Following is a snapshot of the world ahead of the UN's June 20-22 Rio Summit on sustainable development.
Asian governments that are ramping up nuclear power will face huge pressure to curb their programmes in the wake of Japan's atomic crisis, but dozens of reactors will still be built in the near future.
(AP) -- Email and messaging glitches that have plagued BlackBerry users around the world for a second day were caused by a core switch failure, the smartphone's maker said Tuesday.
(AP) -- Three Mideast countries have become the first to get Internet addresses entirely in non-Latin characters.
Saudi Arabia warned Sunday of "suitable measures" if providers of Internet messenger applications such as WhatsApp fail to comply with its rules, days after the industry said authorities wanted to control such traffic.
Northwestern University in Qatar has released preliminary findings from a Pan-Arab survey showing that although web users in the Middle East support the freedom to express opinions online, they also believe the Internet should ...
Fast-growing Dubai, where something new is always being added to the skyline, may have found a way to make construction move even faster.
A ratings system developed by a group of Kansas State University researchers could keep bridges safer and help prevent catastrophic collapses.
Now that's a real bird's eye view.
The Canadian maker of BlackBerry said Thursday it had found a way out of an ongoing standoff in India over allowing security agencies access to the smartphone's encrypted messaging service.