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  1. Turkey says 1,300 Syria rebels heading to KobaniRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Journalgazette.net

    TALLINN, Estonia Turkey's president said Friday that Ankara would allow hundreds of Syrian rebels to travel to the embattled border town of Kobani in order to help Kurdish fighters there fend off an Islamic State onslaught. But Syrian opposition activists denied there were any such plans, and Kurdish fighters reacted angrily to the announcement, viewing it as a slight to their dogged defense of the town over the past month.

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  2. Hacker gets prison for cyberattack stealing $9.4MRead the original story

    30 min ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    An Estonian man who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a 2008 cyberattack on a credit card processing company that enabled hackers to steal $9.4 million has been sentenced to 11 years in prison by a federal judge in Atlanta. Prosecutors said Friday that 30-year-old Sergei Nicolaevich Tsurikov was also ordered to pay restitution of $8.4 million.

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  3. What's Putin's war game? A Russian sub in Swedish waters has...Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The dark shadow of what lies beneath; men in black sent onshore for secret missions; encrypted messages; echoes of sonar signals from the depths and, with it, echoes of the Cold War.

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  4. Turkey allows 1300 Free Syria fighters to join battle for KobaneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that 1300 Free Syrian Army fighters would join Kurds in defending the key Syrian border town of Kobane from an assault by Islamic State jihadists. The Syrian Kurds have "accepted 1300 people from the Free Syrian Army and they are holding talks to determine the transit route," Erdogan told reporters in Estonia's capital Tallinn.

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  5. Turkey says 1,300 Syrian fighters heading to Kobani, but rebels deny itRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Campbell Reporter

    People look on October 24, 2014 at the Syrian town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, from the Turkish border near the southeastern village of Mursitpinar, Sanliurfa province. Turkey said on October 24 that hundreds of Syrian rebels are to reinforce Kurdish fighters defending the border town of Kobane as Washington voiced confidence that its fall to jihadists could be averted.

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  6. Environment: 12 cities apply for European Green Capital Award 2017Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    "The European Green Capital Award is a mark of excellence for cities cherishing their environment. We are already in the eighth year of this competition and it is gratifying to see many of Europe's great cities applying and indeed re-applying for the Award.

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  7. Missionary impossible: How sex was a sideways storyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    Fossilised features of antiarch fish suggest that early intercourse was not the smoothest of affairs, with males faced with the task of steering their bony L-shaped organs between twin genital plates that adorned the females like tiny cheese graters. "They could not have done it in the missionary position," said John Long, professor of palaeontology at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia.

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  8. Erdogan: FSA sending 1,300 fighters to KobaniRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Federal investigators were at the scene Friday of a collision between an airplane and a helicopter near a Maryland airport that killed three men but spared two others in the plane, who deployed a parachute to slow... Federal investigators were at the scene Friday of a collision between an airplane and a helicopter near a Maryland airport that killed three men but spared two others in the plane, who deployed a parachute to slow the... A doctor who is New York City's first Ebola patient is being praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, as officials stress that the nation's most populous city need not be alarmed by... A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his... A New York City police officer who ... (more)

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  9. Erdogan announces Turkey will allow FSA to Kobane, PYD says talks continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The Turkish president says the PYD agreed to the passage of 1,300 FSA fighters to the border town of Kobane, while the leader of the Syrian Kurdish group stresses that talks are continuing and no agreement has been reached yet Three ISIL fighters pray as others inspect a hill in the outskirts of Syrian town of Kobane, as seen from the Mursitp nar crossing in Sanl urfa. REUTERS Photo / Kai Pfaffenbach The Democratic Union Party said on Oct. 24 that no agreement had been reached regarding the passage of Free Syrian Army fighters to the border town of Kobane, which has been besieged by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant for over a month.

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  10. 'War of attrition' feared in Kobani as Kurds clear way for Syrian rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    A woman cries while watching fighting across the border in Kobani from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border, on Oct. 24, 2014. A woman cries while watching fighting across the border in Kobani from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border, on Oct. 24, 2014.

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  11. Kurdish PYD to allow Free Syrian Army fighters to come to Kobani - ErdoganRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Star Online

    The Kurdish PYD has agreed to the passage of 1,300 Free Syrian Army fighters to the border town of Kobani, which has been besieged by Islamic State for more than a month, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. The PYD controls Kobani, and its fighters have been battling Islamic State with the help of air-strikes carried out by U.S.-led coalition warplanes.

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  12. Kurdish PYD to allow FSA fighters to come to Kobani: ErdoganRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Smoke and flames rise over a hill near the Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike, as seen from the Mursitpinar crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, October 23, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach TALINN: The Kurdish PYD has agreed to the passage of 1,300 Free Syrian Army fighters to the border town of Kobani, which has been besieged by ISIS for more than a month, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Friday.

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  13. Kurdish fighters regain ground in KobaneRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Kurdish fighters have retaken an area of open ground near Kobane that could prove essential if further airdrops are made. The hill to the west of the town was retaken overnight on Thursday with the help of an air strike, said Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith, reporting from the Turkey-Syria border.

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  14. UK growth robust so what's eating David Cameron?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    Britain's economy is growing at a strong annual clip of around three percent, a pace most euro zone countries could only dream of. But the government is worried that the currency area's new malaise could take the shine off things in the run-up to May's general election.

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  15. Sweden calls off hunt for suspected foreign submarineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2013 | Deutsche Welle

    Sweden has called off a weeklong search for a suspected foreign submarine in waters off the coast of Stockholm. The hunt was launched after a report of "foreign underwater activity."

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  16. Conductor Kristjan Jarvi on Giving 'Gangnam Style' a Classical SpinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    With over 2.11 billion views on YouTube, "Gangnam Style" has inspired countless parodies and remixes, but Grammy-nominated conductor Kristjan Jarvi is showcasing the hit song in a way that's never been heard before: programmed to Pablo de Sarasate's late 19th-century classical staple "Zigeunerweisen" . Jarvi has been reputed for fusing Duke Ellington with Richard Strauss and founded the Absolute Ensemble in 1993 to tackle everything from renaissance music to rock.

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  17. Estonian edition of Mo Yan's "Red Sorghum" Collection launchedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    The translation author, Estonian professor from the faculty of Oriental Language of Tartu University, Mart Laanemets delivered a speech at the launching ceremony in Tartu, Estonia, Oct. 22, 2014. The Estonian edition of the "Red Sorghum" Collection written by Chinese Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan was launched on October 22 at the Tartu University in Estonia's second largest city of Tartu.

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  18. Russian military aircraft violates Estonian airspaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Charter97

    A Russian Il-20 military reconnaissance plane on Tuesday afternoon violated Estonian airspace over the Baltic Sea, the latest in a series of such incidents in the region. The incident occurred near the Estonian island of Saaremaa, in the west of the country, a NATO spokesman in Brussels said.

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  19. Estonia and Norway consider it important to increase security in the Baltic Sea regionRead the original story

    Yesterday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Meeting in Tallinn with Norwegian Minister for EAA and EU Affairs Vidar Helgesen, Foreign Minister Urmas Paet said that hopefully in the future, Norway will contribute to Baltic Air Policing from the A mari Air Base, informed BC Estonian MFA.... Read more...

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  20. Crown princess of Sweden to visit Estonia to hand out Swedish Business AwardsRead the original story

    Yesterday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Victoria, the Crown Princess of Sweden, will visit Tallinn on October 28 for the award ceremony of the enterprise competition Swedish Business Award 2014.

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