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Tweet Follow me ABC NewsThe home of Germany’s ambassador to Greece was sprayed with gunfire from automatic weapons early Monday, in a suspected terrorist attack the government said was aimed at hurting the country’s image before it takes over the presidency of the European …Shots fired at German ambassador’s home in AthensBBC NewsShots fired at residence of German ambassador in AthensReutersShots fired at German ambassador residence in AthensHindustan Timeseuronews –Daily Mailall 73...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYATHENS, Greece (AP) — The home of Germany’s ambassador to Greece was sprayed with gunfire from automatic weapons early Monday, in a suspected terrorist attack the government said was aimed at hurting the country’s image before it takes over the …Shots fired at German ambassador’s home in AthensBBC NewsShots Fired at German Ambassador’s Residence in AthensWall Street JournalShots fired at residence of German ambassador in AthensReutersHindustan Timesall...

Tweet Follow me BusinessweekChina ruled out talking to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, saying he “closed the door” to any meetings with Chinese leaders after visiting a site that memorializes fallen Japanese soldiers including war criminals. “Chinese people don’t welcome him,” …Abe Closes Out Best Year for Stock Market Since ’72Wall Street JournalChina says Japan PM “shuts door” on talks with war shrine visitReuters IndiaChina Says Abe Not Welcome After...

Tweet Follow me BBC NewsThousands of people in eastern El Salvador are leaving their homes after a volcano erupted on Sunday morning. Residents in the coffee-producing region said they had heard a powerful explosion before the Chaparrastique volcano began spewing hot ash …Thousands evacuated as El Salvador volcano spews ashesThe News InternationalRaw: Erupting volcano caught on cameraUSA TODAYEl Salvador begins evacuations near volcanoLos Angeles Daily NewsStuff.co.nzall 110 news articles …read...

Tweet Follow me CNN(CNN) — Three Al Jazeera journalists were arrested by Egyptian security forces, with the government saying at least one of them met with members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood. Correspondent Peter Greste, producer Mohamed Fahmy and cameraman …Egypt Detains Journalists It Says Aired ‘False News’New York TimesBombing wounds 4 soldiers in northeast EgyptWashington PostBlast at Egyptian army building wounds four soldiersReutersThe Guardian –The Star Onlineall 642 news...

Tweet Follow me BusinessweekStackers operate next to stockpiles of iron ore at the processing facility at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.’s Herb Elliott Port in Port Hedland in the Pilbara region, Western Australia, on Dec. 3, 2013. Photographer: Sergio Dionisio/Bloomberg. Iron ore shipments …Strengthening cyclone sets path for Australia iron ore minesReutersPowerful Cyclone Threatens Western AustraliaVoice of AmericaMiners batten down as cyclone Christine approaches Pilbara and KimberleySydney Morning...

Tweet Follow me AFPBeijing — Eight “attackers” armed with knives and explosives were killed Monday during an assault on a police station in China’s Xinjiang, according to authorities who have blamed “terrorists” for a string of deadly incidents in the largely Muslim region.Eight Killed in Attack on Chinese Police StationVoice of AmericaFurther Xinjiang violence claims 8 livesFinancial TimesChinese Police Kill 8 in Xinjiang After Attack, Tianshan ReportsBusinessweekWall Street...

Tweet Follow me Deutsche WelleLebanon is struggling to cope with the fallout from Syria’s civil war, which has divided the country along confessional lines and paralyzed the fragile state. With recent killings, violence is set to continue in 2014. Explosion in Beirut (photo: REUTERS/Steve …Death of Lebanese politician puts Hezbollah in spotlightABC OnlineA Letter to RouhaniWall Street JournalRemembering Mohammad ShatahThe Daily StarMSNBC –WXPRall 84 news articles …read more Source:...

Tweet Follow me BusinessweekThe Turkish national flag sits atop of a traders work station as he monitors financial information while working on the floor of the Borsa Istanbul, the stock exchange in Istanbul. Photographer: Kerem Uzel/Bloomberg. The mounting power struggle between …Erdogan vows graft scandal in Turkey won’t topple himWashington PostThe Islamist Feud Behind Turkey’s TurmoilWall Street JournalTurkey Needs Erdogan’s ‘Master Period’ to EndBloombergReuters –Christian...

Tweet Follow me Washington PostDHAKA, Bangladesh — The capital of Bangladesh remains tense, a day after security officials foiled an opposition move to hold a rally in defiance of a government ban. The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party led by former Prime Minister Khaleda …One dead as fresh violence grips BangladeshThe Daily StarBangladesh Opposition Leader Prevented From Joining MarchWall Street JournalTwo Die in Bangladesh as Activists, Police ClashBloombergVoice of America –The Independentall...

Tweet Follow me ReutersVOLGOGRAD, Russia (Reuters) – A suicide attacker set off a bomb in the entrance hall of a Russian train station on Sunday, investigators said, killing at least 16 people in the second deadly attack within three days as Russia prepares to host the Winter …Bombing Jolts Russia, Raising Olympic FearsNew York TimesSuicide bomber kills at least 15 at southern Russian train stationLos Angeles TimesSuicide blast kills 16 and injures 50 in VolgogradIrish TimesWall Street Journal –RTall...

Tweet Follow me Sydney Morning HeraldGeneva: Syria is likely to miss its year-end deadline for getting its most deadly chemical weapons out of the country, according to the United Nations and the international monitoring group overseeing the program. Syria has until mid-2014 to destroy its …Syria has yet to move arms as deadline draws nearThe Globe and MailChemical weapons watchdog urges Syria to step up shipping effortsFox NewsSyria to miss first deadline for removal of chemical weaponsIrish Independent all...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesDHAKA, Bangladesh — A growing sense of crisis gripped Bangladesh on Sunday as the government closed most forms of transportation into the capital, arrested hundreds and barred the main opposition alliance from holding a protest rally. World Twitter …Bangladesh Opposition Leader Prevented From Joining MarchWall Street JournalTwo Die in Bangladesh as Activists, Police Clash (Correct)BusinessweekFresh Political Violence Grips Bangladesh; 1 DeadABC NewsVoice of Americaall 342...

Tweet Follow me The Globe and MailSaudi Arabia has pledged $3-billion to Lebanon to help strengthen the country’s armed forces and purchase weapons from France, Lebanon’s president said Sunday, calling it the biggest grant ever for the nation’s military. Michel Sleiman, who made the …Saudi to grant Lebanese army 3 billion USD in aidXinhuaSaudis Pledge $3 Billion to Support Lebanon’s ArmyWall Street JournalSaudi Arabia gives $3bn boost to Lebanese armyFinancial TimesWashington Postall...

Tweet Follow me HaaretzEven though Israel’s military believes Sunni jihadists could be behind Sunday’s rocket attack, Netanyahu blames Hezbollah. By Amos Harel | Dec. 30, 2013 | 1:15 AM. Tweet. Mobile artillery on the Israel-Lebanon border, Dec. 29, 2013. Photo by Reuters.Israel hits back after rockets fired from LebanonPakistan Daily TimesIsraeli artillery strikes Lebanon following rocket fireXinhuaArmy finds rocket launchpads used in attack on IsraelThe Daily StarVoice of America –Reuters –Washington...

Tweet Follow me Indian ExpressBangladesh clashes Awami League supporters beat a lawmaker and supporter of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party in Dhaka on Sunday. (AP). Related. Hundreds detained ahead of opposition march in Bangladesh ...

Tweet Follow me BusinessweekRussian police investigators collect evidence following a suicide attack at a train station in the Volga River city of Volgograd, about 560 miles southeast of Moscow, on December 29, 2013. Source: AFP via Getty Images. A suicide bomber killed at least 16 …Suicide Bomber Kills 16 in Russian Train StationVoice of AmericaExplosion at Russian train station kills sixteen peopleIrish TimesMore than a dozen die in bombing at Russian railway stationWashington PostThe Australian –RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyall...

Tweet Follow me BloombergThe upcoming visit will be U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s 10th visit to the… Read More. The upcoming visit will be U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s 10th visit to the Middle East as he tries to end the conflict. Close. Close. Open. Photographer: Andrew …EU protests to Netanyahu over planned wave of settlement constructionHaaretzKerry to return to Middle East in push for Israeli-Palestinian peace dealCTV NewsKerry reportedly says he will consider freeing...

Tweet Follow me ReutersJUBA (Reuters) – South Sudan’s army fought on Sunday with “White Army” ethnic militia, accusing rebels of mobilizing the force despite its offer of a truce to end the conflict in the new country. Two weeks of fighting have left at least 1,000 dead and split the …S. Sudan: 25000-strong ‘White Army’ returns homeUSA TODAYWilliam Hague urges South Sudan rivals to halt violenceBBC NewsUN Concerned by Reports of ‘White Army’ Near S. Sudan TownVoice...

Tweet Follow me ReutersRIYADH (Reuters) – France will supply weapons to the Lebanese army if it is asked to do so, French President Francois Hollande said on Sunday during a visit to Saudi Arabia where he met King Abdullah. Riyadh had earlier pledged $3 billion in aid to the …Saudi Arabia Offers $3 Billion to Strengthen Lebanon’s ArmyBusinessweekSaudi pledges $3 bn to Lebanese armyGlobalPostFeeling US snub, Saudis strengthen ties elsewhereKFOX El PasoDefenseNews.com –The Guardianall 99 news...