Android tablet sales overtake Apple's iPad in 2013: Gartner

Android tablet sales overtake Apple's iPad in 2013: Gartner

March 3, 2014 - 22:12 AMT  18:12 GMT
Sales of Android tablets accounted for 61.9 percent of the global market last year, or nearly 121 million units sold in 2013, Gartner said.
Forbes names Bill Gates world's richest person

Forbes names Bill Gates world's richest person

March 3, 2014 - 22:02 AMT  18:02 GMT
Technology firms featured heavily in the list, with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg becoming the biggest gainer in net worth.
New Islamist attacks kill at least 31 in Nigeria

New Islamist attacks kill at least 31 in Nigeria

March 3, 2014 - 21:50 AMT  17:50 GMT
Gunmen stormed Mafa village in Borno state, shooting fleeing civilians and throwing explosives at occupied houses.
Saudi Arabia calls for withdrawal of foreign fighters from Syria

Saudi Arabia calls for withdrawal of foreign fighters from Syria

March 3, 2014 - 21:18 AMT  17:18 GMT
Volunteers from across the Sunni Muslim world have joined Syrian rebel groups, in particular an al Qaeda breakaway faction.
Ukrainian PM says military conflict would threaten regional stability

Ukrainian PM says military conflict would threaten regional stability

March 3, 2014 - 18:31 AMT  14:31 GMT
“The self-proclaimed and illegitimate government in Crimea is now trying to steal the national property of Ukraine,” Yatseniuk said.
Google, Samsung concerned over Microsoft-Nokia deal: report

Google, Samsung concerned over Microsoft-Nokia deal: report

March 3, 2014 - 18:18 AMT  14:18 GMT
China’s Ministry of Commerce is conducting an anti-monopoly review and is likely to approve the deal, the officials said.
Crimea referendum to put Karabakh into focus: expert

Crimea referendum to put Karabakh into focus: expert

March 3, 2014 - 17:53 AMT  13:53 GMT
“Russia’s move confirmed that in post-Soviet space, peoples’ right to self determination takes precedence,” Denis Dvornikov said.
Former world chess champ Kasparov becomes Croatian citizen

Former world chess champ Kasparov becomes Croatian citizen

March 3, 2014 - 17:39 AMT  13:39 GMT
Former chess world champion-turned Russian opposition activist, Armenian born Garry Kasparov has become a citizen of Croatia.
Baku resentful over OSCE MG Co-chair’s tweet on Sumgait

Baku resentful over OSCE MG Co-chair’s tweet on Sumgait

March 3, 2014 - 16:38 AMT  12:38 GMT
“Both Armenia and Azerbaijan should support people-to-people programs to develop tolerance and trust,” James Warlick tweeted.
French film master Alain Resnais dies at 91

French film master Alain Resnais dies at 91

March 3, 2014 - 16:11 AMT  12:11 GMT
The “Hiroshima Mon Amour” director’s latest film, Aimer, “Boire Et Chanter” (Life Of Riley) was recently in competition at the Berlin Film Fest.