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Election Campaigning

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Saturday criticised Austria for planning to ban any possible campaigning for the June elections, saying that countries attempting to undermine his country’s...

Investigators work

Austria said on Monday that it would not follow a number of other EU countries in expelling Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain, stressing its neutrality. “We...

Facebook

Facebook’s smart speaker is now believed to launch in the final quarter of this year, after sources from the company’s upstream supply chain disclosed the plans of Mark Zuckerberg’s...

Google Android apps

Not to be outdone by Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which a political data firm potentially skimmed the private data of around 87 million users or more, Google has been...

McDonald's, Starbucks

A group in Saudi Arabia has started a social media campaign to boycott American restaurants as punishment for President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The...

US Travel

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico has narrowed its travel warning for the Caribbean resort city of Playa del Carmen amid what it calls an unspecified “ongoing security threat”...

Maxim Borodin

A Russian investigative reporter who had written about mercenaries in Syria has died after a mysterious fall from his balcony. Maxim Borodin died on Sunday after falling from his fifth...

YouTube shooting

A woman shot and wounded three people at YouTube’s headquarters in Northern California before killing herself, police say. US media have named the suspect as Nasim Aghdam and...

Oil hits $75

Oil prices hit $75 on Tuesday, the highest level in nearly three and a half years, as fears mounted over the prospect of new US sanctions on Iran. Brent crude jumped for the sixth...

Trump

Donald Trump has criticised the Opec oil producers’ group, saying crude prices are “artificially very high”. In a tweet, the US President said this was “no good”...

Drugs

It’s fast becoming the go-to drug for addicts in search of an even stronger high — and it is not even an opioid. Gabapentin, a purportedly non-addictive painkiller primarily...

Shaun White Wins Gold Medal

The pressure was real. So were the tears — of joy, relief, redemption. This is why Shaun White keeps going. This is why the snowboarding superstar keeps coming back to the Olympics,...