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Syria says shoots down two of three Islamic State jets

Oct 22, 2014

Syria says shoots down two of three Islamic State jets

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's air force has destroyed two fighter jets operated by Islamic State militants in the north of the country, Information Minister Omran Zoabi said in remarks published on Syria's state news agency SANA late on Tuesday. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. weapons airdrop on Kobani was wrong

Oct 22, 2014

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. weapons airdrop on Kobani was wrong

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday it was wrong of the United States to air drop military supplies to Kurdish fighters defending the Syrian border town of Kobani, as some weapons were seized by Islamic State militants besieging it. "What was done here on this subject turned out to be wrong. Why did it turn out wrong? #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #cookie #rco #aut #rch #cnt
Pentagon to create medical support team for U.S. Ebola response

Oct 20, 2014

Pentagon to create medical support team for U.S. Ebola response

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the creation of a 30-member expeditionary medical support team to provide emergency help in a U.S #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #aut #typeof-registered
Nile dam talks inch forward but Egypt gets no water guarantee

Oct 18, 2014

Nile dam talks inch forward but Egypt gets no water guarantee

CAIRO (Reuters) - The three main countries that share the Nile River's waters moved toward an agreement to study whether a planned $4 billion Ethiopian dam would disrupt flows to downstream countries, water ministers of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt said after talks on Friday. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Japan Trade Minister Obuchi to resign over funds scandal - media

Oct 18, 2014

Japan Trade Minister Obuchi to resign over funds scandal - media

TOKYO (Reuters) - In a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japanese trade and industry minister Yuko Obuchi plans to resign following reports that political groups supporting her misused political funds, Japanese media reported on Friday. Obuchi, a 40-year-old mother of two and the daughter of a former prime minister, has told people close to Abe she plans to quit and will discuss the matter when Abe returns on Saturday from an Asia-Europe summit in Italy, public broadcaster NHK and the Nikkei newspaper said #Yahoo! #content #wcntn #undefined #cookie #values #typeof-registered #cnt

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Facebook vs govt Why we should let judges take on free speech

Feb 16, 2012

Facebook vs govt Why we should let judges take on free speech

We should be nervous about potential censorship in advance, however unfeasible technologically, of all content going on these sites. But we should also let the process play out in full. #social media #India #China #YouTube Inc #Facebook Inc #ToWhatEffect #Google Inc. #Censorship #YAHOO! INC.