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  • nieuwTexas Inmates Riot During Flood
    Historic flooding has been causing havoc in central and southeast Texas and state prisons have not been spared. Officials say around 50 inmates rioted at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's Luther Unit in Navasota, 70 miles north of Houston, S…
    - 1 hour ago 30 May 16, 9:33am -
  • nieuwJapanese Boy Left in Woods as Punishment Disappears
    Rescuers are scouring bear-infested woods in northern Japan for a little boy who was abandoned by his parents as punishment. Police say that the parents of 7-year-old Yamato Tanooka reported the boy missing on Saturday but initially lied to investiga…
    - 2 hours ago 30 May 16, 8:53am -
  • nieuwBleaching Kills a Third of Barrier Reef Coral
    Mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, though corals to the south have escaped with little damage, scientists say. Researchers who conducted months of aerial and u…
    - 2 hours ago 30 May 16, 8:17am -
  • nieuwCops: Lost Couple Cut Lock at Nuke Plant
    A couple trying to drive from Baltimore to New York somehow ended up at a nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania, where they decided cutting a chain at a gate to a secure area was the best way forward, police say. Timothy Lee Stewart, 28, and Jenilee Je…
    - 3 hours ago 30 May 16, 7:47am -
  • nieuwJudge Trump Called 'Hater' and 'Mexican' OKs Release of Documents
    "I have a judge who is a hater of Donald Trump," said Donald Trump at a Friday rally in San Diego. "A hater. He's a hater. ... [And he] happens to be, we believe, Mexican." Well, that judge—US District Judge Gonzalo Curiel—has just allowed the re…
    - 9 hours ago 30 May 16, 2:00am -
  • nieuwAlert Diners Apparently Stop 'Roofie' Date Rape
    Three women dining out in Santa Monica, Calif., Thursday night apparently spotted a guy slip his table-mate a "roofie"-style drug—and rushed to prevent the woman from being raped, Jezebel reports. As Sonia Ulrich writes on Facebook , she and her fr…
    - 11 hours ago 30 May 16, 12:00am -
  • nieuwVegan Climber's Mom: I Want Her Death Explained
    The mother of a vegan who died trying to climb Mount Everest is demanding answers—about whether the climb was conducted safely and why, for days, no one informed her that her daughter was dead. Speaking from Australia, Maritha Strydom tells CNN she…
    - 11 hours ago 29 May 16, 11:15pm -
  • nieuw2 Dead After Gunmen Open Fire With AR-15s
    A gunman and at least one other person were killed Sunday, authorities say, as many shots were fired in a Houston neighborhood where police had urged people to remain in their homes. Police spokesman John Cannon says there were two armed suspects inv…
    - 12 hours ago 29 May 16, 10:40pm -
  • nieuwArrest Made in Case of '33-Man Gang Rape'
    Brazil police have identified four suspects and made an arrest in the shocking case of a Rio de Janeiro teenager who was allegedly gang-raped by more than 30 people, the New York Times reports. Police say they're interrogating the still-unidentified…
    - 13 hours ago 29 May 16, 10:04pm -

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  • Norway Crisis Centre helps Norwegians abroad
    You are travelling for holiday or business and crisis strikes. Perhaps a major earthquake or flood. Perhaps you fall ill or are arrested.   To view the rest of this article, click here.
    - 2 days ago 28 May 16, 2:17pm -
  • Asian and Nordic Fashion meet in Finland
    Match Made In HEL united designers from both regions, shortening distances at a unique fashion show.   To view the rest of this article, click here.
    - 5 days ago 25 May 16, 8:13pm -
  • Expedition America 2016: Draken Harald Hårfagre sails the Atlantic
    The world’s largest Viking ship built in modern times has begun her challenging journey across the Atlantic after departing western Norway’s Haugesund last month.   To view the rest of this article, click here.
    - 6 days ago 24 May 16, 10:19am -
  • Secondary School textbook publishers answer criticism
    Two of Norway’s learning book firms who publish English curriculum books say they are listening to academics’ viewpoints.To view the rest of this article, click here.
    - 6 days ago 23 May 16, 11:01pm -
  • US’ Clinton joins anti-Norwegian campaign
    With less than six months to go before the Presidential Election date, another Democrat candidate gets involved in the bid to stop Norwegian Air International (NAI) flying to America. The airline calls it “disappointing”.   To view the rest of…
    - 7 days ago 23 May 16, 5:11pm -
  • Missed opportunities in teaching
    OPINION: Textbook pictures provide an immediate window into another culture in learning a foreign language. But just like words, they are not neutral.To view the rest of this article, click here.
    - 9 days ago 21 May 16, 3:18pm -
  • English curriculum textbooks stuck in the past
    EXTENDED ARTICLE: Norwegian Lower Secondary School pupils are using books which shore up prejudices regarding minorities and indigenous peoples, academics argue. "Deeply offensive," says a university rector.   To view the rest of this article, cli…
    - 10 days ago 20 May 16, 5:11pm -
  • Norges Bank celebrates its bicentenary
    The Central Bank’s 200 years will be marked with events, exhibitions, books, and a new coin design.   To view the rest of this article, click here.
    - 11 days ago 19 May 16, 1:14pm -
  • Brexit benefits Norwegians
    Irish airline Ryanair continues its political support for Britain’s continued EU membership.   To view the rest of this article, click here.
    - 11 days ago 18 May 16, 11:00pm -
  • Norway’s Bunad police
    The force may be out in force again this year, policing the streets to ensure continuity of tradition on 17th May, Norway’s National Day.   To view the rest of this article, click here.
    - 13 days ago 17 May 16, 12:32am -

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  • nieuwBonnie fades from tropical storm to depression, soaks parts of Georgia, South Carolina
    Tropical Storm Bonnie weakened to a tropical depression Sunday but continued to spread heavy rain over portions of Georgia and South Carolina along the southeast U.S. coast. Maximum sustained winds had dropped to 35 miles an hour when the National Hu…
    - 6 hours ago 30 May 16, 4:45am -
  • nieuwMexican police mount hunt for kidnapped soccer star Alan Pulido
    Federal and state forces mounted a big search operation Sunday for Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido, who was abducted in the crime-plagued northern border state of Tamaulipas. The 25-year-old Pulido is a forward for Olympiakos of Greece and was part o…
    - 6 hours ago 30 May 16, 4:43am -
  • nieuwDietrich survives dugout scare after helping Marlins beat Braves 7-3
    Derek Dietrich's big day at the plate ended with a scary injury in the dugout. Dietrich hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer and drove in four runs before being hit on the back of his head by a foul ball hit into his dugout, and the Miami Marlins beat At…
    - 8 hours ago 30 May 16, 2:48am -
  • nieuwMan recovering after shooting in Davie
    DAVIE — A 19-year-old man is recovering after being shot early Sunday morning in the northwest section of town, police said.The shooting occured about 1 a.m. on Southwest Sixth Street near South Flamingo Road, police said. The man was taken to Brow…
    - 8 hours ago 30 May 16, 2:42am -
  • nieuwShark bites 13-year-old boy near Jacksonville, report says
    A teenager was bitten on the leg by a shark Sunday afternoon in the ocean offshore of Lemon Street in Neptune Beach, reports Jacksonville.com.  The 13-year-old boy was taken by ambulance to UF Health Jacksonville following the incident about 3:30 p.…
    - 9 hours ago 30 May 16, 1:30am -
  • nieuwTSA scrambling resources to deal with long lines at airports
    The threatened summer of discontent for American travelers got underway Memorial Day weekend as the understaffed Transportation Security Administration struggled to keep its security lines moving in the nation's airports. The backups happened at most…
    - 10 hours ago 30 May 16, 12:55am -
  • nieuwPolice: Man beaten, choked to death by roommate at Mount Sinai hospital, report says
    Police found the 55-year-old man dead in the blood-splashed bathroom of his hospital room, The Miami Herald reports.  The man’s son, Alexander Ortega, met Miami Beach police at the door of Mount Sinai Hospital about 7 p.m. Saturday. He was upset,…
    - 12 hours ago 29 May 16, 10:55pm -
  • nieuwGorilla killed after boy falls into Cincinnati Zoo exhibit belonged to Zoo Miami
    Panicked zoo visitors watched helplessly and shouted, "Stay calm!" while one woman yelled, "Mommy loves you!" as a 400-pound-plus gorilla loomed over a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into a shallow moat at the Cincinnati Zoo. The boy sat still in the…
    - 12 hours ago 29 May 16, 10:55pm -
  • nieuwRookie Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indianapolis 500
    An unfamiliar driver, an American no less, ushered in a new era at Indianapolis Motor Speedway by outlasting his faster rivals — and his fuel tank. Alexander Rossi was the stunning winner of the historic 100th running of "The Greatest Spectacle In…
    - 12 hours ago 29 May 16, 10:55pm -
  • nieuwDeputies investigating after body found in Lake Worth
    Detectives with the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office are investigating a suspicious death in Lake Worth. A passerby found what appeared to be a woman's body along Blanchette Trail around 8 a.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, Sheriff's Office deputies determ…
    - 14 hours ago 29 May 16, 8:45pm -

Asia News Network

  • 31 October 2015
    The ice-thawing meeting to be held over the weekend among leaders of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea will provide new incentives for regional cooperation and promote the stability of all of Asia and even the Asia-Pacific region, China Daily qu…
    - 31 Oct 15, 7:48am -
  • Nepal to India: Fulfil supply commitment
    Nepal's Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently made two separate communications to the Indian government to fulfil its commitment made at the political level to ease and increase the supplies of fuel and other essential commodities to Nepal
    - 31 Oct 15, 7:02am -
  • 10kg cocaine seized on Indo-Bangla border
    In the biggest ever seizure of drugs in terms of monetary value along the India-Bangladesh border, Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday seized 10 kg cocaine worth 400 million Indian rupees (US$6
    - 31 Oct 15, 6:31am -
  • Taiwan to pursue MH-60R Seahawk sale from the US
    Taiwan's military yesterday confirmed that it is seeking to buy 10 MH-60R Seahawk anti-submarine warfare helicopter from the US to replace its existing aging chopper fleet
    - 31 Oct 15, 6:31am -
  • Japan's MSDF, US Navy in joint S. China Sea drill
    Japan's Maritime Self-Defence Force is holding a joint drill with the US Navy in the South China Sea, it has been learned
    - 31 Oct 15, 6:15am -
  • China, Japan and S. Korea summit to improve trust, relations
    The ice-thawing meeting to be held over the weekend among leaders of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea will provide new incentives for regional cooperation and promote the stability of all of Asia and even the Asia-Pacific region, experts said
    - 31 Oct 15, 5:45am -
  • Couples must wait for law to catch up with China's ‘second-child’ policy
    The launch of the new policy needs to be in accordance with regional population and family planning laws, and the birth of a second child before such regulations are passed into law will be deemed illegal
    - 31 Oct 15, 5:45am -
  • Breakthroughs possible under Asean agreement
    In early September, when the forest fires began to show signs of rage, the newly appointed head of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), Willem Rampangilei, promised that the fires would be brought under control within 14 days from Septembe…
    - 31 Oct 15, 5:14am -
  • Beijing dismisses South China Sea ruling
    China's foreign ministry on Friday, October 30, dismissed a ruling by the Arbitral Tribunal on the jurisdiction and admissibility of the South China Sea issue, saying it is null and void
    - 31 Oct 15, 5:14am -
  • Time to up the ante in the battle against stroke
    By the time you finish reading this editorial, another Thai citizen likely will have died of a stroke
    - 31 Oct 15, 4:43am -

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