History tells us how technological innovations have improved the quality of life for millions of people across many generations. In the last few decades, the speed at which innovations occur has significantly increased. Technologies have advanced transportation, communication, health care, energy production and space travel.
Costa Rica, a ‘green republic’ known worldwide for its efforts to protect forests, had poor track record when it comes to deforestation. Costa Rica was once 99 percent forested, but forest cover had steadily diminished.
Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has urged fellow Arab nations of the Persian Gulf region to respect the sovereignty and dignity of his country in any solution proposed to overcome a current dispute with Doha.
The French president emphasized the influential role of Iran in the Syria peace process, saying no “efficient” solution could be found to the six-year-old crisis in the Arab state without the Islamic Republic.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said there is no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan and the continuation of foreign military presence in the country will further complicate the situation.
Are humanoid robots or androids a solution to declining and aging populations? Given the prospects of demographic decline and population aging coupled with growing opposition to immigration, countries are increasingly turning to and investing in advanced robotics and androids to address shrinking workforce and rising numbers of elderly.
A senior official expects Iran to sign its first contract under a new formula within a month, marking a turning point in months of anticipation as the country reopens its oil and gas sector to business.