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Middle East

Syrian refugees surpass 3 million, UN says
Al Bawaba, Middle East News, Amman, Jordan.

Ukraine rebels to open path for trapped army
Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar.

How does Al-Sisi expand the scope of his supporters?
Daily News Egypt, The, Independent Daily, Cairo, Egypt.

Is your doctor treating you, or making money?
Emirates 24/7, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

After encircling government forces, Ukraine rebels say will allow them to flee
Haaretz, Liberal daily, Tel Aviv, Israel.

The Darker Side for Gays in Lebanon
IPS Middle East, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Joan Rivers rushed to hospital following throat surgery
JPost, Conservative, Jerusalem, Israel.

Gaza children left orphaned by bloody war
Ma'an News Agency, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories.

Trapped Ukraine troops allowed to flee
Press TV, Iranian International News Network, Tehran, Iran.

Crunchy critters
Saudi Gazette, English-language daily, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Hamid Karzai packs up even as Afghan election dispute rumbles on
Times of Oman, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

Apple getting set to unveil new 12.9-inch iPad
Times of Oman Business, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

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



Abusers 'brazenly targeted girls'
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Malaysia Airlines to axe 6,000 jobs, Online news portal, Cork, Ireland.

Is 'Immortal' jellyfish key to eternal life?
CNN International, London, England.

Joan Rivers in medically induced coma after she stopped breathing during surgery
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

BREAKING NEWS: Police launch 'major investigation' to find boy, 5, with brain tumour after parents snatched him from hospital
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

Germanwings cancels flights as pilots go on strike
EuroNews, International news, Ecully Cedex, France.

Video: Enforcing Sharia in Raqqa: The Islamic State (Part 3)
Europe News, European News, Braband, Denmark.

West backs Ukrainian claims of Russian incursion
France 24, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

Tony Abbott condemns Russian 'invasion of Ukraine' as bullying
Guardian The, Liberal daily, London, England.

Twitter keen to open office in Turkey, but needs time and communication: Turkish watchdog
Hurriyet Daily News, (Liberal, English-language), Istanbul, Turkey.

President Obama: 'We don't have a strategy to tackle Isis in Syria'
Independent The, London, England.

BBC: NATO holds emergency meeting
Kyiv Post, English language weekly, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Shop Lauren Conrad's Paper Crown Bridesmaid Range
Look Magazine, London, England.

Putin's Popularity Masks an Uncomfortable Reality
Moscow Times The, Independent daily, Moscow, Russia.

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

The Rundown -- August 29
Radio Free Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

Islamic State's Warning To Kurdish Fighters
Sky News, Independent newscaster, Middlesex, England.

Economic Freedom Fighters: South Africa’s answer to UKIP
Spiked, (Alternative Internet Magazine), London, England.

Homeless man who accepted award on behalf of Miley Cyrus 'turns himself in'
Telegraph The, Conservative daily, London, England.

Homeless man who accepted award on behalf of Miley Cyrus 'turns himself in'
Telegraph The, Celebrity news, London, England.



Global Media Forum adopts Bali Road Map for press freedom
Antara News, News agency, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Japan economy stalls as incomes, spending languish
China Post, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Samsung Researcher Named Among Young Innovators
Chosun Ilbo, Conservative daily, Seoul, South Korea.

Baidu, Tencent help Chinese shopping malls take on Alibaba
Computer World, IT information, Fairfax, New Zealand.

IS executes dozens of Syrian troops in new atrocity
Daily Jang, Left-wing daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Nisar slams elements acting under 'garb of democracy'
Dawn, English-language daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Protest leaders meet Pakistan Army chief
Hindu The, Left-leaning daily, Chennai, India.

MH17 trial either in Malaysia or ICJ
Hindustan Times, New Delhi, India.

DU fake admission scam unearthed, three arrested
India Times, Conservative daily, New Delhi, India.

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

Gap Audit Reveals Issues at Burma Garment Factories
Irrawaddy, The, Independent News Media Group, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Dozens of planes grounded in German pilot strike
New Zealand Herald, Conservative daily, Auckland, New Zealand.

IS executes dozens of Syrian troops in new atrocity
News The, Left-wing, Karachi, Pakistan.

Nuristan peace committee head shot dead
Pajhwok Afghan News, (Independent news agency), Kabul, Afghanistan.

A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in S. Korea
Sify News, Chennai, India.

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

What really happens when Apple launches an iPhone
Sydney Morning Herald, Centrist daily, Sydney, Australia.

As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?
Taiwan News, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

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

White House rushes to clarify after Barack Obama said 'we don't have a strategy yet' for ISIS
The Economic Times, Business, Mumbai, India.

Irani filmmaker
The News International, Karachi, Pakistan.

Syrian refugees top 3 million, half of all Syrians displaced: UN
Times of India, Conservative, New Delhi, India.

Obama says mulling options against Islamic State
Xinhua News, Government-owned news service, Beijing, China.



What if Marriage Were Temporary?
Alternet, Non-Profit News Magazine, San Francisco, U.S.

Icelandic Volcano Erupts
Business Insider, New York, U.S.

Putin urges safe passage for Ukrainian troops surrounded by separatist rebels
Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

Jamaica agriculture minister dies suddenly at Florida airport
Caribbean360, Online news portal, St. Michael, Barbados.

Explosion Shakes BP’s Largest Oil Refinery In The U.S.
Climate Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Dominican experts attend meeting to discuss human rights
Dominican Today, Independent daily, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

UN says 43 Golan peacekeepers seized by militants, 81 trapped
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.

Brazil to Monitor Improvement of Water Quality in Latin America
IPS Latin America, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Obama admits there is no Syria strategy yet
istockanalyst, Oregon, U.S.

Remembering Roger ... Champion farmer sleeps
Jamaica Gleaner, Independent daily, Kingston, Jamaica.

I.K. Kim takes first-round lead in LPGA's Portland Classic
Los Angeles Times, California, U.S.

Man Finds Giant Wasps' Nest in Bed
Newser, News web site, Chicago, U.S.

The audacity of taupe: Obama's suit switch surprises
Politifact, Project of the St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, U.S.

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 jobs, spend $1.9 billion on restructuring: Khazanah
Reuters, Business News, New York, U.S.

Separatists say will allow 'trapped' Ukrainian forces to withdraw
Reuters, World News, New York, U.S.

The Hidden Problems With The NFL’s New Domestic Violence Policy
Think Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Canadians Eugenie Bouchard, Milos Raonic advance at U.S. Open
Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

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

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
United Press International, Washington, D.C., U.S.

This Week's Celebrity Snapshots
Vancouver Sun The, Conservative, Vancouver, Canada.

Noonan: American Diversity and the Wild West
Wall Street Journal, The, New York, U.S.

Robinson: Obama must answer: Are we at war with the Islamic State??
Washington Post, The, Washington, D.C., U.S.


Ebola Africa travel bans to be axed
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Philip Addison: I was surprised Akufo-Addo chose me
GhanaWeb, Online news portal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

25 trapped in Nicaragua mine
iafrica, Online news portal, Cape Town, South Africa.

Afghan mining law ?could strengthen armed groups?
Irin News, Humanitarian news and analysis, Nairobi, Kenya.

Sudan says suspected Ebola patient died of AIDS
Sudan Tribune, Khartoum, Sudan.

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