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Middle East

British mercenaries join Kurdish forces in fight against ISIL
Al Bawaba, Middle East News, Amman, Jordan.

US defence secretary Chuck Hagel resigns
Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar.

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

Much foreign aid goes to private sector, government: International cooperation minister
Daily News Egypt, The, Independent Daily, Cairo, Egypt.

Woman, who brutally killed four-year old stepdaughter, gets 10 years in prison
Emirates 24/7, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Jesus: married with children? New book drops bombshell
Haaretz, Liberal daily, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Refugees Between a Legal Rock and a Hard Place in Lebanon
IPS Middle East, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Gaza ministry warns Israel over fruit exports
Ma'an News Agency, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories.

2 Syrian babies die of cold in Lebanon
Press TV, Iranian International News Network, Tehran, Iran.

Modi’s Hindu nationalists eye power in Kashmir
Saudi Gazette, English-language daily, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Sisi urged to ensure peace during transition in Egypt
Times of Oman, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

MTEX Oman to showcase latest industrial products
Times of Oman Business, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

A Cement Factory Suspended For Security Reasons
Yemen Observer, Sana'a, Republic of Yemen.



'Time is right' for new terror powers
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

FTSE down, Paris and Eurotop up, Online news portal, Cork, Ireland.

Obama: Voters want to trade me in
CNN International, London, England.

Charlotte Crosby displays dramatic weight loss in pink bodycon dress for night out with pals
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

Channel 4 show The Paedophile Next Door unveils a self-confessed paedophile
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

European Parliament to vote on proposals to curb Google
EuroNews, International news, Ecully Cedex, France.

New 'honour killing' murder shocks India
Europe News, European News, Braband, Denmark.

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigns
France 24, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

Chuck Hagel forced to step down as US defense secretary
Guardian The, Liberal daily, London, England.

US wants Turkey’s boots on the ground
Hurriyet Daily News, (Liberal, English-language), Istanbul, Turkey.

Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by police in Ohio park
Independent The, London, England.

Reuters: Putin strengthens ties with Georgia breakaway region; Tbilisi protests
Kyiv Post, English language weekly, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Celebrity Tattoos You Just Have To See
Look Magazine, London, England.

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

Russia's Igor Strelkov: I Am Responsible for War in Eastern Ukraine
Moscow Times The, Independent daily, Moscow, Russia.

Poster for 1927 horror film 'London After Midnight' starring Chaney sells at auction for $478K
New Europe, European Weekly, Brussels, Belgium.

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

Diary Of An Islamic State Wife: British Woman In Syria Tells Of Husband's Death In Kobani
Radio Free Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

Russia Reveals Heavy Price Of Western Sanctions
Sky News, Independent newscaster, Middlesex, England.

No to No Platform: in defence of unpopular ideas
Spiked, (Alternative Internet Magazine), London, England.

Turkish president declares women and men are not equal
Telegraph The, Conservative daily, London, England.

Tana Ramsay: my dominating father tore our family apart
Telegraph The, Celebrity news, London, England.



6.2-magnitude quake strikes off N. Philippines
Antara News, News agency, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Tsai sues Ko team for defamation
China Post, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Women to Outnumber Men Next Year as Korea Ages
Chosun Ilbo, Conservative daily, Seoul, South Korea.

Space travel unravels as NZ prepares for 2015 launch
Computer World, IT information, Fairfax, New Zealand.

Ebola-hit Sierra Leones late cocoa leaves bitter taste
Daily Jang, Left-wing daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Pakistan has world’s fastest growing nuclear programme: US think tank
Dawn, English-language daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Chuck Hagel resigns as U.S. Defence Secretary
Hindu The, Left-leaning daily, Chennai, India.

Chuck Hagel resigns as US defense secretary
Hindustan Times, New Delhi, India.

Vehicle lifting cases rise in Kukshi, 10 bikes stolen in 15 days
India Times, Conservative daily, New Delhi, India.

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

Abuse of Women Both Common and Concealed, Say Activists
Irrawaddy, The, Independent News Media Group, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Only half of prefectures have set female management quotas
Japan Times, Independent centrist, Tokyo, Japan.

Fire damages 750-year-old oak tree in Poland
New Zealand Herald, Conservative daily, Auckland, New Zealand.

Ebola-hit Sierra Leones late cocoa leaves bitter taste
News The, Left-wing, Karachi, Pakistan.

8 dead, 15 injured in Kunduz landmine blast
Pajhwok Afghan News, (Independent news agency), Kabul, Afghanistan.

Selfie stick in Time magazine's best inventions list
Sify News, Chennai, India.

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

'He united the NSW Liberals'
Sydney Morning Herald, Centrist daily, Sydney, Australia.

BC-AP News Coverage Advisory
Taiwan News, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

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

Japan's young fret as unexpected recession hits
The Economic Times, Business, Mumbai, India.

War of words hits Bahrain vote
The News International, Karachi, Pakistan.

Floods kill at least 32 in southern Morocco
Times of India, Conservative, New Delhi, India.



7 Leading Candidates for Corporate Rip-Off of the Year
Alternet, Non-Profit News Magazine, San Francisco, U.S.

Here's The Play-By-Play Of A Soyuz Capsule Docking At The International Space Station This Morning
Business Insider, New York, U.S.

Snow-struck Buffalo braces for flooding, as weather flips back to summer
Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

Henry S. Fraser: Chikungunya and the great plagues in context
Caribbean360, Online news portal, St. Michael, Barbados.

Most White Evangelicals Attribute Intense National Disasters To The Apocalypse, Not Climate Change
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.

New York City's Dominican population becomes largest Latino group
Dominican Today, Independent daily, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Fire damages 750-year-old oak tree, believed to be the oldest in Poland
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.

To Fight Inequality, Latin America Needs Transparency…and More
IPS Latin America, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Report: Hagel to step down as Defense Secretary
istockanalyst, Oregon, U.S.

Jamaica Gleaner, Independent daily, Kingston, Jamaica.

Marshawn Lynch has one word for the NFL after hefty fine: 'Yeah'
Los Angeles Times, California, U.S.

Vast Trove of Nazi Art Headed to Swiss Museum
Newser, News web site, Chicago, U.S.

PunditFact fact-checks the Nov. 23 shows
Politifact, Project of the St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, U.S.

RenaissanceRe to buy Platinum Underwriters for $1.9 billion
Reuters, Business News, New York, U.S.

Three more Ukrainian soldiers killed - Kiev military
Reuters, World News, New York, U.S.

Abortion Opponents In Alabama Equate Clinics With Sex Offenders
Think Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Ontario bans flavoured tobacco, cracks down on e-cigarettes
Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

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

500 seal lions found dead on beach in Peru
United Press International, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Geldof's Ebola sing-along was a little too 'smug' for Lily Allen
Vancouver Sun The, Conservative, Vancouver, Canada.

Obama Is Damaging Hillary's Chances
Wall Street Journal, The, New York, U.S.

In the Loop: White House aides agree GOP, McCain were right on Hagel?
Washington Post, The, Washington, D.C., U.S.


Nigeria APC party anger over raid
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Mahama, Togo Prez to commission railway project
GhanaWeb, Online news portal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Ebola: Italian doctor infected
iafrica, Online news portal, Cape Town, South Africa.

The world's strangest land grab?
Irin News, Humanitarian news and analysis, Nairobi, Kenya.

Sudan calls on Darfur rebels to embrace contentious Doha framework document
Sudan Tribune, Khartoum, Sudan.

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