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Obama opens four-country, Asia-Pacific trip in Tokyo

The Hindu - ‎21 minutes ago‎
US President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is looming.
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South Korea ferry toll hits 150 as search gets tougher

IBNLive - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Jindo (South Korea): The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 150, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin walls to retrieve more ...
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Woman arrested on suspicion of murder as three children with serious genetic ...

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Martha Linden and Kate Ferguson - Updated 23 April 2014 01:26 PM. A woman is being held by police on suspicion of murder after three young children were found dead at a house.
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WhatsApp crosses half-a-billion user mark, strong growth in India

Financial Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
WhatsApp has been bullish on the use of technology in India for serving the society. Valeant makes USD 45.6 bn bid for Botox maker AllerganFacebook ad business growing, dip in revenue per visit for Twitter: Adobe reportChina factory activity shrinks for 4th ...

US warns Russia of more sanctions as two `tortured bodies` found in Ukraine

Zee News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Kiev: Expressing deep concern over Russia's failure to stabilise the situation in Ukraine, US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday warned Moscow of further sanctions.
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OnePlus One launched for $299: Sports Snapdragon 801, 5.5-inch 1080p ...

Firstpost - ‎50 minutes ago‎
If you thought Indian brands had the monopoly on high-end specs for the low price, then you better take a look at OnePlus. The Chinese company has launched the much-anticipated One and the specs-price equation has never been pushed this far.
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Esquimalt sailor returning home dies in Tanzanian hospital

Times Colonist - ‎7 hours ago‎
HMCS Regina leaves CFB Esquimalt in January to participate in Operation ARTEMIS. Photograph By DARREN STONE. Previous Next. HMCS Regina leaves CFB Esquimalt in January to participate in Operation ARTEMIS.
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Ngorongoro half marathon

IPPmedia - ‎6 hours ago‎
The seventh edition of the Ngorongoro half marathon was held over the weekend in Karatu and Alphonce Felix and one Jack line emerged winners.
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CA members to Ukawa: Clear issues in chamber

IPPmedia - ‎7 hours ago‎
Constituent Assembly member Olivia Lwena makes remarks in the House in Dodoma yesterday. (Photo: Selemani Mpochi). The Constituent Assembly resumed this week's sessions yesterday minus members of the loose coalition of delegates mainly from ...
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Jihadist group in Mali announces death of French hostage

Times of India - ‎8 hours ago‎
BAMAKO: One of Mali's top jihadist groups said on Tuesday a French hostage it had kidnapped in November 2012 was dead. The Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO), a splinter group of Al-Qaeda's regional branch, told AFP Gilberto ...
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SA woman in UK held for child murders - ‎1 hour ago‎
UK police are investigating the murder of three children at the London home of a South African couple. A 43-year-old woman has been arrested but officers are refusing to reveal her identity.
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On the fall of the ANC

Thought Leader - ‎22 minutes ago‎
“How did the ANC manage to dupe the people of South Africa?” ask Prince Mashele and Mzukisi Qobo, the authors of a new book, The Fall of the ANC: What next?
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Unity is the only way, says Vavi to Numsa

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Following his reinstatement at Cosatu, the trade union federation's general secretary has responded to Numsa's call for him to "abandon Cosatu".
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MH370: bad weather halts search as 'unidentified material' found on Australian ...

euronews - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Shortly after Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced unidentified material had washed up on the Australian coastline, the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was temporarily suspended.
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India, China, Pakistan naval ships hold rare exercises

Zee News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Beijing: India's stealth frigate INS Shivalik on Wednesday took part in rare drills with Chinese and Pakistan naval ships in multilateral maritime exercises held off China's coast to celebrate 65th anniversary of its navy.

IITA plans higher representation of women in agricultural research leadership

IPPmedia - ‎6 hours ago‎
Increasing the quota of women in research transcends the clamor for gender mainstreaming; it is all about improving productivity and efficiency, says International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)'s Director General Dr Nteranya Sanginga.
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Reasons for high interest rate on consumer loan revealed (Includes interview ... - ‎Apr 22, 2014‎
Dar Es Salaam - High interest rates on consumer loans aren't a conspiracy to defraud the ordinary person. Neither are they kept artificially high in an attempt by banks to cover foreign loan losses.
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8 Reasons The Lytro Illum Will Snap You With Excitement

Gadget Review - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Lytro has been on the cutting edge of photography with its technology that records an entire light-field… meaning you can refocus a photo with a touch and even shift its perspective.
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Twitter rolls out new profile design for website users, adds new features

Fox News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
The profile redesign for the Web version of Twitter is now available to all. The social media site unveiled the new look earlier this month, and in the intervening weeks has been rolling it out to select users of the service.
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Bigger-screen iPhone 6 may mean smaller sales at Apple -- for now

2 hours ago
Written by
Richard Nieva
Apple fans, already waiting for the next big thing, may have paused on buying an iPhone as they wait for the large-screen iPhone 6, expected in coming months.
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Microsoft to seal takeover of Nokia's handset business

Xinhua - ‎3 hours ago‎
BEIJING, April 23 (Xinhuanet) -- Microsoft will complete its acquisition of Nokia's handset business this Friday, according to a Microsoft's statement, thus ushering a new chapter for Nokia.
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Too realistic ... the man who posed as Jesus. Source: Supplied - ‎Apr 20, 2014‎
WELL it's one way to spend Easter. An American Christian's plan to remind people of the pain and suffering endured by Jesus Christ on the cross had to be abandoned after passers-by complained his re-enactment was too gruesome.
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Drew Barrymore welcomes 2nd daughter

First Coast News - ‎34 minutes ago‎
It's another girl for Drew Barrymore and hubby Will Kopelman! Drew confirmed the news to People Magazine saying, 'Happy to announce that today we are the proud parents of our second daughter, Frankie Barrymore Kopelman.

Upper Hill's Oketch and Olympic's Awuor picked for Devils' clinic

The Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
Four Kenyan players have been selected for the Airtel/English Premier League champions Manchester United-sponsored football clinic starting today to Sunday in Dar-es-Salaam.
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Nature's most spectacular shows

KESQ - ‎21 hours ago‎
Fireworks are fantastic and human endeavor has its place, but sometimes Mother Nature outshines any performance we can produce. Check out some of them in this slideshow.
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Time-lapse video shows powerful asteroids strike Earth with surprising frequency

Fox News
58 minutes ago
Written by
Megan Gannon
Since the start of the 21st century, dozens of incoming asteroids have slammed into Earth, some of them packing far more energy than a city-destroying atomic bomb, a new animation illustrates.
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Herbalists, TV stations face legal action over adverts

Daily News - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE government is considering legal action against dealers of alternative medicine and television stations that advertise unregistered and unauthorised traditional herbs.

Jawaher supports children with cancer

Gulf Today - ‎16 hours ago‎
Sharjah: Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FoCP), ...