A controversial Soviet-era paper mill on the shores of Lake Baikal will be closed down, a government spokeswoman said Thursday, after years of complaints about pollution at the UNESCO-protected Siberian site.
Indonesia said Friday it would consider rehabilitating captive dolphins before releasing them into the wild, after animal welfare activists criticised a plan to dump them directly into the sea.
French nuclear energy conglomerate Areva said on Thursday it had beefed up safety procedures at two uranium mines in Niger after green activists said contaminated scrap metal from the facilities had been discovered at a local ...
The US government is financing the development of "shadow" Internet systems to enable dissidents abroad to get around government censors, The New York Times reported on Sunday.
Taiwanese technology giant Hon Hai Precision has postponed construction of a mobile phone factory in Indonesia which was to have begun by the end of this year, a report said Thursday.
One of 25 dolphins being transferred to a Singapore oceanarium despite protests from activists died during its flight to the city-state on Thursday, the resort said.
(AP)—Several hundred protesters wearing masks have gathered outside the British Parliament to mark Guy Fawkes night.
Phone and Internet networks were down across most of Syria for a second straight day on Friday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
(Phys.org)—The 20th century in India witnessed a fierce independence movement, a mid-century struggle over post-colonial identity politics, and a prolonged period of regional political and economic turmoil. Tracing these ...
In a first for Asia, Hong Kong police said Thursday they will trial the use of video cameras attached to their uniforms to film exchanges with the public, despite concerns from human rights groups.