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ATT marks historic breakthrough for human rights : Amnesty International

ATT marks historic breakthrough for human rights : Amnesty International

Dec 22,Oslo: The global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) will be implemented from 24 December, marking a breakthrough ...

Mugabe dismisses 7 more ministers

Mugabe dismisses 7 more ministers

Harare, Dec 22: Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has fired seven more ministers from his cabinet for ‘conduct ...

UN to discuss in Human Rights Violations in North Korea

UN to discuss in Human Rights Violations in North Korea

Dec 22, Oslo: The United Nations Security Council will be holding its first ever meeting to discuss ...

Argentine court extends human rights to a Orangutan

Argentine court extends human rights to a Orangutan

Dec 22, Buenos Aires: An Argentine court has ruled that the Sumatran orangutan ‘Sandra’, who has been ...

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The Oslo Times International News Network’s Editor-in-Chief, Hatef Mokhtar ... Full article
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After the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony, The Oslo Times caught up ... Full article
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Dec 22,Oslo: The global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) will be implemented from 24 December, marking a breakthrough for human rights after ... Full article
Harare, Dec 22: Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has fired seven more ministers from his cabinet ...
Dec 22, Oslo: The United Nations Security Council will be holding its first ever meeting ...
Dec 22, Buenos Aires: An Argentine court has ruled that the Sumatran orangutan ‘Sandra’, who ...
Asia
Islamabad, Dec 22: Pakistan is set to execute at least 55 more death-row terrorists among the 500 condemned militants after their ... Full article
Beijing, Dec 22: Chinese prosecutors have formally indicted the son of Hong Kong action film ...
Source: Yahoo News. A senior Chinese leader will visit Vietnam this month, China’s state media ...
Beijing, Dec 22:  Shen Weichen, former Party secretary and executive vice president of the China ...
Human Rights
Dec 22,Oslo: The global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) will be implemented from ... Full article
Dec 22, Oslo: The United Nations Security Council will be holding its ...
Dec 22, Buenos Aires: An Argentine court has ruled that the Sumatran ...
By Nandalal Tiwari Dec 19, Oslo: Morocco proudly hosted the 2nd edition ...
Norway
Dec 21, Oslo : The Met Office has issued avalanche warnings from Sunday ... Full article
Dec 16, Oslo: On 16 December, the Council of the European Union ...
Dec 16,Oslo:  Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, has condemned the attack ...
16 Dec, Oslo :‘I am delighted that the WTO members have adopted ...
Education
The Government has proposed a substantial increase in the support provided by ... Full article
A failure to promote ‘British values’ in a muscular way is allowing ...
Labour is calling for cross-party talks on how religious education is conducted and ...
Thailand‘s king has endorsed the army chief who seized power in a ...
Africa News
Harare, Dec 22: Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has fired seven more ministers from his cabinet for ‘conduct and performance below the expected standard.’ With the latest move to crackdown on his opponent, the number of sacked ministers has reached 16. The 15 ministers, along with former Vice President Dr ... Full article
Beijing, Dec 22: China will send 700 troops to South Sudan as part of the country’s first infantry battalion to participate in a United Nations peacekeeping mission, Chinese media reported. The official Xinhua News Agency said 180 of the troops will fly to South Sudan next month while the ...
Nairobi, Dec 21: The government of Kenya has deregistered 525 non-government organizations (NGOs), 15 of them are accused of terror link, blaming them for flouting the law by failing to submit financial returns at the end of every year. However, NGOs that do not file returns are fined Shilling ...
Europe
Source: Yahoo News. It was a visit to Jerusalem that inspired Frenchman Alexandre Sartene to start the world’s third kosher vineyard outside Israel which, despite a rocky start, now exports ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. A driver shouting “Allahu Akbar” (“God is greatest”) ploughed into pedestrians in eastern France Sunday, injuring 11 of them, just a ...
Source: Yahoo News. President Barack Obama is “recklessly” spreading rumors of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures, North Korea says, as it warns of ...
A man has died and another left injured after being shot while sitting in a vehicle in Sheffield.The pair were shot on Derek Dooley ...
Americas News
Dec 22, Buenos Aires: An Argentine court has ruled that the Sumatran orangutan ‘Sandra’, who has been kept in an Argentine zoo for 20 years should be recognized as a person with a right to freedom on Monday. The ruling, signed by the judges unanimously, will see to it ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. The violence that lead to the deaths of two New York police officers Saturday was blind. At 2:47 p.m., authorities say, a young black man angry at the police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner stepped onto a Brooklyn street corner to take his revenge. ...
Source: Yahoo News. When a politician drops 10 percentage points in the polls in a year, a reasonable assumption is that it has probably not been a very good year. Then again, “reasonable” has not really applied to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presumed run for the presidency in 2016. Since ...
Middle-East News
Jeddah, Dec 22: The Shoura Council of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is putting the issue of the reduction of the ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. At least 20 Islamist State (IS) group members were killed in the ...
Kurdish authorities say their Peshmerga forces have taken control of a “large area” of the ...
Source: Yahoo News. Egypt said on Saturday it supports a draft resolution submitted by the ...
Australia
Sydney, Dec 22: An Australian court on Monday revoked bail for the partner of a self-styled Sheikh who last week stormed a Sydney cafe at gunpoint, sparking a 16-hour hostage crisis that left three people dead, including the gunman. Amirah Droudis, on bail after being charged with the murder ... Full article
Australian leader Tony Abbott has been criticised for saying that women had benefitted from his scrapping of a carbon tax, as they were “particularly focused on the household budget”.Mr Abbott was stating his biggest achievement for women in an interview after Sunday’s cabinet reshuffle.Opposition leaders said his comments reflected ...
Australian authorities have charged a woman in the northern city of Cairns with the murder of seven of her children and her niece.Mersane Warria, 37, was charged while in hospital where she is being treated under guard for self-inflicted knife wounds, police say.Post-mortems are being carried out to determine ...
Culture
The marriage certificate sealing the union between one of history’s favourite lovebirds, ... Full article
The orchestra gained international attention through an acclaimed German documentary in 2010. ...
Could Greece’s mystery tomb lie intact? Well-preserved headless sphinxes hint that grave ...
It’s a legendary drug said to provoke spiritual journeys, but my night ...
Royal News
A Spanish court has ordered blocks on six file-sharing sites to be ... Full article
The row that refuses to die descended into playground idiom when a ...
  The British government plans to sell a majority of its stake ...
Brazil’s Congress has passed a bill that designates all royalties from newly ...
Politics
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance since ... Full article
SRINAGAR — Fighting intensified between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan ...
Jean-Claude Duvalier, Haiti’s ex-president, who was known as Baby Doc,  died of ...
A bipartisan parliamentary committee has found the Abbott government’s proposed “learn or ...
Business News
Frankfurt–The Protest by Lufthansa Air pilots has cause the cancellation of 1,450 flights and has affected the travel plans of approximately 200,000 travellers across the European Continent, Monday. Lufthansa pilots are protesting against plans to alter retirement and pension terms. The strike on Monday has affected mostly the European ... Full article
  BERLIN: Travellers across Germany were left stranded at stations due to a  railway strike that crippled train services on Saturday as a 50 hour train strike began. “Hundreds of travellers stranded at the main railway hubs in Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich have been offered the possibility to stay ...
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 cash-out when needed and at times mobile money agents too lack enough float to service payees. In fact, a recent ...
Environment News
Dec 6, Oslo: Norway will provide NOK 1.6 billion (USD 258 mill) to the Green Climate Fund over the next four years. With this announcement, the total amount pledged to ... Full article
Reykjavik–The 2nd edition of the Arctic Circle Assembly, will be kicking off at the Reykjavík’s Harpa Conference Center in Iceland from 31 October. participants from 34 ...
In the years to come, it’s not a stretch to imagine millions of people flooding the streets to protest—flooding in the streets. What will ...
  Photo: Ash cloud from the volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupting in Iceland in 2010, rose into the air wreaking havoc in international flights. Shutterstock     The ...
Fashion News
Source: Yahoo.News. Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died, a family member told ABC News. He was 82. De la Renta was diagnosed with cancer in 2006. Born in the Dominican Republic in 1932, de la Renta left home at 18 to study painting in Madrid. It ... Full article
Truth to tell, the Top Gun Big Pilot perpetual calendar watch is no thing of great beauty. Produced by the prestigious Swiss manufacturer IWC, it is a formidable hunk of matte-black ceramic casing roughly the diameter of a cocktail coaster. The true merit of this ominous device is to ...
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 — is back.   the fall-winter 2014/15 collections started with brio Sunday with the Atelier Versace show, graced by Jennifer Lopez. ...
Editorial
  Editor-in-Chief: Hatef Mokhtar With each passing day the situation of Human Rights in Hungary is deteriorating as the government  fails ... Full article
Ladies and Gentlemen, I stand before you today to share my pro-human rights beliefs and ...
DAISH or formerly the ISIL (the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and ...
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