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Iraqi Kurds approve sending fighters to aid Syrian town

Posted on the October 23rd, 2014 under General News by

Turkish Kurds warm themselves around an open fire as they watch the Syrian town of Kobani, near the Mursitpinar border crossing, on the Turkish-Syrian borderBy Isabel Coles and Dasha Afanasieva ARBIL Iraq/MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) – Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers approved a plan on Wednesday to send fighters to the Syrian town of Kobani to relieve fellow Kurds under attack by Islamic State militants, marking the semi-autonomous region's first military foray into Syria's war. Kobani lies on the border with Turkey and Islamic State fighters keen to consolidate territorial gains in northern Syria have pressed an offensive against the town even as U.S.-led forces started bombing their positions. …



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Ottawa shootings: Canada ‘not intimidated’ – PM Harper – BBC News

Posted on the October 23rd, 2014 under General News by


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Ottawa shootings: Canada 'not intimidated' – PM Harper
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Canadian PM Stephen Harper has said his country "will never be intimidated" after a deadly attack near the national parliament in the capital Ottawa. He pledged to "redouble our efforts" in fighting "terrorist" groups. Earlier a gunman killed a soldier at an …
Ottawa shooting: Cpl. Nathan Cirillo dies of wounds, gunman also shot deadCBC.ca
After Shooting, Fear and Anxiety Take Over OttawaNew York Times
Masked gunman killed after Canadian soldier, Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, fatally shot at National Post
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Health Officials Announce New Monitoring For Travelers From West Africa

Posted on the October 23rd, 2014 under General News by

State and local health officials will begin monitoring all passengers entering the U.S. from countries hard hit from Ebola. The monitoring will last for 21 days.

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Ottawa shooting: Terror strikes Canada’s capital as attacks leave one soldier and … – The Independent

Posted on the October 22nd, 2014 under General News by


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Ottawa shooting: Terror strikes Canada's capital as attacks leave one soldier and
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Terror arrived at the doors of the Canadian government on Wednesday, as at least one gunman mounted a murderous attack in the heart of Ottawa. An attacker shot and killed a soldier guarding the National War Memorial. A gunman then raced into the …
Canada's parliament attacked, soldier fatally shot nearbyReuters
Ottawa shooting: Cpl. Nathan Cirillo dies of wounds, gunman also shot deadCBC.ca
Ottawa shootings: Timeline of eventsBBC News
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Canada’s parliament attacked near where prime minister was speaking, Harper safe

Posted on the October 22nd, 2014 under General News by

By Randall Palmer and David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) – At least one gunman entered Canada’s parliament buildings on Wednesday and many shots were fired just outside the room where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was addressing a meeting of legislators. Harper was safely removed from the building but parliament was locked down. Eyewitnesses said at least 30 shots were fired in dramatic scenes in the heart of the Canadian capital. “PM (Harper) was addressing caucus, then a huge boom, followed by rat-a-tat shots. We all scattered. …
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Soldier killed in Canada shootings

Posted on the October 22nd, 2014 under General News by

A huge security operation has parts of Canada’s capital city Ottawa in lockdown after a gunman shot and killed a soldier at a war memorial, and shots were fired in the parliament building.
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High In The Andes, Bolivia’s Gondolas-In-The-Sky Ease Congestion

Posted on the October 22nd, 2014 under General News by

One of Latin America’s poorest countries is building the world’s longest urban cable car system. The aim is to transform the lives of commuters who battle chronic traffic problems.

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