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Africa Headlines

Mon, 06 May 2019 14:00:10 GMT
Niger: Scores Killed in Niamey Fuel Tanker Explosion
[allAfrica] Cape Town -More than 50 people were killed in Niamey, the capital of Niger, overnight when an tanker truck overturned and exploded, France24 reports.

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:05:26 GMT
Africa: 'It's Absolutely Crazy!' - Former British Official Denies Alleged Africa 'Invasion' Plan
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Former British Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has said that reports alleging he wanted to "invade Africa" were leaked to discredit him, writes The Guardian.

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Africa News24

Wed, 22 May 2019 06:57:25 +0200
News24.com | High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC
People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the disease.

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:02:02 +0200
Fin24.com | Nigeria keen to join Africa free trade zone, trade minister says
Nigeria will sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement as soon as President Muhammadu Buhari approves an impact-assessment report he asked for, the country’s trade minister has said.

Central Africa

Mon, 06 May 2019 08:08:29 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola Outbreak 'Worsening;' Over 1,000 Dead
[VOA] The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) says the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo is "worsening" and has killed more than 1,000 people.

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:36:17 GMT
Cameroon: Routine Torture, Incommunicado Detention
[HRW] Nairobi -Cameroonian authorities have tortured and held incommunicado detainees at a detention facility in Yaoundé, Cameroon's capital. Gendarmes and other security forces at the State Defense Secretariat (Secrétariat d'Etat à la défense, S...

Benin

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:21:04 GMT
French Tourists Missing, Guide Found Murdered in Benin
[RFI] Beninese authorities say a body found in a national park in the north of the country is that of a guide for two French tourists missing since last Wednesday. Sources indicate the French tourists may have been kidnapped and taken into neighbouri...

Fri, 03 May 2019 05:27:09 GMT
Soldiers Shoot At Protesters in Post-Election Unrest
[Deutsche Welle] Footage of the demonstrations shows security services firing their guns and water cannons at crowds. Activists have warned of deteriorating freedoms in the long-stable West African nation.

Botswana

Mon, 06 May 2019 07:03:01 GMT
Elephant Summit Kicks Off in Kasane
[Botswana Daily News] Kasane -Southern Africa is home to 250 000 elephants, majority of them found in the Kavango Zambezi Trans frontier Area (KAZA TFCA).

Mon, 06 May 2019 16:06:39 GMT
New Technologies Handy
[Botswana Daily News] Goodhope -Mosisedi Commercial Farmers have been urged to come up with methodologies of combating climate challenges.

Burkina Faso

Fri, 03 May 2019 05:14:39 GMT
Merkel 'Grilled' By Students Over Sahel Weapons Exports
[Deutsche Welle] During her West Africa trip, Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a student's question on why the region's armies are weaker than terrorists. From Burkina Faso she flew to Mali, where German UN troops are deployed.

Thu, 02 May 2019 08:29:34 GMT
Civilians Bear Brunt of Burkina Faso Violence Surge
[RFI] An attack on a protestant Church in Burkina Faso's Soum province last Sunday killing six, marks a turning point in the west African nation's fight against terrorism. The shooting, the first of its kind, came days after half a dozen people were ...

Burundi

Mon, 06 May 2019 05:36:13 GMT
Nkurunziza Publicly Gifts 'Well-Behaved' 12-Year-Old Daughter With Cash
[Nairobi News] Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza publicly lauded his 12-year-old daughter and gave her an undisclosed amount of money on Labour Day during a ceremony to honour the country's top workers.

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 16:35:17 GMT
Tanzania Drops 25 Places in Press Freedom Report; Other East African Nations Also Rank Low
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania has dropped by 25 positions in the latest World Press Freedom Index Report.

Cameroon

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:36:17 GMT
Routine Torture, Incommunicado Detention
[HRW] Nairobi -Cameroonian authorities have tortured and held incommunicado detainees at a detention facility in Yaoundé, Cameroon's capital. Gendarmes and other security forces at the State Defense Secretariat (Secrétariat d'Etat à la défense, S...

Mon, 06 May 2019 08:23:33 GMT
Journalists Decry Intimidation, Detention by Both Government, Separatist Fighters
[VOA] On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, journalists in Cameroon are protesting what they said are abuses by both the government and separatists fighting for the independence of the English-speaking areas from the majority French-speaking st...

Cape Verde

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 08:31:37 GMT
Angolan Airline Resumes Flights to Cabo Verde
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Airline (TAAG) resumed on April 26 flights to Cabo Verde through the Luanda/Ilha do Sal route instead of Praia City, after three years of interruption due to financial hardships.

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 05:31:50 GMT
Nigeria, Cape Verde Open Talks
[This Day] The federal government has disclosed that is in presently holding talks with Cape Verde on the plan to begin air transport relationship in line with existing Bilateral Air Service Agreement between the two countries.

Central African Republic

Wed, 01 May 2019 11:54:12 GMT
Exclusive - Russia Trains Car Defence Forces
[CAJ News] Bangui -RUSSIA, which played a crucial role in peace-building efforts in the Central African Republic (CAR), is strengthening the country's defence forces.

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 08:34:56 GMT
Don't Reward Warlords
[HRW] Nairobi -Prosecutors in the Central African Republic should investigate militia leaders recently awarded government positions.

Chad

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:57:23 GMT
Boko Haram's Resurgence in Chad
[ISS] Boko Haram attacks in Chad have increased since 2018, calling into question the effectiveness of national military responses to counter violent extremism. A raid by the jihadist group against the army on 22 March killed 23 soldiers and wounded ...

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:54:58 GMT
$50 Billion to Save Lake Chad
[Leadership] Lake Chad used to be an economically important source of water for between 20 and 30 million people in West Africa with its basin covering parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon. A combination of factors, essentially climate change, ...

Comoros

Mon, 06 May 2019 08:29:51 GMT
ICC to Rule On Comoro's Case After Us Revokes Prosecutor Bensouda's Visa
[Foroyaa] The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court will on 2 September deliver its judgment on an appeal brought by the Prosecutor against the Union of Comoros.

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:28:23 GMT
Nine Dead After Cyclone Kenneth Strikes
[CAJ News] Maputo -AT least nine people have died and an accounted number injured following the passage of Tropical Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique and Comoros.

Congo-Brazzaville

Sat, 04 May 2019 15:53:21 GMT
DR Congo - Ebola Deaths in Latest Outbreak to Pass 1,000
[Deutsche Welle] As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths is to exceed 1,000. WHO's emergencies chief Mike Ryan said its vaccination program will be expanded with a new vaccine.

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 09:43:45 GMT
UN Condemns Attack On Ebola Treatment Centre Which Left Doctor Dead, Two Others Injured
[UN News] The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and injured two others.

Congo-Kinshasa

Mon, 06 May 2019 08:08:29 GMT
Ebola Outbreak 'Worsening;' Over 1,000 Dead
[VOA] The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) says the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo is "worsening" and has killed more than 1,000 people.

Mon, 06 May 2019 13:02:17 GMT
Why I Chose to Help - a Doctor From Guinea On Why She Volunteered for the DRC Ebola Crisis
[WHO] On 24 July 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared the end of the ninth outbreak of Ebola virus disease (over the past four decades) in the country. With the first of 54 total cases reported in May 20...

Djibouti

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 08:39:06 GMT
Xi Meets Djiboutian President
[Focac] Beijing -Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh in Beijing on Sunday.

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:40:19 GMT
Kwibuka25 - Over 300 Commemorate in Djibouti
[New Times] Over 300 mourners, including Rwandans and friends of Rwanda, on Wednesday met in Djibouti to mark the 25th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi.

East Africa

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:05:26 GMT
Africa: 'It's Absolutely Crazy!' - Former British Official Denies Alleged Africa 'Invasion' Plan
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Former British Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has said that reports alleging he wanted to "invade Africa" were leaked to discredit him, writes The Guardian.

Mon, 06 May 2019 14:14:27 GMT
Kenya: Boniface Mwangi Accused of Plotting a 'Revolution'
[Nation] Activist-cum-politician Boniface Mwangi has been released from police cells.

East Africa

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:05:26 GMT
Africa: 'It's Absolutely Crazy!' - Former British Official Denies Alleged Africa 'Invasion' Plan
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Former British Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has said that reports alleging he wanted to "invade Africa" were leaked to discredit him, writes The Guardian.

Mon, 06 May 2019 14:14:27 GMT
Kenya: Boniface Mwangi Accused of Plotting a 'Revolution'
[Nation] Activist-cum-politician Boniface Mwangi has been released from police cells.

Equatorial Guinea

Fri, 03 May 2019 18:22:58 GMT
New Fund to Support Transitional Justice Efforts In Africa
[MacArthur Foundation] Chicago, April 30 -The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced the launch of the Africa Transitional Justice Legacy Fund to help support the implementation of transitional justice efforts in Africa, includ...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:32:55 GMT
Equatorial Guinea Opposition Leader Detained in Chad
[RFI] Chad's government continues to hold the head of an Equatorial Guinean opposition party after he was arrested south of N'Djamena, the Chadian capital, last Thursday, according to the Spanish foreign ministry.

Eritrea

Mon, 06 May 2019 09:35:28 GMT
Initiative to Put Keren Ancient Building in World Heritage List
[Shabait] Keren -Initiative is being taken to put ancient and historical buildings in Keren city in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Mon, 06 May 2019 09:35:16 GMT
Nuew Receives Material Support From China Embassy
[Shabait] Asmara -The Embassy of the People's Republic of China has extended material support to the National Union of Eritrean Women aimed at developing human resources of the union.

Ethiopia

Mon, 06 May 2019 12:03:44 GMT
Eleven Civilians Killed in Siti Zone of Somali Region By What Witnesses Said Were Afar Regional State Special Forces
[Addis Standard] At least eleven civilians, many of whom pastoralists, were killed by members of the Afar regional state special forces, Mustefa Omer, president of Somali regional state confirmed to Addis Standard.

Mon, 06 May 2019 08:16:11 GMT
Govt Cautiously Embraces New Era of Press Freedom
[VOA] Ethiopia's historic strides toward democracy and openness have given journalists in the country hope for greater freedom to report the news. In a speech at the Sheraton Addis, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed encouraged journalists to "seize...

Gabon

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 10:40:21 GMT
India Investigates 40 Migrant Workers in Gabon After UN Flags Labour Abuses
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New Delhi/Dakar -India is investigating the treatment of 40 migrant workers in Gabon after the United Nations said on Friday it was alarmed by allegations of labour abuse that could amount to modern slavery.

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:54:18 GMT
UN Human Rights Experts Raise Alarm About the Situation of Indian Migrant Workers in Gabon Special Economic Zone
[OHCHR] Geneva -The information concerns a group of around 40 Indian migrant workers, who reportedly were brought to Gabon in a deceptive manner and had their identity documents confiscated by the company, thus preventing them from leaving GSEZ or Ga...

Ghana

Mon, 06 May 2019 14:31:31 GMT
Awal Adjudged Outstanding Minister for 2018
[Ghanaian Times] The Minister of Business Development, Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, has disclosed that less than 20 businesses in the country have survived beyond their founders.

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:49:17 GMT
Asantehene Rallies International Support for 'Ghana Beyond Aid'
[Ghanaian Times] Kumasi -The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called on the international community to support government's efforts to ensure 'Ghana Beyond Aid' becomes a success.

Guinea

Mon, 06 May 2019 13:02:17 GMT
Why I Chose to Help - a Doctor From Guinea On Why She Volunteered for the DRC Ebola Crisis
[WHO] On 24 July 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared the end of the ninth outbreak of Ebola virus disease (over the past four decades) in the country. With the first of 54 total cases reported in May 20...

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 05:08:42 GMT
Cameroon Crowned Under-17 AFCON Champions
[CAF] Cameroon beat Guinea on penalties 5-3 to be crowned the champions of the Total U17 Africa Cup of Nations 2019 at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam on Sunday.

Guinea Bissau

Wed, 01 May 2019 09:44:48 GMT
Elections - Buhari Sends Onyeama to Guinea Bissau, Benin Republic
[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari in his capacity as the Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government, has dispatched the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, as Special E...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:54:57 GMT
The Country Needs 'Genuinely Free and Fair Elections' to Break Cycle of Instability
[UN News] Unless political actors in Guinea-Bissau demonstrate renewed good faith to hold "genuinely free and fair elections," the country is set to face a continuous cycle of instability, the United Nations Security Council warned on Thursday.

Kenya

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:05:26 GMT
'It's Absolutely Crazy!' - Former British Official Denies Alleged Africa 'Invasion' Plan
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Former British Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has said that reports alleging he wanted to "invade Africa" were leaked to discredit him, writes The Guardian.

Mon, 06 May 2019 14:14:27 GMT
Boniface Mwangi Accused of Plotting a 'Revolution'
[Nation] Activist-cum-politician Boniface Mwangi has been released from police cells.

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Kenya East African

Kenya Headlines

2019-05-15 09:14:44
Knun to sue Waiguru over Hepatitis A infections

2019-05-14 12:18:00
Moi mourns Jeremiah Kiereini
Retired President Daniel Moi condoles with the family of Jeremiah Kiereini, says he was a cornerstone in service delivery.

Kenya News

2019-05-16 10:49:48

A househelp to British national who forged a will to inherit her employer's property has been charged with fraud at a Nakuru court.

2019-05-16 10:49:27


Lesotho

Thu, 02 May 2019 14:37:12 GMT
Defiant IEC Commissioners Sue Govt
[Lesotho Times] Pascalinah Kabi/Nat Molomo

Thu, 02 May 2019 14:37:26 GMT
ABC Case Postponed Yet Again
[Lesotho Times] THE case in which three All Basotho Convention (ABC) legislators are seeking the nullification of the results of the party's February 2019 executive committee elections has once again been postponed to 6 May 2019 after lawyers of the ...

Liberia

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:32:20 GMT
Twenty Years After War Erupted, How Listening and Talking Helps Liberians Move On
[The New Humanitarian] Monrovia -Liberia's civil war began 20 years ago last month, but for many the trauma lingers. In a country with no registered psychiatrist, a sociotherapy initiative aims to help thousands of survivors come together to heal the...

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:43:45 GMT
A Stitch in Time Saves Nine
[Observer] The attention of the Daily Observer is drawn to a story carried in its May 3, 2019 edition headlined, "We'll Not Guarantee Rep. Kolubah Security in Ganta". According to Daily Observer reporter, Ishmael F. Menkor, Ganta City Mayor, Amos Sua...

Liberian Dialogue

Madagascar

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:09:05 GMT
8 From Madagascar Are Held On Suspicions of Illegally Fishing in Seychelles' Waters
[Seychelles News Agency] Eight Malagasy nationals arrested on Sunday on suspicion of illegal fishing in the Seychelles' waters are being remanded until May 7th, the police said on Thursday.

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:42:29 GMT
Cyclone Kenneth Strengthening as it Heads for Coast
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Cyclone Kenneth - which is approaching the southern coast of Tanzania and northern coast of Mozambique - has been upgraded to an intense tropical cyclone by Meteo France, the French national meteorological service, AccuWeather ...

Malawi

Mon, 06 May 2019 07:21:47 GMT
Poll-Rigging Rumours Worry Electoral Support Network
[Nyasa Times] The Malawi Electoral Support Network (Mesn) has expressed concern with the increased incidences of accusation and counter accusations of intentions to rig the May 21 2019 tripartite elections.

Mon, 06 May 2019 08:27:22 GMT
Govt Tests Election Results System Amid Network Challenges
[VOA] An election governing body in Malawi has done its first test of a system that tallies election results, as a May 21 poll draws near. Testing of the Results Management System is meant to find weaknesses and glitches, as officials hope Tuesday's ...

Malawi Times

Tue, 21 May 2019 10:54:15 +0000
11,000 deployed for elections security
By Jameson Chauluka: Malawi Electoral Commission (Mec) has deployed 11,000 security personnel to safeguard the electoral process today when Malawians vote in today’s tripartite elections. Briefing journalists in Blantyre Monday, Mec Chairperson, Ju...

Tue, 21 May 2019 08:48:43 +0000
Malawians vote
By Madalitso Musa: The wait is over. About 6.8 million Malawians are today voting in the second presidential, parliamentary and Local Government elections. This year’s tripartite elections have been the most anticipated and are likely to be the mos...

Mali

Fri, 03 May 2019 05:14:39 GMT
Merkel 'Grilled' By Students Over Sahel Weapons Exports
[Deutsche Welle] During her West Africa trip, Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a student's question on why the region's armies are weaker than terrorists. From Burkina Faso she flew to Mali, where German UN troops are deployed.

Fri, 03 May 2019 18:22:58 GMT
New Fund to Support Transitional Justice Efforts In Africa
[MacArthur Foundation] Chicago, April 30 -The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced the launch of the Africa Transitional Justice Legacy Fund to help support the implementation of transitional justice efforts in Africa, includ...

Mauritania

Thu, 02 May 2019 08:23:30 GMT
AFCON 2019 - Corentin Martins - "We Must Confirm Mauritania's Potential"
[CAF] Your team will face Tunisia, Mali and Angola, how do you feel about that draw of the Total Africa Cup of Nations 2019?

Wed, 01 May 2019 11:51:21 GMT
Mauritania - Champions Nouadhibou in Seventh Heaven
[CAF] FC Nouadhibou have soared to their seventh league title, and will represent Mauritania in next season's Total CAF Champions League.

Mauritius

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:36:43 GMT
Foreign Expertise Scheme - SME Mauritius Ltd Promotes Banana Fibre Handicraft
[Government of Mauritius] The SME Mauritius Ltd is conducting a two-week hands-on skills training, from the 23 April to 10th May 2019, under the Foreign Technical Expertise Scheme (FTES) in Banana fibre extraction and production of handicraft product...

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:34:28 GMT
Empowering Selected LDCs to Upgrade and Diversify Their Fish Exports
[Government of Mauritius] Policymakers and practitioners from the least developed countries (LDCs) and other developing countries are participating, from 6 to 11 May 2019, in a workshop entitled 'Second regional training course on harnessing the pote...

Mozambique

Mon, 06 May 2019 08:20:59 GMT
Pause in Torrential Rains Helps Cyclone Aid Effort
[VOA] A break in the torrential rains that followed Cyclone Kenneth has allowed aid workers to make progress in reaching remote parts of northern Mozambique.

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:54:32 GMT
Zimbabwe Crush Mozambique in Women's Qualifier Opener
[263Chat] Zimbabwe Women - 198-3 in 20 overs (Sharne Mayers 62, Chipo Mugeri-Tiripano 37, Modester Mupachikwa 29; Isabel Chuma 2/32, Olga Matsolo 1/31)

Namibia

Mon, 06 May 2019 07:33:22 GMT
Youth Unemployment On the Rise - NSA
[New Era] Windhoek -The 2018 National Labour Force Survey results point to an increased need to address youth unemployment, which is estimated to have increased from 43 percent in 2016 to 46 percent by 2018, while the net effect on the overall unempl...

Mon, 06 May 2019 07:32:25 GMT
Budget for Tertiary Education Drops
[New Era] Windhoek -The major challenge being experienced in higher education is that the funding allocation to this crucial sector has not been commensurate with the significant growth of programme offerings, student numbers and infrastructural expa...

Niger

Mon, 06 May 2019 14:00:10 GMT
Scores Killed in Niamey Fuel Tanker Explosion
[allAfrica] Cape Town -More than 50 people were killed in Niamey, the capital of Niger, overnight when an tanker truck overturned and exploded, France24 reports.

Thu, 02 May 2019 04:35:28 GMT
Merkel Kicks Off Tour By Pledging Support in Fight Against Terrorism
[Deutsche Welle] Boosting counter-terrorism support for countries in West Africa has become one of Angela Merkel's main priorities on the continent. The EU is also hoping to curb migration by improving security in the Sahel region.

Nigeria

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:05:26 GMT
'It's Absolutely Crazy!' - Former British Official Denies Alleged Africa 'Invasion' Plan
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Former British Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has said that reports alleging he wanted to "invade Africa" were leaked to discredit him, writes The Guardian.

Mon, 06 May 2019 13:35:47 GMT
Beyond Minimum Wage - The Limits of Populism and the Need for Fundamental Economic Reforms
[IGET] Abuja -On May 1, our country celebrated Workers Day. This occasion presents an opportunity to consider the situation of the common man or woman in our country, the role of the labour movement in our political economy, and the undoubtedly weak ...

Nigeria African Herald Express

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:48:24 +0000
Rejoinder to Law Mefor’s ‘Open Letter to Nnamdi Kanu/IPOB‘ on election boycott
– By Aloy Ejimakor – Dear Mr Mefor: Let me begin by conceding that your Letter was vintage and eloquent to boot. Yet, there are [...]

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:45:32 +0000
Is APC on a course to self-immolation in Imo State?
– By Amanze Ajoku – Between now and its inception as an amalgam of two opposition parties, with a motley mix of disaffected PDP members, [...]

Nigeria National Mirror

Thu, 02 May 2019 16:47:43 +0000
Nigeria To Face Zimbabwe, Senegal In AFCON Warm-Ups
Nigeria will face Zimbabwe and Senegal in friendlies ahead of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation announced on Wednesday. The Super Eagles, runners … The post Nigeria To Face Zimbabwe, Senegal ...

Thu, 02 May 2019 16:40:46 +0000
Nigerian ‘Madu Kaycee’ Becomes Minister Of Municipal Affairs In Alberta, Canada
Madu becomes Minister of Municipal Affairs in Alberta, Canada  Madu Kaycee has been appointed and sworn in as the Minister of Municipal Affairs in Alberta, Canada, effective April 30. Madu, … The post Nigerian ‘Madu Kaycee’ Be...

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Nigeria The Nation

Tue, 21 May 2019 23:10:21 +0000
Fed Govt attacks Obasanjo over ‘divisive’ comments
The Federal Government was unsparing yesterday of former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his remarks in which he imputed ethno-religious motive to Boko Haram insurgency and Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP). Obasanjo had decried the insecu...

Tue, 21 May 2019 23:09:40 +0000
Houseboy to die by hanging for killing boss
A Lagos High Court in Igbosere yesterday sentenced a 25-year-old houseboy, Leudjou Koyemen Joel (aka William Smith) to death by hanging for killing his employer. He murdered  Dayo Enioluwa Adeleke, the daughter of the late Brig.-Gen. Adekola Alfred ...

Nigeria The Will

Tue, 21 May 2019 21:56:08 +0000
Nigeria Shuts Czech, Serbia, Sri Lanka Mission Due To Cash Crunch
SAN FRANCISCO, MAY 21, (THEWILL) – The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the Federal Government has closed three of the nation’s foreign missions and downsized another due to insufficient funds. Onyeama said this on Tuesday ...

Tue, 21 May 2019 21:40:12 +0000
Nigerian Formally Protests Over America’s Visa Antics, Travellers May Provide Sureties/Guarantors
BEVERLY HILLS, May 21, (THEWILL) – The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the federal government has engaged the U.S. government to make the issue of visa issuance less difficult for genuine Nigerian visitors to America. Onyeam...

Rwanda

Mon, 06 May 2019 04:31:59 GMT
Remains of Nearly 85,000 Genocide Victims Buried in Kigali
[Deutsche Welle] The victims were found in mass graves underneath residential homes in the outskirts of the Rwandan capital Kigali. Family members were able to identify their loved ones by their teeth, clothing and other remains.

Mon, 06 May 2019 09:37:12 GMT
'Museveni Was Always Looking for Moles in Rwanda'
[New Times] Last week Uganda's state newspaper New Vision interviewed Kayumba Nyamwasa in a clear effort to give the impression to the readers that this is a man of integrity and courage, who was able to stand up to the leadership of President Kagame...

Sao Tome and Principe

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:04:21 GMT
African Vaccination Week launched in São Tomé and Príncipe
[WHO] The global measles crisis is an urgent wake-up call to the need for countries to ensure that all children -- no matter where they live -- receive life-saving vaccines. Countries in the African Region have also experienced a resurgence of measle...

Senegal

Mon, 06 May 2019 09:06:58 GMT
Gambian, Senegalese Transport Unions Engage in Border Talks
[Foroyaa] The president of the Gambia National Transport Union Omar Ceesay, and his Senegalese counterpart Gora Huma, together with other stakeholders, gathered at the B.O Semega Janneh Hall in Bundung on Wednesday May 1st 2019, to discuss the proble...

Mon, 06 May 2019 06:48:14 GMT
Osinbajo, Rwanda, Senegal Presidents Slated for 5th TEF Forum
[Leadership] Presidents of Rwanda Paul Kagame, and Senegal, Macky Sall, Nigeria's Vice President, Professor Yemi Osibajo and former president, Olusegu Obasanjo are expected to grace The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa's fifth Annual Forum holdi...

Seychelles

Mon, 06 May 2019 08:56:13 GMT
Trass Seychelles Turns 10 - Restoring the Islands With 15,000 Trees a Year
[Seychelles News Agency] A not for profit organisation in Seychelles that is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year is leading forest restoration efforts by producing 15,000 trees annually.

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:13:57 GMT
Free ICT Trainings in Seychelles Show Students That Girls Can Outpace Boys in Front of the Computer
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' Eco Sol Consulting is offering Seychellois secondary students free Information Communications Technology sensitization and training, and the classes are helping change attitudes and outlooks as to what women and g...

Sierra Leone

Fri, 03 May 2019 18:22:58 GMT
New Fund to Support Transitional Justice Efforts In Africa
[MacArthur Foundation] Chicago, April 30 -The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced the launch of the Africa Transitional Justice Legacy Fund to help support the implementation of transitional justice efforts in Africa, includ...

Thu, 02 May 2019 06:30:53 GMT
Zamfara - Residents Cordon Emir's Palace, Kill Seven Suspected Bandits
[Premium Times] Residents of Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara State, on Wednesday, cordoned their emir's palace and killed seven suspected bandits.

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


Celebrating World Metrology Day-2019
Sierra Leone Standards Bureau Ministry of Trade and Industry Celebrating World Metrology Day-2019 Welcome Address by Prof. Thomas B. R Yormah Executive Director, Sierra Leone Standards Bureau Mr. Chairman Members of Parliament, Honourable Ministers,...


Queen launches Commonwealth Essay Writing Competition
The Royal Commonwealth Society, in partnership with The British High Commission in Sierra Leone and MasterPeace Sierra Leone, have launched the 2019 Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition in Freetown. The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition is th...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Mon, 06 May 2019 15:28:14 +0000
SIERRA LEONEANS RESIDENT IN COTE D’IVOIRE CELEBRATE
By Koyie Mansaray, Abidjan, Cȏte d’Ivoire Hundreds of patriotic Sierra Leoneans resident in Cote d’Ivoire attended festivities marking their country’s 58th Independence Anniversary on Saturday 27 April 2019. Marcory Youth Centre in Abidjan hos...

Mon, 06 May 2019 15:25:20 +0000
Africa must raise taxes to better fight climate change
Let us begin by welcoming international solidarity. Whether it was the United Nations, its field agencies or major NGOs, the mobilization was not long in coming to the aid of Zimbabwe, Malawi, and, especially Mozambique, devastated by Cyclone Idai la...

Somalia

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:18:09 GMT
Muslims All Around the World Welcome Holy Month of Ramadan
[Dalsan Radio] Muslims around the world are preparing for the commencement of the holy period of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month as per the Islamic dating system, i.e. the Hijri calendar.

Mon, 06 May 2019 09:29:28 GMT
AU Lauds Capture of Bariire Town in Somalia From Al-Shabaab
[Shabelle] The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Friday said the successful capture of the strategic town of Bariire from al-Shabab earlier this week is crucial for the stability of the country.

South Africa AllAfrica

Mon, 06 May 2019 03:30:03 GMT
Racial Divisions and Pessimism About Democracy Loom Over Elections
[Pew] A quarter-century after the end of apartheid, South Africans will vote in general elections on May 8 against a backdrop of pessimism over the state of their political system and persisting divisions in attitudes by race and political party.

Mon, 06 May 2019 13:20:41 GMT
Dirty Sea Water Brings Cape Town Desalination Plant to a Halt
[GroundUp] The R60 million V&A Waterfront desalination plant has been sitting dormant since February. Quality Filter Systems (QFS), the plant owner and contractor, said the decision to stop operation was due to concerns about the "legality" of the oc...

South Africa Business Day

South Africa Independent

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:59:00 GMT
SA sends graft accused former Mozambique minister home
Manuel Chang, who has been held on a US arrest warrant, to face corruption charges will be sent home, Justice Minister Michael Masutha said.

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:39:00 GMT
Correctional Services says no injuries from Leeuwkop prison fire
The department of correctional services (DCS) on Tuesday confirmed a fire at its Leeuwkop Correctional Centre, in Johannesburg.

South Africa Mail & Guardian

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200
'The choice is this: if we go we will be killed; if we stay here we will starve'
In the rarely visited town of Gedeb, fears are rife over state plans to return 150 000 people to areas they fled because of ethnic violence.

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:44:00 +0200
Shaun Abrahams had no legal power to reinstate Thales prosecution, court hears
The French-owned company, which is former president Jaob Zuma’s co-accused on corruption charges, is seeking to permanently halt its prosecution

South Africa News 24

Wed, 22 May 2019 06:28:49 +0200
News24.com | Tshwane municipality 'irregularly' paid for City Manager's legal fees in GladAfrica report dispute
There is fierce disagreement over whether the Tshwane municipality should have paid for the City Manager's legal fees when he took the municipality to court.

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:33:04 +0200
News24.com | Jobs Bill, oversight over the presidency and 'shadow cabinet meetings' on DA's agenda for 6th Parliament
The DA remains bullish as the official opposition party ahead of a new term in Parliament, despite returning with fewer MPs than ever before.

South Africa News 24

Wed, 22 May 2019 06:28:49 +0200
News24.com | Tshwane municipality 'irregularly' paid for City Manager's legal fees in GladAfrica report dispute
There is fierce disagreement over whether the Tshwane municipality should have paid for the City Manager's legal fees when he took the municipality to court.

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:33:04 +0200
News24.com | Jobs Bill, oversight over the presidency and 'shadow cabinet meetings' on DA's agenda for 6th Parliament
The DA remains bullish as the official opposition party ahead of a new term in Parliament, despite returning with fewer MPs than ever before.

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South Sudan

Mon, 06 May 2019 07:56:58 GMT
Govt Delays Formation of Unity Govt By 6 Months
[Nation] Parties to the South Sudan peace agreement on Friday agreed to delay the formation of a transitional government for six months, providing temporary guarantees that the deal could hold for now.

Mon, 06 May 2019 05:08:10 GMT
The 'Executioner' Who Would Kill Revitalised Peace Deal
[Nation] Reports of torture and killings by South Sudan's security forces could threaten a new peace agreement whose transitional government was to be formed on May 12 but has been delayed for six months.

South Sudan Nation

Tue, 14 May 2019 22:15:16 +0000
Dictatorships Too Stubborn to Reform…,They’re Overthrown
BY: Deng Vanang, South Sudanese, MAY/14/2019, SSN; History is replete with several failed attempts to democratize dictatorships, with Africa and particularly East Africa not an exception. These repeated failures rightfully set in motion popularly res...

Mon, 13 May 2019 20:51:33 +0000
Is There Unity in Our Diversity, What is it?
BY: Luara Nunu, South Sudan, MAY/13/2019, SSN; This is a very big question that provokes and brings us face to face with the question of our identity. It’s a question that asks: ‘how do we come to exist as diverse as we are?’ Depending on w...

Southern Africa

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:05:26 GMT
Africa: 'It's Absolutely Crazy!' - Former British Official Denies Alleged Africa 'Invasion' Plan
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Former British Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has said that reports alleging he wanted to "invade Africa" were leaked to discredit him, writes The Guardian.

Mon, 06 May 2019 03:30:03 GMT
South Africa: Racial Divisions and Pessimism About Democracy Loom Over Elections
[Pew] A quarter-century after the end of apartheid, South Africans will vote in general elections on May 8 against a backdrop of pessimism over the state of their political system and persisting divisions in attitudes by race and political party.

Sudan

Mon, 06 May 2019 07:41:40 GMT
Popular Protests Pose a Conundrum for the AU's Opposition to Coups
[The Conversation Africa] Sudan's President Omar al Bashir was overthrown in April following months of incessant countrywide protests. Less than two weeks earlier, protesters forced Algeria's long-time President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down.

Mon, 06 May 2019 09:18:38 GMT
Mass Action Continues to Grow
[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -In the fourth week of the Sudanese sit-in in front of the General Command of the Sudanese army in Khartoum and military units in the states, hundreds of thousands of people participated in the March of Millions for Freedom and ...

Swaziland

Mon, 06 May 2019 09:10:47 GMT
No Appetite By Swaziland to Investigate Human Rights Abuses, Corruption - U.S. Report
[Swazi Media] There is no appetite to investigate human rights abuses or corruption in Swaziland /eSwatini, the latest report from the United States Department of State concluded.

Thu, 02 May 2019 07:27:17 GMT
Journalist Beaten for Investigating Allegation of Bishop's Abuse of Schoolgirl
[Swazi Media] A journalist in Swaziland /eSwatini needed hospital treatment after he was beaten by family members of a prominent bishop in the kingdom. Zwelethu Dlamini had been following up a story that Bishop Bheki Lukhele was having sexual relatio...

Swaziland Times

Tue, 21 May 2019 01:03:00 +0200
FAKE PRODUCTS HIT ESWATINI
SITEKI – If you recently purchased an Okapi knife, sanitary pads and Kiwi shoe polish from shops in Siteki, please re-check the authenticity of the

Tue, 21 May 2019 01:01:00 +0200
‘SOMPISI’ ENLISTS ARMED BODYGUARDS
  PIGG’S PEAK – Ntfonjeni Member of Parliament (MP) Sifiso ‘Sompisi’ Magagula fears for his life and claims he is no longer able to move freely.As

Tanzania

Mon, 06 May 2019 07:11:20 GMT
Traders Urged to Stop Junk Food Importation
[Daily News] MEMBERS of the business community have been urged to minimise importation and sell of junk food because it is unhealthy to the people and the main source for Non Communicable Diseases (NDCs).

Mon, 06 May 2019 07:15:50 GMT
Jacqueline - the Woman Who Sang Into Billionaire Reginald Mengi's Life
[Citizen] Four years after marrying Tanzanian tycoon Reginald Mengi, former Bongo Flava singer K-Lynn has evolved into so many things, from a beauty queen to a wife, and now a widow.

Tanzania Citizen

Gambia

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:59:58 GMT
Govt Officials React Angrily to Destruction of Bamboo Forest
[Foroyaa] The Director of Forestry Muhamed Jaiteh, has warned that his institution will enforce the Forest Act to the letter and any body found wanting for illegally cutting down trees or encroaching into forest parks will be brought to justice.

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:59:52 GMT
Assembly in Gunjur Demand for Justice Over Death of Buba Jammeh
[Foroyaa] A large crowd, on Saturday, 4th May, 2019 assembled at the Alkalo's residence in Gunjur to demand for justice over the killing of Buba Jammeh, an end to land disputes and the protection of their environment.

The Gambia Echo

Togo

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:07:47 GMT
Media Regulator Revokes Newspaper Editor's Licence to Publish
[MFWA] Haute Autorité de l'Audiovisuel et de la Communication (HAAC), the media regulator in Togo, has withdrawn the licence of Bonero Lawson-Betum, owner and Managing Editor of La Nouvelle newspaper, for what the regulator describes as "deliberate ...

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 09:50:34 GMT
Togo, Ghana, Others Arrive As Zone Three African Club Volleyball Championship Begins
[Guardian] The Zone Three African Club Volleyball Championship will begin today at the University of Lagos with teams from Ghana, Togo, Benin Republic, Cote d'Ivoire and Nigeria vying for honours.

Uganda

Mon, 06 May 2019 13:12:48 GMT
Poll Shows Bobi's Popularity Rising As Museveni's Declines
[Citizen] If Ugandans had gone to the polls last month, President Museveni would score 32 per cent of the votes, which is way below the 50 per cent plus one vote that a presidential candidate requires to win an election outright, an opinion poll by R...

Mon, 06 May 2019 13:12:44 GMT
Appeal Court Overturns Bamugemereire Order
[Monitor] Kampala -The Court of Appeal has upheld an earlier High Court decision that trimmed powers of the Justice Catherine Bamugemereire-led Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters.

Uganda Daily Monitor

West Africa

Mon, 06 May 2019 14:00:10 GMT
Niger: Scores Killed in Niamey Fuel Tanker Explosion
[allAfrica] Cape Town -More than 50 people were killed in Niamey, the capital of Niger, overnight when an tanker truck overturned and exploded, France24 reports.

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:05:26 GMT
Africa: 'It's Absolutely Crazy!' - Former British Official Denies Alleged Africa 'Invasion' Plan
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Former British Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has said that reports alleging he wanted to "invade Africa" were leaked to discredit him, writes The Guardian.

Zambia

Mon, 06 May 2019 13:55:05 GMT
Zim, Moza and Zambia Sore Thumbs in Regional Press Freedom Fight
[New Zimbabwe] MEDIA space continues to shrink in Zimbabwe and Zambia while the Mozambican government has turned hostile to journalists, international human rights group Amnesty International (AI) has said.

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 09:49:29 GMT
Four Countries Back Botswana's Plan to Lift Ban On Elephant Hunting
[Citizen] Gaborone -Angola, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe, which together host the largest population of elephants in Africa, have thrown their weight behind Botswana's plan to lift elephant hunting ban.

Zimbabwe

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:05:26 GMT
'It's Absolutely Crazy!' - Former British Official Denies Alleged Africa 'Invasion' Plan
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Former British Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has said that reports alleging he wanted to "invade Africa" were leaked to discredit him, writes The Guardian.

Mon, 06 May 2019 13:09:34 GMT
We Sleep With Taps Open, In Case Water Turns On - Harare Residents
[The Herald] Mike (not his real name) lives with his mother in a 3-bedroomed house in Mabelreign. The mother is often away for days attending to her religious calling. A 22-year old bachelor rents a room on Mike's premises.

Zimbabwe Herald

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:08:00 +0000
Zupco goes cashless
THE Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco) yesterday introduced a convenient electronic ticketing system that will ease transactions and plug cash leakages from the public transport operator.

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:07:11 +0000
Govt gives looted companies $10m
Government has disbursed $10 million into the Emergency Business Relief Fund established to help companies that were looted and destroyed by MDC-Alliance thugs in January.

Zimbabwe Mail

Tue, 21 May 2019 21:04:51 +0000
Doris Lessing on how her childhood in Zimbabwe shaped her visionary fiction
Doris Lessing was one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. When she won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2007, she was 88 years old — making her the oldest winner in [...]

Tue, 21 May 2019 20:53:06 +0000
National housing backlog now at 1,4m
The National Building Society (NBS) is a self-sustaining entity that is delivering projects through partnerships with the private sector and to date has completed 840 housing units, which cost USD$17,1 million. Planned projects will add [...]

Cambodian Times

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:44:23 GMT
Cambodian People Commemorate the National Day of Remembrance - Cambodia News Gazette
Cambodian people across the nation today mark the National Day of Remembrance with religious ceremonies to wish for peace for the soul of victims who died during the Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 19

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:44:22 GMT
Lao Villager Dies After 8 Years in Jail Over Land Grab Protest - Cambodia News Gazette
A Lao villager held in jail since 2011 as a leader of a land protest in the country's Salavan province has died in custody, with officials citing natural causes but villagers fearing torture, sour

Hong Kong China

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:44:59 +0800
Canada steps up pressure over detained pair
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed on Tuesday to keep the pressure on Beijing as a Canadian parliamentary delegation in China sought the release of two Canadians held as spies. "China is making stronger moves than it has before to try to get its ow...

Tue, 21 May 2019 21:22:59 +0800
Chinese filmmakers absent from Cannes premiere
The premiere of mainland movie "Summer of Changsha" will go ahead at the Cannes film festival, organisers said Tuesday, despite the team behind it saying they would not be there. Zu Feng's tale of betrayal – which is due to screen on Wednesday –...

Hong Kong Local

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:04:08 +0800
'Extradition bill gaining support among public'
A new concern group set up to support the government’s extradition law amendments says its campaign is fast gaining momentum because people are developing a better understanding of the changes. The convenor of the group Safeguard HK, Kennedy Wong...

Wed, 22 May 2019 11:15:55 +0800
ICAC boss says corruption suspects hiding in HK
ICAC Commissioner Simon Peh said on Wednesday that there are criminals wanted for corruption charges hiding in Hong Kong, and a "legal loophole" must be plugged to enable the authorities extradite them. Joining a long list of prominent people who h...

South China Morning Post

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:49:18 +0800
‘Rape is OK if woman changes her mind about sex’, one in seven young Australians says
Almost one in seven young Australians believe a man would be justified in raping a woman if she initiated sex but changed her mind, while almost one-quarter of young men think women find it flattering to be persistently pursued, even if they are not ...

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:47:44 +0800
Dozens of angry workers refuse to emerge from underground mine in South Africa after Chinese owners rescind pay increase offer
At Orkney, in South Africa’s North West province, gold miners are staging a sit-in strike nearly 3km underground against a wage decision made by the troubled mine’s Chinese owners.The shock move by 69 disgruntled employees, including 14 women, ha...

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

2019-05-21T21:11:57+05:30
Tourists, visitors and residents throng big Buddha statue in Thailand's Phuket Island on Vesak Day
In Thailand, the festival Vesak Day or Visakha Puja is celebrated with religious devotion and gaiety to mark of the birth, enlightenment, and death of the Buddha, all said to have taken place at full moon in the Visakha month of the year. Special pra...

2019-05-21T21:05:06+05:30
An uneasy Indian economy
Figures of the IIP of March, 2019 have been disappointing after a gap of 21 months. These figures show the decline in both investment and consumption. A decline in recent quarters has been reported in sectors like steel, electricity, coal and cement.

Indonesia Headlines

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:36:56 GMT
Indonesia opposition plans vote challenge - Illawarra Mercury
Indonesia opposition plans vote challenge Illawarra Mercury Indonesian President Joko Widodo has comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count shows, throwing the spotlight

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:36:54 GMT
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo to challenge poll result in Constitutional Court
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo to challenge poll result... Reuters JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is to challenge the official election result in th

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

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:54:21 +0800
Penang CM dismisses call to extend public display of reclamation EIA report
GEORGE TOWN, May 22 — The public display of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) environmental impact assessment (EIA) report will not be extended, state Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today. He said this is the second time that the EIA was put...

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:45:12 +0800
Kit Siang denies DAP seeking Maszlee’s ouster, says it’s Umno ‘psy-war’ against Pakatan
KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 — DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang today cautioned his Pakatan Harapan (PH) allies not to believe allegations that his party is pushing for the removal of Education Minister Maszlee Malik and for deputy Teo Nie Ching to take over....

Mongolia

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Philippines

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:29:00 +0800
Race is on: Who will be the next House speaker?
Several names are being floated for the possible replacement of Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo when she ends her term next month.

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:20:00 +0800
Thurman to Pacquiao: I’ll show you the exit
WBA “super” welterweight champion Keith Thurman just hit the jackpot in the Manny Pacquiao sweepstakes.

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Philippines Headlines

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:29:00 +0800
Race is on: Who will be the next House speaker?
Several names are being floated for the possible replacement of Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo when she ends her term next month.

Wed, 22 May 2019 10:43:00 +0800
Bam Aquino, Otso Diretso's last hope for 18th Congress, fails to secure Senate seat
The official and final tally showed Sen. Bam Aquino at the 14th spot with 14,144,923 votes.

Philippines Iloilo

Philippines Manila

Philippines Nation

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0800
29 arrested for drugs in Metro Manila
At least 29 persons were arrested for drugs in Metro Manila over the past two days.

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0800
Maynilad may face fines over water interruptions
Maynilad Water Services Inc. may face penalties over the two-week supply interruption this month amid the quality of water in Laguna de Bay, an official said yesterday.

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Singapore Today Online

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:11:07 +0000
M1 customers affected by fibre broadband disruption

Wed, 22 May 2019 02:47:35 +0000
Revamped Funan mall unveils 25m-tall ‘tree’ housing 20 retail pods

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Thailand Bangkok Most Recent

Wed, 22 May 2019 07:06:00 +0700
Pattaya turning 60 with plans for tourist activities
Pattaya, a tourism destination in Chon Buri province, celebrates its 60th anniversary next month and has plans for marketing campaigns and promotions throughout the year.

Wed, 22 May 2019 06:01:00 +0700
Spat seen hitting Huawei sales
Huawei smartphone sales in Thailand will plunge as phone buyers start to shun the brand and switch to rivals after Google announced it was suspending business with China's top mobile phone maker, dealers and experts warn.

Thailand Bangkok Top Stories

Wed, 22 May 2019 11:41:00 +0700
Land Rover Discovery Sport gets electrified
Seven-seat SUV updated with new platform to support mild hybrid tech, plus novel driving aids to ease off-roading.

Wed, 22 May 2019 09:23:59 +0700
Indonesian police fire teargas on protestors
Indonesian police fired tear gas in a bid to disperse groups of protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results confirming President Joko Widodo's re-election, television footage shows. - REUTERS

Vietnam Politics

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

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

Vietnam Thanh Nien

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

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

Argentina

Tue, 21 May 2019 11:01:00 GMT
Investors stunned by Cristina Fernandez political move, but markets finally opted for a cautious calm
Argentine markets recovered following an early wobble on Monday as investors grappled with the likely impact of a shock twist in the country’s presidential election race after the main populist challenger opted instead to lau...

Tue, 21 May 2019 09:57:00 GMT
Argentine business delegation to UK after trade and investment opportunities
A delegation of Argentine officials and businesspeople is travelling to the UK to strengthen trade and investment relations as part of efforts from the private sector, Argentine-British Chamber of Commerce, (ABCC), and both cou...

Argentina Independent

Bahamas Weekly

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:30:32 EDT
Prime Minister outlines plans to enhance lives of Bahamians
Making good on his promise to impact the lives of Bahamians, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis outlined areas of transformation, in an address to the nation...

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:25:40 EDT
Bahamas Government Joint Agency Committee Heads to Acklins Island
In collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources, Bahamas Agricultural & Industrial Corporation (BAIC), Department of Forestry, Department of Co...

Barbados Nation News

Tue, 21 May 2019 23:01:47 -0400
It’s raining dust
Dust has been raining down on residents living next door to the construction site at the senior citizens retirement project, The Estates of Barbados, in Boarded Hall, St George. And on Tuesday Sagicor... ...

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:51:00 -0400
Bostic’s warning
Government is warning business people against trying to get ahead of its plan to legalise marijuana for medicinal purposes. And those who are smoking marijuana are being reminded that it remains illegal.... ...

Belize Times

The Reporter

Tue, 21 May 2019 23:26:32 +0000
Coincidence ? – GOB Re-assigns M.O.S & Mark King Posts Serious Accusations
Tuesday, May 21st. 2019 – It maybe a co-incidents of events, but today there was a major shuffle, and the Minister of State for the Ministry of Health Dr. Angel

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:15:50 +0000
Machete Attack In Southern Belize – 3 Men Seriously Wounded
Tuesday, May 21st. 2019 – 3 men are at the Southern Regional Hospital suffering from serious chop wounds. Sources say that sometime last night Police were called to the Independence

Bolpress (sp)

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:27:39 +0000
Desafíos para el sindicalismo en el siglo XXI
Los principales sectores donde se encuentra la población agremiada son educación, salud y minería, mientras que los sectores donde más ha crecido el empleo han sido la construcción, comercio y transporte. Es claro que aquellos sectores que más ...

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:23:12 +0000
Clase media indígena: globalización desde abajo
Hay un debate, y no solo en Bolivia, sobre las “clases medias”. Normalmente era un sector que lo medíamos a través del ingreso económico, de sus condiciones de vida. Pero  no se trata solo de un problema del ingreso económico, sino también ...

El Diario (sp)

Tue, 21 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400
“Luis Almagro violó Carta Democrática”
La fundación Human Rights expresó su rechazo al respaldo del secretario general de la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA), Luis Almagro, a la tercera repostulación de Evo Morales y afirmó que su actitud viola la Carta Democrática Interamer...

Tue, 21 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400
Abejas en peligro de extinción
Cerca de dos mil especies de abejas se encuentran en riesgo crítico de extinción en México, debido a la agricultura intensiva, el cambio climático y los plaguicidas, informó el Foro Consultivo, Científico y Tecnológico (FCCyT)....

Brazil

Tue, 21 May 2019 13:52:00 GMT
Brazil's e-visa program helped to make 2018 a record year for tourism
The introduction of Brazil's e-visa program last year led to a record 2018 for tourism in the country, according to the latest statistics from Brazil Tourism.

Tue, 21 May 2019 12:36:00 GMT
Brazil changes mind and will host the UN regional Climate Week in Salvador next August
Under pressure from a key political ally, Brazil’s ministry of environment said it will now host the United Nations' Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week in Salvador in August. In a statement published on Sunday, the ...

Colombia

Tue, 21 May 2019 18:46:54 +0000
Colombia’s army vows to change military orders after concerns civilians could get killed
The commander of Colombia’s army said Tuesday that he would change instructions for his troops after a wave of criticism the current instruction threatens the lives of civilians. In an… The post Colombia’s army vows to change milita...

Tue, 21 May 2019 18:08:55 +0000
US house committee proposes aid boost for Colombia, but under conditions
A US committee on government spending voted to increase financial aid to Colombia with $40 million unless the US government decertifies the South American country as a counternarcotics ally. Upon… The post US house committee proposes aid boost ...

Colombia Bogota

Mon, 20 May 2019 22:52:44 +0000
Futurible: Raising environmental awareness with Colombia’s youth
The third symposium of Futurible takes place May 21 at Gimnasio Moderno in Bogotá with special guest, singer-songwriter Andrés Cabas.

Mon, 20 May 2019 13:53:29 +0000
Walking Bogotá’s Avenida Chile: Banks, booklets and brunches
The Calle 72 is the “Wall Street of Bogotá” but universities, book merchants and a vibrant gastro zone have flourished in this former suburb.

Costa Rica News

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:32:35 +0000
Huawei-Costa Rica “will continue to provide security updates” of its brand of smartphones
Are Huawei smartphones the most favorite brand in Costa Rica? But more important, will the hundreds of thousands of users of Huawei samrtphones in Costa Rica be affected by the recent ban in the United States? According to Centralamericadata.com, Hua...

Tue, 21 May 2019 00:34:16 +0000
What does your typical day look like when you are living in Costa Rica?
The question, “What does your typical day look like when you are living in Costa Rica?” was posed on the Facebook group Gringo Expats in Costa Rica—No Advertising. Here’s a selection of the 83 comments (answers). Denise H McGhee: ...

Radio Habana (sp)

Tue, 21 May 2019 18:40:39 -0400
Presidente de Cuba asistió a sesión de clausura de Consejo Político del ALBA-TCP (+Foto)
La Habana, 21 may (Red Web) El presidente de los Consejos de Estado y de Ministros, Miguel Díaz-Canel, asistió este 21 de mayo, en La Habana, a la sesión de clausura del XVIII Consejo Político del ALBA-TCP (Alianza Bolivariana para los Pueblos d...

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:26:06 -0400
Desmiente Aduana rumores que vinculan a Cuba con el tráfico de droga
La Habana, 21 may (RHC) La Aduana General de Cuba desmintió este martes los rumores que buscan vincular a nuestro país en un nuevo caso de tráfico de droga.

Dominica News online

Tue, 21 May 2019 23:21:57 +0000
UWP, lawyer, pay tribute to deceased attorney
“A proud patriot and servant of the public good, sister, wife, lawyer, friend and quintessential woman of faith.” This is how political leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton has described attorney, Noreen John who died o...

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:09:49 +0000
Hurricane Preparedness Week to coincide with start of hurricane season
The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) has released its programme of activities for Hurricane Preparedness Week which begins on the 2nd of June, 2019. The week of activities will begin one day after the official start of the 2019 Atlantic...

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

Fri, 17 May 2019 11:00:00 GMT
Premier Oil finances improving and so are Falklands' Sea Lion project prospects
Britain’s Premier Oil increased its 2019 production guidance on Thursday, saying output had been boosted by efficiency measures and a late sale from its now-divested Pakistan oil fields. The company said it now expects output...

Fri, 17 May 2019 09:57:00 GMT
Falkland Islands Land Mines, how they are cleared and blown up
British Forces Network reports how a specialist de-mining team is clearing and exploding a hoard of land mines from the Falkland Islands landscape – out of more than 30,000 laid the Argentine forces during the 1982 conflict.

Honduras News

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

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

Jamaica Gleaner

Tue, 21 May 2019 00:22:20 -0500
$9M money trail - Sydenham executive demands answers; president says they knew of controversial Petrojam donation
Five weeks after a controversial $9-million donation from Petrojam hit the bank account of the Sydenham Citizens’ Association, nearly all the cash was removed in nine withdrawals of $900,000 each, a Gleaner investigation has revealed. The donatio...

Tue, 21 May 2019 00:20:00 -0500
Residents, businesses call for permanent fix to Retirement fire nuisance
Western Bureau: Residents and members of the business community in St James are questioning the commitment of the authorities in preventing the outbreak of fires at the Retirement dump in the parish despite years of promises. Sections of St James......

Jamaica Observer

Tue, 21, May, 2019 06:01:00 GMT
Beware Israeli spying technology, Bunting tells PNP supporters
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Manchester Central Member of Parliament Peter Bunting is warning Jamaicans to be vigilant in the face of what he says could be a plan by Government to invade people's privacy, using high-end Israeli ...

Tue, 21, May, 2019 06:01:00 GMT
Observer graduation gifts to 180 inner-city school students
The Jamaica Observer is providing 180 students from 15 schools, mostly in inner-city communities, with outfits to attend their graduation proms at the end of this academic year.

Jamaica Star

Tue, 21 May 2019 05:01:35 -0500
Guard disappears after going for car
The family of 21-year-old Javonne Graham is seeking the public’s help to find him. Takay Reid, Graham’s sister, said that he has been missing since Thursday, May 16, after he went to retrieve his car in Mountain View, east Kingston. “From wha...

Tue, 21 May 2019 05:00:55 -0500
Woman seeks assistance for cancer treatment
Three years ago, Natoya Julius had difficulty walking and standing for long periods and was given various painkillers and ointments to relieve her ailments. Further tests revealed that she had low-grade, non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Lymphoma is a type.....

Latin America

Mon, 20 May 2019 10:33:00 GMT
“The first time a vice president candidate names her presidential candidate”
“It's the first time I've seen an aspiring vice-presidential candidate name here choice to head the presidential ticket”, said rather ironically Jaime Durán Barba, the main political advisor of Argentine president Mauricio...

Mon, 20 May 2019 10:22:00 GMT
Latam posts a US$ 60 million loss in the first quarter: weak Argentine and Brazilian currencies
Chile’s LATAM Airlines, the largest airline in the region, posted a US$ 60 million loss in the first quarter, compared with a US$ 92 million profit in the same period last year, due to a strong U.S. dollar and weak demand fro...

Mercosur

Fri, 10 May 2019 09:57:00 GMT
Brazil confident of a Mercosur/EU trade accord in coming weeks
The European Union and Mercosur will likely close a trade agreement in the near future, Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretary Lucas Ferraz said in an interview with Bloomberg. “We’ve never been so close,” Ferraz said adding...

Thu, 09 May 2019 09:24:00 GMT
Argentina auto exporters will receive a 6.5% tax refund for sales to Mercosur
Argentina will give its auto exporters a larger tax rebate to help stimulate the flagging local sector that has been hit hard by a consumption slump and economic crisis in Latin America’s No. 3 economy.

El Nuevo Diario (sp)

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:02:00 -0600
María Adilia narra cómo sobrevivió a la cárcel - El Nuevo Diario
María Adilia Peralta Cerrato y Cristhian Fajardo Caballero son esposos y ambos son líderes del Movimiento 19 de Abril en Masaya, fueron capturados en julio del año pasado al intentar cruzar la frontera con Costa Rica. Hay 132 ...

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:01:00 -0600
Unificar títulos, una tarea dura para Alvarado - El Nuevo Diario
Envuelto en un manto de justificado triunfalismo, Félix Alvarado, el campeón de las 108 libras de la Federación Internacional de Boxeo (FIB), ha manifestado su interés de unificar títulos con cualquiera de los monar...

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

Mon, 13 May 2019 13:29:00 GMT
Floods in Paraguay: some 40.000 people displaced
The Government of Paraguay reported that approximately 40,000 people have been displaced since March as a consequence of the recent floods in the country.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 08:20:00 GMT
Pompeo praised Paraguay's support for Venezuela's Guaidó and its role in the Lima Group
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks on Saturday with Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benitez as part of a four-nation tour of Latin American allies focusing heavily on Venezuela and countering China's economic reach.

La Republica (sp)

Tue, 2 Apr 2019 12:03:00 -0500
Mujer que lanzó manotazo a policía fue liberada luego de horas [VIDEO]
La conductora se negaba a bajar del vehículo. La Policía informó que ella tenía 1,30 gramos de alcohol por litro de sangre cuando fue intervenida.  ...

Tue, 2 Apr 2019 12:02:00 -0500
Enrique Peña Nieto: novia de expresidente de México arremete fuerte contra 'La Gaviota'
Actriz Angélica Rivera, ausente de las redes sociales, recibió insólito mensaje de parte de la actual novia de su exesposo Enrique Peña Nieto, la mod...

Peru al Dia (sp)

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:44:42 +0000
OMAR RARAZ SUPERA EN APROBACIÓN A MARCO DE LA CRUZ EN LA REGIÓN CENTRO DEL PERU
Ayer -lunes 20 de mayo- salió una encuesta que trajo cola de celebraciones por quiénes salen favoritos, decepciones de quiénes se creían triunfadores, hasta insultos y dudas de quiénes aún no creen en este tipo de trabajo técnico. Es cierto qu...

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:53:40 +0000
Contraloría visita hospitales encontrando hacinamiento y equipos inoperativos en Huancavelica
  Hacinamiento, inadecuado almacenamiento de los medicamentos y equipos inoperativos fueron algunas de las deficiencias que encontró la Contraloría de la República, durante un operativo inopinado en hospitales. La intervención fue realizada ...

South America

Tue, 21 May 2019 13:52:00 GMT
Brazil's e-visa program helped to make 2018 a record year for tourism
The introduction of Brazil's e-visa program last year led to a record 2018 for tourism in the country, according to the latest statistics from Brazil Tourism.

Tue, 21 May 2019 12:36:00 GMT
Brazil changes mind and will host the UN regional Climate Week in Salvador next August
Under pressure from a key political ally, Brazil’s ministry of environment said it will now host the United Nations' Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week in Salvador in August. In a statement published on Sunday, the ...

Unasur

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 09:10:00 GMT
Chile begins formal proceedings to withdraw from Unasur
The Chilean government has announced that it will begin proceedings to withdraw from the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), the regional bloc from which it suspended its membership last year.

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:55:00 GMT
Argentina issues diplomatic credentials to Guaidó's representative and withdraws from Unasur
Argentina reiterated its support for Venezuela’s opposition leader Friday by issuing diplomatic credentials to a new delegate and officially announcing its withdrawal from the regional UNASUR bloc, which has been criticized o...

Uruguay

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 21:48:00 GMT
Economic collapse in Argentina worsens in a volatile day: Macri blames uncertainty
Argentina lived on Thursday another day in which the dollar rebounded and the country risk exceeded 1000 points. President Mauricio Macri criticized the "short-term" view of the markets and the Central Bank (BCRA) had to interv...

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 09:39:00 GMT
Declassified U.S. Documents Reveal Details About Argentina’s Dictatorship
The assassination squad created by Argentina’s military dictatorship to target dissidents during the 1970s had, like other state programs, its own bureaucratic rules: Employees punched in at 9:30 a.m. and were entitled to a t...

Venezuela

Mon, 20 May 2019 09:58:00 GMT
Long queues and fuel rationing in oil rich Venezuela; Army sent to "cool" angry tempers
Soldiers oversaw rationing of gasoline at service stations in several parts of Venezuela on Sunday as worsening fuel shortages forced angry drivers to wait for hours to fill their tanks, prompting protests in some areas.

Sat, 18 May 2019 09:58:00 GMT
Maduro thanks Norway for its efforts to build a dialogue with the opposition
The government of President Nicolas Maduro on Friday thanked Norway for its mediation efforts to build a “dialogue” with the Venezuelan opposition after both sides sent delegations to Oslo.

Venezuela Analysis

Tue, 21 May 2019 20:59:00 -0400
Venezuela: Maduro Proposes Early Parliamentary Elections as ANC Extends Mandate
“Let’s see who gets the most votes,” Maduro challenged the opposition.

Mon, 20 May 2019 22:36:00 -0400
There’s Far More Diversity in Venezuela’s ‘Muzzled’ Media Than in US Corporate Press
Creative reporting about Venezuela is, according to Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz, "the world’s most lucrative fictional genre."

Antarctica

Fri, 17 May 2019 09:39:00 GMT
IAATO Operators redevelop Ship Scheduler process to prepare for tourism growth
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) is redeveloping its ship scheduling process, as part of its commitment to ‘leave only footprints’ through the effective self-management of guest activities.

Fri, 10 May 2019 09:50:00 GMT
Vital role of penguins and seals poo for Antarctica bio-diversity
For more than half a century, biologists studying Antarctica focused their research on understanding how organisms cope with the continent's severe drought and the coldest conditions on the planet. One thing they didn't really ...

Australian Top Stories

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:27:08 +1000
'We need some certainty': Fed-up Palaszczuk escalates Adani process
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says she is bringing in the Coordinator-General to oversee the Adani approvals process because the community is "fed up" with delays.

Wed, 22 May 2019 14:25:14 +1000
Six dead, mass arrests as Jakarta election protests turn violent
The unrest follows confirmation from Indonesia's election commission that President Joko Widodo won last month's election.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:00:00 +1000
Persistence pays off for veteran Matilda Aivi Luik
Aivi Luik had the disappointment of being overlooked for two World Cup campaigns, but the veteran, who surfs to calm her nerves, has finally made it.

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:00:00 +1000
From Toowoomba to the West Wing, racing driver Will Power's big day in DC
Last year Will Power became the first Australian to win the prestigious Indy 500. This week he met the US Vice President.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Tue, 14 May 2019 08:00:00 +1000
Melissa Price and the Coalition's climate change denying non-environmental policy
The Government's attitude to climate change can be gathered by the cloak of invisibility that hangs heavily over Environment Minister Melissa Price. read now...

Wed, 22 May 2019 08:00:00 +1000
Meet invisible Environment Minister Melissa Price
Melissa Price seems set to continue as the Minister for Environment in name only. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Mon, 20 May 2019 16:29:13 +1200
Raglan sex attack: Man arrested, charged with kidnapping and unlawful sexual connection
Police have arrested and charged a man following an incident which saw a woman threatened and assaulted in the early hours of Wednesday morning.A 27-year-old was charged with kidnapping and two counts of unlawful sexual connection,...

Wed, 15 May 2019 21:17:48 +1200
Emergency services responding to reports of serious crash north of Auckland
Emergency services are responding to the scene of a serious crash on State Highway 16 north of Auckland city tonight. DO YOU KNOW MORE? GET IN TOUCH HERE Police said Fire and Emergency and St John alerted police at 8.52pm.Initial...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:01:56 +1000
Floreat homeowner fined $90,000 for adding second storey without approval
A Perth man who added a “substantial” second storey to his Floreat home without planning approval or a building permit has been fined $90,000.

Wed, 22 May 2019 14:55:35 +1000
Mother who died with child at lookout south of Sydney identified
Emergency crews retrieved the bodies of German woman Tanja Ludwig and two-year-old daughter on Tuesday night.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:00:00 +1000
From Toowoomba to the West Wing, racing driver Will Power's big day in DC
Last year Will Power became the first Australian to win the prestigious Indy 500. This week he met the US Vice President.

Wed, 22 May 2019 14:42:44 +1000
Ailing Gandhi-led party unlikely to find miracle in Indian election
Rahul Gandhi has been slow in making his own mark on a party that has lost its way, then he faced a formidable opponent.

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

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:42:36 GMT
Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell cleared of bullying
Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell cleared of bullying, but concerns raised over behaviour.

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:14:36 GMT
Woman admits murdering her 13-year-old granddaughter
Lorraine Smith's wailing roused a neighbour. In her house lay her 13-year-old granddaughter dead at Smith's hand.

New Zealand Headlines

New Zealand National

New Zealand Pacific

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:49:08 +1200
Funding lack threatens Bougainville vote preparations
Bougainville's chief referendum officer, Mauricio Claudio, says just a fraction of the funding promised by the Papua New Guinea national government has been received.

Wed, 22 May 2019 16:05:06 +1200
Sport: OFC lodge final appeal in Solomons eligibility case
The Oceania Football Confederation has lodged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport regarding the eligibility of Solomon Islands footballer Chris Satu.

New Zealand RadioNZ

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:27:07 +1200
Operation Burnham Inquiry: Hager accuses Defence Force of spin and lies
Journalist Nicky Hager has launched a scathing attack on the Defence Force during a presentation to the Operation Burnham Inquiry in Wellington today.

Wed, 22 May 2019 16:16:51 +1200
Real estate agent says he was kept in dark about concerns over Christchurch building
A real estate agent says the Christchurch City Council was "unprofessional" not to advise him of earthquake design concerns at a new central city building.

New Zealand Top Stories

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:50:25 GMT
Parliament staffer accused colleague of rape last year
A staffer told parliamentary bosses she was raped by a colleague last year. He was only stood down today.

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:57:04 GMT
Engineer rejects scathing report on design for Christchurch multi-storey building
Leaked report says the foundations are "10 times too weak", but engineer and city council back the design.

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

Armenia News

Tue, 21 May 2019 23:31:36 +0400
Second Armenia President's attorney: Robert Kocharyan is a political prisoner

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:54:34 +0400
Armenia MP: Blockage of courts to protest Kocharyan's release was inappropriate

Armenia Panorama

Tue, 21 May 2019 20:23:45 +0400
Armenia’s brandy production volumes on the rise

Tue, 21 May 2019 20:19:06 +0400
Rain with thunderstorm predicted in Yerevan tomorrow

Armenian News

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:40:20 GMT
Coffee helps develop healthy gut microbes, aids bowel movements
There has been anecdotal evidence that coffee drinkers swear by their morning cup for normal morning bowel movements.

Tue, 21 May 2019 12:22:33 GMT
Islamic State ambushes Syrian troops in country's east
The IS has ambushed a group of soldiers from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the eastern region of Syria.

Azerbaijan Today

Tue, 21 May 2019 18:00:00 +0400
Kazakhstan remains key importer country for Kyrgyzstan

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:49:00 +0400
Country's finest artists gather in Shamakhi

Azerbaijan Trend

Wed, 22 May 2019 07:09:00 +0400
Leyla Abdullayeva: Yerevan uses Arsenal player of Armenian origin for its provocative purposes
Yerevan uses the Arsenal player of Armenian origin for its provocative purposes

Tue, 21 May 2019 21:04:32 +0400
Azerbaijan, Colombia to develop comprehensive co-op (PHOTO)
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has received Luís Antonio Dimaté Cárdenas, the newly appointed Ambassador of Colombia to Azerbaijan

Belarus Belapan

Tue, 21 May 2019 20:46:47 +0300
Belarus is expected to take at least one month to make final estimate of damage caused by contaminated oil, Prime Minister Rumas says

Tue, 21 May 2019 20:15:45 +0300
First batch of fuel produced for Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant’s Reactor Two

Belarus Belta

Tue, 21 May 2019 20:02:54 +0300
Full resumption of Russian oil transit via Belarus possible by late July
“The entire roadmap has to be implemented by the end of July 2019. There are technical ways to accelerate the process but we should keep in mind that the [reverse pumping] operation is far from standard, this is why we are approaching it with a cer...

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:43:24 +0300
Belaruskali starts building another mine
There are plans to drill two shafts at the construction site of the Darasinsky mine. An administrative wing with amenities will be built at the site as well as a fragmenting shop, a warehouse able to store up to 50,000 tonnes of ore, and other facili...

Belarus Digest

Czech Republic Ceske Noviny

Wed, 22 May 2019 06:48:00 +0200
St. Louis vyřadilo San Jose a je po 49 letech ve finále NHL
St. Louis (USA) - Hokejisté St. Louis porazili San Jose 5:1, sérii uzavřeli poměrem 4:2 na zápasy a postoupili do finále NHL, ve kterém hráli naposledy v roce 1970. V závěrečném boji o...

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:00 +0200
La Repubblica: Hlasitá hudba ve sluchátkách může vést k hluchotě
Řím - Polovina osob ve věku mezi dvanácti a pětatřiceti lety, tedy asi miliarda mladých lidí, riskuje poškození sluchu kvůli dlouhodobému naslouchání hlasitým zvukům, včetně hudby,...

Czech Republic Radio Praha

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:57:00 +0200
Daily news summary 21.5.2019
Major teacher shortage, astronomical clock mistake, Czechs beat Swiss

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:55:00 +0200
Czechs overcome Swiss 5:4 in final group game at hockey worlds
The Czech Republic have beaten Switzerland 5:4 in their final group game at the World Ice Hockey Championships in Slovakia. The Swiss opened the scoring but the Czechs pulled ahead. However, Switzerland then evened the scoring at 4:4...

Estonia

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:22:07 +0300
Power outage brought chaos
A power outage this Saturday at an Elering substation in East Viru County was so extensive it resulted in chaos despite only lasting for an hour and a half. Transmission network operator Elering admitted the incident was difficult to understand and e...

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:18:14 +0300
Budget: deficit versus broken promises
Yesterday morning saw the parking lot of the Vihula Manor slowly fill with dark cars from the back seats of which members of the government entered the manor’s palm house to discuss Estonia’s fiscal strategy for the next four years and next year...

Estonia Post Times

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:22:07 +0300
Power outage brought chaos
A power outage this Saturday at an Elering substation in East Viru County was so extensive it resulted in chaos despite only lasting for an hour and a half. Transmission network operator Elering admitted the incident was difficult to understand and e...

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:18:14 +0300
Budget: deficit versus broken promises
Yesterday morning saw the parking lot of the Vihula Manor slowly fill with dark cars from the back seats of which members of the government entered the manor’s palm house to discuss Estonia’s fiscal strategy for the next four years and next year...

Europe

Wed, 22 May 2019 06:36:59 +0200
Six dead and hundreds injured after unrest following Indonesia election result
Six people have died and 200 were injured in civil unrest in the Indonesian capital, its governor, Anies Baswedan, said on Wednesday.

Tue, 21 May 2019 23:55:34 +0200
German satire party's Nazi name stunt puts Goebbels on ballot paper
German satire party's Nazi name stunt puts Goebbels on ballot paper

Europe BBC

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:33:46 GMT
Catalan jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening
Spain's parliament admits jailed Catalan politicians, but nationalists shout them down.

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:18:42 GMT
Austrian far-right FPÖ quits Kurz government after sacking
The Freedom Party pulls out after two top party figures are caught up in a secret video.

Finland Today

Mon, 20 May 2019 06:29:30 +0000
Finnish Preschool Model Takes it To the World
In this Nordic nation, the little ones matter and early childhood education is a key element for future success. The post Finnish Preschool Model Takes it To the World appeared first on Finland Today.

Fri, 17 May 2019 15:13:52 +0000
Report: Finns Need Radical Lifestyle Change to Combat Global Warming
According to a report published by the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, Finns need to change their lifestyle radically in order to tackle global warming. The post Report: Finns Need Radical Lifestyle Change to Combat Global Warming appeared first on Fi...

Finland Yle Uutiset

Tue, 21 May 2019 18:45:00 +0300
Kuopio City Library ditches protective plastic covers for books: "This is climate action"
The eco-friendly experiment will also save time and money, the library management claimed.

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:34:00 +0300
Authorities move to root out imported illegal pesticides
Finnish Customs and chemicals watchdog Tukes say they have intensified oversight of pesticides imported into Finland.

France 24 Live News

Wed, 22 May 2019 02:51:14 GMT
Democratic calls for Trump’s impeachment grow
More Democrats are calling — and more loudly — for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying on Tuesday.

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:16:12 GMT
Indonesian police make arrests amid post-election violence
Indonesian police have arrested at least 20 people accused of provoking riots in Jakarta following official results showing President Joko Widodo had been re-elected, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.

France RFI

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:04:47 GMT
Brexit leaves French Brits stuck in the middle
Ahead of this week’s European elections, with the United Kingdom half way to Brexit, how do Brits living in France feel about it all?

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:59:27 GMT
Eye on France: Macron's answer to history
In an interview given to forty regional newspapers, and published by most of them this morning, days before the EU parliamentary elections, French President Emmanuel Macron warns against the twin dangers of home-bred nationalism and foreign interfer...

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

Mon, 13 May 2019 17:30:28 +0200
Climate Stasis: German Failure on the Road to a Renewable Future
In 2011, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the country was turning away from nuclear energy in favor of a renewable future. Since then, however, progress has been limited. Berlin has wasted billions of euros and resistance is mounting.

Thu, 09 May 2019 16:48:00 +0200
The AfD Dilemma: Germany Struggles to Find Right Approach to Populists
With the AfD now holding seats in every state parliament and in the federal parliament in Berlin, churches, unions and other organizations across Germany are wrestling with a tough question: Is it better to kick the populists out or to try to integra...

Germany European News

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:18:00 +0200
Kyriakos Mitsotakis: The Strong Favorite to Become Greece's Next Leader
In Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the scion of a political dynasty, is a big name. He's campaigning with the conservative party to become the country's next prime minister. This weekend's European election offers him a chance to test his prospects.

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:37:00 +0200
Interview with Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon: 'I Would Like to Live Completely Sustainably'
Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon, 45, has been driving an electric car for 15 years and is a champion of renewable energy sources. DER SPIEGEL spoke with him about sustainability and his own country's reliance on fossil fuel production.

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

Tue, 21 May 2019 11:51:00 GMT
Harvard Law School Association holds Budapest reunion
The Harvard Law School Association of Europe will hold its 2019 reunion in Budapest between May 30 and June 2, featuring visits to several of the Hungarian capitalʼs most famous sites, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journ...

Tue, 21 May 2019 11:30:00 GMT
ÁKK 3-month T-bill sale goes to plan
The Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK) sold HUF 25.0 billion of discount three-month T-bills at auction on Tuesday, in line with its original offer.

Iceland Monitor

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:51:00 +0000
Four DC-3/C-47 Aircraft on Display at Reykjavík Airport 6-8 PM
Isavia has just announced that the four DC-3/C-47 aircraft, which have landed at Reykjavík Airport on their way to Normandy from the US, will be on display tonight between 6 pm and 8 pm.

Tue, 21 May 2019 13:22:00 +0000
Hatari Will Complain about El Al
Band members of Hatari, the punk rock band that represented Iceland at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel, were assigned the aircraft’s least desirable seats by El Al staff as they left Tel Aviv for London yesterday and, as a resul...

Iceland Review

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:54:01 +0000
Icelandic Superstitions: The Northern Lights
Every culture everywhere has superstitions, and Iceland is no exception. There are numerous superstitions in this country; some connected to... The post Icelandic Superstitions: The Northern Lights appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:01:54 +0000
Track by Track: Bagdad Brothers – ‘Sorry’
Bagdad brothers are a sunny indie-pop band who’ve been taking Reykjavík by storm over the past year. They’ve also become... The post Track by Track: Bagdad Brothers – ‘Sorry’ appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Ireland Headlines

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:21:18 +0000
Like being a "good kisser"- who won final TV debate?

Wed, 22 May 2019 02:21:17 +0000
Man's body discovered in car in County Dublin
Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a man's body in a car at Walshestown, near Junction 5 on the M1 in County Dublin

Ireland IrishExaminer

Italy

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:56:32 +0200
Italian word of the day: 'Subito'
You'll want to start making use of this word right away.

Tue, 21 May 2019 10:59:15 +0200
What is Italy doing about the shocking level of plastic pollution on its coastline?
After the release of alarming new figures showing the extent of plastic pollution on Italian beaches, and the sad news that another whale has washed up in Italy with a stomach full of plastic, we look at what Italy is doing to clean up its coastline.

Lithuania Delfi

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 13:34:49 +0300
Students took over the biggest Kaunas shopping mall: how “playing” business could shape future career?
In today’s world, entrepreneurial mindset and competences such as teamwork, creativity, communication skills and critical thinking become more and more important. But these skills are impossible to obtain through theory only. The international orga...

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:56:58 +0200
Ukraine’s Autocephaly: first results and possible influence on Orthodox world
Nearly three months ago, on January 6, Patriarch Bartholomew signed the Tomos of Autocephahy for the Ukrainian Orthodoxy. Though the whole process of granting autocephaly took less than a year – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko appealed to th...

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

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:08:31 +0000
Government does not care about Gozo, Adrian Delia says
Leader of the Nationalist Party Adrian Delia, has said that the government “does not care about Gozo, with...

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:22:41 +0000
NGOs voice concerns on “state of the environment, quality of life and heritage”
Eleven NGOs and academic bodies have got together to voice their concern on issues related to what they...

Malta Independent

Tue, 21 May 2019 13:10:00 +0200
Man accused of abducting wife jailed for 9 months for breaching bail conditions
Roddie Williams, who stands accused of allegedly abducting his estranged wife and holding her in an underground chamber beneath Fort Ricasoli against her will for three day,s has been sentenced to a 9-month prison term. This is because he breach...

Tue, 21 May 2019 18:47:00 +0200
Mater Dei Hospital staff hold show of solidarity against racism after migrant murder
Staff at Mater Dei Hospital today held a show of solidarity Turesday, in the wake of the Hal Far murder of Lassana Cisse, a 42-year-old from Ivory Coast.Mater Dei staff wore T-shirts with the slogans #Bettertogether and #Stophate.A Facebook comment o...

Malta Today

Tue,21 May 2019 20:22:17 +0200
People’s vote is only weapon remaining in fight for democracy in Malta, Delia says
​Adrian Delia urges people to go out to vote in Saturday's election which will 'determine Malta’s future'

Tue,21 May 2019 19:58:33 +0200
Opposition failed to understand people reject negativity - Muscat
The people are interested in the direction a party can take Malta, not negativity, Joseph Muscat says

Times of Malta

Wed, 22 May 2019 07:01:06 +0200
Standards you walk past - Michael Briguglio
Change does not happen unless people demand it. If we ever needed a reminder that we cannot afford to walk past standards that we should not accept, recent events in Malta have given us a multitude of such reminders – the murder of an...

Wed, 22 May 2019 06:51:09 +0200
The ideal MEP candidate - Robert Micallef
Sadly, the popular impression is that when MEPs are elected to the European Parliament they are on to a five-year fun ride. Truth offers a vastly different picture as the whole institutional EU scenario manifestly unfolds itself before ...

Northern Ireland BBC

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:18:15 GMT
Contaminated blood inquiry: Victim's 'life of fear and anger'
Paul Kirkpatrick was speaking at the inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal.

Tue, 21 May 2019 20:02:48 GMT
Brexit: PM says MPs have 'one last chance' to back her deal
Theresa May says MPs will get a vote on whether to hold another referendum if they back her bill.

Norwegian Foreigner

The Nordic Page

Sun, 19 May 2019 14:52:37 +0200
Norway's Eurovison Song Became Number One in Public Voting

Sat, 18 May 2019 09:30:09 +0200
Norway's Hot Dog Craze Is on BBC

Krakow Post

Sun, 19 May 2019 09:17:33 +0000
[PHOTOS] “Soar with us, with a light heart”: Colorful images from Krakow’s 2019 Equality March
Check out Anna Starowicz's colorful photos from yesterday's annual Equality March in Krakow by members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies (Visited 1 times, 7 visits today) The post [PHOTOS] “Soar with us, with a light heart”: Colorful ima...

Sat, 18 May 2019 11:20:45 +0000
Krakow Equality March 2019
The annual Krakow Equality March will march through the city today to celebrate LGBTQ+ identity and highlight challenges members of the community still face (Visited 1 times, 7 visits today) The post Krakow Equality March 2019 appeared first on The K...

Poland

Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00:00 GMT
Poland’s Katowice picked to host 2022 World Urban Forum: official
The southern Polish city of Katowice has been selected to host the 11th World Urban Forum, a major global conference on urban development in 2022, a government minister has said.

Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00:00 GMT
Football: Poland boss names squad for Macedonia, Israel qualifiers
The Poland football manager has released a list of 28 players called up for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Macedonia and Israel.

Poland Krakow

Sun, 19 May 2019 09:17:33 +0000
[PHOTOS] “Soar with us, with a light heart”: Colorful images from Krakow’s 2019 Equality March
Check out Anna Starowicz's colorful photos from yesterday's annual Equality March in Krakow by members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies (Visited 1 times, 7 visits today) The post [PHOTOS] “Soar with us, with a light heart”: Colorful ima...

Sat, 18 May 2019 11:20:45 +0000
Krakow Equality March 2019
The annual Krakow Equality March will march through the city today to celebrate LGBTQ+ identity and highlight challenges members of the community still face (Visited 1 times, 7 visits today) The post Krakow Equality March 2019 appeared first on The K...

Radio Poland

Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00:00 GMT
Poland’s Katowice picked to host 2022 World Urban Forum: official
The southern Polish city of Katowice has been selected to host the 11th World Urban Forum, a major global conference on urban development in 2022, a government minister has said.

Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00:00 GMT
Football: Poland boss names squad for Macedonia, Israel qualifiers
The Poland football manager has released a list of 28 players called up for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Macedonia and Israel.

Portugal Resident

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:12:24 +0000
Fraudster’s trial over €1.2 million ‘cash diversion’ cancelled, thanks to judicial time limits
Convicted fraudster João Vale e Azevedo will be delighted to learn that in his absence (he skipped the country in a private jet last summer click here) a judge has decided that the trial scheduled for March over the disappearance of €1.2 million w...

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:27:36 +0000
CR7’s tax fraud conviction “may see presidential decorations removed”
Now that he has finally presented himself in a Spanish court to formally receive his 18.8 million conviction for tax fraud (click here), Portugal’s footballing legend Cristiano Ronaldo has further challenges on the horizon - not least the rape case...

Romania Agerpres

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:51:47 +0300
Iohannis: PSD tries to bend laws to save leader; referendum providing stamp that it is no longer acceptable
President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that the Social Democratic Party (PSD) is trying to "bend" the laws to save its national leader Liviu Drganea from going to jail, adding that the referendum on May 26 offers an opportunity...

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:52:02 +0300
#Europeanelections2019/INTERVIEW/Ludovic Orban: PNL, fighting for Romania's European destiny; many political forces are Eurosceptical
The National Liberal Party (PNL) is fighting for the European destiny of Romania in the May 26 election to the European Parliament, says PNL national leader Ludovic Orban, who argues that the political forces with Eurosceptic tendencies ha...

Romania Insider

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:53:04 GMT
Brexit: PM under fire over new Brexit plan
The prime minister will make her case in Parliament later, as opposition against it seems to harden.

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:06:03 GMT
NHS can beat sepsis, says quadruple amputee
Sepsis survivor Tom Ray wants better awareness and faster diagnosis of the potentially deadly disease.

Romanian National News Agency

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:51:47 +0300
Iohannis: PSD tries to bend laws to save leader; referendum providing stamp that it is no longer acceptable
President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that the Social Democratic Party (PSD) is trying to "bend" the laws to save its national leader Liviu Drganea from going to jail, adding that the referendum on May 26 offers an opportunity...

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:52:02 +0300
#Europeanelections2019/INTERVIEW/Ludovic Orban: PNL, fighting for Romania's European destiny; many political forces are Eurosceptical
The National Liberal Party (PNL) is fighting for the European destiny of Romania in the May 26 election to the European Parliament, says PNL national leader Ludovic Orban, who argues that the political forces with Eurosceptic tendencies ha...

Pravda Russian News

Wed, 15 May 2019 16:07:00 +0300
Russia successfully gets rid of US dollar
Over the past five years, the Russian government has made certain progress in its struggle against the dependence of the Russian economy on the US dollar. The share of the US dollar in the structure of Russia's currency operations decreased from 79.6...

Tue, 07 May 2019 16:05:00 +0300
Russia to ban plastic tableware
The Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation is preparing a bill to ban the sale of disposable plastic tableware, Dmitry Kobylkin, the head of the ministry said. "The Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia, together with other countri...

Pravda World News

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:29:00 +0300
Venezuela loses $130 billion because of US sanctions
The losses that Venezuela has suffered as a result of US economic sanctions have totalled $130 billion, Venezuela's Ambassador to Russia, Carlos Rafael Faria Tortosa said. According to the diplomat, Venezuela is waging an unequal war against the most...

Tue, 21 May 2019 10:05:00 +0300
"Progress of the World's Women 2019: Families in a Changing World"
Launch of "Progress of the World's Women 2019: Families in a Changing World" WHAT: Launch of UN Women's flagship Report: Progress of the World's Women 2019: Families in a Changing World. The 2019 edition of Progress of the World's Women is an ...

RT

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:21:03 +0000
'I don't want it': Mumbai police recruits Jon Snow to meme against drugs
Media-savvy police in India's Mumbai drove their anti-drug message home by employing a certain Jon Snow as its spokesman and having him warn about the dangers of substance abuse with his own Game of Thrones line. Read Full Article at RT...

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:19:10 +0000
Trudeau warns China against 'arbitrary detention' as Canada works to ship Huawei CFO to US
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has called on the West to counter China's "aggression," as Ottawa tries to get back two alleged spies arrested by Beijing. Canada, meanwhile, is working to extradite a Huawei executive to the US. Read Full Art...

Scotland BBC

Tue, 21 May 2019 23:59:54 GMT
VeriCall to create 209 jobs at new base in Kirkcaldy
The move by VeriCall is being backed with a grant of £1m from Scottish Enterprise.

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:07:26 GMT
Patients' concerns highlighted in NHS Tayside mental health inquiry report
Patient restraint and illegal drugs on wards are highlighted in the report into NHS Tayside services.

Scotland Herald

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:00 +0100
Tayside report: Suicidal patients 'not taken seriously' until they try to end life
SUICIDAL mental health patients in Tayside had to make a "serious attempt to take their own life" before under pressure medics would pay attention, an inquiry has heard.

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:00 +0100
Kirk urged to scrap investments in 'damaging' oil giants
The Church of Scotland has been urged to scrap its investments in fossil fuels.

Serbia News

Slovak Spectator

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:04:54 +0200
Slovakia’s ice hockey team said goodbye to Ladislav Nagy
He was one of the last world champions from 2002 to play for the representation.

Tue, 21 May 2019 21:57:08 +0200
The parliament only elected three candidates for Constitutional Court judges
MPs still have to elect seven more to submit enough candidates for the president.

Slovakia News

Tue, 21 May 2019 13:20:01 +0000
Czechs overcome Swiss 5:4 in final group game at hockey worlds
The Czech Republic have beaten Switzerland 5:4 in their final group game at the World Ice Hockey Championships in Slovakia. The Swiss opened the scoring but the Czechs pulled ahead. However, Switzerland then evened the scoring at 4:4 before a goal by...

Mon, 20 May 2019 07:50:03 +0000
Czechs beat Austria 8:0 at IIHF
The Czech Republic beat Austria 8:0 in the Ice Hockey World Championship in Bratislava on Sunday. In a dominant Czech performance Dominik Kubalík, Jan Kolář and Radek Fakse scored one goal each and added two assists. Michal Řepík led the scoring...

Slovakia Spectator

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:04:54 +0200
Slovakia’s ice hockey team said goodbye to Ladislav Nagy
He was one of the last world champions from 2002 to play for the representation.

Tue, 21 May 2019 21:57:08 +0200
The parliament only elected three candidates for Constitutional Court judges
MPs still have to elect seven more to submit enough candidates for the president.

Slovenia Times

Tue, 21 May 2019 09:22:11 +0200
Strahovnik's piece wins Rostrum music competition
Buenos Aires - Prana, a piece written by Slovenian composer Petra Strahovnik and played by the public broadcaster's Symphony Orchestra, has won the Rostrum annual competition of contemporary classical music, which was recently held in San Carlos de B...

Mon, 20 May 2019 09:36:29 +0200
Roglič wins stage nine at Giro d'Italia
San Marino - Slovenian cyclist Primož Roglič won stage nine of the Giro d'Italia by finishing first in today's 34.8-kilometre time trial that ended in San Marino. His second victory in time trial earned Roglič second place overall. "My goal is to ...

El Pais (sp)

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:37:02 +0200
Sánchez sienta las bases para gobernar sin los independentistas
Los 175 votos que apoyaron a Batet pueden ser suficientes porque no hay mayoría alternativa

Tue, 21 May 2019 23:07:22 +0200
Joaquim Forn: “No me cierro a investir a Pedro Sánchez, incluso sin pedir nada a cambio”
El candidato de Junts per Catalunya a la alcaldía de Barcelona, en prisión preventiva, está dispuesto a gobernar con ERC, pero no con Ada Colau

Euro Weekly

Think Spain

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:53:26 +0200
Quique Dacosta to open 'paella' restaurant in London
VALENCIA-BASED celebrity chef Quique Dacosta's London restaurant is set to open on June 7 in the up-market Fitzroy neighbourhood, offering dishes largely based on the region's star recipe: paella. Dacosta, who has ...

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:30:45 +0200
Summer weather for the weekend
AFTER a sharp dip in temperatures and generalised rainfall - ranging from momentary drizzles to torrential downpours - over the last few days, a complete about-turn is forecast for this coming weekend, according to the State ...

Swiss Info

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:00:00 GMT
Sperm quality of Swiss youth in ‘critical’ condition
The first ever nationwide testing of young Swiss men has found that over 60% have below average sperm count, mobility or morphology.  Researchers from the University of Geneva tested over 2,500 army recruits aged between 18 and 22. With a median o...

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:51:00 GMT
City of Geneva first to sign maritime human rights declaration
Geneva has become the first city to officially sign the Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea that aims to raise awareness on the violation of human rights in international waters. Mayor of Geneva Sami Kanaan signed the document on Tuesday as ge...

Turkey

Tue, 21 May 2019 06:37:00 Z
Turkey opposes foreign intervention in Venezuela
Turkey opposes foreign interventions including coup attempt in Venezuela, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on May 20.

Tue, 21 May 2019 06:31:57 Z
Turkish vice president meets Ukraine's new leader
Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay met with Ukraine's newly elected President Volodymyr Zelensky in a closed-door meeting on May 20 in Kiev.

Turkey Istanbul

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 21:37:16 +0200
Çamlıca Tower rising as Istanbul's newest landmark
A radio-TV tower on Istanbul's Asian side nears the end of construction, preparing to give a unique view of the city to visitors. Work is set to be completed this week on a section of the tower to be used...Click To Continue

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 22:30:54 +0200
Taxi driver jailed for scamming tourist
An Istanbul taxi driver has been sentenced to a year and four months in prison for scamming a Thai tourist. Birol Topal was detained last year but released pending trial following a complaint by Thai national...Click To Continue

Turkey Nation

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:57:37 +0200
1,500-year-old Egyptian amulet books recovered in southwest Turkey's Denizli
Turkish police seized two 1,500-year-old Egyptian-origin books from smugglers in southwestern Turkey's Denizli province. Denizli Police Department's Anti-Smuggling and Organized Crime Branch teams found...Click To Continue

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 20:32:35 +0200
26 sentenced to life over FETÖ's 2016 coup attempt
A court in Ankara handed down life sentences yesterday to 26 former military officers for the 2016 coup attempt blamed on military infiltrators of the terrorist group FETÖClick To Continue

World Bulletin

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Feeding birds boosts numbers and species, study suggests
Britain's growing love affair with feeding garden birds is having a surprising effect on the population of our feathered friends.


Jobs at risk as British Steel seeks government help to avoid administration
British Steel is on the brink of going to the wall, and with it more than £4,000 jobs, unless it can get £30m in emergency government funding.

Daily Mail

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:41:11 GMT
Drug dealer weighing 900lbs pleads guilty to cocaine charges lying down in ambulance
Kenneth Hicks, 48, of Virginia, who weighs more than 900 pounds pleaded guilty to cocaine charges while lying down inside an ambulance (pictured) on Tuesday.

Wed, 22 May 2019 02:29:56 GMT
Shoppers face paying an extra penny for using self-scan tills
British supermarkets could introduce a 1p charge for self-service checkouts after a Government panel suggested it could raise £30million for projects to help heal divisions caused by Brexit.

Daily Star

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0100
Mum dies from bowel cancer days after booking goodbye trip for two sons
A TRAGIC mum-of-two died from bowel cancer just days after booking a farewell holiday with her two sons.

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0100
Bank Holiday GLOOM: Rain and cloud to dominate this long weekend
SUNSHINE could be hard to come by for some Brits this spring bank holiday, forecasters have warned.

Sky News

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:57:00 +0100
May issues 'last chance' plea to Corbyn after Tory Brexit backlash
Theresa May has launched a desperate personal plea to Jeremy Corbyn to back her Brexit deal following a backlash over her last-ditch compromise.

Tue, 21 May 2019 18:12:00 +0100
Ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds in England
Michael Gove is taking action on plastic pollution by banning plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds in England from next spring.

UK BBC

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:53:04 GMT
Brexit: PM under fire over new Brexit plan
The prime minister will make her case in Parliament later, as opposition against it seems to harden.

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:06:03 GMT
NHS can beat sepsis, says quadruple amputee
Sepsis survivor Tom Ray wants better awareness and faster diagnosis of the potentially deadly disease.

UK Daily Express

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:18:00 +0100
EU plans FAST-TRACK investigation into Farage funding as Brexit Party set for election win
EXCLUSIVE: A EUROPEAN UNION investigation into Nigel Farage's alleged funding from Leave donor Arron Banks could be fast-tracked, a European Parliament source revealed last night.

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:24:00 +0100
Theresa May LOSES Tory MPs after desperate last-ditch Brexit bid – 'Get replacement in!'
BREXITEER and Conservative MP Nigel Evans has claimed he will not back the Prime Minister’s fourth attempt to get her Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill through the House of Commons after her speech on Tuesday.

UK Independent

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:31:00 GMT
London Bridge attack inquest: Man pelted 'terrorist cowards' with chairs and bottles
'I started throwing pint glasses and bottles at them - everything that was there,' Gerard Vowls tells court

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:29:50 GMT
Mexicans buy fake phones to hand over in muggings as armed robberies soar
It comes after an average of 70 reported violent muggings every day in Mexico City in the first four months of 2019

UK Telegraph

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:45:00 GMT
Jokha Alharthi's novel 'Celestial Bodies' wins Man Booker International Prize

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:22:30 GMT
Indonesia election violence leaves six protesters dead and 200 injured as riots hit Jakarta

UK Times

Hinckley Times

Gazette News

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:09:26 +0100
Headteacher appears in court charged with making indecent images of children
THE headteacher of a Wickford​ primary school has appeared in court after being charged with having indecent images of children.

Tue, 21 May 2019 04:00:00 +0100
Pub bosses barricade customers in as gang of thugs target families with glasses
A GANG of hooded teen thugs targeted young families and pubgoers by throwing glasses and hurling abuse.

Watford Observer

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:10:35 +0100
Walkabout temporarily closed after 'number of people fall ill after night out'
A bar in Watford town centre is closed this evening after a number of clubbers reportedly fell ill after visiting at the weekend.

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:00:00 +0100
Dealer found with crack between his buttocks
A young man who hid crack cocaine between the cheeks of his buttocks has been banned from Watford.

East London and West Essex Guardian

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:23:24 +0100
How to vote tactically in the European Parliament election as a Remainer or Brexiter
If you’re reading this, you are probably one of many voters still trying to decide how to vote in order to secure more influence for Remainers or Brexiters on the European Parliament.

Tue, 21 May 2019 12:30:00 +0100
Jamie Oliver 'deeply saddened' as restaurants, including Jamie's Italian in Stratford, collapses
Jamie's Italian restaurant chain is expected to enter administration, putting as many as 1,300 jobs at risk.

Get West London

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Harrow Times

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:23:24 +0100
How to vote tactically in the European Parliament election as a Remainer or Brexiter
If you’re reading this, you are probably one of many voters still trying to decide how to vote in order to secure more influence for Remainers or Brexiters on the European Parliament.

Tue, 21 May 2019 07:50:00 +0100
Former mayor censured over Sri Lankan military photos
The outgoing Mayor of Harrow was found guilty of “bringing the council into disrepute” after she uploaded pictures of herself alongside Sri Lankan army officials.

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:40:00 +0100
Police announce increased patrols in response to Richmond crime wave
Richmond Police say they are increasing patrols and dedicating a team to investigating robberies in the area following a recent crime wave.

Tue, 21 May 2019 07:30:02 +0100
Police officer 'attacked with hammer' by youths in Whitton
Two youths on a moped who attacked a uniformed police officer with a hammer have been arrested in Twickenham.

This Is Local London

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:00 +0100
New group designed to help people with diabetes to be launched
A new support group helping people suffering with diabetes will be launched later this month.

Tue, 21 May 2019 13:43:15 +0100
Man fighting for his life after being stabbed in Mitcham town centre
A man has been left fighting for his life after being stabbed in Mitcham.

Tottenham Independent

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:23:24 +0100
How to vote tactically in the European Parliament election as a Remainer or Brexiter
If you’re reading this, you are probably one of many voters still trying to decide how to vote in order to secure more influence for Remainers or Brexiters on the European Parliament.

Tue, 21 May 2019 20:00:00 +0100
New heating system for homes wins industry Oscar
A low-carbon renewable energy scheme has won an Industry Oscar.

Wandsworth Guardian

Tue, 21 May 2019 12:56:22 +0100
St George's to get water safety funding after legionella cases
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to get £27 million in Government funding, including £3.5 million for water safety, after two of its patients contracted legionella.

Tue, 21 May 2019 12:30:06 +0100
Battersea students create haikus dedicated to River Thames
Two students at a school in Battersea will see their words take on a different form.

Your Local Guardian

Tue, 21 May 2019 13:43:15 +0100
Man fighting for his life after being stabbed in Mitcham town centre
A man has been left fighting for his life after being stabbed in Mitcham.

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:11:47 +0100
Thief who 'killed Bond extra with chemsex drug overdose' described himself as a pharmacist
A thief who allegedly killed an actor who appeared in a Bond film with a fatal overdose of the chemsex drug GHB described himself as a "pharmacist", a court heard.

Chronicle Live

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:00:00 +0000
Government to pick up bill for Police and Crime Commissioner election
The government has confirmed it will pick up the bill for the upcoming Police and Crime Commissioner election, following the resignation of Dame Vera Baird, after the Liberal Democrats raised a question in Parliament

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:00:00 +0000
World class athletics could be on its way to Gateshead
Gateshead International Stadium could play host to a global event

Gazette Live

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:00:00 +0000
Radio 1 Big Weekend: Searching for festival hair inspiration? Salon offers its services in the pub
Look the part for the Big Weekend and support a local good cause too

Tue, 21 May 2019 18:00:00 +0000
Boro fan jetting to Las Vegas in bid to win $8m prize - all for £84
Richard Pearson has won a seat in the World Series of Poker competition which sees most players stumping up $10,000 to take part

Liverpool Echo

Tue, 21 May 2019 04:00:00 +0000
The Merseyside areas where burglars get away with it almost every time
Shocking figures show how so many criminals have escaped justice

Tue, 21 May 2019 04:00:00 +0000
Remorseless murderer chatted up barmaid after getting drunk and high on the run from police
Brettle told the barmaid he "wished his girlfriend had a body like hers" less than 24 hours after butchering her with a kitchen knife

Macclesfield Express

Northwich Guardian

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:31:09 +0100
Weapons, cash and drugs seized and 34 arrests made in police crackdown
WEAPONS, cash and illegal drugs were seized and 34 arrests were made across Cheshire over the past week as officers targeted criminals who exploit children and vulnerable adults.

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:12:17 +0100
'Serious assault' leaves Northwich man in hospital with head injuries
A NORTHWICH man is being treated in hospital following a serious assault in Victoria Road.

Anphoblacht

Tue, 14 May 2019 12:03:13 +0100
The Vultures are circling again – only Sinn Féin’s No Consent, No Sale Bill can defend Irish families
On Thursday, Ulster Bank announced that they would beflogging more mortgages belonging to Irish families, ripping their homes from underthem and handing them to faceless Vulture Funds. We all know about the Vultures – secretive internationalinvest...

Wed, 08 May 2019 12:39:37 +0100
Mary Lou McDonald: The people have spoken, it's time to deliver a government for everyone
Twenty-one years on from the Good Friday Agreement, the political talks beginning on Tuesday are an opportunity to finally realise the potential of that historic accord.

Impartial Reporter

Tue, 21 May 2019 18:14:00 +0100
Royal visitors enjoy the sun at Castle Coole garden party
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall enjoyed the glorious weather as they attended a garden party hosted by the Secretary of State Karen Bradley at Castle Coole this afternoon (Tuesday May 21) during their visit to Fermanagh.This was the first...

Tue, 21 May 2019 18:11:02 +0100
Royal visitors enjoy the sun at Castle Coole garden party
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall enjoyed the glorious weather as they attended a garden party hosted by the Secretary of State Karen Bradley at Castle Coole this afternoon (Tuesday May 21) during their visit to Fermanagh.This was the first...

Evening Telegraph

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:50 +0000
Police Scotland Youth Volunteers welcome sniffer dogs to the city
Police Scotland Youth Volunteers welcomed some special guests to the city recently.

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:41 +0000
Dream come true as Pete Doherty wears Blairgowrie designer’s T-shirt on stage
It is every indie girls dream to see Pete Doherty in their own designs – but for this business owner the vision has become a reality.

Herald Scotland

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:00 +0100
Tayside report: Suicidal patients 'not taken seriously' until they try to end life
SUICIDAL mental health patients in Tayside had to make a "serious attempt to take their own life" before under pressure medics would pay attention, an inquiry has heard.

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:00 +0100
Kirk urged to scrap investments in 'damaging' oil giants
The Church of Scotland has been urged to scrap its investments in fossil fuels.

Inverness Courier

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:00:00 GMT
'We'd do it again' insist whistle-blowers
GOING public about bullying at NHS Highland has paved the way for a better service for everyone, it is claimed.

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:30:00 GMT
Bridge to be lit blue for charity's anniversary
THE Ness Bridge will be lit navy blue to help mark the 25th anniversary of Headway Highland.

Andover Advertiser

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:00:00 +0100
Man jailed for stealing items including razor and meat
A PROLIFIC thief who stole more than £240 worth of items from shops across Andover has been handed a jail sentence.

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:30:00 +0100
Father suffered with severe anxiety, inquest hears
A FATHER with anxiety so severe he would wake up screaming from ‘horrendous nightmares’ took his own life, an inquest has heard.

Basingstoke Gazette

Tue, 21 May 2019 13:12:03 +0100
CCTV released in town centre sexual assault investigation
CCTV has been released in a police investigation into a sexual assault on a woman outside of a town centre restaurant.

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:30:00 +0100
Men's Shed spruces up café with plants
A NEWLY-formed Men’s Shed has helped give a community project a fresh look.

Borehamwood Times

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:00:00 +0100
Morrisons defends decision to stop students from entering store
A father is furious after a supermarket that has banned schoolchildren stopped his son from buying a drink.

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:50:11 +0100
How you can vote tactically in the European Parliament election
If you’re reading this, you are probably one of many voters still trying to decide how to vote in order to secure more influence for Remainers or Brexiters on the European Parliament.

Bucks Free Press

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:11:19 +0100
Woman hit by lorry while crossing road in Beaconsfield
Emergency services were called to a busy Beaconsfield town centre road this afternoon after a pedestrian was hit by a lorry.

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:24:06 +0100
Two employees lose fingers cutting timber at woodwork company
A Chesham company has been fined after two employees lost fingers while cutting timber.

Epsom Guardian

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:11:47 +0100
Thief who 'killed Bond extra with chemsex drug overdose' described himself as a pharmacist
A thief who allegedly killed an actor who appeared in a Bond film with a fatal overdose of the chemsex drug GHB described himself as a "pharmacist", a court heard.

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:10:16 +0100
Butterfly installation returns as Eden Walk Centre gears up for summer
A popular butterfly installation at Kingston's Eden Walk shopping is returning this summer.

St Albans Review

Tue, 21 May 2019 20:00:00 +0100
Smoking costs Hertfordshire businesses millions
Unproductivity due to smoking is costing Hertfordshire businesses millions of pounds annually.

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:00:00 +0100
This charity bike ride did more than just raise money for charity
Cyclists put their fitness to the test by riding up to 40 miles for charity.

The Argus

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:12:30 +0100
Flat Earth Society to host event at The Globe pub
THE University of Sussex Flat Earth Society is set for its first social event – at The Globe pub.

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:12:19 +0100
Prison for charity tins snatcher
A HOMELESS man who broke into a cafe and stole three charity tins has been jailed.

Bournemouth Echo

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:05:15 +0100
Car stacking racks which tower above homes in Poole ARE unlawful, council rules
‘UGLY and obtrusive’ car stacking racks installed on the edge of people’s back gardens have been ruled unlawful by a council.

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:05:00 +0100
CCTV photos of man 'running' after schoolgirls are victims of indecent exposure
POLICE hunting a man who indecently exposing himself to two teenage girls have released new CCTV images.

Bridgwater Mercury

Tue, 21 May 2019 06:50:00 +0100
'Thank you for keeping me alive': Emotional moment a heart attack victim is reunited with hero who saved his life
MARCH 29 was a day like any other for Aymeric Huguerre, a senior gardener at the Cannington Walled Gardens.

Tue, 21 May 2019 13:20:00 +0100
Avon & Somerset Police crackdown sees results after precept hike
POLICE have seized 700 cannabis plants, 1kg of pure cocaine and solved at least 30 additional burglaries in the first six weeks of a massive crime crackdown.

Bridport News

Tue, 21 May 2019 12:16:36 +0100
Emergency services called to a man on the edge of a cliff
Emergency services worked together for more than five hours to rescue a man on the edge of a cliff.

Tue, 21 May 2019 05:00:00 +0100
Top of the class! School celebrating remarkable turnaround
A SCHOOL previously rated inadequate is celebrating a remarkable turnaround after it was deemed 'good' by inspectors.

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:00:00 +0100
Group supports family's £4k appeal to buy Robbie the Robot
A BURNHAM-on-Sea group is supporting a woman’s campaign to raise £4,000 to buy a robot which helps her daughter receive her education without being in the classroom.

Tue, 21 May 2019 11:31:47 +0100
Sea Cadets thank firefighters for tackling container fire started by barbecue
BURNHAM-on-Sea and Highbridge Sea Cadets have thanked the fire service for their quick actions after a fire broke out in one of their units.

Chard and Ilminster News

Tue, 21 May 2019 06:55:03 +0100
'Proud to represent town': Business picked as Chard's only finalist for prestigious awards
A CHARD business is calling on people to get behind them and help bring a prestigious award to the town.

Tue, 21 May 2019 07:47:09 +0100
Plans to upgrade A303 offers 'uncertain' economic benefits, report says
THE economic case for building a road tunnel near Stonehenge - which also includes a major scheme in Somerset - relies on "uncertain" benefits, the public spending watchdog has warned.

Western Daily Press

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:00 +0000
Glastonbury Festival 2019: The festival fanatics and their honorary tattoos of the Pyramid Stage and more
"There's nowhere like it - it feels like home"

Tue, 21 May 2019 21:32:40 +0000
AC Milan defender shoots down talk he's heading to Manchester United or Juventus
Romagnoli says he is happy at the San Siro

South Wales Argus

Tue, 21 May 2019 12:00:00 +0100
'Thank you from the bottom of our hearts': Thousands raise more than £100,000 in memory of schoolboy who died of cancer
THE family of Tom Walker, who last year died aged 13 of leukaemia, has thanked people from the "bottom of their hearts" after a £100,000 target to establish a cancer research scholarship in his memory was reached in less than a year.

Tue, 21 May 2019 06:02:42 +0100
'You will always be loved': Emotional letters laid in memory of 21-year-old killed in late night collision
EMOTIONAL letters paying tribute to a young man who was killed last month have been laid at a memorial.

Wales Online

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:49:23 +0000
St Alban's Primary closure in Cardiff will 'rip the heart' from the community, say campaigners
“To take away our school from our pupils and community is the equivalent to the heart of the area being ripped out”

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:39:56 +0000
Intensive care nurse saved from hefty fine thanks to beer swigging locals
Claire Dawes took her kids to the beach before starting a night shift on a Sunday - unaware a traffic warden was lurking around the corner

Coventry Telegraph

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:53:53 +0000
Pub saved after campaign – but ‘fight not over’
Planning permission to demolish the site and turn it into apartments has been rejected

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:41:58 +0000
Coventry man one of two lorry drivers killed in A14 crash
Two drivers were killed in the collision on May 15

Express and Star

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:01:21 +0000
The would-be mother’s saviour
Some people dream about having children – but not everybody finds it easy.

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:00 +0000
Thousands could have dementia
Thousands of people could be undiagnosed with dementia in a Black Country borough, a professor has warned.

BBC News Humberside

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:40:20 GMT
British Steel should be nationalised, urges Labour
The UK's second-biggest steel maker has been seeking £75m in government backing to help it stay afloat.

Tue, 21 May 2019 11:35:59 GMT
Cleethorpes beach death: Gary Simpson identified
The body of Gary Simpson, 49, from Leeds was discovered by a member of the public on Friday.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:00 +0100
Concern over homes plan on fire-ravaged former church site
PLANS to build new homes on the site of a church razed after a major fire last year have been met with objection.

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:00 +0100
Water result for Yorkshire’s prize-winning canal garden!
THIS year’s award-winning Welcome to Yorkshire garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show has drawn inspiration from the county’s numerous canal and waterway systems, including those here in Bradford.

York Press

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:00:00 +0100
Road rage man smashed up Audi with metal tool - as driver sat inside
A YORK IT consultant drove into the back on an Audi on a motorway - before smashing up the car with a metal tool as the driver sat inside, a court heard.

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:00 +0100
Welcome To Yorkshire garden scoops gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
WELCOME To Yorkshire's garden at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show has scooped a coveted Gold Medal.

Ukraine News

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:38:15 +0000
Daily Digest: Top news of Tuesday, May 21
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appointed his administration. A controversial lawyer Andriy Bohdan, 42, has been named the head of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s administration. Other top posts were taken by people new to public service, who previo...

Tue, 21 May 2019 18:57:45 +0000
Ukrinform: Ukraine amends free trade agreement with Georgia
Ukraine has introduced amendments to the free trade agreement with Georgia, which will allow the two countries to use identical rules of origin of goods in bilateral trade and apply the clauses of the Regional Convention on pan-Euro-Mediterranean pre...

Unian News Agency

Wed, 22 May 2019 01:25:00 +0300
Co-founder of Studio Kvartal-95 appointed Zelensky's chief assistant
Shefir is a scriptwriter, producer, co-founder and a former shareholder of Studio Kvartal-95.

Tue, 21 May 2019 23:58:00 +0300
U.S. to slap sanctions on Russian supplier of missiles for S-300, S-400 systems
Moscow-based Avangard is the only supplier of missiles for S-300 and S-400 air defense systems.

Afghanistan News

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

Mon, 06 May 2019 09:28:24 GMT
Said Bouteflika and Two Former Intelligence Chiefs Arrested
[RFI] Algerian police have arrested Said Bouteflika, the youngest brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, and two former intelligence chiefs, Ennahar TV has confirmed.

Mon, 06 May 2019 09:12:41 GMT
Protesters Keep Up Demand for Political Overhaul
[Deutsche Welle] Protesters in Algeria have rallied for their eleventh week in a row, continuing calls for the government to step down. Demonstrators have also rejected the army's claim that it is supporting their cause.

Algerie Presse Service

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:29:13 +0100
Marches des étudiants à travers les wilayas pour le départ des symboles du système
ALGER - Des centaines d'étudiants des différentes wilayas du pays ont pris part mardi à leur 13ème marche hebdomadaire pacifique pour réitérer les revendications du Hirak exigeant le départ de "tous les symboles du système", "une justice just...

Tue, 21 May 2019 16:18:29 +0100
Une cache d’armes et de munitions découverte à Tamanrasset
ALGER - Une cache d’armes et de munitions a été découverte, lundi à Tamanrasset, par un détachement de l’Armée nationale populaire (ANP), indique, mardi dans un communiqué, le ministère de la Défense nationale (MDN). "Dans le cadre de l...

Bahrain

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

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

North Cyprus Daily

Egypt Headlines

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:05:26 GMT
'It's Absolutely Crazy!' - Former British Official Denies Alleged Africa 'Invasion' Plan
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Former British Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has said that reports alleging he wanted to "invade Africa" were leaked to discredit him, writes The Guardian.

Mon, 06 May 2019 13:11:45 GMT
CAF Confederations Cup - Zamalek Hold Etoile to Set Up Berkane Final Clash
[CAF] Egyptian giants Zamalek booked their place in the final of the Total CAF Confederation Cup 2018/19 season after holding Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia to a barren draw on Sunday away in Sousse.

Egyptian Streets

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:57:03 +0000
6 Ways You Can Give Back to Your Community in Egypt While Learning
One of the ways you can give back to the community is by volunteering in several organizations that help marginalized communities or the environment. Through your participation, you are bound to gain communication skills as well as develop new skill ...

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:06:58 +0000
From Mythical Creature to Endangered Species: The Egyptian Vulture
The Egyptian vulture, a bird species bearing much cultural significance in both ancient Egyptian and Greek mythology, is drastically declining in population due to various human-caused threats. Every year, billions of different bird types migrate alo...

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

Wed, 22 May 2019 06:28:09
Yemen's Houthis say they launched second drone attack on airport in Saudi Arabia
The group's Al Masirah TV said it targeted hangars containing war planes in Najran

Wed, 22 May 2019 06:09:09
Israeli government admits journalists beaten by soldiers in 2015 didn’t ‘lead riot’
Photographers receive $2,500 settlement ■ Video showed soldiers hitting and cursing at photographers, with one soldier throwing a rock

Israel Debka

Jerusalem Post Headlines

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:58:25 GMT
IDF arrests 9 Palestinians overnight in the West Bank

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:30:43 GMT
Yemen’s Houthis launch drone attack on Saudi's Najran airport - Al Masirah TV

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Wed, 22 May 2019 01:21:26 GMT
Via's Tel Aviv ride-sharing service explodes with 20,000 users in one month
The ride-sharing service, Bubble, that launched in April with Dan Bus Company, offers its services from Sundays to Thursdays, between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.

Wed, 22 May 2019 01:18:52 GMT
Mother of 4-year-old terror victim gives birth on birthday of late daughter
Adele, then 2, suffered a serious head wound and later died of complications from pneumonia. Her sisters, aged 4 and 5, were moderately wounded.

Times of Israel

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:59:00 +0000
San Diego State center apologizes for using photo of Palestinian terrorist
Image of PFLP'S Leila Khaled, who tried to hijack El Al flight using grenades, 'harmful and hateful' to Jewish community, university women's group says

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:40:46 +0000
How the IDF let a rabbinical mystic search for border tunnels, then spurned him
Officers who went with him claim Galilee-based Rabbi Yehuda found 6 tunnels on Lebanon border, and 31 on Gaza border, years before IDF exposed them. Today, the army is dismissive

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

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:47
The War Drums Beat in The Gulf
The Middle East is in the grip of high and escalating tensions, with observers expecting a fierce war to break out in the not-too-distant future, particularly given the increasing US military buildup in the Arabian Gulf region. Initially, most observ...

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:23
Ballistic Missiles Targeting Makkah and Jeddah Destroyed
Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces shot down two ballistic missiles that Al-Arabiya reported were heading towards Jeddah and Makkah. The forces "monitored air targets flying over restricted areas in Jeddah and Taif province, and were dealt with acc...

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

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:57:12 +0000
Assembly calls for ‘extreme’ caution as tension escalates
MP Adasani to grill Finance Minister over alleged violations KUWAIT: The National Assembly called yesterday for taking ‘extreme’ caution and sufficient preparations amid explosive security and political developments in the region that cou...

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:56:08 +0000
KD 1 for updating bank information
KUWAIT: Starting from July, clients who fail to visit their banks to update their contact information will face a KD 1 charge for updating their information. An official from the Central Bank of Kuwait said this fee will be taken from clients who fai...

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

Fri, 03 May 2019 08:20:40 GMT
Violent Standoff in Tripoli; Civilians Displaced, Suffering
[VOA] "We need this war to end and to go back to civilian life," says Mohammed, a 27-year-old soldier at a base in the suburbs of Tripoli.

Thu, 02 May 2019 09:03:59 GMT
Tunisia, Algeria Demand Immediate Cease-Fire in Libya
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The latest developments in Libya took centre stage of a meeting held on Friday in Tunis between Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui and his Algerian counterpart Sabri Boukadoum who is in a two-day working visit to...

Morocco

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:47:49 GMT
CAF Confederations Cup - Superb Comeback Sends Berkane Into Historic Final
[CAF] Moroccan side RS Berkane reached their first ever final of a continental championship after beating CS Sfaxien of Tunisia in the semis second leg clash of the Total CAF Cup of Confederation, on Sunday in Berkane.

Thu, 02 May 2019 08:23:39 GMT
U17 AFCON - From Tanzania to Morocco
[CAF] Following the successful organization of the Total U17 Africa Cup of Nations 2019, Tanzania has passed the mantle to Morocco, host of the 2021 edition.

Morocco World News

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:33:20 +0000
El Othmani: ‘Clear Vision’ Helped Morocco’s Education System Make Progress Despite Challenges
Rabat – In a monthly meeting of the house of councilors for discussing Morocco’s education policy, Head of Government Saad Eddine El Othmani said the government was poised to trigger its 2015-2030 Strategic Vision to modernize Moroccan educat...

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:57:59 +0000
Khadija Case: Court Postpones Trial of Twelve Accused of Gang Rape
Rabat – A court in Beni Mellal in Central Morocco has postponed the trial of 12 men accused of gangraping a 17-year-old girl identified in news reports as Khadija. The trial was due to occur today but was postponed to June 25. According to AFP,...

North Africa

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:05:26 GMT
Africa: 'It's Absolutely Crazy!' - Former British Official Denies Alleged Africa 'Invasion' Plan
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Former British Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has said that reports alleging he wanted to "invade Africa" were leaked to discredit him, writes The Guardian.

Mon, 06 May 2019 09:28:24 GMT
Algeria: Said Bouteflika and Two Former Intelligence Chiefs Arrested
[RFI] Algerian police have arrested Said Bouteflika, the youngest brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, and two former intelligence chiefs, Ennahar TV has confirmed.

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

Wed, 22 May 2019 02:54:49 +0000
Mudhaibi records highest rainfall in a day
Rain continued on Tuesday in several parts of Oman as a result of the impact of low pressure currently affecting the sultanate.

Wed, 22 May 2019 02:53:51 +0000
GoAir Muscat-Kannur daily flights from June 1
The daily flights from Muscat to Kannur will come into effect from June 1 and the booking window has been opened for tour operators and customers.

Oman Region

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

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

Qatar

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

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

Qatar Doha News

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

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:41:08 +0000
Buhari Returns To Nigeria After 'Optional' Saudi Trip
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country after spending five days in Saudi Arabia to perform lesser pilgrimage (Umrah). He is returning amidst rising insecurity ahead of his inauguration on the 29th of May. The...

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:18:15 +0000
Gov Yahaya Bello Walks-Out Kogi's Chief Judge From State Function
Yahaya Bello, Kogi State Governor, on Tuesday walked out Justice Nasir Ajanah, the Chief Judge (CJ) of the state, from a function. According  to the Nation Newspaper, the incident occurred at the Government House Lokoja...

Sahara Reporters Latest News

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:41:08 +0000
Buhari Returns To Nigeria After 'Optional' Saudi Trip
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country after spending five days in Saudi Arabia to perform lesser pilgrimage (Umrah). He is returning amidst rising insecurity ahead of his inauguration on the 29th of May. The...

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:18:15 +0000
Gov Yahaya Bello Walks-Out Kogi's Chief Judge From State Function
Yahaya Bello, Kogi State Governor, on Tuesday walked out Justice Nasir Ajanah, the Chief Judge (CJ) of the state, from a function. According  to the Nation Newspaper, the incident occurred at the Government House Lokoja...

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

Mon, 06 May 2019 13:11:45 GMT
CAF Confederations Cup - Zamalek Hold Etoile to Set Up Berkane Final Clash
[CAF] Egyptian giants Zamalek booked their place in the final of the Total CAF Confederation Cup 2018/19 season after holding Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia to a barren draw on Sunday away in Sousse.

Thu, 02 May 2019 09:03:59 GMT
Tunisia, Algeria Demand Immediate Cease-Fire in Libya
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The latest developments in Libya took centre stage of a meeting held on Friday in Tunis between Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui and his Algerian counterpart Sabri Boukadoum who is in a two-day working visit to...

Western Sahara

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 13:37:31 GMT
Frente Polisario Demands Annulment of the Morocco-EU Agreement
[SPS] Bir Lehlu (Sadr Liberated Territories) -The Frente POLISARIO has decided to resort to the European justice system to lodge an appeal for the annulment of the EU / Morocco agreement covering the coasts and soil of the Occupied Western Sahara.

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 10:43:46 GMT
Minurso - Security Council Postpones Vote On Resolution Until Tuesday
[SPS] New York -The Security Council has postponed the vote on the resolution extending MINURSO mandate to be able to review the reservations made by some members on the text presented by the United States.

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

Tue, 21 May 2019 04:00:00 EDT
Thousands of Saudi students remain in Canada, despite Riyadh's pledge to axe scholarships
Thousands of university students from Saudi Arabia remain in Canada despite being ordered out of the country by their government last August, and planning is underway to mitigate the impact on Canadi...

Tue, 21 May 2019 09:49:23 EDT
Northern Alberta wildfire ranked at highest danger level, conditions expected to worsen
An out-of-control wildfire burning near a town in northwestern Alberta is rated at the highest possible danger level, and the dry, windy weather means the danger is expected to increase this week, Alb...

Canadian World News

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:13:20 EDT
States file lawsuit over rule allowing workers in health care to refuse abortion services
Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the U.S. government to stop a new rule that allows health-care providers to object to providing services that conflict with their moral or religiou...

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:54:01 EDT
Angry public 'milkshaking' of politicians sets tone for unveiling of May's last-chance Brexit bill
A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: British public has taken to pelting politicians with milkshakes to show their displeasure; Canada's approach to ...

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 EDT
Près de 1000 personnes fraudées avec la carte Inspire
Près de 1000 personnes ont déclaré l’an dernier à la Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) avoir été victimes d’une fraude avec leur carte Inspire.

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 EDT
Ça roule (mieux) à la SQDC
La hausse des prix de la Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) n’a pas ralenti ses ventes, bien au contraire.

Regina Leader-Post

Tue, 21 May 2019 23:50:11 +0000
Lawyer heading Pinehouse inspection will leave to serve as judge
Neil Robertson was one of four judicial appointments for Saskatchewan announced on Tuesday, in an announcement that also elevated Justice Jeffrey Kalmakoff to the province's highest court.

Tue, 21 May 2019 23:28:01 +0000
Regina MP Erin Weir not running in federal election
Regina-Lewvan MP Erin Weir will not be running in this year's federal election following his ousting from the NDP caucus over harassment allegations.

The Province

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

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

Times Colonist

Tue, 21 May 2019 21:43:53 -0700
Trudeau's action plan on climate change brings B.C. politician out of retirement
KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party's commitment and action plan on climate change has brought one former British Columbia politician out of retirement and back into the arena.At his nomination event Tuesday for the riding of Kaml...

Tue, 21 May 2019 20:35:00 -0700
Stolen jewels recovered, two suspects arrested
Victoria police arrested a man and a woman Sunday after they allegedly stole over $6,000 worth of jewelry in a break-and-enter at a Fisgard Avenue building. Police found the suspects in a suite in the same building where the break-in occurred. A ...

Toronto Star

Tue, 21 May 2019 20:09:05 EDT
Toronto moves forward with inclusionary zoning plans despite province’s pledge to change rules
Development policy continues slow, confusing and uncertain crawl towards completion.

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:28:00 EDT
Ottawa considers giving privacy watchdog more power to protect Canadians’ rights
Liberal government says privacy commissioner should be able to levy substantial fines, force companies to stop breaking privacy laws.

Vancouver Sun

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

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

Windsor Star

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:38:18 +0000
Assumption student's business idea to help Earth wins entrepreneur award
Joshua Varkey wants to change the way we carry our groceries home and how we get takeout food on the table. A Grade 11 student at Assumption College High School, Varkey is the winner of an Ontario student entrepreneur award for his business pitch to ...

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:00:34 +0000
Removal of steel tariffs good news for Windsor area, Zekelman Industries
The removal of crippling U.S. tariffs against Canadian steel and aluminum will mean a better competitive edge and hope for survival for local companies caught in the middle of a year-long trade war. “This is huge. This is a tremendous, tremendous e...

Mexico El Norte (sp)

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:06:07 CDT
Asegura Bronco que no habrá más alzas sin permiso
Bronco afirma que transportistas que aumentaron ilegalmente tarifas se comprometieron a regresar al cobro de $12 y a no aplicar más alzas.

Tue, 21 May 2019 20:05:08 CDT
Urgen a demócratas priorizar T-MEC
Donald Trump pide a líderes demócratas en el Congreso que aprueben T-MEC antes de discutir cualquier proyecto de ley sobre infraestructura.

Mexico Informador (sp)

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:06:00 -0500
AMLO es el único que autoriza viajes al extranjero
López Obrador envío a todas las oficinas de gobierno un memorándum con medidas extras para aumentar su política de austeridad, entre ellas que ningún funcionario podría viajar al extranjero sin su permiso

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:38:00 -0500
Preocupa al CCE funciones del IMSS tras renuncia de Martínez
Carlos Salazar llama a revisar si el organismo cuenta con los recursos públicos necesarios para su actividad

Mexico Reforma (sp)

Tue, 21 May 2019 20:03:27 CDT
Urge Trump a demócratas priorizar aval a T-MEC
Trump pidió a líderes demócratas en Congreso aprobar T-MEC antes de discutir cualquier proyecto sobre infraestructura.

Tue, 21 May 2019 21:11:59 CDT
Afectan incendios, otra vez, a CDMX
El humo que se registró este martes en la CDMX fue provocado por 18 incendios, 10 urbanos y 8 forestales, informó Protección Civil.

Mexico Star

Wed, 22 May 2019 02:05:45 GMT
Trump to Democrats: Pass Trade Deal, Then Infrastructure
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is telling Democratic leaders that he believes Congress should first pass a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico before taking up a bill to boost the nation's i

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:30:57 GMT
The new NAFTA's assault on public health
The negotiations were strained and at times it looked like it would be stillbo

Mexico Topix (usa)

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