Nov 23, 2014

Angry workers kill owner of tea plantation in India

A group of Indian tea workers have killed the plantation's owner during talks over pay. The owner of the Sonali tea estate in West Bengal was dragged out of the payment talks beaten up and stabbed by a crowd.....»»[nydailynews]Read More...

Suicide bomber kills 50 people in Afghanistan

At least 50 people died and more than 70 were wounded Sunday in a suicide bomb attack during a volleyball match in the southeastern Afghan province of Paktika.....»»[foxnews]Read More...

Lewis Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi F1 Championship

Lewis Hamilton won his second Formula One title Sunday and celebrated with a kiss on the helmet from his girlfriend and applause from Prince Harry in Abu Dhabi......»»[washingtonpost]Read More...

Lionel Messi becomes La Liga's all-time top goalscorer

Lionel Messi has made a habit of rewriting history at Barcelona and his hat-trick against Sevilla on Saturday means he is now La Liga's all-time top goalscorer......»»[goal.com]Read More...

WHO says Ebola crisis now 'stable' in Guinea

The Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says. There were still some flare ups in the south-east, but things were improving in other prefectures.....»»[bbc.co]Read More...

Cybercriminals hack Mexican bank, empty accounts

Hackers left a small Mexican town penniless after breaking into its bank accounts and stealing more than $500,000, officials said Friday. The theft took place on November 11, when 33 transfers were made from six accounts.....»»[nation.com]Read More...

Nigeria plans to reduce petrol subsidy in 2015..

Nigeria plans to cut subsidies on petroleum products by half next year after sharp falls in global crude prices, spurred the government to revise its 2015 budget downwards, data from the revised budget.....»»[reuters.com]Read More...

Couple hacked to death in Trinidad..

Trinidad - An elderly German couple who have been coming to vacation in Tobago for several years were found hacked to death along Minister's Bay, Bacolet Beach, yesterday morning.....»»[jamaicaobserver]Read More...

Earthquake hit Japan, 13 people injured

An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 6.8 hit central Japan on temporarily trapping 21 people when their homes collapsed and leaving 13 people injured.....»»[rte.ie]Read More...

Nov 22, 2014

Broken relationships could be linked to certain genes – Study

If it seems you are permanently single while everyone else around you is in a relationship, blame your DNA. Scientists have identified a 'singleton gene', and found that those who have it are 20 per cent more likely to be single than others.....»»[dailymail]Read More...

Hand dryers spread more bacteria than paper towels: Study

High-powered hand dryers may seem ultra-hygienic but spread more germs than paper towels, research has shown. Scientists at the University of Leeds found that airborne germ counts around jet air dryers were 27 times higher.....»»[timesofmalta]Read More...

Bill Cosby's lawyer lashes out at rape claims..

A lawyer for embattled U.S. comic Bill Cosby lashed out Friday at new claims of rape and sexual abuse dating back several decades, saying they have "escalated far past the point of absurdity.".....»»[naharnet]Read More...

Canadian troops to join Kurdish fighters against ISIS

​The Islamic State has been able to attract various foreigners to its side in the escalating conflict in the Middle East, but now some Canadian veterans are joining Kurdish fighters in an attempt to beat back the extremist group in Iraq and Syria.....»»[rt.com]Read More...

14 injured in blast at Luxury London Hotel

Fourteen people have been injured at a five-star London hotel after an explosion in the basement believed to have been caused by a gas leak, emergency services say.....»»[abc.net]Read More...

Nov 21, 2014

Egypt shuts down schools in Sinai towns..

Egypt has indefinitely shut schools in two border towns in northern Sinai as the army prepares to intensify a battle with Islamist militants that turned the daily trip to lessons into a “journey of death”.....»»[gulfnews.com]Read More...

Zambia: Party suspends acting President Scott..

Zambia's governing Patriotic Front party on Friday suspended Guy Scott from the party, weeks after he took over as interim president of the country following the death of Michael Sata last month.....»»[dailymail]Read More...

Eleven killed in Zimbabwe Church Stadium Stampede

Eleven people have been killed and dozens injured in a stampede at a stadium in Zimbabwe, as thousands of people at a church service tried to leave through the same exit, police said.....»»[theguardian]Read More...

Google to allow users remove ads from websites

Google is letting web users opt out of ads on selected websites by paying the search giant as little as $1 per month. The experimental new service, called Contributor.....»»[pcpro]Read More...

HIV drugs could be used in treating blindness - Study

A class of drugs used for three decades by people infected with the virus that causes Aids may be effective in treating a leading cause of blindness among the elderly.....»»[iol.co]Read More...

Doctors discover tapeworm in man's brain..

A 10cm parasitic tapeworm lived in a British man's brain for four years before being uncovered by doctors. The 50-year-old first visited a doctor to complain about headaches, seizures, memory loss.....»»[9news.com]Read More...

Cuban doctor infected with ebola arrives in Geneva

A Cuban doctor infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa has arrived in Geneva for treatment. The 43-year-old man landed in the Swiss city late on Thursday night.....»»[swissinfo]Read More...

Nov 20, 2014

Indonesia subjects female police officers to 'virginity tests'

Women wanting to join the county's security force have to undergo a traumatic and painful "virginity" test guised as being a test for STDs. Human Rights Watch has urged Indonesia's police to stop.....»»[mg.co.za]Read More...

Muslim Brotherhood leader arrested in Egypt..

Egyptian police on Thursday detained Mohamed Ali Bishr, one of the few Muslim Brotherhood leaders to escape jail after last year's overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, extending a sweeping crackdown on political dissent.....»»[firstpost.com]Read More...

Egypt to release AlJazeera Journalists..

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Thursday he was considering pardoning two of the three Al Jazeera journalists jailed in his country......»»[huffingtonpost]Read More...

Nigeria's currency weakens as oil price slips

Nigeria's central bank intervened four times on Thursday with dollar sales of up to $2 million (R22.2 million) each to commercial lenders as it seeks to prop up the naira currency after it fell to a new intraday low of 177.65.....»»[iol.co.za]Read More...

African champions Nigeria suffers embarrassing exit

Ebola-ravaged Guinea joined Ivory Coast, Mali and Ghana in qualifying for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday but defending champions Nigeria crashed out. The Nigerians were held to a 2-2 draw by already qualified South Africa.....»»[gulfnews]Read More...

Can e-cigarettes reduce cravings for smoking?..

New research has found that e-cigarettes are an effective method to help quit smoking, with scientists concluding that the devices successfully reduced cravings with minimal side effects.....»»[independent.co]Read More...

US Dollar hits high against yen..

The dollar hit a seven-year high against the yen on Wednesday ahead of Federal Reserve minutes that could shed more light on the divergence in monetary policy between the US central bank and its major global peers.....»»[brecorder.com]Read More...

European shares drop after weak manufacturing data

European shares fell on Thursday, with top euro zone shares extending an early dip after weak manufacturing data in the region's top two economies reignited fears over growth prospects.....»»[dailymail.co]Read More...

Firefox drops Google search for Yahoo..

Yahoo has struck a deal to become the default search engine on the Firefox internet browser, replacing Google and its ten year partnership with the software.....»»[independent]Read More...

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