1. The Iraq-Isis conflict in maps photos and video
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-24 at 03:14:41

    The Iraq-Isis conflict in maps photos and video

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    7241 shares and 8529 likes on Facebook
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    534 shares on LinkedIn
    43 views on StumbleUpon

  2. Gay asylum seekers on Manus Island write of fear of persecution in PNG
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 06:57:13

    Guardian Australia obtains six letters detailing persecution in Iran, detention centre abuse and fears about resettlement in Papua New Guinea, where homosexuality is illegal Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 11425 retweets and 21 favorites
    960 shares and 1673 likes on Facebook
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    1 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  3. India Mars mission arrives in orbit
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-24 at 12:46:26

    India becomes the fourth nation to put a satellite into orbit around Mars, as Mangalyaan arrives to study the Red Planet’s atmosphere.

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    100 twitter shares, 45 retweets and 13 favorites
    2699 shares and 5817 likes on Facebook
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    108 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  4. Israel shoots down Syrian plane over Golan
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-24 at 15:32:30

    Syria accuses Israel of siding with rebels after one of its aircraft is destroyed over Golan Heights.

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  5. India triumphs with first mission to Mars
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-24 at 16:05:37

    Prime minister hails historic feat as Mangalyaan satellite enters Mars orbit in country’s maiden mission to planet.

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  6. Mangalyaan: India’s race for space success
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-24 at 10:28:35

    India’s race to join the Red Planet club

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    100 twitter shares, 54 retweets and 20 favorites
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  7. In Airstrikes, U.S. Targets Militant Cell Said to Plot an Attack Against the West
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-24 at 06:09:26

    American forces took advantage of the strikes against the Islamic State in Syria to try to also wipe out the leadership of an unrelated cell that the White House said was plotting against the United States or Europe.

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    1333 shares and 1734 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 21 plus ones and 6 reshares
    40 shares on LinkedIn
    5 views on StumbleUpon

  8. France promises $1bn for climate change fund at UN summit
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 02:19:10

    Pledge comes on a day of impassioned speeches from some 120 world leaders as well as a cameo from Leonardo DiCaprio UN climate change summit in New York live coverageFrom activism to arrest: one polar bears adventure with Flood Wall Street Continue read…

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    101 twitter shares, 1620 retweets and 48 favorites
    49 shares and 23 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  9. China Sentences Uighur Scholar to Life
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-24 at 10:38:58

    The punishment of Ilham Tohti, a professor widely considered to be a moderate voice among ethnic Uighurs, was among the harshest imposed on a dissident in years.

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    697 shares and 753 likes on Facebook
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    23 shares on LinkedIn
    2 views on StumbleUpon

  10. China Sentences Uighur Scholar to Life
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-24 at 03:48:51

    The punishment of Ilham Tohti, a professor widely considered to be a moderate voice among ethnic Uighurs, was among the harshest imposed on a dissident in years.

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    697 shares and 753 likes on Facebook
    16 Google+ Shares, 8 plus ones and 3 reshares
    23 shares on LinkedIn
    2 views on StumbleUpon

  11. Australian ‘terror suspect’ killed by police
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-24 at 08:06:15

    Teenager stabbed two officers repeatedly before being shot dead while attending interview at Melbourne police station.

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    341 shares and 996 likes on Facebook
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  12. Chelsea Manning sues US military over denial of gender dysphoria treatment
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 00:57:37

    Chuck Hagel greenlit rudimentary treatment in July but since then only one concession made by military Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 969 retweets and 31 favorites
    76 shares and 171 likes on Facebook
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  13. Ukraine rebels declare early vote
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-23 at 23:29:02

    Rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine say they will hold elections on 2 November, in an apparent show of defiance towards the government in Kiev.

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    90 twitter shares, 1121 retweets and 40 favorites
    46 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  14. Obama Presses Chinese on Global Warming
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-24 at 09:04:09

    President Obama, emboldened by his use of executive powers to fight climate change at home, challenged China to make the same effort to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.

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    467 shares and 777 likes on Facebook
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  15. In Farewell Speech, Karzai Calls American Mission in Afghanistan a Betrayal
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-24 at 05:48:39

    Speaking to his cabinet and senior staff members, the departing Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, said the United States “did not want peace for Afghanistan.”

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    404 shares and 783 likes on Facebook
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  16. Europe’s Anti-Semitism Comes Out of the Shadows
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-24 at 07:43:31

    In the wake of the conflict in Gaza, three communities became flash points of violence and began contending with hatred they thought was buried in the past.

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    643 shares and 401 likes on Facebook
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    11 shares on LinkedIn
    26 views on StumbleUpon

  17. Wife of Isis hostage Alan Henning makes plea for his release
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 01:46:08

    Barbara Henning receives recording of her husband pleading for his life after US attacks Islamic State strongholds in Syria Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 852 retweets and 16 favorites
    63 shares and 41 likes on Facebook
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  18. Raqqa residents on US strikes: I would not wish them on my worst enemy
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 00:00:03

    Night-time operation said to have killed around 30 militants, but some question the targets and motivation of the attack Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 738 retweets and 46 favorites
    74 shares and 38 likes on Facebook

  19. Ebola death rates 70% – WHO study
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-23 at 22:15:08

    New figures suggest 70% of those infected in West Africa have died, higher than previously reported.

    988 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 245 retweets and 29 favorites
    475 shares and 95 likes on Facebook
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  20. The Arab allies helping the US fight Isis
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-23 at 15:51:26

    Barack Obama had insisted on a visible coalition being formed with Sunni Arab states before expanding operations into Syria Continue reading…

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