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China: Stop Interfering in Peaceful Hong Kong Protests

China: Stop Interfering in Peaceful Hong Kong Protests

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters gather to march in the streets to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong ...

Thailand: Migrant Children Locked Up

Thailand: Migrant Children Locked Up

Rohingya women and children who arrived by boat from Burma pass the time at a closed shelter ...

Amnesty accuses ISIL of ‘systematic ethnic cleansing’ in Iraq

Amnesty accuses ISIL of ‘systematic ethnic cleansing’ in Iraq

Iraqi people take water from a humanitarian aid convoy in Amerli on Sept. 1, 2014 after Iraqi ...

UK Passports could be seized to fight terrorism.

UK Passports could be seized to fight terrorism.

Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize ...

Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops.

Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops.

Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, ...

Anti-China group nabbed for planned Manila attacks.

Anti-China group nabbed for planned Manila attacks.

Philippine authorities said Tuesday that they arrested three men linked to a group that was planning to ...

Pakistan minister condemns protests as ‘revolt against state’.

Pakistan minister condemns protests as ‘revolt against state’.

Pakistan’s interior minister Tuesday slammed violent anti-government protests as a “revolt against the state” as lawmakers met ...

Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq.

Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq.

An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of carrying out a systematic ...

Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul.

Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul.

Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine ...

Human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine begins this week

Human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine begins this week

http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/28/erin-intv-gupta-ebola-vaccine-trials.cnn.html (CNN) – A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin this week at the National Institutes ...

Russia and NATO square off over Ukraine.

Russia and NATO square off over Ukraine.

Russia vowed on Tuesday to adopt a beefed-up military doctrine over NATO’s plans to establish a rapid-response ...

US military attacks al-Shabab in Somalia.

US military attacks al-Shabab in Somalia.

U.S. military forces attacked the extremist al-Shabab network in Somalia Monday, the Pentagon said, and a witness ...

Australia’s asylum-seeker policy in the dock

Australia’s asylum-seeker policy in the dock

There are 876 children in detention centres, including 148 on Australia’s controversial Christmas Island Lawsuit by ...

Pakistan parliament convenes amid crisis

Pakistan parliament convenes amid crisis

http://bcove.me/erz29k5n A joint session of parliament is under way in Pakistan as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif tries ...

A Mile Below Paris Drillers Hit Hot Pools to Warm Houses

A Mile Below Paris Drillers Hit Hot Pools to Warm Houses

Photographer: Kosuke Okahara/Bloomberg Rig hands from Cofor and Schlumberger Ltd work on the floor section of the ...

U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia, Pentagon says

U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia, Pentagon says

http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/09/24/intv-fergusson-al-shabaab-insight.cnn.html (CNN) – U.S. military forces conducted an operation Monday against the Al-Shabaab network in Somalia, Pentagon press ...

ISIL’s Turkish hostages safe: Deputy PM Arınç

ISIL’s Turkish hostages safe: Deputy PM Arınç

Deputy PM and Government Spokesperson Bülent Arınç speaks at a press conference after the first Cabinet meeting ...

Ukraine tension sparks questions over French warship sale to Russia.

Ukraine tension sparks questions over French warship sale to Russia.

Fresh tensions with Russia over Ukraine have sparked renewed agonising in France about the sale of two ...

ISIS Turning Old Enemies into Awkward Allies.

ISIS Turning Old Enemies into Awkward Allies.

The fight against the Islamic militant group ISIS has alarmed so many governments and religious groups that ...

Russia has ‘severed’ partnership with Europe, says Germany.

Russia has ‘severed’ partnership with Europe, says Germany.

Russia has “effectively severed its partnership” with Europe and wants to establish a new order, German President ...

Kiev warns of ‘great war’ with Russia as its forces retreat.

Kiev warns of ‘great war’ with Russia as its forces retreat.

Ukrainian forces ceded a strategic eastern airport to pro-Russian insurgents as the government in Kiev accused Moscow ...

Actress Jennifer Lawrence contacts authorities after nude photos hacked.

Actress Jennifer Lawrence contacts authorities after nude photos hacked.

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of her ...

Fast-food workers to launch intensified protests across U.S.

Fast-food workers to launch intensified protests across U.S.

McDonald’s line cooks, Burger King cashiers and other fast-food restaurant workers across the U.S. plan to walk ...

US forces conduct operation in Somalia.

US forces conduct operation in Somalia.

US military forces carried out an operation against Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants in Somalia, Pentagon Press Secretary Rear ...

Nokia maps to appear on Samsung phones.

Nokia maps to appear on Samsung phones.

Nokia’s mapping service will soon be appearing on Samsung smartphones. A deal between the two will see ...

Google ‘discourages’ users of old browsers.

Google ‘discourages’ users of old browsers.

Google has started showing old versions of its search page to people using out-of-date versions of some ...

Electronic nose ‘sniffs faeces to detect infection’.

Electronic nose ‘sniffs faeces to detect infection’.

Sniffing faeces with an “electronic nose” can detect strains of bacteria that can cause deadly infections, say ...

Boris Island airport plan ‘to be rejected’.

Boris Island airport plan ‘to be rejected’.

A plan for an island airport in the Thames estuary will be rejected, the BBC understands. In ...

Release of three Americans in N Korea a ‘top priority’.

Release of three Americans in N Korea a ‘top priority’.

The White House has said securing the release of three American citizens detained in North Korea is ...

China accuses MPs of Hong Kong ‘interference’.

China accuses MPs of Hong Kong ‘interference’.

The Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong’s affairs, Newsnight has learned. They ...

Pakistan crisis: Parliament to hold emergency meeting.

Pakistan crisis: Parliament to hold emergency meeting.

A joint session of parliament is to be held in Pakistan as PM Nawaz Sharif seeks to ...

FBI investigates ‘Cloud’ celebrity picture leaks.

FBI investigates ‘Cloud’ celebrity picture leaks.

The FBI is looking into allegations that intimate pictures of celebrities have been stolen and posted online. ...

Ukraine crisis: ‘Russia has launched a great war’.

Ukraine crisis: ‘Russia has launched a great war’.

Ukraine’s defence minister has accused Russia of launching a “great war” that could claim tens of thousands ...

Iraq crisis: Shia and Kurdish forces move against IS.

Iraq crisis: Shia and Kurdish forces move against IS.

Iraqi Shia militias and Kurdish forces are continuing their advance against Islamic State militants after breaking the ...

David Cameron outlines new anti-terror measures to MPs.

David Cameron outlines new anti-terror measures to MPs.

New powers are needed to seize terrorist suspects’ passports and stop British-born extremists from returning to the ...

Indian woman delivers baby boy after swim to safety.

Indian woman delivers baby boy after swim to safety.

An Indian woman who swam across a river swollen by monsoon rain in her ninth month of ...

Amitabh Bachchan: Bollywood star’s 10 million Twitter followers.

Amitabh Bachchan: Bollywood star’s 10 million Twitter followers.

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has crossed over 10 million followers on Twitter. The actor is prolific on ...

Nuclear vow at Japan-India talks.

Nuclear vow at Japan-India talks.

  Indian PM Narendra Modi and Japan’s Shinzo Abe have agreed at a summit in Tokyo to ...

Pakistan military denies reports of possible PM resignation

Pakistan military denies reports of possible PM resignation

Police, protesters battle in Pakistan (CNN) – With protests raging in the streets of Islamabad, Pakistani Prime Minister ...

Beijing official heckled amid Hong Kong election anger

Beijing official heckled amid Hong Kong election anger

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have disrupted a speech given by a Beijing official explaining voting changes ...

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Human Rights
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Norway
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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 ...
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Culture
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All News
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Asia News
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters gather to march in the streets to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong on July 1, 2014.   © 2014 Reuters Demonstrations Expected if Chinese Government ... Full article
Philippine authorities said Tuesday that they arrested three men linked to a group that was planning to set off firebombs at Manila’s international airport and a major mall in ...
Pakistan’s interior minister Tuesday slammed violent anti-government protests as a “revolt against the state” as lawmakers met to discuss the political crisis shaking Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Parliament met ...
An outbreak of dengue fever in Japan — the first since World War II — has affected at least 22 people, the government said Monday, with all cases believed ...
Africa News
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Europe News
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Russia vowed on Tuesday to adopt a beefed-up military doctrine over NATO’s plans to establish a rapid-response team that could ward off the Kremlin’s ...
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Russia has “effectively severed its partnership” with Europe and wants to establish a new order, German President Joachim Gauck said Monday. “We want partnership ...
Middle-East News
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An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of carrying out a systematic campaign of “ethnic cleansing” in northern Iraq ...
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 Americas News
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U.S. military forces attacked the extremist al-Shabab network in Somalia Monday, the Pentagon said, and ...
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Business News
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Environment News
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Fashion News
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Editorial News
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Life Style
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