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Sentencing of Uyghur linguist, Abduweli Ayup polietically motivated and highlights Chinese government assault on Uyghur language

Sentencing of Uyghur linguist, Abduweli Ayup polietically motivated and hig...

The Uyghur American Association (UAA) condemns the sentencing of Uyghur linguist, Abduweli Ayup on charges of ?illegal ...

Protecting fair skin with China’s ‘face-kini’

Protecting fair skin with China’s ‘face-kini’

Perhaps drawing inspiration from Spiderman, beachgoers in China’s eastern city of Qingdao have come up with a ...

Deadly landslide in south-west China

Deadly landslide in south-west China

At least six people have died and 21 others are missing after a landslide struck a village ...

Iceland examines Bardarbunga volcano ‘cauldrons’

Iceland examines Bardarbunga volcano ‘cauldrons’

Scientists in Iceland say they are examining several ‘cauldrons’ found near Bardarbunga volcano, which could potentially be ...

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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
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. ... Full article
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 ...
Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, a freelance photographer and indigenous rights defender with dual French and Colombian nationality, has been the target of death threats for the past two weeks. Unable ...
Growing number of women, often child brides, are now taking control of their reproductive lives Parents unable to look after children are marrying them off at a ...
Two US officials say United Arab Emirates carried out air raids against militias using bases in Egypt.   http://aje.me/1AOQwJl The United Arab Emirates has secretly carried out air strikes ...
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
A protester holds a picture of detained photographer Ahmed Humaidan during a demonstration in Bahrain on 13 December 2013 Twelve news ... Full article
Photo: Naomi Conrad/DW Rwanda steps up efforts to fight human trafficking (file photo). Last week on ...
Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, a freelance photographer and indigenous rights defender with dual French and Colombian ...
  Norway says it will ‘turn over every stone’ to prevent radicalisation Boris Johnson has ...
Asia News
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 ... Full article
A policeman stands in front of supporters of lawyer Le Quoc Quan, as they hold a banner of him outside a court in Hanoi, 18 February 2014 On 26 ...
China and Vietnam said Wednesday they’re committed to negotiating maritime disputes to avoid a recurrence of tensions that spiked when China deployed an oil rig in waters claimed by ...
When Yang Xiuzhu got wind in 2003 that Chinese anti-corruption investigators were looking into her affairs, she boarded a flight to Singapore. A few days later Yang changed her ...
Africa News
Photo: Naomi Conrad/DW Rwanda steps up efforts to fight human trafficking (file photo). Last week on Monday, President Paul Kagame declared war ... Full article
Physician assistant Emmanuel Boyah is at Ebola’s frontline in Liberia. If he contracts the disease, ...
Iraqi warplanes have begun targeting jihadists besieging the Shiite Turkmen town of Amerli amid growing ...
Growing number of women, often child brides, are now taking control of their reproductive lives ...
Europe News
Disabled girl who was told she would never walk unaided wins place at top ballet school after pioneering operation funded by charity set up by her best friend Matilda Duncan, ... Full article
Hackers believed to be from Russia broke into the computer systems of JPMorgan Chase and a second US bank earlier this month, sparking a ...
Ukrainian forces are being deployed to help defend the southern city of Mariupol Pro-Russian rebels have opened up a new front in south-eastern Ukraine. ...
(CNN) – It was almost midnight when the surveillance team spotted their target at the base of the cavernous luxury apartment complex. He fit the ...
Middle-East News
A protester holds a picture of detained photographer Ahmed Humaidan during a demonstration in Bahrain on 13 December 2013 Twelve news and information providers ... Full article
Warning comes as UN Security Council adopts resolution to tighten arms embargo and place travel bans on militia leaders. http://aje.me/1tDzlIh Libya’s ambassador to the ...
Israel closed off the area around Quneitra on the occupied Golan Heights on Wednesday after an officer was wounded by stray fire as Syrian ...
President Barack Obama faces a familiar question as he contemplates airstrikes in Syria: Should Congress have a say in his decision? Obama was barreling ...
 Americas News
The February opposition protests in Venezuela captured the attention of international media as over 3,000 people were detained, the death toll ... Full article
North Korea is joining a chorus of countries with poor human rights records in criticizing the U.S. for ...
Hackers believed to be from Russia broke into the computer systems of JPMorgan Chase and ...
President Barack Obama faces a familiar question as he contemplates airstrikes in Syria: Should Congress ...
 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
  Norway says it will ‘turn over every stone’ to prevent radicalisation Boris Johnson has called for Brits who join ISIS ... Full article
In nearby Raqqa city, supporters of the Islamic State group celebrated the capture of the ...
Pakistan’s ‘revolution march’ (CNN) – Thousands of anti-government supporters led by two of Pakistan’s most influential ...
Putin said that Russia should not “fence itself off from the outside world” despite a ...
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
A protester holds a picture of detained photographer Ahmed Humaidan during a demonstration in Bahrain on 13 December 2013 Twelve news ... Full article
Photo: Naomi Conrad/DW Rwanda steps up efforts to fight human trafficking (file photo). Last week on ...
Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, a freelance photographer and indigenous rights defender with dual French and Colombian ...
  Norway says it will ‘turn over every stone’ to prevent radicalisation Boris Johnson has ...
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