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Mental Health Services Should Be Part of Emergency Disaster Care: Review --Doctors Lounge

Mental Health Services Should Be Part of Emergency Disaster Care: Review --Doctors Lounge | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
Mental Health Services Should Be Part of Emergency Disaster Care: Review. #Health #Medicine http://t.co/cAGvEsd14G via @DoctorsLounge

Via Eric K. Noji, M.D.
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very important and often underutilized part of disaster response.

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Karen Leigh | Turkey's New Syria Strategy | Foreign Affairs

Karen Leigh | Turkey's New Syria Strategy | Foreign Affairs | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
Since its emergence in Syria in January 2012, Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian arm of al Qaeda, has relied on Syria’s border with southern Turkey to bring foreign fighters into the battle to unseat Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
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Who is behind Isis's terrifying online propaganda operation?

Who is behind Isis's terrifying online propaganda operation? | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
The extremist jihadist group leading the insurgency against the Iraqi government is using apps, social media and even a feature-length movie to intimidate enemies, recruit new followers and spread its message.
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Equipped with Humvees, ISIL clashes with rivals in Syria

Equipped with Humvees, ISIL clashes with rivals in Syria | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
Equipped with Humvees, ISIL clashes with rivals in Syria Reuters ISIL, a splinter group of al Qaeda which wants to set up an Islamic caliphate encompassing both Iraq and Syria, has made rapid gains in Iraq in the past two weeks, taking...
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Australian and British jihadists urge Muslims to join jihad in Syria and Iraq - New York Daily News

Australian and British jihadists urge Muslims to join jihad in Syria and Iraq - New York Daily News | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
New York Daily News Australian and British jihadists urge Muslims to join jihad in Syria and Iraq New York Daily News DUBAI - Five Islamist fighters identified as Australian and British nationals have called on Muslims to join the wars in Syria and...
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Iran Doles Out Prison Sentences to Tech Bloggers, or 'Enemy Cyber Activists'

Iran Doles Out Prison Sentences to Tech Bloggers, or 'Enemy Cyber Activists' | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
A court in Iran has reportedly sentenced a group of bloggers from the tech site Narenji to prison for espionage and collaborating with foreign media.
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Ukraine investigates gas pipeline blast - The Guardian

Ukraine investigates gas pipeline blast - The Guardian | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
An explosion on a gas pipeline carrying Russian gas to Europe through Ukraine was described as a possible terrorist attack on Tuesday, as fighting in the east of Ukraine continued.
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Syria's Neighbors Want Assad to Step Down, But No Appetite for Aid to Rebels - The Pew Global Attitudes Project

Syria's Neighbors Want Assad to Step Down, But No Appetite for Aid to Rebels - The Pew Global Attitudes Project | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
Syria's Neighbors Want Assad to Step Down, But No Appetite for Aid to Rebels The Pew Global Attitudes Project Few Want to Aid Syrian Rebels Despite Regional Desire for Assad to Go After three years of civil war, Syria's neighbors fear that al Qaeda...
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Iraq Orders Complete Internet Shutdown in 5 Provinces

Iraq Orders Complete Internet Shutdown in 5 Provinces | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
Iraq's government ordered local providers to completely block access to the Internet in five regions.
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Here's What World Cup Teams Would Look Like If Immigrants Weren't Allowed To Play

Here's What World Cup Teams Would Look Like If Immigrants Weren't Allowed To Play | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
Europe is resounding with cries of 'immigrants, go home!' Here's what would happen to the World Cup if they did.
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Iran sends troops into Iraq to aid fight against Isis militants - The Guardian

Iran sends troops into Iraq to aid fight against Isis militants - The Guardian | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
The Guardian Iran sends troops into Iraq to aid fight against Isis militants The Guardian The confirmation comes as the Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, said Iran was ready to support Iraq from the mortal threat fast spreading through the...
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Yuri M. Zhukov | The Economic Roots of Eastern Ukraine's Uprising | Foreign Affairs Foreign Affairs

Yuri M. Zhukov | The Economic Roots of Eastern Ukraine's Uprising | Foreign Affairs Foreign Affairs | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
In recent days, the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine has reached a new phase.
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Geopolitics of Organic Food: Russia, China and France Ban GMOs

Geopolitics of Organic Food: Russia, China and France Ban GMOs | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
Russia’s RT reported in an article titled, “Russia will not import GMO products – PM Medvedev,” that, “Russia will not import GMO products, the country’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, adding...
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ISIS recruits Kurdish youth, creating a potential new risk in a peaceful part of Iraq

ISIS recruits Kurdish youth, creating a potential new risk in a peaceful part of Iraq | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
Some Kurds are now fighting in Iraq as part of the extremist militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), but Kurdish authorities want to keep the trend quiet
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Foreign Office to cut counter-terrorism budget by half to £15m

Foreign Office to cut counter-terrorism budget by half to £15m | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
Reduction comes despite growing alarm caused by British youngsters joining extremist groups in Syria and IraqThe Foreign Office (FCO) is to cut its counter-terrorism budget from £30m to £15m in spite of growing alarm caused by British youngsters...
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Political Upstarts Work to Propel Change in an Indonesia Tired of Corruption

Political Upstarts Work to Propel Change in an Indonesia Tired of Corruption | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
A small but growing group of political upstarts is emerging and its members seem united in a belief that the Indonesian public is fed up with the level of corruption in the nation.
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Putin orders surprise drills to check combat readiness of central Russia forces (VIDEO)

Putin orders surprise drills to check combat readiness of central Russia forces (VIDEO) | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
All Russian forces in Siberia, the Urals and beyond have been put on combat-ready alert, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said after President Putin ordered surprise drills.
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Afghanistan keen on opening Chabahar port in Iran for transit to India

Afghanistan keen on opening Chabahar port in Iran for transit to India | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
Economic Times Afghanistan keen on opening Chabahar port in Iran for transit to India ... "We are expecting an alternative trade route to Afghanistan which will be sustainable and long term, that is the Chabahar port.
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European countries are selling arms to Russia while condemning it over Ukraine - Washington Post

European countries are selling arms to Russia while condemning it over Ukraine - Washington Post | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
European countries are selling arms to Russia while condemning it over Ukraine Washington Post German Chancellor Angela Merkel with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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How an arrest in Iraq revealed Isis's $2bn jihadist network

How an arrest in Iraq revealed Isis's $2bn jihadist network | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
Seizure of 160 computer flash sticks revealed the inside story of Isis, the band of militants that came from nowhere with nothing to having Syrian oil fields and control of Iraq's second city
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ISIS Proposes Truce to Kurdish Peshmerga South of Kirkuk

ISIS Proposes Truce to Kurdish Peshmerga South of Kirkuk | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
TUZ KHURMATU – The Kurdish Peshmerga said on Sunday that a security belt they have created on the southern edges of Tuz Khurmatu has prevented the militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) from bringing their fight to the Kurdish areas.
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Hezbollah aids Syrian govt recapture of Kasab - The Daily Star

Hezbollah aids Syrian govt recapture of Kasab - The Daily Star | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
The Daily Star Hezbollah aids Syrian govt recapture of Kasab The Daily Star BEIRUT: Syrian government forces, assisted by Hezbollah, have retaken the village of Kasab on the border with Turkey and in the coastal heartland of President Bashar...
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Only days after Mosul fell, Iraqis start returning

Only days after Mosul fell, Iraqis start returning | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
Days after Iraq’s second-largest city fell to al-Qaida-inspired fighters, some Iraqis are already returning to Mosul, lured back by insurgents offering cheap gas and food, restoring power and water and removing traffic barricades.
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ISIS running a sectarian COIN campaign
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Iraq disintegrating as insurgents advance; Kurds seize Kirkuk

Iraq disintegrating as insurgents advance; Kurds seize Kirkuk | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
The government also lost control of the Kurdish city of Kirkuk as the security forces gave up without a fight
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Iran Slashes Basmati Rice Purchases From India - Wall Street Journal

Iran Slashes Basmati Rice Purchases From India - Wall Street Journal | GeoRisk | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal Iran Slashes Basmati Rice Purchases From India Wall Street Journal Iran has slashed its purchases of India's basmati rice by around half over the past three months, pushing India's domestic prices nearly 10 percent lower in...
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