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...

Genetically Modified foods might just ‘save’ Africa

By Samantha SpoonerOver five decades ago, the world experienced a striking breakthrough in agriculture, the Green Revolution. This saved at least a billion lives from starvation...

Economic week ahead

Economic week ahead: SA rates decision, inflation dataBy Matt Quigley*The Reserve Bank’s final rates decision of the year and October’s inflation report are 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...

Benjamin Natanyahu Force to Detour Flight to Avoid Indonesian Airspace

Israeli prime minister’s El Al flight from Singapore to Sydney took more than 11 hours rather than the usual eight and a halfThe Israeli...

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...
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...

Israeli airstrikes in Syria to continue warns Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Israeli forces will continue airstrikes in Syria if they...

Bank that lent Trump linked to Russian money laundering scam

Deutsche Bank among western institutions that processed billions of dollars in cash of ‘criminal origin’ through LatviaThe German bank that loaned $300m (£260m) to...

Russian Agents hack Yahoo users

It was June 2013, and U.S. law enforcement thought they were finally getting their hands on a slippery target: Russian hacker Alexsey Belan, indicted...

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...

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...

Chinese notions gaining international recognition

A UN Security Council resolution on Friday incorporated for the first time China's notion of building a community of shared future for mankind, a...

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...

France- Crisis in Presidential elections

Fillon France election - Party crisis talks over candidateFrance's centre-right Republicans are to meet on Monday evening to try to resolve the crisis over...

Germany

Trump claims Berlin owes money to alliance

In his morning tweets, President Donald Trump claimed Saturday that Germany owed “vast sums of money” to NATO. The tweet came after his Friday...

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 could strike Pakistan with nuclear weapons first to pre-empt attack...

A leading nuclear strategist Vipin Narang said yesterday, at a conference on nuclear policy, that there is increasing evidence that India could launch a...

Study Finds India Is Asia’s Most Corrupt Country – While Japan...

One of the main objective of the current Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been to make India corruption free. But...

Yogi Adityanath – Give him a chance and six other meaningless...

Even ardent Modi supporters were once disdainful of him. He's now the chief minister of India's largest state.Hindutva hardliner Adityanath, who uses the honorific...

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...

Iraq – Security Forces Attack Mosul Airport

Iraqi security forces have launched an attack on Mosul airport, a key part of the government's offensive to drive so-called Islamic State (IS) militants...

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...

Israeli airstrikes in Syria to continue warns Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Israeli forces will continue airstrikes in Syria if they...

‘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...

Japanese PM Abe and German Chancellor Merkel urge EU to sign...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged the European Union (EU) to finally sign a free trade deal with Japan following nearly...

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...

Israeli airstrikes in Syria to continue warns Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Israeli forces will continue airstrikes in Syria if they...