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In Pakistan, rescuing 1960s Vespas from the scrap heap

Pakistan

India's Batla House case: Shahzad Ahmad found guilty

<b>A court in the Indian capital, Delhi, has found a young Muslim man guilty of killing a police inspector in 2008.</b><p>Shahzad Ahmad was convicted of killing inspector Mohan Chand Sharma when police raided a building in Delhi's Batla House area.<p>Police say Ahmad is a militant from the Indian mujahideen …

India

Canadian suspect, 25, named in Bulgarian bus bombing

Bulgaria has released the names and images of two fugitives, including a Canadian, who are alleged to have plotted the bombing a year ago of a bus filled with Israeli tourists in the Black Sea resort of Burgas.<p>The Bulgarian Interior Ministry, which previously said the two suspects were dual …

Burka Avenger: Pakistan's cartoon superhero battling for girls' education

Reading this on mobile? Click here to view<b><br>Name:</b> Burka Avenger.<p><b>Age:</b> Mid-20s, or thereabouts.<p><b>Appearance:</b> A mysterious black-clad superhero, taking on …

Malaysia’s rich natural resources are standing in the way of an Arab Spring

A long time corrupt, disconnected ruling party? Check. Contentious elections? Check. Allegations of voter fraud? Check. Ethnic and religious fault lines? Check. On the surface, two months after the closest election in Malaysian history, one in which the opposition coalition actually received more …

Asia

North Korea marks 60th anniversary of Korean war

http://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2013/jul/25/north-korea-60th-anniversary-korean-war<p>720<p>It is 60 years since the armistice that halted …

Antarctic research stations: exposed to the elements and now to the public

A primary coloured caterpillar on skis, a silvery pod on stilts and an electric blue starfish: they could be prototype vehicles for the next …

New genetic clues from China's ancient man | China

<b>Beijing, China</b> - Genetic evidence linking early people in China with Native Americans has been unearthed in a cave with important implications for our understanding of how humanity spread across the globe.<p>DNA from an early human who lived 40,000 years ago found at Tianyuan Cave just outside Beijing …

Refugees in Greece face identity struggles | Afghanistan

<b>Athens, Greece -</b> During Sunday mass in Athens, a small but spirited segment of a 40-person congregation sing “glory unto your pure soul, o God! Glory unto you! Glory unto you father!”<p>Every now and then the singing, backed by a Yamaha keyboard and a zarb, goblet drum, is interrupted by feedback from …

“Angry Birds” Comes To The Kennedy Space Center

There are many reasons to visit the Kennedy Space Center. But if seeing rocket ships up close and learning from real astronauts what it’s like to be in space seems old hat, there’s now an exciting new exhibit that’s sure to engage and impress: <i>Angry Birds.</i><p>The 4,485-square-foot, seven-exhibit …

Foursquare hits Nokia's GPS-less Asha 501, gets bearings with connection data

Nokia Lumia WP8 owners have it pretty good on Foursquare thanks to AR and other exclusive features -- but that doesn't mean lower-end device owners are being shirked. The app is now available on the Asha 501, something Nokia and Foursquare promised when it hit the Series 40 smartphone and its huge …

Update: Apple slowly bringing developer services back online

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Getty Images<p><i>See below for update.</i><p>Apple’s(s AAPL) developer center was taken offline for security reasons a week ago …

Speakers from GE, Pebble and Karma discuss connected devices at Mobilize

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>How are these networks going to work, and are today’s network technologies and communications standards up to the task? Who is …

Serenity Now: Apps to Help Manage Your Stress and Mood

When people ask me how I’m doing, my standard answer is “I’m fine,” or “Doing well, thanks.” But sometimes I’m lying straight to their face.<p>As anyone …

Apps

BillGuard Launches for iPhone

Launched in the US back in April 2010, BillGuard sells itself as the world’s first ‘people-powered antivirus system for bills’.<p>In a nutshell, BillGuard’s predictive algorithms alert users of unexpected charges such as hidden fees, billing errors, scams and fraud on credit card bills. It also issues …

Microsoft Has One Last Policy Change For The Xbox One, Self-Publishing

Microsoft made headlines last month when they changed nearly every controversial aspect about the Xbox One after a disastrous showing at E3. They eliminated an internet connection requirement and officially lifted all sanctions on the resale of used games, putting the system on equal footing with …

Sony confirms Android 4.3 for several devices. HTC and Samsung are being vague

As it usually happens when Google announces a new version of Android, even a relatively minor one like 4.3, all eyes are turned on manufacturers for announcements regarding the rollout of the respective update.<p>For Android 4.3, the first OEM to step forward is Sony, which announced in a blog post …

Android News

Google’s Chromecast Is A Brilliant Inversion Of The Streaming TV Market

Instead of giving your TV a smartphone app interface, Google’s $35 gadget turns your smartphone, tablet, or computer into a remote control.<p>Google’s latest attempt to muscle into your television set, Chromecast, is only two inches long but it turns your streaming television experience inside …

Smart TV

New Nexus 7 pre-order available from UK retailers, release date set for September 13

The new Nexus 7 tablet is available from some UK retailers, with the device expected to ship in on September 13.<p>That certainly may sound as disappointing news for Android fans looking forward to get their hands as soon as possible on the 2013 Nexus 7.<p>The tablet is priced at £199.99 (the 16GB …

Android News

Penguin finally settles with EU over e-book pricing

The book publisher will terminate agency contracts and will no longer adopt "most favored nation" pricing clauses.<p>Penguin, the last major holdout in the antitrust probe involving Apple and publishers over e-book pricing, is now in line with its competitors.<p>The European Union's European Commission …

eBooks

Cristiano Ronaldo Kicks So Hard, He Broke A Kid's Wrist

And now this 11-year-old has an amazing story.<p>Eleven-year-old Charlie Silverwood was attending a friendly soccer match between Bournemouth and Real Madrid, when all of a sudden he was struck by a Cristiano Ronaldo free kick.<p>The shot, which was fired from 35 yards out, broke Charlie's wrist in two …

Arsenal Transfer Rumours: Club Must Complete Luis Suarez Move to Avoid Backlash

Arsenal are in great shape to complete a transfer for Luis Suarez. Now the club has to do whatever it takes to actually bring him on board.<p>Arsene Wenger launched a clever bid for the Liverpool man this week, according to John Cross and David Maddock of Mirror Football:<p>Arsene Wenger last night …

Soccer

Manchester United Transfer Rumours: Latest Buzz on Gareth Bale and Cesc Fabregas

David Moyes is looking to make a strong impression early in his tenure with the Red Devils, and he's had his eyes set on some big transfer targets to help accomplish this.<p>I think it is safe to call Gareth Bale and Cesc Fabregas big targets. Of course, both Tottenham and Barcelona have been eager to …

Soccer

Snooker World Games 2013: Highlighting Top Players Scheduled to Compete

The top snooker players in the world are convening in Cali, Columbia, to compete in the 2013 Snooker World Championships, which begin on July 26 and end five days later on July 30.<p>Winner of the gold medal in 2009, English snooker master Nigel Bond will attempt to repeat as champion, but he'll be up …

Snooker

Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi and the 6 Best Argentine Footballers of All Time

Like only a small handful of other football strips, the sky blue and white stripes of the Argentina shirt carry an unmistakable aura.<p>As with the noble azure of Italy or the flamboyant yellow of Brazil, the Albiceleste colors invoke a particular sentiment.<p>Argentinians exude a blend of elegance and …

Soccer

Ronaldinho joins select club after Atlético's debut Libertadores crown

As Matías Giménez stepped up to take Olimpia's fifth penalty, Cuca, the Atlético Mineiro coach, knelt on the touchline. Clad in jeans and a T-shirt, …

Norwich City agree fee with Celtic for Gary Hooper

Norwich City have agreed a fee with Celtic for their striker Gary Hooper. It is understood the two clubs have finally reached agreement over a player …

Diving World Championships 2013: Previewing Remaining Finals in Barcelona

Outside of the Olympics, there are no bigger events in the world of competitive diving than the Diving World Championships. With just four days left for competitors to add to their respective country's medal count in Barcelona, the action is sure to get even more intense.<p>China has already dominated …

United Kingdom