Middle East

staffAugust 18, 2018

Iranian spiritual leader sentenced for ‘insulting Islam’

An Iranian court has sentenced the founder of a spiritual movement to five years in jail, his lawyer told ILNA ...

staffAugust 18, 2018

Iran – Economy not in ‘dead-end’ from US sanctions

Iran said Saturday it would resist the pressures of U.S. sanctions by relying on its natural and human resources, as ...

staffAugust 17, 2018

Turkish court rejects US cleric Brunson’s appeal for release

A Turkish court has rejected an appeal to release American Christian cleric Andrew Brunson from house arrest, broadcaster Haberturk said ...

North america



UK investigates WW2 shipwreck looting claims

The UK will investigate allegations that British World War Two wrecks in Asia have been targeted by scavengers, the defense ...

Putin dances at Austria wedding before meeting Merkel

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a flying visit to Austria to attend the wedding of the country’s foreign minister Saturday ...

German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman’s claim about Daesh man

German federal prosecutors say they’re taking seriously a Yazidi woman’s claim that she ran into her former Daesh (ISIS) captor ...

Italy determined to revoke motorway concession after bridge collapse: Di Maio

The Italian government is determined to revoke the national concession of toll road operator Autostrade per l’Italia following the collapse ...


staffAugust 8, 2018

Entire Australian state now in drought

Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales (NSW), is now entirely in drought, officials have confirmed. A dry winter has ...

Australia population to hit 25 million

Australia’s population will reach 25 million for the first time on Tuesday, according to official estimates. The milestone, driven significantly ...

staffAugust 7, 2018

Australia now a land of drought, PM says

Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has warned that the country has become a “land of drought” as he announced further ...

staffAugust 5, 2018


staffAugust 19, 2018

Fresh quake shakes Indonesia’s Lombok

The Indonesian island of Lombok has been shaken by another strong earthquake, after weeks of tremors that have killed more ...

Khan sworn in as PM, taking power in Pakistan

Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan was sworn in at a ceremony in Islamabad Saturday, ushering in a new political ...

staffAugust 18, 2018

Hundreds dead in India monsoon floods

At least 324 people have been killed in flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala in what local officials ...

staffAugust 17, 2018


staffAugust 18, 2018

World leaders honour former UN chief Kofi Annan

World figures have been paying tribute to former UN secretary-general and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan, who has died at the ...

Egypt’s Sisi signs law blocking ‘threatening’ websites

Egypt has rolled out a new law that allows authorities, through a judge, to order the blocking of websites that “constitute a ...

staffAugust 18, 2018

Tunisia says holding passport of suspected Islamist

Tunisia has confiscated the passport of a man suspected of being an Islamist militant who once served as Osama bin ...

staffAugust 17, 2018


Weird News


Clothes That ‘Chat’ Optically With Other Devices

The latest development in textiles and fibers is a kind of soft hardware that you can wear: cloth that has ...

staffAugust 11, 2018

Twitter won’t ban InfoWars’ Alex Jones

The CEO of Twitter says it will not ban InfoWars or its founder Alex Jones because their accounts do not ...

staffAugust 8, 2018
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VW’s CEO was told about emissions software months before scandal

Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess was told about the existence of cheating software in cars two months before regulators blew ...

staffAugust 18, 2018

Ryanair cancels flights as pilots walk out

Ryanair pilots are striking in five European countries, forcing the cancellation of a sixth of the firm’s flights during the ...

staffAugust 10, 2018

Adidas scores profit boost with World Cup

German sporting goods firm Adidas on Thursday said the World Cup in Russia and strong e-commerce sales lifted net profit ...

staffAugust 9, 2018
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Astronomers identify some of the oldest galaxies in the universe

Astronomers from the Institute for Computational Cosmology at Durham University and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, have found evidence that ...

staffAugust 18, 2018

2018-2022 Expected to Be Abnormally Hot Years

This summer’s world-wide heatwave makes 2018 a particularly hot year. As will be the next few years, according to a ...

staffAugust 15, 2018
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World’s most-starred chef Joel Robuchon dead at 73

Joel Robuchon, a master chef who shook up the stuffy world of French haute cuisine by wowing palates with the ...

staffAugust 6, 2018

Facts and Origins of the Potato

The potato, from the perennial Solanum tuberosum, is the world’s fourth largest food crop, following rice, wheat, and maize. The ...

staffJune 22, 2018

Folded Ham and Cheddar Omelette recipe

This simple folded omelet filled with ham and cheese is a satisfying and super-easy breakfast option — it’s ready to ...

staffMay 12, 2018
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Children of smokers ‘risk adult disease’

Non-smoking adults have a higher risk of dying from serious lung disease if they grew up with parents who smoked, ...

staffAugust 19, 2018

Smelling Odors That Aren’t There? It Is Common

Imagine the foul smell of an ash tray or burning hair. Now imagine if these kinds of smells were present ...

staffAugust 18, 2018
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Mourinho says Man City ‘disrespectful’ in documentary

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho suggested Premier League rival Manchester City was “disrespectful” and lacking “class” in a behind-the-scenes documentary ...

staffAugust 18, 2018

Juventus veteran Marchisio bids farewell to club after 25 years

Juventus veteran midfielder Claudio Marchisio has ended his contract with the Serie A champions by mutual agreement after 25 years ...

staffAugust 17, 2018

Ban Lifted: Kuwaitis compete under own flag at Asian Games

Athletes from Kuwait will be able to compete under their own flag in the Asian Games after the International Olympic ...

staffAugust 17, 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!