Google Q4 2014: $18.1 billion in revenue, $4.76 billion in net income
Google just announced its earnings for Q4 of last year, and it's looking like one of the stronger financial quarters the company has had in some time. Overall revenue for the quarter was $18.1 billion, up from $16.86 billion one year ago, and net income of $4.76 ...
Japanese reporter covering hostage swap in Turkey killed in car accident

Japanese reporter covering hostage swap in Turkey killed in car accident

30.01.2015 [11:44]
Kazumi Takaya, a reporter for Japan's Fuji TV, and her Turkish driver were killed in a car accident on Thursday in Turkey's southeastern province of Sanlıurfa, where she travelled to cover developments on the Turkish-Syrian border as Japan is awaiting the release of a ...
McDonald's CEO steps down as sales decline

McDonald's CEO steps down as sales decline

29.01.2015 [19:23]
McDonald's CEO Don Thompson is stepping down as the world's biggest hamburger chain fights to hold onto customers and transform its image. The company said Thompson, who has been CEO for two-and-a-half years, will be replaced by Steve Easterbrook, a company ...
Greek cabinet set for first meeting since poll upset

Greek cabinet set for first meeting since poll upset

28.01.2015 [16:51]
Greece's new radical left-led government prepared to meet Wednesday for the first time to hammer out a strategy for renegotiating the country's giant bailout, after storming to power on a promise to reject years of harsh austerity policies ...
Greek singer Demis Roussos dies aged 68

Greek singer Demis Roussos dies aged 68

26.01.2015 [20:17]
Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 68 the Hygeia Hospital in Athens. He was best known for his solo hits in the 1970s and 80s, including Forever and Ever, Goodbye and Quand je t'aime. He was also a member of progressive rock group Aphrodite's Child. ...
Turkish mountain climbers missing in Greece

Turkish mountain climbers missing in Greece

25.01.2015 [17:04]
Twelve Turkish mountain climbers have been reported missing in the Pierian Mountains of Greece. According to the regional sources, the mountain climbers called Europe Emergency Call Center for help Saturday. ...
UN Emergency Fund gives $100 million for aid operations in Syria and other poorly funded crises

UN Emergency Fund gives $100 million for aid operations in Syria and other poorly funded crises

24.01.2015 [17:10]
The United Nations humanitarian chief, Valerie Amos, has allocated some US$100 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost life-saving relief work in Syria and 11 other countries where humanitarian needs are high but financial support is low. “Despite critical funding gaps, humanitarian workers remain committed ...
Windows 10 and its long list of features will be a free upgrade — for some

Windows 10 and its long list of features will be a free upgrade — for some

22.01.2015 [21:44]
Microsoft just took another big step toward the release of Windows 10 — and revealed it will be free for many current Windows users. The company unveiled the Windows 10 consumer preview on Wednesday, showcasing many ...
Clashes in Yemen claimed 35 lives in two days

Clashes in Yemen claimed 35 lives in two days

22.01.2015 [19:40]
At least 35 people have lost their lives over the past two days of clashes between Shia Ansarullah fighters and Yemeni security forces in the capital, Sana’a. Medical and security sources provided the figure on Wednesday, adding that nearly 100 people were also injured. ...
Divers find bodies belted in seats near AirAsia fuselage

Divers find bodies belted in seats near AirAsia fuselage

22.01.2015 [17:44]
Indonesian divers on Thursday found five bodies still belted into their seats near the main section of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last month with 162 people on board, and are hopeful of reaching the fuselage. A total of 58 bodies have now been found following the crash ...
Toyota still world's top automaker with 10.23 million cars sold in 2014

Toyota still world's top automaker with 10.23 million cars sold in 2014

21.01.2015 [19:16]
Toyota sold 10.23 million vehicles last year, it said Wednesday, outpacing General Motors and Volkswagen to remain the world's biggest automaker, but a shaky outlook for 2015 could see it lose the title to its German rival ...
UN warns of 'suffering and misery' as unemployment grows throughout next 5 years

UN warns of 'suffering and misery' as unemployment grows throughout next 5 years

21.01.2015 [14:21]
Unemployment will rise by 11 million in the next five years due to slower growth and turbulence, the UN warned on Tuesday. More than 212 million people will be jobless by 2019 against the current level of 201 million, the International Labour Organization said ...
3D printed car to hit the road

3D printed car to hit the road

18.01.2015 [10:09]
3D printers are everywhere and can be used to recreate almost anything, from buildings to airplanes and even human organs. So it was only a question of time before the first 3D-printed came along. That’s what happened in Detroit, where the world’s first 3-D printed car was printed live at the annual Motor Show. ...
Obama warns U.S. Congress against more sanctions on Iran

Obama warns U.S. Congress against more sanctions on Iran

17.01.2015 [20:33]
U.S. President Barack Obama warned lawmakers on Friday not to trigger new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, saying such a move would upset diplomatic talks and increase the likelihood of a military conflict with Tehran. In a joint news conference at the White House, Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron urged members of Congress to be ...

Closing your eyes can help you remember, scientists say

16.01.2015 [20:37]
If you can’t remember your PIN number, try closing your eyes. Experiments show that recall is boosted when we shut out the outside world. It is thought that blocking out distractions frees up the necessary brainpower to remember things. ...
Gyumri protest: Situation tense, one protester detained

Gyumri protest: Situation tense, one protester detained

16.01.2015 [15:28]
The protesters gathered near prosecutor's office in Gyumri decided to march to the Russian Consulate. Some protesters are still near prosecutor's office where numerous police officers have ...

Hungary has offered Russia to use its gas storage

15.01.2015 [12:13]
Hungary in search of an alternative pipeline "South Stream", the construction of which last year was stopped Russia, Moscow offered to use their gas storage facilities, said the country's Foreign Minister Peter Siyyarto ...
'We are all Germany', president tells Muslim rally

'We are all Germany', president tells Muslim rally

14.01.2015 [15:28]
German President Joachim Gauck told the country's Muslim community Tuesday that "we are all Germany" at a rally to condemn the Paris jihadist attacks and take a stand against rising Islamophobia. About 10,000 citizens, religious leaders and politicians, among them Chancellor ...

Sweden Contemplates Deploying Troops to Iraq

14.01.2015 [15:06]
Sweden’s foreign minister said that she would present the question to parliament. Sweden is considering sending troops to Iraq to train soldiers to fight against the Islamic State group, the country’s ...