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Ernst Benz Officer ChronoLunar

This 47mm watch is inspired by vintage officer timepieces. The automatic Valjoux 7751 movement provides date, month, 24-hour display and moonphases. The chronograph provides hours, minutes and central seconds. It is available with a black or white dial.

Chronographs

Google revenue in line, income misses badly in Q2

Google (s goog) is still quite profitable, but an ongoing shift to mobile computing continues to chip away at the profitability of its juggernaut web …

The reviews are in: Everybody loves the new MacBook Air’s battery

There was only one new laptop launched at WWDC this year and there wasn’t very much new about it. The 2013 MacBook Air looks basically the same as it …

Turkish protest’s new frontier: A former bastion of stability feels heat from the street

Tens of thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of Turkey's four biggest cities on Sunday, braving tear gas and rubber bullets on the third day of the fiercest anti-government demonstrations in years. They were protesting a violent crackdown by the government against initially peaceful …

Muslim Light: What's Behind Turkey's Islamization and the Protests Against It

Erdogan has been pushing for an end to alcohol, kissing and other hallmarks of secularization, with disastrous results.<p>It has been a long time, ninety years in fact, since Turkey has had its latest facelift. It is about time considering it happens once every nine decades or so: after the …

Turkey protestors #Occupy New York Times after $100,000 crowdfunding campaign

A full-page advertisement supporting Turkey's anti-government protestors has been published in Friday's edition of the <i>New York Times</i>, following a wildly successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Organized by Murat Aktihanoglu, Oltac Unsal, and Duygu Atacan, the campaign went live on June 3rd …

Turkish citizens crowdfund full-page ad in NY Times to fuel protests

Protestors against Turkey’s government ran a full-page ad in the New York Times today using money from a crowdfunding campaign.<p>The Indiegogo campaign went live on June 3 and achieved its initial goal of $53,800 in under 24 hours. Now it has attracted $103,282 million from 2,587 funders around the …

This is not a Turkish Spring and isn’t likely to be

Turkey’s story has been one of cycles of conflict and then calm, not long-term violence in which citizens gather arms against the regime. Turkish military intervention could, for decades, be counted on to impose order on a divided public or allegedly Islamic-leaning political leaders.<p>While the …

Geopolitics

Women Are at the Forefront in Turkish Protests - Middle East Real Time - WSJ

Every protest movement has its icon. In Turkey, a woman braving tear gas in a bright-red dress has become one of the most memorable sights of the two-week old protests, and offers an insight into the significant role that Turkish women have played in the demonstrations.<p>The image of the woman …

Will Istanbul's protesters have the last laugh?

<b>Revolutions take commitment and determination. Revolutions are often messy and confusing. But in today's digital age of iPhones, citizen journalism and self-made producers, revolutions can also be funny.</b><p>While the atmosphere in Istanbul's Taksim Square has changed dramatically from music festival by …

Turkish protesters embrace Erdoğan insult and start 'capuling' craze

When demonstrators first took to the streets to protest against the Turkish prime minister he branded them <i>çapulcu</i>, or looters. The word also means …

Taksim Square Is Not Tahrir Square

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>While the images of smoke and the grievances of protesters appear to be similar, the demonstrations …

Remote-controlled helicopter and camera give a bird's-eye view of the Turkey protests

Istanbul's Taksim square has been the focal point of ongoing demonstrations and civil unrest in Turkey — and like most protests in recent years, technology and social media are playing a major role. Take this video shot and uploaded to Vimeo by a man known as Jenk. Smartphones have given citizens …

Turkey's Protests Just Might End Peacefully

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A day after issuing ominous threats to protesters in Istanbul, the Turkish government appears to …

Brazil protests erupt over public services and World Cup costs

Brazil experienced one of its biggest nights of protest in decades on Monday as more than 100,000 people took to the streets nationwide to express …

Iran's new president: No easy fix

Iran’s newly elected reformist-backed president said Sunday that the country’s dire economic problems cannot be solved “overnight,” as he took his first steps in consulting with members of the clerically dominated establishment on his new policies.<p>Hasan Rowhani’s surprise victory in Friday’s …

From Ike to “The Matrix”: Welcome to the American dystopia

Part Orwellian security state, part Huxley wonderland and part “Matrix,” America is three dystopias in one!<p>American society has been sliding toward the realm of dystopian science fiction -- toward a nightmarish mishmash of George Orwell, Aldous Huxley and Philip K. Dick -- since at least the early …

Obama To Face Off Against Russia's Vladimir Putin In The Midst Of Syrian Proxy War

AP<p>President Barack Obama meets Russia's Vladimir Putin on Monday for potentially vexatious talks, as both leaders now offer open military backing to rival sides in Syria's civil war.<p>Obama, who leaves Washington on Sunday, will confront Putin at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland, after his …

Turkey unrest: violent clashes in Istanbul as Erdoğan holds rally

Istanbul came to a standstill on Sunday as an army of riot police and gendarmerie cordoned off streets and use teargas on protesters in the centre of …