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Middle East

Four Guantanamo prisoners released to Afghanistan
Al Bawaba, Middle East News, Amman, Jordan.

Cuba's Castro to attend Americas summit
Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar.

Amr Moussa Considers Election Boycott
Asharq Al-Awsat, Pan-Arab daily, London, England.

ICT market generally growing in Egypt: Intel’s META business director
Daily News Egypt, The, Independent Daily, Cairo, Egypt.

Hero's welcome for South Africa's first Miss World in 40 years
Emirates 24/7, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

One NYC police officer shot dead, another in critical condition
Haaretz, Liberal daily, Tel Aviv, Israel.

War Knocks on Door of Youth Centre in Zwara
IPS Middle East, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Hamas warns of Israeli 'foolishness' as leftists denounce Gaza attack
Ma'an News Agency, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories.

'Drone flies over Belgium nuclear site'
Press TV, Iranian International News Network, Tehran, Iran.

Pakistan school attack mastermind a father of three
Saudi Gazette, English-language daily, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Opposition parties urged to cooperate in economic reforms
Times of Oman, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

Singapore-led consortium awarded $250m water project
Times of Oman Business, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

Kingdom Of Netherlands Will Continue Supporting Yemen
Yemen Observer, Sana'a, Republic of Yemen.



N Korea proposes joint Sony probe
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

French police shoot man after he attacks officer with knife, Online news portal, Cork, Ireland.

Family: Meatloaf dinner killed parents
CNN International, London, England.

Danny Dyer 'too unwell' for preview screening of EastEnders Christmas Day episode
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

Caroline Flack is named the winner of Strictly as she becomes highest scoring finalist in show's history
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

New "muzzle" law sparks protests across Spain
EuroNews, International news, Ecully Cedex, France.

Moscow hotel goes halal in bid to woo Muslim visitors
Europe News, European News, Braband, Denmark.

Are IS group hackers taking jihad online?
France 24, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

Fears build as CIA’s ‘ghost prisoners’ vanish into Afghan jails
Guardian The, Liberal daily, London, England.

Atatürk in the Nazi imagination
Hurriyet Daily News, (Liberal, English-language), Istanbul, Turkey.

New York Metro's campaign to stop 'man-spreading'
Independent The, London, England.

Poroshenko orders new mobilization, military spending increase
Kyiv Post, English language weekly, Kyiv, Ukraine.

10 SS15 Fashion Trends You Can Actually Wear
Look Magazine, London, England.

Major Ukrainian TV provider drops Russian channels
Moscow News The, Independent, Moscow, Russia.

The Duma's War on Monsters and Russia's Other Oddball Initiatives
Moscow Times The, Independent daily, Moscow, Russia.

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

Russia Blocks Facebook Page Calling For Navalny Protest
Radio Free Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

Two New York Cops Killed In Ambush
Sky News, Independent newscaster, Middlesex, England.

‘We’re living in a tyranny of like-mindedness’
Spiked, (Alternative Internet Magazine), London, England.

Mullah Radio, terrorist demagogue behind the savagery of Peshawar
Telegraph The, Conservative daily, London, England.

Caroline Flack is the winner of Strictly Come Dancing 2014 final: LIVE!
Telegraph The, Celebrity news, London, England.



UN chief strongly condemns Pakistan school attack
Antara News, News agency, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Obama warns N. Korea
China Post, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

In Australia, 8 Youths Die in Mass Stabbing
Chosun Ilbo, Conservative daily, Seoul, South Korea.

North Korea wants joint probe into Sony hack, warns of consequences if not
Computer World, IT information, Fairfax, New Zealand.

BD development threatens fragile Sundarbans
Daily Jang, Left-wing daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

BJP unlikely to form Jammu and Kashmir govt
Dawn, English-language daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Pakistani forces kill 28 militants
Hindu The, Left-leaning daily, Chennai, India.

Longdelayed elections kick off in Ebolahit Liberia
Hindustan Times, New Delhi, India.

Protests on DND against toll hike
India Times, Conservative daily, New Delhi, India.

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

The Shape of Things to Come
Irrawaddy, The, Independent News Media Group, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Record number of Japanese hostile toward China and S. Korea: Cabinet Office poll
Japan Times, Independent centrist, Tokyo, Japan.

Police: 1 NYC cop dead in shooting, 2nd critical
New Zealand Herald, Conservative daily, Auckland, New Zealand.

BD development threatens fragile Sundarbans
News The, Left-wing, Karachi, Pakistan.

Afghan civilian casualties hit new high: UN
Pajhwok Afghan News, (Independent news agency), Kabul, Afghanistan.

Pakistani Heartthrob Shehroz Sabzwari to Make Bollywood Debut
Pakistan Tribune, English-language online publication, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Live: Attempt to suicide should not be a crime, recommends panel
Sify News, Chennai, India.

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

The woman in 'Window 4'
Sydney Morning Herald, Centrist daily, Sydney, Australia.

Egypt's powerful intelligence chief replaced
Taiwan News, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

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

Kenya to US: Our terror laws are better than yours
The Economic Times, Business, Mumbai, India.

Turkish TV chief
The News International, Karachi, Pakistan.

Chinese-Oz love marriage stuck over 'dowry' demand
Times of India, Conservative, New Delhi, India.



4 Things that Should Happen Now That We Know the Truth about Witness #40, a White Supremacist
Alternet, Non-Profit News Magazine, San Francisco, U.S.

Two New York police officers 'executed' in Brooklyn
Business Insider, New York, U.S.

1 New York City police officer shot dead, 2nd critically wounded
Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

American national indicted for defrauding Caribbean immigrants
Caribbean360, Online news portal, St. Michael, Barbados.

EPA Will Not Declare Coal Ash A Hazardous Waste
Climate Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Remembering Mandela
Common Ground News Service, Non-Profit News Service, Washington, DC, U.S.

Farmer-to-farmer seed delivery to help Dolores recover from Typhoon Hagupit
Dominican Today, Independent daily, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

French police shoot knife-wielding man in police station
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.

Climate Neutrality – the Lifeboat Launched by Lima
IPS Latin America, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Gray wolf to be placed back on endangered list
istockanalyst, Oregon, U.S.

Jamaica Gleaner, Independent daily, Kingston, Jamaica.

Two New York police officers are shot dead in Brooklyn
Los Angeles Times, California, U.S.

Stonehenge's Oldest Known Settlement Is Revealed
Newser, News web site, Chicago, U.S.

Immigration: the year in fact-checking
Politifact, Project of the St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, U.S.

Last U.S. holiday shopping weekend off to solid start
Reuters, Business News, New York, U.S.

Liberian voter turnout low as Ebola overshadows senate election
Reuters, World News, New York, U.S.

CIA Panel Recommends Against Penalizing Officers Responsible For Hacking Into Senate Computers
Think Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

North Korea denies involvement in Sony attack, warns U.S. not to retaliate
Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

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

Castro: Cuba will remain communist, despite new deal with United States
United Press International, Washington, D.C., U.S.

The Dish: Selena Gomez says Christmas ruined by Justin Bieber hanging out with model
Vancouver Sun The, Conservative, Vancouver, Canada.

A Reply to Kim's Cyberterrorism
Wall Street Journal, The, New York, U.S.

Balz: For Obama, a good December, but hard choices lie ahead
Washington Post, The, Washington, D.C., U.S.


Liberia holds vote delayed by Ebola
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

JJ: “Truthful” Veep has made me “love” him; Mahama made a good choice
GhanaWeb, Online news portal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Oz mom held for murder of eight kids
iafrica, Online news portal, Cape Town, South Africa.

Chaotic closure of a North Kivu IDP camp
Irin News, Humanitarian news and analysis, Nairobi, Kenya.

Jonglei state residents rally for peace
Sudan Tribune, Khartoum, Sudan.

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