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mayor accused of student attack

Stuff.co.nz - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Students from Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College student hold back a military vehicle during a road block to demand the safe return of students who went missing on September 26, on the outskirts of Chilpancingo.

Hong Kong: Kenny G Assures China He Has No Opinion on Protests

TIME - ‎20 minutes ago‎
The American titan of soft jazz, whose elevator-friendly tunes are wildly popular in China, on Thursday clarified that he “loves China” and that his recent visit to the protests in Hong Kong was in no way a gesture of support for the demonstrators.

Real thump Reds, Arsenal steal win

SuperSport - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Real Madrid handed Liverpool a 3-0 Champions League reality check on Wednesday as Arsenal struck twice at the death in a 2-1 win at Anderlecht to mark manager Arsene Wenger's 65th birthday in style.

Early Apple computer fetches close to $1m at auction

The Age - ‎34 minutes ago‎
A vintage Apple computer, one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976, sold for $US905,000 ($A979,172) at auction on Wednesday.

MH370 wreckage may wash up on Indonesian coast: Aussie authorities

Xinhua - ‎50 minutes ago‎
SYDNEY, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- Australian authorities have alerted Indonesia that wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may wash up on its coastline.

Ethiopia, 30 Years After the 1984 Famine

Tadias Magazine - ‎8 hours ago‎
A man walks past a portion of the Addis Ababa light railway under construction in Addis Ababa. (Photograph: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images).

Remembering Ethiopia's famine 30 years on

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Thirty years ago the BBC broadcast the first television reports of a devastating famine in Ethiopia. Up to a million people died in the disaster, but the reports prompted a huge international response, including the Live Aid concert in aid of victims.

Madonsela under attack in Parliament

BDlive - ‎1 hour ago‎
AFRICAN National Congress (ANC) MPs on Wednesday made startling accusations against Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, alleging that her office was dysfunctional and that she ran it in an "undemocratic" fashion.

Bill to Place HND at Par with B.Sc Passes Second Reading in the Senate

THISDAY Live - ‎1 hour ago‎
With the second reading of a bill seeking to put Nigerian polytechnics at par with the universities on Wednesday, the Senate has intensified moves to address the age-long clamour to bridge the dichotomy between the two higher institutions.

No closure until bodies back from Nigeria - pastors

News24 - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Welcome to Holy Spirit is an international bestseller teaching people how to experience the dynamic... Now R153.00 buy now. Johannesburg - Families of more than 80 South Africans killed in a building collapse in Nigeria will not find closure until the bodies ...

Court strikes out same-sex marriage suit

Nigerian Tribune - ‎6 hours ago‎
A Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday struck out the suit challenging the enactment of Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act, 2013 that prescribed 14 years imprisonment as punishment for anybody that breached it.

Iranians Protest Acid Attacks on Women

Daily Beast - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Thousands of Iranians took to the streets of the historic city of Isfahan on Wednesday to protest acid attacks on women. Those attacks had coincided with the passage of a law designed to protect those who correct people they deem to be acting in an ...

What's lurking in Sweden's waters?

BBC News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Sweden's armed forces say they are looking for a submarine spotted in the country's waters not far from Stockholm and speculation has centred on Russia.

Juncker given the go-ahead for team of EU commissioners

BDlive - ‎1 hour ago‎
STRASBOURG - Jean-Claude Juncker won parliamentary approval for his team of European Union (EU) commissioners, pledging to craft a €300bn investment programme to help give impetus to a stagnating economy in Europe.

Asian Paints buy

Calcutta Telegraph - ‎7 hours ago‎
Calcutta, Oct. 22: Asian Paints has taken a step forward towards acquiring a majority stake in Ethiopia-based Kadisco Paint. The acquisition could help the paint maker to further cement its presence in the African market, being already present in Egypt.

Credit Suisse Profit More Than Doubles as Trading Rises

Bloomberg - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Credit Suisse Group AG, Switzerland's second-biggest bank, said third-quarter profit more than doubled after clients traded more than the previous year.

Switzerland top destination for expats

Rappler - ‎1 hour ago‎
SWITZERLAND. The country is the top favorite of many expats according to a HSBC poll. LONDON, United Kingdom - Switzerland is the world's favorite destination among expats, followed by Singapore and China, a poll on quality of life for bank HSBC found ...

NZ dollar falls on benign inflation data

New Zealand Herald - ‎10 minutes ago‎
The New Zealand dollar fell after figures showed inflation in the third quarter was slower than the Reserve Bank had forecast, giving it less reason to resume raising interest rates after pausing its tightening cycle in July.

Google Inc launches new email service, calls it 'Inbox', packs it with extras

Financial Express - ‎2 hours ago‎
Google Inc launched an email service called "Inbox" on Wednesday that will better organize emails... India is ripe for digital transformation: Shailesh Rao, GoogleAmazon Kindle: A high-end E-reader that beats hardcoversMobility solutions springboard to ...

Microsoft to drop the iconic Nokia name from its smartphones in India

Economic Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: Microsoft is set to drop the iconic Nokia name from its smartphones in India by the end of this year, as the US giant embarks on a drive to give a new identity to a brand that was once a synonym for mobile handsets.

What Twitter Fabric Means for Developers

Mashable - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Twiter-flight-fabric Twitter CEO Dick Costolo talks about Fabric at the company's Flight conference in San Francisco, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.

When Ethiopians joined hands with Indians to celebrate Diwali

Northern Voices Online - ‎20 hours ago‎
Addis Ababa, Oct 22 (IANS) This year in Ethiopia, the celebration of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, started early in a unique way with many new participants, both Indian and Ethiopian.

Serena 'embarrassed' by Singapore defeat

Irish Examiner - ‎6 hours ago‎
TENNIS: Serena Williams was "embarrassed" by her crushing 6-0 6-2 defeat to Romania's Simona Halep at the WTA Finals in Singapore, her heaviest loss in 16 years.

Tour de France route for 2015 favours climbers with a fast finish

Irish Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
The itinerary for the 2015 Tour de France is seen during its presentation at a news conference in Paris yesterday. The world's greatest cycling event will start from Utrecht in the Netherlands on July 4th.

WICB batting on $ticky wicket

Trinidad & Tobago Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
AS the directors of West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) met in an emergency session in Barbados on Tuesday “to conduct a thorough assessment of all the ramifications” of Friday's unprecedented abandonment of the Indian tour, they faced the prospect that the ...

Lambert: Cole starting to make an impact

Sport LIVE - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Veteran midfielder Joe Cole is on track for a starting role at Aston Villa, according to manager Paul Lambert. Cole arrived at Villa Park as a free agent at the start of the season but the 32-year-old only made his first appearance against Everton last week.

Rotarians plan glow-in-dark fundraiser to eradicate polio

Victoria Advocate - ‎18 minutes ago‎
... • COST: $25 includes free neon race-day T-shirt and nylon runner bag filled with snacks, coupons, glow items and more. Limited to the first 200 registrants.

AP-GfK Poll: Many doubt hospitals can handle Ebola

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they're not so sure their local hospital can safely handle a patient, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.
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