UAE court jails five Internet activists

A United Arab Emirates court on Sunday sentenced a blogger and four other Internet activists to prison terms after finding them guilty of charges including insulting the Gulf state's leaders.

German police battle with 1000s blocking nuke train

German police battled thousands of anti-nuclear protestors Sunday, many chained to railroad tracks, who have caused delays as they try to block a train carrying radioactive waste.

Recycle this: Bolivian turns waste into high fashion

Crafted from old newspapers, plastic bags, discarded CDs and soda bottle caps, Bolivian designer Marion Macedo's quirky fashion creations have added an eclectic dimension to the catwalks of Europe, South America and Asia.

Pope calls for responsible, credible climate deal

(AP) -- Pope Benedict XVI called Sunday for delegates attending this week's U.N. climate change conference in South Africa to craft a responsible and credible deal to cut greenhouse gases that takes into account the needs ...

Swedish town eyes digital age with Arctic data centre

Perched near the Arctic Circle, the Swedish town of Luleaa hopes that a massive data centre for US social networking giant Facebook will launch the vibrant industrial region into the digital age as a European data traffic ...

Restaurants plan DNA-certified premium seafood

(AP) -- Restaurants around the world will soon use new DNA technology to assure patrons they are being served the genuine fish fillet or caviar they ordered, rather than inferior substitutes, an expert in genetic identification ...

Mazda to showcase i-ELOOP fuel-saving braking system

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mazda has announced what it claims to be the world’s first capacitor based regenerative braking system, as a unique fuel-efficient solution for passenger vehicles. The system is called i-ELOOP, which ...