|Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Swiss bus crashes in Norway: 3 dead

Swiss bus crashes in Norway: 3 dead

A coach from Switzerland has crashed in Norway, killing three and leaving one seriously injured on Tuesday. ...

Android Fake ID bug exposes smartphones and tablets.

Android Fake ID bug exposes smartphones and tablets.

An Android flaw has been uncovered that lets malware insert malicious code into other apps, gain access ...

OKCupid experiments with ‘bad’ dating matches.

OKCupid experiments with ‘bad’ dating matches.

Dating website OKCupid has revealed that it experimented on its users, including putting the “wrong” people together ...

Chinese police shoot dead dozens after attack in Xinjiang.

Chinese police shoot dead dozens after attack in Xinjiang.

Chinese police shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on two ...

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A coach from Switzerland has crashed in Norway, killing three and leaving one seriously injured on Tuesday. The accident occurred at 12pm, 6km north of Trones in Namsskogan, a ... Full article
Human Rights
Mohamed Al Araj is carried through the Qalandia refugee camp near Ramallah Qalandia, occupied West Bank - Mohammad Al Araj turned 17 on Thursday, with a bright future ahead of ... Full article
A group of masked gunmen on Saturday stormed the building ofAl-Tayyar daily newspaper in Khartoum and assaulted Mirghani. They also confiscated all cellular phones and laptops of the newspaper’s staff ...
Gender-based violence is a worldwide problem that affects one out of every three women. The violence can be extreme; atrocities such as honor killings, rape, female genital mutilation, severe ...
On July 22, 2014, the Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern over the recent termination of a Chinese journalist from a monthly magazine after he wrote for a Hong ...
Reporters Without Borders condemns the seven-year jail term that a Jeddah criminal court specializing in national security and terrorism passed on independent news photographer Jassim Mekki A’al Safar on ...
Norway
A coach from Switzerland has crashed in Norway, killing three and leaving one seriously injured on Tuesday. The accident occurred at 12pm, 6km north of Trones in Namsskogan, a ... Full article
Prime Minister Erna Solberg visits Norway Cup on Ekebergsletta, Oslo. She poses with players from Norway and Malawi. Photo: Audun Braastad / NTB scanpix round 10 youth football teams ...
UPDATED: Confusion reigned on Saturday as Nordic citizens, who’ve been able to cross borders within the Nordic countries relatively freely, suddenly had to carry either a passport or an international ID ...
Oslo City Hall (Rådhuset) was closed on Thursday after authorities received what they called a credible threat of a terror attack against Norway. Security was heightened around several key ...
Norway is stepping up security amid intelligence reports of a possible imminent “terrorist attack” by militants who have fought in Syria, the country’s security officials said Thursday. The move ...
In PST’s threat assessment for 2014, which we made public in the beginning of March, we state the following among other things: The terror threat against Norway is considered ...
The Norwegian government wants to set an age limit of 24 years and an income requirement of over NOK 300,000 (USD 48,400) per year before a married couple would ...
New figures showed the number of divorces in Norway dropped by 12 percent since 2005, and there’s less demand for separation and divorce mediation. Relationship experts said it was ...
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
‘EID Al Fitr’ greetings & message of peace from ‘The Oslo Times International News Network’! On the occasion of EID Al Fitr festivities, we wish all the readers / ... Full article
Johnny Depp has starred in all of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” films The last we saw of Captain Jack Sparrow, he was on a beach with ol’ scallywag ...
A still from the new Fifty Shades of Grey trailer The one thing you must never admit when you are a film critic is that afilm has turned you on. ...
The Norwegian government wants to set an age limit of 24 years and an income requirement of over NOK 300,000 (USD 48,400) per year before a married couple would ...
The Government of Ethiopia has made a commitment to eliminate child marriage and female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Ethiopia by 2025. His Excellency Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Demeke Mekonnen ...
Eimear McBride, author of ‘A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing’ Successful authors should be inspired by the world of hip hop to take young writers under their wing, chairman ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tibetans living on the “roof of the world” can thank an extinct human relative for providing a gene that helps them adapt to the high ...
The owners of a chain of stores called Hobby Lobby don’t like Obamacare. In particular, they really don’t like the part that requires insurance companies to cover contraceptives. Normally, ...
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A coach from Switzerland has crashed in Norway, killing three and leaving one seriously injured on Tuesday. The accident occurred at ... Full article
A major West African airline has stopped flying to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid growing ...
Matabeleland bachs First Lady’s endorsemeng Herald Reporters Zanu-PF Matabeleland North and Matabeleland South provinces yesterday ...
A hay festival: consumers of real milk say nothing else will do Photo: Alamy To its ...
Asia News
Chinese police shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on two towns in the western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency ... Full article
Passengers on a whale watch boat are back on dry land after spending a long night stuck at sea outside Boston.The boat got snagged by a lobster trap rope ...
Hundreds of police took down a church’s cross Monday in a city known as “China’s Jerusalem” for its many houses of worship amid a crackdown on church buildings in ...
A top-ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accusing Washington of raising military tensions on the Korean peninsula. The ...
Africa News
A major West African airline has stopped flying to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid growing concern about the spread of the ... Full article
Artisan skills transforming lives STORY HIGHLIGHTS Rosebill Satha-Sambo is the founder and manager of JARDS ...
Every week, Inside Africa takes its viewers on a journey across Africa, exploring the true diversity and ...
http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/health/2014/07/28/nr-dnt-cohen-americans-with-ebola.cnn-ap.html (CNN) – The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders ...
Europe News
A coach from Switzerland has crashed in Norway, killing three and leaving one seriously injured on Tuesday. The accident occurred at 12pm, 6km north of Trones in Namsskogan, a municipality ... Full article
The United States has found that Russia violated a 1987 arms control treaty by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, a senior US official said ...
The Hague’s arbitration court ruled on Monday that Russia must pay a group of shareholders in oil giant Yukos $51.6 billion for expropriating its ...
The U.S. stepped up pressure on Moscow on Sunday by releasing satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into ...
Middle-East News
Israel intensified its Gaza bombardment leaving scores dead Tuesday, the 22nd day of a devastating conflict, as Palestinian leaders said an offer of a ... Full article
Residents of Mosul have watched helplessly as extremists ruling the northern Iraqi city blew up some of their most beloved landmarks and shrines to ...
The Obama administration pushed back strongly Monday at a torrent of Israeli criticism over Secretary of State John Kerry’s latest bid to secure a ...
sraeli flares were fired above Gaza City early on Tuesday Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned of a “prolonged” military campaign in Gaza. ...
 Americas News
California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas’ decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday ... Full article
The Obama administration pushed back strongly Monday at a torrent of Israeli criticism over Secretary ...
The United States has found that Russia violated a 1987 arms control treaty by testing ...
Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are ...
 Australia News
The first relatives of victims on the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived on Saturday at the crash site, as Dutch and Australian forces prepared for possible deployment to ... Full article
The panel, which earlier this year issued a sharp rebuke of domestic surveillance efforts, said in a preliminary report that the foreign intelligence efforts are generally in line with ...
The outbreak, with more than 360 cases, started after Amish travelers to the Philippines contracted measles this year and returned home to rural Knox County, where it spread thanks ...
Max Davis, who heads the church’s military diocese, is reportedly Australia‘s most senior clergyman and the first Australian Catholic bishop to be charged with a child sex offence. It ...
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
Matabeleland bachs First Lady’s endorsemeng Herald Reporters Zanu-PF Matabeleland North and Matabeleland South provinces yesterday threw their weight behind First Lady ... Full article
Rival armed groups in the Central African Republic have signed a ceasefire agreement aimed at ...
Militant Islamists are suspected to have blown up a major bridge in north-eastern Nigeria, disrupting ...
JULY 22, 2014 Author(s): Bill Frelick Published in: LA Times Something similar is happening at ...
Business News
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 ... Full article
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 ...
The debate about house prices is reignited on Mondayamid claims by Britain’s biggest property website that prices for homes have come “off the boil”. For the first time this year, the ...
Environment News
Japanese macaque perched on a tree. Photograph: Renee Lynn/Corbis Wild monkeys in the Fukushima region of Japan have blood abnormalities linked ... Full article
Dolls representing the oil exploitation in the Yasuni national park are paraded in Quito. Photograph: ...
Can meditation really slow down the effects of age? One Nobel Prize-winner is finding the ...
Yemenis walk through a drought-affected dam on the outskirts of Sana’a, Yemen. Sana a city ...
Fashion News
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 ... Full article
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, ...
When it comes to summer eating, we like our meals fresh, delicious, and healthy, so we’re not left with regrets when it comes time to hit the beach. So ...
Editorial News
    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 ... Full article
‘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, ...
WASHINGTON — When President Obama placed a call to Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany last Thursday, he had a busy agenda: to consult with a close ally and to mobilize wavering Europeans to put more ...
Editor In Chief of the Oslo Times Hatef Mokhtar with Rasmus Johan Michael Hansson Johan Michael Hanssonis an activist and politician for the Green Party. He led the Norwegian chapter of ...
Life Style
Artisan skills transforming lives STORY HIGHLIGHTS Rosebill Satha-Sambo is the founder and manager of JARDS Products The Malawian company specializes in ... Full article
Every week, Inside Africa takes its viewers on a journey across Africa, exploring the true diversity and ...
http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/health/2014/07/28/nr-dnt-cohen-americans-with-ebola.cnn-ap.html (CNN) – The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders ...
Nearly 40 years ago, a young Belgian scientist travelled to a remote part of the ...
News & Reviews
A coach from Switzerland has crashed in Norway, killing three and leaving one seriously injured on Tuesday. The accident occurred at ... Full article
A major West African airline has stopped flying to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid growing ...
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