Monthly Archives: March 2013

Egyptian satirist questioned for insulting Mursi, freed on bail – Reuters UK

NDTV Egyptian satirist questioned for insulting Mursi, freed on bailReuters UKBy Tom Perry. CAIRO | Sun Mar 31, 2013 6:33pm BST. CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian prosecutors questioned Egypt's most popular television satirist on Sunday over allegations that he insulted President … Continue reading

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“G.I. Joe” sequel blasts past cavemen to win box office

(Reuters) – Action movie “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” won the weekend box office battle in the United States and Canada, fighting off competition from cartoon cavemen, a Tyler Perry drama, and an alien-possessed heroine trying to save the human race. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Home Maintenance by BrightNest leads iOS Apps of the Week

With warmer weather means it’s time to get those to-do lists back out, and in this week we’ve got just the app to help. Home Maintenance by BrightNest will lead you into a number of household chores and help make … Continue reading

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Perry under pressure to accept Obamacare

Texas governor’s refusal to expand Medicaid would leave $ 100bn on table, causing his own party to ask for negotiations with Washington Financial Times – Asia homepage

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The joy of Becks

DAVID BECKHAM cannot wait to make his Champions League return against La Liga giants in the quarter-finals Sport RSS feed

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Egyptian comic released on bail – Financial Times

Telegraph.co.uk Egyptian comic released on bailFinancial TimesEgypt's top satirist was in jocular mood as he faced off against prosecutors in a Cairo courtroom yesterday after being accused of defaming the president and Islam. Bassem Youssef, who hosts a popular television … Continue reading

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China’s Tencent messaging app may no longer be free: government official

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Users of Tencent Holdings’ hugely popular mobile chatting application may have to pay fees in future to satisfy China’s three mobile telecom operators, Chinese media quoted a government official as saying on Sunday. Tencent’s Weixin, or WeChat, … Continue reading

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Aston Villa 1 Liverpool 2

SKIPPER Steven Gerrard netted from the penalty spot to cap a second-half comeback and condemn relegation-haunted Villa to another defeat Sport RSS feed

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North Korea calls nuclear weapons ‘the nation’s life’ – CTV News

CTV News North Korea calls nuclear weapons 'the nation's life'CTV NewsSEOUL, South Korea — A top North Korean decision-making body issued a pointed warning Sunday, saying that nuclear weapons are "the nation's life" and will not be traded even for … Continue reading

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Saudi orders telcos to ensure Skype, Whatsapp meet local laws

RIYADH (Reuters) – Some Internet-based communication tools such as Skype and Whatsapp flout Saudi Arabia's telecom laws, the regulator said on Sunday, instructing telecom operators to quickly ensure these services comply. The announcement from the kingdom's Communications and Information Technology … Continue reading

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