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Middle East

Poll: Hamas popularity surges after war with Israel
Al Bawaba, Middle East News, Amman, Jordan.

Islamic State 'beheads second US journalist'
Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar.

SFD plans to allocate EGP 2bn to fund projects by year-end: Secretary General
Daily News Egypt, The, Independent Daily, Cairo, Egypt.

Saudi cops indicted over assault on Briton
Emirates 24/7, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Stan Goldberg, superhero of comic-book illustration, dies at 82
Haaretz, Liberal daily, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Afghan “Torn” Women Get Another Chance
IPS Middle East, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Egypt official: No date set for renewed ceasefire talks
Ma'an News Agency, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories.

UK military op ahead of NATO summit
Press TV, Iranian International News Network, Tehran, Iran.

Modi promises red carpet for Japan firms in India
Saudi Gazette, English-language daily, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Japan PM names five women to new cabinet
Times of Oman, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

Two initial public offerings planned in GCC this month
Times of Oman Business, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

SSF Defuses Explosive Device South Sana’a
Yemen Observer, Sana'a, Republic of Yemen.

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Europe

Islamic State 'beheads US hostage'
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Family of Uzi shooting girl 'pray for shooting instructor's family'
BreakingNews.ie, Online news portal, Cork, Ireland.

Classic rock band singer dies
CNN International, London, England.

Kim Kardashian takes home Woman of the Year at the GQ Awards
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

EPHRAIM HARDCASTLE: Why Prince Philip the hunter has the Congo rainforest in his back yard
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

ISIL "executes" US journalist Steven Sotloff
EuroNews, International news, Ecully Cedex, France.

Video: Bulldozing the Border Between Iraq and Syria: The Islamic State (Part 5)
Europe News, European News, Braband, Denmark.

IS video purports to show beheading of second US journalist
France 24, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

Steven Sotloff: Isis video claims to show beheading of US journalist
Guardian The, Liberal daily, London, England.

VIDEO: Dozens of police officers detained in third wave operation
Hurriyet Daily News, (Liberal, English-language), Istanbul, Turkey.

Justin Bieber charged with assault - after holiday quad bike crash
Independent The, London, England.

Putin, Poroshenko continue discussing Ukraine crisis in telephone conversation
Kyiv Post, English language weekly, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Celebrity Weddings: The Biggest And The Best
Look Magazine, London, England.

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

Putin Pledges $1 Billion for Completion of New Cosmodrome
Moscow Times The, Independent daily, Moscow, Russia.

Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian attempting to break through checkpoint
New Europe, European Weekly, Brussels, Belgium.

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

The Rundown -- September 3
Radio Free Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

IS Beheading: British Hostage Will Be Next
Sky News, Independent newscaster, Middlesex, England.

The obesity panic on life support
Spiked, (Alternative Internet Magazine), London, England.

World War 2: 'We all had a piece of Hitler's desk'
Telegraph The, Conservative daily, London, England.

Which Downton Abbey actress is trading Britian for Hollywood?
Telegraph The, Celebrity news, London, England.

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Asia

Obama sends 350 more troops to Baghdad
Antara News, News agency, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Japan PM names five women to new cabinet
China Post, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Graduates Must Be More Realistic in Looking for Jobs
Chosun Ilbo, Conservative daily, Seoul, South Korea.

US court approves eBay settlement over no-hire agreement
Computer World, IT information, Fairfax, New Zealand.

Latin Americas prisons in critical condition
Daily Jang, Left-wing daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

PTI, PAT agree to engage in dialogue
Dawn, English-language daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine
Hindu The, Left-leaning daily, Chennai, India.

3 dead in US shooting rampage gunman kills self
Hindustan Times, New Delhi, India.

Highway robberies drop over 3 years
India Times, Conservative daily, New Delhi, India.

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

Thai Junta Forces Rights Group to Nix Presentation
Irrawaddy, The, Independent News Media Group, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Celeb hacking scandal shows digital vulnerability
New Zealand Herald, Conservative daily, Auckland, New Zealand.

Latin Americas prisons in critical condition
News The, Left-wing, Karachi, Pakistan.

US assistant secretary of state arrives in Kabul
Pajhwok Afghan News, (Independent news agency), Kabul, Afghanistan.

Tight security, unity drive clash in China's west
Sify News, Chennai, India.

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

TV show nothing can justify
Sydney Morning Herald, Centrist daily, Sydney, Australia.

Casino closings lead to mass unemployment filing
Taiwan News, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

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

Final trial confirms efficacy of Sanofi's dengue vaccine
The Economic Times, Business, Mumbai, India.

US targets Shebab leader in Somalia air strike
The News International, Karachi, Pakistan.

Britain bans American Apparel ads for sexualizing schoolgirls
Times of India, Conservative, New Delhi, India.

Pakistanis take part in anti-government protest in Islamabad
Xinhua News, Government-owned news service, Beijing, China.

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Americas

Robert Reich: College Is a Waste for Millions of Kids -- There's a Better Way
Alternet, Non-Profit News Magazine, San Francisco, U.S.

CVS Will Stop Selling All Tobacco Products
Business Insider, New York, U.S.

Horror over ISIS could distract NATO leaders from Ukraine crisis
Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

New York West Indian American Carnival marred by killing during pre-dawn festivities
Caribbean360, Online news portal, St. Michael, Barbados.

For This Michigan Senate Candidate, Climate Change Is A Job Creation Issue
Climate Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Dominicans involved in ATM scam in Kuwait
Dominican Today, Independent daily, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

After 50-day Gaza war with Israel, poll shows dramatic rise in Palestinian support for Hamas
Gazette The, Centrist, Montreal, Canada.

Canada’s quiet presence in U.S. missile defence: untangling fact from fiction
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.

Growing Calls for Reforms of El Salvador’s Privatised Pension System
IPS Latin America, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

President Obama sending 350 troops to Baghdad to protect U.S. personnel
istockanalyst, Oregon, U.S.

Hell of a beating
Jamaica Gleaner, Independent daily, Kingston, Jamaica.

Joc Pederson just might be what the Dodgers need for final push
Los Angeles Times, California, U.S.

Sotloff Family Grieves After Release of Video
Newser, News web site, Chicago, U.S.

Fact-checking the latest claims about the Islamic State
Politifact, Project of the St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, U.S.

Asian shares rise, dollar on top of the heap
Reuters, Business News, New York, U.S.

Ukraine rebels say they are poised to recapture Donetsk airport
Reuters, World News, New York, U.S.

New Natural Gas Pipeline Would Run Through The George Washington National Forest
Think Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Some investors in North York condo scam to get cash back
Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

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

CVS stops selling tobacco products a month early
United Press International, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Justin Bieber arrested Friday near Stratford, Ontario
Vancouver Sun The, Conservative, Vancouver, Canada.

Health Care and the $20,000 Bruise
Wall Street Journal, The, New York, U.S.

Marcus: Obama’s herky-jerky leadership
Washington Post, The, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Africa

Nigeria militants 'seize' major town
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

‘Rejected’ Apraku, Asa B could be NPP’s ‘cornerstone’ – Arthur K
GhanaWeb, Online news portal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Two Korean soldiers die during training
iafrica, Online news portal, Cape Town, South Africa.

Mistrust of government spurs Ebola spread
Irin News, Humanitarian news and analysis, Nairobi, Kenya.

National peace and reconciliation conference kicks off in Wau
Sudan Tribune, Khartoum, Sudan.

 
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