A unique cellphone solely for Muslims – with pre-installed Koran in Russian and Arabic and “prayer alarm” – is to go on sale in Russia from the end of November.
Created by BQ-Mobile, the cell phone is expected to become a popular device with Muslims in Russia. A built-in navigator automatically determines the user’s location and also points the way to the qibla, where Mecca lies.
Parents in China are trying to keep their children away from computer screens and electronic gadgets. Instead of having a relaxing time during their summer holidays, youngsters are being sent to military-style boot camps.Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Beijing.