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May 8, 2014 file photo, the mayor of the city of Iguala, Jose Luis Abarca, right, and his wife Maria de los Angeles Pineda Villa meet with state government officials in Chilpancingo, Mexico. Abarca ordered a police attack that resulted in six deaths and the disappearance of 43 students who remain missing weeks later, the country's top prosecutor, Murillo Karam, said Wednesday, Oct. 22. Karam also ...
Source : News Times | 3 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian official has identified the dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly.Authorities and witnesses say a man with a scarf over his face shot and killed a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial on Wednesday, then headed into Parliament, where he was fatally shot...
Source : News Times | 3 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
health officials unveiled new measures today to carry out ebola monitoring on anyone entering the country from the three nations at the centre of a West African epidemic, increasing precautions to stop the spread of the virus.The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that beginning from Monday, travellers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will be directed to check in with he...
Source : Telegraphindia | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
About 200 Hong Kong protesters marched to the home of the city’s Beijing-backed leader today to push their case for greater democracy a day after talks between student leaders and senior officials failed to break the deadlock.Others continued to occupy main streets in the Chinese-controlled city, where they have camped for nearly a month in protest against a central government plan that would give...
Source : Telegraphindia | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
An American held hostage for six months in North Korea arrived home Wednesday after his surprise release, stressing he had been well treated and voicing support for two US citizens still being held.Jeffrey Fowle was reunited with his wife and three children in his home state of Ohio, after Pyongyang allowed a Pentagon plane to fly into the North Korean capital on Tuesday to collect him."Jeff would...
Source : Zeenews | 6 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
continues to hover below 88 US cents after local inflation figures failed to inspire the currency.At 0630 AEDT on Thursday, the local currency was trading at 87.79 US cents, down from 87.88 cents on Wednesday.And the Australian share market looks set to open lower following falls on Wall Street with investors still nervous after the volatility of the past few weeks.At 0645 AEDT on Thursday, the De...
Source : Sydney Morning Herald | 6 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Nearly four years after the Arab Spring revolt, Tunisia remains its lone success as chaos engulfs much of the region. But that is not its only distinction: Tunisia has sent more foreign fighters than any other country to Iraq and Syria to join the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State.And throughout the working-class suburbs of the capital, young men are eager to talk about why. “Don...
Source : Telegraphindia | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
with the style of a well-dressed swashbuckler and the profane vocabulary of a dockworker as the newspaper helped topple President Richard Nixon, died yesterday aged 93., which reported late last month that he had begun hospice care after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for several years.As executive editor from 1968 until 1991, Bradlee became one of the most important figures in Washington, as ...
Source : Telegraphindia | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Security personnel check a vehicle at Srinagar’s Lal Chowk on Wednesday during a high alert on the eve of PM Modi's visit. PTIPrime Minister Narendra Modi will have a busy day to spend in Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar on Thursday as it would be packed with a series of meetings with officials besides spending free moments with the sufferers of the recent devastating floods. Mr Modi ha...
Source : Asianage | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
plant sy'n siarad Saesneg adref ond yn mynychu ysgolion cynradd Cymraeg yn llai tebygol o fod ymhlith y disgyblion sy'n perfformio orau na phlant o gartrefi Cymraeg.Mae'r ymchwil, ddeilliodd o gais dan y Ddeddf Rhyddid Gwybodaeth gan BBC Cymru, hefyd yn dangos bod holl blant ysgolion Cymraeg Cymru yn llai tebygol o dangyflawni na disgyblion ysgolion Saesneg Cymru.Mae'r ffigyrau yn cymharu perfform...
Source : BBC | 7 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Heavier Than Heaven tour saw Kurt Cobain and Nirvana perform across the UK and EuropeThey became one of the biggest band's of the 1990s and defined the "grunge" sound coming out of Seattle, but Nirvana's first UK gig was at a half-empty venue in Newcastle. Twenty-five years on, two fans recall a chaotic but thrilling show."They looked like what they were - a scruffy, penniless American punk-influe...
Source : BBC | 3 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison after more than 45 years.Roberts was jailed for life for murdering three officers in Shepherd's Bush, west London, in 1966.They were shot in front of children playing in a street after they had pulled over a van containing Roberts and two others, after an armed robbery.BBC Home Affairs correspondent Danny Shaw said the Parole Board had approved th...
Source : BBC | 3 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
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