Syrian fighter jet shot down by Israel over the Golan Heights
First such incident in almost 30 years.
by Euro News

South Africa, Russia agree to $50-billion nuclear deal
South Africa has agreed to a strategic partnership with Russia, worth $50-billion, to significantly increase its nuclear power generation capacity.
by AFP
Rockefeller oil dynasty to ‘divest’ from fossil fuels
Monday’s announcement comes ahead of today’s United Nations summit on climate change.
by RT

British PM Cameron Tries to Quell Party Revolt Over New Powers for Scotland
“There is a need to do something for England as well, there needs to be an English settlement.”
by Andrew Osborn
Two people killed in series of blasts in China's Xinjiang region
Xinjiang, located in China’s far west, is the home of the mostly-Muslim Uighur minority.
by AFP

Obesity: Africa’s new crisis
The arrival of fast food has triggered the latest health epidemic to hit developing countries. As doctors begin the fightback against morbid obesity, Bénédicte Desrus travels round Africa photographing people living with the condition, while Ian Birrell reveals why South Africa now faces its biggest challenge since HIV.
by Ian Birrell
Afghan Elections Panel Names Ghani President
Karzai to leave office.
by Tim Craig and Sharif Hassan


ISIS Adopts Obama's Common Core for Children
ISIS bans math, social studies for children.
by Holly Yan and Anas Hamdan
New York Times caught contradicting self on Benghazi
Times attempts to stick with controlled narriative, whatever the cost.
by World Net Daily

Top U.S. Military Official Admits: Our Arab Allies Are Funding ISIS
“I know major Arab allies who fund them.”
by Paul Joseph Watson
Israeli air force chief: We may have to send planes to Iran tomorrow
Stressing the need for additional defense spending, Maj.-Gen. Amir Eshel gives an insight into his preoccupations.
by Raphael Ahren

Record Beheadings And The Mass Arrest Of Christians – ISIS? Or Saudi Arabia!
Our foreign policy is a total joke and the whole world knows it.
by Michael Krieger
From Voting on Scottish Independence to Taming Speculation
A “freer” Scotland would have the opportunity to better monitor rogue capital flows.
by Nomi Prins

U.S. partners unclear on roles in fight against Islamic State
Many countries have said they support a coalition the United States hopes to build to fight Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, but most have been vague about any specific role they might play. Below is a list of some of the key countries that may take part in the anti-IS coalition and where […]
by Reuters
Former Auschwitz Guard Charged with 300,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder
“Many of the co-plaintiffs are among the last survivors of Auschwitz.”
by Paul Donnelley