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In Iran-West nuclear talks, a new deadline is a lifeline

Christian Science Monitor - ‎11 minutes ago‎
By not walking away from their talks after the Nov. 24 deadline, Iran and the US-led big powers indicate progress has been made amid a rising level of trust.

Was Chuck Hagel a Failure or a Scapegoat?

New York Times (blog) - ‎10 minutes ago‎
After two years at the Pentagon, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has resigned - or as many observers put it, “resigned,” in quotes.

The Ferguson Grand Jury Has Reached a Decision — Now We're Just Waiting to ... - ‎11 minutes ago‎
A St. Louis County grand jury has reportedly reached a decision about whether or not to indict Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who in August shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager.

Two NATO Troops, 6 Civilians Killed in Afghan Bombings

U.S. News & World Report - ‎1 hour ago‎
The attacks came a day after a suicide bomber killed dozens at a volleyball tournament. Afghan children are treated at a Paktika hospital after a suicide attack in the Yahyakhail district.

​Rare footage shows Black Seadevil, perhaps the deep sea's freakiest looking fish

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in Moss Landing, Calif., have produced what they believe to be the only video footage of the bizarre and scary looking anglerfish in its natural habitat 1,900 feet below the surface of the bay.

Women not equal to men - Erdogan

Irish Independent - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has set off a new controversy by declaring that women are not equal to men and accusing feminists of not understanding the special status that Islam attributes to mothers.

Wahab promises improved infrastructure, living standard for Lagos residents

Nigerian Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
ALL Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirant, Mr Adetokunbo Philip Wahab, has assured of unprecedented infrastructure development and improved living condition for all residents of Lagos State, if elected as governor in 2015.

Kashamu Lambasts Obsanjo

NAIJ.COM - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Organisation and Mobilisation Committee chairman in the South West, Prince Buruji Kashamu, has lambasted former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his comments on President Goodluck Jonathan's administration.

FG Bans Use Of Phones, Indecent Dressing In Prisons

Daily Times Nigeria - ‎6 hours ago‎
Following the series of attempted jailbreak across the country, the Federal Government has barred the use of phones and indecent dressing.

South Africa: ANC Looks to Learn from Chinese Communist Party

TIME - ‎1 hour ago‎
Then-South African Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing last year. Motlanthe has been announced as the principal of the planned ANC leadership school.

Anambra gets N164.496b budget proposal for 2015

WorldStage - ‎1 hour ago‎
WorldStage Newsonline-- Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano on Monday presented appropriation bill of N164.496 billion to the state's House Assembly for 2015 fiscal year, as increase of 3.17 percent over the figure of 159.469 billion for 2014.

Multi-disciplinary team to work with Reiger park community

Times LIVE - ‎2 hours ago‎
Makhura also made a pledge to the families that justice would be served regarding their children's death. File photo. Image by: Gallo Images / Sowetan / Peter Mogaki.

Modise's Marikana order unlawful - Malema lawyer

News24 - ‎2 hours ago‎
Cape Town - Counsel for EFF leader Julius Malema argued on Monday that his eviction from Parliament by Thandi Modise for saying the ANC "murdered" miners at Marikana was unlawful.

Court marries PF poll injunctions

Zambia Daily Mail - ‎18 minutes ago‎
THE Lusaka High Court has consolidated two applications for an injunction filed by Patriotic Front (PF) members Gershom Mumba and Mulenga Fube in which the two have sought a court ruling on how the political party should select its presidential candidate ...

No country is immune from human trafficking -- UN report

Jamaica Observer - ‎17 minutes ago‎
VIENNA, Austria (CMC) - A new United Nations report on Trafficking in Persons (TIP) is warning that much more needs to be done to deal with the situation and that no country is immune from TIP.

Tamir Rice shooting: two Cleveland police officers placed on leave - ‎20 minutes ago‎
The chief of police in the US city of Cleveland has defended the conduct of an officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy who was wielding a replica handgun.

Swiss museum to accept Nazi art trove

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
BERLIN: A Swiss museum said on Monday that it would accept a German recluse's bequest of a trove of over 1,000 artworks hoarded during the Nazi era.

China to continue building on disputed islands, PLA general says

Chicago Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
HONG KONG - China's land reclamation work on a reef in a disputed island chain in the South China Sea is justified and will continue, a retired People's Liberation Army Major General said in an interview with state media.

American Tower Corporation signs agreement to acquire Bharti Airtel's Tower ...

Equity Bulls - ‎2 hours ago‎
American Tower Corporation (American Tower) (NYSE: AMT) and Bharti Airtel Limited (BSE: 532454) have entered into a definitive agreement, through Bharti Airtel Limited's subsidiary company, Bharti Airtel International (Netherlands) BV (Airtel), for the sale ...

Diamond Bank Says $310m Rights Issue Fully Subscribed

Ventures Africa - ‎8 hours ago‎
VENTURES AFRICA - Nigerian top tier lender, Diamond Bank, has announced that its $310 million rights issue recorded a 100 percent subscription, in what industry analysts say is a good news for the bank.

Shell investigates source of leak of oil pipeline in Nigeria - ‎1 hour ago‎
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) says it is investigating the source of a leak at Okolo Launch in Eastern Niger Delta which occurred near the 24” and the 28” TNP.

FRSC Not Revenue Generating Agency - Oyeyemi - ‎16 hours ago‎
During the week, the Corp Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, paid a courtesy call at the corporate headquarters of Independent Newspapers Limited in Lagos.

Africa Clinches 880 Million in Mobile Subscriptions in Q3 2014

Vanguard - ‎Nov 23, 2014‎
As the proliferation of mobile technology continues grow in geometric progression, latest comprehensive update on mobile trends leveraging big data from live networks worldwide by Ericsson Mobility has revealed that Africa has topped 880 million in mobile ...

World Cup Sponsor Coke Adds To FIFA's Woes By Publicly Criticizing Its ...

Businessinsider India - ‎10 hours ago‎
Coca-Cola has become the first tier-one sponsor of the World Cup to publicly criticize FIFA for its handling of the investigation into corruption over the bidding process for the 2018 tournament in Russia and 2022 competition in Qatar, according to a report in ...

Cristiano Ronaldo Makes the Difference in Real Madrid Win over Eibar

Bleacher Report - ‎Nov 22, 2014‎
The match was a real-life depiction of David v Goliath: the lowest budget in the league against the highest. Per Marco Ruiz of AS, Eibar's seasonal budget of €15.6 million is nearly 34 times smaller than Madrid's (€530 million).

Cold hard facts: Underwater robot measures Antarctic sea ice

Reuters - ‎19 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON Nov 24 (Reuters) - Measuring the thickness of Antarctic sea ice, an important gauge of environmental conditions in this remote polar region in a time of global climate change, has proven to be a tricky task.

LETTER: Global Warming - the sequel

South Jersey Local News - ‎1 hour ago‎
They are at again! Environmentalists, scientists and politicians are determined to scare the ill informed that unless so-called carbon emissions are reduced the world is doomed to a Noah scale disaster.

Authorities in Peru investigate mysterious deaths of 500 sea lions

ModVive - ‎22 minutes ago‎
As of Sunday, authorities in Peru have been investigating the mysterious deaths of around 500 sea lions discovered on the northern coast.

Climate Change This Week: Lightning Increasing, Solar Cloth, and More!

Huffington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Stephen Colbert takes the Polar Plunge here, highlighting the dim lights who don't understand how global warming can create both extremely cold and hot weather.

Health Workers' Strike Claim 3 Patients At UITH

Leadership Newspapers - ‎6 hours ago‎
Three patients on admission at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) have lost their lives to the two weeks old industrial action embarked upon by the Joint Health Staff Union (JOHESU).

Gastroesophageal reflux disease may cause short sleep duration

Clinical Advisor - ‎3 hours ago‎
Nearly 20% of adult patients are affected by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is a chronic disease characterized by the reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus.
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