Amazon opens Spanish, Italian Kindle stores

Amazon began offering digital books in Spanish and Italian for the Kindle on Thursday and selling Spanish- and Italian-language versions of the electronic book reader.

Businessmen unveil plans for 'Muslim Facebook'

A group of Muslim businessmen unveiled plans in Turkey on Thursday for a Facebook-style social networking site with "healthy values" for a young, Islamic audience.

Israeli public supports middle east nuclear free zone: UMD poll

Nearly two-thirds of Israeli Jews, 64 percent, favor establishing a nuclear free zone in the Middle East - even when it was spelled out that this would mean both Israel and Iran would have to forego nuclear weapons - finds ...

Greenpeace hijacks oil firms' Greenland talks

Greenpeace activists on Thursday diverted oil executives from a meeting on prospecting possibilities off Greenland and instead gave them a 20-minute environmental lecture, the group said.

Code-cracking puzzle for wannabe British spies

No longer content with simply approaching the brightest from the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, Britain's intelligence agency GCHQ has launched a code-cracking competition to attract new talent.

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