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UN Chief: 'Deep Concern' Over Ukraine

Forbes - ‎8 minutes ago‎
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Friday that he was deeply concerned over reports that a Russian envoy of trucks allegedly carrying humanitarian supplies crossed into Ukraine “without the permission of the Ukrainian authorities.

Militiamen kill 70 at Iraq mosque - ‎17 minutes ago‎
BAQUBA: Shia militiamen gunned down 70 people in an apparent revenge attack at an Iraqi Sunni mosque on Friday, dealing a blow to government efforts to regain territory seized by jihadist-led militants.

Two New Cases of Ebola Stem From Indirect Contact

New York Times - ‎21 minutes ago‎
A Liberia Ministry of Health team unloaded the bodies of Ebola victims for a funeral pyre in Marshall, Liberia, on Friday. Credit John Moore/Getty Images.

Malaysia pauses in solemn homecoming for MH17 dead - ‎17 minutes ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Black-clad Malaysians observed a minute of silence and a nationwide day of mourning on Friday as the first remains of the country's 43 citizens killed in the MH17 disaster returned home.

Resolving South Sudan strife top agenda at Salva Kiir, Museveni meeting

NTV Uganda - ‎6 hours ago‎
The South Sudan president Salva Kiir continues to shuttle diplomacy around the region to find a lasting solution to the conflict in the neighbouring state where thousands have been killed.

Makerere University insist on proposed 10 per cent fees increment

NTV Uganda - ‎9 hours ago‎
Following a meeting with President Museveni on Thursday, Makerere University management has clarified on the 10% increment of tuition fees.

Speaker Kadaga: MPs hide in Parliament to dodge debt collectors

NTV Uganda - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Parliamentary Commission that runs the affairs of Parliament, has resolved to cap the guarantee given to MPs to borrow from banks at one third of their salary.

Assault charges laid against Malema, Mngxitama and the EFF - ANCYL

Politicsweb - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The ANC Youth League welcomes the laying of assault charges against Julius Malema, Andile Mngxitama and the EFF. We fully support the investigation and shall mobilize support for our leadership that is being harassed by the EFF.

Nobody can stop Jonathan in 2015 – Clark

The Punch - ‎2 hours ago‎
A former Minister of Information, Chief Edwin Clark, has said that President Goodluck Jonathan will contest the 2015 presidential election and that nobody can stop him.

Zuma's 'spy tapes' filed at SCA

News24 - ‎4 hours ago‎
Bloemfontein - Papers have been filed at the Supreme Court of Appeal by Friday's deadline, as agreed upon in the appeal hearing on the so-called spy tapes litigation.

Islamic State Wanted $132 Million Ransom For Foley

WFMY News 2 - ‎32 minutes ago‎
The family of journalist James Foley released the last message his killers sent to them, informing them that they were going to execute him.

Syrian conflict death toll exceeds 190000, says UN

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said war crimes had been committed with total impunity on all sides in the Syrian conflict.

Confrontation in Sinai is not enough, says local leaders

Ahram Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Egyptian army has escalated operations in Sinai over the past few weeks, inflicting major losses in the ranks of extremist militants.

German police officer on trial in slaying of man who fantasized about being eaten

The Globe and Mail - ‎53 minutes ago‎
A German police officer went on trial Friday accused of strangling and chopping up a man he met in an Internet chat forum devoted to cannibalism.

It's All in the Numbers: Instagram, Tumblr Step Up Metrics for Brands - ‎8 hours ago‎
With marketers pouring buckets of cash and resources into social media campaigns, everyone's wondering: Does it work? Instagram is now offering a new three-pronged dashboard, the first suite of real-time, self-serve tools for marketers to manage their ...

Hyundai Motor's workers strike over base pay

Korea JoongAng Daily - ‎3 hours ago‎
Unionized workers from Hyundai Motor yesterday held a partial strike as wage negotiations with management stalled over an issue with base pay.

Facebook awards 'Internet Defense Prize'

Sin Chew Jit Poh - ‎18 hours ago‎
(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) - Facebook on Wednesday awarded a $50,000 Internet Defense Prize to a pair of German researchers with a seemingly viable approach to detecting vulnerabilities in Web applications.

Researchers malware steals Gmail password, online banking data

CSO Online - ‎51 minutes ago‎
University researchers have built an Android app that secretly snatches valuable personal data from other mobile apps, such as webmail, shopping and online banking.

How the Metal Samsung Galaxy Alpha Is Made

PC Magazine
8 hours ago
Written by
Angela Moscaritolo
Computerized tools construct the frame of the phone, which is ultimately put through three quality assurance tests. 0shares. Galaxy Alpha Production Sneak Peek · VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY.

ALL SYSTEMS GO: Moses Golola bracing for fight with Richard Abraham

NTV Uganda - ‎6 hours ago‎
Moses Golola has returned from a three-week training stint in Thailand. Golola got a heroes' welcome from a section of his fans who dotted either side of Entebbe road.

How the GUARDIANS Movie Reinvigorated Marvel's Cosmic Comics Frontier

Newsarama - ‎2 hours ago‎
This month's Guardians of the Galaxy movie was perhaps one of Marvel Studios' biggest gambles since the risky proposition of self-financing their own movies began with Iron Man, but that risk has paid off - and in some ways paved the way for an entirely ...

Mariah Carey slaps gag order on Nick Cannon

San Jose Mercury News
3 hours ago
Written by
Tony Hicks
Nick Cannon isn't supposed to be talking about his split with Mariah Carey. But he did, and she's not happy. TMZ reports that a provision in the divorce settlement hammered out between the pair's lawyers spells out that Cannon could suffer "serious financial ...

Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid, Spanish Super Cup: as it happened - ‎28 minutes ago‎
... • Exclusive: Gary Neville talks to Louis van Gaal • Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid: match preview • Real 1 Atletico 1: Garcia spoils Rodriguez's debut in first leg • United on alert as Di Maria asks to leave Real • Simeone: Di Maria is Real Madrid's best player

Science Images of the Week

Voice of America (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev, a flight engineer aboard the International Space Station conducts extravehicular activity (EVA). Artemyev and fellow cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov conducted a little space station maintenance, deployed a small science ...

Drought has raised ground in Western US

Blouin News Blogs - ‎3 hours ago‎
Scientists have found that the drought that is plaguing California and the western United States has caused water levels to drop overall and the Earth's crust to rise one-sixth of an inch since 2013.