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May, 2017

  • 21 May

    Trump urges Muslim leaders to lead fight against radicalisation

    US President Donald Trump has urged Muslim countries to take the lead in combating radicalisation in a major speech in Saudi Arabia. “Drive them out of this earth,” he told regional leaders in Riyadh, as part of his first official trip abroad. Mr Trump blamed Iran, Saudi Arabia’s rival, for instability in the region. His speech is seen as an …

May, 2016

  • 22 May

    Australian woman dies on Everest descent

    Dr Strydom had been travelling in Nepal for more than a month with her husband and 10 other climbers. The 34-year-old was on her way down from Camp 4 to Camp 3 when she fell ill and died on Saturday afternoon, Pasang Phurba Sherpa, a board director at Seven Summit Treks, said. “After reaching the summit yesterday she said she …

  • 17 May

    The heartbreak of Syria up close

    We are in a white van used to transport Syrian refugees to medical facilities, and the driver has beads of sweat coming down his face. Serious looking with dark sunglasses and a clean white professional shirt, he’s focused on getting us to the emergency room of a nearby hospital as fast as he can. We couldn’t wait for a taxi …

  • 17 May

    Flooding caused by global warming ‘to put one billion people at risk by 2060’

    Climate change: More than a billion people will be at risk from flooding caused by climate change in just a few decades’ time, a leading charity has warned. Christian Aid says that huge numbers of people in coastal cities would exposed to rising seas, flooding, extreme weather and storm surges by 2060. The urban poor – a demographic expected to …

  • 16 May

    Earth Will Experience 1 Day of Darkness on JUNE 2nd 2016

    NASA WASHINGTON, D.C. – NASA has confirmed that the Earth will experience 1 day of total darkness between on June 2nd, 2016. The event, according to NASA, hasn’t occurred in over 1 Million years. Astronomers from NASA have indicated that the world will remain in complete darkness starting on Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 at 3 a.m. and will end on …

  • 10 May

    7-Year-Old Girl Without Hands Wins National Handwriting Competition

    All you need in life is determination. And 7-year-old Anaya Ellick from Virginia, USA has shown remarkable determination by winning a national handwriting competition. Now if you’re wondering what is it that’s so special about Anaya Ellick winning the competition, then here’s the big secret – she was born without hands. Anaya was born without hands and has adapted herself to …

  • 7 May

    Dubai-based students score 98.75% in Indian board exams

    Students from UAE-based schools affiliated to the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) have trumped their Indian counterparts with a 100 per cent result. CISCE declared the results for Grade 10 and Grade 12 on Friday. In the UAE, nearly 300 students of grade 10 appeared for the Indian Certificate for Secondary Examination (ICSE) from four schools and 120 …

  • 5 May

    Scientists warn of skyrocketing temperatures in Mena region

    Dubai: Countries across the Middle East and North Africa could become so unbearably hot that sooner or later many residents may have to leave the region, scientists have warned. Results of a study conducted by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and the Cyprus Institute in Nicosia indicated that summer temperatures in the region will increase more than …

January, 2016

  • 14 January

    An In-Depth Look at New WiFi Standards Debuting in 2016

    WiFi requires no introduction since most of use it every day. While a lot of people may know about it, most people never really notice which WiFi standard is used by their routers. Knowing your WiFi standard can prove helpful in knowing its speed and range. You can check your WiFi router’s specs on its back or bottom if you like. However, this …

  • 14 January

    Group Video Feature For Skype Comes To Android, iOS And Windows 10 Mobile

    Skype will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with a brand new feature coming to Android, iOS and Windows 10 Mobile called Group Video. In an effort to increase its presence across the globe as well as to simplify video calling from mobile devices, Group Video will be available on all three major smartphone operating systems.   How Will This …