19Feb/15

Rapper Vanilla Ice arrested on burglary charges in south Florida

The rapper known as Vanilla Ice is arrested on burglary charges in south Florida

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17Feb/15

Newspaper tells stories of Palestinians wounded in Israeli-Gaza conflict

A Palestinian charity launches a new newspaper to report on Gazans who were wounded or disabled during the Israeli offensives on the strip.

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17Feb/15

ISIS opens new front in North Africa

(Next Media Online) – The influence of ISIS is gradually expanding from its stronghold in Syria and Iraq to extremist groups in North Africa.

Militants in several countries in North Africa, including Libya, Egypt, Algeria and Tunisia, have pledged allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
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17Feb/15

Brazilian soccer legend, Zico, marches in Carnival parade in Sao Paulo

Brazilian soccer legend, Zico, takes part in a massive Carnival parade as one of Sao Paulo’s best samba schools honours Japan. Zico is a former coach of the Japanese national soccer team.
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17Feb/15

Prosecutor asks for Strauss-Kahn acquittal in French sex trial

The prosecutor in the pimping trial of Dominique Strauss-Kahn says the former IMF boss should be acquitted.

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17Feb/15

Defense Secretary Carter sworn in, calls for ‘best use’ of tax dollars

New U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden in a ceremony at the White House.
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17Feb/15

Project Anywhere takes virtual reality gaming to new level

A student at ETH Zurich creates what he believes is the most advanced virtual digital avatar ever seen. Constantinos Miltiadis says his Project Anywhere will allow multiple gamers in separate continents to compete in the same virtual space.

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17Feb/15

African musicians sing for peace at Amani festival in eastern Congo

Thousands of people from across the African Great Lakes Region attended the Amani festival in Goma over the weekend. Amani, which means peace in Swahili has been organised for a second year to try and change the story of a country mired by conflict and to give residents hope for peace.
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17Feb/15

Stars shower Sean Penn with praise for his performance in action film ‘The Gunman’

Stars brave the rain for the world premiere of ‘The Gunman’ in London, and shower Sean Penn with praise for his performance in what is his first leading role in an action film.
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