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Case filed against Pakistan protest leaders

Case filed against Pakistan protest leaders

The country’s army chief Raheel Sharif met the beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif amid political chaos  ...

Development: Which way Nigeria?

Development: Which way Nigeria?

In Nigeria there are at once good and bad signs for the future of Africa’s largest democracy. ...

Africa: How Africa is Losing the Ebola Battle

Africa: How Africa is Losing the Ebola Battle

ANALYSIS By Amadou Mahtar Ba A combination of fear of the Ebola virus, weak public infrastructures in three ...

Obama’s delay on ISIS strategy leads to strange bedfellows.

Obama’s delay on ISIS strategy leads to strange bedfellows.

Politicians and pundits on the right initially rallied around the idea that the U.S. needs to be ...

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The country’s army chief Raheel Sharif met the beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif amid political chaos Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri booked under anti-terrorism act after their supporters briefly ... Full article
Human Rights
September 2 Deadline to Comply with Draconian 84/2002 Law UPDATE: On August 31, the Egyptian Ministry of Social Solidarity announced that the deadline for nongovernmental organizations to register under ... Full article
Demonstrators calling for resignation of PM stop transmission for 45 minutes before building was cleared by army forces. http://aje.me/Y4Zbtp Anti-government protesters have broken into the building of state television ...
Khawaja had arrived in Bahrain from Denmark when she was arrested Maryam al-Khawaja, who campaigns against abuse in Gulf state, charged with insulting king and assault on ...
  Footage of another fifteen members of Kurdish militia captured by the brutal jihadists has been released WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT IS issues second ‘warning’ to the U.S in video ...
‘Another ISIS war crime’: Footage and photographs have emerged of Islamic State fighters marching more than 200 soldiers across the desert to their deaths in only their underwear after ...
Norway
What next for PST chief Benedicte Bjørnland and Norway’s terror threat? Photo: Berit Roald / NTB scanpix Four terrorists connected to Isis were responsible for the recent terror alert ... Full article
Top politicians, Islamic and Christian religious leaders and people of diverse backgorunds protested terrorist organization ISIL and religious extremism. Thousands in Oslo protested against ISIS and local extremists recruiting ...
Police Security Service will follow America’s example and store information about Norwegian’s online activity. The Data Inspectorate, however, is skeptical. Police Security Service will follow America’s example and store ...
Norway schools are shocked by the Bergen schoolgirl attack. Photo: locker room Shutterstock Police hunting a man who sexually assaulted a primary school girl in Bergen on Tuesday, believe two dogs ...
Photographer: Kristian Helgesen/Bloomberg Norway generates money for the fund from taxes on oil and gas, ownership of petroleum… Read More Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, returned 192 billion ...
Weapons from the United States will be stored in the Norwegian mountains. US cargo ship USNS PFC Dewayne T. Williams has arrived in the small Norwegian village of Namdalseid ...
‘The Governments of Egypt and Norway, supported by President Mahmoud Abbas, have decided to co-host a conference on Palestine with a focus on the reconstruction of Gaza. The invitations ...
‘The Government will align itself with the EU’s new restrictive measures against Russia. Since the start of the crisis in Ukraine, Norway has stood united with the EU and ...
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
Could Greece’s mystery tomb lie intact? Well-preserved headless sphinxes hint that grave dating back to Alexander the Great may be untouched   The tomb is situated in Amphipolis region ... Full article
It’s a legendary drug said to provoke spiritual journeys, but my night with ayahuasca—or yagé—in the mountains of southern Colombia went deeper than that. As I gazed into the ...
Fes is an ancient city and former capital of Morocco. It is nestled in the Middle Atlas Mountains of this North African country and delights in hosting the Sacred ...
‘Constantinople’ by Edmondo De Amicis, translated by Stephan Parkin This volume of travel notes by 19th century Italian bon vivant Edmondo De Amicis ticks all the right boxes for ...
An inspirational new book, Gardens of Marrakech, explores their cultural context and engages with the issues threatening their survival. Angelica Gray, a garden designer who grew up in the ...
  Men seek refuge at a police station after forced circumcision (file photo)   POLICE are guarding Turkana, Teso and Luo communities at Moi’s Bridge on the border of ...
FKA twigs: experimenting with intelligent sexuality. Photograph: Dominick Sheldon Kylie Minogue’s one-time backup dancer is stepping into the limelight with the powerfully sexual sound of debut album LP1 and ...
Set the scene … Dokufest takes place in the medieval town of Prizren. Photograph: Samir Karahoda Kosovo is known more for conflict than culture, but at a film festival ...
All News
The country’s army chief Raheel Sharif met the beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif amid political chaos Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri ... Full article
September 2 Deadline to Comply with Draconian 84/2002 Law UPDATE: On August 31, the Egyptian ...
Demonstrators calling for resignation of PM stop transmission for 45 minutes before building was cleared ...
Khawaja had arrived in Bahrain from Denmark when she was arrested Maryam al-Khawaja, ...
Asia News
The country’s army chief Raheel Sharif met the beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif amid political chaos Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri booked under anti-terrorism act after their supporters briefly ... Full article
An outbreak of dengue fever in Japan — the first since World War II — has affected at least 22 people, the government said Monday, with all cases believed ...
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was to hold talks with top EU diplomat Catherine Ashton in Brussels Monday, following fresh US sanctions on entities linked to Tehran’s nuclear ...
Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official’s speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern ...
Africa News
In Nigeria there are at once good and bad signs for the future of Africa’s largest democracy. Peter Ezeh, reporting from ... Full article
ANALYSIS By Amadou Mahtar Ba A combination of fear of the Ebola virus, weak public infrastructures ...
Lesotho deputy prime minister Mothetjoa Metsing. He says there was no coup, but prime minister ...
President Jakaya Kikwete has been accused of no longer being a referee but an active ...
Europe News
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was to hold talks with top EU diplomat Catherine Ashton in Brussels Monday, following fresh US sanctions on entities linked to Tehran’s nuclear programme. ... Full article
Ukrainian troops on Monday were battling a Russian tank contingent in the eastern city of Lugansk, Kiev said, accusing Moscow’s army units of moving ...
Beginning in 2006, the NSA began a broad surveillance operation aimed at infiltrating the computers of Turkey’s top political leaders, according documents provided by ...
Pro-Russian rebels have been gaining ground on Ukrainian forces in recent days An “immediate ceasefire” in Ukraine must be the priority for key negotiations ...
Middle-East News
(Beirut) – Credible evidence has emerged that Islamic State forces used ground-fired cluster munitions in at least one location in northern Syriain recent weeks. The use ... Full article
Evacuated embassy compound in the capital raided as fighting rages among rival militias in the North African country. http://aje.me/W0tXBP The United States embassy compound ...
Israel announces ‘largest land appropriation for 30 years’ just days after the Gaza ceasefire agreed Israel has announced plans to expropriate 400 hectares of land ...
At least 42 children have been killed in government air strikes and shelling across Syria in the last 36 hours, the Syrian Observatory for ...
 Americas News
Politicians and pundits on the right initially rallied around the idea that the U.S. needs to be more aggressive militarily in ... Full article
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was to hold talks with top EU diplomat Catherine ...
Evacuated embassy compound in the capital raided as fighting rages among rival militias in the ...
Dozens of Filipino UN peacekeepers performed the “greatest escape” from besieging Syrian rebels, slipping away ...
 Australia News
The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will focus on the southern part of the existing search zone after a new clue to the plane’s possible location emerged, ... Full article
Fifteen Australians, including two suicide bombers, are believed to have died fighting in Syria and Iraq, intelligence chief David Irvine said Wednesday, while warning espionage and foreign intervention threats ...
Nicknamed ‘the flying squirrel’, she hopes to make a mark on the surfing and skating world   Quincy Symonds started surfing at the age of four and picked up ...
The Great Barrier Reef stretches for more than 2,600km (1,680 miles) along Australia’s eastern coast. The outlook for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is poor despite conservation efforts, with further ...
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
Inequality, in terms of economic clout in post-apartheid and now post Nelson Mandela South Africa, continues to be pervasive. For most ... Full article
UNThe House of Representatives and the government have moved to Tobruk to escape fighting in ...
  Norway says it will ‘turn over every stone’ to prevent radicalisation Boris Johnson has ...
In nearby Raqqa city, supporters of the Islamic State group celebrated the capture of the ...
Business News
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 ... Full article
A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) on Nigeria, has indicated that the nation could potentially become a major global economic super power in less than two ...
South Sudan’s oil minister, Stephen Dhieu Dau, speaks during a press conference in the capital, Juba, on 23 July 2013 (Photo: Larco Lomayat July 28, 2014 (JUBA) – The ...
George Clooney: the face of Nespresso It’s the coffee brand that has made its little aluminium pods synonymous with both George Clooney and Matt Damon. But perhaps Nespresso’s most ...
Environment News
In the years to come, it’s not a stretch to imagine millions of people flooding the streets to protest—flooding in the ... Full article
  Photo: Ash cloud from the volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupting in Iceland in 2010, rose into the ...
The African skyCAM, a piloted drone used to assist journalists. Flying drones are helping journalists ...
For its size, spider silk is stronger than steel, yet it is extraordinarily lightweight and ...
Fashion News
Kim Kardashian’s ‘designer booty’ is just a bottom. Photograph: Catchlight Media/REX Fashion magazines are obsessed with Kim Kardashian‘s bum, but no one would describe a pair of boobs in the same ... Full article
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 ...
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, ...
Editorial News
Director of Nepal Desk of The Oslo Times International News Network and Human Rights Activist,  Prabalta Rijal taking an interview with NPC-Maoist Spokes Person Pampha Bhusal, in Kathmandu on Friday. ... Full article
Editor In Chief of The Oslo Times Hatef Mokhtar in Interview with Jonas Iversen, deputy leader of the Norwegian Palestine Committee   1)   As a representative of the ‘Palestine ...
    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 ...
‘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, ...
Life Style
Nigeria’s health minister will hold an emergency meeting of state health commissioners on Monday as West Africa struggles to halt the ... Full article
Liberia on Saturday said it would deny permission for any crew to disembark from ships ...
In Marco Polo’s footsteps: from Venice to the Holy Land, through the Middle East to ...
The most famous people in the world tied the knot secretly over the weekend. How ...
News & Reviews
The country’s army chief Raheel Sharif met the beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif amid political chaos Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri ... Full article
September 2 Deadline to Comply with Draconian 84/2002 Law UPDATE: On August 31, the Egyptian ...
Demonstrators calling for resignation of PM stop transmission for 45 minutes before building was cleared ...
Khawaja had arrived in Bahrain from Denmark when she was arrested Maryam al-Khawaja, ...
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