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The Local (Sweden)

  • Swedes discover rare Antarctic fossilsnew
    16 September 2014, 4:46 pm - researchers from sweden have been speaking about a rare discovery of mammal fossils in the antarctic.
  • Sweden Democrats reject EU-Ukraine pactnew
    16 September 2014, 3:07 pm - breaking: the european parliament has backed an 'historic' agreement to allow closer trade between the eu and ukraine, but the nationalist sweden democrats were among those trying to block the deal on tuesday.
  • Löfven to get no help from Sweden's Liberalsnew
    16 September 2014, 2:03 pm - updated: liberal party leader jan björklund says he has no plans to join a government with the election-winning social democrats, as sweden's political future remains uncertain.
  • 'Evolution' for Sweden's crowd-funding scenenew
    16 September 2014, 12:33 pm - the local checks out crowd-funding in sweden as us giant kickstarter announces plans to launch in scandinavia.
  • Malmö gear up for Champions Leaguenew
    16 September 2014, 9:55 am - malmö are the first swedish club in the champion's league for more than a decade but they face a tough debut fixture against italian champions juventus in their group a opener.
  • Sweden earthquake 'was strongest in 100 years'new
    16 September 2014, 8:59 am - an earthquake measuring 4.1 on the richter scale shook parts of central sweden on monday and experts have revealed it was the strongest in a century.
  • Löfven rules out making government with the Leftnew
    16 September 2014, 8:27 am - election winner stefan löfven announced on monday that he would not form a government with the left party, a move that party's leader called a "huge mistake".
  • Six big headaches for Stefan Löfvennew
    15 September 2014, 4:22 pm - stefan löfven has started talks to form a new government, but the former welder faces huge challenges in bringing together an administration that will work. the local explains why.
  • Introducing... Starting a business in Stockholmnew
    15 September 2014, 3:20 pm - does the dream of your very own business in stockholm seem unattainable? it may be much, much closer than you think. stockholm is the largest city in scandinavia - and its possibilities are endless.
  • Microsoft to buy Swedish Minecraft makersnew
    15 September 2014, 3:08 pm - updated: microsoft announced on monday that it was buying swedish company mojang, which was behind the hit game minecraft, for $2.5 billion (17.9 billion kronor).

The Local (Germany)

  • Frankfurt court lifts national Uber bannew
    16 September 2014, 4:02 pm - app-based chauffeur car service uber is no longer illegal in germany, a frankfurt court ruled on tuesday afternoon.
  • Chef admits Düsseldorf killing spreenew
    16 September 2014, 3:03 pm - a gunman who killed three people in düsseldorf and injured four others in a shooting spree at two lawyers’ offices admitted his guilt on tuesday.
  • Man dies six days after chemical blastnew
    16 September 2014, 2:26 pm - an engineer who was called to fix a defect at a chemical waste plant which then exploded has died of his injuries – six days after the huge blast near bremen.
  • German universities tumble in global rankingsnew
    16 September 2014, 12:30 pm - three-quarters of german universities have fallen in global standings in the last year, with just one institution among the top 50 in the world, according to rankings released on tuesday.
  • Germany prepares to send drones to Ukrainenew
    16 September 2014, 11:21 am - german unmanned drones could soon be flying over eastern ukraine to keep an eye on pro-russian rebel troop movements.
  • 'Why I'm camping for six days outside Apple store'new
    16 September 2014, 10:23 am - most holidaymakers on a week-long camping trip pitch up by lakes or next to the beach. but two berliners are hoping to break a record by settling in for six days outside the city's apple store to be the first to get their hands on new iphone 6.
  • Auschwitz guard charged over 300,000 deathsnew
    16 September 2014, 8:42 am - a 93-year old man from lower saxony will stand trial for 300,000 counts of accessory to murder at the auschwitz death camp while a member of the waffen-ss.
  • Germany can't crack 'CIA double agent' laptopnew
    16 September 2014, 8:31 am - an alleged cia double agent secured his laptop so well that german secret services have failed to crack it since he was arrested in july, according to reports.
  • One of these men will be Berlin's next mayornew
    15 September 2014, 3:42 pm - three men are hoping to become berlin’s next mayor after klaus wowereit steps down in december. with nominations closing on monday, the local looks at the three politicians who want to lead the city.
  • Hotels hike up prices six-fold for Oktoberfestnew
    15 September 2014, 3:30 pm - as an estimated six million people get ready to raise their glasses for the annual oktoberfest in munich, hotels are raising their prices by as much as six times their regular rates.


The Mosque Times

  • 14 Ways Russia Can Retaliate to Western Sanctionsnew
    16 September 2014, 4:57 pm - within hours of announcements in washington and brussels last week that sanctions on russia would be stepped up, president vladimir putin said he would consider how to retaliate.
  • 'Aggressive' Meter-Long Iguana Found Waiting at Tram Stop in Pyatigorsknew
    16 September 2014, 4:54 pm - residents of pyatigorsk stumbled upon an "aggressive" meter-long iguana waiting at a tram stop tuesday, prompting a scare when the reptile charged at rescuers who had been dispatched to catch it.
  • Ukraine Legislators Ratify Landmark EU Dealnew
    16 September 2014, 4:47 pm - ukraine's parliament ratified a landmark association agreement with the eu on tuesday, firmly pivoting the country toward the west and drawing a line under the issue that last year led to the ex-president's ouster.
  • U.S. Business in Russia Willing to Weather Sanctionsnew
    16 September 2014, 4:23 pm - globally renowned for their go-getter attitude and entrepreneurial spirit, u.s. businessmen were mostly positive when discussing sanctions at an international investment conference on tuesday.
  • The Top 5 Food Fights Over Ukrainenew
    16 September 2014, 1:50 pm - the five most humorous, wasteful, and puzzling food protests involving vegetables, fruit and - shockingly - chocolate since the ukraine crisis broke out in february.
  • NATO Chief Names IS and Russia as Greatest Threats to Peacenew
    16 September 2014, 12:26 pm - outgoing nato secretary general anders fogh rasmussen has named islamic state, or is, and russia as the key threats facing the military alliance, accusing russia of "trampling" on post-cold war peace.
  • Mail.Ru Ends Vkontakte Dispute With $1.5 Billion Dealnew
    16 September 2014, 12:08 pm - group, majority-owned by russia's richest man alisher usmanov, has resolved a shareholder dispute over the country's biggest social network vkontakte, or vk, buying out a rival co-investor for $1.47 billion.
  • 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


  • 'Nation divided against itself' - front pagesnew
    16 September 2014, 11:14 pm - the increasingly fractious nature of campaigning in the scottish independence referendum is captured by papers a day ahead of the vote.
  • Odile storm moves up Mexico coastnew
    16 September 2014, 11:07 pm - tropical storm odile is moving up mexico's baja california peninsula, bringing heavy rains and the threat of mudslides and flash floods.
  • Chief executives face pay overhaulnew
    16 September 2014, 11:06 pm - bosses of uk listed companies could see their pay packages overhauled under new rules from the financial reporting council (frc).
  • Academy regulation 'too weak'new
    16 September 2014, 11:01 pm - checks and balances on how academy chains in england spend large amounts of public money are "too weak", according to research.
  • Tidal turbine firm signs power dealnew
    16 September 2014, 10:54 pm - the developers of a tidal energy scheme in the pentland firth sign a deal to sell electricity generated by the project.
  • Pennsylvania police 'killer' namednew
    16 September 2014, 10:49 pm - pennsylvania state police identify a suspect in the killing of one state trooper and the wounding of another on friday.
  • VIDEO: Leonardo DiCaprio's UN climate rolenew
    16 September 2014, 10:08 pm - the hollywood actor, leonardo dicaprio, has been appointed as a united nations representative on climate change.
  • Campaigns seize on Scotland pledgenew
    16 September 2014, 9:49 pm - both sides in the scottish independence referendum debate seize on a pledge by the three main westminster parties to devolve more powers.
  • Liverpool 2-1 Ludogorets Razgradnew
    16 September 2014, 9:48 pm - a late steven gerrard penalty gives liverpool a dramatic victory after mario balotelli scores his first goal for the club.
  • Chief defends Kashmir flood responsenew
    16 September 2014, 9:45 pm - the top official in indian-administered kashmir defends the response to the region's worst flooding in decades, which have killed more than 200.


  • NASA Picks Boeing and SpaceX to Ferry Astronautsnew
    16 September 2014, 10:17 pm - nasa is a giant step closer to launching americans again from us soil.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • By-Poll Results a Lesson For BJP, Say Shiv Sena Sourcesnew
    16 September 2014, 6:55 pm - the bjp has been advised to draw lessons from its sub-par performance in by-elections today not only by its political rivals, but also members of key ally, the shiv sena.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Defending Champs Mumbai Crash Out of CLT20new
    16 September 2014, 6:34 pm - apart from northern knights, the other team that qualified for the main round was pakistan's lahore lions, who won two of their three matches while mumbai had the ignominy of being the first ever defe...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Blog: The BJP's Big Mistakes in UPnew
    16 September 2014, 6:33 pm - no imprint of modi in campaign, writes rahul shrivastava.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Traffickers 'Laughed' as They Capsized Boat with 500 Refugeesnew
    16 September 2014, 6:32 pm - survivors of the most deadly migrant shipwreck in years have described the horrifying moment traffickers capsized their boat and left them to drown, the international organisation for migration (iom) ...(image) (image)
  • Champions League Twenty20: Mumbai vs Knights, Highlightsnew
    16 September 2014, 5:48 pm - kane williamson smashed 53 as northern knights crushed defending champions mumbai indians by six wickets in the final qualifying game of the champions league twenty20. catch all the highlights of the ...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • SpiceJet's New Offer: Book Tickets for Rs 699new
    16 September 2014, 5:31 pm - spicejet on tuesday launched an 'early new year sale' in which tickets can be booked at fares as low as rs 699, excluding applicable statutory taxes.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Opinion: By-election Results Strengthen Modi, Weaken BJP, By Siddharth Varadarajannew
    16 September 2014, 4:32 pm - the recent setback will actually strengthen the hold the prime minister has over the bjp because it highlights the party's dependence on his personality at the national level.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Buying a Car? Advantage Petrol, Says Crisilnew
    16 September 2014, 3:37 pm - with the price differential between petrol and diesel narrowing sharply, the extra money paid to buy a diesel variant no longer makes economic sense, says crisil research in a note.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • BJP Makes Inroads in Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal, Trinamool Scoffsnew
    16 September 2014, 3:31 pm - in west bengal, after a 15-year drought, the bjp now has an mla in the state assembly. the party's samik bhattacharya has won dakshin bashirhat. in 1999, the bjp had won the ashoknagar assembly seat i...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)

Japan Today (Japan)

  • World › Top general: U.S. ground troops possible in Iraqnew
    16 September 2014, 10:17 pm - american ground troops may be needed to battle islamic state forces in the middle east if president barack obama's current strategy fails, the top u.s. military officer said tuesday as congress plunged into an election-year debate of obama's plan to
  • Picture of the Day › Black burgersnew
    16 September 2014, 10:14 pm - burger king employee rumi sekine shows the kuro diamond burger, right, and the kuro pearl burger at a shibuya store in tokyo on tuesday. the international hamburger chain in japan will launch the two new "kuro burgers," or "black burger" menus that
  • World › Ahead of independence vote, Britain pledges state funding to Scotlandnew
    16 September 2014, 10:10 pm - britain on tuesday promised to guarantee scotland high levels of state funding, granting scots greater control over healthcare spending in a last-ditch attempt to shore up support for the united kingdom before thursday's vote on independence. with
  • Crime › 19-year-old youth stabs parents; mother diesnew
    16 September 2014, 10:10 pm - police in kumagaya, saitama prefecture, on tuesday arrested a 19-year-old youth after he stabbed his parents at their home. the suspect's mother later died of her wounds. according to police, the incident occurred at around 12:30 a.m. tuesday. fuji
  • World › Ukraine lawmakers ratify landmark deal with Europenew
    16 September 2014, 10:00 pm - ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis tuesday by strengthening ties to europe and loosening some controls over the country's rebellious eastern regions where it has been fighting russian-backed separatists. the actions by lawmakers began to
  • National › Large amount of trash and waste left on Mt Fujinew
    16 September 2014, 10:00 pm - as the mt fuji climbing season approaches its end, officials in shizuoka and yamanashi prefectures have called attention to the large amount of trash and waste left on the ground along climbing paths in areas far removed from rubbish bins and
  • Arts & Culture › YO-Kai Watch: Japan's monster craze set to go internationalnew
    16 September 2014, 10:00 pm - move over pokemon, a legion of new cutesy monsters is haunting japan and set to break out all over the world after trampling the competition at home. "yo-kai watch" is a nexus of manga comics, anime cartoons and computer games that revolve around
  • Opinions › Sport - without Scotland, not so great Britainnew
    16 September 2014, 9:59 pm - after 26 years guiding manchester united, alex ferguson knows better than most that one should always think very, very carefully before breaking up a winning team. perhaps that helps explain why he donated money to the campaign urging voters in his
  • Politics › Japan, China, S Korea finance chiefs to hold talks this weeknew
    16 September 2014, 9:56 pm - japan, south korea and china will hold a three-way meeting of their finance chiefs and central bankers this week in australia, japan's finance ministry said tuesday, one of the highest-level contacts in recent years. the meeting will be held on
  • World › Obama calls Ebola outbreak a threat to global securitynew
    16 September 2014, 9:55 pm - u.s. president barack obama called the ebola outbreak in west africa a threat to world security on tuesday and broadly expanded the u.s. response by ordering thousands of troops to the region along with an aggressive effort to train health care

The Don

  • Friday to be ‘Go Nawaz Go’ Day: Imrannew
    16 September 2014, 5:23 pm - islamabad: pakistan tehreek-i-insaf chairman imran khan announced on tuesday that the upcoming friday would be marked as ‘go nawaz go’ day and a 'day of deliverance'.speaking to the participants of the azadi march, khan said he would
  • PTI chief leveling baseless allegations: Pervaiz Rashidnew
    16 September 2014, 4:21 pm - islamabad: minister for information and broadcasting senator pervaiz rashid on tuesday said that pti chief imran khan is leveling baseless allegations on a daily basis but is unable to prove his claims in courts. addressing a news conference in
  • US says won't unleash "shock and awe" air campaign in Syrianew
    16 September 2014, 3:38 pm - washington: the united states is not preparing to unleash a “shock and awe” campaign of overwhelming airstrikes in syria against islamic state fighters and instead envisions a more modest, longer-term campaign, pentagon officials told
  • Afghan allegations are counter productive, says FOnew
    16 September 2014, 1:32 pm - islamabad: foreign office (fo) on tuesday expressed its dismay over allegations made by afghanistan accusing pakistani intelligence institutions of being involved in terrorist activities."repeated attempts by the afghan side to implicate
  • Court stays execution of murder convictnew
    16 September 2014, 1:19 pm - islamabad: a court on tuesday postponed for almost a month the hanging of a murderer in what would have been the country's first civilian execution for six years, lawyers said.shoaib sarwar, who was convicted in 1998, was set to be hanged in
  • Stagnant floodwater raising health risknew
    16 September 2014, 12:23 pm - muzaffarabad: health workers were scrambling tuesday to manage a mounting health crisis nearly two weeks after massive flooding engulfed much of kashmir, where they are treating cases of diarrhea, skin allergies and fungus as they hope the stagnant
  • Five killed in Karachi violencenew
    16 September 2014, 11:07 am - karachi: five people, including a woman, were killed in different incidents of violence in karachi on tuesday whereas six alleged terrorists were arrested during an operation in the site area of the metropolis. a former
  • Rabbani's questions are 'hypothetical', PAT tells Supreme Courtnew
    16 September 2014, 10:12 am - islamabad: in response to the questions raised by pakistan peoples party (ppp) leader raza rabbani in a case pertaining to extra-constitutional steps and sit-ins on islamabad's constitution avenue, the pakistan awami tehreek (pat) on tuesday declared
  • PIA suspends staff over delay in take-offnew
    16 September 2014, 8:31 am - karachi:two employees of national carrier pakistan international airlines (pia) have been suspended over the delayed take-off of an islamabad-bound plane that pushed angry passengers to prevent two lawmakers from boarding.pia
  • Untiring Imran calls on SC to stop police brutalitynew
    16 September 2014, 8:30 am - islamabad: pakistan tehreek-i-insaf (pti) chairman imran khan on tuesday appealed to the country’s top court to play its role in stopping police brutality in islamabad where protesters are engaged in sit-ins against the


  • Police claim driver sealed Aneri’s fatenew
    16 September 2014, 11:21 pm - the parents of schoolgirl aneri patel asked police yesterday why their only daughter’s alleged killer was freed on bail.
  • Hopes fade of finding little William alivenew
    16 September 2014, 11:13 pm - authorities have confirmed there is no longer any hope of finding missing toddler william tyrell alive if in fact he did wander off into bush near his grandparents’ house on the nsw mid north coast.
  • Easy test may change women’s healthnew
    16 September 2014, 10:30 pm - half the population needs it, but nobody wants it. now the dreaded and invasive pap smear could vanish forever in favour of a much simpler test.
  • Child of ‘drunk’ parents falls on to train tracksnew
    16 September 2014, 7:46 pm - cctv has emerged of the moment a toddler travelling with his “drunk” parents fell face first in his pram on to train tracks.
  • Driver ‘sealed Aneri’s fate’new
    16 September 2014, 7:39 pm - the parents of schoolgirl aneri patel asked police yesterday why their only daughter’s alleged killer was freed on bail.
  • Boys missing: Dad ‘won’t help police’new
    16 September 2014, 7:37 pm - two brothers, jayden and joseph brady, are missing with police holding “serious concerns” for their safety after they were last seen on sunday morning.
  • Travellers cop a grilling over IS linksnew
    16 September 2014, 2:00 pm - counter-terrorism teams are stopping people they suspect of having links to ­islamic state terrorists on a daily basis at australian airports.
  • We’ll give free pot to the dyingnew
    16 September 2014, 2:00 pm - hospitals and chemists could start supplying free, taxpayer-funded cannabis as part of baird government reforms that will see possession and use of the drug decriminalised for dying patients.
  • Federal MP’s link with developer Buildevnew
    16 September 2014, 2:00 pm - the federal parliamentary secretary to the ­industry minister sold a block of land to the wife of an executive at controversial developer buildev.

Times Of India



  • Polls show Scottish opponents of independence with slight lead ahead of votenew
    16 September 2014, 11:14 pm - edinburgh (reuters) - scottish supporters of staying in the united kingdom are 4 percentage points ahead of secessionists with just a day to go before scots vote in an independence referendum, three different opinion polls showed.(image) (image)
  • Exclusive: South Korea's Park says door open for talks with Northnew
    16 September 2014, 11:10 pm - seoul (reuters) - south korean president park geun-hye, thwarted so far in ambitious plans to begin the process of reunifying the korean peninsula, said the door is open for talks with the north during the upcoming u.n. general assembly.(image)
  • U.S. general says cannot rule out larger ground role in Iraqnew
    16 September 2014, 11:00 pm - washington (reuters) - the most senior u.s. military officer raised the possibility on tuesday that american troops might need to take on a larger role in iraq's ground war against islamic state militants, but the white house stressed they would not
  • Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebolanew
    16 September 2014, 9:39 pm - atlanta/monrovia (reuters) - president barack obama on tuesday called west africa's deadly ebola outbreak a looming threat to global security and announced a major expansion of the u.s. role in trying to halt its spread, including deployment of 3,000
  • Nine killed, 30 wounded in new clashes in Libya's Benghazi: medicnew
    16 September 2014, 9:38 pm - benghazi libya (reuters) - heavy clashes broke out on tuesday between a former libyan general's forces and islamist fighters in the eastern city of benghazi, killing at least nine people, medics said.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Tony Stewart fatal dirt-track incident to be heard by grand jurynew
    16 September 2014, 9:35 pm - (reuters) - the case of a fatal dirt-track incident involving three-time nascar champion tony stewart in upstate new york last month will be referred to a grand jury, authorities said on tuesday.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • U.S. auto regulators defend role in GM recall after reportnew
    16 September 2014, 8:57 pm - washington (reuters) - federal auto safety regulators came under scrutiny in a senate hearing on tuesday for their role in general motors' failure to promptly report and recall cars with defective parts that led to at least 19 deaths.(image) (image)
  • New data shows Americans' incomes still stagnant after recessionnew
    16 September 2014, 7:54 pm - washington (reuters) - in what has become a recurring theme in america's long slog back from the 2007-09 recession, most u.s. households again saw no noticeable increase in their income last year.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Default? What default? Argentina slams U.S. for using 'D' wordnew
    16 September 2014, 7:14 pm - buenos aires (reuters) - argentina called in the united states' top diplomat in the country on tuesday to express its "deep indignation" over a local newspaper interview in which he made reference the south american country's latest debt
  • Suicide car bomber kills three foreign troops in Afghan capitalnew
    16 September 2014, 6:20 pm - kabul (reuters) - a suicide car bomber killed two u.s. troops and a polish soldier in an attack on a convoy near the u.s. embassy in kabul on tuesday, the nato-led coalition said, one of the worst attacks on international forces in the afghan capital