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Romans 8:28-31

Romans 8:28-31 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. For …

‘All Our Young People Have Gone to the Mountains’

Inside Turkey’s revived war against the Kurds<p>DIYARBAKIR, Turkey—It was nearly midnight on July 23 when a slew of Turkish police officers raided Mehmet Cedinkaya’s home and detained his 17-year-old mentally disabled son, Azat.<p>Earlier that day in their poor neighborhood in Diyarbakir, the de facto …

Middle East

Obama Climate Change Plan: EPA To Propose First Methane Emissions Cuts For US Oil And Gas Operations

The Obama administration on Tuesday is expected to propose the first federal regulations for cutting methane pollution from the U.S. oil and gas …

The emerging middle class in Asia and the rise of Asia’s tech market

The emerging middle class in Asia can be characterized as ‘aspirational achievers’. The achiever mindset dominates in urban Asia in particular. 40% …

Chinese Internet Is Very, Very Quiet After China Arrested 15,000 For "Internet Crimes"

A "Cleaning the Internet" initiative is apparently also cleaning opinions about itself.

India to start clearing Iran debts in days

<b>Indian officials say the country is preparing to clear $6.5 billion of dues it owes to Iran for oil import in tranches.</b><p>India’s Finance Secretary …

​Fossilised remains of world’s oldest flower discovered in Spain

Ancient aquatic plant thought to be world’s first flower; studying it could provide a solution to modern pollination issues linked to decline of bee population<p>A beautiful aquatic plant, dating back to the start of the Cretaceous period, is believed by scientists to be the oldest flowering plant on …

Plants

Special Serrations Gave Carnivorous Dinosaurs an Evolutionary Edge

Railroad spikes. Knives. Razors. The teeth of carnivorous dinosaurs like <i>Allosaurus</i> and <i>Tyrannosaurus</i> have been compared to plenty of piercing and cutting tools over the years, but such comparisons are far too rough. In a study published earlier this month, University of Toronto paleontologist …

'US Jews oppose Israel stand on Iran'

<b>A majority of American Jews support the historic nuclear agreement with Iran despite fierce opposition from the Zionist lobby, says an American</b> …

DNA Can Store Your Digital Data For Up To 2,000 Years

Stop throwing all your data into a digital black hole<p>Your DNA holds an incredible amount of information in a very small space. Recently, researchers have looked to DNA as a method to store large amounts of digital information that are currently saved on hard drives. DNA storage has another …

Researchers Are Climbing Trees to Save California’s Giant Sequoias From Drought

Some of Earth’s largest and longest-living trees, the giant sequoias, could be at risk of dying due to California’s worst drought in more than 1,200 …

42 Gmail Tips That Will Help You Conquer Email

It's time you became a Gmail power user. These tips will get you there.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Apps

Greece sells airports to Germans as Bundestag prepares for day of reckoning

Syriza carries out first set of controversial privatisations which will hand control of regional airports to German company<p>The Greek government has rowed back on a promise to halt the fire sales of the country's strategic assets by approving the sale of its airports to a German company.<p>Operating …

Europe

The World's Most Trafficked Mammal Is One You May Never Have Heard Of

Lisa Hywood remembers the first time she ever set eyes on a pangolin. It was in 1994, and she had just founded the Tikki Hywood Trust, a wildlife conservation sanctuary in Zimbabwe. One morning, someone dropped off a strange-looking, injured creature that had been confiscated from an illegal trader.<p>…

Extinction

How Princess Reema Is Opening Doors For Women In Saudi Arabia

In a country where women can’t legally take the wheel of a car, one leader is finding creative ways to offer them other means of control.<p>“She comes from a country where women can’t drive, can’t go outside, can’t go to restaurants, can’t socialize, can’t, can’t, can’t . . .”<p>This is how Her Royal …

Saudi Arabia

Shell faces huge risks and potential rewards with an Arctic adventure

Shell has been given the green light to drill in the Arctic but as well as the opportunity for huge rewards, the inhospitable region brings huge risks<p>In James Cameron’s epic science fiction film Avatar, humans travel to the moon Pandora in search of a highly valuable mineral that will help save the …

Here's Microsoft's $140 PC on a stick

Microsoft has teamed up with Indian gadget maker iBall to launch the Splendo, a dongle-sized PC that runs Windows 8.1.<p>The pocket-sized Splendo can connect to TVs and monitors via HDMI. It’s powered by an Intel Atom quad-core processor with 2GB RAM and includes 32GB of onboard storage.<p>It also …

North Africa
China

The 17 best laptops you can buy today

Our last buyer's guide update had a pretty solid list of laptops, so if it ain't broke, don't fix it, right? We <i>do</i> have a couple of new additions to spice things up, however. We felt compelled to add the agile ASUS Chromebook Flip, which serves up a 360-degree rotatable touchscreen and killer …

South Asia

'I don't want to be in no man's land': the 'Brexit Brits' seeking second passports

Across Europe British expats fear that if the UK leaves the European Union the lives they have built up abroad could be destroyed<p>Across Europe, Britons have been wrong-footed by the sudden lurch closer to EU exit. The Guardian spoke to Brits in five European countries about action they are taking …

Europe

China is in deep economic trouble

It just so happens, however, that doing so at this moment cheapened the yuan, also known as the renminbi, against the dollar — which boosts the competitiveness of Chinese exports and hurts the sale of U.S. goods in China. Politicians ranging from Donald Trump to Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) are …

China

From bananas to phones: How cheaper yuan could reverberate

___<p>SHOP UNTIL YOU DROP<p>Not quite. The effect on prices in shops for clothes or electronics or other China-made products might be limited overall, particularly if the yuan doesn't fall further. On top of that, currency weakness cuts both ways for Chinese manufacturers. A weak yuan could make exports …

China