares on LinkedIn
Thai king endorses coup leader as PMPublished by AlJazeera on 2014-08-25 at 13:26:40
General Prayuth Chan-ocha promises to carry out extensive reforms following army coup which overthrew government in May.
101 twitter shares, 925 retweets and 7 favorites
70 shares and 113 likes on Facebook
4 Google+ Shares, 9 plus ones and 3 reshares
1 shares on LinkedIn
3 views on StumbleUpon
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