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Tunisia election: Marzouki refuses to admit defeat .

Tunisia election: Marzouki refuses to admit defeat .

Moncef Marzouki has refused to admit defeat in Tunisia’s first free presidential election after exit polls suggested ...

Malala is not just my daughter she is my comrade, my companion: Ziauddin Yousafzai

Malala is not just my daughter she is my comrade, my companion: Ziauddin Yo...

After the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony, The Oslo Times caught up with The Nobel Peace Prize ...

Sinjar battle: Kurds ‘take control’ of large area from IS.

Sinjar battle: Kurds ‘take control’ of large area from IS.

Kurdish authorities say their Peshmerga forces have taken control of a “large area” of the Iraqi town ...

One woman’s fight against Ebola.

One woman’s fight against Ebola.

The Ebola crisis has claimed almost 6,000 lives during the current epidemic in parts of West Africa, ...

Top Story
The Oslo Times International News Network’s Editor-in-Chief, Hatef Mokhtar ... Full article
This Week In Exclusive
After the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony, The Oslo Times caught up ... Full article
All News
Moncef Marzouki has refused to admit defeat in Tunisia’s first free presidential election after exit polls suggested Beji Caid Essebsi had ... Full article
After the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony, The Oslo Times caught up with The Nobel ...
Kurdish authorities say their Peshmerga forces have taken control of a “large area” of the ...
The Ebola crisis has claimed almost 6,000 lives during the current epidemic in parts of ...
Asia
Beijing, Dec 21: Chinese Minister of Commerce Gao Hucheng has proposed more use of Chinese currency, Yuan or Renminbi, in settling ... Full article
New Delhi, Dec 21: Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, over whose case diplomatic dispute had ensued ...
PESHAWAR, Dec 21: Six suspected terrorists were killed when a US drone attacked a compound ...
Guwahati (India), Dec 21: An explosion at a bus station has killed three people and ...
Human Rights
By Nandalal Tiwari Dec 19, Oslo: Morocco proudly hosted the 2nd edition ... Full article
Dec 18, Oslo: Reporters Without Borders has  expressed regrets over the decision that ...
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 ...
Norway
Dec 21, Oslo : The Met Office has issued avalanche warnings from Sunday ... Full article
Dec 16, Oslo: On 16 December, the Council of the European Union ...
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 ...
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
Nairobi, Dec 21: The government of Kenya has deregistered 525 non-government organizations (NGOs), 15 of them are accused of terror link, blaming them for flouting the law by failing to submit financial returns at the end of every year. However, NGOs that do not file returns are fined Shilling ... Full article
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 ...
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 ...
Europe
Beijing, Dec 21: Chinese Minister of Commerce Gao Hucheng has proposed more use of Chinese currency, Yuan or Renminbi, in settling trade with Russia in the face of a falling ... Full article
London, Dec 21: Britain’s nuclear power plants are highly vulnerable and they ‘could be attacked by drones’, a report by an atomic expert said. ...
The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he is trying to bridge a split in the Anglican Church over same-sex marriage.The Most Rev Justin Welby ...
Target times for ambulances to reach some seriously ill patients could be lengthened, the BBC has learned.A leaked NHS document includes plans to change ...
Americas News
New Delhi, Dec 21: Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, over whose case diplomatic dispute had ensued between India and the US last year, has now faced action over her children’s US passport. Indian Ministry of External Affairs has penalised her for failing to inform the government appropriately about her children’s ... Full article
Washington, Dec 21: President Barack Obama has said he doesn’t consider North Korea’s Sony hack “an act of war.” “It was an act of cyber vandalism,” Obama said in an interview with CNN’s Candy Crowley, CNN reported. But repeated his criticism of Sony’s decision to cancel its plans to ...
Source: Yahoo News. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday praised the “clean” legal process against his opponents that has been sharply criticised by the EU and included a warrant for arch-foe Fethullah Gulen as welThe crackdown is seen by opponents as the latest act of authoritarian excess by ...
Middle-East News
Kurdish authorities say their Peshmerga forces have taken control of a “large area” of the Iraqi town of Sinjar from Islamic ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. Egypt said on Saturday it supports a draft resolution submitted by the ...
Source: Yahoo News. Iraqi Kurdish and allied forces on Saturday pressed on  day after a ...
Jerusalem, Dec 21: Israeli police Sunday arrested four Jewish activists from the extremist Lehava group. ...
Australia
Australian authorities have charged a woman in the northern city of Cairns with the murder of seven of her children and her niece.Mersane Warria, 37, was charged while in hospital where she is being treated under guard for self-inflicted knife wounds, police say.Post-mortems are being carried out to determine ... Full article
The mother of seven of eight children found dead in a home in Cairns, Australia, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.Police said the woman, aged 37, was lucid and talking to investigators. She has not been charged. She was found at the property, suffering stab wounds, alongside the ...
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 ...
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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