Beer and business: benefits of water access in Cameroon

 When the government of Cameroon started a solar-powered water distribution system in the north of the country, the objective was to improve access to...

Reeva Steenkamp mother fears of early release of Oscar Pistorius

Reeva Steenkamp mother: Early release of Oscar Pistorius would create 'chaos'June Steenkamp says release under correctional supervision after just 10 months in prison of...

Muslim women demand female only beach

Men are banned: Muslim women demand female-only beach in Morocco to take off their burkas without ‘offending Allah’Muslim women in Morocco are demanding a...

Zealandia – Eighth Continent Discovered Under New Zealand

A LOST continent that sank 100 million years ago has been discovered underneath New Zealand.The Sun reports the sunken world has been dubbed Zealandia as...

New Zealand – Volunteers Race To Rescue Stranded Pilot Whales on...

Volunteers in New Zealand are racing to rescue survivors after more than 400 pilot whales beached themselves.About 300 have already died at Farewell Spit,...

Sydney Heatwave – Government Pleads Public to Help Beat Blackout Threat

RESIDENTS of NSW and the ACT are crossing their fingers and hoping there are no blackouts as our power usage soars at the same...
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...

Anti – Russian Rhetoric

There was less unfriendly rhetoric regarding Russia at this year's Munich Security Conference, which wrapped up on February 19, RIA Novosti reported.In a break...
Russian fighter jets 'buzz' US warship in Black Sea, photos show

Russian fighter jets ‘buzz’ US warship in Black Sea, photos show

Russian fighter jets 'buzz' US warship in Black Sea, photos showThe US military has released several photos of what it says were Russian fighter...

Putin Caresses Pregnant Trump

Anyone visiting the Apple store in New York's Chelsea neighborhood got an unusual surprise on Tuesday night: a giant projection of Russian President Vladimir...

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...

Four Caribbean prime ministers meet Taiwan president in Belize

BELMOPAN, Belize -- Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou met in Belize on Wednesday with government leaders from four of Taiwan's diplomatic allies in the Caribbean,...

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...

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...

MH17 – Buk missile finding sets Russia and west at loggerheads

Acrimonious legal standoff likely after inquiry says Buk brought from Russia hit Malaysia Airlines flight, killing 298 peopleMoscow faces the prospect of an acrimonious...

Malaysia Summons North Korean Ambassador

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned North Korea's ambassador, Kang Chol, on Monday (Feb 20) to seek an explanation on accusations he...

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...

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...

Exhibiting strain of northern independence in Finland

Finland: Exhibiting strain of northern independenceBy Patrick L Young*Finland has struck a blow for genuine exceptionalism in Europe. Anti-NATO parties dominated polls while Euroskeptic...

Under- Reported Terror List By Trump Includes Paris and Berlin Attacks

Donald Trump's 'under-reported' terror list includes Paris and Berlin attacksWhite House backs up president’s claim that media is deliberately ignoring terror attacks by releasing...

Germany

Personal phone of Hitler sold in auction

It is a dated but ordinary piece of office equipment of the kind that might normally only attract the attention of retro-conscious hipsters.But the rotary...

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,...

India Breaks Record for Launching Most Satellites From Single Rocket

India puts record 104 satellites into orbit, in one goWith a single rocket, India successfully put 104 satellites into orbit, breaking the previous record...

Sasikala Natarajan Convicted of Corruption

India's Supreme Court has convicted Sasikala Natarajan of corruption, ending her attempts to become chief minister of Tamil Nadu.Sasikala was an aide of chief...

India Request Britain to Repatriate Vijay Mallya

India requests Vijay Mallya's extradition from Britain'Formal request' made for extradition of Vijay Mallya to face trial for financial fraud and defaulting on loan...

Iraq – Operation to drive ISIS out started

Iraq has launched an operation to regain control of western Mosul from ISIS militants, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Sunday.The operation comes weeks after...

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...

A Decade After Saddams Execution Iraq Struggles to Defeat ISIS and...

A decade after Saddam Hussein was tried, convicted and executed, Iraq is struggling to defeat Islamic State and cope with sectarian strife and other...

Netanyahu Spurned Secret Peace Offer

Benjamin Netanyahu turned down regional peace initiative last year brokered by John Kerry, former US officials confirm.Israel's prime minister turned down a regional peace...

‘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...

Mnuchin Warned by Japan – Germany as G – 20 Sees...

Within hours of being sworn in, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s counterparts from Tokyo to Berlin started telegraphing warnings to him: Please don’t call...

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...

Anti – Russian Rhetoric

There was less unfriendly rhetoric regarding Russia at this year's Munich Security Conference, which wrapped up on February 19, RIA Novosti reported.In a break...