News tagged with countries

Australian parrots need more protection

Australia has the world's highest diversity of parrots, but a new analysis by researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) has found the nation's record in conserving these beautiful birds leaves much to be desired.

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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WhatsApp service stumbles briefly

Facebook-owned smartphone messaging service WhatsApp temporarily crashed in an array of countries from the US to India, potentially affecting hundreds of millions of users.

dateJan 26, 2016 in Internet
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Chemical fingerprints confirm the saffron fraud

Saffron from Spain is one of the world's most superior varieties, but the majority of this product which is labelled and exported as such originates in other countries. Scientists from the Czech Republic and Spain confirmed ...

dateJan 20, 2016 in Other
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