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Protests Planned as Saudi's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Travels to UK

Protests Planned as Saudi's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Travels to UK

Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman expressed that the anti-corruption drive launched late previous year was the "shock therapy" his kingdom needed in a bid to stamp out widespread corruption. His father King Salman, now 82, ascended to the throne in 2015. While some members of Saudi Arabia's younger generation have reportedly welcomed the steps taken by the king-to-be, the Center for Security Policy (CSP) think tank has warned that the moves could backfire, allowing ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Hariri meets Saudi King Salman in Riyadh on 'post-resignation' visit

Hariri meets Saudi King Salman in Riyadh on 'post-resignation' visit

The Lebanese leader, who also holds Saudi citizenship, is expected to hold talks with Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during the trip. Riyadh accuses the heavily armed Hizbollah of waging war across the Middle East as agents of Iran, notably in Yemen which neighbours Saudi Arabia and is seen as the biggest security concern for the conservative Sunni monarchy. Consulte Mais Informação

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JPR: crypto-miners bought 3 million graphics cards a year ago

JPR: crypto-miners bought 3 million graphics cards a year ago

According to a new report on the GPU market, AMD has made good ground selling graphics cards at the expense of Nvidia, apparently making big gains from cryptocurrency miners . In the short-term, prices are likely to stay high, unfortunately. Going into slightly more details, AMD's overall unit shipments increased 8.08% quarter-to-quarter, Intel's total shipments decreased -1.98% from last quarter, and Nvidia's decreased -6.00%. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nidhas Trophy: Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews ruled out of T20 tri-series

Nidhas Trophy: Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews ruled out of T20 tri-series

Chandimal had earlier led the side to victory in Bangladesh in a One-Day International tri-series that also featured Zimbabwe, and in a bilateral T20I series against the home side. BCB president said that though the skipper has been included in the squad , it would be ideal to have him rest for 8 to 10 days. "We can't take any risks with Shakib and we sat down with the player". Consulte Mais Informação

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Amazon to acquire video doorbell-maker Ring

Amazon to acquire video doorbell-maker Ring

Cloud Cam features 1080p Full HD resolution video, night vision, two-way audio, a wide viewing angle, and activity clips from the last 24 hours via the Amazon Cloud Cam App-all for only $119.99. A basic smart doorbell costs $179, and it comes in several versions. In a previous interview with CNBC , Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff described his relationship with Amazon and Alexa Fund as "nuclear power", in reference to the company's potential to both help and destroy your business. Consulte Mais Informação

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Italy coach says he convinced Buffon to extend career

Italy coach says he convinced Buffon to extend career

Italy face Argentina in Manchester on March 23rd and England at Wembley four days later. But for now the 46-year-old is only thinking about getting the best out of his players in next month's friendlies. "I've spoken with some of the older players because I wanted to understand if they did indeed want to end their time with the national squad". Balotelli, who is performing well with French club Nice, has not played for Italy since the 2014 World Cup. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sony packs the new Alpha A7 III with its latest imaging tech

Sony packs the new Alpha A7 III with its latest imaging tech

It's claimed to be twice as fast as its predecessor, and Sony's Eye-Detect AF is available in continuous AF mode, where on the previous model it only worked in AF-S. It replaces the Alpha A7 II that was launched back in 2014, and Sony has lavished much of its latest tech on the Alpha A7 III , aiming to redefine what we should expect from an entry-level full-frame camera. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pakistan again violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan again violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir

The Pakistani troops also breached ceasefire in Rajouri sector by firing on Army positions and civilian areas in Tarkundi Gali, Lambi Bari, Khorinar, Dhar and Panjgrian areas of Manjakote sector of the border district. Hussain said Pakistani authorities made announcements from a mosque advising villagers living close to the LoC on the Indian side to flee, saying the situation was bad. Consulte Mais Informação

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J&K top cop says no visible signs of ISIS in state

J&K top cop says no visible signs of ISIS in state

The valley of Kashmir is a heavily disputed territory, centred on which the nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan fought two major wars since their independence. One analyst warned that the admission by Kashmir's police chief should act as an alarm for India's security establishment. In January, Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir, in a written reply, had told the Rajya Sabha that "as per the report, nothing has been approved on the ground that IS is operating in any part of ... Consulte Mais Informação

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UEFA announce new kick-off times for the CL next season

UEFA announce new kick-off times for the CL next season

Clubs across both the Champions League and Europa League will now see a rise in revenue, with emphasis placed on more funds for teams who exit at the knockout stages. There will be 26 teams who qualify automatically for the group stage, with two from France and Russian Federation as well as the champions of Portugal, Ukraine, Belgium, Turkey, the Europa League winners and the holders making up the rest. Consulte Mais Informação

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Family ate adopted potbellied pig

Family ate adopted potbellied pig

BC SPCA spokeswoman Lorie Chortyk states that "the adopter gave assurances , verbally and in writing, that their intent was to keep the animal as a pet..." "First reaction I'd say was shock". "To hear that somebody did this to an animal that we worked so hard to make sure was healthy, and tried to get into a good home, is absolutely heartbreaking". Consulte Mais Informação

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Almost 500 'abandoned' animals seized from pet store in West Edmonton Mall

Almost 500 'abandoned' animals seized from pet store in West Edmonton Mall

Peace officer Danika Bodnarchuk, the society's supervisor of animal protection services, said Wednesday the concern was deemed justified and the seizure began. "We received a call from someone concerned that these animals had been abandoned", Bodnarchuk said. "Due to the specialized care they require as well as the large scale of animals seized, we are requesting if anyone is able to provide monetary donations to the shelter to assist in their specialized care", she said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jungmann decide trocar comando da PF: sai Segovia, entra Galloro

O novo diretor deve ser o delegado Rogério Augusto Viana Galloro, atualmente na Secretaria Nacional de Justiça. Entre abril de 2011 e junho de 2013 foi adido da PF nos Estados Unidos. A mudança na direcção da Polícia Federal é a primeira medida tomada por Raul Jungmann, que ocupava o cargo de ministro da Defesa, mas agora tem também a responsabilidade de "pacificar" um país atingido por uma onda de violência. Consulte Mais Informação

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