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Google aims to see into the future with Glass

Google aims to see into the future with Glass

Google has invested time and money in Glass, its ultimate hands-free device, which may go on sale to the public later this year. Google has been showing off its wearable technology with a demonstration of Google Glass at the SXSW show in Texas. Visitors to the show in Austin saw the device, which Google refers [&hellip

13 killed in explosion in central Mexico

13 killed in explosion in central Mexico

The scene of an explosion of a truck loaded with fireworks in Jesus Tepactepec, a rural village in the town of Nativitas in central Mexico. The blast occurred after a firework landed on the truck due to a malfunction and ignited the firework it was carrying. At least 13 people have been killed in an [&hellip

Iran to try 18 over nuclear assassinations

Iran to try 18 over nuclear assassinations

Iranian nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan was assassinated on January 11, 2012, when an unknown motorcyclist attached a magnetic bomb to his car. Tehran Prosecutor Abbas Ja’fari Dowlatabadi says 18 people will be tried over their involvement in the assassination of the country’s nuclear scientists. “Eighteen suspects have been prosecuted and indicted [over the nuclear [&hellip

Guantanamo hunger strike enters day 41

Guantanamo hunger strike enters day 41

A hunger strike by prisoners at the US’s notorious Guantanamo Bay detention facility enters its 41st consecutive day, as medical experts and lawyers warn of the deteriorating health of more than 100 hunger strikers. Lawyers and medical officials are concerned about the critical health condition of the prisoners, who began the hunger strike on February [&hellip

‘Congo rebel leader flees to Rwanda’

‘Congo rebel leader flees to Rwanda’

General Bosco Ntaganda addresses a news conference in Kabati, a village located in Congo’s eastern North Kivu province, on January 8, 2009. Rwandan Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwabo denied the allegation that the rebel leader was in Rwanda. The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) says a rebel leader wanted by the International Criminal [&hellip

‘Iran asked to increase petchem exports’

‘Iran asked to increase petchem exports’

File photo of a petrochemical complex in the southern Persian Gulf port of Assaluyeh   The managing director of the National Petrochemical Company says the Islamic Republic of Iran’s neighboring countries have demanded an increase in the export of the country’s petrochemical products. Abdolhossein Bayat made the remarks in an interview with the Oil Ministry’s [&hellip

Tribunal asks ICC to probe Israel crimes

Tribunal asks ICC to probe Israel crimes

A Palestinian man carries the dead body of a child from the al-Dallu family out from the rubble after an Israeli missile struck a family home, killing at least nine members of the same family, in Gaza City on November 18, 2012.   The Russell Tribunal on Palestine has called on the International Criminal Court [&hellip

Saudi cleric urges Riyadh to adopt reforms or face rising outrage

Saudi cleric urges Riyadh to adopt reforms or face rising outrage

Protesters hold an anti-regime demonstration in the Qatif region of Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. (File photo)v   An influential Saudi cleric has called for the Al Saud regime to initiate reforms or risk public outrage and the possible disintegration of the kingdom, a report says. The Financial Times reported on Sunday, in an open letter [&hellip

Utouh urges quality reports in auditing UN agencies

Utouh urges quality reports in auditing UN agencies

The National Audit office of Tanzania (NAOT) is soon expected to start the third stage of auditing United Nations (UN) organizations after completing and submitting the two stages of reports auditing. Ludovick Utouh, the Controller and Auditor General, said this week during the closing of 12 day training of 75 UN auditors at Bagamoyo, that [&hellip

Japan hands $7m for Nyarugusu

Japan hands $7m for Nyarugusu

The government of Japan has contributed USD 7 million for the refugee population of nearly 68,000 residing in Nyarugusu Refugee Camp, the last remaining refugee camp in Tanzania located in Kasulu District, Kigoma Region. This contribution comes from a portion of the supplementary budget of the Japanese financial year 2012/2013 dedicated for humanitarian assistance for [&hellip