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world Two dead in Egypt anti-government protest

Thousands rally in Cairo heeding to call by Salafist Front, as a senior army officer is killed by unknown assailants.

12 minutes ago // VOA

world Russian Warships Enter English Channel

A squadron of Russian warships entered the English Channel on Friday, but a NATO official dismissed a Russian media report that they were there to conduct military exercises. Russian news agency RIA quoted the Northern Fleet as saying its vessels, led by anti-submarine ship Severomorsk, had passed through the Strait of Dover and were now in international waters in the Seine Bay to wait for a storm to pass. "While it is anchored the crew are undertaking a series of exercises on how to tackle

18 minutes ago // BBC

world Soldier jailed for making nail bomb

A British soldier said to be obsessed with far-right politics is jailed for two years for making nail bomb at his family's home.

24 minutes ago // BBC

world Shaw injury not serious - Van Gaal

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw will only be out for a "few weeks" with an ankle injury, says boss Louis van Gaal.

26 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Austria arrests for recruiting Syria fighters

Thirteen suspects arrested in raids on homes, prayer rooms and mosques for trying to recruit fighters.

28 minutes ago // BBC

world Soldier jailed for making nail bomb

British soldier Ryan McGee, 20, jailed for two years for making nail bomb in Greater Manchester

29 minutes ago // ABC

world Image of Asia: New Officers Join India's Air Force

Image of Asia: New officers inducted into India's air force as country modernizes its military

36 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Eurozone Sees Further Rise in Jobless, Fall in Inflation

The number of people without jobs in the eurozone rose for the second straight month in October, while the annual rate of inflation fell further below the European Central Banks target in November, increasing the likelihood of aggressive stimulus measures.

38 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Dining in the Dark: 300,000 Celebrate Without Power

It was a black Thursday for 300,000 Americans who awoke to a Thanksgiving without power in the wake of a nor'easter that slammed the East Coast.

38 minutes ago // BBC

world Websites creak on record Black Friday

Retailers including John Lewis and Currys head for record online sales as frenzied shopping swamps websites.

39 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Deaths in Egypt anti-government rallies

Two killed in rallies called by Salafist Front, in first major protests since military's overthrow of Morsi last year.

43 minutes ago // The Guardian

world China bans wordplay in attempt at pun control

Officials say casual alteration of idioms risks nothing less than cultural and linguistic chaos, despite their common usage Continue reading...

44 minutes ago // Newsvine

world DOCUMENT: Bangsamoro Basic Law Primer

The Bangsamoro Transition Commission, in cooperation with the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue and the European Union, releases a primer on the landmark bill. MANILA, Philippines – A product of the final peace deal between the Philippine government and the the Moro Islamic …

44 minutes ago // ABC

world Animals Sacrificed in Nepal to Bring Good Luck

Buffaloes, birds and other animals being killed at Nepal animal sacrifice to bring good luck

46 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Finland legalises gay marriage

Finland becomes 12th European nation to give same-sex unions the same status as heterosexual marriages Continue reading...

48 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Suspect Killed After Shots Fired at Cop HQ, Other Buildings in Austin

Police fatally shot a suspect after "multiple buildings" were fired at in downtown Austin, authorities in the Texas capital said early Friday.

52 minutes ago // BBC

world Pembs chief's pay deal Porsche

A former council chief at the centre of a row over cash payments made in lieu of pension contributions was given a luxury Porsche lease car as his work vehicle, BBC Wales learns.

52 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Cameron Pushes Restrictions on EU Migrants

British Prime Minister David Cameron unveiled proposals designed to curb the flow of people coming to the U.K. from other European countries, in a move some analysts say could result in Britain moving closer to an exit from the European Union.

55 minutes ago // BBC

world Websites creak on record Black Friday

Websites of major retailers, including John Lewis, have been swamped as retailers forecast record online sales.

57 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Russian Warships Anchor in English Channel

The Russian defense ministry says its warships have entered the English Channel to wait out a storm following a week of maneuvers in the North Sea.

1 hour ago // VOA

world Children in Islamic State Propaganda Send Powerful Message

The so-called Islamic State militants appear to be recruiting and training children in Iraq. It features children in its recent stream of propaganda videos and photos. They are portrayed in a variety of ways. Some children seem to play happily among smiling IS fighters. Other young boys, even babies, don black Islamic State garb as they pose next to automatic weapons and a black flag of jihad. Other videos show toddlers firing automatic weapons they can barely hold. And other children are

1 hour ago // VOA

world Children in Islamic State Propaganda Send Powerful Message

The so-called Islamic State militants appear to be recruiting and training children in Iraq. It features children in its recent stream of propaganda videos and photos. They are portrayed in a variety of ways. Some children seem to play happily among smiling IS fighters. Other young boys, even babies, don black IS garb as they pose next to automatic weapons and a black flag of jihad. Other videos show toddlers firing automatic weapons they can barely hold. And other children are seen watchi

1 hour ago // NPR

world Talking Very Frankly About Sex On Campus

Sex Week events are designed to foster an open, healthy discussion about sex.

1 hour ago // NPR

world Test Your Medical Smarts: Does This Patient Have Ebola?

Patient X arrives. She ran a fever. Now it's gone. But she has diarrhea. Should you test for the virus or not? That's the kind of case history presented to health workers heading to West Africa.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Iris Robinson in 'serious breach'

Stormont's Standards and Privileges Committee says Iris Robinson committed a serious breach of assembly rules, but First Minister Peter Robinson did not.

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world Deaths reported as Salafists protest in Egypt

Rallies called by Salafist Front in first major demonstrations since military's overthrow of Morsi government last year.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Taiwan elections will be major test for ruling party, China ties

Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Party will test its popularity in midterm elections Saturday after six years of leading the island to landmark deals with longtime adversary China.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Pembs leader's pay deal Porsche

A former council chief at the centre of a row over cash payments made in lieu of pension contributions was given a luxury Porsche lease car as part of pay deal, BBC Wales learns.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Pope in Turkey to boost faith ties

Pope Francis begins a trip to Turkey where he is expected to promote interfaith dialogue and highlight the plight of refugees in the Middle East.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Pope in Turkey to boost faith ties

Pope Francis is in Turkey for what is being billed as a historic visit to promote interfaith dialogue.

1 hour ago // BBC

world England call came too soon - Richards

Micah Richards thinks he is "10 times better" than he was when he made his international debut aged just 18.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Newspaper retracts 'sex slaves' term

Japan's biggest paper retracts use of the term "sex slaves" for women who worked in World War Two army brothels, in a move likely to anger China and South Korea.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Airport raids tackle cyberthieves

Cyberthieves who used stolen credit cards to buy airline tickets are targeted in raids at 80 airports.

1 hour ago // VOA

world India Group's Oil-for-steel Deal to Test Iran Sanctions

Essar Group, a $39 billion Indian conglomerate, is looking to tap frozen Iranian oil revenues to pay for its steel exports to Tehran, in a novel attempt to work around Western financial sanctions against the OPEC member state. The National Iranian Oil Company NIOC proposed the payment mechanism in August, potentially opening a new way to release oil export proceeds tied up in India under Western sanctions linked to Tehran's disputed nuclear program. According to industry and government sou

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Suspect Killed After Shots Fired at Cop HQ, Other Buildings in Austin

Police fatally shot a suspect after "multiple buildings" were fired on in downtown Austin, authorities in the Texas capital said early Friday.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Malaysia Airlines Apologizes for Tweet, Posts Loss

Malaysia Airlines loss widens, apologizes for promotional tweet criticized as insensitive