Abdulrahman Tahir

14 Flips | 4 Magazines | 4 Followers | @Abdulrahman3ndo | Keep up with Abdulrahman Tahir on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Abdulrahman Tahir”

Coalition air strikes target Houthi stronghold in Yemen

Warplanes from a coalition led by Saudi Arabia have bombed the stronghold of Yemen's Houthi fighters with strikes targeting arms depots and a number of military camps controlled by the group.<p>Air raids early on Friday targeted Saada, the stronghold of the Houthis, and focused on locations along …

Eurostat: 44 percent hike in asylum applications in EU | DW | 20.03.2015

According to Eurostat figures for 2014, which were released on Friday, asylum applications from Syrian nationals rose to nearly 123,000, compared …

North Africa

Lewis Hamilton wins Australian Grand Prix easily but sparks furious outburst from Mercedes' rivals

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says Mercedes one-two could kill sport but winning team's chief Toto Wolff tells him to 'take moans to the Wailing Wall'<p>The chequered flag had barely fallen in <b>Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix</b> before <b>Mercedes</b> were involved in a bitter row with their rivals who …

Chinese passenger opens plane door for fresh air

A Chinese airline passenger pulled open an emergency exit as his plane was about to take off because he “just wanted fresh air”, Chinese media have reported.<p>The man had not realised that opening the door was dangerous, staff members said.<p>The safety scare on Sunday came days after a passenger on …

NYPD: Cop ambush killer told passers-by to watch

NEW YORK (AP) — The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, authorities said Sunday.<p>Moments before opening …

Law Enforcement

Real Wall Street fortunes are made of borrowed Benjamins and hard work

People believed 17-year-old fake boy wonder Mohammed Islam because they bought the myth of magical financial genius. Successful trading requires capital and hard work<p>When a 17-year-old high school genius in Queen says he made $72m trading, and people believe him, then people don’t understand how …

Is Black Mirror the Twilight Zone of the Digital Age?

The only _Twilight Zon_e episode I can recall isn’t from Rod Serling’s original television show, which ran from 1959 to 1964, but an episode remake found in the omnibus tribute <i>Twilight Zone: The Movie.</i> I came across the film on television, as a kid, some time after its 1983 release, and stuck …

Five people flee from Sydney cafe amid hostage drama

Five people have fled from a cafe in the heart of Sydney where a dramatic hostage taking is unfolding Monday.<p>But an unknown number of people remain in the cafe, held by at least one armed hostage taker.<p>Hundreds of police officers have shut down a usually bustling area in Australia's most populous …

UK weighs up troop numbers for return to Iraq

Iraq,Military,British Army,UK news,Middle East and North Africa,World news,Islamic State (Isis),The Guardian,News<p>National security council to meet to decide how many troops to send back to Iraq to train army to combat Islamic State threat