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Ecuador Expels US Military Group - TIME

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 23:15

Ecuador Expels US Military Group
TIME
(QUITO, Ecuador) — Ecuador has ordered all 20 Defense Department employees in the U.S. Embassy's military group to leave the country by month's end, The Associated Press has learned. The group was ordered to halt operations in Ecuador in a letter ...

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South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit - Times of India

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:53

Times of India

South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit
Times of India
TOKYO: When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too accustomed to in the United States. South Korea is reeling from the ferry ...
Obama Visits South Korea as North Boosts Nuclear Site ActivityBusinessweek
Obama wades into territorial matters during Asia tourABC Online
Obama faces emotional trip to S KoreaChannel News Asia
Yonhap News -Business Recorder
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Kerry Threatens More Sanctions Says Russia is "Stoking Instability" in Ukraine - Voice of America

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:24

Voice of America

Kerry Threatens More Sanctions Says Russia is "Stoking Instability" in Ukraine
Voice of America
THE STATE DEPARTMENT — Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia is "stoking instability" in Ukraine, and the Obama administration will impose additional sanctions against Moscow if it does not keep promises made last week to help de-escalate the ...
Kerry: Russia trying to create chaosBBC News
Kerry threatens more sanctions against RussiaCBS News
Yen Near Strongest in Week as Ukraine Tension Spurs Haven DemandBloomberg
MiamiHerald.com -Xinhua -ABC Online
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Pope's Private Conversations Aren't Church Policy - TIME

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:08

New Vision

Pope's Private Conversations Aren't Church Policy
TIME
Pope Francis reportedly spoke on the phone to an Argentine woman who had written him for guidance. She said that her priest had not allowed her to take communion because her current husband's previous marriage was never annulled. After the ...
Pope in hot water over 'personal' phone callsTimes of India
Vatican: Pope's private calls don't reflect policyBusinessweek
Divorced woman Pope Francis told it was OK to take communion picturedDaily Mail
CNN -Washington Post -National Post
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Hagel says new Russian military exercises increase tensions, counter diplomatic ... - Toledo Blade

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:12

Hagel says new Russian military exercises increase tensions, counter diplomatic ...
Toledo Blade
MEXICO CITY — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says Russian military exercises on its border with Ukraine increase tensions and run counter to a diplomatic agreement it signed just last week. Hagel spoke with reporters in Mexico City after he was informed ...

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Inspector Shafiq Tanoli killed in suicide attack - The News International

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:23

Washington Post

Inspector Shafiq Tanoli killed in suicide attack
The News International
Just three months after SSP Chaudhry Aslam was assassinated, yet another brave cop of the Karachi police who fought against criminals for the best part of his career lost his life in a suicide bombing on Thursday. Inspector Shafiq Tanoli was among four ...
Initial investigation: Always on alert, Tanoli's guards say no to suicide attackThe Express Tribune
Prominent Pakistani Officer, Three Others Killed by BombWall Street Journal
Police inspector among 4 killed in Karachi suicide blastInternational News Network
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Why India's Narendra Modi can't succeed without regional parties - Christian Science Monitor

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:30

Christian Science Monitor

Why India's Narendra Modi can't succeed without regional parties
Christian Science Monitor
When Narendra Modi, the man expected to be India's next prime minister, took the stage at a rally in Mumbai this week, it was not his face, but a picture of the late founder of the Shiv Sena, an influential regional party, that dominated the banners above him.
At least six killed as poll violence hits restive Indian regionsReuters
Secularism deserves better championsHindustan Times
Rebels Kill 7 After Voting in Indian ElectionsABC News
Times of India -Times of Oman
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Malaysia to release MH370 report, Prime Minister tells CNN - CNN

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 14:25

The Malaysian Insider

Malaysia to release MH370 report, Prime Minister tells CNN
CNN
(CNN) -- Facing anger from families of Flight 370 passengers, Malaysia's Prime Minister said Thursday his government will release its preliminary report on the plane's disappearance. In a TV exclusive, Najib Razak told CNN the report will be available to the ...
Missing MH370 report to be released 'next week'Daily Mail
Malaysia PM Raza: Committed to Flight MH370 SearchWall Street Journal
Malaysia Plane: Does Prime Minister Know Where Flight 370 Is?Hollywood Life
NEWS.com.au -MSN Malaysia News
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Justin Bieber Instagram and Twitter Post Update: Singer Apologizes to China ... - Latin Post

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 14:09

Latin Post

Justin Bieber Instagram and Twitter Post Update: Singer Apologizes to China ...
Latin Post
Pop star Justin Bieber was in need of a serious fact check this week after posting two highly offensive photos and captions on both his Instagram and Twitter pages. While on a trip to Japan with his mother, Bieber took a visit to the Japanese Yasukuni war ...
Bieber says sorry after Japan war shrine tripThe News International
Avril Lavigne and Justin Bieber provoke strained relations with AsiaA.V. Club
Justin Bieber's Japan Photo On Twitter Causes Outrage Online; Selena Gomez's ...KpopStarz
The Economist -Herald.ie -Hollywood Reporter
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London School Says Students Abused By US Teacher - TIME

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:27

Telegraph.co.uk

London School Says Students Abused By US Teacher
TIME
(LONDON) — A British private school said Thursday that images of between 50 and 60 of its students were found on the computer drive of an American suspected child predator who killed himself last month. The FBI has asked for international help to find ...
FBI probes teacher William Vahey who 'abused boys in UK'BBC News
American teacher drugged and preyed on up to 90 young teenage boys around ...The Independent
Paedophile teacher drugged and molested 90 kids over 42 years - including ...Mirror.co.uk
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VICE Journalist Released by Separatist Captors in Ukraine - TIME

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:30

Newsweek

VICE Journalist Released by Separatist Captors in Ukraine
TIME
Simon Ostrovsky and four other journalists, including TIME's Berlin Correspondent Simon Shuster, were detained Monday evening by Pro-Russia separatist militia, in an incident that highlighted the increasing threat to journalists working in the region.
US journalist Simon Ostrovsky, held in Ukraine, now free and safeCBC.ca
Vice Reporter Simon Ostrovsky Freed by Pro-Russia Gunmen in UkraineNewsweek
American journalist freed in Ukraine by pro-Russian separatistsThe Guardian
The Moscow Times -NPR (blog) -Christian Science Monitor
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Afghan Election Results Point to Possible Run-Off - Voice of America

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:36

SFGate

Afghan Election Results Point to Possible Run-Off
Voice of America
Partial results from Afghanistan's April 5 presidential election show former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah still in the lead, but without a clear majority that would rule out a run-off vote. The Independent Election Commission said Thursday that so far in the ...
Afghanistan: Partial vote count puts Abdullah Abdullah aheadCNN
Afghan presidential election set for Abdullah-Ghani run-offReuters
Abdullah Abdullah Leading In Afghan Presidential Election; Run-off LikelyRTT News
Washington Post
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Army: Airstrikes in Pakistan tribal region kill 37 - Chron.com

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:28

Business Recorder

Army: Airstrikes in Pakistan tribal region kill 37
Chron.com
Pakistani security officials inspect the site of a bomb attack in Karachi Thursday, April 24, 2014. A Pakistani official says a bombing in the country's south targeted a police officer known for his anti-militant campaigns, killing him and his two friends. Pakistani ...
Pakistan's Military Targets Militant HideoutsVoice of America
Pakistani fighter jets kill 37 militantsXinhua
Air strikes kill 37 terrorists in Khyber agencyThe Hindu
Daily Times -Zee News -NDTV
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Insight - From God.com to photography, Korea ferry founder has diverse interests - Reuters UK

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:27

CNN

Insight - From God.com to photography, Korea ferry founder has diverse interests
Reuters UK
SEOUL (Reuters) - The head of the South Korean family that operated the ferry which sank last week is a billionaire once jailed for fraud, a photographer who has held an exhibition at the Louvre under a pseudonym and the founder of a church which owns ...
What God.com Church Founder Had to Do With the Korea Ferry DisasterCharisma News
From God.com to photography, South Korea ferry founder has diverse interestsFinancial Express

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Ukraine Police Take Back Mariupol City Hall - Voice of America

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 09:57

Voice of America

Ukraine Police Take Back Mariupol City Hall
Voice of America
Ukraine's Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said police have driven pro-Russian separatists out of the city hall in the eastern city of Mariupol. Avakov said in a Facebook post Thursday that city officials are free to return to work. He gave no details how the building ...
Russia launches military drills after deadly clashes in SlavyanskThe Globe and Mail
Time to rethink sanctions against Russia and aid to UkraineFortune
From running a soap factory to commanding rebel town in Ukrainegulfnews.com
NDTV -RT (blog) -New York Daily News
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Abdullah holds leads in new Afghan vote results - MiamiHerald.com

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 08:50

Abdullah holds leads in new Afghan vote results
MiamiHerald.com
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The latest partial results in Afghanistan's presidential election show front-runner Abdullah still leading but far from the majority needed to avoid a runoff. Abdullah Abdullah, a former foreign minister, had 43.8 percent of the vote in results ...

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Chemical weapons watchdog weighs chlorine attack probe -sources - Reuters

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 08:38

Sky News Australia

Chemical weapons watchdog weighs chlorine attack probe -sources
Reuters
AMSTERDAM, April 24 (Reuters) - The head of the global chemical weapons watchdog overseeing the destruction of Syria's toxic stockpile is considering launching a fact-finding mission there to investigate reports of attacks with chlorine gas, sources said.
Chemical weapons watchdog weighs chlorine attack probeKhaleej Times

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Thousands mob India's Modi as election race starts in sacred city - Reuters

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 08:24

Indian Express

Thousands mob India's Modi as election race starts in sacred city
Reuters
VARANASI, India (Reuters) - India's Narendra Modi received a hero's welcome from thousands of orange-clad supporters as he launched his election campaign on Thursday in the religious city of Varanasi, a show of strength for the Hindu nationalist tipped to ...
Modi draws huge crowds as election campaign moves to VaranasiThe Guardian
Varanasi welcomes Modi with open arms, makes him cult figureFirstpost
Congress demands FIR against Modi for model code "violation"The Hindu
Independent Online -Business Standard
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Camilla Parker Bowles' brother dies in New York hospital after smashing head - New York Daily News

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 08:15

New York Daily News

Camilla Parker Bowles' brother dies in New York hospital after smashing head
New York Daily News
Mark Shand, younger brother of the Duchess of Cornwall and brother-in-law to Prince Charles, had stepped outside the Rose Bar at the Gramercy during afterhours partying that followed a charity event at Sotheby's. He slipped while lighting a cigarette and hit ...
Prince Charles' Brother-in-Law Dies in Manhattan After FallNBC New York
Mark Shand: Farewell to an old-fashioned adventurerTelegraph.co.uk
Kate and William continue Australian tour just hours after news of Camilla's ...Irish Independent
Sky News -BBC News -seattlepi.com
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Up to 700 Britons feared fighting in Syria - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 08:14

Telegraph.co.uk

Up to 700 Britons feared fighting in Syria
Telegraph.co.uk
Up to 700 Britons could now be fighting in Syria and police are powerless to stop would-be jihadists heading there, the UK's counter-terrorism chief has admitted. But Helen Ball, the police senior national coordinator for counter-terrorism, warned anyone who ...
Britain Moves to Prevent Young People From Joining Syrian WarNew York Times
UK Police Seek to Halt Brits Joining Syria RebelsABC News
Syria crisis: UK police urge Muslim women to report relatives planning to join warThe Independent
Daily Mail -The Guardian -ITV News
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