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U.N. warns of coming hunger in North Korea| Reuters

May 31, 2015

U.N. warns of coming hunger in North Korea| Reuters

GENEVA A drought in North Korea could lead to huge food shortages this year, the top U.N. official in the country told Reuters in an interview #Business #Economy #Sports #India #Russia #Africa #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico
Islamic State blows up empty prison complex in Syria's Palmyra | Reuters

May 31, 2015

Islamic State blows up empty prison complex in Syria's Palmyra | Reuters

BEIRUT Islamic State blew up a major prison complex in the central Syrian city of Palmyra on Saturday, according to a group monitoring the war, destroying an important symbol of government control in the jihadist-held city. The prison was empty of people at the time of the detonation, said Rami Abdulrahman from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Islamic State announced the explosion in a statement on social media and supporters posted pictures of huge clouds of grey smoke above the sprawling complex in the city, also known as Tadmur. #Sports #United States #Syria #France #Middle East #Health #markets #Africa #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico
Vietnam says reports of China artillery on reclaimed land bad sign | Reuters

May 31, 2015

Vietnam says reports of China artillery on reclaimed land bad sign | Reuters

SINGAPORE Vietnam's deputy defense minister said on Saturday that reports China had placed mobile artillery weapons on a reclaimed island in the disputed South China Sea were, if true, a very worrying development. #India #Technology #France #Vietnam #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Mexico #opinion
U.S. to bring Japan under its cyber defense umbrella | Reuters

May 30, 2015

U.S. to bring Japan under its cyber defense umbrella | Reuters

TOKYO The United States will extend its cyber defense umbrella over Japan, helping its Asian ally cope with the growing threat of online attacks against military bases and infrastructure such as power grids, the two nations said in a joint statement on Saturday. #Business #Economy #United States #India #China #Japan #Middle East #Health #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Mexico
Russian aircraft head off U.S. destroyer in Black Sea - RIA| Reuters

May 30, 2015

Russian aircraft head off U.S. destroyer in Black Sea - RIA| Reuters

MOSCOW Russian military aircraft were scrambled to head off a U.S. warship that was acting "aggressively" in the Black Sea, state news agency RIA reported on Saturday, citing an anonymous source in Russia's armed forces in Crimea. The source was quoted as saying that the U.S #Business #Economy #United States #India #France #Middle East #Russia #science #United Kingdom #Mexico #Ukraine

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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