The Sixth Development Plan (2017-2022) has assigned the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to prepare plans to make all Iranian schools smart and supply electronic textbooks, said the deputy communications minister for planning and strategic supervision.
Around 900 million — or just over one in four — people living in 16 countries in Asia Pacific, including some of its biggest economies, are estimated to have paid a bribe to access public services, with governments failing to stop corruption, according to a new public opinion poll from a major anti-corruption watchdog.
The American intelligence community is seeking to cause “friction” between the United States and Russia as President-elect Donald Trump has signaled willingness to improve relations with Moscow, says a political analyst.
The National Health Service (NHS) could be starved of doctors from overseas because of proposed new visa rules that would leave them last in line for specialist jobs, the British Medical Association warned.
UN agencies in Somalia and their health partners working there have voiced concern about the scale-down of life-saving health services in the African country due to shortages of funding, said a UN official.
The families and friends of the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash, which went down in the troubled eastern Ukraine a year ago, have joined emotional memorials in the Netherlands to pay tribute to their loved ones.