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Nov 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – The Nigerian army has regained control of Chibok, the northeastern town where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Islamic extremists more than six months ago, said army officials. The army wrested back control of Chibok on Saturday, 48 hours after it had been captured by the Islamic militants of Boko Haram, ...

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Nov 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

November 16, 2014: Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul. A suicide bomber tried to assassinate a prominent female member of Afghanistan's parliament on Sunday, killing three people and wounding the lawmaker, a senior official said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) KABUL, Afghanistan – A suicide bomber tried to assassinate a prominent ...

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Nov 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

(CNSNews.com) – While the Catholic Bishops of Kenya, along with the Kenya Catholic Doctors Association, assert that a tetanus vaccine sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is laced with a hormone that causes miscarriages and infertility, UNICEF denies that the vaccine is tainted and the ...

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Nov 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA — Stephen Harper told Russian President Vladimir Putin flatly that he needs "to get out of Ukraine," when the two met at a Group of 20 summit of major economies in Brisbane. A spokesman for the Canadian Prime Minister relayed the details of the encounter and, according to director of communications Jason MacDonald, "Mr. ...

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Nov 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

A 4D ultrasound scan, taken when Leo’s mother, Amy Cregg, was 31 weeks’ pregnant, clearly shows him grinning from ear-to-ear Photo: MEN Syndication Via THE TELEGRAPH: Little bundle of joy Leo David Hargreaves could just be the cheeriest baby in the country, according to his parents. Not only does the five month-old smile all the time, he’s been ...

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Nov 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via ynetnews: A neo-Nazi party from the city of Dortmund has reportedly demanded the city's mayor give them a list of all city's Jews, in an event eerily reminiscent of darker days in Germany's past. Luckily, the mayor refused and slammed the request, passing it on to legal authorities who are working to outlaw the party. According ...

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Nov 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

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Nov 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

GENEVA – The Islamic State group has denied food and medicine to hundreds of thousands of people and hidden its fighters among civilians since a U.S.-led coalition began launching airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, a U.N. panel investigating war crimes in Syria reported Friday. The panel said Syrians and Iraqis are subjected to an Islamic ...

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Nov 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE LOCAL: Femen, the women's rights group known for topless protests, took their act to a new level of provocation on Friday with an explicitly sexually suggestive demonstration in front of the Vatican. In what they described as a protest over Pope Francis's upcoming visit to the European Parliament, three members of the group appeared on ...

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Nov 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via IBTIMES: Surviving under Islamic State group rule is about to get much more complicated. The militant group’s “Treasury Department” announced Thursday that it would soon begin minting its own silver, gold and copper coins. The statement launched the official Islamic State Financial System. The currency will free ISIS members from the “tyrannical monetary system that was ...

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Nov 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

ISTANBUL (AP) -- Militant leaders from the Islamic State group and al-Qaida gathered at a farm house in northern Syria last week and agreed on a plan to stop fighting each other and work together against their opponents, a high-level Syrian opposition official and a rebel commander have told The Associated Press. Such an accord could ...

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Nov 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Pat Dollard

(CNSNews.com) – Confirming reports that President Obama sent a letter to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei relating to the nuclear talks, senior Iranian officials accused the U.S. of hypocrisy, saying the president adopted a warm and friendly tone in the secret correspondence, but a harsh one when speaking publicly. Obama “uses bullying words against Iran when ...

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Nov 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NBC News: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of extremist group ISIS, called on his supporters to “erupt volcanoes of jihad” in an apparent new audio message released Thursday. The recording, which appeared to be genuine according to Flashpoint Intelligence, a global security firm and NBC News counterterrorism consultancy, came days after speculation that ...

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Nov 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

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Nov 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via NY POST: A British woman, the accused terrorist dubbed the “White Widow,” has been killed by a Russian sniper in Ukraine, a Russian news service reported Wednesday. Samantha Lewthwaite, 30, was gunned down two weeks ago, the Regnum news agency in Moscow said. Lewthwaite was married to Germaine Lindsay, a suicide bomber who killed 26 commuters on ...

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Nov 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: A group of left-wing Turkish activists attacked three U.S. Navy sailors while their vessel, the USS Ross, was docked in Istanbul. Approximately 20 members of the Youth Union of Turkey (known by its Turkish acronym TGB) began harassing, punching, and throwing objects at the American sailors while chanting, “Yankee, go home!” The ...

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Nov 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Nov 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

ISTANBUL — Extremist fighters have been brought into mainland Europe, hidden amid boatloads of Syrian refugees, according to a veteran smuggler who claims to have done so himself. The smuggler, who has been given the pseudonym Hassan here, said in an interview with BuzzFeed News that since the summer he has sent more than 10 Islamic ...

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Nov 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

BEIJING (Reuters) - A few brief encounters between Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin during an Asia-Pacific summit in China on Tuesday spoke volumes about the chilly state of relations between the United States and Russia. "On three occasions throughout the day, for a total of approximately 15-20 minutes, President Obama had an opportunity to speak with ...

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

CAIRO — They have slaughtered hundreds of Egyptian soldiers and police officers, recruited experienced fighters and staged increasingly sophisticated raids from the Western desert to the Sinai Peninsula. They have beheaded informants and killed an American in a carjacking, say Western officials familiar with intelligence reports. On Monday, the leaders of Egypt’s most dangerous militant group, ...

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

(Reuters) - Gunmen killed five nuclear engineers, four of them Syrian and one Iranian, on the outskirts of Damascus on Sunday, a monitoring group said on Monday. The engineers were shot dead as they were traveling in a small convoy to a research center near the northeastern district of Barzeh, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Oct. 16, 2014 - M. Indira Gandhi holds a photo of her youngest daughter Prasana Diksa at her home in Ipoh, Perak state, Malaysia. When Gandhi's husband tried to persuade her to convert to Islam she held on to her Hindu faith. Without any warning, he grabbed their 11-month-old and fled 5 years ago. Gandhi ...

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