Sam Flight

26 Flips | 3 Magazines | 5 Followers | @SamFlight | Keep up with Sam Flight on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Sam Flight”

Boko Haram Violence Is Causing Massive, Silent Displacement As Regional Forces Fail To Stop Militants

Boko Haram’s ransacking of villages in northeastern Nigeria during the past three weeks has caused a massive displacement of citizens who are now …

Boko Haram frees 200 hostages in northeast Nigeria

More than 190 people - mostly children and women - released by the Islamist group after holding them for weeks<p>Boko Haram has released nearly 200 hostages, most of them women, who were kidnapped from a village in the northeast Nigerian state of Yobe, a community leader and a military source told AFP …

Pipe down, snowbirds, the Bank of Canada did the right thing

<i>Don Coxe, a contributor to Globe Unlimited's Inside the Market, is chairman of Coxe Advisors LLP and is an adviser to several commodity funds.</i><p>We have heard complaints about the Bank of Canada's sudden 25-basis-point rate cut, mostly from Canadians planning winter vacations in Florida or …

InnovativeCommunities.Org Foundation

We have our thinking hats on down at ICO... We are friends building global community and today we are coming up with a world-wide friendship action …

Goodbye, Guvernment

Canada’s largest nightclub has become a victim of Toronto’s condo boom, according to its owner.<p>The Guvernment will close its doors forever on Sunday, …

How an ISIS Beheading Might Change Japan

The apparent murder of Haruna Yukawa may compel Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to press for re-militarization.<p>A video released on Islamic State-affiliated Twitter accounts shows the apparent beheading of Haruna Yukawa, a 42-year-old Japanese citizen who had been held captive by ISIS forces since last …

Islam

Attacks on foreigners in Germany increase popularity of Pegida grows

Attacks on foreigners in Dresden have increased, as Pegida's popularity grows<p>Attacks on foreigners in Dresden have risen sharply with the rise into …

Central banks watch: US, New Zealand, South Africa, Israel, Malaysia, Thailand to set rates

After the European Central Bank announced a €1.1tr QE programme this week, global financial markets are waiting for yet another busy week with the …

Julius Malema: South Africa's fiery politician mellows

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1140000/1140091_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534478572_2b400a5afa00a358d6b8f95592d846f3<p><b>Julius Malema slipped quietly into the room, looking cheerful, perhaps a little slimmer than on our last encounter, and quite the opposite of the</b> …

South Africa

Rights group accuses Sudan army of targeting hospital

A Sudanese warplane deliberately targeted one of the few hospitals operating in South Kordofan state, where ethnic minority rebels have been fighting government troops, an international medical charity has said.<p>Two people were wounded in the Tuesday raid in Frandala in the Nuba Mountains, where …

Ukip MEP Amjad Bashir defects to Conservative Party

Exclusive: Ukip’s chief spokesman on communities describes the party as “pretty amateur” and condemns its “ridiculous” lack of policies<p>One of the <b>UK Independence Party</b>’s most senior politicians has defected to the <b>Conservatives</b> in a major blow to Nigel Farage’s general election campaign.<p>Amjad Bashir, …

Meteor Strikes Russia While Asteroid Misses Earth

A meteor crashed into a community in Russia’s Ural mountains earlier today, injuring at least 950 people, according to the BBC. The meteor didn’t strike the community directly – it landed in a nearby lake – but the shockwave itself caused damaged to buildings and smashed windows. Most of the people …

I won’t fear Muslims

<b>A photo of the author. (Random House/Tristan Zilberman)</b><p>When I’m asked if I feel safe in France as a Jew, I know what they really mean. My answer is always the same<p>Miranda Richmond Mouillot<p>January 24, 2015 10:00pm (UTC)<p>After “Do you miss home?” the question I am asked most frequently about my 10 …

New James Bond movie Spectre thrown into chaos after row over protected bridge in Rome

Filming for the new James Bond movie has been thrown into chaos after a row over a historic site in Rome.<p>Producers had planned to shoot key scenes …

West and Central Africa Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (29 December 2014 - 6 January 2015)

CAMEROON<br>NEW CROSS BORDER ATTACKS<p>Attacks of Nigerian insurgent group Boko Haram have caused further casualties and population displacements towards …

Spain arrests four suspected jihadists

Four suspected members of an Islamist militant network arrested in town bordering Morocco amid fears of a Charlie Hebdo-style attack<p>Spanish police on Saturday arrested four suspected Islamist extremists who were prepared to launch attacks in Spain, the government said.<p>Officers detained two pairs of …

Greece’s Alexis Tsipras: The Man Who Could Break Europe

Sunday’s elections in Greece could bring to power a party that’s pitting the debt-ridden south of Europe against the rich north. Can its leader’s …

Spanish authorities detain 4 alleged members of terror cell in North African enclave | Fox News

Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country's North African enclave of Ceuta who allegedly had formed a terror cell and were ready to carry out an attack, the Interior Ministry said.<p>Interior Minister Jorge Fernández Díaz said investigators, working with their …