05/26/2015 10:39 AM
Iraq starts anti-IS Anbar offensive
Iraqi government forces formally launch an operation to drive Islamic State (IS) out of the western province of Anbar, days after the fall of Ramadi.
05/26/2015 07:02 AM
India heatwave toll nears 800
The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India reaches nearly 800 with temperatures nearing 50C (122F) in some areas.
05/26/2015 07:17 AM
Trader accused over Libor was 'greedy'
Former City trader Tom Hayes is accused of being "dishonest and manipulative" and a "ringmaster" in his alleged attempts to rig Libor rates, a court hears.
05/26/2015 10:45 AM
Malaysia exhumes mass 'migrant' graves
Malaysia exhumes bodies suspected to be migrants buried in 139 grave sites as fresh details of alleged human trafficking camps emerge.
05/26/2015 05:14 AM
Chinese navy to focus on 'open seas'
China announces its strategy to focus the navy beyond its borders into open water, in a military strategy document.
05/26/2015 07:13 AM
Boy guilty of Austrian terror plot
A 14-year-old boy is convicted of terrorism offences in Austria, including a bomb plot potentially targeting a railway station in Vienna.
05/26/2015 11:20 AM
Charter to buy Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications agrees to buy media giant Time Warner Cable in a deal which values the company at $78.7bn.
05/26/2015 03:16 AM
Australia tampon tax under fire
An online petition calling for the scrapping of Australian states' taxation of tampons is backed by Treasurer Joe Hockey.
05/26/2015 06:14 AM
Volcano erupts on Galapagos island
A volcanic eruption on one of the Galapagos Islands potentially puts Charles Darwin's evolution ecosystem at risk.
05/26/2015 07:51 AM
Iran trial begins for US reporter
The trial of a Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for almost 10 months on charges that include espionage opens behind closed doors in Tehran.
05/26/2015 03:35 AM
China nursing home fire kills 38
A fire at a care home for elderly people in China's Henan province kills 38 people and leaves six injured, state media report.
05/26/2015 04:31 AM
BB King's death to be investigated
The death of blues legend BB King is investigated after his daughters claim he was deliberately given medication to induce diabetic shock.
05/25/2015 06:11 PM
VIDEO: Meet the militias battling IS in Iraq
Earlier this month militants from Islamic State seized the Iraqi city of Ramadi, with its fall seen as a major capitulation by the Iraqi Army.
05/26/2015 09:15 AM
VIDEO: Will India's lethal heatwave continue?
A heatwave sweeping India has killed more than 500 people, with most of the deaths in the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
05/26/2015 08:45 AM
VIDEO: Is Jordan next target for Islamic State?
As fears grow that Jordan could be Islamic States's next target the country has been redoubling its efforts to confront the extremist threat on its borders and inside the country.
05/25/2015 06:56 PM
VIDEO: Children fight persecution in Pakistan
Religious minorities are under ever increasing threat in Pakistan, where the recent killing of members of the Shia Ishmaili community in Karachi has caused alarm.
05/26/2015 08:35 AM
VIDEO: Man covered in bees sets record
A man in China, Gao Bingguo, sets a new world record after coating his body with bees.
05/26/2015 10:15 AM
VIDEO: Stolen art returns home to Rome
The United States returns Italian antiquities, stolen in past decades and recovered in the US, to Italy.
05/26/2015 01:32 AM
VIDEO: Where does Crossrail waste earth go?
The BBC's Andrew Bomford finds out where the millions of tonnes of earth go that have been excavated during the cross rail project.
05/25/2015 02:37 PM
VIDEO: Rise and fall of 'Africa's Che Guevara'
As the exhumation of what are believed to be the remains of Burkina Faso's former President Thomas Sankara begins, the BBC looks back at his time in power.
05/26/2015 05:25 AM
Islamic State PR gloss masks Iraqi forces' gains
John Simpson: Fear and PR jihadists' strongest card
05/26/2015 05:44 AM
Should animals be given human rights?
A New York court is considering whether chimps are legal persons - and whether animals should be granted the same rights as humans?
05/24/2015 09:00 PM
Has Narendra Modi lived up to expectations?
Narendra Modi's first year in power has been a mixed bag of hits and misses amid concerns over rising social tensions, writes Soutik Biswas.
05/25/2015 04:44 AM
Solar Impulse awaits 'moment of truth'
In what will be its greatest challenge yet, the zero-fuel aeroplane Solar Impulse will soon try to fly non-stop from China to Hawaii - a journey of more than 8,000km across the Pacific Ocean.
05/24/2015 05:27 PM
Nash's ground-breaking ideas
John Nash, the US mathematician who has died aged 86, made an enduring contribution to his field, writes maths lecturer John Moriarty.
05/24/2015 07:19 PM
Who are Israel’s Ethiopian Jews?
Protests over the beating of an Ethiopian Israeli soldier have thrown the spotlight on the Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel, writes Prof Yossi Mekelberg.
05/26/2015 09:54 AM
Barenboim designs 'radical' new piano
Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim has unveiled a new type of piano, which he says is "radically different" to the standard concert grand.
05/26/2015 12:28 AM
Atwood book goes in 'Future Library'
Margaret Atwood becomes the first of 100 authors to enter a manuscript into the Future Library, a project collecting works not to be published until 2114.
05/26/2015 04:26 AM
Amazon changes sales reporting
Amazon, the global online retailer, is changing the way it records European sales in a move that could see it paying more tax.
05/26/2015 04:15 AM
VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines
The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.
05/26/2015 03:58 AM
Apple design guru Jony Ive promoted
Apple promotes British designer Jony Ive to chief design officer, according to reports.
05/26/2015 09:14 AM
Periscope arrives on Android
Twitter's live video streaming app Periscope is being launched on Google's Android platform, exactly two months after its debut in the Apple store.
05/26/2015 04:16 AM
Actor Sharif has Alzheimer's disease
Actor Omar Sharif, who starred Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago in the 1960s, is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
05/26/2015 05:04 AM
Stiller pays tribute to Anne Meara
Ben Stiller pays tribute to his mother, the actress and comedian Anne Meara, who has died aged 85.
05/25/2015 10:52 PM
'Loud wakeup call' over rare dolphin
The smallest and rarest marine dolphin in the world could be extinct within 15 years if protection is not stepped up, according to research.
05/26/2015 01:38 AM
Coastal farm sold to National Trust
Parts of the iconic Great Orme headland in north Wales are safeguarded for the future after being bought by the National Trust.
05/25/2015 07:07 PM
Teen obesity 'link to bowel cancer'
Being overweight or obese in adolescence is linked to a greater risk of bowel cancer later in life, a study suggests.
05/23/2015 02:31 AM
Depression makes heart failure worse
People with heart failure must be screened for signs of depression and offered counselling, scientists say.
05/26/2015 08:41 AM
Bayliss named as England head coach
England appoint Australian Trevor Bayliss, 52, as their new coach, succeeding Peter Moores who was sacked in early May.
05/26/2015 10:13 AM
Nadal makes winning start in Paris
Rafael Nadal begins his quest for a 10th French Open title with a straight-sets win over teenage wildcard Quentin Halys.
05/25/2015 08:14 PM
The falcon hospital of Qatar
Hunting with falcons is a popular sport in the Gulf - and Qatar's capital city, Doha, has a specialist hospital where injured birds are treated.
05/24/2015 07:08 PM
Europe's next cheap holiday destination?
As no-frills airlines start flying to the Azores, Simon Calder asks whether the islands in the Atlantic Ocean could become the next big holiday destination.
05/25/2015 12:49 PM
Meet YouTube's 8-bit movie makers
A team which recreates popular films as 8-bit video games is attracting millions of views on YouTube.
05/25/2015 08:00 AM
'Dancing Man' parties in Los Angeles
A British man who attracted global support after "fat-shaming" images of him were posted online attends a party in his honour in Los Angeles.
05/26/2015 09:33 AM
'Spike' in Nigeria suicide attacks
The UN children's agency says there has been an "alarming" increase in the number of suicide attacks in northern Nigeria.
05/26/2015 05:57 AM
Malaysia bars HK teen activist
A student activist who helped run last year's Hong Kong protests has been denied entry to Malaysia by immigration authorities.
05/26/2015 03:10 AM
Russia begins massive air exercise
Russia's military is carrying out four days of drills involving 250 aircraft and 12,000 service personnel, as Nato begins an Arctic exercise.
05/26/2015 09:09 AM
Deadly storms hit Mexico and Texas
At least 13 people die as a tornado strikes Mexico's Ciudad Acuna, with flooding over the border in the United States leaving at least eight dead and 12 missing.
05/25/2015 10:30 AM
Clashes rage in south Yemen cities
Fierce clashes are reported in southern Yemen, as officials say UN-sponsored peace talks planned for later this week have been postponed.
05/25/2015 11:10 PM
Fatal floods hit southern US states
Three people have died and several others are missing after severe flooding in the southern US states of Texas and Oklahoma.
05/26/2015 11:19 AM
Family man dies at Dignitas clinic
A British father-of-three who feared he would be paralysed by an inoperable tumour dies at the Dignitas centre in Switzerland.
05/26/2015 08:19 AM
FCA seeks £80m 'death bond' fines
Three men are facing fines of nearly £80m from the City regulator for misleading thousands of investors into buying so-called "death bonds".
05/26/2015 08:27 AM
Triple murder circumstances probed
The circumstances of a triple murder are the focus of a police investigation after the body of the prime suspect was found.
05/26/2015 09:07 AM
Trial hears of 'systematic' hacking
The Andy Coulson perjury trial is told the former News of the World editor knew about phone hacking as the practice was "systematic".
05/23/2015 09:06 PM
Eurovision Song Contest: In pictures
Celebrations at the 60th anniversary show in Vienna
05/25/2015 10:03 PM
Fish, fruit and veg in S Korea's markets
Ben Weller has been taking pictures of South Korea's markets
05/21/2015 04:19 AM
Your pictures: Looking in
Readers' images on the theme of looking in
05/22/2015 09:37 AM
Week in pictures: 16-22 May 2015
From around the world - 16-22 May
05/21/2015 08:03 PM
In pictures: Women of Hargeisa
Alison Baskerville's photos of women in Somaliland
05/20/2015 08:35 PM
Toy soldiers at war
The 40 year conflict that remains unresolved
05/21/2015 07:00 PM
How male and female bathing suits got smaller and smaller
How swimwear has changed over a century
05/18/2015 07:49 PM
Photo challenge: 12 by 12
Tasks to develop your photo skills
05/26/2015 06:57 AM
Inside Jordan's fight against extremism
Inside Jordan's fight against home-grown extremism
05/26/2015 09:35 AM
Where did Charlie Charlie Challenge come from?
Millions online follow supernatural craze - but it isn't what it seems
05/25/2015 08:33 PM
Why do people waste so much time at the office?
Why do people waste so much time at the office?
05/25/2015 11:03 PM
India marital rape victims' lonely battle for justice
Seeking justice for marital rape in India
05/25/2015 07:03 PM
Will truckers lose out to software?
Is the lorry driver of the future a piece of software?
05/25/2015 10:28 AM
VIDEO: Visiting 196 countries in 50 years
Reflections from a man who has visited every country in the world
05/26/2015 10:39 AM
Iraq starts anti-IS Anbar offensive
Iraqi government forces formally launch an operation to drive Islamic State (IS) out of the western province of Anbar, days after the fall of Ramadi.
05/26/2015 07:02 AM
India heatwave toll nears 800
The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India reaches nearly 800 with temperatures nearing 50C (122F) in some areas.
05/26/2015 07:17 AM
Trader accused over Libor was 'greedy'
Former City trader Tom Hayes is accused of being "dishonest and manipulative" and a "ringmaster" in his alleged attempts to rig Libor rates, a court hears.
05/26/2015 10:45 AM
Malaysia exhumes mass 'migrant' graves
Malaysia exhumes bodies suspected to be migrants buried in 139 grave sites as fresh details of alleged human trafficking camps emerge.
05/26/2015 05:14 AM
Chinese navy to focus on 'open seas'
China announces its strategy to focus the navy beyond its borders into open water, in a military strategy document.
05/26/2015 07:13 AM
Boy guilty of Austrian terror plot
A 14-year-old boy is convicted of terrorism offences in Austria, including a bomb plot potentially targeting a railway station in Vienna.
05/26/2015 11:20 AM
Charter to buy Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications agrees to buy media giant Time Warner Cable in a deal which values the company at $78.7bn.
05/26/2015 03:16 AM
Australia tampon tax under fire
An online petition calling for the scrapping of Australian states' taxation of tampons is backed by Treasurer Joe Hockey.
05/26/2015 06:14 AM
Volcano erupts on Galapagos island
A volcanic eruption on one of the Galapagos Islands potentially puts Charles Darwin's evolution ecosystem at risk.
05/26/2015 07:51 AM
Iran trial begins for US reporter
The trial of a Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for almost 10 months on charges that include espionage opens behind closed doors in Tehran.
05/26/2015 03:35 AM
China nursing home fire kills 38
A fire at a care home for elderly people in China's Henan province kills 38 people and leaves six injured, state media report.
05/26/2015 04:31 AM
BB King's death to be investigated
The death of blues legend BB King is investigated after his daughters claim he was deliberately given medication to induce diabetic shock.
05/25/2015 06:11 PM
VIDEO: Meet the militias battling IS in Iraq
Earlier this month militants from Islamic State seized the Iraqi city of Ramadi, with its fall seen as a major capitulation by the Iraqi Army.
05/26/2015 09:15 AM
VIDEO: Will India's lethal heatwave continue?
A heatwave sweeping India has killed more than 500 people, with most of the deaths in the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
05/26/2015 08:45 AM
VIDEO: Is Jordan next target for Islamic State?
As fears grow that Jordan could be Islamic States's next target the country has been redoubling its efforts to confront the extremist threat on its borders and inside the country.
05/25/2015 06:56 PM
VIDEO: Children fight persecution in Pakistan
Religious minorities are under ever increasing threat in Pakistan, where the recent killing of members of the Shia Ishmaili community in Karachi has caused alarm.
05/26/2015 08:35 AM
VIDEO: Man covered in bees sets record
A man in China, Gao Bingguo, sets a new world record after coating his body with bees.
05/26/2015 10:15 AM
VIDEO: Stolen art returns home to Rome
The United States returns Italian antiquities, stolen in past decades and recovered in the US, to Italy.
05/26/2015 01:32 AM
VIDEO: Where does Crossrail waste earth go?
The BBC's Andrew Bomford finds out where the millions of tonnes of earth go that have been excavated during the cross rail project.
05/25/2015 02:37 PM
VIDEO: Rise and fall of 'Africa's Che Guevara'
As the exhumation of what are believed to be the remains of Burkina Faso's former President Thomas Sankara begins, the BBC looks back at his time in power.
05/26/2015 05:25 AM
Islamic State PR gloss masks Iraqi forces' gains
John Simpson: Fear and PR jihadists' strongest card
05/26/2015 05:44 AM
Should animals be given human rights?
A New York court is considering whether chimps are legal persons - and whether animals should be granted the same rights as humans?
05/24/2015 09:00 PM
Has Narendra Modi lived up to expectations?
Narendra Modi's first year in power has been a mixed bag of hits and misses amid concerns over rising social tensions, writes Soutik Biswas.
05/25/2015 04:44 AM
Solar Impulse awaits 'moment of truth'
In what will be its greatest challenge yet, the zero-fuel aeroplane Solar Impulse will soon try to fly non-stop from China to Hawaii - a journey of more than 8,000km across the Pacific Ocean.
05/24/2015 05:27 PM
Nash's ground-breaking ideas
John Nash, the US mathematician who has died aged 86, made an enduring contribution to his field, writes maths lecturer John Moriarty.
05/24/2015 07:19 PM
Who are Israel’s Ethiopian Jews?
Protests over the beating of an Ethiopian Israeli soldier have thrown the spotlight on the Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel, writes Prof Yossi Mekelberg.
05/26/2015 09:54 AM
Barenboim designs 'radical' new piano
Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim has unveiled a new type of piano, which he says is "radically different" to the standard concert grand.
05/26/2015 12:28 AM
Atwood book goes in 'Future Library'
Margaret Atwood becomes the first of 100 authors to enter a manuscript into the Future Library, a project collecting works not to be published until 2114.
05/26/2015 04:26 AM
Amazon changes sales reporting
Amazon, the global online retailer, is changing the way it records European sales in a move that could see it paying more tax.
05/26/2015 04:15 AM
VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines
The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.
05/26/2015 03:58 AM
Apple design guru Jony Ive promoted
Apple promotes British designer Jony Ive to chief design officer, according to reports.
05/26/2015 09:14 AM
Periscope arrives on Android
Twitter's live video streaming app Periscope is being launched on Google's Android platform, exactly two months after its debut in the Apple store.
05/26/2015 04:16 AM
Actor Sharif has Alzheimer's disease
Actor Omar Sharif, who starred Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago in the 1960s, is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
05/26/2015 05:04 AM
Stiller pays tribute to Anne Meara
Ben Stiller pays tribute to his mother, the actress and comedian Anne Meara, who has died aged 85.
05/25/2015 10:52 PM
'Loud wakeup call' over rare dolphin
The smallest and rarest marine dolphin in the world could be extinct within 15 years if protection is not stepped up, according to research.
05/26/2015 01:38 AM
Coastal farm sold to National Trust
Parts of the iconic Great Orme headland in north Wales are safeguarded for the future after being bought by the National Trust.
05/25/2015 07:07 PM
Teen obesity 'link to bowel cancer'
Being overweight or obese in adolescence is linked to a greater risk of bowel cancer later in life, a study suggests.
05/23/2015 02:31 AM
Depression makes heart failure worse
People with heart failure must be screened for signs of depression and offered counselling, scientists say.
05/26/2015 08:41 AM
Bayliss named as England head coach
England appoint Australian Trevor Bayliss, 52, as their new coach, succeeding Peter Moores who was sacked in early May.
05/26/2015 10:13 AM
Nadal makes winning start in Paris
Rafael Nadal begins his quest for a 10th French Open title with a straight-sets win over teenage wildcard Quentin Halys.
05/25/2015 08:14 PM
The falcon hospital of Qatar
Hunting with falcons is a popular sport in the Gulf - and Qatar's capital city, Doha, has a specialist hospital where injured birds are treated.
05/24/2015 07:08 PM
Europe's next cheap holiday destination?
As no-frills airlines start flying to the Azores, Simon Calder asks whether the islands in the Atlantic Ocean could become the next big holiday destination.
05/25/2015 12:49 PM
Meet YouTube's 8-bit movie makers
A team which recreates popular films as 8-bit video games is attracting millions of views on YouTube.
05/25/2015 08:00 AM
'Dancing Man' parties in Los Angeles
A British man who attracted global support after "fat-shaming" images of him were posted online attends a party in his honour in Los Angeles.
05/26/2015 09:33 AM
'Spike' in Nigeria suicide attacks
The UN children's agency says there has been an "alarming" increase in the number of suicide attacks in northern Nigeria.
05/26/2015 05:57 AM
Malaysia bars HK teen activist
A student activist who helped run last year's Hong Kong protests has been denied entry to Malaysia by immigration authorities.
05/26/2015 03:10 AM
Russia begins massive air exercise
Russia's military is carrying out four days of drills involving 250 aircraft and 12,000 service personnel, as Nato begins an Arctic exercise.
05/26/2015 09:09 AM
Deadly storms hit Mexico and Texas
At least 13 people die as a tornado strikes Mexico's Ciudad Acuna, with flooding over the border in the United States leaving at least eight dead and 12 missing.
05/25/2015 10:30 AM
Clashes rage in south Yemen cities
Fierce clashes are reported in southern Yemen, as officials say UN-sponsored peace talks planned for later this week have been postponed.
05/25/2015 11:10 PM
Fatal floods hit southern US states
Three people have died and several others are missing after severe flooding in the southern US states of Texas and Oklahoma.
05/26/2015 11:19 AM
Family man dies at Dignitas clinic
A British father-of-three who feared he would be paralysed by an inoperable tumour dies at the Dignitas centre in Switzerland.
05/26/2015 08:19 AM
FCA seeks £80m 'death bond' fines
Three men are facing fines of nearly £80m from the City regulator for misleading thousands of investors into buying so-called "death bonds".
05/26/2015 08:27 AM
Triple murder circumstances probed
The circumstances of a triple murder are the focus of a police investigation after the body of the prime suspect was found.
05/26/2015 09:07 AM
Trial hears of 'systematic' hacking
The Andy Coulson perjury trial is told the former News of the World editor knew about phone hacking as the practice was "systematic".
05/23/2015 09:06 PM
Eurovision Song Contest: In pictures
Celebrations at the 60th anniversary show in Vienna
05/25/2015 10:03 PM
Fish, fruit and veg in S Korea's markets
Ben Weller has been taking pictures of South Korea's markets
05/21/2015 04:19 AM
Your pictures: Looking in
Readers' images on the theme of looking in
05/22/2015 09:37 AM
Week in pictures: 16-22 May 2015
From around the world - 16-22 May
05/21/2015 08:03 PM
In pictures: Women of Hargeisa
Alison Baskerville's photos of women in Somaliland
05/20/2015 08:35 PM
Toy soldiers at war
The 40 year conflict that remains unresolved
05/21/2015 07:00 PM
How male and female bathing suits got smaller and smaller
How swimwear has changed over a century
05/18/2015 07:49 PM
Photo challenge: 12 by 12
Tasks to develop your photo skills
05/26/2015 06:57 AM
Inside Jordan's fight against extremism
Inside Jordan's fight against home-grown extremism
05/26/2015 09:35 AM
Where did Charlie Charlie Challenge come from?
Millions online follow supernatural craze - but it isn't what it seems
05/25/2015 08:33 PM
Why do people waste so much time at the office?
Why do people waste so much time at the office?
05/25/2015 11:03 PM
India marital rape victims' lonely battle for justice
Seeking justice for marital rape in India
05/25/2015 07:03 PM
Will truckers lose out to software?
Is the lorry driver of the future a piece of software?
05/25/2015 10:28 AM
VIDEO: Visiting 196 countries in 50 years
Reflections from a man who has visited every country in the world
05/26/2015 11:06 AM
:: چرا طلاق عادی شده است؟
از دید دکتر دوهرتی که همراه با تدریس در کلینیک «مشاوره خانوادگی»، به زوج‌های دچار بحران کمک می‌کند، « ازدواج نباید این توقع را در ذهن افراد ایجاد کند که هر لحظه آن باید مملو از عشق باشد». به اعتقاد دکتر دوهرتی افزایش طلاق به خاطر تصویر غیر عاقلانه‌ای است که درباره ازدواج وجود دارد. او می‌نویسد: «ازدواج نمی‌تواند رابطه ماندگاری را برای خود رقم بزند اگر در پی راضی نگه داشتن احساسات لحظه‌ای باشد. به عقیده من، با این نوع برداشت، توقع از ازدواج حالت مصرفی و کاسبکارانه پیدا می‌کند و بر همین اساس زوج ها فرض می‌کنند مادامی‌که زندگی زناشویی، نیازهای‌شان را برآورده کند در آن می‌مانند و هرگاه زیان این قرارداد بیشتر از سود آن شود به سرعت آن را ترک می‌کنند.
با ۱۷ امتیاز و ۱ نظر فرستاده شده در بخش دانش و فناوری
لینک مستقیم
05/26/2015 10:50 AM
:: افزایش تولید هیوندای کره
خودروکده : هیوندای که به همراه شرکت تابعه اش کیا موتورز، پنجمین خودروساز بزرگ جهان به شمار می‌رود، با کاهش فروش و درآمد دست و پنجه نرم می‌کند که تا حدودی به دلیل محدودیت ظرفیت تولید شاسی بلندهای محبوبش است. به گزارش پایگاه خبری «خودروکده»، هیوندای موتور به منظور تامین
با ۱۴ امتیاز و ۰ نظر فرستاده شده در بخش اقتصاد
لینک مستقیم
05/26/2015 09:32 AM
سرگرمی :: معضل تلفن همراه دست آخوندها
تلفن همراه توي همه جاي دنيا در زمينه ارتباطات انقلاب كرده. ولي دايناسورهاي حاكم بر كشور عزيز ما ايران، با هر چي پيشرفت و علم و تكنولوژي ضديت دارن و نقاط منفي اون رو مي بينن. حتي تلفن همراه هم در دست آخوندها تبديل به معضل ...
با ۱۹ امتیاز و ۰ نظر فرستاده شده در بخش سرگرمی
لینک مستقیم
05/26/2015 09:26 AM
:: پیام آندره تارکوفسکی به جوانان

با ۱۷ امتیاز و ۰ نظر فرستاده شده در بخش هنر و ادبیات
لینک مستقیم
05/26/2015 09:25 AM
سرگرمی :: آلبوم جدید و فوق العاده حمید عسکری به نام "از عشق"
آلبوم جدید و فوق العاده حمید عسکری به نام "از عشق" منتشر شد. تقدیم به همه بالاترینی های عزیز. امیدوارم که لذت ببرید
با ۱۵ امتیاز و ۰ نظر فرستاده شده در بخش سرگرمی
لینک مستقیم
05/26/2015 09:00 AM
:: پاسخ به یکی از پیچیده ترین سوال ها در حین جستجوی کار
به افرادی که خود را برای ملاقات های استخدامی در سازمان های مختلف آماده می کنند توصیه می شود این مطلب را خوب بخوانند تا خود را برای مهم ترین سوال در مصاحبه آماده کنند. معامله بر سر حقوق
با ۲۳ امتیاز و ۰ نظر فرستاده شده در بخش دانش و فناوری
لینک مستقیم
05/26/2015 08:59 AM
سرگرمی :: بزرگترین هواپیماهای مسافربری جهان
10- ایرباس A340 300 با 295 صندلی.ایرباس A340 300 هواپیمای مسافربری ساخت کشور فرانسه .با ظرفیت 295 مسافر.قیمت فعلی این هواپیما بین 211 تا 219 میلیون دلار می باشد.اولین تولید آن در خط هوایی لوفت هانزا استفاده شد.9- ایرباس A 340 500 با 372 صندلی...
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05/26/2015 08:58 AM
:: موسیقی و رقص در جشن سالانه‌ی گُلوَنی (سربند سنتی زنان لُر) در خرم آباد + ویدئو + عکس
دقایقی کوتاه از موسیقی و رقص در جشن سالانه‌ی گُلوَنی (سربند سنتی زنان لُر) که روز ۲۶ اردیبهشت‌ (۱۶ می‌) در باغ تاریخی “گلستان” واقع در حریم شمال شرقی “قلعه فلک‌الافلاک” خرم‌آباد با شرکت بیش از ۱۵۰۰ نفر برگزار شد. برای دیدن ویدئو لطفا روی عکس بالا کلیک کنید. برگزاری این جشن با واکنش مقامات محلی از جمله “امام‌جمعه” خرم‌آباد و نماینده‌ی این شهرستان در مجلس شورای اسلامی روبه‌رو شده است به طوری که احمد میرعمادی در سخنرانی “نماز جمعه” این هفته‌ی خرم‌آباد، خواهان برخورد با برگزارکنندگان جشن گلونی در “اداره میراث فرهنگی” استان لرستان شد. او گفت: «آنچه که در این برنامه اتفاق افتاد مایه شرم و رسوایی است و روشن است که گناه و معصیت در این برنامه اتفاق افتاده است.» پیش‌تر شماری از رسانه‌های حامی حکومت ضمن انتشار تصاویری سانسورشده از این جشن نوشته بودند که در جریان برگزاری آن، “رقص مختلط زن و مرد”، “ترویج بی‌حیایی” و “اقدامات خلاف عرف جامعه” مشاهده شده است. عکس‌های جشن گلونی: ... ...
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05/26/2015 08:57 AM
سرگرمی :: تصاویر بهترین و با کیفیت ترین شراب های قدیمی ایران
تصویر از "شراب قرمز شاتو سردشت و شراب شاتو رضائیه"
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05/26/2015 08:54 AM
:: گزارشی جالب از مسابقات سازه های ماکارونی
گزارشی جالب از مسابقات سازه های ماکارونی
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05/26/2015 08:54 AM
:: ماجرای دخالت مجلس در مزایده پرسپولیس و استقلال!
ماجرای دخالت مجلس در مزایده پرسپولیس و استقلال!
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05/26/2015 08:39 AM
سرگرمی :: آخرین تمرین کماندو اسرائیل برای توقیف کشتی ایرانی
انتشار فیلم کوتاه آخرین تمرینکماندوهای نیروی دریای اسرائیل قبل از حمله به کشتی حامل سلاح
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05/26/2015 07:19 AM
:: بهترین راه پاک کردن خالکوبی از بدن / ترجمه شده
خالکوبی‌ در سال‌های اخیر رواج بی‌سابقه‌ای داشته است. طبق نتایج تحقیقی که در سال ۲۰۱۰ انجام شد، تقریباً ۴۰ درصد آمریکایی‌های بین ۱۸ تا ۲۹ سال حداقل یک خالکوبی روی بدنشان دارند. مشکل اصلی که خالکوبی‌ها به همراه دارند، همان دلیل جذابیت‌شان است: ماندگاری! دکتر لامن به نکته جالبی اشاره کرده و می‌گوید: «فرض کنید شما نام دوست یا نامزد خود را خالکوبی کرده باشید، اما با فرد دیگری ازدواج کنید. این خودش یک مشکل بزرگ است.» مشکل دیگر خالکوبی با بالا رفتن سن در ارتباط است. اگر سوزن و در نتیجه ‌آن جوهر بیش از اندازه در عمق پوست فرو رود، باعث پخش آن به قسمت‌های دیگر پوست خواهد شد. تار شدن و گاهی از شکل افتادن تصاویر و نوشته‌ها به دلیل تغییر شکل بدن (بر اثر چاقی، لاغری، کهولت سن، رشد بدن و …) از مسائل مربوط به خالکوبی است. به‌طور نمونه، ابرو و خط چشم‌هایی که معمولاً خالکوبی می‌شوند، بعد از چند سال با تغییر شکل خود عدم رضایت افراد را به همراه خواهند داشت.
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05/26/2015 07:19 AM
:: برنامه یکساله را کارلوس کی روش ارائه کرده
برنامه یکساله را کارلوس کی روش ارائه کرده
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05/26/2015 06:10 AM
سرگرمی :: انگلیس خوبست، ولی هرکه کمتراز یک کیلو.... دیپورتش می کنند
سیاست سانسور و تبعیض آمیزی که در فضای اجتماعی مجازی برخی سایت ها دنبال می شود، مرا به یاد خاطره ای انداخت که بازگويى اش خالی از لطف نیست.در خوابگاه دوران دانشجویی با دوست خوب و دوست داشتنی جعفرحسنی نسب اشنا شدم که اهل کرمانشاه بود . جعفر خیلی با حال و بامزه وخوش بیان بود، به خصوص لهجه شیرین کرمانشاهی اش، وی را با حال و دوست داشتنی تر کرده بود .البته درشت اندام نبود .روزی جعفر از استادی که قانون تجارت تدریس می کرد و داشت محور شرکت ها تضامی با مسئولیت های محدود ونامحدود .... توضیح می داد . ناگهان جعفر بلند شد وبا لهجه جالب کرمانشاهی از استاد پرسید، استاد "شرکت باابوالفضل " که بالای کامیون ها نصب شده چه نوع شرکتی است؟ ناگهان خنده ی دانشجویان دختر و پسرکلاس درس، مثل بمب ترکید.طوریکه استادکه ابتدا از سئوال شوکه شده بود، بعدش نمی توانست جلوی خنده اش را بگیرد. ناگفته نماند که کرمانشاهی ها چون روحیه پهلوانی دارند . بنابراین اصطلاح "پهلوانی" در کرمانشاه رایج است . برای همین جعفر گفت اگر چنانچه توی پیاده روی خیابان بگویی، آقا، ببین، کسی توجهی نمی کند. ولی تا صدا زده شود " پهلوان" ناگهان همه عابران با یک چرخش 90 درجه ای سر شان به عقب، جواب می دهند " شیزکّتّه، لِگّرده مّنی " چه شده یا چه می خواهی با من کارداشتی؟دراین رابطه روزی که جعفر با چند تادانشجویان خوابگاه محفل زده و از دری سخنی رانده بو بساط خنده برپابود وهریک خاطره وطنزی بیان می کرد. جعفر گفت یک " پهلوان داش مسلک کرمانشاهی " که از انگلیسی فقط دو کلمه " yes" و " “ no می دانست، هوس می کند تا به انگلیس سفرکند. در طول پرواز باسرویسی که داخل هواپیما داده می شود .زیادروی درخوردن ونوشیدن می کند . طوریکه..........
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05/26/2015 05:56 AM
:: آیا تلگرام هم مانند وایبر عمدا کند شده است؟
ندارد.
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05/26/2015 05:56 AM
:: بنزین در ایران از پنجم خرداد لیتری هزار تومان می‌شود
بعد از ماه‌ها و سال‌ها بحث بر سر تک نرخی کردن بنزین در ایران، بالاخره شرکت ملی پخش فراورده‌های نفتی اعلام کرد که از روز سه‌شنبه پنجم خرداد (۲۶ مه) بنزین معمولی با قیمت هر لیتر هزار تومان عرضه می‌شود.
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05/26/2015 05:56 AM
:: "افزایش نرخ سوخت توجیه اقتصادی ندارد" + گفتگو
فاز دوم افزایش قیمت بنزین و گازوئیل و حذف سهمیه سوخت بطور رسمی در ایران آغاز شد. فاز نخست این برنامه در زمستان سال ۱۳۸۹ به اجرا درآمد اما بدلیل برخی مشکلات اقتصادی اجرای فاز دوم تاکنون به تاخیر افتاده بود. برخی کارشناسان اقتصادی می گویند قیمت واقعی بنزین باید بر اساس نرخ دلار در ایران تعیین و با نرخ سوخت در کشورهای همسایه ایران به ویژه حوزه خلیج فارس همسوئی داشته باشد بر این اساس آیا نرخ جدید اعلام شده برای بنزین، قیمت واقعی است و دولت یازدهم سیاست صحیحی را در این زمینه در پیش گرفته است؟ جمشید اسدی، اقتصاددان ساکن پاریس می گوید: دولت در اجرای فاز اول طرح هدفمندی یارانه‌ها برای پرداخت آن با مشکل روبرو شده بود که به همان دلیل فاز دوم هدفمندی یارانه‌ها تا این زمان به تاخیر افتاد و این طرح در بهبود وضع اقتصادی نیز تاثیر مثبت نداشت و اکنون نیز که اجرای فاز دوم به اجرا در آمده است بدین معناست که با کمبود بودجه و کاهش درآمدهای نفتی روبرو شده اند. اما تعیین قیمت نفت با عرضه و تقاضا باید تعیین شود اما در کشوری که نظام اقتصادی آن، نه تنها رقابتی نیست بلکه در انحصار دولت قرار دارد و بازار بنیاد نیست بنابراین افزایش نرخ حاملهای سوخت در این شرایط هیچگونه توجیه اقتصادی ندارد. گفتگو با جمشید اسدی - اقتصاددان ساکن پاریس جمشید اسدی، اقتصاددان: در کشوری که نظام اقتصادی آن، نه تنها رقابتی نیست بلکه در انحصار دولت قرار دارد و بازار بنیاد نیست بنابراین افزایش نرخ حاملهای سوخت در این شرایط هیچگونه توجیه اقتصادی ندارد 25/05/2015 گوش کنید از بنزین بعنوان شاخص برای تعیین میزان افزایش احتمالی قیمت کالاها نام برده می شود اما در حالی که دولت از مهار تورم سخن می گوید تاثیر افزایش قیمت حاملهای سوخت و حذف یارانه دولتی بر سیاستهای مهار تورم دولت چه خواهد بود؟ جمشید اسدی: ایران در ردیف ۵ کشور اول تورم زده در جهان قرار دارد، هم به لحاظ میزان و هم به لحاظ رشد تورم. اظهارات دولتمردان جمهوری اسلامی با آمارهای جهانی همخوانی ندارد و با وجود افزایش حاملهای سوخت نمی توان انتظار داشت نرخ سایر محصولات و در نتیجه نرخ تورم در کشور کاهش و یا مهار شود. print
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05/26/2015 05:56 AM
:: گـــــــرانی کـــــــالاهای اســــــاسی در راه است؛ آغاز تحرکات تازه برای گــــرانی‌ها!
همزمان باورود بنزین ۱۰۰۰تومانی به سبد هزینه‌ای مردم و باالزام هماهنگی هرگونه افزایش قیمتی با دولت، پرونده‌های زیادی از درخواست تولیدکنندگان روی میز بررسی دولت قرار گرفته که کالاهای اساسی در صدر هستند! بخشنامه‌ای که رسما از سوی دولت ابلاغ شد، هرگونه افزایش قیمتی را منوط به هماهنگی با دولت دانست تا بازار سامانی یابد و از تورمی که هرساله، در هفته‌های آغازین سال، نصیب مردم و بازار می‌شود، جلوگیری شود. همین اشاره کافی بود تا تولیدکنندگان یکی پس از دیگری، برای افزایش قیمت محصولاتشان، به خط شوند.
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05/26/2015 05:03 AM
سرگرمی :: بسته شکلاتها در تابستان استرالیا
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05/26/2015 05:03 AM
سرگرمی :: سيگنال وارونه يا نعل وارونه
فيلمي كوتاه از مهرورزي نيروي انتظامي كه لت و پار ميكنه و بعدش . . .
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05/26/2015 05:00 AM
:: ظریف: نُنُر نظام
(خودنویس): مجید محمدی، با تقسیم‌بندی مقام‌های نظام به قلدرها، کاسب‌ها و نُنُر‌ها، جواد ظریف را از نُنُر‌های جمهوری اسلامی می‌خواند که به جای رفتن به جبهه‌های جنگ، در نیویورک وقتش را سپری کرده است....
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05/26/2015 04:58 AM
:: افزايش قيمت بنزين سياستي ستودني
سياست دولت يازدهم مبني برافزايش قيمت بنزين ستودني‌است. براساس اهداف برنامه پنجم وششم توسعه و همين‌طورقانون سنواتي كشور،قراربراين بود قيمت بنزين وحامل‌هاي انرژي دربلند مدت به فوب خليج‌فارس نزديك شود.اين موضوع ازآن جهت اهميت داردكه يكي ازاهرم‌هاي بازدارنده قاچاق سوخت به كشوركاهش اختلاف قيمت بنزين دركشوربا كشورهاي همسايه است.دردوره اصلاحات و زماني كه مجلس ششم برسركار بود،قانوني تصويب شد كه براساس آن قيمت حامل‌هاي انرژي در كشوربايد سالانه 20 درصدافزايش پيدا مي‌كرد.چندسالي اين برنامه اجراشد،امامتاسفانه درمجلس هفتم برخي ازنمايندگان كه البته من انتقاد جدي به نظرآنها داشتم،بااين قانون مخالفت كرده وطرح جديدي رابامحور«تثبيت قيمت‌ها» به مجلس آوردند.درواقع مجلس هفتم با طرح تثبيت قيمت‌ها قرارچندساله‌اي كه ازاهداف برنامه پنجم توسعه هم بود رابرهم زد. با رفتارهاي اين نمايندگان مجلس هفتم نه تنها افزايش سالانه قيمت حامل‌هاي انرژي اجرا نشد كه به دليل توقف دو-سه ساله موجب شد قيمت بنزين براي چندسال متوالي نازل بماند كه سرمنشأ مشكلات بسياري درحوزه سوخت وحامل‌هاي انرژي شد.دردوره احمدي‌نژاد براي اصلاح قيمت حامل‌هاي انرژي مجبوربه اجراي طرح هدفمندي يارانه‌ها شديم.درطرح هدفمندي يارانه‌ها هم تاكيد شده است قيمت بنزين بايد به فوب خليج فارس نزديك شود كه برهمين اساس درسال‌هاي گذشته دولت‌ها تلاش كردندتااندازه‌اي قيمت بنزين رادركشورافزايش دهند.امسال، بر اساس تدبيردولت يازدهم اختلاف 300 توماني قيمت بين بنزين 700 و 1000 توماني برداشته شد ودرحقيقت سهميه‌ها برداشته شد. اين تدبيردولت روحاني گامي است درجهت اهداف برنامه‌هاي پنجم وششم توسعه كه اتفاقا مجلس نيزبااين افزايش قيمت موافقت كرده است.امامشكلي كه در اين بين به وجود آمد آن بودكه تا به امروز عده‌اي اصلا يارانه سوخت نمي‌گرفتندوبنزين راباقيمت آزاد خريداري مي‌كردند.حالايارانه قشر متوسط جامعه برداشته وبرابرشده با افرادي كه تابه حال يارانه‌اي دريافت نمي‌كردند.اگردولت مي‌توانست آن اختلاف قيمت رابه قشرعادي جامعه پرداخت كند اين سياست درست و با روند مثبت‌تري انجام مي‌گرفت.به تعبيرديگربهتر بود قيمت بنزين بيش از رقم 1000 تومان افزايش مي‌يافت امايارانه انرژي افرادنيازمندسرجاي خود باقي مي‌ماند.تدبيرخوب ديگري كه دولت انجام داده است اين كه تاكسي‌ها اجازه افزايش سرخود قيمت‌هارابه بهانه افزايش قيمت بنزين ندارند.نكته بسيار مهم آن است مردم هم نبايد اجازه دهنداين افزايش منطقي‌اي كه درخصوص قيمت بنزين رخ داد وسياست بسياردرستي بود موجب ايجاد حاشيه‌هاي منفي دراقتصاد كشورشود.
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05/26/2015 04:58 AM
سرگرمی :: شبی زیبا در رستوران بازیگر بامزه و خوش صدای ایرانی‌، "محمد رضا هدایتی‌"
شبی زیبا در رستوران بازیگر بامزه و خوش صدای ایرانی‌، "محمد رضا هدایتی‌"
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05/26/2015 04:58 AM
سرگرمی :: بنزین بنزینم کن
چند مکالمه پس از بالارفتن قیمت بنزین را برایتان آورده‌ام. تاکسی مسافر: آقا چقدر می‌شه؟ راننده: 2 هزار تومن. مسافر: آقا هزار تومن می‌دادیم همیشه. راننده: بنزین گرون شده آقا. مسافر: باشه ولی دو برابر که نشده. راننده: آقا سر هزار تومن می‌خوای با من بحث کنی؟ مسافر: آخه نرخ کرایه‌ها رومگه اول سال اعلام نکردن؟ راننده: اصلا شما نده. شما مهمون من. سوپرمارکت فروشنده: خب چی داشتین؟ خریدار: همین یه دونه ساقه طلایی رو برداشتم. فروشنده: سه هزار تومن. خریدار: جان؟ فروشنده: خانم گرون شده. از صبح واسه همه چی که نباید توضیح بدیم. بنزین گرون شده دیگه. خریدار: یعنی سه برابر گرون شده. فروشنده: واسه ما کلا 5/ 13 تومن سود داره. اصلا شما نده، شما مهمون من. خانه فرزند: بابا پول می‌دی با بچه‌ها بریم بیرون؟ پدر: آره دخترم، شام می‌خواین برین بیرون؟ فرزند: آره دیگه، یه جا شام بخوریم و بعدش‌ام یا کافه‌ای بریم یا یه بستنی‌ای چیزی بگیریم. پدر: باشه باباجان، بیا. فرزند: این چیه؟ پدر: تراوله دیگه. فرزند: بابا نگفتم که می‌خوام آدامس بخرم. می‌خوایم بریم بیرون می‌گم. پدر: یعنی کمه؟ فرزند: بابا اینجوری بچه‌ها فک می‌کنن ما گداییم. پدر: آخه یه شام و یه بستنی مگه چقدر می‌شه؟ فرزند: بابا بنزین گرون شده دیگه. پدر: خب آخه مگه چقدر رو قیمتا کشیدن؟ فرزند: اصلا نمی‌خوام. شما نده. شما مهمون من. پدر: چی؟ فرزند: چی؟ پمپ بنزین راننده: آقا خیلی ممنون، چقدر شد؟ متصدی: 81 هزار تومن. راننده: ببخشید ولی باک من 60 لیتر می‌گیره کلا. متصدی: باشه، اون یه تومنشم شما نده. راننده: نه منظورم اینه که 60 لیتر، می‌شه 60 هزار تومن. چرا 80 تومن؟ متصدی: آقا بنزین گرون شده دیگه. راننده: چی؟ متصدی: اصلا شما نده. شما مهمون من. مدرسه معلم: دو دو تا؟ دانش آموز: 18 تا. معلم: می‌گم دو دو تا؟ دانش آموز: می‌گم 18 تا. معلم: دو دو تا می‌شه 18 تا؟ دانش آموز: خانم بنزین گرون شده. معلم: چی؟ دانش آموز: باشه خانم اصلا شما نمره نده. شما مهمون من. خیابان یک دوره گرد: (سق زنان) بنزین بنزینم کن، با بنزین، بنزینم کن (2×)
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05/26/2015 04:15 AM
سرگرمی :: طرز تهیه «نان بربری» / با تصویر و مخصوص پخت در خانه
این مطلب به همراه تصاویر آموزش مرحله‌ای در اختیار شما گذاشته میشود
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05/26/2015 04:04 AM
سرگرمی :: در مراسم سالگرد درگذشت نیما وارسته بنیامین ترانه ای اختصاصی به او هدیه داد
خدا می داند غم از دست دادن جوان چقدر طاقت فرساست اما رسم روزگارست دیگر... خدا نخواست نیما بیشتر از این کنارمان باشد. در مراسمی که جمعه به همت بنیامین بهادری و خانواده وارسته برای نیما گرفته بودند جمع کثیری از هنرمندان و دوستان حضور داشتند که هر یک به نوبه خود نیما را بدرقه کردند.
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05/26/2015 04:04 AM
سرگرمی :: وقتی رضا صادقی بین کنسرت برای دخترش لالایی خواند
رضا صادقی مثل همیشه که در کنسرتهایش می درخشد و سالن را به وجد می آورد این بار هم یک کنسرت فوق العاده اجرا کرد. گزارش تی وی پلاس از کنسرت رضا خان صادقی نازنین به همراه گفت و گوی اختصاصی ما با ایشان تقدیم حضورتان. نصیحت پدرانه رضا صادقی که برای 10 سال بعد به دخترش گفته را حتما ببینید
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05/26/2015 03:40 AM
:: چگونه عمر باتری لپ‌تاپ خود را افزایش دهیم؟
چگونه عمر باتری لپ‌تاپ خود را افزایش دهیم؟
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05/26/2015 03:37 AM
:: جلسه بررسی سمت یابی سیاست داخلی و خارجی رژیم و نسبت آن با حقوق شهروندان ایران
بررسی سمت یابی سیاست داخلی و خارجی رژیم و نسبت آن با حقوق شهروندان ایران جلسه سخنرانی، پرسش و پاسخ با حضور: ابوالحسن بنی صدر فرجام سیاست داخلی و خارجی رژیم علی صدارت تعادل قوای داخلی و خارجی ژاله وفا چشم انداز اقتصاد ایران بعد از تحریم علی شفیعی روانشناسی ماهیت جنایی رژیم ولایت مطلقه فقیه جهانگیر گلزار معضلات جامعه ایران و راه حل در حقوق مداری زمان برگزاری شنبه 30 مای 2015 ساعت 18 محل جلسه ساختمان اصلی دانشگاه هامبورگ – سالن C ساختمان ESA روبروی ایستگاه قطار دامتور ESA Hörsaal C , Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1 , 20146 Hambur
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05/26/2015 11:22 AM
Greece and creditors play down fears of imminent default
ATHENS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Greece and its Europeans creditors on Tuesday sought to play down fears that Athens would default on a payment to the International Monetary Fund next week.








05/26/2015 11:11 AM
U.S. stocks fall the most in three weeks as dollar soars
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks recorded their steepest fall in three weeks in morning trading on Tuesday as positive economic data added to the gains in the dollar and sent it soaring to a one-month high.

05/26/2015 11:06 AM
U.S. cable operator Charter to buy Time Warner Cable for $56 billion
(Reuters) - Charter Communications Inc, controlled by cable industry pioneer John Malone, offered to buy Time Warner Cable Inc for $56 billion, seeking to combine the No. 3 and No. 2 U.S. cable operators to compete against market leader Comcast Corp.








05/26/2015 10:53 AM
Germany sees progress on Greece, EU officials to confer on Thursday
BERLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A senior German official said on Tuesday there was no reason to believe Greece would be in default after a 300 million euro payment to the IMF falls due on June 5.








05/26/2015 10:40 AM
Solid U.S. business spending plans offer ray of hope for factories
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gauge of U.S. business investment spending plans increased solidly for a second straight month in April, a hopeful sign for manufacturing activity after a long spell of weakness.

05/26/2015 10:39 AM
U.S. top court rules against Cisco Systems in patent infringement fight
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against Cisco Systems Inc over a $64 million patent infringement verdict the tech giant is fighting.








05/26/2015 10:38 AM
More Swiss banks to settle with U.S. DoJ in near future: official
GENEVA (Reuters) - More Swiss banks are expected to settle with the U.S. Department of Justice "in the near future" to avoid prosecution on charges of helping U.S. account holders hide their assets from the tax authorities, a senior Swiss finance ministry official said on Tuesday.

05/26/2015 10:14 AM
U.S. consumer confidence rises in May
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumer confidence rose in May, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.

05/26/2015 10:01 AM
U.S. new home sales, prices rise strongly in April
New U.S. single-family home sales rose more than expected in April and the median price surged, suggesting the housing market recovery was gaining traction.








05/26/2015 09:52 AM
Oil drops below $65 on U.S. shale outlook, dollar
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil fell below $65 a barrel on Tuesday, pressured by the possibility that U.S. shale oil producers could increase drilling activity and by a stronger dollar.








05/26/2015 09:50 AM
U.S. services sector growth slows in May: Markit
U.S. services sector expansion slowed for a third straight month in May, weakening alongside new business activity, an industry report showed on Wednesday.

05/26/2015 08:36 AM
Amazon pays $16 million tax in Germany, while making $11.9 billion sales
LONDON (Reuters) - Internet retailer Amazon.com Inc.'s main German operating unit paid just 11.9 million euros ($16 million) in tax in 2014, despite the group recording $11.9 billion in sales to German customers last year, regulatory filings show.

05/26/2015 05:46 AM
Dollar hits one-month high as periphery woes weigh on Europe
LONDON (Reuters) - Greece's financial crisis and signs of growing opposition to austerity in Spain sent the euro to its lowest level in a month on Tuesday, while shares and commodities took a knock as the dollar powered higher.

05/26/2015 04:31 AM
AstraZeneca hit after psoriasis drug linked to suicide fears
LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's hopes of topping $45 billion in revenue by 2023 have been dealt a blow by a problem with an experimental psoriasis drug that the drugmaker had viewed as a potential billion-dollar plus seller.

05/26/2015 04:29 AM
Skype summoned to Belgian court over failure to share call data
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Online communication service Skype has been summoned to appear in court in Belgium after refusing to pass on customer data to aid a criminal investigation, a court spokesman said.

05/26/2015 04:26 AM
First defendant in Libor scandal faces jury trial in London
LONDON (Reuters) - Tom Hayes, a former star trader at UBS and Citigroup, becomes on Tuesday the first person to face trial by jury over allegations he conspired to rig global Libor interest rates.








05/26/2015 03:15 AM
Buffett-backed Chinese automaker BYD plans up to $1.9 billion placement: IFR
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd , backed by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc , plans to raise up to $1.9 billion in a share offering in mainland China, IFR reported on Tuesday, citing a source familiar with the plans.

05/26/2015 03:11 AM
British-based banks planning for EU 'no' stymied by lack of European office space
LONDON (Reuters) - A shortage of prime office space in rival European financial centers may torpedo plans by some of London's banks to quit the UK capital if Britain opts out of European Union membership.








05/26/2015 03:06 AM
Varoufakis says Greece committed to reforms, rules out more austerity
MILAN (Reuters) - Greece is committed to liberalizing its economy, reforming its pension system and running a reasonable primary budget surplus, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis wrote on Tuesday.

05/26/2015 02:57 AM
Shake-up in key Samsung assets to cement heir's grip as succession looms
SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Group's de facto holding company on Tuesday sought another cornerstone as it reconstructs South Korea's biggest conglomerate to smooth the path for management succession, offering more than $8 billion to buy an affiliate with a key stake in flagship firm Samsung Electronics.








05/26/2015 10:40 AM
Korg brings its classic M1 synthesizer to the iPad
If you're fond making classic synth sounds with your iPad, Korg offers quite the library of apps that'll do just that. As of this week, there's a new addition: the M1 digital synthesizer and music workstation. The "complete reproduction" of the instr...

05/26/2015 10:12 AM
The NSA wants to identify phone users by their finger swipes
For the National Security Agency, the fingerprint reader on your smartphone just isn't secure enough. Lockheed Martin has confirmed to Nextgov that the intelligence outfit is testing Mandrake, an identification system that verifies who you are based ...

05/26/2015 09:38 AM
Russia's deputy PM blames space failures on 'moral decay'
Russia's Roscosmos space program doesn't have a lot of cash to waste after its budget was cut by 35 percent in March. But an internal audit found that it flushed $1.8 billion down the toilet anyway, according to the Moscow Times. The nation's deputy ...

05/26/2015 09:32 AM
Ford's GoDrive brings app-based car hire to London
London is home to a number of car-sharing services, but over the past few months car makers have also been getting in on the action. BMW brought pay-as-you-go vehicles to the capital late last year, with Ford piloting a new service called City Drivin...

05/26/2015 09:25 AM
ASUS to unveil stylish ZenPad at Computex next week
It's Computex next week, which means we'll be busy fiddling with a whole bunch of new ASUS devices. According to Ausdroid, some of these will be contributed by a new Android tablet line dubbed ZenPad, which will allegedly come in 7-inch 1,024 x 600 a...

05/26/2015 09:00 AM
Twitter finally launches Periscope for Android
Periscope for Android is here. Twitter's new streaming app contains many of the same features found in the iOS version, but with a few Android exclusives. In addition to more granular notification controls than found in the iPhone version, there's a ...

05/26/2015 09:00 AM
'Mad Max' the game lacks the charm and detail of 'Fury Road'
Like any Mad Max fan thrilled by the film Fury Road, I approached Avalanche Studios' new video game translation hoping to find echoes of the film's anarchic spirit. And while the full game may deliver -- we won't know until review time -- the current...

05/26/2015 08:47 AM
Microsoft unveils Cortana voice assistant for Android and iPhone
Yes, it's official: Microsoft is bringing Windows' Cortana voice assistant to Android and iPhone. Both platforms will get a dedicated app that, much like you see on Windows Phone today, will let you dictate reminders, track flights and otherwise keep...

05/26/2015 08:00 AM
Opera Max for Android starts saving data when you're on WiFi
Opera's data compression was originally meant to get the most out of thimble-sized cellular plans, but you'd probably agree that WiFi matters, too. After all, you've likely had that moment when you were struggling to visit websites on a lousy public ...

05/26/2015 08:00 AM
Taking a spin in the first car with Android Auto
Get ready for Android Auto to hit the masses. Until now, the only way to get the Google-powered car interface was to install an aftermarket unit from Pioneer, and even those have only been around since March (Parrot is also citing support for Android...

05/26/2015 07:50 AM
Ofcom plans to auction more 4G spectrum later this year
Ofcom is planning a fresh spectrum auction that will improve 4G coverage later this year. The regulator has 190 MHz to allocate to the major mobile networks, and today it's launched a consultation with possible auction formats. The concern is that so...

05/26/2015 07:02 AM
Charter and Time Warner Cable agree on $55 billion merger
Time Warner Cable (TWC) has leaped into the arms Charter Communications in a merger valued at $55 billion, confirming previous rumors. That's considerably more than the $45 billion Comcast proposed to pay for TWC in a controversial deal that was even...

05/26/2015 06:44 AM
Samsung patented a laptop-smartphone dock with dual OSes
Combination laptop-tablet not enough? Want even more gadget overlap? Then try ASUS' still incoming Windows laptop/Android phone hybrid. We (half) joke, because Samsung's patented something along those very lines. In the Korean manufacturer's case, a ...

05/26/2015 05:32 AM
Microsoft cheaps out after Nokia phone saves a life
There are plenty of tales on how Nokia phones -- now under Microsoft -- have saved people's lives, with the latest one coming from China, where a man managed to survive a collapsed wall courtesy of his Lumia 920 earlier this month. As recalled by the...

05/26/2015 05:15 AM
Roku brings smarter search features to UK set-top boxes
Roku faces growing competition in the UK, but for now its streaming set-top boxes are still some of the best on the market. To help it fend off Apple, Amazon, Google and others, the company is introducing new software features and an upgraded Roku 2 ...

05/26/2015 05:00 AM
Sony's Xperia Z3+ is a familiar flagship
Sony announced the Xperia Z4 for Japan last month, but this isn't it. Well it is, but internationally Sony wants it to be known as the Xperia Z3+. Truth be told, that's a more appropriate name for the phone, given the incremental upgrade it represent...

05/26/2015 04:00 AM
All of Logitech's hub-based Harmony remotes now control your home
You no longer have to be quite so picky about which of Logitech's Harmony remotes you use to control your smart home. The company is trotting out an update that gives the Harmony Ultimate Hub the same home automation support as the Home Hub. Once you...

05/26/2015 02:04 AM
Chevy still has 6,000 unsold last-gen Volt hybrids
The 2016 Chevy Volt promises to be a much better hybrid than its predecessor, with a lower price and better performance... and unfortunately for GM, that improvement might be hurting sales of the outgoing model. The Detroit Free Press reports that th...

05/25/2015 11:30 PM
Audi's R8 e-tron electric supercar can now drive itself
Slowly but surely, Audi is getting closer to realizing Will Smith's wildly futuristic motor from I, Robot. At CES Asia, the company has revealed an updated version of its R8 e-tron electric supercar with self-driving capabilities. A bevy of sensors h...

05/25/2015 10:26 PM
Samsung's Iron Man edition Galaxy S6 Edge lacks J.A.R.V.I.S.
With Samsung being an active promoter of Marvel's latest Avengers movie, it's no surprise to see the tech giant releasing some sort of special edition product to sweeten the deal. Why yes, it's an Iron Man limited edition Galaxy S6 Edge with matching...

05/25/2015 08:26 PM
TiVo said to be launching Cox video on demand
You're forgiven if you forgot that TiVo and Cox were once best buddies. They formed a partnership years ago, but that alliance quietly fell by the wayside. However, there are signs that it could come roaring back. Tipsters tell Zatz Not Funny (which ...

05/25/2015 06:22 PM
Jony Ive becomes Apple's first Chief Design Officer
There's no question that Jony Ive is more important than ever to Apple's design process given his heavy influence on everything from the look of iOS to the philosophy behind the Apple Watch, and the Cupertino crew just gave him a promotion to reflect...

05/25/2015 06:05 PM
Robot learns skills through trial and error, like you do
As a rule, robots have to learn through explicit instruction, whether it's through new programming, watching videos or holding their hands. UC Berkeley's BRETT (Berkeley Robot for the Elimination of Tedious Tasks) isn't nearly that dependent, however...

05/25/2015 04:02 PM
Oculus' next big move is to make VR a social experience
VR turned me into a movie character -- a tiny, bright yellow firefly. But here's the best part: I got to experience it with someone next to me, both literally and virtually, in a dark room with headsets strapped to our heads. For Oculus Story Studio,...

05/26/2015 10:44 AM
Here’s Why Your Breakfast Just Got Way More Expensive
You’re going to have to start shelling out a lot more for your eggs. U.S. farmers in 20 states have killed more than 40 million chickens and turkeys since December, including about a third of the commercial, egg-laying birds in Iowa, as the United States experiences its biggest-ever bird flu outbreak. The diminishing poultry population has led to an egg supply crunch, pushing prices some 85 percent higher, according to The Wall Street Journal.
05/26/2015 10:35 AM
Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives
NEW YORK: — They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. The best-paid chief executive of a large American company was David Zaslav, head of Discovery Communications, the pay-TV channel operator that is home to “Shark Week.” His total compensation more than quadrupled to $156.1 million in 2014 after he extended his contract. Les Moonves, of CBS, held on to second place in the rankings, despite a drop in pay from a year earlier. His pay package totaled $54.4 million. The remaining four CEOs, from entertainment giants Viacom, Walt Disney, Comcast and Time Warner, have ranked among the nation’s highest-paid executives for at least four years, according to the Equilar/AP pay study. One reason for the high level of pay in the industry is that its CEOs are dealing with well-paid individuals. “The talent, the actors and directors and writers, they’re being paid a lot of money,” said Steven Kaplan, a professor of finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. “In industries where the talent makes a lot of money, the CEO makes a lot of money as well.” Pay packages for CEOs overall grew for the fifth straight year in 2014, driven by a rising stock market that pushed up the value of executive stock awards. Median compensation for the heads of Standard & Poor’s 500 companies rose to a record $10.6 million, up from $10.5 million the year before, according to the Equilar/AP pay study. Peer pressure is another factor driving up executive compensation. The board members responsible for setting CEO pay typically consider what the heads of similar companies are making. If pay for one goes up, it will likely go up for others. For the chieftains of media, there are also other factors boosting pay. Several work at companies where a few major shareholders control the vote. The media magnate Sumner Redstone controls almost 80 percent of the voting stock at CBS and Viacom. Because of his large holdings, Redstone can easily override the concerns of other investors about the level of CEO pay. Discovery’s voting stock is heavily influenced by the brothers Si and Donald Newhouse and John Malone, another influential investor in the media industry. At Comcast, which owns NBC and Universal Studios, CEO and Chairman Brian Roberts controls a third of his company’s voting stock. That means he has substantial influence on the pay that he is awarded. Comcast had no comment when contacted by the AP for this story. All of the media executives have tried, with varying degrees of success, to maximize the value of their company’s entertainment brands online and on mobile devices. For example, Moonves at CBS launched the series “Under the Dome” — based on the Stephen King novel — both on the network and on the Amazon Prime streaming service. Besides reaching online customers, the move helped offset production costs. The company, whose shows also include “NCIS” and “The Good Wife,” has attracted 100,000 customers to “CBS All Access,” an online subscription platform that costs $6 a month. Time Warner, under CEO Jeffrey Bewkes, launched HBO Now, which streams shows to computers, tablets and smartphones for $15 a month. At Disney, CEO Bob Iger has bolstered revenues through canny acquisitions. The purchase of Marvel in 2009 is reaping dividends with blockbuster superhero movies. “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” pulled in almost $190 million in its opening weekend, making it the second-biggest U.S. movie opening ever. Disney’s purchase of LucasFilms in 2012 means it also owns the highly lucrative “Star Wars” franchise, with the next installment scheduled for release in December. Disney spokesman David Jefferson said in an email that Iger’s pay award “reflected the company’s outstanding financial performance,” and cited its record earnings. He also said that during Iger’s tenure Disney has returned more than $51 billion to stockholders through share buybacks and dividends. Media stocks have climbed strongly the past five years. An index of media companies in the S&P 500 index has risen 193 percent compared with a gain of 95 percent for the broader S&P 500. Discovery’s stock price has climbed almost fivefold since it started trading as a public company in September 2008. Zaslav, who has led Discovery since 2007, saw his compensation rise last year after he negotiated a new contract that will keep him at the company until 2019. Last year’s pay package included $145 million in stock and options awards, $6 million in cash bonuses, $3 million in base salary, and $1.9 million in perks. The company has pushed its channels overseas where pay TV penetration is growing faster than in the U.S. Last year, Discovery also grabbed a controlling stake in Eurosport International, making a bet on live sports. The move into European sports has set the stage for renewed growth overseas. Zaslav has done a terrific job, said Chris Marangi, portfolio manager at GAMCO Investors Inc., which holds more than $150 million in Discovery stock. The CEO has returned cash to shareholders and increased viewership largely through company-owned reality TV shows like “Say Yes to the Dress” and “Deadliest Catch.” “He’s a dynamic leader at the helm of a company in a very fast-changing industry,” Marangi said. Even though Discovery’s stock has slumped over the last 18 months, it is still up 243 percent since Zaslav took the helm in 2007. That compares with a gain of 49 percent for the S&P 500 over the same time. Discovery declined to comment for this story when contacted by the AP. The pay package of Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman’s reflects “solid financial results, execution on key operational goals and a return of $3.9 billion to stockholders through stock buybacks and dividends,” company spokesman Jeremy Zweig said in an email. Top executives are getting paid more because much of their compensation comes from bonuses linked to their company’s financial and stock performance. Only a small part of their pay comes from their base salary. Structuring pay this way is intended to align the executives’ interests to that of the company and to encourage long-term strategies. Because corporate earnings have grown consistently, with a near six-year expansion of the economy, executives have met or beaten their earnings targets generally. Earnings-per-share for the average S&P 500 company rose 7.7 percent in 2014, according to data from S&P Capital IQ. Revenue-per-share climbed 4 percent. “There should be a strong link between pay and performance. The markets were up in 2014 so it makes sense that (compensation) was going in the same direction,” said Bess Joffe, managing director of corporate governance at TIAA-CREF, an asset management company. “We would also expect, in a downturn, for the compensation numbers to fall.” The gap between pay for CEOs and that of the average worker narrowed slightly last year, because average wages crept up more than CEO pay did. A chief executive made about 205 times the average worker’s wage, compared with 257 times the year before, according to AP calculations using earnings statistics from The Labor Department. That gap was still much wider than six years before, during the recession, when executives earned 181 times the average worker’s pay. The notion that every CEO is a visionary in the mold of Steve Jobs, who led Apple, or Bill Gates, who co-founded Microsoft, is challenged by some. “There are superstar CEOs that definitely are the driving force of the company, but while they are out there, they are rare,” said Charles Elson, a corporate governance expert at the University of Delaware. Elson says that boards should look at overall levels of pay within their own company, rather than benchmarking pay against CEOs working in the same industry. He also says companies are paying too much to retain their chief executives when there is little evidence they’ll move to competitors. For the annual CEO pay study, Equilar assessed data from 338 companies that filed proxy statements with regulators between Jan. 1 and April 30, 2015. To calculate a CEO’s pay package, Equilar and the AP looked at salary, stock and option awards, perks and bonuses. The study only includes chief executives who have been at the helm of their company for at least two years. Because of these criteria, there are some notable omissions from the list. Among other findings: — The industry with the biggest pay increase was basic materials, which includes oil, mining and chemical companies. Median pay at these companies rose by 15 percent last year. Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson was the highest paid, making $28.4 million last year. — Female CEOs again had a median pay package worth more than their male counterparts. Last year, women chief executives earned $15.9 million compared with the median salary for male CEOs of $10.4 million. The number of female CEOs included in the study rose to 17 from 12 in the previous year. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer was the highest paid, earning $42.1 million, which placed her fifth among CEOs in the survey. — Richard Hayne, the CEO and co-founder of Urban Outfitters, received the biggest pay bump. His compensation soared 682 percent to $535,636. Most of the increase came from his performance cash bonus, which jumped to $500,000 from $35,000 a year earlier. Hayne returned to lead the company in 2012 after an absence of five years. -- AP
05/26/2015 10:15 AM
Greek concerns haunt euro, stocks
LONDON: The euro slid Tuesday and European stock markets struggled on concerns over Greece’s ability to meet looming repayment deadlines, dealers said. The dollar was also boosted by expectations the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in the coming months. The shared eurozone unit slid to $1.0902, down from $1.0980 late Monday. “The euro continued to fall Tuesday with many blaming Yanis Varoufakis after the Greek finance minister pointed the finger at the country’s creditors on Monday, claiming that their wish to impose further austerity on Greece as the cause of the stalemate,” said Spreadex analyst Connor Campbell. The dollar has meanwhile been underpinned by growing hopes the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in the coming months – a view supported by comments from Fed chief Janet Yellen who said Friday she expects a hike “at some point this year.” In mid-afternoon deals, London’s FTSE 100 index shed 0.32 percent to 7,009.51 points and Frankfurt’s DAX 30 dipped 1.03 percent to 11,692.90 compared with Friday’s closing levels. Both markets were shut Monday. In Paris, the CAC 40 added 0.35 percent to 5,133.64 compared with the close on Monday, when it had lost 0.50 percent in value. Greece’s creditors must “get their act together” and help produce a new loan deal for the cash-strapped country, Varoufakis said. “It’s about time the institutions, in particular the IMF, get their act together, and come to an agreement with us,” the outspoken Varoufakis told CNN. Greece’s radical left government in recent days has sent conflicting messages on its finances as the state gradually runs out of money. Greece is facing a cash crunch because Athens has been unable to agree with its creditors – the International Monetary Fund, the European Union and the European Central Bank – on reforms that would unlock some 7.2 billion euros in promised bailout cash. Over the weekend, a cabinet minister said Greece had “no money” to make a series of repayments to the IMF from June 5, but a government spokesman insisted the country would keep up payments as long as it could. “The eurozone is on edge as the countdown begins to Greece’s next two debt repayment instalments,” said Currencies Direct analyst Phil McHugh. “Greece’s crunch point is its debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund on 5 and 12 June. “Reports over the weekend suggest that Greece won’t be able to make these payments without striking a deal with its creditors.” Wall Street stocks dropped in opening trade Tuesday as a report showing lower US durable goods orders in April launched a holiday-shortened week. Five minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.36 percent to 18,165.56, while the broad-based S&P 500 fell 0.34 percent to 2,118.85. The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index shed 0.33 percent to 5,072.82 points. Orders for US durable goods fell 0.5 percent last month due mainly to a drop in orders in the volatile transport sector. But orders for machinery and other non-defence-related capital goods were strong, rising one percent in the month. Major Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday, with Hong Kong and Shanghai leading the way, while Tokyo marked an eighth straight gain to a 15-year high. Hong Kong added 0.92 percent to 28,249.86 – its highest close since December 2007 – and Shanghai jumped 2.02 percent to 4,910.90 – the highest since January 2008. The indices were boosted by hopes for fresh Chinese measures to boost the economy as well as Beijing’s decision Friday to relax rules on access to mainland financial markets. Tokyo ended up 0.12 percent, helped by a weaker yen, expectations of corporate earnings and the Bank of Japan’s ultra-loose monetary policy. -- AFP
05/26/2015 10:08 AM
Wall St opens lower as stronger dollar weighs
NEW YORK: Wall Street opened lower on Tuesday after the dollar jumped to a one-month high on data showing that U.S. business investment spending plans increased solidly for a second straight month in April. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday that the central bank could raise interest rates this year if the economy keeps improving as expected. The dollar was hovering at an eight-year high against the yen and a one-month peak against a basket of other big currencies. “It isn’t normal to see such large moves in currencies,” said Adam Sarhan, chief executive of Sarhan Capital in New York. “Such moves heightens volatility in the market.” Non-defense capital goods orders excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, rose 1.0 percent last month, a hopeful sign for manufacturing activity after a recent long spell of weakness. That was followed by data that showed single-family home prices in the United States rose more than expected in March from a year earlier, led again by strong increases in the western half of the country. At 9:41 a.m. ET (1341 GMT) the Dow Jones industrial average was down 111.31 points, or 0.61 percent, at 18,120.71, the S&P 500 was off 10.45 points, or 0.49 percent, at 2,115.61 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 20.02 points, or 0.39 percent, at 5,069.34. Investors will be keeping a keen eye on further data, to be released in the morning, for signs that the economy is recovering after hitting a soft patch in the first quarter. The Conference Board releases its index of consumer attitudes, which is expected to show consumer spending fell slightly in May from April. The data is due at 10:00 a.m. ET. New home sales data at 10:00 a.m. ET (1400 GMT) is expected to show sales increased to an adjusted annual rate of 510,000 units in April from 481,000 units in March. All 10 major S&P 500 sectors were lower in early trading, with the information technology index’s 1.04 percent fall leading the way. Apple fell nearly 1 percent to $121.39 and was the biggest drag on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq. Charter Communications’ shares were up 1.3 percent to $177.31 after it agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for $55.8 billion. Time Warner Cable rose 5 percent to $179.45, well below Charter’s cash and stock offer of $195.71. LivePerson shares were up 13.9 percent at $10.24 after an Israeli website reported software provider Nice Systems was in talks to acquire the chat software firm. Nice was down 3.7 percent at $62.64. Declining issues outnumbered advancers on the NYSE by 2,117 to 618, for a 3.43-to-1 ratio on the downside. On the Nasdaq, 1,640 issues fell and 713 advanced for a 2.30-to-1 ratio favoring decliners. The S&P 500 index showed two new 52-week highs and four new lows while the Nasdaq recorded 23 new highs and 25 new lows. -- REUTERS
05/26/2015 09:40 AM
US stock index open lower as traders return from holiday
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street as traders return from the Memorial Day holiday in the U.S.
05/26/2015 08:57 AM
Dollar hits 1-month high as periphery woes weigh on Europe

U.S. one-hundred dollar bills are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in SeoulEurope's main markets returned to action after a long weekend with the mood unsettled by Sunday's strong local election showing by anti-austerity parties in Spain and with the clock ticking down on Greece's bid to get aid from the euro zone to stay afloat. Wall Street was expected to open down 0.2 percent, having also been closed on Monday and with the dollar still on the up after confident-sounding comments from Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen and solid inflation data at the end of last week.



05/26/2015 08:45 AM
Charter reportedly near deal to buy Time Warner Cable

After Comcast's failed bid, Charter and Time Warner Cable agree to mergerCharter is courting Time Warner Cable again, this time offering $55 billion in cash and stock, according to the Wall Street Journal.



05/26/2015 08:28 AM
South Africa's Nampak H1 earnings fall 8 pct, shares tumble

An electronic board displays movements in major indices at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in SandtonJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African packaging manufacturer Nampak posted an 8 percent fall in half-year earnings on Tuesday largely due to its loss-making glass unit, sending its shares lower. Nampak, which has operations in 12 African countries, said headline earnings per share (EPS) for its continuing operations declined to 101 cents in the half-year to the end of March. Headline EPS is the main profit gauge in South Africa that strips out certain one-off items. ...



05/26/2015 07:48 AM
FTSE takes cautious steps to including China-listed shares in benchmark
* China A shares may be included in key benchmark in two years * Tax, capital mobility, and clearing remain key hurdles * China A shares to have initial weighting of 5 pct in new indexes (Adds analyst, trader comment, details on MSCI rivalry) By Michelle Price HONG KONG, May 26 (Reuters) - FTSE Russell, one of the world's largest index providers, said it will launch two transitional indexes that include China A shares - a staggered approach that will bring local Chinese shares into its global emerging markets benchmark in two to three years. Expectations that yuan-denominated shares listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges could make the cut have grown as reforms such as the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect scheme have helped open up China's stock market.
05/26/2015 07:11 AM
Sensex falls to 1-1/2 week low on earnings caution

A man walks past Bombay Stock Exchange building in MumbaiMUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian shares fell for a second consecutive session on Tuesday to their lowest close in 1-1/2 weeks as caution ahead of results of major companies such as Tata Motors Ltd and uncertainty about Greece's fiscal woes prompted investors to trim positions. Tata Motors shares fell 1.5 percent, down for a second session amid expectations the company's January-March results, due later in the day, could disappoint due to sluggish sales at unit Jaguar Land Rover in China. The Sensex ended down 0.41 percent at 27,531.41. The broader Nifty lost 0.37 percent to 8,339.35. ...



05/26/2015 05:39 AM
MIDEAST STOCKS-Almarai, Ma'aden lift Saudi; Egypt slips
(Updates with Saudi Arabia, Egypt open) DUBAI, May 26 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's stock market rose in early trade on Tuesday, supported by industrial blue chips, while Egypt's bourse slipped as index compiler MSCI prepared to reduce the country's weighting in its emerging markets index. The main Saudi index edged up 0.5 percent as dairy firm Almarai rose 1.9 percent after its board approved a capital investment plan for 2016-2020 which will reach 21 billion riyals ($5.6 billion). ...
05/26/2015 03:55 AM
BIMB Holdings posts higher earnings in 1Q15
KUALA LUMPUR: – BIMB Holdings Bhd posted a higher profit before tithe and taxation (PBZT) of RM220.3 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, a 13.3 per cent increase compared with the same period last year. The bank’s revenue rose to RM809.1 million from RM726.9 million previously. In a filing to Bursa Malaysia today, BIMB said its net financing grew 20.8 per cent year-on-year to RM30.1 billion as at March 31, 2015. For Bank Islam Group, its PBZT increased four per cent to RM173.7 million during the reviewed quarter compared with the previous corresponding period, mainly attributed by growth in business activities. Takaful Malaysia Group recorded a PBZT of RM62.2 million, up 39.1 per cent compared with RM44.7 million in the corresponding period last year due to higher wakalah fee income and lower expense reserves. -- BERNAMA
05/26/2015 02:43 AM
Nikkei up for 8th day, but low volumes may portend imminent correction

Pedestrians look at an electronic board showing the various stock prices outside a brokerage in TokyoThe Nikkei 225 ended 0.1 percent higher at 20,437.48 after flitting between positive and negative territory during the session. "If the stock market is rising with high volume, it's a sign that the market will likely rise further, but when the market is marginally higher on low volume, there is a risk behind the rise," said Norihiro Fujito, a senior investment strategist at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities.



05/26/2015 02:42 AM
Saudi regulator to raise IPO allocations to institutional investors
By Marwa Rashad DUBAI, May 26 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's stock market regulator said it would raise the proportion of shares allocated to institutional investors in initial public offers as it aimed to reduce volatility in the market. The kingdom's stock market, set to open to qualified financial institutions on June 15, is dominated by retail investors in terms of daily trading volumes. "Markets with a big tranche of institutional investors are characterised by low volatility and high efficiency," the Capital Market Authority said in a statement late on Monday.
05/25/2015 02:25 PM
Slug & Lettuce Owner To Drink To £1bn Float

Slug & Lettuce Owner To Drink To £1bn FloatThe owner of the Slug & Lettuce and Yates' pub chains is joining a growing queue of companies preparing to float on the London stock market. Sky News understands that Stonegate, which is the UK's fourth-largest owner of managed pubs, has begun sounding out investment bankers about a listing that would probably take place during the course of 2016. Insiders said that Stonegate, which was formed in 2010 from the acquisition by TDR Capital, a private equity firm, of 333 pubs from Mitchells & Butlers, was likely to be valued at just under £1bn, including approximately £300m of debt.



05/25/2015 02:09 PM
Europe stocks stumble, dollar lifted by U.S rate view

Traders work at their screens at the stock exchange in FrankfurtEuropean shares fell in thin trade on Monday while the dollar powered ahead after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated that the central bank was poised to raise interest rates this year. Investor concerns about Greece's debt problems and a poor regional and local election result by Spain's ruling People's Party also weighed on the euro and European shares. The pull-back in European stocks mirrored losses on Wall Street on Friday after Yellen suggested the Fed was ready to act if the economy kept improving as expected, though a raft of recent data has suggested it is growing only modestly in the second quarter.



05/25/2015 10:04 AM
India's key stock market index ends over 300 points down
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed the day's trade in the red. The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,893.25 points, closed the day's trade at 27,643.88 points (at 3.45 p.m.), down 313.62 points or 1.12 percent from the previous day's close at 27,957.50 points.The key index had touched a high of 27,903.29 points and a low of 27,614.32 points in the intra-day trade. The main concern for the markets was the uneven corporate results for the fourth quarter for this fiscal, as also some remarks by the US Fed that the rate hike could come earlier than what the markets had discounted for, analysts said.
05/25/2015 08:56 AM
Malaysia's Eastern & Oriental says property unit seeks listing in London
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian property company Eastern & Oriental Bhd is seeking a London stock market listing for a unit owning three buildings in the British capital, saying a flotation would help the unit expand in the UK. The company has proposed to admit shares and warrants of Eastern & Oriental Property (UK) Ltd to trading on AIM, the London Stock Exchange's market for smaller growing companies, a company filing showed on Monday. ...
05/25/2015 07:32 AM
Near A$1 bln Greenstone flotation to be Australia's biggest so far this year

Pedestrians are reflected in the window of the Australian Securities Exchange next to a board displaying stock prices in central SydneyBy Byron Kaye SYDNEY (Reuters) - South African-owned insurer Hollard Group plans to raise nearly A$1 billion ($783 million) by listing its Australian unit Greenstone Pty Ltd, in what is set to be Australia's biggest flotation so far in 2015. About 58 percent of Greenstone, or 398 million shares, will be sold for between A$2.00 and A$2.50 per share, a prospectus filed with Australian authorities showed on Monday, confirming what a source working on the sale told Reuters. At the top end of the range, Greenstone, which sells life and pet insurance, would have a stock market value of A$1.7 billion.



05/25/2015 04:42 AM
South Africa's Hollard confirms Greenstone Australian IPO

An office worker walks past the board of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying its logo in central SydneyJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African insurer Hollard Group confirmed on Monday that its Australian unit, Greenstone, is seeking a listing on the Sydney stock market, its spokesman said. Citing a source working on the sale, Reuters reported earlier that Greenstone planned to raise nearly A$1 billion ($783 million) in what is set to be Australia's biggest initial public offering for the year to date.



05/25/2015 03:57 AM
South Africa's Famous Brands pulls out of India, earnings up
South African fast-food group Famous Brands has pulled out of India two years after re-entering the world's second most populous nation, it said on Monday. The company, which also has operations in Britain, the Middle East and 16 countries in the rest of Africa, reported a 15 percent rise in headline earnings per share (EPS) to 467 cents in the year to Feb. 28. Headline EPS, stripping out certain one-off items, is the main profit gauge in South Africa.
05/25/2015 03:13 AM
MIDEAST STOCKS-Arabtec lifts Dubai; Gulf mostly flat
(Updates with markets open) DUBAI, May 25 (Reuters) - Builder Arabtec lifted Dubai's stock market in early trade on Monday after Egypt's government said the firm's giant project there was still being discussed. Other Gulf bourses were mostly neutral in line with oil prices and global equities. Arabtec jumped 2.2 percent after the Cairo cabinet said a deal under which the company would build 1 million housing units in the country was still in the works, contrary to media reports on Sunday which had sent the stock down.
05/25/2015 02:06 AM
South Africa's Tongaat posts lower full-year earnings
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African sugar maker Tongaat Hulett posted a 16 percent drop in full-year earnings on Monday, weighed down by lower sugar output and prices. Tongaat said diluted headline earnings per share for the year to the end of March totalled 826.1 cents compared with 979 cents a year earlier. Headline earnings are the main profit gauge in South Africa and exclude certain one-off and non-trading items.
05/25/2015 12:07 AM
ITC shares fall after lower-than-expected earnings

A man talk on his mobile phone as he walks past an ITC office building in KolkataMUMBAI (Reuters) - Shares in ITC Ltd fell 2.8 percent on Monday after India's largest cigarette maker reported lower-than-expected earnings as higher taxes on smokes and a government push to discourage tobacco consumption hurt business. ITC said late on Friday it earned 23.61 billion rupees ($371.6 million) in the January-March quarter, while analysts were expecting the company to earn 25.19 billion rupees, as per Thomson Reuters data. The broader Nifty was down 0.25 percent. (Reporting by Rafael Nam; Editing by Anupama Dwivedi)



05/24/2015 11:35 PM
Amazon changes tax practices in Europe as investigations continue - WSJ

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in GoldenAmazon.com Inc has started booking revenue from retail sales in individual European countries, instead of channeling all sales through low-tax Luxembourg, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. The change was made effective May 1, a company spokesman told the Journal. Amazon said it had started preparing to diversify its retail sales structure two years ago, the Journal reported.