12:14 pm July 31, 2014 | 1 Comment
Istanbul. Hundreds of Turkish women posted pictures of themselves laughing on Twitter on Wednesday to protest comments by Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc, who had urged women not to laugh in public to “protect moral values”. Melda Onur, a lawmaker from the main opposition party CHP, said on Twitter that Arinc’s comments portrayed laughing as […]
12:01 pm July 31, 2014 | No Comment
Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew on Wednesday with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control.
11:46 am July 31, 2014 | No Comment
Gaza City. More than 100 Palestinians were killed Wednesday in the Gaza Strip, among them victims of Israeli fire on a crowded market and a United Nations school. The United States and United Nations condemned the school shelling and Hamas said it fired rockets into Israel in retaliation for both attacks. But hours after its […]
4:08 pm July 30, 2014 | No Comment
Microsoft said Wednesday it seeks to comply with Chinese law, after Beijing announced an anti-monopoly investigation of the US technology giant over its business practices.
6:11 pm July 29, 2014 | No Comment
Efforts to save wild tigers are being undermined by a lack of information about how many of the endangered cats live in the wild, the conservation group WWF said on Tuesday.
3:11 pm July 29, 2014 | 1 Comment
Australian airline Qantas said Tuesday it would continue flying over Iraqi airspace, despite alliance partner Emirates deciding to alter its routes over concerns about jihadist missile attacks following the MH17 crash.
1:47 pm July 29, 2014 | 2 Comments
Air quality around Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur and on Borneo island was "unhealthy" on Tuesday, with one town reaching "very unhealthy" levels as haze, mostly from forest fires in Indonesia, obscured skies.
1:38 pm July 29, 2014 | 2 Comments
US gunmaker Smith & Wesson was hit with $2 million in fines Monday for bribing officials in Indonesia, Pakistan and other countries to gain sales deals.
4:18 pm July 28, 2014 | 1 Comment
Indonesian police on Sunday fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters at the country’s infamous “Dolly” red light district, where workers are refusing to accept government orders to close shop.
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