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Amazon Takes Prime Now Outside U.S., Opens One-Hour Delivery In London

Amazon has expanded its one-hour delivery service for Prime members to parts of central London. An update to the Prime Now app notes the services is now “available in selected London postcodes”. This is the first foray for Prime Now outside the U.S., some six months after the service first launched …

eCommerce

7 Buddhist Teachings That Will Help You Overcome Life’s Most Difficult Challenges and Find Peace

Buddhaimonia.Growing up in the U.S. (California), almost all of my friends were either Christian or Catholic. My family wasn’t. My parents were …

How do we justify the horrible things we’ve done?

<i>Gerald Caplan is an African scholar, former NDP national director and a regular panelist on CBC's</i> Power and Politics<i>.</i><p>How do humans justify the terrible deeds we commit? This question perplexed the Globe's Konrad Yakabuski in his column last week on slavery in the United States and the murder in …

Novak Djokovic goes to a Buddhist temple to meditate between matches at Wimbledon

According to ESPN's Mark Hodgkinson, for the last four years Djokovic has visited the Buddhapadipa Temple to meditate and relieve stress between matches.<p>Though Djokovic isn't Buddhist, he appreciates the serenity at the temple and enjoys getting away from the crowds to enjoy nature.<p>He told …

NSA intercepted French corporate contracts worth $200 million over decade – WikiLeaks

Washington has been leading a policy of economic espionage against France for more than a decade by intercepting communications of the Finance …

Woman seduced and poisoned elderly men on French Riviera, say police

A woman accused of seducing and killing an elderly man and poisoning three others on the French Riviera has been charged and remanded in custody.<p>Patricia Dagorn, who is in her 50s, was already serving a five-year jail sentence for theft, fraud and kidnapping concerning an 88-year-old widowed …

The hidden frontline of Europe's migration crisis

As a gateway to both the EU and the Schengen passport-free zone, Hungary has seen more than 50,000 migrants trying to cross its border this year. Now it is planning a 100-mile-long wall to keep them out<p>Dressed only in a thin white polo shirt and jeans, Ashraf, a 17-year-old from Damascus, shivers …

Islamic State may threaten Russia's Caucasus

<b>The head of Russia's Security Council has identified Islamic State (IS) as the greatest threat to world peace and security, and it seems the danger could be getting closer to home.</b><p>The militant Islamist group has proclaimed the establishment of a wilayaat, or province, in Russia's mainly-Muslim …

Facebook to open its first office in Africa next month

Nunu Ntshingila, chairman of WPP’s Ogilvy & Mather agency in South Africa, will oversee Facebook’s business in the region<p>North America has a population of about 500 million, and two-fifths of them are on Facebook. In Africa, with more than one billion people, just 120 million use the social …

IMF: Greece misses $1.8 billion loan payment

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):<p>1:21 a.m.<p>The International Monetary Fund says Greece missed a $1.8 billion debt payment Tuesday, becoming the first developed country to default on a loan to the lending agency.<p>Eurozone finance chiefs refused to …

South Korea navy fires warning shots at boat from North

A South Korean naval ship has fired warning shots to chase off a North Korean patrol boat which crossed their disputed western sea border, military officials said.<p>The reported incursion on Tuesday morning came as military tensions run high across the Yellow Sea maritime boundary, a scene of …

Humans are terrible judges of their own speed of thought

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>As inquisitive beings, we are constantly questioning and quantifying the speed of various things. With a fair degree of accuracy, scientists have quantified the speed of light, the speed of sound, the speed at which the earth revolves around the sun, the speed at which …

Neuroscience

Israel considers leaving UN Human Rights Council over war crimes allegations

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly considering cutting ties with the UN Human Rights Council after a report alleged that Israel …

Government policies are turning education into a production line | Danny Dorling

Classrooms are crumbling and inequality is getting worse, but the government’s priorities are more testing and free schools<p>The majority of young adults and the parents of young children in the UK did not vote for this government and with good reason. The only age group to swing towards the …

Iran nuclear deal tough sell for US Congress | US & Canada

<b>Washington, DC -</b> As negotiators in Vienna push to complete the final terms of a nuclear agreement with Iran, President Barack Obama faces a crucial test at home - winning over a sceptical and potentially troublesome US Congress.<p>Opposition from Israel and lack of support from Saudi Arabia could help …

Burundi: Three dead in a series of grenade attacks amid rumours of second coup

Unidentified men launched a series of grenade attacks in Burundi's capital on Thursday (25 June) – as rumours of a potential second coup are …

U.S.: Text of Iran nuclear deal will be made public but not signed

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The U.S. expects that the text of any potential deal with Iran, including detailed technical annexes, will be made public but not be signed by the negotiating parties, a senior administration official told reporters Thursday.<p>The official, who briefed reporters on the eve of …

Italy rebukes EU leaders as 'time wasters' on migrants plan | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi rebuked fellow EU leaders on Thursday for failing to agree a plan to take in 40,000 asylum-seekers from Italy and Greece, saying they were not worthy of calling themselves Europeans.<p>A barbed wire is seen in front of a European Union flag at …

Eritreans divided over UN torture report

Students Swarm U.S. Embassy as Burundi's Vice President Flees Country

BUJUMBURA — One of Burundi's vice presidents has fled to Belgium, saying he had been threatened after denouncing President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in office, an allegation denied by the government.<p>The president's decision in April to stand again, branded unconstitutional by …

Rwanda Intelligence Chief Karenzi Karake Refuses Extradition, Granted Conditional Bail Set At $1.57M

Rwanda’s intelligence chief refused Thursday to be extradited to Spain during a hearing in a London court. Emmanuel Karenzi Karake was granted …

'Don't waste our time' Italy's Renzi tells EU on migrant crisis

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has rebuked the rest of the EU over its response to the migrant crisis. Renzi reportedly told fellow leaders they …

UK Prime Minister David Cameron 'delighted' EU renegotiation talks have started

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he was delighted that talks on the renegotiation of Britain's membership of the European Union are now …

Government denies decision made on Ofcom replacing BBC Trust

Industry experts are to be appointed to help decide on a wide-ranging review of the BBC, according to government sources who denied reports that media regulator Ofcom was set to take over regulation of the corporation.<p>The forthcoming green paper on the BBC is likely to call for the abolition of the …

Congress Signs Off On Trade Bills, Handing Obama A Huge Win

The U.S. House voted 236-138 Thursday to tie a bow on President Obama's package of trade-related legislation — giving him final approval on everything he wanted.<p>The Senate already had signed off on all of it, granting: 1) enhanced trade negotiation powers to the president, 2) aid for displaced …

Greece talks to go down to the wire amid fears of imminent banking collapse

Deadline pushed to the weekend as Angela Merkel tells Alexis Tsipras to 'shut up' and vows not to submit to Athens' 'blackmail'<p>Last-ditch debt talks between Greece and its international creditors collapsed for the second time in less than 24 hours raising the prospect of imminent bank closures as …

Charlotte Church Fire Was Arson, But No Hate Crimes Investigation 'At This Time,' FBI Says

Police were investigating the cause of a fire at a predominantly black church in North Carolina that is believed to have been set on purpose -- but …

Palestine submits file to ICC over Israeli war crimes

The Palestinian Authority has handed over its first submission of evidence of Israeli war crimes to the International Criminal Court (ICC), in a bid to speed up an ICC inquiry into abuses committed during last year's Gaza conflict.<p>Standing outside the ICC after meeting the court's chief prosecutor …

The South China Sea may be about to get even more crowded

Japan has signalled its potential willingness to join US forces in patrols throughout the region, Yuka Hayashi and Chieko Tsuneoka report for The Wall Street Journal.<p>Speaking to the Journal, chief of the Joint Staff of the Japan Self-Defense Forces Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano said that Japan could …

Rwandan spy chief granted £1 million bail

General Emmanuel Karenzi Karake has been granted bail by Westminster Magistrate's Court ahead of decision in October on whether to extradite him to Spain on war crimes charges<p>Rwanda's spy chief has been granted bail by a court in London, after his legal team including Cherie Booth convinced the …