Google chairman Schmidt to visit North Korea

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Brisbane Times) Google's executive chairman is preparing to travel to one of the last frontiers of cyberspace: North Korea. Eric Schmidt will be traveling to North Korea on more…

French satirical magazine prints Muhammad comics

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) A French satirical magazine, whose offices were fire-bombed after it published cartoons lampooning the prophet Muhammad, published on Wednesday a comic book biography of Islam's founder. more…

Galactic geysers fueled by star stuff

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ScienceDaily) Enormous outflows of charged particles from the centre of our Galaxy, stretching more than halfway across the sky and moving at supersonic speeds, have been detected and more…

Al Jazeera buys Al Gore's Current TV

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Al Jazeera on Wednesday completed a deal to take over Current TV, the low-rated cable channel that was founded by Al Gore and his business more…

Israeli special forces under cover inside Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Israeli special forces continue to operate inside Syria to track the country’s nonconventional weapons as well as any such weapons that may be in possession of the rebels, more…

Syria's oil now target of civil war

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — It was only a matter of time before Syria’s oil industry, sagging as it may be, became a target in the country’s civil war, a conflict more…

Islamic militants gun down female teachers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (APNEWS.MYWAY) — Gunmen on motorcycles sprayed a van carrying employees from a community center with bullets Tuesday, killing five female teachers and two aid workers, but sparing a more…