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Singapore condemns Canada parliament shooting

The Straits Times - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Singapore has condemned the shootings that took place at Canada's National War Memorial and Parliament Hill. "Singapore condemns the shootings that took place at the National War Memorial and at Parliament Hill in Ottawa.
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Islamic State crisis: Coalition's Syria strikes 'kill 553'

BBC News - ‎10 minutes ago‎
US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, UK-based activists say. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 464 IS fighters, 57 other militants and 32 civilians have died.
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Kenny G hits sour note in China

Independent Online - ‎5 minutes ago‎
IOL pic oct23 Hong Kong Democracy Protest Kenny G Associated Press Jazz saxophonist Kenny G performs in Taipei, Taiwan. File picture: Chiang Ying-ying.
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'Fearbola' Spreads as Virus Disrupts Flights, Classes

Businessweek - ‎41 minutes ago‎
CDC Infection Control Team for the Ebola Response demonstrate the proper technique for donning protective gear during an Ebola educational session for healthcare workers at the Jacob Javits Center in New York, on Oct. 21, 2014.
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Bomb explosion kills five in Nigeria

Independent Online - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Abuja - A bomb exploded at a bus station in northern Nigeria's Bauchi state late on Wednesday, killing at least five people and wounding 12, police said.
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Sparks fly at electoral symposium

New Era - ‎3 hours ago‎
WINDHOEK - Uncertainty around the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in next month's general election sparked bitter verbal confrontations at a symposium hosted by the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) this week.

UPM condemns land grabbing

New Era - ‎3 hours ago‎
WINDHOEK - The United Peoples Movement (UPM) has strongly condemned the alleged land grabbing at Groot-Aub. In a speech read recently at Groot Aub, Jan van Wyk, the UPM national chairperson said land grabbing continued unabated at Groot Aub ...
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Malema brawl caught on camera

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Johannesburg - AfriForum has posted CCTV footage on YouTube in which EFF leader Julius Malema can be seen pushing a man inside a fast food restaurant in Tzaneen, Limpopo, in August.
Afriforum to lay charges against Malema
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SABC board chair heads to court - ‎3 hours ago‎
The SABC board's chairperson Ellen Tshabalala has reportedly approached the Western Cape High Court to prevent Parliament from suspending her.
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Thuli to help bring back SA bodies? - ‎4 hours ago‎
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has said that her office can intervene if the families of the Lagos building collapse victims need assistance in bringing the bodies back home.
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Alleged: Mexican mayor 'masterminded' disappearance of 43 students

Washington Post - ‎14 minutes ago‎
The last time anyone saw the 43 college students abducted in southwestern Mexico last month, they were being crammed into patrol cars in Iguala, a town some 125 miles from Mexico City.
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Iran, Sextet Hold 2nd Day of Expert Talks

Tasnim News Agency - ‎10 minutes ago‎
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A new round of expert-level talks between delegations from Iran and the group of six world powers entered the second day in a row in Vienna as the negotiating parties try to sort out differences over various issues to secure a ...
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'New phase' in Swedes' sub hunt - ‎3 hours ago‎
STOCKHOLM - A six-day-long search for a suspected submarine in Swedish territorial waters near the capital of Stockholm entered a "new phase" Wednesday, the Swedish military said.
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Chariot Oil ends licence in Northern Namibian blocks

Energy Voice - ‎1 hour ago‎
Atlantic-focused explorer Chariot Oil will not extend its current exploration licence in the Northern Blocks of offshore Namibia. The company said they will not apply for further use of blocks 1811A&B when the license ends on October 26.

SA September inflation slows to 5,9%

Namibian - ‎5 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's headline consumer inflation slowed to 5,9% year on year in September, below market expectations of 6,1% and compared to 6,4% in August, data from Statistics South Africa showed yesterday.
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Mark Zuckerberg Wows Audience by Speaking Chinese - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Facebook CEO apologized for his Mandarin but tried out his new language skills on students at Beijing's Tsinghua University. About Us · Careers · Contact · Privacy Policy - UPDATED · Terms of Service · Site Map · Advertise · Ad Choices · Outlook.
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Google unveils new email service inbox

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
iol scitech oct 23 Google Gmail Management Tool AP The application is designed to make it easier for its Gmail users to find and manage important information that can often become buried in their inboxes.
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Nokia reports strong profits from networks

The Star Online - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Nokia's total underlying operating profit for the July-September period rose as much as 32% from the previous quarter to €457mil (US$578mil) - AFP Photo.
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Twitter announces Digits, an alternative to passwords

Times of India - ‎35 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI: Twitter at its first-ever developer conference, named Flight, announced a new service called Digits that will allow users to log into apps on their mobile devices without user ID and password.

Catty Cat leaves footprint

Informante - ‎4 hours ago‎
Award winning Hip Hop artist Curtis Popyeni Yearwood popularly known as Catty Catt passed away on Monday at the Katutura State Hospital in Windhoek after being hospitalised there for an unknown ailment.
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Falcons Eye Banyana Revenge - ‎Oct 21, 2014‎
Nigeria's Super Falcons head into Wednesday's semifinal clash against South Africa's Banyana Banyana seeking retribution for being knocked out at the same stage by the same opponent two years ago.
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Misbah ul-Haq (AFP)

SPORT24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dubai - Pakistan continued to bat solidly despite losing skipper Misbah-ul Haq as they reached 328-5 at lunch on the second day of the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Thursday.
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Groups seek 'fair' EU emissions deal for Ireland

Irish Times - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Environmental activists dressed up as corporate lobbyists protest at the European summit in Brussels where government leaders are meeting for negotiations on climate targets.
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With discovery of the rest of the beast, "it's pretty goofy." - ‎3 hours ago‎
Deinocheirus mirificus, a weird mix of Barney and Jar Jar Binks. MICHAEL SKREPNICK / Nature Publishing Group. Travel Deals. $746* & up -- Winter Fares to Europe from the U.S.
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Watch: Russian cosmonauts jettison unneeded antennas on successful spacewalk - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two Russian cosmonauts wrapped up a speedy, 3-and-a-half hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Wednesday to replace science experiments and jettison two unneeded antennas.
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NASA opens SoundCloud account - ‎23 minutes ago‎
The collection is pretty much an audio history of the Space Race, featuring the sound of Sputnik's beeping, President John F Kennedy's moon speech and Neil Armstrong's "one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind".
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Ebola outbreak: Pharmaceutical companies expect first doses of vaccine to be ...

ABC Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
Two of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies plan to work together to speed production of millions of Ebola vaccines, with the first doses expected to be used by healthcare workers before the end of this year.
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Touch a receipt and you'll absorb tons of BPA

Futurity: Research News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
You may want to think twice about handling a cash register receipt, especially if you've just slathered on some hand sanitizer or lotion.
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Local dealerships “go pink” for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is about more than just wearing pink. It's about educating the general public about a disease that one in eight women will be diagnosed with in their lifetime.
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Latest updates / US to track all arrivals from Ebola-hit nations

Haaretz - ‎4 hours ago‎
Health workers transport the body of a person suspected to have died of the Ebola virus in Port Loko Community, situated on the outskirts of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Tuesday, October 21, 2014.
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