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Gabon Says It Busted a Major Ivory Smuggling Network

Advertisement DAKAR, Senegal — Officials in Gabon say they have dismantled the Central African nation’s largest ivory trafficking network, which last year alone was responsible for trading, selling and shipping six tons of ivory across the continent. A two-year investigation, ...

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Sharjah Int'l re-opens Duty Free area after major revamp

Sharjah International Airport has re-opened its Duty Free shopping area, following extensive renovations. The revamp includes new internationally-recognised brands, in addition to its original nine stores and extends over a total area of 1,800 square metres, state news agency WAM ...

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Facebook plans major changes to news feed

Facebook is to change how its news feed works, making posts from businesses, brands and media less prominent. Instead, content that sparks conversations among family and friends using the site will be emphasised, explained chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on his ...

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Fighting Rages in Syria’s Last Major Insurgent Stronghold

Advertisement GENEVA — The United Nations expressed alarm on Thursday about a surge of fighting and destruction in northwestern Syria’s Idlib Province, the last major area of the country held by insurgents, where assaults by Russian-backed Syrian forces have put ...

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Major flaw in millions of Intel chips revealed

A serious flaw in the design of Intel’s chips will require Microsoft, Linux and Apple to update operating systems for computers around the world. Intel has not yet released the full details of the vulnerability, but it is believed to ...

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Major powers seek to hold Sochi congress for Syria in late January

Related Articles ASTANA: Major powerbrokers agreed Friday to hold a peace congress for Syria in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi in late January in a bid to speed up a political settlement for the war-torn country.Sochi will host a ...

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