Wednesday, August 15, 2018

TEDx Hargeisa: 1 Year, 1 Month, 1 Day

By Khadija Abdillahi Sheikh A TEDx event is a local gathering where live TED-like talks and videos previously recorded at TED conferences are shared with the community. TEDx events are fully...

Apple Confirms: No Walk-In Purchasing for Apple Watch

Well, we knew the Apple Watch was going to be sold in limited quantities on launch day—we just didn't know how limited, nor how...

Boston Marathon bombing: Report indicts police officers for uncoordinated and reckless response.

A new report credits law enforcement officers for saving hundreds of lives and instantly responding to the Boston Marathon bombing in the wake of...

Terror cases allege women wanted to fight, not wed fighters

Two women accused in New York City's latest homegrown terrorism case may be part of what investigators and experts say is an evolving threat...

US Federal appeals court upholds 2 Somali pirates’ convictions

A federal appeals court in Virginia has upheld the convictions of two Somali pirates for their roles in the shooting deaths of four Americans. A...

Kenya al-Shabab: Five in custody after Garissa massacre

Media captionOne survivor told the BBC's Andrew Harding how two of her roommates were killedFive people are in custody following the al-Shabab attack in...

Al-Shabab threatens more attacks in Kenya after Garissa

Somali armed group that attacked university killing 148 on Thursday warns that Kenyan cities will "run red with blood" Al-Shabab, the Somali armed group that...

White House officials defend Somalia strategy as counterterrorism model

President Obama has cited the battle against al-Shabab militants in Somalia as a model of success for his relatively low-investment, light-footprint approach to counterterrorism. By some...

Open-source Windows? The unthinkable is already happening, says Microsoft

However unlikely a future in which Microsoft makes Windows open source may sound, Microsoft has already taken considerable strides in that direction. But instead of...

Chad, Niger launch joint offensive against Boko Haram in Nigeria

  Chad and Niger launched a joint army operation against Boko Haram in Nigeria on Sunday, intensifying a regional offensive designed to defeat the Islamic...

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