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  • اليوم السابعمجهولون يشعلون النيران بإطارات سيارات على قضبان السكة الحديد فى قنااليوم السابعأشعل مجهولون النيران بإطارات السيارات، على قضبان السكك الحديدية بمزلقان مركز فرشوط شمال محافظة قنا، مما تسبب فى توقف حركة القطار القادمة من القاهرة إلى أسوان والعكس. وتلقى اللواء محمد كمال، مدير أمن قنا، إخطارا يفيد بوجود نيران على قضبان السكة الحديد بفرشوط بقنا، وانتقلت قوات الدفاع المدنى برئاسة العميد عماد حمدى، مدير إدارة الدفاع المدنى، وتمكنت من إخماد الحريق، وتبين اشتعال النيران فى عدد من إطارات...
  • اليوم السابعجورج إسحاق لـ"جمال عنايت": "طلاق بالتلاتة ما هاخش حزب تانى"اليوم السابعأكد جورج إسحاق، مقرر لجنة الحقوق السياسية والمدنية، بالمجلس القومى لحقوق الإنسان، لدى ثلاث تجارب حزبية حتى الآن أولها حزب التجمع العمل الإسلامى وحزب الدستور، قائلا: "طلاق بالتلاتة ما هاخش حزب تانى". وأضاف إسحاق فى حواره مع الإعلامى "جمال عنايت" مقدم برنامج "أيام فارقة" على قناة "التحرير"، أنه بنى كوادر شابة فى حزب الدستور بجميع المحافظات وهم مازالوا...
  • Load The GameSamsung Calling its VR Headset ''Gear VR''Tom's Hardware GuideBack in June, Engadget reported that Samsung was currently working on a virtual reality headset, and was hoping to beat Oculus VR (Rift) and Sony (Project Morpheus) to the market. Many developers already have early versions that are powered by flagship ...Samsung Gear VR Headset Coming This SeptemberTom's GuideSamsung Gear VR may have just shown its faceTechRadar UKThis is what Samsung's virtual...
  • SFGateFord recalls over axle defectInvestor's Business DailyThe No. 2 U.S. automaker issued a series of recalls totaling 100,600 sedans and SUVs in N. America. Ford (NYSE:F)says that there is a potential problem on the front axle's right-hand halfshaft on about 92,000 of the vehicles, including '13-14 models of its ...Ford Is Recalling Over 100000 Vehicles For Safety ReasonsThe Utah People's PostFord Recalls 100566 Vehicles for Six Safety IssuesAuto World NewsFord recalling 100566...

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FIFA World Cup: Brazil 1 Germany 7

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:20
Germany ended Brazil's FIFA World Cup dream with a sensational 7-1 semi-final victory as the hosts capitulated in Belo Horizonte. Shorn of injured playmaker Neymar, who suffered a fractured vertebra in the quarter-final against Colombia, and suspended captain Thiago Silva, Brazil were torn apart by a ruthless Germany at Estadio Mineirao. Miroslav Klose became the leading scorer in World Cup finals history as Joachim Low's side scored four goals in the space of six first-half minutes and led 5-0 after only 29 minutes, then struck twice in the second half to set up a final against either the Netherlands or Argentina...

Obama Seeks $3.7B To Handle Immigration Crisis

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 21:34
The White House says it's asking Congress for $3.7 billion to address the humanitarian crisis along the border with Mexico. The statement said the funds would cover domestic enforcement, repatriation and reintegration of migrants, transportation costs, additional immigration judges, prosecutors and litigation...

Schleck out of Tour de France

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:14
Le Touquet - Former Tour de France winner Andy Schleck pulled out of the race ahead of Tuesday's fourth stage because of an injured knee. Schleck, 29, the 2010 champion, crashed during Monday's third stage from Cambridge to London after a...

Death toll 90 in Uganda weekend attacks; President blames tribal leaders

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:06
July 8, 2014 -- Updated 1442 GMT (2242 HKT) Kampala, Uganda (CNN) -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says sectarian and chauvinistic cultural leaders are behind weekend attacks by people, armed mainly with machetes and spears, who killed security personnel and civilians in the western part of the country. Police raised the death toll to 90 on Tuesday afternoon. Hundreds have been arrested, police said, including cultural leaders of rival ethnic groups in the Rwenzori Mountains region and in the oil-rich Lake Albert region bordering the...

The CIA Had An Amazing Tweet About Tupac's Whereabouts

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:11
The CIA celebrated its one month anniversary on Twitter Monday by answering five ridiculous questions the government agency gets all the time. Thanks for making our first month on @Twitter great! Today we take 10 mins to answer 5 of the top questions you’ve asked. #twitterversary — CIA (@CIA) July 7, 2014 Whoever is handling the CIA's social media is a real comedian. 1. The mystery of Tupac's whereabouts. The CIA's tweet about the rapper received more than 20,000 retweets within the first 30 minutes of its posting and is now over 104,000 retweets. No, we don’t know where Tupac is. #twitterversary — CIA (@CIA) July 7, 2014 2. Stop asking the CIA about your...

Madonna excused from jury service after two hours

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 13:00
Madonna has appeared for jury service in New York but was relieved to avoid "creating a distraction" for the court. The pop star spent two hours waiting in a separate room from other prospective jurors, but was not...

Emma Watson Named UN Goodwill Ambassador

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:36
8 July 2014, 8:24 Emma Watson Named UN Goodwill Ambassador Tweet Harry Potter star Emma Watson has talked of her excitement of being appointed a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations. The 24-year-old tweeted to her 13 million followers: "So excited to start work with the AMAZING people at UN Women! "Going to be working for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and The Empowerment of Women (!!!)." Watson, who recently appeared in Noah and The Bling Ring, also changed her Twitter background image to the UN Women's logo. The agency first announced the appointment and said shortly afterwards that its website had crashed due to the number of...

Prime Minister David Cameron: ‘No Stone Left Unturned’ In UK Child Sex Abuse Cover-Up Investigation

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:30
According to Reuters, there has been no evidence to substantiate the claims of a child sex abuse conspiracy within the political sphere yet. The key piece of evidence is a large file that contained major allegations. That file, according to IBT, was given to the home secretary at the time Leon Brittan. The file was handed over, allegedly, by the Conservative MP...

Additional 100 million Indians defined as poor

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:00
Added At: 2014-07-08 9:34 AM Last Updated At: 2014-07-08 9:34 AM The Himalayan Times - Saved Articles(s) The headlines has been added to your saved article(s) To View your saved article(s)please Click Here » Close NEW DELHI: An extra 100 million Indians have been classed as poor by an expert panel that has redefined the...

Germany ups pressure on Washington over spy claim

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:30
Berlin stepped up pressure on Monday on Washington over allegations that a German intelligence service employee spied for the United States, with Chancellor Angela Merkel saying the case threatened to undermine trust between the two allies. “If the reports are correct, it would be a serious case,” Merkel told a joint press conference with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing. She said the incident “would represent for me a clear contradiction as to what I consider to be trusting cooperation between agencies and partners.” The latest spy claim...

Japan braces for Typhoon Neoguri

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 05:17
A powerful typhoon forced Japanese authorities to cancel flights and urge more than 100,000 people to evacuate their homes on Tuesday as the storm threatened to bring torrential rain and high winds to Japan’s southern islands. Typhoon Neoguri weakened from its original status as a super typhoon but remained intense, with gusts of more...

Robbers loot Samsung plant in Brazil

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:19
SAO PAULO — Thieves raided a Samsung electronics factory in Brazil during the night shift early Monday, subdued workers and guards, and made off with about $36 million worth of cellphones and computers. Heavily armed men captured eight plant employees as they neared the factory in a company bus just before...

Two Planes Almost Collide at Barcelona Airport—Watch the Harrowing Near-Miss Moment

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 03:31
If you're flying anywhere later today...sorry. Two planes had a near-miss moment today at Barcelona's El Prat Airport, when one jet's crew aborted their landing in order to avoid crashing into a passenger jet that appeared to be in its path on the runway....

Quake slams Mexico, Guatemala; at least 3 dead

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:12
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A magnitude-6.9 earthquake on the Pacific Coast jolted a wide area of southern Mexico and Central America Monday, killing at least three people while damaging homes, hospitals and churches. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit at 6:23 a.m. (7:23 a.m. EDT; 11:23 GMT) on the Pacific Coast 1 mile (2 kilometers) north-northeast of...

Israel Vs. Hamas Breaking News: Israel Denies Airstrike Killed 7 Militants, Hamas Vows Payback

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:14
But military sources in Israel denied that an airstrike killed the militants. Instead, according to an Israeli source quoted in the leading Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem Post, the Hamas fighters perished in a tunnel dug by Hamas into Israel to allow terrorists to sneak from Gaza past Israeli borders. “This was designed to enable a significant terror attack,” said the source, identified by...

Wall Street drops

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:14
New York - US stocks fell on Monday, pulling back from record levels as investors held off from making big plays before the start of earnings season. Cyclical stocks, which are tied to the pace of economic growth, were among the weakest of the day, with the S&P industrial sector index down 0.5 percent. The only sectors in positive territory were defensive groups like utilities and telecom. Small-cap stocks also underperformed for the day, with the S&P Small-Cap 600 index down 1.2 percent. The...

A Massive Super Typhoon Is Heading for Southwest Japan

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 20:28
Japan is bracing for what could be the strongest typhoon to ever strike the country during the month of July, as Super Typhoon Neoguri buffets the Okinawa Islands on Monday. The storm is currently packing maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour, making it the equivalent of a strong Category Four hurricane, and it is forecast to intensify slightly during the next 24 hours. The storm is on course to make landfall on July 9 local time in southwest Japan, on the island of Kyushu near the city of Nagasaki, before moving rapidly northeastward. This track would take it across the main island of Honshu, bringing heavy rain and strong winds to large cities such as Hiroshima, Kyoto, Osaka,...

Pick Up A Quaint Italian Village On eBay For Just $333,000

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 19:42
For only $333,000 (245,000 euros), you can buy a picturesque but run-down Italian village on Ebay, of all places. The northwestern Italian village of Calsazio includes a total of 50 rooms in 14 homes and is located near Gran Paradiso National Park, just 50 miles from the city of Turin. And while the identity of the seller is unknown, he is working with Italy's National Union of Mountain Towns and Communities (UNCEM) which suggests turning the derelict Alpine town into a tourist attraction or a residential haven, according to CNBC. The town needs significant renovation work in order to meet certain architectural and historical standards. It's a real fixer upper....

Nigerian girls escape Boko Haram, say sources

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 06:23
Abubakar Shekau, leader of Boko Haram, from a video posted by the group. Photo: AP Maiduguri: More than 60 women and girls abducted last month by suspected Boko Haram militants in north-east Nigeria have escaped their captors, sources say....

US Tightens Security at Overseas Airports

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 05:57
VOA News U.S. officials say travelers heading to the United States from some overseas airports will be required to power on cell phones, laptop computers and other...
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