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Why WhatsApp's Founder Hates Being Called An Entrepreneur

Plenty of people take pride in being called an entrepreneur. Not Jan Koum. Here's why.<p>WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum doesn't like to be called an entrepreneur, even though he created a massively successful messaging company.<p>Journalist Nastya Chernikova interviewed Koum at Barcelona's World Mobile …

New mothers and fathers to get right to share 50 weeks of looking after baby

Fathers will be able to share up to 50 weeks of parental leave with their partners, under new family friendly laws being announced by Nick Clegg<p>New parents will also be able to divide their time off into as many extended breaks as they want as long as their employers agree, after a Coalition tussle …

Argentina vows to jail Falklands oil explorers

Argentina threatens criminal sanctions against oil companies operating by disputed Falkland Islands.<p>Argentina has threatened 15-year jail terms and fines of more than $1.5bn for Falklands oil explorers, in the latest escalation of rhetoric over the disputed islands.<p>The South American nation has …

Nigeria extends military rule in northeast

Nigeria has declared a six-month extension of the state of emergency in areas where troops are fighting members of the armed group Boko Haram. Residents in those regions are furious over the extension. <br>Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege reports from Yola in the country's northeast.

Nato investigates air strike that killed Afghan child

The Nato-led international coalition in Afghanistan is investigating an air strike it launched that killed a child and injured two women.<p>The International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) said Thursday's strike in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, had also killed an insurgent.<p>"The …

Cambodian workers battling for their rights | Bangladesh

<b>Phnom Penh, Cambodia</b> - <b></b>When volleys of rocks and bricks thrown between hundreds of rioting garment workers and police gave way to the sound of live ammunition, Sve Ka ducked for cover behind a large, plastic drink vendor's cooler on Veng Sreng Boulevard.<p>"Cambodia's crazy!" the young woman said with …

Reports: Hernandez murder charge link to 2012 murders?

Authorities are investigating the possible connection of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to a double murder that occurred in Boston last summer, multiple outlets reported, that might have something to do with the murder charge Hernandez faces in the death of 27-year-old …

NBA trade rumors: Celtics weigh options in Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce talks with Nets

The Boston Celtics are speaking with the Brooklyn Nets about a trade involving Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, which could expand to include more players.<p>By all accounts, the Boston Celtics are shopping Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, but the Brooklyn Nets aren't the only suitors interested in …