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Suicide blast at Afghan volleyball game kills 50

The Nation - ‎20 minutes ago‎
KHOST - Around 50 people were killed and 60 others wounded when a suicide blast ripped through crowds gathered to watch a volleyball game in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said.
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Theresa May says 'no ifs, no buts' pledge on migration likely to fail

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Theresa May has issued the clearest declaration by the government yet that it will fail to deliver David Cameron's “no ifs, no buts” pledge to reduce net migration to the tens of thousands by the general election next year.
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BHP Looks at Copper Expansions as Forecasts Deficit From 2018

Businessweek - ‎42 minutes ago‎
BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP), operator of the world's biggest copper mine, is studying options to raise output as it forecasts looming power and water shortages for some producers will spur a deficit from 2018.
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Putin breaks silence on family to say daughters live in Russia - ‎59 minutes ago‎
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is fiercely protective of his private life, said on Sunday that his two daughters - who had reportedly lived abroad with their foreign partners - now live in Moscow.
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Police find 1700 voter cards inside bush

The Punch - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Lagos State Police Command has recovered no fewer than 1,700 Voter Cards believed to have been hidden by unknown persons inside a bush in the Seme, Badagry area of Lagos.
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APC Presidential Primaries: The Odds Against Buhari

THISDAY Live - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Many opposition party members, including numerous other Nigerians, seem to have the erroneous notion that the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket is just for the picking by General Muhammadu Buhari.
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'We won't be dictated to'

Times LIVE - ‎4 hours ago‎
Cosatu general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Friday there was a "small window of opportunity" for unity to be restored to Cosatu and that Numsa should be reinstated immediately.
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Tunisians vote in presidential election - ‎59 minutes ago‎
TUNIS: Tunisians voted on Sunday in their first presidential election since the 2011 revolution that sparked the Arab Spring, in a ballot set to round off an often fraught transition to democracy.
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Military Gets Key Posts in Burkina Faso's New Cabinet

Voice of America - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Burkina Faso's military has held on to powerful posts in a new Cabinet unveiled Sunday, three weeks after the army took over in the wake of a popular revolt.
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China Stock-Index Futures Rally After First Rate Cut Since 2012

Businessweek - ‎18 minutes ago‎
China’s stock-index futures rallied after the central bank cut benchmark interest rates for the first time since July 2012.
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PRECIOUS-Gold retains gains, firm above $1200 on China rate cut

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
SINGAPORE, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Gold traded firmly above $1,200 an ounce on Monday, retaining gains from the previous session on hopes that a surprise rate cut in China would boost demand for bullion in the top consumer.
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Winners And Losers Of Oil War - OpEd

Eurasia Review - ‎1 hour ago‎
In less than one year crude oil prices have come down by more than 30 percent and it is expected that the downward trend will continue for a while.
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Black Friday Success Could Indicate Deeper Woes For Retailers

Forbes - ‎44 minutes ago‎
The predictions for this week's retail holiday sales kickoff are rosy, but they may reveal the deeper problems that retailers face all year long.
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CGN Power Seeks $3.2 Billion in Biggest Hong Kong IPO in 2 Years

Businessweek - ‎42 minutes ago‎
The stand of China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) is seen during a fair in Fuzhou city, southeast China's Fujian province, on 18 June 2014.
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Cyber espionage Malware Identified by Symantec

WallStreet OTC - ‎14 minutes ago‎
A cyber espionage malware piece was identified by the researchers of computer security company, Symantec. Traces of the sophisticated malware called 'Regin' date back to at least 2008.
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Hands on: Sony PlayStation TV

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Sony's tiny set-top box aims to deliver much of what's missing from the PlayStation 4, but falls short. The PlayStation 4 might be designed to be the mother of all games consoles, but it feels like a major step backwards if you valued the wider entertainment ...
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Judge Cote Rubber-Stamps Apple Settlement

Publishers Lunch Deluxe (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
In a hearing Friday morning Judge Denise Cote approved the settlement agreed upon between Apple, the plaintiff states, and the consumer class.
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Is your PC spying on you?

The Australian Financial Review - ‎4 hours ago‎
The human rights group is so concerned about government-sponsored computer surveillance, it's teamed up with the Digitale Gesellschaft, Electronic Frontier Foundation and Privacy International to release the free counter measure, which will scan your PC ...
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BBA Hotshots take to recording studio

Zambia Daily Mail - ‎Nov 22, 2014‎
THE addition of ex-Big Brother Africa (BBA) housemates to add flavour to the current Season 9 Hotshots edition of BBA seems to have resonated well with the African audience, but today the ex-housemates will be leaving the Hotshots to carry on with the ...
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Swiss museum expected to accept art trove amassed under Nazis

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
A self-portrait of the German painter Otto Dix is beamed onto a wall during a news conference held by the Augsburg state prosecutor Reinhard Nemetz and expert art historian Meike Hoffmann from the Berlin Free University in Augsburg some 60km (38 miles) ...
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Marcelo: People are jealous of Real Madrid star Ronaldo - ‎13 hours ago‎
Real Madrid defender Marcelo says people are jealous of team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, who set another La Liga record this weekend. The Fifa Ballon d'Or winner netted twice in Saturday's 4-0 win against Eibar to become the first player to score against ...
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Matchday 12: Statistical Review

Bundesliga - official website - ‎2 hours ago‎
Activating the social buttons transfers information to Facebook, Twitter or Google in the USA, where it may be stored. Bastian Schweinsteiger (l.
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World Bank warns on development risk

Business Spectator - ‎30 minutes ago‎
As the planet warms further, heat-waves and other weather extremes that today occur once in hundreds of years, if ever, would become the “new climate normal", creating a world of increased risks and instability.
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MBARI Team captures amazing video of Black Seadevil

News Tonight Africa - ‎1 hour ago‎
A deep-sea anglerfish has been spotted by the researchers at California's Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute during their exploration of the Monterey Canyon.
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Cape Verde Volcano Pico do Fogo Erupts

NDTV - ‎2 hours ago‎
Bissau, Guinea-Bissau: A rare eruption of Cape Verde volcano Pico do Fogo, its biggest in decades, caused the closure of the airport and evacuation of local residents, officials told state radio on Sunday.
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West Midlands Ambulance paramedic departs for Ebola mission - ‎15 hours ago‎
The first NHS staff have left for Sierra Leone to join the fight against Ebola. NHS staff training in North Yorkshire before leaving for Sierra Leone where they will combat Ebola NHS staff training in North Yorkshire before leaving for Sierra Leone to join the fight ...
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