Ethiopian marathoner makes protest gesture at Rio finish line

Ethiopian marathoner makes protest gesture at Rio finish line

(CNN)-Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia may have turned himself into a political exile because of the way he won a silver medal in the Olympics...
The US Is Sending 300 Military Personnel to Cameroon to Help Fight Boko Haram

US Is Sending Military Personnel to Cameroon

The troops will conduct surveillance and reconnaissance operationsU.S. President Barack Obama ordered 300 members of the armed forces to Cameroon on Wednesday to counter the militant...

Botswana dodges a bullet

By Charles Onyango-Obbo and AgenciesHistory is full of great kingdoms and empires that were built by wise men, but ruined in short order by...

Cyclone Cook hits Northern New Zealand

Heavy rain is lashing New Zealand's North Island as Cyclone Cook, called the worst storm in generations, hits the north-east of the country.States of...

The World’s Biggest Solar Energy Storage Farm Is Set to Launch...

Construction will soon be underway on a gigantic solar farm in South Australia that's set to be the biggest of its kind in the...

Headphones catch fire mid – flight

Australian authorities will investigate why a pair of battery-powered headphones caught fire two hours into a flight between Beijing and Melbourne, blackening and blistering...
England beat Lithuania to complete Euro 2016 qualifying clean sweep

England beat Lithuania to complete Euro 2016 qualifying

@DTguardianHalf an hour after the final whistle, in one of the upstairs rooms of the only stand with a roof, the Lithuania coach, Igoris...

EU urges Russia to free detained Estonian security officer

(CNN)European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has called on Russia to release an Estonian security officer that she and Estonia say was abducted...

Estonia May Ban Migrants From Wearing Burqas

Crusade Against Tolerance?Estonia May Ban Migrants From Wearing BurqasThe Estonian government might ban potential migrants to the country from wearing Burqas, traditional Islamic...

British spies were first to spot the Trump and Russia links

Exclusive: GCHQ is said to have alerted US agencies after becoming aware of contacts in 2015Britain’s spy agencies played a crucial role in alerting their...

US and Russia relations at all time low

President also says Nato is ‘no longer obsolete’ following his secretary of state’s visit to MoscowDonald Trump has said that US relations with Russia may...

Abandon Assad – G 7 ministers to tell Russia

LUCCA, Italy: The US will hold responsible anyone who commits crimes against humanity, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday, days after the...

El Salvador bans metal mining

The smallest country in Central America – El Salvador – has approved a law prohibiting all metal mining in an attempt to protect the...

Hurricane Otto – Costa Rica declares national emergency as storm heads...

Thousands ordered to evacuate in Nicaragua and Costa Rica after storm strengthens over the CaribbeanCosta Rica’s president has declared a state of emergency and...

Belize banks named in US federal law suit

MIAMI, USA -- A Florida e-commerce payment processing company filed a law suit in US federal court in Miami on Friday, alleging that credit...

Turkish Cargo Plane Crashes in Kyrgyz

A Turkish cargo plane from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 32 people, most of them on the ground, say officials.The...
President ECO-CCI and FPCCI expressed his condolence over death of President of Republic of Uzbekistan

President ECO-CCI and FPCCI expressed his condolence over death of President...

Abdul Rauf Alam, President ECO Chamber of Commerce expressed his deep sorrow over the sad demise of the President Uzbekistan Islam Karimov and declared...

Abdul Rauf Alam, President FPCCI and ECO Chamber of Commerce &...

The President FPCCI and ECO Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ECO-CCI) Abdul Rauf Alam, has vehemently condemned the coward attack of the terrorists near...

How a hotspot in the Earth’s mantle fooled the scientists tracking...

Today, an ultra-hot column of partial molten rock lies beneath Iceland and feeds the country's dramatic volcanic landscape, but it wasn't always this way. Due...

Ukraine accuses pro – Russia rebels of breaking truce

Rebels persistently shelled army positions, killing at least one soldier, according to Ukraine's military.The Ukrainian army has accused pro-Russia rebels of breaking a new...

RUSSIAN MILITARY DEPLOYS NEW MISSILES TO BALTIC REGION

Russian military deploys powerful new missiles to Baltic regionBastion launchers put on duty in Kaliningrad exclave that borders Poland and Lithuania, according to reportsThe...

Nobody calls it Czechia – Czech Republic’s new name fails to...

Six months after Czechia was adopted, citizens of central European country seem in little doubt over what it should be calledWith its imposing statue...

China to celebrate Space Day with fervour

THE Chinese State Council recently designated April 24 as Space Day, scheduling country wide annual celebrations. China designated April 24 as Space Day last...

Fiji – images of flattened villages show brutal force of Cyclone...

Death roll rises to 18 as emergency supplies are deployed to communities worst-hit by strongest storm ever recorded in the regionThe death toll from...

Stories Between Kiribati and Fiji

Posted by Janice Cantieri in Fulbright National Geographic Stories on July 27, 2015I took this picture last summer, while I was living in a...

Fiji government facilitating public

ITaukei Like Land HelpMore iTaukei landowners are taking advantage of the Government’s grant scheme and developing their lands rather than relying on developers.The iTaukei...

FINLAND TO BECOME THE FIRST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD TO GET...

It’s no secret that the modern day education system, particularly in North America, desperately needs to be reformed. Children graduate from high school not...

Eight EU Countries Warned Over Budget Deficit

Eight EU Countries at Risk of Sanctions Over Exacerbating Budget DeficitEarlier this month, the European Union issued a warning for eight nations over their...

Finland schools – Subjects scrapped and replaced with topics as country...

For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and numeracy.Only...

Hubble just spotted something massive coming out of Uranus

The Hubble space telescope has spotted a huge shimmering region on Uranus – and it’s caused by powerful bursts of solar wind.No giggling at...

Germany

Thieves in Berlin steal huge gold coin

New details have surfaced in what authorities are now suspecting was an inside job involving the heist of a limited-edition gold coin weighing over...

IMF Revives Greek Euro- Exit

Fund sees little optimism for third bailout, urges ‘upfront’ debt relief and ‘realistic’ targetsWASHINGTON—The International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday that Greece once again...

Europe On Brink Of War With Turkey

Europe on 'BRINK OF WAR' as Turkey gathers boats to ship migrants to Greece over EU angerEUROPE is on the brink of war as...

Berlin should be careful what it wishes for

There is no good alternative to helping the Greeks in the task before them, writes Mark MazowerGreece’s parliament this week approved reforms to the...

Central and Eastern European countries are still restoring

HOW CAN CEE COUNTRIES BECOME MORE ATTRACTIVE FOR INVESTMENTS THAN THE EMERGING MARKETS?The idea of Visegrad Group was to unite Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic...

Angola Jose Eduardo dos Santos to quit in 2018

Veteran leader announces decision to leave "active politics" after nearly four decades in power.Angola's President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, the second-longest serving African leader,...

Indian SC revives criminal conspiracy charges against Advani & others in...

The court transfers the case from Rae Bareilly to Lucknow, insists on a time-bound trialThe Supreme Court on Wednesday used its extraordinary constitutional powers...

Vijay Mallya arrested in London

Businessman Vijay Mallya was arrested in London on Tuesday morning, the Scotland Yard has confirmed.“Officers from the Metropolitan Police’s Extradition Unit have this morning,...

Lufthansa Says Starting Local Airline in India a Misadventure

Deutsche Lufthansa AG said starting a domestic airline in India, the world’s fastest growing aviation market, will be a "misadventure" because of high jet...

Will Iranians re – elect Rouhani

Rouhani's pulled Iran out of stifling sanctions but has yet to deliver on wider political, economic and social reforms.Tehran, Iran - With 14 days left...
Deadly blasts hit Coptic churches in Tanta, Alexandria

Deadly blasts in Tanta and Alexandria

Deadly blasts hit Coptic churches in Tanta, AlexandriaThree-month state of emergency after blasts target Coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria, in attacks claimed by...

Nearly 300 died in Mosul airstrike – making it one of...

Iraqi officials said Wednesday that they had removed nearly 300 bodies from the site of an apparent airstrike in west Mosul, the largest civilian...

Iraq – ISIS on the brink of extinction as forces wipe...

IRAQI forces have killed “tens” of Islamic State jihadis in their latest powerful offensive to reclaim the war-torn city of Mosul.According to sources, the...

Grand Mufti says arrest of Al – Aqsa guards is unacceptable

Israeli police arrest Palestinian guards after they try to stop archaeologist from removing ancient stone from compound. Jerusalem - The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem says Israel's...

‘Aunt Cin’ celebrates a century

Leeds,St Elizabeth — A cherished childhood memory for her loved ones is that 100-year-old Cinderella Colquhoun-Myrie never forgot special occasions.They say that in her...

Japan teams up with US & sends WARSHIPS to Korean peninsula...

JAPAN’S navy will carry out joint military drills with the US near the Korean peninsula as tensions continue to escalate between North Korea and...

Jordanians reject stolen gas in Israel – Jordan deal

Jordanians voice concern over government economic threats and country's sovereignty in Israel gas deal.Jordanian activists vowed to continue their protest against a $10bn gas deal...
Archaeologists discover massive Petra monument that could be 2,150 years old

Archaeologists discover massive Petra monument that could be 2,150 years old

Buried platform measuring 184ft by 161ft ‘has no parallels’ at the ancient city and was discovered using satellite imagery to scan the surrounding landArchaeologists...

My Father the Late King Hussein and FIFA

What will a new beginning mean for world football? It represents a chance to get things right, to set up FIFA as an organization...

Pak – Kenya to explore FTA for one billion dollar bilateral...

FAISALABAD: (APP) High Commissioner of Kenya Professor Julius Kibet Bitok on Wednesday said a joint ministerial commission (JMC) of Pakistan and Kenya would be...
Uganda is trying to close a for-profit school chain backed by Zuckerburg, Gates and the World Bank

Uganda is trying to close a for-profit school chain backed by...

Ugandan education officials have called for the closure of 63 nurseries and primary schools operated by Bridge International Academies (BIA), a controversial for-profit school...

Africas shopping mall boom – Which cities you should go to...

With its inroads already into Francophone Africa, French supermarket Carrefour's entrance will provide the first West-East Africa retail bridgeTHE development of Kenya’s Two Rivers...

Asian bourses cheered by encouraging China data

Wednesday 05:20 BST. Asian bourses reversed early declines as the latest sign of recovery in China’s services sector helped restore sentiment dented by Wall...

Why the ‘annoying’ motorbike taxi is king in Africa’s cities, and...

By Christine MungaiHow boda bodas and okadas are fuelling the growth in e-commerce, and are even reaping from Ebola fears. One estimate says there...

Donald Trump Bans Muslim Immigration

President Donald Trump is widely expected to sign his latest executive order Wednesday seriously restricting immigration and refugees from seven countries in the Middle...

Denis Sassou – Nguesso to Meet Donald Trump for Libya Crisis

Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou-Nguesso will meet with President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday, a spokesman for the Congolese president tweeted Monday. The two...
Hijack Suspect Threatening to Blow Up Plane in Malta

Hijack Suspect Threatening to Blow Up Plane in Malta

Airbus A320 with 111 passengers aboard was on a domestic flight in Libya when it was divertedThe suspected hijacker of a Afriqiyah Airways airliner...

Luxembourg prime minister first EU leader to marry same-sex partner

@damiengayleLuxembourg’s prime minister is to become the first European Union leader – and only the second worldwide leader – to marry someone of the...

British spies were first to spot the Trump and Russia links

Exclusive: GCHQ is said to have alerted US agencies after becoming aware of contacts in 2015Britain’s spy agencies played a crucial role in alerting their...