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South Africa’s landless blacks: Why does the impasse continue?

South Africa’s landless blacks: Why does the impasse continue?

Inequality, in terms of economic clout in post-apartheid and now post Nelson Mandela South Africa, continues to ...

Obama signals timing of new immigration measures in question.

Obama signals timing of new immigration measures in question.

President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he still planned to take steps on his own to ...

Turkey’s new Sultan with eye on history.

Turkey’s new Sultan with eye on history.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was sworn in as Turkey’s president Thursday, climbed from a humble youth in ...

Libya government resigns to allow new cabinet

Libya government resigns to allow new cabinet

UNThe House of Representatives and the government have moved to Tobruk to escape fighting in Tripoli  ...

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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
  Footage of another fifteen members of Kurdish militia captured by the brutal jihadists has been released WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT IS issues second ‘warning’ to the U.S in video ... Full article
‘Another ISIS war crime’: Footage and photographs have emerged of Islamic State fighters marching more than 200 soldiers across the desert to their deaths in only their underwear after ...
(Nairobi) – Human Rights Watch today released a short video about leading Burundian human rights activist Pierre Claver Mbonimpa, who has been in prison since May 2014. Mbonimpa, 66, is the president ...
A protester holds a picture of detained photographer Ahmed Humaidan during a demonstration in Bahrain on 13 December 2013 Twelve news and information providers are currently detained in Bahrain. ...
Photo: Naomi Conrad/DW Rwanda steps up efforts to fight human trafficking (file photo). Last week on Monday, President Paul Kagame declared war on the increasing carnage on our roads and ...
Norway
What next for PST chief Benedicte Bjørnland and Norway’s terror threat? Photo: Berit Roald / NTB scanpix Four terrorists connected to Isis were responsible for the recent terror alert ... Full 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 ...
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 ...
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
Inequality, in terms of economic clout in post-apartheid and now post Nelson Mandela South Africa, continues to be pervasive. For most ... Full article
UNThe House of Representatives and the government have moved to Tobruk to escape fighting in ...
  Footage of another fifteen members of Kurdish militia captured by the brutal jihadists has ...
‘Another ISIS war crime’: Footage and photographs have emerged of Islamic State fighters marching more ...
Asia News
Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters. The ... Full article
UN research shows two-thirds of Vietnam abortions are a result of unwanted pregnancy In Vietnam, 40 percent of all pregnancies are terminated each year, a rate that ...
One Chinese naval officer has advice for fighter pilots intercepting U.S. surveillance planes in the wake of an incident over the South China Sea last week that Washington condemned ...
The Uyghur American Association (UAA) condemns the sentencing of Uyghur linguist, Abduweli Ayup on charges of ?illegal fundraising.? Mr. Ayup was sentenced to 18 months in prison and fined ...
Africa News
Inequality, in terms of economic clout in post-apartheid and now post Nelson Mandela South Africa, continues to be pervasive. For most ... Full article
(Nairobi) – Human Rights Watch today released a short video about leading Burundian human rights activist Pierre Claver ...
With first world infrastructure, natural beauty, well-functioning systems and institutions, a good economy and democratic ...
Photo: Naomi Conrad/DW Rwanda steps up efforts to fight human trafficking (file photo). Last week on ...
Europe News
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was sworn in as Turkey’s president Thursday, climbed from a humble youth in Istanbul to become one of the most significant but controversial leaders in the ... Full article
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine. ...
NATO on Thursday released a collection of satellite photos on its Tumblr page, which the intergovernmental military alliance says confirms the unmistakable military presence ...
Several dozen women gathered outside a military base in central Russia on Thursday to demand that commanders come clean about the whereabouts of their ...
Middle-East News
UNThe House of Representatives and the government have moved to Tobruk to escape fighting in Tripoli Government of Abdullah al-Thinni steps down amid ... Full article
American forces face formidable challenges as President Barack Obama considers an air assault on Islamist fighters in Syria, including intelligence gaps on potential targets, ...
Iraqi security forces backed by volunteer militiamen on Thursday retook several villages located on the way to the town of Amerli, which jihadists have ...
The countries that have taken in the refugees say the number could be far higher than three million More than three million Syrians are ...
 Americas News
President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he still planned to take steps on his own to improve the U.S. immigration ... Full article
The largest crackdown by Mexican authorities on illegal migration in decades has decreased the flow ...
American forces face formidable challenges as President Barack Obama considers an air assault on Islamist ...
The civil war in Syria has forced a record 3 million people out of the ...
 Australia News
The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will focus on the southern part of the existing search zone after a new clue to the plane’s possible location emerged, ... Full article
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 ...
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 ...
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
Inequality, in terms of economic clout in post-apartheid and now post Nelson Mandela South Africa, continues to be pervasive. For most ... Full article
UNThe House of Representatives and the government have moved to Tobruk to escape fighting in ...
  Norway says it will ‘turn over every stone’ to prevent radicalisation Boris Johnson has ...
In nearby Raqqa city, supporters of the Islamic State group celebrated the capture of the ...
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
The ‘office’ with the best views in the world: Snow-capped mountains and a city emerging from the clouds among beautiful pictures ... Full article
A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said ...
The DEA’s newest regulations target hydrocodone, an ingredient in America’s most prescribed drug: Vicodin. Will ...
Ebola still has the “upper hand” in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 ...
News & Reviews
Inequality, in terms of economic clout in post-apartheid and now post Nelson Mandela South Africa, continues to be pervasive. For most ... Full article
UNThe House of Representatives and the government have moved to Tobruk to escape fighting in ...
  Footage of another fifteen members of Kurdish militia captured by the brutal jihadists has ...
‘Another ISIS war crime’: Footage and photographs have emerged of Islamic State fighters marching more ...
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  Photo: Ash cloud from the volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupting in Iceland in 2010, rose ...
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