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Satya Nadella’s karma pays off

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (photo: AFP/Microsoft)

Microsoft Corp’s new chief executive Satya Nadella has become one of the biggest earners in technology industry, with a total compensation package worth $84.3 million this year, according to a documen

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

Oscar de la Renta, who reportedly passed away at his home in Connecticut. Photo: AFP

Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, dressing American First Ladies and Hollywood stars in his classic silhouettes, died on Monday at the age of

Satya Nadella’s karma pays off

Microsoft CEO gets $84m in pay; joins highly-paid officials

US national security shifts focus from spies to cyber

The US justice department is restructuring its national security prosecution team to deal with cyber attacks and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands, as American business a

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Oscar de la Renta

Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, dressing American First Ladies and Hollywood stars in his classic silhouettes, died on Monday at the age of

Pakistan suspends licence of anti-government channel

Pakistan has suspended the licence of a fiercely anti-government television news channel, the state media regulator said, in a move criticised strongly by Amnesty International as politically motivate

No breakthrough in Hong Kong talks

Student leaders (left) from the HK Federation of Students attend photo call before their talks on constitutional development —AP

Students yet to decide on holding further talks, find govt gestures ‘illusory’

Head of Iran’s clerical body dies

Iran’s first vice-president Eshaq Jahangiri (right) with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi (left)— AFP

The chairman of Iran’s Assembly of Experts, the clerics who appoint and can dismiss the country’s Supreme Leader, has died, four months after suffering a heart attack, state media reported on Tuesday.

Ebola: US issues new treatment protocols

The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent med

‘Vladimir Putin offered to divide Ukraine’

Vladimir Putin

Poland’s parliamentary Speaker, Radoslaw Sikorski, has been quoted as saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to Poland’s then leader in 2008 that they divide Ukraine between themselves.

WikiLeaks found-er Julian Assange will get into trouble, potentially a 35-year sentence in the United States, if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London, which he says he would to mend his health a

Five Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commanders including the militant group’s spokesperson Shahidullah Shahid have announced their oath of allegiance to Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi, self-proclaimed caliph