Waris Kanani

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Ballon d'Or: How Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Other Top Stars Voted

Link to Media<p>Cristiano Ronaldo's teary reception speech coincided with the Portuguese star winning his second Ballon d'Or trophy, but the Real Madrid player may have been forced to have a little cry to himself if it wasn't for some measured voting from football's top stars.<p>As reported by Adam …

Soccer

Bill Gates Funds A Smartphone Battery That Runs On Human Urine

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is on a mission to improve human sanitation, particularly in areas of the world that don't have a reliable water supply. Much of that effort is about reinventing the toilet but the foundation has also challenged scientists to find ways to turn human waste into …

Bin Laden son-in-law pleads not guilty to new terrorism charges

NEW YORK -- The son-in-law of Osama bin Laden entered not guilty pleas Monday to two additional terrorism charges filed against him last week, and a judge granted the prosecution’s request that jurors chosen for the trial remain anonymous, even while they go through the selection process.<p>The trial …

Corruption

Syrian regime's barrel bomb assault on Aleppo kills hundreds

A brutal air campaign using barrel bombs has killed as many as 480 people in Northern Syria including dozens of children<p>Syrian air strikes killed 15 people, including three children, in Aleppo on Tuesday, as the regime pressed a blistering nine-day bombing campaign that has killed hundreds, a …

Middle East

Lessons to learn for both Arsenal and Manchester United after Sunday

Manchester United and Arsenal both have lessons to learn after Sunday's game, although United's are probably more easily put into practice.<p>Losing at Old Trafford carries no shame. Even this season, it's still a very difficult place to go. Just ask Manchester United, who have had to go there six …

Man City linked with Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos

Manchester City are plotting a move for Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos to solve their defensive problems.<p>Manuel Pellegrini’s side have looked vulnerable …

Chelsea Blog - ESPN FC

9 hours ago<p>Chelsea staged a stunning fightback against Southampton on Saturday, coming back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 in a remarkable game at St. …

Man Utd eye move for €21m Argentine star in January | Sportslens

According to reports from Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo, Manchester United are looking to offer €21m for Argentine star Angel di Maria.

Soccer

Football Predictions, Tips and Stats

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College Football

New Blackberry boss John Chen insists firm is 'alive' - BBC News

Google Brings Super-Fast Internet To Africa

In the long-term, Google dreams of one day supplying the entire world, including remote areas of developing countries, with Internet access that comes from solar-powered balloons. But in the meantime, the search giant will settle with fiber optic networks.<p>Google’s Project Link aims to bring …

Emerging Markets

The Iranian Nuclear Deal Is A Good One

This Thanksgiving had an extra reason to be thankful – the new deal between Iran and six superpowers. Last week, the United States, Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China (the P5+1 group) reached an interim deal with Iran to stop their nuclear weapons program. Four key provisions were …

Fast and Furious star Paul Walker – a career in clips

Paul Walker, who died on Saturday in a car accident, was best known for the Fast and Furious series – but there were plenty of other strings to his bow...<p>• Fast and Furious star Paul Walker dies in car crash • Peter Bradshaw: Paul Walker – Fast and Furious star was typecast and proud<p>Reading on …

Paul Walker, 'Fast and Furious' actor, dies in Porsche Carrera GT

Police are looking at speed as a factor in the crash that killed two<p>Paul Walker, the 40-year-old actor who was one of the faces of the “Fast and Furious” movie franchise, died Saturday in a single-car crash in Santa Clarita, California, and police on Sunday were looking at speed as a factor in the …

Oh my....

I saw the video last week, but I didn't hear that it was this blunt (it was difficult to hear).<p>By the way, sorry about the extra long break. When I …

How damaged are US-Saudi ties?

<b>Doha, Qatar</b> - It was one of the most important bilateral meetings of the 20th century when an American president invited an Arab king aboard the <i>USS Quincy</i> in the Suez Canal in February 1945.<p>The leaders of Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union had recently planned the future of the …

Saudi hostility to the Iran nuclear deal should alarm us more than Israel's

Saudi Arabia feels double-crossed and is determined to contest a resurgent Iran. Could Europe replace the US in Riyadh's affections?<p>Of the two states most unhappy about the interim agreement with Iran, Israel is generally seen as potentially the more dangerous. This may not be correct. In the …

The big deal about the Iran nuclear deal

Soon after the historic deal between Iran and the so-called P5+1, the White House published the fact sheet of the interim agreement, putting its own obvious spin for domestic benefits. Meanwhile the <i>IRNA</i> (Islamic Republic News Agency) published its own full version, which did not differ much with …

Who is the real threat: Iran or Israel?

During his eight-year presidency Mahmoud Ahmadinejad repeatedly used inhumane and absurd language to speak about the existence of Israel and cast doubt on the catastrophic events of the Holocaust, and by doing so he served extremists such as Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu well, to the …

Lufthansa ends code-share deal with Turkish Airlines

ISTANBUL<p>Lufthansa aircrafts are parked on the tarmac at Frankfurt airport in this July 12, 2013 file photo. Lufthansa has announced it plans to …

Turkey

Pakistan: Ahmadi doctor secretly taped reading from Qur’an charged with blasphemy for “posing as a Muslim”

<i>Dr. Masood, Muslim impersonator</i><p>Yet in the West, Ahmadi spokesmen like the oleaginous Harris Zafar and the arrogant Qasim Rashid carry water for the …

Saniora Urges Dialogue on Deploying Army on Border, Hizbullah's 'Return to the State'

Head of al-Mustaqbal bloc ex-PM Fouad Saniora on Tuesday called for launching national dialogue to discuss Hizbullah's withdrawal from Syria and the …

Middle East

Iran nuclear agreement will mean expanded role for IAEA

The Iran nuclear accord agreed in Geneva this weekend will rely heavily on the International Atomic Energy Agency to make it stick, requiring more inspectors to carry out many more visits.<p>Experts from the EU, who brokered the Geneva deal, will hold talks this week with IAEA officials about how to …

CHP accuses government of being blind to weapons transfer on Syria border

ANKARA – Doğan News Agency<p>The driver of a vehicle full of weaponry caught near the Syrian border has admitted to carrying similar cargo to and from …

Middle East

Syria is the first casualty of the Iranian nuclear deal

Michael Weiss of Now Lebanon has a very sobering analysis:<p>Much has been written about the technical points of the P5+1 interim agreement that …

Turkish Airlines receives CAPA’s award of excellency

AMSTERDAM/ISTANBUL<p>Turkish Airlines has been named the CAPA Airline of the Year. Temel Kotil (C), Turkish Airlines CEO, accepted the award from the …

Turkish Airlines

Russia: Fifteen Muslims arrested with Qur’ans, explosives, and weapons

<i>Police found Qur’ans…</i><p><i>…and weapons</i><p>Once again we see a violent jihad terror group, in this case Takfir Wal-Hijra, ground its message solely and …

Pakistan's army chief hands over power | US & Canada

General Pervez Ashfaq Kayani, who pushed the Pakistani Taliban out of Swat Valley, has formally retired after six years as Pakistan's chief of army staff.<p>He passed the baton at a ceremony in Rawalpindi on Friday to General Raheel Sharif, who formally became the head of the South Asian nation's …