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Why President Obama's trip to Europe probably won't be boring this time around

Washington Post (blog) - ‎16 minutes ago‎
TALLINN, ESTONIA - Let's face it: NATO summits aren't usually the most scintillating gatherings. "President Obama has supposedly said that he finds these things dull," said Jeremy Shapiro, a fellow at the Brookings Institution.

Apple's basically blaming hack victims for not securing their own iCloud accounts

Washington Post (blog) - ‎13 minutes ago‎
In roughly 200 words, Apple is telling celebrities affected by the nude photo hack what many onlookers have said so distastefully about the incident in recent days: It's your own fault.

African terror leader targeted in US strikes

USA TODAY - ‎9 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - A U.S. airstrike in Somalia targeted the leader of al-Shabab, an al-Qaeda linked group responsible for a wave of terror attacks in Africa, Pentagon's top spokesman said Tuesday.

Cave carving may be 1st known example of Neanderthal rock art

Fox News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Around 39,000 years ago, a Neanderthal huddled in the back of a seaside cave at Gibraltar, safe from the hyenas, lions and leopards that might have prowled outside.

Saudi Arabia arrests 88 for being part of Al Qaeda cell

Khaleej Times - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Interior ministry official says 59 of those arrested had previously served prison sentences for similar offences. A top Saudi security official said on Tuesday that police had arrested 88 men suspected of being part of an Al Qaeda cell that was plotting attacks ...

I'm in control: Mugabe

Nehanda Radio - ‎3 hours ago‎
HARARE - President Robert Mugabe has stamped authority over his fractious Zanu PF, pledging to deal with discord over the elevation of his wife, Grace to lead the party's Women's League.

Reprieve for graft agency in staff dispute

New - ‎3 hours ago‎
THE Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) on Monday won a reprieve in its fight against a Labour Court ruling in which it was ordered to pay huge amounts of money to its workers.

Holomisa: Tlakula has seen the light

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Here you will learn the widespread use of blatant and excessive manipulation of elections and... Now R1,366.00 buy now. Johannesburg - UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has welcomed IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula's resignation but lamented the time it took ...
Pansy Tlakula resigns
IEC chairwoman Pansy Tlakula resigns
Tlakula has seen the light: Holomisa

Four UN peacekeepers killed in north Mali

TVNZ - ‎1 hour ago‎
At least four UN peacekeepers were killed and 15 wounded when their convoy hit a mine in northern Mali today, a spokesman said. The group of Chadian peacekeepers was returning from the embattled town of Kidal when they struck a mine about 30 ...

Taking on Africa's armed groups - ‎1 hour ago‎
African leaders at a summit in Kenya say the continent must work together to combat the 'scourge of terrorism'. Inside Story Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 19:53.

Opinion: Stop Islamic State now, before it's too late

Montreal Gazette - ‎2 hours ago‎
MONTREAL - The international community is finally waking up and showing outrage at the atrocities being committed in Syria and Iraq by the now infamous Islamic State.

Boko Haram seizes strategic Nigerian town - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Army denies takeover even as thousands of people are reported fleeing northern Nigerian town amid Boko Haram attack. Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 20:31.

Preliminary Malaysia MH17 crash report to be published within a week – Dutch ...

RT (blog) - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Emergencies Ministry members walk at the site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash, MH17, near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region, July 17, 2014.

Amplats to Expand Zimbabwe Output as S. Africa Sales Planned

Businessweek - ‎Sep 1, 2014‎
Anglo American Platinum Ltd. (AMS) plans to almost triple production at its sole Zimbabwe mine even though it's still to be repaid for money seized from its bank accounts by the central bank and is being compelled to cede control of the operation.

Basel-III norms' relaxation to help banks raise capital: Icra

Financial Express - ‎56 minutes ago‎
SummaryThe recent relaxations in Basel-III norms by the RBI will make it easier for banks... Related Articles. Column: Does monetary policy really matter?

Google Rebrands Enterprise To Google For Work

MediaPost Communications - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Google put a plan in motion Tuesday to formally dethrone Microsoft as the go-to company for enterprise apps and services like Gmail and Cloud.

Netflix will now let you select which TV binges you share on Facebook

Entertainment Weekly (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
For those of you that don't want the world to know about your embarrassing binge-watching habits, Netflix has made discreet entertainment a whole lot easier: The streaming service has changed the way its Internet video subscribers link to their Facebook ...

Microsoft Accidentally Tips Windows 9

InformationWeek - ‎10 minutes ago‎
With Windows 8 adoption still limping along and a quickly removed blog reference to "Windows 9," is Microsoft about to launch its next operating system?

iPhone to replace your wallet

FOX 29 - ‎49 minutes ago‎
CUPERTINO, California --We're just one week away from the widely expected debut of the new iPhone. And already, there are reports it could turn your phone into a wallet.

Daily News publishes explosive Tuku book

Nehanda Radio - ‎3 hours ago‎
HARARE - Zimbabwe's fastest growing newspaper, the Daily News has been given exclusive rights to publish extracts of Oliver Mtukudzi's explosive but controversial book, Tuku Backstage written by Tuku's long-time publicist and veteran journalist, Shepherd ...

Big Brother Africa postponed after fire guts house

Nigerian Tribune - ‎45 minutes ago‎
The ninth edition of popular Reality TV show, Big Brother Africa has been postponed after a fire gutted the house reserved for the housemates, the show's producers said on Tuesday.

Clarke: I have no intention of quitting ODIs (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
Australia captain Michael Clarke has denied considering retirement from one-day cricket, saying he still enjoys the format and will come back to it once his current injury heals.

Cook accepts World Cup chances 'a bit far fetched' - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Alastair Cook has admitted the idea England can win the World Cup is "a bit far fetched" but insisted he has no plans to step down as England's ODI captain.

'So many coming up… not going to let anybody beat me'

Indian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
Usain Bolt showed off his signature move, gave some advice to improve the sports culture in India and was at his wittiest best. Tweet This.

An Early Look at Cricket's World Cup

Wall Street Journal - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Australia's Phil Hughes bats against South Africa during a one-day tri-series match in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.

A moment, please, for Russia's space sex geckos

Washington Post (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
The gecko that burns twice as bright burns half as long. And the space geckos are no more. Russia confirmed the news. Let us pause to reflect upon our loss.

Bardarbunga's amazing display - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lava fountains are pictured at the site of a fissure eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano on September 2. Lava fountains are pictured at the site of a fissure eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano on September 2. The lava flows on the the ground ...

Solar flares launch beautiful radiation into space in NASA's new video - ‎59 minutes ago‎
In the attached video from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, we catch our sun mid-flare. It's a frequently occurring phenomenon in which dark spots of high magnetic energy explode away from the star and send plumes of radiation into the cosmos.

State-of-the-art clinic built in Borrowdale

NewsDay - ‎18 hours ago‎
TRAUMA Centre Hospital owner Dr Vivek Solanki, has built another state-of-the-art mini-hospital in Borrowdale which is set to be operational in six weeks' time.

Oh really?! Catherine Howarth, black mother gives birth to white child.

scallywagandvagabond - ‎15 hours ago‎
Catherine Howarth a Nigerian born UK mother has given birth to a white child. The black mother is said to have beaten odds a million to one that a mother from a different race could give birth to a child of another race.