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France to suspend military cooperation with Russia

France is suspending military cooperation with Russia, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday during a trip to Baltic states designed to reassure them as tensions mount with Russia over its seizure of Ukraine's Crimea region. He said the suspension would concern joint military exercises but said nothing about the fate of... Read more...

Egypt targets 3-3.4 percent economic growth for 2014/15

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt is targetting between 3 to 3.4 percent growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) next fiscal year, the country's Planning Minister Ashraf al-Arabi said on Saturday. Egypt has undergone more than three years of political and economic turmoil since a popular uprising ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011. The economy grew a... Read more...

Microsoft ends Windows XP support, hackers may be lurking

Microsoft ends Windows XP support, hackers may be lurkingMicrosoft Corp released its final security updates for Windows XP and Office 2003 on Tuesday as security experts warned users that they could soon be prime targets for cyber attacks if they do not abandon the products. Security experts advise consumers and businesses to either replace computers running Windows XP or upgrade to modern versions of Microsoft's software within the next month because they will no longer be protected from newly

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Soccer-Atletico success built on shaky economic foundations

By Iain Rogers MADRID, April 8 (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid's emergence as a third force in Spain and contenders among Europe's elite rests on wobbly economic foundations and the edifice could come crashing down if they cannot sustain their remarkable run. The club's success is in large measure down to inspirational coach Diego Simeone, who since taking charge in late 2011 has moulded an unspectacular squad into a unit capable of challenging the... Read more...

Alaska's largest daily newspaper sold for $34M

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An online competitor announced plans Tuesday to buy Alaska's largest daily newspaper.... Read more...

Canadian charged in webcam attack found guilty

TORONTO (AP) — A man accused of attacking a Chinese student in her Toronto apartment as her ex-boyfriend watched via webcam from China was convicted of first-degree murder Monday after jurors deliberated for four hours.... Read more...
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