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The Local (Sweden)

  • How to negotiate your dream salary in Swedennew
    9 October 2015, 3:16 pm - from startups to multinationals, many firms in sweden fix salaries differently to elsewhere in the world. swedish culture specialist sofi tegsveden deveaux shares her top negotiating tips with the local.
  • 'Liechtenstein is like a woman who can’t dance'new
    9 October 2015, 2:21 pm - as sweden gears up to take on liechtenstein in friday’s crucial qualifier for the 2016 european championships, swedish coach erik hamrén has looked to other disciplines to ensure his team will walk away with the much-needed three-point
  • Tents to provide shelter for refugees in Swedennew
    9 October 2015, 11:16 am - updated: prime minister stefan löfven has given sweden's migration agency permission to set up tent camps to provide temporary shelter for refugees as the country's asylum centres reach saturation point.
  • Swedish herring party sparks gas leak fearsnew
    9 October 2015, 10:23 am - a team from the swedish rescue services were more than a little surprised when a presumed gas leak in an apartment building in southern stockholm turned out to be no more than a fermented herring party.
  • As it happened: Nobel Peace Prize 2015new
    9 October 2015, 9:57 am - the winner of the 2015 nobel peace prize has been announced. find out whether one of the favourites took home the award or whether there was a shock in store.
  • Swedish military lifts lid on foreign intrusionsnew
    9 October 2015, 7:59 am - sweden's armed forces on friday for the first time disclosed secret information about the foreign powers violating swedish territory in the past five years. top of the list? the united states.
  • Relocated refugees set for northern Swedennew
    9 October 2015, 7:19 am - updated: a group of 19 eritreans have left italy to travel to northern sweden on friday as part of the first phase of a programme to relocate tens of thousands of refugees within the eu.
  • How to make pork fillet with Swedish applesnew
    9 October 2015, 7:00 am - perfect for a cosy autumn or winter evening, this dish, called 'fläskfile med äpplen' in swedish, was inspired by food writer john duxbury's visit to kivik, southern sweden's apple capital.
  • 'It should be a big celebration in Belarus'new
    9 October 2015, 6:00 am - in two of minsk's largest bookstores, local author svetlana alexievich's books were on prominent display after she won sweden's nobel prize in literature – but only in an edition published in russian.
  • Divers find 17th-century Swedish warshipnew
    8 October 2015, 5:16 pm - swedish divers confirmed on thursday that they have uncovered the wreck of a legendary warship which was lost off the coast of karlskrona in southern sweden in the 17th century.

The Local (Germany)


The Mosque Times

  • Russia's Biggest Casino Opens in Far Eastnew
    8 October 2015, 7:44 pm - the first casino in the far eastern gambling oasis billed as the next macao has opened its doors to its first clients, the regional government said in a statement thursday.
  • Foreign Fund Slams 'Intimidation Tactics' in Eurasia Drilling Buyoutnew
    8 October 2015, 7:16 pm - foreign minority shareholders in eurasia drilling, russia's largest oil services company, are being forced to sell their shares at a cut-price rate to russian co-owners, an investment fund said.
  • NATO Meeting Dominated by Russianew
    8 October 2015, 7:10 pm - a week after russia's surprise intervention in the ongoing syrian civil war, the nato military alliance finds itself in an awkward position, struggling to make sense of moscow's moves and generate appropriate responses.
  • Syrian General Says Russian Strikes Aid Ground Offensivenew
    8 October 2015, 7:05 pm - syria's top general on thursday said russian strikes had helped government forces launch a "wide-ranging" offensive in central and northwestern syria.
  • Where Is the Ruble Going Next? (Op-Ed)new
    8 October 2015, 5:10 pm - should you book your new year holiday now, or see what happens with the ruble? columnist chris weafer explains.
  • 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


  • Ebola nurse 'in serious condition'new
    9 October 2015, 1:46 pm - a scottish nurse who contracted ebola in sierra leone last year is in a "serious condition" after being readmitted to an isolation unit in london.
  • Watson defends actions in Brittan casenew
    9 October 2015, 1:36 pm - labour deputy leader tom watson insists he had a "duty" to inform police of sex abuse allegations against leon brittan, but apologises for causing distress.
  • Standard Chartered 'to cut 1,000 jobs'new
    9 October 2015, 1:03 pm - standard chartered bank, the london-based lender that makes most of its profit in asia, could cut up to 1,000 senior jobs, according to a memo sent to staff.
  • US groups want Experian hack probednew
    9 October 2015, 1:02 pm - campaigners have questioned whether a hack at credit report company experian could extend to 200 million customers.
  • Nobel Peace Prize for Tunisia mediatorsnew
    9 October 2015, 12:47 pm - the tunisian national dialogue quartet is awarded the nobel peace prize for its role in helping the country's transition to democracy.
  • Art show offers 'best of British'new
    9 October 2015, 12:37 pm - a 1979 mini and perspex sculptures containing real ant farms are in an exhibition that is held every five years to show the best in british contemporary art.
  • Accused's mum made Becky kidnap quipnew
    9 October 2015, 12:26 pm - the woman accused of murdering becky watts was teased by her estranged mother about kidnapping the teenager, a jury hears.
  • Pre-roll ads come to Twitter videosnew
    9 October 2015, 12:23 pm - twitter users will have to watch pre-roll advertising on videos, thanks to a new service on the platform.
  • What's gone wrong with NHS finances?new
    9 October 2015, 12:23 pm - even seasoned nhs watchers are shocked by the parlous state of the health service's finances, says hugh pym.
  • Red Bull hold engine crisis talksnew
    9 October 2015, 12:11 pm - red bull are in talks with f1 boss bernie ecclestone to try to solve an engine dispute that could lead them to quit the sport.


  • Have Sacked Minister For Corruption, Announces Arvind Kejriwal on TVnew
    9 October 2015, 1:35 pm - arvind kejriwal, the chief minister of delhi, today sacked a minister accused of asking for a bribe, and declared "i will not even spare my son, manish sisodia or anyone else if he is corrupt."(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Terrifying Video Shows Tourists Fall as Suspension Bridge Collapsesnew
    9 October 2015, 1:14 pm - after china's cracked glass-bottom bridge created a stir all over the world, here comes spine chilling footage of a bridge collapsing in new zealand.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Hardik Patel's Protest Threat Leaves Rajkot Cricket Bosses in a Spinnew
    9 October 2015, 12:55 pm - once a budding cricketer, hardik patel has planned to take his political agitation to an international cricket match.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Pune Man Beheads Wife, Walks With Her Head on the Streetnew
    9 October 2015, 12:36 pm - the sight of a man walking around with a severed head shocked people on the streets of pune in maharashtra on friday morning.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Legendary Musician Ravindra Jain Dies in Mumbai Hospitalnew
    9 October 2015, 12:21 pm - veteran music director-singer-lyricist ravindra jain died today at a city hospital due to multiple organ failure. he was 71.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Writer Shashi Despande Joins Protest Against 'Intolerance'new
    9 October 2015, 12:21 pm - novelist shashi deshpande today offered her resignation from the sahitya akademi general council denouncing "growing intolerance" in the country, joining a protest by writers and poets who have resign...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • 1 Dead, 3 Wounded in US University Shootingnew
    9 October 2015, 12:16 pm - one person was killed and three others wounded in a shooting at an arizona university early on friday before police captured the gunman, university officials said.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • This Global Bank is About to Cut 1,000 High-Level Jobsnew
    9 October 2015, 11:54 am - standard chartered's new chief executive bill winters plans to cut up to a quarter of the bank's most senior staff to reduce costs, according to a memo sent to staff, a move likely to result in the lo...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Sensex Posts Best Week Since Mid-Junenew
    9 October 2015, 11:51 am - bse sensex settled 233 points higher on friday, tracking a rally in global markets after minutes from the federal reserve's latest meeting quelled expectations of an imminent us rate hike.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Opinion: Why Modi Is Still Silent On Dadrinew
    9 October 2015, 11:37 am - contrary to the headlines, then, the prime minister didn't break his silence on the dadri lynching in nawada; he used his speech (and, more culpably, the president's) to finesse a human tragedy.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)

Japan Today (Japan)

The Don

  • National Party leader shot dead in Turbatnew
    9 October 2015, 1:23 pm - quetta: unidentified militants shot dead a local leader of a political party in balochistan province’s turbat district on friday morning.levies sources told that ali muhammad baloch, a national party (np) leader was killed when two
  • MQM withdraws resignations, announces to rejoin parliamentnew
    9 October 2015, 12:58 pm - karachi: the muttahida qaumi movement (mqm) announced their decision on friday to withdraw their resignations submitted earlier and rejoin the national and provincial assemblies and the senate from next week onwards.the party's decision was announced
  • Mina stampede deadliest disaster ever to strike Haj, says reportnew
    9 October 2015, 11:42 am - dubai: a new tally shows last month's crush and stampede at thehaj was the deadliest event to ever strike the annual pilgrimage.the associated press count friday shows at least 1,453 people died september 24 in mina near the holy city of makkah.
  • China plane maker reveals stealth jet capabilities to lure buyersnew
    9 October 2015, 10:21 am - beijing: china's top aircraft manufacturer has revealed specifications of an advanced stealth fighter jet in a bid to lure foreign buyers, the official china daily reported on friday. in a rare disclosure, the state-owned aviation industry
  • Iranian Revolutionary Guards say general killed in Syrianew
    9 October 2015, 10:21 am - ankara: an iranian revolutionary guards (irg) general has been killed near aleppo, where he was advising the syrian army on their battle against the self-styled islamic state (is) fighters, the revolutionary guards said in a statement on friday. the
  • Tunisian democracy group wins Nobel Peace Prizenew
    9 October 2015, 9:55 am - oslo: tunisia's national dialogue quartet won the nobel peace prize on friday for its contribution to building democracy after the jasmine revolution in 2011, the nobel committee said. the norwegian nobel committee cited the tunisian national
  • Three-day anti-polio drive in Quetta from tomorrownew
    9 October 2015, 9:32 am - quetta: a three-day anti-polio drive will start in quetta on saturday, two days ahead of the security engagements for muharram processions, which begin oct 14.a total of 38 cases have been reported across the country this year, out of which six cases
  • PIA received Rs16bn as cash support, Senate toldnew
    9 October 2015, 9:20 am - islamabad: a total of 16 billion rupees was provided to the pakistan international airlines (pia) as cash support by the federal government, minister of state for parliamentary affairs informed the senate on friday.minister of state for
  • COAS, PM Sharif discuss internal security, Pak-Afghan border situationnew
    9 October 2015, 8:10 am - islamabad: chief of army staff (coas) general raheel sharif today called on prime minister nawaz sharif and discussed internal and regional security. army chief raheel sharif also briefed premier nawaz regarding his visit to germany where he spoke
  • Petition in IHC asks Nawaz to raise Dr Aafia issue with Obamanew
    9 October 2015, 7:49 am - islamabad: the islamabad high court (ihc) on friday sought comments from the government over a petition asking for prime minister nawaz sharif to raise the issue of releasing dr aafia siddiqui during his upcoming visit to the united states. aafia, a


Times Of India



  • Obama to overhaul U.S. approach to support Syria rebels: Carternew
    9 October 2015, 1:38 pm - london (reuters) - u.s. president barack obama will overhaul washington's approach to supporting syrian rebel forces following this year's deeply troubled launch of a u.s. military training program, defense secretary ash carter said on friday.(image)
  • South Carolina city to pay $6.5 million over police shooting of black mannew
    9 October 2015, 1:38 pm - (reuters) - the family of an unarmed black man shot in the back by a white police officer will get a $6.5 million settlement from north charleston in south carolina, city officials said on thursday.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Islamic State advances on Aleppo in Syria fightingnew
    9 October 2015, 1:37 pm - beirut/ankara (reuters) - islamic state fighters have seized villages close to the northern syrian city of aleppo from rival insurgents, a monitoring group said on friday, despite a russian air-and-sea campaign that moscow says has targeted the
  • Sepp Blatter appeals against FIFA suspensionnew
    9 October 2015, 1:23 pm - zurich (reuters) - sepp blatter has filed an official appeal against his suspension from soccer by fifa's ethics committee, his friend and former public relations adviser klaus stoehlker said on friday.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • House Republicans search for leader amid chaosnew
    9 October 2015, 1:19 pm - washington (reuters) - u.s. house republicans scrambled to regroup on friday as they began searching for their next leader a day after the front-runner to lead the house of representatives abruptly quit the speaker's race.(image) (image) (image)
  • Israeli troops kill four Palestinians in protest at Gaza fence: medicsnew
    9 October 2015, 12:59 pm - gaza (reuters) - israeli troops fired across the border into gaza on friday, killing four palestinians and wounding at least a dozen others who were throwing stones during a rally in support of protests in jerusalem, hospital officials in gaza
  • SABMiller talks up own potential with new cost-savings goalnew
    9 October 2015, 12:21 pm - london (reuters) - brewer sabmiller plc, facing an unsolicited $100 billion takeover offer from anheuser-busch inbev, announced an expanded cost-savings plan on friday, aiming to show how much value it can generate in the next five years by going it
  • Apple Pay to expand to Starbucks, Chili's, KFCnew
    9 October 2015, 12:13 pm - half moon bay, calif (reuters) - starbucks corp coffee shops will begin accepting apple inc's mobile payment system in a pilot program starting this year, apple vice president jennifer bailey said on thursday.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • U.S. drops Pentagon program to train Syrian rebels: NYTnew
    9 October 2015, 12:04 pm - washington (reuters) - the united states is dropping a $500 million pentagon program to train syrian rebels fighting the administration of president bashar al-assad, the new york times reported on friday, citing unidentified obama administration
  • Global stocks eye biggest rally in four years on Fed reliefnew
    9 October 2015, 11:48 am - london (reuters) - world stocks rallied on friday, putting them on course for their biggest weekly rise in four years after minutes of the federal reserve's last policy meeting showed the u.s. central bank is in no rush to raise interest