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Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation.

Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would ...

Norway on alert over feared terrorist attack.

Norway on alert over feared terrorist attack.

Norway is stepping up security amid intelligence reports of a possible imminent “terrorist attack” by militants who ...

U.S. House panel votes to authorize lawsuit against Obama.

U.S. House panel votes to authorize lawsuit against Obama.

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday took another step toward authorizing a lawsuit against ...

Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad.

Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad.

Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded “economic ...

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Editor In Chief of the Oslo Times Hatef Mokhtar with ... Full article
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Colombian singer Shakira performs during a closing ceremony ahead of the final football match between Germany and Argentina for the FIFA World Cup at The Maracana Stadium in Rio ... Full article
Human Rights
A group of masked gunmen on Saturday stormed the building ofAl-Tayyar daily newspaper in Khartoum and assaulted Mirghani. They also confiscated all cellular phones and laptops of the newspaper’s staff ... Full article
Gender-based violence is a worldwide problem that affects one out of every three women. The violence can be extreme; atrocities such as honor killings, rape, female genital mutilation, severe ...
On July 22, 2014, the Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern over the recent termination of a Chinese journalist from a monthly magazine after he wrote for a Hong ...
Reporters Without Borders condemns the seven-year jail term that a Jeddah criminal court specializing in national security and terrorism passed on independent news photographer Jassim Mekki A’al Safar on ...
The Norwegian government wants to set an age limit of 24 years and an income requirement of over NOK 300,000 (USD 48,400) per year before a married couple would ...
Norway
Norway is stepping up security amid intelligence reports of a possible imminent “terrorist attack” by militants who have fought in Syria, the country’s security officials said Thursday. The move ... Full article
In PST’s threat assessment for 2014, which we made public in the beginning of March, we state the following among other things: The terror threat against Norway is considered ...
The Norwegian government wants to set an age limit of 24 years and an income requirement of over NOK 300,000 (USD 48,400) per year before a married couple would ...
New figures showed the number of divorces in Norway dropped by 12 percent since 2005, and there’s less demand for separation and divorce mediation. Relationship experts said it was ...
Dr Mads Frederick Gilbert (centre) at Al-Shifa hospital on July 17th, treating a wounded Palestinian child, after an Israeli air strike killed 4 children and wounded 5 others Dearest ...
President, Since our last meeting, the developments in the Middle East give cause for deep concern. For the fourth time in the seven years since Hamas took control over ...
Norway commemorates the victims of 22July terror attacks in Oslo and Utøya in the third year. Prime Minister Erna Solberg encourages everyone to stand up against radicalization and extremism ...
A woman looks toward the Utøya Island, where tens of young people were brutally killed by right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik three years ago today. Photo : Henrik Lied, ...
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
A still from the new Fifty Shades of Grey trailer The one thing you must never admit when you are a film critic is that afilm has turned you on. ... Full article
The Norwegian government wants to set an age limit of 24 years and an income requirement of over NOK 300,000 (USD 48,400) per year before a married couple would ...
The Government of Ethiopia has made a commitment to eliminate child marriage and female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Ethiopia by 2025. His Excellency Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Demeke Mekonnen ...
Eimear McBride, author of ‘A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing’ Successful authors should be inspired by the world of hip hop to take young writers under their wing, chairman ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tibetans living on the “roof of the world” can thank an extinct human relative for providing a gene that helps them adapt to the high ...
The owners of a chain of stores called Hobby Lobby don’t like Obamacare. In particular, they really don’t like the part that requires insurance companies to cover contraceptives. Normally, ...
Sixty feet below the sea, in the world’s only underwater habitat, a group of scientists is trying to unlock the ocean’s secrets. But how do the crew of the ...
There are more than 1,000 drawings inside the Decorated Cave of Pont d’Arc A cave in southern France dubbed the “prehistoric Sistine Chapel” has been added to Unesco’s World ...
All News
Colombian singer Shakira performs during a closing ceremony ahead of the final football match between Germany and Argentina for the FIFA ... Full article
Japanese macaque perched on a tree. Photograph: Renee Lynn/Corbis Wild monkeys in the Fukushima region ...
In the Oxford study, DNA is ‘functional’ if it affects our reproductive fitness. Other scientists ...
A still from the new Fifty Shades of Grey trailer The one thing you must ...
Asia News
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a seven-decade public career amid ... Full article
Gazan authorities said Israeli forces shelled a shelter at a U.N.-run school, killing at least 15 people, as the Palestinian death toll in the conflict reached 796 and attempts ...
Doctors in India have extracted 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation. Ashik Gavai was brought in with a swelling in his right ...
The United States, India and Japan are set to kick off week-long war games in the Pacific, beefing up naval ties as they warily eye an increasingly assertive China ...
Africa News
A group of masked gunmen on Saturday stormed the building ofAl-Tayyar daily newspaper in Khartoum and assaulted Mirghani. They also confiscated all ... Full article
The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for ...
Rival armed groups in the Central African Republic have signed a ceasefire agreement aimed at ...
Algeria’s national airline, Air Algerie, says it has lost contact with one of its planes ...
Europe News
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect the country’s starkly changed political scene after the ouster of pro-Russian President ... Full article
Norway is stepping up security amid intelligence reports of a possible imminent “terrorist attack” by militants who have fought in Syria, the country’s security ...
Russia has begun supplying military helicopters and fighters jets to Iraq, a report said Thursday, as Iraq’s defence minister visited Moscow to press for ...
The United States on Thursday said it had evidence Russian forces were firing artillery from inside Russia on Ukrainian troops, in what officials called ...
Middle-East News
Russia has begun supplying military helicopters and fighters jets to Iraq, a report said Thursday, as Iraq’s defence minister visited Moscow to press for ... Full article
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping ...
The new jihadist rulers of Iraq’s northern city of Mosul on Thursday completely levelled one its most well-known shrines, an official and witnesses told ...
The military coup in Egypt and the lengthy revolt in Syria have blurred the once steady progression of the Arab Spring. Consequently, commentators and researchers alike ...
 Americas News
Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday took another step toward authorizing a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, claiming ... Full article
Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday ...
The United States on Thursday said it had evidence Russian forces were firing artillery from ...
Back in 2012, the Sun erupted with a powerful solar storm that just missed the ...
 Australia News
The panel, which earlier this year issued a sharp rebuke of domestic surveillance efforts, said in a preliminary report that the foreign intelligence efforts are generally in line with ... Full article
The outbreak, with more than 360 cases, started after Amish travelers to the Philippines contracted measles this year and returned home to rural Knox County, where it spread thanks ...
Max Davis, who heads the church’s military diocese, is reportedly Australia‘s most senior clergyman and the first Australian Catholic bishop to be charged with a child sex offence. It ...
Australian television producer Reg Grundy has been confirmed as the source of a mysterious donation to a fundraiser linked to the Liberal party before the 2013 federal election. Australian ...
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
Rival armed groups in the Central African Republic have signed a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending over a year of religious ... Full article
Militant Islamists are suspected to have blown up a major bridge in north-eastern Nigeria, disrupting ...
JULY 22, 2014 Author(s): Bill Frelick Published in: LA Times Something similar is happening at ...
Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has told parents of the girls abducted by militant Islamist group ...
Business News
Allegations about the way Royal Bank of Scotland treats its small businesses have resurfaced after senior executives from the bailed-out bank were accused of being “wilfully obtuse” when giving evidence to ... Full article
France’s economy minister Arnaud Montebourg said that neither the GE bid, nor a joint Siemens-Mitsubishi Heavy Industries offer, met the government’s demands. But the government had chosen to work ...
The debate about house prices is reignited on Mondayamid claims by Britain’s biggest property website that prices for homes have come “off the boil”. For the first time this year, the ...
Households are bracing themselves for the first rise in borrowing costs since the Bank of England cut interest rates to a record low more than five years ago. Thursday’s warning from Mark Carney, the ...
Environment News
Japanese macaque perched on a tree. Photograph: Renee Lynn/Corbis Wild monkeys in the Fukushima region of Japan have blood abnormalities linked ... Full article
Dolls representing the oil exploitation in the Yasuni national park are paraded in Quito. Photograph: ...
Can meditation really slow down the effects of age? One Nobel Prize-winner is finding the ...
Yemenis walk through a drought-affected dam on the outskirts of Sana’a, Yemen. Sana a city ...
Fashion News
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 ... Full article
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, ...
When it comes to summer eating, we like our meals fresh, delicious, and healthy, so we’re not left with regrets when it comes time to hit the beach. So ...
Editorial News
    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 ... Full article
‘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, ...
WASHINGTON — When President Obama placed a call to Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany last Thursday, he had a busy agenda: to consult with a close ally and to mobilize wavering Europeans to put more ...
Editor In Chief of the Oslo Times Hatef Mokhtar with Rasmus Johan Michael Hansson Johan Michael Hanssonis an activist and politician for the Green Party. He led the Norwegian chapter of ...
Life Style
Colombian singer Shakira performs during a closing ceremony ahead of the final football match between Germany and Argentina for the FIFA ... Full article
In the Oxford study, DNA is ‘functional’ if it affects our reproductive fitness. Other scientists ...
A still from the new Fifty Shades of Grey trailer The one thing you must ...
The study challenges the results of earlier studies which suggested light to moderate drinking could ...
News & Reviews
Colombian singer Shakira performs during a closing ceremony ahead of the final football match between Germany and Argentina for the FIFA ... Full article
Japanese macaque perched on a tree. Photograph: Renee Lynn/Corbis Wild monkeys in the Fukushima region ...
In the Oxford study, DNA is ‘functional’ if it affects our reproductive fitness. Other scientists ...
A still from the new Fifty Shades of Grey trailer The one thing you must ...
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