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Portugal runs for four days straight on renewable energy alone

Portugal kept its lights on with renewable energy alone for four consecutive days last week in a clean energy milestone revealed by data analysis of national energy network figures.<p>Electricity consumption in the country was fully covered by solar, wind and hydro power in an extraordinary 107-hour …

Renewable Energy

Nasa planning ‘Earth Independent’ Mars colony by 2030s

Humans will be living and working on Mars in colonies entirely independent of Earth by the 2030s, Nasa has said.<p>The US space organisation today released its plan for establishing permanent settlements on the red planet, setting out in detail plans to create ‘deep-space habitation facilities’ which …

Judge orders Obama administration to release illegal immigrants from 'deplorable' facilities

A federal judge in California has ruled that hundreds of illegal immigrant women and children in U.S. holding facilities should be released, another apparent setback for President Obama’s immigration policy, according to The Los Angeles Times.<p>U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee said Friday that the …

Immigration

US jets intercepted Russian bombers off the California and Alaska coasts on July 4

The first incident reportedly occurred at 10:30 a.m. ET off the coast of Alaska, when Norad identified the Russian planes and two F-22s hurried to intercept them. Another incident occurred at 11 a.m. ET off the coast of central California and was responded to by two F-15s.<p>The Russian bombers they …

Military
National Security

Unintentionally, the Greeks have done themselves a favour. Soon, they will be out of the euro

In citing the example of German debt relief to justify another bailout for Greece, the French economist Thomas Piketty fails to see that you cannot have debt cancellation without asset write-downs, which devaluation would deliver in the least painful way<p>For a change, I find myself in some agreement …

Why the Indian soldiers of WW1 were forgotten

<b>Approximately 1.3 million Indian soldiers served in World War One, and over 74,000 of them lost their lives. But history has mostly forgotten these sacrifices, which were rewarded with broken promises of Indian independence from the British government, writes Shashi Tharoor.</b><p>Exactly 100 years after …

World History
Middle East

See the Civil Rights Movement in Photographs

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Catches Fire (Mar. 25, 1911)<p><b>By Michele Anderson</b><p>The Triangle Shirtwaist Company’s fire resulted in the tragic loss of …

Black History

Tonga's colourful king dead at 63 - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Tonga's flamboyant and sometimes controversial monarch King George Tupou V has died in a Hong Kong hospital at the age of 63.<p>King George was …