Der Spiegel report alleges US of spying on key EU offices


German magazine Der Spiegel has alleged US of spying on core EU premises in New York and Washington in one of its report, citing a secret 2010 document. The head of European Parliament has demanded “full clarification” from the US over the report alleging America bugging key EU premises. Martin Schulz said that if theContinue reading “Der Spiegel report alleges US of spying on key EU offices”

US to step up support to rebels after evidence on Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons


After Barack Obama has announced White House’s plans to arm Syrian rebels due to receiving evidence regarding Syrian government making use of chemical weapons against rebels, there are growing expectations of this being the next big news for some days now. Here are the latest updates on the issue as Assad forces launch Aleppo assault.Continue reading “US to step up support to rebels after evidence on Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons”

Low-budget horror flick “The Purge” shocks everyone with its $36.4Mn run at the Box-Office


Hollywood suspense thriller flick “The Purge” has topped this weekend box office collections with an astounding $36.4 million.  The development lead to Industry expectations being doubled from the movie, according to studio estimates Sunday. As the audiences really starved for a horror film, Universal studios gave them just that with its micro-budget film starring EthanContinue reading “Low-budget horror flick “The Purge” shocks everyone with its $36.4Mn run at the Box-Office”

Turkey protests continue unabated


Once again Clashes resumed between police and protesters on Saturday morning at central Istanbul’s Taksim Square. Demonstrations had begun going on in Turkey for four days now. The protests began spreading to a dozen other Turkish cities in no time. This includes the capital city of Ankara, and Izmir, where stones and bottles were thrownContinue reading “Turkey protests continue unabated”

Israel destroys Hezbollah-bound missiles in airstrike


An air strike has been conducted by Israel in Syria. Israel has attacked a shipment of missiles in Syria that was headed towards Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon, an Israeli official said on Saturday. Israel has made it clear since long that it would not shy away from use of force to prevent advanced Syrian weaponsContinue reading “Israel destroys Hezbollah-bound missiles in airstrike”

Two Italian policemen shot during newly elected Enrica Letta’s swearing-in ceremony


  Two Italian police officers were shot and wounded outside the prime minister’s office in Rome on Sunday. The incident took place just a kilometer away from the place where the new premier Enrico Letta was being sworn. The swearing in ceremony was going on at the time of the incident. Police said that itContinue reading “Two Italian policemen shot during newly elected Enrica Letta’s swearing-in ceremony”

Ricin case: Mississippi man charged with use of biological weapon


The 41-year-old former martial arts instructor James Everett Dutschke, was arrested on Saturday sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama and Sen. Roger Wicker. Dutschke is charged under the section pertaining to use of biological weapon. Dutschke belongs to Mississippi and has denied any involvement in the incident earlier this week. While defending himself Dutschke saidContinue reading “Ricin case: Mississippi man charged with use of biological weapon”

Second suspect in Boston Marathon Blasts arrested by police


It has been four days to Boston Marathon blasts that led to the killing of three and injured 176. On Friday night, the people of Watertown, a Boston suburb, cheered for everyone in a police cruiser, SWAT car and unmarked car for capturing one of two brothers involved in the blasts. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, wasContinue reading “Second suspect in Boston Marathon Blasts arrested by police”

Next Generation Broadcast Imaging is going to hit screens with the ARRI Ikegami HDK-97ARRI debut


The HDK-97ARRI is based on an ARRI Super 35mm CMOS sensor and is developed with an intention to establish large format sensors in a broadcast environment. This is a dream project for two giants in the industry, Ikegami and ARRI. This imaging machine is like none other device available in the market. You can takeContinue reading “Next Generation Broadcast Imaging is going to hit screens with the ARRI Ikegami HDK-97ARRI debut”

Is the new UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford ready for the big responsibility?


The new UCLA basketball coach from New Mexico, Steve Alford is in the highlight from the very start. He is under the pressure of guiding the team to the Sweet 16 or better. Alford is said to have rock-star image with a great resume. He was never this popular from the beginning of his career.Continue reading “Is the new UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford ready for the big responsibility?”