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Northern Afghans threaten to rebel if powersharing deal fails

Oct 01, 2014

Northern Afghans threaten to rebel if powersharing deal fails

PANJSHIR Afghanistan (Reuters) Afghans in a strategically important province north of the capital have threatened to rebel if the country's new president does not respect an agreement to share power with their chosen leader, Abdullah Abdullah. #India #Business #France #Arabic #Afghanistan #Government #markets #United Kingdom #Climate
Thousands of children orphaned, rejected as Ebola wrecks families

Oct 01, 2014

Thousands of children orphaned, rejected as Ebola wrecks families

DAKAR/GENEVA (Reuters) Two days after his mother died of Ebola at a clinic in the Liberian capital Monrovia last month, fouryearold John was put into foster care so he could be monitored for the disease. #Economy #India #China #Technology #France #Arabic #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Catalonia suspends formal campaign on Spain independence vote

Oct 01, 2014

Catalonia suspends formal campaign on Spain independence vote

MADRID (Reuters) Catalonia's regional government said on Tuesday it would temporarily suspend formal campaigning for a referendum on independence from Spain, after Madrid filed a legal appeal to stop the vote taking place. Madrid argues that the vote, called by Catalan leader Artur Mas for Nov. 9, would breach Spain's rule of law because it would be held in Catalonia alone, rather than in the whole of Spain #China #Japan #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico
Kurds seize Iraq/Syria border post; Sunni tribe joins fight against Islamic State

Oct 01, 2014

Kurds seize Iraq/Syria border post; Sunni tribe joins fight against Islamic State

ARBIL Iraq/MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) Iraqi Kurdish troops drove Islamic State fighters from a strategic border crossing with Syria on Tuesday and won the support of members of a major Sunni tribe, in one of the biggest successes since U.S. forces began bombing the Islamists. The victory, which could make it harder for militants to operate on both sides of the frontier, was also achieved with help from Kurds from the Syrian side of the frontier, a new sign of cooperation across the border #facebook #United States #Economy #China #Japan #Arabic #Russia #Argentina #United Kingdom #Climate
UN Ebola mission head wants significant progress in 60 days

Oct 01, 2014

UN Ebola mission head wants significant progress in 60 days

ACCRA (Reuters) The U.N. mission to combat Ebola wants to see significant progress in fighting the deadly disease within 60 days, including ensuring that 70 percent of cases receive treatment, its new head said on Tuesday. At least 3,091 people have died from Ebola since the West African outbreak was first reported in the remote southeast forest region of Guinea in March #China #Business #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico

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Should media regulations also include social media?

Nov 28, 2012

Should media regulations also include social media?

You can be a reporter just with Twitter now, so what do you do with journalists who are not part of newspapers? Are they beyond new regulations? Are the websites belonging to newspapers held to the same standard of reporting? #social media #HowThisWorks #David Cameron #United Kingdom #Lord Leveson
Should media regulations also include social media?

Sep 30, 2014

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez On Maternity Leave: We Aren't 'Serving Our Women'

In a HuffPost Live interview Tuesday, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez echoed what he and other members of the Obama administration have been pushing for months: it's time to catch up to the rest of the world and offer women in the United States paid mat... #Australia #Barack Obama #United Kingdom #U.S. Republican Party
Should media regulations also include social media?

Sep 29, 2014

Polls highlight PQ's referendum conundrum: Hébert

MONTREAL — Scotland’s recent independence referendum undeniably struck a chord in Quebec but based on the first two polls to be published on the post-vote state of play it has not acted as a game changer on the political dynamics of the province. CRO... #Quebec #United Kingdom
Should media regulations also include social media?

Sep 30, 2014

Man City on alert for visit of rampant Roma

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) - After late disappointment against Bayern Munich in their opening Champions League group game, Manchester City can ill afford another slip-up in Tuesday's meeting with in-form Roma at the Etihad Stadium... #United Kingdom #Bayern Munich