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Uber jumps into Europe’s crowded bike-sharing market

BERLIN: Uber, the ride-hailing company which has been banned from many European cities, is about to launch its JUMP electric bicycle sharing service in Germany as it diversifies and seeks to build bridges with local authorities. Uber’s Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi made the announcement at a conference in Berlin as dozens of German taxi drivers outside waved placards that read “Uber go Home”. “I want this to signal a deep commitment to Germany,” Khosrowshahi said, arriving on stage with a bright-red JUMP bicycle.…

Suicide bomber hits crowded Kabul mosque: officials

KABUL: A suicide bomber struck a crowded mosque in Kabul late Thursday, officials said, in the latest militant attack to rattle the Afghan capital during the holy month of Ramadan. The bomber blew himself up in the kitchen of Al Zahra mosque after police prevented him from entering the prayer hall packed with worshippers, authorities said, with witnesses also reporting gunfire in the area. "Terrorist attack on Al Zahra mosque in west of Kabul. Special forces have been sent to the area," ministry spokesman Najib Danish…

WATCH: 82-year-old woman stuns everyone in crowded train with athletic stunt

PARIS: A video of 82-year-old woman is making rounds on the internet, for her stunning athletic move in a crowded train. The elderly lady shocked commuters on a packed train after she crowd surfed down it - and then pulled out an even more athletic move. A group of men sat on the floor of the train whistling and cheering to the lady - who then surprised them. She leaned back and jumped on top of them, allowing herself to be carried down the train. She crowd surfed down the line, with several other rail passengers…