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  • newMyanmar may postpone landmark November poll due to floods
    YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's election commission and the country's biggest political parties on Tuesday discussed postponing a historic general election less than a month before the ballot after the worst flooding in decades disrupted preparations.…
    - 37 mins ago 13 Oct 15, 12:57pm -
  • newItaly arrests official for corruption before legality conference
    MILAN (Reuters) - Italian finance police arrested a high-ranking politician in the Lombardy regional government for corruption on Tuesday just before he was due to attend a conference promoting legality in the public administration.
    - 50 mins ago 13 Oct 15, 12:44pm -
  • newSyrian rebels pour men and missiles into frontlines
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Insurgents in Syria are deploying more men and weapons, including significant quantities of anti-tank missiles, to resist ground attacks by the Syrian army and its allies, backed by Russian air strikes, rebels and a monitoring grou…
    - 59 mins ago 13 Oct 15, 12:35pm -
  • newFlight MH17 shot down over Ukraine by Russian-built Buk missile, Dutch report says
    GILZE-RIJEN, Netherlands (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board concluded on Tuesday in its final report on the July 2014 crash that killed all 298 people on bo…
    - 1 hour ago 13 Oct 15, 12:32pm -
  • newEU migrant arrivals 170,000 in September: Frontex
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Some 170,000 irregular migrants entered the European Union in September, the bloc's border agency Frontex said on Tuesday, taking the total for the year so far to 710,000.
    - 1 hour ago 13 Oct 15, 12:26pm -
  • newItaly court probes PM Renzi's expense claims when Florence mayor
    FLORENCE, Italy (Reuters) - A court in Florence has opened an investigation into the expenses claims filed by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi when he was mayor of the city between 2009 and 2014, a judicial source said on Tuesday.
    - 1 hour ago 13 Oct 15, 12:25pm -
  • newPalestinian 'Day of Rage' attacks kill three: Israeli police
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian men armed with knives and a gun killed at least three people and wounded several others in a string of attacks in Jerusalem and near Tel Aviv on Tuesday, police said, on a "Day of Rage" declared by Palestinian groups…
    - 1 hour ago 13 Oct 15, 12:23pm -
  • newTo negotiate or not? That's the new Nordic puzzle over populism
    STOCKHOLM/OSLO (Reuters) - Years of political instability and policy impasse may be the price Sweden is about to pay for its traditional parties' refusal to countenance deals with far-right politicians.
    - 1 hour ago 13 Oct 15, 12:12pm -
  • newAfghan Taliban say pulling back from center of Kunduz but can return
    KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban said they were withdrawing from the center of the northern city of Kunduz on Tuesday in order to protect civilians, emphasizing the pull-back was not a defeat.
    - 1 hour ago 13 Oct 15, 12:07pm -
  • newNigeria's Buhari asks head of biggest private equity firm to join cabinet
    ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the head of the country's biggest private equity firm to join his cabinet, Senate President Bukola Saraki said on Tuesday, as lawmakers started screening candidates for a long-awaited g…
    - 1 hour ago 13 Oct 15, 12:06pm -

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  • new'Fargo' recap: She's tough, but, you know, a girl.'
    If the varying degree of quality in “True Detective” and “American Horror Story” seasons are any indication, anthology shows are a tricky beast. They are the television equivalent of a short story collection, bound by theme and style, and des…
    - 34 mins ago 13 Oct 15, 1:00pm -
  • newBrian Wilson, 'Love & Mercy' cast have fun, fun, fun in Beverly Hills
    Reality met Hollywood’s version for a few minutes Monday night on the dance floor of a posh jazz club in Beverly Hills, where Beach Boys creative leader Brian Wilson gave a short performance at which he and his wife, Melinda Wilson, were joined by…
    - 34 mins ago 13 Oct 15, 1:00pm -
  • newFormer Chargers punter Darren Bennett seeks a buyer for Carlsbad home
    Darren Bennett, the retired football punter who made two Pro Bowls with the San Diego Chargers from 1994 to 2003, has listed his home in Carlsbad for sale at $1.299 million. Built in 2003, the Mission-style home on a cul-de-sac has a resort-like vibe…
    - 34 mins ago 13 Oct 15, 1:00pm -
  • newRussian-made missile downed Malaysian plane last year, investigation concludes
    A Dutch-led investigation concluded Tuesday that a Russian-made Buk missile brought down Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine last year.All 298 people aboard died almost instantly, the Dutch Safety Board said, in a finding likely to comf…
    - 50 mins ago 13 Oct 15, 12:44pm -
  • newTwitter suspends Deadspin's account after NFL complains about game GIFs
    Sports news site Deadspin's Twitter account was suspended for about two hours Monday after the NFL complained about animated GIFs showing highlights of football games. The NFL "did not request that any Twitter account be suspended," spokesman Alex Ri…
    - 1 hour ago 13 Oct 15, 12:28pm -
  • newUse of force by border agents declines, shootings remain steady
    Border Patrol agents and customs officers resorted to physical force less frequently in the past year, even as assaults against them increased slightly, according to official figures released Tuesday. The decline in the use of force by agents continu…
    - 2 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 12:04pm -
  • newCalifornia Coastal Commission goes too far on SeaWorld
    The California Coastal Commission is known as an activist — some might say aggressive — agency that interprets its statutory powers broadly. But the conditions it placed last week on SeaWorld's application to build a bigger orca tank went way bey…
    - 2 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 12:00pm -
  • newHow a Biden bid could help Hillary Clinton's campaign
    The scuttlebutt in Washington is that Vice President Joe Biden is going to throw his hat into the presidential race, which means there is at least a 50% chance that he will. I mean, when is the Beltway scuttlebutt ever wrong? Under different conditio…
    - 2 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 12:00pm -
  • new'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Alexa PenaVega has perfect 'switch-up' night; no one's eliminated
    Manipulation is a strong word, fellow "Dancing With the Stars" fans. So, who thinks that producers on this long-running competition series manipulate the pairs in the infamous "Switch-Up"? Oh settle down, I say, because even or especially if they do,…
    - 2 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 12:00pm -
  • newEscaped San Diego prison inmate captured in Oregon
    A maximum-security prisoner who escaped in Illinois while being transported to a San Diego-area prison was captured in Oregon on Monday. In September, Joshua Drinnon, 36, who is serving a 17-year prison sentence for a robbery committed in San Luis Ob…
    - 2 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 12:00pm -



  • newThe People's Daily: USA and Russia resume Cold War on the way to World War Three
    The official newspaper of the Communist Party of China, The People's Daily, wrote that the United States and Russia resumed the Cold War because of the conflict in Syria
    - 2 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 11:50am -
  • newRussia may reinstate death penalty for terrorism
    The State Duma of the Russian Federation proposes to abolish the moratorium on death penalty for terrorists
    - 3 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 10:27am -
  • newRussian Embassy in Syria shelled again
    Two bombs exploded in Damascus during a rally in support of Russian anti-terrorist campaign in Syria. The explosions occurred near the building of the Russian Embassy in Syria
    - 3 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 10:09am -
  • newRussia casts serious doubts on Dutch investigation of MH-17 disaster
    Almaz-Antey, Russia's producer of air defense weapons, held a press conference in Moscow today. The press conference of the company was devoted to the results of its own investigation into the causes of the MH-17 crash near Donetsk
    - 4 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 9:48am -
  • newTurn words into action involving women for lasting peace
    By Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director. We have recently celebrated the peace deal struck between the Government in Colombia and the main guerrilla group. The deal reached on justice issues represents th…
    - 15 hours ago 12 Oct 15, 10:31pm -
  • newMH 17 Report: Predictably, no evidence against Russia
    Predictably the upcoming long-awaited (from July 2014 to October 2015) report on MH-17 does not present one shred of evidence incriminating the Russian Federation or President Putin. So maybe those media outlets accusing Russia and her President of t…
    - 15 hours ago 12 Oct 15, 10:19pm -
  • newISIL plotted terrorist attack in Moscow
    On October 11, the Moscow police arrested several individuals, who were suspected of plotting a terrorist attack in the Russian capital
    - 17 hours ago 12 Oct 15, 8:55pm -
  • new'Don't throw rocks at US intelligence'
    The US intelligence missed the beginning of the Russian operation in Syria, The Washington Post, wrote citing a number of high-ranking officials
    - 22 hours ago 12 Oct 15, 3:48pm -
  • newUSSR's space shuttle Buran likely to be born again
    Russia considers an opportunity to revisit space shuttle Buran program. The Buran blasted off for its maiden flight on November 15, 1989. The program was closing very slowly. Interestingly, there is still no governmental decree about it. Nearly the w…
    - 22 hours ago 12 Oct 15, 3:40pm -
  • newA new option to terrorism, quagmire in Middle East?
    It should come as no surprise to Americans if Putin's popularity among his countrymen is higher than that of any president in US' entire history, and that includes FDR's at its highest point. Putin has become not just head of state of a major, power…
    - 23 hours ago 12 Oct 15, 2:40pm -



Deutsche Welle

  • newGallows at PEGIDA demo under investigation by Dresden prosecutors
    Prosecutors in Dresden are investigating a hand-made gallows with signs "reserving" places for German Chancellor Merkel and her deputy, Sigmar Gabriel. The gallows was spotted during a PEGIDA demonstration.
    - 1 hour ago 13 Oct 15, 12:32pm -
  • newThis year's Frankfurt Book Fair is more political than ever
    Launching the world's biggest book fair, Salman Rushdie and the organizers of the event make one thing clear: Beyond the huge industry, publishing plays an essential role in protecting freedom of expression.
    - 2 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 11:41am -
  • newDutch report: MH17 shot down by Russian-made Buk missile
    A report by international investigators has confirmed that Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was hit by a Buk Russian-made missile. Victims' families are now demanding to find out who was responsible for its launch.
    - 2 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 11:33am -
  • newSlovakia, Albania headed to Euro 2016
    In a spread-out week of qualifying that never seems to end, Slovakia and Albania have clinched a berth at Euro 2016. They are among five teams that will feature at the finals for the first time.
    - 2 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 11:11am -
  • newIs India becoming intolerant under PM Modi?
    A number of Indian authors have returned their literary awards to protest against rising religious intolerance in the country. Is PM Modi's politics emboldening the hardliners? Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
    - 3 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 10:55am -
  • newVolkswagen to cut annual investments
    Embattled German carmaker Volkswagen has said it will reduce its investments in the group's core VW brand. The decision came as the company prepares for high litigation costs in the wake of its pollution scandal.
    - 4 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 10:04am -
  • newIEA: less demand for oil in 2016
    Global oil markets will continue to be oversupplied into 2016, the International Energy Agency has predicted, as demand around the world wanes while freshly de-sanctioned Iran increases its output.
    - 4 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 9:55am -
  • newMaldives' VP on jailed ex-president Nasheed: 'A celebrity politician is not above the law'
    Following a UN panel ruling that the jailing of former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed was illegal, incumbent Vice President Ahmed Adeeb speaks exclusively to DW about the contentious case and claims of rights abuses.
    - 4 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 9:20am -
  • newRetaliatory rockets fired at Russia embassy in Damascus
    Two rockets have struck the Russian embassy in Damascus. Meanwhile, al-Qaeda affiliate al-Nusra Front has called on jihadists in the Caucasus to attack Russian civilians and soldiers.
    - 5 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 9:00am -
  • new'Day of Rage' sees wave of Israeli attacks
    Some suspects have been killed while others are in custody after a series of stabbings in Jerusalem. Police remain on high alert in public areas as the string of such incidents in Israel continues.
    - 5 hours ago 13 Oct 15, 8:54am -

Hindustan Times

  • 'Fed up', says Lucknow typist after images of cop abuse go viral
    An elderly man who became an overnight star when an image of a policeman kicking his typewriter went viral has said he is fed up with all the attention and just wants to go back to typing letters
    - 20 days ago 23 Sep 15, 8:10am -
  • RSS is like Supreme Court for BJP: Nitish Kumar on quota row
    Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday announced the list of 242 candidates for the Grand Alliance on the last day for filing nominations for the first phase of assembly elections
    - 20 days ago 23 Sep 15, 6:52am -
  • Woman jumps off moving train with kid, husband to escape molestation
    A 27yearold woman jumped out of a moving train with her 10monthold baby and husband after she was allegedly molested by a group of inebriated copassengers in West Bengals Alipurduar police said on Wednesday
    - 20 days ago 23 Sep 15, 6:32am -
  • In post-midnight notice, Gujarat HC asks govt to ‘find’ Hardik
    In a postmidnight development the Gujarat High Court directed the state government to find Hardik Patel leader of the reservation agitation after an aide moved a habeas corpus petition alleging that Hardik had been illegally detained by police
    - 20 days ago 23 Sep 15, 5:54am -
  • Republican Jeb Bush says multiculturalism wrong for US
    Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Tuesday that multiculturalism is bad for the United States adding that immigrants who close themselves off from American culture deny themselves access to economic rewards
    - 20 days ago 23 Sep 15, 3:45am -
  • Somnath Bharti an embarrassment to party, should surrender: Kejriwal
    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday described his former law minister Somnath Bharti as an embarrassment to the ruling Aam Aadmi Party AAP and said he should surrender in a case of attempt to murder and domestic violence filed by his wi…
    - 20 days ago 23 Sep 15, 3:45am -
  • '1 second cost me 20 years': Tandoor murder convict Sushil Sharma
    Twentyyears onemonth and two days that is the time convict number 31 spent behind bars in Tihars jail number 2 Convicted for the murder of his wife in the infamous Delhi tandoor case Sushil Sharma is out on parole after 20 years He has served the lon…
    - 20 days ago 23 Sep 15, 2:44am -
  • Modi set to ignite a start-up brainstorm in Silicon Valley
    Flights from India to the United States these days have a younger braver tinge Several startup founders are on their way to Californias Silicon Valley for a halfday session on September 27 that will culminate with Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking…
    - 20 days ago 23 Sep 15, 1:53am -
  • Cops pick up Bharti's brother, pvt secy; 10 accomplices face arrest
    Ten people are under the polices scanner and are likely to be arrested for allegedly harbouring former Delhi law minister and AAP legislator Somnath Bharti who faces arrest in an attempt to murder and domestic violence case filed against him by his w…
    - 21 days ago 22 Sep 15, 7:13pm -
  • Europe takes on responsibility for refugees, to relocate 120,000
    European Union ministers agreed on Tuesday to relocate 120000 refugees among the bloc to ease the strains on frontline nations like Greece and Italy which are being overwhelmed by the continents ballooning migrant crisis
    - 21 days ago 22 Sep 15, 6:47pm -

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