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Several dead after suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:01:14 +0100
QUETTA, Pakistan — Two suicide bombers attacked a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Sunday, killing eight people and wounding 42 others, officials said. Sarfaraz Bugti, home minister for the southwestern Baluchistan province, said hundreds of...
© New York Post
Philippines’ Duterte says he supports gay marriage
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:47:25 +0100
MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday expressed his support for same-sex unions, after previously declaring his opposition to gay marriage, in an about-face that may displease bishops in the mainly Roman Catholic country. Speaking...
© New York Post
$1bn B’Haram fund: Avoid Jonathan’s error, SERAP tells Buhari
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:35:03 +0100
Oladimeji Ramon  A human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has advised President Muhammadu to be careful not to fall into the same error as his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, as regards the funding and management...
© The Punch
Pakistan Church Attacked by 2 Suicide Bombers
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:18:28 +0100
ISIS claimed responsibility for the assault in Quetta that left at least eight dead and 30 injured, raising concerns about the security of Christians in the country.
© The New York Times
‘Youthquake’ word of year, Oxford says
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:09:29 +0100
“Youthquake” has been crowned as Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year 2017, following a five-fold increase in usage.
© Hurriyet Daily News
UBS boss says bitcoins 'not money', urges regulators to act
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:00:01 +0100
The chairman of Swiss banking giant UBS said in an interview published Sunday that he does not consider the soaring cryp
© The Korea Herald
Stevie Van Zandt dishes on Bruce Springsteen's Broadway run
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0100
The star-filled premiere of Daniel Day Lewis' final flick “Phantom Thread” included guitarist Stevie Van Zandt and his wife Maureen.
© NY Daily News
Ask Farmer: What are centers saying at the line of scrimmage?
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0100
Have a question about the NFL? Ask Times NFL writer Sam Farmer, and he will answer as many as he can online and in the Sunday editions of the newspaper throughout the season. Email questions to: sam.farmer@latimes.com What are centers saying and doing...
© LA Times
From a 911 call, a friendship bloomed between Baltimore cop and widow, 98: 'All she wanted was somebody to talk to'
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0100
She was born in the segregated South, and over 98 years outlived those old ways, three husbands and many friends in Baltimore. In the end, few remained to visit Hazel Reed-Oden. There was a devoted handyman. A nurse. A pastor. Happenstance brought Reed-Oden...
© LA Times
La maison la plus chère du monde? Simple babiole pour un prince saoudien
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:58:16 +0100
Un château d’une valeur de 300 millions de dollars fait partie d’une liste d’acquisitions extravagantes d’un prince qui prend des mesures sévères contre les richesses mal acquises et prêche l’austérité dans son pays.
© The New York Times
43 workers injured after bus collides with trucking rig in Turkey’s Adana
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:58:13 +0100
Some 43 people were injured late on Dec. 16 when a bus carrying workers collided with a trucking rig in the southern province of Adana, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
© Hurriyet Daily News
Man (20s) dies in single-vehicle crash in Dublin
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:57:46 +0100
Man was pronounced dead at the scene at Adelaide Road in Glenageary
© The Irish Times
Insurgents in Yala torch bus bound for Bangkok
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:54:00 +0100
YALA: A double-decker bus heading from Betong district to Bangkok was torched by insurgents after they ordered 11 passengers, the driver and an attendant to leave the bus.
© Bangkok Post
Most important news of this week:
Man who travelled on someone else’s passport avoids jail
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:05:11 +0100
Man flew to Italy but was caught on return at Dublin Airport
© The Irish Times
[Herald Interview] Education key to dealing with bitcoin craze
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:53:20 +0100
Following phenomenal bitcoin demand by retail investors in South Korea in the past few weeks, local cryptocurrency excha
© The Korea Herald
Sarah Huckabee Sanders puts ‘piegate’ to rest
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:10:35 +0100
Sanders turned up to the press corp potluck with four picture-perfect pies on Thursday.
© NY Daily News
Op-Ed Contributor: The G.O.P.’s Legislative Lemons
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:21:59 +0100
It’s not just the tax cut or A.C.A. repeal: If the public opposes a law, you can bet the Republicans support it. Why?
© The New York Times
Moon, Xi seek to mend fences
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:42:14 +0100
President Moon Jae-in on Thursday called for stronger ties with China, stressing the need to move on from the recent dif
© The Korea Herald
Amendment to withdraw cash from IRAs needs restrictions
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:19:41 +0100
Yes, Senator Inhofe, allowing Americans to dip into their retirement accounts at a reduced tax rate would help the economy and give the Treasury a windfall. But, no, that idea didn’t originate from the radio show host who you are crediting. I got a...
© New York Post
NDA cadets drop uniforms with Fulanimen, disappear –Residents
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:51:21 +0100
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Army has said it will investigate an allegation that some cadets of the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna State, sneak out of the camp and drop their uniforms with Fulani residents. The army announced this on its Twitter...
© The Punch
$250m unremitted fund: Reps threaten oil firms with arrest warrants
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:18:59 +0100
The House of Representatives Committee on Oil and Gas, on Wednesday,  threatened to issue warrant of arrest on Managing Directors of 10 oil firms, if they failed to appear before it on Thursday to account for unremitted $250m to the Federal Government’s...
© The Punch
[PyeongChang 2018] N. Korea tensions won't affect PyeongChang Olympics: Rep. Royce
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 02:48:33 +0100
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Ed Royce, a ranking US lawmaker deeply involved in North Korean affairs, said Monday he does not beli
© The Korea Herald
Ghost of Justice Scalia looms as Supreme Court debates religion and civil rights law
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0100
The ghost of Justice Antonin Scalia often hangs over the Supreme Court, perhaps never more so than as the justices struggle with the case of the Christian baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex marriage. Scalia often spoke of his strong...
© LA Times
Several dead after suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:01:14 +0100
QUETTA, Pakistan — Two suicide bombers attacked a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Sunday, killing eight people and wounding 42 others, officials said. Sarfaraz Bugti, home minister for the southwestern Baluchistan province, said hundreds of...
© New York Post
Philippines’ Duterte says he supports gay marriage
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:47:25 +0100
MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday expressed his support for same-sex unions, after previously declaring his opposition to gay marriage, in an about-face that may displease bishops in the mainly Roman Catholic country. Speaking...
© New York Post
$1bn B’Haram fund: Avoid Jonathan’s error, SERAP tells Buhari
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:35:03 +0100
Oladimeji Ramon  A human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has advised President Muhammadu to be careful not to fall into the same error as his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, as regards the funding and management...
© The Punch
Pakistan Church Attacked by 2 Suicide Bombers
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:18:28 +0100
ISIS claimed responsibility for the assault in Quetta that left at least eight dead and 30 injured, raising concerns about the security of Christians in the country.
© The New York Times
‘Youthquake’ word of year, Oxford says
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:09:29 +0100
“Youthquake” has been crowned as Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year 2017, following a five-fold increase in usage.
© Hurriyet Daily News
UBS boss says bitcoins 'not money', urges regulators to act
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:00:01 +0100
The chairman of Swiss banking giant UBS said in an interview published Sunday that he does not consider the soaring cryp
© The Korea Herald
From a 911 call, a friendship bloomed between Baltimore cop and widow, 98: 'All she wanted was somebody to talk to'
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0100
She was born in the segregated South, and over 98 years outlived those old ways, three husbands and many friends in Baltimore. In the end, few remained to visit Hazel Reed-Oden. There was a devoted handyman. A nurse. A pastor. Happenstance brought Reed-Oden...
© LA Times
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