Footage shows Westfield ‘die-in’ protestors and police – BBC News

BBC NewsFootage shows Westfield 'die-in' protestors and policeBBC NewsAmateur footage has emerged of a so-called "die-in" demonstration at a shopping centre in West London on Wednesday evening. The protest at Westfield in Shepherds Bush was in solidarity with rallies in the US prompted by the death of Eric Garner, a black ...Mass 'die-in' protest goes wild at major … [Read more...]

South Africans mark anniversary of Mandela’s death – Washington Post

BDliveSouth Africans mark anniversary of Mandela's deathWashington PostJOHANNESBURG — South Africans are marking the anniversary of the death of Nelson Mandela. The former statesman died Dec. 5 last year after a long illness at the age of 95. Speaking at a formal ceremony on Friday in the capital Pretoria, Mandela's ...South Africa marks one year since the death of 'Madiba' … [Read more...]

Pak-backed terrorists unleash terror in J&K, 3 attacks in 12 hours – Times of India

Times of IndiaPak-backed terrorists unleash terror in J&K, 3 attacks in 12 hoursTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: Three terrorist attacks were reported from Jammu & Kashmir on Friday. Hours after an attack in the Uri sector of Baramulla district in north Kashmir, a second attack was reported near Srinagar, while in a third attack a grenade was hurled at a ...Soldiers, Police Killed in Predawn … [Read more...]

Woman arrested for Ibolya Ryan’s murder in Abu Dhabi mall was not a ‘lone wolf’ – Daily Mail

The NationWoman arrested for Ibolya Ryan's murder in Abu Dhabi mall was not a 'lone wolf'Daily MailA woman suspected of stabbing an American teacher to death in an upscale Abu Dhabi mall has been arrested during a dramatic night-time raid. The 'face covered' suspect is an Emirati national in her late 30s, said Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed al Nahyan, the ...UAE woman arrested for … [Read more...]

China Sets Deadline to Stop Taking Organs From Executed Prisoners – TIME

FirstpostChina Sets Deadline to Stop Taking Organs From Executed PrisonersTIMEChina will no longer harvest transplant organs from executed prisoners from the start of 2015, a decision praised as ethical but which renews questions about where the world's most populous nation will find much needed organs. State-run newspaper China ...Why China will struggle to end organ harvesting from … [Read more...]

Islamic militants wage fierce attack on Chechnya’s capital – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeIslamic militants wage fierce attack on Chechnya's capitalBoston GlobeGROZNY, Chechnya — A fierce gun battle between Islamist militants and government security forces paralyzed the center of the Chechen capital, Grozny, overnight Thursday, leaving some 20 people dead and embarrassing President Vladimir Putin just ...Chechen militants attack Grozny, shattering peace as Putin … [Read more...]

Luke Somers: Yemen hostage’s family in video appeal – BBC News

BBC NewsLuke Somers: Yemen hostage's family in video appealBBC NewsThe family of UK-born American hostage Luke Somers have appealed in a video to al-Qaeda militants in Yemen to "show mercy" and release him. In the online statement, his mother, Paula Somers, says: "Please... give us an opportunity to see our Luke again.Al Qaeda in Yemen threatens to kill US journalistBoston … [Read more...]

Taiwan reappoints most of cabinet in post-poll reshuffle – Reuters

ReutersTaiwan reappoints most of cabinet in post-poll reshuffleReutersTaiwan President Ma Ying-jeou (C) shakes hands with Kuomintang (KMT) party officials after announcing his resignation from the party's chairman position during their central standing committee in Taipei December 3, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Pichi Chuang ...No change in Taiwan-US ties after local elections: US expertFocus … [Read more...]

Birthday ceremony for ailing Thai king canceled – U-T San Diego

U-T San DiegoBirthday ceremony for ailing Thai king canceledU-T San DiegoFILE - In this Dec. 5, 2013 file photo released by Thailand's Royal Household Bureau, Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej attends a ceremony in celebration of his 86th birthday at Klai Kangwon Palace in Prachuap Khiri Khan province, Thailand. A traditional ...Ailing Thai king cancels appearance for 87th … [Read more...]

American couple being held in Qatar say they are ‘tired of waiting’ for the US to … – Fox News

Fox NewsAmerican couple being held in Qatar say they are 'tired of waiting' for the US to ...Fox NewsOctober 19, 2014: American couple Grace and Matthew Huang, sentenced to jail over charges they starved their 8-year-old adopted daughter to death, talk before they meet with U.S. Ambassador to Qatar, Dana Shell Smith, at a hotel in Doha.US couple acquitted in Qatar but barred from … [Read more...]

Early Results: Moldovans Favor Pro-Russia Parties – ABC News

ABC NewsEarly Results: Moldovans Favor Pro-Russia PartiesABC NewsEarly results show pro-Russia parties with a strong lead in Sunday elections where Moldovans were choosing between parties that want to move closer to Europe and those that want to move back into Moscow's sphere of influence. The parliamentary election ...Moldova goes to the polls: Pro-EU parties square off against … [Read more...]

Egypt’s Mubarak could get early release: lawyer – Times of India's Mubarak could get early release: lawyerTimes of IndiaCAIRO: Egypt's jailed ex-president Hosni Mubarak could be released early after having served two-thirds of a corruption sentence and seeing murder charges dropped, his lawyer said today. An Egyptian court yesterday dismissed the murder charge against ...Lawyer: Egypt's Mubarak Could Be Freed SoonVoice of … [Read more...]

Autumn Statement: George Osborne accused of ‘fiddling the figures’ over extra … – The Independent

The IndependentAutumn Statement: George Osborne accused of 'fiddling the figures' over extra ...The IndependentGeorge Osborne was today accused of fiddling the figures after it emerged that a third of the Government's extra investment in the NHS will be money that has already been allocated to the Department of Health. In an interview with the BBC, Mr Osborne said ...Osborne … [Read more...]

US strikes target Islamic State forces in Syrian towns of Raqqa and Kobane – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorUS strikes target Islamic State forces in Syrian towns of Raqqa and KobaneChristian Science MonitorThe expanding US-led campaign against the Islamic State in Syria saw a wave of bombings today. By Dan Murphy, Staff writer November 30, 2014. close. Residents inspect a damaged car after what activists said were four air strikes by forces loyal to … [Read more...]

Boy missing four years found alive behind a wall in Atlanta house – Irish Times

Irish TimesBoy missing four years found alive behind a wall in Atlanta houseIrish TimesThe home where a 13-year-old boy who reportedly has been missing for four years, was located by police hidden behind a false wall in a closet in the home is pictured in Jonesboro, Georgia. Photograph: Tami Chappell/Reuters. Topics: News · World · US ...Mystery of bizarre Clayton kidnapping … [Read more...]

Arsonists torch an Arabic-Hebrew bilingual school in Jerusalem – Washington Post torch an Arabic-Hebrew bilingual school in JerusalemWashington PostJERUSALEM — Arsonists who police suspect are Jewish extremists torched a first-grade classroom and scrawled racist graffiti on the walls of one of the few Arabic-Hebrew bilingual schools in Israel. Suspects hopped a fence and entered the Max Rayne ...Israel Edges Closer to Early ElectionABC NewsTerra … [Read more...]

Hong Kong counts cost of protests on city’s core shopping districts – Reuters

ReutersHong Kong counts cost of protests on city's core shopping districtsReutersSales persons wait for customers at a jewelry store at a road occupied by pro-democracy protesters at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong October 27, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Bobby Yip. Related News. Hong Kong protesters clash with police near heart of ...Hong Kong Protesters, Police Clash; 40 ArrestedABC … [Read more...]

Colombian Rebels Free Kidnapped General, 2 Others – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaColombian Rebels Free Kidnapped General, 2 OthersVoice of AmericaColombia's leftist FARC rebels freed an army general and two other captives on Sunday, paving the way for peace talks in Cuba to resume in the quest to end five decades of conflict. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) handed over Gen.Colombian rebels release general held hostage for weeksCNNMarxist … [Read more...]