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Mali arrests Islamist judge who ordered amputations and stonings

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali’s army has arrested a hardline Islamist judge who ordered floggings, amputations and the stoning of women for adultery during a 10-month occupation by rebels linked to al Qaeda.<p>Houka Houka Ag Alfousseyni, who held court in the Timbuktu region, was detained on Friday as part …

Rosetta comet chaser set to wake up on Monday after three years' sleep

At 10am GMT on Monday morning an alarm clock will rouse a snoozing spacecraft that is hurtling through the darkest reaches of the solar system. Launched 10 years ago, and in hibernation for the last three, the time for action has come at last.<p>The European Space Agency's Rosetta probe aims for a …

Police arrest man suspected of attending 'Syrian terrorist camp'

LONDON (Reuters) - A 21-year-old man from Birmingham has been arrested on suspicion of attending what police said on Saturday was a Syrian terrorist training camp.<p>The man was detained by officers under terrorism laws on Friday when he arrived atGatwick Airport on a flight from Istanbul.<p>West …

Libya sends troops to restore order in volatile south - PM

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya is sending troops to the country’s restive south after gunmen stormed an air force base in the region’s biggest town, Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said on Saturday, following days of skirmishes between rival tribesmen and militias.<p>Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan speaks …

Iran diplomat dead after resisting kidnap attempt in Yemen

SANAA (Reuters) - An Iranian diplomat was killed in Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Saturday when he resisted gunmen who were trying to kidnap him near the ambassador’s residence, the Iranian Foreign Ministry and Yemeni security sources said.<p>Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham told Fars …

Two Italian workers kidnapped in eastern Libya - source

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Two Italian construction workers have been abducted in an Islamist stronghold in eastern Libya, a security source said on Saturday.<p>The men were kidnapped in Derna, east of Benghazi, where they had been staying in a cement factory, the security source said.<p>“There was a group of …

Pictures of the week: Iraq Is Flying, by Jamal Penjweny

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Jamal Penjweny's visual project, Iraq is flying.

Clean Modern Decor

• 1 |<p>The smart-casual lounge is dotted with comfy but chic adult sized beans bags, providing easily moveable sitting places to read, relax, or group as …

Daily Inspiration 1660

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Amazon is thinking about shipping you packages you haven't ordered yet

Looking forward to buying the next season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> on Blu-ray? Amazon may already be preparing to send it to you. The retail giant is working on an idea it calls "anticipatory shipping" as a way to reduce package transit times. It's everything the name implies -- according to a December …

The Week in Review: Gadgets and Gizmos A-Plenty

Inside Flipboard / January 10, 2014<p>The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which just completed its 2014 run in Las Vegas, was full of gadgets—some …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Reheat Leftovers, from Pizza to Pasta to Eggs

Our ultimate guide to reheating leftovers like pizza, rice, chicken, steak, pasta, pancakes, eggs, fish, vegetables, muffins, coffee, tea, pie, and risotto<p>Yesterday, Gawker's <b>Tom Scocca</b> admitted that he had been reheating pizza wrong his entire life. Rather than warming it up in a toaster oven, …