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Hong Kong protest leaders to hold street vote - AlJazeera

Posted by Daphna Baram on October 25, 2014 at 5:50 AM

GRN correspondents are in Hong Kong. 

AlJazeera - Hong Kong protesters plan to hold a straw poll on government proposals they rejected earlier in the week as their street campaign pushing for free elections for the Chinese-controlled city enters its fifth week. With crowds likely to swell at the weekend, student leaders announced a plan...

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California Marine is first soldier to die in Iraq on U.S. mission against Islamic State - Washington Post

Posted by Daphna Baram on October 25, 2014 at 5:45 AM

Martin Chulov and Saud Morrani are in Baghdad. Hermione Gee is in Erbil. 

Washington Post - The Pentagon on Friday reported the first death of a U.S. soldier in Iraq in its new mission to combat Islamic State militants who have seized large areas of Iraq an...

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The new generation running for parliament in Ukraine - Guardian

Posted by Daphna Baram on October 25, 2014 at 5:45 AM

GRN correspondents are in Kiev. 

Guardian - Last summer Alex Ryabchyn was completing a masters in international development at Sussex University. When he graduated he moved back to his native Donetsk, planning to enjoy a quiet life there with his wife and three-year-old daughter. But events in Ukraine took over and things didn’t quite go as planned. ...

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New York axe attacker: Navy veteran who converted to Islam - Telegraph

Posted by Daphna Baram on October 25, 2014 at 5:40 AM

GRN correspondents are in New York.

Telegraph - The man who attacked four New York police officers with an axe in the latest ‘lone wolf’ terror attack was a US Navy veteran who recently converted to Islam and had made rambling posts on social media justifying and praising jihad. Zale Thompson, 32, did not speak a wor...

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Sweden: Suspected 'foreign underwater' intruder likely slipped past massive hunt - Washington Post

Posted by Daphna Baram on October 25, 2014 at 5:40 AM

GRN correspondents are in Stockholm. 

Washingtom Post - Sweden called off a week-long hunt for a suspected underwater intruder Friday, saying the presumed craft had likely slipped past the country’s largest naval mobilization since the Cold War. The sweeps along Sweden’s...

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Authorities: At least 27 killed in terror attack in Egypt - CNN

Posted by Daphna Baram on October 25, 2014 at 5:35 AM

GRN correspondents are in Cairo. 

CNN - At least 27 Egyptian security personnel were killed in a car bombing in the country's Sinai region, according to the Egyptian state media agency al Ahram. At least 28 other people were injured in the attack, which took place at a checkpoint in Karam al Qawadees in North Sinai's Sheikh Zuwaid district on Friday, state news agency...

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Ebola crisis: 'Many exposed' to infected Mali girl - BBC

Posted by Daphna Baram on October 25, 2014 at 5:30 AM

GRN correspondents are in Bamako.

BBC - The authorities in Mali have confirmed the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl. The World Health Organisation said the toddler had travelled hundreds of kilometres by bus from Guinea through Mali showing symptoms of the disease. More than 40 people known to have come into contact with her have been quarantined. The girl was being treated in th...

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Brazil Candidates Spar Over Graft, Economy in Last Debate - Bloomberg

Posted by Daphna Baram on October 25, 2014 at 5:25 AM

GRN correspondents are in Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro. 

Bloomberg - Brazil’s candidates clashed over allegations of corruption and management of the economy in the final presidential debate ahead of tomorrow’s runoff election. Two opinion polls published Oct. 23 showed President Dilma Rousseff ahead of Aecio Neves, with a lead of eight perc...

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EU climate change goal pits green business against industry - Reuters

Posted by Daphna Baram on October 25, 2014 at 5:25 AM

GRN correspondents are in Brussels. 

Reuters - A European Union goal to cut greenhouse gases by 40 percent by 2030, agreed early on Friday, sets the pace for a global deal to tackle climate change, pitting heavy industry against green business. Industry bosses said they faced big challenges to adapt, while greener firms said the EU had aimed to...

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Soldier Killed In Ottawa Was 'National Hero' - Sky

Posted by Daphna Baram on October 25, 2014 at 5:20 AM

Christopher Guly in in Ottawa. 

Sky - A soldier shot dead while guarding Canada's war memorial in Ottawa has been described by his family as a "national hero" who did his country proud. Corporal Nathan Cirillo was killed by 32-year-old gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau who minutes later stormed the parliament complex before he himself was fatally shot.

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