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Top 5 tips for buying a Wi-Fi router for your home - IBTimes India

Here's list of key parameters you should consider while buying a Wi-Fi router for the home.<p>In this age of information, Internet has become integral …

This 1000-Ton Turbine Will Harvest Tidal Energy to Power 500 Homes in Canada

It’s the first tidal array in North America that feeds energy directly into an electrical grid.<p>The Bay of Fundy, on Canada's East Coast, has famously strong tides. An incoming tide can pull 160 billion tonnes of seawater into the bay, with a vertical range of over 16 metres, and swift tidal …

Russia Denies Role in Alleged Plot to Kill Montenegro's Prime Minister

MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin's government has denied allegations that Russia was involved in alleged attempt to kill Montenegro's pro-Western prime minister.<p>"We, obviously, categorically deny a possibility of official involvement into arranging any illegal actions," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said …

Mr. Robot's Mobile Hacking Go Bag

Computer hackers have a long history of being shown on TV and in movies completely incorrectly, but if any show’s come close to accuracy, it’s Mr. …

Hacking

It cost Canada $43 million to support the royal family in 2015

The Cost Of The Monarchy<p>Oh, you didn't know it costs us anything? It's actually one of the pricier things we do in Canada. According to the Governor General's financial report, we spent approximately $20.86 million last year.<p>Although, there is a line item in the annual report that isn't mentioned …

Canada Just Legalized Growing Medical Marijuana At Home

Big day for our friends to the North. As Canada's CTV News reported, "The federal government has announced new rules for medical marijuana users that will <b>allow patients to grow their own at home.</b> The new regulations, which will replace the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations, also include other …

Russia's got a point: The U.S. broke a NATO promise

Moscow solidified its hold on Crimea in April, outlawing the Tatar legislature that had opposed Russia's annexation of the region since 2014. Together with Russian military provocations against NATO forces in and around the Baltic, this move seems to validate the observations of Western analysts …

North Korea: Kim Jong-un's aunt 'lives American Dream'

<b>An aunt of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been running a dry-cleaning business in the US after defecting with her family in 1998, the Washington Post reports.</b><p>Ko Yong-suk told how she looked after Kim when he was at school in Switzerland.<p>Ko, a sister of Kim's mother, now lives anonymously …

Spain just slapped arrest warrants on Putin insiders with alleged mafia ties

A Spanish judge has issued arrest warrants for 12 Russians, including some senior officials, who are alleged to be linked to one of Russia's largest criminal syndicates that operated out of Spain, a court document seen by Reuters showed.<p>After a decade-long investigation into the activities of the …

Russia's Syria pullback: A catalyst for peace?

<b>Vladimir Putin's decision to pull much of his forces and air power out of Syria took the world by surprise. But it really should not have.</b><p>He has done exactly what he said he would do when he staged his surprise intervention nearly six months ago.<p>At that time, he said he had two goals: To stabilise …

Russia expected to increase pressure on Syrian president

After Moscow withdraws troops, western diplomats believe Vladimir Putin will push Bashar al-Assad to accept loss of power<p>Western diplomats have said they expect Russia to put sustained pressure on the Syrian president to accept a loss of power as part of negotiations to end the five-year civil …

First Russian planes leave Syria after order to pull out, Moscow says

Deputy defence minister says remaining Russian planes to ‘continue carrying out strikes on terrorist facilities’<p>The morning after Vladimir Putin ordered the surprise withdrawal of Moscow’s military contingent in Syria, Russia’s defence ministry said a first group of planes had left the Hmeymim …

Russia and the US now have the power to impose peace in Syria | Charles Glass

The previous two rounds of Geneva talks failed. But today, with President Assad’s position no longer in question, they can bear fruit<p>It was scheduled to start over a week ago. Then last Wednesday. Now tomorrow . When round three of the Geneva peace talks on Syria begins, it could be Groundhog Day …

Militiamen launch deadly attack at Tunisian base near the Libyan border

CAIRO — Gunmen apparently crossing from Libya attacked a Tunisian border garrison on Monday, officials said, raising worries about Islamic State fighters and other militants gaining greater footholds in North Africa. More than 50 people, including 35 of the attackers, were left dead in the …

How Russia May End Up Controlling 73% of Global Oil Supply

Russia has played a master stroke in the current oil crisis by taking the lead in forming a new cartel, but it’s a move that could spell geopolitical …

Oil

The accidental explosion that erased a Canadian city in 1917

The Halifax explosion<p>The naval accident that erased an entire city in Canada<p>Dec. 6, 1917<p>Halifax Harbor in Nova Scotia supports the communities of …

Chechen leader literally puts Putin critics in crosshairs on Instagram

Two prominent critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin have found themselves in the crosshairs of the notorious Chechen warlord-leader Ramzan …

Russia

Exclusive: U.S. Admits to Bombing 29 Civilians in ISIS War

Up until last week, the U.S. military had only admitted to killing six innocents in two incidents. Now, there are 14 more cases of civilian …

On the ruble's crash, who are you going to believe — the Kremlin or your own eyes?

The Kremlin in Moscow has a firm, studied official response to the stunning crash of the ruble to levels not seen since the crash of 1998, to a …

Scary questions in Ukraine energy grid hack

American investigators are traveling to Ukraine to investigate a recent electricity blackout -- perhaps the first major act of cyberwar on a civilian population.<p>Ukraine's top law enforcement agency, the SBU, has publicly claimed this was a cyberattack by Russia, part of its ongoing war over the …

Saudi Arabia is in a state of panic

The Saudis are losing their proxy wars in both Syria and Yemen; their OPEC leadership is under threat; they are not winning the crude oil price war; and its long-running alliance with the West is in question.<p>From Saudi Arabia's perspective, Iran seems to be gaining ground everywhere. Saudi Arabia …

Putin's son-in-law is about to get a $1.75 billion boost from the Russian government

Shamalov is a major shareholder in Sibur, Russia's largest processor of petrochemicals. This month Sibur obtained $1.75 billion from Russia's National Wealth Fund to help build a huge new plant in Tobolsk, Siberia.<p>According to corporate documents, Sibur was able to borrow the money at a current …

Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support its version of what happened.<p>A war plane crashing in flames in a mountainous area …

Russia

From Russia with love: Putin, Trump sing each other's praises

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump praised each other on Thursday, saying they would welcome an improvement in the now-icy relations between their two nations.<p>Trump - who holds the lead in opinion polls in his bid for the Republican …

Watch What Putin Does to His Top Prosecutor

The ubiquitous corruption and lack of accountability in Vladimir Putin's Russia were, until recently, easy to sweep under the rug. But the relentless …

Iraqi PM wants Turkish forces out of Iraq in 48 hours

Abadi said in a statement that the deployment of hundreds of Turkish troops near the northern Islamic State-controlled city of Mosul happened without the approval or knowledge of the Iraqi government and constituted a violation of national sovereignty.<p>Iraq's defense minister, Khaled al-Obeidi, said …

Germany 'draws up plans to prevent sharing intelligence' with NATO ally Turkey

German Tornado aircraft are to commence reconnaissance flights over Syria and Iraq after the country's parliament on Friday voted to deploy up to 1,200 military personnel.<p>Highly unsual measures have been ordered to prevent Turkey getting access to intelligence from the flights, according to Spiegel …

Angela Merkel

The Russian government was already paying their space agency pennies, but it just got a lot worse

That might sound like a lot, but it's close to how much NASA gets from the federal government each year. In 2015, alone, NASA received approximately $18 billion, and is projected to get a similar amount each year through 2019.<p>Moreover, the latest Roscosmos budget is half the amount that the …

Turks only hurt themselves by shooting down Russian plane

Russia and Turkey have been enemies for more than 500 years and, during that time, they've fought 17 wars. Russia won them all.<p>Their latest conflict involving the shooting down of a Russian bomber that strayed over the Turkish border from Syria will end no differently. Indeed, says Soner Cagaptay, …

ISIS beheads alleged Russian spy, releases video threatening Putin

Terrorist threatens leader along with entire Russian population: "You will not find peace in your homes."<p>><br>• ><p>A new ISIS video shows a Russian-speaking …