The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution drafted by Brazil and Germany that demands an end to excessive spying and invasion of privacy after a former US intelligence contractor revealed massive international surveillance programs, UN diplomats said in December last year.
Brazilian President Dilma RousseffFULL STORY
When Bosnia’s National Library went up in flames in 1992 in a bombardment during the Bosnian Serb siege of Sarajevo, Mustafa Jahic knew he had to act to save his institution’s priceless collection.
As curator of the almost 500-year-old Gazi Husrev Bey Library, Jahic was guardianFULL STORY
A: I just got this phone call and the person started yelling at me right away.
B: Just pretend it wasn’t directed at you. Don’t split hairs over every little thing.
A: But it was directed at me. I made a mistake.
B: She was angry about whatFULL STORY
There have been more than one thousand planets confirmed outside our Solar System, but only a few are within star clusters.
Using the European Southern Observatory’s HARPS instrument, researchers have found three new planets in the star cluster Messier 67.
Of these three newly discovered planets,FULL STORY
Singapore said on Oct. 25 last year that it would consider growing public complaints against infidelity Web site AshleyMadison.com when deciding whether to allow the platform to operate.
Scrutiny of the site, which has 22 million members in about 30 countries, forms part of a widerFULL STORY
A : A new supervisor started today. I wonder if he’s easy to get along with.
B : Instead of trying to get the lowdown on the new boss, why don’t you get all your work done first?
A : It always makes the future a littleFULL STORY
Thieves accused of stealing a religious relic stained with Polish pope John Paul II’s blood threw it away thinking it worthless, Italian media said on Thursday, reporting the police had detained three people.
Police recovered the object’s metal frame but could not find the cloth, believedFULL STORY
A : I have a job interview tomorrow and I have no idea what to wear.
B : Wearing the appropriate attire should do you just fine.
A : You mean a black suit or something like that?
B : It doesn’t have to be allFULL STORY
A : Your company’s hiring again.
B : Our company created a new department after the Lunar New Year, and they’re looking to fill every position, from supervisors to staff.
A : Are there any openings that would suit me?
B : I’ll check it out for you.
Doing the night shift throws the body “into chaos” and could cause long-term damage, warn researchers.
Shift work has been linked to higher rates of type 2 diabetes, heart attacks and cancer. Now scientists at the Sleep Research Centre in Surrey, England have uncovered the disruptionFULL STORY