DAVOS, Switzerland — The head of the World Economic Forum says it’s “reassuring” that U.S. President Donald Trump and climate activist Greta Thunberg will both return to its annual meeting in Davos this year, noting that concerns about the environment will be a key topic.WEF founder Klaus Schwab sees vast changes in business, society and culture over the...
SpaceX has blown up a rocket to test an astronaut escape system as part of the company's final trial before it can fly manned missions. A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral on Sunday - a day later than originally scheduled due to bad weather...
Die Gefangenen haben sich durch einen schmalen unterirdischen Gang aus dem Gefängnis von Pedro Juan Caballero an der Grenze zu Brasilien befreit, wie die Staatsanwaltschaft mitteilte. Gefängnismitarbeiter sagten, in den Zellen der Geflüchteten seien etwa 200 mit Erde gefüllte Säcke gefunden worden, vermutlich der Erdaushub aus dem Schacht. Bei den meisten der Geflohenen handelt es sich laut einem Bericht...
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch the SpaceX successful emergency landing testSpaceX has conducted a test of the abort manoeuvre it would...
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha follows proceedings during release of the 2019 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results at Mitihani House in Nairobi on December 18, 2019. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NATION MEDIA GROUP  By OUMA WANZALAMore by this Author Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment), 2018 was signed into law in January 2019 to bring order into recruitment of top university...
Clashes between protesters and police have broken out in Hong Kong, cutting short a rally after thousands gathered at a park to call for greater democratic freedoms in the Chinese-ruled city. Riot police on Sunday fired tear gas at protesters and arrested several people near the park, known as Chater Garden after some demonstrators attacked plain-clothes officers. More: Authorities had allowed the rally as...
Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have made their choice: a radical break from palace protocol, constant press intrusion and a lavishly funded lifestyle.In exchange, they get personal freedom — the opportunity to start fresh in Canada without the perquisites and burden of their status as royal highnesses.There’s a price for this liberty. Harry and Meghan will no...
China sagt Wegwerf-Plastik den Kampf an: In allen Großstädten werden Plastiktüten bis Ende dieses Jahres verboten. Dies kündigten das Umweltministerium und die Nationale Entwicklungs- und Reformkommission (NDRC) in Peking an. Danach dürfen ab Ende dieses Jahres in großen Metropolen in Supermärkten und anderen Geschäften keine Plastiktüten mehr herausgegeben werden. In allen übrigen Orten soll das Verbot ab 2022...