This month
News of this month:
World watching for signs of North Korea nuclear breakthrough at two key summits
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 04:00:24 +0200
When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday the world will have a single overriding interest: How will ...
© Japan Times
THAAD base construction needed for welfare of allies' troops: USFK
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:38:26 +0200
The planned construction of some facilities in the new THAAD missile defense base in South Korea is meant to reduce the
© The Korea Herald
Florida man who went on Philippines sex trips gets 330 years for child porn
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:38:07 +0200
A Florida man has been sentenced to 330 years in prison on child pornography charges after authorities say he took sex tourism trips to the ...
© Japan Times
Farm on fire after Saudis down new missile from Yemen’s Houthi rebels: state media
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:37:59 +0200
Saudi air defenses on Sunday intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels at the kingdom’s southern border city of Najran, which set a farm ...
© Japan Times
2018 atmosphere finds Americans ripe for protests, and not just over Trump
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:37:21 +0200
She was the face of mass protest, but long ago lost her faith in protesting.Then, last year, thousands of women set out to march on ...
© Japan Times
Yankees are backing up youth movement talk with action
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:36:38 +0200
They are serving youth in The Bronx. That is not the title of a cookbook, but it is the Yankees’ recipe for success. For on Sunday, when 34-year-old Brett Gardner was given the day off, the Yankees started an all-under-30 lineup for the first time in...
© New York Post
FAA safety has take a ‘nose-dive’: Schumer
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:36:36 +0200
Declining safety standards at the Federal Aviation Administration are leaving the friendly skies prone to tragedies, Sen. Chuck Schumer charged Sunday. “Since at least 2014, it would appear the FAA has been in a nose-dive on safety, and that simply...
© New York Post
Putin’s turf war with Telegram escalates as Russia blocks IPs
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:36:03 +0200
Russia’s communications regulator blocked some Alphabet Inc. internet addresses, blaming the U.S. owner of Google for helping Pavel Durov’s Telegram Messenger LLP service evade government ...
© Japan Times
Norwegian detainee in Russia admits being courier for Oslo’s spy service: lawyer
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:36:02 +0200
A Norwegian man suspected by Russia of espionage has admitted to being a courier for Norway’s military intelligence, his Norwegian lawyer said on Sunday.Frode Berg, ...
© Japan Times
Abe plans July France visit as Taro Kono seeks Japan trip by Macron
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:34:29 +0200
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to visit France in July, Foreign Minister Taro Kono told his French counterpart, Jean-Yves Le Drian, on Sunday.During talks in ...
© Japan Times
Ruling bloc-backed incumbent wins Okinawa mayoral election
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:20:17 +0200
The ruling bloc-backed incumbent won Sunday’s mayoral election in the city of Okinawa, dealing a blow to opponents of the relocation of a major U.S. ...
© Japan Times
Nigeria: How to win
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:20:08 +0200
Henry Boyo The above is the title of the lead paper presented at the 2nd Vanguard Economic Discourse, held in Lagos, on Friday, April 13, 2018. This year’s theme was titled, “Economy in rebound: Pitfalls, Trajectories, and Resetting”. The keynote...
© The Punch
Tax policy to be implemented with focus on low birth rate, youth unemployment
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:18:59 +0200
SEJONG -- South Korea's tax policy will be implemented in a way that helps resolve the country's chronic low birth rate
© The Korea Herald
Abuja engineer stabs friend to death at birthday party
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:17:18 +0200
Afeez Hanafi The police in Ogun State have arrested an Abuja-based computer engineer, Oladeji Hamzat, for allegedly stabbing his childhood friend, identified simply as Bayo, to death. The violence followed an altercation that reportedly ensued between...
© The Punch
Boat operator deflowers Lagos pupil who rejected love proposal • I am ready to marry her – Suspect
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:11:37 +0200
Samson Folarin The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 31-year-old boat operator, Ayo Festus, for allegedly raping a Senior Secondary School one pupil, Lola, in the Igbogbo, Ikorodu area of the state. PUNCH Metro learnt that the suspect deflowered...
© The Punch
Ogun police nab man for defiling 13-year-old
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:09:52 +0200
Samuel Awoyinfa Abeokuta The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested a 29-year-old man, Soji Ogunrinola, aka Bulldozer, for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl. The girl was said to be with her mother to spend the holiday at Ogiri Ojule village,...
© The Punch
LASG impounds 98 motorcycles for traffic offence
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:03:46 +0200
Afeez Hanafi Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on Environment and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit have impounded 98 commercial motorcycles allegedly plying restricted routes in the Apapa area of the state. It was learnt that the motorcycles...
© The Punch
Sex-for-mark: Groups commend OAU, seek protection of student
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:01:13 +0200
Success Nwogu and Samson Folarin A female rights group, Project Alert on Violence Against Women, and a religious group, Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria, have said the suspension of  a lecturer in the Department of Accounting at the Obafemi Awolowo...
© The Punch
Disadvantaged school has been refused a PE hall for 40 years
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:00:00 +0200
St Tiernan’s is yards from fee-paying school at the centre of hockey pitches controversy
© The Irish Times
Police try to unlock phone with dead man’s finger during funeral
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:56:08 +0200
LARGO, Fla. — Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man’s finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of their investigation. Thirty-year-old Linus Phillip was killed by a Largo police officer last month after authorities...
© New York Post
Most important news of this month:
Stroller-makers Combi and Aprica raided for alleged antitrust violation
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:56:49 +0200
The Fair Trade Commission on Wednesday searched the headquarters of major stroller and baby product-makers Aprica Children’s Products G.K. and Combi Corp. for allegedly violating ...
© Japan Times
Actor confronts man removing ‘Yes’ posters in Limerick
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:57:59 +0200
Video posted by Kevin Kiely jnr showing signs being taken down viewed by thousands
© The Irish Times
My patients make advances to me –Ndupu, psychiatrist
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 06:00:54 +0200
Dr. Ogonnaya Ndupu is a medical consultant passionate about mental and behavioural health with a focus on preventive, advocacy as well as treatment. She tells Ademola Olonilua about her career and family life Out of all the branches in the medical field,...
© The Punch
Belfast rape trial: Afterwards, there was much slapping of broad backs
Wed, 28 Mar 2018 21:19:44 +0200
Outside in the bright corridors the families clustered about them. Lawyers beamed
© The Irish Times
Man killed in freak accident at Midrand fast food drive-through
Sun, 25 Mar 2018 19:33:00 +0200
A man died after he was run over by his own car in a freak accident at a fast food outlet in Midrand in Johannesburg, paramedics said.
© Cape Times
‘Walking Dead’ fans wonder where Maggie’s baby bump is
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 11:00:00 +0100
“Where’s Maggie’s baby bump?” is the new “Who shot J.R.?”
© NY Daily News
‘Brexit-busting’ ferry launched from Dublin Port
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:02:56 +0200
Hundreds attend christening of world’s largest short sea roll-on roll-off vessel
© The Irish Times
Expel me and face legal action, EFF top brass told
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:21:00 +0200
Suspended Mpumalanga EFF member of the provincial legislature Alfred Skhosana, on Thursday said he would take his party to court if it expelled him.
© Cape Times
Brazilian Officials Oppose Venezuela Border Closing Request
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:18:05 +0200
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s General Attorney’s office (PGR) released a document on Wednesday (April 18th) opposing a request made by Roraima state’s governor to Brazil’s Supreme Court to temporarily...
© The Rio Times
Jeanine Pirro allegedly had affair with cop in Robert Durst case
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 06:11:37 +0200
Robert Durst's Los Angeles murder case took an unexpected turn, veering into the love life of Jeanine Pirro.
© NY Daily News
Jackson family upset by rumors that Katherine is on her deathbed
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:30:40 +0200
Katherine Jackson is alive and well, despite rumors that have the Family of Pop very upset
© NY Daily News
The banality of politicised awards
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:09:48 +0200
Thursday with Abimbola Adelakun aadelakun@punchng.com There might be another reason, aside from corruption, why no Nigerian leader has won the Mo Ibrahim Prize: they have won so many other awards that the prize might be superfluous. This year alone,...
© The Punch
Seven-Eleven store chain forced owner to stay open during Fukui blizzard, union says
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:23:31 +0200
The owner of a Seven-Eleven convenience store in Fukui Prefecture was allegedly forced to work for about 50 hours without sleep in February after the ...
© Japan Times
Judge Motata faces impeachment after tribunal's damning finding
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:42:00 +0200
In a damning report, the tribunal found that Motata had acted without integrity when he made racist remarks while under the influence.
© Cape Times
Museums pays tribute to Polish Battle of Britain pilots
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:38:00 +0200
A museum highlighting the role of Polish pilots in the Battle of Britain during World War II has opened near Częstochowa, southern Poland.
© The News
Paddy Jackson’s apology may be a case of too little, too late
Sat, 07 Apr 2018 02:00:00 +0200
Rugby player expresses regret for ‘degrading’ messages, but it rings hollow
© The Irish Times
Sagarmatha Technologies leads the charge for change
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 17:18:00 +0200
The JSE’s move to grant Sagarmatha its listing is a first for African Unicorns, a first for an African Stock Exchange, and marks a new exciting era.
© Cape Times
Innocean Worldwide starts ‘black dog’ campaign
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 08:36:36 +0200
Innocean Worldwide, an advertising arm of Hyundai Motor Group, has launched a campaign here to address the so-called “bl
© The Korea Herald
Private school counselor arrested for having sex with student
Mon, 02 Apr 2018 20:13:23 +0200
A counselor at a $20,000-per-year South Carolina day school was fired and arrested after admitting she had sex with an underage student, police officials said. Kenleigh Prendergast, who worked at Spartanburg Day School, was arrested just after midnight...
© New York Post
Garda in his 30s dies suddenly while on duty in Co Galway
Mon, 02 Apr 2018 19:45:49 +0200
Garda Shane Cuffe discovered by colleagues at Clifden station on Monday morning
© The Irish Times
Nurse sacked for saying Stephon Clark ‘deserved’ to be killed by cops
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 17:58:13 +0200
An insensitive California nurse who wrote that an unarmed black man shot dead by Sacramento cops in a hail of bullets “deserved” to be killed, was fired from her job. After Stephon Clark was killed, Faith Linthicum, who worked in labor and...
© New York Post
Noor Salman Acquitted in Pulse Nightclub Shooting
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 17:02:25 +0200
Ms. Salman was accused of lying to the authorities and aiding and abetting her husband, Omar Mateen, who killed 49 people at an Orlando nightclub.
© The New York Times
Lukhanyo Am tells Sharks: Don’t force the passes
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0200
“It’s been frustrating, we’re just not getting the results,” he says.
© Cape Times
Opinion: When the Dream of Economic Justice Died
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 11:45:05 +0200
Fifty years after Martin Luther King was killed in Memphis, the city remains the poorest large metropolitan area in the country.
© The New York Times
Authorities probe SUV plunge that killed female couple and their six adopted kids amid abuse reports
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 02:08:11 +0200
They were known as the Hart Tribe, a free-spirited family of two women and their six adopted children who raised their own food, took spontaneous ...
© Japan Times
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