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Two charged after Tilbury docks container death.

Two charged after Tilbury docks container death.

Two men have been charged following the death of an Afghan migrant found in a container at ...

Theresa May pledges new measures to tackle British jihadis.

Theresa May pledges new measures to tackle British jihadis.

New powers to tackle extremist groups are being looked at by the government, the home secretary has ...

Galileo satellites go into wrong, lower orbit – Esa.

Galileo satellites go into wrong, lower orbit – Esa.

The European Space Agency (Esa) says the latest two satellites for Europe’s version of the American GPS ...

Ukraine crisis: Russian lorries leave as Merkel visits.

Ukraine crisis: Russian lorries leave as Merkel visits.

About 100 lorries from an unauthorised Russian aid convoy have crossed back over the border from rebel-held ...

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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
Shia armed group kills at least 73 people inside place of worship in the city of Baquba in eastern Diyala province. At least 73 people have been killed after a Shia ... Full article
Thank you for inviting me to this conference on Eastern Congo. It is a pleasure for me to address you here today and have this opportunity to meet with ...
Radio Shabelle has long had a fractious relationship with the government. PHOTO | BBC  The manager of the independent Shabelle radio station in the Somali capital has told the ...
In this May 27, 2011 file photo American Journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., poses for a photo in Boston Committee to Protect Journalists  The Committee to Protect Journalists ...
People hold signs during a peaceful demonstration, as communities react to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, 14 August 2014. Police in Ferguson, Missouri should stop using ...
Norway
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 ... Full article
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 ...
‘The failure to meet the deadline for establishing a transitional government in South Sudan is unacceptable and puts millions of people’s lives at risk,’ said Foreign Minister Børge Brende. ...
From 14th August, the recently redeveloped John Jones Project Space in Finsbury Park, London, presents an exhibition of new works by Norwegian artist, Karl Ingar Røys. Røys’s latest work ...
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
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 ... Full article
‘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 ...
Railway and train station construction site in Angola, part of an agreement in which China helps build infrastructure in exchange for oil: With trade between Africa and China reaching ...
‘A winter child’ … detail from Luis Royo’s cover art for The Ice Dragon Game of Thrones author, best known for the bloody adult saga, reissues The Ice Dragon ...
All News
A combination of old-fashioned police work and new technology may unmask the Islamic extremist who beheaded American journalist James Foley. The ... Full article
Shia armed group kills at least 73 people inside place of worship in the city ...
Thank you for inviting me to this conference on Eastern Congo. It is a pleasure ...
Director of Nepal Desk of The Oslo Times International News Network and Human Rights Activist, ...
Asia News
The UN has called for action to prevent what it says may be a possible massacre in the northern Iraqi town of Amerli. Special representative Nickolay Mladenov says he ... Full article
Huge anti-government demonstrations in Pakistan entered their second week with thousands of protesters surrounding and blockading — peacefully, so far — the parliament building in Islamabad. Two groups of ...
The Obama administration on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a “dangerous intercept” of a U.S. Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China in ...
Heavy rain has hampered rescue operations in Japan’s Hiroshima prefecture where a landslide killed at least 39 people. The number of people missing has risen to 51 after police ...
Africa News
Thank you for inviting me to this conference on Eastern Congo. It is a pleasure for me to address you here ... Full article
Boko Haram insurgents (file photo By Stella Omona and Temidayo Akinsuyi Lagos — Heavily armed ...
Was Mozambican President Armando Guebuza being just a tad ironic and mischievous when he congratulated ...
Europe News
About 100 lorries from an unauthorised Russian aid convoy have crossed back over the border from rebel-held eastern Ukraine, officials say. The convoy was returning from the city of Luhansk, ... Full article
Russia’s decision to send more than 100 aid lorries into war-torn eastern Ukraine without permission has been widely condemned in the West. The EU ...
The UK medicines watchdog is to review the safety of a clot-busting drug often used to treat strokes. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory ...
The London Stock Exchange is raising £938m ($1.55bn) from shareholders in a rights issue to help fund a £1.6bn acquisition. The LSE said in ...
Middle-East News
Iraq’s Mahdi Army fought US troops to the death in past years, but now some members of the rebranded Shiite militia say they could ... Full article
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday vowed harsh retribution against Hamas, the Islamist rulers of Gaza, after a mortar round fired from the ...
From the rescue plane which took them on a one-way journey to France, two Iraqi refugees revealed tales of rape and fear at the ...
Outgoing UN human rights chief Navi Pillay slams “international paralysis” over nearly three-and-a-half year conflict. More than 191,000 people have died in Syria, United ...
 Americas News
Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a ... Full article
broke out the sarcasm on Friday as he seized on a finding by the congressional ...
From the rescue plane which took them on a one-way journey to France, two Iraqi ...
Two central Kentucky firefighters are still hospitalized a day after they were shocked by a ...
 Australia News
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 ... Full article
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 ...
The United States and Australia plan to push the United Nations to adopt international standards to deal with growing numbers of foreign fighters in Middle East conflicts and the ...
Australia and the United States will sign a 25-year deal allowing 2,500 US Marines and air force personnel to train Down Under, Defence Minister David Johnston said Monday, describing ...
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
Pakistan’s ‘revolution march’ (CNN) – Thousands of anti-government supporters led by two of Pakistan’s most influential figures have joined a march to ... Full article
Putin said that Russia should not “fence itself off from the outside world” despite a ...
While Congress is on recess and President Obama vacations in Martha’s Vineyard, a coalition of ...
Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region has cut ties with the central government after it learned of ...
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 World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday it would convene talks early next month on potential treatments and vaccines to ... Full article
Senior UN System Coordinator for Ebola Virus Disease, David Nabarro, talks with UN News Centre ...
Violence erupted in an Ebola quarantine zone in Liberia’s capital Wednesday as authorities struggled to ...
Photographer: Karl Lester M. Yap/Bloomberg Cars and Jeepneys sit in traffic at a junction in ...
News & Reviews
A combination of old-fashioned police work and new technology may unmask the Islamic extremist who beheaded American journalist James Foley. The ... Full article
Shia armed group kills at least 73 people inside place of worship in the city ...
Thank you for inviting me to this conference on Eastern Congo. It is a pleasure ...
Director of Nepal Desk of The Oslo Times International News Network and Human Rights Activist, ...
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  Photo: Ash cloud from the volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupting in Iceland in 2010, rose ...
Photographer: Karl Lester M. Yap/Bloomberg Cars and Jeepneys sit in traffic at a ...
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