Thousands take refuge in mosques after deadly Aceh quake – Daily Mail

Los Angeles Times Thousands take refuge in mosques after deadly Aceh quakeDaily MailMEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — Thousands of people in the Indonesian province of Aceh took refuge for the night in mosques and temporary shelters after a strong earthquake Wednesday killed nearly 100 people and destroyed dozens of buildings.Singapore shocked by loss of lives in… Continue reading…

Trump picks Iowa Governor Branstad as U.S. ambassador to China: transition official – TODAYonline

TODAYonline Trump picks Iowa Governor Branstad as U.S. ambassador to China: transition officialTODAYonlineGovernor of Iowa Terry Branstad exits after meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all 0 comments. Tweet · Share. Published: 11:00 PM, December 7, 2016.Trump taps Terry Branstad friend of… Continue reading…

Italy's Matteo Renzi says will resign later Wednesday – The Straits Times

Washington Post Italy’s Matteo Renzi says will resign later WednesdayThe Straits TimesItalian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced he would resign on Wednesday (Dec 7), three days after suffering a defeat in a referendum on constitutional change. PHOTO: REUTERS. The Italian parliament approved the country’s 2017 budget on …Italy passes 2017 budget, paving way for PM Renzi’s… Continue reading…

Canada has one of the best education systems in the world, so why can't we stop debating discovery math? – Ottawa Citizen

CBC.ca Canada has one of the best education systems in the world, so why can’t we stop debating discovery math?Ottawa CitizenThe Canadian education system is ranked among the best in the world, with our nation’s students coming seventh overall in a new international study of school systems — but despite the largely good news, Tuesday’s… Continue reading…

Rebels seek ceasefire with Syrian army closer to retaking Aleppo – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Rebels seek ceasefire with Syrian army closer to retaking AleppoChannel NewsAsiaSyrian rebels in besieged eastern Aleppo called on Wednesday for an immediate five-day ceasefire and the evacuation of civilians and wounded, but gave no indication they were ready to withdraw as demanded by Damascus and Moscow. Posted 07 Dec …Syria rebels call for truce… Continue reading…

Time magazine names US President-elect Donald Trump person of the year – The Straits Times

Fortune Time magazine names US President-elect Donald Trump person of the yearThe Straits TimesUS President-elect Donald Trump has been named as Time Magazine’s Person of the Year. PHOTO: AFP. Published. 3 hours ago. Updated. 1 hour ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print Purchase …Trump’s Cabinet Picks Have a Combined… Continue reading…