Tag Archives: Gulf Arab

Muslim Nations Form Coalition To Fight Terror

Saudi Arabia says a coalition of 34 Islamic nations has been formed to fight "any terrorist group". Egypt, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Malaysia, Pakistan & several Gulf Arab…

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Surprise! Pluto Has Blue Skies (Photo)

The more scientists learn approximately Pluto, the more absorbing the dwarf planet gets. During its historic flyby of Pluto this past July, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft discovered towering ice mountains…

Genes Confirm: Octopuses Are Brainy and Weird

Octopuses are known to be brainiacs — they can mimic flounder in a flash, unscrew themselves out of a sealed jar & even use coconut shells to build a mobile home….

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Minneapolis inspectors seek cause of club ceiling collapse

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The general manager of the landmark Minneapolis nightclub First Avenue expressed optimism approximately reopening shortly even as building inspectors worked Thursday to determine why part of the…

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Japan restarts reactor after break due to Fukushima

TOKYO (AP) — A power plant operator in southern Japan has restarted a reactor, the first to commence operating under new safety requirements following the Fukushima disaster. Kyushu Electric Power…

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International Space Station vying for star billing during Perseid meteors event

A man-made shooting star will add extra sparkle to a spectacular display of Perseid meteors this week. When the meteors reach their peak on a moonless Wednesday night they will…

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Merkel, Hollande urge Ukraine leader to give rebels self-rule

German Chancellor Angel Merkel & French President Francois Hollande took the rare step Friday of pressing Ukraine's Western-backed leader to ensure partial self-rule for the pro-Russian separatist east. The blunt…

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Greece and euro zone can still reach a deal, says EU's Moscovici

LONDON (Reuters) – An agreement between Greece & its euro zone partners is still possible, EU Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici told Britain's BBC radio on Wednesday, adding that the future…

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China's Xi urges young, new media workers to lead rejuvenation of nation

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the younger generation & new media professionals to join the government in an intensified push to achieve China's dream of "national…