EEU aims to launch integrated satellite system by 2020

EEU aims to launch integrated satellite system by 2020

March 14, 2017 - 14:20 AMT  10:20 GMT
The EEC is expected to draft an intergovernmental deal on the project this year with a further goal of launching the system by 2020.
Syria has become “torture chamber”, UN rights chief says

Syria has become “torture chamber”, UN rights chief says

March 14, 2017 - 14:14 AMT  10:14 GMT
More than 320,000 people have been killed and millions forced to flee their homes since the conflict erupted in March 2011.
Top EU court rules companies can ban wearing of religious symbols

Top EU court rules companies can ban wearing of religious symbols

March 14, 2017 - 14:06 AMT  10:06 GMT
It is the first case of its kind amid a series of legal disputes over the right for Muslim women to wear the hijab at work.
Russian ruble shows resilience in the face of crude fluctuations

Russian ruble shows resilience in the face of crude fluctuations

March 14, 2017 - 14:05 AMT  10:05 GMT
The Russian currency has come under strong pressure in recent days with Brent crude futures losing 8.1 percent since March 7.
Tech giant Baidu unveils breakthrough AI-powered transcription software

Tech giant Baidu unveils breakthrough AI-powered transcription software

March 14, 2017 - 13:44 AMT  09:44 GMT
It just released a beta for SwiftScribe, a transcription app that uses a neural network to make sense of speech.
Armenia, EU soon to launch visa liberalization dialogue: foreign ministry

Armenia, EU soon to launch visa liberalization dialogue: foreign ministry

March 14, 2017 - 13:42 AMT  09:42 GMT
"Armenia is implementing the agreements on visa facilitation and readmission in good faith," Karen Nazaryan said.
Charles Schwab launches human-robo financial advice

Charles Schwab launches human-robo financial advice

March 14, 2017 - 13:22 AMT  09:22 GMT
The service provides clients with a financial and investment plan, unlimited access to a human advisor via phone or video conference.
400,000 year-old half-skull points to ancestor of Neanderthals

400,000 year-old half-skull points to ancestor of Neanderthals

March 14, 2017 - 13:11 AMT  09:11 GMT
The fossil was unearthed from the Aroeira cave site, and marks the oldest human cranium fossil ever found in Portugal.
NASA tests life-detecting tools for Mars in the Atacama Desert

NASA tests life-detecting tools for Mars in the Atacama Desert

March 14, 2017 - 12:45 AMT  08:45 GMT
One of the three is a modified Wet Chemistry Laboratory, which was also part of the 2007 Phoenix mission to Mars.
Free online courses to teach anyone DNA sequencing

Free online courses to teach anyone DNA sequencing

March 14, 2017 - 12:28 AMT  08:28 GMT
As the site states, graduates should exit the course with the ability to "read, write and create custom DNA sequences."