Oct 22, 2014

Russia gives Ukraine one week ultimatum for gas payment

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday that Ukraine should find ways to pay for Russian gas with the European Union's help within a week....»»[straitstimes]Read More...

Oct 21, 2014

UEFA Champions League Results(21/Oct/2014)..

Apoel 0-1 PSG
Barcelona 3-1 Ajax
Bate Borisov 0-7 Shakhtar Donetsk
Chelsea 6-0 Maribor
Porto 2-1 Athletic Bilbao
Roma 1-7 Bayern Munich
Schalke 4-3 Sporting Lisbon

CEO of French oil Total dies in plane crash

The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when his private jet collided with a snow plough as it was taking off from Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Monday night....»»[business-standard]Read More...

Chinese hackers attack Apple iCloud service

Apple's iCloud service in mainland China has been hacked, according to reports. The perpetrators of the cyber- attack are allegedly able to access customers' usernames, passwords and other personal data, raising fresh fears over the security of Apple's....»»[telegraph]Read More...

Omar al-Bashir of Sudan seeks re-election in 2015

Sudanese state media says President Omar al-Bashir, who has led the country for 25 years, will run in upcoming presidential elections despite earlier statements that he intends to step down next year....»»[nzherald.co]Read More...

Top Saudi cleric says Twitter is a source of evil..

Twitter is nothing more than “a source of lies” and evil, Saudi Arabia's top Muslim cleric said, in comments that sparked lively debate on Tuesday on the microblogging site....»»[iol.co]Read More...

Hurricane Gonzalo hits Britain, kills two..

Two people have died as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo battered the British Isles, with the strong winds bringing chaos to the country's transport network because of falling debris....»»[telegraph]Read More...

US air drone damages runway after 'hard landing' in Niger

The US military says one of its surveillance drones made what the military labelled a "hard landing" at an airport in Niger. The military today said no one was injured but that the landing of the MQ-9 Reaper damaged the runway at Diori Hamani International....»»[business-standard]Read More...

Ebola: US sets new guidelines for health workers

The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed when caring for patients infected with the virus....»»[theglobeandmail]Read More...

South African Pistorius gets 5yrs jail sentence

Athlete Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the culpable homicide of his former girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp......»»[bbc]Read More...

South Africa turns down hosting of AFCON

Hosting the Afcon is a no-no. This is according to Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula who tweeted: “South Africa is not the big brother of Africa and thus we won't be hosting Afcon year after year....»»[thenewage]Read More...

Google search engine gets tough on piracy websites

The new version of Google's search engine rolling out this week will “visibly affect” the way it presents and ranks piracy websites around the world......»»[rt.com]Read More...

Oct 20, 2014

Couple gets stuck together during lovemaking in ocean

Most people know that dogs tend to get stuck together when doing what comes naturally, but it seems even humans can experience this rather uncomfortable phenomenon. An Italian couple actually had to be hospitalized to get them apart....»»[digitaljournal]Read More...

New Study: Vegetarian diets linked to lower sperm counts

A study recently announced by researchers from the Loma Linda Medical School found that men living either a vegan or vegetarian diet had lower sperm counts than men who regularly consumed red meat....»»[ecanadanow]Read More...

South African robbery attack, prominent politician killed..

South Africa's ruling party says one of its prominent members has been shot. The African National Congress said in a statement Monday that Jackson Mthembu, a member of parliament and the party's former national spokesman....»»[wtop.com]Read More...

US airforce destroys own supplies at syrian border

US warplanes bombed a bundle of supplies that went astray near the Syrian border town of Kobane after they had air dropped it for besieged Kurdish defenders, the military said Monday....»»[zeenews]Read More...

Dallas Clears 43 People After Ebola Monitoring

Mayor Mike Rawlings spoke at a news conference in Dallas on Monday. Officials announced that 43 of the first wave of 48 people being monitored for having contact or potential contact with Thomas Eric Duncan are officially off of the list....»»[nytimes]Read More...

French Opera ejects woman for wearing veil

France's Socialist government today pledged to toughen up its anti face-covering law after a veiled Muslim woman was ejected from a major Paris opera house....»»[dailymail]Read More...

Diego Costa ruled out of Chelsea..

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has ruled Diego Costa out of the club's Champions League group game against Maribor on Tuesday......»»[goal.com]Read More...

WHO declares Nigeria ebola free..

World Health Organisation (WHO) country director has declared Nigeria free of ebola after 42 days of no new case...

Kenyan forces kill 5 suspected terrorists..

Kenya's military confirmed on Sunday its soldiers have killed at least five 'al-Shabaab' suspects along the border with Ethiopia......»»[coastweek]Read More...

Hospitals turn down foreign patients over ebola scare

..Visitors and medical tourists who arrived in Britain since Wednesday October 15 have not been able to receive medical care from their regular doctors and hospitals......»»[ngrguardiannews]Read More...

British ebola survivor returns to Sierra Leone

WILL Pooley, the first Brit to contract Ebola, said he was delighted to go back to Sierra Lenone and try to prevent "as many unnecessary deaths as possible"......»»[dailyrecord]Read More...

Big Brother 2014: Nigerian Lilian evicted ..

Lilian, 22 year old model, actor, presenter and Tax collector was evicted.. while her male counterpart, Tayo was saved from eviction......»»[dailypost]Read More...

US military lands robot space plane after secret mission

The U.S. military landed its X-37B robotic space plane at Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California on Friday, ending a classified 22-month mission that marked the third in Earth orbit for the experimental program, the Air Force said....»»[morningticker]Read More...

Ebola: Spanish nurse tests negative after treatment

The Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for two infected priests appears to have overcome the disease. Officials at a Madrid hospital said Teresa Romero had tested negative.....»»[euronews]Read More...

Oct 19, 2014

Ebola: Nigeria to send medical officers to Sierra Leone

The Lagos State Government on Sunday said it was finalising arrangements to deploy some health workers, who had helped in the containment of the Ebola Virus Disease in the state......»»[punchng]Read More...

Lufthansa Airline Pilots Begin Strike..

Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) is cancelling around 1,450 flights, or two-thirds of planned services, due to a planned strike by pilots on Monday and Tuesday......»»[reuters]Read More...

22 injured in Singapore Airlines flight

A Singapore Airlines flight SQ424 had a close shave in Mumbai as the aircraft was hit by sudden turbulence during decent. The packed super jumbo jet was carrying 430 people on board....»»[indiatoday]Read More...

Serena Williams hits back at Russian tennis official

Serena Williams criticized a Russian tennis official, describing his comments about her and sister Venus as racist and sexist......»»[cbssports]Read More...

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