A Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft is planned to start and finish its first round-the-world flight from the United Arab Emirates capital of Abu Dhabi, a government-backed renewable energy company in the oil-rich Gulf federation ...
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Oil-rich United Arab Emirates announced Wednesday it will create a space agency with the aim of sending the first Arab unmanned probe to Mars by 2021.
Thousands of great apes are killed or trafficked into "slavery" each year in a multi-million dollar illegal trade that is driving some of man's closest relatives towards extinction, conservationists said Tuesday.
(Phys.org) —The monkey roadmap out of Africa has a new timetable and route, thanks to a tiny tooth plucked from the Arabian desert.
The crown prince of the oil-rich Mideast emirate of Abu Dhabi and other international donors committed a combined $80 million on Sunday to fund the conservation of tigers and other wild cats whose survival is under threat.
The maverick founder of Russia's top social network said Monday that he would not return to the country until a series of sweeping reforms is enacted.
Madagascar will during the weekend pump crude from a tanker that ran aground a week ago off its picturesque northern coast to prevent a spill, maritime authorities said Thursday.
Madagascar has launched an emergency operation to prevent a stricken tanker from unleashing 10,000 cubic metres of crude oil into the postcard-perfect Emerald Sea off the country's north coast.
The career-focused social network LinkedIn announced Friday it has 300 million members, with more than half the total outside the United States.