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Middle East

Lebanese army bombards Daesh targets in eastern mountains
Al Bawaba, Middle East News, Amman, Jordan.

Syria's Kurds 'won't retreat' despite Turkish shelling
Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar.

Apartments sold and rented
Globes, Israel's business arena, Rishon Le-Zion, Israel.

New Mossad chief Yossi Cohen secretly visited Washington
Haaretz, Liberal daily, Tel Aviv, Israel.

After 1,000-year split, Pope and Russian Patriarch embrace in Cuba
Iran Daily, English-language, reformist, Tehran, Iran.

Police fire tear gas at anti-migrant 'hotspot' protest
The Daily Star, English language newspaper, Beirut, Lebanon.

Police thwart attempted stabbing in Hebron
Times of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel.

Netanyahu defends natural gas plan at Supreme Court
Ynet News, English-language edition of Ynet, Israel's largest and most popular news and content website, Tel Aviv, Israel.



UK band Viola Beach killed in Sweden
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Ronda Rousey wore nothing but body paint on her new cover of Sports Illustrated, Online news portal, Cork, Ireland.

Tanker crew 'nurses' F-16 past ISIS
CNN International, London, England.

Julie Bishop defends her $145k three-day tour of Western Australia
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

British indie band members reported killed in Sweden car crash
EuroNews, International news, Ecully Cedex, France.

Forbidden Love
France 24, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

Trump: I am the only one who can beat Hillary Clinton — campaign live
Guardian The, Liberal daily, London, England.

Ertu?rul excavations continue to reveal history
Hurriyet Daily News, (Liberal, English-language), Istanbul, Turkey.

Ukraine Today: Rally against transit of Russian cargo trucks stretches to Zhytomir region
Kyiv Post, English language weekly, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Much-Loved Russian Actor Zeldin Celebrates 101st Birthday In Style
Moscow Times The, Independent daily, Moscow, Russia.

The Winter Storms Of Northern Afghanistan
Radio Free Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

Corn not ‘kolbasa,’ could not sustain Communism
Russia & India Report, Moscow, Russia.

Obama Tells Putin To Rein In Syria Air Strikes
Sky News, Independent newscaster, Middlesex, England.

The ideal of authenticity
Spiked, (Alternative Internet Magazine), London, England.

Humanitarian Access to Besieged Areas of Syria Vital – Obama in Phone Call With Putin
Sputnik, Moscow, Russia.

Baftas 2016 winners, highlights and celebrity guests - in pictures
Telegraph The, Celebrity news, London, England.

Viola Beach: tributes paid to young British band killed when car plunged off bridge in Sweden
Telegraph The, Conservative daily, London, England.



North Korea took 70 percent of workers' wages at joint economic zone
Antara News, News agency, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Tarek Fatah, Jamia Millia Islamia and Rising Islamofascism
Centre Right India, Right wing, Coimbatore, India.

Gov't initiates post-disaster recovery
China Post, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Global Market Turmoil Triggers Tumult in Tokyo
Chosun Ilbo, Conservative daily, Seoul, South Korea.

Upgrading to SAP Hana? This new tool can help prepare your code
Computer World, IT information, Fairfax, New Zealand.

Pakistan 'surprised' over Indian reaction to US F-16 sale
Dawn, English-language daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama discuss Syria over phone: Kremlin
Indian Express, News portal, Mumbai, India.

Dateline Irrawaddy: ‘It’s Fair to Say That President U Thein Sein Is Burma’s Reform Icon’
Irrawaddy, The, Independent News Media Group, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Afghan civilian casualties hit record 11,000 in 2015
Japan Times, Independent centrist, Tokyo, Japan.

Brazilian army in war on Zika
New Zealand Herald, Conservative daily, Auckland, New Zealand.

Pak Navy allocates Special Marine Battalion at Gwadar port
Sify News, Chennai, India.

Turkey fires on Kurdish forces in Syria
Sydney Morning Herald, Centrist daily, Sydney, Australia.

Taiwan’s Andre Chiang makes Le Chef top 100 list
Taiwan Today, Government Information Office, Taipei, Taiwan.

Putin, Obama agree on cooperation to implement Syria agreement
The Economic Times, Business, Mumbai, India.

Woman strangled in front of her baby in London park
Times of India, Conservative, New Delhi, India.



5 Unhinged Right-Wing Moments This Week: Cruz Embraces His Truly Hateful Supporters
Alternet, Non-Profit News Magazine, San Francisco, U.S.

Banking crisis high on agenda of CARICOM bosses meeting in Placencia next week
Amandala Newspaper, Belize City, Belize.

An inside look at Marine One — Obama’s favorite presidential perk
Business Insider, New York, U.S.

Turkey shells Syrian Kurds, Russia says it will keep bombing rebels
Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

Caribbean-American leader urges support of community groups
Caribbean360, Online news portal, St. Michael, Barbados.

Obama Designates Three New National Monuments In The California Desert
Climate Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Solutions to Greek crisis: Greenpeace Greece launches crowdfunding campaign
Dominican Today, Independent daily, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

West is rekindling Cold War, Russian PM says
Globe and Mail The, Centrist daily, Toronto, Canada.

Pope in Mexico live updates: Francis gets his wish for a moment alone with iconic image of Virgin of Guadalupe
Los Angeles Times, California, U.S.

Fact-checking the South Carolina GOP debate
Politifact, Project of the St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, U.S.

Fed's 'dot plot' looks increasingly out of touch on rates
Reuters, Business News, New York, U.S.

Republicans gear up for U.S. Supreme Court battle after Scalia's death
Reuters, World News, New York, U.S.

Air Pollution Kills Millions Worldwide, New Research Says
Think Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Laser attacks on Toronto-bound flights at record high
Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

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

Tourists struck by blow darts at Golden Gate Bridge
United Press International, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Black History Month Gala building a legacy with the Mandela family
Vancouver Sun The, Conservative, Vancouver, Canada.

Cruz vows to filibuster any Obama nominee to replace Scalia
Washington Post, The, Washington, D.C., U.S.


Central African Republic goes to polls
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Ghana’s Villa Monticello named for Boutique Hotel award
GhanaWeb, Online news portal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Uganda's Museveni slams 'partisan' ICC
iafrica, Online news portal, Cape Town, South Africa.

IRIN's Top Picks: Subversive charities, the home of Zika, and Yemen explained
Irin News, Humanitarian news and analysis, Nairobi, Kenya.

Machar travels to Pretoria for peace support seeking mission: spokesman
Sudan Tribune, Khartoum, Sudan.

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