An Iranian female athlete has been allowed to attend professional volleyball matches in Belgium with hijab.
Belgium allows female Iranian volleyball player to wear hijab
President Hassan Rouhani during a cabinet session on cyberspace pointed to the importance of the proper understanding of effects of cyberspace on the economy, culture, employment and the future of such influence on the country.
Rouhani: It’s important to have proper understanding of cyberspace effects
The European Union unveiled plans for all plastic packaging in Europe to be recyclable by 2030 and phase out single-use plastic like coffee cups to fight pollution.
EU sets 2030 target for recyclable plastic packaging
The war in Yemen has killed or injured more than 5,000 children and left another 400,000 severely malnourished and fighting for their lives, according to the UN children’s agency.
5,000 children dead or hurt and 400,000 malnourished in Yemen
More than 1 billion people worldwide are infected with diseases of poverty. These conditions disproportionately afflict the world’s poorest, either in the developing world, or in developed countries with extreme inequality.
Why the world ignores diseases of poverty
Students know completing a university degree gives them a better chance of landing a high-paying job, often after surviving financial hardship while studying. But striking a balance between life, work and study appears to be getting tougher.
Balancing work and tertiary study is harder now than in 2012
Americans say social media is hurting the news.
Most Americans say social media is making the news worse
A new study authored by a freshwater climatologist and a geophysicist working for the Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science at ETH Zurich, along with a senior research scientist working in the sea level team at CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, has found it’s highly probable climate change is amplifying the north-south water runoff contrast in Europe; the study highlights the increasingly dry conditions in the south and their impact on water scarcity.
It’s highly probable climate change is amplifying water scarcity in southern Europe
Any day now, President Trump is expected to decide whether to punish China with tariffs on cheap solar cells and panels it exports to America.
Solar tariffs would kill jobs, harm environment
Britain must urgently lay out further policies to meet its domestic emissions targets, the government’s climate advisers said.
Britain must urgently bridge policy gaps to meet emissions target

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