An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt, a case that has triggered an... Saturday, 29 August, 2015 - 13:45
President Barack Obama reassured US Jewish groups on Friday that the US-Israel relationship is strong, despite differences over the nuclear deal with Iran, and called for more talks between the two governments on... Saturday, 29 August, 2015 - 10:20
Austria said on Friday 71 refugees including a baby girl were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 82 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to... Friday, 28 August, 2015 - 18:47
 A film on the life of Prophet Mohammad is expected to break box office records in Shi'ite Muslim Iran after its release on Thursday, but some Sunni Muslim clerics in the Arab world are already demanding that... Friday, 28 August, 2015 - 15:56

Egypt

Jordanian labour office
Egypt's Manpower Minister Nahed Ashri on Friday said she received a letter from her Jordanian counterpart Nidal Qatamin...
The operations room of the Egyptian Cabinet is following up developments regarding an oil spill that occurred from an...
An Egyptian court is set to rule Saturday in the retrial of three journalists with Al-Jazeera television's English-...

Middle East/North Africa

It was almost another tragedy.   But with a boost from social media, an anonymous pen seller in Beirut, Lebanon became...
It has become a familiar scene in Turkey over the past month. Another soldier is laid to rest, parents grieving as the...
A ceasefire in a Syrian town near the Lebanese border and in two villages to the north has broken down after renewed heavy...

World

Editor's note: Madeleine Albright served as US secretary of state from 1997 to 2001. She is chair of the Albright‎...
Nigeria has uncovered a spy cell run by militant Islamist group Boko Haram at the international airport in the capital Abuja...
Supporters of pro-democracy group 'Bersih' (Clean) gather as they prepare to march to Dataran Mederka in Malaysia's capital city of Kuala Lumpur August 29, 2015.
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Thousands of protesters gathered in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday for a rally to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib...

Business

Pipes are seen at Dominion's Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay in this picture taken February 5, 2014. Dominion D.N, an American energy company long focused on U.S. markets, hopes to begin an expansion worth billions of dollars at its Cove Point complex on Chesapeake Bay later this year. REUTERS/Tim Gardner
 


 
 

 
Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices for October delivery fell this week as new cargoes offered by Indonesia and...
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Egypt's stock market has witnessed loses of LE6.4 billion (US$818 million) this week, as all indexes dropped, Egyptian...
dollar vs Egyptian pound
Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at 7.73 per dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Thursday, and the...

Science

A man uses his laptop to test a new high speed inflight Internet service named Fli-Fi while on a special JetBlue media flight out of John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York December 11
It's no secret that crowded airports can be a hassle and a giant time-suck for cross-country travelers. Soon, a...
As the reality of global warming starts to hit home, people may ask: "How will it affect my livelihood?"  ...
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It's that time of year again. The kids are back in school, the nights are getting cooler, footballs are flying through...

Arts

Singapore is renowned worldwide for its national maths system, which has been emulated by schools in other developed countries and cities
 
 
 
Singapore -- the home of Esplanade "the durian" Theater, ArtScience "the banana" Museum and other iconic...
Onlookers watch a display of 'Animaris Ordis,' one from the series of 'Strandbeests' kinetic sculptures by Dutch artist Theo Jansen, at City Hall Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts August 28, 2015.
 
A pair of skeletal sculptures that harness the power of the wind to walk strutted around Boston's City Hall on Friday at...
Spike Lee's film "Do the Right Thing" released in 1989. Critics were concerned that the controversial motion picture, which took on a number of hot-button issues, would inflame passions. Instead, it provoked dialogue -- and has since become a classic. 
As one of the most iconic images of rock, Algie, the inflatable pig which famously flew over London's Battersea power...

Living

Each August, around 20,000 people head to the tiny Valencian town of Bunol, Spain for the La Tomatina festival -- an excuse to hurl 170 tons of ripe tomato slop at one another.
 
Each August, around 20,000 people head to the tiny Valencian town of Bunol, Spain for the La Tomatina festival -- an excuse...
Pyramids of Giza
Every year, around 25 global sites deemed to have "outstanding universal value" are added to UNESCO's World...
The CNN Travel staff has put in some hard miles. Collectively, we've touched down on every continent on earth and we...