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The Local (Sweden)

  • Video of Swedish longboarder goes viralnew
    1 September 2015, 4:56 pm - stunning footage of swedish longboarder ishtar bäcklund and fellow riders skating down the norwegian mountains has gone viral, pulling in over 190,000 views on vimeo.
  • Swede wakes up with Justin Bieber on buttocknew
    1 September 2015, 4:02 pm - a man in central sweden has more reason than most to regret a drunken night out - after waking up with justin bieber's name on his backside.
  • Polish football hooligans sentenced in Swedennew
    1 September 2015, 3:36 pm - a swedish court sentenced five polish football fans to jail terms of two and three months on tuesday after violence following a match between ifk gothenburg and slask wroclaw.
  • 'Lonely' billionaire: I was having a bad daynew
    1 September 2015, 1:59 pm - a swedish gaming billionaire who made global headlines after complaining of loneliness, has apologized to people with "real problems".
  • Danish minister patches up 'plastergate' with giftnew
    1 September 2015, 12:07 pm - a spat over the introduction of plasters for darker skin tones in swedish pharmacies took an unusual turn when the danish foreign minister offered his swedish counterpart a box of band aids.
  • Swedish party in U-turn on Nato membershipnew
    1 September 2015, 11:31 am - sweden's opposition is moving towards a unified front on nato membership after centre party bosses announced they would advocate joining the defence alliance on tuesday.
  • Swedish jogger praised for viral feminist postnew
    1 September 2015, 10:58 am - a swedish man has been praised for his viral facebook post about female safety after meeting a terrified woman while out jogging.
  • Heavy rain warning for western parts of Swedennew
    1 September 2015, 8:01 am - jump into your boots and get the umbrella out. forecasters issued a heavy rain warning on tuesday as it looked like autumn was on its way to sweden – just in time to welcome the start of september.
  • 'Sweden should target women extremists more'new
    1 September 2015, 7:43 am - female extremism is a growing problem in sweden and the government should do more to prevent it, argue jessica katz and katarina tracz from the stockholm free world forum.
  • Sweden edges closer to Assange interrogationnew
    1 September 2015, 6:41 am - sweden hopes to reach a judicial cooperation deal with ecuador by the end of the year that would pave the way for prosecutors to question wikileaks founder julian assange over a rape allegation.

The Local (Germany)

  • Germany's first mosque excavated near Berlinnew
    1 September 2015, 6:00 pm - archaeologists have excavated the remains of germany's oldest mosque on the outskirts of berlin, a team from the capital city's free university (fu) announced on monday.
  • Kiel scientists: MH370 search in wrong placenew
    1 September 2015, 5:38 pm - german scientists have challenged conventional wisdom on the crash site of the mh370, the malaysia airlines plane missing since march 2014, suggesting the search is being conducted in the wrong place.
  • Five reasons to love Germany in autumnnew
    1 September 2015, 5:07 pm - september 1st may be the first day of autumn, but it's not all sad news for those living in germany. here are five reasons why we should welcome autumn with open arms.
  • Studying in Germany left me down in the dumpsnew
    1 September 2015, 4:26 pm - finnish student juuso nisula moved to cologne to study business administration, but found a catalogue of failings instead in the model of german educational efficiency he was expecting. he explains just what went wrong - and how to fix it - in an
  • Teen fined for sharing 13-year-old ex's sextsnew
    1 September 2015, 3:20 pm - a court in berlin has ordered a teenager to pay €500 in damages to his 13-year-old ex-girlfriend after sharing intimate pictures of her over whatsapp, the girl's lawyer has revealed.
  • Löw backs Schweini after shaky United startnew
    1 September 2015, 2:23 pm - germany coach joachim löw is backing bastian schweinsteiger to brush off his shaky start at manchester united when he captains his country in friday's key euro 2016 qualifier against poland.
  • Unemployment level stays at record lownew
    1 September 2015, 12:36 pm - german unemployment remained at historically low levels in august as the recovery in europe's biggest economy continued on track, data showed on tuesday.
  • Bavarian minister uses n-word on live TVnew
    1 September 2015, 10:54 am - bavarian interior minister joachim herrmann (cdu) has become the target of widespread outrage after calling singer roberto blanco a "wonderful negro" on live television - and failing to apologize when challenged on tuesday morning.
  • Orang-utan shot after shocking zoo breakoutnew
    1 September 2015, 9:05 am - zoo workers in duisburg shot an orang-utan late on monday evening after two of the apes escaped from their cage in the westerly city.
  • Nobel economist says Germany bullies Francenew
    1 September 2015, 8:44 am - france has been intimidated by germany into pursuing an economic policy that isn't working, nobel prize-winning economist joseph stiglitz told afp in an interview on monday.


The Mosque Times

  • Will Data Law Isolate Russia Further? (Op-Ed)new
    1 September 2015, 6:10 pm - if russia decides to enforce its law on personal data, the kremlin will have only succeeded in further isolating the country from the rest of the world, writes columnist georgy bovt.
  • Experts Say Personal Data Law Will Be Hard to Implementnew
    1 September 2015, 5:40 pm - the new law that requires all internet services store the personal data of russian users on russian territory - in effect from tuesday - will be the most difficult to implement due to its vagueness.
  • Putin Flies to China Amid Economic Gloomnew
    1 September 2015, 5:05 pm - president vladimir putin will be one of the most noteworthy guests at chinese celebrations to mark the end of world war ii when he arrives in beijing on wednesday.
  • Aeroflot to Buy 75 Percent of Competitor Transaeronew
    1 September 2015, 4:07 pm - russia's flagship airline, aeroflot, will buy one of its largest competitors, transaero, after the deal was approved by deputy prime minister igor shuvalov, the ria novosti news agency reported tuesday.
  • Russia, Belarus and Serbia Team Up For Counter-Protest Exercisesnew
    1 September 2015, 9:36 am - troops from russia, belarus and serbia will practice fighting anti-government protesters - such as those who overthrew the moscow-backed government in ukraine last year - during joint exercises.
  • Crimea Government Moves Swiftly to Join Russianew
    17 March 2014, 8:00 pm - residents of crimea remained divided monday about the outcome of a weekend referendum in which voters chose overwhelmingly to split from ukraine and join russia, even as government agencies in the regional capital quickly moved to re-register


  • Murray sees off Kyrgios in US Opennew
    2 September 2015, 2:08 am - britain's andy murray wins a pulsating night match against nick kyrgios to reach the us open second round in new york.
  • Has Yemen war handed Aden to jihadists?new
    2 September 2015, 2:00 am - the once tranquil port of aden in yemen is being steadily infiltrated by jihadists from both al-qaeda in the arabian peninsular and the so-called islamic state, writes the bbc's frank gardner.
  • Can we live with nuclear technology?new
    2 September 2015, 1:43 am - as japan restarts its nuclear power industry, four years after the fukushima disaster, have we learned to make peace with the technology?
  • Europe in disarray over migrantsnew
    2 September 2015, 1:39 am - europe's leaders face some hugely sensitive decisions that will determine whether an open europe can survive, says gavin hewitt.
  • VIDEO: When New York’s women went on strikenew
    2 September 2015, 1:34 am - in august 1970, carole de saram joined thousands of women on a strike in new york city.
  • UK's in-out vote rules facing changesnew
    2 September 2015, 1:29 am - the government announces "significant" changes to its plans for the rules on an in-out eu referendum, the bbc understands.
  • Last Shoreham victim set to be namednew
    2 September 2015, 1:11 am - the identity of the last unnamed victim of the shoreham air crash is set to be revealed later as the inquests open into the deaths of the 11 people who were killed in the disaster.
  • Intel launches Skylake processorsnew
    2 September 2015, 1:00 am - intel takes the wraps off its new family of skylake computer chips, explaining why the processors should outperform its earlier processors.
  • Asian shares continue their slidenew
    2 September 2015, 12:53 am - asian markets head lower on wednesday, following the lead from wall street where worries about china's growth also took their toll.
  • US swoop on secret 'steroids labs'new
    2 September 2015, 12:42 am - us federal agents arrest more than 90 people and shut down 16 underground labs making illegal steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs.


  • Opinion: In Cold Blood - Why Sheena Bora Case Grips Usnew
    2 September 2015, 1:50 am - those closest to us (trusted parents, children, friends) can always hurt us the most and cases like the mukerjea-bora one show up this awful possibility. that is why they grip us.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • With Eye on Bihar Polls, RSS, BJP Meet to Evaluate Government's Performancenew
    2 September 2015, 1:44 am - the performance of the 15-month-old narendra modi government is to come up for review before the ruling bjp's ideological mentor, the rashtriya swayamsevak sangh, over the next three days. while the ...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • 10 Unions on Strike Today; Government Expects Minimal Impactnew
    2 September 2015, 1:31 am - essential services like banking and public transport may be impacted today with ten central trade unions going ahead with their one-day nationwide strike, even as the government appealed to them for c...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Mobile Internet Services Restored in Surat and Ahmedabadnew
    1 September 2015, 6:56 pm - a week after mobile internet services were banned in two of gujarat's biggest cities, ahmedabad and surat, they have been restored this evening.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Rafale Fighter Jet Deal Takes Big Step Forwardnew
    1 September 2015, 6:14 pm - the narendra modi government appears to be going ahead with the off-the shelf purchase of 36 rafale fighters, which the indian air force needs urgently. in the clearest indication of the government's ...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Mumbai Police Registers Another Case Against Radhe Maanew
    1 September 2015, 6:13 pm - self-styled godwoman radhe maa has been booked by the police in mumbai in yet another case -- involving alleged sexual harassment, obscenity and criminal intimidation.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Due Process Should Have Been Followed in Yakub Memon Case: Justice AP Shahnew
    1 September 2015, 5:59 pm - the outgoing law commission chief, justice ap shah, has voiced strong reservations about the hanging of 1993 serial blast plotter yakub memon, speaking exclusively to ndtv, he said that convict's merc...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Google Redesigns Its Logonew
    1 September 2015, 5:37 pm - google has revamped its logo, retaining the same colours for the letters but featuring a new font.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Ishant Suspended for One Test After Verbal Altercation With Sri Lankanew
    1 September 2015, 3:40 pm - ishant sharma will miss india's first test against south africa in mohali in november after he was found guilty of breaching the icc code of conduct following heated altercations with sri lankan crick...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Government Accepts Report on Tax Waiver in Relief for Foreign Investorsnew
    1 September 2015, 3:05 pm - in a move to placate foreign investors, the government has accepted a report on minimum alternate tax or mat which recommends a waiver of tax on capital gains of earlier years.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)

Japan Today (Japan)

The Don

  • US is Iran’s ‘No.1 enemy’ despite N-deal, says clericnew
    2 September 2015, 1:34 am - tehran: the united states remains iran’s “number one enemy” despite a recent nuclear deal with world powers, the chief of tehran’s top clerical committee said on tuesday, iranian media reported. the assembly of experts is
  • Nation loses Rs5bn to 6bn a month due to illegal trade at Torkham, SC toldnew
    2 September 2015, 1:34 am - islamabad: the supreme court was informed on tuesday that the national kitty was being deprived of rs5 to 6 billion per month due to undocumented economy at the torkham border, bara and the hawala/hundi market.a report submitted by additional
  • ECP delay leaves pending election petitions in limbonew
    2 September 2015, 1:34 am - islamabad: with the fate of around two dozen election petitions hanging in the balance, the election commission of pakistan (ecp) has pinpointed a “delayed communication” with the provincial high courts as the reason why serving judges
  • Gilgit’s ATC declares MQM chief abscondernew
    2 September 2015, 1:34 am - gilgit: an anti-terrorism court (atc) here on tuesday declared muttahida qaumi movement (mqm) chief altaf hussain absconder for not appearing in a treason case.during hearing of the petition filed against the mqm chief, judge raja shahbaz khan issued
  • NAB to update SC on major corruption cases todaynew
    2 September 2015, 1:34 am - islamabad: the national accountability bureau (nab) will again face the supreme court on wednesday to update it about progress in the investigation relating to mega corruption sources told dawn on tuesday that since nab chairman qamar zaman
  • Khurshid seeks explanation over actions against PPPnew
    2 September 2015, 1:34 am - islamabad: a day after ppp co-chairman asif zardari lashed out at the pml-n government, leader of opposition in national assembly khurshid ahmed shah asked prime minister nawaz sharif to hold a meeting with the ppp leadership to personally explain
  • Obama also will ask PM to ‘do more’ against terror networknew
    2 September 2015, 1:34 am - washington: us president barack obama will ask pakistan to do more to fight terrorists when he meets prime minister nawaz sharif in washington on oct 22, says the white a news briefing here, press secretary josh earnest said mr sharif had
  • PM wants alternative expressway from Islamabad to Murreenew
    2 September 2015, 1:34 am - islamabad: in view of high volume of traffic on the murree expressway, prime minister nawaz sharif directed the punjab government on tuesday to explore the idea of construction of an alternative expressway from islamabad to murree and patriata via
  • Indian army chief says military ready for short, swift warnew
    2 September 2015, 1:33 am - new delhi: india is prepared to face offensive military action on its borders should the need arise, army chief general dalbir singh said here on tuesday, adding that any future conflict was expected to be short and swift. the hindu quoted him as
  • Rangers arrested top SSGC official for funding militants, committee toldnew
    2 September 2015, 1:33 am - islamabad: the national assembly’s standing committee on petroleum and natural resources was informed on tuesday that the rangers had arrested the deputy managing director of the sui southern gas company in karachi for his alleged involvement


  • Aussie dollar dips below US70cnew
    2 September 2015, 1:43 am - the aussie dollar has dipped below us70c for the first time in more than six years, after commodities dived and analysts warned of further heavy falls.
  • My leadership is safe, says Abbottnew
    2 September 2015, 1:28 am - the canning by-election is shaping up as a nightmare for the government, with labor potentially benefiting whichever way the vote goes.
  • $100k-a-year ‘fake’ found wandering the outbacknew
    2 September 2015, 12:23 am - nicholas crawford was suffering from exposure when he was found walking along a remote stretch of highway. police say he’s been living an extraordinary lie.
  • ‘Sack Aussies, hire cheap foreigners’new
    1 September 2015, 11:22 pm - tony abbott’s vow to protect aussie jobs has been battered by company’s claim it was told by a government official to replace locals with cheap foreigners.
  • ‘Men cannot be seen as the enemy’new
    1 September 2015, 10:25 pm - she has spent eight years as the nation’s biggest advocate for gender equality. and now elizabeth broderick shares her wisdom on men and women.
  • Tourist’s pregnancy search revealed as a hoaxnew
    1 September 2015, 8:52 pm - she claimed to have fallen pregnant to a one-night stand but natalie’s baby daddy search has been revealed as a poor-taste bid to sell stuff.
  • The stories you need to know todaynew
    1 September 2015, 7:30 pm - a childcare nurse has been suspended and outraged parents after they became aware of a facebook rant in which she blasted the young children in her care.
  • Why the age pension will stick aroundnew
    1 September 2015, 2:00 pm - australians who worry about the pension disappearing decades from now shouldn’t lose sleep. new forecasts say it’s here for the long haul.
  • Price cut for diplomat security in Kabulnew
    1 September 2015, 12:00 pm - it’s one of the most dangerous places in the world, and the diplomats stationed there risk death every day. so why has the government cut funding for it?
  • Nepal shuts door on surrogate babiesnew
    1 September 2015, 12:00 pm - the future of up to 80 families has been thrown into limbo as nepal follows india and thailand in announcing a crackdown on commercial surrogacy.

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