Sony launches slow-mo Xperia XZ Premium phone
Sony's latest smartphone is capable of filming smooth slow-motion footage at four times the rate possible on Apple and Samsung's top-end models, according to BBC. The Xperia XZ Premium captures video at up to 960 frames per second (fps) ...
Iran's president to take part in 13th ECO summit in Pakista

Iran's president to take part in 13th ECO summit in Pakista

27.02.2017 [13:14]
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani plans to set off for Pakistan for a two-day official visit and to participate in the 13th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in Islamabad, according to Press tv. Heading a high-ranking delegation ...
Iran exports 24m barrels of gas condensate in January

Iran exports 24m barrels of gas condensate in January

27.02.2017 [12:41]
Iran exported 24 million barrels of gas condensate to European and Asian destinations in January, Shana reported on Saturday, according to Tehran Times. Asian countries have always been top buyers of Iranian gas condensate but recently Europe too has joined ...
Iran launches major naval exercises in Northern Indian Ocean

Iran launches major naval exercises in Northern Indian Ocean

27.02.2017 [12:01]
Iranian naval forces have launched the final stage of a large-scale drill north of the Indian Ocean to enhance their defense capabilities, according to Presstv.ir. Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced the beginning ...
Nokia 3310 mobile phone resurrected at MWC 2017

Nokia 3310 mobile phone resurrected at MWC 2017

27.02.2017 [11:41]
Nokia's 3310 phone has been relaunched nearly 17 years after its debut, according to BBC. Many consider the original handset iconic because of its popularity and sturdiness. More than 126 million were produced before it was phased out in 2005 ...
6th Edition of Sharjah International Government Communication Forum to bring together top diplomats in UAE

6th Edition of Sharjah International Government Communication Forum to bring together top diplomats in UAE

26.02.2017 [18:09]
The Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB) has announced that the sixth edition of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2017) will organise a special meeting with members of the diplomatic corps in the UAE on the sidelines of the two-day event ...
Dozens injured as car runs into New Orleans crowd

Dozens injured as car runs into New Orleans crowd

26.02.2017 [12:36]
New Orleans police say the number of people injured after a vehicle crashed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans has increased to 28 and a suspect is in custody, according to CBS News ...
Daesh bomb attack kills at least 60 in Syria's Al-Bab

Daesh bomb attack kills at least 60 in Syria's Al-Bab

24.02.2017 [17:31]
An attack by the Daesh terrorist group killed at least 60 people and injured 100 others in northern Syria's strategic Al-Bab area on Friday, according to Anadolu Agency. According to local sources speaking anonymously to an Anadolu Agency correspondent ...
Apple iPhone anticipation pushes up share price

Apple iPhone anticipation pushes up share price

24.02.2017 [13:32]
Apple’s shares continue to rise, hitting new all-time highs in anticipation of the launch of its 10th anniversary iPhone later this year, according to Euronews. The new handset is expected to include new features such as high-resolution displays based on OLED technology, wireless ...
Premium Friday campaign kicks off in effort to boost consumer spending

Premium Friday campaign kicks off in effort to boost consumer spending

24.02.2017 [12:57]
Starting Friday, many workers in Japan, notorious for its culture of overwork, will have a chance to start the weekend early, albeit once a month, for a trip to an onsen (hot springs), a shopping spree or simply dining out with family and friends, ...
Microsoft launches Skype Lite for Android low-end smartphones

Microsoft launches Skype Lite for Android low-end smartphones

23.02.2017 [21:46]
Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. has followed the footsteps of social messaging platform, Facebook Inc. on building/designed lighter version of their apps that can support low-end smartphones. Recently, Facebook was celebrating having 200 million monthly users on their Facebook ...
Lahore bomb blast 'kills six'

Lahore bomb blast 'kills six'

23.02.2017 [16:41]
At least six people have been killed by an explosion in the Pakistani city of Lahore, officials say, according to BBC. The blast ripped through a shopping area, wounding another 30 people. ...
Hong Kong former leader sentenced to 20 months

Hong Kong former leader sentenced to 20 months

22.02.2017 [22:22]
Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for misconduct, according to BBC. Tsang led Hong Kong from 2005 to 2012 and is the most senior official in the territory ever to stand trial for corruption ...
Rosneft's net income falls 49% in 2016

Rosneft's net income falls 49% in 2016

22.02.2017 [17:37]
Russian Rosneft's net income for 2016 decreased by 49 percent to 181 billion rubles ($3.13 billion) compared to 2015, the company announced on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency ...
Police kill eight 'terrorists' in Karachi operation

Police kill eight 'terrorists' in Karachi operation

22.02.2017 [12:45]
Police on Wednesday claimed to have killed eight terrorists including a key militant figure affiliated with a banned organization, according to The International News. According to SSP Malir Rao Anwar, the suspected terrorists were killed during a raid ...
Rioters set cars on fire in Stockholm

Rioters set cars on fire in Stockholm

21.02.2017 [18:40]
Police in Sweden were forced to fire warning shots after a group of unidentified persons ran riots in the Rinkeby district of Stockholm late on Monday, setting cars on fire, throwing stones at police and looting local stores. ...
Samsung's reputation plummets following Galaxy Note 7 debacle as Amazon tops the table

Samsung's reputation plummets following Galaxy Note 7 debacle as Amazon tops the table

21.02.2017 [18:31]
Not only did the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco cost Samsung billions of dollars, but the exploding Androids also cost them their reputation, according to Daily Mail. A survey has revealed that Samsung sits at 49th place in this year's Reputation Quotient Rations ...
Russia overtakes Saudi Arabia as world's top crude oil producer

Russia overtakes Saudi Arabia as world's top crude oil producer

21.02.2017 [15:57]
Russia overtook Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest crude producer in December, when both countries started restricting supplies ahead of agreed cuts with other global producers to curb the worst glut in decades, according to Bloomberg. Russia pumped 10.49 million barrels a day in December ...
Russia's ambassador to UN Vitaly Churkin dies

Russia's ambassador to UN Vitaly Churkin dies

20.02.2017 [22:42]
Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin died on Monday at the age of 64, the Russian Foreign Ministry said, according to TASS. "The Russian Foreign Ministry deeply regrets to announce that Russia’s Permanent ...