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Turkey's Twitter Ban Backfires as Millions Find Workarounds

Ankara .- The Turkish government’s attempt to block Twitter has largely backfired, analysts and social media watchers say. Not even a day after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the social media service would be “eradicated” from the country, Turks were still actively tweeting by the millions through a variety of workarounds.

Astronomers discover echoes from expansion after Big Bang

Massachusett .- Astronomers announced that they had discovered what many consider the holy grail of their field: ripples in the fabric of space-time that are echoes of the massive expansion of the universe that took place just after the Big Bang.

Adidas counting on Fifa World Cup to boost 2014 profits

Munich .- Adidas, the German maker of sportswear and equipment, said on Wednesday it is counting on the World Cup football championships in Brazil to boost sales and earnings this year. But he cautioned: "Currency headwinds had a significant negative impact on our results in euro terms, and this is also expected to continue in 2014."  

Venezuela looks to S. American leaders as toll hits 20

Caracas .- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called Thursday for a meeting of South American leaders over the growing turmoil facing his country, where the death toll from a month of anti-government protests hit 20.


Woman found sleeping in Justin Bieber's Atlanta home

Atlanta .- Police in Atlanta have caught a woman they say was found sleeping in a bedroom at a house rented by Justin Bieber. Sandy Springs police say 23-year-old Qianying Zhao of nearby Doraville was discovered at 5pm on Wednesday.


France's Nicolas Sarkozy 'had phone tapped by judges'

Paris .- Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has had his phone tapped for the past year on the orders of judges investigating alleged campaign donations from Libya, it is claimed. And Le Monde newspaper says the phone taps have revealed evidence of tampering with the justice system.


MEP asks for keeping the EU-Colombia FTA in abeyance because of irregular overthrow of Bogota mayor

Bruselas .-The Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and Colombia should be kept temporarily in abeyance, according to German MEP Jürgen Klute, in the light of the alleged breach of rule of law in Colombia caused by recent decision made by Colombian authorities to overthrow without prior trial Gustavo Petro, mayor of Bogota and second most important elect authority in Colombia behind president Juan Manuel Santos.


Ukraine crisis is a ''game-changer'' for Allies NATO Secretary General tells Brussels Forum

Munich .- The crisis in Ukraine is a geo-political “game-changer” for NATO Allies who must strengthen their economic and military ties in wake of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said in a speech delivered at the ‘Brussels Forum’ on Friday (21 March 2014). “The transatlantic bond and NATO matter more for Europe than ever before,” he said.


UN spotlights civilian suffering in Syria by screening ‘viral’ image in New York, Tokyo

New York .- The United Nations has drawn on the bustling energy of two of the world’s most fabled crossroads – New York City’s Times Square and Tokyo’s Shibuya crossing – to spotlight the ongoing struggle of besieged civilians trapped amid Syria’s civil war, launching a “flashmob” and simultaneously showing on the junctions’ mega-billboards the now-iconic photograph of thousands of people in a Damascus refugee camp waiting in line for food supplies.


Venezuela looks to S. American leaders as toll hits 20
 Ukraine crisis is a ''game-changer'' for Allies NATO Secretary General tells Brussels Forum
Adidas counting on Fifa World Cup to boost 2014 profits
 MEP asks for keeping the EU-Colombia FTA in abeyance because of irregular overthrow of Bogota mayor
Turkey's Twitter Ban Backfires as Millions Find Workarounds
 Next year Barcelona will be the turnaround port for the world's largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean's

Venezuela: UN human rights chief urges halt to violence, inflammatory rhetoric
 10 Things Everyone Should Know About NASA’s Commercial Crew Program
France's Nicolas Sarkozy 'had phone tapped by judges'
 Airbus, the French people’s favourite company in 2014 according to the Randstad Awards survey
Woman found sleeping in Justin Bieber's Atlanta home
 UN spotlights civilian suffering in Syria by screening ‘viral’ image in New York, Tokyo


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Miami | People who have outbursts of anger are at greater risk of having a heart attack or stroke in the two hours immediately after the episode, European researchers said Tuesday.

Adolfo Suárez | Spain's ex-PM Adolfo Suarez, who guided the nation through the turbulent years following the death of fascist dictator Francisco Franco, has died at 81. Mr Suarez was taken to hospital on Monday suffering from a respiratory infection.
Amancio Ortega | The 300 wealthiest people on earth added $25.6 billion to their collective net worth this week as the US government imposed economic sanctions on several Russian billionaires.
Caracas | The United Nations human rights chief today condemned the recent violence in Venezuela, and urged the Government to ensure respect for freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Next year Barcelona will be the turnaround port for the world's largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean's

Barcelona .- Next year Barcelona will be the turnaround port for the world's largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean's the Allure of the Seas, a vessel measuring 361 metres in length with a capacity for 6,318 people (equal to the entire population of the Catalan village of Tremp).


 

 

 

 

 

     
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Ukraine asks UN to adopt Crimea resolution

Kiev .- Ukraine asked the UN General Assembly to deter the risk of any future Russian aggression by adopting on Thursday a resolution denouncing its annexation of Crimea. 

 

 

Egypt’s Sisi ditches uniform, quits as defence minister

Cairo .- Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al Sisi ditched his military fatigues on Thursday and resigned as Egypt's defence minister, a day after announcing he would stand for president. 



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Turkey moves to block YouTube access after 'audio leak'

Ankara .- Turkey has moved to block access to YouTube, a day after a court ordered the suspension of a ban on Twitter, which PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan backed. The telecoms authority (TIB) said it had taken an "administrative measure" against the site but another report suggests that talks are under way.s

 
       
 

Bieber bodyguard charged with snatching camera at Georgia arcade

Atlanta .- One of pop singer Justin Bieber's bodyguards has been arrested and charged with stealing a photographer's $10,000 camera outside an arcade in an Atlanta suburb, police said on Wednesday.

 
       
 

Google now toughens security with Gmail service encryption

San Francisco .-  Google said on Thursday that its popular Gmail service would use encryption to thwart snooping, in the latest move by the tech sector reassuring customers following revelations about US surveillance programs. 

 
   
 

 

     

 


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