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Bangladesh claims talks are ongoing for bilateral agreement to repatriate displaced Rohingya to Myanmar

Dhaka: Bangladesh is in negotiations with Myanmar aimed at a deal to repatriate displaced Rohingya and Dhaka's foreign minister will address the matter at talks in Myanmar this week, the Bangladeshi foreign ministry said on Sunday. More than 6,00,000 Muslim Rohingya have fled to neighbouring Banglad

FIRSTPOST - 2017-11-20 02:51:02

EU to push for 40% quota for women on company boards

The European commission is to push for a quota for women on company boards to address the slow progress to gender equality in the senior ranks of publicly listed businesses. Under the proposals, companies whose non-executive directors are more than 60% male would be required to prioritise women when

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-11-20 05:00:20

DIARY-Top Economic Events to Jan 17

Reuters. DIARY-Top Economic Events to Jan 17 Nov 20 (Reuters) - For other diaries, please see: U.S. Federal Reserve FED/DIARY Polling Unit Diary POLL/DIARY Today in Washington WASH/DIARY Political and General News POL/DIARY ----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is f

INVESTING.COM - 2017-11-20 00:11:15

Avant-garde gets 'Square'

Swedish filmmaker Ruben Ostlund might be making some of the most serious comedies in the world today, movies that combine outrageously funny satire with provocative big ideas. His latest, "The Square," forces audiences to consider how they might react to an escalating series of awkward interactions,

MIAMI HERALD - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Kate McKinnon debuts pitch perfect Julian Assange impression on 'Saturday Night Live'

Saturday Night Live took us behind the scenes in its cold open tonight of a totally plausible meeting between Julian Assange and the Brothers Trump in the first installment of what we can only hope will be many, many more episodes of "The Mueller Files." Kate McKinnon debuted her expert Assange impr

MASHABLE - 2017-11-19 05:12:56

Rare white moose saved from hunters in Sweden after police u-turn

A rare white moose's life has been saved in Sweden after a decision to allow hunters to kill it was overturned. The magnificent moose, named Ferdinand, gained worldwide media attention in August after local politician Hans Nilsson captured him swimming on camera in Vrmland, western Sweden. "It was a

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-19 15:13:00

Are you sensitive to others in social interaction? – personality quiz

How good are you at reading other people's feelings? And does this vary with gender - both theirs and yours? To find out, read the vignette below. Sandra is hosting a dinner party. Cliff arrives first and the two enjoy talking about his recent holiday to Sweden. But then Michael turns up. He dominat

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-11-19 06:00:53

Tusk Says Poland Is Doing Kremlin's Work as EU Quarrel Escalates

Donald Tusk attends ceremonies on Poland's Independence Day in Warsaw on Nov. 17. European Council President Donald Tusk lashed out at Poland, suggesting the ruling Law & Justice party is forwarding Russian interests in what is an unprecedented attack by an EU leader on a member state's sitting gov

BLOOMBERG - 2017-11-19 13:13:54

Britain to submit 'Brexit bill' proposal before December EU meeting

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will submit proposals on how to settle its divorce bill with the European Union before an EU summit next month and is expected to negotiate hard, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday. The EU told Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday that there was more work to b

REUTERS - 2017-11-19 15:33:03

China wants Bangladesh, Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis bilaterally | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Published Date: Nov 18, 2017 11:00 pm | Updated Date: Nov 18, 2017 11:00 pm This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Published Date: Nov 18, 2017 11:00 pm | Updated Date: Nov 18,

FIRSTPOST - 2017-11-18 17:30:08

Brendan Rodgers looks to January transfer window in preparation for busy summer

The World Cup and Champions League will combine to give Brendan Rodgers a headache next summer when the Celtic manager must address the overlap of two competitions involving his players. Tom Rogic, Cristian Gamboa and Mikael Lustig are set to be at the World Cup finals with Australia, Costa Rica and

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-18 22:30:00

Insigne shows what Italy missed in Napoli win

ROME (AP) - It's what virtually all of Italy was hoping to see in the World Cup playoff against Sweden: Lorenzo Insigne streaking past the defense to score a decisive goal. It finally happened on Saturday but Insigne was wearing a Napoli shirt instead of the national team kit. Insigne helped the Ser

USA TODAY - 2017-11-18 22:32:52

Lebanon's Hariri leaves Saudi Arabia for France

BEIRUT - Saad Hariri, who sparked a crisis by resigning as Lebanese prime minister on Nov. 4 during a visit to Saudi Arabia, is on his way to the airport, he said early on Saturday, before his flight from Riyadh to France. Hariri's abrupt resignation while he was in Saudi Arabia and his continued s


Tearful Italian football boss has not slept since elimination

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian football federation (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio said he has not slept since Monday's World Cup elimination which he blamed firmly on coach Gian Piero Ventura. FILE PHOTO - Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualification - Europe - Italy vs Israel - Reggio Emilia, Italy

REUTERS - 2017-11-18 17:25:29

Getting a Dog May Save Your Life, Especially If You're Single

Swedish researchers found that people with furry friends, especially the unmarried, have fewer heart problems than those who don't. Having a dog can bring a lot of love into your life. It could also make it last a little longer. A group of academics from Uppsala University in Sweden analyzed the hea


People who own dogs may live longer

If you needed one more reason to love your puppy, here's a pretty good one: your furry best friend might help you live longer. Researchers in Sweden tracked more than 3.4 million Swedish people with no heart disease over a period of 12 years. Some owned dogs and some didn't. By looking at how many d


Engine Makers Tank On Tesla News

Most of the leading truck-engine manufacturers saw heavy selling pressure Friday when electric vehicle maker Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) announced it is now making electric trucks. Truck-engine stocks like Cummins (NYSE:CMI), PACCAR (NASDAQ:PCAR) and Navistar International (NYSE:NAV) plunged on the news.Cum


Your Golden Retriever May Be Good For Your Heart

Single people may be able to cut their risk of dying from heart disease relative to their married friends if they get a golden retriever, a new, 12-year study of millions of Swedish people has found. Specifically, single people were able to reduce their risk of death from heart disease by 33 percent


Want to live longer? Get a dog

Dog owners living alone benefit more from owning a dog Physical exercise, social interaction, and immunity may contribute to decreased risk of death


Paris: 1,142 Clients of Prostitutes Fined Under New Law

PARIS - Paris region authorities say 1,142 clients of prostitutes have been fined in the French capital since a law that bans buying sex entered into effect in April 2016. This law focuses the punishment on the client. It introduced a 1,500-euro ($1,700) fine that can rise to 3,750 euros for a secon