Damon Shekari

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Samsung launches Gear S SDK for curved smartwatch apps

Samsung's recently-launched Gear S smartwatch now has a software development kit that will allow third-party developers to make apps for the …

Russia's nuclear deal with Iran creates concern in West

Russia signed a nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday that prompted anxiety in the West because it appeared to open the way for Tehran to potentially supply domestically produced fuel for its own nuclear reactors.<p>Officials of Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear company, said they had agreed to build two …

South Asia

Afghan opium crop set for record high

The opium crop in Afghanistan will hit a new high this year, the United Nations has said, presenting a challenge to the country in tackling the trade that fuels the Taliban-led insurgency.<p>Opium cultivation has risen 7% year on year to 224,000 hectares, and production in 2014 may reach 6,400 tonnes …

Mexicans burn ruling party's HQ over students

Outraged Mexicans protesting against the presumed murder of 43 students have set ablaze the ruling party's Guerrero state headquarters and briefly held a police commander prisoner.<p>Riot police clashed with protesters in running street battles as black smoke billowed from the white two-story building …

Destiny Going Offline for Several Hours This Week

Will be offline for 4 hours “if all goes according to plan.”<p>Destiny will be offline for several hours on November 13 to prepare for the series of …