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5 myths about the Geneva Conventions as they turn 70

The Geneva Conventions are the cornerstone of international humanitarian law, often called the laws of war, which aim to reduce suffering during times of armed conflict. As they turn...

Trump raises tariffs to 25% on 5,000 Chinese products

U.S. President Donald Trump intensified his trade war with China on Friday by raising tariffs to 25% on Chinese imports valued at $200 billion, and threatened to extend them...

Venezuelan government and opposition resume contacts in Norway

The head of the Venezuelan Parliament, Juan Guaidó, recognized as interim president by more than 50 countries, confirmed on Thursday that the opposition has sent several people to Norway...

What if depression were the real epidemic of the 21st century in Europe?

Across the EU, 14% of young adults are at risk of depression, and 4% of young people aged 15-24 suffer from chronic depression. Young women are more likely to...

A fugitive mocks Pennsylvania Police on Facebook and ends up arrested after revealing her...

On March 27, the Greene County Sheriff's Office in Pennsylvania, USA, published a list of the most wanted fugitives on its Facebook page. Chloe Jones was on the list,...

North Korea rejects Pompeo as an interlocutor in nuclear talks

The North Korean government does not want the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, to continue to be the US representative in the nuclear talks and advocates having an...

Nearly 19,000 asylum seekers await US entry in Mexican border cities

The number of asylum seekers on wait lists in Mexican border cities or those waiting to get on these lists has grown to 18,700, according to a new report. The...

Cyclone bomb paralyzes U.S. Midwest

The intense snowstorm unleashed yesterday over large sectors of the Great Plains and the Midwest of the United States, where some 200 million people live, caused road and airport...

Calls for more than 560 dental clinic patients to be tested for HIV and...

More than 560 patients at a dental clinic in Hertfordshire (UK) have received a letter asking them to be tested for HIV because a hygienist did not sterilize properly...

Trump Announces new sanctions on Iran this Monday

The United States has decided to respond with the threat of new sanctions and alleged cyber attacks on Iran, amid the increasingly tense bilateral relationship following the aggression against...
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‘Phyjama’, the sleeping wearable

Scientists expect that in the future, electronically active garments containing unobtrusive, portable devices for monitoring heart rate and respiratory rhythm during sleep, for example,...
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France warns that the EU will not authorise Facebook crypto currency

The French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire, warned on Thursday that the European Union (EU) will not authorise the crypto currency Facebook wants to...
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More than twenty Android apps have been affected by a malware called Joker

New malware has circumvented the security of the Google Play Store and infected more than 20 applications with more than thousands of downloads worldwide. On...
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A little competition improves the results of your exercise

Wearables might not offer enough motivation to get your daily steps, but a little competition might work. Researchers combined behavioral insights, gaming elements such as...
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Seating position and movements predict a eSports player’s skill level in 77% of cases

A group of scientists from Skoltech's Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering Center (CDISE) won the Best Paper Award at the prestigious 5th IEEE...
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How friction causes static electricity?

A new model shows how rubbing two objects together creates static electricity, the answer to a mystery that has confounded scientists for more than...
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Risks and advantages of raising chickens in your backyard

When it comes to backyard poultry farming, there are some basic do’s and don’ts for keeping both you and your animals safe. Backyard poultry farming...

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