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The Local (Sweden)

  • Swede Stenson on track for Dubai defencenew
    23 November 2014, 9:18 am - swedish world number four henrik stenson is on course to successfully defend his title at the dp world tour championship, the red-hot rafael cabrera-bello may still pose a threat after saturday's third round.
  • Stolen ancient gold rings returned by postnew
    23 November 2014, 8:47 am - a collection of gold rings which date back some 3,000 years mysteriously turned up at the offices of a swedish newspaper on friday after they had gone missing from a museum collection.
  • Up to 300 Swedes fighting with Isis: reportnew
    23 November 2014, 8:07 am - as many as 300 swedes could have joined the islamic state insurgency, sweden's intelligence chief said saturday.
  • Body of Irishman found in Stockholmnew
    22 November 2014, 10:43 am - the body of an irishman who had been missing since november 10th was found in the harbour by stockholm's old town on thursday, it has emerged.
  • Ibrahimovic returns as PSG claim top spotnew
    22 November 2014, 8:59 am - swedish striker zlatan ibrahimovic made his first start for two months as ligue 1 champions paris saint-germain went top for the first time this season with a 3-2 win at mid-table metz on friday night
  • Ecuador 'guarantees' Assange asylumnew
    22 November 2014, 8:51 am - wikileaks founder julian assange was on friday guaranteed political asylum by ecuador for "as long as necessary," one day after he lost an appeal against a swedish warrant for his arrest.
  • Dark weekend looms for southern Swedennew
    21 November 2014, 4:51 pm - southern sweden looks set to stay under a blanket of cloud until at least tuesday, as the darkest november in decades continues.
  • Gothenburg rabbi reacts to death threatsnew
    21 November 2014, 3:31 pm - gothenburg's rabbi received death threats following an attack on a synagogue in jerusalem earlier this week. leading figures in the jewish community have told the local they fear that anti-semitism is spreading across sweden, with malmö already
  • Abba's Björn defends Sweden's Spotifynew
    21 November 2014, 1:53 pm - björn ulvaeus has joined the row over spotify's streaming costs, saying the music industry had to evolve but admitting that songwriters are losing money. he spoke to the local's blogger natalia brzezinski from his newly adopted home, new york.
  • Decorating your home for Swedish Christmasnew
    21 November 2014, 10:31 am - with advent just a week away, swedes are already itching to put out their christmas decorations. wondering how to get that scandinavian christmas feeling in your own home? here are the local's top ten decorating tips for a 'god jul'.

The Local (Germany)

  • Hitler painting goes under the hammernew
    23 November 2014, 9:04 am - a watercolour painted by a young adolf hitler a century ago went under the hammer for €130,000 ($161,000) saturday at an auction in the southern german city of nuremberg.
  • Germany to drop probe into US spying on Merkel: reportnew
    23 November 2014, 8:56 am - germany is dropping a probe into the alleged tapping of chancellor angela merkel's mobile phone by us spies, due to a lack of evidence, magazine focus said saturday.
  • Iran nuclear talks 'completely open': German FMnew
    23 November 2014, 8:51 am - german foreign minister frank-walter steinmeier said saturday that the outcome of iran's nuclear talks with six world powers was "completely open".
  • New bird flu case in Germanynew
    23 November 2014, 8:46 am - a worrying new strain of bird flu has been observed for the first time in a wild bird in northern germany, the agriculture ministry said saturday.
  • Anti-foreigner protesters rally in Berlinnew
    23 November 2014, 8:28 am - about 500 protesters, among them neo-nazis and angry local residents, protested in the german capital on saturday against the construction of a centre for refugees seeking political asylum.
  • Radicalized Germans join jihadist causenew
    23 November 2014, 12:53 am - hundreds of germans have left their home country to fight alongside jihadists in syria and iraq, interior minister thomas de maiziere said.
  • Germany frees female Russian spy earlynew
    22 November 2014, 10:49 am - a russian spy, jailed in germany with her husband last year, has been freed early and allowed to return home, media reports said friday, suggesting a possible prisoner swap.
  • Germans face flogging after Singapore chargenew
    22 November 2014, 10:27 am - two german men were charged saturday with breaking into a singapore metro depot and spray-painting graffiti on a train, offences punishable by jail time and flogging with a cane.
  • Last-minute lawsuit filed over Nazi-era art hoardnew
    22 November 2014, 10:05 am - a relative of late german art collector cornelius gurlitt lodged a claim friday for his inheritance, a nazi-era art hoard which he has bequested to a swiss museum, a spokesman said.
  • Schweinsteiger poised for Bayern returnnew
    22 November 2014, 9:59 am - germany captain bastian schweinsteiger is set to make his first bundesliga appearance since the world cup final on saturday, bayern munich coach pep guardiola said.


The Mosque Times



  • Facebook 'Newspaper' Spells Trouble for Medianew
    23 November 2014, 7:42 am - facebook's move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Two Indians to be Declared Saints by the Vatican Todaynew
    23 November 2014, 7:28 am - in a ceremony which will be watched closely by thousands in kerala, a catholic priest and a nun from the state - father chavara elias kuriakose and sister euphrasia - will be conferred sainthood by po...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Budget 2015-16 to Unveil 'Second Generation' Reforms: Finance Ministernew
    23 November 2014, 7:01 am - a "whole set of second generation reforms" will be unveiled in the next union budget, finance minister arun jaitely said on sunday , promising "a lot of exciting time ahead".(image) (image)
  • Trinamool Congress to Skip Government's All-Party Meetingnew
    23 November 2014, 6:41 am - lawmakers of the trinamool congress or tmc will not attend the all-party meeting on sunday convened by parliamentary affairs minister venkaiah naidu, ahead of the beginning of the crucial winter sessi...(image) (image)
  • Salman Khan's Sister Arpita's Emotional Bidaainew
    23 November 2014, 6:00 am - "you feel anxiety. you wonder how she will manage her house, she has to prove herself as a good wife. i also know that she is on her own and will have her own experiences and challenges," revealed sal...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • In Jharkhand Assembly Elections, No Dearth of Candidates Facing Criminal Chargesnew
    23 November 2014, 5:56 am - with just a couple of days away for the first phase of polling to begin in jharkhand, the association for democratic reforms has released a survey according to which 92 of 200 candidates in the first ...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Can Robots Help Stop the Ebola Outbreak?new
    23 November 2014, 5:24 am - the us military has enlisted a new germ-killing weapon in the fight against ebola -a four-wheeled robot that can disinfect a room in minutes with pulses of ultraviolet light.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Japan, Wrecks Homesnew
    23 November 2014, 4:07 am - a strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake in central japan left 39 people injured, seven seriously, and wrecked homes in a popular ski resort, the government said sunday.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Tamil Nadu Infant Deaths: Women Say They don't Get maternity Benefits on Timenew
    23 November 2014, 3:52 am - the tamil nadu government blames last week's death of 11 infants in dharmapuri district hospital on malnourished mothers, underweight newborns and late referrals. but a reality check by ndtv found out...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • CBI Questions Naveen Patnaik's Close Aide in Connection With Chit Fund Scamnew
    23 November 2014, 3:45 am - a close aide of odisha chief minister naveen patnaik was questioned by the cbi on saturday in connection with the ongoing investigations into the chit fund scam in the state.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)

Japan Today (Japan)

  • National › Nagano quake leaves 39 injured as houses collapsenew
    23 November 2014, 7:35 am - a strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake in central japan left 39 people injured, seven seriously, and wrecked homes in a popular ski resort, the government said sunday. the earthquake struck at 10:08 p.m. saturday west of nagano at a depth of 10
  • World › Afghan parliament approves U.S., NATO agreementsnew
    23 November 2014, 7:35 am - afghanistan's parliament has approved a bilateral security agreement between kabul and washington allowing international troops to remain in the country past the end of this year. parliament also ratified a separate troop agreement with nato in a
  • National › 3 bodies found after fire destroys house in Aomorinew
    23 November 2014, 6:35 am - three bodies were found in the ruins of a house destroyed by fire saturday night in takko, aomori prefecture, police said sunday. according to police, the three victims were identified as naomasa tada, 62, his younger brother ryuiji, 55, and their
  • Picture of the Day › Lottery ticket line-upnew
    23 November 2014, 6:30 am - people queue to buy jumbo lottery tickets at yokohama station on sunday morning.
  • Crime › 15-year-old boy arrested for stabbing fathernew
    23 November 2014, 6:30 am - police in tokyo's toshima ward said sunday they have arrested a 15-year-old boy on a charge of attempted murder after he stabbed his father. according to police, the victim, who is in his 50s, called 119 at around 8 a.m. sunday, saying that he had
  • National › Aging Japan struggles to make immigrants feel at homenew
    23 November 2014, 6:30 am - the first word mr en learned when he started work on a construction site in japan after moving from china was "baka" -- "idiot". the 31-year-old farmer is one of 50,000 chinese who signed up for a scheme run by the japanese government that promises
  • Sports › Quigg retains WBA super-bantam belt from Otakenew
    22 November 2014, 11:36 pm - scott quigg successfully defended his wba super bantamweight belt a fifth time with a unanimous points win against hidenori otake of japan on saturday. quigg (30-0-2, 22 ko) wobbled otake (22-2-3, 9 ko) in the second round, opened a cut around his
  • Picture of the Day › World Character Summitnew
    22 November 2014, 9:57 pm - character mascots representing local governments in japan attend the opening ceremony of the world character summit in hanyu, saitama prefecture, on saturday. more than 400 characters, called "yurukyara," gathered for the event.
  • Politics › Election is all about political timingnew
    22 November 2014, 9:40 pm - prime minister shinzo abe wants a snap election on dec 14 to focus on his economic policies. analysts and the opposition say it's really about political timing, maximizing his chances of getting a fresh mandate before his party's support
  • Business › Plant with troubled past at center of Takata air bag probenew
    22 November 2014, 9:39 pm - the dusty, industrial town of ciudad frontera, mexico, has moved from the far reaches of the global auto supply chain to the front lines of an investigation into why air bags from takata corp are blowing up with lethal force in accidents. the takata

The Don

  • Three LI militants killed in clash with Khyber Agency peace legionnew
    23 November 2014, 7:50 am - peshawar: at least three lashkar-i-islam (li) militants were killed and two others injured in a clash between militants belonging to the proscribed group and a local peace legion in the restive tirah valley located in khyber agency. official
  • Three more newborns die in Sargodha DHQ hospitalnew
    23 November 2014, 7:39 am - sargodha: at least three more infants died in sargodha's district headquarters (dhq) teaching hospital, taking the death toll to 19 on sunday, dawnnews reported.the nursery of the dhq hospital has 25 beds and five incubators but it had 50 newborns
  • Modi's Hindu nationalists eye power in Kashmirnew
    23 November 2014, 6:14 am - tral: as armed police in bullet-proof vests patrolled the tense streets of india's only muslim majority state, bharatiya janata party candidate avatar singh forecast victory for the hindu nationalists in india-held kashmir's upcoming
  • TNSM's Maulana Sufi Mohammad cleared of more terrorism chargesnew
    23 November 2014, 2:43 am - peshawar: a local anti-terrorism court on saturday acquitted chief of the banned tehreek nifaz-i-shariah mohammadi maulana sufi mohammad and around 30 of his associates in two more terrorism cases.the cases were about attacks on a frontier corps
  • PTI’s Larkana rally a failed political show: PPPnew
    23 November 2014, 2:43 am - karachi: leaders of the pakistan peoples party and key members of the sindh cabinet on saturday called the pakistan tehreek-i-insaf’s larkana rally a ‘failed political show’ and criticised imran khan for joining those known for
  • PTI won’t be allowed to hold its Nov 30 rally at D-Chowk, says Nisarnew
    23 November 2014, 2:42 am - taxila: interior minister chaudhry nisar ali khan has invited the pakistan tehreek-i-insaf (pti) to the negotiating table, stressing that all issues should be resolved through dialogue and political means rather than sit-ins and pressure tactics.
  • Jihad has nothing to do with militancy: Munawarnew
    23 November 2014, 2:42 am - lahore: former jamaat-i-islami emir syed munawar hasan tried on saturday to clarify as well as praise the concept of jihad, saying it had nothing to do with terrorism and militancy. addressing his party’s convention at minar-i-pakistan on its
  • PM, Obama discussed terrorism, says White Housenew
    23 November 2014, 2:42 am - washington: us president barack obama and prime minister nawaz sharif reiterated the need to combat terrorism when they spoke, the white house said on saturday.the white house confirmed that mr obama telephoned the prime minister on friday but
  • SC seeks update on Kot Radha Kishan inquirynew
    23 November 2014, 2:42 am - islamabad: the rising tide of intolerance and bigotry against minorities has got the attention of the supreme court, which has summoned reports from the federal government to explain what measures are being taken to implement a set of directions
  • Dawood living near Pak-Afghan border, says Indian ministernew
    23 November 2014, 2:42 am - new delhi: ahead of next week’s saarc summit in kathmandu where much of the world wants indian and pakistani leaders to resume their stalled talks, indian home minister rajnath singh chose to blame pakis­tan on saturday for a clutch of


  • Records broken in another scorchernew
    23 November 2014, 7:26 am - most of the nation sweltered today, with records broken, as a blistering heatwave moves across the country but there is relief in sight.
  • Mother of newborn baby foundnew
    23 November 2014, 7:14 am - police have identified the mother of a baby that was found in a 2.4m drain near a highway. meanwhile police are trying to find a man seen nearby.
  • Girl ‘assaulted’ at schooliesnew
    23 November 2014, 6:52 am - a teenage girl is bloody and bruised after being repeatedly punched and slammed into a fence during the first night of schoolies week on the gold coast.
  • Robb slams ‘unnecessary’ Obamanew
    23 November 2014, 6:37 am - first julie bishop said he didn’t have the facts right on the great barrier reef, now another minister has slammed obama’s speech as ‘misinformed’ and ‘unnecessary’.
  • Senator goes it alone on Ebola tripnew
    22 November 2014, 7:33 pm - greens senator richard di natale says he’ll visit ebola-hit parts of west africa, despite the federal government denying him assistance.
  • Break the silence on violence against womennew
    22 November 2014, 12:41 pm - tom meagher was just one voice, but he had the support of two nations at patersons stadium as he bravely called for an end to violence against women.
  • Live shark spotted at Bondi Beachnew
    22 November 2014, 5:28 am - a shark sighting has emptied bondi beach on one of the hottest weekends of spring. it comes after two great whites were found in the nets this week.
  • Politician sacked over porn star linknew
    22 November 2014, 3:14 am - a liberal party candidate who planned to bring a porn star to melbourne on the eve of the state election has been sacked.
  • Lambie gets a style makeovernew
    22 November 2014, 2:24 am - look out australia. jacqui lambie’s office has confirmed she is undergoing a style makeover before making a decision about her future.
  • Bishop a ‘hypocrite’ on Ebola: Labornew
    22 November 2014, 12:07 am - labor has accused foreign minister julie bishop of hypocrisy after she told the un security council the ebola outbreak was a threat to global security.

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