The Pirate Bay has launched its own web browser aimed at people in countries where ISPs are blocking access to it and other filesharing websites.
Al-Qaeda’s leadership is a shattered remnant, reduced to begging funds and munitions from local allies and with its most capable members heading to Syria, according to recent briefings from Pakistan’s intelligence services.
Google is the latest company to enter the increasingly-crowded market for streaming music services in the UK, with the launch of its Google Play Music All Access.
General Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, head of Egypt’s armed forces, has been the supreme power since the July coup.
Birth of Louise Brown in 1978 was start of a revolution in fertility treatment, and there’s more to come. Kate Brian writes for the Guardian News Service.
Microsoft collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users’ communications to be intercepted, including helping the NSA to circumvent the company’s own encryption, according to top secret documents obtained by the Guardian.
China’s fourth largest city may be 620 miles from the coast, but that hasn’t stopped it having its own seaside – newly opened inside the biggest building in the world.
Few of us may understand it, but such mathematical formulas are widespread in our everyday lives — from dating websites to financial trading floors, writes Leo Hickman.
Many traditional Chinese herbal medicines sold in western countries contain a “cocktail” of pesticide residues which exceed safe levels, research by Greenpeace suggests.
Health officials have advised patients with heart problems to avoid an over-the-counter painkiller used by millions after research found that it can significantly increase the risk of heart attack or stroke.
Creating IVF babies with genetic material from three persons will allow doctors to prevent major diseases. Ian Sample reports.
The hope is to spare the women from life-threatening condition of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, wrtites Sarah Boseley for Guardian News Service.
In 1962, a 21-year-old named Nora Ephron interviewed for a job at Newsweek. She said she wanted to be a writer. She was quickly assured that women did not become writers at Newsweek, and was offered a job sorting the mail for $55 a week. How things have changed.
NSA tool maps by country the info it collects from computer, phone networks
“Killer robots” that could attack targets autonomously without a human pulling the trigger pose a threat to international stability and should be banned before they come into existence, the United Nations will be told by its human rights investigator this week.
Attending a Lady Gaga concert in Japan, Deflem suddenly found himself being approached by Japanese fans who called him “Gaga sensei”, which translates as Gaga professor, and they asked him to pose for photographs and sign autographs.
Mohammed Jahangir can remember when his friends ran through the streets of the famous walled city of Lahore, racing past the mosques and through markets. Then came long decades when even walking through its streets, choked by illegal construction, was hard. Dynamics of the restoration
A mosque chairman has described how he was inside an Islamic cultural centre with a young family when it was hit by a suspected arson attack.
Counter-terrorism officers and security officials will doubtless fear that Woolwich fits into the category of crime that they can do little to thwart; random, lone-wolf, unsophisticated attacks, conducted by people who are not on the radar of the police or MI5.
Last Saturday a crowd of lawyers, journalists and academics gathered in the Lahore drawing room of one of Pakistan's most famous human rights activists to pick at a buffet dinner and watch the results of the country's historic elections unfurl on two large televisions.