Month: October 2016

A Syrian refugee applying for a student visa in Britain received a bizarre rejection letter — and he’s not alone

NATASHA BERTRAND POLITICS OCT. 22, 2016, Mahmoud Alkhuder Mahmoud Alkhuder, who is originally from Aleppo, stands in front of the German flag in Dusseldorf earlier this year. Obtaining a visa to enter Europe legally is becoming more difficult every day as Syria’s brutal civil war — and the refugee crisis it […]

On the cusp of an AI revolution

Oct 30,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Marc Benioff Over the last 30 years, consumers have reaped the benefits of dramatic technological advances. In many countries, most people now have in their pockets a personal computer more powerful than the mainframes of the 1980s. The Atari 800XL computer that I developed games […]

New trends in terrorism

Oct 30,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Amer Al Sabaileh Over the last few decades we have seen the evolution of terrorist groups from Al Qaeda through to Daesh. The key change witnessed was an increased level of violence and brutality in these groups’ doctrine and attacks. There are many questions regarding […]

Italy Hit by Strongest Earthquake in 35 Years

Source: Time By Gregorio Borgia, Nicole Winfield & Colleen Barry / AP (NORCIA, Italy) —Central Italy was hit by another powerful earthquake Sunday, toppling buildings that had recently withstood other major quakes and sending panicked residents back into the streets, but causing no immediate loss of life. The quake with a […]