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Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Expulsion of Top UN Diplomat Draws Condemnation
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Expulsion of Top UN Diplomat Draws Condemnation
[New Times]The United Nations has described as "very disturbing development," the decision by the DR Congo government to expel its top diplomat, Scott Campbell, over a recent report by UN High Commission for Human Rights that details extrajudicial killings of civilians.Read Full Article ...
 
Greek Cyprus cries foul as Turkish vessel enters waters - Hurriyet Daily News
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Greek Cyprus cries foul as Turkish vessel enters waters - Hurriyet Daily News
Greek Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades addresses the 69th United Nations General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York. Earlier this month, Greek Cyprus s...
 
Iraq: Winterization assistance is an urgent priority
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Iraq: Winterization assistance is an urgent priority
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Iraq (Erbil, 20 October 2014): The United Nations is calling for greater winter prepare...
 
China Focus: China's Ebola aid 'timely,' additional help needed
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Monday, 20 October 2014
China Focus: China's Ebola aid 'timely,' additional help needed
BEIJING, Oct. 20 -- The Chinese government's contribution to the Ebola emergency operation of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) was "timely", but m...
 
Western Sahara: HRW Calls On UN to Expand Minurso Mandate to Include Human Rights
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Western Sahara: HRW Calls On UN to Expand Minurso Mandate to Include Human Rights
[SPS]Algiers -The international organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on the United Nations to extend the mandate of MINURSO (United Nations Mission for...
 
Peter Jones: How Union works eludes all parties
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Peter Jones: How Union works eludes all parties
Smith’s Commission faces a daunting task when no party seems to understand UK’s economic system, writes Peter Jones...
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MoH denies Ebola cases as MP queries health minister – Lawmaker slams govt silence on oil turmoil
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Monday, 20 October 2014
MoH denies Ebola cases as MP queries health minister – Lawmaker slams govt silence on oil turmoil
KUWAIT: The Health Ministry yesterday refuted reports on social media that Ebola cases were discovered in Kuwait as “baseless”. A police station had demanded t...
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Oilpatch faces project cancellations with crude at $82
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Oilpatch faces project cancellations with crude at $82
The falling price of oil will likely result in a round of project cancellations and disappointing results in the Canadian oilpatch, analysts say....
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Oil-price dip is no panacea
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Oil-price dip is no panacea
Falling oil prices — to below $80 a barrel a few weeks ago — indicate that concern over faltering demand because of weakness in the ......
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What falling gas prices mean for consumer spending
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Monday, 20 October 2014
What falling gas prices mean for consumer spending
Gas prices are falling but GasBuddy.com's Tom Kloza said he doesn't think that will mean a huge boost in consumer spending....
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Falling Oil Prices Make Double-Edged Sword
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Falling Oil Prices Make Double-Edged Sword
Falling oil prices are a double edged sword. On one hand they reflect the positive impact from rising US oil production and provide an economic stimulus shot. ...
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Updated - Muscat explains how he never promised to resign over power station deadline
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Updated - Muscat explains how he never promised to resign over power station deadline
Updated - Adds questions by Labour MP Marlene Farrugia - Prime Minister Joseph Muscat insisted again this evening that he never promised before the election th...
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Falling oil prices 'won't hurt UAE GDP'
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Falling oil prices 'won't hurt UAE GDP'
Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai ...economy now less dependent on oil. Falling oil prices 'won't hurt UAE GDP' ABU DHABI, 6 days ago Falling oil prices won't hurt t...
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Russia to continue arming Iraq and Syria against terrorism
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Russia to continue arming Iraq and Syria against terrorism
Moscow - Russia will continue to help Iraq and Syria combat international terrorism, and supply arms, said Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. "Russia is supportin...
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Officials: ISIS forces launch multiple attacks in Iraq
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Officials: ISIS forces launch multiple attacks in Iraq
U.S. military cargo planes dropped in much-needed weapons, ammunition and medical gear in the dead of night Sunday. And on Monday, Turkey's foreign minister an...
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Is Anbar the Islamic State's Achilles' Heel?
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Is Anbar the Islamic State's Achilles' Heel?
The Islamic State's control of Anbar province and the city of Fallujah is key to their survival, and if lost the group's demise would follow....
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All aboard the Lebanon express Nostalgia and a desperate need could revive Arab world’s first railwa
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Monday, 20 October 2014
All aboard the Lebanon express Nostalgia and a desperate need could revive Arab world’s first railwa
The train station at Rayak was once home to the Arab world's first rail line and a flourishing train factory. The abandoned site remains a symbol of Lebanon's ...
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Death at sea Syrian migrants film their perilous voyage to Europe video
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Death at sea Syrian migrants film their perilous voyage to Europe video
This is the story of five friends - Moaaz, Majd, Rasha, Kinan and Khalid - who fled war-torn Syria to embark on a perilous trip to reach Europe. So far this y...
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U.S. rearms Kobanis defenders as Turks let in Kurdish reinforcements from Iraq
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Monday, 20 October 2014
U.S. rearms Kobanis defenders as Turks let in Kurdish reinforcements from Iraq
The U.S. military said it had air-dropped arms to Syrian Kurds battling Islamic State near the Syrian town of Kobani, the first such delivery in more than a mo...
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B.C. gas prices fall to $1.08 in Abbotsford
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Monday, 20 October 2014
B.C. gas prices fall to $1.08 in Abbotsford
Gas prices continue to drop on the west coast, with the cost of regular gas hitting $1.08 in Abbotsford, the lowest it's been in four years....
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Watch: UK Cafe Recycles Food Waste Into Meals
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Watch: UK Cafe Recycles Food Waste Into Meals
The menu items at this pop-up eatery in Bristol, England, depend on what volunteers are able to rescue....
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Turkey Says Releases Last Syrian Kurdish etainees
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Turkey Says Releases Last Syrian Kurdish etainees
Turkey on Monday released the last group of Syrian Kurds who were being held on suspicion of having links with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a l...
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Suicide bomber kills 10 Houthi rebels in Yemen in suspected Al Qaeda attack
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Suicide bomber kills 10 Houthi rebels in Yemen in suspected Al Qaeda attack
All victims were members of the Houthi movement, whose fighters overran the capital of Sanaa last month. The Houthis have since made significant military advan...
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Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds reinforce Kobane as US drops arms to defenders
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds reinforce Kobane as US drops arms to defenders
Turkey said on Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellow Kurds in the Syrian town of Kobane, while the United States air-dropped arms fo...
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Syrian Professor in Saudi Disappears, Joins IS
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Syrian Professor in Saudi Disappears, Joins IS
A Syrian professor at a Saudi Arabian university has disappeared and joined the Islamic State group fighting U.S.-backed forces in her homeland, a newspaper re...
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Uruguay welcomes Syrian refugees
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Uruguay welcomes Syrian refugees
"Traveling to the other side of the world to find a new chance to live, this is not easy," said Uruguay's Human Rights Secretary Javier Miranda, who accompanie...
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Yemen: Suicide bomber kills 10 Houthi rebels
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Yemen: Suicide bomber kills 10 Houthi rebels
A suicide car bomb on Monday targeted a house used by Shiite Houthi rebels in a town south of Sanaa, killing at least 10 and injuring 15, security officials sa...
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Syrian professor in Saudi Arabia disappears, joins ISIS: newspaper
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Syrian professor in Saudi Arabia disappears, joins ISIS: newspaper
October 21, 2014 2:06 AM RIYADH (AFP) - A Syrian professor at a Saudi Arabian university has disappeared and joined the ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) ...
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Another diplomatic problem for Israel: Qatar eyeing UN chief position
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Another diplomatic problem for Israel: Qatar eyeing UN chief position
The Emir of Qatar pushing nomination of former Qatari prime minister for UN secretary general. If Hamas' biggest benefactor has its way, it could use the impor...
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Iran military ready to ship equipment to Lebanon
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Iran military ready to ship equipment to Lebanon
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's defense minister said his country is ready to ship defensive materials to Lebanon to aid its army in the fight against Sunni extremi...
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Press release - 3340th FOREIGN AFFAIRS Council meeting (provisional version) - Luxembourg,...
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Monday, 20 October 2014
Press release - 3340th FOREIGN AFFAIRS Council meeting (provisional version) - Luxembourg,...
Press release - 3340th FOREIGN AFFAIRS Council meeting (provisional version) - Luxembourg,......
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