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Middle East

Essebsi officially wins Tunisian elections
Al Bawaba, Middle East News, Amman, Jordan.

Essebsi declared Tunisia presidential winner
Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar.

Amr Moussa Considers Election Boycott
Asharq Al-Awsat, Pan-Arab daily, London, England.

Cairo University allows 38 suspended students to return
Daily News Egypt, The, Independent Daily, Cairo, Egypt.

Gen. Mohamed reshuffles Social Care and Minors Affairs Foundation's board
Emirates 24/7, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Senior Hamas official: We have no interest in another war against Israel
Haaretz, Liberal daily, Tel Aviv, Israel.

War Knocks on Door of Youth Centre in Zwara
IPS Middle East, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Analysts: Gaza reconstruction delays could lead to escalation
Ma'an News Agency, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories.

US-Cuba deal 'new front for Russia war'
Press TV, Iranian International News Network, Tehran, Iran.

Mass conversion in Modi’s home state sparks anger
Saudi Gazette, English-language daily, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Veteran Tunisian politician Essebsi wins presidential elections
Times of Oman, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

Oil-price drop will be real test for Gulf: Experts
Times of Oman Business, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

Three Killed and 14 Wounded, Al-Qaeda First Bombing In Hodeida
Yemen Observer, Sana'a, Republic of Yemen.



Injuries after 'very serious' crash
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Nadia Forde to join to Xposé team, Online news portal, Cork, Ireland.

2016 long-shots think they can win?
CNN International, London, England.

TOWIE's Dan Osborne shows off his sculpted torso ahead of panto performance
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

Six feared dead after bin lorry crashes into group of pedestrians in Glasgow city centre
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

Oh cloned Christmas tree, your leaves are so duplicated
EuroNews, International news, Ecully Cedex, France.

Obama: Against Free Speech Before He Was For It
Europe News, European News, Braband, Denmark.

Dijon car rampage ‘not a terrorist act’, says French prosecutor
France 24, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

Partner of Sydney siege gunman arrives at court - video
Guardian The, Liberal daily, London, England.

The Jews and Anatolia: 2,500 years of history
Hurriyet Daily News, (Liberal, English-language), Istanbul, Turkey.

Sony hires the woman who inspired Scandal to help improve their image
Independent The, London, England.

Bloomberg: Kudrin says Russia entering crisis even as ruble rallies
Kyiv Post, English language weekly, Kyiv, Ukraine.

10 SS15 Fashion Trends You Can Actually Wear
Look Magazine, London, England.

Major Ukrainian TV provider drops Russian channels
Moscow News The, Independent, Moscow, Russia.

Red Cross: 'Winter Is Coming' to East Ukraine
Moscow Times The, Independent daily, Moscow, Russia.

Nazarbayev says Ukraine conflict is ‘nonsense’, offers coal
New Europe, European Weekly, Brussels, Belgium.

What women REALLY like to check out on the beach
OK! Magazine UK, Celebrity news, London, England.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Dec. 22
Radio Free Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

Pakistan To Execute 500 Terror Convicts
Sky News, Independent newscaster, Middlesex, England.

It isn’t only foreign tyrants who want to crush culture that offends them
Spiked, (Alternative Internet Magazine), London, England.

Bulent Kilic named best wire photographer of the year by TIME, in pictures
Telegraph The, Conservative daily, London, England.

Culture stars who died in 2014
Telegraph The, Celebrity news, London, England.



Pakistan plans to execute 500 terror convicts in coming weeks: Officials
Antara News, News agency, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Driver ploughs into pedestrians in France's second 'Allahu Akbar' attack
China Post, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Lotte Must Resolve All Safety Concerns
Chosun Ilbo, Conservative daily, Seoul, South Korea.

Exploits for dangerous network time protocol vulnerabilities can compromise systems
Computer World, IT information, Fairfax, New Zealand.

Tattoos embody Afghan social revolution
Daily Jang, Left-wing daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Afghan forces launch operation in areas bordering Pakistan
Dawn, English-language daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Pak authorities were warned of Peshawar school attack
Hindu The, Left-leaning daily, Chennai, India.

Belgian PM left smelling of mayo after fries attack
Hindustan Times, New Delhi, India.

Schools closed in Ghaziabad as cold wave intensifies
India Times, Conservative daily, New Delhi, India.

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed
Indian Express, News portal, Mumbai, India.

Opposition Accuses USDP of Using Civil Servants for Political Gain
Irrawaddy, The, Independent News Media Group, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Chinese military reportedly building facilities on islands near Senkakus
Japan Times, Independent centrist, Tokyo, Japan.

US home sales dropped sharply in November
New Zealand Herald, Conservative daily, Auckland, New Zealand.

Tattoos embody Afghan social revolution
News The, Left-wing, Karachi, Pakistan.

MPs cannot amend law on poll panels: Qazi
Pajhwok Afghan News, (Independent news agency), Kabul, Afghanistan.

LHC Suspends Execution of Five Terror Convicts
Pakistan Tribune, English-language online publication, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Live: Attempt to suicide should not be a crime, recommends panel
Sify News, Chennai, India.

Ukraine President cancels trip over protests in eastern Ukraine
Straits Times, Pro-government, Singapore.

The woman in 'Window 4'
Sydney Morning Herald, Centrist daily, Sydney, Australia.

Stocks open mostly higher, extending a rally
Taiwan News, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Tang Prize paves path toward brighter future
Taiwan Today, Government Information Office, Taipei, Taiwan.

EnBW seeks compensation from Germany for nuclear moratorium
The Economic Times, Business, Mumbai, India.

Stress triggering diabetes
The News International, Karachi, Pakistan.

Anti-Islamist Essebsi wins Tunisia presidential vote
Times of India, Conservative, New Delhi, India.



NYPD Union President Evokes Fear in Black New Yorkers in Aftermath Police Shootings
Alternet, Non-Profit News Magazine, San Francisco, U.S.

Russell Wilson Is About To Become The NFL's Next $100 Million Quarterback
Business Insider, New York, U.S.

'Watch what I'm going to do,' NYC gunman said before killing 2 cops
Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

Trinidad health authorities say Nigerian student has malaria, not Ebola
Caribbean360, Online news portal, St. Michael, Barbados.

California Still Needs 11 Trillion Gallons Of Water To End Its Drought
Climate Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Remembering Mandela
Common Ground News Service, Non-Profit News Service, Washington, DC, U.S.

Farmer-to-farmer seed delivery to help Dolores recover from Typhoon Hagupit
Dominican Today, Independent daily, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

White ex-officer in Milwaukee won’t be charged in black man’s fatal shooting
Globe and Mail The, Centrist daily, Toronto, Canada.

Liberty Reserve Brought Down By 'Joe Bogus': How The Feds Arrested Arthur Budovsky
International Business Times, Business news organization, New York, U.S.

Climate Neutrality – the Lifeboat Launched by Lima
IPS Latin America, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Report: Spending cuts led to West Africa Ebola spread
istockanalyst, Oregon, U.S.

Hunger over murder - Ex-convict can't get job, shuns offers to be hitman
Jamaica Gleaner, Independent daily, Kingston, Jamaica.

Holiday special! A YouTube Christmas, especially for you
Los Angeles Times, California, U.S.

Court: Orangutan Has Human Rights
Newser, News web site, Chicago, U.S.

Fact-checking Barack Obama's CNN appearance
Politifact, Project of the St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, U.S.

Wall Street edges up after three-day run; Gilead slumps
Reuters, Business News, New York, U.S.

Exclusive - WHO says Syria opens Aleppo, other troubled areas for medical aid
Reuters, World News, New York, U.S.

TLC To Air ‘My Husband’s Not Gay,’ Reality Show About Gay Mormon Men Married To Women
Think Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Mayor John Tory meets roadblocks, looks for new solutions in first month on the job
Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

Who will you vote for in the local government elections?
Trinidad Guardian, Independent daily, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

Justin Timberlake, Garth Brooks team up in surprise '20/20 Experience' gig
United Press International, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Real Housewife of Vancouver dinged in divorce court
Vancouver Sun The, Conservative, Vancouver, Canada.

An Autopsy for the Keynesians
Wall Street Journal, The, New York, U.S.

The Fix: Is Santa a Republican or a Democrat?
Washington Post, The, Washington, D.C., U.S.


Essebsi wins Tunisia president vote
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Rawlings endorses Amissah-Arthur
GhanaWeb, Online news portal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Pakistan to execute 500 convicts soon
iafrica, Online news portal, Cape Town, South Africa.

Yemen: What next?
Irin News, Humanitarian news and analysis, Nairobi, Kenya.

Sudan says it reached new agreement with China to reschedule debts
Sudan Tribune, Khartoum, Sudan.

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