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4 Jan 2017
A selfie-taking drone that follows and photographs its owner and a home robot that plays music and keeps you company are just some of the latest technological innovations at CES Las Vegas.
3 Jan 2017
Bacteria found in remote Siberian caves could lead to fresh sources of antibiotics needed in the fight against drug-resistant superbugs
31 Dec 2016
A London brewery offers beer lovers the chance to personalise their pint according to their DNA profile
30 Dec 2016
Migrant workers building soccer stadiums in Qatar's desert heat are to be given 'cooling' hard hats to reduce their body temperature and risk of suffering heat stroke, tournament organizers said.
29 Dec 2016
28 Dec 2016
Sports scientists from London say they've proved that running during the cooler winter months puts less strain on the body and can help athletes boost their performance.
27 Dec 2016
A giant South Korean-built manned robot that walks like a human but makes the ground shake under its weight has taken its first baby steps.
24 Dec 2016
Engineers build a device that automatically blends wine to the user's taste, letting them customise their tipple based on simple terms like full-bodied or light, dry or sweet.
20 Dec 2016
Israeli company develops a fully autonomous drone to secure energy sites. Based on real-time computer vision technology, the drone conducts security and inspection tasks at sensitive infrastructure sites.
20 Dec 2016
A university professor in Chile has developed a green-coloured artificial skin from algae that can breathe.
30 Jun 2016
CEO, ChopUp Games, Zubiar Abubakar, talks about gaming from a Nigerian point of view at NITEC 2016. He also addresses the need to create a distribution hub for games in Nigeria similar to the Alaba market.

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West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and French President Charles de Gaulle signed the Elysee Treaty 60 years ago, marking the end of an ancient enmity. Now the friendship needs to be revived.
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Locals said convoys of Eritrean forces aligned with Ethiopia's government were pulling out. The US hailed the "ongoing withdrawal" as a key step to peace after two years of fighting.
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Top government officials from Germany and France are meeting in Paris to pay tribute to the historic treaty that has underpinned six decades of cooperation between their two countries.
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More and more real estate on Mallorca is being bought up by rich people from abroad. Now the islanders have had enough of losing out in the property price wars and are considering banning sales to foreigners.
1 hour ago
While wages of pro male footballers continue to rise to astronomical heights, their women counterparts are badly paid. A long battle for equal pay has leveled the playing field for national teams like the United States, New Zealand, or the Netherlands, but these victories remain relatively rare.
2 hours ago
Gloomy economic forecasts have cast a long shadow over this year's event in the Swiss Alps. But Georgieva said that although the IMF projects 2023 to be "a difficult year" and for growth to fall further, "we don't expect a global recession". She cited resilient labour markets and consumer spending, the post-Covid reopening of China and signs of inflation trending downwards.