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April 15, 2006, 5am PDT
Iceland tops out over South Korea in a study examining which nations have the highest concentration of broadband users.
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April 11, 2006, 10am PDT
The "meaningless ritual" is a waste of time, according to this opinion piece.
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April 11, 2006, 6am PDT
India's economic boom has had a positive impact on the lives of women. From highly paid, salaried professionals to small scale entrepreneurs, women are becoming financially independent while getting organized.
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April 4, 2006, 8am PDT
A recent report says that over 80 percent of Sub-Saharan Africa's farmland is unfit to produce enough food to sustain millions of hungry inhabitants.
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April 4, 2006, 7am PDT
After many dangerous encounters, a British team claims to have discovered that the world's longest river is actually 107 kilometers longer than previously thought.
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March 31, 2006, 5am PST
In front of the UN Convention of Biological Diversity, he calls for greater funding to protect environmental resources.
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March 30, 2006, 12pm PST
Using advanced irrigation technology imported from Europe and Israel, the war torn country is producing tons of good food for its residents.
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March 30, 2006, 8am PST
The energy strategy that relies on large numbers of people enacting small energy-saving measures needs better planning and more funding, according to experts.
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March 25, 2006, 11am PST
First there was the "one-child" rule. Now China attempts to do to consumption what it did to population growth -- stem it, in this case by raising the "consumption tax".
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March 23, 2006, 12pm PST
In Brussels, one house brimming over with green technology may hold the answers to many of Europe's energy concerns.
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March 10, 2006, 10am PST
The wireless internet access areas encourage users to emerge from their homes and go online in more public places.
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March 9, 2006, 8am PST
India's Supreme Court has approved the controversial sale of prime government-owned land in the heart of the financial capital, Mumbai.
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March 6, 2006, 5am PST
The Associated Press has released video and transcripts showing that President Bush was briefed well in advance that the levees in New Orleans could be breached.
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March 4, 2006, 5am PST
It might be a good idea to avoid Shades of Death Road on your way to Divorce Court.
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March 1, 2006, 7am PST
A UK based town planning agency has been asked to look at the future of Najaf in Iraq.
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February 19, 2006, 5am PST
Recent data shows that the Greenland icecap is melting nearly twice as fast as previously thought, making the previous melt estimate of 1,000 years seem far too generous -- an ominous sign for those planning oceanside development.
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December 16, 2005, 5am PST
Built in the 1980s, a Canadian experimental station in the Bay of Fundy is one of the few operational tidal power plants in the world.
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November 3, 2005, 12pm PST
Millions of rural Chinese have moved to the largest cities, seeking jobs, but without formal access or rights to services. Chinese officials are concerned that the unequal treatment of urban and rural residents may lead to social instability.
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October 24, 2005, 5am PDT
The Russian town of Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye will focus on attracting 30,000 of the country's wealthiest residents.
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October 16, 2005, 7am PDT
Italy selects a firm to build the $5.3 billion contract to build the world's longest suspension bridge, link Sicily to the mainland.
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