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PARAMILITARIES THREATEN TO KILL FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER

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Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, a freelance photographer and indigenous rights defender with dual French and Colombian nationality, has ...

Fighting Ebola With Nothing but Hope

Fighting Ebola With Nothing but Hope

Physician assistant Emmanuel Boyah is at Ebola’s frontline in Liberia. If he contracts the disease, there will ...

Obama Wants a Syria War Plan This Week

Obama Wants a Syria War Plan This Week

Leading U.S. officials now believe that America has to expand its air war against ISIS into Syria, ...

Met chief backs ‘new control orders’ to tackle jihadists.

Met chief backs ‘new control orders’ to tackle jihadists.

Measures similar to control orders should be re-introduced to tackle the threat from Britons who fight with ...

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A combination of old-fashioned police work and new technology may unmask the Islamic extremist who beheaded American journalist James Foley. The killer ensured that the task won’t be easy ... Full article
Human Rights
Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, a freelance photographer and indigenous rights defender with dual French and Colombian nationality, has been the target of death threats for the past two weeks. Unable ... Full article
Growing number of women, often child brides, are now taking control of their reproductive lives Parents unable to look after children are marrying them off at a ...
Two US officials say United Arab Emirates carried out air raids against militias using bases in Egypt.   http://aje.me/1AOQwJl The United Arab Emirates has secretly carried out air strikes ...
Three journalists and six bloggers who have been held for the past five months were denied bail by a federal court in Addis Ababa yesterday after the prosecution argued that 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 ...
Norway
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 ... Full article
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 ...
‘The failure to meet the deadline for establishing a transitional government in South Sudan is unacceptable and puts millions of people’s lives at risk,’ said Foreign Minister Børge Brende. ...
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
Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, a freelance photographer and indigenous rights defender with dual French and Colombian nationality, has been the target of ... Full article
  Norway says it will ‘turn over every stone’ to prevent radicalisation Boris Johnson has ...
Growing number of women, often child brides, are now taking control of their reproductive lives ...
Two US officials say United Arab Emirates carried out air raids against militias using bases ...
Asia News
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah withdrew observers from a U.N.-supervised audit of votes on Wednesday, a member of his team said, after threatening to pull out of an agreement ... Full article
Abdullah Abdullah threatens to pull out of audit if his concerns about electoral fraud are not addressed.   http://aje.me/1ooaVfu One of the two men vying to become Afghanistan’s next ...
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the assassination attempt on a broadcaster in Dagupan City, Pangasinan in the Philippines today and has called on President Benigno Aquino to ...
AUGUST 25, 2014 Four fingers of a man’s right hand were amputated and two men were hanged publicly in Iran. In the last 3 weeks at least 60 people ...
Africa News
Physician assistant Emmanuel Boyah is at Ebola’s frontline in Liberia. If he contracts the disease, there will be no ‘secret serum’ ... Full article
Iraqi warplanes have begun targeting jihadists besieging the Shiite Turkmen town of Amerli amid growing ...
Growing number of women, often child brides, are now taking control of their reproductive lives ...
Sirleaf appointing her first set of cabinet officials (file photo) Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf ...
Europe News
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 were ... Full article
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday that Kiev knew of plans by Russia to halt gas flows this winter to Europe, in ...
News this week of the death of Douglas McCain, an American who joined the ISIL militia and was killed in Syria, has hit close ...
On Monday, a resident of Novoazovsk in south-eastern Ukraine said she saw a column of armored vehicles approach the town and start shooting. “It ...
Middle-East News
Leading U.S. officials now believe that America has to expand its air war against ISIS into Syria, but nobody knows yet how we can ... Full article
Iraqi warplanes have begun targeting jihadists besieging the Shiite Turkmen town of Amerli amid growing fears for the safety of thousands of residents short ...
An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict ...
Palestinians celebrate what they said was a victory by Palestinians in Gaza over Israel following a ceasefire, in the West Bank city of Ramallah ...
 Americas News
Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, a freelance photographer and indigenous rights defender with dual French and Colombian nationality, has been the target of ... Full article
Leading U.S. officials now believe that America has to expand its air war against ISIS ...
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met Tuesday with lawmakers and swapped praise with Gov. Jerry ...
Ebola still has the “upper hand” in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 ...
 Australia News
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 ... Full article
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 ...
The United States and Australia plan to push the United Nations to adopt international standards to deal with growing numbers of foreign fighters in Middle East conflicts and the ...
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
  Norway says it will ‘turn over every stone’ to prevent radicalisation Boris Johnson has called for Brits who join ISIS ... Full article
In nearby Raqqa city, supporters of the Islamic State group celebrated the capture of the ...
Pakistan’s ‘revolution march’ (CNN) – Thousands of anti-government supporters led by two of Pakistan’s most influential ...
Putin said that Russia should not “fence itself off from the outside world” despite a ...
Business News
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 ... Full article
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 ...
Allegations about the way Royal Bank of Scotland treats its small businesses have resurfaced after senior executives from the bailed-out bank were accused of being “wilfully obtuse” when giving evidence to ...
France’s economy minister Arnaud Montebourg said that neither the GE bid, nor a joint Siemens-Mitsubishi Heavy Industries offer, met the government’s demands. But the government had chosen to work ...
Environment News
  Photo: Ash cloud from the volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupting in Iceland in 2010, rose into the air wreaking havoc in international flights. Shutterstock ... Full article
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 ...
The Great Barrier Reef stretches for more than 2,600km (1,680 miles) along Australia’s eastern coast. ...
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
Ebola still has the “upper hand” in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, but experts ... Full article
A Liberian doctor who received one of the last known doses of an experimental Ebola ...
The Veterans Affairs Department says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused ...
Could Greece’s mystery tomb lie intact? Well-preserved headless sphinxes hint that grave dating back to ...
News & Reviews
Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, a freelance photographer and indigenous rights defender with dual French and Colombian nationality, has been the target of ... Full article
  Norway says it will ‘turn over every stone’ to prevent radicalisation Boris Johnson has ...
Growing number of women, often child brides, are now taking control of their reproductive lives ...
Two US officials say United Arab Emirates carried out air raids against militias using bases ...
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  Photo: Ash cloud from the volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupting in Iceland in 2010, rose ...
Photographer: Karl Lester M. Yap/Bloomberg Cars and Jeepneys sit in traffic at a ...
For years, Dr. Ken Caldeira’s interest in planet hacking made him a curious outlier in his field. A ...
   
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