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Israel's Solar-Powered 'Trees': For Smartphones And Community
The man-made trees are designed to create a public space where people can gather and re-charge a battery ? their own and their smartphone's.
Iran Executes Woman Who Said She Stabbed Man Who Attacked Her
Reyhaneh Jabbari's execution had been postponed several times since 2009. She was arrested in 2007 over the death of a man who once worked in Iran's Ministry of Intelligence.
Ukrainians Going To The Polls Amid Conflict And Corruption
Ukraine's parliamentary election is Sunday and the two big issues are the war against separatists and the nation's corruption. Arun Rath talks with Corey Flintoff about the challenges of holding an election there.
Producer's Notebook: Coming Home From Monrovia To Confusion And Fear
As Liberians fight Ebola, Americans struggle with fear of the disease.
After Shootings, Canada Takes Steps To Balance Security With Tradition
A debate has begun in Canada about how to respond to this week's murders of two Canadian soldiers, and the government plans to introduce new measures to strengthen the powers of the security services.
Iranian Entrepreneurs Make Pitches That Are Just Practice, For Now
Young Iranians are brimming with ideas for tech startups. But extensive financial sanctions facing their country prevent them from entering the global marketplace.
New Incan Find One-Ups Peru's Famous 12 Angle Stone
The find was announced by Peru's Ministry of Culture, which says the 13-angled stone was part of a water system that irrigated a strategically important area southeast of Lima.
Turkey Is A 'High-Maintenance Ally' In Fight With ISIS
How strong is the U.S.-Turkey alliance against the Islamic State? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, Francis Ricciardone.
Line Between Islamists And ISIS Blurs In Egypt
Among more extreme Islamists, sympathies for the so-called Islamic State are growing ? especially in Egypt, where some Islamists are being arrested and accused of terrorism by the police.
Ebola Toll Continues Its Climb, With 10,000-Plus Sickened
The U.N. health agency said Saturday that the number of confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola has risen to 10,141. Of those, 4,922 people have died.
Tracing A Gin-Soaked Trail In London
Around the world, new gin distilleries are popping up like mushrooms after a rain. NPR traces the boom to its historic roots in London, which once had 250 distilleries within the city limits alone.
Fighting The Stigma Of Ebola With Hugs
When President Obama and Dr. Anthony Fauci hugged Dallas nurse Nina Pham on Friday, it was as much to combat the stigma surrounding the deadly virus as to celebrate her survival.
Boko Haram Hasn't Acted On Promise To Release Kidnapped Girls
Audie Cornish talks with Reuters reporter Bate Felix, about reports that more young women and girls have been abducted in northeastern Nigeria.
U.K.'s Relationship With EU In A Rough Patch
The UK is straining against a range of European Union rules, with immigration at the top of the list. It's likely to be a major issue going into next year's election in Britain and could reshape the future of Europe, as Prime Minister David Cameron has promised a vote on whether to keep the UK in the union.
ISIS Rakes In Millions Through Slick Black Market For Oil
The so-called Islamic State is raking in millions selling oil to smugglers. The U.S. is working to undermine the militant group's finances by interrupting oil sales and punishing companies that purchase crude from them.




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The week in 37 photos
Look at me! 17 selfies of the week
Kobani: Before and after views
CNN's Michael Holmes shows us dramatic before and after satellite views of Kobani.
Ebola battle through nurse's eyes
CNN's Nima Elbagir reports on the desperate effort to save Ebola patients from the viewpoint of those taking care of them.
Reporters' photos on the scene
How to vote for Hero of the Year
CNN's Anderson Cooper explains the voting process for CNN Hero of the Year.
From near death to Nobel Prize
On Friday, Malala Yousafzai became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. But just a day earlier, she passed the two-year anniversary of the gruesome event that flung her and her cause onto the world stage -- the attempt on her life.
China's military in Hong Kong
Just yards from where thousands of pro-democracy supporters have been "occupying" the heart of Hong Kong's financial district, stands an imposing gray building surrounded on all sides by a high wall -- this is the Hong Kong garrison of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), China's armed forces.
Who is 'Umbrella Man'?
Demonstrators wheeled out the looming figure under cover of darkness.
Watch landmark Cold War series
The struggle between communism and capitalism defined the second half of the 20th Century. The Cold War pitted east against west, pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war.
In photos: History of the Cold War
Diwali celebrations light up India
Around the world, Indians are celebrating the festival of lights with fireworks and candles. Here's a look at some of this week's India festivities.
This parasite keeps millions poor
One of the most debilitating medical conditions in sub-Saharan Africa isn't fatal. In fact, it's easily curable. The culprit is small, but its impact is big. The chigoe flea, more commonly known as a jigger, typically burrows itself into the feet and hands. It prevents millions of children from attending school, stops farmers from working their land, and makes walking all but unbearable.
5 can't-miss Tanzania moments
Tanzania is far more than just a spot to climb the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
Boko Haram victim: I cried for help
With every attack by Islamist militants in northern Nigeria, Daniel Ayuba relives a nightmare.

War Information Links

War Article on the ethics of war and peace, the Just War theory, and pacificsm.

War Times Journal An on-line magazine which covers all periods of military history and military science.

Anti-War Links

Antiwar.com A source for antiwar news, viewpoints, and activities.

Stop the War Coalition UK anti-war organisation. Provides news, articles, mailing lists, calendar of peace events, and photos.

World War Links A multitude of world war links.

War History

Battlefield Anomalies Collection of battle and campaign accounts, mainly dealing with 19th century subjects.

Clash of Steel Searchable database of military engagements throughout history.

Military Quotes A collection of almost one thousand quotes related to war and military matters.








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