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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:56:05 GMT
Kenya:Trump 'Shithole' Comments Not Direct Attack - Kenya's Govt
[Nairobi News] Government spokesman Eric Kiraithe has defended the vulgar remarks by US President Donald Trump on Africa and other Third World nations.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT
South Africa:Forced Abortions - a New Frontier in the War On Women's Bodies?
[Bhekisisa] Partners and families allegedly drugged women and in some cases even physically restrained them as doctors performed the procedure.

Africa News24

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:04:01 +0200
News24.com | 'Strengthen existing Mugabe-era bilateral relations with Namibia,' Mnangagwa urged
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been urged to strengthen existing Robert Mugabe era bilateral relations with Namibia as he visited the country this week, says a report.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:04:01 +0200
News24.com | Egypt raises 'extreme concern' about Nile dam with Ethiopia
Egypt's president says he expressed his "extreme concern" over the lack of progress in talks over the construction of a massive Nile dam in Ethiopia during a meeting with that country's visiting prime minister.

Agence de Presse Africaine (fr)

Central Africa

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:46:32 GMT
Southern Africa:Increased Repression of Peaceful Dissent
[HRW] Southern African governments clamped down on vocal journalists, activists, and opposition politicians in 2017, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2018.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:27:28 GMT
Burundi:'Fuel Will Be Available Within Three Days', Says Ministry of Energy
[Iwacu] Since last Thursday 11January, many of the gas stations in Bujumbura town are not providing fuel. Long queues of vehicles are seen at the few gas stations that have fuel. Léonidas Sindayigaya, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Energy and Mine...

Angola

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:46:32 GMT
Increased Repression of Peaceful Dissent
[HRW] Southern African governments clamped down on vocal journalists, activists, and opposition politicians in 2017, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2018.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:07:15 GMT
7000 Kilometers of Road Need Rehabilitation
[ANGOP] Ndalatando -The Director general of Angolan National Institute of Road INEA, António Resende, said Tuesday in Ndalatando, Cuanza Norte province, that 7000 kilometers of the country's main road network need rehabilitation in order to intercon...

Benin

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 04:00:05 GMT
A Dozen Shades of Khaki - Counter-Insurgency Operations in the Sahel
[IRIN] Dakar -The region has never been so militarised. Here's an overview of the international players in uniform.

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 04:00:03 GMT
Closing Africa's Wealth Gap
[Africa Renewal] From "Africa Reeling" to "Africa Rising," there's a new narrative for the African continent, now showing promising signs of sustainable growth under more stable governments.

Botswana

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:56:46 GMT
Assistant Minister Hails Khama
[Botswana Daily News] Serowe -Assistant Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Mr Kgotla Autlwetse has commended President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama for his 'patriotic conviction' in serving the country well and adhering to the Constitut...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:05:55 GMT
Marina Hospital Records Four Cases of Klebsiella
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Princess Marina Hospital has recorded four neonates who tested positive of Klebsiella where three of them are in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) while one is in isolation cubicle.

Burkina Faso

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:43:29 GMT
Angola and Burkina Faso Share Spoils in Group D Opener
[CAF] Burkina Faso opened their campaign with an eventful goalless draw against Angola in their Group D opener in Agadir on Tuesday.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 04:00:05 GMT
A Dozen Shades of Khaki - Counter-Insurgency Operations in the Sahel
[IRIN] Dakar -The region has never been so militarised. Here's an overview of the international players in uniform.

Burundi

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:27:28 GMT
'Fuel Will Be Available Within Three Days', Says Ministry of Energy
[Iwacu] Since last Thursday 11January, many of the gas stations in Bujumbura town are not providing fuel. Long queues of vehicles are seen at the few gas stations that have fuel. Léonidas Sindayigaya, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Energy and Mine...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:28:34 GMT
"Amizero Y'abarundi" MPs Say Electoral Contribution Is "Illegal" and "Unconstitutional"
[Iwacu] In a correspondence addressed to the Speaker of the National Assembly, a group of 25 MPs of the Independent coalition "Amizero y'Abarundi" consider the process of collecting the contribution to 2020 elections as unclear and illegal. "We canno...

Cameroon

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:05:47 GMT
Trokon Myers, Christopher Jackson Off to Cameroon, Belarus for Trials
[Observer] LISCR FC duo Trokon Myers and Christopher Jackson have departed the country to Cameroon and Belarus respectively for club trials.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:41 GMT
Displaced Persons in Manyu - Manyu Solidarity Initiative to Be Launched Saturday
[Cameroon Tribune] Following is a press release from the Patron of Manyu Elements Cultural and Development Association (MECDA)

Cape Verde

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 13:28:13 GMT
African Court Successfully Concludes Three-Day Sensitisation Mission to Cape Verde
[africancourt] The three-day African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights (AfCHPR) sensitisation mission to Praia, Republic of Cape Verde, from 13 to 15 December 2017 was a great success, according to the Court's President Justice Sylvain Oré. During ...

Central African Republic

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:01:07 GMT
UN Mission Issues 48-Hour Ultimatum to Armed Groups
[UN News] The United Nations Mission in the troubled Central African Republic, known by its French acronym, MINUSCA, has given armed groups in the north of the country 48 hours to clear out.

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 05:37:28 GMT
Appeal Hearing Focuses On Bemba's Mode of Liability
[Bemba Trial Website] Hearings in the appeal of Jean-Pierre Bemba's case at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have over the last two days dwelt on the interpretation of what constitutes a military commander's responsibility for crimes committed ...

Chad

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:05:01 GMT
Govt Mulls Cheaper Solution to Recharge Drying Lake Chad
[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government may be considering cheaper options to recharge Lake Chad Basin other than the initial plan of transferring water from River Congo to the Basin.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 04:00:05 GMT
A Dozen Shades of Khaki - Counter-Insurgency Operations in the Sahel
[IRIN] Dakar -The region has never been so militarised. Here's an overview of the international players in uniform.

Comoros

Congo-Brazzaville

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:35:38 GMT
Congo Penalty Beats Cameroon in CHAN Match
[CAF] Junior Makiesse scored from the spot twenty minutes from time to secure Congo a priceless victory over favourites Cameroon in Group D in Agadir on Tuesday.

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:25:07 GMT
Soccer - Chan2018 - Angola and Congo Brazzaville to Face Each Other for First Time
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and Congo Brazzaville will be playing for the first time in a final stage of the Home-based African Cup of Nations (CHAN), during last round of group D.

Congo-Kinshasa

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:46:32 GMT
Increased Repression of Peaceful Dissent
[HRW] Southern African governments clamped down on vocal journalists, activists, and opposition politicians in 2017, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2018.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:59:15 GMT
Resolve Differences Peacefully, Security Council to DR Congo Political Actors
[UN News] Voicing serious concern over the continued political impasse and violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations Security Council has called upon all political actors to exercise maximum restraint and to address t...

Djibouti

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:13:02 GMT
Ethiopia Boosting Economic Relations With Neighbors
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the practice of Ethiopia's economic diplomacy focuses on neighboring countries that have significant contributions and return to ensure sustainable and fast economic growth. Ap...

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 13:05:00 GMT
Maiden Rail Services to Djibouti Set to Begin
[Addis Fortune] The newly Chinese-built electric rail line between Addis Abeba and Djibouti City is to start operations on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, carrying both commuters and cargo, the Ethiopia Railway Corporation (ERC) announced today.

East Africa

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:56:05 GMT
Kenya:Trump 'Shithole' Comments Not Direct Attack - Kenya's Govt
[Nairobi News] Government spokesman Eric Kiraithe has defended the vulgar remarks by US President Donald Trump on Africa and other Third World nations.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:39:06 GMT
Ethiopia:Freed Opposition Leader Urges 'Honest Negotiations'
[Deutsche Welle] The chairman of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), Merera Gudina, was released on Wednesday morning. He was arrested a year ago under the country's state of emergency after he returned from Europe.

East Africa

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:56:05 GMT
Kenya:Trump 'Shithole' Comments Not Direct Attack - Kenya's Govt
[Nairobi News] Government spokesman Eric Kiraithe has defended the vulgar remarks by US President Donald Trump on Africa and other Third World nations.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:39:06 GMT
Ethiopia:Freed Opposition Leader Urges 'Honest Negotiations'
[Deutsche Welle] The chairman of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), Merera Gudina, was released on Wednesday morning. He was arrested a year ago under the country's state of emergency after he returned from Europe.

East African Business Week

Equatorial Guinea

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:57:35 GMT
CHAN - Hey Plots Decisive Assault On Equatorial Guinea
[New Times] THE national team head coach Antoine Hey has said he will use a different and decisive game plan in their next Group C encounter against Equatorial Guinea on Friday. Amavubi are aiming for a win to boost their chances of qualifying to the...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:39:22 GMT
Mahlab Begins African Tour Carrying Messages From Sisi to Presidents of Equatorial Guinea, Liberia
[Egypt Online] Presidential Assistant for National and Strategic Projects Ibrahim Mahlab left here on Wednesday 17/1/2018 starting an African tour during which he will deliver messages from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to the presidents of Equatori...

Eritrea

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:10:42 GMT
The Netherlands Expels Eritrea's Top Diplomat
[Deutsche Welle] In a bold move, the Netherlands have declared Eritrea's charge d'affaires "persona non grata." Eritrea has been enforcing a tax on expatriates amounting to 2 percent of their earnings, according to Dutch officials.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:06:06 GMT
Sudan Deploys Troops to Eritrea Border Amid Tension With Egypt
[East African] Sudan has deployed more forces on its border with Eritrea amid rising tension in the Red Sea region.

Ethiopia

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:39:06 GMT
Freed Opposition Leader Urges 'Honest Negotiations'
[Deutsche Welle] The chairman of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), Merera Gudina, was released on Wednesday morning. He was arrested a year ago under the country's state of emergency after he returned from Europe.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:36:44 GMT
Archeological Site Clues Historical Ties Between Pre-Axumit Kingdom, Israel
[Ethiopian Herald] The archeological sites and heritages discovered by Aksum University and Californian University archaeologists in the ancient town of the Mai Adrasha have clues of historical ties between pre-Axumit Kingdom, Israel.

Ethiopia Walta

Gabon

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:48:57 GMT
Gabon Appreciates China's Long-Term, Sincere Support - FM
[Focac] Libreville -Gabon's Foreign Minister Noel Nelson Messone on Monday expressed appreciation for China's long-term and sincere support for his country's development, hailing China as a reliable friend.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:51:53 GMT
Handball - Angola Expected in Libreville On Monday
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior men's handball team are expected in Libreville (Gabon) on Monday, wherec they will participate in the African Cp of Nations (CAN22018), to take place on anuary 17-27.

Ghana

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:14:50 GMT
Ghana's GIS Locks Out Applicants With Stretch Marks and Bleached Skin
[This is Africa] In a sexist and discriminatory move the Ghanaian Immigration Service (GIS) has disqualified candidates with bleached skin and stretch marks from a massive recruitment exercise. Also barred are people with tattoos, dreadlocks and "bow...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:16:21 GMT
No School, Period! Menstruating Girls Banned From River Crossing
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -"These girls need to cross the river to get to their school"

Guinea

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:19:03 GMT
Morocco's El Kaabi Scores Three Times Against Guinea at CHAN
[CAF] Ayoub El Kaabi continued his fine form in front of goal scoring three times as Morocco moved within touching distance of a place at the quarter finals thanks to a 3-1 win over Guinea in Casablanca.

Guinea Bissau

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:58:38 GMT
Bissau Hosts 8th Jalsa Salana
[The Point] Bissau has successfully hosted the 8th National Annual Conference (Jalsa Salana) of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat of Guinea Bissau.

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 07:50:04 GMT
Tensions as Leaders Meet to Resolve Political Crisis
[VOA] Bissau -As Guinea Bissau's political elite gather in Nigeria Friday and Saturday in hopes of resolving a two-year-long crisis, residents and activists in the capital are demanding a solution to the political impasse.

Kenya

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:56:05 GMT
Trump 'Shithole' Comments Not Direct Attack - Kenya's Govt
[Nairobi News] Government spokesman Eric Kiraithe has defended the vulgar remarks by US President Donald Trump on Africa and other Third World nations.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:36:06 GMT
Chance for Kenya to Make Amends for Post-Election Sexual Violence
[IPS] Nairobi -I had already heard many disturbing stories of violence by the time I interviewed Mercy Maina, whose name I have changed to protect her privacy. Even so, what Mercy told me was truly disturbing. She said she was raped during the post-e...

Kenya Daily Nation

Kenya East African

Kenya Headlines

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:17:30 +0300
Rights crusader Ken Wafula had a headache
Wafula who contested as an independent candidate polled 9,206 votes to come seventh with the victor garnering 66,502 vot

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:20:30 +0300
Ukambani woman to court: Let me bewitch man who raped my girl
A middle-aged women left Makindu law courts in shock after seeking judge's permission to bewitch a man who is accused of

Kenya News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:19:30 +0300
Embu elder sent to jail for playing advocate
An elder has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for impersonating an advocate.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:12:30 +0300
Cytonn to invest Sh6 billion in real estate in Nyeri
On Friday last week, the firm opened an office in Nyeri Town as part of its plan to tap into the vast real estate

Lesotho

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:13:10 GMT
Giant Diamond Found in Lesotho
[Deutsche Welle] One of the world's largest diamonds has been found in the Letseng mine in Lesotho, a small country surrounded by South Africa. The diamond was found by UK mining company Gem Diamonds and could be worth up to $40 million.

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:48:58 GMT
Mining Bill Falls Short - Lawyer
[Lesotho Times] The government is currently reviewing the country's mining legislation in order to ensure that these laws enable the mining sector to significantly contribute to the country's socio economic development.

Liberia

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:04:53 GMT
Anti-Corruption Commission Wants Weah Declare Assets
[Observer] President-elect George Manneh Weah and the majority of the Legislature have yet to declare their assets as required under the Code of Conduct, says Cllr. Augustine Toe, acting chair of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC), who has...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:10:46 GMT
"I'll Not Fail You"
[NEWS] The President-elect George Weah has assured Liberians that he will not fail the country.

Liberian Dialogue

Madagascar

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:16:57 GMT
President Jacob Zuma Sends Condolences to Madagascar Following a Deadly Cyclone
[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has, on behalf of the Government and people of South Africa, extended the country's deepest condolences to the Republic of Madagascar following a deadly cyclone that hit the island, killing more than 40 people and le...

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:20:29 GMT
Cyclone Death Toll Rises to 33
[East African] The death toll from the tropical cyclone Ava that hit Madagascar last week has risen to 33, authorities said Tuesday.

Malawi

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:33:32 GMT
Malawi Reacts to Reports of Its Citizens Working in Iraq Under Harsh Conditions - Minister Warns Job Agencies
[Nyasa Times] The Malawi Government has warned private employment agencies it will take drastic action against those deviating from the Labour Export Guidelines (LEG).

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:16:50 GMT
Malawi Media Challenges Mutharika Over Attacks - President Told to 'Stop Living in an Illusory World'
[Nyasa Times] Malawi mainstream media has condemned President Peter Mutharika's conduct for attempting to intimidate journalists as unacceptable and dangerous to democracy.

Malawi Maravi Post

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:42:45 +0000
Astrology and Horoscope Daily Forecast for 22nd April 2016
Daily Forecast for 22nd April 2016By: Manisha Koushik Aries: There is really no point in projecting yourself more than what you really are on the professional or academic front, because it will not get you any brownie points. The need of the hour i...

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:10:33 +0000
Global Bottom-Up by 2030?
Written By: Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir There is a common denominator among successful human development projects, be they in the field of education, health, economic growth, cultural preservation or the environment, namely that the project beneficiaries the...

Malawi Times

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:26:30 +0000
Government bulldozes two Yao chiefs
The government has managed to bulldoze its way to expand the Lhomwe belt into Machinga District, a predominantly Yao territory, despite protests from two traditional authorities (T/As), namely, Chamba and Mlomba. Last year, the two chiefs told our si...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:21:01 +0000
George Chaponda case sent to Zomba
High Court judge Dingiswayo Madise has thrown out Anti- Corruption Bureau’s (ACB) request to commit the case involving former minister of Agriculture George Chaponda and one of the directors of Transglobe Produce Exports Rashid Tayub to the High Co...

Mali

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 04:00:05 GMT
A Dozen Shades of Khaki - Counter-Insurgency Operations in the Sahel
[IRIN] Dakar -The region has never been so militarised. Here's an overview of the international players in uniform.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:23:15 GMT
Rwanda to Face Mali in FIBA World Cup Qualifiers Opener
[New Times] Rwanda men's national basketball will face hosts Mali in the Group B opening game at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers First Round to be staged in Bamako from February 23-25.

Mauritania

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 04:00:05 GMT
A Dozen Shades of Khaki - Counter-Insurgency Operations in the Sahel
[IRIN] Dakar -The region has never been so militarised. Here's an overview of the international players in uniform.

Mauritius

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:17:17 GMT
Tropical Cyclone in Mauritius Causes Air Seychelles to Cancel Flights
[Seychelles News Agency] Air Seychelles, the national airline, has cancelled its flight to Mauritius for Thursday, January 18 due to tropical cyclone 'Berguitta', a communiqué stated.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:14:39 GMT
Cyclone Berguitta - All Emergency Services On Alert
[Government of Mauritius] All emergency services, including the Mauritius Police Force and the Mauritius Fire and Rescue Service, are on high alert after a cyclone warning Class 1 came into force in Mauritius at 16 00 hrs on Monday 15 January 2018 as...

Mozambique

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:46:32 GMT
Increased Repression of Peaceful Dissent
[HRW] Southern African governments clamped down on vocal journalists, activists, and opposition politicians in 2017, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2018.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:30:06 GMT
Anti-Graft Agency to Probe Maputo Immigration Service
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Central Office for the Fight Against Corruption (GCCC) is investigating the accounts of the Maputo City Immigration Services, following reports that in March last year 17.5 million meticais (about 297,000 US dollars) disapp...

Namibia

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:37:08 GMT
Neckartal Dam Ready to Collect Water
[Namibian] THE Neckartal Dam is ready to collect water, even though it is only set for completion in mid-July this year.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:06:40 GMT
Cranes in Must-Win CHAN Clash
[Monitor] Kampala -It's not how you start, but rather how you finish that matters. That is the message that Cranes coach Sebastien Desabre is unflinchingly preaching to his players ahead of tomorrow's must-win match against Namibia.

Niger

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 04:00:05 GMT
A Dozen Shades of Khaki - Counter-Insurgency Operations in the Sahel
[IRIN] Dakar -The region has never been so militarised. Here's an overview of the international players in uniform.

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 05:03:30 GMT
Nigerian Journalist Detained Over Critical Article He Didn't Write
[CPJ] Lomé -Nigerian authorities should immediately release Timothy Elombah, editor of the news website Elombah, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security forces arrested the journalist at his home in Nnewi, a city in Anambra state, ...

Nigeria

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:30:12 GMT
Niger Delta Avengers Say They Will Launch Attacks On Oil Facilities
[Guardian] A Niger Delta militant group has said it would begin another round of violent campaigns against oil companies in Nigeria in a few days' time.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:37:29 GMT
Senate Rejects Panel Report On Fuel Crisis, Probes Subsidy Payment
[Guardian] Abuja -Allegations of unending corrupt practices in the oil industry as well as persisting scarcity of petrol across the country generated serious agitations and outpour of criticisms against the management of the oil industry on the floor...

Nigeria African Herald Express

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 17:23:59 +0000
Summary of Deliberations by the Fulani Nationality Movement, Jan 13, 2018
– Press Statement – The Fulani Nationality Movement, (FUNAM) after extensive deliberations on the state of the nation in the context of the recent killings [...]

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 16:40:21 +0000
Nigeria Should Not Do to Ogonis What Was Done to Saro-Wiwa
— The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) urges the Nigerian government to put a stop to the constant human rights violations [...]

Nigeria National Mirror

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:19:43 +0000
Alheri denies owing FG N27.2bn over fibre optic agreement
Management of Alheri Engineering Company Limited has vehemently denied owing Federal Government the sum of $75,500,000.00 million (about N27.18billion at N360 to $1) over fibre optic agreement.   In a statement … The post Alheri denies owing...

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 08:24:34 +0000
Kano: Buhari Visits The Biggest Oil And Rice Mills In West Africa (Photos)
President Muhammadu Buhari accompanied by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and Abubakar Badaru on Thursday visited Gerawa Oil Mills Limited and Fullmark Rice Mills Limited, in continuation of the president’s 2-day … The post Kano: Buhari ...

Nigeria Nigeria Sturvs News

Nigeria Sun News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:57:53 +0000
Navy acquires 2 French patrol boats to boost maritime security
Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian Navy said it is about taking delivery of two new French-built OCEA FPB 72 patrol boats. The boats, the Navy says, would further boost the security patrol of the nation’s maritime domain. Director of Naval Inform...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:37:14 +0000
Sokoto distributes 45,000 desks to public schools
Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto The Sokoto state Government said it has distributed a total of 45,926 desks to various schools across the 23 local government areas of the state between 2015  and end of 2017. Special Adviser to the Governor Aminu Tambuwal on ...

Nigeria The Nation

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:12:20 +0000
Ebonyi closes schools to check spread of lassa fever
The Ebonyi Government on Thursday ordered closure of all public and private schools in the state to check the spread of lassa fever that broke out in the state recently. Prof. John Eke, the Commissioner for Education, told the News Agency of Nigeria ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:50:49 +0000
Trump announces ‘Fake News’ award winners, CNN, NYT top list
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday night announced the winners of his highly anticipated ‘Fake News Awards’ with CNN and New York Times emerging top on the list. Trump crashed the Republican Party’s website on which he posted the list of ...

Nigeria The Will

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:54:45 +0000
Russia 2018: Rohr Extends Contract As NFF Unveil Plans For Supper Eagles, Sign Deal With Coca-Cola
SAN FRANCISCO, January 18, (THEWILL) – The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has signed a two year contract extension with Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr. NFF 1st Vice President, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, explained that Rohr, ini...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:49:08 +0000
Herdsmen Wreck Havoc In Ex-Naval Chief’s Farms In Kwara, Destroy Crops Worth N200m
SAN FRANCISCO, January 18, (THEWILL) – Ex-Naval Chief, Vice-Admiral Samuel Afolayan, has claimed that herdsmen burnt 20 hectares of orange plantation, 20 hectares of cassava farm and five hectares of palm plantation in his farm. He said the far...

Rwanda

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:51:02 GMT
Karengera On How She Became a Global Makeup Artist
[New Times] Laura Isimbi Karengera describes makeup as "an art form like any other".

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:05:03 GMT
Head of State Receives Message From Rwandan Couterpart
[ANGOP] Luanda -A message from the President of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, was delivered Wednesday in Luanda by the country's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Louise Mushikiwabo, to the President of the Republic, João Lourenço...

Sao Tome and Principe

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:32:14 GMT
Chinese FM Meets Sao Tome and Principe Counterpart
[Focac] Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Monday that China is willing to promote all-round cooperation with Sao Tome and Principe and strengthen communications to safeguard the two countries' common interests.

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:32:28 GMT
Chinese FM to Visit Africa During First New Year Trip
[Focac] Beijing -Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an official visit to Rwanda, Angola, Gabon, and Sao Tome and Principe from Jan. 12 to 16, a foreign ministry spokesperson said Tuesday in Beijing.

Senegal

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:51:33 GMT
What Senegal Needs to Do to Close Its Energy Gap By 2030
[The Conversation Africa] Affordable and clean energy is the foundation for many of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Modern energy, like electricity and liquified petroleum gas, is a vital need for industries and households. But more...

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 09:45:41 GMT
Donald Trump Should Apologize for Remarks - African States
[Deutsche Welle] African UN ambassadors and the African Union have called for "a retraction and an apology" from Donald Trump after the US president reportedly described them as "s***hole" countries. Trump has denied using the phrase.

Seychelles

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:34:10 GMT
New Measures Installed to Monitor Lower Limits of Yellowfin Tuna for Seychelles-Flagged Vessels
[Seychelles News Agency] New measures have been put in place to ensure that Seychelles-flagged purse seiner vessels don't surpass their allocated limit of 2,555 metric tonnes of yellowfin tuna.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:04:11 GMT
Two Great Golf Courses to Play While Enjoying Life in Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles archipelago -- popular for its beaches and turquoise-coloured waters -- is getting more and more attention as a golf holiday destination. The island nation has two golf courses on two different islands.

Sierra Leone

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:45:21 GMT
Police Boss Assures Robust Security for 2018 Elections
[Concord] The new Inspector General of Police has assured the public that they are in a position to provide robust security for the conduct of the 2018 multitier elections, adding that his men are ready to put modalities in place to ensure the conduc...

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:45:28 GMT
Samura Kamara to Ride On the Legacy of President Koroma
[Concord] Presidential candidate for the ruling All Peoples Congress Party (APC) Dr. Samura Matthew Wilson Kamara has promised to continue building on the legacies of President Ernest Bai Koroma if he wins the March 7 presidential election.

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


Liberia: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf expelled by her party
PV Staff Outgoing Liberian president Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has been expelled from her party, the Unity Party. The expulsion was announced in a press release issued Saturday January 13. She is accused by party leaders of supporting president-elect Ge...


Ontario, Canada: Premier invites public to Ottawa town hall meeting
Premier Kathleen Wynne is traveling across Ontario to hear from people on the issues that matter most to them. Following engaging town hall meetings in Toronto and Brampton, where the Premier answered questions on everything from cannabis to auto in...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 07:33:51 +0000
Für Sierra Leone e.V surprises Flood Victims with end of year packages
It was a sigh of relief for up to five hundred victims of the recent flood and mudslide incidences in Freetown as Fur Sierra Leone e.V with the support from its German Philanthropists provided them with surprise end of year packages. Part of the end ...

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 15:30:49 +0000
EU AUDIT REPORT APPLAUDS EPA-SL FOR SOUND ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES
 An EU audit report has praised the Environment Protection AgencySierra Leone (EPA-SL) for what it describes as the Agency’s exemplary leadership role in the area of “transparency, honesty, dedication and compliance”. These observations were m...

Somalia

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:23:06 GMT
UN, Partners Seek U.S.$1.6 Billion to Protect Millions of Lives From Drought
[UN News] While Somalia, with the international community's help, averted famine last year, long-term solutions for drought, conflict and displacement must still be found, the United Nations office in the country said Wednesday, launching the 2018 hu...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:01:40 GMT
Ethiopia Committed to Somaliland Peace, Stability - Hailemariam Desalegn
[Ethiopian Herald] Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Somaliland President Musa Behi Abdi held discussions on various issues here in Addis yesterday.Prime Minister Hailemariam stated his country's commitment to Somaliland's peace and stability, ...

South Africa AllAfrica

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT
Forced Abortions - a New Frontier in the War On Women's Bodies?
[Bhekisisa] Partners and families allegedly drugged women and in some cases even physically restrained them as doctors performed the procedure.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:57:17 GMT
Cape Town's Map of Water Usage Has Residents Seeing Red
[The Conversation Africa] The latest weapon in Cape Town's water saving arsenal is a map that exposes private meter readings to public scrutiny. The initiative has been launched as the South African city enters the third year of its worst drought on ...

South Africa Business Day

South Africa Independent

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:25:00 GMT
'Intensive investigation' led to arrest of #SiamLee suspect
KZN police say “an intensive investigation” led to the arrest of a 29-year-old man believed to have been involved in the disappearance and murder of Siam Lee.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:30:00 GMT
Tough school year ahead for Western Cape
The provincial government has warned that diminishing budgets, safety, overcrowded classrooms and a shortage of teachers will plague schools in 2018.

South Africa Mail & Guardian

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:23:00 +0200
HRW report hails resistance to Trump-style populism
Human Rights Watch tracks unchecked abuse in unstable states like Syria and Myanmar, authoritarian trends in powers like Turkey and China.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:56:00 +0200
Hoërskool Overvaal: DA T-shirt burned as tensions escalate
Tensions have escalated outside Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging as protestors set a DA T-shirt alight and threatened to burn tyres.

South Africa News 24

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:01:52 +0200
News24.com | AS IT HAPPENED: Petrol bomb thrown, police react with rubber bullets at #HoërskoolOvervaal protest
A crowd of protesters has gathered outside Hoërskool Overvaal to express their anger at the exclusion of learners from the Afrikaans medium school.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:25:29 +0200
News24.com | Drought levy likely to be dropped after massive outcry – De Lille
The controversial drought levy, or drought charge, proposed by the City of Cape Town will most likely be rejected by the council, Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

South Africa News 24

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:01:52 +0200
News24.com | AS IT HAPPENED: Petrol bomb thrown, police react with rubber bullets at #HoërskoolOvervaal protest
A crowd of protesters has gathered outside Hoërskool Overvaal to express their anger at the exclusion of learners from the Afrikaans medium school.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:25:29 +0200
News24.com | Drought levy likely to be dropped after massive outcry – De Lille
The controversial drought levy, or drought charge, proposed by the City of Cape Town will most likely be rejected by the council, Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

South Africa Sowetan Live

South Africa Times Live

South Sudan

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:32:53 GMT
Insured, South Sudan Seeking Investors
[East African] War-torn South Sudan is hoping to attract investors mainly in the oil sector and revive its battered economy after joining the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI).

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:57:38 GMT
Is Another Rebellion Brewing in South Sudan?
[East African] The whereabouts of former South Sudan chief of general staff Gen Paul Malong are unknown, with President Salva Kiir's regime fearing that he could instigate a new conflict.

South Sudan Nation

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:44:50 +0000
Open Letter from Rumbek Community in Diaspora to President of Republic of South Sudan, Mr. Salva Kiir Mayardit and the International Community
From: Rumbek Community Members, JAN/11/2018, SSN; Dear President Salva Kiir Mayayrdit and International Community: We, sons and daughters of Rumbek Community in diaspora: Australia, USA, Canada, Europe and many other places of refuge all over the wor...

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 22:45:53 +0000
Who’s to blame for the potential disintegration of South Sudan? A Response to Jieng CE Joshua Dau Diu
By: James Yiel Yoak Nhial, 65Yoaknhial@gmail.com, JAN/11/2018, SSN; A response to an Article written by the co-chair of Jieng council of elders Mr. Joshua Dau Diu entitled; South Sudan is at the verge of disintegration, dated 14th October 2017. It is...

Southern Africa

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT
South Africa:Forced Abortions - a New Frontier in the War On Women's Bodies?
[Bhekisisa] Partners and families allegedly drugged women and in some cases even physically restrained them as doctors performed the procedure.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:57:17 GMT
South Africa:Cape Town's Map of Water Usage Has Residents Seeing Red
[The Conversation Africa] The latest weapon in Cape Town's water saving arsenal is a map that exposes private meter readings to public scrutiny. The initiative has been launched as the South African city enters the third year of its worst drought on ...

Sudan

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:37:10 GMT
Sudan Reach CHAN Quarters, Join Hosts Morocco
[CAF] Striker Walaal Musa was the hero for Sudan as his goal on the half hour mark booked their place in the quarters thanks to a 1-0 win over a spirited Mauritania side.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:06:06 GMT
Sudan Deploys Troops to Eritrea Border Amid Tension With Egypt
[East African] Sudan has deployed more forces on its border with Eritrea amid rising tension in the Red Sea region.

Swaziland

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:06:05 GMT
Swaziland Civil Liberties Worsen
[Swazi Media] Civil liberties in Swaziland have deteriorated in the past year, a leading global freedom group has reported.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:46:32 GMT
Increased Repression of Peaceful Dissent
[HRW] Southern African governments clamped down on vocal journalists, activists, and opposition politicians in 2017, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2018.

Swaziland Times

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:00:00 +0200
I KNOW VICTOR’S KILLER – PROPHET GCINA
MBABANE – Police are having sleepless nights trying to find his killers, members of the public are speculating on his death, but there is a

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:59:00 +0200
MOURNERS ARRIVE IN NUMBERS
MBABANE – The impact a person had in a place is usually seen after he or she has left. This proves true for murdered businessman Victor

Tanzania

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:02:50 GMT
Magufuli Bans All Forms of Contributions in Public Schools
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has banned all forms of contributions charged to parents, guardians and relatives of pupils studying in public schools--both levels of primary and secondary schools.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:29:37 GMT
We Must All Protect the Environment - VP
[Daily News] VICE President, Ms Samia Suluhu Hassan, has reiterated the need for the public to embark on serious management of the environment in order to cope with the rising threats of climate change in the country.

Tanzania Citizen

Gambia

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:14:19 GMT
Statement From Duga
[Foroyaa] "We watched with great concern, the recent political violence between rival political factions in Busumbala. Violence between political rivals is unacceptable, undemocratic and a threat to the fragile security in our new found dispensation.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:08:48 GMT
Why Nigeria Helped Force Yahya Jammeh Out in Gambia - Buhari
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja expressed disappointment that he and other leaders of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, had to use strong-arm tactics to get Yahya Jammeh, the former Gambian presiden...

The Gambia Echo

Togo

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 03:30:05 GMT
Africa's Generational War
[Democracy Works] In Kenya, President Uhuru Kenyatta finally secured a second term on Nov. 28 after two flawed elections, outbreaks of violence, and a series of court battles.

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:47:21 GMT
Govt Bans Opposition Demonstrations in Three Cities Over 'Security Concerns'
[MFWA] In a continuing show of force against opposition demonstrators and citizens, authorities in Togo have announced a ban on political rallies in three cities in the north of the country - Sokodé, Bafilo and Mango.

Uganda

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:23:14 GMT
Student With Albinism Beats Odds to Graduate at Makerere
[Monitor] Kampala -He faced many challenges, was mocked and despised in his early childhood but he stayed focused on achieving his dream as he scaled the hurdles and carried home the crown of academic excellence among proud medical students that grad...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:06:40 GMT
Cranes in Must-Win CHAN Clash
[Monitor] Kampala -It's not how you start, but rather how you finish that matters. That is the message that Cranes coach Sebastien Desabre is unflinchingly preaching to his players ahead of tomorrow's must-win match against Namibia.

Uganda Daily Monitor

Uganda New Vision

Thu, 31 Dec 2015 10:28:03 GMT
Tears, emotions at Rwanda peace-building conference
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 10:08:20 GMT
Museveni deviated from what we fought for, says Besigye
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West Africa

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:30:12 GMT
Nigeria:Niger Delta Avengers Say They Will Launch Attacks On Oil Facilities
[Guardian] A Niger Delta militant group has said it would begin another round of violent campaigns against oil companies in Nigeria in a few days' time.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:37:29 GMT
Nigeria:Senate Rejects Panel Report On Fuel Crisis, Probes Subsidy Payment
[Guardian] Abuja -Allegations of unending corrupt practices in the oil industry as well as persisting scarcity of petrol across the country generated serious agitations and outpour of criticisms against the management of the oil industry on the floor...

Zambia

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:12:51 GMT
MMD Youth Warns Nevers Mumba
[Zambia Reports] MMD die-hard youths national coordinator Gerald Chiluba has warned the Nevers Mumba's group to stop bringing the leadership of the party into disrepute.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:05:10 GMT
CBU Lecturers Warned and Cautioned Over Locked-Up VC
[Times of Zambia] POLICE on the Copperbelt have warned and cautioned 10 Copperbelt University (CBU) lecturers for unlawful confinement of Vice-Chancellor Naison Ngoma following a protest last week.

Zimbabwe

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:24:43 GMT
Will Mnangagwa Pull Off Another 'Coup' This Year?
[ISS] Emmerson Mnangagwa artfully disguised the manoeuvre that ousted Robert Mugabe from 37 years in power last year as a 'military-assisted transition' rather than a military coup. He thereby escaped suspension from the Southern African Development ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:46:32 GMT
Increased Repression of Peaceful Dissent
[HRW] Southern African governments clamped down on vocal journalists, activists, and opposition politicians in 2017, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2018.

Zimbabwe Herald

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:02:15 +0000
Mavima speaks on illegal colleges
Abigail Mawonde Herald Correspondent Lack of schools in newly-established suburbs in Harare has resulted in the mushrooming of illegal colleges, whose operations are not monitored by Government, Primary and Secondary Education Minister Professor Pau...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:05:52 +0000
Mudede speaks on passport delays
Felex Share Senior Reporter— Delays in the issuance of ordinary passports are being caused by foreign currency shortages, the Registrar-General’s department said yesterday. Registrar-General Mr Tobaiwa Mudede said passport production requir...

Zimbabwe Mail

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:34:09 +0000
Dirty Priscilla says erection at 45+ is so rare it is like winning a lottery
CONTROVERSIAL MP for Matebeleland South, Priscilla Misiharabwi-Mushonga, has said Zimbabwean men who are above 40 suffer erectile dysfunction and were a drain to the national fiscus which is skewed towards expenditure on male condoms which [...] The ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:30:14 +0000
Auxillia Mnangagwa causes another mishap in Parliament
HARARE – First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa who perplexed Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda on Tuesday when she stood up when another member was contributing and he wondered how to address her now, yesterday caused another [...] The post Auxillia ...

Cambodian Times

Hong Kong China

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:49:15 +0800
Dhaka bans Chinese construction firm over bribery
Bangladesh has blacklisted a top Chinese construction firm for allegedly trying to bribe a senior government official and stopped its work in the country. The state-backed China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) was in negotiations with the Banglad...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:54:36 +0800
Macau police hunt croupier over missing chips
Macau police say they are looking for a croupier in connection with the theft of almost HK$48 million-worth of gambling chips from the Wynn casino. Officers say they're not ruling out that others were involved in the robbery. They also said no viol...

Hong Kong Local

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:48:15 +0800
Justice secretary to miss this month's Legco panel
Business and Professionals Alliance lawmaker Priscilla Leung said on Thursday that Justice Secretary Teresa Cheng will be giving a Legco panel meeting this month a miss. Leung said that Cheng has informed her that she needs more time to prepare and ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:37:53 +0800
Beijing must hear rail plan concerns: Law Society
The Law Society has urged the SAR government to relay to Beijing concerns surrounding the plan to give the mainland control of much of the future West Kowoon Station, warning that uncertainty over the legal basis for the arrangement risks undermining...

South China Morning Post

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:52:24 +0800
Arrested ex-CIA agent quit spy agency to investigate counterfeit cigarettes in Hong Kong, sources say
Former CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee, who has been detained in the US for illegally retaining national security information, went from being an operative in the world’s top spy agency to investigating counterfeit cigarettes in Hong Kong, sourc...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:51:23 +0800
What is Carrie Lam’s game plan as Hong Kong’s chief executive makes rare trek to Davos?
Hong Kong’s top official, a rare guest at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is likely on a mission to sell the city as still autonomous and attractive to the world, experts say. Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor will next...

Xinhua China News

2017-05-07
China Focus: Beijing firms bring tech to Belt and Road countries
"Borrow a boat to sail in the sea -- we will find more ways to use the opportunities brought by the Belt and Road Initiative," he said.

2017-04-24
Xi, Trump discuss ties, Korean Peninsula situation over phone
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Monday discussed bilateral ties and the situation on the Korean Peninsula on phone, pledging close contact by various means to promptly exchange views on major issues of common con...

Xinhua World News

2018-01-03
U.S. failure to appoint Australian ambassador "diplomatic insult": former deputy PM
Former Australian Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer has accused the U.S. of hitting Australia with a "diplomatic insult."

2017-10-28
Speaker of Hungarian Parliament addresses in Budapest
Laszlo Kover (1st L), Speaker of the Hungarian Parliament, speaks at a conference of the parliament speakers of the Western Balkans in Budapest, Hungary on Oct. 27, 2017.

India Merinews

2018-01-18T18:33:48+05:30
Indian skipper Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year 2017
Despite losing the first two matches and the ongoing 3-match Test series against South Africa, a bit of respite came for the Indian skipper Virat Kohli who was named ICC cricketer of the Year 2017.

2018-01-18T18:06:36+05:30
Panel recommends lowering blood-alcohol limit to reduce drunk driving cases
In a move that is going to come a celebration for the road safety activists, a government panel, on Wednesday, recommended lowering the permissible blood-alcohol concentration limit for people behind the wheel.

Indonesia

Indonesia Headlines

Indonesia Jakarta

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:51:57 +0700
Indonesia to Establish Single Agency for International Aid
The government is working to establish a single agency for its international aid programs, an official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday (17/01).

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:43:41 +0700
Indonesians Should Vote for Environment-Conscious Candidates: Walhi
Indonesians should vote for environment-conscious leaders, as the country is facing an ecological emergency, the Indonesian Forum for the Environment, or Walhi, said on Wednesday (17/01).

Japan Times News

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:39:04 PST
More churches torched as pope takes Chilean state and Mapuche minority to task over ‘injustices’

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:39:03 PST
Trump assault on nuclear deal has thrown Airbus purchases into doubt, Iran says

Malaysia Malay Mail

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:43:49 +0000
‘Mak Yong Titis Sakti’ fuses local traditional theatre with Shakespeare
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 — Local theatre artistes should be more daring to experiment on combining local traditional works of art with international scripts to ensure that the art continues to be relevant and accepted, especially by the younger...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:21:48 +0000
Ending segregation of students: Teachers must prepare for bigger challenge
ALOR GAJAH, Jan 18 — Abolishing the system of segregating students into different classes based on their academic performance beginning next year, will require teachers to be more prepared for a bigger challenge. Universiti Teknikal Malaysia...

Malaysia Malayan Insider

Mongolia

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 04:21:29 +0000
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Myanmar Mandalay

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:16:44 +0630
Farmers protest to free detained comrades
Farmers in Singu township, Mandalay Region, launched a protest to call for the release of fellow farmer U Tint Naing and others in the region who were arrested for continuing to plow on confiscated farm lands in Tayawbin village, Katetchin village-tr...

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:10:24 +0630
15 perish in KTV fire in Magwe
Fifteen people were killed and one injured in a fire that broke at a KTV lounge in Magwe. The injured woman is in a critical condition, and is being treated at the Magwe Region Hospital, according to the regional Fire Brigade.

Myanmar National

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:19:58 +0630
State Counsellor to medical staff: be competent, ethical
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says that Myanmar needs doctors and medical staff who are not only professionally competent but who are also ethically committed to their work.

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:16:44 +0630
Farmers protest to free detained comrades
Farmers in Singu township, Mandalay Region, launched a protest to call for the release of fellow farmer U Tint Naing and others in the region who were arrested for continuing to plow on confiscated farm lands in Tayawbin village, Katetchin village-tr...

Myanmar Nay Pyi Taw

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:19:58 +0630
State Counsellor to medical staff: be competent, ethical
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says that Myanmar needs doctors and medical staff who are not only professionally competent but who are also ethically committed to their work.

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:35:07 +0630
Police stop protesters in front of Supreme Court
Police have prevented 20 protesters from demonstrating in front of the Nay Pyi Taw  Supreme Court office.

Myanmar Yangon

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:13:06 +0630
Yangon judiciary system needs own land, offices
Yangon Region’s judiciary system needs to be restructured and independent in order to function effectively, said the Region Hluttaw Judicial, Rule of law, Complaints and Appeals Scrutiny Committee (JRLCASC).

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:10:38 +0630
Magnitude 4 earthquake shakes parts of Yangon
A magnitude 4 earthquake centred four miles from northeast Twante township was felt in parts of Yangon at about 5:06pm on Thursday, according to the earthquake section of the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology.

North Korea (published in Seoul, South Korea)

Thu, 18 Jan 18 17:11:48 +0900
Merchants trying to keep shops open despite forced mobilization and mandatory lectures
Unification Media Group (UMG): Today we are joined once again by special correspondent Kang Mi Jin for the latest look inside local news and events in North Korea. First we’ll look at the early January mass mobilization of residents to procure comp...

Thu, 18 Jan 18 16:43:35 +0900
Despite stacked deck, North Koreans use private education to climb social ladder
Unification Media Group (UMG): As North Korea enters the school winter holidays, private for-profit education services are kicking into high gear. Although the North proclaims its educational system is equal for all, the reality on the ground is quit...

Pakistan World News

Pakistani News

Philippines

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:43:00 +0800
Timeline: How the Rappler case developed
MANILA, Philippines — Online news site Rappler recently made it to the headlines after the Security and Exchange Commission ordered its closure over its alle

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:09:00 +0800
Philippines in 'worst human rights crisis' since Marcos
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is in the "worst human rights crisis" since the reign of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos because of the bloody and b

Philippines Bacolod

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:57:43 +0800
‘Celebrations’ at SM City Bacolod
HAVE an event coming up? Preparing and planning for any event is quite stressful, most especially if the event is a wedding, debut or any big party, and even corporate affairs. Whatever the occasion, however big the celebration – from creating a t...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:39:38 +0800
Lawmaker sustains push for creation of housing department
NEGROS Occidental Third District Rep. Alfredo Benitez continued to push for the creation of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development as he delivered his sponsorship remarks of House Bill 6775 on Wednesday. The committee report on th...

Philippines Baguio

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:48:28 +0800
Vinluan: Running injuries
RUNNING injuries occur whether individuals are under-exercised or to athletes who are in the level of running excellence. Injuries occur unexpectedly; even so that a revolutionary concept was developed by sports-oriented podiatrist in relation to leg...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:46:58 +0800
Security measures in place for Caraa 2018
THE Department of Education (DepEd) assured delegates from the different provinces and lone city in the Cordillera security measures are in place when Abra hosts the largest sporting event in the region. DepEd sports coordinator Agustin Gumuwang said...

Philippines Cagayan-De-Oro

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:32:35 +0800
The Sexy Chef
WITH food being a constant part of her day, it's definitely a wonder how Chef Audrey Ramos maintains her svelte physique. On top of that, she has this ethereal beauty that's more tempting than any of her plated creations. Some will probably surmise i...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:31:00 +0800
Vugt: Jesus cures the leper
THE Gospel of today says Mk1:40-45: “A leper comes to Jesus and begged him, “If “If you want to, you can make me clean.” Moved with pity, Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, “I do want to; be clean.” The leprosy left the...

Philippines Cebu

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:56:51 +0800
Pit Senyor, celebrities!
CAN you hear the drums, Fernando?” Or so the Abba hit song goes. But the sound of the drums in the song is related to war while what we hear these days signal the coming of the feast of the Holy Child, fondly called the Señor Santo Niño. ●●...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:31:50 +0800
Archbishop Caccia to witness Fiesta Señor
ORGANIZERS of the 453rd Fiesta Senor celebration confirmed that the Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines will be in Cebu to witness the religious activities during the weekend. Fr. Ric Anthony Reyes, secretary of this year's fiesta committee and medi...

Philippines Davao

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:47:43 +0800
Crime lab to serve Mindanao's DNA test needs
THE Regional Crime Laboratory Office (RCLO) said that its new building comes equipped with modern deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) equipment and that they will be using this by the end of this month, to serve the DNA tests requirements for crime scene inv...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:47:01 +0800
No water for 24-96 hours in Davao City
THERE will be water interruption in various areas of Davao City starting 10 a.m. on Friday, January 19. The interruption is estimated to last 24 hours to 96 hours. The Davao City Water District (DCWD) apologizes for the inconvenience and explained th...

Philippines Dumaguete

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:15:29 +0800
Tracking device now required in Tañon Strait commercial fishing boats
COMMERCIAL fishing vessels in the Tañon Strait Protected Seascape (TSPS) are now required to install the Vessel Monitoring Measures (VMM) transponder as required by law under Republic Act (RA) 10654. The VMM transponder is a vessel tracking device t...

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 16:34:52 +0800
DILG serves dismissal order to suspended Negros Oriental guv
TWO ranking provincial officials of Negros Oriental went up the ladder by way of succession after the Ombudsman’s dismissal order was served to Governor Roel Degamo early morning Tuesday, December 19. Department of Interior and Local Government (DI...

Philippines Headlines

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:43:00 +0800
Timeline: How the Rappler case developed
MANILA, Philippines — Online news site Rappler recently made it to the headlines after the Security and Exchange Commission ordered its closure over its alle

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:09:00 +0800
Philippines in 'worst human rights crisis' since Marcos
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is in the "worst human rights crisis" since the reign of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos because of the bloody and b

Philippines Iloilo

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 20:36:44 +0800
January 12 afternoon classes in Iloilo City suspended
ILOILO City Mayor Jose Espinosa III has issued an Executive Order (EO) suspending classes in all levels in public schools on Friday afternoon, January 12. The suspension is in line with the Iloilo Dinagyang Festival 2018 opening salvo that will resul...

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:19:58 +0800
Disaster council wants Panay River Basin project fast-tracked
MEMBERS of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) saw the need to fast-track the implementation of the Panay River Basin Development Project to address the flooding problem in Capiz. The council during emergency meeting ...

Philippines Manila

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:31:55 +0800
Without BBL, Duterte warns of another war in Mindanao
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, January 18, warned about the possibility of another war erupting in Mindanao if the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is not enacted into law. The President stressed that it was about time to correct the "hist...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:45:48 +0800
PHLPost issues Mama Sita commemorative stamps
TERESITA "Mama Sita" Reyes commemorative postage stamps were recently issued by Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost), gathering Mama Sita family and relatives, stamp collectors, and distinguished guests in an intimate and formal launch in Manila C...

Philippines Nation

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:30:55 +0800
Mayon lava flow advances 3 kilometers from crater
MANILA, Philippines — Lava flow in Mayon Volcano's Miisi Gully has advanced to approximately three kilometers from the summit crater, the Philippine Institut

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:40:48 +0800
DA chief Piñol named chair of PDP-Laban in North Cotabato

Philippines Pampanga

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:54:33 +0800
Gonzales is PDP-Laban chair in Central Luzon
PAMPANGA third district Representative Aurelio Gonzales Jr. is now the chairman of President Duterte's party, Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP)-Laban, in Central Luzon. His appointment to the post was signed by Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:53:24 +0800
School promotes Angeleño identity through souvenir shop
THE students of the City College of Angeles (CCA) have launched a unique brand of souvenirs that promote the Angeleño artistry, tourism, cultural and heritage legacies through a shop named “Lamac.” “Lamac” is a shop manned by the fourth year...

Philippines Pangasinan

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:10:19 +0800
Vivant subsidiary gets 5-year lease on Bauang, La Union plant
Vivant Corporation subsidiary, 1590 Energy Corp (1590 EC), secured the right to operate and maintain the 215-MW diesel bunker-fired power plant located in Bauang, La Union for five years. The Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) awarded the lease...

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:22:00 +0800
Ilocos police to pursue internal cleansing, anti-drug war
INTERNAL cleansing and intensified campaign against illegal drugs were identified by Chief Superintendent Romulo Sapitula, Police Regional Office (PRO)-Ilocos director, as among his top priorities for 2018. Superintendent Ferdinand de Asis, PRO-Iloco...

Philippines Regional

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:28:29 +0800
Scientists seek super-shot for flu 100 years after pandemic
WASHINGTON -- The descriptions are haunting. Some victims felt fine in the morning and were dead by night. Faces turned blue as patients coughed up blood. Stacked bodies outnumbered coffins. A century after one of history's most catastrophic disease ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:16:51 +0800
Splash brothers rain 3's in win vs Bulls
STEPHEN Curry and Klay Thompson made it rain from downtown to snap the three-game winning streak of the Chicago Bulls, 119-112. Chicago started off with season high 40 points in the first quarter alone, like beasts in the paint and fast breaks. Chica...

Philippines Tacloban

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:44:22 +0800
Bodies of Tacloban landslide victims retrieved
THE bodies of four people buried by rain-induced landslides in Tacloban City's Quarry district were retrieved Monday night, January 15. The two-day retrieval operation concluded around 6 p.m. Monday after the recovery of the last two bodies buried by...

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:36:37 +0800
Soldier hurt in Northern Samar clash
A SOLDIER was wounded in a firefight between government troops and communist rebels on the outskirts of Lope De Vega, Northern Samar, on Sunday afternoon, January 14. The Philippine Army identified the wounded soldier as Corporal Artemio Bendo. He wa...

Philippines Zamboanga

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:03:16 +0800
'MILF platoon leader' arrested in Pagadian drug bust
AN ALLEGED platoon leader of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) was arrested in a drug bust in Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur province, the police reported Thursday. Chief Superintendent Billy Beltran, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsu...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:02:54 +0800
P32.34-M agri-fishery products destroyed by ‘Vinta’
ZAMBOANGA City Agriculturist Diosdado Palacat has reported that 951.2 hectares of agricultural and fishery areas worth P32.35 million were destroyed by Tropical Storm Vinta in Zamboanga City. Palacat, in his report to Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Sal...

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Singapore Today Online

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:20:02 +0000
Most Singaporeans believe family and government should take care of elderly: Poll
Kelly Ng17 min 30 sec agoSINGAPORE — Should each generation take care of itself?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:45:03 +0000
Fire breaks out at Serangoon North causing power outage
52 min 37 sec agoSINGAPORE — A fire broke out at a HDB flat at Block 147 Serangoon North Avenue 1 on T

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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:20:00 +0700
Malaysian plane scare as flight diverted to Alice Springs
MELBOURNE: A Malaysia Airlines flight was forced to divert to the Australian outback town of Alice Springs on Thursday for "technical reasons" in a scare one passenger described as "hell".

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:07:00 +0700
Indonesia uses Chiang Mai umbrella festival to lure Thai tourists
Indonesia is to erect its own pavilion at the famous Umbrella Festival in Chiang Mai in hopes of increasing the volume of Thai tourists heading south.

Thailand Bangkok Top Stories

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:17:00 +0700
Myanmar arrests MP after Rakhine riot
Myanmar police on Thursday arrested a prominent Rakhine Buddhist MP for allegedly provoking ethnic violence, state media and his party said, after a deadly riot highlighted simmering tensions in the troubled state.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:20:00 +0700
Fine robots display fuels worries about job loss in Japan
Nearly 200 companies gathered in Tokyo to showcase the latest in robotic industry technology, triggering amongst exhibitors and visitors a debate on the future of human labour. — Reuters

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Vietnam Bao dien tu

1/18/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnamese productivity equal to 80% of Korea in some fields, but salaries far less
GSO (General Statistics Office) has released a report showing that labor productivity is VND93.2 million per worker, or $4,159, in accordance with 2017 prices. 

1/18/2018 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
2017 called the ‘year of milk tea’
VietNamNet Bridge - For the 8X, 9X and 10X generations, “Hey, let’s have a milk tea” has replaced the classic invitation for “A cup of coffee?”. 

Vietnam Politics

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:32:00 GMT
Japan to provide patrol ships to Vietnam amid maritime row with China
  Japan also agreed to provide two large patrol ships and lend up to five used surveillance aircraft to the PhilippinesJapan to provide planes, ships for Philippines amid sea dispute with ChinaJapan eyes record defence budget to develop anti-ship m...

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 01:00:00 GMT
French president hails preservation of Hanoi Old Quarter
  Francois Hollande was warmly welcomed by Hanoians and tourists in the Old QuarterVietnamese airlines order 40 Airbus jets worth $6.5 billionBeyond the baguette: France's food legacy in VietnamHanoi opens pedestrian zone around iconic Sword LakeFr...

Vietnam Thanh Nien

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 05:00:00 GMT
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From September 15, 2016, the website is no longer updated. All the articles we have published can still be found in the Archive.

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 03:44:51 GMT
Vietnam property market: to buy or not to buy?
  The new legislation played a major role in addressing many issues that foreigners previously faced and made Vietnam property market “sexy” againVietnam’s housing market improves in Q2: reportForeigners fuel housing salesIt's still hard for ...

Argentina

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:23:00 GMT
Francis calls on Mapuches to shun violence, which "turns a most just cause into a lie"
Pope Francis urged Chile’s indigenous Mapuche people on Wednesday to shun violence, saying unity was the best weapon against “the deforestation of hope,” as they struggle to defend their culture and reclaim ancestral land...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:11:00 GMT
All cuts of Argentine beef and lamb have full access to the Chinese market
Argentina and China signed a "historic" agreement that opens the huge Asian market to beef and lamb with bone from the South American country, according to Senasa the Argentine agriculture and livestock sanitary office. The dea...

Argentina Independent

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:23:58 +0000
Guilty Verdicts in Historic Human Trafficking Trial in Tierra del Fuego
Judges in Tierra del Fuego province have condemned three people for human trafficking and forced prostitution in the first trial in Argentina in which one of the victims acted as plaintiff.

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:08:19 +0000
Senate Approves New Rental Law
The Senate has unanimously approved a bill to regulate rental contracts and control abuses by landlords and estate agents by limiting commissions and restricting price increases.

Bahamas Weekly

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:39:33 EDT
Bahamas select four winners in its “Say Yes Marriage Proposal” Contest
Four winners have been selected from the recent “Say Yes” Marriage Proposal contest, which ended December 15, 2017 and was organized by The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA) in conjunction with Paparazzi Proposals of New York....

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:35:38 EDT
Over-the-Hill Clean-up Campaign to get underway this weekend
Officials of the Economic Development and Planning Unit of the Office of the Prime Minister have teamed up with officials from the Department of Environmental Health Servi...

Barbados Nation News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:07:00 -0400
Govt to switch customs officers
After three years of controversy, it seems Government is finally set to go ahead and transition the Customs & Excise Department into the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA). But Government’s decision... ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:07:00 -0400
Union officials tight-lipped on action
Today the public will know how severe the next two days of planned industrial action by the public sector will be. Both president of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), Akanni McDowall, and... ...

Belize Times

The Reporter

Fri, 13 May 2016 21:30:13 +0000
Dara gets another award for his “mission”
By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Joel “Dara” Robinson, known in most sectors for his tireless effort to keep hungry schoolchildren fed, has earned another award for his “mission”, and a donation towards his effort. The philanth...

Fri, 13 May 2016 19:39:57 +0000
Study shows some over-the-counter drugs are dangerous to the brain
By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Anticholinergic drugs, including Xanax, Zyrtec and Codeine, can cause cognitive impairment and an increased risk of dementia, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Neurology. The study offers proof of ...

Bolpress (sp)

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:21:45 +0000
Anacronismos en el discurso político
Es de esperar que el discurso, manifestación enunciativa del lenguaje, guarde sedimentos heredados en su arqueología discursiva. Sin embargo, hay discursos que lo hacen de manera desmesurada, cargando mucho peso de los anacronismos, herencias verna...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:15:27 +0000
Socialismo es el poder
En la economía, la política y la sociedad en general se ha discutido la dicotomía entre dos sistemas: el capitalismo versus el socialismo. Mientras se crítica al capitalismo por sus problemas: los ricos se hacen más ricos, los pobres más pobres...

El Diario (sp)

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0400
Gobierno y médicos trazaron directrices para dialogar
Como estaba previsto ayer desde las 10:50 se reunieron en Santa Cruz de la Sierra, autoridades del Gobierno y representantes del Colegio Médico de Bolivia. El conflicto que cumplió 40 días de movilización, podría avizorar acuerdo, siempre y cuan...

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0400
Llegó 2018 con festejos en todo el mundo
Los ciudadanos de Kiribati y Samoa fueron los primeros en recibir el 2018 que llegó antes a los países del Pacífico Sur. Estos archipiélagos, cuya población combinada supera los 30 mil ciudadanos, escucharon las doce campanadas ante un cielo i...

Brazil

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:36:00 GMT
Brazil willing to admit US ethanol, if US opens market to fresh beef exports
Brazil is studying the removal of a 20% tariff on ethanol imports from the United States, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Wednesday, in a decision that could depend on Washington lifting a ban on fresh beef exports fr...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:28:00 GMT
Lula followers anticipate "killings" if the ex president is banned from running
Brazilian Senator and president of the Workers Party, PT, Gleisi Hoffmann said that jailing ex president Lula da Silva, indicted on corruption charges, once the final ruling is known will mean "killing many people".

Caribbean

La Nacion (sp)

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:49:00 GMT
Hugo Gutiérrez presentó una querella criminal contra Van Rysselberghe
El diputado comunista acusa a la senadora y presidenta de la UDI como autora del delito de cohecho por su labor parlamentaria en materia pesquera.

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:26:00 GMT
Pescadores artesanales: “Por moral Piñera no debe ser candidato”
El líder de la Federación Nacional de Sindicatos de Pesca Artesanal (Fenaspar), Hernán Cortés,recordó que el expresidente “actuó como empresario, buscando favorecer los intereses de los grupos económicos en desmedro de los intereses de Chile...

Colombia

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:00:56 +0000
Tarapoto Lake: Colombia’s first protected wetland in the Amazon
The Tarapoto Lake in the most southern tip of Colombia is home to a staggering 900 animal and plant species. It is now a protected Ramsar site for wetlands. The…Read more Tarapoto Lake: Colombia’s first protected wetland in the Amazon

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:46:32 +0000
FARC members killed while campaigning in northern Colombia
The United Nations on Wednesday condemned the assassination of two members of demobilized guerrilla group FARC at an election campaign event in northwest Colombia. The two former guerrillas were killed…Read more FARC members killed while campai...

Colombia Bogota

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:10:16 +0000
La Batea: A visual testament of informal gold mining in Colombia
A book documenting small scale gold mining in Colombia offers an honest look at an ancient industry.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:41:39 +0000
Bogotá to get more CCTV coverage announces Mayor Enrique Peñalosa
Bogotá mayor Enrique Peñalosa has announced more camera surveillance for the Colombian capital this year in an effort to combat street crime and vandalism in TransMilenio.

Costa Rica News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:25:02 +0000
Nature Air Aims To Return To Operation In 15 Days, But With Fewer Flights
Nature Air is waiting for approvals from the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC) to resume operations as soon as possible. The airline was grounded last Friday, January 12, due to the resignation of its director of operations, Jorge Valverde...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:21:31 +0000
Consumption of Non-Traditional Meats Growing in Costa Rica
In Costa Rica, producers of buffalo, rabbit and lamb meat sell their products through restaurants and some supermarkets, in response to growth in consumption which has been noted in recent years. The sophistication of consumption, hand in hand with a...

Radio Habana (sp)

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:54:12 -0500
Autoridades de Cuba y EE.UU. efectuaron en Washington una reunión técnica sobre la lucha contra el terrorismo
La Habana, 18 ene (RHC) Este miércoles se desarrolló en Washington un encuentro técnico entre autoridades de Cuba y Estados Unidos encargadas de la prevención y el enfrentamiento al terrorismo, con el propósito de avanzar en la cooperación en ...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:49:57 -0500
Museo Fragua Martiana rinde homenaje al Maestro en su 165 natalicio
La Habana, 17 ene (RHC-ACN) El Museo Fragua Martiana será escenario en este enero de múltiples actividades para rendir tributo al más universal de todos los cubanos, a los 165 años de su natalicio.

Dominica News online

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:20:56 +0000
Gov’t to create 1,100 jobs for those made redundant by Maria
Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced that the cabinet has taken the decision to create 1,100 jobs to engage those made redundant and displaced by Hurricane Maria. He said at a press conference on Wednesday that the jobs will be...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:28:25 +0000
PM Skerrit announces formation of bipartisan consultative body on reconstruction
Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced the formation of a national bipartisan post-Maria consultative body on reconstruction in the wake of the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, he said the ...

Dominican Today

Wed, 1 Mar 2017 20:40:00 GMT
Dominican military's dozens of excess generals drain State coffers
Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic's Armed Forces have 12,000 senior officers,

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:10:00 GMT
Odebrecht temporarily suspended as State supplier: Official
Santo Domingo.- Govt. Procurement director Yokasta Guzmán on

The Dominican

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:36:01 GMT
Greater priority must be given to the Outsourcing Sector in the Caribbean
Given the existing contribution of the outsourcing sector to job creation in the Caribbean region, coupled with its potential for expansion, calls are being made for greater levels of priority to be given to the outsourcing sector

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 17:47:23 GMT
Dominica’s world renowned Secret Bay Resort set to reopen in 2018
Dominica’s Secret Bay Resort is set to reopen later this year after suffering from the ravages of Hurricane Maria in September 2017.

Falkland Islands / Malvinas

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:20:00 GMT
A second attempt to erect a statue of Margaret Thatcher outside Parliament looks set to fail
A second attempt to erect a statue of Britain's former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher outside parliament, just six months after a first proposal was thrown out over vandalism fears, looks set to fail after officials recommend...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:37:00 GMT
Falklands' lawmaker in Guyana to discuss self determination and border controversies
Falkland Islands lawmaker MLA Ian Hansen made on Wednesday a courtesy call on Guyana's Minister of State Joseph Harmon at his office in the Ministry of Presidency, in Georgetown, the country's capital.

Siglo 21 (sp)

Honduras News

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 21:58:07 +0000
The Gordon Ramsay Honduras Video
Just last week the BBC affiliated chef published a video of Honduras. It was focused on the security, or lack of security in Honduras. As expected, the video went viral and the local newspapers made sure they put this trusted news source on their fro...

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:00:21 +0000
Honduras Tourism
Life in Honduras! When it’s freezing cold in many parts of the world, in Honduras the sun is always shining; because of its tropical location, every day of the year people can enjoy pleasant weather, with an average annual temperature of 27 ...

Jamaica Gleaner

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500
Sentencing quarrel - Justice minister concerned about inconsistencies, top attorney calls criticism unfair
Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has admitted that he has concerns about the disparity in the punishment being handed down by High Court judges even as one of the country's top attorneys rushed to their defence.Chuck's admission comes as the judiciary...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500
Police used-car drama worsens - Millions added to cost; vehicles still not delivered
After failing to account for how it spent $218 million in advance payment from the Ministry of National Security to import 200 pre-owned motor vehicles for the police force, the ministry revealed that it has partially terminated the controversial.....

Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Star

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500
Man lives in fowl coop - Mother wants help for son accused of setting her house on fire
A woman from Victoria, Clarendon, has nowhere to put her head after her house was burnt to the ground, allegedly by her son.Agatha Lovelace, a vendor, told THE STAR that she was selling in the May Pen market on January 2, when she heard that her si...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500
Two shootings in two hours near MoBay airport
WESTERN BUREAU:The St James police were kept busy yesterday evening as two shootings occurred less than two hours apart, both within the vicinity of the roundabout near the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, leaving one man dead and two...

Latin America

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:23:00 GMT
Francis calls on Mapuches to shun violence, which "turns a most just cause into a lie"
Pope Francis urged Chile’s indigenous Mapuche people on Wednesday to shun violence, saying unity was the best weapon against “the deforestation of hope,” as they struggle to defend their culture and reclaim ancestral land...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:37:00 GMT
Falklands' lawmaker in Guyana to discuss self determination and border controversies
Falkland Islands lawmaker MLA Ian Hansen made on Wednesday a courtesy call on Guyana's Minister of State Joseph Harmon at his office in the Ministry of Presidency, in Georgetown, the country's capital.

Mercosur

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 09:35:00 GMT
Europe and Mercosur scheduled to resume trade negotiations this month
The European Commission and Mercosur are planning to resume negotiations to reach a new Association Agreement during this month. The Commissioner of the European Trade Commission, Cecilia Malmström, stated that, after the last...

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 07:27:00 GMT
New Year in Uruguay begins with a raft of goods and services price increases
New Year has taken off in Uruguay with a raft of utilities' rates increases which includes power, fuels, drinking water, telecommunications, urban bus fares, plus extra taxes on tobacco and gambling. Inflation in the twelve mon...

El Nuevo Diario (sp)

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:09 -0600
Tránsito aplicó más de 800 multas diarias en 2017 - El Nuevo Diario
La Dirección de Seguridad de Tránsito Nacional (DSTN) registró, al menos, 316,000 multas a conductores que infringieron la ley vial el año pasado, a razón de 865 cada día en todo el territorio nicaragüen...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:08 -0600
BM: Nicaragua, la tercera economía de mayor crecimiento en América Latina - El Nuevo Diario
El Banco Mundial  (BM) estimó que este 2018, la economía nicaragüense será la tercera con mayor crecimiento en América Latina, con 4.4%, superada únicamente por Panamá y República Dominicana,...

Newsroom Panama

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:55:22 +0000
Interpol Red Alert for Blue Apple Suspect

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:59:55 +0000
Probe into  criminal  file found on highway

Paraguay

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 09:47:00 GMT
Paraguay confirms remains found belong to Mennonite kidnapped by guerrilla EPP
Remains found in a mass grave in the northern province of San Pedro correspond to a Mennonite settler kidnapped two and a half years ago by the self-styled Army of the Paraguayan People (EPP), authorities in Asunción said on F...

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:11:00 GMT
US, via Paraguay, largest source of guns entering Brazil
The United States is the largest source of guns entering Brazil that end up in the hands of armed bandits and drug traffickers, according to a Brazilian Federal Police report. Roughly 1,500 guns originated in the United States ...

La Republica (sp)


The Disaster Artist
DE JAMES FRANCO. El homenaje a una de las peores películas de la historia (The Room) llega con gran expectativa.


“quiero que las nuevas generaciones se enamoren de la música criolla”
Luego de 'Porque yo creo en ti', Marco Romero se encuentra grabando 'La Franja', canción producida por Paulo Morales que sonará en el Festival de la Marinera en Trujillo.

Peru al Dia (sp)

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:11:47 +0000
PCM: Trabajadores tendrán tolerancia de ingreso a centros laborales el lunes 22 de enero
La jefa del Gabinete Ministerial, Mercedes Aráoz, indicó que los trabajadores tendrán hasta tres horas para ingresar a sus centros de labores el lunes 22 de enero, un día después de la misa del Papa Francisco en Lima. Durante conferencia de pren...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:41:55 +0000
Exportaciones textiles crecieron en 2017
  Luego de tres años, la industria textil del Perú está mostrando resultados positivos, con ello, la posibilidad de crear empleo crece. Una clara muestra de este nuevo panorama son las exportaciones de este rubro, que en noviembre del año pa...

South America

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:23:00 GMT
Francis calls on Mapuches to shun violence, which "turns a most just cause into a lie"
Pope Francis urged Chile’s indigenous Mapuche people on Wednesday to shun violence, saying unity was the best weapon against “the deforestation of hope,” as they struggle to defend their culture and reclaim ancestral land...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:48:00 GMT
Juncker renews offer to UK to stay in EU; Brexit is a catastrophe and "the blame is on many"
The European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker renewed an offer to Britain on Wednesday to stay in the European Union and said he hoped that even if it goes through with Brexit it would apply to rejoin the bloc.

Trinidad and Tobago Guardian

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 18:46:46 +0000
Who will you vote for in the local government elections?
COP 4% (88 votes) ILP 26% (573 votes) MSJ 1% (24 votes) NJAC 0% (11 votes) PNM 36% (799 votes) UNC 17% (366 votes) None of the above 8% (174 votes) Hmmm...not sure 3% (...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:02:45 +0000
BG Thursday 18th January, 2018
BGPublished: Thursday, January 18, 2018URL: http://digital.guardian.co.tt/?iid=157418#folio=53

Unasur

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 09:02:00 GMT
Unasur to be purged of its "ideological bias", anticipates Paraguay
Paraguay has stated it is time to put an end to the "ideological bias" of the Union of South American Nations, Unasur, and recover its integration profile which was the main purpose of its creation. A foreign ministers summit o...

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 05:59:00 GMT
OAS listens to mediators' appeal for government/opposition dialogue in Venezuela
Addressing the OAS Permanent Council, former Spanish president Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said that reconciliation is an indispensable and essential challenge to overcome the current confrontation situation in Venezuela, and ...

Uruguay

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:37:00 GMT
Uruguayan farmers surprise government and take to the roads to protest fiscal policies
Uruguayan farmers with their tractors, harvesters, trucks, vans and on horseback took to the roads to protest the cost of fuel, power, increased taxes and an over bloated national budget and bureaucracy which they blame for mak...

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 12:42:00 GMT
The “ship of the millionaires” comes to Punta del Este
Imagine having breakfast with an explorer and documentalist who turns out to be Jacques Cousteau's granddaughter. Or listen to a conference aboard the Nobel Prize in Physics Shuji Nakamura. Imagine waking up one day on an exoti...

Venezuela

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:44:00 GMT
Oscar Pérez case repercussions: the operation was “State terrorism”
After a day of speculation and uncertainty in Venezuela, the interior minister, Néstor Reverol confirmed the death of Oscar Pérez, who, according to the minister, “attacked our officials” when the authorities were prepari...

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:08:00 GMT
Venezuelan rebels killed in operative against Oscar Pérez
An operation started at dawn on Monday in El Junquito, Caracas left 2 police and an undetermined number of dead rebels, the government announced. From his social networks, Oscar Perez, bloody and with detonations in the backgro...

Venezuela Analysis

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:29:00 -0400
Venezuela Behind the Headlines
The coverage of Venezuela’s ongoing crisis often tells a single story of repression and despair. However, looking beyond the headlines to the reality on the ground reveals a much more complex reality.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:43:00 -0400
US Treasury: Venezuelan 'Petro' Investment Might Violate Sanctions
"The Venezuelan Petro currency could therefore expose US persons to legal risk," a US Treasury spokesman has warned potential investors.

Antarctica

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:26:00 GMT
Three vessels and Russia's ROV continue search for ARA San Juan, missing since two months
Argentine navy ARA Islas Malvinas, a vessel normally assigned to patrolling duties in the southern seas and supplying Argentine scientific bases and stations in Antarctica has joined the search for the submarine ARA San Juan wi...

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:44:00 GMT
BAS team doing first scientific Southern right whale survey in South Georgia
An international team of researchers, led by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), travels to the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia this month to carry out the first scientific whale survey since whaling stopped in the 1970s.

Australian Top Stories

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:44:32 +1100
Australia's cyber defences 'relatively weak, uncoordinated', ex-spy boss warns
A former ASIO chief David Irvine urges the Federal Government to create a "single Commonwealth-led cooperative agency" charged with countering cybercrime in Australia.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:43:27 +1100
Passenger describes 'hell' onboard diverted Malaysia Airlines flight
A Malaysia Airlines plane travelling from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur is diverted to Alice Springs with a frightened passenger saying he heard a "weird sound" coming from an engine.

Australian World News

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:13:25 +1100
Panguna mine licence bid rejected after landowner backlash
Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) is told its bid to extend an exploration licence over its Panguna site has been rejected because of divisions among landowners.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:48:32 +1100
Kazakhstan bus blaze kills 52 Uzbek workers
Only five people survived after the bus travelling on a busy highway frequently used by migrant workers heading to Russia burst into flames.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Canberra Times

Thu Jan 18 07:40:05 UTC 2018
Garbine Muguruza exits early, all eyes now on Maria Sharapova versus Angelique Kerber
World No.3 Garbine Muguruza was the biggest casualty as the race to the Australian Open women's title took further twists on Thursday.

Thu Jan 18 07:39:56 UTC 2018
Senior police officer denies alleged assaults during 1996 raid
An officer has rejected claims he struck a woman and her partner in their home more than 20 years ago.

Independent Australia

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:30:00 +1000
Matthew Guy and the 'mafia': Top five Liberal Party wise-Guys
After Matthew Guy was caught having 'lobster with a mobster' last week, IA examines the Calabrian legitimate business community's links to the Government and its top five Liberal Party friends. read now...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:30:00 +1000
Two small primary schools and their mottos: A case study
Experienced educator Dr Lee Duffield looks at the mottos and exhortations of two neightbouring primary schools to consider how they may each affect students throughout their lives. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 15:19:43 +1200
Lawyer: Korean triple murder suspect agrees to extradition
A man wanted in connection with murders of three of his family members in South Korea has agreed to be extradited, his lawyer has confirmed.Sungkwan Kim, 33, appeared at the North Shore District Court today where his name suppression...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Thu Jan 18 13:02:15 UTC 2018
Popular pot plant causes string of serious ear injuries
Doctor says although the yucca is a “nice plant” people may consider giving it a haircut following a series of accidents.

Thu Jan 18 12:37:59 UTC 2018
Malaysia Airlines flight MH122 lands in Alice Springs after 'loud noise, shaking'
A Malaysia Airlines flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur has been diverted to Alice Springs after it suffered "technical issues" in the air on Thursday afternoon.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Thu Jan 18 13:12:12 UTC 2018
Koreas to form unified Olympics team as Trump warns North is evading sanctions
The two Koreas will field a combined women's ice hockey team and march together under one flag at next month's Winter Olympics in the South, Seoul said after a new round of talks amid a thaw in cross-border ties.

Thu Jan 18 12:40:35 UTC 2018
The Olympics will only make the Korea crisis worse
Participating nations have always seen the Olympiads as perfect opportunities to strut their sovereignty on a grand global stage.

The Age

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

The Australian

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

Dominion Post

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:00:00 +1300
Extracurricular activities, technology contribute to rising education costs
Sending a child to a state school could cost families hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars in 2018.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:44:48 +1300
Government considers tax on plastic bags
The Government seems poised to tackle plastic bags. 

New Zealand Headlines

New Zealand National

New Zealand Pacific

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:29:59 +1300
Cook Islands takes firm line on China aid
Cook Islands Finance Minister Mark Brown says the Cook Islands has learnt to take a firm stand over the years to ensure aid projects meet the country's needs.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:51:32 +1300
Tongan PM and MPs sworn in
Tonga's MPs and cabinet have officially been sworn in this morning.

New Zealand RadioNZ

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:00:44 +1300
Media lagging public on women's sport
Outspoken - People will find their own ways of following women's sport if the media doesn't change, New Zealand's Olympic Committee chief executive says.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:50:52 +1300
Discarded ashes caused Wanaka fire
A fire that ripped through Wanaka earlier this month was caused by a local discarding ashes from an outdoor fire.

New Zealand Top Stories

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:49:25 +1300
A young couple's new home turned out to be a 'termite hell'
Luke Concannon woke up on his first morning in his new home and went to scratch an insect crawling over over him.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:46:33 +1300
Leo Stirling travels the world living on the generosity of others
Three years ago, Leo Stirling saw a sign.

New Zealand World

Planet Tonga

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:34:38 +0000
Digicel Tonga buys shares in Tonga Cable | Matangi Tonga
Nuku’alofa, Tonga: Digicel Tonga Ltd. today bought 16.6% of Tonga Government’s shares in Tonga Cable Ltd., which amounted to USD$4.19 million equivalent to $9.1 million pa’anga, that will be used to assist in financing the extension of the ...

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:59:47 +0000
5,000 pairs of shoes for Tongan students | Matangi Tonga
Nuku’alofa, Tonga: A private gift of around 5000 pairs of shoes from Japan are being distributed by the Tonga Red Cross this week to young students at various schools in Tongatapu. Source: 5,000 pairs of shoes for Tongan students | Matang...

Albania Economy

Fri, 06 May 2016 17:35:20 +0000
Albanian twins absolved from charges for theft, police could not identify the culprit among them
Albanian twins arrested last year in Italy for multiple burglary were absolved from charges because experts summoned by the court could not identify who among them was the culprit, Italian media reported. “Police had found traces of DNA in a luxury...

Fri, 06 May 2016 09:36:31 +0000
Surrounded by Rising Waters, Villagers Protest “Ridiculous” Compensation
The Albanian Banja Hydro-Power plant is almost finished, but some villagers forced to abandon their homes in the project’s wake lament unfair treatment and meager compensation for their property. Bardha Nergjoni BIRN Gramsh    Rrahime Çarçiu, 7...

Armenia News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:03:01 +0400
White House estimates border wall cost with Mexico

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:44:44 +0400
Putin calls on to accelerate digital economy development within EAEU

Armenia Panorama

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:56:52 +0400
Arsene Wenger confirms Mkhitaryan close to joining Arsenal, says he ‘likes the player’

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:25:19 +0400
ICG: Armenian and Azerbaijani foreign ministers to discuss an increase of the number of OSCE observers

Armenian News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:06:35 GMT
Scientists edge closer to creating male contraceptive pills
After conducting a study on rats, a report published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry shows the contraceptive benefits of ouabain.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:27:25 GMT
Turkish military attacks Kurdish enclave in Aleppo
For the second time this week, the Turkish military has attacked the YPG controlled Afrin Canton in northwest Aleppo.

Azerbaijan AzerNews

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 09:00:00 +0400
Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr
Most Muslims around the world including more than 95 percent of the population in Azerbaijan will celebrate the Eid Al-Fitr festival on Wednesday July 6 and 7, commemorating the end of Ramadan.

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 18:31:00 +0400
State backs development of seed farming
On July 4, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on measures on seed production development in the country.

Azerbaijan Today

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:58:00 +0400
America is important for Kyrgyzstan’s foreign policy

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:45:00 +0400
Baku-Kazan plane makes emergency landing at Nizhny Novgorod airport

Azerbaijan Trend

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:54:20 +0400
Turkey discloses volume of cargo transported via BTK railway

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:47:00 +0400
How much is needed to shutdown Metsamor nuke plant in Armenia?
It is impossible to shut down the Metsamor nuclear power plant in Armenia for 200 million euros promised by the EU, Adil Garibov, chairman of the National Nuclear Research Center under the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaija...

Belarus Belapan

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:26:13 +0300
Former prominent hockey goaltender Koval registered as candidate for Minsk City Soviet

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:15:31 +0300
Thirty-two representatives of parties become candidates for Mahilyow City Soviet

Belarus Belta

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:54:28 +0300
Putin urges to accelerate digital economy in EAEU
The Russian leader also called for enacting high technologies in public administration, industry, customs regulation systems and other fields, as well as launching joint competitive, innovative and knowledge-intensive industries.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:52:25 +0300
Belarus' MFA condemns murder of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic
Oliver Ivanovic, head of the Freedom, Democracy, Justice civic initiative, was killed in Kosovska Mitrovica on 16 January. According to his lawyer, the politician was hit by five bullets.

Belarus Digest

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:10:10 +0000
Arms deals, Ostrogorski Forum videos, economic forecasts - Ostrogorski Centre digest
Ostrogorski Forum 2017 In July, analysts at the Ostrogorski Centre discussed arms deals between Belarus and Russia, developments in Bel...

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 12:30:26 +0000
Why is the West afraid of the West-2017 exercises?
Lukashenka with a Kalashnikov rifle. Source: solnzepodobny.livejournal.com On 21 July 2017, Alexander Lukashenka visited Kyiv and met w...

Czech Republic Ceske Noviny

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:19:00 +0100
HRW: Éra Trumpova populismu nahrává diktátorům, lze jí čelit
Paříž - Éra populismu a netolerance ztělesněná americkým prezidentem Donaldem Trumpem posiluje pozice autoritativních vládců zemí jako Čína, Rusko či Turecko. Uvádí to organizace na...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:30:00 +0100
Izvestija: Rus vězněný v Praze trpí bolestmi bez náležité pomoci
Moskva - Pod titulkem Pomalá smrt v českém vězení dnes ruský list Izvestija upozornil na údajně vážné zhoršení zdravotního stavu Rusa Jevgenije Nikulina, který v pankrácké věznici...

Czech Republic Radio Praha

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:22:00 +0100
Slovakia most popular foreign state among Czechs
Slovakia remains the most popular foreign country among Czechs, according to the results of a survey carried out by STEM polling agency released on Wednesday. The poll suggests that almost 90 percent of Czechs have a close affinity w...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:20:00 +0100
Communist MP Ondráček not to head GIBS committee
Communist Party MP Zdeněk Ondráček will not head the committee which oversees the national police supervisory unit, GIBS. Ondráček failed to be elected on Wednesday in a third repeated attempt. A new election is set to take plac...

Estonia

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:38:59 +0200
Reinsalu’s statement releases storm of indignation
Minister of Justice Urmas Reinsalu’s (IRL) recent choice of words led to a situation where his resignation was demanded by not only members of the opposition, but also the coalition. The scandalous statement also drew flak away from the president...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:35:42 +0200
Agency’s independence questioned
Even though there are examples of the competition watchdog having succeeded in putting its foot down in recent years, others have sparked suspicion as to the board’s independence. The justice minister says the government plans to discuss improving ...

Estonia Post Times

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:38:59 +0200
Reinsalu’s statement releases storm of indignation
Minister of Justice Urmas Reinsalu’s (IRL) recent choice of words led to a situation where his resignation was demanded by not only members of the opposition, but also the coalition. The scandalous statement also drew flak away from the president...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:35:42 +0200
Agency’s independence questioned
Even though there are examples of the competition watchdog having succeeded in putting its foot down in recent years, others have sparked suspicion as to the board’s independence. The justice minister says the government plans to discuss improving ...

Europe

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:14:00 +0100
California torture house: 13 siblings allowed to eat once a day, shower twice a year
The new details emerged just before the parents were expected to make an appearance in court.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:06:00 +0100
Emirates saves the giant Airbus A380 airliner with a 13 billion euro order
Emirates has confirmed it will buy 20 A380 planes from Airbus with an option to order another sixteen.

Europe BBC

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:49:35 GMT
Deadly storm causes Dutch and German transport chaos
A fierce storm kills three, paralyses Amsterdam's airport and halts Dutch and German trains.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:43:06 GMT
French 'MeToo' creator Sandra Muller 'sued for defamation'
Sandra Muller says the former television boss she accused of harassment is taking her to court.

Finland Today

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:18:43 +0000
Winners and Losers with the New Western Metro
Folks that live further from the metro are the most disgruntled. The post Winners and Losers with the New Western Metro appeared first on Finland Today.

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 07:53:25 +0000
Every Fifth Cleaner Has an Immigrant Background
The number of immigrant workers has also increased in jobs related to service, construction and logistics. The post Every Fifth Cleaner Has an Immigrant Background appeared first on Finland Today.

Finland Yle Uutiset

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:25:37 +0200
Head-on collision claims lives of two toddlers, injures two adults
Police say that the father of the children had to be cut out of the vehicle and sustained serious injuries.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:19:40 +0200
First day of advance voting brisker than during last presidential election
The first day of advance voting in Finland's presidential election saw some 6.4 percent of those eligible to vote cast their ballots.

France 24 Live News

2018-01-18T09:28:55Z
Video: Thousands of Women March for Abortion Rights in Poland
Poland: Thousands of Women March for Abortion Rights

2018-01-18T09:20:11Z
'Nobody should be forcibly returned to Libya': HRW chief
European authorities should not be sending migrants trying to reach the continent back to Libya until the security situation there has stabilised, the chief of Human Rights Watch said."The way migrants are treated in Libya is horrendous, where we hea...

France RFI

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:23:08 GMT
French former screen icon Bardot slams #MeToo as hypocrites
French film legend Brigitte Bardot attacked the #MeToo movement Wednesday, claiming that actresses who complain of sexual harassment were just looking for publicity.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:07:40 GMT
Britain to pay extra €50 million to boost Calais security
Britain said it would pay an extra €50 million to boost security around Calais following a demand for more money from President Emmanuel Macron ahead of a key summit on Thursday.

French News Online

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 11:43:32 +0000
The Days when Paris Billboards were Humped Around by Promenading Camels
Tweet Paris street furniture has changed dramatically over the centuries and today’s hoardings are sophisticated digital advertising channels; but there once was a time when promenading... Visit our website for the rest of the story

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:03:12 +0000
France 24 Explains ‘Laicité’: The Ins and Outs of State Secularism
Tweet France’s brand of secularism or ‘laicité’ – designed fully to separate Church and State and private from public manifestations of faith  — is quite particular and... Visit our website for the rest of the story ...

Germany

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:59:00 +0100
Fact-Check: Is There Truth To Refugee Rape Reports?
Right-wing websites claim that Germany is facing an alleged epidemic of rape cases committed by refugees, fueling panic about the recent influx of foreigners and the safety of women in the country. We investigated one site's reports and found many pr...

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:01:35 +0100
Grand Coalition Redux: Progress for Merkel In Search for a Government
An end to Germany's leadership vacuum may finally be in sight as Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the center-left Social Democrats reached a preliminary agreement on Friday morning. But there are plenty of hurdles still left to clear.

Germany European News

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:22:02 +0100
Jihad on the Mediterranean?: 'I Heard Their Screams, and Then They Were Gone'
Seven Muslim refugees from Africa were recently convicted in Italy of throwing Christians from a dinghy on the journey across the Mediterranean. Prosecutors say it was a crime of faith. But was it?

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 17:43:00 +0100
Commissioner Oettinger on EU Reform: Macron Ideas 'An Excellent Basis for Discussion'
European Commissioner Günther Oettinger, 64, says in an interview with DER SPIEGEL that a United States of Europe is a worthwhile goal. He urges Germany to take French President Macron's proposals seriously -- and to form a government as soon as pos...

Gibralter

Sat, 31 Dec 2016 17:43:37 GMT
New Year Honours
Her Majesty The Queen has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards:

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 22:08:21 GMT
His Excellency the Governor's Christmas Message
As Lorraine and I approach the end of our first year on the Rock, may I first, take this opportunity to say how deeply humbled, and forever grateful, we are for the Gibraltarian People's embracing friendship, and your generosity of spirit a ...

Greek Reporter

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 17:46:35 +0000
Greece's exit from Schengen will not solve the refugee crisis
tsipras-tousk.jpg As stated by European Council President Donald Tusk after his meeting the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at Maximou residence. ...

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 16:54:05 +0000
Incompetence fails SYRIZA’s governing
12715551_1021794801216661_3889761652356951816_n.jpg Иn his new book entitled "SYRIZA: The Failure of Populist Promises" to Cas Mudde, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University...

Hungary Budapest Business Journal

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:00:00 GMT
Smokers undeterred by fines at bus and tram stops
The law banning smoking at public transport stops seems to have failed to have its desired effect. In five years, less than 500 fines have been imposed for breaking the law, daily Magyar Idők reports.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:43:00 GMT
Flat rental price growth stagnates in January
According to data compiled by property listing site ingatlan.com, flats for rent in Budapest under HUF 100,000 per month are significantly fewer than 5-6 years ago. Currently more than half of flats offered for rent cost between HUF 100,000 and HUF 1...

Iceland Monitor

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:00:00 +0000
A ceremonial cacao centre opens in central Reykjavik
Andagift is a new centre for yoga, medititation and cacao ceremonies which has just opened on Rauðarárstígur 1, across from the Hlemmur food halls. According to the two women who run it, it's a sacred space that offers diverse spiritual pr...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:07:00 +0000
Tourist found dead in South East Iceland
A man was found dead at Sandfell in Öræfi, South East Iceland at noon today. SAR teams had been searching for the man when local police were suspicious of an abandoned rental car parked at a parking lot near Sandfell for some time.

Iceland Review

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:14:31 +0000
Ísafjörður Residents Believe Cruise Ships Too Many
Over 60 percent of residents in Ísafjörður and the surrounding area of the West Fjords believe too many cruise ships dock in the town.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:02:21 +0000
Iceland Re-enters Top 20 in FIFA Ranking
The Iceland Men’s and Women’s National Football Teams are both number 20 on the newest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking lists.

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:15:13 +0000
Slippurinn Chef To Host Downtown Reykjavík Pop-Up At Apotek
Gísli Matthías Auðunsson is a star chef on Iceland’s restaurant scene, and the man behind the menu of the much-admired... The post Slippurinn Chef To Host Downtown Reykjavík Pop-Up At Apotek appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:01:39 +0000
Man Busted In Iceland Wearing Entire Wardrobe At Airport Tells His Story
The man who went viral for getting arrested trying to wear 10 jackets and eight pairs of pants on a... The post Man Busted In Iceland Wearing Entire Wardrobe At Airport Tells His Story appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Ireland Headlines

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:54:51 +0000
Court hears apologies over deaths of father and son
A Tipperary family has received two separate apologies in the High Court after a father and son died 16 months apart as a result in failings in their medical care.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:32:08 +0000
Tracker mortgage controversy to cost banks over €900m
The Central Bank estimates that the banks have made combined provisions of about €900m for what it called the "unprecedented" tracker mortgage scandal.

Ireland IrishExaminer

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT
Public fertility services will ‘take time’
There is concern that people are delaying treatment until funding is available

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT
‘I will not lose my daughter because of online bullying’
A mother has urged parents to be aware of what their teenagers post online after cyberbullying drove her daughter to attempt suicide twice.

Italy

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:51:37 +0100
Italian police bust Chinese 'mafia' running rackets across Europe
Police in Italy say they have cracked open a violent Chinese criminal group which had infiltrated the national transport sector and expanded into France, Germany and Spain.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:38:09 +0100
Political cheat sheet: Understanding Italy's Northern League
In the next of our series of articles introducing you to Italy's major political parties, we take a look at the origins, ideology, and key players of the Northern League.

Lithuania Delfi

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:44:06 +0200
Grybauskaitė and Skvernelis become a target of trolls: why were Mongolians insulted?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:55:37 +0200
Crimea will always be part of Ukraine - Lithuanian Constitutional Court chief tells Tatars
Crimea is part of Ukraine, regardless of annexation of the peninsula by Russia four years ago, Lithuania's Constitutional Court chairman Dainius Žalimas said at a meeting with Crimea's Tatars in Kiev.

Lithuania Tribune

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 18:58:22 +0000
Subscribe to the new Lithuania Tribune
Since 2009, the Lithuania Tribune (our new address http://en.delfi.lt/) news portal has been bringing you the most insightful and relevant news about Lithuania and the Baltic region. Now we are relaunching our website and evolving our services in or...

Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:51:34 +0000
The Lithuania Tribune moved to new and bigger platform
Providing English-language Lithuania news coverage since August 2009, the Lithuania Tribune had switched gears and moved to a new and better platform. “The Tribune is accelerating forward,” said  Editor-in-Chief Ruslanas Iržikevičius....

Macedonian News Agency

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:13:05 +0000
VMRO-DPMNE’s EC holds its first meeting
The Executive Committee of VMRO-DPMNE held its first session, condemning the political persecution by the government, which through judicial authorities is committed against MPs, artists, police officers and other persons whose only sin is that they ...

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:53:05 +0000
New round of talks in New York: Nimetz believes Zaev wants quick solution to name issue
Matthew Nimetz, the UN mediator in the Macedonia-Greece name dispute told Greece’s state broadcaster ERT that there is no new name proposal and that he will put several ideas on the table in an upcoming meeting in New York on January 17, proposals ...

Malta Gozo News

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:49:43 +0000
U.S.Ambassador pays courtesy visit to the Minister for Gozo
The U.S Ambassador to Malta G. Kathleen Hill, has today paid a courtesy visit to the Minister for...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:12:34 +0000
The Big Picture – Don Bosco Grand Concert 2018 in Gozo
This year’s Don Bosco Grand Concert is – The Big Picture – and will be presented by the...

Malta Independent

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:18:00 +0100
Have the conditions surrounding AUM’s licence to operate as a university changed in any way?
Questions have been raised about whether the conditions surrounding the American University of Malta (AUM) licence agreement have been changed after replies were provided this week to a number of Parliamentary Questions.Shadow minister for education ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:37:00 +0100
TMID Editorial: Commissioner Cutajar, now that you know you can investigate…
Both the Chief Justice and the Justice Minister have independently confirmed that the police force does not even need a ‘reasonable suspicion’ to launch an investigation, and that the police can investigate anything based on any piece of ...

Malta Today

Thu,18 Jan 2018 10:48:49 +0100
Stop Soros: Hungarian lawmakers present new legislation to curb immigration
A new bill put forward by Hungarian MPs in effort to curb immigration has been dubbed the 'Stop Soros Act', referring to billionaire political activist and US-Hungarian Georgre Soros

Thu,18 Jan 2018 09:21:45 +0100
Let the real truth come out
A new development in Egrant-gate seems to indicate we are seeing an end in sight to this inquiry which continues to haunt the Muscat administration almost a year after the revelations were first publicized

Times of Malta

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:45:00 +0100
Drone rescues swimmers in Australia in world first
A drone rescued two swimmers off an Australian beach on Thursday, a world first for the fast-developing technology that seems perfectly suited to saving lives at sea, authorities said. The rescue took place as life savers at Le...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:26:05 +0100
Third season of dry weather fuels Malta's desertification
They may be called Chadwick Lakes, but that part of Qlejgħa Valley in the limits of Rabat and Mtarfa remains dry, almost a month after winter started. Though there has been some rain, the ‘wet season’ has so far been rathe...

Northern Ireland BBC

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:56:54 GMT
Fresh NI devolution talks announced
Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley says there is an opportunity to make progress at Stormont.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:28:52 GMT
Newry death: Man charged with manslaughter
The 32-year-old faces manslaughter and drugs charges following a death in Newry.

Norway Today

Thursday,January 15, 2015 10:12 AM
Royal cod on the catch for Haakon
It was royal handlines catch when Crown Prince Haakon attended the start of the traditional cod fishery on the outer side of Senja.

Thursday,December 11, 2014 11:32 AM
The prize winners are asking Norway to take responsibility
The prize winners urge the Norwegian government to take on the leadership in the fight for the children's rights in the world.

Norwegian Foreigner

The Nordic Page

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:53:59 +0100
The new cabinet of Norway: Equal representation of women and men, and new ministry of the elderly

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 15:29:09 +0100
The Human Sushi: Old but Still Funnily Weird Fish Ad Campaign from Norway
Three ads from 2013 promote the health benefits of sushi and fish food in a funny way.

Krakow Post

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:51:00 +0000
“Indie rock in its purest form”: Sonbird plays Krakow tonight
"Indie rock in its purest form": Sonbird, an up-and-coming quartet hailing from Żywiec, will perform at Kolanko Nº 6 tonight. The post “Indie rock in its purest form”: Sonbird plays Krakow tonight appeared first on The Krakow Post.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:58:39 +0000
WATCH: Robot pianist accompanies his Krakow student programmer
WATCH: This musical robot "Staszek" can accompany his programmer, AGH student/violinist Wojciech Świtała, on piano and cymbal The post WATCH: Robot pianist accompanies his Krakow student programmer appeared first on The Krakow Post.

Poland

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:35:00 GMT
New electric buses for Warsaw, courtesy of EU
The European Commission has decided to give Poland EUR 41 million (USD 50 million) to buy 130 new electric buses for Warsaw.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:48:00 GMT
Latvian logistics company boss detained under Polish-issued arrest warrant
The former chairman of the board of LDZ Logistics, a subsidiary of Latvian Railways, has been detained in Lithuania under a European Arrest Warrant issued by Poland.

Poland Krakow

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:51:00 +0000
“Indie rock in its purest form”: Sonbird plays Krakow tonight
"Indie rock in its purest form": Sonbird, an up-and-coming quartet hailing from Żywiec, will perform at Kolanko Nº 6 tonight. The post “Indie rock in its purest form”: Sonbird plays Krakow tonight appeared first on The Krakow Post.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:58:39 +0000
WATCH: Robot pianist accompanies his Krakow student programmer
WATCH: This musical robot "Staszek" can accompany his programmer, AGH student/violinist Wojciech Świtała, on piano and cymbal The post WATCH: Robot pianist accompanies his Krakow student programmer appeared first on The Krakow Post.

Radio Poland

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:51:00 GMT
Tennis: Poland’s Radwańska into third round of Australian Open
Poland’s Agnieszka Radwańska has made it through to the third round of the singles at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:20:59 GMT
Polish soprano scores success at New York’s Met
Aleksandra Kurzak has won rave reviews for her performance as Nedda in Leoncacallo’s "Pagliacci" at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

Portugal Resident

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:21:51 +0000
Festive tournaments at Santo António Golf
Golf Santo António at Parque da Floresta, Budens, held its Christmas and New Year’s festival with a combination of events. The Christmas Eve Shotgun Texas Scramble was won by Francisco Borges, Marcelo Castela, Tiago Borges and Rui Glória; on Boxi...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:19:48 +0000
Business breakfast at Hilton Vilamoura
A business breakfast to discuss the 2018 State Budget and how it will impact foreign-owned properties in Portugal will be held on Wednesday, January 24 at Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa. Organised by the British-Portuguese Chamber...

Romania Agerpres

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:00:07 +0200
Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar: We will remain consistent in defending rule of law
<p>Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar on Thursday, after GRECO published a report showing that Romania only made limited progress in what concerns the implementation of the recommendations on prevention and fight against corruption...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:27:11 +0200
Weather conditions, stopping Russian gas imports - main risks to gas supply this winter
<p>The weather conditions and stopping gas imports from the Russian Federation are the main risks to the country&#39;s natural gas supply this winter, reads the draft of the Plan for Preventive Action on Securing Gas Supply, l...

Romania Insider

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:55:53 GMT
Winter weather: Thousands without power after gales hit UK
Gusts of up to 83mph bring down trees, and 24,600 homes are still without power in parts of England.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:21:13 GMT
UK pledges extra £44m for Channel border security
The UK government money will be spent on fencing, CCTV and infrared detection technology.

Romanian National News Agency

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:53:24 +0200
PM-designate Dancila says it's important to implement governing programme; prepare EU Council Presidency takeover
<p>Prime Minister-designate Viorica Dancila stated on Wednesday that it&#39;s important to put into practice the governing programme, but also 2018- the Centennial Year and prepare to take over the Presidency of the Council of...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:38:55 +0200
President Iohannis designates Viorica Dancila for Prime Minister office
<p>President Klaus Iohannis announced on Wednesday that he designated Social Democrat Party&#39;s (PSD) proposal, Viorica Dancila, for the Prime Minister office.&nbsp;</p> <p>&quot;Having weighed all argum...

Moscow Times

Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0400
Crimea Government Moves Swiftly to Join Russia
Residents of Crimea remained divided Monday about the outcome of a weekend referendum in which voters chose overwhelmingly to split from Ukraine and join Russia, even as government agencies in the regional capital quickly moved to re-register themsel...

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:51:57 +0300
Reluctantly, Russia Starts Sell-Off of Major State Companies
Back in April, President Vladimir Putin was asked at a press conference why he planned to sell state companies just when the market was at bottom.

Pravda Russian News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:42:00 +0300
Russia starts shipping S-400 air defence systems to China
China has thus became Russia's first foreign buyer of the S-400. Turkey announced the purchase of the same air defence systems from Russia afterwards

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:17:00 +0300
Kremlin speaks about Putin's health
Vladimir Putin's press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, said that Russian President Vladimir Putin was staying in excellent physical shape

Pravda World News

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:49:00 +0300
Ukraine refuses to terminate diplomatic relations with Russia
Deputies of the Ukrainian Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) voted against the adoption of an amendment to the law on the reintegration of the Donbass

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:34:00 +0300
Sheep disrupt the work of US missile defences in Romania
The US missile defence system protecting NATO countries from ballistic missiles has proved to be invulnerable to sheep

RT

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:47:18 +0000
Bitcoin crash sparks investor appetite for gold
A major correction on the cryptocurrency market has revived investor interest in the world's oldest commodity. Gold has seen a breakneck-paced rally this month. Read Full Article at RT.com

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:24:00 +0000
US backtracks on ‘Kurdish border force’, Turkey cites record of broken promises
Turkey said it was unimpressed by US attempts to downplay a planned 30,000-strong, predominantly Kurdish border force in northern Syria. The Turkish foreign minister said the US had lied about supporting the Kurds in the past. Read Full...

Scotland BBC

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:28:23 GMT
Travel warnings should be 'simplified' says Humza Yousaf
Scotland's transport minister says the system for warning about travel and weather should be more explicit.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:56:38 GMT
HIV positive man can become a commercial pilot
Aviation officials reverse a decision not to grant him a medical certificate to train with an airline.

Scotland Herald

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
Call for universities to fast-track bright pupils into the second year of degree courses
PUPILS who complete Advanced Highers should be fast-tracked straight into the second year of a university degree course, according to Scotland’s fair access commissioner.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
RBS memo bombshell: "Sometimes you need to let customers hang themselves"
AN internal memo urging Royal Bank of Scotland workers to "let customers hang themselves" has been published ahead of a parliamentary probe into the institution.

Serbia News

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:46:17 +0000
US Warns Kosovo Again Against Scrapping War Crimes Court
The U.S. ambassador to Kosovo, Greg Delawie, has warned the country’s politicians that they will bear “specific and harsh consequences” should their efforts to abolish a new war crimes court succeed. “Let me be clear: MPs who support this...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:16:05 +0000
Brnabic: Atmosphere of threats preceding murder
Prime Minister Ana Brnabic says her government will provide every possible type assistance in investigating the murder of Oliver Ivanovic. In an interview for Radio Free Europe in the wake of the killing of the Serb politician in Kosovo, Brnabic poin...

Slovak Spectator

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:01:58 +0100
Press freedom is bleeding across our borders
Critical media are always the first targets of populists and press freedom enemies.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:15:00 +0100
US director brings Russian bylina to Bratislava
Daniel Kramer, a controversial US theatre director, will soon premiere a co-production with the Flemish Opera in the Slovak National Theatre.

Slovakia News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:50:03 +0000
Slav Epic likely to go on show for Brno Czechoslovak centenary exhibition
The mayor of Brno has said that Alphonse Mucha’s series of massive paintings, the Slav Epic, is likely to go on show in the city as part of an exhibition to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the creation of Czechoslovakia in 1918. Mayor Petr Vo...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:20:02 +0000
Riviera adds Christmas market cruises for 2018
British river cruise company Riviera River Cruises will introduce two new Christmas markets cruises on Europe&#39;s Danube and Rhine rivers for December 2018. A new six-day The Danube&#39;s Imperial Cities &amp; Yuletide Markets River Cru...

Slovakia Spectator

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:56:26 +0100
Prešov has a new attraction, a model of the historical city
The model shows how the eastern Slovak city used to look in 1768.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:48:59 +0100
Economic competition was not distorted during EU Council’s presidency
Despite suggestions of media reports, rules of economic competition were not distorted in Foreign Ministry’s orders during Slovakia’s presidency of the EU Council, the Anti-trust Office finds.

Slovenia Times

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:01:01 +0100
IEDC HR Brunch Moscow 2018: Latest trends in management education
On January 19, 2018 IEDC-Bled School of Management, Slovenia, is organizing an HR Brunch titled "Latest trends in management education" in Moscow. The event is led by Prof. Danica Purg, Dean and President of IEDC, the first business school of its typ...

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 14:25:38 +0100
Another record year for tourist attraction Postojna Cave
Postojna - Postojnska jama, the company operating the world-famous Postojna Cave, had another record year and is planning to end 2017 with a profit of 6.5 million euro on revenue of almost 25 million euro.

Catalan News Agency

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:21:20 +0200
Catalan government insists there will be ballot boxes for independence referendum
Catalan government insists there will be ballot boxes for independence referendum CNA Barcelona (ACN).- There will be ballot boxes for the independence referendum on October 1, insists the Catalan government, despite nullifying the accr...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:50:45 +0200
Former Spanish police inspector admits that “politicians have tried to use police for political aims”
Former Spanish police inspector admits that “politicians have tried to use police for political aims” ACN Barcelona (ACN).- Has Spanish government ever used the police to investigate pro-independence leaders in order to discredit th...

El Pais (sp)

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:08:42 +0100
Torrent aguanta la presión de Puigdemont y no aclara si habrá investidura telemática
"No entraré en hipótesis, porque los mecanismos son los que son", dice el presidente del Parlament

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:51:35 +0100
Puigdemont empuja a ERC a otro choque con el Estado
El independentismo se asegura el control de la Mesa al conseguir cuatro de los siete puestos

Euro Weekly

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:51:53 +0100
Thirty million tourists expected to visit Andalucia in 2018
ANDALUCIA is expected to be visited by 30 million tourists in 2018, according to the leader of the province’s authorities. Susana Diaz, president of the Junta de Andalucia, said the number of tourists could increase by 4.5 per cent. This would brea...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:31:21 +0100
Stabbing before Spanish Cup match
A 22-YEAR-OLD man was stabbed three times in the Spanish capital ahead of Atletico Madrid’s game against Sevilla. Emergency services say he was rushed to La Paz Hospital after the incident, near Atletico’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium. They add th...

Think Spain

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:59:33 +0200
Menopause drug side-effects spark legal action
WOMEN prescribed a drug to help with the menopause which produced severe and often irreversible side-effects have banded together to ...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:08:35 +0200
Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova release first picture of newborn twins
SECOND-GENERATION Spanish pop legend Enrique Iglesias and his retired tennis champion partner Anna Kournikova have released the first ...

Swiss Info

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:12:00 GMT
Eased citizenship for third-generation immigrants to begin mid-February
The Swiss government has announced that from February 15, young people in Switzerland who fulfil certain conditions will be eligible to apply for citizenship via a simplified procedure. The Federal Council announced the date on Wednesday, almost on...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:27:00 GMT
Swiss designer Christa de Carouge has died
Iconic Swiss fashion designer Christa de Carouge has died following a short illness, according to her staff. A colleague of de Carouge’s confirmed to the Swiss News Agency on Wednesday that the 81-year-old designer had passed away overnight. Best...

Todays Zaman

Turkey

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:21:05 Z
Turkey not satisfied by US remarks about YPG army: Turkish FM
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Jan. 18 that Turkey was not satisfied by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s statement that the U.S. had no intention to build a Syria-Turkey border force, who said the issue was “misportr...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:19:00 Z
Turkish combat ops into Afrin to be considered act of aggression: Syrian Deputy FM
The Syrian government on Jan. 18 warned Turkey against launching a military operation in the northwestern region of Afrin and said that Syrian air defenses stood ready to defend against such an attack.

Turkey Istanbul

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:45:59 +0200
New app developed by Turkish university digitalizes Istanbul’s cultural heritage
"Don't forget Istanbul," a project which aims to promote and protect Istanbul's history, historical figures, places and works has been completed by Istanbul Şehir University. The project, which was...Click To Continue

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:33:32 +0200
Transportation minister unveils final 45-kilometer route of Kanal Istanbul project
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan Monday unveiled the final route of the Kanal Istanbul project, a canal parallel to the Bosporus that is planned to connect the Black...Click To Continue

Turkey Nation

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:01:54 +0200
Plane lifted away from cliff edge after skidding off runway in Turkey's Trabzon
Turkish authorities completed lifting of a passenger plane that skidded off a runway in northern Turkey's Tranzon and stopped on the side of a slope meters away from the Black Sea. The Pegasus Airlines...Click To Continue

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:09:56 +0200
Turkish, Greek military vessels collide in the Aegean
Two military vessels collide as Turkish Coast Guard intercepts Greek frigate Nikiforos violating Turkish territorial waters in the Aegeanhttps://t.co/ZwZAJysS9h pic.twitter.com/BjjR4DHR41 mdash; DAILY...Click To Continue

Turkish Weekly


CHP leader urges gov’t not to turn post-coup probe into ‘witch hunt’
The leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has urged the government not to turn the investigation into the recent failed coup attempt into a “witch hunt,&...


US offered to help on Gülen’s extradition, Turkish FM confirms
The United States made an offer to form a working group composed of officials from its foreign affairs and justice departments in order to assist Turkey in preparing its formal request for the extradi...

World Bulletin

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:57:29 GMT
At least 5 dead as winter storm wracks southern US
Icy roads contribute to at least 4 fatalities, fifth death attributed to exposure

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:45:10 GMT
Fractured US Republicans seek unity to avert shutdown
Republican leadership eyes Thursday vote on stopgap bill, but passage is uncertain without Democratic support

4 News


Council says people should not give money to rough sleepers in street
What’s the best way to support the homeless? Conservative-run Gloucester City Council have drawn criticism for a poster campaign urging people not to give loose change to people in the street, but to donate to established homeless charities ins...


Tracey Crouch on her role as Loneliness Minister
As many as nine million of us in this country always or often feel lonely, according to a report published last month by the Jo Cox Commission. Amongst the elderly, as many as one in ten pensioners say they’ve not had regular contact or convers...

Daily Mail

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:02:11 +0000
Harry Potter and mystery of the vanishing first edition
The hardcover copy of J'K Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was taken during a raid on S N Books in Thetford, Norfolk.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:01:41 +0000
UK Weather: Britain is battered by Storm Fionn
Motorists are being warned to stay off the roads today amid fears cars could again become stranded as parts of Britain are hit by further 'persistent and heavy snow'.

Daily Star

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:30:00 +0000
UK weather latest: Brits warned DON'T TRAVEL as ‘dangerous’ thundersnow blasts nation
BRITS are bracing for blizzards of up to 80mph and travel chaos as officers warn against “all travel”.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:20:00 +0000
'Hottest WWE diva ever' to make shock return to the ring
ONE of the WWE’s most popular ever divas is making a shock return to the squared circle.

Sky News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:27:00 +0000
Hospital bed occupancy rate drops slightly
A total of 94.9% of beds were occupied in NHS hospitals in the last week, down marginally from 95% the previous week.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:45:00 +0000
'Danger to life' warning as wind whips UK
Flying debris could be a danger to life and cause damage to buildings as Britain is battered by gusts of up to 75mph.

UK BBC

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:55:53 GMT
Winter weather: Thousands without power after gales hit UK
Gusts of up to 83mph bring down trees, and 24,600 homes are still without power in parts of England.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:21:13 GMT
UK pledges extra £44m for Channel border security
The UK government money will be spent on fencing, CCTV and infrared detection technology.

UK Breaking

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:26:25 GMT
David and Louise Turpin to appear in court: What we know so far 

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:28:40 GMT
Woody Allen accuses Dylan Farrow of 'cynically' using Times Up movement to attack him in extraordinary rebuke

UK Daily Express

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:25:00 +0000
WATCH: Sadiq Khan SAVAGED for wading in on Trump and Brexit amid spate of London stabbings
MAJOR of London Sadiq Khan was grilled by London Assembly Members over his comments lambasting President Donald Trump and Brexit amid a spate of stabbings over the festive period.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:02:00 +0000
Send the bill to Merkel! Tory fury as UK gives £45m to Macron for Calais border security
CONSERVATIVE MPs have been left flabbergasted by Theresa May’s decision to submit to French demands for an additional £45million to bolster Channel border security – and Emmanuel Macron is expected to ask for even more money!

UK Independent

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:01:02 +0000
PFI: What are Private Finance Initiatives and is it finally time to get rid of them?
What's the rationale for it? When did it start? How much is it costing us? How does it relate to the Carillion fiasco?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:00:00 +0000
Brexit: Macron says France would look 'with kindness' on UK choosing to halt EU withdrawal
'If tomorrow, or the day after, the United Kingdom decided to change its mind, it's clear that we would look at this with kindness'

UK Telegraph

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:26:25 GMT
David and Louise Turpin to appear in court: What we know so far 

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:28:40 GMT
Woody Allen accuses Dylan Farrow of 'cynically' using Times Up movement to attack him in extraordinary rebuke

UK Times

Hinckley Times

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMT
Possible merger of three school catchment areas
Westfield Infant School, Westfield Junior School and Sketchley Hill Primary School catchment areas could merge

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:00:00 GMT
Children's Centres in Hinckley could close to save cash
Plans to combine all Hinckley's children's centres in a single hub

Newark Advertiser

Gazette News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:34:39 +0000
High winds leave trail of destruction for schools, trains and roads across north Essex
High winds have left a trail of destruction across north Essex.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:00:00 +0000
Historic tapestry is leaving France for the first time... why not bring it to Colchester?
We are likely to face competition from Hastings, though!

Watford Observer

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:27:31 +0000
Woman assaulted and historic money stolen in burglary
A safe containing historic bank notes, coins and stamps was stolen and a woman was assaulted during an aggravated burglary.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:17:24 +0000
Church built on congregation's shillings celebrates 50th anniversary
A church hit its 50th anniversary - and members old and new came together to celebrate.

East London and West Essex Guardian

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:48:30 +0000
Update: Photos released as investigation into gun-point burglary continues
A week on from a nighttime burglary that saw mask raiders hold up a couple, police have released images of some of the stolen items.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:22:15 +0000
Journey through the mind of a murderer in free literary lecture
EXPLORE the mind of a murderer at a free literary discussion.

Get West London

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:07:55 GMT
London weather: Strong winds hit city as Met Office issues potential 'danger to life' warning
A yellow wind warning was in place in the early hours of Thursday morning (January 18)

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:54:59 GMT
Harlesden flat fire: Man rescued from roof of burning building by firefighters as 10 others escape
Firefighters used a ladder to help the man to safety

Get West london

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:07:55 GMT
London weather: Strong winds hit city as Met Office issues potential 'danger to life' warning
A yellow wind warning was in place in the early hours of Thursday morning (January 18)

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:54:59 GMT
Harlesden flat fire: Man rescued from roof of burning building by firefighters as 10 others escape
Firefighters used a ladder to help the man to safety

Harrow Times

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:00:00 +0000
Businesses urged to attend employment fair
Employers are being encouraged to book a slot at a council-run job fair in a bid to both grow their businesses and help people find new opportunities.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:33:56 +0000
Poorer families suffer from council tax benefit cuts
Poorer families in Harrow are paying more council tax than any other London borough, according to a new report.

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:23:42 +0000
This is how much of Londoners' wages goes on rent (Spoiler: It's a lot)
File this news under W for 'wow' or 'we know!' but it's been revealed Londoners pay a "staggering" third of wages on rent.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:59:06 +0000
Piles of Christmas trees left uncollected in Twickenham for more than a week
Piles of christmas trees have been left uncollected in Twickenham for more than a week.

This Is Local London

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:15:04 +0000
Dartford Crossing part closed due to wind, train hits tree, Woolwich school damaged - live travel and weather updates

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:18:23 +0000
Woolwich Polytechnic closed after huge chunk of roof blown off in strong winds
Woolwich Polytechnic School has had to shut to all staff and pupils after a large chunk of the roof was blown off.

Tottenham Independent

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:28:15 +0000
Two women and man have lucky escape from house fire
Two women and a man had a lucky escape from a burning house.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:01:45 +0000
Vivid and atmospheric historical fiction set in Georgian London
One September evening in 1785, the merchant Jonah Hancock is told that one of his captains has sold Jonah’s ship for what appears to be a mermaid. As gossip spreads through the city, everyone wants to see Mr Hancock’s marvel, and soon he makes th...

Wandsworth Guardian

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:23:42 +0000
This is how much of Londoners' wages goes on rent (Spoiler: It's a lot)
File this news under W for 'wow' or 'we know!' but it's been revealed Londoners pay a "staggering" third of wages on rent.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:35:16 +0000
UPDATE:Urgent appeal to find missing 83-year-old woman from Wimbledon
Police are urgently seeking help from the public to find an elderly woman from Wimbledon.

Your Local Guardian

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:23:42 +0000
This is how much of Londoners' wages goes on rent (Spoiler: It's a lot)
File this news under W for 'wow' or 'we know!' but it's been revealed Londoners pay a "staggering" third of wages on rent.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:35:16 +0000
Urgent appeal to find missing 83-year-old woman from Wimbledon
Police are urgently seeking help from the public to find an elderly woman from Wimbledon.

Chronicle Live

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:24:53 GMT
Reader photos show snow blanketing Newcastle and the North East
Here are the first snow photos to arrive - send your sledging, snowman and pix of snowy beauty spots & landmarks to yourpictures@chroniclelive.co.uk

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:16:46 GMT
Schools closed, roads blocked and rescue teams on standby: How snow is affecting the North East
Here's how the snow has affected Newcastle, Durham, Northumberland, Sunderland and Tyneside so far

Gazette Live

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:39:46 GMT
Taxi driver accused of grooming girl won't face action after blaming cousin who was never found
The man had been told he will not get his taxi licence back after probe into messages sent to '12-year-old girl'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:04:26 GMT
Snow around Teesside leads to school transport delays and power cuts
Northern Powergrid is responding to outages in the Billingham area :: The A19 was closed for a number of hours after a jackknifed lorry

Liverpool Echo

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:00:00 GMT
Don't get Connor mixed up with Pat
Television soaps dominated Christmas TV last year, as they always do.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:52:22 GMT
Controlled explosion carried out at scene of suspected hand grenade find
Workers were evacuated from the site and a police cordon and road closure was put in place

Macclesfield Express

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:12:02 GMT
Macclesfield College gets thumbs up from schools watchdog
Ofsted said the Park Lane college had improved since its last inspection

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:12:00 GMT
Centenary show recreates sights and smells of WW1 Trenches
The Macclesfiled exhibition is open to visitors

Northwich Guardian

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:18:18 +0000
HOUR AND A HALF long queues on the M6 after rush hour crash
DRIVERS travelling south on the M6 are facing long queues this morning.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:30:00 +0000
Time to 'get up for Down's' to raise awareness of syndrome
NORTHWICH, Winsford and Middlewich residents are being encouraged to 'get up for Down's' again in 2018.

Anphoblacht

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:45:36 +0000
Government must ensure fairness for Section 39 Agency Workers says Gerry Adams TD
Sinn Féin President, Gerry Adams TD, has advised Tánaiste Simon Coveney that his government must act soon to set up a process for pay restoration for the staff of Section 39 agencies, in the Dáil this afternoon.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:47:30 +0000
Sinn Féin motion to tackle trolley crisis passed in the Dáil
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has announced that Fine Gael will not oppose a Sinn Féin Dáil motion which proposes practical solutions to the trolley and overcrowding crisis in our hospitals. As a result the motion has been passed in the Dáil.

Impartial Reporter

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:00:00 +0000
Former heroin addict’s ‘ham fisted’ break in attempt
A former heroin addict who is now addicted to Subutex was given a nine-month prison sentence suspended for three years following a “ham fisted” attempt to break into a bookmakers in Irvinestown.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:00:00 +0000
Dropping pounds to raise pounds for Action Mental Health
A group of Fermanagh women have been eating well and dropping the pounds for local Action Mental Health services including its dedicated youth programmes.

Evening Telegraph

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:52:55 +0000
Tay Road Bridge tells folk to ‘bear with us’ over lift issue
Tay Road Bridge has apologised after a recent spate of lift malfunctions.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:16:30 +0000
REVEALED: Dundee V&A opening date announced
V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, will open to the public in the autumn.

Herald Scotland

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
Call for universities to fast-track bright pupils into the second year of degree courses
PUPILS who complete Advanced Highers should be fast-tracked straight into the second year of a university degree course, according to Scotland’s fair access commissioner.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
Alison Rowat: Is bad weather turning Scotland into a snowflake nation?
HERE is a tale of two winter wonderlands. One is coping admirably with cold weather, the other risks being seen as a snowflake. The first stop on our tour is the Yakutia region in Russia. Living 3000 miles east of Moscow, its population of Yakuts ...

Inverness Courier

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:30:00 GMT
New city bar raising cash for Highland Hospice
A CITY bar is on a mission to raise thousands of pounds for Highland Hospice by asking customers to donate money rather than pay for their food. The fundraiser will take place at the recently-opened Revolution

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NHS Highland forced to pay £6m in lawsuits in five years
NHS medical blunders in Highland cost taxpayers almost £6 million in lawsuits over the past five years. The revelation coincides with the most intense pressures on health services for years due to the

Andover Advertiser

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:26:01 +0000
Thruxton playing fields "deliberately targeted" in act of vandalism
Damage caused to goal posts at Thruxton playing fields has been condemned as “mindless violence” by the parish council chairman.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:26:11 +0000
Business group donates £500 to help young carers in Andover
A BUSINESS networking group has made a donation to a good cause.

Basingstoke Gazette

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:06:09 +0000
Winds bring travel chaos across Hampshire blocking roads and rail lines
FALLEN trees brought travel chaos across Hampshire this morning.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:42:29 +0000
‘Keep our festival free’ say revellers
FESTIVAL goers have spoken out against the proposed changes to Basingstoke Live.

Borehamwood Times

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:59:45 +0000
Gang jailed after being caught with gun
A GANG of men have been jailed for a total of 43 years after they were caught with a gun.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:18:18 +0000
Conman gardener jailed
A bogus gardener who stole from pensioners has been jailed.

Bucks Free Press

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:04:37 +0000
READER POLL: What would you like to see at site earmarked for Costco?
Last week, the mayor of High Wycombe said he was “disappointed” that Costco would no longer be opening its highly-anticipated warehouse in the town.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:07:10 +0000
Convict’s latest jail term for running home-grown cannabis farm backed by judges – despite protests it was too harsh
A convict who was previously jailed for killing a teenager in a car crash has had his latest term behind bars for running a home-grown cannabis farm with his dad backed by top judges – despite his protests it was too harsh.

Epsom Guardian

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:44:10 +0000
Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust is still paying out millions of tax payers’ money for medical blunders dating back two decades
Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust is still paying out millions in damages and legal fees for medical blunders dating back two decades.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:41:08 +0000
Ewell Morris Men's tour makes cash for charities
A group of Morris Dancers have handed over more than £1,000 to charity.

St Albans Review

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:30:00 +0000
Antidepressants are questioned in new play with a medicated relationship
Two healthy young people sign up for a trial to test a new antidepressant. As the dosage is increased they fall in love - but is it real? If your happiness is artificially created, how can you trust your feelings?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:30:00 +0000
Survey held to help improve city centre parking
DRIVERS left searching for spaces in the area may find it easier after a survey designed to improve car parking is carried out.

The Argus

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:53:30 +0000
Care home worker resigns after child sex offence charges
A CARE home worker has resigned after being charged with seven counts of sexual offences against teenage boys.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:25:51 +0000
Everton fan died falling down stairs looking for place to urinate
AN EVERTON fan tragically died falling downstairs while trying to find a place to urinate.

Bournemouth Echo

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:12:37 +0000
Bournemouth GP charged with hiring a hitman is fighting for life after crash on Ham Lane
A BOURNEMOUTH GP charged with trying to hire a hitman is fighting for his life in hospital following a horror crash in Ferndown.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:13:15 +0000
When WILL Poole Bridge open? Silence from council who refuse to set a date for reopening
THE deafening silence over Poole Bridge’s reopening date continued at the Borough of Poole (BOP) yesterday.

Bridgwater Mercury

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:56:54 +0000
What is this? Residents shock as massive item blows down Bridgwater street
RESIDENTS in Bridgwater were left bemused after this massive object was seen blowing down the street in the middle of the night. 

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:14:00 +0000
"Injuries and danger to life" risk warns Met Office as high speed winds set to hit Somerset
STRONG winds reaching speeds of up to 75mph will blow into Somerset this morning. 

Bridport News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000
"Please bear with us": More misery for motorists as roadworks continue
Drivers are being warned to expect delays as major roadworks get underway in a town centre – and business owners have raised concerns about the impact on trade.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000
This is how Universal Credit is affecting people in west Dorset
People claiming Universal Credit are worse off than before, it has been said. 

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0000
Anger after Burnham-on-Sea beach littered with dog poo
AN ANGRY mother is kicking up a stink after finding dog mess strewn across Burnham-on-Sea beach while walking with her children.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:14:00 +0000
"Injuries and danger to life" risk warns Met Office as high speed winds set to hit Somerset
STRONG winds reaching speeds of up to 75mph will blow into Somerset this morning. 

Chard and Ilminster News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:14:00 +0000
"Injuries and danger to life" risk warns Met Office as high speed winds set to hit Somerset
STRONG winds reaching speeds of up to 75mph will blow into Somerset this morning. 

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:22:48 +0000
Driver in car chase crash who threatened other driver with screwdriver is spared jail
A CHARD man who “went mad” when he chased another car before crashing into the back of it and then waved a sharpened screwdriver at the other driver has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Western Daily Press

South Wales Argus

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:09:36 +0000
County vs. Spurs - the 1960 cup tie that nearly never was
THE match on January 9, 1960 would be the fourth time that Spurs had visited Somerton Park, with the Argus reporting thousands of away fans invading Newport from the railway station.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:31:02 +0000
LIVE: City Summit debates future of Newport
BUSINESS and community leaders are gathering at the Celtic Manor Resort today for the fifth Newport City Summit.

Wales Online

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:48:32 GMT
A&E consultants in Wales tell First Minister 'A&Es here are in some ways worse than England'
They say staff are often in tears at work and that safety is at an 'unacceptable level'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:18:35 GMT
Two people taken to hospital after early morning head-on crash
The collision happened at 5.15am

Coventry Telegraph

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:48:05 GMT
Heartbreaking tributes left at scene after body found in Tamworth canal
Tragedy struck Tamworth last week

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:12:04 GMT
This is when Britain's cold snap will end as temperatures creep upwards
The mercury could ​even ​rise to double figures

Express and Star

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:53:32 +0000
Exclusive play written for festival
Families will be treated to a 30-minute dash through the city's history when Wolverhampton Literature Festival returns.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:35:35 +0000
Video captures beauty of Chase
The beauty of Cannock Chase has been captured in a stunning short video.

BBC News Humberside

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:01:15 GMT
Surrogate mother and MP: UK surrogacy law 'outdated and inadequate'
Sarah Jones has been a surrogate four times and says "urgent changes" are needed to the law.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:20:26 GMT
Appeal sees Grimsby attacker of boy, 2, detained
The teenager's original sentence was described as "unduly lenient" by the Court of Appeal.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:53:10 +0000
School bus nearly 'tipped over' after skidding on black ice
A SCHOOL bus has crashed into railings this morning after skidding on black ice.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:01:00 +0000
Man jailed for deliberately running over teenage girl
A FATHER-OF-TWO who deliberately ran over a teenage girl after she tried to break up an argument between him and his then girlfriend has been jailed.

York Press

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
Deal struck over plan for 1,100 homes on British Sugar site
ONE of York’s biggest housing schemes has passed a major hurdle after planners struck a deal over how many homes should be affordable - just as a public inquiry got underway.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:23:09 +0000
The wintry scene in North Yorkshire today after overnight snow: gallery of pics
MOTORISTS have been facing difficult journeys overnight and this morning after heavy snowfalls in higher parts of North Yorkshire - as these images show.

Ukraine News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:58:47 +0000
Ukrinform: Ukraine spends 265.5 million to get ready for 2018 Winter Olympics
Youth and Sports Minister of Ukraine Ihor Zhdanov has revealed that Hr 265.5 million was allocated from the state budget for the preparation of athletes for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang (South Korea). Read more here. The post Ukrinfo...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:38:51 +0000
Kobolev says Naftogaz to pay $300 million loan to EBRD in January
National joint-stock company Naftogaz Ukrainy in January 2018 would pay the credit line provided by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for purchase of natural gas, Naftogaz Head Andriy Kobolev told reporters in Kyiv on Jan. 1...

Unian News Agency

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:47:00 +0200
Ukraine's Deposit Guarantee Fund pays over $246 mln to insolvent banks' depositors in 2017
Ukraine's Deposit Guarantee Fund in 2017 paid depositors of insolvent banks UAH 7.058 billion (US$246.2 million), which was by 50% down from UAH 14.936 billion ($521 million) in 2016, according to the Fund's press service.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:15:00 +0200
Ukraine's Security and Defense Council endorses draft law on national security
The National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine has endorsed the draft law "On the National Security of Ukraine," which introduces civilian control over the nation's security and defense sector, according to the NSDC's p...

Zik

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:57:00 +0200
A note by ZIK's translator
Due to restructuring, ZIK’s English-language site is closing down as of Dec. 1.

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:51:00 +0200
NABU decries interference of SBU and PGO in its operations
The national Anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine said in a Nov. 30 statement that its secret operation in the State Migration Service aimed at exposing corrupt officials was disrupted by SBU and Prosecutor General’s Office. During the operation when a...

Algeria

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:47:00 GMT
Banque Audi: MENA Weekly Monitor (19-Nov-16)
This is a PDF report.

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:00:09 GMT
Central Bank of UAE, Bank of Algeria sign MoU to boost co-operation in trade and finance
Central Bank of the UAE said it had signed a memorandum of understanding, MoU, with the Bank of Algeria for supporting and developing the financial and banking sector.

Algeria Headlines

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 14:31:57 GMT
Walter Wants to Flow ... Seeks Algerian Giants MC Alger's Deal
[Times of Zambia] RED-HOT Nkana striker Walter Bwalya has lifted the lid off his latest bit in the transfer sequel saying he wants to leave the Kitwe side for Algerian giants MC Alger.

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 07:32:02 GMT
Amavubi to Play Sudan, Algeria in CHAN Preps
[New Times] Friendly matches

Algerie Presse Service

Bahrain

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 11:30:06 GMT
Bahrain's Takaud partnership expands Kuwait's Ahli capital client offerings
Ahli Capital with access to TAKAUD’s Sharia-compliant Investment Strategies.

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:30:05 GMT
Bahrain's Eskan Bank REIT public offering opens today
The initial public offering (IPO) of the Eskan Bank Realty Income Trust (REIT) opens today for two weeks, and will close on Tues 6 Dec 2016.

North Cyprus Daily

Egypt

Sat, 28 May 2016 10:10:00 GMT
Egypt GDP growth for H1 2015-2016 4.5% from 5.5% last year
Total GDP for first half of fiscal year 2015/2016 was $158 billion in the first half of the year.

Fri, 27 May 2016 10:52:09 GMT
No new signal from EgyptAir jet since day of crash
No new radio signal has been received from an EgyptAir jet since the day it crashed in the Mediterranean last week.

Egypt Headlines

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:41:31 GMT
Untamed Repression
[HRW] Egyptian President Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi's government during 2017 observed few boundaries on its untamed repression of all forms of dissent, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2018. While the country faced major security threats ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:36:02 GMT
To US VP Pence - Defend the Rights of Christians and All Egyptians
[HRW] United States Vice President Mike Pence, who canceled his visit to the Middle East in December amid a firestorm over US President Donald Trump's announcement about Jerusalem, is due to visit Egypt on January 20, as part of a trip that will also...

Egypt World News

Mon, 15 May 2017 15:23:00 +0000
Every Egyptian will receive medical insurance services via electronic card: Health Minister
For the sake of affording every Egyptian appropriate medical insurance, Health Minister Ahmed Emad El-Din announced on Sunday that a new draft law on medical insurance is currently under the State Council's revision.He further noted, during a con...

Mon, 15 May 2017 14:36:00 +0000
Finance Minister's adviser, 3 others referred to court on bribery charges
Top prosecutor Nabil Sadek referred Tarek Abdel Wahab, adviser to the Finance Minister for real estate tax affairs, Mahmoud Fakhr Baraka; chairman of Star Light for Real Estate Development and Tourism; Amal Abdel Wahab Hassan, inspector of the Centra...

Egyptian News

Mon, 15 May 2017 09:06:00 +0000
Pope prays for minorities like Yazidis suffering in Mideast
Pope Francis has appealed for penitence and prayers for the end of conflicts and wars he says are disfiguring “the face of humanity.”Francis, addressing tourists and Romans Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, recalled those suffering in t...

Mon, 15 May 2017 09:01:00 +0000
Erdogan visits Trump, amid much friction between US, Turkey
The United States is on a collision course with its NATO ally Turkey, pushing ahead with arming Syrian Kurds after deciding the immediate objective of defeating Islamic State militants outweighs the potential damage to a partnership vital to US inter...

Egyptian Streets

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:19:35 +0000
No Protests? No Problem: How Independent Music Revolts
Throughout Egypt’s critical moments, artists have always been primed to step in and create an alternative reality for the people. Subsequent to the Egyptian revolution in 2011, the music scene in Egypt has remarkably changed. Independent music...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:40:41 +0000
Egypt From Above Like You’ve Never Seen Before
One way of enjoying Egypt’s heritage and ancient history is to visit tourist attractions, national museums and local cities. But there is always another way of looking at things, that’s why Egyptian Streets brings you a set of photos rev...

Iran

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 05:33:14 GMT
Pakistan to purchase power from Iran
Pakistan is seeking cooperation with Iran in oil and electricity sectors

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:30:07 GMT
Protection of environment, strategy for petrochemical industry
Assaluyeh is the beating heart of Iran's economy with largest oil and petrochemical sites.

Iraq

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:47:00 GMT
Banque Audi: MENA Weekly Monitor (19-Nov-16)
This is a PDF report.

Haaretz Israel News

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:35:07 +0200
Over 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics issue fatwa forbidding suicide bombings
Pakistan has for years been plagued by violence by Islamist militants who often use suicide bombers and preach that their struggle is a holy war to impose Islamic rule

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:12:16 +0200
Abbas exits with one final, outrageous performance. Now, America must contain the damage
After a shameful speech full of bizarre canards about Israel's illegitimacy, the U.S. now knows Abbas can't, and won't, reach a Mideast peace deal. But we must also understand the same is true about Israel's current government

Israel Debka

Jerusalem Online

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:30:00 +0200
Havat Gilat drive-by terrorists captured in overnight raid
A joint operation by the IDF, the Shin Bet, the Israel Police and other forces early Thursday morning led to the capture of the terrorists who murdered Rabbi Raziel Shevach in last weeks drive-by shooting in Havat Gilad. Two IDF soldiers were injured...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:00:00 +0200
Trump: US embassy move 'not within a year'
Responding to a comment by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the US embassy move to Jerusalem will take up to a year, US President Donald Trump said that is not a realistic assessment.

Jerusalem Post Headlines

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:48:58 GMT
U.S. Embassy in Baghdad: U.S. government opposes delaying Iraqi elections

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:37:43 GMT
Syrian government to attend UN talks in Vienna

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Times of Israel

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:41:10 +0000
6 ways to stop sex abuse in the Jewish world
It's time to create a culture in which nobody ever again has to say #MeToo or #GamAni

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:30:46 +0000
Silicon Valley women visit to boost gender equality in Israel, Gaza tech scene
'We need more women at the table to create a more peaceful world,' says leader of visiting US delegation

Jordan

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:48:00 GMT
Banque Audi: MENA Weekly Monitor (26-Nov-16)
This is a PDF report.

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:33:00 GMT
Deloitte: Middle East Point of View (Fall 2016)

Jordan Al Bawaba

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 10:00:00 +0000
‘The Stability of the Middle East is at Stake’: Q&A with UNRWA’s Spokesperson on Trump’s Funding Cuts
 by Salim Essaid  In an abrupt but not surprising move, the United States cut funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) to $60 million, when they were expecting around $350 million. ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:18:36 +0000
Belgium to Donate $23 Million to UNRWA Following US Aid Cuts
Belgium announced Wednesday it will donate €19 million ($23 million) to the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees -- following a U.S. decision to cut aid for the agency. The country will allocate the aid in three years, according to a statement issu...

Kuwait

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:00:06 GMT
Kuwaiti Court upholds disqualification of 3 poll hopefuls
Court of Appeals upheld the disqualification of Mohammed Al-Juweihel, Hani Hussein and Mahmoud Shaker from the National Assembly election.

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:49:47 GMT
Kuwait's 8-hour ban on land borders travelers return overruled
Instructions were made yesterday to halt a previous decision banning departing passengers through land borders from returning to Kuwait within eight hours of departure.

Kuwait Times

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:08:54 +0000
Amir, Trump discuss ties, key issues, regional developments
Kuwait Times KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received a call yesterday from US President Donald Trump. In the phone conversation, they discussed distinguished relations between both friendly countries, issues of mutual int...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:08:26 +0000
Qatar sheikh ‘detained’ in UAE flies to Kuwait
Kuwait Times KUWAIT:  A controversial member of Qatar’s royal family who accused the United Arab Emirates of detaining him has flown to Kuwait, his family said Tuesday. Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al-Thani, who emerged as a key figure in the dispu...

Lebanon

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:25:42 GMT
Strong EU-Lebanon partnership on horizon
Renewed framework for political engagement and enhanced cooperation adopted

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:23:02 GMT
Bank assets growth in Lebanon jumps 117%
Banking activity saw $12.1 bln growth in assets over first nine months of 2016

Libya

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:35:42 GMT
UN Poised to Scale Up Support for Libya's Post-Conflict Transition
[UN News] The United Nations is implementing its Action Plan for Libya to create the necessary conditions for the completion of the North African country's post-conflict transition, the head of UN mission there said Wednesday.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:28:35 GMT
Rwanda Prepared to Host African Migrants - Kagame
[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda's decision to support African immigrants who were being sold off as slaves in Libya is informed by the country's history and experience.

Morocco

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:37:10 GMT
Sudan Reach CHAN Quarters, Join Hosts Morocco
[CAF] Striker Walaal Musa was the hero for Sudan as his goal on the half hour mark booked their place in the quarters thanks to a 1-0 win over a spirited Mauritania side.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:19:03 GMT
Morocco's El Kaabi Scores Three Times Against Guinea at CHAN
[CAF] Ayoub El Kaabi continued his fine form in front of goal scoring three times as Morocco moved within touching distance of a place at the quarter finals thanks to a 3-1 win over Guinea in Casablanca.

Morocco World News

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:50:29 +0000
US to Cut $65 Million from UN Aid to Palestinians
Rabat – Trump’s administration is cutting more than half of the financial aid that the United States normally provides to the United Nations agency helping Palestinian refugees. Heather Nauert, spokeswoman for the US State Department said on ...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:34:18 +0000
Morocco’s Istiqlal Party Proposes Law to Curb Racial Discrimination
Rabat – The Independence Party of Morocco proposed on Tuesday a new law to criminalize acts of racism and racial discrimination against foreigners. The Independence  Party’s proposal was presented during a meeting in the House of Council...

North Africa

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:35:42 GMT
Libya:UN Poised to Scale Up Support for Libya's Post-Conflict Transition
[UN News] The United Nations is implementing its Action Plan for Libya to create the necessary conditions for the completion of the North African country's post-conflict transition, the head of UN mission there said Wednesday.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:37:10 GMT
Sudan/Morocco:Sudan Reach CHAN Quarters, Join Hosts Morocco
[CAF] Striker Walaal Musa was the hero for Sudan as his goal on the half hour mark booked their place in the quarters thanks to a 1-0 win over a spirited Mauritania side.

Oman

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:31:52 GMT
Oman's economic outlook brightens going into 2017
Country's pledge to cut production by around 45,000 barrels per day will result in a net increase in revenue to the economy

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:30:02 GMT
Call for awareness campaign on child rights in Oman
Oman’s chief of public prosecution has called for a national campaign to educate residents about children’s rights.

Oman Daily

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:42:15 +0000
Muscat Festival begins today under theme ‘Let’s Celebrate Together’
This year marks two decades of the festival

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:57:40 +0000
M98 premium fuel launched
This high-octane rating fuel will allow motorists to drive longer distances, with cleaner burning fuel and help them maintain their cars.

Oman Region

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 05:42:06 +0000
Assad allies vow to keep battling 'terrorism' in Syria
Russia and Iran are Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's closest allies, and label all opponents of his regime as "terrorists".

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 06:55:22 +0000
Regime strikes kill 28 civilians near Damascus: monitor
Air strikes by Syrian warplanes on a rebel-held region near Damascus killed at least 28 civilians on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.

Qatar

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:18:57 GMT
Qatar to invest $13bn on major projects in 2017
Country forecast to reach an annual growth rate of 3.4% next year

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 04:13:30 GMT
Qatar's growth likely to touch 3.4% in 2017
Costs remain stable and impact on overall inflation remain 'minimum' despite 30% to 35% hike in petrol prices

Qatar Doha News

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:11:09 +0000
Response Receive From Government Communication Office For Our Request To Unblock Doha News
Dear Readers, Doha News website still continues to be inaccessible to online users in Qatar and we regret for the same as it is an inconvenience for you and a great worry for us. Though the good news is that, we have finally received a response from ...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:52:09 +0000
MEE In Association With WCM-Q to Launch ‘Healthy Eating’ Drive
In last few years the country has witnesses increase in modernisation and economic development. This further led to change in eating habits with increased unhealthy and unhygienic eating is considered as “epidemiological transition”. In t...

Sahara Reporters

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:36:14 +0000
Judge Orders Service On Innocent Chukwuma Chairman Of Innoson Motors In Open Court
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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:11:10 +0000
Niger Delta Avengers To Resume Massive Attack Oil Facilities, Demand Restructuring
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Sahara Reporters Latest News

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:36:14 +0000
Judge Orders Service On Innocent Chukwuma Chairman Of Innoson Motors In Open Court
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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:02:43 +0000
Climate Change: Farmers-Herdsmen Conflict To Worsen By 2032
0 Comments Sahara Reporters Climate Change: Farmers-Herdsmen Conflict To Worsen By 2032 12 Hours Ago

Saudi Arabia

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:11:35 GMT
Saudi GACA to provide new opportunities for national carriers
New agreements will help keep pace with growth of the air transport industry: official

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:20:23 GMT
Private sector investments in Saudi to gather pace in 2017
Private sector to play a major role in achieving the government objectives set out under the National Transformation Plan (NTP) and Vision 2030

Saudia Arabia Majalla

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:47:48 +0000
Juncker Says Would Like Britain to Rejoin EU After Brexit
EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker renewed an offer to Britain on Wednesday to stay in the European Union and said … The post Juncker Says Would Like Britain to Rejoin EU After Brexit appeared first on Majalla Magazine.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:28:51 +0000
Conflict Among World Powers a Growing Concern, Experts Say
AP- A survey by the World Economic Forum finds that more than nine in 10 experts are worried about worsening … The post Conflict Among World Powers a Growing Concern, Experts Say appeared first on Majalla Magazine.

Syria

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 18:00:05 GMT
Syrian rebels say they have control of western suburb of Aleppo |
On day two of a Syrian rebel offensive in western Aleppo where the government has control the insurgents say they've taken a suburb in the southwest corner of the city. Mana Rabiee reports. |

Tunisia

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:23:03 GMT
Rulers Fail to Live Up to Arab Spring Promise
[RFI] Nearly one thousand people have been arrested in Tunisia in the biggest wave of social unrest since the revolution. Anger at new austerity measures has brought hundreds of Tunisians back onto the streets with the same demands they did back in 2...

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:42:28 GMT
Fresh Protests in Tunisia On Anniversary of Arab Spring Uprising
[Deutsche Welle] The anti-austerity rallies are the latest to hit Tunisia since the beginning of January. Sunday marks seven years since the North African country's peaceful transition to democracy.

Western Sahara

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:45:17 GMT
Postponement of the Students Detainees Trial of 'El Luali Comrades'
[SPS] Marrakesh -The Marrakesh Court of Justice has decided to postpone the trial of the Saharawi political prisoners ,well known El Luali comrades ,to the February 13, justifying that by the absence of four detainees.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:28:19 GMT
Saharawi Delegate in Murcia Region Is Received By Murcia Authorities - Press
[SPS] Murcia -.The Minister of Presidency and Development, Pedro Rivera, accompanied by the Director General of the European Union, External Action and Cooperation, Manuel Pleguezuelo, today received the Saharawi delegate in the Region of Murcia, Fat...

Yemen

Sun, 30 Oct 2016 03:51:56 GMT
Global outrage over Houthi missile attack near Makkah
A ballistic missile launched by the Houthi militias was targeting the holy city of Makkah

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:02:28 GMT
UAE inaugurates power station in Yemen
The first phase of Ju'ar power station in Abyan Governorate, Yemen, has been inaugurated by the UAE.

Canadian News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 EST
Foreign spouses hit snags with 'streamlined' sponsorship program
A Swedish woman living in Ottawa says the government erroneously returned her spousal sponsorship application twice, forcing her to apply all over again. It's a problem that some immigration lawyers s...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 EST
More Rogers employees come forward, revealing how they say they're coached to upsell you
Rogers employees reveal tactics they use to push products and services on customers, or risk losing their jobs.

Canadian World News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:52:15 EST
Republicans rush to find enough votes to avoid U.S. government shutdown
Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress are stepping up their efforts to round up the votes needed to pass a temporary extension in government funding and prevent a looming shutdown.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:29:03 EST
Bus fire in Kazakhstan kills 52 along route used by migrant workers
A bus fire in northwestern Kazakhstan killed 52 Uzbek citizens on a route used by migrant workers heading to Russia, the Kazakh Interior Ministry said on Thursday.

Edmonton Sun Times

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:36:38 MDT
Conservative candidate poised to replace Rona Ambrose in Sturgeon River-Parkland
Rona Ambrose's former riding remains staunchly Conservative after a Monday byelection that saw the Tory candidate romp to victory.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:32:54 MDT
School requests proof of baptism from defeated Catholic trustee candidate [Video]
A Catholic school trustee candidate who lost in last week's civic election is questioning why the school her children have attended for six years asked to see her baptismal certificate.Mom-of-three Kristin Heimbecker said Monday she's worried her chi...

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:55 EST
L’UPAC tente de rencontrer deux autres députés
Trois mois après l’arrestation controversée du député Guy Ouellette, l’UPAC continue de semer le mystère à l’Assemblée nationale.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:27 EST
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency: une passerelle semi-submersible dans les cartons
La Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (SEPAQ) planche sur un nouveau et vaste plan de mise en valeur du pied de la Chute-Montmorency, estimé à au moins 30 millions de dollars, dont le projet phare est une passerelle « semi-subme...

London Free Press

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:17:12 EST
Lifesavers often left waiting in hospitals when they should be available for emergencies, officials say
The bottleneck in London’s two hospital emergency rooms has grown so bad so fast, that some paramedics are spending more time waiting in hospital hallways than responding to emergencies.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:54:03 EST
Uber: From April to September, nearly half of London trips gobbled up by U.S.-based ride-hailing giant, stats show
It’s been less than a year since city hall ironed out a bylaw to govern both taxis and drivers under ride-hailing giant Uber, but already the numbers are painting an alarming picture.

Ottawa Sun

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:56:34 EDT
Trudeau peacekeeping pledge pitiful as troop deployment hits new low according to new U.N. data
The Trudeau Liberals may have promised to ramp up Canada’s involvement in peacekeeping, but new UN figures show that Canada had fewer peacekeepers deployed on missions in September than at any point in recent memory — including under the Harper C...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:26:26 EDT
Britain hands over Franklin Expedition wreckage to Canada
Britain says it will give Canada the two shipwrecks once commanded by John Franklin that lie at the heart of one of this country’s most compelling Arctic myths.

Regina Leader-Post

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:09:56 +0000
Back-to-back Bradley goals key Pats' win
Back-to-back goals by Matt Bradley powered the Regina Pats to a 4-3 Western Hockey League victory over the host Prince Albert Raiders on Wednesday. Bradley, the game’s first star, scored at 18:12 of the second period to create a 2-2 tie and the...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:40:57 +0000
Public school survey suggests Indigenous students face far more anxiety than peers
Regina Public Schools sent staff to a mental health workshop this week, in the wake of a survey showing that 40 per cent of Indigenous high school students show high or medium anxiety.

The Province

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 21:43:05 Z
Advocates call for minority judges as figures show 'judiciary of whiteness'
HALIFAX — A study showing a dearth of minority judges in Canada has advocates suggesting the country must seize a unique opportunity to increase racial diversity in a “judiciary of whiteness.” “After many years of saying this ...

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:05:42 Z
Demand for driver’s licences decreasing among B.C.’s young people
We analyzed the numbers to see the effects of the province's graduated licensing program.

Times Colonist

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:25:05 -0800
Human Rights Watch: Trump era encourages world's strongmen

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:15:04 -0800
In the news today, Jan. 18

Toronto Star

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:33:28 EST
Family offers ‘sincere apologies’ for 11-year-old girl’s false hijab-cutting story
Family ‘assumed’ that incident that captured national attention ‘to be true just like everyone else.’

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:19:41 EST
Video in murder trial shows deadly Liberty Village fight
Witness Sascha Harten testified about the fight between her then-boyfriend Shawn Poirier, who is accused of second-degree murder, and Mike Pimentel.

Vancouver Sun

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 23:55:04 Z
More gun violence in Surrey; murder in Burnaby
Since Surrey RCMP said Friday they had implemented successful strategies to combat gun violence, there have been three more shootings.

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:08:34 Z
B.C. nurses' college warns about helping in assisted-dying cases
A B.C. Supreme Court ruling allowing a terminally-ill woman a medically-assisted death has not opened the door to nurses now participating in hastened death, the College of Registered Nurse of B.C. said Monday.

Windsor Star

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:25:26 +0000
Defence falters for women as No. 7 Lancers fall to No. 8 Marauders
It’s a 10-minute lapse the University of Windsor Lancers women’s basketball team might come to regret when the season ends.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:09:40 +0000
Victoria Manor launches GoFundMe campaign to help senior pay for lost dentures
A supportive care home in Windsor has taken the unusual step of launching a GoFundMe campaign to help a struggling senior replace his lost teeth.

Winnipeg Sun

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:27:04 CDT
Father of missing Texas girl charged with first-degree felony
The father of a missing 3-year-old North Texas girl was arrested Monday after voluntarily giving new answers to investigators’ questions about his daughter’s disappearance.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:52:57 CDT
Lamont: Grits won’t woo independent MLAs
Manitoba’s new Liberal leader said he won’t add to his seat count by wooing one of the province’s two independent MLAs.

Mexico El Norte (sp)

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:48:17 GMT
Es México el país más peligroso.- Trump
Trump dice que México es el país más peligroso del mundo, por lo que EU requiere el muro, y afirma que si no se construye "no hay acuerdo".

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:33 GMT
Va en picada venta de autos en NL: cae 21%
La venta de autos nuevos en NL cae 21% por los aumentos en las tasas de interés y las alzas de precios de los vehículos, informa la AMDA.

Mexico Informador (sp)

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:11:00 -0600
Marinos rescatan a pescadores que naufragaron por seis días
Los tres hombres rescatados zarparon de Manzanillo hacia Huatulco y desde el día 10 de enero se desconocía su ubicación

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:36:00 -0600
Alcalde de Paraíso aún no recibe nota de destitución
Bernardo Barrada Ruiz dijo que acatará el fallo de la SCJN, pero consideró injusto que un ayuntamiento democrático sea destituido por deudas de administraciones pasadas 

Mexico Reforma (sp)

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:35 GMT
Asfixia a Puebla ola de violencia
En enero-noviembre de 2017, Puebla sumó 851 carpetas de investigación por homicidio doloso, cifra récord para periodo idéntico desde 1997.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:45:53 GMT
México, el país más peligroso.- Trump
Trump dijo que México es el país más peligroso del mundo, por lo que EU requiere el muro, y afirmó que si no se construye 'no hay acuerdo'.

Mexico Star

Mexico Topix (usa)

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:32:19 GMT
Mexico to request extradition of former Chihuahua governor
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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:20:59 GMT
At least 33 bodies found in clandestine graves in Mexico
In this Jan. 15, 2018 photo, released by the General Prosecutor of Nayarit, a man digs up a clandestine grave in Xalisco, Nayarit state, Mexico. Sniffer dogs led authorities to the grisly discovery of three clandestine graves containing at least 33 b...

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