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- Glasgow woman 'promoting terrorism'
It is understood that a young woman from Glasgow has travelled to Syria and has been promoting terrorism back home via her Twitter account.
BBC News. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:34:48 GMT.
- More private museums than state museums in Turkey
According to information provided by the Cultural Heritages and Museums General Directorate, there are 192 museums affiliated with the Culture and Tourism Ministry, while the number of private museums has risen to 193
Hurriyet. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:07:00 +0200.
- ITAR-TASS Looks Ahead By Traveling Back To Soviet-Era Name
Russia's state news agency, ITAR-TASS, has rebranded itself, not by moving forward with something new but by traveling back to something old: its Soviet-era name, TASS.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:59:21 +0000.
- VMware Embraces OpenStack And Docker -- But The Devil Is In The Detail, The Limits And The Tone
Last week saw 20000 or so IT administrators and CIOs descend on San Francisco for virtualization-king VMware’s annual VMworld conference (disclosure, VMware covered my travel and expenses to attend the event). ...
By Ben Kepes. Forbes. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT.
- Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:01:50 -0400.
- 9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia
Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.
Miami Herald. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:14 EDT.
- Courtyard Louisville East Gives Families 50 Reasons To Swing For Some Fun
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Louisville East is giving travelers an additional 50 reasons to experience Louisville and its Southern hospitality. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:11:00 EDT.
- Landmine Kills 4 UN Soldiers in Northern Mali
Four United Nations soldiers were killed on Tuesday and another 15 were wounded when the convoy they were traveling in struck a landmine in northern Mali, a spokesman for the country's U.N. peacekeeping mission said. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:58:43 -0400.
- Officials: Egypt Bombing Kills 11 Police Officers
A roadside bomb exploded Tuesday near an armored police vehicle traveling in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, killing 11 police officers, including a senior official, security and medical officials said.
By The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:34:01 GMT.
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- Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Bangladesh’s Traveling Pain
Ferry disasters and road deaths are so commonplace that we become inured to others’ suffering.
By Tahmima Anam. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:28:47 GMT.
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