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Arsenal 3-0 Fenerbahce

Arsenal 3-0 Fenerbahce

Arsenal cruised to a 3-0 win at Fenerbahce in the first leg of their Champions League play-off round tie in Istanbul on Wednesday evening. Second-half goals from Kieran Gibbs, Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud put the Gunners in a strong position to qualify for the group stages of this season’s competition. Gibbs opened the scoring [&hellip

Chelsea 2 -1 Aston Villa

Chelsea 2 -1 Aston Villa

Chelsea made it two wins out of two to go top of the Premier League table as they defeated a resilient Aston Villa side 2-1 at Stamford Bridge. The Blues hit eight past Villa in the corresponding fixture last season and were quickly into their stride again as Antonio Luna scored an own goal in [&hellip

Smartwatch to offer built-in camera

Smartwatch to offer built-in camera

Omate Truesmart – a smartwatch with a built-in five megapixel camera – is set to go into production after hitting its crowdfunding target. The device raised more than $100,000 (£63,760) of pledges on fundraising site Kickstarter, guaranteeing it will get the cash. Omate’s achievement comes ahead of the much-anticipated launch of a smartwatch from Samsung. [&hellip

Secret court: NSA violated Constitution

Secret court: NSA violated Constitution

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper Amid massive public criticism, the US government released new documents showing that the National Security Agency violated the Constitution for three years by collecting tens of thousands of emails by Americans. The secretive court that oversees surveillance programs shapely rebuked the NSA in 2011 for searching the contents of [&hellip

Russia slams UK over Snowden issue

Russia slams UK over Snowden issue

Russia has censured the UK over forcing the British Guardian daily to destroy material leaked by American whistleblower Edward Snowden, saying the move is not in tune with the UK declarations on human rights. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said in a statement issued on Wednesday that “the measures taken by the British authorities [&hellip

Mubarak to go under house arrest

Mubarak to go under house arrest

Mubarak’s release is expected to deepen the crisis in the North African country that was triggered when the army overthrew former president Mohamed Morsi on July 3. Former Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak will be placed under house arrest if he is freed from prison, the interim government has ordered. In a statement issued on Wednesday, [&hellip

China’s Bo Xilai goes on trial

China’s Bo Xilai goes on trial

China’s Bo Xilai has not been seen in public since he was fired as the municipal chief of the city of Chongqing in March 2012. China has began the trial of former politician Bo Xilai – once tipped for the highest levels of power – on charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. Bo’s [&hellip

Egypt Brotherhood official arrested

Egypt Brotherhood official arrested

Egypt’s security forces have arrested Muslim Brotherhood spokesman Ahmed Aref in the capital, Cairo, reports say. State-run television al-Masriya reported that Aref was detained during the early hours of Thursday. Aref is the latest senior Muslim Brotherhood figure to be taken into custody by Egypt’s army-backed interim government. On August 20, the security forces detained [&hellip

Rotary steps up to new polio challenge

Rotary steps up to new polio challenge

With the new polio outbreak in Somalia less than a week ago, the Rotary club of Tanzania has approved a US$500,000 Rapid Response grant to ensure that immunisation activities proceed without interruption and to minimise the risk of spread to neighbouring countries. According to a statement availed to The Guardian yesterday the Rotary grant to [&hellip

2 stoned to death for robbing 28m/-

2 stoned to death for robbing 28m/-

Two suspected bandits have been stoned to death by an angry mob after having robbed one businessman some 28m/- cash. The two suspected bandits are Said Hemed (42), a resident of Temeke and Robert Aloyce (37) from Mabibo, Dar es Salaam. Dar es Salaam Special Zone Police Commander, Suleiman Kova, told journalists that the incident [&hellip