This picture taken in 2009 in Paris shows the frontpage of Twitter, ...
Feb 18th, 2011
(AFP/File) - This picture taken in 2009 in Paris shows the frontpage of Twitter, a leading Internet microblogging site. Twitter on Friday suspended UberTwitter, and twidroyd applications in a clash with a startup that controls a fifth of the "tweets" at the hot microblogging service.(AFP/File/Loic Venance) -
LONDON (Reuters) - Demand for housing in Britain rose to its highest level in nearly 3-1/2 years in April, helped by a new government scheme to boost the sector, and a measure of prices notched its first gain since mid-2010, a monthly survey showed on Tuesday. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) said 25 percent more chartered survey... [Full Article]
PARIS (AP) - A dozen students and a teacher saw a man kill himself with a shot in the head at a private Catholic school on Thursday, Paris mayor Bertrand Delanoe said. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A video published on Thursday showed fighters of the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front in Syria executing 11 men they accused of taking part in massacres by President Bashar al-Assad's forces. The film is believed to be from eastern Deir al-Zor province and dates from some time in 2012, according to the Syrian Observatory for Huma... [Full Article]
Twitter was amused earlier today by reports of a Saudi Arabian sheikh dooming Twitter users to a loss of "this world and his afterlife." What to an American observer seems like inexplicable hyperbole may actually be an escalation of attempts to crackdown on a key tool for dissent. (Source: The Atlantic Wire)... [Full Article]