Thursday, March 21, 2019

Special Report: Inside the UAE’s secret hacking team of U.S. mercenaries

Two weeks after leaving her position as an intelligence analyst for the U.S. National Security Agency in 2014, Lori Stroud was in the Middle...

Can Saudi Arabia produce ballistic missiles? Satellite imagery raises suspicions

Satellite images suggest that Saudi Arabia has constructed its first known ballistic missiles factory, according to weapons experts and image analysts, a development that...

A meteor hit the moon during the lunar eclipse. Here’s what we know.

In what may be a first-of-its-kind event, a flash of light seen during totality has astronomers on the hunt for a new crater on...

DNA scientist who said genes cause different IQ results for black and white people...

A Nobel-Prize winning DNA scientist who was sacked for his racist views has been stripped of his final honorary titles after he repeated his...
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Canada: Hamda Ali, Alberta, discovers new diamond extraction method

An Alberta teenager has discovered a new way to extract diamonds that might otherwise be destroyed by current harvesting techniques. Hamdi Ali is a 17-year-old...

East Africa must harness a digital financial services ecosystem

The East African Community ecosystem for digital financial services has shown exponential growth over the years, with active users and active agents increasing 60-fold...

South African at centre of bid for Pentagon data cloud linked to Kremlin insider

While South African, Andre Pienaar, founder of C5 Capital and exposed as the mysterious “Luciano” in the leaked “Zuma spy tapes” saga, is involved...

China recalls its ambassador to US over Huawei official arrest

Terry Branstad urged to cancel arrest warrant for Meng Wanzhou and end her ‘egregious’ detention China has summoned the US ambassador in Beijing to protest...
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India’s 18-year-old blindfolded wonder who uses midbrain activation (Video)

Riding a two-wheeler, reading a book upside down, playing chess and passing thread through a needle....18-year-old Jeet Trivedi can do blindfolded what you cannot...

Google Pixel phones can now take amazing pictures in the dark — here’s a...

Taking pictures on your smartphone in the dark is usually a lousy experience. The photos often come out dull, discolored, or blurry, unless you use...

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Somalia: Thousands of Soldiers Abandon Key Positions for Lack of Pay

Tens of thousands of soldiers stationed at critical posts to keep the Al Qaida-linked Al Shabaab fighters at bay have abandoned their positions to march...

Bridging the Gap in the Nile Waters Dispute

Ethiopia is building a mighty dam on the Blue Nile, promising economic benefits for both itself and Sudan. But Egypt fears for its freshwater...

The Promise of a Severe Drought Looms over Somaliland, Somalia

Sporadic, below average rains and persistent drought since 2016 sees an estimated 1.7 million people in critical need of humanitarian assistance in Somaliland, a...