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Peoples Of Idel-Ural Come Together To Fight Putin’s Language And Nationality Policies – OpEd

On Saturday evening after the commemoration of the anniversary of the Russian sacking of Kazan in 1552, a second meeting
2017-10-17 03:10 | 1, Opinion, Linguistics | EurasiaReview

Dirty Ties: The University Of New Haven And Saudi Arabia – OpEd

It’s a relationship of dirty toxicity, but these abound when universities establish ties with regimes and certain entities. These might
2017-10-17 03:10 | 1, Opinion, Education | EurasiaReview

Racial Segregation And Southern Lynching – Analysis

Lynchings in the American South reached their peak in the 1890s, but their impact persists today. This column applies a
2017-10-17 03:10 | 1, Analysis, Social Issues | EurasiaReview

Securing Encryption Data Against Threat Of Future Quantum Computers

When quantum computers become available, an existing algorithm will challenge current encryption techniques now considered secure. Work being done by
2017-10-17 03:10 | 1, Technology, Computers | EurasiaReview

Fighting Racism: Teaching Kids To Identify Individual Black People Can Reduce Racial Bias

Many times, those who hold racially biased views of other people see them as all the same. Instead of thinking
2017-10-17 03:10 | 1, Social Issues, Discrimination | EurasiaReview

Philippines: Army Deals Major Blow To Islamic State, Kills Top Leaders

By Ellie Aben Islamic State has suffered a major setback in East Asia. The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)
2017-10-17 03:10 | 1, World News, Islamic State | EurasiaReview

Oil elevated as Iraq tensions escalate, Asian shares hold firm

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices clung to this month's high on Tuesday after Iraqi forces seized the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from largely autonomous Kurdish fighters while Asian shares held firm on optimism about upcoming earnings.
2017-10-17 03:10 | businessNews | Reuters

Genome-Wide Data From 40,000-Year-Old Man In China Reveals Complicated Genetic History Of Asia

The biological makeup of humans in East Asia is shaping up to be a very complex story, with greater diversity
2017-10-17 03:10 | 1, Science, Archaeology | EurasiaReview

Azerbaijani, Armenian Presidents Agree Intensify Nagorno-Karabakh Talks

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan agreed to take measures to intensify the negotiation process
2017-10-17 03:10 | 1, World News, Armenia | EurasiaReview

Organized Chaos and Confusion as Political Control

There’s something happening here, but what it is ain’t exactly clear. — Buffalo Springfield 1967   It’s not supposed to be clear, now or then.  If you’re confused by the news you’re hearing, you should be.  They want you to be.  They try to make you be.  But you don’t have to be. Who are […]
2017-10-17 03:10 | Culture, Disinformation, Donald Trump | DissidentVoice

Rajasthan Police refuse guard of honour for Rajnath Singh, 250 cops go on leave

In an unprecedented development, as many as 250 personnel from Rajasthan Police refused guard of honour for Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday. The cops in Jodhpur went on a day’s mass leave, reported Times of India quoting Jodhpur police commissioner Ashok Rathod, who confirmed the incident. Cops’s protest was reportedly against the central government’s […] Rajasthan Police refuse guard of honour for Rajnath Singh, 250 cops go on leave
2017-10-17 02:10 | India, Politics, Rajasthan | JantaKaReporter

Washington’s Face-Saving By Shifting Goalposts In Syria – OpEd

In order to simplify the Syrian theater of proxy wars, it can be divided into three separate and distinct zones
2017-10-17 02:10 | 1, Opinion, Foreign Policy | EurasiaReview

Anies Baswedan is now the governor of Jakarta

JAKARTA has a new governor as Anies Baswedan was sworn into office on Monday, after a bitterly fought election campaign which divided the Indonesian capital along ethnic and religious lines. The post Anies Baswedan is now the governor of Jakarta appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-10-17 02:10 | Indonesia, News, Politics | AsianCorrespondent

Somalia Blasts Expose Security Failings and Possible Shabab Infiltration

Even in a country accustomed to pervasive violence, the double truck bombings that killed hundreds in Mogadishu on Saturday were a shock.
2017-10-17 02:10 | Mogadishu (Somalia), Somalia, Shabab | NYTimes

Vengeful in Defeat: Hillary Clinton Fantasises about WikiLeaks

The Hillary Clinton mope tour, which should have reached a high water mark, has gone global. It entails drumming up her credentials (immaculate, we are told, but unnoticed), and pouring upon the man who beat her to the White house (a danger to the world).  The latter is the fundamental point: Donald Trump would not […]
2017-10-17 02:10 | Disinformation, Donald Trump, Elections | DissidentVoice

Airbus to take majority stake in Bombardier CSeries jet program

MONTREAL/PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus SE agreed on Monday to buy a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries jetliner program, grabbing control of a struggling competitor at the second attempt and giving the Canadian plane-and-train-maker an unexpected boost in its costly trade dispute with Boeing Co .
2017-10-17 02:10 | businessNews | Reuters

Donald Trump mocks Mike Pence: 'He wants to hang all gay people'

During a discussion about LGBT rights, US President Donald Trump joked his vice president wanted to "hang all gay people".
2017-10-17 02:10 | News | TheAge

The Real Reason behind Trump’s Angry Diplomacy in North Korea

To understand the United States’ stratagem in the Pacific, and against North Korea in particular, one has to understand the fundamental changes that are underway in that region. China’s clout as an Asian superpower and as a global economic powerhouse has been growing at a rapid speed. The US’ belated ‘pivot to Asia’ to counter […]
2017-10-17 01:10 | China, Donald Trump, Economy/Economics | DissidentVoice

Oil prices firm as Iraq tensions escalate, shares extend rally

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices held firm on Tuesday after Iraqi forces seized the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from largely autonomous Kurdish fighters while Asian shares look set to extend their bull run on optimism about upcoming earnings.
2017-10-17 01:10 | businessNews | Reuters

Airbus to take majority stake in Bombardier C-Series jet program

MONTREAL/PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus SE said on Monday it would acquire a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries program in a deal that the Canadian plane-and-train-maker said would boost sales and position the company strategically against a potentially costly U.S. trade dispute with Boeing Co .
2017-10-17 01:10 | businessNews | Reuters

Mediterranean refugee agency arrives to assist Rohingya in Bangladesh

AS THE desperate plight of the Rohingya - who are fleeing genocide in Myanmar - continues to make international headlines, there have been an increasing number of aid organisations offering their support. This now includes Migrant Offshore Aid Station or MOAS, the European rescue operation which was initially established to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean sea. The post Mediterranean refugee agency arrives to assist Rohingya in Bangladesh appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-10-17 01:10 | All of Asia, Bangladesh, Burma | AsianCorrespondent

Anti-corruption blogger who exposed Malta's Panama Papers link killed by huge bomb

Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta's best-known investigative journalist, was killed on Monday when a powerful bomb blew up her car, police said, in a case that stunned the small Mediterranean island.
2017-10-17 00:10 | News | TheAge

Singapore: NTU trumps arch rival NUS again to be Asia’s best university

This young university's progress in global rankings is pretty remarkable. The post Singapore: NTU trumps arch rival NUS again to be Asia’s best university appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-10-17 00:10 | All of Asia, Singapore, NTU | AsianCorrespondent

Oil demand will grow at a healthy pace: Opec

KUWAIT: Oil demand will grow at a “healthy pace” over the next five years as renewables show the fastest expansion of any type of energy, according to the Head of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Crude demand will climb an average 1.2 million barrels a day through 2022 and slow to 300,000 barrels a day in 2035 to 2040, Opec Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said Sunday in Kuwait, giving a preview of Opec’s
2017-10-17 00:10 | BUSINESS | GulfToday

China data boosts world stocks, copper; oil jumps

NEW YORK: World stocks rose on Monday, boosted by upbeat Chinese data, while oil prices jumped as an escalation in fighting between the Iraqi government and Kurdish forces threatened supply. Asian shares rallied to a decade high after figures showed China’s producer prices beat market expectations to rise 6.9 per cent in September from a year earlier. Major Wall Street indexes hit fresh records at the market open on gains in
2017-10-17 00:10 | BUSINESS | GulfToday

HMH expands in UAE with signing of Coral Dubai

DUBAI: Expanding its presence in the UAE, HMH – Hospitality Management Holding has signed the management agreement to operate the Coral Dubai Al Barsha Hotel. Making the announcement, Brett Schafer, Chief Executive Officer of Faisal Holding, the owning company of HMH together with Manafa, stated, “We are delighted to welcome the Coral Dubai Al Barsha Hotel to our portfolio of hotels and truly grateful to the owners of the hotel
2017-10-17 00:10 | BUSINESS | GulfToday

Lufthansa bids for Alitalia as European deals take off

ROME: German airline Lufthansa has submitted an offer for parts of Alitalia and a plan to reshape Italy’s ailing national carrier just days after agreeing to buy some of Air Berlin’s assets. Lufthansa’s offer is not for the whole Italian airline, but only for parts of its network, meaning it may not find favour with Rome, which wants to sell Alitalia in one package and avoid a split of its aviation and ground service
2017-10-17 00:10 | BUSINESS | GulfToday

Puerto Rican law school students 'so grateful' to Touro, donors

The visiting Puerto Rican students will spend eight weeks taking four classes specially designed to comply with American Bar Association regulations, to ensure they will earn eight credits toward their law degree.
2017-10-17 00:10 | News | NewsDay

Thousands of NY Rising homes still need repairs from Sandy

More than 7,600 of the 11,000 Sandy-damaged Long Island homes that participated in NY Rising's flagship Homeowner Recovery Program have finished their repairs -- leaving one-third of them, about 3,400, short of that goal.
2017-10-17 00:10 | News | NewsDay

The Real Reasons Trump is Quitting Unesco

At first glance, the decision last week by the Trump administration, followed immediately by Israel, to quit the United Nation’s cultural agency seems strange. Why penalise a body that promotes clean water, literacy, heritage preservation and women’s rights? Washington’s claim that the UN’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) is biased against Israel obscures the […]
2017-10-17 00:10 | Colonialism, Donald Trump, History | DissidentVoice

Wildfires sweep Portugal, northern Spain, killing dozens

Wildfires, fuelled by winds from Hurrican Ophelia, tore across Portugal and northern Spain, killing at least 35 people.
2017-10-17 00:10 | News | TheAge

Pro-Trump pol, tapped as drug czar, slammed for pharma ties

President Donald Trump is still promising to mount a national effort on the opioid crisis, which spread and worsened during President Barack Obama's administration.
2017-10-17 00:10 | News | NewsDay

Netflix adds more subscribers than expected, shares hit record

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc added more subscribers than expected around the world in the third quarter and projected growth in line with Wall Street forecasts, saying it had a head start on rivals as internet television explodes globally.
2017-10-17 00:10 | businessNews | Reuters

Texas Trucker Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Of Undocumented Immigrants Leading To Deaths

Federal authorities say the case is a "glaring reminder" of the dangers of human smuggling across the Southern border. The driver is to be sentenced in January.
2017-10-16 23:10 | News | NPR

Netflix profit doubles as it adds 5m subscribers

Quarterly results for streaming giant drive shares higher as international members overtake Americans
2017-10-16 23:10 | News | GulfNews

Craziest game shows Valencia are back on track

OCTOBER 17 ― It was an action-packed weekend in European football’s top leagues, with an abundance of shock results, exciting encounters and high-scoring goalfests. In the English Premier League, for starters, reigning champions Chelsea...
2017-10-16 23:10 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

Airbus to take majority stake in Bombardier's C-Series program

(Reuters) - Airbus SE said on Monday it would acquire a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's C-Series passenger jet program.
2017-10-16 23:10 | businessNews | Reuters

US kills ‘dozens’ of Islamic State members in Yemen

The Pentagon announced today that "dozens" of Islamic State jihadists were killed during a strike on two training camps in Yemen. The Islamic State regularly advertises its presence in Yemen, including a camp named after the group's deceased spokesman.
2017-10-16 23:10 | Feature Articles, Long War Journal, Abu Muhammad al Adnani training camp | LongWarJournal

Rick Pitino Fired As Louisville Basketball Coach Amid Massive Bribery Probe

The Hall of Fame coach had been on unpaid administrative leave since last month, after the school was implicated in a federal bribery and fraud investigation.
2017-10-16 23:10 | News | NPR

A Bite of the Golden Apple: Tech Titan Loses $440 Million Lawsuit

Apple has lost a $439.7 million lawsuit to VirnetX as part of an ongoing seven-year legal battle with the patent-holding firm. Apple claims that they intend to appeal the lawsuit and drag VirnetX back into court for the sixth time.
2017-10-16 23:10 | Business | SputnikNews

Trump, McConnell display unity in Rose Garden appearance

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared jointly in the White House Rose Garden on Monday to declare they're in lockstep on the Republican agenda, projecting unity despite criticism they've exchanged publicly in recent months.
2017-10-16 23:10 | News | NewsDay

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard threatens the US over terrorism designation

Before President Donald Trump levied a terrorism designation against Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the IRGC and the Islamic Republic threatened the US over the move. One senior Iranian official initially called it a "declaration of war" and then he tampered it down.
2017-10-16 23:10 | Feature Articles, Long War Journal, IRGC | LongWarJournal

Joseph Schmitt, who helped develop first spacesuits, dies

Joseph Schmitt, who helped develop the spacesuits worn by the nation's first astronauts, and who helped secure the straps, boots and helmets of John Glenn, Neil Armstrong and other astronauts just before their history-making flights, died Sept. 25 at a nursing home in Friendswood, Texas. He was 101.
2017-10-16 22:10 | News | NewsDay

Colony Capital injects cash, in talks to buy Weinstein Co

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after firing co-founder Harvey Weinstein.
2017-10-16 22:10 | businessNews | Reuters

Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in Malta car bomb blast

Killing of top reporter who exposed Malta's links with Panama Papers leak denounced as 'barbaric attack on press'.
2017-10-16 22:10 | News | Aljazeera

Donald Trump falsely claims Obama didn't contact families of fallen soldiers

President Donald Trump falsely asserted on Monday that his predecessor, Barack Obama, and other presidents did not contact the families of American soldiers killed in duty, drawing a swift, angry rebuke from several of Obama's former aides.
2017-10-16 22:10 | News | TheAge

US drones target Taliban commander in Pakistan’s tribal areas

The strike took place just days after Pakistan freed two westerners and their children from Taliban custody in the same tribal agency.
2017-10-16 22:10 | Long War Journal, Afghanistan, Al Qaeda | LongWarJournal

Strategies to raise agricultural productivity, address gender inequalities, and reduce rural poverty in Uganda

Hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition pose major health and economic challenges in Uganda. By several measures, the country ranks among the least well-nourished countries in the world. The 2013 Comprehensive Food Security & Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA) conducted by the World Food Program (WFP) in Uganda revealed that about 5 percent of households in the country…
2017-10-16 22:10 | News | Brookings

‘De-certifying’ the Iran Deal May Be Trump’s Most Reckless Decision Yet

Iran is complying with the nuclear deal. Trump, on the other hand, is risking a war — and torching U.S. credibility.
2017-10-16 22:10 | War & Peace, Congress, diplomacy | FPIP

In The Wake Of Harvey Weinstein Scandal, Women Say #MeToo

The ousting of a powerful Hollywood producer over multiple abuse allegations prompted women and other assault survivors to proclaim a simple idea: that sexual abuse is common in their lives.
2017-10-16 22:10 | News | NPR

Peshmerga: Baghdad to pay heavy price for declaring war

Kurdish forces call Iraqi forces' campaign in Kirkuk 'a declaration of war', as PM Abadi tells them to cooperate.
2017-10-16 22:10 | News | Aljazeera

Wall St. inches up with financials; earnings in focus

NEW YORK (Reuters) - All three major U.S. stock index rose to record closing highs on Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average less than 50 points below 23,000, ahead of a long list of earnings this week and as financial shares recovered from last week's losses.
2017-10-16 21:10 | businessNews | Reuters

Florida Man Awarded $37,500 After Cops Mistake Glazed Doughnut Crumbs For Meth

Police departments across the country use inexpensive field tests to quickly screen for drugs. But the kits create a lot of room for error — with troubling consequences.
2017-10-16 21:10 | News | NPR

What is behind Austria's sharp turn to the right?

Austria's conservative People's Party won more than 31 percent of vote and far-right rival makes gains.
2017-10-16 21:10 | News | Aljazeera