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A giant statue of a child wearing a radiation suit in the Japanese city of Fukushima has touched off a storm of criticism online as the nuclear-hit area seeks to rebuild its reputation."Sun Child", a 6.
The collapse of the Turkish lira has caused trauma as Turks see their purchasing power slashed, but bargain-hunting foreign tourists visiting the country at the peak of the summer season are cashing in on a currency windfall.
Tech companies could face fines of up to Aus$10 million (US$7.3 million) if they fail to hand over customer information or data to Australian police under tough cyber laws unveiled Tuesday.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said Turkey would boycott US electronic goods like the iPhone in retaliation for punitive sanctions from Washington, as the Turkish lira finally clawed back some ground after going into a tailspin over the tens...
In spite of some good news, the price of Ripple (XRP) still seems to be in the grip of a bear market even though many other cryptocoins appear to be in at least a slight recovery.
Bitcoin's (BTC) price is staying above $6,000 for now although so far today it has not managed to stay above $6,500 for long. Trading again seems to be contained so far in a relatively narrow range.
As the world’s fourth-largest gold mining company, Vancouver, British Columbia-based Goldcorp has received criticism about the impact it has on the environment. Partnering with mining-equipment company Sandvik, Goldcorp is out to change its image.
A Paris court on Thursday ordered Twitter to change its smallprint, according to a consumer group which accused the tech giant of having "abusive" clauses in its terms and conditions.
In a world where disinformation is a currency, YouTube has taken the BS by the horns with a new fact check for climate change videos. It is now being accused of being a left-wing organization for doing so.
Spanish police warned Saturday of a massive blackmail campaign to expose web users' supposed visits to porn sites unless they pay up -- a technique police calls 'sextorsion'.
Global music star Drake has a major digital milestone to celebrate. The acclaimed rapper became the first artist to surpass 50 billion streams.
Scientists with NASA/Caltech's Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis project (ARIA) used new satellite data to produce a map of ground deformation on the resort island of Lombok, Indonesia, following a deadly 6.9-magnitude earthquake on August 5.
The elimination of pathogenic bacteria is a key part of contamination control. However, many disinfectants are either not available in vapor form or they are harmful to users. A new ‘breathable mist’ offers a solution.
Graphene, the material with many useful properties, including strength, transparency and conductivity, can be ‘tuned’ and this new ability has a potential use with next-generation electronic devices.
NASA on Sunday blasted off its first-ever spaceship to explore the Sun, the $1.5 billion Parker Solar Probe, on a strategic mission to protect the Earth by unveiling the mysteries of dangerous solar storms.
Twenty-two people were killed and 18 injured when an inter-country bus crashed outside Ecuador's capital Quito, emergency services said Tuesday. Venezuelans and Colombians were among the dead, officials said.
Italy's transport and infrastructure minister said Tuesday that he fears the collapse of a bridge in Genoa could be an "immense tragedy" as local media report 11 dead.
Three people were killed Tuesday in an explosion at a market in Baghdad, including a woman and child according to a security source.
Up to 80 cars were set on fire overnight across western Sweden by masked vandals, police said Tuesday, in what they suspect was a coordinated attack weeks before a general election.
US Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk unveiled the first eight members of his squad Monday and heaped praise upon Tiger Woods as a potential captain's pick to fill out the lineup.
"Fire on the Track: The Steve Prefontaine Story" is a compelling documentary on the life and accomplishments of the late American runner Steve Prefontaine, who had passed away at the age of 24.
Lionel Messi, Gareth Bale and a host of La Liga stars will be beamed for free to viewers in the Indian subcontinent as part of a landmark deal with Facebook to broadcast live matches, the Spanish top flight division said Tuesday.
On August 12, Greek triple jumper Dimitrios Tsiamis won the bronze medal in the men's triple jump at the European Champioships.
Music legend Aretha Franklin is gravely ill and reportedly receiving hospice care, friends of the singer said Monday, as prayers and well wishes poured in for the Grammy-winning "Queen of Soul.
On August 8, Boston band The Ultra released their new music video for their single "Getaway." Digital Journal has the scoop.
Rising singer-songwriter Carolyn Marie chatted with Digital Journal about her eponymous debut studio album, which was released on July 1.
Australian actor Rhys Wakefield stars as Tod in the horror film "The Grand Son," along with Lesley Anne Warren (Judy), Fabianne Therese (Lani), Nathan Keyes (Jacob), and Sarah Clarke (Barbara).
The U.K. government has embarked upon a series of reviews examining how infrastructure is being impacted by technological change. The review includes a review of integrated transport.
Much of the Turkish lira's plight may be homegrown, but it shares some key vulnerabilities with other emerging countries whose currencies are now also plunging as fear of contagion spreads, analysts say.
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk disclosed Monday that he was in talks with Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund and other investors to take the electric automaker private.
With the acquisition and pending acquisition of two US-based startups, the management consulting company says it's pushing forward with its Industry X.0 practice.
At “community engagement sessions” around the country this summer, citizens are demanding the EPA act quickly and decisively to clean up local water systems that have tested positive for deadly chemicals called PFAs.
Bayer shares plunged as much as 14 percent on Monday, losing about $14 billion in value after newly acquired Monsanto was ordered to pay $289 million in damages to a man who said ingredients used in the weedkiller had caused his cancer.
Her scarred hands wrapped in gloves, Malakeh Harbaliyya lifted an infant out of an incubator at a hospital in Syria's rural north, holding him gently as he guzzled milk from a bottle.
From Vancouver, British Columbia to Michigan and Maine, beaches are being closed due to contamination by a nasty bug that can make humans and pets sick - E. coli. or the health risks associated with toxic algae blooms.
The EU on Tuesday stepped up its legal threats to Poland over its controversial supreme court reforms, giving Warsaw one month to comply or risk being hauled before the bloc's top court.
Taiwan's president has given a speech in the United States -- the first time in 15 years that a leader of the island has spoken publicly on American soil -- prompting an official protest from Beijing.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Monday defended his stance on US sanctions against Iran in the face of harsh criticism from Tehran and its allies in Baghdad.
The two Koreas opened high-level talks Monday to prepare for a possible summit in Pyongyang between the South's President Moon Jae-in and the North's leader Kim Jong Un, as the diplomatic thaw on the peninsula builds.
A new wind farm that will be Mexico’s largest and one of the biggest in Latin America is being inaugurated Monday in Reynosa, Tamaulipas. It will prevent the emission of 739,000 tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere every year.
Six large new wildfires erupted in the United States on Saturday, pushing the number of major active blazes nationwide to over 100, with more expected to break out sparked by lightning strikes on bone-dry terrain, say fire officials.
France plans to introduce a penalty system next year that would increase the costs of consumer goods with packaging made of non-recycled plastic, part of a pledge to use only recycled plastic nationwide by 2025, an environment ministry official said Su...
After his wheat crop failed and wells dried up, Ghulam Abbas sold his animals and joined thousands of other farmers migrating to cities as Afghanistan's worst drought in living memory ravages the war-torn country.
The leaders of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan are meeting in the Kazakh port city of Aktau on Sunday to sign a landmark deal on the Caspian Sea.
New Caledonia agreed Tuesday to tougher protections around a huge swathe of some of the world's last near-pristine coral reefs, in a move conservationists hailed as a major breakthrough.
North Korea has stopped processing tourist visas for foreigners ahead of a high profile anniversary next month, according to a China-based tour operator.
At “community engagement sessions” around the country this summer, citizens are demanding the EPA act quickly and decisively to clean up local water systems that have tested positive for deadly chemicals called PFAs.
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