When a Hindu woman tearfully claimed to national media recently she had been kidnapped, raped and forcibly converted to Islam, India’s religious hardliners seized the chance to hike their “love jihad” fears.
Hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccine doses could be rolled out to west Africa by the middle of next year, the World Health Organization said Friday, after new cases of the killer virus were reported in New York and Mali.
Far from the country’s popular beaches, visitors to this old city medina are also in search of a unique landscape. That’s because Erriyadh, on the island of Djerba in Tunisia, has been turned into an outdoor street-art museum.
A little-known Japanese company has donated 10,000 high-tech face masks to several Ebola-hit African nations and says it is now getting calls from New York City, which confirmed its first case of the virus Thursday.
Smart thermometers that indicate a woman’s most fertile days based on tracking basal body temperature are becoming numerous but the Daysy, which recently became available for purchase in North America, runs on a unique algorithm that claims an accuracy rate of 99.3 percent.
A high-pitched chorus pours out from a Muslim nursery school in Thailand’s insurgency-battered south, as girls in crisp, white hijabs read aloud the curls and flourishes of a homegrown script virtually erased from public life.
Google provided a sneak peek into Bhutan Thursday by unveiling a Street View project for the remote Himalayan kingdom, featuring panoramic views of its majestic mountains, monasteries and crystal-clear rivers.