Film about Syrian White Helmets wins Oscar for best short documentary

“The White Helmets,” a 40-minute documentary, marks first Oscar win for director Orlando von Einsiedel. The film revolves around the “perilous work of volunteers who brave falling bombs to rescue civilians from the carnage of Syria’s civil war,” the description on its Netflix page says.

Officers injured in suicide blast at Algeria police station – report

#قسنطينة#الجزائر جريحان في صفوف الشرطة كحصيلة أولية عقب العملية الانتحارية بجانب مقر الأمن الحضري 13 بباب القنطرة— FADEL ZOUBIR (@FADELZOUBIR) 26 февраля 2017 г. The assailant reportedly intended to blow himself up inside the police station, but fell short of the target after being stopped by a vigilant police officer, who fired shots at the perpetrator, “precisely targeting the explosive belt carried by the terrorist,” TSA reported, citing Directorate General for National Security (DGNS), Algeria’s civil police.

Nokia’s ‘indestructible’ 3310 makes comeback 17yrs after debut

“For the Nokia 3310, we just couldn’t resist. We wanted to reward loyal Nokia phone fans and make a statement that rich heritage, innovation and modern design can go hand-in-hand,” Juho Sarvika, chief product officer of HMD Global, told the Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona, according to The Telegraph.

‘Affordable Underground Furniture’: D.I.Y. Coffin Clubs Catch On in New Zealand

SYDNEY, Australia — Roger Terry and his wife, Grace, have little interest in quilting, fishing or book clubs. Instead, they meet with other retired friends each Tuesday at a disused sports center to build coffins, a hobby that has gathered followers across