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Female French journalists denounce sexism from male politicians

Female French journalists denounce sexism from male politicians

May 5,Paris: Female French journalists from the main media houses have signed a petition published on Tuesday ...

Responsibility for Texas cartoon attack claimed by IS

Responsibility for Texas cartoon attack claimed by IS

May 05,Cairo: The so called Islamic State group asserted obligation on Tuesday for a weekend assault at ...

13 Afghan police killed by Taliban despite peace talks

13 Afghan police killed by Taliban despite peace talks

May 05,Kunduz: Taliban aggressors killed 13 policemen in the wake of attacking security stations in Afghanistan‘s remote ...

Yemen rebels shell Saudi town,prompting warning

Yemen rebels shell Saudi town,prompting warning

May 5,Riyadh: Mortar shells fired by rebels in Yemen struck the Saudi border town of Najran on ...

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May 5,Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court stayed  the execution of Shafqat Hussain on Tuesday in response to a...[ ] Full article
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May 4,Bangkok: Three local Thai officials and a Myanmar national have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking...[ ] Full article
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May 3,DHAKA: Two months ago, Avijit Roy an  American atheist blogger was murdered by unknown assailants in...[ ] Full article
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May 3, New York: South Korea should immediately halt the roll-out of its new sex education policy, released early this year, and revise materials that fail to include homosexuality or sexual minorities, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the government today. The exclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people from the policy will have discriminatory impact and should be reversed. In early 2015, the Ministry of Education began to hold...[ ] Full article
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April 30, Washington: The World Bank is seeking to finance development projects in areas in Iraq that the government...[ ] Full article

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April 29 , Milan: Italian refiner Saras (SRS.MI) and Russian energy giant Rosneft (ROSN.MM) have called off plans to...[ ] Full article

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April 29, London: The 2015 Wimbledon singles champions will win £1.88m, an increase of £120,000 on last year, the...[ ] Full article

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April 28, California: Google will launch a 150 million euro program to support innovative online journalism in...[ ] Full article

Environment News
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May 1, Santiago: Chilean volcano Calbuco erupted for the third time in eight days on Thursday, sending a new cloud of ash...[ ] Full article

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April 27, Peshawar: A severe storm in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, dubbed as “mini-cyclone”, has...[ ] Full article

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  April 25, Katmandu: More than 1,000 people have been killed after a major earthquake hit Nepal, toppling...[ ] Full article

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  April 25, Kathmandu: Climbers at the Mount Everest base camp – and trapped higher on its slopes – were...[ ] Full article

Editorial
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Thor Halvorssen’s deep engagement in the complicated and often dizzying politics of global human rights has put him...[ ] Full article
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Yemen’s Houthi rebels dissolved the country’s parliament on Friday 6 2015, and announced a five-member...[ ] Full article
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By Kaveh Taheri Iran nuclear deal outlined, but discord appears over details within 24 hours. Statements issued by...[ ] Full article
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On behalf of The Oslo Times International News Network, I would like to wish everyone across the globe a very happy International Women’s Day.  As we mark this day together, let us join hands in Making this World a better place for all our women. For centuries women have been battling against gender inequality, their right to education and justice. Despite accounting for two-third’s of global working hours women still only earn 10 percent of the Global income...[ ] Full article

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