Ahmed Darwish

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Google just paid $25 million to buy the entire '.app' web domain

Google decided to apply for new top-level domains (TLDs) way back in 2012, four years after ICANN, the organization that controls the world's domain names, decided to expand the overall number of generic TLDs.<p>Google applied for dozens at the time, including .docs, .android, .free, .fyi, .foo, and, …

Russian defense minister explains why the Kremlin is militarizing the Arctic

Because of the new importance placed upon the region, Russia has undertaken a series of measures to militarize the Arctic ranging from building a military base on the Finnish border to developing a new military command to respond to threats.<p>In a ministry board meeting on February 24, Russian …

Inside the Shop of the Last Great American Watchmaker

The greatest timepieces in the world come from Switzerland. And Amish country.<p>On the corner of a nondescript block in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a bank, or what used to be a bank. Now it is the home of Roland G. Murphy Watch Company, the country's only truly independent elite watchmaker. …

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Vladimir Putin's approval rating? Now at a whopping 86%

<b>(CNN) —</b> The economy's in the tank, the currency's crumbling, and he's risking diplomatic isolation for doubling down on Ukraine.<p>So how is it that Russian President Vladimir Putin's popularity is at a whopping 86%?<p>That's the conclusion of a poll conducted this month by the Levada Center. Last month, …

Russia

Berwick-upon-Tweed, the British Town at War With Russia

Did an administrative oversight really mean a bucolic English town ended up at war with Russia? Whatever, the locals still like to re-enact it.<p>For …

Russia’s Putin can ill afford an energy war with the EU

If you think the conflict in Ukraine is mainly about ethnic nationalism in a backward corner of Eastern Europe, you have not been paying attention. Within hours of the publishing of plans by the European Commission for an EU Energy Union, the Russian president delivered a threat: Gazprom will cut …

The London Look

Fall 2015 goes from the runway straight to this Insta fashion story.<p>Photographer: Harry Carr<br>Stylist: Hanna Kelifa<p>From left: J.JS Lee coat and shirt. J.JS Lee dress.<p>Photographer: Harry Carr<br>Stylist: Hanna Kelifa<p>Claire Barrow shirt, trousers, hat, gloves, and tights.<p>Photographer: Harry Carr<br>Stylist: …

See Mark Seliger’s Instagram Portraits from the 2015 Oscar Party

Eddie Redmayne, Jennifer Aniston, and Oprah Winfrey know there’s no keepsake like a timeless portrait shot by a world-class photographer. So they posed for one at the Oscar Party.<p>Of all the memorable images produced during last year’s Academy Awards celebration, none distilled the evening’s …

Jennifer Aniston