In a literal application of the sharia law of an eye for an eye, an Iranian man convicted of blinding another man in an acid attack has been blinded in one eye, marking the first time Iran has carried out such a punishment.
The World's Youngest Billionaires 2015: 46 Under 40
Zuckerberg is one of three billionaires under 40 who earned their fortunes through Facebook; Dustin Moskovitz, Facebook’s third employee, and Sean Parker, the company’s founding president, also built their bank accounts there.
Shopping at night in Mogadishu comes to life, thanks to retail chain
The thought and convenience of shopping at 10:00 p.m. in Somalia was until recently a distant dream to many shoppers in Mogadishu, but the emergence of the first of a kind supermarket is turning this dream into a reality.
NYC public schools to close for two Muslim holidays
New York City Public Schools will get two new days off in 2015, as Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city will incorporate the Muslim holidays of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha into its academic calendar. It will be the largest US school district to do so.
Kenya: Businessmen, ex-officials charged for fraud and abuse of office
A Kenyan court charged 12 businessmen and officials for fraud and abuse of office on Wednesday over a multimillion dollar scandal that involved highly inflated contracts allegedly being awarded to phantom companies, charge sheets said.