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Water: Why the taps run dry

7 months, 16 days ago
PARIS: The world has abundant freshwater but it is unevenly distributed and under increasing pressure, UN agencies say, as highlighted by the severe shortages in Cape Town. South Africa has recently declared a “national disaster” over a…

Pakistan Railways to run five special trains on Eid-ul-Adha

1 year, 1 month ago
ISLAMABAD: Federal Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Monday announced to run five special trains from different cities of the country viewing extra rush of passengers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. One special train…

VIDEO: ‘Aggressive’ swan forces Florida cop to run away

1 year, 4 months ago
FLORIDA: A video was captured by a Florida citizen showing an Orlando police officer's encounter with an aggressive swan that chased him in circles around his patrol SUV. The video, recorded by Kelsey Wilkinson and posted to Twitter by…

How algorithms (secretly) run the world?

1 year, 8 months ago
When you browse online for a new pair of shoes, pick a movie to stream on Netflix or apply for a car loan, an algorithm likely has its word to say on the outcome. The complex mathematical formulas are playing a growing role in all walks…

Brazil investigating possible corruption at Olympic venues

2 years, 4 months ago
RIO DE JANERIO: Brazilian investigators have expanded their probe into possible corruption around the staging of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this August to include all the venues and services financed with federal funds, a lead…

Vice President Joe Biden will not run for president

2 years, 11 months ago
WASHINGTON: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he would not run for president in 2016, ending months of suspense and easing Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton's path to the party's nomination.