Marabel (R), a guide from the Corrupt Tour travel agency, welcomes ...
Feb 24th, 2012
(Reuters) - Marabel (R), a guide from the Corrupt Tour travel agency, welcomes participants of a sight-seeing tour around places tied with scandals in public tenders at a meeting point in central Prague February 22, 2012. Picture taken February 22, 2012. REUTERS/Petr Josek (CZECH REPUBLIC - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS POLITICS TRAVEL) -
By Helen Nyambura-Mwaura JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Shares of MTN rose more than 3 percent on Thursday after Turkcell withdrew a $4.2 billion lawsuit against the South African mobile operator in a dispute over a massive mobile phone contract in Iran. Turkey's largest cell phone operator had filed the lawsuit in Washington last year alleging the ... [Full Article]
SAN MATEO, Calif. - Opening spaceflight up to the masses could help spark a global conservation ethic that stems the tide of environmental destruction on Earth, NASA's science chief says. (Source: SPACE.com)... [Full Article]
By Natasha Baker TORONTO (Reuters) - Wealthy travelers wanting to fly in style can book empty seats on private planes with a new app for a jet-sharing service. Although there are dozens of apps for buying seats on commercial flights, BlackJet is a new iPhone app that connects travelers with private jets that have extra room on their planes. Flights... [Full Article]
By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Zero Dark Thirty" screenwriter Mark Boal acquiesced to CIA requests to change material in the film that would have reflected poorly on the agency, according to a newly declassified memo. The drama's depiction of the role torture played in the hunt for Osama bin Laden set off fierce debate wh... [Full Article]
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel responded favorably on Tuesday to an apparent softening by Arab states of their 2002 peace plan after a top Qatari official raised the possibility of land swaps in setting borders between the Jewish state and an independent Palestine. The original Arab League proposal offered full recognition of Israel but only if it ga... [Full Article]