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WHO Says Polio Now Worldwide Health Emergency

WHO reports the polio virus has re-emerged in 10 countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, calling for “extraordinary measures.” Follow Jay Strubberg: http://twitter.com/JayStrubberg See more at http://newsy.com Read more: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/statements/2014/polio-20140505/en/ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/06/health/world-health-organization-polio-health-emergency.html?_r=2

Syria: Warlords of Tripoli – Full Length Documentary

Click here to subscribe to VICE News for more:http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The war in Syria is dragging neighbouring Lebanon to the edge of the abyss, and nowhere is the growing chaos more stark than in the second city of Tripoli. Sunni militants aligned with the Syrian rebels frequently clash with fighters from the city’s encircled Alawite minority, […]

Ground Zero Syria: Chapter 1 (Parts 1-6) – VICE Documentary #GROUNDZEROSYRIA #Syria

In 2012 VICE commissioned photographer and videographer Robert King to document the civil war that has been ravaging Syria for the past two years. Largely based on Aleppo, Robert’s footage of the violent conflict that continues to unfold in the region is perhaps one of the most thorough and brutally honest documents of a war […]

Israel: Ballistic missiles detected by Russia radars part of joint US test

Israel says two ballistic “objects” picked up by Russian radars earlier were part of missile tests it was carrying out in conjunction with the US. “President Bashar al-Assad has threatened retaliation against France, if it takes part in military strikes on his forces. In an interview with Le Figaro, he said there would be “repercussions” […]

President Obama Speaks on Syria and Meets With Lawmakers

President Obama speaks on the situation in Syria from the White House Rose Garden. August 31, 2013. President Obama said Tuesday he is confident that Congress will vote to authorize military action against Syria, and that he is willing to work with lawmakers on the wording of a specific resolution. “We have high confidence that […]

Documentary BBC – A History of Syria (2013)

“Robin Barnwell, who directed and produced ‘A History of Syria with Dan Snow’, explains the challenges of filiming amid the conflict, and describes the spirit of the Syrian people he met. The Syrian Airlines jet performed an alarming dive on its nighttime approach into Damascus airport in an attempt to avoid any hostile fire. The […]

8 News Reports that CNN, and MSNBC missed or failed to mention effectively for July 10, 2013 @CNN @MSNBC

I understand, and appreciate that CNN and MSNBC often gets stuck like glue on the same story all day. Before you ask, yes of course the Zimmerman trial is important, but news networks often ignore important news from around the world, and even neglect to report important events happening in the states. So here are […]