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Africa Headlines

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 17:04:19 GMT
Uganda: Aged Government in Charge of a Young Uganda
[Monitor] The average age of President Museveni's Cabinet is 65 years, while that of Ugandans is 16 years.

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 08:26:13 GMT
Nigeria: Fake News More Dangerous Than Boko Haram - Abubakar
[Vanguard] A human rights activist, Comrade Ibrahim Abubakar, has raised the alarm over the rise in fake news in the country, describing it as a "higher threat than terrorism".

Africa News

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:10:31 GMT
If You're Kylie Jenner's Friend, These Are The Rules You Gotta Follow
Do you have what it takes?

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 02:08:50 GMT
Quiz: Can We Guess Your Education Level By Your Biblical Knowledge?
Are you biblically educated?

Africa News24

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:00:29 +0200
News24.com | Peace activist killed by 'stray bullet' in Somalia
A prominent rights activist has been shot dead in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, with security officials suggesting she had been hit by a stray bullet.

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:00:29 +0200
News24.com | Nigerian president launches campaign against defecation in public
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has announced a campaign to end defecation in public, in a country where tens of millions of people going to the toilet outside poses a major health risk.

Central Africa

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 08:40:22 GMT
Rwanda: Global Robotics Firm Inches Closer to Launch in Rwanda
[New Times] Fabrice Goffin, the Belgian owner of a company specialising in new robotics solutions, on Friday gave The New Times a demonstration of what service robots, "humanoid looking" creations with machine intelligence cable of detecting and talk...

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:35:45 GMT
Angola: Second Stage of Polio Vaccination Kicks Off
[ANGOP] Luanda -The second stage of polio vaccination campaign is kicking off this Friday in five provinces of Angola, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

Benin

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 04:45:13 GMT
Pirates Kidnap 9 Sailors From Norwegian Ship
[Deutsche Welle] Nine sailors have been abducted by pirates while anchored off the coast of the West African country of Benin. The Gulf of Guinea is one of the world's most dangerous maritime regions.

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 10:02:48 GMT
Expanding Sahara Leaves Broken Families and Violence in Its Wake
[IPS] Bamako, Mali/Cotonou, Benin -Abdoulaye Maiga proudly displays an album showing photos of him and his family during happier times when they all lived together in their home in northern Mali. Today, these memories seem distant and painful.

Botswana

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 07:31:01 GMT
Okavango Delta Is Created By a Delicate Balance, but for How Much Longer?
[The Conversation Africa] The Okavango Delta in northern Botswana is a mosaic of water paths, floodplains and arid islands. The delta sits in the Okavango river basin, which spans three African countries: Angola, Namibia and Botswana.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 08:18:05 GMT
Kidney Disease Conference Starts in Kasane Tomorrow
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Preparations for the second Nephrology Society of Botswana conference billed for Kasane November 15-17 are at an advanced stage.

Burkina Faso

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 11:11:20 GMT
Experts of the Committee Against Torture Urge Burkina Faso to Safeguard Human Rights While Combatting Terrorism and Insecurity
[OHCHR] Committee against Torture

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 08:19:58 GMT
Here We Go Again As Cranes Tackle Burkina Faso
[Monitor] Johnny McKinstry and Uganda Cranes start the Cameroonian job far away in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso looking to making three times on the money.

Burundi

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 14:55:45 GMT
SGR Grasps African Investors' Attention
[Daily News] A STANDARD gauge railway (SGR) project that will link Rwanda, Burundi and DR Congo with the Dar es Salaam port is one among major projects that will feature in the Africa Investment Forum that begun in Johannesburg yesterday.

Sat, 09 Nov 2019 14:57:34 GMT
Burundi's Nkurunziza Sells 'Legacy' to Regain Global Support
[East African] Amid uncertainties over Burundi's commitment to conduct credible elections in May 2020, President Pierre Nkurunziza is selling an unlikely glowing legacy to have his administration reintegrated into the international community.

Cameroon

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 04:27:00 GMT
Sacked, Shunned and Suicidal - the Sports Stars Battling Anti-Gay Laws
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -Cameroonian athlete Thierry Essamba still trains every day, even though he has little hope of reviving a career cut off when he was ousted from the national squad in a scandal over homosexuality.

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:15:21 GMT
North West - Another Government Assistance for IDPs
[Cameroon Tribune] MINAT salutes increasing collaboration of the population with Defence and Security Forces towards return to normalcy.

Cape Verde

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 11:51:46 GMT
2021 AFCON Qualifiers - Cameroon Confronts Cape Verde Today
[Cameroon Tribune] The Indomitable Lions had their last training session in Yaounde yesterday, November 12, 2019 as they prepare for the encounter.

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 16:41:20 GMT
Nine African Countries Agree to Begin Journey Towards Pooled Procurement to Increase Their Access to Affordable Life-Saving Vaccines
[WHO] Brazzaville -Nine middle-income countries in Africa have agreed to work towards pooled procurement mechanisms by first sharing vital information on their vaccine purchasing practices, including the prices they pay and their suppliers. Sharing i...

Central African Republic

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 08:30:17 GMT
CAR Defense Minister Concludes Visit to Sudan
[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Defense of Central African Republic(CAR) Marie-Noëlle Koyara, concluded her visit to the country Wednesday after holding a series of meetings and talks at level of government , ministry of defense and chief of staff.

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 04:51:49 GMT
Rebels Fight On As Peace Deal Falters
[The New Humanitarian] Bangui, Central African Republic -Interviews with rebel officials, humanitarians, and protest groups suggest the February agreement is now looking shaky and could unravel.

Chad

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 14:09:04 GMT
Warriors Prepare for Chad
[Namibian] Brave Warriors interim head coach Bobby Samaria has named a strong squad to prepare for Wednesday's visit of Chad and Sunday's trip to Guinea in 2021 Africa Nations Cup qualification action.

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 14:27:11 GMT
Stabilisation of Lake Chad Basin - Stakeholders Roll Out Regional Strategic Plan
[Cameroon Tribune] The five-year plan on peace and development of the area has nine cardinal pillars of operation across member countries of the basin

Comoros

Congo-Brazzaville

Congo-Kinshasa

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 05:07:14 GMT
New Ebola Vaccine Enters Real-World Test Phase
[Deutsche Welle] Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have started using a second vaccine to fight Ebola. The country is struggling to contain what is now the world's second-worst outbreak of the deadly virus on record.

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:41:17 GMT
Letter to EU On Targeted Sanctions Against Rights Abusers
[HRW] Dear High Representative,

Djibouti

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 12:48:51 GMT
UNSC Race, Kenya Diversifies Issues to Gain Over Djibouti
[East African] Nairobi has diversified its campaign for the United Nations Security Council seat amid persistent contest from Djibouti who lost out from the African Union vote on endorsement.

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 12:20:43 GMT
Ethiopia, Djibouti Buttress Trade Routes
[Addis Fortune] The road project cost 159 million dollars

East Africa

East Africa

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:42:47 GMT
Eritrea's Statement At ICPD Meeting
[Shabait] Excellences: In 1994, when ICPD was held in Cairo, Eritrea crafted its National Charter while celebrating its 1st de jure independence. In that Charter, it was clearly stated that; "issue of women is a major social issue and society that do...

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:23:17 GMT
Seminars in Connection With Founding of NUEW
[Shabait] Asmara -Seminars in connection with the 40th anniversary of the founding of the National Union of Eritrean Women are being conducted in the Central region.

Ethiopia

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 09:38:28 GMT
Icao's Endeavor in Ensuring Aviation Safety in Africa
[Reporter] The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is a UN specialized agency that regulates the global aviation industry. Ethiopia is one of the founding members of ICAO. Headquartered in Montreal Canada, ICAO provides capacity building...

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 09:29:02 GMT
Launching Digital Agro-Climate Advisory Platform in Ethiopia
[Reporter] There was a time when traditional ecological knowledge was enough. When ancestral wisdom guided communities to sense the moods of the rains, the temperaments of the winds, the hidden messages of the clouds. Through these interpretations of...

Gabon

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 04:46:30 GMT
Wildlife-Loving Minister Seeks to Stamp Out Illegal Logging
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Johannesburg -Gabon's new environment minister, Lee White, a British-born conservationist, has vowed to fight illegal logging by strengthening governance of forests after a national scandal in which about 350 containers o...

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 16:41:20 GMT
Nine African Countries Agree to Begin Journey Towards Pooled Procurement to Increase Their Access to Affordable Life-Saving Vaccines
[WHO] Brazzaville -Nine middle-income countries in Africa have agreed to work towards pooled procurement mechanisms by first sharing vital information on their vaccine purchasing practices, including the prices they pay and their suppliers. Sharing i...

Ghana

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 07:27:24 GMT
Small Political Parties Have Found a Way to Stay Afloat
[The Conversation Africa] In the past 27 years, Ghana has witnessed three democratic changes of government. National electoral contests have been decided between two main parties, on either side of the political spectrum. There are also a number of m...

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:34:26 GMT
Make Science, Technology Relevant to Ghanaians - President to Scientists
[Ghanaian Times] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged scientists in the country to help make science and technology more relevant in providing dignified standards of living for Ghanaians.

Guinea

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 09:10:50 GMT
Mnangagwa Despatches Special Envoy to Guinea
[The Herald] The dispatching of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Minister Kazembe Kazembe to Guinea Conakry as a special envoy of President Mnangagwa yesterday shows the Second Republic's eagerness to consolidate relations with the outside world.

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 13:41:26 GMT
Guinea's Bloody Crackdown Stains West Africa's Foe Landscape in October 2019
[MFWA] Guinea dominated the headlines in October 2019 for the wrong reasons as the resumption of protests against President Alpha Conde's bid to seek a third term in office was met with familiar brutality, leading to at least nine deaths.

Guinea Bissau

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 06:41:20 GMT
President Invokes the Virgin Mary in Ecowas Power Duel
[East African] Guinea Bissau President José Mário Vaz remains defiant in the face of condemnation from the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) over his meddling in government that has caused a political crisis ahead of the country's ...

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 13:33:45 GMT
Angola Condemns Change to Constitutional Order in Guinea-Bissau
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola has condemned any alteration of the constitutional order established in Guinea-Bissau, considering the Government led by Prime Minister Aristides Gomes the only legitimate one supported by the people's will.

Kenya

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 12:21:43 GMT
Rights Groups Push for Safe Abortion
[Nation] Women advocacy groups from around the world have called upon governments to make safe abortion an agenda under maternal healthcare.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 08:44:04 GMT
Kenyan Footballer Wins Global Football Award
[Nation] Kenyan international Johanna Omolo has won the prestigious Fifpro Merit Award for his community work in Dandora through his foundation. The award comes with a Sh2.5 million cash prize.

Kenya Daily Nation

Kenya East African

Kenya Headlines

2019-11-21 15:33:11
Forget PM post, Karua tells Uhuru

2019-11-21 13:33:53
Sky News deletes KQ stowaway story

Kenya News

2019-11-21 16:42:20
Blow to sawmillers as Tobiko extends ban on logging
Environment Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko extended the ban on logging from Sunday to a year later.

2019-11-21 16:30:07
Two robbery suspects escape from cells in morning drama
Two suspects held in police cells over robbery with violence escaped from Ruiru police station in a morning drama.

Lesotho

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:48:23 GMT
Metsing Speaks On Fallout With Thabane
[Lesotho Times] FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing has attributed his fallout with the coalition partner and current Prime Minister Thomas Thabane to disagreements over the withholding of former Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili's termina...

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 07:46:11 GMT
Instability, Corruption Chasing Away Investors - Business Mogul Matekane
[Lesotho Times] Business tycoon Sam Matekane of Matekane Group of Companies (MGC) says political instability and corruption have a negative impact on the country's ability to attract investment.

Liberia

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 08:44:17 GMT
Kenyatta, Liberian VP Discuss Anti-FGM Efforts, Unemployment
[Nation] Liberian Vice President Jewel Taylor on Thursday praised President Uhuru Kenyatta for his efforts against female genital mutilation, noting the grand goal to end the illegal practice by 2022.

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:08:20 GMT
Double Dealings? Margibi Land Administrator Accused of Illegal Land Sales
[Observer] -Victims pursue legal recourse

Liberian Dialogue

Madagascar

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 11:15:43 GMT
Maritime Security - Testing Coordination for Effective Joint Actions At Sea
[EASS] The Indian Ocean Commission, through the MASE programme funded by the European Union, in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development represented by the Organe de lutte contre l'Evènement de pollution marine (O.L...

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 19:54:31 GMT
Shock Finding - What African Women Say About Wife-Beating
[Afrobarometer] Accra -About one in four African women - and even more African men - say wife-beating is at least sometimes justified, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. In some countries, up to seven in 10 citizens endorse domestic violen...

Malawi

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 07:14:30 GMT
Minister Vuwa Says Government Hunts Asian Land Buyer for Livimbo School
[Nyasa Times] Minister of Lands Symon Vuwa Kaunda says the government is looking for the undisclosed person who purportedly bought Livimbo government school in Lilongwe in order to trace the fake sellers of the land.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 07:14:29 GMT
Major Airliners Set to Land At Blantye-Chileka Airport December
[Nyasa Times] Government says major airliners are expected to land their planes at Chileka airport in Blantyre in end November following completion of rehabilitation works on its runways.

Malawi Times

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:46:25 +0000
South Africa government deports 150 Malawian nationals
The South African Government has deported 150 Malawians who were living in that country without proper documentation. Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Rejoice Shumba, confirmed the development, saying the deportees landed in the country Wedn...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:36:42 +0000
Vendors clash in Lilongwe
There was chaos at Bwalo la Njobvu in Lilongwe City Wednesday as irate vendors from Tsoka Flea Market chased their counterparts who have been plying their trade on the streets of the administrative capital over the past six months. Tension started si...

Mali

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:08:59 GMT
UN Expert Embarks On Fourth Visit After Fresh Violence
[OHCHR] Geneva -His visit follows the killing on 1 November of 49 soldiers and one civilian in an attack on a Malian armed forces camp in Ménaka, and violence in early October in the villages of Boukessi and Mondoro in which extremist groups attacke...

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:37:23 GMT
Boly Hamidou - African Leaders Must Step Up Efforts On Mali Conflict
[Ghanaian Times] The Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Permanent Representative to Mali, Boly Hamidou has called on African leaders to step up their efforts and strategies to tackle the conflict in Mali.

Mauritania

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 08:44:34 GMT
UN Welcomes Landmark Rape Conviction
[VOA] The U.N. office of the high commissioner for human rights welcomes the conviction and sentencing of a man for rape by a court in Mauritania.

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 08:38:25 GMT
Al-Nilain Vice-Chancellor Underscores Importance of Cooperation With Mauritania
[SNA] Khartoum, Nov,.3(SUNA)-Vice-Chancellor of Al-Nilain University, Professor Mohamed Al-Amin Ahmed asserted that doors of cooperation were open for Mauritanian brothers in academic field.

Mauritius

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 08:57:54 GMT
Minister Bholah Holds Working Session With Industrial Development Division
[Government of Mauritius] The Minister of Industrial Development, SMEs and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, who has been conferred the said portfolio and taken office after the swearing in ceremony held on 12th November 2019, had a working session...

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 08:57:29 GMT
Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands Calls On Prime Minister Jugnauth
[Government of Mauritius] The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands with residence in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, Mr Jeroen Verheul, paid, yesterday, a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications...

Mozambique

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:27:46 GMT
New Year Bonus Guaranteed, Pledges Nyusi
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi guaranteed on Thursday that the government will pay the traditional New Year bonus to all state employees in January.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:27:12 GMT
Former President Guebuza Mentioned in Boustani Trial
[AIM] Maputo -For the first time, the name of former Mozambican President Armando Guebuza has appeared in the trial in New York of Jean Boustani, a senior sales executive of the Abu Dhabi-based group Privinvest, who is facing charges arising out of t...

Namibia

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 09:39:03 GMT
ICT Assessment for Rural Women Parliamentarians
[New Era] Windhoek -The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) recently conducted an ICT assessment of rural women parliamentarians with male as partners as a means to identify the basic needs of information technologies.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:29:48 GMT
Senior Govt Official Accused of Rape
[New Era] Windhoek -A 43-year-old senior official in the ministry of works has been accused of raping a 21-year-old woman, who is reportedly now pregnant. A case of rape has been opened against the suspect.

Niger

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:22:47 GMT
Internet Connectivity Aids Response to Boko Haram Crisis
[CAJ News] Maiduguri -A GLOBAL global network of organisations working together to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergencies, has provided internet connectivity services to over 4 000 aid workers in northeastern Nigeria this ...

Sat, 02 Nov 2019 10:15:53 GMT
U.S.-Constructed Air Base Begins Operations
[VOA] The new U.S.-constructed air base in Agadez, Niger, is now fully operational, carrying out its first unmanned intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance flights this week, U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) told VOA Friday.

Nigeria

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 08:26:13 GMT
Fake News More Dangerous Than Boko Haram - Abubakar
[Vanguard] A human rights activist, Comrade Ibrahim Abubakar, has raised the alarm over the rise in fake news in the country, describing it as a "higher threat than terrorism".

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 16:32:03 GMT
Nigeria Launches Campaign to Protect More Than 28 Million Children Against Measles and Meningitis
[WHO] Children in 19 Northern states to be vaccinated in largescale campaign implemented by the Government of Nigeria and WHO with Gavi support

Nigeria African Herald Express

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 06:30:44 +0000
Creation of 36 States created problems for Nigeria – Ralph Obioha
— Chief Ralph Obioha is a Second Republic member of the House of Representatives and a chieftain of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO). In this [...]

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 07:23:24 +0000
How Nigeria Is Managed – By Patrick Anadi
– I first got the idea of how Nigeria is managed in 1990 when I enlisted as a Cadet ASP in Nigeria Police. On resumption [...]

Nigeria National Mirror

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:52:39 +0000
NTA Engineers Spotted Struggling To Fix Their Equipment At UYO Stadium
See Photos of  NTA Engineers at the UYO Stadium struggling to fix their equipment to get better angles to view the match between Nigeria and Benin Republic which ended 2-1 … The post NTA Engineers Spotted Struggling To Fix Their Equipment At ...

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 08:22:25 +0000
Linda Ikeji And Dad Hangout With Femi Otedola At DJ Cuppy Gala
Popular blogger Linda Ikeji and her father step out in style as she takes her dad as her date to Dj cuppy foundation Cuppy gold gala in Abuja. They were … The post Linda Ikeji And Dad Hangout With Femi Otedola At DJ Cuppy Gala appeared first o...

Nigeria Nigeria Sturvs News

Nigeria The Nation

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:00:56 +0000
Lawyer shot dead in court by gun presented as evidence
A lawyer was shot dead after a shotgun being exhibited as evidence during a trial went off in a freak accident. South African senior advocate Addelaid Ferreira-Watt died at Ixopo Regional Court on Monday after the gun was dropped on the floor, causin...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:57:45 +0000
BREAKING: Agbomhere, others resign from PDP
Osagie Otabor, Benin   A former candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for Etsako Federal Constituency in the House of Representative, Chief Blessing Agbomhere, has led his supporters to resign from the party. Chief Agbomhere hails from Es...

Nigeria The Will

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:21:46 +0000
Court Deposes Emirs Appointed By Ganduje
SAN FRANCISCO, November 21, (THEWILL) – A Kano State High Court has deposed the four Emirs appointed by the state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. According to Daily Nigerian, Usman Na’Abba, the presiding judge, gave the order on Thursday follow...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:48:18 +0000
Malabu: Sagay Confirms Arrest Of Former AGF Adoke In Dubai
SAN FRANCISCO, November 21, (THEWILL) – The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. M...

Rwanda

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 08:40:22 GMT
Global Robotics Firm Inches Closer to Launch in Rwanda
[New Times] Fabrice Goffin, the Belgian owner of a company specialising in new robotics solutions, on Friday gave The New Times a demonstration of what service robots, "humanoid looking" creations with machine intelligence cable of detecting and talk...

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 05:04:02 GMT
Kagame Sends Warning to Anyone Attempting to Destabilise the Country
[New Times] President Paul Kagame has sent a stern warning to those seeking to destabilise Rwanda saying that he was ready to raise the stakes to protect Rwandans.

Sao Tome and Principe

Senegal

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 09:21:18 GMT
Senegal Receives $23.1m AU Agency Drought Payout
[Nation] The Government of Senegal has received $23.1 million compensation from the AU insurance agency, the African Risk Capacity (ARC).

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 12:21:57 GMT
Senegal's Nima Codes to Launch Address App in 15 African Countries
[TechCrunch] Senegalese startup NIMA Codes - a digital mapping service for locations without formal addresses - has upgraded its app and plans to go live in 15 African countries in 2020.

Seychelles

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 08:59:34 GMT
Hearing-Impaired Community in Seychelles Gets Its First Sign Language Dictionary
[Seychelles News Agency] The hearing-impaired community in Seychelles has its own sign language dictionary for the first time.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 09:09:33 GMT
Authorities in Seychelles Eye New Controls On Beach Vendors Renting Umbrellas and Sun Beds
[Seychelles News Agency] Authorities in Seychelles will take steps to prevent people without a permit from renting out material for beach-goers like umbrellas and sun loungers, said a top official.

Sierra Leone

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:37:13 GMT
Breaking the Chains - Sierra Leone's Uphill Struggle to Reform Mental Health
[The New Humanitarian] Freetown -'Providing mental healthcare in this country is a challenge, due to the beliefs of people.'

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 13:08:04 GMT
Let's Strengthen Sierratel With National Support
[Concord] The rebranded Sierratel headquarters' building on Wallace Johnson Street in Freetown

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


Vice President begins engagements on Sierra Leone's Compact readiness
Contributed A delegation led by the Honorable Vice President to discuss Compact readiness has today Monday 18th November 2019 met with the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). The Sierra Leone Government was able to engage MCC on the remarkable ...


Canada: Prime Minister Trudeau unveils new cabinet
Press Release On election day, Canadians chose to continue moving forward. From coast to coast to coast, people chose to invest in their families and communities, create good middle class jobs, and fight climate change while keeping our economy str...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:51:49 +0000
Landowning Families receive Land Parcel Maps from Government and Food and Agriculture Organization
The Government of Sierra Leone in collaboration with The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Green Scenery have handed over land parcel maps to four (4) villages (Rosint, Matatie, Rokupr Wosie and Kalangba) in Mange Bure...

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:39:29 +0000
Idriss Iscandri donates computers to Salone embassy in Liberia
By Mohamed Konneh Idriss Iscandri, Founder of Al-Razaq Computing Services has donated laptops, giant printers and photocopier to the Sierra Leone Embassy in Liberia through the Deputy Ambassador of the Mission, Ambassador Joseph M. Hazeley. The compu...

Somalia

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 06:49:20 GMT
Kenyatta, Farmaajo Commit to Normalize Relations
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta and Mohamed Farmaajo Thursday evening recommitted to rally their respective administrations towards bringing normalcy in the Kenya-Somalia relations.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 08:44:26 GMT
Kenya, Somalia Agree to Normalise Ties Strained Over Sea Row
[Nation] Kenya and Somalia have agreed to restore bilateral agreements that would allow free movement of people, State House said Thursday.

South Africa AllAfrica

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:20:43 GMT
Luyanda Botha Will Serve Life Behind Bars for Raping, Killing Uyinene Mrwetyana
[News24Wire] Former post office worker Luyanda Botha will serve life in prison for the rape and murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana, in terms of a plea and sentencing agreement heard in the Western Cape High Court.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 07:37:56 GMT
Why Game Farms Are a Problem
[The Conversation Africa] Over the past few decades, South Africa has seen a dramatic conversion from livestock or crop farming to wildlife ranching - known locally as game farming. The result has been a rapid rise in areas enclosed by game fences an...

South Africa Business Day

South Africa Independent

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:00:00 GMT
'How I killed my pregnant partner'
Accused is charged with killing four-months pregnant woman and dumping her body near a cemetery in Ntuzuma, north of Durban

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:51:00 GMT
ANC MP arrested on corruption charges
The Hawks have arrested an ANC MP in Cape Town on charges of corruption.

South Africa Mail & Guardian

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:41:00 +0200
Fear inside the church of refugees
Migrant leader accused of military-style tactics to influence people and push authorities for a chance to leave South Africa

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:24:00 +0200
Top diplomat implicates Trump in explosive impeachment testimony
Gordon Sondland says he followed the president's orders in seeking a "quid pro quo" deal for Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden

South Africa News 24

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:30:54 +0200
News24.com | Nkoana-Mashabane recommended Koloane as ambassador despite admission that he abused his powers, Zondo commission hears
Despite former chief of state protocol Bruce Koloane admitting that he abused his diplomatic powers in order to facilitate the Gupta Waterkloof landing in 2013, then-minister of international relations and cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane still wro...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:51:22 +0200
News24.com | Concern over unclean conditions at Nelson Mandela Bay initiation schools
About 50 traditional surgeons and traditional nurses gathered at Daku Hall in Port Elizabeth to launch the initiation season.

South Africa News 24

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:30:54 +0200
News24.com | Nkoana-Mashabane recommended Koloane as ambassador despite admission that he abused his powers, Zondo commission hears
Despite former chief of state protocol Bruce Koloane admitting that he abused his diplomatic powers in order to facilitate the Gupta Waterkloof landing in 2013, then-minister of international relations and cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane still wro...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:51:22 +0200
News24.com | Concern over unclean conditions at Nelson Mandela Bay initiation schools
About 50 traditional surgeons and traditional nurses gathered at Daku Hall in Port Elizabeth to launch the initiation season.

South Africa Sowetan Live

South Africa Times Live

South Sudan

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 07:14:26 GMT
Gaba Hands Malawi Win Over South Sudan in Afcon Qualifiers
[Nyasa Times] Malawi national football team, the Flames, began their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations group campaign with a narrow 1-0 victory at home against South Sudan at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre on Wednesday.

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:05:14 GMT
Artists, Advocates and Phenoms - Africans Honoured on Time's 100 Next List
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The inaugural Time 100 Next list has revealed the rising stars who are revolutionising their respective fields and industries. Six Africans were among the prestigious lineup, making names for themselves among the artists, advoc...

South Sudan Nation

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:58:48 +0000
Parliamentary System in Comparison to Presidential System with Reference to South Sudan
BY: Dr. Jacob K. Lupai, Ph.D., South Sudanese, NOV/19/2019, SSN; Introduction: This article on parliamentary system in comparison with presidential system with reference to South Sudan sets out to answer the question: is parliamentary or presidential...

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 16:45:32 +0000
Response to Archbishop Daniel Deng Bol’s Claim that South Sudan violence is political, not ethnic
BY: Rev. Daniel Amum Odwel, South Sudan, NOV/11/2019, SSN; It’s understandable that escalation of war within one party called SPLM was political in it nature, which resulted from leadership rivalling and the question of transformation of party ...

Southern Africa

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:35:45 GMT
Angola: Second Stage of Polio Vaccination Kicks Off
[ANGOP] Luanda -The second stage of polio vaccination campaign is kicking off this Friday in five provinces of Angola, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:20:43 GMT
South Africa: Luyanda Botha Will Serve Life Behind Bars for Raping, Killing Uyinene Mrwetyana
[News24Wire] Former post office worker Luyanda Botha will serve life in prison for the rape and murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana, in terms of a plea and sentencing agreement heard in the Western Cape High Court.

Sudan

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 09:46:46 GMT
Ministerial Committee inspects Bus stations
[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministerial Committee designed to Study of Public Transport (PT) visited inspected, Thursday, the parking lots in Omdurman and Khartoum Bahri localities as part of the committee's continuous efforts to find urgent and radical solu...

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:36:37 GMT
Minister of Defense Meets Chair of UN Sanctions Committee
[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Defense, Lt. Gen. Jamal-Eddin Omer Mohamed discussed at his office Wednesday with the Chair of the Security Council Committee set up pursuant to resolution (1591) Joanna Wronecka , the Coordinator of the Team of Experts an...

Swaziland

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:51:18 GMT
Swaziland Political Parties Unite in Bid to End Absolute King's Power
[Swazi Media] Political parties in Swaziland - some of them outlawed - have joined together to try to force an end to the rule of absolute monarch, King Mswati III.

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 16:41:20 GMT
Nine African Countries Agree to Begin Journey Towards Pooled Procurement to Increase Their Access to Affordable Life-Saving Vaccines
[WHO] Brazzaville -Nine middle-income countries in Africa have agreed to work towards pooled procurement mechanisms by first sharing vital information on their vaccine purchasing practices, including the prices they pay and their suppliers. Sharing i...

Swaziland Times

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 01:19:00 +0200
PM SENDS WARNING AGAINST DISRESPECTING KING
EZULWINI – The Prime Minister, Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini, has strongly warned against disrespecting His Majesty King Mswati III.      In his closing remarks during a meeting

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 01:17:00 +0200
ESWATINI’S ECONOMY GROWS BY 6%
EZULWINI – There is light at the end of the tunnel, as the economy has grown by six per cent.Having inherited a collapsing economy, the

Tanzania

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 06:46:28 GMT
MP Pushes for Law Compelling Children to Take Care of Aging Parents
[Nairobi News] A Tanzanian lawmaker recently tickled Parliament after pushing for the enactment of law that will compel children to take care of their aging parents.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:30:28 GMT
Legislators Push for Solar Power Use to Curb Pollution
[Daily News] STUDIES conducted in Tanzania have shown that the country has a potential to generate 1,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity through solar, the Minister for Energy, Dr Medard Kalemani, revealed on Thursday.

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Gambia

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:10:16 GMT
UN Expert On Transitional Justice to Review Progress in Gambia
[OHCHR] Geneva -The UN expert will examine the progress made in redressing the legacies of massive past violations and abuses committed during Yahya Jammeh's regime (1994-2017).

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:22:09 GMT
Intercepted Juvenile Fish Rots, Buried At Gunjur Beach
[Foroyaa] This is a developing story on the one carried in yesterday's publication of Foroyaa regarding the interception of a lorry with juvenile fish bound for the Golden Lead Fishmeal processing plant at Gunjur.

Togo

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 05:27:16 GMT
Dangote Group to Transform Togolese Phosphate Into Fertiliser
[This Day] The Dangote Industries Limited and the Government of Togo (GoT) have concluded an agreement to develop and transform Togolese phosphate into phosphate fertilizers for the West African sub-region.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 12:48:59 GMT
U.S.$34.6 Million Disbursement to Togo
[Togonews] On October 25, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the fifth review of Togo's economic performance under a program supported by an Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement.

Uganda

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:04:09 GMT
Education Ministry Tasked to Budget for Free Sanitary Pads
[Monitor] Parliament has tasked the Education and Sports Ministry to present a budget for the provision of free sanitary pads.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 09:07:03 GMT
Uganda Protests Rwanda's "Reckless" Shootings At Border
[Observer] The government of Uganda has issued a protest note to the Rwandan government over the shootings by Rwandan security personnel that continue to occur along the Uganda-Rwanda border.

Uganda Daily Monitor

West Africa

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 07:27:24 GMT
Ghana: Small Political Parties Have Found a Way to Stay Afloat
[The Conversation Africa] In the past 27 years, Ghana has witnessed three democratic changes of government. National electoral contests have been decided between two main parties, on either side of the political spectrum. There are also a number of m...

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 06:24:31 GMT
Nigeria: Govt Orders Deactivation of Automatic Voicemail On Existing Phone Lines
[Premium Times] Nigeria's Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has ordered the Nigerian Communication Commission to deactivate automatic voicemail on existing phone lines.

Zambia

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 12:47:29 GMT
Zambian President Lungu's Birthday Wish - a Third Term
[East African] Zambia President Edgar Lungu who turns 63 on Monday says he has left the decision on his controversial bid for a third term in office to the ruling Patriotic Front.

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 07:02:49 GMT
Kenneth Kaunda Supports Angolan President's Leadership
[ANGOP] Lusaka -The first Zambian president, Kenneth Kaunda, Monday in Lusaka highlighted the leadership of Angolan President João Lourenço and encouraged him to continue the ongoing reforms in Angola.

Zimbabwe

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:24:24 GMT
Pokello's Visit to Warriors Camp Stirs Controversy
[263Chat] Circulating pictures of the self appointed Queen of Swagger, Pokello Nare in the Warriors camp have stirred heated debate on social media with fans rebuking her of distracting players from training.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:23:27 GMT
Former Zinara Boss Jailed
[The Herald] Former Zinara Finance Director Simon Mudzingwa Taranhike has been jailed for 15 months after being found guilty of criminal abuse of office.

Zimbabwe Herald

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:25:30 +0000
JUST IN: Harare to offset salary arrears with 3 700 stands
Cash-hamstrung Harare City Council has ring fenced at least 3 700 stands to offer its employees in lieu of salary arrears dating back to 2017.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:12:28 +0000
JUST IN: Hadebe in last minute appearance
THE Warriors came very close to suffering a massive setback, ahead of their 2021 AFCON qualifier against Chipolopolo, when key central defender Teenage Hadebe was almost barred from entering Zambia on Sunday.

Zimbabwe Mail

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 23:25:57 +0000
Zim, China reach common accounting position
Government yesterday met officials from the Chinese Embassy in Harare and reached an agreement on [...]

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:25:27 +0000
DA condemns SA’s legitimisation of Zimbabwean ‘strong man politics’
As Zimbabwean police clamped down on the opposition party MDC, the DA condemned the “legitimisation [...]

Cambodian Times

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:27:22 GMT
6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Laos
Vientiane [Laos], Nov 21 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 on the Richter Scale struck northwestern Laos close to Thailand's border on Thursday, according to European-Mediterranean Seismological C

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:12:02 GMT
Vietnam: Longtime Critic Facing Trial
(Bangkok) - Vietnamese authorities should drop all charges against the blogger Pham Van Diep and immediately release him, Human Rights Watch said today.Pham Van Diep will face trial on Novem

Hong Kong China

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:47:04 +0800
'Tortured' Simon Cheng 'confession' video released
Mainland police have released video footage of a former worker at Britain's consulate in Hong Kong which they say proves that he had paid for illegal sex acts and confessed to the authorities. Simon Cheng had on Wednesday claimed he was tortured by ...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:41:42 +0800
US-China trade row could spark real war: Kissinger
Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger warned on Thursday that an armed conflict could break out between the United States and China if they fail to resolve their trade war. The sober remarks from Kissinger, who was instrumental in normalising...

Hong Kong Local

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 21:14:17 +0800
Students at govt schools warned against protesting
The Education Bureau has warned students of all government-run secondary schools not to take part in any ‘political activities’ while in school, or even while wearing school uniforms, or risk being disciplined. Education Secretary Kevin Yeung on...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:21:12 +0800
Hundreds attend low-key Yuen Long protest
A protest at a Yuen Long mall called to mark four months since an indiscriminate attack by a white-shirted mob in the district had a muted response on Thursday, with a relatively small crowd of several hundred people turning up to the peaceful gather...

South China Morning Post

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 22:00:16 +0800
Market opening: African swine fever epidemic means US$5 billion opportunity for US hog farmers
In global trade, one merchant’s loss is another merchant’s gain. The latest example: the African swine fever that has devastated China’s pig population has created a new US$5 billion market for American farmers.Since early this year, the diseas...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 21:48:54 +0800
Donald Trump wants Apple to get involved in US 5G infrastructure building
US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had asked Apple CEO Tim Cook to look into helping develop telecommunications infrastructure for 5G wireless networks in the United States.“They have it all – Money, Technology, Vision & Cook!” Trump...

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

2018-01-24
Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers after protest against Pence visit
Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli soldiers during clashes after a protest against the visit of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in Jerusalem, in the West Bank city of Hebron, on Jan. 23, 2018.

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."

India Merinews

2019-09-20T17:22:46+05:30
Develop altruism as an attitude
To add value to the self and the stakeholders around, we need to develop altruism (giving to anyone without expectation in return) as an attitude towards life. Giving anything including suggestion is an attitude. Seeking advice is a humble attitude t...

2019-09-19T19:16:02+05:30
VP Pierre Demarche talks acquisition of TeleSign by BICS and creating a Silicon Valley success
As the Vice President of Product and Marketing at TeleSign, Pierre Demarche has a plethora of responsibilities that directly result in the continued success of this leading Silicon Valley tech enterprise. Telesign is a Communications Platform as a Se...

Indonesia Headlines

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:09:46 GMT
Javanese eagle population in Mt Ijen drops drastically
The population of Javanese eagles inhabiting around Mount Ijen on the eastern tip of Java Island is believed to have dropped drastically in the past few years due to the conversion of forest to planta

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:09:42 GMT
ASEAN should prioritize tackling instability in region
Senior researcher of the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Jusuf Wanandi expressed firm belief that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) would prioritize addressing r

Japan Times News

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 06:00:00 PST
K. International spelling whiz wins ninth Japan Times Bee

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 05:54:00 PST
Japan’s media out of step with mental health issues

Malaysia Malay Mail

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 21:48:28 +0800
IRD collected more than RM4b from Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme, says deputy dinance minister
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 21 ― The Inland Revenue (IRD) has collected more than RM4 billion through the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (PKPS) held from November 3, 2018 until September 30 this year. However, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 21:44:47 +0800
Saifuddin Nasution: Sarawak PKR convention to go on this Saturday as scheduled
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 21 ― The Sarawak Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) convention will go on as scheduled this Saturday in Miri, said party secretary-general Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail today. He said this was in line with the conventions...

Mongolia

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 04:21:29 +0000
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Philippines

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 21:00:00 +0800
Lotto results for November 21, 2019
Lotto results for November 21, 2019

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:50:00 +0800
Baguio City marks 2nd year of UNESCO recognition with iBagiw fest
The city of Baguio celebrated the second anniversary of its recognition as a member of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Creative Cities Network with an ongoing 2019 iBagiw Festival.

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Philippines Headlines

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:58:00 +0800
Rains to persist in parts of northern Luzon due to ‘Sarah’
Heading northwest at 10 kph, “Sarah” is forecast to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Saturday morning.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:03:00 +0800
Guevarra: Written order banning 'all forms of vaping' may be out soon
Guevarra said that vaping is covered by Executive Order No. 26 “if the same uses any tobacco derivative.”

Philippines Iloilo

Philippines Manila

Philippines Nation

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:50:00 +0800
Baguio City marks 2nd year of UNESCO recognition with iBagiw fest
The city of Baguio celebrated the second anniversary of its recognition as a member of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Creative Cities Network with an ongoing 2019 iBagiw Festival.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0800
Sales rep claims P22 million lotto prize
A sales representative has claimed the 6/45 Mega Lotto’s P22-million jackpot, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office announced yesterday.

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Singapore Today Online

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:21:59 +0000
Discoloured tap water reported at Basic Military Training Centre on Pulau Tekong

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:58:17 +0000
Stress-related illnesses cost Singapore’s economy S$3.2 billion annually: Study

Thailand Bangkok Most Recent

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:46:00 +0700
Online fundraiser for bushfire-hit koalas tops A$1m
SYDNE: An online fundraiser for koalas injured in devastating bushfires topped A$1 million (20.5 million baht) on Thursday, making it Australia's biggest campaign on the GoFundMe platform this year.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:56:00 +0700
Drones enlisted to fight fungus blight in rubber heartland
The world’s biggest rubber producer and exporter is experimenting with drones as a tool to combat a leaf-attacking disease that’s spreading through its largest growing region.

Thailand Bangkok Top Stories

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:34:00 +0700
Transport Ministry bows to bus workers' union demand
The Transport Ministry bowed to demands of protesting workers of the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority on Thursday and agreed to proceed with buying 3,000 new buses for the state enterprise, instead of allowing a private takeover.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:10:00 +0700
Exports down 4.5% in October
Exports dropped by 4.5% year-on-year in October to US$20.8 billion, bringing the contraction in first 10 months of 2019 to 2.35% with a negative outlook, according to the Commerce Ministry.

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...

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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 05:00:00 GMT
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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, 21 Nov 2019 09:55:00 GMT
Falklands celebrates “touchdown for the Second Flight” and anticipates a new era of development for the Islands
The elected government of the Falkland Islands announced that a new era has opened Islands with the inaugural Second Flight from São Paulo, Brazil, touching down this Wednesday afternoon at Mount Pleasant Airport.

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 09:59:00 GMT
Judge ratifies Wednesday's air link between Sao Paulo and Malvinas/Falklands
Argentine federal judge Luis Rodriguez ratified on Tuesday the green light for Latam's flight, beginning this Wednesday, linking Sao Paulo in Brazil and Cordoba with the Falkland/Malvinas Islands, after throwing out a request t...

Bahamas Weekly

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 20:30:26 EDT
University of The Bahamas Establishes the Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Research Centre
University of The Bahamas (UB) today announced the establishment of its Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Research (CCARR) Centre. The announcement came as The Bahamas strives to rebound from Hurricane Dorian, one of the most de...

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:20:06 EDT
6pm News Item on Tropical Storm Sebastien
NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM SEBASTIEN,ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION AT 6 PM EST, WEDNESDAY 20TH NOVEMBER 2019. ...SEBASTIEN MAKES ITS NORTHWARD TURN... …EXPECTED TO BEGIN INTENSIFYING SOON...

Barbados Nation News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:00:00 -0400
Investors' conference on Airport coming soon
A wide variety of stakeholders can expect to hear about investment opportunities for the proposed Public-Private Partnership (PPP) at the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) when an investors’... ...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:00:00 -0400
20 in race for presidency
WASHINGTON – The historically large field of Democratic presidential candidates vying to take on Republican President Donald Trump in next November’s U.S. election was reduced by one on Wednesday when... ...

Belize Times

The Reporter

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:33:09 +0000
A Challenge To How Petro-Caribe $ Were Spent Goes To Court
A Challenge To How Petro-Caribe $ Were Spent Goes To Court Thursday, November 21st. 2019 – Arguments in the Petro-Caribe case of Julius Espat versus the Government of Belize began

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:04:04 +0000
Garifuna Settlement Day Official Ceremony 2019
Garifuna Settlement Day Official Ceremony 2019 In the year 1832 a group of Garinagu, also known as the Garifuna people arrived on the southern shores of Belize, which is now

Bolpress (sp)

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 03:49:07 +0000
Dispositivos del terror y aparatos ideológicos
En los tiempos de la era de la simulación, sobre todo en la etapa de la desmesura de las puestas en escena, en la época del teatro político, los antiguos mapas de fuerza ya no sirven para representar no solamente …

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 23:42:58 +0000
La cifra de muertos sube, ASOFAMD habla de posibles desaparecidos
La Asociación de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos y Mártires por la Liberación Nacional (ASOFAMD) denunció la posible desaparición de una persona durante la operación de fuerzas combinadas de policías y militar...

El Diario (sp)

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0400
“Morales organiza acciones sediciosas desde México”
que el exmandatario Evo Morales imparte instrucciones sediciosas desde su asilo en México para que los atentados, caos y cerco de alimentos a las principales ciudades de Bolivia continúen. En el audiovisual presentado ayer por el Ministro de Gobie...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0400
Población le hace frente a la escasez
Vecinos de La Paz se organizan de manera ordenada y democrática para adquirir alimentos que son distribuidos según van llegando a los diferentes barrios, en el entendido de que “hay que hacerle frente a la escasez para evitar mayor caos, porque l...

Brazil

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:55:00 GMT
Falklands celebrates “touchdown for the Second Flight” and anticipates a new era of development for the Islands
The elected government of the Falkland Islands announced that a new era has opened Islands with the inaugural Second Flight from São Paulo, Brazil, touching down this Wednesday afternoon at Mount Pleasant Airport.

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 09:59:00 GMT
Judge ratifies Wednesday's air link between Sao Paulo and Malvinas/Falklands
Argentine federal judge Luis Rodriguez ratified on Tuesday the green light for Latam's flight, beginning this Wednesday, linking Sao Paulo in Brazil and Cordoba with the Falkland/Malvinas Islands, after throwing out a request t...

Colombia

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:57:29 +0000
Colombia admits not meeting GDP growth target
Colombia’s government on Wednesday admitted what everybody already knew, the 3.6% economic growth target for this year will not be met. In a forum organized by economic think tank Fedesarollo,… The post Colombia admits not meeting GDP gro...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:30:21 +0000
Colombia’s national strike: mixed reactions over Duque’s alarmism
Colombia’s government and security forces are under fire over their alleged intimidation tactics ahead of Thursday’s anti-government protests planned in 95 cities and towns across the country. Particularly the mobilization… The post...

Colombia Bogota

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 20:23:50 +0000
Will 21N mark Colombia’s entrance to social protest in Latin America?
Thursday's nationwide protest is being heralded by left-wing politicians as Colombia's entry into the social protest that has gripped many Latin American nations. For those who oppose, the future of democracy is at stake.

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 17:03:18 +0000
Mayor Peñalosa outlines security plans for Bogotá ahead of Paro Nacional
Bogotá Mayor Enrique Peñalosa outlined the security operations for the capital to guarantee peaceful protest during the national strike on Thursday, Nov 21.

Costa Rica News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:47:22 +0000
Legislators Question President Alvarado: What do your two vice presidents do?
President Carlos Alvarado has been left standing alone by his two vice presidents, Epsy Campbell and Marvin Rodríguez, who once promised to accompany him and support him in the difficult task of assuming the issues facing the nation. That promise th...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:43:30 +0000
Arrival of DiDi Presses States To Regulate Transport Apps
Neither the 4 years that Uber has been operating in Costa Rica, nor its more than 22,000 drivers, nor a clientele that is around 783,000 was enough for the government and legislators to issue a regulation on transport apps. During the Solís Rivera a...

Radio Habana (sp)

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 04:36:54 -0500
Díaz-Canel critica trabas para implementar medidas que buscan fortalecer empresa estatal socialista
La Habana, 21 nov (RHC) «Ha existido insuficiente capacidad de reacción en la implementación de las medidas aprobadas para perfeccionar la gestión de la empresa estatal socialista. Siempre se cuestionan las trabas que frenan esa gestión, pero h...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:17:03 -0500
Senador Leahy critica a Trump y reitera importancia de acercamiento entre Cuba y Estados Unidos
Washington, 21 nov (RHC) El senador estadounidense Patrick Leahy reiteró sus críticas a las medidas que aplica la administración de Donald Trump contra Cuba y resaltó la importancia del acercamiento entre los dos países.

Dominica News online

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:16:29 +0000
Linton urges RSS member governments to stay away from Dominica for general election
Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, has issued a call to regional governments who are part of the Regional Security System (RSS) stay away from the situation in Dominica and allow locals to deal with the matter. There are reports, that given... The pos...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 04:26:56 +0000
US mission to OAS expresses concern about election in Dominica without electoral reform
The deputy US Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States has expressed concern about the decision of the Dominica government to hold elections without implementing electoral reforms. Alexis F. Ludwig, in an address at the OAS on ...

The Dominican

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 22:10:44 GMT
Relationship between Dominica and T@T solid says PM Skerrit
Dominica’s prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit is reporting that the relationship between Dominica and Trinidad and Tobago remains “solid.”

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:52:40 GMT
T&T’s vote against Dominica sparks outrage with calls for firing of foreign minister
Trinidad and Tobago’s decision to vote against Dominica’s appeal to the Organization of American States (OAS) for a two year waiver on its fees owed to the institution has met with outrage, disbelief and disgust within the country.

Falkland Islands / Malvinas

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:55:00 GMT
Falklands celebrates “touchdown for the Second Flight” and anticipates a new era of development for the Islands
The elected government of the Falkland Islands announced that a new era has opened Islands with the inaugural Second Flight from São Paulo, Brazil, touching down this Wednesday afternoon at Mount Pleasant Airport.

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 09:59:00 GMT
Judge ratifies Wednesday's air link between Sao Paulo and Malvinas/Falklands
Argentine federal judge Luis Rodriguez ratified on Tuesday the green light for Latam's flight, beginning this Wednesday, linking Sao Paulo in Brazil and Cordoba with the Falkland/Malvinas Islands, after throwing out a request t...

Honduras News

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 18:57:20 +0000
Official list of the 23 players representing Honduras in the 2019 Gold Cup – Honduras National Team Soccer
Concacaf announced on Thursday June 6, 2019 the list of the Honduras National Team players that will represent Honduras during the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup Championship. The Honduras National Selection also known as the BiColor and La Seleccion Catrach...

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...

Jamaica Gleaner

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:30:36 -0500
Hospital chill pill - $100m roll-out for A&Es islandwide to boost customer service, ease tensions
More than a week after a war of words and wills between a doctor and a politician at the Bustamante Hospital for Children stoked public outrage and empathy, the Government has announced that it will be expanding its compassionate care programme to.....

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:25:57 -0500
Koffee milks fame with Grammy nod - Women in reggae finally getting their due, say industry insiders
Nineteen-year-old reggae sensation Koffee yesterday secured a piece of history by becoming the youngest solo act to be nominated in the Reggae category at the Grammys. Koffee copped one of the five coveted spots on the shortlist for her five-track....

Jamaica Observer

Thu, 21, Nov, 2019 07:42:07 GMT
UNICEF expresses concern about violence against children
TWENTY-EIGHT years after Jamaica adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), country representative for UNICEF Jamaica Mariko Kagoshima says the organisation remains “deeply and increasingly concerned” abo...

Thu, 21, Nov, 2019 07:49:49 GMT
Man freed in Lauriston murder trial celebrating 'early Christmas'
SANJA Ducally, the former murder accused in the 2011 brutal murder of 18-year-old Joeith Lynch and her mother Charmaine Rattray in Lauriston, St Catherine, described his acquittal yesterday as an “early Christmas”, acc...

Jamaica Star

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 05:01:32 -0500
AT 27 ... Woman battling cancer for the third time
A t 27 years old, Josan Sutherland was diagnosed with cancer for the third time. At age 12, she was first diagnosed with bone cancer. Nine years later, breast cancer knocked at her door. Fast-forward to today, the breast cancer returned. To....

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 05:01:42 -0500
Woman raped five times
Jane Johnson* wore a look of frustration and her eyes welled up with tears as she walked into THE STAR office yesterday. Johnson said she was on her way to another location, when she looked up and saw the Gleaner building. Needing to unburden.....

Latin America

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:54:00 GMT
Morales calls on the international community to stop a “genocide” in Bolivia
Former president Evo Morales urged the international community on Wednesday to intervene to stop what he called a “genocide” in Bolivia, where at least 32 people have died in violence that erupted after his disputed re-elec...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:45:00 GMT
Mexican government helping its citizens file lawsuits against Walmart over racial shootings
Mexico's government said on Wednesday it has helped 10 Mexican citizens file lawsuits against Walmart over an August shooting at a store in El Paso, Texas, where a suspected white nationalist killed 22 people.

Mercosur

Tue, 29 Oct 2019 09:55:00 GMT
Alberto Fernandez and Bolsonaro on collision course over Lula and Mercosur
Argentine elected president Alberto Fernandez on Sunday called for ex-president Lula da Silva to be freed from prison, which most certainly puts him on a collision course with Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro.

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 16:57:00 GMT
Bolsonaro hints Argentine might need to leave Mercosur
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said late Sunday upon departing from Abu Dhabi after a two-day state visit that if the policies of Argentina's next president affect Mercosur's agreement with the European Union (EU), a soluti...

Newsroom Panama

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 01:01:11 +0000
OPINION: Panama’s crisis of values
Pope Francisco has arrived in Panama. When the Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the... This is a summary text only, click on the title to read the entire news and much more.

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:01:51 +0000
First 60,000 pilgrims arrive for WYD
Nearly 60,000 pilgrims had entered Panama by   7:00 am on Thursday, January 24, for the World Youth... This is a summary text only, click on the title to read the entire news and much more.

Paraguay

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 09:30:00 GMT
Brazilian police seek the arrest of Paraguay ex president Cartes on money laundering
Brazilian police are seeking the arrest of Paraguay’s ex-President Horacio Cartes as part of an investigation into money laundering. On Tuesday, Brazilian authorities alleged Cartes provided US$500,000 to a criminal organizat...

Sat, 07 Sep 2019 09:10:00 GMT
Ivanka Trump in Paraguay commits funds for women empowerment
Ivanka Trump met with Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez and female artisans on Friday as part of her tour of South America, announcing the commitment of an additional US$ 500 million for a fund to help women entrepreneur...

La Republica (sp)

Peru al Dia (sp)

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:50:50 +0000
El Hospital Santa Rosa realiza campaña de tamizaje de VIH
  El Hospital Santa Rosa comprometido con la erradicación de esta enfermedad, el hospital busca a través de la Estrategia Sanitaria de Prevención y Control de VIH atienden de manera exitosa a un 90% de las personas afectadas con esta enfermed...

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 21:00:27 +0000
BIENESTAR Y EMPODERAMIENTO FEMENINO: ESTOS SON LOS TALLERES GRATUITOS QUE OFRECERÁ MELUNA POR SU ANIVERSARIO
  Continuando con su compromiso de incentivar el crecimiento personal de las mujeres mejorando su bienestar natural y enfoque de empoderamiento, MeLuna Perú celebra su segundo aniversario organizando una serie de talleres y charlas gratuitas pa...

South America

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:55:00 GMT
Falklands celebrates “touchdown for the Second Flight” and anticipates a new era of development for the Islands
The elected government of the Falkland Islands announced that a new era has opened Islands with the inaugural Second Flight from São Paulo, Brazil, touching down this Wednesday afternoon at Mount Pleasant Airport.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:54:00 GMT
Morales calls on the international community to stop a “genocide” in Bolivia
Former president Evo Morales urged the international community on Wednesday to intervene to stop what he called a “genocide” in Bolivia, where at least 32 people have died in violence that erupted after his disputed re-elec...

Unasur

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 09:50:00 GMT
Bolivian interim government cuts relations with Venezuela and orders Cuban medical teams out of the country
Bolivia's interim leadership says it has broken diplomatic ties with the Government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and ordered Cuban medical teams to leave Bolivia.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 15:39:00 GMT
What happens next in Bolivia: who will rule transition until fresh elections take place
Following on the resignation of president Evo Morales, the big question is what happens next in Bolivia. In effect according to articles 169/170 of the Bolivian constitution, when the president is removed or steps down, he is t...

Uruguay

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 23:41:00 GMT
Uruguay presidential elections: Lacalle Pou would widely win, according to polls
After a long election campaign, Uruguayans live the last days before the second round of the presidential elections, which will take place on Sunday, November 24. The latest polls before the ballotage positions the nationalist ...

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 09:41:00 GMT
Uruguay election runoff: "Game over, I'm the boss", Mujica tells the incumbent candidate
Next 24 November Uruguayans will cast their runoff ballot to elect the next president, scheduled to take office in March 2020. The dispute is between the two winners of the first round on 27 October, the candidate from the ruli...

Venezuela

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 08:55:00 GMT
Maduro publicly thanks God for the all mighty dollar as an escape valve for Venezuela's economy
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro embraced the currency of his bitter rival the United States on Sunday, calling it an “escape valve” that can help the country weather its economic crisis amid U.S. sanctions aimed at for...

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 09:55:00 GMT
Venezuelans take to the streets to protest against Maduro, but crowds are smaller and feel frustrated
Venezuela's opposition staged nationwide protests against President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday and Sunday and called for a new wave of demonstrations to revive their stalled effort to topple the deeply unpopular ruling Socialis...

Venezuela Analysis

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:34:00 -0400
An Affective Picture of Chavismo (XIV) – Bad Faith
In the fourteenth installment of his series, Reinaldo Iturriza scrutinizes the "bad faith" that underscores certain positions against Chavismo.

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 17:56:00 -0400
Venezuelans Protest Bolivia Coup After Diplomatic Break
The de facto government in La Paz has broken relations with Caracas and recognised Guaido.

Antarctica

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 09:30:00 GMT
US/UK scientific team on major mission to the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica
Nearly 100 scientists and support staff departed this week for the most ambitious mission to date for Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica.

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 12:50:00 GMT
IAATO has suspended One Ocean Expeditions; Falklands' call of “Resolute” cruise cancelled
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has essentially suspended One Ocean Expeditions’ (OOE) membership in the group, according to a statement sent to members and obtained by Cruise Industry News....

Australian Top Stories

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:07:58 +1100
Case of prisoner sentenced and jailed in secret prompts calls to reconsider law reform
The fluke public discovery of a man imprisoned in secret has prompted a call to revisit reform of secrecy law, almost 10 years since the last major inquiry occurred.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:04:34 +1100
'Maybe you were high': Biden stumbles again at Democratic debate
The Democratic candidates hoping to take on Donald Trump took to the debate stage for the fifth time. But they couldn't steal the attention from the impeachment hearings earlier in the day.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 23:45:00 +1000
'Could be one of Australia's biggest strategic blunders': Push for inquiry into East Timor gas project
The government is being urged to support an inquiry into a controversial East Timor gas project in a bid to stop China gaining access to a port 500km off Darwin.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 23:33:00 +1000
Dressing in the era of climate change requires a rethink
What should a conscientious fashion consumer actually consume?

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:30:00 +1000
Impeachment moves against Trump: Getting it out in public
Witnesses have started giving public testimony in the Trump impeachment hearings with the original whistleblower's accusations proving to be accurate. read now...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:12:00 +1000
Hong Kong champion 'blitzchung' deserves #takeaknee moment
Michael Williams discusses the ramifications of Blizzard's suspension on Hong Kong pro gamer for protesting during tournament. He weaves this into a story about people using sports as a platform to protest against systems of oppression.  rea...

Otago Daily Times

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 22:14:38 +1200
One dead after single-vehicle incident in Ohaeawai
A person has died after a vehicle incident in Ohaeawai, in the Far North.Police said the incident involved a single vehicle on State Highway 12, but the details of what happened are unclear at this stage.Police were advised of...

Sun, 03 Nov 2019 16:17:50 +1200
Two motorcyclists die in Christchurch crash
Two motorcyclists died in a crash this evening in Christchurch.A cyclist has also been confirmed dead after a crash in Horowhenua this afternoon."Police can confirm that the two motorcyclists involved in a crash this evening on...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:23:31 +1100
Target and superquiz, Friday, November 22
Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:01:00 +1100
Tech giants take 'virtually no responsibility' for defamation: Porter
Legal experts want more detail about the federal government's plan to hold social media companies responsible for defamatory posts by users.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +1100
The best of the world in pictures
The finest photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:49:30 +1100
Sri Lanka's new President swears in his brother as Prime Minister
Sri Lanka's newly elected President swore in his elder brother as Prime Minister, cementing the powerful family's political comeback.

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

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 04:53:52 GMT
Grace Millane murder trial: A 'compelling case of murder' or an unforeseen accident?
Crown says Grace Millane's death was a reckless murder, the defence says it was a "tragic" accident.

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 19:21:28 GMT
NZ temperatures set to soar this weekend as 'shipment of warmth' arrives
The heatwave over the Tasman is set to trickle our way, and will last for a while.

New Zealand Headlines

New Zealand National

New Zealand Pacific

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:18:10 +1300
'Our blood shed': At Panguna, devastation lingers
As Bougainville nears its self-determination referendum, the mine that sparked its bloody civil war is seen as the key to potential independence from Papua New Guinea.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:19:20 +1300
Measles: Samoa warns against anti-vaxxers
Samoa's government is warning anyone trying to discourage people from getting measles vaccinations to stop it.

New Zealand RadioNZ

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:18:08 +1300
Grace Millane trial: Defence asks jury to consider verdict 'logically and critically'
The defence has closed its case for the man accused of murdering Grace Millane, asking the jury to deliver a not guilty verdict.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:33:54 +1300
Social Development Minister on welfare reforms: 'I'm working as quickly as I can'
The government is facing criticism that it is not doing enough, fast enough to raise people out of poverty. But Minister Carmel Sepuloni says her ministry are working as quickly as possible.

New Zealand Top Stories

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:15:18 GMT
Pilot killed in light plane crash at Lake Ellesmere, Canterbury
The light aircraft crashed during a routine training flight over Lake Ellesmere, south of Christchurch.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:17:16 GMT
The Late Show host Stephen Colbert trains like an All Black with Piri Weepu and DJ Forbes
"We have a team in the US called the 'all whites', and it's the Republican party," host quips.

New Zealand World

Planet Tonga

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 00:27:26 +0000
Teen convicted of underage carnal knowledge
Nuku’alofa, Tonga: A 17-year-old youth was found guilty on charges of carnal knowledge of a girl under the age of 15, committed in January last year in Tongatapu. Source: Teen convicted of underage carnal knowledge

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 21:33:15 +0000
Israel Folau’s latest anti-gay comments ‘unacceptable’
By Radio New Zealand Fullback Israel Folau’s latest anti-gay comments on social media are “unacceptable” and its integrity unit will look into the matter, Rugby Australia (RA) says. Wallabies international Folau, one of Australia’s top player...

Albania News

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:10:31 GMT
If You're Kylie Jenner's Friend, These Are The Rules You Gotta Follow
Do you have what it takes?

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 02:08:50 GMT
Quiz: Can We Guess Your Education Level By Your Biblical Knowledge?
Are you biblically educated?

Armenia News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:56:17 +0400
Armenia government approves new procedure for granting "combatant" status

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:30:47 +0400
Analyst on Azerbaijani activist entering Armenian church during PM's meeting in Milan

Armenia Panorama

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:04:00 +0400
The opinion of the whole population of the region should be considered in NK conflict settlement – Russian Co-Chair

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:30:30 +0400
Ralph Yirikian: How to dream and achieve your dreams in a digital era?

Armenian News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:47:51 GMT
Georgia demonstrators rally in front of government building
Protests in Tbilisi were sparked after the ruling Georgian Dream party-proposed election bill last week was scrapped.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:42:42 GMT
Brussels warns France, Italy over high debt levels
The European Commission published its opinion on the 2020 draft spending plans of all eurozone member states.

Azerbaijan Today

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:00:00 +0400
Int'l economic forum participants discuss establishment of SPECA Fund in Ashgabat

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:47:00 +0400
President Ilham Aliyev receives delegation led by Bulgarian interior minister

Azerbaijan Trend

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:03:00 +0400
Matviyenko: Parties to Karabakh conflict must show restraint in order to find effective solution
Parties to the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict must show restraint in order to find an effective solution to the problem

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:02:27 +0400
Chairman of Azerbaijani community of Nagorno-Karabakh region meets with Turkish deputy FM
Delegation of the Azerbaijani community of the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan was on a visit to Turkey’s capital Ankara

Belarus Belapan

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:15:59 +0300
Discussion about Belarus’ relations with West to be held in Washington

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:08:24 +0300
Embezzlement case against video blogger Aliaksandr Kabana? closed again

Belarus Belta

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:56:05 +0300
NHL, KHL scouts to attend 2019 IIHF U20 World Championship in Minsk
Minsk will welcome scouts of New Jersey, Tampa Bay, Nashville, San Jose, Chicago, Pittsburg, Washington and other NHL clubs.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:28:53 +0300
Gomel Oblast hospitals receive new equipment under Japanese grant program
Three hospitals of Gomel Oblast have received grants worth a total of $217,000 to buy medical equipment under Japan's Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Program. The hospitals use new equipment to conduct high-tech research...

Belarus Digest

Czech Republic Ceske Noviny

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:15:00 +0100
Firma LitFin chce zaplatit soudní spory poškozeným v kauze Mall
Praha - Zákazníci, jejichž osobní údaje před dvěma lety kvůli hackerskému útoku unikly z internetového obchodu Mall.cz, by mohli mít možná větší šanci s vymáháním svých práv...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:15:00 +0100
Země V4 chtějí spolupracovat při nákupu vybavení pro policii
Praha - Země visegrádské skupiny (V4), tedy Česko, Slovensko, Polsko a Maďarsko, chtějí spolupracovat při nákupu vybavení pro bezpečnostní složky. Budou hledat i možnosti, jak do těchto...

Czech Republic Radio Praha

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:11:17 +0100
Top military brass, politicians stress need to modernise Czech Army
The Czech Army is planning for its biggest restructuring and rearmament effort since the country joined NATO twenty years ago. Top military brass and politicians, convened for their annual meeting, both stressed the need to modernis...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:56:00 +0100
Daily news summary 21.11.2019
Hilšer to run for president,interior ministers in Prague, road toll call

Estonia

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:10:35 +0200
Helme has other ministers cleaning up his mess
We are also working on a so-called plan B, Minister of the Interior Mart Helme (EKRE) told Finnish journalists. Despite subsequent attempts to claim journalists misunderstood, explanations by reporters and recordings of the interview clearly show tha...

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:20:09 +0200
Oligarch and 860 million dollars – Swedbank’s risky secret
Swedbank Estonia catered to Russian oligarch and former minister Mikhail Abyzov for years. Over a relatively short period of time, Abyzov brought to the bank 70 offshore accounts with ties to the oligarch that received a total of $860 million.

Estonia Post Times

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:10:35 +0200
Helme has other ministers cleaning up his mess
We are also working on a so-called plan B, Minister of the Interior Mart Helme (EKRE) told Finnish journalists. Despite subsequent attempts to claim journalists misunderstood, explanations by reporters and recordings of the interview clearly show tha...

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:20:09 +0200
Oligarch and 860 million dollars – Swedbank’s risky secret
Swedbank Estonia catered to Russian oligarch and former minister Mikhail Abyzov for years. Over a relatively short period of time, Abyzov brought to the bank 70 offshore accounts with ties to the oligarch that received a total of $860 million.

Europe

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:55:06 +0100
Read the full text: Fiona Hill's opening statement in public impeachment hearing
Read the full text: Fiona Hill's opening statement in public impeachment hearing

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:52:00 +0100
Democrats are winning impeachment inquiry on substance but can they win on politics?
Democrats are winning impeachment inquiry on substance but can they win on politics?

Europe BBC

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:40:52 GMT
Ryanair baggage fee policy ruled as 'excessive' in Spain
A Spanish court made the ruling after a passenger was forced to pay a fine for extra luggage.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:42:14 GMT
Ukraine accuses Russia of returning ships 'stripped of toilets'
Ukraine's navy accuses Moscow of removing weapons and equipment from vessels seized in the Black Sea.

Finland Today

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:40:19 +0000
VIDEO: Children Take Over the Government Palace
A hundred children across the country celebrate the World Children's Day with the government. The post VIDEO: Children Take Over the Government Palace appeared first on Finland Today.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 04:35:37 +0000
Slush Set to Start Up Today
With more than 200 side events, Slush continues to grow and consolidate its brand as the largest start-up community gathering worldwide. The post Slush Set to Start Up Today appeared first on Finland Today.

Finland Yle Uutiset

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:45:00 +0200
Finland investigates Baltic Sea shipwrecks' oil leak risks
Shipwrecks from the 1980s could be ticking environmental time bombs.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:35:53 +0200
Competition regulator demands big fines for driving school cartel
A cartel of driving schools in Uusimaa conspired to raise prices, according to the regulator.

France 24 Live News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:48:38 GMT
France: After the Nice terror attack, dealing with trauma and trying to move on
As the International Congress for the Victims of Terrorism opens in the southern French city of Nice, FRANCE 24 reports from the terror-struck Riviera city. On July 14, 2016, thousands of people were celebrating Bastille Day when a Tunisian nationa...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:45:19 GMT
Democratic candidates in fifth presidential debate agree on impeachment, little else
For the fifth round of US Democratic debates on Wednesday, ten 2020 presidential hopefuls sparred in Atlanta, Georgia over health care, climate change, taxes, and race. 

France RFI

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 18:02:48 GMT
France's far-right congratulates Vox party's strong showing in Spain's election
Spain's general election has left it in a state of political uncertainty for the coming months as the latest polls reflect a widening political divide between those on the left and those on the right.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:35:26 GMT
Packages of pure cocaine wash up on France's beaches
Mysterious parcels containing more than 750kg of narcotics have been washing up on France's Atlantic coast since last month.

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

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:51:04 +0100
Elon Takes Berlin: Plans for Tesla Plant Jostle German Car Industry
Electric automaker Tesla announced its plans to build a major factory just outside Berlin this week. The move is a major development in an industry shakeup that is causing the upheaval of the entire German automobile industry. By DER SPIEGEL Staff

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:37:00 +0100
Trans-Atlantic Hate: Neo-Nazi 'Atomwaffen Division' Spreads Fear in Germany
German politicians and activists have been the focus of a wave of vicious, neo-Nazi threats of late, many of them signed by a new extremist group from the U.S. called the "Atomwaffen Division." Security officials in Germany are concerned.

Germany European News

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:42:00 +0100
Paris Soloist: Macron Plays Fox in the EU Hen House
French President Emmanuel Macron has a grand foreign policy vision for Europe and he has been energetically pushing it forward. In the process, though, he has angered Germany and other European Union allies.

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 14:00:23 +0100
Corruption and Cruise Ships: Montenegro's Scenic Coast Spoiled by Greed
Montenegro is the only country in the world to describe itself as "ecological" in its constitution. But the exploitation of its Adriatic coastline, where developers are given free rein, tells a different story.

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, 21 Nov 2019 13:45:00 GMT
Revolut celebrates 250,000 users in Hungary
London-based fintech company Revolut announced reaching 250,000 users in Hungary, registering an eightfold increase in monthly transaction value since the beginning of the year, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:30:00 GMT
Moldova industrial output surges in September
Moldova’s industrial production growth picked up to 9.3% year-on-year in September from a revised 0.4% in the previous month, boosted by a jump in manufacturing output (10.9% vs 1.6%), data from the country’s National Bureau of Statistics (BNS) s...

Iceland Monitor

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:47:00 +0000
Icelandic Captain Arrested in Namibia
An Icelandic ship captain was arrested in Namibia earlier this week.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:36:00 +0000
Demand Is Down for Northern Lights Trips
Demand for day trips with Iceland’s leading bus companies has decreased considerably this fall.

Iceland Review

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:35:57 +0000
Apple TV Shoots New Series In Iceland
A new series is being filmed in Iceland, to be streamed on the Apple TV service, RÚV reports. The show... The post Apple TV Shoots New Series In Iceland appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:17:52 +0000
Icelandair To Increase Automation and Equality
Icelandair plans to increase automation and gender equality, Bogi Nils Bogason, CEO of Icelandair and Managing Director Elísabet Helgadóttir said... The post Icelandair To Increase Automation and Equality appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Ireland Headlines

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:22:32 +0000
Up to 16 people found alive in truck on ferry
Up to 16 people have been found alive in the back of truck on a ferry, which is en route to Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:15:43 +0000
Two men arrested in connection with Lunney attack
Two men, both aged 38, have been arrested as part of the investigation into the abduction and torture of Quinn Industrial Holdings director Kevin Lunney.

Ireland IrishExaminer

Italy

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:28:39 +0100
Italian expression of the day: 'Non c’entra'
Using this Italian phrase will make you sound much more fluent.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:08:32 +0100
Here's what the Italian budget means for foreign residents
With Italy's finalised 2020 budget set to be approved, we look at what it will mean for those of us living in the country.

Macedonian News Agency

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:52:38 +0000
KURIR.MK in the race for most popular web portal in the whole Balkan region
For the first time specialized web portal Media Daily introduced the section “selection of the most popular portals from the Balkan region”, and on the list among most read internet sites is found KURIR.MK. Only three Macedonian internet ...

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 ...

Malta Gozo News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:55:00 +0000
Gozo Medical School officially opened by the Prime Minister
The Gozo Medical School has been officially opened by the Prime Minister Joseph Muscat today. In front of...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 04:32:58 +0000
Support 8-year old Liam Daly in his Comino to Hondoq swim
A reminder that tomorrow morning, 8-year old Gozitan Liam Daly will attempt to swim between Comino and Hondoq...

Malta Independent

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:56:00 +0100
Prime Minister should resign and be investigated himself as well – Mark Anthony Sammut
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat should not only resign, but also be investigated to establish the reasons as to why he decided to call an early election before information that could incriminate key members of his government emerged, PN councillor Mark ...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:39:00 +0100
Watch: Information that led to Yorgen Fenech's arrest did not come from middleman - PM
The information that led to the arrest of Yorgen Fenech did not come from the middleman who could possibly get a presidential pardon, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat told the media on Thursday afternoon.Asked whether the middleman accepted the pardon ye...

Malta Today

Thu,21 Nov 2019 15:00:00 +0100
Alleged thief on bail for stealing from collection boxes
 A petty thief from Sta Venera accused of breaching two sets of bail conditions has been released on bail again

Thu,21 Nov 2019 14:46:23 +0100
Police should take action against protesters who ‘exceeded limit,’ says Speaker
Speaker of the House of Representatives Anglu Farrugia has urged police to take action against protesters who 'exceeded the limit' on Wednesday night

Times of Malta

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:43:00 +0100
Man granted bail a third time after petty thefts charge
A man with an apparent penchant for stealing charity boxes, was granted bail a third time after pleading not guilty to petty theft on Thursday. Mario Farrugia, 49 o...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:17:00 +0100
Report links domestic violence to homelessness
Homelessness amongst women and children in Malta is often a result of domestic violence, a report has revealed. The study – released by YMCA Valletta – found th...

Northern Ireland BBC

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:41:06 GMT
Sixteen people found in lorry on ferry to Rosslare
The group was found in a "sealed trailer" on a Stena Line sailing from Cherbourg to Rosslare.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:40:15 GMT
Brexit: Labour pledges new deal with no Irish Sea border
The party's manifesto contains the pledge of a new deal with no regulatory border between NI and GB.

The Nordic Page

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 11:34:46 +0100
Norwegians Are Fed Up With Mass Tourism to Norway

Sat, 09 Nov 2019 09:01:00 +0100
John Oliver Calls Oslo as Europe's Clitoris: Visit Oslo Takes His Words for a Campaign

Krakow Post

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:14:26 +0000
Polish citizens can now travel to the US without a visa
Just in time for 101 years of independence, Polish citizens can visit the United States without a visa. The new (Visited 1 times, 4 visits today) The post Polish citizens can now travel to the US without a visa appeared first on The Krakow Post.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 05:18:59 +0000
Poles celebrates 101 years since end of partition
Today Poland celebrates its Independence Day 101 years after WWI ended, marking the resumption of Polish sovereignty. November 11th was (Visited 1 times, 2 visits today) The post Poles celebrates 101 years since end of partition appeared first on The...

Poland

Poland Krakow

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:14:26 +0000
Polish citizens can now travel to the US without a visa
Just in time for 101 years of independence, Polish citizens can visit the United States without a visa. The new (Visited 1 times, 4 visits today) The post Polish citizens can now travel to the US without a visa appeared first on The Krakow Post.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 05:18:59 +0000
Poles celebrates 101 years since end of partition
Today Poland celebrates its Independence Day 101 years after WWI ended, marking the resumption of Polish sovereignty. November 11th was (Visited 1 times, 2 visits today) The post Poles celebrates 101 years since end of partition appeared first on The...

Radio Poland

Romania Agerpres

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:19:51 +0200
DefMin Ciuca and Japanese Ambassador Noda discuss developing cooperation in defence area
The development of the bilateral cooperation in the defence area between Romania and Japan has been discussed on Thursday by National Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca and Japanese Ambassador in Bucharest Hitoshi Noda. According to a release...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:58:23 +0200
Senate President Melescanu, Indian Ambassador Darlong voice desire to develop parliamentary co-operation
President of the Romanian Senate Teodor Melescanu, on Thursday welcomed India's ambassador in Bucharest Thanglura Darlong, with the two officials voicing a common desire for exchanges of parliamentary visits and co-operation at ...

Romania Insider

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:45:53 GMT
General election 2019: Labour launches 'radical' manifesto
The party promises to scrap a rise in the pension age and bring in a windfall tax on oil companies.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:02:30 GMT
Alex Salmond accused of sexual assaults on 10 women
The former SNP leader appears in court accused of a series of offences while he was first minister.

Romanian National News Agency

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:19:51 +0200
DefMin Ciuca and Japanese Ambassador Noda discuss developing cooperation in defence area
The development of the bilateral cooperation in the defence area between Romania and Japan has been discussed on Thursday by National Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca and Japanese Ambassador in Bucharest Hitoshi Noda. According to a release...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:58:23 +0200
Senate President Melescanu, Indian Ambassador Darlong voice desire to develop parliamentary co-operation
President of the Romanian Senate Teodor Melescanu, on Thursday welcomed India's ambassador in Bucharest Thanglura Darlong, with the two officials voicing a common desire for exchanges of parliamentary visits and co-operation at ...

Pravda Russian News

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:34:00 +0300
Putin gives Saudi King bird of prey
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Saudi Arabia. Putin brought a special present to King Salman bin Abdel Aziz - an Arctic falcon that can be found in Kamchatka, in the Far East of Russia. The bird's name is Alpha. This is a Red Book bird sp...

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 15:44:00 +0300
Russia to give record-high loans to Turkey, India and Iran
Russia will give a record volume of loans to foreign countries, the Izvestia newspaper reports with reference to materials for the draft budget for 2020-2022.In three years, governments and organizations from other countries will receive more than a ...

Pravda World News

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:50:00 +0300
Iran launches cascade of 30 advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges
Iran launched dozens of new IR-6 centrifuges for uranium enrichment and significantly increased the production of low-enriched uranium at its enterprises, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi said. "Today we are launch...

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 10:16:00 +0300
Portuguese Legislative Elections: Alliance to the Left
Portuguese Legislative Elections: Alliance to the Left After four years of political stability, with a Socialist government supported by the Left Block (Bloco de Esquerda) and the CDU (Communists and Greens), the result of yesterday's legislative ele...

RT

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:03:58 +0000
Ukraine claims Russia returned seized ships ‘ruined & without TOILETS’... but FSB shows them to be intact (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Kiev is claiming that Russia removed even mundane things such as lamps and toilet bowls from the ships they returned after last year’s naval clash, but the FSB hit back with a video showing their condition to be far from ‘ruined.’...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:59:20 +0000
US behind rest of world on digital currencies & 'needs to kind-of hustle to catch up', expert tells Boom Bust
The US Federal Reserve along with other world central banks have been hinting about issuing their own digital currencies, which could become “one of the worst financial ideas of recent times.” Read Full Article at RT.com

Scotland BBC

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:02:30 GMT
Alex Salmond accused of sexual assaults on 10 women
The former SNP leader appears in court accused of a series of offences while he was first minister.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 01:00:05 GMT
ScotRail misses target to stop dumping sewage on tracks
The rail operator admits the "disgusting" practice will continue after delays to a train refurbishment programme.

Scotland Herald

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:35:20 +0000
Alex Salmond case: Nicola Sturgeon says she wants to see 'justice done'
NICOLA Sturgeon has spoken about the emerging details of the criminal case against Alex Salmond saying she wants to see “justice done”.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:13:27 +0000
Alex Salmond accused of sexual offences against 10 women
ALEX Salmond has appeared in court over a series of alleged sex crimes against ten women.

Serbia News

Slovak Spectator

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:06:44 +0100
Jobless rate dropped below 5 percent again
Analysts do not expect it to rise significantly.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:04:25 +0100
Stop the attempts to restrict women’s rights, activists say
Three non-governmental organisations disagree with the SNS-backed proposal to limit abortions.

Slovakia News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:50:02 +0000
The Špania Dolina Shaft Day (12/1/2019)
In oder to restore and develop the tradition of mining customs, the autumn in picturesque historical mining village of Špania Dolina is every year enliven by a very special feast. A time has come for to celebrate a Shaft Day. Published: Thursda...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:50:02 +0000
UPDATED: The start of trial in the Kuciak and Kušnírová murder case set
A preliminary hearing was required by Marian Kočner’s lawyers. It’s not common. Published: Wednesday, November 20, 2019Full story: Slovak Spectator

Slovakia Spectator

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:06:44 +0100
Jobless rate dropped below 5 percent again
Analysts do not expect it to rise significantly.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:04:25 +0100
Stop the attempts to restrict women’s rights, activists say
Three non-governmental organisations disagree with the SNS-backed proposal to limit abortions.

Slovenia Times

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:21:21 +0100
Resilient Cities: Between digital and physical world
The international conference, Smart Cities 2019, presented the actions of municipalities and cities in case of natural disasters and unexpected events. At the conference, Slovenian and foreign speakers defined the current situation and sought opportu...

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 09:24:36 +0100
“Appetite to invest is important and it goes where the talent and ecosystem is”
Italian by birth, Luca Martini has worked across Italy, Germany, North Africa, Spain and Australia. As of 1 July 2018, Mr Martini took up a new position at PwC Romania and South East Europe. With over 25 years of consulting experience across some of...

El Pais (sp)

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:54:45 +0100
La Audiencia Nacional investiga los movimientos de espías rusos en Cataluña
La policía constata la presencia de miembros de una unidad militar de élite especializada en operaciones de desestabilización en Europa

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:53:44 +0100
Susana Díaz, tras la sentencia de los ERE: “Quiero volver a ser candidata”
La secretaria general del PSOE andaluz mantiene su intención de presentarse a las próximas elecciones autonómicas

Euro Weekly

Think Spain

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:42:54 +0200
High-emission cars to be banned from central Barcelona in area 20 times the size of Madrid Central
BARCELONA is set to ban high-emission vehicles from an area 20 times the size of the so-called 'Madrid Central' traffic-free zone in the capital, ...

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 20:30:30 +0200
No life possible here: Spanish researcher reveals most hostile place on earth
SPANISH and French researchers have found a place on earth where no life exists - and where nobody and nothing of ...

Swiss Info

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:14:00 GMT
Tribunal rules Zurich university unfairly dismissed professor
A Swiss court has ruled that the University of Zurich was wrong in sacking a professor in connection with a breach of sensitive data. The breach resulted in a prominent politician losing his position, followed by the resignation of the university’s...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:05:00 GMT
Scientists discover climate neutral palm oil method
Swiss researchers have found a method of cultivating palm oil that has no negative impact on the climate or biodiversity. They recommend creating palm oil plantations on disused pasture land as an alternative to clearing forests. The team from Lausa...

Turkey

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:17:00 Z
Turkey-US deal on Syria being violated, says FM Çavuşoğlu
Turkish foreign minister on Nov. 20 said that there are violations of the agreement done by Turkey and the U.S. over northern Syria and he communicated these to his U.S. counterpart.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:46:23 Z
Turkey establishes 145-km-long, 30-km-deep safe zone in Syria: Defense minister
Turkey has established a safe zone 145 kilometers in length and 30 km in depth in northern Syria, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Nov. 21, noting that Ankara and Moscow have talks on the continued presence of YPG members in the region despite th...

World Bulletin

4 News


Tories campaign in Scotland where 13 seats could mean victory or defeat for Boris Johnson
In Edinburgh - perhaps more than anywhere, the general election is about far more than the next five years. The very future of the United Kingdom, let alone Britain's place in the EU, is at stake.


‘Operation Black Vote’ launch campaign to get minority voters to go to the polls
Less than a week until the deadline for registering to vote in December’s election – a quarter of black and ethnic minority voters haven’t done so. Operation Black Vote are about to launch their campaign to encourage minority voters...

Daily Mail

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:00:47 GMT
British grandfather, 64, falls 1,000ft to his death after horror motorbike crash in Nepal
Iain Finnie, 64, was killed in Kathmandu, Nepal, after he fell nearly 1,000ft while on holiday with pals. The father, from Edinburgh, was treated at Manipal Hospital in Pokhara but later died from his injuries.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:59:46 GMT
Chaos as computer glitch grounds BA flights
Thousands of British Airways passengers are stranded after the airline's flight plan management computer crashed, with flights from the US to Gatwick and Heathrow worst affected.

Daily Star

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:51:53 +0000
Drunk dad gets tattoo of Where's Wally crawling out his bum on Thailand bender
Chris Wright, 34, from Manchester, was left behind by a group of pals of Phi Phi island before he approached a local artist and got the inking

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:04:22 +0000
UK weather forecast: Snow to blanket parts of Midlands in winter blast
The Met Office has forecast snow for parts of the nation as December looks to get off to a white start with wintry showers set to sweep in from the Arctic

Sky News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:46:00 +0000
Corbyn pledges to increase public sector pay by 5%
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to increase public sector pay by 5% if Labour wins the election.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:12:00 +0000
Salmond accused of lying naked on woman and trying to rape her
Scotland's former first minister Alex Salmond has appeared in court charged with 14 counts of sexual assault against 10 women, including an attempted rape inside his official residence.

UK BBC

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:45:53 GMT
General election 2019: Labour launches 'radical' manifesto
The party promises to scrap a rise in the pension age and bring in a windfall tax on oil companies.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:02:30 GMT
Alex Salmond accused of sexual assaults on 10 women
The former SNP leader appears in court accused of a series of offences while he was first minister.

UK Daily Express

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:10:00 +0000
Ferry incident: 16 people found in container en route from France to Ireland
SIXTEEN people have been discovered in a sealed trailer on a ferry sailing from Cherbourg in France to Rosslare in the Republic of Ireland, Stena Line has confirmed.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:14:00 +0000
Labour manifesto fury as Corbyn announces inheritance tax increase – 'Hands off our homes'
THE Labour Party launched their manifesto today as Jeremy Corbyn carries out his bid to win next month’s election.

UK Independent

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:49:00 GMT
Labour manifesto launch – live: Corbyn vows to take on rich and save NHS from privatisation, as election pledges unveiled
Follow all the latest updates

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:52:00 GMT
Boris Johnson news – live: Experts say Tory tax plans will mostly benefit wealthier people, as minister faces derision for saying government 'not to blame' for poverty
Follow live updates from the election campaign

UK Telegraph

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 19:42:39 GMT
Vice chancellor says universities can afford to pay more in pensions row ahead of eight day strike 

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:55:48 GMT
China 'medicine' demand threatens to halve world donkey population

UK Times

Gazette News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:00:00 +0000
Clacton shoppers asked to show true spirit of Christmas
CLACTON shoppers are being asked to show the true spirit of Christmas this year by helping people in need.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:20:17 +0000
VIDEO: Police raid properties as part of probe into trafficking and prostitution
Properties were raided as part of an investigation into suspected brothels operating across the county.

Watford Observer

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:43:49 +0000
Man found dead in Bushey Hall Road - recap
Follow our live blog for updates on a police incident in Bushey Hill Road, Bushey.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:12:03 +0000
Man pronounced dead in Bushey
A man has died inside a shop.

East London and West Essex Guardian

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:48:38 +0000
Plans submitted for 1,280 homes on Goodmayes Tesco site
Amended plans have been submitted for 1,280 homes on the site of Goodmayes Tesco.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:00:00 +0000
Let's come together in Wanstead to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas
The Christmas tree on George Green is due to be lit up tomorrow evening (Friday) with a festive community celebration.

Get West London

Get West london

Harrow Times

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000
Harrow councillors criticise plans for homes on London Underground car parks
Harrow councillors savaged plans to build more than 500 new homes on three London Underground station car parks in the borough.

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:00:00 +0000
New exhibition in Pinner focuses on fairies and elves in art
A new exhibition will celebrate the portrayal of fairies and elves in art.

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:27:03 +0000
First floor of East Sheen house destroyed in morning fire
Around four fire engines and 25 Firefighters were called to a house in East Sheen this morning following reports of a house fire.

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 19:22:02 +0000
Could it be you?: Euromillions jackpot winner hasn't claimed their million pound prize
It's almost Christmas but most importantly it is time to dig out those lottery tickets as someone in the UK is yet to claim the £105 Euro Million jackpot.

This Is Local London

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:50:08 +0000
Man arrested after sexual assault on bus in Enfield
A man was arrested after a woman was sexually assaulted on a bus.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:37:20 +0000
Police raid two homes near Richmond following two-day crackdown on drugs
Police arrested at least 30 people following an operation that targeted drug dealing and violence.

Tottenham Independent

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:50:08 +0000
Man arrested after sexual assault on bus in Enfield
A man was arrested after a woman was sexually assaulted on a bus.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:27:10 +0000
Accident on the A1 and part suspensions on London Overground
Good morning, it is Thursday. Here is your morning update.

Wandsworth Guardian

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 19:53:02 +0000
Woman rescued from house fire in Wandsworth
Around 40 firefighters and six fire engines were called to a fire at a terraced house on Crestway in Wandsworth on November 15.

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 19:22:02 +0000
Could it be you?: Euromillions jackpot winner hasn't claimed their million pound prize
It's almost Christmas but most importantly it is time to dig out those lottery tickets as someone in the UK is yet to claim the £105 Euro Million jackpot.

Your Local Guardian

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:50:00 +0000
Thali Ho in Surbiton named best curry restaurant in London suburbs for third consecutive year
An Asian restaurant in Surbiton has been named the best in London's suburbs for the third year running.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:37:20 +0000
Police raid two homes near Richmond following two-day crackdown on drugs
Police arrested at least 30 people following an operation that targeted drug dealing and violence.

Chronicle Live

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:44:55 +0000
Scarlett Moffatt reveals why she thinks Jacqueline Jossa could win I'm A Celebrity
Gogglebox star Scarlett Moffatt has showed her support for actress Jacqueline Jossa to win this year's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:04:47 +0000
'Climate emergency' has been named as Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2019
This year the entire shortlist was made up of 'climate language' and included 'climate denial,' 'eco-anxiety,' 'extinction' and 'flight shame'

Gazette Live

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 19:48:05 +0000
Who won the ITV election debate? Recap Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson going head to head
The leaders of the Conservative and Labour parties will debate live on ITV at 8pm ahead of the General Election

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 19:00:00 +0000
Mum counts Cheryl Cole and will.i.am among career highs - now she's opened performance studio
From performing alongside the Girls Aloud star to launching her own creative studio in Redcar, Helen Weekley is on a mission

Liverpool Echo

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:24:55 +0000
Home Bargains lorry 'crashed into bridge' before police closed road
Buses were diverted in the area after the road became blocked and police had to be called

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 20:46:01 +0000
ITV Coronation Street star offered to be lifted up steps despite booking a wheelchair accessible room
Cherylee Houston, who plays Izzy Armstrong on the soap, spoke out about the incident

Macclesfield Express

Northwich Guardian

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:30:00 +0000
George Burns showed no intention of taking own life before drowning in River Weaver
A MAN who drowned in the River Weaver showed no intention of taking his own life beforehand, a coroners’ court heard on Tuesday.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:30:00 +0000
Demolished house at 191 London Road ‘a real family home’
FOND memories are at the forefront of the minds of a Northwich family whose childhood home has been demolished to pave the way for new houses.

Anphoblacht

Sun, 27 Oct 2019 16:39:30 +0000
Tá Acht Gaeilge fiúntach de dhíth, mar a gealladh in 2006 - Dr Pádraig Ó Tiarnaigh
Is gníomhaí teanga é Pádraig atá gní omhach i m ó r-fheachtas #AchtAnois An Dream Dearg le dhá bhliainanuas. Is Bainisteoir Cumarsáide é le Conradh naGaeilge. Tá muid anois breis agus 1,000 lá gan Rialtas ó thuaidh. Míle lá a...

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:11:34 +0100
Brexit earthquake will trigger watershed election on Ireland’s future - Declan Kearney
The latest blog by Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney on the prospect of a Westminster election resulting from the chaos of Brexit.

Impartial Reporter

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:22:41 +0000
Two men arrested over abduction and assault of Quinn director Kevin Lunney
Gardaí have this morning made a number of further arrests in relation to the abduction of Kevin Lunney.Two males, both aged 38 years, have been arrested in the Dublin Region for an offence contrary to Section 73 Criminal Justice Act 2006 and are ...

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 21:42:46 +0000
Making the headlines this week in Fermanagh
Some of the headlines in this week's Impartial Reporter. Get your copy in shops from Thursday.

Evening Telegraph

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:40:14 +0000
Olympian Eilish McColgan visits Dundee schools to inspire kids to follow their dreams
Pupils at St Peter and Paul and Claypotts Castle primary schools received inspiring assemblies as they welcomed an Olympic visitor.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:32:22 +0000
Officers in Dundee trying to trace man following ‘possible’ assault on city street
Police are appealing for information after an incident in Dundee on Monday.

Herald Scotland

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:35:20 +0000
Alex Salmond case: Nicola Sturgeon says she wants to see 'justice done'
NICOLA Sturgeon has spoken about the emerging details of the criminal case against Alex Salmond saying she wants to see “justice done”.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:13:27 +0000
Alex Salmond accused of sexual offences against 10 women
ALEX Salmond has appeared in court over a series of alleged sex crimes against ten women.

Inverness Courier

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
New allegations of bullying at NHS
NHS Highland has been rocked by fresh bullying allegations as a former non-executive director claimed she was forced to resign.

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 06:00:00 GMT
Cash boost in pipeline for city
ELITE pipers congregating for the world’s most prestigious piping competition will bring Inverness a multimillion-pound economic boost this week.

Andover Advertiser

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:43:00 +0000
‘Vote for me, I need a job!’: Lance Mitchell, Green Party
Name: Lance Mitchell

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:30:32 +0000
Resident who paid fly-tipping 'man with a van' to dispose waste fined
RESIDENTS in Amesbury have been warned after one person was fined because a ‘man with a van’ fly-tipped his waste.

Basingstoke Gazette

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:36:30 +0000
Man snared by paedophile hunters sent to prison for sending explicit messages to children
A MAN who said he wanted to rape and sexually assault a 14-year-old in the woods has been sentenced to eight months in prison

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:15:00 +0000
‘Club will die without financial backing’
TIME is running out for Basingstoke’s football club to find the funds needed to develop its new ground, putting the future of the sport in the town at risk.

Borehamwood Times

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:27:10 +0000
Accident on the A1 and part suspensions on London Overground
Good morning, it is Thursday. Here is your morning update.

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 08:05:25 +0000
Traffic news: Congestion along M11 and minor tube delays
Good morning everyone, hope you all have a commute this morning. Here is the latest updates:

Bucks Free Press

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:10:26 +0000
Anger as council starts ticketing drivers for parking in spaces on London End, Beaconsfield
Unsuspecting drivers are being hit with parking fines after Bucks County Council started enforcing the rules in Beaconsfield Old Town.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:46:04 +0000
Pound Lane in Marlow to be closed as resurfacing works are due
A busy road in Marlow will be closed from Monday, November 25 to Thursday, November 28 for resurfacing works.

Epsom Guardian

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:50:00 +0000
SWR announce contingency plans as December strikes confirmed
South Western Railway (SWR) have announced their plans to mitigate disruption after talks to avert strikes next month broke down today (November 21).

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:21:40 +0000
Weybridge International School of English holding open day for au pairs and families
Weybridge International School of English (WISE) are inviting au pairs and their families for a special celebration on Friday (November 22).

St Albans Review

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:27:10 +0000
Accident on the A1 and part suspensions on London Overground
Good morning, it is Thursday. Here is your morning update.

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 08:05:25 +0000
Traffic news: Congestion along M11 and minor tube delays
Good morning everyone, hope you all have a commute this morning. Here is the latest updates:

The Argus

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:00:07 +0000
Prices slashed on Brighton flats
NEW-build flats in Brighton city centre have been slashed in price.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:34:13 +0000
Brexit Party unveil their 'battle wagon' in Brighton rally
THE Brexit Party’s “battle wagon” rolled onto the seafront today.

Bournemouth Echo

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:00:00 +0000
Vandals cause "irreparable" damage to Southbourne nativity shed
VANDALS broke into the nativity shed on Southbourne Green on Tuesday night, causing “irreparable damage” one day before the nativity characters were due to be put in.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:01:33 +0000
‘Morale and pay’ are low – and police 'wouldn't recommend job'
HUNDREDS of Dorset Police officers say they’re not being paid properly, according to a new report.

Bridgwater Mercury

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000
Bridgwater lottery winner explains how jackpot transformed her life
A BRIDGWATER woman whose life was transformed by winning the lottery joined a glamorous photoshoot this week.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000
LOOKING BACK: Duchess Sarah Ferguson visits Bridgwater this week in 1989
THIS week in 1989 the Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson came to Bridgwater, taking in Knowle Hall, BIBIC and Friarn Nursery during her visit.

Bridport News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:00:00 +0000
'If everyone gave £1 it would fund this winter and next': Battle to keep bus route going
Campaigners are hoping to fill the gap left by bus cuts by raising £5,000 - which could mean passengers travel without charge.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:00:00 +0000
58 home plan in Beaminster approved by local planners
An outline application for 58 homes on a site north and west of Cockroad Lane at Beaminster has been approved by local planners.

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:59:03 +0000
Wales and West Utilities fined for law breach in Berrow Road, Burnham-on-Sea
GAS supplier Wales and West Utilities has been hit with a £4,363.50 bill for breaking the law during work in Burnham-on-Sea.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:30:00 +0000
Residents hit out at council after Trinity Close residents reveal they will not host Christmas lights display for charity
RESIDENTS have hit out at Somerset County Council after homeowners in Burnham-on-Sea's Trinity Close announced that they will not be putting on a lights display for charity this year after safety issues were raised by a council safety group.

Chard and Ilminster News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:13:06 +0000
Mount Hindrance football stadium plans delayed at packed out council meeting
AROUND 100 people packed into Chard's Guildhall as the council prepared to debate plans for a new football stadium at Mount Hindrance.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000
Celebrations after success for campaign to name street after youth club leader
A CAMPAIGN to get a new Chard road named after a community stalwart who turned around the town’s youth club has finally seen success.

Western Daily Press

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:48:31 +0000
Greggs could be opening a new bakery in Street next year
When and where the store might open will be known in the near future

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:58:29 +0000
Nissan Micra torched next to playground in popular Yeovil country park
It was left 'severely damaged' by the blaze

South Wales Argus

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:00:00 +0000
Murder charge as Newport man, 22, dies after suffering serious head injuries
A MAN found unresponsive and with serious head injuries at an address in Tewkesbury Walk, Shaftesbury, Newport, a week ago, has died - and a 22-year-old man has been charged with his murder.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:02:38 +0000
Jail for drunk Pontypool learner driver also in breach of suspended sentence for a 'nasty' assault
A LEARNER driver caught drink-driving whilst in breach of a suspended jail sentence, has been sent to prison.

Wales Online

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:52:27 +0000
New 13-year birth control for men involves injection into scrotum
It is effective 97 per cent of the time in trials

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:50:19 +0000
Wales named one of National Geographic's 25 places to go in 2020
The 'legend-filled land' is one of the most exciting destinations in the world next year

Coventry Telegraph

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 17:56:10 +0000
Chancellor Sajid Javid hits the campaign trail in Coventry and Nuneaton
CoventryLive followed the minister on both visit

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 17:41:26 +0000
Two Coventry men charged with burglary
They were arrested and charged by Warwickshire Police

Express and Star

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:59:09 +0000
School on lockdown after man on roof
A Wednesbury school was put on lockdown after a man was seen on the roof today.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:55:10 +0000
Car rammed in road rage incident
Police have launched an investigation after men were seen with a hammer and baseball bat – before a vehicle was rammed off the road in Wolverhampton.

BBC News Humberside

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:10:23 GMT
Transphobia guidelines 'contrary to freedom of expression', court hears
Harry Miller takes legal action after police recorded alleged transphobic tweets as a hate incident.

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:40:38 GMT
Hull man charged over alleged migrant smuggling plot
National Crime Agency arrests Nzar Jabar Mohamad at his home in Hull.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:01:00 +0000
'Kind-hearted' road tragedy victim was only in Wakefield Road because she'd caught wrong bus, family believe
A "KIND-HEARTED" charity boss who died while trying to cross one of Bradford's busiest roads was only in that part of the city centre because she had caught the wrong bus, her family believe.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:24:55 +0000
Cleckheaton Westex Carpets workers walk out in pay dispute
STAFF at Cleckheaton carpet manufacturer Westex Carpets held a day's strike on Wednesday in a dispute over pay.

York Press

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:42:13 +0000
York burglars who fled police at 100 mph jailed for nearly 10 years
TWO burglars who fled from police at more than 100 mph in a stolen car are today serving a total of nearly 10 years between them.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:20:06 +0000
New Lidl store in James Street, York, officially opens
THE new Lidl supermarket store in York is officially open.

Ukraine News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:55:11 +0000
The Moscow Times: Estonia demands ‘annexed’ territory back from Russia
Estonia wants Russia to return its territory that it says is annexed by Moscow, its top lawmaker has said as the prospects of a Russian-Estonian border treaty turned grim this year over Tallinn’s territorial claims. Read more here. The post The Mos...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:48:23 +0000
Associated Press: Witness denounces ‘fictional’ Ukraine election interference
A former White House Russia analyst on Thursday denounced as “fictional” the contention from some Republicans that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election and warned lawmakers not to advance a politically motivated narrative helpful to Russia as ...

Unian News Agency

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:43:00 +0200
EU provides EUR 15 bln in aid to Ukraine in five years – EU envoy
The share of the European Union in Ukraine's trade continues to grow.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:18:00 +0200
WP: Ukraine is an afterthought in Washington's impeachment drama
This scandal isn't really about Ukraine, it's a battle about American politics and American corruption.

Afghanistan News

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:10:31 GMT
If You're Kylie Jenner's Friend, These Are The Rules You Gotta Follow
Do you have what it takes?

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 02:08:50 GMT
Quiz: Can We Guess Your Education Level By Your Biblical Knowledge?
Are you biblically educated?

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

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 16:41:20 GMT
Nine African Countries Agree to Begin Journey Towards Pooled Procurement to Increase Their Access to Affordable Life-Saving Vaccines
[WHO] Brazzaville -Nine middle-income countries in Africa have agreed to work towards pooled procurement mechanisms by first sharing vital information on their vaccine purchasing practices, including the prices they pay and their suppliers. Sharing i...

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 08:07:56 GMT
Presidential Election - All Measures Taken for Election Campaign to Go Smoothly
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The minister of Communication, spokesman of the Government and acting minister of Culture, Hassane Rabehi, said Monday that all the measures have been taken ahead of the presidential election on December 12, to ensur...

Algerie Presse Service

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:04:14 +0100
Relizane/ El Taref: 2 individus appréhendés pour tentative de ralliement aux groupes terroristes 
ALGER-Deux individus ont été appréhendés mercredi à Relizane et El Taref pour respectivement soutien et tentative de ralliement aux groupes terroristes au Sahel, indique jeudi un communiqué du ministère de la Défense nationale. "Dans le cadr...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:32:26 +0100
Présidentielle-2019: carnet du 5e jour de la campagne électorale
ALGER - Voici le carnet de la campagne électorale pour l'élection présidentielle du 12 décembre 2019 à son 5e jour:   - Abdelaziz Belaïd anime un meeting à Tlemcen (15h00). - Azzedine Mihoubi anime un meeting à la maison de la Culture à Ta...

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.

Egypt Headlines

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 08:44:31 GMT
Brave Harambee Stars Hold Pharaohs
[Nation] Harambee Stars on Thursday displayed one of their finest performances in recent times to hold hosts Egypt to a one-all draw in both teams' opening Group G match of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in Alexandria.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 07:57:43 GMT
Olunga Strikes as Harambee Stars Hold Egypt
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Michael Olunga inspired Harambee Stars to picking a point away after holding seven-time Africa champions Egypt 1-1 in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Group F Qualifier opener in Alexandria.

Egyptian Streets

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:00:53 +0000
Egypt is the 8th Safest Country Worldwide: Gallup 2019
Gallup’s Global Law and Order 2019 Report ranked Egypt among the ten safest countries in the world, outranking the United States, the United Kingdom and most countries in Europe. Egypt, to the surprise of many, placed 8th out of 142 countries with ...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:50:21 +0000
Christmas Done Right: AUC Creates This Year’s Christmas Tree Out of Water Bottles
For this year’s Christmas, the American University in Cairo (AUC) displayed a Christmas tree created from plastic bottles to raise awareness about plastic consumption. The tree is made of 10,000 plastic bottles, which constitutes only 15% of t...

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

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:17:56
Iran begins reconnecting internet after shutdown over protests
The Revolutionary Guards said calm had returned across Iran, after protests in which Amnesty International said over 100 demonstrators had been killed

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:11:23
From Rhodes with love: Memories of Jewish life on the Greek island celebrated in NY show
In unconventional exhibit, the public is encouraged not only to touch the displays, but to converse with Stella Levi, a 96-year-old Jewish native of the island that was occupied by the Nazis in World War II

Israel Debka

Jerusalem Post Headlines

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:45:43 GMT
United States ready to work with new Lebanese govt, President Aoun tweets

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 05:40:33 GMT
Live Updates: Rockets fly over southern Israel, despite ceasefire

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:39:56 GMT
Discount CEO: Bank strong despite turmoil in financial arena

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:35:44 GMT
Gordon Robertson: Survival of the Jewish people is a miracle

Times of Israel

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:19:16 +0000
Grammy nod goes to Israeli directors, producer for Swedish pop song
Vania Heymann, Natan Schottenfels and Gal Muggia let their imagination run wild on Tove Lo's 'Glad He's Gone'

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:18:19 +0000
‘A time of unprecedented darkness’: Rivlin passes coalition-building buck to MKs
After Gantz and Netanyahu fail to build government, never-before-used electoral law opens last window for any lawmaker to win majority backing -- or new elections will be triggered

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

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:40:31 +0000
Jordan Scraps 'Peace Between Religions' Conference as it Includes Israelis
An interfaith conference in Jordan that was set to have an Israeli delegation attending has been cancelled, Organisation Move Boycott announced Wednesday...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:36:22 +0000
Hizbullah, Amal Want Hariri to Stay on as Premier in Spite of Protests
Hizbullah and AMAL Movement reportedly wish to intensify contacts to persuade caretaker PM Saad Hariri “again” to lead the new government, al-Joumhouria daily reported on Thursday...

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, 20 Nov 2019 21:25:28 +0000
Bader Al-Kharafi acquires 29% of Gulf Cable Co worth $500m
KUWAIT: Al-Khair National Group (Al-Kharafi Group) announced accepting a proposal by Al-Khair International Stocks Company (Bader Nasser Al-Kharafi) to purchase 29 percent of Gulf Cable Company’s shares at a book value of around $500 million. A pre...

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 21:21:58 +0000
Kuwait int’l book fair opens with nearly 500 publishers participating
Featuring around 500,000 titles, of which 13,000 are new KUWAIT: The 44th Kuwait International Book Fair opened yesterday at the International Fairground in Mishref. Apart from the thousands of books displayed in halls 5, 6 and 7, many cultural activ...

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

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 04:38:52 GMT
Russia Throws More Weight Behind Maverick General Haftar
[ISS] After some equivocation, Moscow is now reportedly throwing its weight more fully behind Libya's maverick General Khalifa Haftar in his attempt to overthrow the United Nations-backed Tripoli government of Fayez al-Sarraj.

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:37:18 GMT
Libya Urges UN for Assistance Towards Reconstruction
[Ghanaian Times] Fayez Mustafa Serraj, the President of the Presidency of the Government of National Accord (GNA), has urged the United Nations General Assembly to cooperate with Libyans to chart the path of peace, stability, security and consensus b...

Morocco

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 05:20:24 GMT
Rapper Faces Possible Two-Year Jail Sentence for 'Offending' Police
[AI London] The arrest and prosecution of a popular Moroccan rapper is an "outrageous assault on free speech", said Amnesty International ahead of the musician's trial tomorrow.

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 11:57:32 GMT
Hacked Moroccan Lawyer Urges Action Against Cyber Spies
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Casablanca -Campaigners say cyber weapons that meant to fight terrorism are often being turned on journalists, academics and lawyers, violating their privacy

Morocco World News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:50:02 +0000
3rd Earthquake Hits Central Morocco in a Week
Rabat – A new earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 on the Richter scale hit the province of Midelt, central Morocco on Thursday, November 1. A statement from the National Institute of Geophysics said that the quake, whose epicenter is located in ...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:45:37 +0000
Morocco’s OCP Group: Leaders in Sustainable Development
Rabat – The International Fertilizer Association (IFA) granted its 2019 Industry Stewardship Gold Medal to the OCP Group for the second year in a row. At the IFA Strategic Forum in Versailles, France on November 20, the IFA recognized OCP’s l...

North Africa

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 11:14:33 GMT
Tunisia: Elife - Solution for Tunisian Brain Drain
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -A meeting under the theme: "Elife: A solution against Tunisian brain drain" will be held on November 20 in Tunis, at the initiative of the Tunisian-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CTFCI) and the Tunisia ...

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 08:44:31 GMT
Kenya/Egypt: Brave Harambee Stars Hold Pharaohs
[Nation] Harambee Stars on Thursday displayed one of their finest performances in recent times to hold hosts Egypt to a one-all draw in both teams' opening Group G match of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in Alexandria.

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

Oman Region

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

Fri, 06 Jul 2018 11:59:24 +0000
Qatar takes measures to prevent further desertification of the region
Ministry of Municipality and Environment, in co-operation with United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), recently organised a three-day workshop to develop a national strategy for combating desertification in Qatar. The workshop wa...

Sat, 30 Jun 2018 05:17:06 +0000
Residents of Qatar can maintain ambient air quality by practicing simple steps
  World Health Organization (WHO) found that ambient air pollution has claimed over 4.2 million deaths globally. It is mostly prevalent in the urban settlements without proper ventilation, given air conditioned buildings. Inhalation of toxic air...

Sahara Reporters

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:05:22 +0000
Masked Armed Robber Arrested In Delta
A boy residing at Issele-Uku in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, Chinedu (surname withheld), has been apprehended by the vigilante group of Onicha-Ugbo while carrying out a robbery operation with his gang ...

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 20:58:21 +0000
EXCLUSIVE: DSS Spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, Calls Nigerian Professor "Bastard" For Inquiring About Sowore
Sowore in court Sowore in court SaharaReporters Media Spokesperson for the Department of State Services, Peter Afunanya, has described a Nigerian professor, who called to inquire about the continued detention of rights activist...

Sahara Reporters Latest News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:35:46 +0000
Court Order For Release Of Sowore Not Subject To Approval By DSS –Falana
Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has said the order issued by the court for the release of Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare is not subject to approval by the Department of State Services. Falana had earlier described the r...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:31:24 +0000
Court Fixes November 28 To Rule On Maina’s Bail In Fresh N738m Fraud
Justice Abubakar Kutigi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, has fixed November 28, 2019 to rule on the bail application of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team. Ma...

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

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

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 11:14:33 GMT
Elife - Solution for Tunisian Brain Drain
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -A meeting under the theme: "Elife: A solution against Tunisian brain drain" will be held on November 20 in Tunis, at the initiative of the Tunisian-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CTFCI) and the Tunisia ...

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 09:05:48 GMT
Ghannouchi - 'To Complete Constitutional Authorities and Undertake Major Projects and Reforms to Establish Democracy As Top Priority for Parliamentary Action'
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The newly elected Speaker of the House of People's Representatives (HPR), Ennahdha leader Rached Ghannouchi, said at the end of the opening session of the HPR, that he has become "the Speaker of all, in the servi...

Western Sahara

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 11:44:35 GMT
Russia to the Security Council - 'We Stand for Well-Balanced and Unbiased Policy for Western Sahara Settlement'
[SPS] New York (United Nations) -The Deputy Permanent Representative of Russian Federation to the UN, Vladimir Safronkov, affirmed that Russia stands for well-balanced and unbiased policy for Western Sahara settlement", in his country's Explanation o...

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 11:45:11 GMT
Chinese Envoy Calls for Thorough Consultation for Future Minurso Mandate Renewals
[SPS] New York (United Nations) -The official Press Agency of the People's Republic of China, Xinhua, indicated that Chinese UN envoy called on Wednesday 30th October on the members of the Security Council to hold thorough consultation on future mand...

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, 21 Nov 2019 04:00:00 EST
Why Chrystia Freeland is the indispensable Trudeau cabinet minister
The most important relationship Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has within his cabinet is with Chrystia Freeland. By tasking her with improving relations with the provinces, Trudeau put her at the centr...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:01:16 EST
Ontario teen's vaping injury consistent with 'popcorn lung,' study suggests
An Ontario teen who was put on life-support after being diagnosed with a severe vaping-related illness may be the first documented case of a different form of damage linked to e-cigarettes, according ...

Canadian World News

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:40:33 EST
Key witnesses will cap intense week in impeachment inquiry
House impeachment investigators will hear from two key witnesses Thursday who grew alarmed by how U.S. President Donald Trump and others in his orbit were conducting foreign policy in Ukraine, capping...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:23:23 EST
Prince Andrew must talk to U.S. prosecutors, Epstein victims' lawyer says
Lawyers for the victims of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein say Prince Andrew should speak to U.S. investigators immediately, after the senior royal withdrew from public duties over what he called his "il...

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:00:00 EST
L’expert «indépendant» sur Desjardins a reçu 1,25 million $... de Desjardins
Le seul expert mandaté par Québec pour donner un avis impartial sur les fuites de données de Desjardins a reçu 1,25 M$ de la part de Desjardins.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:00:00 EST
RONA: après le marteau, la hache et bientôt...
«RONA: coup de marteau sur le Québec». C'était le titre de ma chronique du 4 février 2016, lendemain de l’annonce de l’acquisition de RONA par Lowe's.

Regina Leader-Post

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:00:44 +0000
Letters to the Editor, Nov. 21, 2019: Saskatchewan gov't goals seem contradictory
"I found myself totally confused, wondering if our current politicians really know what they are talking about."

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:00:27 +0000
Vanstone: Roughriders should retain Stephen McAdoo
Although the Roughriders failed to score a touchdown in Sunday's West final, offensive co-ordinator Stephen McAdoo should be retained.

Times Colonist

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:27:43 -0800
Judge temporarily stops 1st federal execution in 16 years
WASHINGTON — A federal judge has temporarily halted the first federal execution in 16 years as a lawsuit on how the government intends to carry it out continues.U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutka said in a Wednesday evening ruling that the public ...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:25:34 -0800
Witness denounces ‘fictional’ Ukraine election interference
WASHINGTON — A former White House Russia analyst on Thursday denounced as "fictional" the contention from some Republicans that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election and warned lawmakers not to advance a politically motivated narrative helpful to...

Toronto Star

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:50:00 EST
Meet the seven new faces in the new Liberal cabinet
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled a slightly bigger cabinet for his minority government on Wednesday, featuring faces new to both the inner circle of power and to politics in general.

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:34:00 EST
Dave Feschuk: Leafs front office prays for sunny days after the Babcock era ends so badly
Mike Babcock’s tenure as coach of the Leafs began with giddy promise and ended in another franchise low. Waiting to fire him squandered more than a quarter of an important season, Dave Feschuk writes.

Windsor Star

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:00:17 +0000
Reader letter: Climate change theories based on bogus science
Re: City of Windsor earns an A grade for climate change action, by Chris Thompson, Nov. 2 Fear mongering the populace with a falsehood set of bogus scientific proof is dangerous to one’s freedom of choice. When governments step in to take control o...

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:14:22 +0000
Essex County joins in declaration of climate change emergency
“What is the cost of doing nothing? Can we afford to do nothing?” The question posed by Essex County Warden Gary McNamara after a brief exchange Wednesday night before county councillors unanimously declared a climate change emergency. ...

Mexico El Norte (sp)

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:02:19 CDT
Cae reparto para Estados
De enero a septiembre, gasto federal transferido a Estados sumó un billón 429 mil millones de pesos, 3.9% menos que en mismo lapso de 2018.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:02:19 CDT
Advierten de riesgo de delegar obra a IP
Endoso de infraestructura a particulares, como en las APP, tiene pecados de origen que perjudican a la ciudadanía, advierten especialistas.

Mexico Informador (sp)

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:23:00 -0600
La ONU sugiere mantener la autonomía de CNDH
El organismo aseguró que, dada la importancia de la CNDH, la elección de su máximo responsable debe ser “particularmente escrupulosa, objetiva, transparente y certera”

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 01:47:00 -0600
Perfilan a 2019 como el año más violento en el país
De enero a octubre se han registrado 29 mil 574 homicidios

Mexico Reforma (sp)

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:02:47 CDT
Cae gasto federal para los Estados
De enero a septiembre, el gasto federal transferido a las entidades sumó un billón 429 mil mdp, 3.9% menos que en el mismo lapso de 2018.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:02:49 CDT
Incumplen diputados con Constitución
Al no haber aprobado el Presupuesto 2020 hace una semana, los diputados estarían incumpliendo la Constitución, dos leyes y un reglamento.

Mexico Star

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 21:35:04 GMT
Uber to Let Users Record Audio of Rides in Brazil, Mexico
NEW YORK - Uber will allow passengers and drivers in Brazil and Mexico to record audio of their rides as it attempts to improve its safety record and image.The ride-hailing company plans to

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 21:11:30 GMT
Bolivia president says will call elections in coming hours
Bolivia's interim president Jeanine Anez said on Wednesday she will call elections in the coming hours, after deadly unrest following the resignation of Evo Morales in the wake of the disputed Octo

Mexico Topix (usa)

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:10:31 GMT
If You're Kylie Jenner's Friend, These Are The Rules You Gotta Follow
Do you have what it takes?

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 02:08:50 GMT
Quiz: Can We Guess Your Education Level By Your Biblical Knowledge?
Are you biblically educated?

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