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Lucy Kafanov
With death of female Afghan journalist, 2014 becomes deadliest year for #Afghanistan press since fall of the Taliban nytimes.com/2014/09/18/wor…
Waking up to the terrible news of another #Taliban attack in #Kabul this morning.
David Haines had been in #Syria for just three days before he was abducted and handed over to the Islamic State mic.com/articles/98824…
ISIS video purports to show beheading of UK hostage David Haines reut.rs/1nTNuf2
1 Taliban insurgent survived attack on #Afghanistan’s Camp Bastion. Will he get the death penalty? wapo.st/1D0Ui4j via @rajivwashpost
Stunning Map Shows Just How Much Of #Iraq And #Syria @vicenews Now Controls clickhole.com/article/stunni…
James Foley's mother says U.S. officials threatened prosecution if the family raised ransom money to free their son.
An elderly Turkish couple takes a moment to rest in the shopping district near the Galata Bridge in #Istanbul. pic.twitter.com/omKw1Ijlfp
This is a big deal RT @Reuters: Exclusive: U.S. to sanction Sberbank, tighten limits on other Russian banks - sources reut.rs/1qnREBA
To understand #Turkey's reluctance in fighting #IS, remember that 49 Turkish citizens were kidnapped by #ISIS militants in June in #Iraq
Breaking: pane of glass with molded plastic, processors inside!
Meanwhile... RT @Gawker: Man stabs co-worker over a stolen meatball. gaw.kr/sMnt51o
ISIS can tweet anything related to western pop culture and it instantly becomes a news story on a blog. vocativ.com/world/syria-wo…
RT @AP: BREAKING: Iraqi officials say suicide bomber strikes tribal gathering north of Baghdad, killing 16 people
RT @TelegramJames: So... Definitely 100 duck sized horses. pic.twitter.com/0VnTOO9HLG
Amnesty declares war crimes by militias on both sides in #Ukraine, publishes new proof of #Russia involvement ow.ly/Bbo5h
Policy in DC is for sale | Foreign Powers Buy Influence at Think Tanks, via @nytimes mobile.nytimes.com/2014/09/07/us/…
US launches airstrikes on new #Iraq front at Haditha dam: CENTCOM
This was a glorious thing to wake up to this AM: video of deer victoriously galloping across the Golden Gate Bridge: instagram.com/p/slYqLLOJMi/
Breaking the taboo: 'I reported from conflict zones and got post-traumatic stress disorder' #Egypt #Syria telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-l…
DoD watchdog finds Pentagon unknowingly paid salaries for Afghan "ghost workers" due to poor accounting bit.ly/1t0jXn1 via @Publici
#Afghanistan IEC Spokesman Noor Mohammad Noor says audit process should be completed today, with 705 polling stations left to be audited
Powerful film & story from NYT: Iraqi Army soldier who survived IS massacre as hundreds were slaughtered around him nytimes.com/video/world/mi…
Taliban fighters detonate truck bombs in Afghanistan, killing 18, wounding 150 reut.rs/1nxK9lX
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's statement on the killing of Steven Sotloff fb.me/2n8XuJBk5
Transcript of the video showing Steven Sotloff’s reported execution goo.gl/0GzuQ9
“We know how to fight in the mountains,” Mr. Barzani said, sipping a Starbucks Frappuccino. “But this is the... fb.me/6YFaeGvKW
“The Kurds — I don’t think they are coming back." | Iraqi Kurds Expand Autonomy as ISIS Reorders the Landscape... fb.me/1kDOK4Y00
This interactive from CPJ shows trend of journalist killings in #Pakistan since 1992. cpj.org/killed/asia/pa… pic.twitter.com/uiiq1qbkWp
Over 100 Russian soldiers allegedly killed in #Ukraine while helping pro-Russian separatists fight Ukrainian troops mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKB…
MT @AChristieMiller: #Istanbul only has 50 days of water left, experts say as 2 major reservoirs are close to empty: hurriyetdailynews.com/two-istanbul-r…
Hard-Line Splinter Group, Galvanized by #ISIS, Emerges From Pakistani #Taliban via NYT: nyti.ms/1pEHr2k
"Now that he’s gone, I wish I could believe that such an extraordinary person died striving to inform an American... fb.me/76MQiOEAA
Meanwhile... RT @MoscowTimes: #Russians 3D-Printing Underwear After Lace Ban tmt-go.ru/506022
#Russia hurting from western energy sanctions as Economy Minister indicates Rosneft may get some state $ assistance mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSL5…
Obama: "In just 4 months we will complete our combat mission in #Afghanistan and America's longest war will come to a responsible end"
#SaveTheCamembert RT @NatVasilyevaAP: Putin says banned European imports are already flowing into Russia through Ukraine.
#Afghanistan exhausts its reserve funds and is now dependent on daily revenue collections to finance its expenditures mobile.tolonews.com/en/afghanistan…
#Afghanistan in 1978: "Every midnight they would come, call the names and kill them." bbc.com/news/magazine-…
#Iraq: "He named the child Farman. “It means tragedy, to remind him of where he came from.”" projects.aljazeera.com/2014/new-iraqi… pic.twitter.com/WWvB2crBDs
As IS fighters spread terror & dissolve borders, #Iraq's once-diverse society faces extinction: projects.aljazeera.com/2014/new-iraqi…
Obama Approves Air Surveillance of #ISIS in #Syria - a precursor to potential airstrikes? tinyurl.com/k2hnssk
A chilling report on the Shia death squads roaming #Iraq with total impunity, by the ever-intrepid Ghaith Abdul... fb.me/1k9k34o68
Same photograph on the front page of the WSJ and NYT this am showing execution if Gazans suspected of aiding #Israel pic.twitter.com/koXFWR1grw
Turkish journalist @bilginsasmaz with @anadoluagency is the 14th journalist to be arrested in #Ferguson: pressfreedomfoundation.org/blog/2014/08/d…