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December 3 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Dec 3 2014, 10:46:19

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State militants that have seized large areas of Iraq and Syria is prepared to battle the jihadists "for as long as it takes", US Secretary of State John Kerry told coalition members in Brussels Wednesday.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Dec 3 2014, 08:18:47

Belgians seldom agree about anything, but they all know their country's unity hangs by a potato thread.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Dec 3 2014, 07:44:54

Negotiating teams are trying to resume talks to end Colombia's decades-long civil conflict after the brief capture of a general by FARC rebels put them on hold, but the incident has shown peace will remain difficult to secure.

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From Constitutionally Speaking Wed Dec 3 2014, 04:52:46

Last week the Constitutional Court confirmed that Parliament had failed to comply with its previous judgment on the unconstitutionality of the legislation that created the Hawks. But the court also reminded us that no amount of legal tinkering could guarantee the unit's effectiveness in combatting corruption. Institutions do not (on their own) stop corruption. People [...]

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Dec 3 2014, 03:24:12

A blast, possibly caused by a car bomb, went off near the international airport in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Wednesday where the United Nations and some Western embassies are based, a Reuters witness and a security official said.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Dec 3 2014, 02:38:28

Indians have held protests and candlelight vigils to commemorate the thousands who perished in the world's deadliest industrial disaster and demand justice for those who continue to suffer three decades on.

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From iRevolution Wed Dec 3 2014, 01:00:37

A new empirical and peer-reviewed study provides "the first evidence that online networks are able to produce social capital. In the case of bonding social capital, online ties are more effective in forming close networks than theory predicts." Entitled, "Tweeting Alone? An ... Continue reading →

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Dec 3 2014, 00:06:12

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged lawmakers in Washington to aprove a $6 billion war chest to help the fight against Ebola, warning that the deadly disease could not be beaten without additional funding.

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December 2 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Tue Dec 2 2014, 22:05:14

The US Department of Defense said on Tuesday that Iran has launched airstrikes against militants from the Islamic State group in eastern Iraq.

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From ... My heart’s in Accra Tue Dec 2 2014, 16:31:27

I took the fall semester off from teaching, which is a [...]

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