Israeli officials confirm Syria strike

Israeli officials have confirmed that the Tel Aviv regime has conducted an airstrike

US wildfire doubles in size, covers 18,000 acres

A wildfire burning through coastal wilderness in the US state of California 

NPT members voice concern about maintenance of nuclear weapons

The members of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Keralites corner glory in civil service exams

TRIVANDRUM - After two decades, a Keralite has topped the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) examination. The results of the examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission in October 2012 were announced on Friday.

 

Solar plane lands at night in US airport

The first-ever manned airplane that can fly by day or night on solar power alone landed in the dark at a major southwestern US airport, a live feed from the organizer’s website showed early Saturday.

 

Major wildfire spread in California

A fierce, wind-driven wildfire spread along the California coast northwest of Los Angeles, threatening 4,000 homes and a military base as residents were evacuated ahead of the flames and a university campus was closed.

 

Israeli officials confirm Syria strike

Israeli officials have confirmed that the Tel Aviv regime has conducted an airstrike

Lebanon condemns Israeli violations

Lebanese President Michel Sleiman has condemned the latest violation

MKO terrorists active in Syria under guise of medics: Defected member

A defected member of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization

Hit-and-run driver arrested in UAQ

An african driver involved in a hit-and-run accident in which a woman was knocked down and left with a brain hemorrhage has been arrested.

Israel has conducted airstrike in Syria: US official

Israel has conducted an airstrike in Syria, apparently targeting a building, a US official said on Friday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, declined to elaborate

Nearly half of European jails overcrowded: Council of Europe

A Council of Europe report has warned that nearly half of all European countries

Portugal to lay off 30,000 public sector workers

Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho has announced that the government plans

Belgium fire forces many to leave homes

Many have been forced to leave their homes after several train cars

Anatara goes arty

A couple of art experiences will take shape at Art Space, a newly transformed area for art shows at Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel and Spa, as part of the Anantara Art Series, a new initiative launched last month.

Australia halts cattle exports to Egypt

Australian cattle exporters said they had suspended live shipments to Egypt on Saturday after abattoir footage shot by animal rights activists showed “horrific” mistreatment of cows.

Congress loses interest in job creation

Jobs are still a top issue for many Americans, but it seems as though Congress

Worst job market recovery since WWII

The job market may not be as weak as it looked just a month ago

Mideast M&A value soars

DUBAI - The total value of mergers and acquisitions, or M&A, targeting companies based in the Middle East soared in April 2013 to $1,770 million from the $347 million recorded in March, according to the latest report from Zephyr, the M&A database published by Bureau van Dijk.

 

US job maket strengthens

US employment rose more than expected in April and hiring was much stronger than previously thought in the prior two months, easing concerns belt-tightening in Washington was dealing a big blow to the economy.

EU predicts eurozone recession to continue in 2013, key economies set to breach deficit limits

EU predicts eurozone recession to continue in 2013, key economies set to breach deficit limits

Microsoft goes mainstream to win phone share

Microsoft Corp’s phone chief hates to call the new Nokia Lumia 521 cheap, but the lower-priced smartphone launching in the United States is the company’s boldest move yet to win mass market share from leaders Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics.

Run silent, run deep: The life of Brian Krzanich at Intel

It took him 30 years, but Brian Krzanich - the understated, analytical engineer who started his career at an Intel chip factory in New Mexico - quietly worked his way up to the top. Now, the man who once prided himself on halving production times will have to act swiftly to move the company into new areas of growth.

Photo tagging finally comes to Instagram

Photo tagging finally comes to Instagram

High school student faces 20 years in prison for Facebook messages

High school student faces 20 years in prison for Facebook messages

LinkedIn slumps on disappointing outlook

LinkedIn has blown Wall Street estimates out of the water consistently

AFC set to introduce ethics committee

New Asian soccer chief Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa will make introducing an ethics committee a top priority as the Bahraini attempts to bring about sweeping reform at the scandal-hit Asian Football Confederation.

Knight Riders win at last

Chasing 133-run target, Yusuf Pathan and Jacques Kallis added quick fifty-run partnership for the third wicket to lead the Kolkata Knight Riders run chase against Rajasthan Royals at the Eden Gardens on Friday.

 

In the Playoffs, There Is Room for Panic

In the Playoffs, There Is Room for Panic

Warner powers Daredevils

David Warner smashed an unbeaten half-century and powered Delhi Daredevils to an emphatic seven-wicket victory over defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League match here on Wednesday.

Shaikh Salman wins AFC presidential election

UAE candidate Yousuf Al Serkal has lost the AFC presidential election in the Malaysian capital here to Shaikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain.

20 of the world's most beautiful World Heritage Sites

20 of the world's most beautiful World Heritage Sites

From seat backs to handbags: How airlines recycle

From seat backs to handbags: How airlines recycle

Going under the knife for a perfect Facebook profile pic

College student Shayna John was not happy with her nose. And to give it the perfect shape, she recently underwent nose correction surgery - all this for her profile picture on Facebook.

‘Iron Man 3’ blasts off US blockbuster season

“Iron Man 3” is expected to launch America’s summer blockbuster season with a bang this weekend, having already taken global box offices by storm, industry analysts say.

Iron Man Three: Tony Stark Saves the World, Gets a Heart

Many people have dreams where they fly through the air and suddenly, disastrously lose altitude. But for Tony Stark, whose invention of an airborne Iron Man suit made him a superhero, the image of a flying man falling signals something worse than an anxiety attack. It is a harbinger of career suicide.

Stars, fans say goodbye to George Jones at Grand Ole Opry

Stars, fans say goodbye to George Jones at Grand Ole Opry

Debts, drugs, messy bedroom highlighted in Michael Jackson wrongful death trial

Debts, drugs, messy bedroom highlighted in Michael Jackson wrongful death trial

Edgar Wright night in 'CapeTown'

At the Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles during EW’s CapeTown Film Festival

‘Iron Man 3’ blasts off US blockbuster season

“Iron Man 3” is expected to launch America’s summer blockbuster season with a bang this weekend, having already taken global box offices by storm, industry analysts say.

Stay off triggers to avoid migraine

Headache is the ninth most common reason in the world for a person to consult a physician and migraine accounts for 64 per cent of these headaches in females and 43 per cent in males, according to Dr Kamal Bhalla, Specialist, Internal Medicine, Zulekha Hospital, Sharjah.

Do school programs keep kids from smoking?

Certain school-based programs that aim to keep kids from smoking cigarettes seem to work, according to a fresh look at some past research.

 

How to Organize in 20 Minutes (or Less)!

12 tips for getting organized fast. What are you waiting for? The clock is ticking...

Iron Man Three: Tony Stark Saves the World, Gets a Heart

Many people have dreams where they fly through the air and suddenly, disastrously lose altitude. But for Tony Stark, whose invention of an airborne Iron Man suit made him a superhero, the image of a flying man falling signals something worse than an anxiety attack. It is a harbinger of career suicide.

Parents see more food, skin allergies in children

Parents see more food, skin allergies in children

Saudi Arabia Sars-like virus 'kills five'

Saudi Arabia Sars-like virus 'kills five'

Stars, fans say goodbye to George Jones at Grand Ole Opry

Stars, fans say goodbye to George Jones at Grand Ole Opry

Debts, drugs, messy bedroom highlighted in Michael Jackson wrongful death trial

Debts, drugs, messy bedroom highlighted in Michael Jackson wrongful death trial

Edgar Wright night in 'CapeTown'

At the Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles during EW’s CapeTown Film Festival

Marvel: Scoop on 'Phase Two'

When Marvel Studios began producing its own movies in 2008

How to Destroy Angels offers a refined take on Trent Reznor’s signature sound

How to Destroy Angels offers a refined take on Trent Reznor’s signature sound

Jim James of My Morning Jacket: all over the place and always charming at 9:30 Club

Jim James of My Morning Jacket: all over the place and always charming at 9:30 Club

Think Like a Doctor: An Unusual Headache

Think Like a Doctor: An Unusual Headache

Stage is set: Mariinsky Theater II makes debut

Stage is set: Mariinsky Theater II makes debut

'The Way, Way Back' to close Los Angeles Film Festival; Full lineup announced

The 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival has revealed its full lineup

Israel has conducted airstrike in Syria: US official

Israel has conducted an airstrike in Syria, apparently targeting a building, a US official said on Friday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, declined to elaborate

Nearly half of European jails overcrowded: Council of Europe

Microsoft goes mainstream to win phone share

Young Emiratis struggle to find jobs

Monty Python star to receive top British TV award

How to Organize in 20 Minutes (or Less)!

8 Islands to see before you die

Huge Rubber Duck arrives in Hong Kong

Wanderlust-inducing gifs

Top spenders and destinations revealed

Iron Man Three: Tony Stark Saves the World, Gets a Heart

Art

Bringing an Industrial Vision to the Home
Once Upon a Landscape
No More on the Outside Looking In

Beauty

Amanda Knox mulls return to Italy as book launched
‘Zombies’ invade University of Michigan campus
How to Take a Good Selfie

Health

Parents see more food, skin allergies in children
Saudi Arabia Sars-like virus 'kills five'
Think Like a Doctor: An Unusual Headache

Fashion

Espadrilles: Go-to shoe on fair-weather days
Jenna Lyons - Her Best Outfits

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‘Iron Man 3’ blasts off US blockbuster season
Iron Man Three: Tony Stark Saves the World, Gets a Heart
Stars, fans say goodbye to George Jones at Grand Ole Opry

Living

Stay off triggers to avoid migraine
Do school programs keep kids from smoking?
How to Organize in 20 Minutes (or Less)!





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