Saturday 25th January 2014,
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Obama demands action on US sexual assaults

Obama demands action on US sexual assaults

President Barack Obama called on Saturday for a swift end to “the crime, the outrage” of sexual violence in the US armed forces and on college campuses. An estimated one in five women is sexually assaulted at college in the United States, the White House says, something Obama [...]

January 25, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World, Top News 0

Syria foes to meet faceface

Syria foes to meet faceface

Syria’s government and opposition delegations are set to meet face-to-face Saturday after a first day of peace talks in Geneva stumbled with the regime threatening to walk out. After meeting with both sides, UN-Arab League Syria envoy Lakhdar Brahimi said Friday they had agreed to “meet in the same room”. Pulled together by the United [...]

January 25, 2014 Reporters365 Top News 0

American dream increasingly found in cities, not suburbs

American dream increasingly found in cities, not suburbs

When Justine Posluszny Bello became pregnant with her first child, the 30-year-old professional decided to swap her surburban existence for a new life in the heart of Washington [...]

January 25, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Use of force in Ukraine ‘unacceptable’: richest man Akhmetov

Use of force in Ukraine ‘unacceptable’: richest man Akhmetov

Any use of force to solve the crisis in Ukraine is unacceptable and talks must be the only solution, the country’s richest man Rinat Akhmetov, a key ally of President Viktor Yanukovych, said Saturday. “There can be only one solution to the political crisis [...]

January 25, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Google apologizes after online services stumble

Google apologizes after online services stumble

Google apologized Friday after the Internet giant’s widely used free email and an array of other services were disrupted by apparent software woes. “Earlier today, most Google users who use logged-in services like Gmail, Google+, Calendar and Documents found they were unable to access those services for approximately 25 minutes,” Google engineering vice president Ben [...]

January 25, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

North Korea takes diplomatic offensive to UN

North Korea takes diplomatic offensive to UN

North Korea took its demand for a thaw in ties with South Korea to the United Nations on Friday,  urging its rival to “end the vicious cycle of slandering and hatred.” UN ambassador Sin Son-Ho gave a rare press conference setting out the North’s proposals to avoid a “nuclear holocaust” and condemning South Korea’s planned [...]

January 24, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Pinterest gets playful with “GIF” animated clips

Pinterest gets playful with “GIF” animated clips

Pinterest is letting members add playful animated clips called “GIFs” to the hot bulletin board-style social network. “The well-timed GIF may be the greatest thing to have happened to the Internet since emoticons, and lots of people have said they’d love to see playable GIFs on Pinterest,” Ludo Anotov, a software engineer at the California-based [...]

January 24, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Malawi minister quits ahead of elections

Malawi minister quits ahead of elections

A Malawi cabinet minister who held a senior post in the ruling party resigned his functions Friday just months before crucial general elections due in May. Sidi Mia, who was one of the People’s Party’s three vice presidents to President Joyce Banda and the government’s transport and public infrastructure minister, said he was stepping down [...]

January 24, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Food and medical shortages leave 63 dead in Syria camp: NGO

Food and medical shortages leave 63 dead in Syria camp: NGO

 A shortage of food and medical supplies has left dead at least 63 people, including women and children, in a besieged Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus, a Syrian monitor said Friday. The Yarmuk camp in southern Damascus has been choked by the army since June, along with other opposition-held areas across Syria, mostly around the [...]

January 24, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

N. Korea pushes South on military drills

N. Korea pushes South on military drills

North Korea on Friday urged a sceptical South Korea to respond to a recent series of trust-building gestures and again called on Seoul to cancel upcoming military drills with the United States. The latest apparent olive branch came in the form of an “open letter” sent to the South Korean authorities by the North’s top [...]

January 24, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0