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Soldiers jailed over South Korea bullying death.

Soldiers jailed over South Korea bullying death.

A military court in South Korea has given prison sentences ranging from 25 to 45 years to ...

Ebola outbreak: Abbott urged to send Australian health workers.

Ebola outbreak: Abbott urged to send Australian health workers.

The Australian government is facing more criticism for not sending health workers to Africa to help fight ...

Sri Lanka landslide: Hopes fade for ‘100 buried’.

Sri Lanka landslide: Hopes fade for ‘100 buried’.

Hopes are fading for victims of a landslide which may have buried more than 100 people in ...

US police killing suspect Eric Frein found after manhunt.

US police killing suspect Eric Frein found after manhunt.

A fugitive who eluded capture in the forests of Pennsylvania for seven weeks after the fatal shooting ...

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Alexender Gladstein is the Vice-president of strategy for ... Full article
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Fatou Jaw Manneh is a refugee, currently living in Arizona, USA. She ... Full article
All News
29 Oct: The global security landscape is dominated by complex threats such as international terrorism and organised crime, but also rapid ... Full article
Oct 29: The Nordic foreign ministers today decided to provide early assistance to Ukraine in ...
Alexender Gladstein is the Vice-president of strategy for the Oslo Freedom forum and he has ...
The Oslo Freedom Forum, a two day gathering of Human Rights Activists and journalists alike ...
Asia
Source: Yahoo News. India will soon be supplying naval vessels to Vietnam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, the first ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. The new Afghan president travels to China this week, signaling the pivotal ...
Source: Yahoo News. Iran Saturday hanged a woman convicted of murdering a former intelligence officer ...
Source: Yahoo News. China launched its first space mission to the moon and back early ...
Human Rights
On the inaugural UN International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against ... Full article
Tehran:  The 26 year-old, Reyhaneh Jabbari, who is in jail for stabbing ...
By  Franchesca Jorde Oslo–Termed as a gathering for people that act for ...
Three journalists and two publishers were sentenced on Thursday to two years ...
Norway
29 Oct: The global security landscape is dominated by complex threats such ... Full article
Oct 29: The Nordic foreign ministers today decided to provide early assistance ...
  The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende‘ at the donor’s ...
Oslo- Norway donated NOK 70 million to the World Bank’s new multi-donor ...
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
Source: Yahoo News. The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, is traveling to Guinea on Sunday and will also visit Liberia and Sierra Leone, making the trip despite calls by some U.S. lawmakers for a travel ban on the three West African countries worst-affected by Ebola. Power, ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. The sister of Nigeria’s powerful petroleum minister has been kidnapped in the oil hub of Port Harcourt, police said Friday, in the latest abduction targeting a prominent political family. Osio Agama, whose sister Diezani Alison-Madueke leads Africa’s largest oil industry, was seized at gunpoint as she ...
Source: Yahoo News. As Oscar Pistorius spent his first day behind bars this week, a suspected child rapist and murderer went on trial at the same Pretoria court in a case that has also provoked fierce debate about crime and punishment in post-apartheid South Africa. Although the two defendants, ...
Europe
Source: Yahoo News. Ukraine is unlikely to receive a second tranche of a $17-billion loan program from the International Monetary Fund this year as expected, Finance Minister Oleksander Shlapak said ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. Parts of Britain are “under siege” from immigration, prompting the government is looking at ways to stem the number of EU ...
Source: Yahoo News. Heavy shelling erupted Monday near the separatist held town of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, ending a calm period during weekend parliamentary ...
Source: Yahoo News. Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama agree on very little. But on the subject of Israeli settlement construction in the West Bank, ...
Americas News
Source: Yahoo News. President Barack Obama is picking some temperate spots in an otherwise chilly political landscape, avoiding hostile Senate terrain during the final days of the midterm campaign in favor of tight governor races where hWith a week left before Election Day, Obama is fanning out to campaign ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. A gunman who shot and killed a soldier at Canada’s national war memorial and then stormed Parliament before he was gunned down had prepared a video recording of himself that police say shows he was driven by ideological and political motives, police said Sunday. Royal Canadian ...
Source: Yahoo News. Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian-American youth during clashes on Friday, the U.S. State Department said, calling for a quick and transparent investigation.Orwah Hammad, 14, was shot in the head in the village of Silwad, north of the Palestinian seat of government in Ramallah. An ...
Middle-East News
Source: Yahoo News. Yemeni troops and a US drone struck positions held by Al-Qaeda suspects and Sunni tribes on Sunday killing ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. Islamic State militants tried to seize a border post in the Syrian ...
Source: Yahoo News. President Reuven Rivlin acknowledged Sunday past and present wrongdoings to Israel’s Arabs, ...
Source: Yahoo News. Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama agree on very little. But on the ...
Australia
Canberra–Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, who brought about massive changes in Australian law has passed away at the age of 98. Whitlam, who led the Australian Labour Party had first come into power in 1972 and during histhree year tenure in office he brought about major changes in ... Full article
Australia’s Parliament House on Monday lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened. The government department that runs Parliament House announced earlier this month that “persons with facial coverings” would no longer be allowed in the open public galleries of the ...
Several beaches were closed in Western Australia Sunday after a suspected shark attack on an inflatable boat, officials said, just a week after a surfer had parts of his arms bitten off in a separate mauling.The two men who were on board the inflatable canoe escaped unhurt and paddled ...
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
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 countries will attend the Assembly, which ... Full article
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 ...
The African skyCAM, a piloted drone used to assist journalists. Flying drones are helping journalists in Kenya report on disaster stories by enabling them ...
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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