John May

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Why Russia is unwilling to call Srebrenica massacre genocide

Serbia has condemned the killings in Srebrenica, but refuses to recognize it as genocide. So does Russia.<p>Twenty years after the Srebrenica massacre, …

British and Irish Lions tour 2017: Exhausted Welsh players and a crazy schedule will undermine quest for New Zealand scalp

It was a double announcement of international fixtures that might have drained the colour from the cheeks of senior Wales players, as if the …

Republicans Plot New Tactics to Take On Donald Trump

The trouble started more than a week ago. Chris Christie was three days into his presidential campaign on July 2, yet he kept getting thrown off …

Government

The secret side of Iran-US relations since the 1979 revolution

Tehran has long been signaling that it wants normalised relations with Washington, but still doesn’t know if it can trust it, says a former interpreter to four Iranian presidents<p>Iran’s attitude to the United States is like someone pining for a former, perhaps abusive lover. It has declared its …

First Click: Amazon, not Apple or Google, holds the key to the smart home

I love smart devices but my family hates them. And really, I can’t blame them. I’m happy to pull out my smartphone, launch an app, and navigate to the "ground floor" to shut off my entry lights. My family just wants a switch on the wall. Sure, they’re dullards, and dare I say, laggards — the kind …

Smart Homes

Zuma has his hands full with 4 ConCourt candidates, judicial row

Jenni Evans<p>Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma has a tough task ahead of him after all four women interviewed on Thursday for the vacant seat at the …

Xiaomi and Samsung are the most faked Android phone brands in China

You can tell a lot about the popularity of a device from market research and analyst estimates, but to learn what phones people <i>really</i> desire, China’s sprawling fake and clone industry is a great starting point.<p>AnTuTu, the China-based benchmark developer, has a great vantage over the market: tens of …

Eight reasons Tottenham's new stadium will make them bigger and better than Arsenal

Haringey council's decision to grant Tottenham planning decision will be a Premier League gamechanger - here's why<p><b>Tottenham Hotspur have been granted planning permission from Haringey council</b>to begin works on their brand new, state-of-the-art, 61,000 seater stadium on the site of their current …

How second-hand clothing donations are creating a dilemma for Kenya

When a fire razed East Africa’s biggest second-hand clothes market in Nairobi last week<b>,</b> the deputy president, William Ruto, rushed to the scene to …

Africa

Vince McMahon's Micromanagement Hurting the WWE Brand

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon is a marketing and promotional genius, one who ended the “Monday Night Wars” by putting the nail in the coffin of WCW and has made the WWE the runaway champion of professional wrestling.<p>But despite once having a net worth as high as $1.6 billion, McMahon has also …

Bayern Munich Should Push a Gotze-Di Maria Swap with Manchester United

As the summer transfer window presses into its second week, rumors surround Bayern Munich as Pep Guardiola and company plan their squad for the upcoming season. The Bundesliga champions recently signed Douglas Costa, but as explained in this article, they are still likely to pursue Angel Di …

Real Madrid has finally kicked out Iker Casillas, the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the club

Iker Casillas, who has been at Real Madrid since he joined in 1990 at the tender age of nine, will leave the club to join FC Porto. It hasn’t been …

Man admits washing child's mouth out with soap

Rian Birtwell, 23, is given a conditional discharge after holding down six-year-old Alfi Cook who told him to 'f*** off'<p>A man washed a child's mouth out with soap after the youngster swore at him and tried to kick an old man's walking stick, a court heard.<p>Rian Birtwell, 23, spotted six-year-old …

Use motion to turn your Android phone on or off

Still using your smartphone's power button? How 2014.<p>Gravity Screen (Android) is a free app that relies on your phone's accelerometers and other sensors to give you a motion-powered alternative to the power button.<p>Put simply, if you put your phone down on a flat surface, Gravity Screen turns off …

Android Phones

Kenyan MP warns Obama against gay agenda

Nairobi - Dozens of Kenyans rallied in Nairobi on Monday against homosexuality and a lawmaker said US President Barack Obama should not push a …

Africa