Egyptian police fire teargas and water cannon on protesters
12 Dec 2013, 6:44 pm
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian riot police fired teargas and water cannon to disperse hundreds of pro-Islamist protesters demonstrating near the headquarters of the ministry of defense in Cairo on Thursday, security sources said.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Chemical weapons were likely used in five out of seven attacks investigated by U.N. experts in Syria, where a 2 1/2-year civil war has killed more than 100,000 people, according to the final report of a U.N. inquiry published on Thursday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday the uncle of leader Kim Jong Un, previously considered the second most powerful man in the secretive state, has been executed for treason, the biggest upheaval since the death of Kim's father two years ago.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Australian chairman of the U.N. Security Council's Iran sanctions committee on Thursday urged the United Nations' 193 member states to continue enforcing U.N. sanctions against Tehran over its nuclear program.
Report: Google contemplates homemade ARM chips to power its servers
Google's custom-built servers currently use x86 processors from other companies.
Google executives paid below market rates for fuel purchased from the Defense Department for their nine private aircraft, a report from NASA's inspector general says.
Singapore Press Holdings leads $10 million round in digital newsstand Magzter
Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), Singapore’s largest newspaper publisher, announced yesterday that it has led a $10 million series B round in Magzter, a New York-based global digital magazine store and newsstand. Indian venture capital firm Kalaari Capital also participated in the round. Magzte
The ‘Cyber Monday’ concept, basically an online shopping festival with huge discounts and sale offers, has been around for the past few years. The concept is hugely popular in the US, which has a mature e-commerce industry. However, the concept is already making inroads in Asian countrie
The Oppo N1, the Android-based smartphone that’s standing out from the crowd with its swiveling 13MP camera, is going on sale this week and next week in Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand. Oppo’s new flagship is available in those three nations starting from December 10 to 16 at Oppo&rsquo