China is poised to overtake the United States in artificial intelligence with a surge in academic research on the key technology, an analysis published on Wednesday (Mar 13) showed.
The U.N.'s 195-nation climate science body plunged deep into overtime on Saturday (Oct 5) to finalise a report outlining stark options - all requiring a global makeover of unprecedented scale - for avoiding climate chaos.
Vogue meets supermodel Natalia Vodianova as she exclusively announces her latest international platform - together with the UNFPA - to assemble global policymakers and address the issues surrounding women’s health and gender equality.
The Federation of Cuban Women reaches its 58th anniversary facing new challenge
Women's role in the development of Asia is getting more and more crucial, stated Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Finance Minister of Indonesia in a speech delivered on occasion of the recent World Economic Forum on ASEAN.
One of Sen. John McCain’s final wishes was to tell the country not to “despair of our present difficulties but believe always in the promise and greatness of America, because nothing is inevitable here.”
Contact lenses that are flushed down the toilet or dropped in sink drains contribute vastly to microplastic pollution in the oceans, researchers warned on Monday (Aug 21).
Man-made global warming and a natural surge in Earth's surface temperature will join forces to make the next five years exceptionally hot, according to a study published on Tuesday (Aug 14).
The work of building Singapore is not done, and bold, creative planning will allow the heartland to be remade, communities to be rejuvenated and the country to be re-imagined, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Wednesday (Aug 8).
It is a grim situation facing rescuers and aid agencies in Laos following Monday's collapse of one of dams in the Xe-Pian Xe Namnoy hydropower project.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir said he is ready to accept a peace deal to end a civil war and set up an inclusive new government.
Former U.S. president Barack Obama on Tuesday (July 17) used a tribute to Nelson Mandela to warn that the world had plunged into "strange and uncertain times".
Britain set out in detail Thursday (Jul 12) its proposals for the future economic and security relationship with the EU after Brexit. The plan was agreed by Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet last week - only for two top ministers to quit in protest at its provisions to adopt EU rules on trade in goods. The plan foresees an overall "association agreement" with the EU encompassing different deals on different areas. Here are the key points:
When a powerful surge of mud started to sweep through the tidy streets of Yanohigashi, many of its residents were totally caught off guard.
Changes in temperature and rainfall will impact almost half of South Asia in the coming decades, reducing economic growth in one of the world's poorest regions, the World Bank said.
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie today visited West Mosul, an urban area held captive by ISIS for three years until its liberation last summer. After walking among the bombed-out buildings that line its quiet streets and meeting with some of the first families to return, she urged the world not to forget the agonies they have endured – and not to ignore the new struggles they now face.
These days, the Afghan people cannot hide their joy when they see government soldiers appear beside Taliban militants in the streets of the capital city of Kabul. An indefinite ceasefire has sparked great hopes of lasting peace for the war-torn South Asian nation.