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Survey: Low-cost smartphones boost Google’s Android

A surge in low-cost smartphone sales, notably in emerging markets, helped the Google Android platform extend its dominance in the second quarter, a survey showed Thursday. The report by market tracker IDC said Android p...

Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

Sunday, 31 August 2014 An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected ...

Maldives media raise nearly $2 million for Gaza victims

Media outlets in the Maldives have raised nearly $2 million to help Gaza residents affected by massive destruction caused in the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas, a fundraising organiser said Saturday.“About 10 media ...

Artists protest Israel-sponsored Brazil arts fair

Dozens of artists taking part in Sao Paulo's 31st Art Biennial have lodged a protest against the event after it received sponsorship from Israel. The biennial, which started in 1951 and is the second oldest art biennial ...

Iraqi, Kurdish forces try to end ISIS siege of town

Iraqi army and Kurdish forces closed in on fighters belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on Saturday in a push to break the Sunni militants’ siege of the Shiite town of Amerli, army sources told Reuter...

Indian PM starts visit to Japan

OSAKA, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his five-day official Japan visit with a trip to Kyoto, an ancient capital city in western Japan on Saturday, local press reported. As for why Modi ...

Al-Qaeda publishes ‘shopping list’ for future attacks

Al-Qaeda has allegedly published a nine-page manual on how to make homemade car bombs, the Telegraph reportedFriday. In the manual, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) reportedly also encouraged followers to bomb B...

Recovering Ronaldo rested for Real’s clash with Sociedad

Cristiano Ronaldo will be rested for Real Madrid’s trip to Real Sociedad on Sunday to allow him to fully recover from injuries, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Saturday. The Portuguese has struggled with injuries since th...

Elevating Muslim-American culture? Detroit event takes on big ideas

One of largest cultural events in the Muslim American calendar, the 51st ISNA convention, began yesterday and runs till Monday in Detroit. This year, its call for "Generations [to] Rise: Elevating Muslim-American Culture...

1108 PATI ditangkap Imigresen : Robert

30 OGOS 2014 Kuching : Pengarah Imigresen Sarawak Datu Robert Lian berkata, penangkapan seramai 1,108 pendatang asing tanpa izin (PATI), atas pelbagai kesalahan dilakukan selepas pihaknya menjalankan 193 operasi melib...

Saudi king warns of terror threat to the world

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz warned on Friday that the threat of terrorism will reach Europe and America if the world does not unite to confront it, Al Arabiya News Channel reported. The king made the stat...

flynas to connect Jeddah, Sharjah with direct flights

Whether it is a weekend getaway, a family visit or an urgent business meeting, travelers between Jeddah, in Saudi Arabia, and Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates, flynas responds to popular demand and re-launches the op...

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