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Libya: It Was All Supposed To Be Very Different

Sky News - ‎38 minutes ago‎
David Cameron arrived to a hero's welcome in 2011 - but now violence threatens to destabilise further an already volatile region.

Gaza conflict: Eight children killed after explosions at playground, hospital

ABC Online - ‎2 minutes ago‎
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned of a protracted war in Gaza, dashing any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid.

My strange captivity in Ukraine

Stuff.co.nz - ‎7 minutes ago‎
In eastern Ukraine, one text message can turn you into an enemy. In my case, it was sent to my father. "Talked to Borodai at night," it said about an interview I had with a rebel leader.

Chinese regulators target Microsoft, over possible antitrust concerns

Washington Post (blog)
8 minutes ago
Written by
Hayley Tsukayama
Chinese regulators have visited several Microsoft offices in China, in relation to an apparent antitrust investigation. Officials from the State Administration for Industry and Commerce, which investigates antitrust and other matters, visited several Microsoft offices ...

Zimbabwe is bigger than MDC, Zanu PF, says new party

NewsDay - ‎4 hours ago‎
TRANSFORM Zimbabwe is a new political party on the block. Its leader Jacob Chengedzeni Satiya Ngarivhume and 12 other party members were recently arrested for breaching of the Public Order and Security Act (Posa) and later released on $50 bail.

Grace Mugabe Nominated For Secretary of Zanu-PF Women's League

The Public News Hub - ‎2 hours ago‎
Grace Mugabe, wife of the current Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, has accepted a unanimous nomination to become secretary of the Zanu-PF Women's League.

South Africa to Urge Renewal of Trade Deal at US-Africa Summit

Wall Street Journal (blog)
5 hours ago
Written by
Patrick McGroarty
South African officials said on Monday they would use a summit between U.S. President Barack Obama and African leaders next week to lobby for renewal of a trade pact they called an important instrument of U.S.

ANC mulls Hlongwa graft claims

Independent Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Brian Hlongwa is the ANC chief Whip in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature. Picture:Paballo Thekiso Picture:Paballo Thekiso. Johannesburg - Allegations of corruption involving ANC Gauteng Chief Whip Brian Hlongwa have been referred to the party's ...

DRC plotters argue in PTA court

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Michael Deibert depicts the Democratic of Congo as a nation in flux in this hard-hitting title. buy now. Pretoria - Members of a rebel Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) group, accused of plotting to overthrow President Joseph Kabila's government while in ...

After a month of fasting, Muslims to feast on Shirkhurma for Eid-ul-Fitr today

Times of India - ‎10 minutes ago‎
VASCO: After a month of fasting and prayers, Muslims across Goa are set to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their family, friends and different communities on Tuesday.

Air Algerie Black Boxes Arrive in France

Voice of America - ‎10 minutes ago‎
PARIS —. The Air Algerie black boxes have arrived in France where flags are flying at half-staff for the people who died when the passenger plane crashed in northern Mali last week.

Police search for Yoo's secret woman

The Korea Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Investigators have shifted their manhunt focus to two key close confidantes -- Kim Hye-kyung and Yang Hoi-jeong -- of the late business tycoon Yoo Byung-eun, hoping to determine the cause of the Sewol ferry owner's death amid a power struggle among his ...

Opinion: Christians in Islamic world are going, going ... and soon gone

Montreal Gazette - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Two high-profile incidents last week, at opposite ends of the Arab world: In northern Iraq, recently conquered by the zealots of the newly proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, the Christians in Mosul were given three choices: convert to Islam, pay a ...

BAT Zimbabwe unit declares 100% dividend

Bulawayo24 - ‎6 hours ago‎
BAT Zimbabwe, the Zimbabwe unit of British American Tobacco, on Friday put a smile on its shareholders' faces after it declared a 100% dividend payout.

Samsung promises that Tizen, while plagued by setbacks, will still deliver

Christian Science Monitor - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Samsung's bid to provide its own mobile operating system in addition to Android has faced numerous roadblocks in its years of development as the Korean electronics giant tries to compete with OS giants such as Google and Apple.

European Union Approves Apple's $3 Billion Beats Acquisition

PadGadget - ‎18 minutes ago‎
When Apple announced plans to acquire Beats Music and Beats Electronics for $3 billion, the only real hurdle was whether the world would consider the merger to be a monopoly of sorts.

Beyoncé surfboard Instagram: Singer tries to show all is well with Jay-Z

Examiner.com
1 hour ago
Written by
Regina Avalos
A Beyoncé photo featuring her on a surfboard on Instagram is stirring up more speculation about her marriage to Jay-Z today. Rumors circulate the couple's marriage very regularly now, and it is rumored their marriage will cease to exist by the end of the year.

Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer Debuts: Watch Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron Go ...

E! Online
1 hour ago
Written by
Alyssa Toomey
The hype for the Mad Max: Fury Road trailer was in full swing after its official debut at Comic-Con over the weekend, and now that the trailer has been released to the rest of the world, we can see why fans can't stop freaking out.

BN Academy Junior Player Back From Summer Camp

AllAfrica.com - ‎15 hours ago‎
BN Academy junior footballer Tatenda Nyoni arrived back home on Wednesday from a 10-day long summer camp held at Dortmouth College, Boston, USA.

Baylis Hails Golf Prodigy Scott Vincent

AllAfrica.com - ‎11 hours ago‎
VETERAN local golf mentor Rodger Baylis has showered praise on golf prodigy Scott Vincent who is now ranked seventh on the latest World Amateur Golf Rankings following a famous Players Amateur victory in the US last week.

Why did the dinosaurs go extinct? A perfect storm of events, scientists say

CITY A.M.
48 minutes ago
Written by
Sarah Spickernell
It wasn't just the impact of an asteroid thundering down to Earth that wiped dinosaurs off the face of the planet: their extinction was the result of a longer chain of events, according to new research.

Webcam captures baby sea turtles emerging from nest (VIDEO)

Kansas.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
A live-streaming webcam catches loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings emerging from a nest in the Florida Keys. (July 27). A live-streaming webcam catches loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings emerging from a nest in the Florida Keys.

Russia Restores Contact with Gecko-Filled Space Capsule

Space.com
53 minutes ago
Written by
Megan Gannon
A Russian space capsule carrying more than 20 science experiments - including a habitat full of geckos on a mission to mate in orbit - was feared to be in trouble for a few days after it stopped responding to commands from the ground.

Bio-diversity mission on rails flagged off

The Hindu - ‎2 hours ago‎
“This is no ordinary train,” said Union Minister of State for Environment Prakash Javadekar on Monday as he flagged off the third phase of the Science Express Biodiversity Special (SEBS) at the Safdarjung railway station here.

How Ebola Virus Spreads from Sick Animals and Among Humans

610kvnu - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The largest-known outbreak of the Ebola virus is currently underway but because so many questions remain about the true source of the disease, it is difficult to understand the timeline of the deadly infection.

Rush for answers after Ebola death

Stuff.co.nz - ‎6 minutes ago‎
No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say he died days later from Ebola, one ...
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