Wednesday, July 31, 2013

31-Jul-2013 22:33

In pictures: Nic Dunlop's Burma :: Nic Dunlop's two decades photographing Burma
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23356684#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Syrian troops in devastated Khalidiya :: Government troops in Khalidiya region of Homs
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23488860#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Vladimir Putin goes fishing :: Russian President Vladimir Putin's latest adventure has him reportedly catching a 21 kilo pike while fishing in Siberia.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/07/29/ns-vladimir-putin-fishing-trip.cnn.html?eref�ition

Pope: Being gay not a crime :: On his flight back to Rome, Pope Francis tells reporters it is not a crime to be gay.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/07/29/ns-pope-gay-not-a-crime-women.cnn.html?eref�ition

Rare JFK footage released :: 50-year-old footage has been released of the Kennedys on vacation just four months before his assassination.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/politics/2013/07/29/mxp-vo-rare-jfk-footage-released.hln.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Writing a Torah scroll :: The ancient art of writing a Torah scroll
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23409254#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Deadly Egypt clashes :: Dozens reported killed at protest in Cairo
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23475187#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hollywood gets African makeover :: What would The Matrix and other classic films look like if they'd been made in Africa?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/26/world/africa/african-beauty-hollywood-movies-makeover/index.html?eref�ition

Photos: Pope in Brazil ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/22/americas/gallery/pope-brazil/index.html?eref�ition

Francis wades into favelas :: The man widely revered as the "Slum Pope" wades into the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/07/26/pkg-darlington-pope-favela-visit.cnn.html?eref�ition

Friend: Sexter 'idealized' Weiner :: The woman at the center of the Anthony Weiner scandal is a 23-year-old Indiana native who is passionate about politics and was a strong supporter of the New York politician even after he resigned from Congress amid similar circumstances two years ago, a friend said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/25/politics/weiner-messages-woman/index.html?eref�ition

NY's political sex scandal :: It sounds like a plot line straight out of the TV show "Scandal:" In the midst of an attempted comeback, a disgraced politician finds himself tarred by a fresh round of lurid revelations.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/25/politics/sex-scandal-life-cycle/index.html?eref�ition

Africa's resources can halt poverty :: A decade after Angola emerged from devastating civil war, the sea front road that winds around the bay of its capital, Luanda, is now dotted with multi-million dollar condominiums, exclusive clubs, and boutique stores catering for the country's elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/25/opinion/africas-natural-resources-millions-poverty/index.html?eref�ition

Australia's asylum plan: Dead in water? :: Why Australia's plans to move asylum seekers to Papua New Guinea is doomed to fail.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/24/opinion/australia-asylum-seekers-png/index.html?eref�ition

Can Detroit reinvent itself? :: Maggie Lake speaks with Bruce Katz from the Brookings Institute about reasons to be optimistic about a Detroit revival.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/07/26/wbt-detroit-debt-katz-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Detroit: The city that 'used to be' :: Heidi Ewing, filming her documentary about Detroit, found desperate people living on the margins, but also folks who are trying to make the city as vibrant as people say it used to be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/26/opinion/ewing-detroit/index.html?eref�ition

Mining for minerals :: Mining companies in Durban are eager to dig for minerals in the nearby dunes, but face opposition from environmentalists
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2012/07/09/inside-africa-durban-dunes-a.cnn.html?eref�ition

How Africa fuels your world :: From PCs to cars, the products we take for granted are made with African minerals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/25/world/africa/africa-resources-fuel-world/index.html?eref�ition

Soccer stars on Asia tour treadmill :: He runs alongside the Arsenal coach in Vietnam's capital Hanoi mile after mile. He bumps into trees and lamp posts but keeps on running.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/23/sport/football/football-asia-tours/index.html?eref�ition

Celebrating Yadnya Kasada Festival :: Throw it, catch it: Yadnya Kasada Festival
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/25/asia/gallery/indonesia-yadnya-kasada-festival/index.html?eref�ition

Could robots solve Detroit's crisis? :: Detroit is in crisis, just as it was on the big screen in 1987's "RoboCop". The film's writer says reality has almost caught up with his grim futuristic vision.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/25/business/robocop-neumeier-detroit-bankruptcy/index.html?eref�ition

Tears flow with mud :: Rain forces a change in the pope's plans, devastating traders who borrowed heavily to cater for crowds.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/27/world/americas/brazil-pope-neighborhood/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Paralympics anniversary :: London's International Para Challenge
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23484878#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: House of Commons :: A senior MP says the Commons is "acquiescent in its subordination to government".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23355890

Balloon crashes into lake :: Two people suffered minor injuries when a tourist hot-air balloon crashed into a lake in the Netherlands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/07/24/nr-vo-netherlands-balloon-crash.cnn.html?eref�ition

Horses served at the drive-thru? :: Watch what happens when horses go through a McDonalds' drive-thru. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the ruckus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/07/23/tsr-pkg-moos-horse-thru-drive-thru.cnn.html?eref�ition

Oceans: Eco-victim or savior? :: My grandfather Jacques Cousteau and my father Philippe dedicated their lives to revealing the ocean's wonders and helping us understand our connection to this vast expanse of water. Their work inspired generations and filled people with awe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/24/opinion/cousteau-oceans-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

The world's vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Island nations at risk :: Kieren Keke remembers growing up on the Pacific island of Nauru, the world's smallest independent republic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/04/world/asia/nauru-ocean-danger/index.html?eref�ition

How trees must adapt to drought :: Scientists have known for some time that climate change and the impacts of longer droughts and higher temperatures could pose a problem for forests. But many thought it would only affect a minority of trees, perhaps just those in extremely arid regions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/world/trees-climate-threat-future/index.html?eref�ition

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