Powerful earthquake kills 1, causes severe damage in southern Iran
2019-07-08

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck southwest Iran on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake caused widespread damage across southern Iran where pictures and videos posted to

Facebook may actually benefit adult mental health
2019-07-08

It is a common belief that using social media platforms can adversely affect people's mental health, but new research has shown that using these networking sites can reduce an adult's risk of experi

Yemeni gov't seeks to list Mahari, Socotri as UNESCO languages
2019-07-07

The Yemeni internationally-recognized government said Saturday it has been seeking to have the Mahari andSocotri languages included into the UNESCO world heritage list. The Yemeni official ministry

World’s richest man finalizes divorce, will fork over $38bn to ex-wife
2019-07-07

MacKenzie and Jeff Bezos have officially dissolved their marriage, Bloomberg reports citing a court order. The ex-wife is set to receive $38.3 billion worth of stock in Amazon, one of the world&rsqu

Car industry is struggling for Five reasons
2019-07-06

News that Ford plans to close its Bridgend plant next year, with the loss of 1,700 jobs, is just the latest in a series of blows for the UK car industry. In February, Honda said it would close its

Badgers lead mammal roadkill list
2019-07-06

More than 900 badgers have been reported as roadkill so far this year. Almost twice as many of the nocturnal animals have been counted compared with foxes and hedgehogs, which are next on the 2019

Stronger eartquake hits Southern California
2019-07-06

Emergency officials and jittery residents in the high desert of Southern California braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines an

Princess Haya's flight to UK threatens diplomatic crisis
2019-07-06

Wife of sheikh is said to fear kidnap after disappearances of other female royals Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein’s flight to Britain is threatening to provoke a diplomatic crisis as her husban

DJI challenges BBC on drone danger reports
2019-07-05

Drone maker DJI has lodged a complaint against the BBC over the way the flying gadgets were portrayed in TV reports. In an open letter, it expressed "deep disappointment" with the way drones were d

Battery compartment led to deadly fire at deep sea Russian sub
2019-07-04

Fresh details about the fire on a Russian submersible that claimed 14 lives were given by the defense minister. He confirmed that the ship was nuclear-propelled and that the fire broke in the batter

Australian phone ads of Samsung in hot water
2019-07-04

  Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s (005930.KS) Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones a

Glitches affecting across platforms in Facebook resolved
2019-07-04

Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Wednesday an issue with uploading or sending media files on its apps and platforms has been resolved. Earlier in the day, many users globally were not able to send and r

Commerce Department tells US government staff to treat Huawei as blacklisted
2019-07-03

China’s Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on sales to the firm,  a senior U.S. official told

Battle tanks for Trump's July 4 celebration in Washington
2019-07-03

Battle tanks were seen on a train in Washington on Tuesday ahead of a July Fourth celebration highlighting U.S. military might that Democrats say President Donald Trump may turn into a re-election c

Expert: US is using SWIFT as a kind of ‘billy club’ in its foreign policy
2019-07-02

Countries across the world seeking to wean themselves off the US dollar is a “matter of self-defense,” according to Mike Maharrey from the Tenth Amendment Center. It will have a very neg

Putin`s own white thermos mugs bringed to G20 sold by hundreds of e-stores in China
2019-07-02

White thermos mugs, similar to the one used by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, are being sold by hundreds of e-stores in China and are selling out fast, the Globa

Green signal to Coca-Cola to sell energy drink under Monster contract
2019-07-01

An arbitration tribunal has ruled that Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) can sell its energy drink globally under the terms of the contract with Monster Beverage Corp (MNST.O), the two companies said on Monday, m

UN Chief warns of 'grave climate emergency' in Abu Dhabi meeting
2019-07-01

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world is facing a "grave" emergency in the form of climate change. Guterres delivered a speech during a climate meeting in Abu Dhabi on Su