Thursday, November 15, 2018

What might Brexit actually look like? [16]  ar  bg  da  de  es  fa  fr  it  nl  no  pl  pt  ro  sl  sv  sw  tr  hu  ru

LONDON -- The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on March 29 next year. Though Britain voted in 2016 to exit the bloc, how -- and even if -- that will happen remains unclear. The U.K.'s future relationship with the EU is also uncertain. Here are three possible scenarios: The government's proposal passes.

CBSnews 8:56:00 PM CET

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Despite global outcry, Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh to begin this week [5]  nl

TEHRAN _ With the long-planned repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh set to begin this week, international aid groups have warned that deportation, given current conditions in Myanmar, cannot possibly be voluntary, safe and dignified. Bangladeshi authorities plan to begin repatriating....

tehrantimes 8:52:00 AM CET

Trump Picks Retired General To Fill Vacancy As Ambassador To Saudi Arabia [3]  bg  de  es  fa  fr  nl  pl  pt  sl  sv  hu  no

President Donald Trump has nominated retired Army Gen. John Abizaid to fill President Donald Trump has nominated retired Army Gen. John Abizaid to fill the long-vacant job of U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia amid tensions over the killing of journalist The four-star general, now a fellow at Stanford....

news-yahoo 12:44:00 AM CET

California wildfires: 'If this town recovers, it will take years' [3]  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  ru  sv

Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground against the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century on Thursday, as the search went on for more bodies. At least 56 people were killed in the Northern fire and 300 were unaccounted for a week after the flames swept through Butte County.

aljazeera-en 9:46:00 PM CET

Israeli coalition on brink after ‘capitulation’ in Gaza [3]  ar  da  de  fr  nl  pt  ru  tr  hu

Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, was scrambling to salvage his coalition last night after a senior minister resigned from his cabinet. Avigdor Lieberman, the defence minister, announced earlier that he would step down in protest over the terms of a ceasefire deal that Israel arranged with Hamas, the Palestinian movement.

thetimes 1:16:00 AM CET

South China Sea [3]  da  sv  ar  de

02 Oct 2018 04:09 GMT China condemns US for South China Sea operation Sail-by the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as Beijing's efforts to limit freedom of navigation. 28 Sep 2018 15:55 GMT Wang Yi: China not seeking to displace US as top power Chinese foreign minister says Beijing....

aljazeera-en 7:57:00 AM CET

New York Times: How Facebook’s leaders fought through crisis [3]  bg  da  de  fr  nl  no  pt  ru  sv  hu  pl  sl

Sheryl Sandberg was seething. Inside Facebook’s Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters, top executives gathered in the glass-walled conference room of its founder, Mark Zuckerberg. It was September 2017, more than a year after Facebook engineers discovered suspicious Russia-linked activity on its site, an....

kyivpost 8:45:00 PM CET

Uzbekistan looking for partners in Pakistan [3]  fa  no

app-en 2:27:00 PM CET

Wayne Rooney's final England game meant as much to him as his first - he bowed out with pride [3]  bg  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  no  pt  hu

He came off the bench for his England debut, he came off the bench for his 120th and final cap. Now with a bit more hair, granted, but with the same pride. Ceremonial or not, this, make no mistake, meant as much to Wayne Rooney as that first appearance for his country 15 years and nine months ago.

themirror 11:27:00 PM CET

Might is not Right [3]  ar  da  de  fr  nl  pt  sl  sv  hu

It would be easy to miss, given the focus on Brexit, but there have been some serious developments relating to the European Union and its future. There has long been a desire among ardent Europhiles for a more federalised EU. Even allowing for proposals such as the common consolidated corporate tax....

thetimes 1:16:00 AM CET

Michael Avenatti arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of domestic violence [2]  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  no  pl  ru  sl  sv  hu  tr

Michael Avenatti, attorney for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, leaves Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Division after being arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, in Culver City Credit: Reuters M ichael Avenatti, the lawyer representing porn star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles....

telegraph 5:14:00 AM CET

Taliban kill 30 Afghan security forces [2]

Major assaults by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan's western province of Farah bordering Iran, mounted with the aim of weakening the government's grip on the region, have killed at least 30 Afghan security forces, officials said yesterday. The Taliban have ramped up attacks in strategic provinces....

thedailystarBD 9:25:00 PM CET

Iran [2]  fa  fr

USA Today - Iran executes men for hoarding gold coins amid currency crisis Vahid Mazloumin and Mohammad Esmail Ghasemi were convicted of "spreading corruption on Earth" and executed by hanging. Check out this story on A noose hung up by Iranians living in exile in Germany is seen....

topix 9:17:00 PM CET

Former Macedonian Leader Seeks Asylum in Hungary to Avoid Prison [2]  bg  hu

. His government made it a crime to even assist people in the country applying for asylum. So it was somewhat awkward this week when the former prime minister of Macedonia — Nikola Gruevski, who was supposed to begin a two-year prison sentence on Monday after being convicted of abuse of power —....

nytimes 9:31:00 PM CET

John Lewis Christmas advert's REAL star - baby Elton John played by adorable 4-year-old [2]  bg  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  pt  ro  sv

The John Lewis Christmas advert is finally here - and while Elton John is the focal point, the real star of the show is the little boy who plays him. Freddie Henderson has found himself thrust into the spotlight after playing the youngest incarnation of Reginald Kenneth Dwight - also known as Sir Elton Hercules John.

themirror 1:11:00 AM CET

Fed's Powell - U.S. 'really strong' even with housing, other risks to watch [2]  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  pl  ru  sl  sv  hu  tr

DALLAS (Reuters) - A "really strong" U.S. economy is likely to continue growing, but softness in housing and high levels of corporate debt have caught the Federal Reserve's eye, Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday. Powell, quizzed by Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan in an....

euronews-en 4:29:00 AM CET

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un tests new 'cutting-edge' weapon [2]  fa  ru  sv

oversaw the testing of a newly developed weapon which has been 'researched and developed for a long time', according to state media. North Korea's Central Broadcasting Station did not specify exactly what kind of weapon it was - but said the test was successful, according to Yonhap.

themirror 11:57:00 PM CET

South Sudan, UNESCO launch skills upgrade roadmap for youth [2]  nl

JUBA, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan's ministry of labour in partnership with the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Wednesday unveiled a three-year vocational training and skills development roadmap for the youth to boost their employability and ability to become self-reliant.

xinhuanet_en 12:34:00 AM CET

Xi departs for APEC meeting, state visits to PNG, Brunei, Philippines [2]

President Xi Jinping left Beijing Thursday for state visits to Papua New Guinea, Brunei and the Philippines, and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting at Papua New Guinea's capital city of Port Moresby. During Xi's stay in Papua New Guinea, he will also meet with....

chinabroadcast 3:59:00 AM CET

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