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How Isis crippled al-Qaida

The inside story of the coup that has brought the world’s most feared terrorist network to the brink of collapse<p>On 5 February, Jordanian officials confirmed that the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida, Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, had been released from prison. Though he is little known in the west, …

Middle East

What Saddam Gave ISIS

Newly unearthed documents shed light on the foundations of the terror group—and the crucial role Baathists played in organizing and directing a …

Islam

Latest Asus Hybrid Blends Power, Stamina for Bargain Price

For this week’s review, I test-drove a convertible. Not the kind where I can put the top down and feel the wind blowing through my hair as I drive …

Gear & Gadgets

Tomorrow's cities: What's it like to live in a smart city?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1012000/1012212_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524649988_bfc401f927c9cf1dab2f424ae574f76c<p><b>As we head towards a new era of urbanisation - half of the world's population will live in cities by 2050 - the race is on to make our cities fit</b> …

Remote Controls

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 …

Athletics cost colleges, students millions

As colleges and students face exploding spending, tuition and student debt, many question all of the money spent on sports.<p>CINCINNATI -- College sports create undeniable campus pride and identity, but spending has increased so fast it's taking money from academics and student services.<p>The …

Mers - will it start the next global pandemic?

Our expert assesses the risks of the new virus<p>Since April 2012, 108 cases of a new virus have been reported in humans, resulting in 50 deaths. Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) is in the same family as Sars (severe acute respiratory syndrome) and the common cold (coronaviruses), but is more …

Kenya water discovery brings hope for drought relief in rural north

Two vast underground aquifers seen by satellite technology in Turkana county may provide much-needed water for barren area<p>Two vast underground aquifers, storing billions of litres of water, have been discovered in the poorest and least developed area of Kenya.<p>The finds, in Turkana county in the …

What is Howard Dean thinking?

A decade after his presidential aspirations ended with a hair-raising scream, Howard Dean is making noise about running again in 2016.<p>It’s eliciting more than a few guffaws out of Washington. But Dean backers say he could be the one laughing last.<p>The ex-Vermont governor-turned-liberal pundit was …

Cambodian opposition stages second big poll 'fraud' protest

<b>Thousands of Cambodians are protesting, for the second weekend in a row, against the ruling party's narrow election win in July.</b><p>Opposition leader Sam Rainsy said demonstrations would continue until vote irregularities were investigated.<p>Police used water cannons to disperse protesters who tore down …

Asia

How the diminutive zebrafish is having a big impact on medical research

It shares 70% of our genetic code, is transparent and can repair its own heart: little wonder that the zebrafish has become one of scientists' best allies in the fight against devastating disease<p>It begins with sex on the beach. Pairs of zebrafish separate from the rest of their shoal and move into …