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Tunisians go to polls for presidential election

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisians go to the polls on Sunday to vote for a new president in just the third free election since the 2011 revolution that ended the regime of autocrat Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.


Posted on 23 November 2014 | 1:15 am

Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi: officials

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists.








Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:54 am

Somali Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenyan bus

NAIROBI (Reuters) – The Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab said it had staged an attack in Kenya on Saturday in which gunmen ordered non-Muslims off a bus and shot 28 dead, while sparing Muslim passengers.


Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:52 am

U.S. and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in Syria

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said he and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan he had discussed a transition of power in Syria away from President Bashar al-Assad during a four-hour meeting in Istanbul on Saturday.








Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:51 am

Poland’s ruling party wins most seats in regional elections

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s ruling Civic Platform (PO) party has secured the highest number of provincial assembly seats in last week’s vote, the state election commission said, a surprising result seen as likely to further aggravate tensions over the already contentious vote.


Posted on 22 November 2014 | 11:41 pm

Suspected Islamist fighters in Mali kill two children, abduct 10

BAMAKO (Reuters) – Suspected Islamist fighters kidnapped 10 children and killed two others who tried to escape near two towns in Mali on Saturday, capping a week of violence in the West African country’s desert north, a senior Malian military official said.








Posted on 22 November 2014 | 10:43 pm

Irish PM’s party popularity hit by water levy protests: poll

DUBLIN (Reuters) – The popularity of Irish prime minister Enda Kenny’s party has slumped since it announced the first non-austerity budget in seven years last month and mass protests against new water charges began, an opinion poll showed on Saturday.


Posted on 22 November 2014 | 9:51 pm

Iran nuclear talks may be extended as U.S. sees ‘big gaps’

VIENNA (Reuters) – World powers and Iran struggled on Saturday to overcome crucial differences that are preventing them from ending a 12-year standoff over Tehran’s atomic ambitions, raising the prospect of another extension to the high-stake talks.








Posted on 22 November 2014 | 8:49 pm

West not expected to demand Iran atom bomb "mea culpa" in deal

VIENNA (Reuters) – World powers are pressing Iran to stop stonewalling a U.N. atomic bomb investigation as part of a wider nuclear accord, but look likely to stop short of demanding full disclosure of any secret weapon work by Tehran to avoid killing an historic deal.


Posted on 22 November 2014 | 8:40 pm

Demonstrators clash with French police over protester death

TOULOUSE France (Reuters) – Protesters clashed with police in southern France on Saturday over the death of a young activist killed by a police grenade, in the latest of a series of demonstrations which have embarrassed the Socialist government.


Posted on 22 November 2014 | 8:24 pm

Somali Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenyan bus

NAIROBI (Reuters) – The Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab said it had staged an attack in Kenya on Saturday in which gunmen ordered non-Muslims off a bus and shot 28 dead, while sparing Muslim passengers.








Posted on 22 November 2014 | 8:05 pm

U.S. plans to arm Iraq’s Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds to help bolster the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar province, according to a Pentagon document prepared for Congress.


Posted on 22 November 2014 | 8:03 pm

Lavrov accuses West of seeking ‘regime change’ in Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the West on Saturday of trying to use sanctions imposed on Moscow in the Ukraine crisis to seek “regime change” in Russia.


Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:09 pm

U.S. and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in Syria

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said he and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan he had discussed a transition of power in Syria away from President Bashar al-Assad during a four-hour meeting in Istanbul on Saturday.








Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:12 pm

Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi: officials

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists.








Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:08 pm

France’s Sarkozy wants EU to lose half its powers

PARIS/BORDEAUX (Reuters) – The European Union must hand back half of its powers, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy said on Saturday, stepping up his criticism of the 28-nation bloc as he seeks to be elected head of France’s conservative party next week.


Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:04 pm

Danish man shot and wounded in Saudi capital

RIYADH (Reuters) – A Danish man was shot and wounded in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Saturday by an unknown assailant as he left work in his car, state news agency SPA said.


Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:03 pm

U.S. pledges $135 million in additional Syria aid after U.N. warnings

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The United States pledged an additional $135 million in aid for the victims of the Syrian war on Saturday, much of it to help the United Nations with a funding shortfall it had warned could force it to scale back food distribution.


Posted on 22 November 2014 | 5:47 pm

Iran supreme leader moves to break impasse over key cabinet post

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s supreme leader moved on Saturday to break a factional deadlock over the sensitive Ministry of Higher Education by reinstating President Hassan Rouhani’s moderate pick as interim minister, Iranian media reported.


Posted on 22 November 2014 | 5:42 pm

Scotland’s first pro-independence daily paper to launch next week

LONDON (Reuters) – Scotland’s first daily newspaper to support independence from the United Kingdom will launch on Monday, reflecting surging nationalist support since Scots spurned independence two months ago.


Posted on 22 November 2014 | 5:35 pm

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Lancaster tells England to beware wounded Wallabies

England's flanker Chris Robshaw wins the ball in the line-out during the Autumn International rugby union Test match between England and Samoa at Twickenham Stadium, southwest of London on November 22, 2014London (AFP) – England coach Stuart Lancaster told his side they should be wary of a "hurting" Australia in next weekend's November finale at Twickenham.

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:58 am

Japan earthquake collapses homes, causes injuries

A man takes a photo of a damaged houses Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 after a strong earthquake hit Hakuba, Nagano prefecture, central Japan, Saturday night. More than 20 people have been hurt after the magnitude-6.8 earthquake shook the mountainous area that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORYTOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake in the mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics destroyed more than half a dozen homes in a ski resort town and injured at least 30 people, officials said.

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:39 am

LSU over Weber State 72-58

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Jordan Mickey scored a career-high 27 points and had 14 rebounds to lead Louisiana State to a 72-58 victory over Weber State in a consolidation semifinal game at the Paradise Jam Tournament on Saturday.

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:37 am

Top Asian News at 12:30 a.m. GMT

TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake late Saturday struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics, knocking down at least 10 homes in a ski resort town and injuring more than 20 people, officials said. The magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck near Nagano city shortly after 10 p.m. (1300 GMT) at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles), the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake’s magnitude at 6.2. Since the quake occurred inland, there was no possibility of a tsunami.

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:33 am

Granada clings to 1-shot lead at LPGA finale

Haeji Kang, of South Korea, drives on hole 15, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at the Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Fla. (AP Photo/Naples Daily News, Corey Perrine) FORT MYERS OUT; TV OUT; MAGAZINES OUTNAPLES, Florida (AP) — Julieta Granada stayed in front of a growing pack of challengers Saturday with a 2-under 70 and a one-shot lead in the CME Globe Tour Championship, only one part of what was shaping up as a tense conclusion to the LPGA Tour season.

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:21 am

Volunteer snow shovelers hit Buffalo streets as flooding fears rise

Volunteers, led by the Old First Ward Community Association, gather for a shovel brigade coordinated by the City in BuffaloBy Aaron Ingrao BUFFALO (Reuters) – As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also raised the threat of flooding. More than 200 volunteers, called the Shovel Brigade Mob, armed themselves with shovels and headed into neighborhoods south of downtown Buffalo. The group said some residents were still stuck in their homes, days after a lake-effect system clobbered the region with up to seven feet of snow. …

Posted on 22 November 2014 | 11:55 pm

England dispatches Samoa 28-9 at Twickenham

LONDON (AP) — England ended a five-match losing run when it saw off Samoa 28-9, yet it was another unconvincing show by the test rugby winner at Twickenham on Saturday.

Posted on 22 November 2014 | 11:47 pm

Memorial for Briton beheaded by IS extremists

Barbara Henning (C), wife of British aid worker Alan Henning who was beheaded by Islamic State jihadists in Syria, and their children Lucy and Adam, unveil a memorial stone during a memorial service in Manchester, England, on November 22, 2014London (AFP) – A memorial service was held Saturday for British aid volunteer Alan Henning, who was beheaded by Islamic State jihadists in Syria.

Posted on 22 November 2014 | 11:46 pm

Poland’s ruling party wins most seats in regional elections

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s ruling Civic Platform (PO) party has secured the highest number of provincial assembly seats in last week’s vote, the state election commission said, a surprising result seen as likely to further aggravate tensions over the already contentious vote. The official results, published after a vote count dogged by the failure of a new IT system, also showed that the central and eastern European country’s largest opposition party, Law and Justice (PiS), received the highest share of votes at 26.85 percent, coming ahead of PO with 26.36 percent of the vote. …

Posted on 22 November 2014 | 11:41 pm

Quigg retains WBA super-bantam belt from Otake

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Scott Quigg successfully defended his WBA super bantamweight belt a fifth time with a unanimous points win against Hidenori Otake of Japan on Saturday.

Posted on 22 November 2014 | 11:36 pm

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6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Central Japan – Voice of America


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6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Central Japan
Voice of America
A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook central Japan on Saturday night, injuring more than 20 and causing several homes to collapse. The quake was centered near Nagano and was felt as far away as Tokyo. No tsunami warnings were issued.
Japan earthquake collapses homes, causes injuriesAsahi Shimbun
Strong earthquake hits JapanIrish Independent
Magnitude 6.8 quake hits central Japan; no tsunami warningReuters

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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 1:14 am

Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi: officials – Reuters


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Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi: officials
Reuters
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical …
Iraqi Forces, Islamic State Battle in RamadiWall Street Journal
Iraqi pro-government forces fight back Islamic State at RamadiLos Angeles Times
Iraq PM orders more air support for embattled provinceDaily Mail
Haaretz
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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:56 am

Afghan military welcomes expanded US combat role as Taliban threat intensifies – Washington Post


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Afghan military welcomes expanded US combat role as Taliban threat intensifies
Washington Post
KABUL — The 18 Afghan soldiers were trapped in a mountainous outpost about 50 miles south of the capital, running out of ammunition. Taliban insurgents had surrounded them. There was only one way out: the Americans. So the Afghans made the call, and …
Obama weighs fighting role for US troops in AfghanistanThe Australian
White House extends US combat role in Afghanistan into 2015CNN
Obama Quietly Approves Broadened Mission Against Taliban in Afghanistan TheBlaze.com
Wall Street Journal -Vancouver Sun -South China Morning Post (subscription)
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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:56 am

Somali Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenyan bus – Reuters


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Somali Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenyan bus
Reuters
NAIROBI (Reuters) – The Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab said it had staged an attack in Kenya on Saturday in which gunmen ordered non-Muslims off a bus and shot 28 dead, while sparing Muslim passengers. Three of the group led out to be killed …
Kenya police: Al-Shabab militants kill 28 non-Muslims in busNew York Daily News
Shabab militant group kills 28 in attack on Kenya busLos Angeles Times
Kenya bus attack: Al-Shabaab militants kill 28 non-Muslims who failed to recite The Independent
Daily Mail -Salt Lake Tribune
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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:53 am

Biden visit mends fences as Turkey, US seek strategy for Syria, Islamic State – Washington Post


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Biden visit mends fences as Turkey, US seek strategy for Syria, Islamic State
Washington Post
ISTANBUL — After an extended period of public estrangement and sniping, the United States and Turkey have made up and say they are heading toward close cooperation on defeating the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, and eventually seeing the end of the …
US and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in SyriaReuters
Biden Announces New Aid for Syrian RefugeesWall Street Journal
Fence-mending in Turkey, Biden commits to “transition” in SyriaCharlotte Observer
Xinhua -RT -CNBC
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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:43 am

Iran Nuclear Talks Count Down to Deadline With No Deal in Sight – Businessweek


Businessweek

Iran Nuclear Talks Count Down to Deadline With No Deal in Sight
Businessweek
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, from lef, former EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meet for talks on the sidelines of nuclear talks with Iran aimed at settling a dispute over Iran's nuclear program …
Iran to allow access to Marivan nuclear site: officialXinhua
Iran nuclear talks: The narcissism of minor differences the EU and USJerusalem Post
Iran nuke deal deadline looms as Kerry warns 'serious gaps' remainFox News
Huffington Post -The Independent -Haaretz
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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:40 am

State now spending $8000 annually on security of each settler in East Jerusalem – Haaretz


Haaretz

State now spending $8000 annually on security of each settler in East Jerusalem
Haaretz
Knesset approves extra 20 million shekels for settlers in Palestinian neighborhoods, as total annual bill on safety hits more than 100 million shekels. By Nir Hasson | Nov. 23, 2014 | 1:13 AM. submit to reddit. Silwan, E. Jerusalem. Sept. 30, 2014. Israeli police …
Punitive Israeli house demolitions a 'war crime'Daily Times
PM may revoke east Jerusalem terrorists' families residencyJerusalem Post
Israel Begins Controversial Demolitions of Palestinian Suspects' HomesNBCNews.com
New York Times -NPR (blog) -Press TV
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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 11:27 pm

People Are Boycotting Bahrain’s First Elections Since the Arab Spring – VICE News


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People Are Boycotting Bahrain's First Elections Since the Arab Spring
VICE News
In the face of a Shia-led boycott, polling stations opened in Bahrain on Saturday for legislative and municipal elections, the first held in the country since the 2011 Arab Spring uprising. The Bahraini government called on all citizens to take part in the elections, …
Bahrainis vote in first parliamentary elections since 2011 protestsBusiness Standard
Bahrain stages controversial elections amid Shia boycottRT
Bahrain holds elections as Shi'ite opposition boycotts voteeuronews
Ahram Online -Kansas City Star
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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 10:31 pm

Pope leads prayer to end stigma of autism – Brisbane Times


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Pope leads prayer to end stigma of autism
Brisbane Times
Pope Francis prays for all healthcare workers and patients, and calls to break down the isolation and stigma often associated with autism. 23/11/14. US army completes Ebola treatment unit (Video Thumbnail). Up next… US army completes Ebola treatment …
Five myths about Pope FrancisWashington Post
Pope meets with autistic childrenDaily Mail
Pope raffles off gifts to raise money for poorRTE.ie
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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 9:09 pm

Hotel gas blast at Hyatt Regency in London sees 14 hurt – BBC News


BBC News

Hotel gas blast at Hyatt Regency in London sees 14 hurt
BBC News
At least 14 people were injured in a suspected gas explosion at a luxury hotel in central London. The five-star Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill, in Portman Square, Marylebone, was evacuated following the blast shortly before midnight. London …
Gas blast in London hotel injures 14New York Daily News
Explosion in London hotel leaves 14 injuredCTV News
14 hurt in suspected gas blast at luxury London hotelTimes of India
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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:56 pm