Daily Archives: August 30, 2014

Weekendish: The best of the week’s reads


Weekendish: The best of the week’s reads http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-28964803

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Worlds apart: From Gaza to Sydney


Worlds apart: From Gaza to Sydney http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-28995680

Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?


Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-28810813

Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity


Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28971276

Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctions


http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN0GS10C20140830?irpc=932

At least 5 current Ferguson officers apart from Brown shooter figure in lawsuits – The Washington Post


http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/at-least-6-ferguson-officers-apart-from-brown-shooter-have-been-named-in-lawsuits/2014/08/30/535f7142-2c96-11e4-bb9b-997ae96fad33_story.html

Ukraine’s soldiers defend city of Mariupol amid fears of pro-Russian rebels – The Washington Post


http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/ukraines-soldiers-defend-city-of-mariupol-amid-fears-of-russia-backed-rebels/2014/08/30/766696cf-0f22-472f-ab54-61a0dd909434_story.html

‘Slow progress’ in Iraq Amerli push


‘Slow progress’ in Iraq Amerli push http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-29001357

At Ferguson March, Call for Labor Day Highway Protest – NYTimes.com


http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/31/us/at-ferguson-march-call-for-labor-day-highway-protest.html?_r=0&referrer=

El Salvador gangs re-launch truce


El Salvador gangs re-launch truce http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-29000158

People rally at Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man – seattlepi.com


http://m.seattlepi.com/news/crime/article/Rally-planned-over-Ohio-Wal-Mart-police-shooting-5723276.php

ANC ‘concerned’ by Lesotho developments | News24


http://m.news24.com/news24/SouthAfrica/News/ANC-concerned-by-Lesotho-developments-20140830

Death of man restrained by NYPD: Homicide


http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/30/justice/new-york-police-death/?hpt=hp_t2

Russia Pushing Ukraine Conflict to ‘Point of No Return,’ E.U. Leader Says – NYTimes.com


http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/31/world/europe/russia-pushing-ukraine-conflict-to-point-of-no-return-eu-leader-says.html?_r=0&referrer=

Historic Afghan minaret ‘threatened’


Historic Afghan minaret ‘threatened’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-28969385

Egypt Brotherhood death sentence cut


Egypt Brotherhood death sentence cut http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-28995681

Obama’s delay on immigration creates uncertainty as midterm elections approach | cleveland.com


http://www.cleveland.com/nation/index.ssf/2014/08/obamas_delay_on_immigration_cr.html

DHS considering new security measures to intercept ‘foreign fighters’ returning from Syria | Fox News


http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/30/dhs-considering-new-security-measures-to-intercept-foreign-fighters-returning/

Six Strategies Obama Could Use to Fight the Islamic State – POLITICO Magazine – POLITICO Magazine


http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/08/six-strategies-obama-could-use-to-fight-the-islamic-state-110448.html

Poroshenko Says Hundreds of Foreign Tanks in Eastern Ukraine – Bloomberg


http://mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-29/eu-to-mull-russia-sanctions-as-ukraine-s-army-pushed-back.html

Philippine Syria troops ‘attacked’


Philippine Syria troops ‘attacked’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-28994849

The makeover that’s divided a nation


The makeover that’s divided a nation http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28951171

Iran anger over new US sanctions


Iran anger over new US sanctions http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-28997452

EU ‘must act on Russia aggression’


EU ‘must act on Russia aggression’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28993873