A Turkish backgammon app aims to enter the Guinness World Records, and feed street animals in the process.
An independent civil rights audit of Facebook found the social network has not been able to protect its users and urged it to build a “civil rights infrastructure” into all aspects of the company.
The Serefiye Cistern reopens on July 1, 2020 after months of being closed because of the pandemic.
The global coronavirus pandemic has infected 12 million people and claimed over 549,000 lives. Here are updates for July 8:
The Egyptian government's National Council for Women says that it had received 400 complaints and enquiries about violence against women from 1 to 5 July.
China, where the new coronavirus is thought to have originated, brings state, military and private sectors together in a quest to combat a disease that has killed over 500,000 people worldwide.
The World Health Organization on Tuesday acknowledged the risk after a group of scientists urged the global body to update its guidance on how the respiratory disease passes between people.
The global coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 11.8 million people and claimed nearly 540,000 lives. Here are updates for July 7:
According to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK), fertility rates in Turkey have fallen below the replacement rate, while legal-age child marriages have declined.
The comments from Venki Ramakrishnan come as two new peer-reviewed studies show wearing face coverings may help significantly reduce the spread of viruses such as the one that causes Covid-19.
"Nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online may not take a full online course load and remain in the United States," US Immigration and Custom Enforcement has said in a statement.
The UN experts said a wide variety of terrorist groups have already integrated Covid-19 into their propaganda “to exploit divisions and weaknesses among their enemies”.
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