Tag Archives: Moscow

Anti-Radicalisation Strategy 'Alienating Pupils'

There are mounting concerns approximately the implementation of the Government's deradicalisation programme in schools, amidst warnings that Muslim children are being singled out & demonised. The Prevent strategy  – which…

Target in $39.4 million settlement with banks over data breach

By Jonathan Stempel & Nandita Bose (Reuters) – Target Corp has agreed to pay $39.4 million to resolve claims by banks & credit unions that said they lost money because…

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who killed 2 officers

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say authorities have demolished the home of a Palestinian who killed two officers & wounded several others in an attack last year. Spokeswoman Luba Samri…

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Top Asian News 3:56 p.m. GMT

CLARK AIR BASE, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines on Saturday took delivery of two Korean-made fighter jets — the country's first supersonic combat aircraft in a decade — as it…

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Alleged spy Gross felt abandoned by US in Cuba

US contractor Alan Gross says he was mistreated by his captors & felt abandoned by his own government after Cuba arrested him & accused him of spying. In his first…

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What's the carbon footprint of an email?

A long list of seemingly harmless everyday actions contribute to emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) & other climate-altering greenhouse gases. Driving a car & flipping a light switch have a…

Factbox – Russia-Turkey economic and trade relations

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border on Tuesday saying it had repeatedly violated its air space, one of the most serious publicly acknowledged…

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Ohio beats Norfolk State 93-71

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Gavin Block scored 19 points off the bench to lead five players in double figures as Ohio beat Norfolk State 93-71 on Saturday…

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Snapchat's lackluster ad business threatens $16 billion valuation

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Snapchat, maker of a free mobile app that lets users send videos & messages that disappear in seconds, is struggling to gain traction…

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Army deployed in Malaysia ahead of Obama's arrival for summit

By Praveen Menon KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia deployed soldiers in its capital city on Friday, taking extra security precautions amid unconfirmed reports of an "imminent terrorist threat" ahead of…