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Boko Haram kill scores in captured Nigeria town.

Boko Haram kill scores in captured Nigeria town.

Boko Haram gunmen have killed scores of residents in a Nigerian town on the border with Cameroon ...

Philippine troops pull ‘greatest escape’ in Golan.

Philippine troops pull ‘greatest escape’ in Golan.

Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire ...

MARCO POLO: A VERY MODERN JOURNEY

MARCO POLO: A VERY MODERN JOURNEY

In Marco Polo’s footsteps: from Venice to the Holy Land, through the Middle East to the home ...

Look, no hands! I’m in Google’s driverless car (and it could be finding its way to YOUR street)

Look, no hands! I’m in Google’s driverless car (and it could be finding...

Caroline Graham takes a spin in Google’s new car – called Firefly or the ‘bubble’ or ‘bobble’ car ...

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A combination of old-fashioned police work and new technology may unmask the Islamic extremist who beheaded American journalist James Foley. The killer ensured that the task won’t be easy ... Full article
Human Rights
Khawaja had arrived in Bahrain from Denmark when she was arrested Maryam al-Khawaja, who campaigns against abuse in Gulf state, charged with insulting king and assault on ... Full article
  Footage of another fifteen members of Kurdish militia captured by the brutal jihadists has been released WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT IS issues second ‘warning’ to the U.S in video ...
‘Another ISIS war crime’: Footage and photographs have emerged of Islamic State fighters marching more than 200 soldiers across the desert to their deaths in only their underwear after ...
(Nairobi) – Human Rights Watch today released a short video about leading Burundian human rights activist Pierre Claver Mbonimpa, who has been in prison since May 2014. Mbonimpa, 66, is the president ...
A protester holds a picture of detained photographer Ahmed Humaidan during a demonstration in Bahrain on 13 December 2013 Twelve news and information providers are currently detained in Bahrain. ...
Norway
What next for PST chief Benedicte Bjørnland and Norway’s terror threat? Photo: Berit Roald / NTB scanpix Four terrorists connected to Isis were responsible for the recent terror alert ... Full article
Top politicians, Islamic and Christian religious leaders and people of diverse backgorunds protested terrorist organization ISIL and religious extremism. Thousands in Oslo protested against ISIS and local extremists recruiting ...
Police Security Service will follow America’s example and store information about Norwegian’s online activity. The Data Inspectorate, however, is skeptical. Police Security Service will follow America’s example and store ...
Norway schools are shocked by the Bergen schoolgirl attack. Photo: locker room Shutterstock Police hunting a man who sexually assaulted a primary school girl in Bergen on Tuesday, believe two dogs ...
Photographer: Kristian Helgesen/Bloomberg Norway generates money for the fund from taxes on oil and gas, ownership of petroleum… Read More Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, returned 192 billion ...
Weapons from the United States will be stored in the Norwegian mountains. US cargo ship USNS PFC Dewayne T. Williams has arrived in the small Norwegian village of Namdalseid ...
‘The Governments of Egypt and Norway, supported by President Mahmoud Abbas, have decided to co-host a conference on Palestine with a focus on the reconstruction of Gaza. The invitations ...
‘The Government will align itself with the EU’s new restrictive measures against Russia. Since the start of the crisis in Ukraine, Norway has stood united with the EU and ...
Education
A failure to promote ‘British values’ in a muscular way is allowing extremism to grow in the UK, David Cameron has said. The prime minister revealed plans to teach all school ... Full article
Labour is calling for cross-party talks on how religious education is conducted and monitored in the state sector as a special poll for theObserver shows widespread concerns about the use of ...
Thailand‘s king has endorsed the army chief who seized power in a coup last week, amid widespread international criticism and increasing detention of those considered to be opposed to ...
Academics and writers have reacted angrily to plans to drop classic American novels including To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men from the GCSE curriculum as a ...
Campaigners are seeking permission for a judicial review of the government’s crackdown on parents taking their children out of school during term time. The decision by the Department for ...
The people of Glasgow and the wider arts community can breathe easy again: the city’s celebrated and revered Charles Rennie Mackintosh building, home of the Glasgow School of Art, has been saved. ...
Hon. Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin, Foreign Minister of South Sudan (top right), Bol Wek Agoth, Ambassador of The Republic of South Sudan in Norway (bottom right), Hatef Mokhtar, Editor ...
The power to take children away from their families could be privatised along with other child protection services under controversial plans the government has quietly announced. The proposal from Michael Gove‘s Department for Education ...
Culture
Could Greece’s mystery tomb lie intact? Well-preserved headless sphinxes hint that grave dating back to Alexander the Great may be untouched   The tomb is situated in Amphipolis region ... Full article
It’s a legendary drug said to provoke spiritual journeys, but my night with ayahuasca—or yagé—in the mountains of southern Colombia went deeper than that. As I gazed into the ...
Fes is an ancient city and former capital of Morocco. It is nestled in the Middle Atlas Mountains of this North African country and delights in hosting the Sacred ...
‘Constantinople’ by Edmondo De Amicis, translated by Stephan Parkin This volume of travel notes by 19th century Italian bon vivant Edmondo De Amicis ticks all the right boxes for ...
An inspirational new book, Gardens of Marrakech, explores their cultural context and engages with the issues threatening their survival. Angelica Gray, a garden designer who grew up in the ...
  Men seek refuge at a police station after forced circumcision (file photo)   POLICE are guarding Turkana, Teso and Luo communities at Moi’s Bridge on the border of ...
FKA twigs: experimenting with intelligent sexuality. Photograph: Dominick Sheldon Kylie Minogue’s one-time backup dancer is stepping into the limelight with the powerfully sexual sound of debut album LP1 and ...
Set the scene … Dokufest takes place in the medieval town of Prizren. Photograph: Samir Karahoda Kosovo is known more for conflict than culture, but at a film festival ...
All News
Khawaja had arrived in Bahrain from Denmark when she was arrested Maryam al-Khawaja, who campaigns against abuse in Gulf ... Full article
Nepal’s former Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai in an exclusive Interview with The Oslo Times ...
Mobile payments are taking over in East Africa after the launch of mobile money. However, ...
A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) on Nigeria, has indicated that the ...
Asia News
Hong Kong is poised for a showdown with China when the Chinese parliament meets later on Sunday, with the largely rubber-stamp body likely to snuff out hopes for a ... Full article
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday condemned a new round of American sanctions linked to his country’s nuclear activities, saying mistrust had been “further deepened” by the fresh measures.His ...
One person was killed and more than 400 wounded in clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad, hospital officials said Sunday, as a fortnight-long political impasse took ...
A number of protesters were seen carrying clubs as they marched on the residence of Pakistan’s PM Pakistan police have fired tear gas at anti-government protesters marching on the ...
Africa News
Boko Haram gunmen have killed scores of residents in a Nigerian town on the border with Cameroon that they captured in ... Full article
Prime minister says he is being hunted and that his deputy, who denies apparent coup ...
The intention is to provide a blueprint of broadband internet connectivity countrywide. (Image Credit: Darryl ...
Mobile payments are taking over in East Africa after the launch of mobile money. However, ...
Europe News
Execution witness: Omar Hussain has told friends in the UK that he watched the beheading of James Foley Omar Hussain travelled to wage war in Syria despite being known to ... Full article
Cengiz, a street seller who plies his trade selling bread rings in the centre of Istanbul, is usually a fervent supporter of Turkey’s newly-elected ...
The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to ...
Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia’s increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right ...
Middle-East News
Execution witness: Omar Hussain has told friends in the UK that he watched the beheading of James Foley Omar Hussain travelled to wage war ... Full article
Khawaja had arrived in Bahrain from Denmark when she was arrested Maryam al-Khawaja, who campaigns against abuse in Gulf state, charged with ...
Cengiz, a street seller who plies his trade selling bread rings in the centre of Istanbul, is usually a fervent supporter of Turkey’s newly-elected ...
The United States carried out air strikes on Saturday against Islamic State fighters near the besieged Shi’ite town of Amerli in northern Iraq and ...
 Americas News
An exhibition of Brian Carlson’s work “Aparecidos” at the Monumento a la Bandera in Rosario, Argentina Can memory bring ... Full article
The United States carried out air strikes on Saturday against Islamic State fighters near the ...
He doesn’t bluster and he doesn’t strut and President Barack Obama certainly isn’t panicking, though ...
The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. ...
 Australia News
The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will focus on the southern part of the existing search zone after a new clue to the plane’s possible location emerged, ... Full article
Fifteen Australians, including two suicide bombers, are believed to have died fighting in Syria and Iraq, intelligence chief David Irvine said Wednesday, while warning espionage and foreign intervention threats ...
Nicknamed ‘the flying squirrel’, she hopes to make a mark on the surfing and skating world   Quincy Symonds started surfing at the age of four and picked up ...
The Great Barrier Reef stretches for more than 2,600km (1,680 miles) along Australia’s eastern coast. The outlook for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is poor despite conservation efforts, with further ...
Royal News
A Spanish court has ordered blocks on six file-sharing sites to be lifted. All six sites were blocked in May after being accused of infringing copyright by the Spanish ... Full article
The Duke of Cambridge says of the loss of Princess Diana: ‘You dust yourself off and carry on.’ The Duke of Cambridge has described having his own family as ...
Spain’s new King Felipe VI, his wife Queen Letizia, Princess Sofia and Princess Leonor attend the swearing-in ceremony at the Congress of Deputies in Madrid,  REUTERS Photo Spain’s new ...
The row that refuses to die descended into playground idiom when a Kremlin-funded news channel hit back on Friday at Prince Charles‘s alleged likening of Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler. The pro-Russia broadcaster ...
Politics
Inequality, in terms of economic clout in post-apartheid and now post Nelson Mandela South Africa, continues to be pervasive. For most ... Full article
UNThe House of Representatives and the government have moved to Tobruk to escape fighting in ...
  Norway says it will ‘turn over every stone’ to prevent radicalisation Boris Johnson has ...
In nearby Raqqa city, supporters of the Islamic State group celebrated the capture of the ...
Business News
Mobile payments are taking over in East Africa after the launch of mobile money. However, there are various challenges to users. Most times, payees may not be able to ... Full article
A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) on Nigeria, has indicated that the nation could potentially become a major global economic super power in less than two ...
South Sudan’s oil minister, Stephen Dhieu Dau, speaks during a press conference in the capital, Juba, on 23 July 2013 (Photo: Larco Lomayat July 28, 2014 (JUBA) – The ...
George Clooney: the face of Nespresso It’s the coffee brand that has made its little aluminium pods synonymous with both George Clooney and Matt Damon. But perhaps Nespresso’s most ...
Environment News
In the years to come, it’s not a stretch to imagine millions of people flooding the streets to protest—flooding in the ... Full article
  Photo: Ash cloud from the volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupting in Iceland in 2010, rose into the ...
The African skyCAM, a piloted drone used to assist journalists. Flying drones are helping journalists ...
For its size, spider silk is stronger than steel, yet it is extraordinarily lightweight and ...
Fashion News
Kim Kardashian’s ‘designer booty’ is just a bottom. Photograph: Catchlight Media/REX Fashion magazines are obsessed with Kim Kardashian‘s bum, but no one would describe a pair of boobs in the same ... Full article
PARIS (AP) — Just a few years ago it was on the brink of extinction. Now, haute couture — the 150-year-old Parisian tradition of making unique, astronomically-priced handmade gowns ...
We’re calling it now: Angelina Jolie’s fierce face in “Maleficent” is going to be The Beauty Look of the year. But how do you get those plump blood red ...
So what exactly is retinol and who should use it? It’s a question a lot of people are asking. We reached out to Marla Malcolm Beck, CEO of Bluemercury, ...
Editorial News
Director of Nepal Desk of The Oslo Times International News Network and Human Rights Activist,  Prabalta Rijal taking an interview with NPC-Maoist Spokes Person Pampha Bhusal, in Kathmandu on Friday. ... Full article
Editor In Chief of The Oslo Times Hatef Mokhtar in Interview with Jonas Iversen, deputy leader of the Norwegian Palestine Committee   1)   As a representative of the ‘Palestine ...
    As a responsible journalist when I look around and see my fellow media personnel with a biased and scrummed social point hood, which made me realized the ...
‘The dramatic escalation of the conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians is having completely unacceptable consequences for civilians. In my talks with Foreign Minister Lieberman and President Abbas, ...
Life Style
In Marco Polo’s footsteps: from Venice to the Holy Land, through the Middle East to the home of the assassins of ... Full article
The most famous people in the world tied the knot secretly over the weekend. How ...
The ‘office’ with the best views in the world: Snow-capped mountains and a city emerging ...
A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said ...
News & Reviews
Khawaja had arrived in Bahrain from Denmark when she was arrested Maryam al-Khawaja, who campaigns against abuse in Gulf ... Full article
Nepal’s former Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai in an exclusive Interview with The Oslo Times ...
Mobile payments are taking over in East Africa after the launch of mobile money. However, ...
A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) on Nigeria, has indicated that the ...
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