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Lucy Kafanov
U.S. Allocates $1.6 Million for Tracking Atrocities in #Iraq: tinyurl.com/lddxne6
#turkey: Canadian, Belgian, & German consulates in #istanbul evacuated after receiving suspicious packages with yellow powder
In Iraq, Relief After News of Blackwater Convictions, via @nytimes nytimes.com/2014/10/24/wor…
Under pressure from the Kremlin, Russian journalists flee to Riga. themoscowtimes.com/news/article/r… #russia
Eye opening findings from @ddknyt in #Tunisia, where Arab Spring freedoms brought an open embrace for ISIS by some nytimes.com/2014/10/22/wor…
#ISIS fighters seize weapons airdrop meant for Kurds tinyurl.com/mo2jqdg
Kafkaturk: Advice for expats on getting a Residency Permit in #Turkey & navigating through Turkish bureaucracy lucykafanov.com/blog/2014/9/26…
#Syrian migrants film perilous journey to Europe. An estimated 3,000 migrants died attempting same journey in 2014 theguardian.com/world/video/20…
Ukraine Used Cluster Bombs, Evidence Indicates, via @nytimes nytimes.com/2014/10/21/wor…
BBC reporter @NagiebK spent four days in a #Taliban stronghold of #Afghanistan. Looking forward to seeing the piece bbc.com/news/world-sou…
At least 17 worshippers killed as suicide bomber hits Shiite mosque in Baghdad, Iraqi officials say - @AP
MT @amberinzaman: Making virtue of necessity: #Turkey confirms Peshmerga forces to pass through #Turkey To #Kobane
In past 10 months, 17 #Iraqi journalists have been executed by #ISIS, others have been kidnapped, their fates unknown theguardian.com/world/shortcut…
RT @sebphoto: If you're in #Istanbul, go check out @Metrography's exhibit of Iraqi photography at #FotoIstanbul pic.twitter.com/DRY5Pey4Jy
RT @MailOnline: Advertisement featuring woman's breasts causes 500 accidents in a day in Moscow dailym.ai/1sMtAJS
RT @LizSly: In news near me today: the US bombed ISIS, Turkey bombed Kurds, Kurds bombed Turks & ISIS, & ISIS bombed Kurds.
"There are things more important than the stock market" #Moscow graffiti by #Russia's newest pro-Kremlin youth group pic.twitter.com/J1kl2f6Qfe
#Kurdish #PKK militants say #Turkey violated ceasefire with air strikes reut.rs/11iG3cM
AFP reporting that #Turkey bombed Kurdish rebel targets in southeast. Huge deal if confirmed. End to PKK ceasefire? news.yahoo.com/turkey-bombs-k…
MT @faisalirshaid: #ISIS to launch satellite TV station called #Tawheed, broadcasting propaganda from #Sirte. (Source: Social media reports)
Becoming Abdul-Rahman: How Peter Kassig's family inspired his journey to #Syria indy.st/1w0Q3CP via @indystar
... RT @BenjaminHarvey: Erdogan promises new laws to "clean the streets of vandals."
"War kills the economy" reads one of the signs at today's anti-war demonstration in #Moscow. #russia #ukraine pic.twitter.com/Q2QV60qBVd
Small #Moscow protest against the war in #Ukraine has been disrupted by a loud group of counter-demonstrators pic.twitter.com/vivWpYqO80
RT @LizSly: ISIS is on the verge of capturing Iraq's Anbar province. Important story by @erinmcunningham washingtonpost.com/world/middle_e…
"...71% of Russians believe that the main purpose of Western sanctions is “to weaken and humiliate Russia."" rbth.com/business/2014/…
Heart-Rending Test in Ebola Zone: A Baby, via @nytimes nytimes.com/2014/10/10/wor…
United Nations: Violence in #Afghanistan on the rise, conflict intensifying sigar.mil/pdf/quarterlyr…
RT @inglesi: Casualties mounting this side of the border - 12 dead in protests yesterday over #Kobane. Tragic
RT @Anand_Gopal_: 22 civilians allegedly killed by a coalition airstrike in Anbar ninanews.com/english/News_D… #iraq #isis
As @niqash reports, in Iraqi classrooms, Sunni extremists ban evolution, patriotism and literature niqash.org/articles/?id=3…
Meanwhile: Turkish parliament authorises military action in #Iraq, #Syria u.afp.com/XuK
Russian state TV leads with genocide in #Ukraine against Russian-speakers and destroyed Lenin monuments. Вот так. pic.twitter.com/LNwW2OdZV0
RT @p_zalewski: Breaking: Erdogan government has asked parliament to authorize deployment of Turkish troops in Iraq and Syria
Shiites in a Battered Neighborhood of Baghdad Fault One of Their Own, via @nytimes nytimes.com/2014/09/29/wor…
#Russia sanctions: at Italian restaurant in Moscow, waiter explains there's no balsamic vinegar or Parmesan cheese pic.twitter.com/HGnxDyuqfb
Breaking news on Russian TV right now? A group of demonstrators apparently trying to saw off the leg of a Lenin statue in Kharkov...
"F*ckAmerica.ru" posters at anti-maidan rally in Moscow, where most are convinced Russia under attack by US pic.twitter.com/efwz3v7UZE
Excellent piece of journalism. In-depth NYT report on Bank Rossiya unravelling the kleptocracy of Vladimir #Putin: nytimes.com/2014/09/28/wor…
"If the modern Russian state is Kremlin Inc., Mr. Putin is its chief executive officer, rewarding his friends... fb.me/1O29tWxHq
#PKK leader Cemil Bayik warns that hostilities will resume very soon against #Turkey if Turkey continues to support #ISIS against #YPG.
Meanwhile.. MT @Kgthetweet #IS sympathisers show support after Friday prayers #Fatih mosque in #Istanbul, #Turkey pic.twitter.com/7nx3B5kg4r
Shells land in #Turkey as Islamic State advances on Syrian border town reut.rs/1n9g0Pb #ISIS #Kobane #Syria
Faced w/ kidnap & murder of journalists, @AFP no longer accepting work from freelance reporters who travel to #Syria tinyurl.com/mxgvms3
RT @BenjaminHarvey: Apathy, poor planning, or protest? Turkey's Erdogan speaks to an empty room at the UN yesterday: pic.twitter.com/OjdpsOcqRa
RT @SpyTalker: A fine mess: Doubts cast over US strike on '#Khorasan' group via @GlobalPost globalpost.com/dispatch/news/… #isis
Khorasan? The US "need a good story right now & saying they subverted a terrorist plot against America is good press" buzzfeed.com/mikegiglio/us-…
This incredible French TV report features footage secretly filmed by a woman, showing life under #ISIS in #Raqqa: m.youtube.com/watch?feature=…