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Mobile phone recycling importance highlighted by art

MobileMuster recycling manager Rose Read said there were two benefits to recycling mobile phones.<p>"The first one is if you throw them out in landfill …

Shia Muslims chanting ‘down with Isis’ join Ashura procession in Sydney

Thousands of Shia Muslims marched through the Sydney’s CBD on Tuesday to mark Ashura, the anniversary of the death of the prophet Muhammad’s grandson Husayn Ibn Ali.<p>The black-clad procession numbered more than 2,000 and stretched almost a kilometre, led by women in chadors and green headbands …

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

31 Essential Science Fiction Terms And Where They Came From

There are so many words and phrases that we use in science fiction—and even science—without giving it much thought. But where did we get terms like …

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Free Syrian Army fires military chief

The rebel Free Syrian Army has fired Salim Idriss as its military chief, calling him "ineffective" and lacking in experience to lead military operations on the ground.<p>In a video broadcast on the internet on Sunday, the rebel coalition said its military council had decided to replace Idriss with …

Syria army captures village in Hama province

Syrian government forces have recaptured a village in central Hama province, Syria's state news agency reported, as activists say 17 were killed barrel bombs in northwest Daraa.<p>The violence comes a day after the Free Syrian Army rebel group fired and replaced its military chief, Salim Idriss.<p>State …

Wavier jet stream 'may drive weather shift'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1053000/1053403_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524678997_6ac9e98015463532094d0455de9ec5e3<p><b>The main system that helps determine the weather over Northern Europe and North America may be changing, research suggests.</b><p>The study …

Ethnic cleansing of CAR's Muslims alleged

Anti-Balaka fighters in the Central African Republic are trying to "ethnically cleanse Muslims", Amnesty International, the UK-based rights organisation, says in a report that cites first-hand testimonies from victims of the violence in the country's northwest.<p>The result of the violent attacks is …

Syria aid mission stalls amid talks deadlock

Peace talks between the Syrian government and opposition are not making much progress, the international mediator has acknowledged after a face-to-face meeting of the rival parties in Geneva.<p>Negotiations intended to end Syria's three-year-old civil war began with a week-long session last month and …

Command Authority

• <b>Author:</b> Tom Clancy & Mark Greaney<p><b>Command Authority sees the return of Tom Clancy's greatest hero, Jack Ryan.</b><br>Decades ago, when he was a young CIA analyst, President Jack Ryan, Sr. was sent on what was supposed to be a simple support mission to investigate the death of an operative who had been …

Al-Qaeda disowns ISIL rebels in Syria

Al-Qaeda's general command has disavowed all links with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), according to a statement posted online.<p>The statement, published late on Sunday, reiterated a previous peremptory statement in which the group's chief Ayman al-Zawahiri ordered ISIL to disband …

Iraq struck by deadly car bomb attacks

Attacks in and around the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, including seven car bombs that targeted multiple neighbourhoods, have killed at least 23 people, security and medical officials say.<p>Eight people were killed in two separate car bombs on Monday - one of which was detonated by a suicide attacker - in …

Russia says Syria will ship chemical weapons

Russia has said its ally Syria will soon ship more chemical weapons abroad for destruction after the government of President Bashar al-Assad was accused of dragging its feet on disposing of the arms.<p>Syria has failed to meet its deadline to eliminate all chemical agents by next week, but Russia said …

Landmark Rwanda genocide trial opens in Paris | Central African Republic News

A landmark trial of a former Rwandan army captain charged with complicity in the 1994 genocide that left more than 500,000 people dead has begun in a Paris court.<p>Pascal Simbikangwa, 54, will face charges of complicity in genocide and of crimes against humanity in a trial that is expected to last …

Red Cross says asked to suspend work in Sudan

Sudanese authorities have ordered the Red Cross to suspend its activities, the organisation said, in the latest restriction to be placed on foreign aid workers in the country.<p>"We have received an official letter from the HAC [Humanitarian Aid Commission] informing us to suspend our activities with …

South Sudan troops recapture town: rebels

South Sudan government forces have recaptured Leer, an important oil-producing area and the hometown of nominal rebel leader Riek Machar in the northern oil-producing state of Unity, a spokesman for the rebels has said.<p>Government soldiers and allied fighters "advanced on Leer town on February 1, …

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S Sudan loses control of key oil-rich city

Former South Sudanese deputy president Riek Machar has told Al Jazeera that he wants to be the country's next leader, as the government has lost control of Unity state's capital city, Bentiu.<p>Machar's statement on Sunday comes amid fighting which has raged in one of the of the world's youngest …

Iraqi gunmen kill five journalists in Tikrit

Nuaimi, who works for the Al-Mosuliyah TV, was murdered as she was walking near her home in Mosul, 400 kilometres northwest of Baghdad.<p>The latest attacks in Tikrit takes the number of journalists killed in Iraq to 14 in less than three months.<p><b>Mortar attack in Abu Ghraib</b><p>Other violence on Monday left …

S Sudan army says strikes on rebels imminent

South Sudan's army will step up the fight against rebels with imminent strikes in Bor and Bentiu, the army spokesman told Al Jazeera.<p>The United States military says it is repositioning forces in Africa in preparation for possible further evacuations as the United Nations warned that the planned …

Syrian regime air raids kill scores in Aleppo

More than 80 people are reported to have been killed in a fresh aerial bombardment of the northwestern Syrian city of Aleppo.<p>Monday's attacks followed on from Sunday's air raids, which targeted Aleppo's Masaken Hanano neighbourhood, hitting a second-hand market, a two-story building and a main …

Syria's Assad 'has secret Iraq oil lifeline'

The Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad has received substantial imports of Iraqi crude oil from an Egyptian port in the last nine months, shipping and payments documents show, part of an under-the-radar trade that has kept his military running despite Western sanctions.<p>Assad's …

Jonah Hill on ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ Prosthetic Penises, and Finance Douchebags

The 'Superbad' star on his scene-stealing turn as a despicable, lude-popping stockbroker opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Wolf of …

How Writing Things Down Can Change Your Life

What do you write down? For most of us, writing consists of emails, task lists, and perhaps the odd work project. However, making time to write down …

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Brahimi in Damascus amid violent clashes

The UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi arrived in Damascus for talks with Syrian government officials, amid reports of fierce fighting in and around the capital city.<p>He was expected to meet Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Foreign minister Walid al-Muallem on Monday.<p>Brahimi has been trying to …