Recent Articles

Another mosque set on fire in Sweden

Another mosque set on fire in Sweden

A fire has ripped through a mosque in southern Sweden, days after an arson attack targeted another mosque in the European country. Emergency services were called to the mosque in the southern city of Eslöv early Monday morning. State broadcaster SVT said firefighters extinguished the blaze, preventing it from spreading. No person was reportedly injured [&hellip

Liberia reports 49 new Ebola cases

Liberia reports 49 new Ebola cases

​Liberia has reported 49 new Ebola cases between December 1 and 25 in the western county of Grand Cape Mount near Sierra Leone’s border. “In a very small population, an increase in the number of (Ebola) cases raises high level of concerns that we need to take very seriously as people of Liberia and people [&hellip

Complex jobs boost cognitive abilities

Complex jobs boost cognitive abilities

Researchers have found people whose jobs require more complex work may end up having better cognitive abilities as they age. A recent study at the School of Life Sciences at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, shows regardless of IQ, people with complex jobs have longer-lasting memory and thinking abilities in old age compared to people [&hellip

AirAsia plane likely ‘at bottom of sea’

AirAsia plane likely ‘at bottom of sea’

Indonesia says the Singapore-bound AirAsia plane which went missing with over 160 passengers on board has likely crashed deep into the sea. “Based on the coordinates given to us and evaluation that the estimated crash position is in the sea, the hypothesis is the plane is at the bottom of the sea,” Bambang Soelistyo, chief [&hellip

Travel chaos as snow blankets UK

Travel chaos as snow blankets UK

Heavy snow has pummeled parts of the UK, hampering travel in different parts of the country. The snow forced the Liverpool airport to shut down and caused holiday traffic mayhem with multiple road accidents. Meanwhile, the UK’s national weather service has issued alerts for cold weather and falling snow across the country, including the east [&hellip

S Korea proposes talks with North

S Korea proposes talks with North

South Korea has offered to hold high-level talks with North Korea to address issues of “mutual concern” between Seoul and Pyongyang. South Korea’s Unification Minister Ryoo Kihl-jae said on Monday that the negotiations, which would include a reunion of the families separated by the 1950s Korean War, will be held in Seoul or Pyongyang in [&hellip

Messi to receive LFP tribute at Barcelona-Atletico clash

Messi to receive LFP tribute at Barcelona-Atletico clash

​Javier Tebes has confirmed that the LFP will pay tribute to La Liga’s all-time leading goalscorer,  Lionel Messi, at Barcelona’s meeting with Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou on January 11.  The Argentina international broke Telmo Zarra’s record of 251 goals by netting a hat-trick in his club’s 5-1 rout of Sevilla on November 22. Messi’s achievement was [&hellip

Israel goes on nabbing Palestinian kids

Israel goes on nabbing Palestinian kids

The Israeli regime proceeds with its arrest campaign against Palestinians, which has gained momentum over the past several months, Press TV reports. This comes as there are many minors among those arrested by Israeli forces, while most of them receive heavy sentences for actions like hurling stones. “The Palestinians have a right to resist the [&hellip

US drone strike kills 4 in Afghanistan

US drone strike kills 4 in Afghanistan

At least four people have been killed in a US assassination drone strike in Afghanistan’s eastern Nuristan Province. Local government officials said on Monday that the airstrike hit Nuristan’s Mandish village overnight. According to provincial governor Hafiz Abdul Qayum, the US-led forces in the Wanat Wigal district carried out the attack. Qayum also said that [&hellip

‘West should negotiate with Russia’

‘West should negotiate with Russia’

Western countries should engage in direct talks with Russia over the crisis in Ukraine and refrain from the “logic of confrontation” with Moscow, the European Union’s foreign policy chief says. The West should “begin direct discussions with Moscow over our mutual relations and the role Russia can play in other crises” apart from the Ukrainian [&hellip