Apple snags almost 90 percent of smartphone profit
New report shows that Apple dominates Android in profits, even though Android is easily the most widely used globally.

Hard times for Kenya's Khat farmers‏
Khat exports to the UK used to fetch around $24 million annually

Philippines breaks record for trees planted in one day
Guinness World Records reveals Mindanao has the 'most trees planted simultaneously in multiple locations' during a Sept. 26 one-day tree planting

Birdman wins best picture at Oscars 2015
The acclaimed black comedy also wins original screenplay and best director honors for its director, Alejandro G. Inarritu.

'Holy metal': Istanbul cymbals star in Oscar-tipped film
Turkey-based cymbal makers are creating instruments that remain true to the Turkish code of hand-made products, using almost 800 years of tradition.

US police blames cold weather on Disney's Queen Elsa
Police department in state of Kentucky issues arrest warrant for Queen Elsa of Arendelle

Turkey the country that aided Ezidi minority most, AFAD
Turkey's AFAD says Turkey is top country that aided Ezidi people most across world

'Taxi' wins Berlinale's Golden Bear
A movie by banned Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi wins Golden Bear for Best Picture at Berlin film festival

Fireworks and flowers: Turks embrace Valentine's Day
Estimated to be worth 2 billion liras to the Turkish economy, Valentine's Day events are becoming more elaborate - but not everyone is enchanted by cards and flowers, as AA discovers