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Ties with Burkina Faso remain unchanged: minister

Focus Taiwan News Channel - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Taipei, Oct. 31 (CNA) Diplomatic ties with Burkina Faso will remain unchanged at the moment despite the resignation of its president, the Foreign Ministry said late Friday.
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Clashes as Israel shuts holy site

New Zealand Herald - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Clashes broke out after an assassination attempt led to the closure of Jerusalem's holiest site. Photo / AP. Palestinian leaders accused Israel of an act of war in closing the sacred Temple Mount religious site after a dramatic rooftop ambush of an Arab accused ...
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Hungary backtracks on Internet tax after massive protests

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban froze plans on Friday to impose a tax on Internet traffic, climbing down in the face of massive street protests and warnings from the European Union that the levy was a mistake.
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US judge issues Ebola quarantine order - ‎53 minutes ago‎
A judge in the US state of Maine has issued a temporary order forcing a quarantine on a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone.
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Rihanna, Miley, Gwyneth And Other Celebrities At The AMFAR Los Angeles Gala

Forbes - ‎2 hours ago‎
Given that the honoree at the amfAR Inspiration Gala in Los Angeles was the designer Tom Ford, it was only fitting that many of the celebrities who showed up for the A-list event donned threads by the designer.
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News Guide: A look at latest Ebola developments

New Zealand Herald - ‎25 minutes ago‎
No African countries are on the United Nations list of contributors to fight Ebola. With few exceptions, African governments and institutions are offering only marginal support as the continent faces its most deadly threat in years.

Tanzanian police seize eight tonnes of marijuana on Mount Meru

Coastweek - ‎9 hours ago‎
ARUSHA, Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian police confirm they have seized 9,102 kg of marijuana in an ongoing crackdown operation in northern part of the country.

Natural Resources and Tourism minister, Lazaro Nyalandu

IPPmedia - ‎11 hours ago‎
The ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism has launched a five- year national strategy to combat poaching and illegal wildlife trade.
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Chinese VP mourns death of Zambian president

Xinhua - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao signs on a condolence book for the death of Zambian President Michael Sata on behalf of the Chinese government at the Zambian embassy, in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 31, 2014.
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30 killed in Nigeria car bomb attack

Business Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nairobi, Oct 31 (EFE) At least 30 people were killed Friday when a car bomb exploded in a crowded bus station in the northeastern Nigerian state of Gombe, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) told media.
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AfriForum: ANC emotional about gun laws

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Johannesburg - The ANC-led government's intention to introduce amendments to the Firearms Control Act is an emotional reaction, AfriForum said on Friday.
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There were warning signs ahead of Sri Lanka mudslide: Survivors

Channel News Asia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Survivors recounted how drinking water streams turned muddy, cracks appeared in the ground and cattle and goats started running down the mountain slope just before tragedy struck.
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​EU: No guarantees for Russia if Ukraine fails to settle gas debt

RT - ‎36 minutes ago‎
The EU won't provide any new funds for Ukraine to pay off its gas debt to Russia, and Moscow has no guarantees should Kiev use agreed funding elsewhere, said the EU Energy Commissioner's spokeswoman Marlene Holzner.
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US keen to ease trade hurdles in East Africa

IPPmedia - ‎9 hours ago‎
The US government has reaffirmed its commitment to tackling policy and infrastructure bottlenecks to trade in Tanzania and the rest of East African region.
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World Bank released Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency Report

Jagran Josh - ‎4 hours ago‎
World Bank on 29 October 2014 released the Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency Report. The report is 12th in a series of annual reports published by World Bank measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it.
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Sony reports narrower Q2 loss than estimated on strong PlayStation 4 sales

Livemint - ‎7 hours ago‎
Sony's operating loss reached 85.6 billion yen in July-September, compared with the 164.3 billion yen average estimate of 3 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters.
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Android Founder Ditches Google for Tech Startup

TIME - ‎1 hour ago‎
Google Ice Cream Sandwich Debuts As IPhone Sets Record Andy Rubin, senior vice-president of Google Inc.'s mobile division, speaks during an event in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011.
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Amazon exec: Fire Phone was overpriced

CNET - ‎2 hours ago‎
A top Amazon executive has admitted that the company missed the boat with its Fire Phone and that the original price point may have been to blame.
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Massive raises for Game of Throne actors, extended contracts

Hindustan Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
It has been revealed recently that hit fantasy show Game of Thrones' leading actors have signed contracts for a tentative seventh season of the show.
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Bob Dylan's legendary Basement Tapes

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Wired, pale, exhausted and curdling in cynicism, Bob Dylan cut a sorry figure at the end of his 1966 tour of Europe. The near-hysterical polemics over whether he should be playing acoustic or electric guitar were being played out as if the cultural destiny of the ...
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Jeptoo fails doping test - Athletics Kenya

Reuters UK - ‎10 minutes ago‎
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons for the last two years, has failed an out-of-competition doping test, Athletics Kenya said on Friday.
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Suspect charged over murder of South African football captain - ‎25 minutes ago‎
A suspect has appeared in court over the murder of South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa. Zanokuhle Mbatha, 25, was charged with "murder and armed robbery", National Prosecution Authority spokesman Nathi Mncube told AFP news agency.
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Liverpool target Marco Reus dismisses transfer talk and insists he is focused on ... - ‎1 hour ago‎
Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus has played down talk of a transfer, despite reported interest from Premier League sodes. The German's future has been the topic of much discussion in recent months with Liverpool said to be lining up a big-money switch.

Gerrard: Up to Liverpool to offer new contract

New Zealand Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
LONDON (AP) Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says he could be forced to play for a different team next season if the club doesn't offer him a new contract when his current deal expires in May.
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'Ghost light' of long-dead stars haunt NASA's Hubble Telescope

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Hubble Space Telescope captured this image of what scientists described as the "ghost light" of long-dead stars in Pandora's Cluster, a group of galaxies known officially as Abell 2744.
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Dot Earth | Can Congress Act to Block Fungal Threat to US Amphibians?

New York Times (blog) - ‎21 minutes ago‎
I hope you'll read and disseminate Jim Gorman's story on the new Science paper pointing to a potential ecological catastrophe in North America should a potent chytrid fungus that attacks salamanders arrive on these shores.
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Genes could be key to Ebola survival

Independent Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Copy of sa ebola doctor REUTERS File photo: Researchers think the findings may help answer some questions about the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, which has killed about 5 000 people.
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Crash-test dummies go up a size to help save obese drivers

euronews - ‎43 minutes ago‎
A manufacturer of crash-test dummies has upgraded its models to XXL size after it was found that obese drivers are almost 80 percent more likely to die in a car crash.
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Movember brings biggest moustache to Cliffs of Moher

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Movember Foundation have projected a giant moustache onto the Cliffs of Moher to raise awareness for men's health. Video: Movember Foundation.
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