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Autism link to air pollution raised.

Autism link to air pollution raised.

By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website A link between autism and air pollution exposure during ...

Obesity ‘could be a disability’ – EU courts rule.

Obesity ‘could be a disability’ – EU courts rule.

Obesity can constitute a disability in certain circumstances, the EU’s highest court has ruled.The Eurpean Court of ...

Nebraska and Oklahoma sue Colorado over legal marijuana.

Nebraska and Oklahoma sue Colorado over legal marijuana.

Nebraska and Oklahoma have asked the US Supreme Court to nullify a 2012 law that made marijuana ...

Federal Reserve delays parts of Volcker rule until 2017.

Federal Reserve delays parts of Volcker rule until 2017.

The US Federal Reserve has given Wall Street banks even more time to comply with parts of ...

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The Oslo Times International News Network’s Editor-in-Chief, Hatef Mokhtar ... Full article
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Raageshwari Loomba is an Indian pop singer, actress, model, television anchor, former ... Full article
All News
By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website A link between autism and air pollution exposure during pregnancy has been suggested ... Full article
Obesity can constitute a disability in certain circumstances, the EU’s highest court has ruled.The Eurpean ...
Nebraska and Oklahoma have asked the US Supreme Court to nullify a 2012 law that ...
The US Federal Reserve has given Wall Street banks even more time to comply with ...
Asia
By Richard Bilton BBC Panorama Poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories which make Apple products has been discovered by an ... Full article
Villagers in China’s Sichuan province have petitioned authorities to “isolate” an HIV positive eight-year-old boy, ...
India has successfully launched its largest rocket and an unmanned capsule which could send astronauts ...
A man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has been granted bail by ...
Human Rights
Dec 18, Oslo: Reporters Without Borders has  expressed regrets over the decision that ... Full article
Dec 18, Keiv:In a country where media is polarised and journalists are ...
Paris, Dec 16: At least 66 journalists were killed across the globe ...
Dec 12, Oslo: ‘Human rights are under pressure internationally. Norway will therefore step ...
Norway
Dec 16, Oslo: On 16 December, the Council of the European Union ... Full article
Dec 16,Oslo:  Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, has condemned the attack ...
16 Dec, Oslo :‘I am delighted that the WTO members have adopted ...
Dec 12, Oslo: ‘Human rights are under pressure internationally. Norway will therefore step ...
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
Bangui, Dec 18: At least 28 people have been killed in the clashes between Muslim and Christian fighters in Central African Republic while dozens have been wounded, a Red Cross official said Thursday. The fighting began Tuesday in Mbres as a member of a Christian militia was killed by ... Full article
Abuja (Nigeria), Dec 18: Nigerian Military court has sentenced 54 of its soldiers to death for mutiny. An officer, who was at the Court Martial, confirmed that 54 of the 59 soldiers were sentenced to death, reported the allAfrica news referring to the General Court Martial sitting at the ...
Dec 16,Oslo: ‘It is unacceptable that millions of people in South Sudan continue to suffer while the parties to the conflict show no real willingness to find a solution. The humanitarian disaster in the country is man-made, and President Salva Kiir and former Vice-President Riek Machar bear a heavy responsibility ...
Europe
Nebraska and Oklahoma have asked the US Supreme Court to nullify a 2012 law that made marijuana legal in the US state of Colorado.The two states allege that Colorado’s law ... Full article
The US Federal Reserve has given Wall Street banks even more time to comply with parts of the Volcker Rule, a key provision of ...
By Nick Hopkins Investigations correspondent, BBC Newsnight Nearly 250 prison officers are being bussed across the country to fill gaps at other jails because ...
One of UK’s most wanted fugitives, Paul John Scott, arrested coming back into country in light aircraftThis breaking news story is being updated and ...
Americas News
Source: Yahoo News. The city said Wednesday that it is trying to negotiate a settlement with Eric Garner’s family as scores of defense attorneys protested the criminal justice system’s handling of police killings of unarmed black men by participating in marches and die-ins. Officials in Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. He crushed Chechnya’s rebellion, pushed back Russia’s frontierBut 15 years after he came to power Vladimir Putin faces his biggest challenge yet: how to manage the worst monetary crisis of his era. Both as president and prime minister the former KGB spy always managed to stay ...
Source: Yahoo News. He may be president now, but Barack Obama says he’s a black man who has been mistaken for the valet and worries his daughters could face stereotypes.”There’s no black male my age, who’s a professional, who hasn’t come out of a restaurant and is waiting for ...
Middle-East News
Baghdad, Dec 18: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered the withdrawal of all lawsuits filed by previous governments against journalists ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. Israel’s foreign minister on Thursday described as a gimmick a Palestinian-proposed U.N. ...
Source: Yahoo News. Israel suffered back-to-back diplomatic setbacks in Europe on Wednesday, while the Palestinians ...
Brussels, Dec 17: The European Parliament adopted a resolution to the recognition of a Palestinian ...
Australia
Dec 19, Cairns: Eight children were found stabbed to death inside a house in Cairns,Australia on Friday. According to the Police,they were called to a residence in Murray Street at 11.20 local time (01:20 GMT) following reports of a woman with serious injuries.”During an examination of the residence police ... Full article
An aide to Australian billionaire and politician Clive Palmer has been arrested, local media report.Queensland police detained media advisor Andrew Crook over the alleged kidnapping of a bank executive in Indonesia, according to ABC News.Mr Palmer, whose party holds the balance of power in the Senate, has confirmed Mr ...
The man who took 17 people hostage in a cafe in Sydney on Monday was carrying an illegally owned firearm, Australian police have said.PM Tony Abbott said on Wednesday that he wanted to know how Man Haron Monis was able to get a gun licence despite a history of ...
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
A Spanish court has ordered blocks on six file-sharing sites to be ... Full article
The row that refuses to die descended into playground idiom when a ...
  The British government plans to sell a majority of its stake ...
Brazil’s Congress has passed a bill that designates all royalties from newly ...
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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