Explosion rocks chemical plant in eastern China

Same plant was hit by blast 20 months ago. BEIJING  – A huge explosion rocked a chemical plant in eastern China for the second time...

Launch of Turkey´s 6th communications satellite in June

TURKSAT 4B communications satellite will be launched on June 30 in Kazakhstan. ANKARA  – Turkey´s sixth communications satellite will be launched in space on June 30, Turkey's only communications satellite operator announced Monday. "TURKSAT plans...

India to start monitoring air pollution levels

India launces national air quality index amid fears of dangerous levels of air pollution NEW DELHI  – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched new...

CERN Large Hadron Collider restarts

The collider's work has contributed to the discovery of an elementary particle that helps scientist better understand nature of matter. GENEVA  - The Large Hadron Collider...

Muslims projected to outnumber Christians after 2070

Research shows Islam will be world's largest religion after 2070 if current demographic trends continue. NEW YORK (AA) - Islam will be the world's largest...

Millions of Americans depend on smartphones for Web access

Smartphones are main link to Internet for 15 percent of Americans, says new survey. A new report Wednesday from the Pew Research Center found 7...

Solar Impulse 2 plane arrives in China

Arrives in southwestern metropolis of Chongqing to complete fifth leg of round-the-world flight. A solar powered-plane attempting to navigate the globe landed in China on Tuesday, around 20 hours after leaving...

Security firm says Lebanon behind global hacking campaign

New spy software infected military, media and educational institutions in the U.S., Turkey, Israel and UK. A digital security firm on Tuesday published its discovery...

Tim Cook to give away billion dollar Apple fortune

Apple CEO named 'world’s greatest leader' as company prepares to launch new music streaming service. SAN FRANCISCO (AA) – Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that...

Minister urges Turkish academics in US to work for Turkey

Turkish Minister of Science, Industry and Technology says that Turkey must work to become more market-oriented, like U.S. SAN FRANCISCO (AA) – A senior Turkish...

Australian PM’s Great Barrier Reef plan slammed

Greenpeace says appears to be 'roadmap to Great Barrier grief - not a roadmap to recovery.' Environmental group Greenpeace has slammed Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's...

Ethiopia launches 4G network service in capital

The Ethiopian government on Saturday launched the fourth generation network service (4G) application to customers living in capital Addis Ababa after completing a three-month...

Turkish minister eyes global tech industry hub in Turkey

Turkey's 'Informatics Valley' will turn country into global research, development and innovation center, says Turkish science minister. NEW YORK (AA) -- Turkey's Silicon Valley-inspired industrial region will...

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Illinois governor plans to block the revamp on Chicago schools’ funding

On Monday, the Illinois Governor, Bruce Rauner stated his intentions to prevent the money set aside for setting off the pension of teachers of...