ALGIERS (Reuters) - An Algerian military court has sentenced the country's former counter-terrorism chief, who played a central role in the 1990s war against Islamist fighters, to five years in prison, a judiciary source told Reuter...
WARSAW, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Pirates attacked a Polish-owned cargo vessel off the Nigerian coast and kidnapped its captain and four crew, Polish authorities said, in the first documented incident of its kind in almost year in some of the deadliest shipping lanes on earth. The Cyprus-registered Szafir was boarded overnight by armed men in […] .
November is now about to take a bow and Microsoft is planning to close the year of 2015 with five new exciting games that Xbox Live Gold members can expect to nab for free.
The void left by the Advanced Micro Devices X86 server "sabbatical" five years ago created a massive opportunity in the server SoC space. It had to be filled with something and that something has primarily been Intel and then ARM-based server chips. ARM Holdings -based servers have been in development for [...]
The inquiry will last at least five years and cost about 18 million pounds ($27 million)
(Reuters) - Herve Falciani, an ex-employee of HSBC's Geneva private bank who leaked information on clients and their tax situation, has been sentenced to five years in prison for aggravated industrial espionage, the bank said on Friday. Show More Summary
How can we steer young people toward a peaceful future? The answer may lie in mentors who help youth to think entrepreneurially. Since I was five years old, I spent my childhood in and out of foster homes after my parents developed drug addictions on the south side of Chicago. Show More Summary
Fans of the ABC Family television series "Pretty Little Liars" are eager to see their favorite show which is scheduled for a winter premiere on January 12. It has been a while since they saw the "liars" on the small screen, but before...Show More Summary
Within a year, the world’s current largest single-dish radio telescope, the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, will lose its title. It will instead be usurped by this: the Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) in Pingtang County, China. Read more...
Ankara has been supporting terrorism and "backstabbing" Damascus for five years, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said commenting on the downing of the Russian Su-24 bomber over Syria by the Turkish Air Force on November 24.
Rome, bound eternally in a kind of sumptuous four-thousand-year process of decay, has had a difficult 2015 thus far. Last summer – in the teeth of the Jubilee Year declared by Pope Francis, which meant 30 million pilgrims piling into town – the city rather rudely woke up with a [...]
John Harris, 'End of austerity? A silent crisis in local services tells the true story' Guardian Thursday 26 November 2015 Over the next five years – and possibly for even longer than that – the kind of dire, drastic cuts councils have been forced to make since 2010 will be continuing. Show More Summary
The immigration policy of the administration of President Barack Obama has come under renewed attack from Republicans after newly released figures from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) revealed that in the last five years the United States issued about 680,000 green cards to immigrants from Muslim-majority countries. Show More Summary
Another Thanksgiving is here and another year is almost over. The holiday season is officially in full swing today as we visit with our families, and friends, and enjoy a day of togetherness and unity. In a time when the world is crumbling...Show More Summary
Happy Thanksgiving! It is that time of the year again. Time to thank your family, friends and the world for helping you survive another year, and while you are at it, thank yourself with some extra stuffing of that turkey you have been meaning to eat for a good while now. Show More Summary
Just five years ago, many would have considered it impossible to pass a $15 minimum wage in this country. Today, nine cities, counties or states have passed policies for $15 an hour or more. Many others are contemplating similar measures. Several years ago even the most diehard labor activist would have considered it pie-in-the-sky to…
Progesterone supplements in the first trimester of pregnancy do not improve outcomes in women with a history of unexplained recurrent miscarriages, new research shows. The findings mark the end of a five year trial and provide a definitive answer to 60 years of uncertainty on the use of progesterone treatment for women with unexplained recurrent losses.
Over the past five years, Black Friday has migrated steadily into Thanksgiving, with each new year bringing fresh examples of big box stores flinging their doors open on Turkey Day. But this year the trend hit the skids. Though Walmart...Show More Summary
The Beijing high court reduced Gao Yu's sentence to five years for leaking a party document
The eccentric folk singer reflects on the five decades since his iconic counterculture song, and tells The Daily Beast what he thinks of the current state of American politics.