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Israeli leaders find excuse to quit talks

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎22 minutes ago‎
What does an Israeli leader do when he gets what he said was a pre-condition for a peace agreement with the Palestinians? Change his position, of course.

Obama warns North Korea on nuclear test: South Korean media

Chicago Tribune - ‎41 minutes ago‎
SEOUL (Reuters) - President Barack Obama warned North Korea on Friday against conducting another nuclear test, saying that it would draw a firm international response.

Russia destabilising Ukraine; alleges John Kerry

Zee News - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Washington: The US has alleged that Russia is destabilising situation in Ukraine and warned Moscow that if it continued in this direction, it will not just be a "grave mistake" but an "expensive" one.

FDA To Propose New E-Cigarette Regulations

Permianbasin360 - ‎16 minutes ago‎
"'You like the taste of them. It makes you wanna smoke them more than a normal cigarette," said Anthony Murray According to Renato Galindo, a pulmonary patient educator with Medical Center Health System, they're being marketed to underage kids as a ...

South Sudan president replaces army chief

The Daily Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
JUBA: South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has sacked his army chief, a military spokesman said, replacing him with a loyalist from his own ethnic group as the country's four-month conflict shows signs of being increasingly fought along tribal lines.

Ethiopia to host African security forum April 26

Turkish Press - ‎9 hours ago‎
ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia will host the 3rd Tana High Level Forum on Security in Africa on April 26 and 27, an Ethiopian official said Thursday.

Ethiopia: The Original Jewish are in Ethiopia

Geeska Afrika - ‎10 hours ago‎
Harar (HAN) April 24, 2014 - The Power & Influence page of Geeska Afrika Online, by BBC Africa and HAN regional Security Reporter.

Nigerian leadership together against Boko Haram

CanIndia News - ‎1 hour ago‎
In a high-level security meeting with heads of 36 states, President Jonathan, has called-for an united front to tackle and contain Boko Haram.

Governor of the year award: Another feather in Fayemi's cap

Nigerian Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN); Former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi Again, it was honour galore for Dr. John Kayode Fayemi as he was recognised as the Champions Newspaper's Governor of the Year recently.

Okonjo-Iweala, Dangote in Time Magazine's world's most influential people

BusinessDay - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ten years after its European edition honoured her as one of world's “Heroes”, Time Magazine has named the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to the 2014 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential ...

Everest climbing season in disarray after deaths

TVNZ - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Daughter of Nepalese mountaineer Ang Kaji Sherpa, killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, cries as her father's body is brought to the Sherpa Monastery in Katmandu, Nepal.

Six killed as India heads back to polls

The Nation - ‎2 hours ago‎
Patna, iNDIA - The latest stage of India's massive five-week election was marred by bloody violence Thursday, with a landmine triggered by Maoist insurgents killing at least five policemen in an insurgency-hit eastern state.

Egypt Gets Attack Helicopters, US Gets the Status Quo, It Hopes

Newsweek - ‎11 hours ago‎
An Apache helicopter flies over Cairo's Tahrir Square during a protest to support the Egyptian army on July 26, 2013. Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters.

Police pursue TV live show threat in Pangani blast

The Standard Digital News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nairobi, Kenya: Police have arrested the owner of a car that exploded in Pangani, Nairobi County on Wednesday night, killing police officers and two suspected terrorists.

Young South Africans of Born-Free Generation Not All Keen to Vote

Voice of America - ‎4 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG - As general elections in South Africa approach, many young people who were born after the end of apartheid will vote for the first time, but not all of them are keen to do so.

Country rises in ICT use ranking

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎13 hours ago‎
THE PHILIPPINES has moved up in a World Economic Forum (WEF) ranking that measures the capacity of countries to use technology to improve economic growth and social well-being.

The world's busiest intersections

The Weather Network - ‎Apr 23, 2014‎
Then you may want to steer clear of these intersections, which could be some of the busiest on the planet. 1. ETHIOPIA. youtube. We'd call this crazy, but the people don't appear to be having any trouble navigating Meskel Square in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Google Loses Google+ Head

MediaPost Communications - ‎1 hour ago‎
Although not for lack of trying, Google has yet to establish a social network worthy of its name. To further complicate matters, Vic Gundotra -- Google+ head and the executive credited with its current existence -- is headed for the exit.

Obama impressed by Honda's Asimo, high-tech robots at Miraikan

The Japan Daily Press - ‎46 minutes ago‎
US President Barack Obama's state visit to Japan was not all serious business, as he took time to get a demonstration of the country's high-tech capabilities.

After Heartbleed, tech giants team up to fund open-source projects

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
How to avoid Heartbleed heartache · The hidden costs of Heartbleed bug · Google held on to Heartbleed bug data. The world's biggest technology companies are donating millions of dollars to fund improvements in open source programs such as OpenSSL, ...

Facebook flirts with fitness, acquires Moves app

Tech Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Facebook is buying interesting companies left and right! On Thursday, April 24, fitness app Moves announced that it will now join Facebook.

Wolverton: New rules could kill net neutrality and the Internet as we've known it

San Jose Mercury News
38 minutes ago
Written by
Troy Wolverton
When a lobbyist is named head of the agency that regulates the industry he represented, perhaps we shouldn't be surprised if he acts in the best interests of his former employers.

Lupita is People's Most Beautiful

Jamaica Observer - ‎19 hours ago‎
Last year was a phenomenal time for relatively unknown actress Lupita Nyong'o, starring in her first feature film, 12 Years A Slave.

Lost artworks by Andy Warhol found on 80s-era FLOPPY DISKS

2 hours ago
Written by
Neil McAllister
The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has recovered a trove of previously unknown works by the pop-art pioneer from an unexpected, yet suitably modern source: a set of Commodore Amiga floppy disks.

Nile Basin, U-23 added to Cecafa menu

Capital FM Kenya - ‎12 hours ago‎
STARS-ERITREA NAIROBI, Kenya, April 24 - The Cecafa Nile Basin Cup Winners Cup and Under-23 tournaments have been added to the regional football calendar by the governing body.

Mariano Barreto Appointed Coach of Ethiopia - ‎19 hours ago‎
The Ethiopia Football Federation (EFF) has chosen Portuguese national Mariano Barreto as the new coach of the national team. He replaces Sewnet Bishaw who was relieved of his duties in February this year after the Walyas' disappointing campaign in the ...

Measles at highest level since 1996

HeraldNet - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Measles has infected 129 people in 13 states so far this year, the most in the first four months of any year since 1996, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.

MERS not yet a major concern, government says

Jakarta Post - ‎53 minutes ago‎
The Religious Affairs Ministry says it will be business as usual for Indonesians who wish to go on the haj or umrah (minor haj) this year despite reports of a rising death toll from the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) in Saudi Arabia, including a ...

Cutting Coffee Consumption May Up Diabetes Risk

Counsel & Heal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Besides preventing cancer, heart conditions and obesity, new research reveals that your morning java might also lower your type 2 diabetes risk.

Doctors not equipped to help patients quit smoking

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
DOCTORS and dentists employed in HSE hospitals and clinics are ill-equipped to advise patients on stopping smoking because they have such poor knowledge about quit services.