Temporary opening of app causes brief joy

June 23, 2017 3:52 pm0 comments
Temporary opening of app causes brief joy

Joy. Jubilation. Excitement. Happiness. These are some of the words that described the mood in the United Arab Emirates when WhatsApp’s voice and video-calling services were accidently unblocked in the country. The video and call features, started by WhatsApp in November 2016, are blocked in the UAE as they are […]

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472 civilians dead in month of US-led Syria strikes: monitor

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472 civilians dead in month of US-led Syria strikes: monitor

BEIRUT (AFP) – US-led coalition air strikes on two Syrian provinces targeting militants have killed 472 civilians over the past month, a monitor said Friday, more than double a previous 30-day toll. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the period between May 23 and June 23 saw the highest […]

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Germany spied on the White House over years: report

June 22, 2017 9:27 pm0 comments
Germany spied on the White House over years: report

e as well as the US finance and foreign ministries. Other monitoring targets ranged from military institutions including the US Air Force or the Marine Corps, space agency NASA to civic group Human Rights Watch. Hundreds of foreign embassies as well as international organisation like the International Monetary Fund were […]

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Lockheed agrees to build F-16 fighter planes in India

June 20, 2017 2:49 pm0 comments
Lockheed agrees to build F-16 fighter planes in India

LE BOURGET, France (AFP) – Lockheed Martin has agreed with Tata Advanced Systems Ltd to jointly build F-16 fighter planes equipped with new-generation electronics in India, both companies said on Monday. The fighters are of the Block 70 type, “the newest and most technologically advanced F-16 ever”, they said. “The […]

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JK Rowling lashes out against Daily Mail headline of the Finsbury Park attack

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JK Rowling lashes out against Daily Mail headline of the Finsbury Park attack

JK Rowling is often vocal about her political opinions on twitter and the aftermath of the Finsbury Park attack was no different. A terror attack in London left one man dead and several others injured as a van drove into pedestrians outside the Finsbury Park mosque after evening prayers. Soon […]

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Iran and the GCC-Qatar crisis

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Iran and the GCC-Qatar crisis

(Web Desk) – South Pars/North Dome, the world’s largest natural gas field lies deep in the Gulf waters between Qatar and Iran. The ownership of the gas field and the resulting wealth from oil exports is pretty much shared between the two countries. Iran owns the South Pars while Qatar […]

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