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How Egypt’s Copts Fell Out of Love with President Sisi

Then the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, was ousted by a military coup in July 2013, the country’s Coptic Christians rejoiced. They saw General Abdel Fatah El-Sisi, who initiated Morsi’s removal and later became Egypt’s new president, as a savior. Bishoy Armanious, a 30-year-old electrical engineer from a suburb

Google and Facebook do battle for Africa’s web

Africa’s internet users are benefiting from the fact that two of the world’s biggest tech companies are using their considerable means to compete over Africa’s internet users. Facebook’s initiative, launched in 2013, is in the pole position, controlling access to the web through its Free Basics platform. This has stung search

America’s secret arsenal

To this day it remains one of the most sophisticated and mysterious offensive operations ever launched: Stuxnet, the computer virus specifically engineered to attack Iran's nuclear reactors. Discovered in 2010 and now widely believed to be a collaboration between the U.S. and Israel, its existence raised an urgent question: Just

China Prepares for Anti-Satellite Missile Test

China is preparing to conduct a flight test of a new missile capable of destroying satellites in space, one of Beijing’s most potent asymmetric warfare weapons. Test preparations for the Dong Neng-3 anti-satellite missile were detected at a military facility in central China, according to Pentagon officials familiar with reports of

UNICEF: 250 Million Children Affected by Conflicts Globally

...50 million of them rendered homeless •Celebrate 70years with a call for more work ...Paschal Okeke The UNICEF has lamented that despite the best efforts, nearly 250 million children are affected by conflicts with 50 million of them displaced and rendered homeless across the world. The UNICEF Executive Director, Mr. Anthony Lake, signed the

Who has Trump picked for his Cabinet so far?

by Eliza Collins, US TODAY President-elect Donald Trump has made a series of nominations for members of his Cabinet and team of advisers in recent weeks. Here's our running list: The Cabinet  Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Interior secretary The Washington congresswoman is chairwoman of the House Republican Conference. She currently co-chairs the Northwest Energy Caucus and is