Azka Aufary

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McDonald's fight: good burgers of Tecoma take their case to Chicago

Small Australian town has 94,000 supporters who want to block fast-food restaurant, including a 24-hour drive-through<p>The David versus Goliath battle between residents from a small Australian town and the fast-food giant McDonald's has moved to Chicago.<p>A four-person delegation from Tecoma, Victoria, …

Google buys Bump to share anything between your phone and laptop

Google just bought Bump, the app for iPhone and Android that transfers files, photos, and videos between your phone and your laptop.<p>Terms of the deal were not released.<p>The app allows you to select anything on your phone — photos, files — and transfer it to your computer simply by “bumping” the …

Israeli PM threatens to strike Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has said that Iran is moving "closer and closer" to building a nuclear weapon and warned that his country may have to act against Tehran to curb it from achieving its goal before the United States does.<p>"They're edging up to the red line. They haven't …

World's biggest anti-mine naval exercise after Iranian threats to close Gulf

A fleet of 34 ships will on Monday begin the world's biggest anti-mine exercise in an international naval show of force after Iranian threats to close the Gulf.<p>The British-led exercise will see a coalition of 41 nations practise detecting and clearing mines to ensure they can keep open one of the …

Military

One Boston Marathon suspect killed; second suspect, his brother, on loose after firefight

With a bomb strapped to his chest, one of the Boston Marathon suspects was killed early Friday after he and his accomplice brother robbed a 7-Eleven, shot a police officer to death, carjacked an SUV and hurled explosives in an extraordinary firefight with law enforcement, authorities told NBC …

What's in a Name? Advice for Companies Expanding to China

<i>Note: The Latin script versions of Chinese names contained in this article are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to be accurate</i> …

Language

N Korea 'readies' rockets to strike US bases

North Korea's leader has responded to America's use of nuclear-capable B-2 bombers in joint South Korean military<br>drills with more angry rhetoric, saying his rocket forces are ready to attack US positions.<p>The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) news agency said on Friday that Kim …