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Britain says EU is asking for bigger contribution

U.S. News & World Report - ‎20 minutes ago‎
British Prime Minister David Cameron, center, speaks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.

New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola stopped off in Brussels

Irish Independent - ‎16 minutes ago‎
A man mops the entrance of Dr. Craig Spencer's building while a journalist exits, before it was confirmed he had contracted Ebola, in New York, October 23, 2014.

IS world's wealthiest terror group: Top US official

Business Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
A top United States administration official has termed the Islamic State (IS) world's wealthiest terror group that generates tens of millions of dollars a month from "deep and diverse" sources that include, black market oil sales, ransoms and extortion.

David Warner continues amazing run of form as Pakistan strengthen grip on first ...

The Age - ‎16 minutes ago‎
David Warner on Friday became only the second Australian since Don Bradman to score three consecutive Test centuries, but Pakistan strengthened their grip on the first Test.

Health ministry mandates airline passengers report visits to Ebola-plagued nations

Asahi Shimbun - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The health ministry on Oct. 24 said all passengers arriving at airports from designated countries in Africa must inform immigration officers of their visits as part of new efforts to prevent Ebola from entering Japan.

Facebook app lets users use pseudonyms

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
IOL pic apr13 facebook controls Associated Press The app does not require a Facebook account and lets users send text messages and share pictures and videos without using their actual names in chat rooms they created using a pseudonym.

Third Hub of Africa Fashion Week Underway in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tadias Magazine - ‎12 hours ago‎
New York (TADIAS) - The 3rd Hub of Africa Fashion Week is underway in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Clairvoyant Marketing Agency PLC and In the Bag - organizers of the event - announced that the two-day international runway show dubbed the ...

David Cameron has been a failure as Prime Minister on all counts

Herald Scotland - ‎7 hours ago‎
TO suggest that "David Cameron has proved himself to be a better PM than most" almost made me choke on my cereal this morning.

Nigeria football in fresh turmoil, FIFA ban looms

The News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nigerian football is enmeshed in another round of turmoil following a court ruling in Jos yesterday. With qualification for the 2015 Nations Cup in doubt, Nigeria is at risk of another FIFA ban after the Jos court declared the elections that ushered in Amaju ...

NLC, TUC oppose plans to decentralize wage law

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE recommendation of the National Assembly Constitution Amendment committee to relocate wage issues from the exclusive list to concurrent list has drawn the ire of labour movement in the country.

Ramaphosa on the brink of Lesotho peace accord

Eyewitness News - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Cyril Ramaphosa has negotiated a pension and a partial amnesty from prosecution for Tlali Kamoli. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on his second visit for SADC facilitation talks at the Kingdom of.

Al Jazeera marks 300 days since arrest of journalists in Egypt

The Media Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Today Al Jazeera marks 300 days since the arrest of its journalists in Egypt. The broadcaster will mark the occasion with 300 seconds of silence on-air, accompanied by images of the detainees and the campaign to release them.

Strikes on Syria have killed at least 500 Islamic State extremists

The Globe and Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
Air and missile strikes in Syria by the United States and its allies during the past month have killed more than 500 extremist fighters as well as at least 32 civilians, a Syrian monitoring group said on Thursday.

Mombasa port to get 15 cranes, says Mungatana

The Star - ‎52 minutes ago‎
THE Kenya Ports Authority will get new equipment to improve operations at the Kilindini Harbour. Chairman Danson Mungatana said they expect three ship-to-shore gantry cranes and 12 new rubber-tyred gantry cranes by February.

Amazon in for 'blue Christmas' season?

Deutsche Welle - ‎52 minutes ago‎
US online retail giant Amazon has reported a hefty net loss for the third quarter, sending its shares into a downward spiral. The company said the negative result was due to heavy investment in new products.

China Signs Agreement With 20 Other Nations to Establish International ...

New York Times - ‎44 minutes ago‎
BEIJING - China and 20 other countries signed a memorandum Friday agreeing to start an international development bank that Beijing hopes will rival organizations like the World Bank.

BASF slashes 2015 targets on slowing global growth

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
BASF, the world's biggest chemical maker by sales, has slashed its sales and earnings targets for 2015, as it lowered its expectations for global growth and chemical production.

China House Prices Ease In September

Bernama - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIJING, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- China's house prices continued to ease for the fifth consecutive month in September, although the government has relaxed housing loan restrictions.

Microsoft beats Wall Street expectations as CEO Satya Nadella focuses on cloud ...

The Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Microsoft's quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations on Thursday, as CEO Satya Nadella's push to embrace cloud computing and diversify into mobile devices helped lift sales.

'It's a good start': EU leaders strike deal on carbon emissions

ABC Online - ‎34 minutes ago‎
MARK COLVIN: Climate advocates aren't all that happy but they concede it's a good start. European Union leaders have struck a deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 per cent by 2030.

Google, Oxford University team up on artificial intelligence

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
Technology giant Google is teaming up with Oxford University to advance research on artificial intelligence to ultimately enable machines to better understand human users.

Google Wants Inbox to Be Your Email System for the Next Decade

NDTV - ‎2 hours ago‎
Two years ago, a team of engineers and designers on Google's Gmail team decided that Gmail wasn't cutting it. Google's signature email program first hit the Web in 2004.

Sounds Around Town: Big band, international flavor

Wicked Local Wayland - ‎7 hours ago‎
When Debo Band is introduced at Sanders Theatre in Cambridge on Oct. 25, they won't just take the stage, they'll pretty much cover it.

Christian Bale confirmed to play Steve Jobs - ‎2 hours ago‎
The 'Dark Knight Rises' actor will take on the role of the late Apple co-founder - who lost his battle with pancreatic cancer in October 2011 - in an upcoming movie, and Aaron Sorkin, who is writing the script for the as-yet untitled film, admitted the actor didn't ...

Tennis-WTA Finals women's singles round robin results

Reuters UK - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Oct 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the WTA Finals Women's Singles Round Robin matches on Friday RESULTS White Group 2-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat 6-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) 7-5 6-7(4) 6-2 STANDINGS P W L F A Pts Red Group 1.

UPDATE 1-Rugby-Japan to get 18th Super Rugby team in 2016 - SANZAR

Reuters UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
... * Japan beats Singapore to host 18th Super Rugby team. * SANZAR confirms decision after executive meeting. * Singapore hopeful of hosting some games (Adds more quotes, details).

Launchbury endorses Wasps move to Coventry

Irish Times - ‎51 minutes ago‎
England lock Joe launchbury has rejected moves from other Premiership clubs and has agreed to extend his contract and stay with Wasps for their relocation to Coventry.

World's first 'dead heart' transplant successfully carried out in game changing ...

Business Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
Scientists have made a dead heart beat again and successfully transplanted it in world's first ever game changing surgery. Doctors at Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital have described it as the biggest heart transplant breakthrough in a decade, which will have a ...

How Ebola is fueling prejudice against gays

Washington Post (blog) - ‎28 minutes ago‎
The victims of the Ebola epidemic gripping parts of West Africa aren't just the ones who contracted the virus. The infrastructure of whole nations are at breaking point; hospitals and doctors are being pushed to the breaking point.

World Polio Day 2014: Special report

The Express Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
Earlier in October, Pakistan broke its own 14-year-old record when it crossed 200 polio cases. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Pakistan is at a “tipping point” as the remaining endemic countries in the world—Afghanistan and ...
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