The Skanner Newspaper - World http://theskanner.com/news/world Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:20:06 -0700 MYOB en-gb jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner Newspaper) Strike Hits Gaza Park, Killing at Least 10 http://theskanner.com/news/world/21592-strike-hits-gaza-park-killing-at-least-10 http://theskanner.com/news/world/21592-strike-hits-gaza-park-killing-at-least-10 Children were playing on a swing when the strike hit the park in the Shati refugee camp on the edge of Gaza City

 

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World Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:35:21 -0700
Liberia President Orders New Anti-Ebola Measures http://theskanner.com/news/world/21591-liberia-president-orders-new-anti-ebola-measures http://theskanner.com/news/world/21591-liberia-president-orders-new-anti-ebola-measures The disease has struck in Liberia and Sierra Leone and 539 deaths have been attributed to the outbreak that is now the largest on record

 

 

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World Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:48:12 -0700
As Kerry Attempts to Broker a Truce in Gaza Hamas Calls for an End to Blockade http://theskanner.com/news/world/21563-as-kerry-attempts-to-broker-a-truce-in-gaza-hamas-calls-for-an-end-to-blockade http://theskanner.com/news/world/21563-as-kerry-attempts-to-broker-a-truce-in-gaza-hamas-calls-for-an-end-to-blockade  Kerry tells United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon that negotiations are making progress  

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World Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:32:04 -0700
UPDATE: Israel Sends Ground Troops into Gaza http://theskanner.com/news/world/21540-hamas-israel-resume-attacks-after-brief-truce http://theskanner.com/news/world/21540-hamas-israel-resume-attacks-after-brief-truce Egypt continues diplomatic efforts to negotiate a longer lasting ceasefire  

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World Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:54:45 -0700
Israel Agrees To 'Humanitarian' Pause In Gaza http://theskanner.com/news/world/21539-israel-agrees-to-humanitarian-pause-in-gaza http://theskanner.com/news/world/21539-israel-agrees-to-humanitarian-pause-in-gaza Israel calls a temporary halt to bombing that has killed 222 people and injured more than 1600 

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World Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:04:29 -0700
Activist Malala in Nigeria: 'Bring Back Our Girls' http://theskanner.com/news/world/21522-activist-malala-in-nigeria-bring-back-our-girls http://theskanner.com/news/world/21522-activist-malala-in-nigeria-bring-back-our-girls Malala, who escaped a Taliban assassination attempt in 2012, met with Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan Monday

 

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World Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:39:28 -0700
Casualties Mount as Israel Escalates Air Strikes and Hamas Fires Rockets at Jerusalem and Tel Aviv http://theskanner.com/news/world/21508-casualties-mount-as-israel-escalates-air-strikes-and-hamas-fires-rockets-at-jerusalem-and-tel-aviv http://theskanner.com/news/world/21508-casualties-mount-as-israel-escalates-air-strikes-and-hamas-fires-rockets-at-jerusalem-and-tel-aviv Secretary of State John Kerry says this is a dangerous moment for the Mideast 

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World Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:53:59 -0700
Israel and Hamas Launch Deadly Rocket Strikes Leaving 25 dead http://theskanner.com/news/world/21500-israel-and-hamas-launch-deadly-rocket-strikes-leaving-25-dead http://theskanner.com/news/world/21500-israel-and-hamas-launch-deadly-rocket-strikes-leaving-25-dead Tensions have risen after the murders of three Israeli youths and the revenge killing of a Palestinian teen 

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World Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:36:17 -0700
Extremists Abduct 91 More People in Nigeria http://theskanner.com/news/world/21438-extremists-abduct-91-more-people-in-nigeria http://theskanner.com/news/world/21438-extremists-abduct-91-more-people-in-nigeria Toddlers as young as three were snatched from villages over the weekend 

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World Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:20:45 -0700
World Honors D-Day's Fallen, 70 Years On http://theskanner.com/news/world/21347-world-honors-d-day-s-fallen-70-years-on http://theskanner.com/news/world/21347-world-honors-d-day-s-fallen-70-years-on President Obama and other world leaders stand with survivors of D-Day in Normandy  

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World Fri, 06 Jun 2014 09:54:01 -0700
Nigerian Government Struggles to End Boko Haram Terror http://theskanner.com/news/world/21331-nigerian-government-struggles-to-end-boko-haram-terror http://theskanner.com/news/world/21331-nigerian-government-struggles-to-end-boko-haram-terror No sign of progress in Nigeria's efforts to stop Boko Haram terror and find kidnapped girls  

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World Wed, 04 Jun 2014 10:30:47 -0700
Obama: US To Boost Military Presence In Europe http://theskanner.com/news/world/21324-obama-us-to-boost-military-presence-in-europe http://theskanner.com/news/world/21324-obama-us-to-boost-military-presence-in-europe Obama unveils $1 Billion to send more military equipment and American troops to Europe 

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World Tue, 03 Jun 2014 08:58:20 -0700
India: Two Police Fired for Failure to Act in Rape and Murder of Girls http://theskanner.com/news/world/21308-india-two-police-fired-for-failure-to-act-in-rape-and-murder-of-girls http://theskanner.com/news/world/21308-india-two-police-fired-for-failure-to-act-in-rape-and-murder-of-girls Villagers protested by refusing to let officials remove murdered girls bodies 

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World Fri, 30 May 2014 12:17:56 -0700
Pakistan Arrests Four Suspects in Stoning of Pregnant Woman http://theskanner.com/news/world/21306-pakistan-arrests-four-suspects-in-stoning-of-pregnant-woman http://theskanner.com/news/world/21306-pakistan-arrests-four-suspects-in-stoning-of-pregnant-woman A pregnant woman was killed by her family outside a courthouse 

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World Fri, 30 May 2014 11:38:36 -0700
US Air Force Sends 80 People to Find Kidnapped Nigerian Girls http://theskanner.com/news/world/21272-us-air-force-sends-80-people-to-find-kidnapped-nigerian-girls http://theskanner.com/news/world/21272-us-air-force-sends-80-people-to-find-kidnapped-nigerian-girls Predator drone will search Nigerian border with Chad and Cameroon for signs of girls 

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World Thu, 22 May 2014 10:03:27 -0700