This is what traffic looks like when 120.000 Malaysians gather for post-election opposition rally. Petaling Jaya outside Kuala Lumpur. Traffic was at total standstill the entire evening. 
 

This is what traffic looks like when 120.000 Malaysians gather for post-election opposition rally. Petaling Jaya outside Kuala Lumpur. Traffic was at total standstill the entire evening. 

 

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Protesting the outcome of the presidential election in Mexio. Xalapa, Veracruz. 

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Hurricane Isaac closing in on Gulf of Mexico - there’s an app for that.

(CNN) — For those of us who live inland, hurricane-tracking seems more a curious indulgence, but if you live along the coastal regions in a hurricane zone, keeping tabs on these atmospheric leviathans is paramount.

CNN recommends six hurricane tracker apps to keep you updated on the latest movements. 

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An Israeli soldier holds a Palestinian girl back as she cries following the arrest of her mother during a demonstration in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh in protest against the confiscation of Palestinian land to expand a nearby Jewish settlement. (Photo: Abbas Momani / AFP-Getty via The Guardian)

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An Israeli soldier holds a Palestinian girl back as she cries following the arrest of her mother during a demonstration in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh in protest against the confiscation of Palestinian land to expand a nearby Jewish settlement. (Photo: Abbas Momani / AFP-Getty via The Guardian)

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London almost ready! 

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The future is almost here: Governments preparing to deal with water wars

Almost half of humanity will face water scarcity by 2030 and strategists from Israel to Central Asia prepare for strife.

After droughts ravaged his parents’ farmland, Sixteen-year-old Hassain and his two-year-old sister Sareye became some of the newest refugees forced from home by water scarcity.

"There was nothing to harvest," Hassain said through an interpreter during an interview at a refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya which is housing some 160,000 Somalis displaced by a lack of water. "There had been no rain in my village for two years. We used to have crops."  

As global warming alters weather patterns, and the number of people lacking access to water rises, millions, if not billions, of others are expected to face a similar fate as water shortages become more frequent.

Read the whole story at Al Jazeera

US: Apple devices to deliver national emergency messages

National emergency alerts will be accessible to iPhone and iPad users via iOS 6 beginning this fall.

From matters covering natural disasters to national defense, Wireless Emergency Alerts are now capable of blanketing the nation where most Americans are at all times – on or near their iDevice.

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