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Algeria economy: 'The worst is to come'

<b>Algiers -</b> Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal is expected to announce a new package of reforms to cope with plummeting global energy prices within the coming weeks.<p>Last December, Sellal established a task force to diversify the country's oil-dependent economy.<p>While the Algerian government did …

British drones carry out first strikes against Isil in Iraq

Ministry of Defence says RAF Reaper drone fires missile at Isil forces laying homemade bombs north of Baghdad<p>Britain has launched its first drone strikes against Isil fighters in <b>Iraq</b>.<p>The Ministry of Defence said an RAF Reaper drone had fired a Hellfire missile at Islamic State of Iraq and the …

How Instagram is Changing the Way We Eat

Will we see more food designed for maximum shareability instead of flavor? F&W's Kate Krader explores dining in a photo-centric age.<p>The other night I …

AP Chief Says James Foley's Murder Should Be Treated As A War Crime

Associated Press CEO Gary Pruitt condemned the murder of journalist James Foley in a statement on Wednesday.<p>A video posted online on Tuesday claimed to show Foley being beheaded by the militant group ISIL in Syria. The U.S. government and Foley's family have concluded that the video is authentic. …

Hamas spokesman: Israel wasn't serious - CNN Video

Hamas threatens to strike Tel Aviv airport as military leader declared alive following Israel strike

Mohammed Deif, the leader of the al-Qassam Brigades, not killed in Israeli strike on his house which killed his wife and child, according to Hamas<p>Hamas has denied that the head of its military wing was killed in an Israeli air strike, as it warned international airliners against flying into Tel …

Flashy Qatar Is Being Blamed For The Collapse Of Israel-Gaza Talks

Qatar has been home to Hamas chief-in-exile Khaled Mashaal since 2012 and has carved out a role as a key financial patron for Gaza, buying influence while shoring up an economy overseen by Hamas.<p>That support is prompting accusations that Qatar helped scuttle a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza …

Palestinian Authority

Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens

JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Hamas leader has said the group carried out the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June — the first time anyone from the Islamic militant group has said it was behind an attack that helped spark the current war in the Gaza Strip.<p>Saleh Arouri …

Three Hamas leaders killed in Gaza

Overnight, Israeli air strikes have killed three top Hamas commanders in Gaza, say militants.<p>Mohammed Abu Shamala, Mohammed Barhoum and Raed al-Attar died in the attack on a four-storey building in Rafah, which also killed civilians in the area. Dozens of people are reported to be missing.<p>The three …

Gaza counts cost of war as more than 360 factories destroyed or damaged

Gaza's economy will take years to recover from the devastating impact of the war, in which more than 360 factories have been destroyed or badly damaged and thousands of acres of farmland ruined by tanks, shelling and air strikes, according to analysts.<p>Israeli air strikes on Gaza have resumed since …

Citigroup’s Japanese retail banking unit is as good as sold

Citigroup’s plans to exit retail banking in Japan—after more than 100 years in the business—haven’t been formally announced, but the writing is on the wall. Not only have the bank’s plans been widely reported in recent days, so have the names of potential suitors and, today, at least one buyer that …

Ukraine customs checks start on Russian aid convoy

<b>The Red Cross says Ukrainian customs checks have begun on Russian lorries carrying aid for civilians in eastern Ukraine, which are still at the border.</b><p>Red Cross official Laurent Corbaz said the aid delivery "could start soon... hopefully tomorrow".<p>Several of the huge convoy's lorries are reported …

Ebola survivor recovered and 'thrilled to be alive'

Ebola virus survivor Dr Kent Brantly has said he is "thrilled to be alive" after contracting the infection while working as a medical missionary in Liberia.<p>The US aid worker described how he woke up feeling "under the weather" in late July and became progressively sicker until he was flown to …

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Extreme Rainfall Is The New Normal, And We're Not Ready For It

Heavy rains are flooding cities and towns from Nebraska to Michigan to Maine. Is the problem failing infrastructure, global warming...or both?<p>Six weeks worth of rain fell on greater Detroit on Monday, much of it during afternoon rush hour. Local drainage systems quickly topped out, and the deluge …

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Ticks That Can Make People Severely Allergic To Meat Are Spreading In The U.S.

Interviews with doctors suggest the Lone Star tick, and the allergy to sugars in red meat that it can cause, is on the rise.<p>Mike Abley will always remember the last hamburger he ever ate. It was more than 20 years ago, and he recalls the meat being particularly juicy and delicious.<p>But a few hours …

A Homemade Crossbow Designed To Impale A Car Door [Video]

Watch out, Katniss<p>English philosopher Thomas Hobbes believed that men living in anarchy would lead “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short” lives. So as much as I’d enjoy rebuilding civilization from piles of trash after an apocalypse, I’d first worry about a way to send petrol-marauding punk …

Homemade

Google goes DARPA

Regina Dugan loves to tell the story of how she got her current job. It was a little over two years ago, and Dugan, a mechanical engineer by training …

John McAfee's call to arms: If you want freedom, resist Google (video)

Cybersecurity pioneer and outspoken playboy John McAfee has a message for people using Google.<p>Wise up.<p>If you think that Google’s collection of personal data is innocuous, McAfee wants you to think again.<p>“Google … would like us to believe that if we have nothing to hide, we should not mind if …

Kurdish forces retake part of Iraqi dam as U.S. strikes continue

BAGHDAD — Kurdish and Iraqi forces backed by American airstrikes took control of the Mosul Dam, Iraq's military said Monday.<p>The U.S. military had launched more than 20 air strikes around the area over the last several days, allowing Kurdish and Iraqi counterterrorism forces to push militants off …

Israel, Palestinians Still Far Apart As Truce Nears End

With the clock ticking on the expiration of the latest cease-fire in Gaza, representatives of Israel and Hamas resumed talks in Cairo today but appeared divided over an Egyptian proposal to ease the closing of the territory.<p>As NPR's Jackie Northam reports from Jerusalem, at the heart of the talks …

Ukraine army pushes into rebel stronghold of Luhansk

Government says state flag raised over police station in separatist-held city, as foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany meet in Berlin to discuss crisis<p>The Ukrainian army pushed into a key city controlled by Russia-backed separatists on Sunday, the government said, as the two …

Protesters attack Liberia Ebola unit

<b>There are conflicting reports over the fate of 17 suspected Ebola patients who vanished after a quarantine centre in the Liberian capital was looted.</b><p>An angry mob attacked the centre in Monrovia's densely populated West Point township on Saturday evening.<p>A senior health official said all of the …

France returns to work, with a heavy heart

While their country is still being invaded by record numbers of foreign tourists – they rose above 84 million last year, 20 million more than the actual number of citizens and the highest in the world – the French will slowly start trickling back from their traditional four-week summer vacation …