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 2017-02-20 09:09 

Express

[ UK ]

Unelected Labour peer vows to force MAJOR CHANGES to Brexit Bill in House of Lords debate... +

FORMER Labour Cabinet minister Peter Hain claims he has a mandate to try to amend the Brexit Bill - despite being an unelected peer. ...

 2017-02-20 09:09 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Feb 20... +

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in local English language newspapers on Monday:...

 2017-02-20 09:08 

AFP

Bare cheek as Japan men strip off for naked festival... +

With only a skimpy loincloth to protect their modesty, thousands of men brave freezing temperatures to fight for lucky charms thrown by a priest at Japan's annual Naked Man Festival.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you...

 2017-02-20 09:07 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

ISIS rapes and tortures Sunni Arab women too: HRW... +

ISIS fighters, whose abuses against Yazidi women have been well documented, are raping and torturing Sunni Arab women too, Human Rights Watch said Monday...

 2017-02-20 09:05 

Express

[ UK ]

Paedophile who molested and raped girls as young as 12 in graveyard caged for 18 years... +

A TWISTED paedophile who sexually abused girls as young as 12-year-old has been jailed for 18 years....

 2017-02-20 09:03 

Radio New Zealand

'Strong' earthquake rattles Christchurch... +

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake that struck just north of Culverden has been felt throughout Christchurch....

 2017-02-20 09:01 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Ex-cop says Philippine president paid him, others to kill crime suspects... +

A retired Philippine police officer said Monday that President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was a mayor, ordered and paid him and other members of a so-called liquidation squad to kill criminals and opponents, including a kidnapping suspect, his family and a ...

 2017-02-20 09:00 

Vancouver Sun

Opinion: B.C. budget unveiling an ideal time to make carbon tax revenue neutral... +

On Tuesday, the B.C. government will release its budget, and if last weeks throne speech is any indication, tax cuts may be on the way. This is welcome news, since it's an opportunity for the prov...

 2017-02-20 09:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Hustlers who swindle men through child support... +

Why should a man, for instance, be forced to pay child support that will cater for kids his partner in crime got with other men?...

 2017-02-20 09:00 

Vancouver Sun

Letters: More British Columbians have access to justice... +

Re: B.C. justice system close to crisis: lawyers, Feb. 15British Columbia is a recognized leader in Canada for our transformation of legal aid and services that provide low-income British Columbi...

 2017-02-20 09:00 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

New laws in works to stop parents in custody battles from skipping town with kids... +

SINGAPORE - Laws could be introduced to prevent parents embroiled in custody battles from breaching court orders and leaving the jurisdiction with their children. Announcing this at the Family Justice Courts work plan seminar held on Monday morning (Feb 2...

 2017-02-20 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Vietjet receives IATA membership... +

Vietjet on Saturday received full membership of the International Air Transportation Association (IATA), affirming the new-age carriers role and position in domestic and international aviation communities....

 2017-02-20 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Pricing to delay wind power plan... +

Vit Nam is not expected to meet its target of generating 800 MW of wind power by 2020 as a proposal to increase the regulated selling price of wind power has been postponed....

 2017-02-20 09:00 

Viet Nam News

VN ranks 86th in Talent Competitiveness... +

Vit Nam has been ranked 86th out of 118 countries in the annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index, which measures how countries grow, attract and retain talent....

 2017-02-20 09:00 

Reason.com

Brickbat: Premature Parking... +

A judge in Providence, Rhode Island, has dismissed a ticket issued to a woman for parking in a spot two seconds before she could legally park there. If...

 2017-02-20 08:58 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Hundreds of migrants cross fence into Spain again... +

MADRID (AP) The Red Cross says 350 migrants crossed the fence into a Spanish territory in North Africa early Monday, three days after 500 more managed to break the gates. A spokeswoman for the Red Cross in Ceuta, the Spanish enclave on the Moroccan coast...

 2017-02-20 08:58 

Washington Post

Appointee to head Maryland lottery nearing vote after delays... +

A Senate panel is scheduled to vote on the appointment of Marylands acting lottery director more than 21 months after Gov. Larry Hogan appointed him to the job....

 2017-02-20 08:57 

AFP

Kim Dotcom can be extradited to US: NZ court... +

New Zealand's High Court ruled Monday that Kim Dotcom was eligible for extradition to the United States over online piracy allegations linked to his now-defunct Megaupload web empire.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf yo...

 2017-02-20 08:57 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Immigration rallies held around US to support Muslims... +

Demonstrations were held in cities around the U.S. this weekend to support Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies...

 2017-02-20 08:56 

Central News Agency

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex... +

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Monday, gaining NT$0.080 to close at NT$30.804....

 2017-02-20 08:56 

The Australian

Famine declared in part of South Sudan... +

Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation....

 2017-02-20 08:56 

The Australian

US not in Iraq for oil: defence secretary... +

The US military is not in Iraq ...

 2017-02-20 08:56 

Mashable

LG G6 will have dual 13-megapixel cameras on the back... +

LG's new G6 flagship phone will have dual, 13-megapixel rear camera, the company said in a blog post....

 2017-02-20 08:56 

Mashable

Oppo promises to launch new smartphone camera tech next week... +

It's calling it ...

 2017-02-20 08:55 

The Australian

Gunmen kill at least 10 from Afghan family... +

At least 10 civilians have been killed and four others wounded when unknown gunmen attacked a home in Afghanistan's eastern Laghman province....

 2017-02-20 08:55 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares end lower as market remains cautious... +

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed lower Monday as cautious sentiment continued to dominate the local stock market, dealers said....

 2017-02-20 08:54 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Cambodia law reforms a 'triumph of dictatorship', critics say... +

Cambodia's authoritarian government changes the law covering political parties, in what some commentators are calling the "final triumph of dictatorship"....

 2017-02-20 08:54 

Central News Agency

Taiwan's IC industry records 8.2% output growth for 2016... +

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) The production value of the local integrated circuit sector last year was NT$2.45 trillion (US$79.58 billion), an 8.2 percent annual growth, according to an industry report released Monday....

 2017-02-20 08:54 

Boston Herald

N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exi...

 2017-02-20 08:54 

NY Post

DOI commissioner slams ACS in wake of childs death... +

The head of the city Department of Investigation blasted child-welfare officials Sunday for failing to address the bureaucratic bungling that led to a childs death last year. We are nowhere near solving this problem, or getting to where we need to be to k...

 2017-02-20 08:54 

Reuters Africa

World Bank sees Zambia economic growth at 4 percent in 2017... +

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia's economic growth is seen rising to 4 percent in 2017 and 4.2 percent in 2018, the World Bank said on Monday, predicting a jump in copper prices and improved power supply. Zambia...

 2017-02-20 08:53 

The Age

Calm down on housing affordability, says Reserve... +
 2017-02-20 08:52 

Business Live

GARETH VAN ONSELEN: How do I love Zuma, let me count the ways... +

Cut out of misery and permanently fused in metal, a 6m bronze statue of President Jacob Zuma in nowhere land is a perfect metaphor, writes Gareth van Onselen...

 2017-02-20 08:52 

Business Live

Trump might change the way the US trade deficit is calculated... +

Revising trade deals, especially the North American Free Trade Agreement, was one of his campaign promises, this change could double the reported deficit with Mexico...

 2017-02-20 08:52 

Public Broadcasting of Latvia

Research shows public response to invasion... +

New research conducted by the SKDS pollster on behalf of the Latvian Ministry of Defense gives an interesting insight into Latvians' attitudes to defense and security....

 2017-02-20 08:51 

Business Live

Bonds softer in line with rand as traders eye budget... +

Mild rand weakness has coincided with the confirmation that former Eskom boss Brian Molefe is headed to Parliament as an MP...

 2017-02-20 08:51 

AFP

Zambian gay rights dispute erupts over football... +

A proposal by Zambian football authorities to ban discrimination against gays and lesbians has kicked off a dispute over homosexuality, which is illegal in the country and widely seen as immoral.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countr...

 2017-02-20 08:51 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Malaysia summons N. Korea envoy as Kim killing row deepens... +

Malaysia summoned the North Korean ambassador on Monday for a dressing-down over Pyongyang's attack on its investigation into the assassination of leader Kim Jong-Nam's brother, deepening a diplomatic row...

 2017-02-20 08:51 

CNBC

Amazon to hire 5,000 UK staff in 2017, boosting headcount by a quarter... +

Roles will be created in Amazon's London head office and around the country where new staff will be working on key innovations....

 2017-02-20 08:50 

The Guardian

Chatterbox: Monday... +

The place to talk about games and other things that matter...

 2017-02-20 08:50 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Underage, fearful women involved in Vegas sex trafficking: Study... +

LAS VEGAS - A yearlong academic study of sex trafficking in Las Vegas is providing a glimpse into a shadowy world beneath the neon glow where underage girls, threatened by pimps, solicit for business in casinos, on streets and online. Of 190 identified......

 2017-02-20 08:50 

South China Morning Post

Opinion divided in China over jail terms for police who assaulted Occupy protester... +

The jailing of seven Hong Kong policeman for assaulting an Occupy Central protestor has polarised opinion in mainland China, with some strongly criticising the legitimacy of a ruling handed down by a British-born judge while others praised the city’...

 2017-02-20 08:49 

One News

Firefighters urgently working to put down threat before Port Hills fire flares up again... +

Eight days in and the heat isn't letting up, with firefighters using aerial scouting and thermal imaging to track unseen hot spots....

 2017-02-20 08:49 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Trump's first month augurs stormy trans-Atlantic relations... +

BRUSSELS (AP) Europeans have reacted to President Donald Trump's first month in office with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship may be sinking. The governments of some traditional allies have gone...

 2017-02-20 08:49 

Standard Digital

: Was Ruto comfortable President Uhuru Kenyatta and the retired President Moi meeting?... +

The meeting between President Uhuru and the retired President Moi has left many wondering was the Deputy President William Ruto comfortable with their meeting....

 2017-02-20 08:49 

The Guardian

Two Ukip chairmen quit in protest over Paul Nuttall's Hillsborough falsehoold - Politics live... +

Rolling coverage of the days political developments as they happen...

 2017-02-20 08:49 

UPI

Mattis to Iraqis: U.S. not in Iraq 'to seize anybody's oil'... +

Stephen FellerFeb. 20 (UPI) -- Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis told Iraqis during an unannounced visit on Monday the U.S. has no plans to seize the country's oil while helping it defeat ISIS....

 2017-02-20 08:49 

FOX Sports

Tony Romo and the Quarterback Dominoes... +
 2017-02-20 08:49 

The Telegraph

#LastNightInSweden: celebrities and the Swedish mock Donald Trump's bizarre claims... +

Donald Trump has baffled everyone from politicians to celebrities with the strange claims he made about Sweden over the weekend....

 2017-02-20 08:49 

The Age

Caltex cops fine for 'geyser' that created petrol pool in Sydney... +

Caltex Australia has been fined $400,000 and ordered to pay court costs for an uncontrolled fuel discharge at its Port Botany terminal, which required the extraordinary bravery of a firefighter to stop....

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