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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:20:57 GMT
Tanzania:South African Lawyers Arrested for 'Promoting Homosexuality' Being Held 'Illegally'
[News24Wire] The two South Africans arrested for "promoting homosexuality" in Tanzania last week were being held in the country's prisons "illegally", the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (ISLA) said on Monday.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:19:38 GMT
Kenya:Prosecutor Orders Arrest of Odinga's Sister Over Mob Attack
[Nation] The country's chief prosecutor has ordered "immediate prosecution" of former Kisumu Deputy Governor Ruth Odinga and sitting Senator Fred Outa over mob attacks on IEBC staff.

Africa News24

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:27:09 +0200
News24.com | Envoys issue stern warning to Kenyan leaders ahead of poll
Western nations have warned starkly of Kenya's "deteriorating political environment" ahead of a presidential election re-run and urged the major parties to halt incitement and verbal attacks on institutions.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:27:09 +0200
News24.com | Egypt says destroyed arms convoy crossing from Libya
Egypt military has destroyed eight vehicles loaded with weapons, ammunition and explosives which were trying to sneak form neighboring Libya, days after a deadly attack against the country's police

Agence de Presse Africaine (fr)

Central Africa

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:12:08 GMT
Cameroon:Former Boko Haram Hostages Stranded at Border
[VOA] Boko Haram's renewed campaign of suicide bombings in Far North Cameroon has bred suspicion that remains even as attacks have died down. Local communities are currently blocking 400 former Boko Haram hostages from returning home.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:34:04 GMT
Angola:Fuel Shortages Continue, Despite Sonangol's Assurance of Availability
[ANGOP] Luanda -Drivers in Luanda continue facing huge queues and difficulties to fuel their vehicles with gasoline, due to the delay that has occurred in the last 24 hours in the distribution of this product in some pumps supplied by Sonangol.

Angola

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:34:04 GMT
Fuel Shortages Continue, Despite Sonangol's Assurance of Availability
[ANGOP] Luanda -Drivers in Luanda continue facing huge queues and difficulties to fuel their vehicles with gasoline, due to the delay that has occurred in the last 24 hours in the distribution of this product in some pumps supplied by Sonangol.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:42:51 GMT
Ruling MPLA President Wants Party's Unity of Action
[ANGOP] Luanda -The president of the ruling MPLA, José Eduardo dos Santos, on Monday defended unity of party action and the creation of conditions for the implementation of the motto "Let us improve what is good and correct what is wrong".

Benin

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:48:11 GMT
Togo and Benin Pin Energy Hopes On Controversial Dam
[Daily Maverick] The embattled Adjarala dam project has been in the works for over a decade, but many locals still don't have power. By KOSSI ELOM BALAO.

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:54:13 GMT
TCN, WAPP to Build Additional 330KV Power Line to Benin Republic
[This Day] Abuja -The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and the West African Power Pool (WAPP) have initiated plans to build a second 330 kilovolt (kV) transmission line to boost electricity supply to the Republic of Benin by 2021.

Botswana

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:34:55 GMT
Increase in Visual Impairment Concern
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Assistant Minister of Health and Wellness, Mr Dikgang Makgalemele says Botswana, like most developing countries, continues to battle with blindness and visual impairment issues.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:04:55 GMT
Gaborone City Mobile Application Launches
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Gaborone City Council, in collaboration with Gaborone CityApp Company, has launched Gaborone City mobile application.

Burkina Faso

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 06:56:43 GMT
Soccer - Kgatlana Stars As Banyana Thrash Burkina Faso
[Sascoc] Two goals in each half saw the Banyana Banyana national women's football side downing Burkina Faso 4-0 in Dobsonville, Soweto on Sunday.

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:18:43 GMT
Remembering Thomas Sankara
[Deutsche Welle] Burkina Faso's late President Thomas Sankara is considered one of Africa's revolutionaries and an icon of the liberation movement. He continues to inspire youth movements across Africa.

Burundi

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:05:55 GMT
CNARED - 'Real Opposition'
[Iwacu] The opposition coalition in exile-CNARED issued a statement on October 16. It lays into the Burundian Ombudsman, the Arusha facilitation and some opposition parties. All of them would be participating in the sabotage of the ongoing dialogue.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:05:45 GMT
Website Inaccessibility, Technical Problem ?
[Iwacu] The websites of some Burundian media are currently inaccessible from Burundi. For experts in the field who have been contacted, it's a real cause for concern.

Cameroon

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:12:08 GMT
Former Boko Haram Hostages Stranded at Border
[VOA] Boko Haram's renewed campaign of suicide bombings in Far North Cameroon has bred suspicion that remains even as attacks have died down. Local communities are currently blocking 400 former Boko Haram hostages from returning home.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:13:34 GMT
Combating Terrorism - Police Chiefs Build Cohesive Strategies
[Cameroon Tribune] A two-day conference of police chiefs in West and Central Africa opens today 10 October, 2017 in Yaounde

Cape Verde

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:52:12 GMT
Inauguration 2017 - Cabo Verde's President Highlights Country's Social, Economic Progress
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola can provide all citizens with social, economic and cultural progress, with justice and inclusion, said Tuesday in Luanda the President of Cabo Verde, Jorge Carlos Fonseca.

Central African Republic

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:18:44 GMT
Conditions in Central African Republic Continue to Deteriorate - UN
[VOA] The United Nations reports conditions in Central African Republic have continued to deteriorate since a serious outbreak of inter-communal violence in mid-May between the Muslim Seleka and largely Christian anti-Balaka armed groups.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:08:27 GMT
UN Chief to Visit Central African Republic
[VOA] The United Nations Secretary-General said Wednesday that the Central African Republic is at a critical moment and everything must be done to ease growing communal tensions and preserve gains to keep the fragile nation on the right path.

Chad

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:27:48 GMT
Sudan, Chad Hold Third Boarders Meeting for Refugees Return
[SNA] Al- Genena -The Sudan and Chad have launched, Sunday, the third borders meeting for the return of the Sudanese refugees in camps in eastern chad, and the return of the Chadian refugees from the Sudan to their areas.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:37:22 GMT
25 Dead As Chad Camel Raiders Clash With West Darfur Posse
[Radio Dabanga] Kulbus / Kabkabiya -At least 25 people were killed and an unknown number wounded when armed camel rustlers from Chad clashed with a local rescue team in West Darfur this week. The situation in the area is reportedly still tense.

Comoros

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:10:12 GMT
Comorian Vanilla and Clove Exporters Secure Financing With ITC Help
[ITC] Project strengthens value chains of vanilla, clove and ylang ylang in the Union of the Comoros

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:54:36 GMT
UN Publishes Pioneering Study on Gap Between Rich and Poor
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The widest gaps in income between the rich and the poor in Africa are to be found in five southern African nations, as well as the Comores and the Central African Republic, says a pioneering new study on income inequality on th...

Congo-Brazzaville

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:08:19 GMT
WFP Welcomes Vital Funding for School Meals From U.S. Department of Agriculture
[WFP] "The generous support from the U.S. for WFP food-for-education programs helps children learn today, and it also builds stronger education systems for tomorrow," said WFP Executive Director David Beasley. "The McGovern-Dole support will help Ban...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:33:08 GMT
President Lungu in Congo Brazzaville
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has headed to Congo Brazzaville on another of his foreign trips and will join 12 other Heads of State at the Great Lakes Region Summit.

Congo-Kinshasa

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:44:09 GMT
Monusco Calls for the Immediate Release of Opposition Activists Arrested Yesterday in Lubumbashi
[Monusco] The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) condemns the arrest of many members of the Rassemblement des forces politiques et sociales de la République démocratique du Congo acqu...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:04:48 GMT
African Leaders Call for Strengthened Military Intervention in DRC
[Daily News] THE Eighth High-Level Meeting of the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has recommended strengthening of MONUSCO Force Intervention Brigade.

Djibouti

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 19:12:59 GMT
Ethio-Djibouti Railway Starts Full Ride Trials
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethio-Djibouti railway project has started full rail ride trials completing unit ride trials prior to the commencement of passenger and freight services.

East Africa

East Africa

East African Business Week

Equatorial Guinea

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:05:52 GMT
Jammeh Lives in 7-Star Hotel in Equatorial Guinea - Lawyer
[The Point] Tutu Alicante, a human rights lawyer and civil society activist in Equatorial Guinea, has said that the exiled Gambian dictator, Yahya Jammeh, lives in one of the most opulent, seven-star hotels in Equatorial Guinea.

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:17:45 GMT
Equatorial Guinea National Day
[PR Newswire] Washington -On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of Equatorial Guinea on your 49th anniversary of independence on October 12th. Our two countries share a focus on commercial and mari...

Eritrea

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:41:59 GMT
Commendable Effort to Increase Agricultural Produce
[Shabait] Keren -Commendable effort has been exerted in Hagaz sub-zone with a view to increase agricultural produce and animal fodder. The comment was made by Mr. Eyob Tesfai, coordinator of agricultural activities in the sub-zone.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:41:51 GMT
Call for Cooperation With Agricultural Experts
[Shabait] Asmara -Ms. Rishan Gebrekidan, head of Safety and Capacity of Seeds at the Ministry of Agriculture called on farmers to seek advice from agricultural experts for the safety and capacity of seeds they cultivate.

Ethiopia

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:37:47 GMT
Devaluation - Doing the Same Thing and Expecting a Different Outcome
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -At the opening of Ethiopia's parliament on 9th October 2017, Ethiopia's President, Dr. Mulatu Teshome, stated that earning foreign exchange was has become a matter of life and death for Ethiopia. Apparently he was hintin...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:40:21 GMT
U.S. Congress - Support Respect for Human Rights in Ethiopia
[HRW] The Honorable Paul Ryan Speaker of the House H-232 The Capitol Washington, D.C. 20515

Ethiopia Walta

Gabon

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:51:36 GMT
Inauguration 2017 - President of Gabon Arrives in Luanda
[ANGOP] Luanda -Gabon's president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, arrived at mid-morning this Tuesday to attend the inauguration ceremony of the President - elect, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:07:26 GMT
World Cup Qualifiers - Coach Unveils 26-Man Squad to Play Against Gabon
[MAP] Rabat -Morocco's coach Herve Renard on Tuesday unveiled the list of the 26 players who will play against Gabon on October 7th in Casablanca during the 5th round of African qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup (Group C), the Royal Moroccan Football...

Ghana

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:57:42 GMT
Sources - Ecowas 'Emissary' in Liberia to Mediate President, Ruling Party Candidate 'Feud'
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -FrontPageAfrica has reliably learnt that Ghanaian Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori Atta is in the country as an emissary of West African regional leaders looking to broker some kind of peace pipe between the departing Presi...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:58:08 GMT
Bank Depositors Lose More
[Business Day] Are banks responding to agitations for lower cost of borrowing? Well, it appears so from the latest data released by the Bank of Ghana (BoG).

Guinea

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:46:37 GMT
Germans Get the Better of Game Guinea
[CAF] Germany struggled to get the better of an energetic Guinean side but came away with a 3-1 victory that sends them through to the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 09:34:27 GMT
Health and Research Initiative Joins Campaign for Immunization
[Community Health and Research Initiative Joins Immunization Campaign] African organizations in over ten countries kick off '33 days to Power Up Immunization'.

Guinea Bissau

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:26:32 GMT
G-Bissau Coach Unhappy With Referee's Performance
[The Point] Lassana Kassama, head coach of Guinea-Bissau female team has expressed dissatisfaction with the performance of the Gambian referee, following his side 2-0 defeat to The Gambia national women team in an international friendly match on Satu...

Kenya

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:19:38 GMT
Prosecutor Orders Arrest of Odinga's Sister Over Mob Attack
[Nation] The country's chief prosecutor has ordered "immediate prosecution" of former Kisumu Deputy Governor Ruth Odinga and sitting Senator Fred Outa over mob attacks on IEBC staff.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:46:35 GMT
Trade Unions Ask IEBC to Call Off October 26 Repeat Election
[Nation] A group of trade unions and civil society organisations has asked the electoral commission to call of the repeat presidential election scheduled for October 26.

Kenya Daily Nation

Kenya East African

Kenya Headlines

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:30 +0300
Court directs IEBC to give Karua access to electronic tallying data
The High Court has granted an application by Narc-Kenya leader Martha Karua to be given read-only access of the electoral commission's electronic system.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:30 +0300
Matiang'i warns violence perpetrators
Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has warned that stern action will be taken against anyone intimidating poll officials.

Kenya News

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:30 +0300
Matiang'i warns violence perpetrators
Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has warned that stern action will be taken against anyone intimidating poll officials.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:33:30 +0300
Uhuru meets IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati
President Uhuru Kenyatta Monday afternoon met the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati at Harambee House, Nairobi.

Lesotho

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:54:26 GMT
Peacekeeping Troops' Arrival Imminent, State Insists
[Daily Maverick] The Lesotho government insists a four-nation regional peacekeeping force will be deployed in the country by the 1 November deadline despite hiccups and disagreements. By PETER FABRICIUS.

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:19:49 GMT
Namibia Deploys Troops to Lesotho
[Lesotho Times] THE government of Namibia has approved the deployment of 250 soldiers to Lesotho as part of a 1 200-strong Southern African Development Community (SADC) standby force scheduled to be in the country by 1 November 2017.

Liberia

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:56:28 GMT
Weah, Boakai Seek Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua's Blessing for Liberian Presidency
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The most influential political figure in vote-rich Nimba County, Senator Prince Y. Johnson appears to be collaborating with Senator George Weah and the Coalition for Democratic Change for the November 7 runoff elections.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:15:34 GMT
Police Chief Would Rather Step Down Than Take a Side in Runoff Poll
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As Liberians gear towards the runoff election on November 7, Police Inspector General (IG) Gregory Coleman has dismissed allegations that he has been asked by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to take a side between the Coal...

Liberian Dialogue

Madagascar

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:03:46 GMT
Red Cross Warns Stigma Could Worsen Madagascar Plague Outbreak
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -The death toll from the plague which is spreading in Madagascar has risen close to 100, and the Red Cross has warned that growing stigma attached to the disease could undermine efforts to contain the outbreak.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:59:36 GMT
Plague Cases Top 1,000 Mark - UN
[VOA] The number of cases of plague in Madagascar has doubled during the past five days, according to the United Nations.

Malawi

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:24:26 GMT
Zambian Man Handed 21-Year Jail Term for Human Trafficking
[Malawi News Agency] Mchinji -Mchinji second grade magistrate on Thursday sentenced a Zambian national Gift Zulu (26) to 21 years imprisonment with hard labor for human trafficking.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:36:42 GMT
Politically Connected Gani Family Gets Wedding in Military Theme
[Nyasa Times] A Blantyre-based and politically connected wealthy Gani family on Sunday had one of their daughters wed in a military theme when Malawi Defence Force band peformed in the streets of Blantyre with onlookers taking photos and giving warm ...

Malawi Maravi Post

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

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

Malawi Times

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:54:50 +0000
Cabinet backs Members of Parliament
The Cabinet Committee on Constitutional, Legal, and Parliamentary Affairs has agreed to maintain its earlier position that Members of Parliament (MPs) should not have their voting powers in local councils stripped off. The decision to give MPs voting...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:54:21 +0000
Government medical insurance scheme in doubt
Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Health, Juliana Lunguzi, has said government is showing signs of scepticism on its own proposal to introduce a medical insurance scheme for those in wage employment. The 2015 contract performance agreemen...

Mali

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:08:23 GMT
N'diaye - Mali's Natural-Born Goalscore
[CAF] Lassana N'Diaye is second in the scoring charts with five goals from four games

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:29:20 GMT
Eaglets Beat African Rivals, Reach Semis
[CAF] Mali held on to defeat Ghana 2-1 and reach the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Saturday. The result follows victory over their West African rivals in this year's CAF U-17 Africa Cup of Nations final and moves them into a la...

Mauritania

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:42:09 GMT
Mauritian Digital Tech Enable Lists On JSE
[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE digital economy enabler, 4Sight Holdings Limited, has listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Incorporated in Mauritius, it listed in Non-Equity Investment Instruments sector of the JSE's alternative public equit...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:13:24 GMT
Sudan, Mauritania Sign Memo of Understanding in Higher Education and Scientific Sesearch
[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudanese and Mauritanian Ministries of Higher Education and Scientific Research, signed Thursday, the memo of understanding and the executive program in the field of higher education between the two ministries, in the conclusion o...

Mauritius

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:48:50 GMT
Acquisition of New A350-900 Aircraft Marks New Landmark in Air Connectivity
[Government of Mauritius] Air Mauritius marked a new era in the future of air connectivity with the acquisition of the brand new aircraft A350-900 'Le Morne Brabant'. The new aircraft landed at the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport at P...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:47:05 GMT
Mauritius-Seychelles Joint Commission Explores Reinforcement of Bilateral Ties
[Government of Mauritius] Issues of common interest between Mauritius and Seychelles are being discussed at the 12th session of the Joint Commission meeting on bilateral cooperation at Senior Officials' level which opened today in Port Louis. The mee...

Mozambique

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:52:59 GMT
Belief in Vampires Leads to Rioting in Zambezia
[AIM] Maputo -Rumours of vampirism have led to violent disturbances in the town of Gile, in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia, according to a report in Thursday's issue of the electronic paper "Txopela", published in the provincial capital,...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:58:29 GMT
Mozambican Companies Urged to Provide Services to Gas Industry
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government on Thursday urged private businesses to develop the capacity to provide services to the hydrocarbon companies operating in the country.

Namibia

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:42:50 GMT
August 26 MD Fends Off N$2 Million Forfeiture
[Namibian] THE prosecutor general has suffered a defeat in her attempt to have two cars and more than N$2 million in a bank account linked to a Congolese general forfeited to the state as being the proceeds of crime.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:35:02 GMT
N$714 Million Rosh Pinah-Oranjemund Tarred Road Open
[Namibian] WORKS and Transport minister Alpheus !Naruseb on Friday officially opened the new bitumen standard road linking Rosh Pinah and Oranjemund in the //Karas region.

Niger

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:05:44 GMT
At Least 12 Troops Killed in Latest Attack
[VOA] Authorities in Niger say at least a dozen paramilitary police have been killed in an attack similar to the one that killed four U.S. Green Beret and four Nigerien troops Oct. 4.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:40:42 GMT
New Details Emerge About Attack That Killed U.S. Soldiers
[VOA] New details are emerging about the attack that left four U.S. soldiers dead in Niger as U.S. congressional leaders are demanding answers from the Pentagon.

Nigeria

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:11:39 GMT
EU Denies Favouring Buhari During 2015 Presidential Election
[Premium Times] The European Union, EU, has denied favouring President Muhammadu Buhari above other candidates during the 2015 Presidential Elections in Nigeria.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:48:39 GMT
Tobacco Company Denies Targeting Children
[Premium Times] The British American Tobacco has denied that its marketing strategies target the younger generation by deliberately situating tobacco products near primary and secondary schools in Nigeria.

Nigeria African Herald Express

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 07:16:25 +0000
Nnamdi Kanu: Nigerian Army Is In Contempt Of Court – By Aloy Ejimakor
— This piece is a summary of the legal/other consequences of the Army’s mid-September armed invasions of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s homestead at Umuahia, Abia State. [...]

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 21:00:44 +0000
Playing The Joke Of Privatization – By Prof Nick Ezeh
— Privatization has its fans and its foes. It deserves both. But the fans and the foes need to be clear about what they are [...]

Nigeria National Mirror

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 19:20:50 +0000
Shocking: Director In Kogi State Civil Service Commits Suicide 10 Days After His Wife Of 17 Years Welcomed A Set Of Triplets
A director in the Kogi state Civil Service, Edward Soje, has committed suicide. The 54-year-old grade level 16 officer in the Kogi state Teaching Service Commission, was found dangling from … The post Shocking: Director In Kogi State Civil Ser...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:30:10 +0000
Photos Of Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari With Other First Ladies At D-8 Summit.
The first lady, Aisha Buhari joined wives of presidents of other D-8 countries at a luncheon in Istanbul, Turkey yesterday October 20th. First Lady of Turkey Emine Erdoğan hosted the luncheon for … The post Photos Of Nigeria’s First Lady,...

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Nigeria Sun News

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:01:57 +0000
Evans fights back
Tells judge, ‘you can’t hear my case’  In-law freed by court By Lukman Olabiyi Attempt by the Lagos State Government to arraign kidnap suspect, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, on two separate charges yesterday suffered set back as the d...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:53:11 +0000
Police kill Ghana’s deputy, Kwaze, in Taraba
From Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo Men of the Taraba State Police Command have killed notorious militant, Nyamadue, who was reportedly the second-in-command to wanted criminal, Terwase Kwaza, also known as Ghana. Commissioner of Police (CP), David Akinr...

Nigeria The Nation

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:18:49 +0000
Shooting Stars FC Sacks Fatai Amoo
The management of Shooting Stars FC have sacked Coach Fatai Amoo from his job as the Technical Adviser of the club. In the statement by the club’s Media Officer, Jubril Arowolo, it stated that the  management was reviewing the status of other mem...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:47:48 +0000
Full List of 2017 Best FIFA Football Award Winners
The 2017 Best FIFA Football Awards have been unvieled on Monday in London. As widely anticipated cristiano Ronaldo won Lionel Mercy and Neymar to win the Best FIFA Men Player award. A total of Nine awards were presented at the ceremony in various foo...

Nigeria The Will

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:07:00 +0000
THEWILL Editorial: Between Nigerian Roads And Governments’ Insensitivity
BEVERLY HILLS, October 23, (THEWILL) – Good road networks are key to the economic development of any nation. But in Nigeria, the condition of roads are so deplorable that they have not only made life miserable for citizens but have become deat...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:41:15 +0000
We Have No Hand In Maina’s Recall To Civil Service – DSS
BEVERLY HILLS, October 23, (THEWILL) – The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied involvement in the reinstatement of Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina into the Federal Civil Service. President Muhammadu Buhari Monday ordered the immediate dismissa...

Rwanda

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:47:42 GMT
Stakeholders in Kigali to Discuss Nile Basin
[Daily News] DELEGATIONS from ten member states of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) have arrived in Kigali, Rwanda ahead of the Fifth Nile Basin Development Forum scheduled to kick off today.

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:10:52 GMT
Lightning Kills Family of Three
[New Times] As the rainy season sets in, entities charged with safety have called on the public to be conscious of lightning and also re-echoed extra safety precautions.

Sao Tome and Principe

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:00:12 GMT
Inauguration 2017 - Sao Tomean President Praises Relations With Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Head of State of São Tomé and Príncipe, Evaristo do Espírito Santo Carvalho, on Tuesday highlighted in Luanda the importance of relations with Angola.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:59:34 GMT
Investidura2017 - President of São Tome in Luanda
[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, Evaristo do Espírito Santo Carvalho, arrived in Luanda Monday afternoon to participate, on Tuesday, in the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect of Angola, João Loure...

Senegal

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:38:52 GMT
Senegal and International Community Commit to Ending Child Marriage
[Ending Child Marriage] From 23rd to 25th October 2017, Dakar will host a High-Level Meeting (HLM) on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa. The meeting will be held at the King Fahd Palace Hotel.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:02:35 GMT
Presidency Targets 'Fake News'
[VOA] Senegal's presidency is getting into the fact-checking business.

Seychelles

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:47:05 GMT
Mauritius-Seychelles Joint Commission Explores Reinforcement of Bilateral Ties
[Government of Mauritius] Issues of common interest between Mauritius and Seychelles are being discussed at the 12th session of the Joint Commission meeting on bilateral cooperation at Senior Officials' level which opened today in Port Louis. The mee...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:03:14 GMT
Reunion to Open First Office in Seychelles As a Byproduct of New EU Programme
[Seychelles News Agency] Reunion will be opening its first office in Seychelles after the signing of an agreement aimed at making transactions with the European Union (EU) and Indian Ocean countries easier.

Sierra Leone

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:43:05 GMT
President Koroma Assures Airtel/Orange SL
[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has assured the management of Orange Sierra Leone of government's continuous support to private sector players.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:59:06 GMT
Christian Cole - Oxford University's First Black Student Celebrated With a New Plaque
[This is Africa] Not many know about the first black student who sat in lecture halls of the University of Oxford. The University of Oxford recently honoured Christian Cole, its first black student with a plaque. Cole was from Sierra Leone and he stu...

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


Fatmata Jibateh's Masters in Social Work
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LAB trains volunteers on peaceful and credible election
By Amin Kef, Freetown One hundred and eighty-nine (189) volunteers of the Legal Aid Board have benefited from a one-day United Nations Development Programme funded training on non-violent and credible election at the British Council Hall on October ...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:05:35 +0000
HIGH COURT JUDGE HANDS DOWN 15O- YR- IN JAIL FOR ARMED ROBBERS
BY PAT KAWA IN BO The trial Judge of the Bo High Court, Justice Kekura Bangura has slammed a 150- year- Jail term on three accused persons namely Saidu Kamara aka “Saidu plastic”, Bangalie Andrew aka “Torge money”, and Alusine Sesay aka Bigie...

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:01:42 +0000
World Bank President calls on countries to invest more in their people
By Amadu Lamrana Bah in Washington DC President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, has called on world leaders to pay more attention to the investment in human capital to help grow their economies. Addressing journalists at the Bank’s 2017 Annu...

Somalia

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:15:27 GMT
Somalia Truck Bomb Death Toll Rises to 358
[VOA] Thousands of Somalis gathered Friday to pray at the site of the country's deadliest bombing. Last Saturday a truck bomb exploded on a busy street in Mogadishu, killing what is now believed to be 358 people.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:05:25 GMT
Assertive UPDF to Expand Al Shabaab Hunt in Somalia
[Shabelle] Uganda's specialized military and intelligence units will this week expand their overt and covert operations in Somalia in the wake of a massive bombing that killed almost 400 people in Mogadishu last week.

South Africa AllAfrica

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:20:57 GMT
South African Lawyers Arrested for 'Promoting Homosexuality' Being Held 'Illegally'
[News24Wire] The two South Africans arrested for "promoting homosexuality" in Tanzania last week were being held in the country's prisons "illegally", the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (ISLA) said on Monday.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:04:26 GMT
High Court Outlaws Corporal Punishment At Home
[This is Africa] Greetings from South Africa, where the South Gauteng High Court ruling has declared parents will no longer be allowed to spank their children. Corporal punishment has previously been outlawed as a punishment in the justice system or ...

South Africa Business Day

South Africa Independent

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT
Another girl killed, another tenant held
Two men, one an uncle and tenant at the Manenberg home of brutally slain Charnelle McCrawl, 10, have been arrested and charged with her murder.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 03:00:00 GMT
UCT fee increases 'delayed by Zuma'
UCT has pleaded with President Jacob Zuma to release, and make public, the report of the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training.

South Africa Mail & Guardian

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200
Most implicated in Life Esidimeni scandal by ombud have not faced disciplinary action
Eleven Gauteng health employees were singled out for censure. Now, only two have been suspended and garnered an alleged R1.3-million in wages.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200
The dance of memory
Coming to terms with the politics of nostalgia amid the myths of the Rainbow Nation is hard to do

South Africa News 24

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:05:12 +0200
News24.com | Ramaphosa leads Gauteng nominations
ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa is leading the Gauteng presidential race, following this weekend's round of nominations by branches in the province.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:16:24 +0200
News24.com | Department of agriculture to help farmers stop the spread of bird flu
The Provincial Veterinary Services has been tasked with controlling the movement of live commercial chickens in an effort to stop the spread of bird flu from one affected property to another.

South Africa News 24

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:05:12 +0200
News24.com | Ramaphosa leads Gauteng nominations
ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa is leading the Gauteng presidential race, following this weekend's round of nominations by branches in the province.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:16:24 +0200
News24.com | Department of agriculture to help farmers stop the spread of bird flu
The Provincial Veterinary Services has been tasked with controlling the movement of live commercial chickens in an effort to stop the spread of bird flu from one affected property to another.

South Africa Sowetan Live

2017-10-19 11:15:41.0
‘Zuma should reshuffle himself out of the Presidency’: Active Citizens Movement
A Durban-based social cohesion forum — the Active Citizens Movement (ACM) — has accused President Jacob Zuma of acting with “impunity” and taking the country on a “dangerous path of instability“.

2017-10-09 12:13:49.0
Deal reached on new four-party coalition Dutch government
The leaders of four Dutch political parties said Monday after an eye-popping 208 days of talks that they had reached a deal for a new coalition government.

South Africa Times Live

South Sudan

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:32:11 GMT
Seize This Chance for Peace
[IRIN] Oslo -In the coming weeks South Sudan's leadership, the opposition, and a cadre of armed groups are expected to come together to reignite peace talks. For the first time in months, an air of possibility floats over the war-ravaged nation.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:51:21 GMT
Rebel Leader Machar to Skip Forum to Revitalize Peace Deal
[VOA] The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) confirmed Tuesday that Riek Machar will be a no-show at an upcoming high-level meeting aimed at revitalizing the August 2015 peace agreement in South Sudan.

South Sudan Nation

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:30:58 +0000
LATEST: Businesses close as South Sudan Civil War takes its toll
By NJIRAINI MUCHIRA, THE EAST AFRICAN, OCT/18/2017, SSN; Kris Mbaya, the managing director of UAP Old Mutual South Sudan, who was posted to the country in early 2013, is among business managers who have seen the good, the bad and the ugly of South Su...

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:03:53 +0000
Kiir’s Juba regime forces using starvation of civilians as method of combat in Yei River State
On Friday 13-10-2017, a convoy of humanitarian agencies operating in Yei attempted to deliver humanitarian consignment to SPLM/A (IO) controlled areas where most of the civilians have taken shelter, but it was blocked by Kiir’s tribal and merci...

Southern Africa

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:20:57 GMT
Tanzania:South African Lawyers Arrested for 'Promoting Homosexuality' Being Held 'Illegally'
[News24Wire] The two South Africans arrested for "promoting homosexuality" in Tanzania last week were being held in the country's prisons "illegally", the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (ISLA) said on Monday.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:04:26 GMT
South Africa:High Court Outlaws Corporal Punishment At Home
[This is Africa] Greetings from South Africa, where the South Gauteng High Court ruling has declared parents will no longer be allowed to spank their children. Corporal punishment has previously been outlawed as a punishment in the justice system or ...

Sudan

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:01:02 GMT
Sudanese Lawyers File Appeal Against Deportation Rebel Leader
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A group of Sudanese human rights lawyers have lodged an appeal at the Constitutional Court against the deportation of Ibrahim El Maaz Deng, leading member of the Darfur Justice and Equality Movement (JEM).

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:00:55 GMT
'Khartoum Intends to Dismantle Darfur Camps By Force' - Abdelwahid
[Radio Dabanga] Paris -According to Abdelwahid El Nur, head of the mainstream Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM-AW), the people living in the Darfur camps for the displaced do not carry weapons. He considers the disarmament campaign launched by Khartoum...

Swaziland

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:04:45 GMT
Swazi Government 'Is Broke'
[Swazi Media] The Swaziland Government is broke and 'living from hand to mouth', according to an independent newspaper in the kingdom.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:40:42 GMT
Local Election Corruption Claim
[Swazi Media] A veteran journalist in Swaziland has slammed the organisation of the upcoming municipal elections in the kingdom, suggesting voting will be rigged.

Swaziland Times

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:36:00 +0200
WHAT WILL MINISTERS SACRIFICE?
Comment When the going gets tough, very tough decisions have to be made. This, it would seem, is what government wants us to believe it is

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:35:00 +0200
GOVT STOPS PARASTATALS’ BONUSES
MBABANE – ‘“Ngumsindvo”. (This will cause trouble). This was the reaction of one of the Category A parastatals when reacting to government’s stance of halting

Tanzania

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:20:57 GMT
South African Lawyers Arrested for 'Promoting Homosexuality' Being Held 'Illegally'
[News24Wire] The two South Africans arrested for "promoting homosexuality" in Tanzania last week were being held in the country's prisons "illegally", the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (ISLA) said on Monday.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:40:29 GMT
U.S. Aids Relief Body Targets Over 1,2 Million People
[Citizen] In October last year, Tanzania launched an ambitious strategy known as "Test and Treat," to curtail HIV/Aids. The country aims at putting on ARV treatment everyone found to be HIV-positive, regardless of their CD4 count.

Tanzania Citizen

Gambia

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:52:28 GMT
Interim Order / Asset Freeze On Ex-President, Close Associates
[Foroyaa] The Commission of Enquiry, set by President Barrow and commonly called "the Janneh Commission," has issued an interim order against ex-president Yahya Jammeh and some of his close associates.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:05:27 GMT
Over 90 Suspected Criminals Arrested By Ecomig/Gambia Security Joint Patrol
[The Point] Joint patrol troops of ECOMIG and Gambian security forces have arrested 91 people suspected to be involved in various crimes in the vicinities of Serrekunda, Senegambia and Kairaba Avenue.

The Gambia Echo

Togo

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:29:24 GMT
Another Deadly Crackdown in Togo - Four More People Dead
[MFWA] There has been another deadly crackdown on opposition demonstrations in Togo, with official sources reporting four deaths.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:59:03 GMT
At Least Four Dead in Anti-Government Protests
[VOA] At least four people have been killed across the small West African nation of Togo in clashes between security forces and protesters demanding an end to the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe.

Uganda

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 06:58:55 GMT
Ruling Party Not Sure if it Can Win Age Limit Vote
[Observer] After weeks of canvassing local constituents' opinion in the face of growing stiff countrywide opposition to the proposed amendment of the Constitution to remove presidential age limits, NRM strategists cannot say they have tied down the n...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 06:05:59 GMT
'My Son Was Shot Dead By Police at Age Limit Rally'
[Observer] It will take time for the family of Yorakamu Tumwine to come to terms with what happened to their son, Edson Nasasira commonly known as Kakuru.

Uganda Daily Monitor

Uganda New Vision

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

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:11:39 GMT
Nigeria:EU Denies Favouring Buhari During 2015 Presidential Election
[Premium Times] The European Union, EU, has denied favouring President Muhammadu Buhari above other candidates during the 2015 Presidential Elections in Nigeria.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:48:39 GMT
Nigeria:Tobacco Company Denies Targeting Children
[Premium Times] The British American Tobacco has denied that its marketing strategies target the younger generation by deliberately situating tobacco products near primary and secondary schools in Nigeria.

Zambia

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:51:38 GMT
Opposition Cancels Rally Over Cholera Threats
[Zambia Reports] Opposition leader Radical Revolutionary Party (RRP) leader Vincent Chaile has backed government's decision to cancel the UPND rally that was due to take place in Kanyama yesterday.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:03:44 GMT
Kambwili Seeks Conciliatory Meeting With Lungu
[Zambia Reports] Expelled Roan Patriotic Front Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili is reaching to President Edgar Lungu after having pledged to tone down in his attacks on government.

Zimbabwe

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:36:46 GMT
VP Mnangagwa's Opposition Links Challenged
[Zimbabwe Standard] A former Central Intelligence Organisation operative who tried to spearhead a Zanu PF splinter party over a decade ago claims Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa was not involved in the project.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:23:00 GMT
Police Block 1980s Massacre Commemoration
[New Zimbabwe] Kezi -Police here on Saturday bared Zapu President Dumiso Dabengwa from attending a Gukurahundi atrocities commemoration.

Zimbabwe Herald

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:47:57 +0000
‘WE’ARE A HEAVY WEIGHT’
Robson Sharuko Senior Sports Editor— CAPS United president Farai Jere believes TP Mazembe’s qualification for the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup final – without losing a game in the dozen matches they have played in the tournament – ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:32:52 +0000
Row over pension, insurance probe
Darlington Musarurwa Deputy News Editor— A ROW has erupted between some members of the commission of inquiry that was set up by Government to investigate the conversion of pension and insurance policies from the Zimbabwe-dollar era to the mult...

Zimbabwe Mail

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:36:22 +0000
Widow loses hubby’s pension to lover
A Chitungwiza Central Hospital nurse lost over $14 000, which included a lump sum payment of her late husband’s pension and $2 000 compensation for damages made to her car, to her ex-boyfriend after she [...] The post Widow loses hubby’s pension ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:30:54 +0000
From Mahachi’s kombi streams of stories flow
While studying Edgar Allan Poe’s art of short story writing in “The Philosophy of Composition”, I was attracted to how Poe believed that the unique intention of the short story artiste that culminates in a [...] The post From Mahachi’s kombi ...

Cambodian Times

Hong Kong China

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:02:28 +0800
Tesla to establish own plant in Shanghai: report
Tesla has reached an agreement with Shanghai authorities that would make it the first foreign automaker to build its own plant in China, putting it in the driver's seat in the world's biggest electric-vehicle market, the Wall Street Journal reported....

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:25:59 +0800
Mainland softens policy on cheese imports
Fans of soft cheeses on the mainland have reason to celebrate after officials reversed a ban on mould-ripened cheeses, allowing imports of Camembert, Brie and Roquefort, the European Union said on Monday. From early September, businesses in the coun...

Hong Kong Local

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:14:06 +0800
Pan-dems protest over closed-door filibuster talks
Several pro-democracy legislators hammered on the doors of a Legco meeting room on Monday to demand they be allowed in to join discussions being held by the Committee on Rules of Procedure. The committee is considering proposed measures to curb fili...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:41:34 +0800
Not time to cut tax rates: Paul Chan
The Financial Secretary, Paul Chan, said on Monday that he won’t rush to slash tax rates because the SAR government needs to reserve funds for rising public expenditure. Speaking at a summit on taxation, Chan said the government has been targeting...

South China Morning Post

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 08:35:02 +0800
Analysts discover monster ‘botnet’ enslaving 10,000 devices daily, and threatening global computer chaos
Just as hurricane trackers chart storms in the Atlantic before they make landfall, cybersecurity researchers track viral infections that threaten mayhem. They’ve found a monster. A massive zombie robotic network, or botnet, has expanded to infe...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 08:30:11 +0800
US cargo plane narrowly avoids crashing into Hong Kong mountain
A cargo plane that veered off course and narrowly avoiding hitting a Hong Kong mountain by just 204 metres last month had been warned of the danger at least three times within two minutes, a report has shown. The findings, disclosed in a preliminary ...

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

2017-10-23
Typhoon Lan lashes central Japan, killing 2 and disrupting transport systems
Two people were killed and transportation systems and businesses severely disrupted as Typhoon Lan lashed central Japan's Pacific coast after making landfall early Monday.

2017-10-13
Spotlight: U.S. decision to withdraw from UNESCO triggers calls for multilateralism
The U.S. decision to withdraw from UNESCO, the UN cultural agency, has triggered worldwide calls for supporting multilateralism amid world challenges.

India Merinews

2017-10-24T06:00:42+05:30
Esha Doel-Bharat Takhtani make their first public appearance along with their newly-born daughter
Esha Doel and Bharat Takhtani recently became proud parents of a little baby girl.

2017-10-24T00:27:27+05:30
Guwahati to host conference on "Re-inventing Nationalism, Secularism and Plurality: Media Discourses and Deconstruction"
Of late, quite a few conferences are being held on journalism and media since they are shaping the behaviour of common people in a big way. Even political parties are manipulating the media for propagating aggressively extreme ideologies.

Indonesia

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:01:20 GMT
Students of NU Egyptian Branch Select the Theme ‘Reflection into Art and Culture’ on the ...
VOI NEWS 13.00 LOCAL TIME, GMT+7, 23-10-2017 Indonesian Islamic Students or Santri of Nahdlatul Ulama special branch in Egypt carried the theme‘Reflection in Art and culture’ to commemorate the National Santri Day.  Chairman of NU...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:01:20 GMT
On National Day of Santri, Students of NU Egyptian Branch Select Theme Reflection in Art and Culture
VOI NEWS 11.00 LOCAL TIME, GMT+7, 23-10-2017 Indonesian Islamic Students or Santri of Nahdlatul Ulama special branch in Egypt carried the theme Reflection in Art and culture to commemorate the National Day of Santri. Chairman of NU Tanfidziyah board...

Indonesia Headlines

Indonesia Jakarta

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:06:44 +0700
US Judge Wrestles With Issue of Indonesian Immigrants
A US judge wrestled on Friday (20/10) with how much longer she can delay a Trump administration move to deport 47 Indonesian Christians who fled deadly violence in that country two decades ago and have been living illegally in New Hampshire under an ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:53:43 +0700
Garuda Contingent Members Share Stories From UN Peacekeeping Missions
While peacekeeping missions in the first place protect civilians and reduce the risk of renewed warfare in post-conflict zones, they also play an important role in foreign policy.

Japan Times News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:20:00 PDT
Biological maternal instinct: Moms’ response to crying baby exists across cultures

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:44:00 PDT
Madrid hits Catalan government where it hurts, cuts off its tax income

Malaysia Malay Mail

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:25:45 +0000
Smoother, shorter ride as Sri Damansara Link opens
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 — The newly opened Sri Damansara Link (SDL) of the Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway Phase 2 (DUKE 2) will alleviate congestion for its 30,000 daily users. Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof said the link is the...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:11:47 +0000
Cops foil bid to smuggle drugs worth RM12.7m at KLIA
SEPANG, Oct 24 — A recent operation to thwart a drugs smuggling attempt landed the police its largest bust at KL International Airport (KLIA) with the seizure of a massive 254kg of ketamine worth an estimated RM12.7 million. The Bukit Aman.....

Malaysia Malayan Insider

Mongolia

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

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

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

Myanmar National

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

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

Myanmar Nay Pyi Taw

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

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

Myanmar Yangon

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

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

North Korea (published in Seoul, South Korea)

Mon, 23 Oct 17 18:12:23 +0900
Heated debate on North Korea policy in South's National Assembly
Unification Ministry Cho Myoung Gyon speaks at the National Assembly on October 13, 2017Image: Yonhap News AgencyThe National Assembly Foreign Affairs and Unification Committee conducted a review of the Moon administration’s North Korea policy on O...

Mon, 23 Oct 17 18:04:02 +0900
Merchants seize opportunity as government demand for CCTV cameras increases
A store near Junggu Station in Pyongyang displays a sign advertising surveillance equipment. Image: Daily NKUnification Media Group (UMG): Earlier this year, Daily NK sources reported that the North Korean government began installing CCTV camera...

Pakistan World News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:55:33 +0000
From Gilgit to Gwadar: Pakistani motorheads spread the message of peace
The rally is being held in connection with the 70th independence day celebrations of the country The post From Gilgit to Gwadar: Pakistani motorheads spread the message of peace appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:58:02 +0000
Iran’s regional status has never been stronger: Rouhani
Rouhani says Iran's regime was under threat from fierce infighting between conservatives and moderates at home The post Iran’s regional status has never been stronger: Rouhani appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Pakistani News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:55:33 +0000
From Gilgit to Gwadar: Pakistani motorheads spread the message of peace
The rally is being held in connection with the 70th independence day celebrations of the country The post From Gilgit to Gwadar: Pakistani motorheads spread the message of peace appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:58:02 +0000
Iran’s regional status has never been stronger: Rouhani
Rouhani says Iran's regime was under threat from fierce infighting between conservatives and moderates at home The post Iran’s regional status has never been stronger: Rouhani appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Philippines

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 07:02:00 +0800
UK's Johnson urges North Korea to 'change course' on nukes
LONDON — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said yesterday that nobody wants armed conflict over North Korea's nuclear ambitions, but that US President

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:47:00 +0800
3 decades on, Belgium hopes to end probe into deadly gang
BRUSSELS — The Belgian government says that it wants to finally conclude an investigation into the "Mad Killers" gang which killed 28 people during the 1980s

Philippines Bacolod

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:37:57 +0800
MassKara wows Duterte
“BILIB gid ko a.” This was how President Rodrigo Duterte described the MassKara Festival when he attended the highlights of its 38th edition held at the public plaza of Bacolod City Sunday evening, October 22. Before he delivered a speech, the Pr...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:36:01 +0800
Barangay 18 is MassKara street dance champion
BARANGAY 18 was adjudged champion in the street and arena dance competition and bagged all the four special awards during the 38th MassKara Festival highlights at the Bacolod public plaza Sunday, October 22. The champion team, which performed right b...

Philippines Baguio

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:52:01 +0800
Luzano: Marawi, piman a tedda't - Gubat
PIMPIMAN a ladawan – pasdek ti negosyo ken residensia, nagbanag a rurog gapu iti gubat. Awan nakatakder a pasdek a limpio. Pasig a linnulussok ti bala ken pinirsa-pirsay ti bomba iti nasurok 149-days a Marawi siege. Nasuroken a sangaribu ti natay i...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:51:30 +0800
Allan: October born - the most loved and the loving people on earth
THIS October, our Science High class has ten Octoberians out of more than 35 classmates will celebrate. Our chat group is filled with birthday greetings and it will go on until October 28 on the birthday of Delia. She is Manila based and a bunch of u...

Philippines Cagayan-De-Oro

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:41:19 +0800
Be extra vigilant, Oro cops told
AN OFFICIAL of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-Northern Mindanao said the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (Cocpo) has been directed to be extra vigilant in guarding against bomb threats and possible terror attacks. Superintendent Lemuel Gonda, PRO...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:40:59 +0800
‘Movement against tyranny’ launched in Northern Mindanao
VARIOUS groups in Northern Mindanao have formed an alliance to fight "tyranny and fascism" which it said is becoming apparent in the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. Calling itself the "Movement Against Tyranny (MAT)," one of the organize...

Philippines Cebu

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:43:32 +0800
Vidal’s ‘grand send-off’
THREE cardinals and 20 bishops confirmed that they will be attending the burial of the late Cebu Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal on Thursday, church officials said. With the recent declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte that Oct. 26 will be a ho...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:41:16 +0800
Del Mar shares memories of the late cardinal
LIKE a fallen tree, Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal’s death was “thunderous,” said Cebu City North District Rep. Raul del Mar yesterday. Last night was the first necrological service for Vidal at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral....

Philippines Davao

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:10:22 +0800
MX3 supports CCF bloodletting activity
THE Christ's Commission Fellowship (CCF) in partnership with the MX3–DMI Medical Supply Co. Inc. hosted last Saturday, October 21, its first Bloodletting Activity in coordination with the Philippine Red Cross-Davao Chapter at CFF-Davao in Bajada in...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:10:20 +0800
BFAR-Davao to increase tilapia in Pangi river
THE Matina Pangi River is among the priority bodies of water in Davao Region to be repopulated with tilapia through the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources' (BFAR) Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa (Basil) project. At the sidelines of the 54th Fish C...

Philippines Dumaguete

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:26:57 +0800
Heavy rains cause massive flooding in Dumaguete
CLASSES on October 19 were suspended for the elementary and high school levels in Dumaguete City and other parts of Negros Oriental due to heavy rains that triggered massive flooding in many places. Dumaguete Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo ordered the ...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:26:38 +0800
Negros Oriental guv gets suspension order
VICE Governor Edward Mark Macias officially took over as acting governor of Negros Oriental on October 18 after Governor Roel Ragay Degamo was served a 90-day preventive suspension. Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Central Visayas D...

Philippines Headlines

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0800
‘Combat terminated’
42 terrorists killed in final Marawi battle

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0800
Abaya, 10 others sued by DOTr over MRT deal
MANILA, Philippines — Former transportation secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya and 10 others are facing graft charges in connection with an allegedly anomalous P3

Philippines Iloilo

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:01:49 +0800
Station Zero: Crimson Resort & Spa Boracay elevates the island lifestyle
CRIMSON Resort and Spa Boracay is making its mark even before its opening, set to happen at the beginning of 2018. The third Crimson property to open in the Philippines, the resort sprawls across 30,000 square feet of tropical island. The property ha...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:22:39 +0800
55 Iloilo schools to benefit from P1-M hand washing facility
PROCTER and Gamble (P&G) Philippines, Safeguard and Synergeia Foundation are giving pupils in 55 public elementary schools in Iloilo access to complete five-faucet hand washing facility to promote the importance of proper hygiene and sanitation i...

Philippines Manila

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:09:36 +0800
Hanabishi promotes fun yet productive school break
IT’S just a couple more weeks before schools go for a short break, which is also in time for the celebration of Undas. Many students and parents alike are starting to plan their short vacation: It could be just hanging out with family and friends, ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:05:10 +0800
Akamai announces new services, research to help customers 'Connect to Tomorrow’
AKAMAI Technologies announced its vision for an integrated approach to delivering world class digital experiences at the ‘EDGE’ Conference – its annual customer event. With customers looking for the fastest online services backed by world-class...

Philippines Nation

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0800
La Niña develops; expect rains, flooding
MANILA, Philippines — Brace for more rains and possible flooding in the coming months due to a developing weak La Niña, the state weather bureau advised the

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0800
5 slain in shootout with Cavite cops
CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna, Philippines —An alleged gun-for-hire, his partner and his three cohorts were killed in an alleged shootout with police officers in

Philippines Pampanga

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:07:01 +0800
Asean defense ministers’ meeting opens in Clark
CLARK FREEPORT -- The 11th Asean Defense Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) opened on Monday, October 23, with focus on terrorism and violent extremism. “Terrorism and violent extremism remain as challenges in South East Asia. Thus this ADMM will focus on...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:06:57 +0800
New San Fernando concept interpreted through digital poster making
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Some 64 young and talented artists from 24 public and private schools in the city interpreted the “New San Fernando concept” through arts during the first ever Digital Poster Making contest. The activity was organized by t...

Philippines Pangasinan

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:14:16 +0800
Company exec drowns in Pangasinan beach
BOLINAO, Pangasinan -- A company executive from Quezon City drowned at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, October 17, while swimming with his family and friends at Patar beach here, the police reported. The victim was identified as Christian Andrew Avila, 33, logist...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:13:26 +0800
Pangasinan police drug team stays
THE Drug Enforcement Team (DET) of the police in Pangasinan stays despite the withdrawal of the Philippine National Police (PNP) from the war on drugs as ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte. Chief Inspector Norman Florentino, head of the police comm...

Philippines Regional

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:45:29 +0800
Politics on display as Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize
WASHINGTON -- David Letterman was never known as a particularly political comedian, preferring a detached irony-drenched tone that favored the surreal and silly over topical humor. But there was an unmistakable political tint to much of Sunday night'...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:13:19 +0800
Toll rises in Malaysian landslide; 11 dead mostly foreigners
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Two more bodies buried by a landslide in a construction site in northern Malaysia were recovered Monday, bringing the death toll to 11, mostly foreign workers. Fire and rescue official Mohamad Rizuan Ramli said the bodies of...

Philippines Tacloban

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:31:13 +0800
Central Leyte gets P2.7B for infra projects in 2018
THE second legislative district of Leyte will get P2.7-billion budget for infrastructure development in 2018, considerably higher than this year’s allocation. Leyte second district Representative Henry Ong told reporters on Thursday, October 19, th...

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:01:56 +0800
Child laborers perish in Northern Samar landslide
TWO minors died after they were trapped in a landslide that hit a construction site inside an elementary school campus in Lavezares, Northern Samar, Wednesday afternoon, October 11. The victims were identified as Jonnel Nabor and Elmer Abayon, both 1...

Philippines Zamboanga

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:23:12 +0800
Abu Sayyaf bandits behead ex-village chief
SUSPECTED members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) has beheaded a former village official in Basilan province, the police reported on Monday, October 23. Senior Superintendent Nickson Muksan, Basilan police director, identified the victim as Hadji Najer...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:22:55 +0800
Groups provide aid to displaced families in Zamboanga
ZAMBOANGA City Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar has expressed her gratitude to the scores of individuals and organizations who responded and pitched in to provide relief assistance to the some 4,000 families affected and displaced by storm surge an...

Singapore News Asia

Singapore Today Online

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:11:52 +0000
Singapore malls are primed for Amazon's click de grace
HONG KONG - Singapore's malls are one click away from irrelevance, though the investment trusts that own them are carrying on as if nothing has changed. The first hint of trouble showed up in January when department store John Little shut down after ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:30:00 +0000
TODAY's morning brief for Tuesday, Oct 24
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Thailand Bangkok Most Recent

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 07:13:00 +0700
Residential developers conscious on investment
Residential developers remained cautious on investment in the third quarter amid low consumer confidence and slowed economic activities, according to a survey by the Real Estate Information Center (REIC).

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:44:00 +0700
Dept backs stand on dugong hunt
The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) yesterday insisted it did not fabricate evidence of dugong hunting in Trang, as claimed by wildlife advocacy groups.

Thailand Bangkok Top Stories

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:19:00 +0700
Tourists promised free interactive app
The Ministry of Tourism and Sports, in collaboration with Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DE), will launch an interactive mobile application for tourists early next year.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:46:00 +0700
Analysts forecast slight oil price uptick for rest of year
Local analysts expect global oil prices to rise slightly higher than anticipated for the rest of this year due to rising demand amid a recovering global economy, with increasing supply from some oil exporting countries tempering sharp price rises.

Thailand National

Thailand Top Stories

Vietnam Bao dien tu

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

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 06:25:00 GMT
Sweeping victory for Macri consolidating his reform plans and 2019 reelection bid
Candidates allied with Argentine President Mauricio Macri enjoyed sweeping victories in Sunday’s mid-term election, strengthening his position in Congress while dimming prospects for a political comeback by his predecessor Cr...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:00:00 GMT
Autopsy shows body found is missing Santiago Maldonado and has no signs of violence
The corpse found in Chubut River, in Argentine Patagonia, is Santiago Maldonado, it was confirmed late Friday by family members who recognized his body tattoos. Santiago lived in El Bolsón, a paradise for hippies in middle of ...

Argentina Independent

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

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

Bahamas Weekly

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:36:18 EDT
Commonwealth Law Ministers will share best practices to develop technologies to improve their justice systems
Commonwealth Law Ministers met in Nassau for four days to discuss law reform for civil and criminal justice, and the application of the technology to achieve objectives.&n...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:00:50 EDT
Ministry of Education: Director of Education Out of Office due to Illness
The Ministry of Education wishes to advise that the Director of Education, Mr. Lionel K. Sands, is on sick leave. His family thanks the Ministry of Education and the general public for its kind expressions of prayerful support and concern. The f...

Barbados Nation News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:57:00 -0400
Canadians facing drug charges
Members of the Drug Squad have charged three Canadian visitors with a number of drug related offences which were allegedly committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport yesterday.    Charged... ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:44:00 -0400
15 vehicles broken into in St Michael
Police are investigating a number of reported cases of criminal damage, after a total of 15 vehicles, were broken into, while they were parked in three St Michael communities. These incidents reportedly... ...

Belize Times

The Reporter

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

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

Bolpress (sp)

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:33:25 +0000
Evo celebra que demanda marítima sea ‘escuchada en Chile’ pese a grupos opositores
(ABI).- El presidente Evo Morales saludó  la posición de algunos candidatos a las elecciones generales en Chile, que se realizarán en noviembre, que proponen en su plan de gobierno solucionar el enclaustramiento de Bolivia. “Saludamos que e...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 22:33:09 +0000
La democracia en una semicolonia
El capitalismo tiene, en su fase imperialista, la característica de profundizar las brechas y desigualdades entre las potencias imperialistas y los países y pueblos dominados, coloniales y semicoloniales y de afianzar la división internacional del...

El Diario (sp)

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Presidente de Ecuador señaló riesgo de reelección indefinida
Sin especificar a qué país o Gobierno hace referencia, el presidente de Ecuador, Lenín Moreno, mediante su cuenta de Twitter: @Lenin, afirmó que “la reelección indefinida fomenta el caudillismo y la dictadura disfrazada de Democracia”. Al p...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400
IT y Anabelle estarán en EL DIARIO
Como todos los años, Halloween será para EL DIARIO un agradable motivo de diversión y de unión familiar porque la noche del 31 visitarán nuestro matutino los tenebrosos personajes IT y Anabelle. La diabólica muñeca y el payaso del terror son l...

Brazil

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:53:00 GMT
"Untouchable" Temer does it again: Brazilian congress will support his full presidential mandate
A Brazilian congressional committee on Wednesday voted against making President Michel Temer stand trial on corruption charges. The 39-26 vote by the justice committee in the lower house was non-binding but gives Temer politica...

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:37:00 GMT
Brazilian Senate challenges Supreme Court and returns suspended lawmaker
The Senate on Tuesday rejected a decision of Brazil's top court and returned a suspended lawmaker to his post, in what critics said was the latest self-protection move by politicians accused of corruption.

Caribbean

2017-09-02
Hurricane Irma turns westward with 120-mph winds
MIAMI, USA -- Hurricane Irma maintained its category 3 status on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale on Friday and is forecast to remain a powerful hurricane for days, as it turned westwards as expected. According to the National Hurricane Center...

2017-09-02
US Coast Guard sets Port Condition Four for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Effective 1 pm on Thursday, the US Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan set Port Condition Four for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. The maritime community was strongly urged to remain vigilant and take the necessar...

La Nacion (sp)

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

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

Colombia

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:00:13 +0000
Colombia’s prosecutor general proposes aerial fumigation of coca
Colombia’s prosecutor general on Saturday called on the government to consider resuming aerial fumigation on claims crop substitution targets for this year will not be met. In an interview with… Read more Colombia’s prosecutor...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:26:14 +0000
Medellin barely prevents premature release of admitted Pablo Escobar heir
An admitted heir of Pablo Escobar’s former enforcer army, the Oficina de Envigado, was almost released from prison after a judge surprisingly revoked his homicide conviction. Medellin’s prosecution office was… Read more Medell...

Colombia Bogota

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:38:48 +0000
Colombia looks to expand free-trade deals with Pacific region nations
As a founding member nation of the Pacific Alliance, the first round of free trade talks has begun in Cali to forge agreements with Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Singapore.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:12:36 +0000
ARTBO: October is all art at the heart of Bogotá
The country’s most important art fair, ARTBO, kicks- off Thursday with a new section and 75 galleries from across the world.

Costa Rica News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:40:07 +0000
Time To Put A Stop To Costa Rica’s “Pura Birra” Culture
EDITORIAL – Costa Rica’s Judicial System Broken. Really Broken. Once again we have proof that Costa Rica’s judiciary system is broken. I mean really broken. Once too many times we have seen a driver under the influence of alcohol or...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:39:47 +0000
Drunk Driver Who Ran Over And Killed Athlete Is Free!
Released with the conditions to sign every 15 days and have a fixed address, while being investigated for the manslaughter, is the decision of a judge, confirmed Luis Cubillo, lawyer of the family of the victim, after being notified by the Public Min...

Radio Habana (sp)

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:32:50 -0400
Cuba exige en ONU fin de agresión radioeléctrica desde Estados Unidos
Naciones Unidas, 23 oct (RHC) Cuba exigió este lunes en la ONU el cese de la agresión a su espacio radioeléctrico desde Estados Unidos, una práctica que viola las leyes internacionales.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:05:50 -0400
Red solidaria en Estados Unidos mantiene compromiso con Cuba
Washington, 23 oct (RHC) La Red Nacional de Solidaridad con Cuba concluyó este domingo su conferencia anual en la ciudad estadounidense de Seattle, con el compromiso de continuar el apoyo a nuestro país y difundir su obra y aportes al mundo.

Dominica News online

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:57:37 +0000
DIGICEL ANNOUNCEMENT: Jimmit and Mahaut Customers
Monday, 23 rd October 2017 – Roseau, Dominica: Digicel Strengthens mobile coverage for Jimmit and Mahaut. They join customers already re-connected to the network in: Marigot, Woodfordhill,Wesley, Anse Du Mai, Anse Sol Dat, Campbell, Layou Valley an...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:47:05 +0000
THE WAY FORWARD FOR DOMINICA’S YOUTH: THE NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF DOMINICA
The National Youth Council of Dominica wishes to express sympathies to young people through-out Dominica who have lost relatives and loves ones, our prayers are with you. We wish further to express solidarity and our unwavering commitment to Presiden...

Dominican Today

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

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

The Dominican

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 10:26:35 GMT
Dominica Parliament holds emergency session extends state of emergency
The Dominica Parliament have voted to extend the State of Emergency on the island to December 31, 2017 following the destruction wrought by hurricane Maria.

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 09:23:37 GMT
UN Secretary General visits hurricane ravaged Dominica warns of climate change impact
The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres is today visiting Dominica which was devastated by hurricane Maria on September 18, 2017.

Falkland Islands / Malvinas

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 06:03:00 GMT
A Rose for Peace presented the Falklands by Argentine students
The large number of Argentine visitors to the Falkland Islands this week included pupils of the Don Bosco College in Ensenada. Having spent the first full day of their stay visiting the military cemeteries at Darwin and San Car...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:18:00 GMT
Some thoughts about the 9 November Falklands' general election
By John Fowler - At the time of going to press, so far sixteen brave or foolhardy souls have declared their candidature for the General Election. This is one more than in 2013 and may be the most ever. With an average age of le...

Siglo 21 (sp)

Honduras News

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 ...

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:12:18 +0000
Honduras Lands Top Stop for Tourist Destination – See Why – Video and Photos
It may not appeal to everyone, but CNN has included Honduras in their top tourist destinations for 2016. One of the reasons, and probably the most controversial one, why Honduras is valued less as a tourist destination is the fact that it is being ta...

Jamaica Gleaner

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
No room for guns, bullets in South East St Mary race, says Chang - JLP adamant shooting of two men not politically motivated
Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) General Secretary Dr Horace Chang is decrying a recent gun attack on two persons in Top Bay, Annotto Bay, a community in South East St Mary.In a statement yesterday, Chang said that based on information from the police,.....

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Editors' Forum | Gov't right on HPV - Jamaica AIDS Support backs vaccination programme
While agreeing with claims that the Ministry of Health failed to implement strategies that would properly sensitise the public about the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine, representatives of Jamaica AIDS Support for Life (JASL) say that they...

Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Star

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500
I was fired for having HIV - Woman struggling to care for son after being dismissed
Three months into her pregnancy with her first and only child in 2004, Paulette Grant* discovered that she had contracted HIV.Afraid that she would face discrimination, Grant never told her superiors at the government agency, where she had been...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500
Gunmen go on rampage in St James
Crime scene investigators in St James were kept busy within 24 hours between Saturday and yesterday as gunmen went on a rampage throughout the parish leaving seven dead and others injured.Some of those killed have since been identified as 39-year-....

Latin America

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:25:00 GMT
UN Human Rights High Commissioner visits Peru and Uruguay
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein will visit Peru and Uruguay this week to discuss progress and challenges concerning human rights in these countries. He will also launch a joint plan of action by th...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 01:45:00 GMT
Uruguay's football caught between a rock and a hard place
Soccer passionate Uruguay is again with no matches this weekend in the local major leagues and could be for several weeks, because of a conflict between professional players demanding to remove the authorities of their associat...

Mercosur

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:39:00 GMT
Mercosur/EU trade deal again faces French foot dragging with Irish support
France will propose changing the European Commission’s mandate to negotiate a trade deal with Mercosur bloc to include food safety provisions, its envoy to Brazil said on this week.

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 02:48:00 GMT
Aerolineas Argentinas suspends flights to Venezuela because of security concerns
Aerolineas Argentinas has become the latest carrier to suspend flights to Caracas. The company said it had concerns over security in Venezuela because of increasing criminal violence and political uncertainty. It joins dozens o...

El Nuevo Diario (sp)

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0600
¿Cómplices de Harvey Weinstein? - El Nuevo Diario
El hostigamiento, acoso sexual y abuso de poder perpetrado durante décadas, con total impunidad, por el todopoderoso Harvey Weinstein era un secreto a voces entre los miembros de Hollywood. Aquellos que callaron y miraron para otro lado, hoy n...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0600
Ramón Rodríguez recibirá Orden Rubén Darío-Cervantes - El Nuevo Diario
El Instituto Nicaragüense de Cultura Hispánica (INCH) reconocerá con la Orden Cultural Darío-Cervantes al maestro Ramón Rodríguez Sobalvarro, director general del Teatro Nacional Rubén Darío (TNRD...

Newsroom Panama

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:01:44 +0000
Case against Martinelli side kick near close

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:32:15 +0000
Emergency Operations on standby for green alert

Paraguay

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:18:00 GMT
Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay launch bid to host the 2030 World Cup
Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay formally launched South America’s three-nation bid to host the 2030 World Cup on Wednesday and said Argentina would likely host the majority of the tournament’s stadiums. The presidents of th...

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 11:55:00 GMT
Paraguayan guerrillas kidnap two Mennonite farmers in less than two weeks
A Paraguayan guerrilla group kidnapped on Friday a young Mennonite farmer in central Paraguay in an area where similar abductions have taken place. Bernard Blatz Friessen, 22, was driving a pickup while his father followed in a...

La Republica (sp)

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:18:28 +0000
Dragon Ball Super: una imagen ‘ultra realista’ de Bills, causa asombro en redes sociales [FOTO]
¡Alerta de Spoiler! Con los recientes acontecimientos que se han suscitado en Dragon Ball Super, los millones de seguidores, con que ya cuenta en todo el mundo, quedaron ansiosos y hasta asombrados, por los recientes acontecimientos suscitados en ...

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:00:01 +0000
“Creo que la clave del éxito es la disciplina económica”
<p>Pese a su dura infancia y el abandono de su padre, en dos oportunidades, José Aroni no se amilanó ante los problemas de la vida. Hace 16 años su vida dio un giro de 360 grados después de dejar la arquitectura y abocarse de lleno a la coc...

Peru al Dia (sp)

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:33:52 +0000
Maestros percibirán aumento de sueldos a partir de noviembre
  El ministro de Educación, Idel Vexler, anunció que a partir del mes de noviembre los maestros percibirán un aumento en sus remuneraciones. Asimismo, señaló que habrá una homologación de ingresos para aquellos docentes con encargaturas...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:23:41 +0000
Hoy se aprobó la décimo segunda lista de Fonavi
Hoy se aprobó la décimo segunda lista de peruanos que se beneficiarán con las devoluciones de sus aportes al Fonavi.  Asimismo, la secretaria técnica de la comisión del Fonavi invitó a los ciudadanos a corroborar si aparecen en la nueva lista...

South America

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:55:00 GMT
Two of Italy's richest regions vote for more autonomy
Two of Italy's richest northern regions have voted for more autonomy, according to their leaders. More than 90% of voters in Lombardy, home to Italy's financial capital Milan, and the Veneto region around Venice, voted yes in t...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:51:00 GMT
Brexit countdown: PM May faces Parliament and Davis travels to Paris
UK Brexit Secretary David Davis will travel to Paris on Monday for talks days after French President Emmanuel Macron suggested Britain would need to up its divorce payment offer to unlock trade negotiations. Davis will have din...

Trinidad and Tobago Guardian

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

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:24:13 +0000
Monday 23rd October, 2017

Unasur

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

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

Uruguay

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:25:00 GMT
UN Human Rights High Commissioner visits Peru and Uruguay
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein will visit Peru and Uruguay this week to discuss progress and challenges concerning human rights in these countries. He will also launch a joint plan of action by th...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 01:45:00 GMT
Uruguay's football caught between a rock and a hard place
Soccer passionate Uruguay is again with no matches this weekend in the local major leagues and could be for several weeks, because of a conflict between professional players demanding to remove the authorities of their associat...

Venezuela

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:07:00 GMT
"Neither Venezuelans or the world will swallow this fiction" blasts opposition
Opposition leaders in Venezuela have alleged fraud after electoral authorities claimed that Nicolás Maduro’s socialist party won 17 of 24 governorships in Sunday’s regional elections. On Sunday evening, National Electoral...

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:10:00 GMT
Maduro declares victory in 17 of 23 states; opposition demands a recount of votes
President Nicolas Maduro’s government won a landslide victory in closely watched regional elections in Venezuela, according to official results that the opposition said were “suspicious” and rejected results. Maduro’s p...

Venezuela Analysis

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:00:00 -0400
The Campaign Against the Economic War and Corruption in Venezuela: The devil is in the details
Professor Steve Ellner critiques the government's communication strategy in relation to the economic war being waged against the country and says that it must reinvigorate its message following the surprise Chavista victory in regional elections on ...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:03:00 -0400
Report: CNE Accredited International Electoral Accompaniment Program
Read the official report back from the official CNE accredited international electoral accompaniment team following last Sunday's regional elections in Venezuela. 

Antarctica

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:30:00 GMT
Massive starvation of Adelie penguin chicks; allegedly extensive ice late in summer to blame
Thousands of Adelie penguin chicks died in Antarctica early this year, in an event now prompting conservationists to call for the urgent protection of east Antarctic waters. Scientists studying a colony of more than 18,000 pair...

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:37:00 GMT
China's Sinopec considering selling assets in Santa Cruz, Argentina
Argentina’s losses on its oil and gas assets, as well as its labor disputes, have prompted China’s Sinopec to consider selling its operations in the country. Sinopec advisors have offered up some of its assets to about a do...

Australian Top Stories

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:08:46 +1100
Holy coal! How a power station sold for peanuts became a $730m asset
Australia's energy policy chaos has created some unlikely winners and losers. The Vales Point Power Station, which the NSW Government offloaded for $1 million, is now worth $730 million.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:04:30 +1100
'There's that word we don't like': A conversation about fear, ignorance and Islam in Australia
Kerrie and Mobinah have very different views on Islam in Australia. What happens when they sit down for a frank conversation?

Australian World News

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 10:51:07 +1100
Watch 245 thrill-seekers leap from bridge for world record
Footage shows the moment the group took the plunge, held together by 20 kilometres of rope and 1,000 harnesses in Brazil.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:57:30 +1100
Cristiano Ronaldo named FIFA's best
Real Madrid's Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo is crowned the best soccer player in the world for the second year running at FIFA's The Best awards gala.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Canberra Times

Mon Oct 23 05:12:33 UTC 2017
Canberra baseballer Mitch Edwards weighing up scholarships following USA tour
Canberra baseballer Mitch Edwards is weighing up scholarship offers following a tour of the USA.

Mon Oct 23 07:12:26 UTC 2017
Ex-league coach Warren Ryan ran at victim 'like a bull' before pub punch, court told
Edward Purcell told the court he arrived at the hotel with friends, and began chatting to Warren Ryan about Donald Trump.

Independent Australia

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 21:31:31 +1000
CARTOON: Pennywise's friend
Donald the scary clown. read now...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 13:00:00 +1000
Police turn a blind eye to Russian cybercriminals preying on Australians
What happens when you uncover clear proof of a Russian identity theft and dating scam? Unfortunately, in Australia, not much it seems. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:45:40 +1200
Court of Appeal rejects Tuscany Towers case
The Court of Appeal has rejected a case brought by a group of owners of a west Auckland housing complex which suffered leaky building issues.Six owners of places in New Lynn's 97-unit Tuscany Towers sought to have an interim High...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Mon Oct 23 22:02:47 UTC 2017
Dreamworld tragedy lives on for mother of Kate Goodchild and Luke Dorsett
The mother of two of the victims killed in the Dreamworld accident has opened up about her grief.

Mon Oct 23 09:20:51 UTC 2017
Two people dead after light plane crash in Northern Territory bushland
Two people are dead after a light plane ripped through Northern Territory bushland, losing both of its wings before crashing near a rural road outside of Darwin.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Tue Oct 24 00:14:47 UTC 2017
British Airways passengers say bedbug-infested flight left them 'covered in bites'
Passenger Heather Szilagyi used to clean hotel rooms, so knows a bedbug when she sees one.

Mon Oct 23 23:46:26 UTC 2017
Czech president waves mock rifle 'at journalists' during press conference
Speaking at a press conference, Zeman held up a mock assault rifle with an inscription that can be translated as "Toward journalists" or "At journalists."

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

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 11:46:38 +1300
Wife killer believed he was the new Messiah
"He did it."

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:57:00 +1300
Mother of victim in police chase crash says fatal Morningside smash hits too close to home
The mother of a woman killed by a driver being chased by police 14 years ago says the latest fatal crash shows police pursuit tactics must change.

New Zealand Headlines

New Zealand National

New Zealand Pacific

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:39:17 +1300
Former PNG AG attacks deep sea mining project
Papua New Guinea's former attorney general Sir Arnold Amet has criticised Nautilus Minerals' Solwara deep sea mining project in the Bismarck Sea.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:25:10 +1300
Sport: Tonga not looking past World Cup opener
The Tonga rugby league team insist they're not looking beyond this weekend's World Cup opener against Scotland in Cairns.

New Zealand RadioNZ

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:00:17 +1300
Notorious bikie gang boss: 'I'm not here to threaten NZ'
AJ Graham - who spent two and a half years in a prison after founding the Rebels biker gang in Tasmania - has returned to New Zealand.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:51:47 +1300
Police defend response to cassette tape 'bomb threat'
Southern police have defended their response to a perceived bomb threat in central Dunedin this year which resulted in evacuations and a shutdown of much of the city's CBD.

New Zealand Top Stories

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:28:44 +1300
Inland Revenue dobs in Auckland firm to credit ratings agencies over unpaid tax bill
Inland Revenue has tipped off credit ratings agencies about an Auckland firm that has big tax debts, but won't reveal the identity of the company to the wider public.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:42:30 +1300
Jacinda Ardern releases Cabinet lineup
NZ First leader Winston Peters will pick up the plum foreign affairs portfolio and his deputy Ron Mark defence when Jacinda Ardern releases her lineup on Tuesday.

New Zealand World

Planet Tonga

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

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

Albania Economy

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

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

Armenia News

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:03:47 +0400
Tillerson urges Iraq and Kurdistan to resolve conflict through dialogue

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:47:38 +0400
Germany approves deal on three submarines for Israel

Armenia Panorama

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:32:32 +0400
Azerbaijani forces again fire SPIKE guided missile at Artsakh positions

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:06:06 +0400
Misha to sing “Boomerang” for Armenia at Junior Eurovision 2017

Armenian News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:00:59 GMT
Iran investing in cooperation with regional countries, 'unlike U.S.'
In reaction to Tillerson demand, Zarif said the Iraqi people are at their home and they do not wait for anybody's order.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:57:52 GMT
Blood molecule that attracts wolves, repels humans - researchers
If the molecule has persisted across tens, or even hundreds of millions of years, then perhaps they would react too.

Azerbaijan AzerNews

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

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

Azerbaijan Today

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:00:00 +0400
Kazakhstan expects share of Russian fuel at local market to drop by November

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:45:00 +0400
Russia urges U.S. Congress to preserve nuclear deal with Iran

Azerbaijan Trend

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:59:00 +0400
Azerbaijan's acrobatics team returns to Baku with medals (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan's acrobatics team returned to Baku on Monday after the European Championship held in Poland

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:57:14 +0400
Use of blockchain to allow Azerbaijan reducing time of customs inspections

Belarus Belapan

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:57:28 +0300
Belarus interested to increase exports of pharmaceutical products to EU, official says

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:13:39 +0300
Online petition demanding defense minister's resignation sent to Council of Ministers

Belarus Belta

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:59:44 +0300
European experts study Belarusian experience of using public private partnership to fight cybercrime
The purpose of the visit is to study the experience and practice of cooperation between the public sector and the private sector in fighting high-tech crimes and put together an updated version of the report on the state of affairs in this field in t...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:32:12 +0300
UAE Culture Days in Belarus begin
“Today we begin a new tradition of arranging reciprocal culture days. The event is also remarkable because the culture days are arranged as part of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Belarus-UAE relations,” said Belarusian Culture Ministe...

Belarus Digest

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

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

Czech Republic Ceske Noviny

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:19:00 +0200
ANO a SPD se shodly na návrhu Vondráčka na předsedu Sněmovny
Praha - Hnutí ANO a Svoboda a přímá demokracie (SPD) se dnes na večerním jednání shodly na návrhu Radka Vondráčka (ANO) na předsedu Sněmovny. Novinářům to řekli zástupci obou uskupení....

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:20:00 +0200
Ministerstvo zahraničí USA souhlasí prodat vrtulníky armádě ČR
Washington - Ministerstvo zahraničí Spojených států vyslovilo souhlas se zamýšleným prodejem 12 vojenských vrtulníků UH-1Y od americké firmy Bell české armádě. Dnes o tom informovala...

Czech Republic Radio Praha

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:04:00 +0200
Zeman meets Babiš for first post-election talks
President Miloš Zeman on Monday held his first meeting with Andrej Babiš since the latter’s ANO party scored a massive success in the Czech Republic’s general elections. Mr. Zeman said on Sunday that he would task Mr. Babiš, w...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:12:00 +0200
Acquisition of controversial pig farm at site of former concentration camp to cost 450 million crowns
The government has made public the amount for which it will buy a controversial pig farm in Lety, South Bohemia, from the company AGPI. The contract, the outgoing government revealed was worth 450 million crowns including tax (around...

Estonia

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:53:53 +0300
Man sustains burns after setting self on fire in police cell
A detained man was hospitalized with injuries after setting himself on fire in the police detention house of Rakvere late on Friday night.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:50:42 +0300
Large amount of drugs washes onto Lohusalu sea coast
Over the past weekend the police collected large quantities of what is believed to be a narcotic substance washed ashore at Lohusalu, a resort area some 30 kilometers west of Tallinn, according to the news portal of ERR.

Estonia Post Times

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:53:53 +0300
Man sustains burns after setting self on fire in police cell
A detained man was hospitalized with injuries after setting himself on fire in the police detention house of Rakvere late on Friday night.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:50:42 +0300
Large amount of drugs washes onto Lohusalu sea coast
Over the past weekend the police collected large quantities of what is believed to be a narcotic substance washed ashore at Lohusalu, a resort area some 30 kilometers west of Tallinn, according to the news portal of ERR.

Europe

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:35:26 +0200
Dozens die in ISIL 'reprisal killings' in Syria
Dozens of civilians killed by ISIL just hours before Syrian troops recapture town of al Qaryatayn

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:06:09 +0200
Christiano Ronaldo retains FIFA player of the year award
FIFA holds its own 'Oscars' naming Christiano Ronaldo as player of the year

Europe BBC

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:23:59 GMT
Catalonia Spain: Officials 'won't follow orders from Madrid'
The warning comes as the Spanish government moves to reassert control over the region's authorities.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:28:28 GMT
Russian radio presenter Felgengauer stabbed in neck
A top Russian broadcaster is seriously ill in hospital after a man stabbed her in the neck at work.

Finland Today

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:05:04 +0000
We Asked the Estonian President What We Could Learn From Them – Nobel Winner Urged To Go ‘Head to Head’
We interviewed Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and the Nobel-winning professor of economics, Bengt Holmström, about what the future may bring. The post We Asked the Estonian President What We Could Learn From Them – Nobel Winner Urged To G...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:45:29 +0000
‘Loving Vincent’ Film Review: A Real Feast For the Eye and Mind
'Loving Vincent' brings Vincent van Gogh's most famous paintings alive in a hand-painted pleasure of a film. The post ‘Loving Vincent’ Film Review: A Real Feast For the Eye and Mind appeared first on Finland Today.

Finland Yle Uutiset

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:42:35 +0300
Report: Middle East the primary destination for record Finnish arms exports in 2016
Nearly 63 percent of Finnish arms exports went to countries in the Middle East in 2016, according to a new report out Monday. The think tank SaferGlobe says that states in the region purchased 84 million of a record 133.4 million euros in military e...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:00:00 +0300
Rainy days and belly aches: Finland to update package holiday refund laws
Finland is changing consumer protection laws for travellers which - among other things - will help dissatisfied holiday package customers to receive financial compensation when their holidays fall short of expectations.

France 24 Live News

2017-10-24T00:00:10Z
'Idiots of the century' swim in baited croc trap
A group of men seen swimming inside a baited crocodile trap in Australia near where a woman was recently eaten were blasted as "idiots of the century" Tuesday.Photos posted on Facebook showed the four men clamouring on the floating trap set near a ma...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:44:16 GMT
Ronaldo named FIFA's player of the year
Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning last season saw him win the 2017 Best FIFA men's player of the year trophy as Real Madrid dominated a star-studded awards ceremony in London on Monday.

France RFI

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:54:37 GMT
New noise levels giving French clubbers headaches
France's superstar DJ Laurent Garnier banded together with the country's top nightclubs on Monday to sound the alarm about new noise restrictions imposed on music venues.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:52:23 GMT
Hamilton triumphs in Austin, inches closer to fourth title
Lewis Hamilton inched closer to his fourth world championship after winning the United States Grand Prix. Hamilton has taken a 66-point lead over Sebastian Vettel who finished a distant second in the race.

French News Online

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

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

Germany

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:04:26 +0200
Countering the Populists: Merkel Moves Left to Disarm the Right
Angela Merkel's response to the rise of the far-right AfD is to shift her party further to the left and position herself as the social conscience of the new coalition. But within her party, many have doubts about the strategy.

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:08:49 +0200
Seven Months with Martin Schulz: The Anatomy of a Failed Campaign
When he first announced his candidacy, ex-European Parliament President Martin Schulz rocketed upward in the opinion polls. But his slide was just as dramatic. DER SPIEGEL was with him throughout and provides a unique look from the inside of his doom...

Germany European News

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:59:00 +0200
SPIEGEL Interview with Sebastian Kurz: 'I Definitely Have a Red Line'
Sebastian Kurz, 31, is set to take over the reins in Austria. In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, he speaks of a possible coalition with the right-wing FPÖ, about his hard-line stance on immigration and how age influences politics.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:18:32 +0200
Rule of Law: Merkel Risks Deepening EU Rifts
Violations of EU agreements have become more the rule than the exception and now, German Chancellor Angela Merkel would like to put a stop to the practice. But the move seems predestined to deepen Brussel's dispute with Poland and Hungary.

Gibralter

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

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

Greek Reporter

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

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

Hungary Budapest Business Journal

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:58:00 GMT
Wizz Air preparing for post-Brexit business
Wizz Air U.K. Ltd. announced that it has filed an application for the grant of an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) and Operating Licence (OL) with the Civil Aviation Authority of the United Kingdom (CAA).

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:50:00 GMT
Online commerce growing, but problems remain
This year the growth of online commerce in Hungary could reach 20%, although many are still distrustful towards shopping on the internet. Black Friday, due next month, gives a strong impetus to spending money in the virtual space.

Iceland Monitor

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:00:00 +0000
Texasburgers joint at Grandi becomes hip pizzeria
A new addition to the Grandi harbour area is Flatey Pizza, a hip pizzeria serving sourdough pizzas.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:57:00 +0000
Viking world to rise in Mosfellsdalur
A new Viking world will rise in Mosfellsdalur in the vicinity of Reykjavik. The area will feature a church, farms, animal pens and a workshop to show what life was like in Iceland in the 11th and 12th century.

Iceland Review

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:53:10 +0000
Two Families Granted Residence Permits In Iceland
Two families seeking asylum in Iceland have now been granted residence permits on basis of human rights consideration.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:22:48 +0000
Larger Earthquakes Not Ruled Out
Larger earthquakes than the one that took place near Selfoss, South Iceland during the weekend may happen in the coming days.

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:14:09 +0000
More Eagles In Iceland Than At Any Point Since Late 19th Century
Good news everyone! Not since the time of the Gothic novel, Victorian sensibilities and rampant homophobia against Oscar Wilde have... The post More Eagles In Iceland Than At Any Point Since Late 19th Century appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:37:43 +0000
Finally The Church Bells Of Hallgrímskirkja Will Toll Once Again
Since last year the church bells of the Reykjavík landmark Hallgrímskirkja have remained silent, but now, a year later will... The post Finally The Church Bells Of Hallgrímskirkja Will Toll Once Again appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Ireland Headlines

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:16:50 +0100
EPA: sewage treatment improvements nowhere near enough
The Environmental Protection Agency has said that the pace of improvements to Ireland's waste water treatment infrastructure is falling far short of requirements.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:58:00 +0100
Banks to detail how tracker issue will be tackled
The banks are expected to issue statements later this week which will give details of how they will tackle the tracker mortgage issue.

Ireland IrishExaminer

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Concern grows at allocation of houses
Resentment is being caused in communities in Cork county as people, residing up to 70km away, are edging out locals on a waiting list for council houses.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Landlords use antisocial behaviour ‘excuse’ to evict young addicts’ families
The families of some children accessing a HSE adolescent addiction service allegedly faced eviction as landlords were using the “excuse” of child antisocial behaviour so as to vacate the property.

Italy

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:54:31 +0200
Rome's trees are falling: Toppling pine crushes taxi in latest accident
Rome’s toppling trees are “beyond an emergency”, a conservation group has warned after a large pine fell onto a moving taxi on Monday.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:22:48 +0200
China reverses ban on Italian Gorgonzola and other stinky cheese
China has reopened its borders to Italian Gorgonzola and other smelly European cheeses after a two-month ban on imports.

Lithuania Delfi

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:43:27 +0300
Potential presidential candidates begin saying what voters want to hear

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:27:04 +0300
Baltic security in the age of Trump

Lithuania Tribune

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

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

Macedonian News Agency

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:41:01 +0000
SEC rejects all local elections complaints
The State Election Commission (SEC) has rejected all complaints submitted by parties in regard to voting in the first round of local elections. SEC Spokesperson Ljupka Guguchevska told MIA that the session ended on Friday morning and all complaints a...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:33:28 +0000
On October 15, Macedonia lost the most
What happened on October 15 is a question with one answer – VMRO-DPMNE lost, but Macedonia is the biggest loser. Anyone who, for whatever reason, feels good about the defeat of VMRO-DPMNE, should keep this in mind in the forthcoming period. Anyone ...

Malta Gozo News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:15:07 +0000
NAO highlights “serious concerns” in Gozo road works Directorate
A Report has been presented by the Auditor General, Charles Deguara, to the Speaker of the House, the...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:29:08 +0000
Brass and wind concert taking place in Nadur next month
Next month, the Mnarja Philharmonic Society will be holding a musical concert – Essentials Sounds of Brass and...

Malta Independent

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:38:00 +0200
Delia tables parliamentary motion with CSN demands for resignation of Police Chief and AG
PN Leader Adrian Delia has presented a motion to parliament to urgently discuss the demands put forward by the Civil Society Network to President Marie-Louise Colerio Preca after yesterday's demonstration in Valletta.Thousands gathered on Republic St...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:49:00 +0200
Daphne murder: Archbishop celebrates mass at Bidnija, calls for culture of honesty, integrity
Archbishop Charles Scicluna called for the promotion of integrity and justice when delivering a homily during a Mass at the Bidnija chapel, exactly one week after journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed with a car bomb.The investigative journali...

Malta Today

Mon,23 Oct 2017 20:17:24 +0200
RaiNews contends Daphne Caruana Galizia murder linked to Semtex from Libya
RaiNews24 reports an American journalist as having sources linking explosive used to kill Caruana Galizia with fuel smuggling in Libya

Mon,23 Oct 2017 19:17:10 +0200
Flare-up as opposition calls for suspension of normal business to discuss resignations, government disagrees
Tempers flared in parliament this evening after the government rejects Opposition call for urgent debate

Times of Malta

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:44:00 +0200
WATCH: Rambler 88 wins the 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race
George David’s Rambler 88 took monohull honours in the 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race last night after crossing the finish line in an elapsed time of 2 days, nine hours 48 minutes nine seconds. This was the third successive time ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:14:00 +0200
WATCH: Highlights of Sunday's NBA games
Wolves 115, Thunder 113 Andrew Wiggins hit 3-pointer as time expired to trump Carmelo Anthony's late triple and lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 115-113 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday. Wiggins and Karl-Anthony...

Northern Ireland BBC

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:56:44 GMT
Oisín McGrath death: Man admits unlawful killing
Twenty-year-old pleads guilty to unlawful killing of Oisín McGrath in school play ground incident in 2015.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:40:27 GMT
Abortion: 'Hardship' travel grant for NI women
Government to pay for grants and travel costs for some NI women seeking free abortions in England.

Norway Today

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

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

Norwegian Foreigner

The Nordic Page

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:18:05 +0200
Record Number of Tourists to Norway

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:02:05 +0200
Women Take Over Rule of Norway

Krakow Post

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:24:52 +0000
Conrad Festival 2017: A week of authors and literature in Krakow
Today is the beginning of the Conrad Festival, arguably the most important annual literary event in Krakow – already a UNESCO city of literature. The post Conrad Festival 2017: A week of authors and literature in Krakow appeared first on The Krakow...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 08:21:00 +0000
Talk to strangers from all walks of life at Krakow’s “Human Library”
At the Human Library, visitors don't check out books, but people – freely asking individuals with unique backgrounds and voices to tell their stories The post Talk to strangers from all walks of life at Krakow’s “Human Library” ap...

Poland

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:28:00 GMT
Sixteen injured as train hits garbage truck in Poland
Sixteen people have been injured after a local passenger train ploughed into a garbage truck on a rail crossing in northern Poland on Monday.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:22:00 GMT
Italian tribute to Polish composer
A commemorative plaque to the Polish composer Karol Szymanowski has been unveiled in Palermo, Sicily.

Poland Krakow

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:24:52 +0000
Conrad Festival 2017: A week of authors and literature in Krakow
Today is the beginning of the Conrad Festival, arguably the most important annual literary event in Krakow – already a UNESCO city of literature. The post Conrad Festival 2017: A week of authors and literature in Krakow appeared first on The Krakow...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 08:21:00 +0000
Talk to strangers from all walks of life at Krakow’s “Human Library”
At the Human Library, visitors don't check out books, but people – freely asking individuals with unique backgrounds and voices to tell their stories The post Talk to strangers from all walks of life at Krakow’s “Human Library” ap...

Radio Poland

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:28:00 GMT
Sixteen injured as train hits garbage truck in Poland
Sixteen people have been injured after a local passenger train ploughed into a garbage truck on a rail crossing in northern Poland on Monday.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:22:00 GMT
Italian tribute to Polish composer
A commemorative plaque to the Polish composer Karol Szymanowski has been unveiled in Palermo, Sicily.

Portugal Resident

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:27:01 +0000
Former PM is “not an engineer” after all, says Order of Engineers
In hot water over matters so much more important, the new ‘blot’ on former prime minister José Sócrates ‘good name’ is that his well-used prefix of “Eng.” (standing for engineer) is bogus. So says the Order of Engineers, which insists S...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:20:35 +0000
History talk on the town of Balsa
Algarve historian Peter Kingdon Booker will be giving a talk about “Balsa” on Friday, November 3 at the Clube de Tavira at 11am. He will answer such questions as: Was Tavira a Roman town or is it even older? Why is the old bridge called The Roman...

Romania Agerpres

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:13:48 GMT
Open letter addressed by the AGERPRES director, Alexandru Ion Giboi, to the Senate President, Calin Popescu-Tariceanu
Mmes. and and Messrs. Senators

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:15:34 GMT
FinMin Misa: Split VAT will place taxpayers on equal footing
Applying the split Value-Added Tax (VAT) payment mechanism will place taxpayers on an equal footing, while eliminating unfair competition, Minister of Public Finance Ionut Misa told a Government Question Time in Parliament on Monday.

Romania Insider

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:59:28 GMT
Police 'let down' modern slavery victims, says report
Inspectors find many victims are being failed "at every stage" by police in England and Wales.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:29:38 GMT
Nuneaton bowling alley siege: Man charged
David Clarke, of Nuneaton, is charged with false imprisonment and possession of an imitation firearm.

Romanian National News Agency

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:13:48 GMT
Open letter addressed by the AGERPRES director, Alexandru Ion Giboi, to the Senate President, Calin Popescu-Tariceanu
Mmes. and and Messrs. Senators

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:15:34 GMT
FinMin Misa: Split VAT will place taxpayers on equal footing
Applying the split Value-Added Tax (VAT) payment mechanism will place taxpayers on an equal footing, while eliminating unfair competition, Minister of Public Finance Ionut Misa told a Government Question Time in Parliament on Monday.

Moscow Times

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

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

Pravda Russian News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:25:00 +0300
Russia to introduce capital punishment for propaganda of terrorism
In the near future, Russian lawmakers may introduce a new notion to the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation - "propaganda of terrorism."

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:11:00 +0300
The West fears Russian weapons based on new physical principles
The Russian army will sooner or later receive a new type of weapons. The West fears the new weapons more than all Russian missiles altogether. Russia already tests weapons based on new physical principles

Pravda World News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:33:00 +0300
Ukraine bans Anna Karenina
They prohibit Leo Tolstoy in the original language, but this work is included in school curriculum as foreign literature

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:29:00 +0300
USA to attack Russia to a high standard during 2018 presidential election
"When a country can come interfere in another country's elections, that is warfare," US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley stated

RT

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:50:05 +0000
Russian soldier commits suicide after accidentally killing fellow serviceman in Armenia – MoD
Read Full Article at RT.com

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:18:52 +0000
11 arrested, water canon deployed as Orthodox Jews protest military draft in Jerusalem (VIDEO)
Eleven people have been arrested as hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews took to the streets of Jerusalem to decry the detention of their young co-religionists who didn’t show for enlistment to the Israeli armed forces. Read Full Article ...

Scotland BBC

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:59:17 GMT
MSPs to debate Scottish fracking 'ban'
The Scottish government pledged to ban fracking, "end of story", but has promised MSPs a vote on the plan.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:59:49 GMT
Sign language users in Scotland 'to gain new rights'
The Scottish government is due to publish a national plan for British Sign Language users.

Scotland Herald

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:05:00 +0100
Call for charities to back EU workers
Charities are being urged to support volunteers from EU countries, amid fears their work could be devastated by Brexit.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:01:00 +0100
Pro-EU MPs fear no transition period and cliff-edge Brexit
PRO-EU MPs have expressed alarm that Britain could leave the European Union without any transition period if there is no deal on a new free trade agreement.

Serbia News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:04:25 +0000
Angelina Jolie spied for ICC, CIA, Pentagon?
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie worked closely with The Hague Tribunal and former chief prosecutor of the International War Crimes Tribunal (ICC) Luis Moreno Ocampo, according to secret documents that came to public. “I am in Los Angeles and I am...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:57:02 +0000
Wesley Clark hopes Serbia will join NATO
Retired Commander of NATO forces for Europe, Wesley Clark, hopes that Serbia will look up to Montenegro when it comes to NATO integration. In an interview for Podgorica’s daily “Dnevne novine” Clark said that Montenegro “is th...

Slovak Spectator

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:06:47 +0200
Interior Ministry deactivates services requiring e-signature
The reason is a vulnerability in the chips that are used in Slovak ID cards

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:00:25 +0200
Former owner of TV station allegedly ordered murder of his business partner
Ex-TV Markiza head and former politician Pavol Rusko was arrested as a murder suspect

Slovakia News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:50:02 +0000
Juncker puts on charm over scallops for eurosceptic eastern EU states
BRUSSELS: Leaders of four eurosceptic governments in the east of the European Union sat down for a nearly three-hour dinner with the head of the bloc&#39;s executive in an effort to narrow their differences on issues from migration to labour rule...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 06:20:02 +0000
Tusk: EU migrant quotas have 'no future'
EU Council head Donald Tusk has said obligatory migrant quotas "have no future" amid efforts to mend fences with eastern European states. "I don&#39;t see any special future for this project, but it&#39;s important to find an u...

Slovakia Spectator

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:06:47 +0200
Interior Ministry deactivates services requiring e-signature
The reason is a vulnerability in the chips that are used in Slovak ID cards

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:00:25 +0200
Former owner of TV station allegedly ordered murder of his business partner
Ex-TV Markiza head and former politician Pavol Rusko was arrested as a murder suspect

Slovenia Times

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 22:44:21 +0200
OECD view: Slovenia needs to boost investment and productivity through better skills and regulation
The Slovenian economy is rebounding after a long downturn, experiencing stronger growth, declining unemployment, healthier public finances and renewed income convergence with more advanced European economies. Further reforms are now needed to increas...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:51:23 +0200
Thousands of runners expected again on streets of Ljubljana
Ljubljana- Around 30,000 runners are expected to flood the Slovenian capital next weekend as part of the 22nd Ljubljana Marathon. Organisers are announcing the best lineup of top runners so far and are hoping for a new record, also because of a sligh...

Catalan News Agency

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

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

El Pais (sp)

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:27:29 +0200
El Gobierno solo frenará el 155 si Puigdemont rectifica por completo
Se exige al presidente catalán que devuelva a Cataluña a la legalidad y renuncie a llevar al Parlament la DUI

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:33:59 +0200
El Senado y Puigdemont juegan con los plazos para una comparecencia
El president prevé acudir a la Cámara Alta pese al escaso de margen que tiene porque debe hacerlo coincidiendo con el Pleno del Parlament

Euro Weekly

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:35:38 +0200
Firefighters declare Marbella wildfire is out
MORE than 30 specialist INFOCA forestry firefighters, two aircraft and two water pumps have worked quickly to extinguish a wild fire near Marbella this afternoon. The blaze at Paraje Loma de Molina, near Ojen was declared at around 3pm, stabilised at...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:36:12 +0200
Ryanair, Google and eDreams reach online adverts dispute resolution
LOW-COST airline Ryanair, search engine giant Google and online travel website eDreams have confirmed that they have reached a settlement to end legal proceedings between the three parties which have been ongoing since 2015. Ryanair’s Irish High Co...

Think Spain

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:35:07 +0200
Puigdemont may speak in Senate ahead of Article 155 vote
CATALUNYA regional president Carles Puigdemont is considering speaking in the Senate on Friday when its members vote on whether to trigger Article 155 of ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:28:29 +0200
Protests supporting and condemning Article 155 action
A SERIES of protests for and against the measures taken by Spain's government over Catalunya's disputed referendum took place yesterday (Sunday) ...

Swiss Info

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:16:00 GMT
Switzerland drops in international pension ranking
The Swiss pension system has ranked eighth in an annual international study looking at the sustainability and efficiency of retirement schemes. This represents a drop of four places in the past two years, largely driven by sustainability issues. ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:24:00 GMT
Switzerland pledges extra funds to Rohingya crisis
Switzerland has announced additional money to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, taking its total contribution to CHF8 million ($8.1 million). The United Nations in Geneva hosted a pledging conference on Monday to seek support for what it calls th...

Todays Zaman

Turkey

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:01:00 +0200
Turkish court releases prominent journalist Kadri Gürsel from jail
An Istanbul court ordered the release of veteran journalist Kadri Gürsel on Sept. 25 in the third hearing of the case into critical Turkish daily Cumhuriyet.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:01:00 +0200
11,500-year-old settlement unearthed in Hasankeyf
A settlement from 11,500 years ago has been unearthed in Hasankeyf Mound. People lived in the settlement for 1,000 years but later abandoned it, excavations reveal

Turkey Istanbul

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:05:43 +0200
THY launches Istanbul program for transit passengers
Turkish Airlines (THY) yesterday announced a new program called the Istanbul Bosporus Experience that is specially designed for the national carrier's business class passengers. In a written statement,...Click To Continue

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:27:39 +0200
TRT World Forum: 'Turkey's Davos' opens in Istanbul
Having opened Wednesday, the forum hosted by public broadcaster TRT brings together activists, academics and prominent figures from around the world in Istanbul with the theme ‘Inspiring Change in an Age...Click To Continue

Turkey Nation

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:48:38 +0200
UN hails Turkey as 'generous humanitarian donor' for aid efforts for Rohingya Muslims
The U.N. high commissioner for refugees on Monday hailed Turkey as "a generous humanitarian donor" after it pledged to spend $50 million on supporting Rohingya refugees. "l would like to say that Turkey...Click To Continue

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:12:41 +0200
Istanbul goes vegan: World Vegan Day conference
While World Vegan Day is celebrated by vegans around the world every Nov. 1, this Saturday, Oct. 28, the Vegan Vegetarian Association of Turkey will be hosting a full day seminar of sorts at the Wyndham...Click To Continue

Turkish Weekly


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


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

World Bulletin

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 2:37:19 GMT
KLM seals deal with Dutch pilots over pensions
Under the agreed change, the pilots' pension scheme will be transformed from a final salary scheme to a defined contribution scheme. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 1:06:14 GMT
Kurdish region orders arrest of 11 Iraqi officials
Kurdish prosecutor accuses the officials of inciting to violence  

4 News


Life in a tower block after Grenfell
For those people who call a tower block home, the lift that rides up and down their building is also an important communal space. It’s the place where members of a vertical community cross paths with neighbours and bump into friends. We install...


Labour warn they may side with Tory rebels over Brexit
More Brexit headaches for Theresa May as Labour warn they will side with Tory rebels to force a vote unless they get the changes to the repeal bill they want. The Government insists it won’t let a final deal be wrecked, as David Davis heads bac...

Daily Mail

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:55:23 +0100
Phones4u boss denies 'promising bonuses then firing staff'
Tycoon John Caudwell (pictured) told High Court judge that he 'doesn't want to leave his children very much money', opting to give to charity instead. The billionaire Phones4u founder is mid legal battle.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:57:11 +0100
Was sinking of the Lisbon Maru Japan's worst war crime?
Struck by a torpedo while carrying 1,800 British prisoners, the Lisbon Maru took 25 hours to sink - more than enough time or the Japanese to rescue their captives below deck - but salvation never came.

Daily Star

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:10:00 +0100
Meet GP so hot men fake illnesses just to have her check their pulse
A STUNNING brunette doctor is raising pulses across the nation with hot bikini pics.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100
Wayne Rooney just got some bad news about his community service
EVERTON star Wayne Rooney's hopes of teaching football as part of his community service order have reportedly been dashed.

Sky News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:22:00 +0100
Modern slavery conviction rate is less than 2%
The conviction rate for modern-day slavery offences in England and Wales over the last 2 years stands at just 1.9%, a Sky News investigation has learned.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:36:00 +0100
Modern slave family rescued in dead of night
It's 5am, midwinter, on a bitterly cold morning in the Midlands.

UK BBC

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:59:28 GMT
Police 'let down' modern slavery victims, says report
Inspectors find many victims are being failed "at every stage" by police in England and Wales.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:29:38 GMT
Nuneaton bowling alley siege: Man charged
David Clarke, of Nuneaton, is charged with false imprisonment and possession of an imitation firearm.

UK Breaking

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:11:59 GMT
Man, 53, charged with false imprisonment after Nuneaton bowling alley incident

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:48:52 GMT
Canadian man made to sweat after being fined for singing 'Everybody Dance Now' in car

UK Daily Express

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:01:00 +0100
RAF hiring cyber experts in new military strategy to address ‘vulnerabilities’
THE Royal Air Force is hiring cyber experts in a bid to address “vulnerabilities” in the current line of aircraft, it has been revealed.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:44:00 +0100
WATCH: Jacob Rees-Mogg TRASHES Remainer caller who accused him of lying about Brexit
JACOB Rees-Mogg took down an incensed Remainer, who accused him of lying over Brexit and the European Union, during his hosting stint on LBC.

UK Independent

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:24:44 +0000
Laptops allow prisoners to choose meals and order clothes from their cells, report reveals
Inmates at HMP Wayland have also been given in-cell phones to stay in touch with relatives

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:02:42 +0000
Police failing to tackle modern slavery as trafficking continues, report finds
HM Inspector of Constabulary Wendy Williams, who led the inspection, said many of the shortcomings reflect 'deficiencies in basic policing practice'

UK Telegraph

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:11:59 GMT
Man, 53, charged with false imprisonment after Nuneaton bowling alley incident

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:48:52 GMT
Canadian man made to sweat after being fined for singing 'Everybody Dance Now' in car

UK Times

Hinckley Times

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:00:00 GMT
Hinckley restaurant Meatcure announces plans to close
Shock announcement comes two weeks after Leicester branched closure

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:00:00 GMT
Hinckley Take Me Out star produces charity calendar
Jodie Carnall appeared on the ITV show last year

Newark Advertiser

Gazette News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:20:34 +0100
Tributes paid to motorcyclist killed in crash who ‘always put his family first’
Mr Vincent's wife Joanne was also pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:00:00 +0100
Business park boost could create 160 jobs
MORE than 160 new jobs could be created after plans to expand a business park were given the green light.

Watford Observer

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:27:27 +0100
VIDEO: Neighbours’ misery at engineers drilling after midnight
Neighbours in a central Watford street were left lamenting lost sleep after engineers came to dig up the road to fix faulty electrical cables – after midnight.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:55:47 +0100
Neighbours left bewildered by vanishing post box
Neighbours are calling for a much-loved post box to be reinstated after it mysteriously vanished overnight.

East London and West Essex Guardian

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:43:12 +0100
Head salutes turnaround as former struggling school rated among best in country
A head teacher has saluted his school’s “incredible achievement” after it went from underperforming to among the top schools in the country.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:56:14 +0100
Nursery children learn about police force during officer visit
Nursery children learned what life as a police officer entails when they received a special visit from officers.

Get West London

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:40:34 GMT
Hampstead shooting: Three convicted following murder of 21-year-old Yasir Beshira
Yasir Beshira, 21, died on December 8 last year after being shot in the stomach in Palmerston Road

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:18:52 GMT
West Ealing police incident: 51-year-old cyclist killed in collision with lorry named locally as former Met officer
The 51-year-old cyclist said to her running class that she was the "happiest she has ever been" just days before her death

Get West london

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:40:34 GMT
Hampstead shooting: Three convicted following murder of 21-year-old Yasir Beshira
Yasir Beshira, 21, died on December 8 last year after being shot in the stomach in Palmerston Road

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:18:52 GMT
West Ealing police incident: 51-year-old cyclist killed in collision with lorry named locally as former Met officer
The 51-year-old cyclist said to her running class that she was the "happiest she has ever been" just days before her death

Harrow Times

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:20:20 +0100
Restored window box to be dedicated to Church volunteer
A stained-glass window box, which was hidden in a church for more than 150 years, is set to be dedicated to one of its most committed members.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:46:35 +0100
Leisure centre celebrates Black History Month
A leisure centre is celebrating Black History Month with a number of special guests and events.

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:55:55 +0100
Gallery: You sent us pictures of the cutest dogs in Richmond and Twickenham and here they are
Following our story on the ‘cutest pub dog in Britain’ we asked Richmond and Twickenham residents to send in photos of their adorable dogs.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:43:20 +0100
Not all superheroes wear capes: praise for fans who helped man at Twickenham
A Birmingham woman has written a heartfelt thank you to all those who helped her brother after he collapsed from a seizure in Twickenham.

This Is Local London

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:18:33 +0100
Watch: 'Beast of Chislehurst' caught on film
For centuries beasts have been said to roam the wild places of the UK.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:13:41 +0100
Teenager stabbed in broad daylight in Abbey Wood 'stopped breathing twice'
A teenager 'stopped breathing twice' as he was airlifted to hospital following a stabbing in broad daylight in Abbey Wood.

Tottenham Independent

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:49:17 +0100
Father-of-two threatened street drinkers with knife
A recovering heroin addict who threatened a group of street drinkers with a knife has been spared jail.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:36:13 +0100
Evie, eight, breaks world record after finding conker husk with five capsules
An eight-year-old girl who found a horse chestnut husk capsule with five conkers hopes she has broken a world record.

Wandsworth Guardian

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:28:51 +0100
This is the latest date you can get mail to Europe in time for Christmas
Royal Mail has announced its recommended latest Christmas posting dates to get those pressies to family and friends in Europe in time for the 25th.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:54:08 +0100
Met share tips to stop burglars in winter crackdown
The Metropolitan Police have shared tips on how to stay safe this winter as they begin a crackdown on burglars.

Your Local Guardian

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:33:22 +0100
Sutton man pleads guilty to exposing himself in a Morden street
A 37-year-old Sutton man has pleaded guilty to public indecency charges after he exposed himself in Morden.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:55:55 +0100
Gallery: You sent us pictures of the cutest dogs in Richmond and Twickenham and here they are
Following our story on the ‘cutest pub dog in Britain’ we asked Richmond and Twickenham residents to send in photos of their adorable dogs.

Chronicle Live

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:00:00 GMT
Dad who survived four brain tumours loses fight - but not without seeing his final wish
Mark Jones, 47, of Chapel Park, died after clinging on to see his wedding anniversary and grandchildren's birthdays

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:00:00 GMT
More homes than ever before are built in the North East but it's still not enough
Communities Secretary Sajid Javid wants a £50 billion fund to build new homes but the number being built is not enough to match demand

Gazette Live

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMT
Over 100 bottles of gin and quirky afternoon teas - plans for micropub revealed
Gin-themed afternoon teas will also be on offer and will feature a teapot pot of gin paired with botanical tea bags

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:00:00 GMT
20 Middlesbrough pubs so special they're on a heritage list - enjoy their histories here
Drinking spots of the past and present are on it - here's why

Liverpool Echo

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:09:15 GMT
What the law says about taking cigarette breaks at work
Your rights to a break at work explained

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:16:08 GMT
The clever trick that can help you get to sleep quicker
This technique aims to help you relax and drift off easier

Macclesfield Express

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:17:58 GMT
JAILED: Man who distributed indecent images of children
Kieren Zealand, from Macclesfield, was locked up for 20 months

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:54:17 GMT
Cyclist killed in suspected hit-and-run on Macclesfield road
Police have confirmed that 49-year-old musician Steven Farrish was killed after being hit by a car on London Road.

Northwich Guardian

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:30:00 +0100
Northwich MP grills Communities Secretary Sajid Javid on ‘feudal’ leasehold tenancies
NORTHWICH’S MP has grilled Sajid Javid on what he called the ‘feudal’ practice of leasehold tenancies.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:30:00 +0100
Northwich chief executive braves Hurricane Ophelia for CEO Sleepover
A CHIEF executive from a Northwich business braved Hurricane Ophelia by sleeping rough to raise money for a homeless charity.

Anphoblacht

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 14:52:35 +0100
Proving there is no God and the Stormont deal that wasn’t
Sinn Féin will not be bounced into a deal which fails to address the issues set out by Martin McGuinness when he resigned as deputy First Minister in January, writes Ciarán Quinn, Sinn Féin Director of Communications

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:59:10 +0100
Special status for North of Ireland within EU legally possible within context of Brexit
Legal opinion commissioned by GUE/NGL group MEPs launched in European Parliament

Impartial Reporter

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:00:00 +0100
Sadness at death of 'extraordinarily gifted' Priest Canon Brian MacNamara
The Very Rev. Canon Brian MacNamara, a Priest of Kilmore Diocese, passed away on Wednesday, October 11. Aged 86, he was in the 63rd year of priesthood. He had served as Parish Priest of Killesher for almost 30 years.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:00:00 +0100
72 year old in court charged with historical sex abuse over decades
A 72-YEAR-OLD man accused of historical sex abuse over a period of almost two decades has appeared in court.

Evening Telegraph

Herald Scotland

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:05:00 +0100
Call for charities to back EU workers
Charities are being urged to support volunteers from EU countries, amid fears their work could be devastated by Brexit.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:01:00 +0100
Pro-EU MPs fear no transition period and cliff-edge Brexit
PRO-EU MPs have expressed alarm that Britain could leave the European Union without any transition period if there is no deal on a new free trade agreement.

Inverness Courier

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMT
Work to save chapel from ruin finished
A LOCAL historian has praised the work by a Nairn stonemason to the outside of the chapel at the Royal Northern Infrmary which has restored one of Inverness's architectural gems to its former glory. After

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:00:00 GMT
Dolphins get big cash boost from builders
Marine House in Rosemarkie is a landmark feature which has recently been converted into luxurious apartments. Now developers ARK Estates, the sister company of William Gray Construction, is helping the

Andover Advertiser

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:38:16 +0100
Invite goes out for networking event in Andover
A BUSINESS networking event is being organised by the Army Aviation Centre and Test Valley Partnership to help engagement and working relationships with local businesses, organisations and communities.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:35:22 +0100
Fundraiser takes on two ultra marathons in two days for seriously ill youngster
AN ANDOVER man ran more than the equivalent of four marathons over two days to help a toddler suffering from cancer.

Basingstoke Gazette

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:26:06 +0100
CCTV image released after fight in the Top of The Town
TWO men were arrested following an incident of public disorder in the Top of The Town.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:28:36 +0100
Singer comes to Festival Place to launch new fragrance and meet fans
FANS queued up in their droves to meet a singer who was signing his new fragrance.

Borehamwood Times

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:46:19 +0100
Hertsmere Borough Council brown bin policy increases recycling
A scheme to slash waste has seen a rise in recycling.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:24:05 +0100
Van and car crash
A car and a van crashed.

Bucks Free Press

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:51:18 +0100
UPDATE: New pictures emerge of horror M40 crash
New pictures have emerged of a horror crash that left the M40 closed for six hours on Friday last week and a pregnant woman taken to hospital.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:03:02 +0100
'A dreadful scourge on our society': MP slams jailed men behind Wycombe drugs network
A top south Bucks politician slammed the illegal drugs trade as a “dreadful scourge on our society”, after five men were jailed for a string of drugs offences in High Wycombe.

Epsom Guardian

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:49:19 +0100
Ewell's dark history to be revealed on Halloween night walk
A Halloween night walk that will unveil Ewell’s dark history and "disturbing" tales is coming this October 30.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:28:51 +0100
This is the latest date you can get mail to Europe in time for Christmas
Royal Mail has announced its recommended latest Christmas posting dates to get those pressies to family and friends in Europe in time for the 25th.

St Albans Review

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:22:19 +0100
New recruits start across Herts fire services
New recruits have been inducted into a fire and rescue service after 15 weeks of training.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:24:26 +0100
Students experiment with new science lab at school
Students at a secondary school were “delighted” by the completion of a new £300,000 science laboratory.

The Argus

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:09:41 +0100
Six fire engine crews tackle fire at disused nightclub
SIX fire engine crews have tackled a blaze at a disued bar in the city centre.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:06:19 +0100
Community centre like second family after husband's suicide
A WOMAN whose life was saved by a community centre she calls her “second family” has told of her devastation over its possible closure.

Bournemouth Echo

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:30:00 +0100
Police hunt sex attacker who assaulted woman in field
A WOMAN was sexually assaulted in a field in Bournemouth this weekend.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:18:25 +0100
Woman arrested on suspicion of murdering three-year-old suffers "medical episode" in police custody
A WOMAN arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a three-year-old girl last week has suffered a "medical episode", police say.

Bridgwater Mercury

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:00:00 +0100
Anniversary of Second World War association set up by Bridgwater veteran
AN organisation set up by a Bridgwater Second World War veteran celebrated its 30th anniversary this month.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:36:49 +0100
Why you'll have to pay more this year for Somerset honey
SOMERSET'S honey crop is the worst for decades, according to members of Somerset Beekeepers’ Association.

Bridport News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:00:00 +0100
If Bridport was a gin, this is what it would taste like (apparently)
GIN lovers got a taste of Bridport when a mobile gin still came to town.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:00:00 +0100
Lyme Regis could be getting its own Chamber of Commerce
LYME REGIS could be getting a Chamber of Commerce.

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:36:49 +0100
Why you'll have to pay more this year for Somerset honey
SOMERSET'S honey crop is the worst for decades, according to members of Somerset Beekeepers’ Association.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:39:05 +0100
Somerset cricketer raises more than £5,000 on marathon hike
SOMERSET cricketer James Hildreth and friends Adam Dibble, Ross Ward and Mark Turner have completed their 130-mile Hildy’s Hospice Hike and raised £5,125 for Children’s Hospice South West.

Chard and Ilminster News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:18:29 +0100
Streak of destruction sees 12 vehicles damaged in Crewkerne
A STREAK of destruction has seen 12 vehicles damaged in one street in Crewkerne.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:40:58 +0100
Chard man on trial for high speed pursuit has case delayed after crucial witness doesn't show
A CHARD man accused of chasing another vehicle in a high speed pursuit which culminated in a collision has had his trial date postponed after a crucial witness did not attend.

Western Daily Press

South Wales Argus

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:01:00 +0100
Brexit 'no deal' will cause chaos, says first minister
BRITAIN walking away from Brexit talks without a deal would "cause chaos" and should not be an option, according to Carwyn Jones.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:01:00 +0100
Ministers pledge £310m to drive up skills in Wales
MORE THAN £300 million of financial support will be pledged to schools and apprenticeships in a bid to improve skills across Wales.

Wales Online

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:36:36 GMT
This simple trick can help you fall asleep in just 60 seconds
The breathing method is said to lower your heart rate and induce relaxation and calm

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:12:51 GMT
Cardiff University School of Medicine criticised over 'racist' student stage show
More than 30 trainee doctors took part in the review

Coventry Telegraph

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:54:51 GMT
Nuneaton hostage terror will see police presence stepped up in the town
Bowling alley hostage drama update from Warwickshire Police

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:00:14 GMT
Cash point gang steal thousands from Nuneaton store
Police want to hear from any witnesses

Express and Star

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:09:33 +0000
Police renew appeal for Matthew Gill
Police have made a fresh appeal for information over the disappearance of a man after activity from his mobile phone was detected.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:19:49 +0000
Popular Walsall book shop to close
A popular independent bookstore is set to close down due to financial troubles.

BBC News Humberside

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:02:35 GMT
Ice arena planned for old Hull city centre BHS site
Hull Council agree to spend £5m to clear the empty Edwin Davis and BHS department stores.

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:26:36 GMT
Modelling debut for boy, 11, with Down's syndrome
Joseph Hale was selected as one of the faces of retailer River Island's latest ad campaign.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:14:00 +0100
Rape accused told police he took part in role play and rape fantasy sex, court hears
A man on trial accused of multiple counts of rape claims he took part in role play and rape fantasy sex, a court heard.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:00:00 +0100
Bid prepared to turn former library into community shop and training project
AN empty library building could be transformed into a community shop helping teenagers gain work experience, if the plan gets support from Bradford Council.

York Press

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:07:06 +0100
Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after crash
A MOTORCYLIST has been airlifted to hospital with serious leg and arm injuries after a crash on a North Yorkshire road.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 04:10:00 +0100
Poorly tenant to fight council's dog ban
A VULNERABLE woman says she is being forced by City of York Council to rehome her dog, which she said has “given me my life back”.

Ukraine News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:05:14 +0000
The Economic Times: Russia offers defense technology to India without any strings attached
Russia’s technology transfers to India in the defense sector have been without any strings attached and there is scope for further deepening the military ties, Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force Air Marshal S B Deo today said. His comments come...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:55:48 +0000
Industrial production in Ukraine 0.3 percent down in September 2017
Industrial production in Ukraine in September 2017 decreased by 0.3 percent compared to the same month in 2016, while in August it increased by 1.2 percent, the State Statistics Service has said. The agency said taking into account adjustment for the...

Unian News Agency

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:41:00 +0300
Tillerson makes surprise Afghanistan visit – media
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Monday to meet with Afghan leaders and reaffirm support for stability, according to Deutsche Welle.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:58:00 +0300
Donbas militants active in Mariupol sector, one Ukrainian soldier wounded on Oct 23
Russia's hybrid military forces were most active in the Mariupol sector on Monday, October 23, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

Zik

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:02:00 +0300
It’s hard to understand who belongs to opposition, expert
Such parties calling themselves the opposition like the Opposition Block and Yulia Tymoshenko block are in fact pro-government, political expert Viktor Proshkin said, speaking on ZIK TV Oct. 23.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0300
Law on president’s impeachment to restore checks and balances - Chumak
Passing the law cancelling deputy immunity, lawmakers are to enact a clear-cut law on the impeachment of the president, influential independent lawmaker Viktor Chumak said, speaking on ZIK TV Oct. 23.

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

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:22:22 GMT
Put - We Can Get a Result in Morocco
[CAF] Duels between North African teams traditionally generate great excitement and enthusiasm from players and fans, and the first leg of the 2017 CAF Champions League semi-final between USM Alger (Algeria) and Wydad Casablanca (Morocco) was no exce...

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:37:28 GMT
NFF Ponders Two Friendlies for Super Eagles After Qualifier Against Algeria
[Guardian] The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), which begins its yearly general assembly in Jos tomorrow, is pondering reported overtures from two unnamed countries for friendly matches with the Super Eagles immediately after next month's Russia 20...

Algerie Presse Service

Bahrain

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

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

North Cyprus Daily

Egypt

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

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

Egypt Headlines

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:01:12 GMT
France - Stop Ignoring Egypt's Dire Rights Record
[HRW] The French government should ensure that human rights are central to its relationship with Egypt, Human Rights Watch said today. France should stop ignoring serious abuses, including Egyptian security services' widespread and systematic use of ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:43:08 GMT
Foreign Ministry Condemns Criminal Aggression in Jeeza, Egypt
[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Friday in Jeeza Province, the Arab Republic of Egypt, which resulted in death of a big number of Egyptian security men in a crime which contravened with th...

Egypt World News

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

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

Egyptian News

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

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

Egyptian Streets

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:44:20 +0000
Egypt’s Mountain Climber Hazem El-Shamy Sets Off to Nepal to Climb Mountain Kyajo Ri
Egyptian adventurer and mountains climber Hazem El-Shamy has got on the road, on Saturday, for yet another quest among his several others. Upon his arrival to Nepal, El-Shamy will be prepared to go on a 12-day hike to reach the base of Mount Kyajo Ri...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:11:29 +0000
Australia’s Governor-General Visits Egypt to Mark 75th Anniversary of El Alamein Battle
Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia Peter Cosgrove and Lady Cosgrove, for the first time on October 22 in Cairo, to mark 75th Anniversary of El Alamein Battle. Cosgrove offered his cond...

Iran

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

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

Iraq

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

Haaretz Israel News

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 03:25:01 +0300
Israeli police investigating criminal allegations against key Netanyahu ally
Probe said to focus on coalition chair David Bitan's relationships with businessmen some years ago, when he held zoning and permitting positions in a Tel Aviv suburb

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 02:27:24 +0300
Why is only one Arab a Righteous Gentile for saving Jews during the Holocaust?
Where are the others, and is there really a possibility Yad Vashem will ever recognize them too?

Israel Debka

Jerusalem Online

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:00:00 +0300
Lieberman: Nasrallah ordered rocket fire in the Golan Heights
After it was reported that the Israeli security establishment believes last weeks spillover fire incidents were in fact deliberate rocket fire, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor LIeberman announced today that Hezbollah was behind the shootings.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:30:00 +0300
Netanyahu accuses opposition of grousing or, in literal Hebrew, 'pickling'
In a blunt and oft-interrupted speech before the Knesset plenum, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed his opposition: You are constantly grousing (literally pickling), attacking and nitpicking...but you know deep down that in democratic ...

Jerusalem Post Headlines

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:59:22 GMT
Maryland joins nearly half of American states with anti-BDS laws

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:52:31 GMT
Morocco arrests six suspected Islamic State militants

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Times of Israel

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:34:51 +0000
New York attorney general launches probe of Weinstein Co.
Sweeping investigation opened into potential gender discrimination, civil rights violations at company founded by disgraced Hollywood mogul The post New York attorney general launches probe of Weinstein Co. appeared first on The Times of Israel.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:50:35 +0000
State anti-BDS laws are hitting unintended targets and nobody’s happy
Defenders of anti-boycott measures say legislation undergoing birth pains, while critics express concern for free speech rights The post State anti-BDS laws are hitting unintended targets and nobody’s happy appeared first on The Times of Israel.

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

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:12:52 +0000
Academia Under Occupation: My Experience Before Cambridge Banned Students from Palestine
By Rosie Topham Britain's Cambridge University has taken the decision not to allow Arabic students to spend their year abroad in Palestine. The reason is not concern over violent clashes in the West Bank, nor the ever looming threat of war between Is...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:48:10 +0000
Israel Denies Involvement in Myanmar's Crackdown on Rohingya
Israel's foreign ministry vehemently denied reports it was involved in the tragedy unfolding in Myanmar. In response to a story published in Hebrew Daily Haaretz on Monday claiming Israel had sold naval vessels and mounted machine guns to the Myanmar...

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

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:10:22 +0000
Assembly term opens today with crises looming
Kuwait Times KUWAIT: The National Assembly opens its new term today amid indications of strained relations between lawmakers and the government, which is facing several grillings against a number of its ministers. HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:06:12 +0000
Dogs switched from customs, used in fights
Kuwait Times KUWAIT: Two dogs illegally imported to Kuwait from Romania are now suffering in poor conditions and are stuck in customs without adequate food or care, local animal rights activists allege. The two pit bulls, a breed banned in Kuwait, we...

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

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:46:53 GMT
Hawaii Judge Bars Travel Order From Taking Effect
[VOA] A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Donald Trump's latest order restricting travel which was to go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday.

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:00:06 GMT
Is Business Trumping Peace Efforts in Libya?
[ISS] A few weeks ahead of the crucial 5th African Union (AU)-European Union (EU) summit in Abidjan at the end of November, most officials on both sides are aware of the many potentially explosive issues in the relationship between these two organisa...

Morocco

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:28:11 GMT
Morocco to Host 26th European Film Weeks On Nov. 13-28
[MAP] Rabat -The 26th edition of the European Film Weeks will be held on November 13-18 in the cities of Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech and Tangier, said a press release by the European Union (EU) delegation in Morocco.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:01:21 GMT
Suspect Products Seized Saturday At Dismantling of Terror Cell Used in Explosives Manufacturing (Interior Ministry)
[MAP] Rabat -The suspect products seized in a "safe house" in Fez and in a car belonging to one of the individuals arrested in connection with the dismantling last Saturday by the Central Bureau for Judiciary Investigations (BCIJ) of an ISIS-linked t...

Morocco World News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:13:05 +0000
1 Out of 8 Cigarettes in Morocco Is Illicit, Mostly Smuggled from Algeria
Rabat – Cigarette smuggling in the Maghreb constitutes one of the major assets of a broader illicit trade landscape. A recent study by professional services company KPMG finds that one out of eight cigarettes consumed in Morocco in 2016 were il...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:25:19 +0000
Moroccan Journalism NGO Launches Program to Host Foreign Reporters
Rabat – The Moroccan Forum for Young Journalists (FMJJ) has announced a program to host foreign journalists seeking to report on Morocco. The association will receive 30 foreign journalists and provide them with help to fulfill their duties. Th...

North Africa

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:01:12 GMT
Egypt:France - Stop Ignoring Egypt's Dire Rights Record
[HRW] The French government should ensure that human rights are central to its relationship with Egypt, Human Rights Watch said today. France should stop ignoring serious abuses, including Egyptian security services' widespread and systematic use of ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:43:08 GMT
Egypt:Foreign Ministry Condemns Criminal Aggression in Jeeza, Egypt
[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Friday in Jeeza Province, the Arab Republic of Egypt, which resulted in death of a big number of Egyptian security men in a crime which contravened with th...

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

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:22:59 +0000
Shabab Oman II returns to grand welcome at Port Sultan Qaboos
It took part in various naval festivals and competitions winning awards such as Sailing Award, the Best Marine Vessel Award and the Best Ship Crew Award .

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:22:53 +0000
45% fall in thefts in 2016: ROP
Better surveillance, CCTVs help to foil crimes

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

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 03:16:22 +0000
Doha News is now under new management
Faced with the prospect of shutting down Doha News, we have instead decided to bring a new owner on board who has the resources to carry on the legacy we’ve built over the last eight years. (The post Doha News is now under new management is from Do...

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 09:07:33 +0000
Low income expat women pay the price for unmarried sex in Qatar
Filipina journalist Ana P. Santos examines how expat men in Qatar are using dating apps to approach women for casual sex, and the price many women pay for accepting their advances. (The post Low income expat women pay the price for unmarried sex in Q...

Sahara Reporters

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:06:22 +0000
Liberian Election: George Weah Visits Nigerian Pastor Ahead Of November 7 Runoff
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:06:56 +0000
Billionaire Kidnapper Evans’ Lawyer Frustrates Lagos State’s Attempt To Arraign Him On Fresh Charges
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Sahara Reporters Latest News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:43:55 +0000
Why Not Put Jonathan On The Ballot For 2019? By Peter Claver Oparah
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:10:14 +0000
Ondo State Police Rearrest Armed Robber
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Saudi Arabia

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

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

Saudia Arabia Majalla

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:13:15 +0000
Russia Says Iraqi Kurds Must Act in Concert with Baghdad
Russia respects the desire of Iraqi Kurdistan to assert its identity but this must be done in dialogue with the … The post Russia Says Iraqi Kurds Must Act in Concert with Baghdad appeared first on Majalla Magazine.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:18:33 +0000
“Go Home” – Tillerson Tells Iranian-Backed Militias in Iraq
REUTERS – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday it was time for Iranian-backed militias and their Iranian … The post “Go Home” – Tillerson Tells Iranian-Backed Militias in Iraq appeared first on Majalla M...

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, 23 Oct 2017 08:43:00 GMT
FAP Handball Clubs in Tunisia
[Cameroon Tribune] The 39th edition of the Africa Handball Clubs Championship kicks off in Hammamet, Tunisia, today October 20, 2017.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:09:47 GMT
Ahly Beat Tunisia's Etoile Sportive Du Sahel 6-2, Qualify to CAF Cl Final
[Egypt Online] Egypt's Al Ahly have qualified to the final of CAF Champions League on Sunday 22/10/2017, beating Tunisia's Etoile Sportive du Sahel 6-2 in their semifinal's return-leg match at Alexandria's Borg el Arab Stadium.

Western Sahara

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:33:19 GMT
UN Security Council to Visit Sahel
[Centre 4s] Under the French presidency, the Security Council will visit the G5 Sahel States this week. That is a regional grouping composed of Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad. Countries that are experiencing a security crisis since 20...

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:26:55 GMT
Western Sahara Decolonization to Be Debated in Paris
[SPS] Paris -Western Sahara decolonization will be on the menu of three meetings in Paris and its suburbs, as of Friday. Discussions will focus on Europe's role in this conflict, especially that of France, Morocco's only support, which occupies this ...

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

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:52:53 EDT
New U.S. ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft says she believes 'both sides' of climate science
Kelly Craft begins her job as U.S. ambassador to Canada today at a time of delicate diplomatic talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:54:24 EDT
'It's not a coercive law,' Quebec says amid criticism over face-covering ban
The Quebec government's new face-covering law will be approached with "common sense," a spokesperson for the province's justice minister says, amid criticism, protests and confusion over how the rules...

Canadian World News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:33:31 EDT
Some 600,000 refugees later, Ottawa digs in on dealing with Myanmar on Rohingya crisis
Ottawa's approach to Myanmar might include expressions of concern, frank phone calls with civilian and military leaders, but not drastic ruptures, ruling out actions such as revoking Aung San Suu Kyi...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:36:17 EDT
Soldier's widow angry at Trump, defends Congress member's account of condolence call
The pregnant widow of a fallen U.S. soldier whose combat death led to a political fight between Donald Trump and a Florida representative says the phone call from the president left her angry and cryi...

Edmonton Sun Times

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:37:03 MDT
Health leaders urge Albertans to get vaccinated as free flu clinics open [Video]
The Alberta government launched its annual influenza immunization program to the public Monday in the hopes of seeing a significant uptick in participation this season.The province spent $12.1 million this year to obtain 1.6 million doses, which woul...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:21:23 MDT
Family gets keys to Habitat for Humanity home backed by former U.S. president Jimmy Carter [Video]
Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, visited Edmonton in July, joining hundreds of volunteers who devoted their time and effort to help build affordable housing in Alberta’s capital city.

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:02:00 EDT
Accident et délit de fuite à Montmagny: une femme arrêtée
Une femme de 24 ans a été arrêtée lundi en lien avec le délit de fuite qui a blessé grièvement un adolescent, dimanche soir, à Montmagny.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:00:19 EDT
Plusieurs restaurateurs arnaqués par peur de représailles sur les réseaux sociaux
Au moins une vingtaine de restaurateurs des quatre coins de la province se seraient récemment fait arnaquer par une dame, à qui ils ont remboursé un repas qu’elle n’avait jamais payé, de peur qu’elle ne salisse leur réputation sur les rés...

London Free Press

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:52:45 EDT
Police seek suspect in attack on store owner Rajaie El Shorafa
A variety store owner injured in a weekend attack emigrated from the Middle East and works at his shop seven days a week to build a better life for his three young kids, his father says.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:37:46 EDT
History of Labatt brought to life by Western University archivists
Western University is raising a glass to its newest virtual exhibit, the definitive collection of 170 years of Labatt history.

Ottawa Sun

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

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

Regina Leader-Post

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:40:39 +0000
Police on scene after shots fired in North Central
A series of 10 or 12 loud bangs could be heard around 1 p.m., believed to be attention-getting devices deployed by SWAT.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:15:02 +0000
Carter may play two ways against Montreal
The Saskatchewan Roughriders don’t have any plans to curtail Duron Carter’s multi-purpose contributions. Chris Jones, the Riders’ head coach and general manager, confirmed Monday that the CFL team’s leading receiver will start Friday ...

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

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:13:14 -0700
Woman, 73, missing after failing to return from mushroom picking

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:56:31 -0700
Motorcycle stolen in violent home invasion in Nanaimo

Toronto Star

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:28:44 EDT
In first sit-down interview, Caitlan Coleman tells of forced abortion, disputes official account of her rescue in Pakistan
“We were not crossing into Pakistan that day,” Coleman said on the grounds of an Ottawa hospital on Monday. U.S. and Pakistan officials had claimed she and her captors were intercepted after crossing the border with Afghanistan.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:35:47 EDT
Dreadful details come fast and furious on Day 1 of trial into Laura Babcock’s murder: DiManno
On Monday Dellen Millard, representing himself, questioned witness Clayton Babcock, the father of the woman Millard is accused of killing.

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

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:55:32 +0000
Catholic school board launches new drug strategy
The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board launched its new drug strategy titled We Need to Talk at LaSalle's Villanova high school.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:44:18 +0000
Leamington peppers up to snuff thanks to Chili, the pepper weevil-detection dog
Dogs have been trained to sniff out drugs, bombs, bed bugs and even some cancers. So why not put one on the scent of the tiny pepper weevil. The elusive type of beetle is just a few millimetres long and multiplies so quickly it ruined about $75 milli...

Winnipeg Sun

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:30:06 CDT
Police seek help to identify dead boy found on Texas beach
Police are asking the public to help identify a young boy whose body was found on a beach in Southeast Texas.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:12:05 CDT
On board for Uber
Uber announced more than 11,000 Manitobans are on board with its goal to offer rides in the province, just as the taxi industry vowed to lobby for strict rules to govern such companies.

Mexico El Norte (sp)

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:34:35 GMT
Pide Nieto analizar legalidad de remoción
El ex titular de Fepade acusa en carta al Senado que su destitución fue irregular porque, entre otras, no se le dio el derecho de audiencia.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:21:59 GMT
Niega Braskem pagos ilícitos
Braskem, filial de Odebrecht, dice que según una investigación interna no se hizo pago ilícito ni se cometió irregularidad alguna en México.

Mexico Informador (sp)

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 09:32:40 EST
'Fridamanía' invade la Ciudad de México
Todo el país se encuentra enamorado de ella. Algunos, incluso ya le han propuesto una relación estable

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 07:55:41 EST
Suman 331 decesos en el país por sismo del 19 de septiembre
Del total, 192 corresponden a la Ciudad de México, 74 en Morelos, 45 en Puebla, 13 en el Estado de México, seis en Guerrero y una en Oaxaca

Mexico Reforma (sp)

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:33:14 GMT
Pide Nieto analizar legalidad de remoción
Santiago Nieto, ex titular de Fepade, pidió a Senado analizar si Alberto Elías, encargado de despacho de PGR, tiene facultad de removerlo.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:21:06 GMT
Niega Braskem pagos ilícitos
Pese a acusación de pagos ilícitos a campaña de EPN, Braskem, filial de Odebrecht, dijo que no encontró datos sobre actos ilegales en País.

Mexico Star

Mexico Topix (usa)

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:10:39 GMT
Three Mennonites found shot dead in stolen truck in Mexico
Pictured: The US 'nuclear bombers ready to be put on 24-hour alert' for the first time since the end of the Cold War amid growing tensions with Russia and North Korea The state prosecutors' office said Sunday the bodies were found in the ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:55:37 GMT
Day of the Dead parade in Mexico features painted 'La Catrina' faces and costumes
A woman dressed as Mexico's iconic "Catrina" awaits the start of the Grand Procession of the Catrinas, part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City, Oct. 22, 2017. A woman dressed up as "Catrina," a Mexican character also known as...

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