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Child obesity rates ‘levelling off’ among under-10s.

Child obesity rates ‘levelling off’ among under-10s.

The rise in childhood obesity, which has left one in three children overweight, may be beginning to ...

Qatar buys 10% stake in British Airways owner

Qatar buys 10% stake in British Airways owner

Qatar Airways has emerged as the owner of a 10% stake in International Airlines Group (IAG), the ...

No ‘Grexit’ from euro, EU’s Moscovici vows

No ‘Grexit’ from euro, EU’s Moscovici vows

Greece belongs in the eurozone and the single currency depends on there being no “Grexit”, the EU ...

Benedict Cumberbatch in call to pardon convicted gay men

Benedict Cumberbatch in call to pardon convicted gay men

Benedict Cumberbatch and Stephen Fry are among signatories of an open letter asking the government to pardon ...

Latest News
The rise in childhood obesity, which has left one in three children overweight, may be beginning to level off in the ... Full article
Qatar Airways has emerged as the owner of a 10% stake in International Airlines Group ...
Greece belongs in the eurozone and the single currency depends on there being no “Grexit”, ...
Benedict Cumberbatch and Stephen Fry are among signatories of an open letter asking the government ...
Asia
China’s education minister has told universities to shun textbooks that promote Western values, state media say. Yuan Guiren said universities should ... Full article
Carrie Gracie China editor More from Carrie Follow Carrie on Twitter This week we learned ...
Dozens of skeletons and decayed body parts have been discovered in a disused room of ...
A senior figure of India’s main opposition Congress has quit the party after making allegations ...
Human Rights
Jan 26, Kiev: Movements.org, the online platform that connects dissidents with sources of ... Full article
Jan 25, London: The Death of the Saudi King Abdullah, has seen ...
Jan 24, Kathmandu: Children rights and women rights abuses case in Nepal ...
Jan 23, Gaza: A report commissioned by the Israeli branch of Physicians ...
Norway
Jan 26,Oslo:The split in the SPLM, South Sudan’s ruling party, was the ... Full article
Jan 26, Oslo: Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and ...
Jan 26,Oslo: The members of the Troika (the United States, the United ...
Jan 22,Oslo:‘I deplore the fact that the punishment of Saudi human rights ...
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
Jan 26, Cairo: Approximately 20 people were killed in demonstrations that were held in Cairo and other Egyptian cities on the fraught anniversary of the 2011 uprising that shook the North African Country. According to reports, protesters were killed in Cairo, the El-Matariya district just north of Cairo, Damanhur, Alexandria ... Full article
Friday 16, Cairo: The Foreign Ministry of Egypt has poured outrage over a European Parliament report which criticises the country’s human rights record and calling for the release of 167 members of the dissolved parliament, on Friday. According to the Egyptian, the report included a series of allegations and ...
Jan 13, Cairo: Hosni Mubarak is set to be released from custody after a court dismissed the only conviction keeping him in jail. The ousted president had been under house arrest at a military hospital in Cairo since 2011. An Egyptian court on Tuesday overturned the last remaining conviction against ...
Europe
Qatar Airways has emerged as the owner of a 10% stake in International Airlines Group (IAG), the owner of British Airways (BA) and Iberia. The Gulf airline is already a ... Full article
Greece belongs in the eurozone and the single currency depends on there being no “Grexit”, the EU economic and financial affairs commissioner says. Pierre ...
Benedict Cumberbatch and Stephen Fry are among signatories of an open letter asking the government to pardon 49,000 men who were prosecuted for being ...
The Army is setting up a new unit that will use psychological operations and social media to help fight wars “in the information age”. ...
Americas News
At least 40 people have been killed in a bomb blast at a Shia mosque in southern Pakistan, officials say. Dozens were wounded in the attack after Friday prayers in Shikarpur district of Sindh province, and the death toll is expected to rise.Sunni militants linked to the Pakistani Taliban ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. The chairman of the National Committee of the Communist Party USA has penned a 2,023-word manifesto making the critical point that American Communists are eager to work with the Democratic Party to advance the modern communist agenda and achieve communist goals. Communist Party chairman John Bachtell ...
Source: Yahoo News. A meeting aimed at easing tensions between blacks and police in St. Louis erupted into a brawl on Wednesday night, underscoring the ongoing anger that persists in the area after the August police killing of an unarmed black teen. The meeting, held at St. Louis City ...
Middle-East News
A young koala who became a social media sensation after being pictured receiving treatment for his burnt paws has been released ... Full article
Australia may need to pay A$4.4bn ($3.4bn; £2.3bn) as compensation to the victims of child ...
Source: Yahoo News. Lawyers called Thursday for a review of the International Criminal Court prosecutor’s ...
Source: Yahoo News. Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman further cemented his hold on power, with ...
Australia
Source: Yahoo News. Increasing numbers of young women are altering the profile of Australians joining the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq and Syria, Attorney-General George Brandis said Saturday, enticed by the “false glamour” of the organisation. “At an earlier time, perhaps even six months ago, we were concerned ... Full article
Sydney, Jan 9: Heavy rains have caused flooding in different parts as emergency services in South Australia prepare to deal with potential severe flooding, with the state facing its heaviest rainfall in three decades. Rain has already started to wash out roads and the State Emergency Service (SES) has ...
The parents of one of the three al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt are optimistic they will soon be released. Speaking to the BBC on the first anniversary of their arrest, Peter Greste’s father said he was confident their convictions would be overturned.Mr Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were ...
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
New York, Jan 7: Lawyers representing a woman who has alleged Prince ... Full article
Riyadh, Jan 5: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud offered ...
London, Jan 4: Buckingham Palace has denied for the second time that ...
Madrid, Jan 2: Spain’s Princess Cristina’s lawyers have lodged an appeal against ...
Politics
Colombo, Jan 9: Maithripala Sirisena has become victorious with 51.3% votes in ... Full article
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance since ...
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 ...
Business News
Jan 17, Kuala Lampur: A three-way merger that would have created a lender with the financial clout to win bigger sukuk deals against the likes of HSBC Holdings Plc and Standard Chartered Plc has stalled as tumbling oil prices wreak havoc on the economy. The planned amalgamation of CIMB ... Full article
Jan 12, Riyadh: If there ever was doubt about the strategy of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, its wealthiest members are putting that issue to rest. Representatives of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait stressed a dozen times in the past six weeks that the group ...
Frankfurt, Jan: Daimler, maker of Mercedes-Benz and Smart-branded cars, has said deliveries rose 11.4 percent in 2014, to a record 1,739,854 cars, with a 30 percent sales jump in China and 25 percent higher registrations of Mercedes compact cars. For Mercedes, it marks the fourth year of record sales ...
Environment News
Jan 20,Oslo: The government of Norway announced in a controversial decision that could allow to further open the Barents Sea to oil and gas exploration on Tuesday. The area which ... Full article
New Delhi, Jan 1: India lost 64 tigers due to various reasons in 2014, according to National Tiger Conservation Authority. Tamil Nadu, which topped ...
Beijing, Dec 31: A court in Nanjing, China has ordered six companies in east China’s Jiangsu Province to pay 160 million yuan (26 million ...
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 ...
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
The Editor-in-Chief of the Oslo Times International News Network, Hatef Mokhtar during his visit to Nepal had addressed journalists in the ... Full article
  Let me begin by expressing my sincere gratitude to the esteemed Peace Research Institute ...
By: Sarwar Morshed Can you name the most trigger happy border force in the world? ...
By Prabalta Rijal Mia, was walking down the road, with a file in her hand ...
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The ‘office’ with the best views in the world: Snow-capped mountains and ... Full article
From 14th August, the recently redeveloped John Jones Project Space in Finsbury ...
Nuwa Wamala -Nnyanzi a celebrated, self-taught, Ugandan artist of international repute was ...
One of Ghana’s most renowned and revered artists, Ablade Glover, is celebrating ...
Food
West Africa’s Ebola crisis is likely to last until the end of ... Full article
Contrary to conventional advice, eating more of some fats may be good ...
The GMO debate train has finally arrived Nigeria as the media landscape ...
Every week, Inside Africa takes its viewers on a journey across Africa, exploring the ...
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Vasalgel, a reversible, non-hormonal polymer that blocks the vas deferens, is about ... Full article
The most famous people in the world tied the knot secretly over ...
Timothy Khamala, 25, with his sweetheart Sarika Patel, 24, inside the young ...
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