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  • Woodcarving champions - in picturesnew
    28 July 2014, 4:55 pm - chainsaws, wood planes and sand paper were out over the weekend in saxony-anhalt where more than 30 artists competed in the international woodcarving championships.
  • Hamburg could treat infected Ebola doctornew
    28 July 2014, 3:47 pm - a world health organisation doctor infected with the deadly ebola virus while trying to help stop it spreading through west africa could travel to a hamburg clinic for treatment.
  • Police kill fleeing drug dealer with bad shotnew
    28 July 2014, 3:27 pm - a policeman is being investigated for manslaughter after he shot a fleeing man, wanted on drug charges, in the back of the head. the officer claimed he had aimed for his legs.
  • Germany's students fail to graduate in timenew
    28 July 2014, 2:32 pm - leaked figures show the average student in germany still takes around four years to complete a bachelor's degree, suggesting controversial reforms to higher education have so far failed to cut down the number of germany's perpetual students.
  • Lawmakers earn millions on the sidenew
    28 July 2014, 12:50 pm - a quarter of all politicians in the german parliament are making additional income on top of their parliamentary salary, a transparency group said on saturday. thirteen lawmakers have made more than €100,000 in the last few months.
  • Job seekers frustrated with application waitnew
    28 July 2014, 11:42 am - a new yougov survey shows job seekers in germany are exasperated with the application process, complaining about poor job adverts and slow responses. recruiters agree.
  • Germany's biggest tabloid attacks Islamnew
    28 July 2014, 10:29 am - germany's biggest newspaper, bild, was forced to climb down over the weekend after a highly critical and controversial comment piece which attacked islam as a barrier to integration appeared in its sunday sister paper.
  • Schweinsteiger sorry for holiday videonew
    28 July 2014, 10:14 am - update: germany’s world cup winning star bastian schweinsteiger has apologized after a video emerged of him on youtube leading a chant insulting borussia dortmund supporters and players.
  • Weather warning for stormy Berlinnew
    28 July 2014, 9:04 am - forecasters have put out a weather warning for berlin and much of brandenburg with thunderstorms and heavy rain set to bring an end to the heatwave.
  • Sale stopped of oldest message in a bottlenew
    28 July 2014, 8:49 am - update: a fisherman who found the world's oldest message in a bottle tossed into the sea in northern germany has failed in his attempt to sell it on ebay. the auction was stopped at the last minute.


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  • IHC orders production of Article 245 notification copynew
    28 July 2014, 10:42 am - islamabad: the islamabad high court on monday issued notices to the secretaries of ministries of law, interior and defence as well as the cabinet against the government’s decision to call in the army into the capital and directed that a copy
  • Pakistan street child football team defeats Norwegian club 6-0new
    28 July 2014, 8:09 am - oslo: pakistan's street child football team defeated norwegian club ben ford 6-0 on monday, dawnnews reported. the pakistani team had already made a winning start to the competition with a 1-0 win over another local norwegian team lambertseter. the
  • Shawwal moon sighted, Eid to be celebrated on Tuesdaynew
    28 July 2014, 7:26 am - karachi: the ruet-i-hilal committee announced on monday that the moon of the month of shawwal had been sighted and that eid-ul-fitr will be celebrated on tuesday. the announcement was made by chairman of the central ruet-i-hilal committee, mufti
  • MH17 black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel: Kievnew
    28 July 2014, 7:20 am - kiev: black boxes recovered from downed malaysia airlines flight mh17 in rebel-held east ukraine show shrapnel from a rocket explosion caused the passenger jet to crash, a ukrainian security official said monday. international investigators
  • Memorial at sea for Haris Sulemannew
    28 July 2014, 6:24 am - pago pago: nearly a hundred people gathered on a ferry off the coast of american samoa during a memorial service honouring haris suleman and his father babar suleman, after their plane crashed during an attempt to circumnavigate the world. the body
  • Aug 14 march: Imran rubbishes speculation of 'deal' with governmentnew
    28 July 2014, 3:23 am - bannu: pakistan tehreek-i-insaf (pti) chairman imran khan on monday rejected reports of any possible deal with the government over his party's call for a million man march to the capital on august 14. in response to a
  • Woman killed, four injured in Lower Dir search operationnew
    28 July 2014, 2:00 am - peshawar: a woman was killed and her son as well as three security personnel were injured in a cross firing incident during a search operation in lower dir region of khyber pakhtunkhwa. there were conflicting reports regarding the incident in lower
  • Seven injured in Khuzdar blastnew
    27 July 2014, 11:38 pm - khuzdar: at least seven passengers were injured in a blast targeting a bus in balochistan's khuzdar district on monday, levies personnel said. a levies official who requested anonymity told dawn that militants targeted the passenger bus through a
  • UN Security Council calls for immediate Gaza ceasefirenew
    27 July 2014, 9:41 pm - united nations: the un security council on monday called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in gaza to allow for urgent aid to reach civilians as the conflict between israel and hamas entered its third week. the 15-member council released a
  • Flawed policies will not achieve a turnaround in PIAnew
    27 July 2014, 8:46 pm - the woes of pakistan international airlines are largely attributable to a lack of understanding of the intricacies of the aviation business at policy level. ignorant of the real causes for the burgeoning losses of the airline, the government has no


  • The face of future Sydney formsnew
    28 July 2014, 9:42 am - the birds have known for a while that the world’s greatest waterfront building site is fast taking shape.
  • Asylum seeker case collapses in courtnew
    28 July 2014, 9:00 am - the high court case launched by 157 asylum seekers against the government has collapsed with a full bench hearing abandoned because of the government’s move to bring them to the mainland.
  • Study reveals our racist attitudesnew
    28 July 2014, 9:00 am - almost 50 per cent of white australians believe aboriginal people are given unfair advantages by the government, a new study shows.
  • Parents fight childcare changesnew
    28 July 2014, 9:00 am - parents are expressing their outrage over changes to childcare assistance, saying the proposals will compel many working mums to leave the workforce.
  • Will govt backflip on subs promise?new
    28 July 2014, 9:00 am - in opposition, the coalition promised to retain australia’s submarine-building industry. walking away from that commitment now would prove costly, writes ian mcphedran.
  • Slipper faces five years jail for dishonestynew
    28 July 2014, 9:00 am - disgraced former speaker peter slipper was found guilty of ripping off taxpayers when he indulged a penchant for day trips to fine wineries.
  • Qantas pilots fear missiles over Iraqnew
    28 July 2014, 9:00 am - qantas rejected costly diversions to flights over iraq because it insists it is safe, despite its own pilots being worried they could be downed by a missile.
  • Evil act ended the party of fivenew
    28 July 2014, 7:00 am - half dutch and half malaysian, but living in melbourne — the story of the van den hende family underscores the international nature of the mh17 tragedy.
  • Bombs block Aussies from MH17new
    28 July 2014, 5:52 am - heavy violence in east ukraine has killed 13 and quashed hopes of a contingent of australian police reaching the mh17 crash site.
  • Gold medallist reveals her living hellnew
    28 July 2014, 4:30 am - an olympic gold medallist and former darling of the diving platform, who pleaded guilty to drug charges this month, has revealed her living hell.

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  • Gaza fighting flares, Netanyahu and U.N. chief spar on truce termsnew
    28 July 2014, 11:06 am - gaza/jerusalem (reuters) - a fragile truce in gaza for the muslim eid al-fitr festival was fraying on monday as israel's prime minister said united nations calls for a long-term ceasefire ignored his country's security needs.(image) (image) (image)
  • U.S. housing data weaker than expected, but services sector expandsnew
    28 July 2014, 11:04 am - washington (reuters) - contracts to buy previously-owned u.s. homes unexpectedly fell in june, but the data did little to change perceptions the housing sector was gradually recovering after slumping in late 2013.(image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Hague court orders Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos casenew
    28 July 2014, 10:53 am - moscow/london/amsterdam (reuters) - the hague's arbitration court ruled on monday that russia must pay a group of shareholders in oil giant yukos $50.02 billion for expropriating its assets, a big hit for a country teetering on the brink of
  • Consumer spending, inventories seen lifting U.S. second-quarter GDPnew
    28 July 2014, 10:35 am - washington (reuters) - u.s. economic growth likely rebounded in the second-quarter from a winter-induced slump at the start of the year and will probably continue to gather momentum through the rest of 2014.(image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Huge blaze out of control in Tripoli battle as Libya slides to chaosnew
    28 July 2014, 10:26 am - tripoli (reuters) - a huge fuel depot in libya's capital burned out of control on monday, set ablaze in fighting between rival militias that has driven the country to chaos three years after the nato-backed revolt that toppled muammar gaddafi.(image)
  • Ford raises F-150 prices, dealers begin ordering 2015 modelsnew
    28 July 2014, 10:16 am - detroit (reuters) - u.s. and canadian dealers on monday began ordering 2015 ford motor co f-150 pickup trucks, which are lighter than earlier models, priced higher and include additional standard features, the company said.(image) (image) (image)
  • Ukraine claims more territory as fight intensifies with rebelsnew
    28 July 2014, 10:08 am - kiev/donetsk ukraine (reuters) - ukraine said on monday its troops had wrested more territory from pro-russian rebels, advancing towards the site where malaysian flight mh17 was brought down, which international investigators said they could not
  • Lloyds Bank fined $370 million for rigging Libor interest ratesnew
    28 July 2014, 9:13 am - london/washington (reuters) - britain's lloyds banking group has agreed to pay fines totaling $370 million to u.s. and british authorities investigating its part in a global interest rate rigging scandal and manipulating fees for a uk government
  • Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billionnew
    28 July 2014, 7:09 am - (reuters) - discount store chain dollar tree inc said it would buy rival family dollar stores inc for about $8.5 billion, creating north america's biggest discount retailer.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • South Korean teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferrynew
    28 July 2014, 4:58 am - ansan south korea (reuters) - six teenagers who survived south korea's worst maritime disaster in 44 years told on monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins despite crew instructions to stay put even as their ferry