Monday, January 23, 2017

Nigeria – Dynamics Of An Oil Crisis

By Daniel DjouderThe new trend of low oil prices has rapidly escalated, carrying negative effects for producers and positive effects for the economies of...

UN urging Libyan parties to quickly reach political solution

From Morocco where he is facilitating the dialogue among Libyan parties, the United Nations envoy for the North African country has stressed that the...

Burundi president warns of so called Islamist threat

Burundi President, Surviving Coup, Warns of a Threat from ShababBy ISMA’IL KUSHKUSHBUJUMBURA, Burundi — President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi on Sunday used his...

Japanese Ship Crew Caught Slaughtering Minke Whale

The activist ocean conservation group Sea Shepherd said Sunday that it found a slaughtered minke whale on a Japanese ship that had been illegally...

Australia – Pakistan beaten by an innings and 18 runs

Australia: Pakistan beaten by an innings and 18 runsSecond Test, Melbourne (day five):Pakistan 443-9 dec: Azhar 205* & 163 all out: Starc 4-63Australia 624-8 dec: Smith...

Netanyahu Warns Murray McCully of Probability of War

Israeli PM reportedly warned that support for motion on settlements would ‘rupture relations’ between two countriesBenjamin Netanyahu reportedly told New Zealand’s foreign minister that support...
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...

Kompromat Used Against Enemies by US and Russia

Russia knows how to use sex to get what it wants.Perhaps more accurately, Russia knows how to use sex to blackmail its enemies. There’s...
Foreign Investors See Ruble as 'One of the Best Bets' in 2017

Ruble Still Soaring High in 2017

Foreign Investors See Ruble as 'One of the Best Bets' in 2017The Russian national currency has been strongly performing since the beginning of the...

FBI chief given dossier by John McCain alleging secret Trump –...

Russian intelligence alleged to have compromising material on Trump Unverified reports were drawn up by western ex-counter-intelligence officialSenator John McCain passed documents to the FBI...

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...

China GDP beats – high – tech industries surge

China’s economy — the second largest globally behind the United States — finished 2016 far stronger than where it began, with economic growth accelerating...

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...

Merger on the Cards for Essilor and Luxottica

French optical lens maker and Italian maker of Ray-Ban and Oakley brands had been seen on collision coursePARIS—French optical lens maker Essilor International SA and Italian...

Germany

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...

IMF urges shake – up of Greek bailout

Last year’s deal on an €86bn bailout to prevent Greece from leaving the Eurozone may need to be completely renegotiated with more realistic fiscal...

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's Jose Eduardo dos Santos 'to quit' in 2018

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,...

There is an Unexplained $9 Billion Gap in Indias Cash Supply

India’s unprecedented ban on high-denomination currency bills has led to a mismatch in cash supply that has flummoxed some economists and data crunchers.Indians withdrew...

GST To Be Simple – Less Burdensome For Industry – Revenue...

Gandhinagar: Goods and Services Tax will usher in a very simple and less burdensome taxation regime as it will be a single rate indirect tax...

Indias Annual Budget Based on Unreliable GDP Numbers

Earlier this year, when the Narendra Modi government sought to advance the dates for presenting the annual union budget, the rationale was straightforward: The...

Report warns Trump against scrapping Iran nuclear deal

Should the Iran nuclear deal fall apart, the consequences for the Middle East region would be "unfathomable", according to a new report from the...

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...

Water Supply Cut Off In Iraqs Mosul

Water supply cut off for half of Iraq's MosulAlmost 650,000 people in Mosul left without water after pipeline was hit during fighting between Iraqi...

SUICIDE ATTACK ON SHIA PILGRIMS IN IRAQ

Suicide truck bomber kills scores of Shia pilgrims in IraqMany of the victims of attack in Hilla, which has been claimed by Islamic State,...

Obama – Moment may be passing for two – state solution

Barack Obama's last news conference as US leader focuses on Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Russia and Chelsea Manning.The prospects for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian...

‘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...

Nintendo Switch Would not Come With Multimedia Features Like Netflix At...

The Nintendo Switch will let users play games on their TVs and will allow them to seamlessly play on the go without skipping a beat....

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

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...

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...

US fighter jets target ISIL in Libya for first time

Washington says air raids aimed at backing Libyan forces seeking to retake city of Sirte from the group.US fighter jets have carried out air...

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...

Kompromat Used Against Enemies by US and Russia

Russia knows how to use sex to get what it wants.Perhaps more accurately, Russia knows how to use sex to blackmail its enemies. There’s...

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