|Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Many drug inmates who get break under new plan to be deported.

Many drug inmates who get break under new plan to be deported.

Thousands of federal prisoners set to be released early thanks to a change in drug rules will ...

Impunity persists: 20 years of fear in The Gambia

Impunity persists: 20 years of fear in The Gambia

On 22 July 1994, a group of military officers led by Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh overthrew President Dawda ...

A modest proposal: Judge asks if firing squad and guillotine are preferable to lethal injection

A modest proposal: Judge asks if firing squad and guillotine are preferable...

The escalating controversy surrounding a planned execution in Arizona has caused one judge to cynically suggest that ...

Colorado judge sets new December 8 trial date in theater massacre case.

Colorado judge sets new December 8 trial date in theater massacre case.

Jury selection in the much-delayed trial of accused movie theater gunman James Holmes will begin on Dec. ...

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Editor In Chief of the Oslo Times Hatef Mokhtar with ... Full article
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Train carrying remains of MH17 downing victims arrives in government-controlled Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. A train carrying the remains of victims of a Malaysian Airlines plane shot down over ... Full article
Human Rights
(Nairobi, July 19, 2014) – The Ethiopian government should immediately drop politically motivated charges brought against 10 bloggers and journalists on July 17, 2014, under the country’s deeply flawed ... Full article
Abuses against Street Children in Uganda JULY 17, 2014 The 71-page report documents human rights violations against street children by police and local government officials, as well as abuses ...
Military Authorities Detaining Dissidents, Critics (New York) – The arrest of a magazine editor for posting comments critical of the military on his Facebook page is emblematic of the ...
Families of missing children deal with despair and hope as the country continues to lose generation after generation. Eleven children go missing every hour and seven are never found ...
Migrant families wait to disembark from the Italian military ship “Grecale” as they arrived in the port of Pozzallo, Sicily, on July 2, 2014 two days after a rescue ...
Norway
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 ... Full article
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, ...
‘Worldwide, around 125 million girls and women have been subjected to genital mutilation. The fight to eliminate female genital mutilation in Norway and internationally is a high priority for ...
‘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, ...
’I condemn the murder of a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem on 2 July. There is no excuse for acts of revenge. The circumstances surrounding the murder are still unclear, ...
‘It is important that Norway, together with our European partners, sends a clear signal to the Syrian authorities that the persistent use of violence is unacceptable and must end ...
‘I would like to congratulate Thorbjørn Jagland on his re-election. It reflects the strong support for his reform work in the Council of Europe. In these times of crisis ...
‘Despite the difficult security situation in the Central African Republic, humanitarian actors are making impressive efforts to save lives and help the civilian population. Norway is providing an additional ...
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
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 ... Full article
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 ...
The Middle East has long had a tradition of ornate gardens, but certain differences are found when comparing Ottoman and Safavid gardens Few people know how ancient the word ...
On a warm summer’s day Helena Bonham Carter is between jobs and between homes, supervising a move between the pair of London houses that she shares with Tim Burton. She is surrounded ...
“Close your eyes and think of the void,” Marina Abramović announces. “The void is also a cinema screen.” There are 160 of us here, along with a small number of the ...
All News
On 22 July 1994, a group of military officers led by Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh overthrew President Dawda Jawara, who had been ... Full article
(Nairobi, July 19, 2014) – The Ethiopian government should immediately drop politically motivated charges brought ...
The South Sudan Community in Norway boycotted the young nation’s third Independence anniversary, citing the ...
Abuses against Street Children in Uganda JULY 17, 2014 The 71-page report documents human rights ...
Asia News
Iran has moved to eliminate its most sensitive stockpile of enriched uranium gas under an interim nuclear deal reached with six world powers last year, according to a monthly ... Full article
China’s ruling Communist Party will step up ideological education of officials to prevent them from aping Western moral standards and strengthen their faith in communism to help in the ...
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi became the first Italian head of government to visit Mozambique on Saturday at the start of an African tour aimed at bolstering trade ties ...
Italian and Maltese rescuers found 18 bodies on an overcrowded migrant boat on Saturday, with Italian officials blaming toxic fumes from the engine and the Maltese military saying there ...
Africa News
March 21, 2014 Photo Credit: John A. Forbes A report released March 19 following a two-year investigation by South Africa’s Office of the Public ... Full article
On 22 July 1994, a group of military officers led by Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh overthrew ...
(Nairobi, July 19, 2014) – The Ethiopian government should immediately drop politically motivated charges brought ...
The South Sudan Community in Norway boycotted the young nation’s third Independence anniversary, citing the ...
Europe News
Air carriers in the United States and Europe on Tuesday halted flights to Tel Aviv after warnings from governmental agencies in an effort to ensure passenger safety as turmoil in ... Full article
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he has stopped talking to US President Barack Obama on the phone, amid growing strains between Ankara ...
Vladimir Putin opened a special meeting of the Kremlin’s Security Council today with an odd statement: “There is no direct military threat to our ...
Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown told Yahoo News on Tuesday that the world must band together 100 days after the mass abduction of ...
Middle-East News
The conflict, the bloodiest since December 2009 has killed more than 570 Palestinians and 27 Israelis. Pledge for aid to Gaza comes as ... Full article
For almost two weeks, Israel practically bristled with confidence and pride: The Iron Dome air defense system was dependably zapping incoming Hamas rockets from ...
The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state headed to Cairo on Monday to try to end two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting that ...
The head of Iraq’s largest church said on Sunday that Islamic State militants who drove Christians out of Mosul were worse than Mongol leader ...
 Americas News
Thousands of federal prisoners set to be released early thanks to a change in drug rules will most likely be quickly ... Full article
The escalating controversy surrounding a planned execution in Arizona has caused one judge to cynically ...
Jury selection in the much-delayed trial of accused movie theater gunman James Holmes will begin ...
Air carriers in the United States and Europe on Tuesday halted flights to Tel Aviv ...
 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
On 22 July 1994, a group of military officers led by Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh overthrew President Dawda Jawara, who had been ... Full article
The South Sudan Community in Norway boycotted the young nation’s third Independence anniversary, citing the ...
Ed Miliband used a meeting with the US president, Barack Obama, on Monday to discuss the foreign ...
David Cameron, François Hollande and Angela Merkel watch falling poppies during a ceremony marking the ...
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
Dolls representing the oil exploitation in the Yasuni national park are paraded in Quito. Photograph: Juan Cevallos/AFP/Getty Images Ecuador’s government was ... Full article
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 ...
Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta presents a “Hands off our Elephants” plaque to UNDP Administrator, ...
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
Mental health problems are more common than people think Researchers from University College London found people with a rare variant of ... Full article
Sweet, salty, sour and bitter — every schoolchild knows these are the building blocks of ...
LOS ANGELES – Reuters Universal Pictures said on Friday it has acquired worldwide rights to ...
Deckchairs in Hyde Park, central London, last month – the world’s hottest June on record. ...
News & Reviews
On 22 July 1994, a group of military officers led by Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh overthrew President Dawda Jawara, who had been ... Full article
(Nairobi, July 19, 2014) – The Ethiopian government should immediately drop politically motivated charges brought ...
The South Sudan Community in Norway boycotted the young nation’s third Independence anniversary, citing the ...
Abuses against Street Children in Uganda JULY 17, 2014 The 71-page report documents human rights ...
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Dolls representing the oil exploitation in the Yasuni national park are paraded in ...
A picture taken on May 3, 2014, shows people visiting “The Gateway to ...
The full moon on Saturday will appear to be unusually big. In fact, ...
   
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