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Uncertainty prevails as scandal clouds Japan Abe's future

Uncertainty prevails as scandal clouds Japan Abe's future

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is facing his biggest political crisis since taking office more than five years ago, as suspicions swirl about a land sale to a school operator with ties to his wife.

Canada will not send peacekeepers to Mali in near future

Canada will not send peacekeepers to Mali in near future

Canada will not be sending hundreds of peacekeepers to support a United Nations mission in Mali in the near future, officials said on Wednesday, a move likely to disappoint allies ...

TED crowd gets taste of virtual reality future

TED crowd gets taste of virtual reality future

Clad in virtual reality headgear and computerized vests, intrepid explorers at the annual TED event headed Wednesday into a temple adventure reminiscent of a scene from "Indiana Jones" ...

Qatar's algae production may need 100 hectares of land

Qatar's algae production may need 100 hectares of land

Future commercialisation of Qatar’s algae production may require about 100 hectares of land, an official of Qatar University’s (QU) Centre for Sustainable Development has said.

How will the cities of the future be lit?

How will the cities of the future be lit?

The ever-increasing demand for the 24-hour illumination of cities is blighting urban residents with two distinct forms of pollution.