1. Barack Obama urges United Nations to set up global ban on fighters
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-22 at 00:50:35

    Resolution, thought to be widely supported, would impose travel bans on fighters intent on joining overseas wars Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 30133 retweets and 12 favorites
    150 shares and 36 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 952 plus ones and 259 reshares
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  2. Taking a Call for Climate Change to the Streets
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-22 at 06:26:53

    The People’s Climate March in Manhattan was a spectacle even for a city known for doing things big, and it was joined, in solidarity, by demonstrations on Sunday across the globe, from Paris to Papua New Guinea.

    22537 Shares
    6603 shares and 15606 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 116 plus ones and 19 reshares
    164 shares on LinkedIn
    9 views on StumbleUpon

  3. Climate change marches: Kerry cites fight against Ebola and Isis as thousands join protests
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-22 at 12:33:49

    Worldwide day of protests comes on the eve of the first UN leaders summit on climate change in five yearsUS will not commit to climate change aid for poor nation at UN summitRecord CO2 emissions committing world to dangerous climate changePeoples Climate …

    13658 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 5608 retweets and 317 favorites
    1683 shares and 5874 likes on Facebook
    19 Google+ Shares, 19 plus ones and 2 reshares
    33 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Global protests over climate change
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-22 at 04:12:33

    Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change attract hundreds of thousands of marchers across more than 2,000 locations worldwide.

    12007 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 7586 retweets and 107 favorites
    1784 shares and 2347 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares and 10 plus ones
    49 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  5. Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity From Fossil Fuels
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-22 at 06:15:17

    The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil is planning to rid its $860 million Rockefeller Brothers Fund of investments in companies trading in nonrenewable energy.

    9235 Shares
    3029 shares and 6060 likes on Facebook
    137 shares on LinkedIn
    9 views on StumbleUpon

  6. Russian oligarch’s arrest a warning from Putin, says hedge fund boss
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-21 at 22:13:08

    Kremlin move against Vladimir Yevtushenkov is warning against a palace coup to protect any tycoons’ shrinking wealth, says Bill Browder Continue reading…

    5683 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 5413 retweets and 38 favorites
    86 shares and 17 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    27 shares on LinkedIn

  7. Howard should be tried for conspiracy to commit mass murder, says Andrew Wilkie
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-22 at 08:53:51

    Independent MP says former prime minister should be deeply ashamed that he lied over the 2003 invasion of Iraq Continue reading…

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    100 twitter shares, 2054 retweets and 34 favorites
    647 shares and 2470 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones

  8. Abbott: reduction in freedom necessary to save lives from terrorism threat
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-22 at 11:58:59

    Tony Abbott says delicate balance between freedom and security may have to shift Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 1039 retweets and 20 favorites
    798 shares and 1503 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 172 plus ones and 47 reshares

  9. John Key wants 2015 referendum on ridding New Zealand’s flag of union jack
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-22 at 05:45:35

    Re-elected prime minister says its time to get on with the debate, in which he favours a move to the silver fern Continue reading…

    3454 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 2124 retweets and 51 favorites
    240 shares and 925 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Kurds volunteering to fight Isis turned away at Turkish border – video
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-21 at 18:03:00

    Turkish security forces disperse Kurds who had gathered at the Turkish border with Syria on Sunday, to cross into Syria and fight with Kurdish militants against Islamic State (Isis). In recent days, Isis have seized ground close to the town of Kobani, hom…

    3289 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 2375 retweets and 46 favorites
    233 shares and 505 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 14 plus ones and 4 reshares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Deal to end Yemen crisis signed
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-22 at 01:30:06

    The Yemeni government and Shia Houthi rebels sign an agreement aimed at ending the political crisis which has gripped the country for weeks.

    3175 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 2784 retweets and 17 favorites
    145 shares and 122 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Tony Abbott warns balance between security and freedom may shift politics live
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-22 at 13:09:29

    Tony Abbott addresses MPs in Canberra for the first time since Australias terror threat alert level was raised. All the developments from Canberra, live Continue reading…

    2567 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 2233 retweets and 54 favorites
    89 shares and 84 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  13. John Howard: there was no genocide of Aboriginal Australians video
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-22 at 06:02:00

    The former Australian prime minister John Howard has reiterated his belief that there was no genocide of Indigenous Australians during the stolen generations era. In an interview with the Seven network, Howard said that modern governments should not be ex…

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    40 twitter shares, 96 retweets and 6 favorites
    636 shares and 1428 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    7 views on StumbleUpon

  14. After Rancor, Afghans Agree to Share Power
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-22 at 06:26:22

    After eight months of enmity over the protracted presidential election, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah will have to confront the challenges of jointly governing their country.

    2035 Shares
    481 shares and 1504 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones
    38 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Tomb mystery captivates Greece
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-22 at 13:31:54

    Secrets of ancient burial site keep Greeks guessing

    2010 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 247 retweets and 37 favorites
    583 shares and 997 likes on Facebook
    19 Google+ Shares, 14 plus ones and 2 reshares
    9 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  16. Global Rise Reported in 2013 Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-21 at 22:31:01

    The report on the emissions growth, 2.3 percent last year, showed that the world remains far off track in efforts to control global warming.

    1850 Shares
    817 shares and 993 likes on Facebook
    11 Google+ Shares
    29 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Yemen rivals sign peace agreement
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-22 at 16:39:46

    Houthi leaders and Yemen president agree UN-brokered deal as rebels take over government buildings in Sanaa.

    1580 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 432 retweets and 20 favorites
    427 shares and 565 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    12 shares on LinkedIn
    15 views on StumbleUpon

  18. Sierra Leone claims Ebola curfew success
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-22 at 16:45:25

    Authorities say dozens of infections and victims were identified in national three-day curfew.

    1563 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1172 retweets and 11 favorites
    85 shares and 192 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Turkey clamps down on Syria border
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-22 at 16:25:40

    Turkey closes most of its border crossings with Syria after the arrival of at least 130,000 Kurd refugees, as IS militants approach a key Syrian town.

    1506 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 911 retweets and 35 favorites
    320 shares and 125 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  20. VIDEO: Blair: ‘Boots on ground’ to defeat IS
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-22 at 07:27:36

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has told the BBC that IS militants will not be defeated until they are fought on the ground.

    1422 Shares
    42 twitter shares, 1330 retweets and 14 favorites
    19 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 1 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

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