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Jordan says it has carried out 56 air strikes against Isis

Air force chief claims destruction of 19 targets, as US says Iraqi troops are set to start major ground offensive against jihadists<p>Jordan has announced it has carried out 56 air strikes on Isis in recent days, as a top US envoy said Iraqi troops would begin a major ground offensive against the …

Middle East

Alibaba purchases $590M minority stake in smartphone maker Meizu

The Chinese e-commerce giant's investment could signal another step into the mobile business, in a play not unlike Amazon's Fire devices line.<p>Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has just spent $590 million for a minority stake in Chinese smartphone maker Meizu. The deal opens up more hardware for the …


Only one city in the world is more sustainable than London

The first Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index of 50 cities has declared a winner, and London only made the number two spot<p>Excellent higher education establishments and a strong health record have helped make London the second most sustainable city in the world, a new report has found, but high …

Smart Cities

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A Tall Order for McDonald's

The McFamily is losing its McFather. After only two and a half years at the helm, McDonald's Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson is stepping down. …