Tag Archives: EU


Mark Zuckerberg on philanthropy: Move slow and build things

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After making their fortunes from new software or social networks, some Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have vowed to apply their skills to "hacking" philanthropy & "disrupting" old…


Norwegian airline green, British Airways less clean: study

A Norwegian low-cost airline has been dubbed a champion of fuel efficiency in a new study released Tuesday, in marked contrast to British Airways & Lufthansa which have been labelled…


Armed Police Patrol Wembley For First Time

Armed police are to patrol Wembley stadium during tonight's international friendly between England & France. Metropolitan police commanders have taken the highly unusual decision to deploy armed patrols in the…


S.African students win university language victory

After months of turmoil at South African universities, student protesters on Friday won the right to be taught in English at Stellenbosch University, the intellectual home of Afrikaners during apartheid….


Dream on? China's national slogan of rejuvenation seeds individual goals

When Chinese President Xi Jinping took power exactly three years ago, he unveiled a “Chinese dream” of national & individual rejuvenation.  The dream signaled a bright ideal of a better life and appealed…


Paris Terror Attacks: 103 Victims Identified

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said authorities have identified 103 of the 129 victims of the Paris terror attacks. Some of the the victims' names have been made public,…


China shows unusual pictures of its fight against terror

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese state media on Saturday showed rare pictures of its armed forces on what it said was a mission to root out militants in the far western…


India's PM Modi Begins UK Visit Amid Protests

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun a three-day visit to the UK as his country seeks to strengthen commercial ties – yet not everyone is pleased approximately his trip….


Lakers to honor 3 men who helped stop attempted train attack

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The three men who helped stop an attempted terror attack on a train in Europe will be honored by the Los Angeles Lakers this weekend. Spencer…


EU looks to clinch deal with Africa to stem migrant flows

EU leaders hope Thursday to clinch an aid-for-cooperation deal with their African partners to tackle an unprecedented migration crisis & rebuff fears a "fortress" Europe is emerging. The concerns were…