Friday, October 21, 2016

Clinton jabs at Trump's campaign manager [15]  ar  bg  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  no  pl  pt  ru  sl  sv  hu

cnn 7:03:00 AM CEST

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U.S. has few good options for response to Philippines' Duterte [10]  da  de  fr  sv

By Yeganeh Torbati and David Brunnstrom. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration has few good options and limited leverage as it struggles to craft a response to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's increasingly hostile rhetoric towards the United States and his warm embrace of China.

news-yahoo 1:15:00 AM CEST

EU leaders stop short of sanctioning Russia over Aleppo [9]  ar  bg  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  pl  ru  sl  sv  tr  hu

Nimmo researches Russian disinformation efforts and says this is a particular problem in particularly the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. "There are real concerns about the situation there," he said. "Plus on top of that you've got more and more obvious Russian interference in the US election....

deutschewelle-sw 6:03:00 AM CEST

IS attacks Iraqi city of Kirkuk and power plant amid Mosul fight Militants attacked targets in and around the northern... [5]  ar  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  pt  ru  sv  tr  hu

Multiple explosions meanwhile rocked the city and gun battles were under way, said witnesses in Kirkuk. Much of the fighting was centred on a government compound in the city. IS said its fighters were behind the attack, which the extremist group said targeted the Iraqi government. The claim was carried by the IS-run Aamaq news agency.

belfasttelegraph 10:42:00 AM CEST

Several injured after 6.6-magnitude quake, aftershocks hit western Japan [5]  de  fr  nl  sl  hu  ru

TOKYO, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Several people were reportedly injured after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 and a number of aftershocks rocked Tottori prefecture and other areas in western Friday. Japan The major temblor was centered in the central part of the Tottori prefecture, with the epicenter at a latitude of 35.

xinhuanet_en 3:10:00 PM CEST

Canada walks out of trade talks with "incapable" EU [4]  bg  da  de  es  fr  nl  no  pl  ro  sl  sv  hu

By Philip Blenkinsop. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Canada's trade minister walked out of talks in Belgium on Friday, declaring that the European Union was incapable of sealing a planned transatlantic free trade deal designed to boost growth in both economies. All 28 EU governments support the Comprehensive....

news-yahoo 6:43:00 PM CEST

Asia shares drift lower as investors factor in Fed rate hike [4]  da  de  fr  sl  hu  sv

HONG KONG (AP) — Asia stock markets drifted lower Friday as investors bet that the Fed is closer to rate hike because of the brightening U.S. corporate and economic outlook. Oil slid as the dollar rallied on hopes for more European monetary stimulus. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.

news-yahoo 8:10:00 AM CEST

Revenue: President stresses on expanding tax base [4]  da  fa

ISLAMABAD: President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain said that the government needs to increase tax revenue in order to raise the standard of living in the country, adding that the business community needed to cooperate in achieving the development goal. He said this while talking to a delegation of the....

tribune 12:20:00 AM CEST

Typhoon Haima kills 12, destroys rice fields in Philippines, takes aim at Hong Kong [3]  da  fr  sv

A resident uses a bamboo raft to bring to safety a goat after it was trapped following the flooding brought about by Super Typhoon Haima which lashes Vigan township, Ilocos Sur province in northern Philippines on Thursday. (Source: PTI) Typhoon Haima, the strongest storm to hit the Philippines in....

expressindia 11:54:00 AM CEST

At least four dead in attack on refugee boat near Libya [3]  fr  nl  fa  hu

Armed men attacked an overcrowded dinghy carrying refugees off Libya, leaving at least four dead and up to 25 missing, the , said. The group said the Italian coastguard had sent a Sea Watch rescue ship and a diverted oil tanker to help a dinghy in distress in international waters, 14 nautical miles off Libya, early on Friday.

aljazeera-en 5:28:00 PM CEST

In the West Bank, Samaritans provide a sanctuary [3]  ar

MOUNT GERIZIM, West Bank (AP) " In one of the tensest corners of the West Bank, Israeli settlers and Palestinians live in separate worlds. But there is a spot on the top of a mountain that connects them both: a village of Samaritans. To get there, Israelis drive up a steep, winding road, near....

nzherald 9:02:00 AM CEST

MTN denies illegal transfer of $14 bn from Nigeria [3]  ru

South Africa’s MTN has denied it illegally transferred $13.9 billion from Nigeria in the latest scandal to hit the telecom firm in its largest market in the continent. The Johannesburg-based firm is facing a parliamentary probe over accusations it connived with senior Nigerian officials to move the....

ngrguardiannews 2:07:00 PM CEST

Internet disrupted across Canada, U.S. as key firm gets hit by cyberattack [2]  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  pl  pt  sl  sv  bg  hu  no

The level of disruption was difficult to gauge, but Dyn provides internet traffic management and optimization services to some of the biggest names on the web, including Twitter, Netflix and Visa. Critically, Dyn provides domain name services, which translate the human-readable addresses such as ȁ#x201c;twitter.

TorontoStar 11:18:00 PM CEST

Venezuela electoral body suspends referendum drive, angering opposition [2]  de  es  pt  ar  fa  pl

CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s electoral council last night suspended the next phase of a recall referendum against unpopular President Nicolas Maduro, drawing fire from the opposition. Citing court orders, the electoral body said a signature drive planned for next week was suspended.

stabroeknews 8:11:00 AM CEST

Indian bank authorities say 3.2 million debit cards hacked [2]  ar  de  hu

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian banks scrambled Friday to contain the damage after finding that more than 3.2 million debit cards may have been hacked. Several banks, including the government-run State Bank of India, advised customers to change their personal identification numbers.

AP 2:08:00 PM CEST

German pharma, transport sectors to feel most Brexit pain [2]  bg  de  sl  sv  da  hu  pl

Germany’s pharmaceutical and transport industries – including the aerospace and rail construction businesses – are likely to suffer most from Britain leaving the European Union, a study showed on Thursday. The Mannheim-based ZEW think tank found these sectors were the most exposed in Germany to the....

cyprusweekly 5:34:00 AM CEST

Funeral to be held for rugby coach Anthony Foley Rugby coach Anthony Foley, who died suddenly at the weekend, will be laid to rest today... [2]  fr  nl

Thousands filed patiently on Thursday evening to bid a final farewell to the Munster and Ireland great as his remains reposed in the church before spending a last night at the family home. The Munster head coach died, aged 42, in the team hotel in Paris, just hours before his side were due to play Racing 92 in the European Champions Cup.

belfasttelegraph 10:12:00 AM CEST

UPDATE 1-Azerbaijan, slashing forecast, says economy to shrink 2.8 pct this year [2]

(Adds quotes, details, background) By Nailia Bagirova BAKU Oct 21 Oil and gas exporter Azerbaijan said on Friday its economy would contract by 2.8 percent this year, dramatically revising down its previous forecast, which was for gross domestic product to grow 1.8 percent in 2016.

reuters 6:34:00 PM CEST

50 Years on, UK Marks Mine Disaster That Killed 128 Children [2]  ar  da  de  es  fr  no

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 1966 file photo, rescue workers shovel the wet coal waste 28 hours after it slipped down the man-made mountain of coal waste and engulfed the Pantglas Junior School, and some houses, in Aberfan, Wales. Fifty years ago on Friday Oct.

ABCnews 7:13:00 PM CEST

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