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Canada shooting suspect was 'high-risk traveler': Reports

Daily Times - ‎24 minutes ago‎
OTTAWA - The gunman suspected of carrying out Wednesday's deadly shooting in Canada has been identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a 32-year-old deemed a “high-risk traveler” by intelligence services, media reports said.
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Journalist says corruption at the heart of Mexico's drug war

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Protesters have set fire to the city hall building in Iguala, Mexico, in a display of rage over the unsolved disappearances of 43 students in the southern state of Guerrero.
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Can Gmail's new Inbox app conquer yours?

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎12 minutes ago‎
You may have 79,000 unread emails, or might be very organised and have none at all. Whatever your attitude to dealing with messages, there's no escaping them.
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Middle East Updates / US-led strikes killed 553 in Syria over past 6 months

Haaretz - ‎8 minutes ago‎
32 of them civilians; Despite Nigeria truce, no news of abducted girls; Blast outside Cairo University wounds 11. By Haaretz | Oct. 23, 2014 | 9:22 AM.

Tanzania Education Network (TEN/MET)

IPPmedia - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Education stakeholders have proposed that the ongoing policy review on secondary education combinations should allow students who opt for science or arts subjects to also be allowed to take other subjects, what they are terming as 'hybrid combinations.

Zanzibar new AG sworn in

IPPmedia - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Pandu Ameir Kificho has sworn-in the newly appointed Zanzibar Attorney General (AG), Said Hassan Said.
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Thuli to help bring back SA bodies? - ‎34 minutes 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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Bill to Place HND at Par with B.Sc Passes Second Reading in the Senate

THISDAY Live - ‎2 hours ago‎
With the second reading of a bill seeking to put Nigerian polytechnics at par with the universities on Wednesday, the Senate has intensified moves to address the age-long clamour to bridge the dichotomy between the two higher institutions.
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End of the road for Oscar: Mbalula

SPORT24 - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Former soccer player and Reeva Steenkamp's friend Mark Batchelor talks candidly about Oscar Pistorius and the various run-ins the two have had in an interview a day after the former paralympian was sentenced to five years in prison for culpable homicide.
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Iranians Protest Acid Attacks on Women

Daily Beast - ‎1 hour ago‎
Thousands of Iranians took to the streets of the historic city of Isfahan on Wednesday to protest acid attacks on women. Those attacks had coincided with the passage of a law designed to protect those who correct people they deem to be acting in an ...
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MH370 wreckage may wash up on Indonesian coast: Aussie authorities

Xinhua - ‎1 hour ago‎
SYDNEY, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- Australian authorities have alerted Indonesia that wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may wash up on its coastline.
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What's lurking in Sweden's waters?

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sweden's armed forces say they are looking for a submarine spotted in the country's waters not far from Stockholm and speculation has centred on Russia.
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Juncker given the go-ahead for team of EU commissioners

BDlive - ‎2 hours ago‎
STRASBOURG - Jean-Claude Juncker won parliamentary approval for his team of European Union (EU) commissioners, pledging to craft a €300bn investment programme to help give impetus to a stagnating economy in Europe.

Mobile telephony crucial to farmers

IPPmedia - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Connected Farmers Alliance (CFA) has announced plans to create a mobile network enabled supply chain aimed at improving the productivity of low income, smallholder farmers in the country.

(ITU) S. Korea, Poland sign agreement for ICT cooperation

Yonhap News - ‎34 minutes ago‎
BUSAN, Oct. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and Poland signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) Thursday to forge stronger cooperation in the ICT sector through personnel exchanges and joint projects.
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Google Street View Takes to Tanzania to Retrace the Footsteps of Jane Goodall

PetaPixel - ‎9 hours ago‎
Google has teamed up with the Jane Goodall Institute to bring their Street View Trekker cameras to Gombe National Park in Tanzania, a place made famous by world-famous primatologist Jane Goodall and her research of the local chimpanzees.
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Zuckerberg speaks Chinese; Beijing students cheer

Philippine Star - ‎34 minutes ago‎
In this Jan. 15, 2013 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook is suing several law firms that represented Paul Ceglia, a man who claimed he owned half of the social network and was ...

Lives Lived: Gulshan Badrudin Hameer, 91

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Mother, great-grandmother, sister, friend. Born on Sept. 2, 1922, in Zanzibar, Tanzania; died April 27, 2014 in Toronto, of natural causes, aged 91.
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Frank Sivero Files $250 Million-Lawsuit Against 'The Simpsons' Writers for ...

Beauty World News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Frank Sivero has filed suit that may cost Fox Television Studios and “The Simpsons” millions in damages.(Photo : Fox). Frank Sivero demands $250 million worth of damages in a lawsuit he filed against Fox Television Studios and "The Simpsons" writer Matt ...
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Burgess scoops International Player of the Year award

Sport LIVE - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Rugby union-bound Sam Burgess capped off a successful season by winning rugby league's International Player of the Year award.
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Eugenie Bouchard's season still stunning, despite second-half struggles

Toronto Star - ‎7 hours ago‎
All of a sudden it feels so long ago. Eugenie Bouchard, standing at centre court in Wimbledon in July, blowing kisses to the crowd after upsetting Simona Halep to become the first Canadian ever to reach the tournament's final.
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Scientists Discover the Oldest Human Genome

Chinatopix - ‎1 hour ago‎
The recently decoded genes of a 45,000-year-old man from Siberia are believed to be the oldest genetic record ever obtained from modern humans.
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With extra-long arms, Deinocheirus mirificus was one weird dinosaur

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Just in time for Halloween, an international team of researchers has unearthed fossils with seemingly mismatched body parts: A beaked, humpbacked, ostrich-like dinosaur with incredibly long arms and a wide-ranging appetite.
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Partial Solar Eclipse (blog) - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Solar eclipse partial NASA I haven't said much about the partial solar eclipse that will occur this (Thurs.) afternoon. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon comes between the sun and the earth.
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Kenny expected to press for EU concessions on emissions

Irish Examiner - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The Taoiseach is in Brussels for a meeting of the European Council and a Euro Summit. The EU's Climate and Energy Framework for 2030 will be the focus of discussions, with Enda Kenny expected to press European leaders to grant special concessions to ...
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Fly to the US for less than £100 (if you don't mind stopping in Iceland): Airline set ...

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Flights to America will soon cost less than £100 thanks to a new route being launched by an Icelandic airline. The Wow Air flights, which will take off from Gatwick in March for just £99 one-way, stop off in Iceland before heading to Boston.

Sumbawanga health centre to offer emergency services

Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
WOMEN in Sumbawanga are set to start enjoying emergency delivery services after the municipal council endorsed Mazwi health centre to start offering the services.
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