While Artificial Intelligence is fascinating, incredible and all sorts of other shiny superlatives, it is also terrifying. If you’ll recall, Google’s DeepMind created an AI that bested the world’s best Go players. It’s an incredibly complex Chinese board game that takes years to master. The ...
2017 United States political sexual scandals
The move by the longtime Democratic congressman from Michigan came after top House Democrats and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., had called on him to resign.
Aftermath of the Honduran general election, 2017
All national police will refuse to enforce a curfew after days of deadly violence triggered by allegations of electoral fraud
Recognition of same-sex unions in Austria
Although civil partnership had been permitted since 2010, the country’s highest court found that marriage should also be open to same-sex couples.
2017 Spanish constitutional crisis
The Supreme Court says Carles Puigdemont and others have shown a willingness to return to Spain.
Crowds of supporters demonstrate as anti-corruption campaigner is taken away by police from his home in Kiev
Russia-United States relations
The move comes in retaliation for U.S. actions against the RT news network.
Gulf Cooperation Council
Latest development in six-month-long Qatar dispute throws future of Gulf Cooperation Council into doubt
Positions on Jerusalem
Context: Donald Trump, Jerusalem, Positions on Jerusalem, Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Meerbusch train crash
A passenger train crashed into a goods train near the city of Düsseldorf, emergency services say.
Mumbai rain: Rain started to drench Mumbai on Monday evening as cyclone Ockhi is just 670 kms southwest of the city
A fast-moving, wind-fueled brush fire has burned about 10,000 acres in the foothills near Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, officials said.
Context: Belgium, Eurofighter GmbH, Eurofighter Typhoon, United Kingdom, cyber defense, multirole combat aircraft
Simon Templar (The Saint)
A LOST novel of the spy thriller The Saint which predicted the attack on Pearl Harbour but was scrapped for political reasons has been rediscovered. Written in summer 1941, the story by Leslie Char…
King of Romania
He was forced to abdicate in 1947 after the communists took over Romania following World War Two.