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Isis 'orders FGM' for women in Mosul
BBC - 2 Hours ago
Islamist group Isis orders women aged 11 to 46 in Mosul, Iraq, to undergo female genital mutilation, UN says More to follow.
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Comic-Con 2014: Outcry, action against harassment grows
Los Angeles Times - 2 Hours ago
Anna Kegler, left, Rochelle Keyhan and Erin Filson, representing a group called geeksforCONsent at Comic-Con. The trio will be handing out anti-harassment paraphernalia at the convention. (Kirk McCoy
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Commonwealth Games open in Scotland
CNN - 14 Hours ago
Follow us at @WorldSportCNN and like us on Facebook (CNN) -- Queen Elizabeth II opened the 20th Commonwealth Games in the Scottish city of Glasgow Wednesday ahead of 11 days of sporting competition
Commonwealth Games open in Glasgow Channel4000
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2 Ukrainian fighter jets downed by missiles near Russian border
Los Angeles Times - 13 Hours ago
Two Ukrainian fighter jets were shot down in contested airspace near the Russian border Wednesday as tension between the two countries increased a week after a missile struck a passenger jet, killing
2 Ukrainian fighter jets downed by missiles near Russian border Chicago Tribune
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Comic-Con 2014: Kyle Roberts brings ‘Posthuman Project’ to San Diego
Los Angeles Times - 13 Hours ago
[embedded content] Filmmaker Kyle Roberts is coming to Comic-Con International for the first time, and he’s bringing his passion project,  “The Posthuman Project,” with him to be included in the event’s
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Comic-Con 2014: Cumberbatch, Radcliffe sightings and more in San Diego
Los Angeles Times - 14 Hours ago
Comic-Con 2014 in San Diego officially opens Thursday but fans arrive early to pickup credentials on Wednesday. Travis Jackson with 1540 production helps with the construction of Warner Bros.' 24-foot
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Ceasefire efforts continue amid Gaza deaths
Al Jazeera - 2 Hours ago
John Kerry, US secretary of state, is in Cairo for the second time in 48 hours to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, as Israeli military presses on with its offensive against the Gaza Strip.
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Opinion: Peres departure marks the end of an era
Deutsche Welle - 116 Minutes ago
Jerusalem in the autumn of 1999: Shimon Peres, then minister for regional cooperation, stands at a podium to talk about the peace process. He smiles warmly at his Palestinian co-panelist Ziad Abu-Zayyad,
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'We believe she's alive'
Sydney Morning Herald - 3 Hours ago
Amsterdam: The parents of Fatima Dyczynski have arrived in Amsterdam and revealed they plan to fly to Donetsk in east Ukraine to search for their daughter who was on doomed Malaysia Airlines flight 17.
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Scientist fuming over 'little girl's' project
Sydney Morning Herald - 4 Hours ago
Thirteen-year-old Lauren Arrington has been busy on the media circuit these past few weeks, doing interview after interview about her year six science project that landed her in a published scientific
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European court finds Poland complicit in torture at CIA secret prison
Deutsche Welle - 4 Hours ago
The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday that the Polish government was complicit in human rights abuses carried out by CIA operatives at a so-called "black site," shedding further light on
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German football association's logo under threat
Deutsche Welle - 3 Hours ago
The German Football Association DFB may lose the rights to its renowned eagle logo after a supermarket chain complained the body had laid claim to a national symbol, the German Patent and Trademark Office
German soccer association's logo under threat Deutsche Welle
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Putin's choice: 'Confronting the extremes'
Deutsche Welle - 11 Hours ago
DW: What are the choices Vladimir Putin will be considering right now? Some analysts point to two extremes: deescalating and trying to portray himself as a peacemaker, or going for broke and sending troops
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Israel faces increasing pressure to halt Gaza war
Melbourne Age - 11 Hours ago
United Nations launches probe into alleged Israeli crimes in Gaza Jerusalem: Israel faced new political and economic pressures to negotiate a halt to the Gaza war, with its rising toll of death and destruction,
Israel Faces Pressure to Halt Gaza War DailyMe.Com
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Twist sends fans into frenzy
Sydney Morning Herald - 12 Hours ago
It was the kind of moment every television drama needs - when the life of its main character is turned upside down - but Offspring fans are not happy their beloved Nina has been taken for a ride. In
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Israel faces heightened diplomatic pressure as Gaza bloodshed deepens
France24 - 13 Hours ago
Israel faced new political and economic pressures to halt its offensive in the Gaza Strip, as foreign airlines extended their flight suspension to Tel Aviv and US Secretary of State John Kerry held talks
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Auschwitz Nazi guard dies, eludes extradition
Deutsche Welle - 15 Hours ago
A US federal judge's extradition order for an elderly Nazi war suspect was halted late Wednesday by an email that the Czech-born Johann Breyer had just died in custody at a Philadelphia hospital. The
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Sinosphere Blog: Investigators Examine Role of Weather in Taiwan Plane Crash
AllVoices - 3 Hours ago
15 am Investigators started examining the possible role of stormy weather in a plane crash that killed dozens on Wednesday, a painful reminder of Taiwan's long history of air transport disasters. On Thursday,
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More Than 60 Killed in Attack on Iraqi Prison Convoy
New York Times - 2 Hours ago
Several explosions targeting the convoy north of the capital in the early morning and an ensuing gunfight left more than 60 people dead.
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Air Controllers Lose Contact With Algeria-Bound Plane
New York Times - 3 Hours ago
The jet, carrying 110 passengers, disappeared about 50 minutes after taking off from Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.
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Israel Says Hamas Is Using Civilians as Shields in Gaza
Arab Herald - 4 Hours ago
NDTV Thursday 24th July, 2014 Smoke rises from buildings following an Israeli airstrike in eastern Gaza City neighbourhood of Shejaiya during a military operation on July 23. Gaza City, Gaza Strip:
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UN to investigate Israel's Gaza offensive
Ammon News - 4 Hours ago
AMMONNEWS - At least 25 people, including three children, have been killed in bombardment by the Israeli military on the Gaza Strip, just a day after the UN Human Rights Council voted to launch an inquiry
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Another NYPD chokehold scandal? Disturbing video posted online
Russia Today - 12 Hours ago
02:52 AFP Photo / / Mario Tama The New York Police Department is looking into another altercation involving one of its officers placing an individual in a chokehold, following a similar incident
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A Somber Return for the Victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash
Ein News - 12 Hours ago
Jul 23, 2014 - 18:27 GMT EINDHOVEN AIR BASE, the Netherlands — A week ago, they had been packing their bags, preparing for conferences, family visits and vacation. Now, they were returning to the Netherlands
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MH17 crash: Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile
Asiaone - 12 Hours ago
DONETSK Ukraine - A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight
Exclusive: Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile Baltimore Sun
Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile Yahoo! India
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