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Military helping out with aftermath of Penghu plane crash

Focus Taiwan News Channel - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Taipei, July 23 (CNA) About 200 military personnel have been dispatched to help handle the crash of TransAsia Flight 222 in Penghu and its aftermath, the Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday.

First Dutch Jet Crash Victims Returned to Netherlands - ‎16 minutes ago‎
The bodies of the first victims from the Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine last week arrived in the Netherlands on Wednesday.

Israel and Hamas Take Fight to Social Media

Wall Street Journal
17 minutes ago
Written by
Lisa Fleisher
Both sides have long used media—and in recent conflicts, social media—in increasingly sophisticated way as part of a strategy to sway outside opinion.

Costa Concordia begins final journey

Financial Times - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The Costa Concordia cruise ship began its journey to the port town of Genoa on Wednesday, leaving the island where it capsized more than two years ago and marking the conclusion of an unprecedented maritime salvage operation.

Nana Akufo-Addo gathers more women support - ‎4 hours ago‎
Over one hundred constituency and polling station women organisers of the New Patriotic Party in the Greater Accra region, Tuesday morning, paid a courtesy call on Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to throw their support behind his candidature in the run-up ...

Foreigners Supplement Your Fat Paycheck, Mr. Okudzeto-Ablakwa!

Vibe Ghana - ‎11 minutes ago‎
It is very amusing to hear the wet-eared thirty-something-year-old Deputy Minister for Education pontifically chide the United States for “meddling in the sovereign affairs” of Ghana.

Second blast in northern Nigeria kills at least 50

ABC Online - ‎57 minutes ago‎
A second bomb blast in northern Nigeria's Kaduna city has killed at least 50 people, according to a local Red Cross worker. Reports say the explosion rocked the crowded Kawo market.

'SA to limit foreign land ownership'

Independent Online - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - South Africa plans a radical shake-up of its land policy to limit foreign ownership and could submit legislation to parliament by December, a government minister said on Wednesday.

Rhino poacher gets 77 years

Indiana Gazette - ‎1 hour ago‎
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A rhino poacher in South Africa has been sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest penalties aimed at curbing poachers who target rhinos for their horns, which fetch a high price on the illegal market in parts of Asia.

DA: Creeping authoritarianism in SANDF

News24 - ‎3 hours ago‎
Cape Town - There is a "dangerous creeping authoritarianism" within the SA National Defence Force, DA MP David Maynier warned on Wednesday.

Afrikaner group seeks independent state

News24 - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sakkie van der Merwe, a member of the Boer-Afrikaner Volksraad, is seen at a news conference in Pretoria. (Werner Beukes, Sapa). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send us your stories ...

Shiite Militias call for US, Turkish and Saudi embassy closure in Iraq

BasNews - ‎1 hour ago‎
In a public statement made on Wednesday, Iraqi Shiite Militias have given the federal Iraqi government five days to close the embassies of the United States, Saudi Arabia and Turkey as a penalty for allegedly supporting extremist groups in Iraq.

Kerry lands in Israel to pursue Gaza ceasefire

Reuters Africa
7 hours ago
Written by
Crispian Balmer
TEL AVIV, July 23 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Tel Aviv on Wednesday to seek ways of ending the deadliest violence in years between Israel and Gaza's Islamist Hamas.

WATCH: Islamic State threatens Iraq's Christian population

Haaretz - ‎2 hours ago‎
Christians living in Iraq's northern city of Mosul have been given a deadline by the Islamic State to either 'convert to Islam, pay a religious tax, or face the sword.

100 Days Later, Nigerian Girls Still Held

Voice of America - ‎40 minutes ago‎
ABUJA —. Nigerians are marking the 100th day since more than 200 girls were kidnapped from their schoolhouse in the war-torn northeast.

Taiwan plane crash: Typhoon Matmo second severe storm to batter southeast ...

New York Daily News - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The typhoon that downed a jet in Taiwan late Wednesday, leaving as many as 47 dead, was the weaker of two severe storms to lash China's east coast over the past week.

Cedi redenomination cause of economic woes – IEA

Citifmonline - ‎Jul 22, 2014‎
A senior Economist at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Dr. J. K Kwakye has attributed Ghana's economic woes to the redenomination of the cedi in 2007.

'Don't talk down at the cedi' – Wampah to Ghanaians

Citifmonline - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Kofi Henry Wampah has attributed the continuous depreciation of the cedi to speculative activities by industry players.

Chevrolet of Naperville has many fuel-friendly options

Broadway World - ‎1 hour ago‎
NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Chevrolet of Naperville has found several ways over the years to help their loyal customers.

Microsoft to unify Windows experience across devices

Financial Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
Skype Translator will allow translation of voice conversation in "near real-time", while Delve is a ... Spice to bring Firefox, Android One phones before DiwaliSony introduces Xperia T3, world's slimmest 5.3" smartphone, in India priced at Rs 27,990Samsung ...

Is Apple too dependent on the iPhone?

CBS News
40 minutes ago
Written by
Erik Sherman
Apple (AAPL) announced strong results for the quarter that ended in June. Earnings per share beat analyst expectations, but revenue was $600 million lower than Wall Street was expecting.

Amazon Fire phone merely lukewarm

Boston Globe
21 minutes ago
Written by
Hiawatha Bray
It's easy to make a small fortune in the smartphone business. Just start with a large fortune. Only two companies, Apple Inc. and Samsung Corp.

Mac OS X Yosemite Beta Lands July 24

PC Magazine
8 minutes ago
Written by
Chloe Albanesius
The beta program lets users test out Yosemite and submit feedback to Apple before a final fall release. 0shares. OS X Yosemite. A beta version of Apple's next-gen operating system will be released tomorrow, July 24, Cupertino announced today.

Inna Patty's Mom Assaulted Miss Nana Akua Baafi - ‎18 hours ago‎
The drama surrounding the resignation of Miss Ghana 2013, Nana Akua Baafi and both runners-up is getting bigger, as Inna Mariam Patty, Chief Executive of Exclusive Events, organisers of the pageant, has launched a blistering attack on the resigned queen ...

Real don dey carri Rodriguez pose

SuperSport (blog) - ‎46 minutes ago‎
p>Colombia World Cup skill factory, James Rodriguez don waka enta Real Madrid, and na so de club carri de guyman shine on Tuesday, in front of dia supportas, for inside dia Bernabeu stadium.

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss - Brazil play it safe with Dunga - ‎5 hours ago‎
In November 2012, with the Confederations Cup just around the corner, the Brazilian football federation (CBF) panicked. A few months had passed since coach Mano Menzes had followed up a pitiful Copa America showing by failing to win Brazil's first ...

Isco, Angel Di Maria, Iker Casillas and Karim Benzema among those up for ...

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Real Madrid funded the signings of Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka and Karim Benzema by selling Wesley Sneijder and Arjen Robben, and last season Gonzalo Higuain and Mesut Ozil made way for Gareth Bale, so who goes where and for what price this summer ...

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini hints at further spending

Sports Mole
2 hours ago
Written by
Jack Prescott
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes that he may need to add to his squad before the end of the summer. By Jack Prescott, London Correspondent Filed: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 13:48 UK.

Drama: Dismissed Korle-Bu CEO Reappointed By New Health Minister

Peace FM Online - ‎19 hours ago‎
Newly sworn-in Health Minister, Dr. Kwaku Agyemang-Mensah, has overturned an earlier directive by his predecessor, Sherry Ayittey for Rev.

A GNA feature by Comfort Sena Fetrie

Ghana News Agency - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Tamale, July 23, GNA - MaternalMortality rates is on the ascendency in the Northern Region with worseincidences in the conflict communities of Yiyamba and Bierim in the GushieguDistrict.