Russia and Syria in the Spotlight for Latest Idlib Medic Deaths

The Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) said two medical workers were killed in an attack Wednesday at an ambulance centre in Ma’aret Hurmeh, a town in Idlib province. Courtesy: Syrian American Medical Society By James ReinlUNITED NATIONS, ...

A Key Role for 1.8 Billion Youth in UN’s 2030 Development Agenda

Students in Primary Seven at Zanaki Primary School in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania during an English language class. Credit: Sarah Farhat/World Bank. By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Aug 16 2019 – The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) is convinced ...

Establishing a Science & Technology Park is No Walk in the Park

The Kuwait Institute of Scientific Research. Credit: IAEA Imagebank/CC By 2.0 By Tengfei WangBANGKOK, Aug 16 2019 (IPS) The success of Silicon Valley has been inspirational for many countries worldwide wishing to establish science and technology ...

Forests, Food & Farming Next Frontier in Climate Emergency

By Ruth RichardsonTORONTO, Canada, Aug 16 2019 – The special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)  on climate and land, launched last week, makes it clear that without drastic changes in land use, agriculture ...

Producing Energy from Pig and Poultry Waste in Brazil

Romário Schaefer, 65, stands between the biodigester buried in the ground on the right and the blue tank holding whey that is mixed with the manure of the pigs he fattens in a row of pig pens (top left) to produce biogas, in the southern Brazilian ...

NetAlly Spins Out of NETSCOUT to Further Drive Innovation in Handheld Network Testing Market

Company's first product enhancements include AirCheck G2 Wi–Fi 6 support and new Link–Live cloud platform updates that centralize tester management and data visibility for network engineers and technicians COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., ...

Rules of War Widely Flouted, 70 years on: Red Cross

The first Geneva Convention protects wounded and sick soldiers on land during war. Courtesy: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) By James ReinlUNITED NATIONS, Aug 14 2019 – World governments are not doing enough to stop armed ...

Women Pastoralists Feel Heat of Climate Change

Members of the Samburu tribe in Kenya. Samburu women pastoralists are affected by climate change. By Sharon Birch-Jeffrey, Africa RenewalNAIROBI, Aug 14 2019 – For many people, climate change is about shrinking glaciers, rising sea levels, ...

Will Sanctions Undermine 1947 US Treaty with UN?

The UN General Assembly in session. By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Aug 14 2019 – When Yassir Arafat was denied a US visa to visit New York to address the United Nations back in 1988, the General Assembly defied the United States by temporarily ...

Sol-Gel Technologies Reports Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Corporate Update

Top–line generic product revenue of $7.8 million TWIN Phase 3 trials are fully enrolled and remain on track to report results in 4Q19 NESS ZIONA, Israel, Aug. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sol–Gel Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: ...