According to a new report, the global growth of internet access has experienced a dramatic slowdown as over half of humanity - a majority of whom are women - have restricted or no access to the world wide web.
Solar power is on the rise to be a primary form of electricity generation. However, the irregular nature of photovoltaics, those materials that convert light into electricity using semiconducting materials, still limit current widespread adoption of cheap solar technology.
A caravan with thousands of Central American migrants striving to reach the US recently broke through Mexico's southern border fences with Guatemala, with some clashing with Mexican police. Trump has threatened to deploy the military to prevent them from crossing the US border, also vowing to cut aid to countries that allow the caravan to pass.
On Saturday, thousands of protesters gathered in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, demanding that President Tsai Ing-wen set up a referendum to decide whether the people prefer to declare formal independence from mainland China.
Yair Netanyahu, the son of the Israeli Prime Minister, is facing heavy criticism after calling female Channel 2 host Ophir Assayag a “fat cow” after she interviewed a guest critical toward Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The location of body fragments of both pilots of the crashed L-39 combat training aircraft has been identified, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Radio France said on Saturday that it had filed a complaint against former presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon for calling its journalists "idiots."
The protests were preceded by a demonstration against the Israeli occupation, organized by the area’s Druze community, who waved Syrian flags and held portraits of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad while standing on the border with Syria.
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