The man-made trees are designed to create a public space where people can gather and re-charge a battery — their own and their smartphone's.
Reyhaneh Jabbari's execution had been postponed several times since 2009. She was arrested in 2007 over the death of a man who once worked in Iran's Ministry of Intelligence.
Ukraine's parliamentary election is Sunday and the two big issues are the war against separatists and the nation's corruption. Arun Rath talks with Corey Flintoff about the challenges of holding an election there.
A debate has begun in Canada about how to respond to this week's murders of two Canadian soldiers, and the government plans to introduce new measures to strengthen the powers of the security services.
Young Iranians are brimming with ideas for tech startups. But extensive financial sanctions facing their country prevent them from entering the global marketplace.
The find was announced by Peru's Ministry of Culture, which says the 13-angled stone was part of a water system that irrigated a strategically important area southeast of Lima.
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Among more extreme Islamists, sympathies for the so-called Islamic State are growing — especially in Egypt, where some Islamists are being arrested and accused of terrorism by the police.
Around the world, new gin distilleries are popping up like mushrooms after a rain. NPR traces the boom to its historic roots in London, which once had 250 distilleries within the city limits alone.
When President Obama and Dr. Anthony Fauci hugged Dallas nurse Nina Pham on Friday, it was as much to combat the stigma surrounding the deadly virus as to celebrate her survival.
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