News archive from 6 January 2012

Zynga releases first mobile game since IPO

Zynga releases first mobile game since IPO

Zynga shares have fallen below their initial public offering price since the company began trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange on December 16. On Thursday, the shares were trading at $9.04, about 10 percent below the IPO price. While Zynga was one of...

 
New Pentagon strategy stresses Asia, cyber, drones

New Pentagon strategy stresses Asia, cyber, drones

The strategy, if carried out, would significantly reshape the world's largest military from the one that executed President George W. Bush's "war on terrorism" in Iraq and Afghanistan. Cyberwarfare and unmanned drones would continue to grow...

 
Iraq militia says kidnapped Briton killed in escape

Iraq militia says kidnapped Briton killed in escape

McMenemy was kidnapped by Asaib al-Haq, or Leagues of Righteousness, along with computer programmer Peter Moore and three other British bodyguards. Moore was released in 2009. Qais al-Khazali, a Shi'ite cleric who leads the militia, said all four...

 
Prosecutor seeks death for Egypt's Mubarak

Prosecutor seeks death for Egypt's Mubarak

Many Egyptians hope the trial will heal some of the scars of Mubarak's autocratic rule and help the country find stability after nearly a year of political turmoil under the military generals who replaced him in power. But the multitude of witnesses,...

 
TOP FOUR THROUGH IN QATAR

TOP FOUR THROUGH IN QATAR

The top four seeds all safely progressed to the last four of the Qatar Open to tee up an eye-catching semi-final line-up. Defending champion and second seed Roger Federer was the only one of the top seeds to drop a set in his victory over Andreas...

Daily Star, 23:10 in Sport
 
KHAN CLAIMS RINGSIDE INTERFERENCE

KHAN CLAIMS RINGSIDE INTERFERENCE

Amir Khan has reopened the debate over his defeat to Lamont Peterson by accusing an unidentified man of "interfering" with the judges at ringside. Khan's appeal against the controversial points decision in December will be held later this...

Daily Star, 23:10 in Sport
 

Hacker mounts second attack on Israeli credit cards

The hacker, who identified himself as OxOmar and a member of a Saudi Arabian hacking team, had published the numbers of 11,000 credit cards, Israeli media reported. He had also broken into several websites, they added. It was the second such cyber...

 

Libyan soldiers demand salaries, complain about militias

The soldiers, part of a force marginalised by ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi, gathered outside a branch of the central bank in Benghazi in their military uniforms and clutching their arms. They said the new government should focus on building a new...

 

ECB's Knot not worried by euro weakness

"I am not worried. This fits with historic exchange rate fluctuations," said Knot, who took over as president of the Dutch central bank in July 2011. Knot, who joined the central bank from the finance ministry, warned that if a euro zone...

Reuters, 23:44 in Business
 
CRAWLEY TOWN WANT RUDI SKACEL AND FARID EL ALAGUI

CRAWLEY TOWN WANT RUDI SKACEL AND FARID EL ALAGUI

BIG-SPENDING English side Crawley Town have launched a daring double bid to land Hearts star Rudi Skacel and Falkirk striker Farid El Alagui. Express Sport can reveal that the League Two promotion outfit have made approaches to both clubs within the...

 
CUP TIE CRISIS FOR RANGERS

CUP TIE CRISIS FOR RANGERS

RANGERS have been left reeling by suspension and injuries ahead of their "banana skin" Scottish Cup clash against Arbroath on Sunday And in a double blow to the League Champions key defender Sasa Papac is set to end his six year stay at...

 
VLADIMIR ROMANOV TELLS HEARTS...NOT A PENNY MORE

VLADIMIR ROMANOV TELLS HEARTS...NOT A PENNY MORE

VLADIMIR ROMANOV last night declared he would not be putting another penny into Hearts football club and was determined to sell the club. And in yet another rant at his critics he hit out insisting he had proved the the game in Scotland was "...

 
DENNIS WYNESS WANTS TO MAKE IT FOUR CELTIC SCALPS IN A ROW!

DENNIS WYNESS WANTS TO MAKE IT FOUR CELTIC SCALPS IN A ROW!

DENNIS WYNESS is the one player in the Peterhead squad that should strike genuine fear into the Scottish Cup hearts of Celtic. The veteran striker has claimed a memorable hat-trick of Hoops scalps in the competition from his spells with Inverness and...

 
DUNFERMLINE'S PAUL GALLACHER TO MISS REST OF SEASON

DUNFERMLINE'S PAUL GALLACHER TO MISS REST OF SEASON

DUNFERMLINE manager Jim McIntyre yesterday revealed that Paul Gallacher will be out for the rest of the season. The experienced shot-stopper picked up a shoulder injury in the 4-0 defeat to Hearts three weeks ago after a clash with Rudi Skacel. And...

 
KENNY SHIELS EXPECTS SON TO MAKE DONCASTER RETURN

KENNY SHIELS EXPECTS SON TO MAKE DONCASTER RETURN

KILMARNOCK manager Kenny Shiels has all but given up hope of extending son Dean's loan spell at Rugby Park. The Killie boss had hoped to retain the services of the midfielder - who has impressed with six goals for the Ayrshire club - until the end of...

 


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