Middle East

staffSeptember 24, 2018

Iran warns U.S., Israel of revenge after attack

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Monday that the attackers who killed 25 people at a military parade had ...

staffSeptember 23, 2018

Look in mirror after attack, US tells Iran

The US ambassador to the UN has urged Iran to “look in the mirror” for the causes of an attack ...

staffSeptember 23, 2018

Lebanese army lures suspects with smuggled ammunition from Syria

The Lebanese Army arrested two people that were smuggling ammunition from Syria across the southeastern border, the Army said in ...

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Portuguese 400 year old shipwreck found off Cascais

Archaeologists have found 400-year-old shipwreck off the coast of Portugal, in what one specialist called the “discovery of a decade”. ...

Bosnia arrests Syrian, Algerian migrants with weapons

Two migrants, a Syrian and an Algerian national found in possession of firearms were arrested in the Bosnian capital during ...

Swiss voters reject ‘fair food’ plans

Voters in Switzerland have overwhelmingly rejected two proposals on ethical and sustainable food. Final results of the two nationwide polls ...

Act against “any whiff” of resurgent anti-Semitism, pope says

Pope Francis said Sunday that society should be vigilant for “any whiff” of resurgent anti-Semitism, calling for new generations to ...


staffSeptember 23, 2018

Needles found in New Zealand strawberries

The Australian scare over needles found in strawberries has spread to New Zealand after needles were found in a punnet ...

Australia emu video investigated for ‘horrific cruelty’

Animal welfare authorities in Australia are investigating a video which appears to show a motorist deliberately running over several emus. ...

staffSeptember 21, 2018

Australian police arrest boy for hiding needles in strawberries

Police in New South Wales, Australia, arrested a young boy who confessed to putting needles inside strawberries, something authorities described ...

staffSeptember 20, 2018


staffSeptember 23, 2018

Maldives opposition claims poll victory

The candidate of a united opposition front claims he has ousted the sitting president of the Maldives. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih ...

Japan’s PM Abe heads for extended term after party vote

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a ruling party leadership vote on Thursday, setting him on track to become Japan’s longest-serving ...

staffSeptember 20, 2018

Kim, Moon join hands on peak of sacred NKorean volcano

The leaders of the rival Koreas took to the road for the final day of their summit Thursday, standing on ...

staffSeptember 20, 2018


staffSeptember 23, 2018

4 killed in torrential Tunisia rains

Torrential rains and flooding in northeastern Tunisia have left at least four dead, including two sisters, the Interior Ministry said ...

Cholera outbreak in Nigeria claims nearly 100 lives

A cholera outbreak in northeastern Nigeria has claimed nearly 100 lives over the past two weeks, the United Nations said ...

staffSeptember 22, 2018

Hundreds missing after ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania

At least 42 people have died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania. One official ...

staffSeptember 21, 2018


Weird News


Turkey fines Google over competition infringements

Turkey’s Competition Authority has fined U.S. tech giant Google around $15 million for violating competition rules in sales of mobile ...

staffSeptember 20, 2018

Transparent Speakers Let Your Skin Play Music

An international team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has presented an innovative wearable technology that will turn your skin into ...

staffSeptember 20, 2018
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Weight Watchers drops ‘weight’ from name

Weight Watchers has unveiled a slimmed down version of its name, rebranding itself WW, in what it says marks “the ...

staffSeptember 24, 2018

Amazon considering opening 3,000 cashierless stores

Amazon is considering opening up to 3,000 new cashier-less stores by 2021 to vie for shoppers at convenience stores and ...

staffSeptember 20, 2018

Coca-Cola ‘in talks’ over cannabis-infused drinks

Coca-Cola is best known for its eponymous caffeine-based drink, but the firm now appears to be experimenting with a different ...

staffSeptember 17, 2018
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Ancient Mars: Life Underground?

A new study shows evidence that ancient Mars probably had an ample supply of chemical energy for microbes to thrive ...

staffSeptember 24, 2018

‘Robotic Skins’ Turn Everyday Objects Into Robots

When you think of robotics, you likely think of something rigid, heavy, and built for a specific purpose. New “Robotic ...

staffSeptember 20, 2018
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Scottish chef using 60,000-year-old recipes

A Scottish-born chef has won an international culinary prize by using ingredients and cooking techniques learned from indigenous Australian people. ...

staffSeptember 19, 2018

Domino’s Pizza tattoos earn some Russians ‘free pizza for life’

One tattoo. 100 years. 10,000 free pizzas. That was the deal offered to people in Russia last week when Domino’s ...

staffSeptember 10, 2018

Hong Kong dim sum favorite faces uncertain future

Impatient diners crowd around carts of steaming dim sum steered by fierce “trolley aunties” at Hong Kong’s Lin Heung Tea ...

staffSeptember 2, 2018
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Air Pollution Linked to Dementia Risk

Air pollution is now an established risk factor for heart disease/stroke and respiratory disease, but its potential role in neurodegenerative ...

staffSeptember 24, 2018

Most People With Cancer Risk Genes Don’t Know It

Genomic screening of more than 50,000 people shows that more than 80% of those who carry an identifiable genetic risk ...

staffSeptember 24, 2018
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Tiger Woods wins for first time in 5 years

Tiger Woods won the season-ending Tour Championship by two shots to claim his first victory in five years. The American, ...

staffSeptember 23, 2018

Liverpool’s band of brothers fire Champions League warning

Liverpool turned the page on defeat in May’s Champions League final and showed why they are even stronger candidates to ...

staffSeptember 20, 2018

Ronaldo sees red as Juventus beat Valencia

Cristiano Ronaldo’s first Champions League appearance for Juventus lasted only 29 minutes as the competition’s record scorer was sent off ...

staffSeptember 20, 2018
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In pictures


Don’t be fooled! Soaps that look good enough to eat

Don’t be fooled! Soaps that look good enough to eat

Don’t be fooled! These soaps might make you think twice before biting into a sushi roll!


Oh Deer! These Two Friends are Too Cute

Oh Deer! These Two Friends are Too Cute

Four-month-old roe deer Daisy has no idea she’s not a dog!