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South Korea ferry toll reaches 108

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 13:15
The confirmed death toll from the South Korean ferry that capsized last week reaches 108, as divers recover more bodies from the sunken hull.
Categories: International News

AUDIO: Migrant birds 'shot as trophies'

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 13:13
Wildlife expert Chris Packham and Sergei Golovkin from Malta's Wild Birds Regulation Unit discuss the number of illegal bird hunters operating in Malta.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Royal couple visit Uluru

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 12:48
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited one of Australia's most well-known sites as their tour of the country continues.
Categories: International News

Two Soldiers Charged with Dereliction of Duty over Prisoner's Death

Naharnet Political News - Tue, 2014-04-22 12:48

The military prosecutor charged on Tuesday two soldiers with negligence and dereliction of duty that caused the death of an inmate at Lebanon’s largest prison.

The state-run National News Agency said that Judge Saqr Saqr, the state commissioner the military court, issued the charges against the soldiers over the death of Hussein Abdullah Sbaity at Roumieh prison earlier this month.

Naharnet Newsdesk
Categories: Local news

Bolivia raises minimum wage by 20%

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 12:45
After talks with the trade unions, Bolivia's President, Evo Morales agrees to raise the minimum wage of private and public sector workers by 20%.
Categories: International News

S Sudan rebels deny slaughter claim

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 12:42
Rebels in South Sudan deny a UN report that they killed hundreds of civilians after taking control of the oil hub, Bentiu, last week.
Categories: International News

Savile victims alerted to payouts

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 12:41
People who claim they were sexually abused by Jimmy Savile are being told by newspaper adverts how they can claim compensation.
Categories: International News

Twin memorials for Garcia Marquez

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 12:39
Mexico and Colombia hold commemorations for renowned author and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died on Thursday.
Categories: International News

Armstrong's team boss gets 10-year ban

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 12:35
Lance Armstrong's former cycling team manager, Johan Bruyneel, is banned for 10 years for his involvement in doping.
Categories: International News

Saudi health minister sacked

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 12:00
As Saudi Arabia dismisses its health minister, the Mers virus death toll continues to rise.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Meryl Streep picks up theatre honour

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 11:57
Actress Meryl Streep has been honoured by the New York theatre where she began her career.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Facebook targets small business

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 11:55
Chief operating officer of Facebook Sheryl Sandberg has been speaking to business executives from the UK and Ireland in Dublin.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: How does MEP expenses system work?

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 11:42
Ben Wright reports on how a lack of transparency in the European Parliament's allowances system leaves it open to abuse by members.
Categories: International News

New Family Court comes into being

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 11:25
A new single Family Court comes into being in England and Wales as ministers pledge to put the welfare of children at the centre of the justice system.
Categories: International News

Salam Hopes for Election of President, Says Differences Lie on Internal Use of Resistance Arms

Naharnet Political News - Tue, 2014-04-22 11:22

Prime Minister Tammam Salam hoped that the parliament would elect a new president on Wednesday and stressed that the differences between the rival parties were not on the concept of resistance but on the use of its arms in Lebanon.

In an interview with Sky News Arabia, Salam said: “Nothing prevents an agreement on the name of the president if the political parties had the intention and will.”

Naharnet Newsdesk
Categories: Local news

Badly burnt boy dies in hospital

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 11:21
A seven-year-old boy who was seriously burned in an incident in Aberdeen dies in hospital.
Categories: International News

Co-op Bank report blames governance

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 11:14
A major report into the near collapse of the Co-operative Bank will say poor oversight of the organisation sowed the seeds of its troubles.
Categories: International News

Ferguson 'must share blame' for Moyes failure

BBC News - Tue, 2014-04-22 11:04
Manchester United will regret allowing Sir Alex Ferguson to pick David Moyes as his successor, says Phil McNulty
Categories: International News
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