'No Surrender': Ragtag Militia Helps Hold Ukraine Line In Donbas

Donetsk Region, Ukraine (AFP): Underarmed and with limited ammunition, Volodymyr Regesha is adamant his volunteer battalion won't be joining the Ukrainian army..

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Success Story Hong Kong Reimposes Tough New Virus Restrictions

Hong Kong (AFP): Hong Kong reimposed tough social distancing measures on Wednesday -- shuttering many businesses and making facemasks on public transport mandatory -- after a ...

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Applications Call For UN Young Leaders For Sustainable Developement Goals

Every two years, 17 young change-makers are recognized for their leadership and contribution to a more sustainable world. Convened by the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, ...

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Call For Applications: United Nations Youth Champions For Disarmament

United nations: The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs is looking for young persons (ages 18 – 24) motivated to use their talents to help ...

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Smartphones Transformed Everything. Now, There’s More Disruption To Come.

Illustrations from the last decade of our smartphone coverage, by (from left) Jon Krause (“Step Away From the Phone,” 2018) and Rami Niemi (“The New

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World Cup Organisers Under Fire Over Rainbow Symbols Stance

Doha (AFP): World Cup organisers faced growing questions Tuesday about whether the rainbow logo can be displayed at the World Cup..

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Video Games Could Improve Kids' Brains: Study

Washington (AFP): Parents often worry about the harmful impacts of video games on their children, from mental health and social problems to missing out on exercise. But..

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Chemical Hair Straighteners May Cause Uterine Cancer: Study

Washington (AFP): Women who frequently use chemical hair straightening products could face more than twice the risk of uterine cancer compared to those who never use..

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Saudi Light Festival Tries To Sell Public On Arts Push

Riyadh (AFP): Dazzling installations have been lighting up the Saudi capital, bringing a taste of the kingdom's push to become a..

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