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Clare’s Law: 1,300 domestic abuse disclosures made.

Clare’s Law: 1,300 domestic abuse disclosures made.

A scheme allowing people to find out if their partner has a history of domestic violence has ...

MPs: Ban fracking to meet carbon targets.

MPs: Ban fracking to meet carbon targets.

By Helen Briggs Environment correspondent, BBC News An influential committee of MPs has called for a moratorium ...

Dalian Wanda to invest $1bn in Sydney property.

Dalian Wanda to invest $1bn in Sydney property.

Chinese property giant Dalian Wanda is set to invest $1bn (£667bn) in a development near Sydney Harbour. ...

Media praise India-US nuclear agreement.

Media praise India-US nuclear agreement.

Papers hail the breakthrough in the Delhi-Washington nuclear deal, and reflect on India’s democratic journey as the ...

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Jan 24, Kathmandu: Children rights and women rights abuses case in Nepal ... Full article
All News
US President Barack Obama has telephoned Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to offer his condolences after the apparent murder of a ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. Germany has decided to stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia because of ...
Source: Yahoo News. At least as many anti-Muslim acts have taken place in France since ...
Source: Yahoo News. The first subway line in New York City opened about 35 years ...
Asia
Chinese property giant Dalian Wanda is set to invest $1bn (£667bn) in a development near Sydney Harbour. The news came after ... Full article
Papers hail the breakthrough in the Delhi-Washington nuclear deal, and reflect on India’s democratic journey ...
At least 30 police commandos have been killed in heavy fighting with Islamist rebels in ...
US President Barack Obama is attending India’s annual Republic Day parade in Delhi, the first ...
Human Rights
Jan 25, London: The Death of the Saudi King Abdullah, has seen ... Full article
Jan 24, Kathmandu: Children rights and women rights abuses case in Nepal ...
Jan 23, Gaza: A report commissioned by the Israeli branch of Physicians ...
Jan 21, New York: Despite the fact that media correspondences are the ...
Norway
Jan 22,Oslo:‘I deplore the fact that the punishment of Saudi human rights ... Full article
Jan 20,Oslo: Despite orders from local officials in Dresden for the cancellation ...
Jan 17, Oslo: The new Charlie Hebdo cover has been criticized by ...
Jan 16,Oslo: A Rwandan resident convicted to 21 years in prison over ...
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
Friday 16, Cairo: The Foreign Ministry of Egypt has poured outrage over a European Parliament report which criticises the country’s human rights record and calling for the release of 167 members of the dissolved parliament, on Friday. According to the Egyptian, the report included a series of allegations and ... Full article
Jan 13, Cairo: Hosni Mubarak is set to be released from custody after a court dismissed the only conviction keeping him in jail. The ousted president had been under house arrest at a military hospital in Cairo since 2011. An Egyptian court on Tuesday overturned the last remaining conviction against ...
Jan 13, Kampala: A Ugandan Christian Extremist group commander will be facing charges at the International Criminal Court, according to The Ugandan Army. As per the information we have received the senior commander in the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) is to be sent to the International Criminal Court ...
Europe
A scheme allowing people to find out if their partner has a history of domestic violence has been used more than 1,300 times in less than a year. Clare’s Law ... Full article
By Helen Briggs Environment correspondent, BBC News An influential committee of MPs has called for a moratorium on fracking on the grounds that it ...
A top official at the European Central Bank (ECB) has warned that unemployment and low growth are undermining the foundations of the European Union. ...
Irish airline Aer Lingus is set to approve a new takeover bid by British Airways owner IAG, the BBC understands. IAG, which also controls ...
Americas News
A scheme allowing people to find out if their partner has a history of domestic violence has been used more than 1,300 times in less than a year. Clare’s Law – named after Clare Wood, who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend in 2009 – came into force across England ... Full article
By Helen Briggs Environment correspondent, BBC News An influential committee of MPs has called for a moratorium on fracking on the grounds that it could derail efforts to tackle climate change.The government’s drive for shale gas should be put on hold because it would lead to more reliance on ...
Chinese property giant Dalian Wanda is set to invest $1bn (£667bn) in a development near Sydney Harbour. The news came after US equity firm Blackstone said it was selling a Sydney office building to the group for A$415m ($327m; £218m).Gold Fields House is in the city’s prime central business ...
Middle-East News
Tom Uren, an icon of the Australian left and a former deputy leader of the Labor party, has died aged 93. ... Full article
A woman who became a campaigner against domestic violence after her son was killed by ...
Australian PM Tony Abbott has used the country’s national day to announce a knighthood for ...
Source: Yahoo News. Germany has decided to stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia because of ...
Australia
Source: Yahoo News. Increasing numbers of young women are altering the profile of Australians joining the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq and Syria, Attorney-General George Brandis said Saturday, enticed by the “false glamour” of the organisation. “At an earlier time, perhaps even six months ago, we were concerned ... Full article
Sydney, Jan 9: Heavy rains have caused flooding in different parts as emergency services in South Australia prepare to deal with potential severe flooding, with the state facing its heaviest rainfall in three decades. Rain has already started to wash out roads and the State Emergency Service (SES) has ...
The parents of one of the three al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt are optimistic they will soon be released. Speaking to the BBC on the first anniversary of their arrest, Peter Greste’s father said he was confident their convictions would be overturned.Mr Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were ...
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
New York, Jan 7: Lawyers representing a woman who has alleged Prince ... Full article
Riyadh, Jan 5: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud offered ...
London, Jan 4: Buckingham Palace has denied for the second time that ...
Madrid, Jan 2: Spain’s Princess Cristina’s lawyers have lodged an appeal against ...
Politics
Colombo, Jan 9: Maithripala Sirisena has become victorious with 51.3% votes in ... Full article
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance since ...
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 ...
Business News
Jan 17, Kuala Lampur: A three-way merger that would have created a lender with the financial clout to win bigger sukuk deals against the likes of HSBC Holdings Plc and Standard Chartered Plc has stalled as tumbling oil prices wreak havoc on the economy. The planned amalgamation of CIMB ... Full article
Jan 12, Riyadh: If there ever was doubt about the strategy of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, its wealthiest members are putting that issue to rest. Representatives of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait stressed a dozen times in the past six weeks that the group ...
Frankfurt, Jan: Daimler, maker of Mercedes-Benz and Smart-branded cars, has said deliveries rose 11.4 percent in 2014, to a record 1,739,854 cars, with a 30 percent sales jump in China and 25 percent higher registrations of Mercedes compact cars. For Mercedes, it marks the fourth year of record sales ...
Environment News
Jan 20,Oslo: The government of Norway announced in a controversial decision that could allow to further open the Barents Sea to oil and gas exploration on Tuesday. The area which ... Full article
New Delhi, Jan 1: India lost 64 tigers due to various reasons in 2014, according to National Tiger Conservation Authority. Tamil Nadu, which topped ...
Beijing, Dec 31: A court in Nanjing, China has ordered six companies in east China’s Jiangsu Province to pay 160 million yuan (26 million ...
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 ...
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
  Let me begin by expressing my sincere gratitude to the esteemed Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) for having me here ... Full article
By: Sarwar Morshed Can you name the most trigger happy border force in the world? ...
By Prabalta Rijal Mia, was walking down the road, with a file in her hand ...
  Editor-in-Chief: Hatef Mokhtar With each passing day the situation of Human Rights in Hungary ...
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