Quico Mateo de Martin

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Egypt: court to consider releasing Hosni Mubarak

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak could be freed from jail after a court reviews his case, potentially stirring more unrest in a country where army-backed authorities are hunting down his Muslim Brotherhood foes.<p>The court will convene at the Cairo prison where Mr Mubarak is being held, …

Muslim Brotherhood

Belfast riots: Police urge calm ahead of Castlederg march

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1001000/1001792_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522536499_c2936fccf73adc3cb1c71cfee77dc10a<p><b>Police in Northern Ireland have appealed for calm ahead of a controversial republican parade later in Castlederg, County Tyrone.</b><p>Loyalist protests against …

United Kingdom

Following Russian rocket explosion, experts warn of 'major contamination'

The Proton-M relied on a dirty mix of dangerous fuels<p>The Russian rocket that exploded during lift-off on Tuesday morning has already cost the country's government more than $200 million — the estimated value of the three GLONASS satellites that the Proton-M was carrying. But the crash might also be …

NASA Has Shut Down Space Telescope Orbiting Earth

NASA is sending a reliable servant into a retirement that will end with a fiery re-entry into Earth's atmosphere in about 65 years. That's the fate that awaits the Galaxy Evolution Explorer, the "galaxy hunter" space telescope whose original 29-month mission was extended to more than 10 years.<p>Along …

The Future Of Flight: Planes That Never Need To Land

Perpetual flight is going, so get ready for planes that just keep going and going and going...<p>In 1883, Nobel laureate John Strutt, a physicist and the third Baron Rayleigh, put forward a radical idea. He had been studying the mechanics of pelican flight and proposed that the birds drew energy from …

President Morsi And The Commander Of Egypt's Army Pledge Their Lives In 'Final Hours' Showdown

The military chiefs, wanting to restore order in a country racked by protests over Mursi's Islamist policies, issued a call to battle in a statement headlined "The Final Hours". They said they were willing to shed blood against "terrorists and fools" after Mursi refused to give up his elected …

War

An Update on Egypt

If you missed the happenings overnight (US time) in Egypt, let me give you a quick run-down. The key from last night is that Morsi and the Egyptian …

EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT OVERTHROWN BY MILITARY

The Muslim Brotherhood leader has been replaced by Adly Mansour, who is the chief justice of Egypt's constitutional court.<p>Military chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called for presidential and then parliamentary elections, the establishment of a panel to rewrite the constitution, a national …

Middle East

The Snowden Effect, Continued

<b>And now the</b> whole world is made paranoid.<p>"We want to say to the nations of the world that President Evo Morales has been abducted by imperialism and is being held in Europe." Early Wednesday, Morales told journalists in the Vienna airport who asked about the delay that officials were "surely …

Edward Snowden