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At Least 18 Killed In Hiroshima Landslides

Getty Images - ‎37 minutes ago‎
HIROSHIMA, JAPAN - AUGUST 20: Members of Ground Self-Defense arrive to doing rescue work in an area damaged by a landslide caused by torrential rain at the site of a landslide in a residential area on August 20, 2014 in Hiroshima, Japan.

Barcelona take care of the boys in La Masia - Mascherano - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Javier Mascherano has defended Barcelona after the club's appeal against a transfer ban was rejected by Fifa. Barca appealed a decision from April after Fifa found them to be in breach of article 19 of the regulations, which states international transfers of ...

Wenger says Besiktas draw a fair result - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Istanbul: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger acknowledged that his side's goalless draw with Besiktas in a Champions League play-off in Istanbul on Tuesday was a fair result for a “difficult” game but blasted the performance of the referee.

EFF to Ethiopia: Illegal Wiretapping Is Illegal, Even for Governments

EFF - ‎13 hours ago‎
Earlier this week, EFF told the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that Ethiopia must be held accountable for its illegal wiretapping of an American citizen.

Stop exploiting actors, says ANCYL

Independent Online - ‎32 minutes ago‎
The ANC Youth League on Tuesday met 16 actors from the local soap opera Generations at Luthuli House. File picture: Ihsaan Haffejee.

Ethiopia hosts largest number of refugees in Africa

The Guardian - ‎16 minutes ago‎
refugee camp in Ethiopia's Gambela region A refugee camp in Ethiopia's Gambela region. Conflict in South Sudan has triggered a large refugee influx into Ethiopia.

UK Weighs Deploying Jets To Nigeria In Schoolgirl Hunt

Businessweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
The U.K. is considering deploying new surveillance aircraft to assist Nigeria in the fight against the Islamist group Boko Haram, with options including Tornado fighter jets.

Germany to send military equipment to Iraq

Herald Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Germany is prepared to arm Kurdish troops fighting Islamist insurgents and it will begin delivering non-lethal equipment to Iraq in coming days, the defense minister said.

Is Michael Brown's shooting death really about race? - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Walking along West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Mo., last night, watching the slow retreat of that evening's protest march, I was suddenly blindsided by a racial stereotype that hit me right in my social conscience.

Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours

KRQE News 13 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Russia Ukraine A Russian military truck carries a MSTA-S self-propelled howitzer about 10 kilometers from the Russia-Ukrainian border control point Tuesday.

Saudi Arabia's top cleric says terrorism has no place in Islam

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Saudi Arabia's top cleric said that extremism and the ideologies of groups like Islamic State and al-Qaeda were Islam's No1 enemy and that Muslims had been their first victims.

Outgoing Turkish first lady slams 'falsehoods' against husband

Ahram Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
n this Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 photo released by the Turkish Presidency Press Office, Turkish President Abdullah Gul, second from left, poses with his wife Hayrunnisa, left, Turkey's president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right and his wife Emine for a photo ...

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia Makes Br9.7 Billion

Addis Fortune - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) has announced that it has made 9.7 billion Br gross profit in the fiscal year 2013/14 and 17.2 billion Br gross income as it pushes the limits by rapidly increasing its depositors and branches.

US Dollar emerges strong against Euro to nine-month high

WallStreet OTC - ‎2 hours ago‎
As the speculation over the Federal Reserve moving towards raising interest rates looms large, the US dollar strengthened to a nine-month high against the euro.

Standard Chartered fined $300m over laundering controls

Arab News - ‎53 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK: New York state's banking regulator hit Standard Chartered Bank with a $300 million fine and restrictions on its dollar-clearing business for failing to detect possible money-laundering.

Samsung rolls out $179 Nook-branded Galaxy Tab

ZDNet - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Screen Shot 2014-08-20 at 9.48.27 AM Samsung president Tim Baxter and B&N CEO Mike Huseby. CNET Hands-on. Galaxy Tab 4 Nook puts Barnes & Noble's interface and free content bundle on Samsung's most affordable tablet · Read more.

Apple Hits New Intraday Record at $100.77

Barron's (blog) - ‎20 minutes ago‎
It's a new record for Apple (AAPL). After the opening bell, the tech icon set a new intraday high, inching up a fraction to $100.77 a share before retreating below yesterday's closing price of $100.53.

WATCH: Motorcyclist makes like Spider-Man by landing on top of car - ‎28 minutes ago‎
MOGILEV, Belarus - A motorcyclist in Belarus was caught on a dashcam pulling off an incredible feat - by landing on his feet. The biker crashed into the back of a car, but he amazingly somersaulted and landed on its roof, then clinged on as the BMW came ...

Deputy FM meets UNHCR in Addis Ababa

Yemen News Agency - ‎18 minutes ago‎
ADDIS ABABA, Aug.20(Saba)- Deputy Foreign Minister and Head of the National Commission for Refugees (NCR),Amir al-Aidaroos, met on Wednesday in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR),António ...

Jessie J to open VMAs with a Bang

Irish Independent - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Published 20/08/2014 | 15:21. 0 Comments; Share. Jessie J has teamed up with Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande on Bang Bang. Jessie J, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande are set to open the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards with a bang.

Guru who sparked global yoga craze dies aged 95

Capital FM Kenya - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW DEHLI, August 20- BKS Iyengar, the Indian yoga guru credited with helping to fuel a global explosion in the popularity of the ancient spiritual practice, died on Wednesday aged 95, his website said.

Johnny Depp's Daughter Lily-Rose Is Heading To The Big Screen — And ... - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Such wonderful news! Johnny Depp will be starring in another movie rather soon, which is huge news right?? That doesn't happen very often!

111-year-old Japanese is the oldest man alive

Daily Times - ‎45 minutes ago‎
TOKYO - A 111-year-old retired Japanese educator who enjoys poetry has been recognized as the world's oldest living man, Fox News reported.

Fire Guts NFF Headquarters

THISDAY Live - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), popularly known as the Glass House was at the early Wednesday morning gutted by a mysterious fire.

Transfer news: Vincent Kompany hails Manchester City's summer business

SkySports - ‎1 hour ago‎
Vincent Kompany has saluted Manchester City's summer business, with fresh faces acquired and new deals agreed. Four additions have been made at the Etihad Stadium, with Eliaquim Mangala, Fernando, Willy Caballero and Bacary Sagna joining the ...

John McEnroe: Andy Murray's 2014 form remains to be seen

The Guardian - ‎10 minutes ago‎
McEnroe and Murray 'I thought [Murray] and Ivan [Lendl] worked well together,' says McEnroe. 'To change course when he did is tricky.

Ethiopian Athletes Likely to Seek Asylum in U.S.

Jefferson Public Radio - ‎16 hours ago‎
Police reports show at least one of the four Ethiopian athletes who went missing after the World Junior Championships in Eugene last month planned to seek asylum.