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Syria rebels begin Ghouta evacuation: state media

Harasta - Syrian rebels began leaving Eastern Ghouta on Thursday, state media said, under the first such evacuation deal from the battered opposition enclave outside Damascus.

Protests turn violent for Trump's maiden G20

Hamburg - Demonstrations turned violent late Thursday ahead of a tricky first G20 summit for US President Donald Trump, as German police clashed with a hard core of masked anti-capitalist activists hurling bottles and stones.

'Welcome to Hell' anti-G20 protests begin

Hamburg - Several thousand demonstrators vowing to "Smash G20!" marched Thursday with Hamburg police bracing for possible violence from a hardcore of several hundred hard-left activists.

Op-Ed: Trump claims U.S. is behind and needs larger nuclear arsenal

Washington - U.S. president Donald Trump has said that he wants to make sure that the U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the "top of the pack". He claims that the U.S. has actually fallen behind in its nuclear weapons capacity.

Microsoft has 'surprises' coming for Windows 10's Live Tiles

Microsoft's next Windows 10 update may include some substantial improvements to Start menu Live Tiles. The company has hinted at "surprises" on the way for the unique widgets, potentially incorporating interactive buttons within the tiles.

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen ceasefire has begun

Riyadh - The Saudi-led coalition battling Iran-backed rebels in Yemen said Tuesday that a ceasefire had begun at noon (0900 GMT) as scheduled.Coalition spokesman Brigadier General Ahmed al-Assiri confirmed that the truce had taken effect.

Kerry, Netanyahu start talks on Israeli-Palestinian violence

Berlin - US Secretary of State John Kerry and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began talks in Berlin Friday over the escalating Israeli-Palestinian violence, as a new knife attack hit west of Jerusalem.

'Unified', 'appropriate' Windows 10 Start menu wins design award

The new-look Start menu in Microsoft's Windows 10 has been chosen as the winner of the IDSA Design Award. It has drawn praise for allowing users to experience technology in a "contextually appropriate manner", a point of controversy for some who prefer 7.

Charleston church holds first service since massacre

Charleston - The church in South Carolina where a white gunman murdered nine African Americans, held Sunday its first church service since the massacre, an emotional gathering celebrating the lives of those slain.

New Windows 10 build brings yet more welcome improvements

As Windows 10 nears completion ahead of its release this summer, Microsoft is continuing to push out new preview builds. Another build was released last night and brings several more refinements across the OS, focusing on a more polished interface.

FIFA votes for new president

Zurich - A FIFA congress on Friday started a vote for a new president with incumbent Sepp Blatter the favourite despite a major corruption scandal engulfing the organisation.

Microsoft still working on Interactive Live Tiles for Windows 10

During a session at Microsoft's Ignite conference last week, the company announced that it is still working hard on making Interactive Live Tiles a reality in a future update to Windows 10, enabling users to access features of apps directly from Start.

Op-Ed: Why search must succeed and be cohesive in Windows 10

If Windows 10 is to do only one thing right, it must be getting searching down to a finely-tuned art. After the disastrous full-screen interface of Windows 8, the new Start menu in Windows 10 needs to deliver the cohesive search once offered by Windows 7.

Iran nuclear talks start in Vienna: US

Tehran - Iran and six world powers kicked off Wednesday a fourth round of nuclear talks in Vienna aimed at crafting a lasting accord, a US official said.

Emergency UN Security Council talks on Ukraine begin

New York - An emergency UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine began Monday, called by Russia to set out in greater detail its policy after being threatened by US and EU sanctions."I'll be explaining in considerably more detail the position of the Russian Federat...

British snowboarder kicks off Sochi Games

Chereshnya - The first events got under way at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Thursday, with Britain's Billy Morgan the first competitor in action in snowboarding.

Syria warring sides meet in same room in Geneva: UN

Damascus - Syria's warring sides met together in the same room on Saturday for the first time since peace talks started in Geneva, the UN said.

Closer to Nuclear Safety, Uranium removed from Poland, US$60m

Warsaw - "The world is a safer place," declares Andrew Bieniawski, a senior official with the US government's Global Threat Reduction Initiative.

Op-Ed: Medvedev and Obama in Prague, sign new treaty on nuclear weapons

Prague - Presidents Medvedev and Obama met in Prague today and signed the so-called New Start treaty which will see both countries reduce their stockpile of nuclear weapons by almost one third. But not everyone is impressed. Are you?

Will Iran War Start on Friday?

Many speculate and media reports confirm the US will be ready to strike Iran's nuclear facilities as early as this Friday, April 6.

How to jump-start your car

In the "things we should already all know but probably don't" category, eHow has a tutorial (with pictures) for jump-starting your car.

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The new jump list design in Windows 10 build 10130
The new jump list design in Windows 10 build 10130
You can now  Show more tiles  on Windows 10 Start to have four-column groups
You can now "Show more tiles" on Windows 10 Start to have four-column groups
Windows 10 Start screen [Preview build]
Windows 10 Start screen [Preview build]

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