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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Sabalenka wins Australian Open for first Grand Slam crown

  Melbourne (AFP): An emotional Aryna Sabalenka battled back from a set down to beat Elena Rybakina and win the Australian..

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Suicide May Be More Common In Areas Worst Hit By Air Pollution, New Study Reveals

Air pollution may have links to suicide, a new study reveals. This first of its kind large-scale study published in the National Bureau of Economic Research..

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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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Brazil scuttles warship in Atlantic despite pollution concerns

    Rio de Janeiro (AFP): Brazil on Friday sank a decommissioned aircraft carrier, the Navy announced, despite environmental groups claiming the..

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