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Bin Laden family on Blackbushe Airport crash plane

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Family members of Osama Bin Laden were killed in a private jet crash in Hampshire on Friday, the Saudi Arabian embassy in the UK has said.
UK plane crash kills Osama bin Laden relatives, Saudi official says
UK plane crash kills members of Bin Laden family, Saudis say

Facebook says drone ready for real-world testing later this year

Reuters - ‎Jul 30, 2015‎
MENLO PARK, Calif. Facebook Inc (FB.O) announced on Thursday it has completed building its first full-scale drone, which has the wingspan of a Boeing 737 and will provide Internet access to the most remote parts of the world.

Alexander Litvinenko: Inquiry finds 'irrefutable' evidence men linked to Putin ...

ABC Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
British police have accused Russia of being involved in the murder of Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko. Mr Litvinenko died in 2006, three weeks after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium during a meeting with two Russian men, who are suspects ...

Four Indians abducted in Libya, 2 freed

The Hindu - ‎14 hours ago‎
In a dramatic turn of events, two of the four Indians feared to have been abducted by the dreaded Islamic State (IS) terror group in the Libyan city of Sirte were released by their captors.

WIPO to offer capacity building in Ethiopia - ‎16 hours ago‎
Ethiopia and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) whereby the organization will offer capacity building training to the staff of Ethiopia's Intellectual Property office in the use of appropriate ...

Obama's call to end female genital mutilation yet to reach Ethiopia's villages

The Guardian - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Leila Kedir with her mother Sadiya Aliye, who went to jail for two months and paid $50 fines every time she had her four daughters circumcised in Ethiopia.

Obama says he could win a third term

Rapid News Network - ‎4 hours ago‎
George Charamba said this after Mugabe, who is the current AU chairperson was excluded from meeting Obama during his visit at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Tuesday.

US President Barack Obama visits Ethiopian Airlines - ‎1 hour ago‎
US president Barak Obama along with US Government Senators and House of Representatives paid a visit to Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Airline in Africa, during the president's three days official Visit to Ethiopia, 26 to 28 July 2015.

Killing of Cecil pressures United States to protect African lion

Reuters Africa - ‎16 minutes ago‎
(Reuters) - The killing of Cecil the lion by a U.S. hunter in Zimbabwe has turned up the pressure on Washington to extend legal protection to the African lion by declaring it an endangered species, but some hunting advocates said that would lead to ...

Obama in Africa: Sympolism, strategic value

The Philadelphia Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
Workers finish installing a large billboard showing Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, left, and President Barack Obama, right, in downtown Nairobi, Kenya.

Police commissioner submits Marikana response with barely hour to spare

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
National Police Commissioner,Riah Phiyega, during the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Rustenburg in the North West Province. Image by: Antonio Muchave/SOWETAN.
Phiyega living on the edge with job appeal
Phiyega fights on for top job

LUNGU praises Malawi

ZNBC - ‎21 minutes ago‎
President Edgar Lungu has commended the government of Malawi for its commitment to the tenets of democracy and good governance. President Lungu says this was demonstrated in the 2014 tripartite elections that saw Professor Peter Mutharika emerge ...

Ethiopian airlines to increase flights to Seychelles - ‎16 hours ago‎
The Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will increase its services to Seychelles to four flights per week effective September 16, 2015.

Nigeria, others raise $830m for infrastructure in Africa

BusinessDay - ‎Jul 31, 2015‎
Nigeria and some African countries under the platform of Africa50, the new and innovative infrastructure investment platform promoted by the African Development Bank (ADB) held its Constitutive General Assembly on the 29th of July 2015 in Casablanca, ...

Trans-Pacific Partnership talks: Key issues preventing a deal - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pacific Rim trade ministers failed to clinch a deal on Friday to free up trade between a dozen nations after a dispute flared up over auto trade between Japan and North America, while New Zealand dug in over dairy trade and no agreement was reached on ...

Oil prices tank as OPEC heightens oversupply worries - ‎4 hours ago‎
US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for September delivery dived almost 3.0 per cent, shedding USD 1.40 to close at USD 47.52 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

#BlueMoon: Lady Liberty got a better view than we did - ‎1 hour ago‎
Star-gazers in Britain were left a little disappointed by last night's blue moon, which with the clear conditions offered many a chance to see this rare lunar event for themselves.

Win a free Tesla. Hint: It's not easy

Gant Daily - ‎Jul 30, 2015‎
Tesla announced that the first person who refers 10 customers in each of its sales regions - North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific - for a total of 30 referrals of people who eventually buy a Tesla will get a free Model X. Good luck with that!

Nasa discovers yet another rocky exoplanet, and it's only 21 light years away

The Independent - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Astronomers have discovered the closest rocky planet outside our solar system, which is larger than Earth and a "potential gold mine of science data".

Should you upgrade to Windows 10?

Economic Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
On July 29, Microsoft launched its newest operating system for PCs, tablets and hybrid devices. As part of this launch, users running licensed versions of Windows 7, Windows 8 and 8.1 are eligible for a free upgrade over the internet.

Hugh Jackman, World Imaginative and prescient overpower 'Dukale's Dream'

Observer News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Whereas "Wolverine's Ethiopian Trip" may need grabbed additional consideration, the extra alliterative "Dukale's Dream" paperwork a gathering that proved life-changing for each Hugh Jackman and a poor espresso farmer throughout a 2009 journey to Addis ...

Wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper Dies Aged 61

Sky News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Hall of Famer feuded with Hulk Hogan for years and headlined some of the biggest matches of the 1980s. 09:29, UK, Saturday 01 August 2015.

Changing his status: Facebook's Zuckerberg expecting a daughter

Al-Arabiya - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby. (Facebook). Share. Text size A A A. The Associated Press, San Francisco Saturday, 1 August 2015.

'See you soon!' Foo Fighters tell 1000 fans who performed in Italy

BBC News - ‎19 hours ago‎
Foo Fighters fans have been trying to persuade the band to play in Italy in a pretty spectacular way. A thousand people turned up in Cesena, on the country's east coast, to demonstrate how much they want the US band to come to their city.

MTN-Qhubeka target Tour of Utah

SuperSport - ‎2 hours ago‎
For the second time this year, Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung will race on American soil as the African team start the UCI 2.HC Tour of Utah on Monday, 3 August.

Exclusive: Dibaba allowed to double in 1500m and 5000m by Ethiopia at IAAF ... - ‎12 hours ago‎
Genzebe Dibaba, controversially selected only for the 5,000 metres at next month's International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships in Beijing four days after breaking the 22-year-old world record in the 1500m, will double up in ...

Reuters Sports Schedule at 0001 GMT on Saturday, Aug 1

Reuters - ‎10 hours ago‎
Reuters sports schedule at 0001 GMT on Saturday: - -. OLYMPICS. No snow no problem as China financial might lands 2022 Games. KUALA LUMPUR - The snow will be fake, but the very real financial muscle China boasts proved decisive on Friday when ...

Breakthrough in Quest for Ebola Vaccine

NDTV - ‎47 minutes ago‎
An Ebola test vaccine provided blanket protection in a field trial in Guinea, researchers said Friday, possibly heralding "the beginning of the end" for the devastating West African outbreak that has killed thousands.

West Nile found in county

Journal Review - ‎20 minutes ago‎
The West Nile virus has made its way into the southwestern part of Montgomery County. Montgomery County Health Department officials learned Friday from the Indiana State Department of Health that the virus was found in a mosquito here.

Hospitals warned to stop using vulnerable drug pump

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Hospitals worldwide are being advised not to use Hospira's Symbiq infusion system after a security vulnerability was discovered that could allow cyber attackers to take remote control of the system.

3 now dead in NYC Legionnaire's outbreak

WTSP 10 News - ‎1 hour ago‎
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio enters an interfaith prayer service at Mount Sinai United Christian Church on July 14, 2015, in New York City.
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