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Media bow down to police pressure, lose game

Media bow down to police pressure, lose game

Media practitioners based in the capital city, Lilongwe, were humbled at the Area 30 Malawi Police headquarters when they accepted a challenge to a mutual showdown. The scribes succumbed to a humiliating soccer loss of 4 to 1, tethered by sightings of newly acquired armoured vehicles and fears of the …

Business : BIMB Still Eyeing Expansion Opportunities In Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 (Bernama) — Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd (BIMB) is still eyeing for opportunities to expand in Indonesia, preferably via a strategic tie-ups with bigger network rather than on acquiring a smaller bank.

Climate change speeds up microbial change

Climate change speeds up microbial change

Climate change could affect Antarctica’s Dry Valleys more rapidly than previously expected, particularly the microbial communities in the soil, a study reveals.

Top U.S. general discusses NGO case in Cairo (Reuters)

Reuters – The top U.S. military officer met Egypt’s ruling generals in Cairo Saturday and discussed the case of U.S. pro-democracy activists charged in an investigation that has strained ties

Egypt detains Australian journalist, U.S. student (Reuters)

Reuters – Egyptian authorities have detained an Australian journalist and an American student on suspicion they had distributed cash to workers and incited them to take part in a strike demanding an end to army rule, the state news agency said.

Gorakhpur witnesses a voting high

The de facto capital of Poorvanchal followed the trend of high voting percentage in the first phase, registering a 58% turnout on Saturday. In 2007, the district had registered an

US govt to restore quote on King memorial

The US Department of the Interior announced Friday that it will correct a quote etched in stone on the Martin Luther King Memorial to more accurately reflect the meaning and intent of King’s original statement.

Zambia: 'Henry Banda Using Two Passports'

[Times of Zambia] KENYAN police commissioner, Mathew Iteere, has said that son of former Zambian president Rupiah Banda, Henry used two different passports for entry and exit while official records indicate that he left the East African country on November

Taipei 101 offers opportunity to take romance to the next level

Taipei (The China Post/ANN) – How much does it cost for a person to declare his/her love at the top of the world, in addition to substantial courage? For once

Winter Classic at Big House

The Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs will begin 2013 by renewing their rivalry at one of North America’s most iconic stadiums.

New Wave contest to leave Jurmala

RIGA – The international pop-music contest and festival ”New Wave” will not take place in the Latvian coastal resort city of Jurmala anymore, because all cooperation possibilities with Jurmala City Council have been exhausted and its organizers will choose some other city as the festival venue; Riga is …

The idol's mom, the underage boy and the media

The recent arrest of the mother of a Japanese pop idol for sex with a minor raises questions on how the media here handles such high-profile cases. Usually, if someone who is related to a tarento (TV personality), …

Google considers opening retail store in Ireland

RETAIL Google may open store in Ireland Google may open its first stand-alone retail store at its European headquarters in Dublin, according to a filing by the world’s most popular search engine. The Google Store would… Presented By: Chicago Booth Business Forecast”   Ads …

The Last Word: If Harry can't get England out of jail, we may as well throw away the key

Many years ago, before Sven and his harem, Steve and his brolly and Fabio and his captain – before Glenn and his reincarnation and Kevin and his cubicle even – a…

Sun newspaper staff among eight arrested in police probe

Authorities arrested eight people Saturday — including five journalists of Britain’s bestselling Sun newspaper — as part of an inquiry into alleged illegal payments to police and officials.

Now an NDP MP, former Nfld. columnist Ryan Cleary stands by past Quebec bashing

His writings for a St. John’s newspaper and his blog were aimed to stir debate, he says

Taliban threatens Prince Harry with death, capture

The Taliban says it is gunning for Prince Harry just days after Britain’s defence ministry confirmed that the 27-year-old royal will redeploy to Afghanistan.

Mixing porn and politics in India?

It isn’t everyday that video from inside a routine legislative session causes an uproar big enough to force three politicians to resign all at once but that is just what happened in South India after video surfaced of Indian ministers watching what appeared to…

The politics behind the world’s hard rock mining industry

With “fracking” and coal mining disasters dominating the news cycles, it seems hard rock mining gets less attention from the media. For communities across the globe, however, hard rock mining is a loaded issue. From Northern Michigan to Mongolia, mining the earth for scarce minerals …

What happened to the money?

In the months following the revolution generous pledges of economic assistance were made to Egypt but little has so far materialised. Niveen Wahish finds out why

World Trade Center cost rises to $14.8B

The agency that is building the new World Trade Center is “dysfunctional” and has let costs get out of control on the $14.8 billion project, auditors said Tuesday.

IMF, Greece continue talks to finalize bailout

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund and Greek authorities continue talks to finalize details of a new rescue package following an agreement among the country’s …

Video: The business week ahead in Asia

An expected spike in new loans in China to cushion slower growth, yuan monitored as Vice President visits U.S. while Bank of Japan meets on back of bad Q4 news for economy.

South Africa unloved at its own mining party

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – The industry executives who pile into Cape Town every year for the annual African mining conference love the sun, wine and stunning mountain backdrop the venue provides. But South Africa’s…

Stronger US economy sparks robust trade flows – Globe and Mail

Bloomberg Stronger US economy sparks robust trade flows Globe and Mail While Greece plunged deeper into chaos, the US Commerce Department released data showing US imports surged at the…

Malawi: Government Finally Moves On Male Circumcision

[PlusNews] Lilongwe – Clement Zulu never thought he would be circumcised. A Christian from the north of Malawi, Zulu was among millions of Malawians who believed the

Unity begins media campaign to get people to vote “against” in language referendum

RIGA – The leading coalition party, Unity, has begun a media campaign to get people to vote “against” Russian becoming an official language in the upcoming referendum.

Quake stadium may host women's U-20 games

A stadium hit by a massive earthquake last March is one of candidate venues for the under-20 women’s football World Cup to be hosted by Japan this summer, the country’s football chief said Thursday

Leading 'lambs' to slaughter

On 10 April 2002, then British prime minister Tony Blair told the House of Commons, “Saddam Hussein’s regime is… developing weapons of mass destruction, and we cannot leave him doing so unchecked.”

Headlines in British papers after Capello resigns

A list of some headlines in the British papers a day after Fabio Capello resigned as England coach and Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp was cleared of tax evasion charges: — – — “‘Arryvederci” — The Sun. — – — “England expects.” — The Times. — – — “Harry walks, Fabio runs.” — The Times back page.

Germany's hard line pushes euro zone to the edge

As austerity bites in Greece, anti-German sentiment intensifies and is likely to spread to other EU countries

Female presidential candidate encounters Mexico’s machismo on campaign trail

Josefina Vazquez Mota also must overcome voter dissatisfaction with National Action Party’s handling of drug war

120 ships trapped in Europe's icy waters

Europe remained gripped by frigid temperatures and snow Friday, with the icy weather closing much of the Danube River to shipping and disrupting travel across the region.

Ice grips Europe's waterways as deadly cold lingers

Europe remained gripped by frigid temperatures and snow Friday, with the icy weather closing much of the Danube River to shipping and disrupting travel across the region.

Britain's media ethics inquiry: the story so far

J.K. Rowling described how press intrusion made her feel like a hostage, Hugh Grant traded insults with a newspaper editor and a former tabloid reporter insisted that only evildoers had any need of

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