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Syria barrel bombs ‘kill dozens in Islamic State areas’.

Syria barrel bombs ‘kill dozens in Islamic State areas’.

Syrian planes and helicopters have dropped barrel bombs on Islamic State-held areas in the north-east, killing some ...

Tsunami-hit nations mark anniversary.

Tsunami-hit nations mark anniversary.

At first glance, Rina looks like any other 14-year-old Indonesian girl. Shy and cherubic, she’s yet to ...

Ukraine and rebels trade prisoners in Donetsk.

Ukraine and rebels trade prisoners in Donetsk.

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have exchanged scores of prisoners with the Ukrainian government near the rebel-held ...

Japan’s savings rate turns negative for first time.

Japan’s savings rate turns negative for first time.

For the first time since records were collected in 1955, Japan’s population is drawing down its savings ...

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The Oslo Times International News Network’s Editor-in-Chief, Hatef Mokhtar ... Full article
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A Mechanical Engineer by profession Sardar Ali Takkar may not be known ... Full article
All News
Syrian planes and helicopters have dropped barrel bombs on Islamic State-held areas in the north-east, killing some 40 people, activists say. ... Full article
At first glance, Rina looks like any other 14-year-old Indonesian girl. Shy and cherubic, she’s ...
Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have exchanged scores of prisoners with the Ukrainian government near ...
For the first time since records were collected in 1955, Japan’s population is drawing down ...
Asia
Kathmandu, Dec 26: China has increased its annual assistance to Nepal by 433 per cent, from existing 250 million RMB to ... Full article
Colombo, Dec 26: At least nine people have been killed in mudslides triggered by heavy ...
Kathmandu, Dec 26: Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) is preparing for taking cricketer Phillip Hughes’ ...
Source: Yahoo News. Japan’s factory output and inflation rate slowed in November, official data showed ...
Human Rights
Beijing, Dec 23: A senior Chinese official claimed on Tuesday that China ... Full article
New York, Dec 23: Liu Jieyi, China’s permanent representative to the United ...
Dec 22,Oslo: The global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) will be implemented from ...
Dec 22, Oslo: The United Nations Security Council will be holding its ...
Norway
Dec 24, Oslo:  Jamaican Striker Dino Williams may soon be playing for ... Full article
Dec 22,Oslo : Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende has expressed his concerns over ...
Dec 21, Oslo : The Met Office has issued avalanche warnings from Sunday ...
Dec 16, Oslo: On 16 December, the Council of the European Union ...
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
Khartoum, Dec 26: Two United Nations (UN) senior officials in Sudan have been asked to leave the country. Ali Zaatari, UN Resident Coordinator at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and Yvonne Helle, UNDP country director were ordered to leave on Thursday, amid tensions between Khartoum and the peacekeeping ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. A 14-year-old Nigerian girl who was arrested with explosives strapped to her body told journalists Wednesday that her parents volunteered her to take part in a suicide attack.The girl, who was identified as Zahra’u Babangida, was arrested in Kano on December 10 following a double suicide ...
Source: Yahoo News. Just across the sea from the sunny tourist beaches of southern Spain where many Europeans spend their Christmas holidays, a violent crisis is intensifying on Europe’s borders with Africa. Every week, hundreds of Africans try to scramble over the high fences that encircle Ceuta and Melilla, ...
Europe
Minsk (Belarus), Dec 26: A key round of peace talks between Ukraine’s government and pro-Russian rebels, due to take place in Minsk on Friday, has been called off, said the ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. After an hour-long trek down mine shafts twisting some 700 metres (2,300 feet) below ground level, Yevgeny Kachel lies on his ...
Source: Yahoo News. A Turkish teenager who survived a severe head injury inflicted by the police in last year’s anti-government protests was sentenced to ...
Source: Yahoo News. Haitian President Michel Martelly named veteran politician Evans Paul prime minister to lead a new government, as he seeks to defuse ...
Americas News
Source: Yahoo News. Republicans crowed in 2004 that freshly re-elected President George W. Bush had established a “permanent governing majority” for the GOP. Eight years later, Democrats were touting the enduring power of the “ObaBut Democrats couldn’t sustain that coalition for this year’s midterm elections, leading to Republican gains ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. Cuban expatriates in America, including many who risked their lives to escape the communist island, are torn about whether to return after Havana and Washington formally reestablish ties next year. US President Barack Obama last week announced the normalization of relations with Cuba, which were severed ...
Source: Yahoo News. A white policeman shot dead a black man brandishing a gun at a suburban St. Louis gasoline station overnight, police said on Wednesday, igniting violence reminiscent of riots over the police killing of an unarmed black teenager in nearby Ferguson. Black officials in Missouri were at ...
Middle-East News
Jeddah, Dec 26: Saudi Arabia’s Shoura Council members have failed to reach agreement on the wording of a contentious policy document ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. An Israeli court ordered the destruction of a settlement in the West ...
Source: Yahoo News. At least 44 members of the Islamic State group were killThirty of ...
Riyadh, Dec 25: The cosmetic and plastic surgery market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ...
Australia
Kathmandu, Dec 26: Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) is preparing for taking cricketer Phillip Hughes’ bat and jersey to Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world. CAN has secured consent from Hughes’ family to place the bat to the highest peak in honour of the former Test batsman. Hughes’ ... Full article
Taxi booking firm Uber has apologised for raising fare prices during a deadly cafe siege in Sydney last week. The firm raised fares by as much as four times its normal rate when demand shot up during the siege that left three people dead.Its “surge pricing” algorithm increased fares ...
An Australian court has approved a record payout of almost A$500m (£260m; $406m) for those who survived – or lost family members to – one of the country’s worst bushfires.The payout – the largest class action settlement in Australia – was over the deadliest of the Black Saturday fires, ...
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
Madrid, Dec 24: Spain’s King Felipe VI is giving his first Christmas ... Full article
Madrid, Dec 22: A Spanish judge on Monday ordered the king’s sister, ...
A Spanish court has ordered blocks on six file-sharing sites to be ...
The row that refuses to die descended into playground idiom when a ...
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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