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Islamic State claims responsibility for bombing outside Saudi mosque

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Friday outside a Shiite Muslim mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia that killed four people, echoing a similar deadly strike a week ago, also claimed by the group.

Ethiopia opposition says elections an 'undemocratic disgrace'

GlobalPost - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ethiopia's main opposition party on Friday condemned weekend elections, which saw the ruling party cruise back into office, as a "disgrace" and proof the country was a one-party state.

The Corporation Aims to Produce Over 6 Million Quintals of Sugar

AllAfrica.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
Ethiopian Sugar Corporation say it has targeted to produce over 6 million quintals of sugar by the end of this fiscal year. Director General of the Corporation, under a Ministerial Portfolio, Shiferaw Jarso while speaking to participants of the Corporation ...

Lucy had company: Ethiopian fossils indicate new forerunner of humans

Firstpost - ‎10 hours ago‎
New York: A fossil find adds another twig to the human evolutionary tree, giving further evidence that the well-known "Lucy" species had company in what is now Ethiopia, a new study says.

Ilkley Gazette Talking Newspaper Records for Ethiopia

Ilkley Gazette - ‎3 hours ago‎
Dani Getachew, grade 9 student, receiving audio Biology on CD. Now recordings are on flash sticks in MP3 format. Steve Amos, sound engineer at Ilkley Gazette Talking Newspaper, and Gary Knamiller, former VSO teacher in Ethiopia 2003-06.

Tagline of Zelalem Kiberet's Blog: 'Let Freedom Ring'

Global Voices Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
In April 2014, nine bloggers and journalists were arrested in Ethiopia. Several of these men and women had worked with Zone9, a collective blog that covered social and political issues in Ethiopia and promoted human rights and government accountability.

Kerry On Ethiopia's National Day

AllAfrica.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Ethiopia as you celebrate your national day on May 28.

Twin bombs in Nigeria's Borno state kill seven and injure 12

Channel News Asia - ‎1 hour ago‎
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - At least seven people died and 12 were injured when twin bomb blasts by suspected Boko Haram militants struck a wedding party in northeast Nigeria's Borno state on Friday, locals said.

Chikwanda is ADB board of governors chairperson

Times of Zambia - ‎42 minutes ago‎
FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has assumed the role of chairperson of the African Development Bank (ADB) board of governors for the period 2015 to 2016.

Tayali, expose Rupiah

postzambia.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
MIKE Mulongoti has encouraged Chilufya Tayali to expose Rupiah Banda because Zambians want to know what kind of illegal activities their former president was engaged in.

Bureau 121: How good are Kim Jong-un's elite hackers?

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
In the Moonshin-dong area of North Korean capital Pyongyang, near the weaving Taedong River, is where researchers believe Bureau 121's headquarters can be found.

UPDATE 3-Canada economy contracts by most in 6 years in first quarter

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Adds details, comments and background). By Leah Schnurr. OTTAWA May 29 (Reuters) - Canada's economy contracted by the most in nearly six years in the first quarter, with business investment and exports both falling as the country grappled with a slump ...

Oil up 3 pct as dollar rally stalls, US inventories ease

Reuters Africa - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK, May 29 (Reuters) - Oil rose more than 3 percent on Friday as a rally in the dollar faded and as data from Thursday that showed a fourth straight weekly drop in U.S.

Google I/O: Project Ara phone gets assembled on stage at ATAP keynote, and it ...

Firstpost - ‎23 minutes ago‎
On day 2 of the Google I/O developers conference, at the ATAP keynote, Google engineer Rafa Camargo assembled a Project Ara phone as part of a live demo, and the phone came alive soon after.

Google's Big Picture Is Blurry for Investors

Wall Street Journal - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Every summer, Google GOOG -1.42 % provides a pointed reminder that investing in the search giant represents the longest of long games.

Interest in Michael Jackson's former Neverland Ranch soars

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The calls starting coming in at 4 a.m.. The day after news broke that singer Michael Jackson's former Neverland Ranch was on the market for $100 million, the three listing agents for the 2,700-acre property in Los Olivos have had their hands full.

One World Trade Center observatory opens to public

CBS News - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - There's a new bird's eye view of New York City. The One World Trade Center observatory officially opened to the public Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Palestinians drop FIFA suspension demand

Ynetnews - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Jibril Rajoub cancels vote on suspending Israel from football association at last minute following frantic negotiations; vote to form inspections committee to resolve complaints passes 165-18.

Women's World Cup: Competition for spots fierce ahead of U.S. send-off game

Goal.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
There are battles for starting spots throughout the U.S. lineup ahead of Saturday's send-off game against South Korea. NEW YORK - Many of the most competitive games in women's soccer take place behind closed doors.

Novel cancer drugs tipped to boost drug sales

Financial Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
In 1947, Sidney Farber, a pathologist working in a tiny hospital laboratory in Boston, gave an experimental cocktail of “anti-vitamins” to children with terminal cancer.

World Health Organization Blocks Interpol From Meetings On Illicit Tobacco Trade

Daily Caller - ‎2 hours ago‎
The World Health Organization is celebrating World No Tobacco Day Sunday in an effort to encourage reduced consumption, all the while freezing Interpol out of crucial meetings intended to combat one of the largest drivers of increased use: illicit trade by ...

US Military May Have Shipped Live Anthrax to Australia in 2008

ABC News - ‎39 minutes ago‎
A review of operations at the U.S. Army's Dugway Proving Ground in Utah has found that another batch of live anthrax that was shipped to Australia in 2008, U.S.
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