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Middle East

Lebanon continues to battle terrorism threats as woman in the north is found wearing explosive belt
Al Bawaba, Middle East News, Amman, Jordan.

Israeli military announces end to Gaza truce
Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar.

UN, US sponsored Gaza ceasefire broken in less than 3 hours
Daily News Egypt, The, Independent Daily, Cairo, Egypt.

Three dead as quake stirs panic in Algiers
Emirates 24/7, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

British PM: Two-state solution beginning to look impossible
Haaretz, Liberal daily, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Politics Complicates Education in Lebanon’s Refugee Camps
IPS Middle East, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Six Canadian MPs join Jerusalem solidarity rally
JPost, Conservative, Jerusalem, Israel.

Palestinian killed in clashes north of Tulkarem
Ma'an News Agency, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories.

American media's new pro-Israel bias
Press TV, Iranian International News Network, Tehran, Iran.

Kerry says US ‘excited’ about India’s new premie
Saudi Gazette, English-language daily, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Israeli military says soldier apparently captured in Gaza Strip
Times of Oman, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

US economic growth rebounds to 4 per cent in the second quarter
Times of Oman Business, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

SSF Defuses Explosive Device South Sana’a
Yemen Observer, Sana'a, Republic of Yemen.



Militants 'seize Israeli soldier'
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Irish Rail workers announce plans for rolling stoppages, Online news portal, Cork, Ireland.

'Big Bang Theory' stalls
CNN International, London, England.

Orlando Bloom very angry when punch thrown at Justin Bieber, eyewitness claims
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

Dr Kent Brantly gives up the only dose of experimental Ebola serum to his colleague
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

Uzbekistan takes drastic measures to thwart phone exam cheats
EuroNews, International news, Ecully Cedex, France.

Light Posting ...
Europe News, European News, Braband, Denmark.

Live: Israeli soldier feared captured, ceasefire 'over'
France 24, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

Israeli soldier 'captured' as ceasefire breaks down - live updates
Guardian The, Liberal daily, London, England.

Cracks in Erdo?an front 10 days before elections
Hurriyet Daily News, (Liberal, English-language), Istanbul, Turkey.

Uganda court strikes down tough anti-homosexuality law as 'null and void'
Independent The, London, England.

Mark Leonard: Clashes with Russia point to globalization's end
Kyiv Post, English language weekly, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Celebrity Tattoos You Just Have To See
Look Magazine, London, England.

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

Without EU Cash, Russian Business Is Sunk
Moscow Times The, Independent daily, Moscow, Russia.

European Parliament elections: an ex-post account of 5 popular arguments
New Europe, European Weekly, Brussels, Belgium.

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

Uzbekistan Blocks Mobile Internet, SMS During Exams
Radio Free Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

US Ebola Doctor Gives Serum To Fellow Patient
Sky News, Independent newscaster, Middlesex, England.

Isaiah vs Isaac: a philosophers’ catfight
Spiked, (Alternative Internet Magazine), London, England.

Ebola virus outbreak: live
Telegraph The, Conservative daily, London, England.

The many faces of Miranda Kerr
Telegraph The, Celebrity news, London, England.



Hamas accepts 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza
Antara News, News agency, Jakarta, Indonesia.

12,000 people in shelters after deadly Kaohsiung explosions
China Post, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Hyundai Chairwoman to Visit Mt. Kumgang
Chosun Ilbo, Conservative daily, Seoul, South Korea.

Attackers can easily create dangerous file-encrypting malware, new threat suggests
Computer World, IT information, Fairfax, New Zealand.

History repeating as war-torn South Sudan faces famine
Daily Jang, Left-wing daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

PTI denies govt’s claims of contacts over Aug 14 march
Dawn, English-language daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

West African leaders, WHO meet to address Ebola
Hindu The, Left-leaning daily, Chennai, India.

US Senate confirms John Tefft as new Russia envoy
Hindustan Times, New Delhi, India.

Elite women commandos to secure Delhi Metro
India Times, Conservative daily, New Delhi, India.

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

Call Me, Maybe? Rangoon Becomes SIM City
Irrawaddy, The, Independent News Media Group, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

W. African leaders, WHO meet to address Ebola
New Zealand Herald, Conservative daily, Auckland, New Zealand.

History repeating as war-torn South Sudan faces famine
News The, Left-wing, Karachi, Pakistan.

Election result would be known by August 25: Faizi
Pajhwok Afghan News, (Independent news agency), Kabul, Afghanistan.

Otter attacks swimmers in Washington river
Sify News, Chennai, India.

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

Curious insurrection against 'cruelty'
Sydney Morning Herald, Centrist daily, Sydney, Australia.

US consumer spending up 0.4 percent in June
Taiwan News, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

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

World silence on Israel 'war crimes' is 'inexcusable:' Saudi king
The Economic Times, Business, Mumbai, India.

Gaza Muslims need worlds help
The News International, Karachi, Pakistan.

Japan names 5 disputed islets in East China Sea
Times of India, Conservative, New Delhi, India.

Indian PM meets Kerry over bilateral ties, int'l situation
Xinhua News, Government-owned news service, Beijing, China.



What Happened When an Extremist, Christian Fundamentalist Got to Run a Whole State
Alternet, Non-Profit News Magazine, San Francisco, U.S.

Meet The Award-Winning Ad Man Who Quit His Job To Become A Bus Driver
Business Insider, New York, U.S.

Uganda anti-gay law invalidated by constitutional court
Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

Tropical Storm Bertha forecast to pass just north of Barbados
Caribbean360, Online news portal, St. Michael, Barbados.

At EPA Hearing, Religious Leaders Call Carbon Pollution ‘An Affront To God’
Climate Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

British ministers comment on deaths at UN school in Gaza
Dominican Today, Independent daily, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Player testifies that Michigan soccer referee who later died 'did not see the punch coming'
Gazette The, Centrist, Montreal, Canada.

In photos: Taiwanese city reels after gas-pipeline blasts kill 26, level city streets
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.

Laws that Kill Protesters in Mexico
IPS Latin America, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Gaza cease-fire ends as Israel and Hamas resume fighting
istockanalyst, Oregon, U.S.

SWEEP: Kaliese breaks medal drought, 200m trifecta pushes medal tally to 18
Jamaica Gleaner, Independent daily, Kingston, Jamaica.

Ukraine antigovernment protesters remain squarely planted in Kiev
Los Angeles Times, California, U.S.

Gaza's 3-Day Ceasefire Lasts 90 Minutes
Newser, News web site, Chicago, U.S.

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Politifact, Project of the St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, U.S.

Hyundai recalls in U.S. reach 1.3 million in same week
Reuters, Business News, New York, U.S.

Somali lawmaker killed in Mogadishu, fifth since April
Reuters, World News, New York, U.S.

What You Won’t See In This Bank’s Viral ‘Customer Appreciation Day’ Video
Think Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

WW1 centenary: Walking the Western Front
Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

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

Two LNG export deals get U.S. nod
United Press International, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Hilary Duff still loves estranged hubby Mike Comrie
Vancouver Sun The, Conservative, Vancouver, Canada.

Noonan: Out of Many, Two?
Wall Street Journal, The, New York, U.S.

The Fix: Obamacare hits a new low in popularity. It may not matter all that much.
Washington Post, The, Washington, D.C., U.S.


Uganda court annuls anti-gay law
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Twin Authors release riveting novel, GOLD COAST
GhanaWeb, Online news portal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Iraq, jihadists in bloody battle
iafrica, Online news portal, Cape Town, South Africa.

Ebola - softly, softly on bush meat
Irin News, Humanitarian news and analysis, Nairobi, Kenya.

G. Bahr el Ghazal youths call on rival leaders to commit to mediation
Sudan Tribune, Khartoum, Sudan.

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