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Boko Haram kill 35, abduct 182 in Nigeria

Boko Haram kill 35, abduct 182 in Nigeria

Abuja, Dec 18: Islamic militant Boko Haram has killed 35 and kidnapped 182 including women and children ...

In pictures: 116 years of US-Cuban relations.

In pictures: 116 years of US-Cuban relations.

The US and Cuba have announced plans to normalise diplomatic and economic relations – marking a dramatic ...

Why some people choose to work on Christmas Day,

Why some people choose to work on Christmas Day,

By Peter Shadbolt Business reporter While most of us will be relaxing on Christmas Day, or at ...

Indonesia shuts airport, warns planes as volcano erupts

Indonesia shuts airport, warns planes as volcano erupts

Jakarta, Dec 19: Indonesia closed an airport in Ternate of North Maluku province on Friday and warned ...

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The Oslo Times International News Network’s Editor-in-Chief, Hatef Mokhtar ... Full article
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Raageshwari Loomba is an Indian pop singer, actress, model, television anchor, former ... Full article
All News
Abuja, Dec 18: Islamic militant Boko Haram has killed 35 and kidnapped 182 including women and children during a raid on ... Full article
The US and Cuba have announced plans to normalise diplomatic and economic relations – marking ...
By Peter Shadbolt Business reporter While most of us will be relaxing on Christmas Day, ...
Jakarta, Dec 19: Indonesia closed an airport in Ternate of North Maluku province on Friday ...
Asia
Jakarta, Dec 19: Indonesia closed an airport in Ternate of North Maluku province on Friday and warned planes to avoid the ... Full article
By Richard Bilton BBC Panorama Poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories which make Apple ...
Villagers in China’s Sichuan province have petitioned authorities to “isolate” an HIV positive eight-year-old boy, ...
India has successfully launched its largest rocket and an unmanned capsule which could send astronauts ...
Human Rights
Dec 18, Oslo: Reporters Without Borders has  expressed regrets over the decision that ... Full article
Dec 18, Keiv:In a country where media is polarised and journalists are ...
Paris, Dec 16: At least 66 journalists were killed across the globe ...
Dec 12, Oslo: ‘Human rights are under pressure internationally. Norway will therefore step ...
Norway
Dec 16, Oslo: On 16 December, the Council of the European Union ... Full article
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 ...
Dec 12, Oslo: ‘Human rights are under pressure internationally. Norway will therefore step ...
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
Abuja, Dec 18: Islamic militant Boko Haram has killed 35 and kidnapped 182 including women and children during a raid on the northeast Nigerian village of Gumsuri. Boko Haram had abducted more than 200 women in April from a secondary school in Chibok, only 24 km (15 miles) from ... Full article
Bangui, Dec 18: At least 28 people have been killed in the clashes between Muslim and Christian fighters in Central African Republic while dozens have been wounded, a Red Cross official said Thursday. The fighting began Tuesday in Mbres as a member of a Christian militia was killed by ...
Abuja (Nigeria), Dec 18: Nigerian Military court has sentenced 54 of its soldiers to death for mutiny. An officer, who was at the Court Martial, confirmed that 54 of the 59 soldiers were sentenced to death, reported the allAfrica news referring to the General Court Martial sitting at the ...
Europe
Nebraska and Oklahoma have asked the US Supreme Court to nullify a 2012 law that made marijuana legal in the US state of Colorado.The two states allege that Colorado’s law ... Full article
The US Federal Reserve has given Wall Street banks even more time to comply with parts of the Volcker Rule, a key provision of ...
By Nick Hopkins Investigations correspondent, BBC Newsnight Nearly 250 prison officers are being bussed across the country to fill gaps at other jails because ...
One of UK’s most wanted fugitives, Paul John Scott, arrested coming back into country in light aircraftThis breaking news story is being updated and ...
Americas News
Source: Yahoo News. The city said Wednesday that it is trying to negotiate a settlement with Eric Garner’s family as scores of defense attorneys protested the criminal justice system’s handling of police killings of unarmed black men by participating in marches and die-ins. Officials in Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. He crushed Chechnya’s rebellion, pushed back Russia’s frontierBut 15 years after he came to power Vladimir Putin faces his biggest challenge yet: how to manage the worst monetary crisis of his era. Both as president and prime minister the former KGB spy always managed to stay ...
Source: Yahoo News. He may be president now, but Barack Obama says he’s a black man who has been mistaken for the valet and worries his daughters could face stereotypes.”There’s no black male my age, who’s a professional, who hasn’t come out of a restaurant and is waiting for ...
Middle-East News
Baghdad, Dec 19: Kurdish forces have said they have broken the Islamic State (IS) siege of Mount Sinjar, where thousands of ... Full article
Baghdad, Dec 18: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered the withdrawal of all lawsuits ...
Source: Yahoo News. Israel’s foreign minister on Thursday described as a gimmick a Palestinian-proposed U.N. ...
Source: Yahoo News. Israel suffered back-to-back diplomatic setbacks in Europe on Wednesday, while the Palestinians ...
Australia
By Andrew Walker BBC World Service Economics correspondent Will we ever really get over the financial crisis? Six years or more on from the start of it, the world economy is still struggling to generate a convincing recovery.Among the headwinds is debt, the factor that took us into the ... Full article
A cyber attack on Sony Pictures that forced the cancellation of a major film release is being seen as a serious national security matter, the US says.A White House spokesman said the US believed the hacking was the work of a “sophisticated actor” – but refused to confirm if ...
Eight children have been found dead at a house in Cairns in northern Queensland, say Australian police.Police said a 34-year-old woman had been taken to hospital with stab wounds but was stable.The details of the incident and the woman’s relationship to the children, aged between 18 months and 15 ...
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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