Democratization

First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 19 mins ago - 6 reports

Polls show pro-Scottish independence gains

With both campaigns in the Scottish referendum making their final pitches to voters the day before voting begins, the latest poll shows the “No” campaign in the lead, but “Yes” gaining.Chief executive of the “Yes” to independence movement Blair Jenkins ... [Published Turkish Weekly - 19 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 11 reports

US Military to Join Ebola Fight

WIKIMEDIA, ARMY MEDICINEThe number of people infected with Ebola virus is growing “exponentially,” according to the World Health Organization. To aid in relief efforts, the US military is gearing up for a greater presence in the hardest-hit African countries. ... [Published The Scientist - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 23 mins ago - 11 reports

Half the Iraqi army is useless, and the other half needs work

Since the beginning of this crisis, I’ve been highly skeptical of the three-way alliance President Obama apparently expects to topple ISIS for him.  The Kurds are solid players, but they’re mostly on defense, protecting territory that is likely to become ... [Published Human Events Online - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 31 mins ago - 8 reports

Zarb-e-Azb: 40 militants killed in fresh air strikes

Rawalpindi- “At least 40 suspected militants were killed and five hideouts were destroyed in fresh air strikes carried out by fighter jets in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan tribal region,” military’s media wing said today.A statement released by ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 1 hour ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 24 reports

US ground troops could return to Iraq, says top military adviser

Government accused of sending 'mixed messages' about their mission against Islamic State militantsUS ground troops could be deployed to Iraq if airstrikes against Islamic State militants prove insufficient, President Barack Obama's top military advisor ... [Published The Week UK - 4 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 17 reports

Excitement and relief in landmark Fiji election

NEW MANCHESTER - A new infusion of state funding will ensure that Hancock County's recycling center will stay open six days a week, Site Manager Rob Mark said. ... [Published Weirton Daily Times - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Fiji, Elections, Infusion
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 11 reports

Jihadists Face Growing Pressure as U.S. Mulls Strategy

Elite Iraqi troops backed by U.S. jets battled jihadists just south of Baghdad Wednesday as Washington devised a strategy for expanded operations against the Islamic State group.President Barack Obama prepared to meet with U.S. commanders to decide how ... [Published Naharnet - 5 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 15 reports

Fijians cast first votes since 2006

Voting has ended in the first election in Fiji since former military ruler Frank Bainimarama took power in a coup in 2006.Some 590,000 voters were registered to cast ballots for a 50-seat parliament, choosing from about 250 candidates.The polls are being ... [Published BBC - 1 hour ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 22 reports

Polls on Scotland independence too close to call

WorldSep. 17, 2014 - Updated 11:56 UTCThe latest opinion polls on Scotland's independence show it is still a closely contested race ahead of Thursday's referendum.One of the polls whose results were released on Monday found that 52 percent were against ... [Published NHK - 1 hour ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 16 reports

Opponents of Wisconsin voter ID law seek reversal of court's decision

Madison — Groups challenging Wisconsin's voter ID law late Tuesday asked a full appeals court to reverse a decision by three federal judges that allows the law to go into effect this fall.The filing by lawyers from the Advancement Project and the American ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 1 hour ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

Nigeria Military fires GOC attacked by convicted soldiers

The Nigeria Military authorities have retired the former General Officer Commanding the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, Maj. Gen. Abubakar Mohammed, who was attacked by soldiers at their barracks in Maiduguri on May 14th. The soldiers have ... [Published African Entertainer - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 30 reports

US deploys military command centre to Ebola ravaged West Africa

The World Health Organisation has described West Africa's Ebola epidemic as 'unparalleled in modern times'.US President Barack Obama has now announced a military command centre be set up in Liberia, as well as new field hospitals and training facilities, ... [Published ABC Online - 12 hours ago]

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"The Afghans are navigating the messy process of democracy independently," Jones said. "We’re here to focus on the small things that will boost their capabilities."
Lintott, who is the editor of The Journal , a student paper distributed in Edinburgh and Glasgow, adds: "I genuinely think that for both 'No' voters and 'Yes' voters, this has been one of the unique movements in my lifetime."

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