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  • Far left activists attack immigration officenew
    24 April 2015, 4:28 pm - far-left extremists attacked an immigration office in leipzig early on friday morning. it was the second targeted attack on an official building in the city in recent months.
  • Schumacher Jr launches Formula race careernew
    24 April 2015, 3:54 pm - michael schumacher's 16-year-old son starts his formula four career this weekend, under the pressure of living up to the famous family name of the seven-time formula one world champion.
  • In Pictures: The Local's Property of the Weeknew
    24 April 2015, 3:00 pm - a highly sought-after location, great connection to public transport, and a very stylish interior – does that sound good to you? then you’ll love this week’s property!
  • Germany's most polluted citiesnew
    24 April 2015, 2:55 pm - the federal environment ministry has named the most polluted places around the country, with stuttgart claiming the undesirable title of germany's most polluted city.
  • Göring's daughter fails in bid to win father's assetsnew
    24 April 2015, 12:32 pm - the bavarian government rejected on thursday an attempt by hermann göring's daughter to win back her father's assets, which the government seized in 1948.
  • Prosecutors want info on spies' help to USnew
    24 April 2015, 10:55 am - federal prosecutors have asked for access on files from the bundestag (german parliament) inquiry into mass surveillance, after news that german spies helped the us eavesdrop on european leaders and businesses.
  • Merkel and Tsipras tight-lipped on Brussels talksnew
    24 April 2015, 10:27 am - chancellor merkel and greek prime minister alexis tsipras met in brussles on thursday in what the chancellor described as “constructive” talks.
  • Tugce accused admits to delivering fatal blownew
    24 April 2015, 9:10 am - when 22-year-old tugce albayrak was fatally beaten in a macdonald's car park in november 2014, germany was left in a state of shock. on the first day of her attacker's trial he admits to 'boxing her on the ear.'
  • EU leaders triple rescue mission fundsnew
    24 April 2015, 9:09 am - chancellor angela merkel pledged to send two navy ships for search and rescue efforts as eu leaders agreed on a plan in brussels on thursday to curb the soaring number of migrants dying as they seek a better life in europe.
  • Steinmeier: Armenia wasn't genocidenew
    24 April 2015, 8:12 am - foreign minister frank-walter steinmeier insisted on friday that calling armenian massacres genocide risks belittling the holocaust, after president joachim gauck broke a taboo by using the word on thursday.


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  • World › Large crowds as Australia and New Zealand mark Anzac Daynew
    24 April 2015, 9:58 pm - tens of thousands of australians and new zealanders turned out saturday to mark the centenary of the gallipoli landings amid tight security, a formative event that helped their forge identities as independent nations. dawn services were held across
  • Picture of the Day › Hot worknew
    24 April 2015, 9:52 pm - kei nishikori of japan sits in his chair between games during his quarterfinal against roberto bautista of spain at the barcelona open tennis tournament in barcelona on friday. nihikori won 6-2, 3-6, 6-1. see story here.
  • Politics › No trade breakthrough expected with Japan during Abe visitnew
    24 April 2015, 9:48 pm - japanese prime minister shinzo abe's visit to washington next week comes amid heightened attention in congress to an asia-pacific trade deal that has created a deep rift between president barack obama and members of his democratic party and whose
  • World › Night train kills 14 migrants resting on Macedonia tracksnew
    24 April 2015, 9:45 pm - a group of migrants trying to reach european opportunity via what's billed by smugglers as a "safe" route — trekking along train tracks through the balkans — was hit by an overnight train in a remote river gorge in macedonia, killing
  • World › Chileans moved after dangerous volcanic mudflows detectednew
    24 April 2015, 9:38 pm - authorities urged 2,000 people living near the calbuco volcano to evacuate friday after potentially devastating mudflows of volcanic debris were detected in a nearby river, the result of two huge eruptions this week that sent ash across large swaths
  • World › Chill in the air as Arctic nations meetnew
    24 April 2015, 9:37 pm - arctic nations warned friday of the dangers facing the environment and the peoples of one of the planet's most remote regions, which because of climate change is becoming a new hotspot in tensions with russia. the arctic is warming twice as fast as
  • National › Man turns himself in to Fukui police, saying he landed drone at Abe's officenew
    24 April 2015, 9:32 pm - japanese police said friday they are investigating a man who claimed responsibility for landing a drone on the roof of the japanese prime minister's office this week. tokyo metropolitan police said the man turned himself in to fukui prefectural
  • Entertainment › 'Fast and Furious 8' set for 2017 releasenew
    24 April 2015, 9:31 pm - the "fast and furious" franchise is set to roar into its next phase with an eighth installment due in 2017, the first without paul walker, the late actor's co-star vin diesel said. "furious 7" has only just raced to the top of the global box office,
  • Opinions › Why war is bad for people but good for businessnew
    24 April 2015, 9:30 pm - some truths are best left unsaid, particularly in polite company. so it came as somewhat of a surprise when an analyst at deutsche bank posed the following question to marillyn hewson, the ceo of lockheed martin, in a recent conference call with
  • Sports › Nishikori, Ferrer advance to Barcelona Open semifinalsnew
    24 April 2015, 9:30 pm - defending champion kei nishikori made his way into the barcelona open semifinals by holding off roberto bautista agut 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 on friday. third-seeded david ferrer also advanced by beating philipp kohlschreiber 6-3, 7-6 (5) as he stayed on

The Don

  • Islam forbids violence, Ka’aba Imam tells Lahore congregationnew
    24 April 2015, 9:52 am - lahore: imam of the ka’aba dr shaikh khalid al ghamidi during a sermon at the mosque in lahore's bahria town told the congregation that islam forbade violence and terrorism. addressing the congregation before the commencement of friday prayers,
  • Ayyan's remand extended, allergy medicine promisednew
    24 April 2015, 9:15 am - rawalpindi: a district and sessions court here on friday extended the judicial remand of supermodel ayyan, who is being held at rawalpindi's adiala jail in a money-laundering case.ayyan was presented in front of district and sessions court judge
  • 143,368 Pakistani pilgrims to perform Haj this yearnew
    24 April 2015, 7:59 am - islamabad: federal minister for religious affairs and national harmony sardar muhammad yousaf on friday announced haj policy 2015 under which 143,368 pilgrims will perform the pilgrimage this year.addressing a press conference in islamabad, the
  • Shafqat Hussain to be executed on May 6new
    24 April 2015, 7:52 am - karachi: an anti-terrorism court (atc) on friday issued a fresh death warrant for the execution of condemned prisoner shafqat hussain after an executive inquiry by the federal investigation agency (fia) concluded that he was 23 years of age when the
  • NA Speaker warns federal secretaries of suspension over inadequate answersnew
    24 April 2015, 7:46 am - islamabad: speaker national assembly (na) sardar ayaz sadiq warned bureaucrats, particularly federal secretaries, of suspension from service if they provide what he called inadequate and incomplete answers to the parliament during question hour.the
  • Yemen crisis: Pakistan reiterates support to Saudi Arabia, says FOnew
    24 April 2015, 7:06 am - islamabad: during their visit to saudi arabia on thursday, the pakistani leadership once again assured riyadh of its support in the prevailing crisis in yemen. pakistan also expressed its deep concerns regarding increasing threats to regional peace
  • TTP claims IED attack on police van in Peshawarnew
    24 April 2015, 4:42 am - peshawar: at least five security personnel were injured in an improvised explosive device (ied) blast on a van of the police's quick response force in peshawar's gulbahar area on friday morning.a police official said the quick response force van was
  • ‘NA committee must reconsider cybercrime bill’new
    24 April 2015, 1:35 am - islamabad: the joint action committee (jac) of stakeholders has asked that the prevention of electronic crimes bill (pecb) 2015 be reconsidered by the national assembly standing committee on information technology.the new cybercrime bill was approved
  • LNG defined as petroleum productnew
    24 April 2015, 1:34 am - islamabad: the government on thursday defined liquefied natural gas (lng) as petroleum product, instead of natural gas, just to bypass the legal requirement of public hearing by the regulator for its pricing.“according to the new arrangement
  • Senate committee on devolution being reconstitutednew
    24 April 2015, 1:34 am - islamabad: the senate has decided to reconstitute the special committee of the house on devolution to oversee the process of implementation on 18th amendment in the constitution and resolve unsettled issues between the federation and provinces.the


  • Anzacs march on after dawn servicesnew
    25 April 2015, 1:30 am - “you are loved and held in the highest esteem” — after an emotional morning of dawn services, aussies have attended marches to commemorate anzac day.
  • Charity perks in strife as Budget set to strikenew
    24 April 2015, 9:52 pm - the budget razor gang is considering ending a perk that allows employees of not-for-profit organisations to avoid paying tax on food, alcohol, holidays, cruises, weddings and corporate boxes.
  • Boy, 14, to be tried for Anzac Day plotnew
    24 April 2015, 5:34 pm - a british boy aged just 14 will stand trial by september for his part in an alleged plot to behead a cop at melbourne’s anzac day commemorations.
  • Our youngest Anzac, aged 13new
    24 April 2015, 3:07 pm - this is the incredible story of len jackson, probably the youngest australian to sign up in wwi and the family who helped him survive.
  • Age is no barrier to a home loannew
    24 April 2015, 2:00 pm - elderly australians are getting approved for home loans which could leave them paying off their mortgage until they are 113.
  • When the shops will reopennew
    24 April 2015, 2:00 pm - so, if you are wondering what’s open and when this anzac day, that all depends on where you live.
  • Is there a future for the ATM?new
    24 April 2015, 1:36 pm - financial experts predict what will happen to the atm as australians’ use of them has dropped to its lowest level in a decade.
  • ‘College run like a mini Arab dictatorship’new
    24 April 2015, 12:13 pm - ex-pupil of the islamic school at the centre of the alleged ban on running because it could cause girls to lose their virginity has spoken out describing her time at the college as a “rollercoaster of frustrations”.
  • In honour of the Anzac spiritnew
    24 April 2015, 12:00 pm - australians are set to attend dawn services across the nation as thousands make the journey to gallipoli to remember the landing of the anzac troops in 1915.
  • Why don’t I ever win at Two-Up?new
    24 April 2015, 10:53 am - many australians mark anzac day with a game of two-up in the rsl or pub. but what really are your odds? try this game to see how often you can win.

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  • Gaps remain in probe of Baltimore man's death in police custodynew
    24 April 2015, 11:22 pm - baltimore (reuters) - an investigation into the death of a black man in baltimore police custody is still trying to figure out what happened, the police commissioner said on friday as the city braced for a major protest over the incident.(image)
  • More fighting, air strikes in Yemen, civilian death toll exceeds 550new
    24 April 2015, 10:42 pm - aden (reuters) - fighting between yemen's warring factions raged in southern and central parts of the country and air strikes hit houthi militia forces in aden on friday, but there were no fresh moves toward dialogue.(image) (image) (image) (image)
  • U.N. aid chief urges Syria sanctions, Jolie pleads for refugee helpnew
    24 April 2015, 10:41 pm - united nations (reuters) - the united nations aid chief on friday urged the security council to impose an arms embargo and sanctions in syria for violations of humanitarian law as special envoy angelina jolie pleaded with council members to visit
  • Comcast drops Time Warner Cable bid after antitrust pressurenew
    24 April 2015, 10:25 pm - (reuters) - comcast corp abandoned its $45 billion offer for time warner cable inc on friday after u.s. regulators raised concerns that the deal would give comcast an unfair advantage in the cable tv and internet-based services market.(image) (image)
  • Euro zone warns Greece no cash till full reform dealnew
    24 April 2015, 9:39 pm - riga (reuters) - euro zone finance ministers warned greece on friday that its leftist government will get no more aid until it agrees a complete economic reform plan, as athens lurches closer to bankruptcy.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Several U.S. probes likely of drone strikes that killed hostagesnew
    24 April 2015, 9:36 pm - washington (reuters) - the central intelligence agency's inspector general will conduct what could be the first of several investigations into the cia drone strikes that killed american and italian hostages and two u.s.-born al qaeda militants, u.s.
  • As Armenia marks 1915 massacre, Berlin calls it genocidenew
    24 April 2015, 8:46 pm - yerevan (reuters) - armenia marked the centenary on friday of a mass killing of armenians by ottoman turks with a simple flower-laying ceremony attended by foreign leaders as germany became the latest country to respond to its calls for recognition
  • Tech triumvirate propels Nasdaq, S&P to record highsnew
    24 April 2015, 8:45 pm - (reuters) - the nasdaq composite and s&p 500 chalked up record high closes on friday, propelled by strong results from tech behemoths google, amazon and microsoft.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Killing of U.S. al Qaeda media frontman seen as big blow for militantsnew
    24 April 2015, 5:09 pm - islamabad (reuters) - the killing of an american who directed al qaeda's media campaign from his pakistani hideout is likely to be a big blow for the militants, especially as they wage a propaganda war with islamic state.(image) (image) (image)
  • EU rescue ships head for Libya, as migrants die also in Balkansnew
    24 April 2015, 4:57 pm - brussels/skopje (reuters) - british and german warships made ready to sail for waters off libya as europe ramped up rescue operations in the mediterranean after up to 900 desperate migrants drowned last weekend on a boat heading for italy.(image)