Personal tools
You are here: Home Links What to read...

World News From BBC

MH17 remains 'still at crash site' 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:24:11 GMT 
    The search for victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine must go on as only some 200 bodies have been recovered so far, Dutch officials say.

UN chief: 'Start talking' over Gaza 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:22:48 GMT 
    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pushes for an end to the Gaza conflict with a call in Israel for both sides to "start talking".

Airlines halt flights into Israel 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:07:01 GMT 
    US and European airlines suspend flights into Israel's Ben Gurion airport after Israeli police confirmed that a rocket landed one mile away.

Suicide car bomb kills 21 in Iraq 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:36:33 GMT 
    A suicide car bomb has killed at least 21 people at a police checkpoint in Baghdad's Kadhimiya district, Iraqi police say.

Poisoned spy death inquiry announced 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:20:31 GMT 
    The government announces a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former KGB officer poisoned with radioactive polonium in London.

Call to end FGM 'in this generation' 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:19:05 GMT 
    Parents face prosecution in the UK if they fail to prevent daughters undergoing female genital mutilation or forced marriage, under new measures.

Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:41:18 GMT 
    Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.

US courts conflict on Obamacare law 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:04:04 GMT 
    Two US appeals courts give conflicting rulings regarding a federal regulation implementing key subsidies of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

Tajik spy charge academic freed 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:31:33 GMT 
    An academic working for a British university has been freed after being held for over a month in Tajikistan on suspicion of spying.

Microsoft profit falls on Nokia loss 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:00:59 GMT 
    Technology giant Microsoft reports a 7% fall in profits to $4.6bn in the second quarter, hit by a $692m loss at its newly-acquired Nokia handset division.

Children dead in French bus crash 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:30:36 GMT 
    Five children and an adult are killed in a minibus crash near the French city of Troyes, south-east of Paris, officials say.

Queen's horse fails drugs test 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:14:16 GMT 
    Estimate, a racehorse owned by the Queen, has tested positive for the prohibited substance morphine.

VIDEO: 'Miracle' survivor of Gaza blast 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:57:48 GMT 
    UN officials say more than 100,000 people have been forced to take shelter in UN buildings in Gaza because of the violence - double the number of the Gaza conflict five years ago.

VIDEO: Relatives mourn Israeli soldier deaths 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:41:42 GMT 
    Relatives of soldiers killed in Israel in the on-going fighting with Palestinians have spoken to the BBC as the UN secretary-general calls for an end to the conflict.

VIDEO: Norway: 20-hour Ramadan fast ‘tough’ 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:16:17 GMT 
    In Norway, where the days can be 20 hours long in the summer, fasting during Ramadan is a particular challenge.
Library Catalog

Search your library catalog:

New York Times Book Reviews
[see more]
Search the Web

National News From NPR
Maine City Council Votes To Keep Tar Sands Out Of Its Port  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:51:00 -0400
On Immigration, America's Concerns Are Fiery But Fleeting  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:36:00 -0400
Pop Quiz: 20 Percent Chance Of Rain. Do You Need An Umbrella?  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:08:00 -0400
[see more]
World News From BBC
MH17 remains 'still at crash site'  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:24:11 GMT
UN chief: 'Start talking' over Gaza  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:22:48 GMT
Airlines halt flights into Israel  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:07:01 GMT
[see more]