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'This is victory as far as they're concerned': Obama could be wrong about Putin's big moves in Syria

"A military solution alone, an attempt by Russia and Iran to prop up Assad and try to pacify the population is just going to get them stuck in a quagmire," Obama said in a Friday news conference.<p>"It won't work. They will be there for a while if they don't take a different course."<p>But what if …

Arctic Shipping Lanes Open for First Time Since 2013

With the opening of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) through the Russian arctic earlier this month, the two major shipping routes through the Arctic are …

Global Warming

Así hemos alterado la distribución global de plantas

El problema de las especies invasoras y no nativas no ha empezado a verse claro hasta hace unas décadas. El <b>desplazamiento de animales y plantas de un</b> …

German pro-immigrant protest welcomes asylum seekers to Dresden

Thousands of people took to the streets of the German city of Dresden on Saturday to send a message of welcome to refugees after a string of violent anti-migrant protests in the region.<p>Led by protesters holding a huge banner that read “Prevent the pogroms of tomorrow today”, the crowds marched …

Europe

Islamic State takes Syrian government's last oilfield, reports say

Islamic State fighters have seized the last major oilfield under Syrian government control during battles over a vast central desert zone, a group monitoring the conflict has said.<p>The Jazal field has been shut down as fighting continued east of Homs, with casualties reported on both sides, the …

Middle East

Australians more concerned about Isis than climate change – survey

US thinktank finds those in western countries, including Australia, rank Islamic State as the world’s greatest threat, in contrast to Africa and Latin America<p>Australians perceive Islamic State (Isis) as being the greatest threat to global security ahead of climate change and economic instability, …

Global Warming Is Causing Rain to Melt the Greenland Ice Sheet

Greenland, one of the largest ice sheets in the world, is melting. In fact, it is melting ahead of schedule as the world warms. Scientists are …

Global Warming

¿Cuáles son las ciudades más pobladas del mundo?

Según la ONU, el <b>54 % de la población mundial vive en áreas urbanas</b> y se espera que ese número ascienda 66 % en el 2050. Cada vez más, estamos dejando …

Europe's migrant crisis will not slow and EU nations must share duties, says UN

Refugee agency expects up to 3,000 people per day to cross Mediterranean to southern Europe despite efforts of Macedonian and Hungarian governments<p>Migrants will continue to arrive in southern Europe at the rate of 3,000 a day until November, the UN’s refugee agency has predicted, as record numbers …

El mapa 3D de todo lo que rodea la Tierra

Autor: <b>DPA</b> Fecha: <b>2015-07-21</b><p>Cientos de miles de objetos orbitan alrededor de la Tierra, ya se trate de satélites en funcionamiento o bien la llamada …

¿Es realmente el Everest la montaña más alta del mundo?

Cuando India era una colonia británica, un equipo de agrimensores decidió medir la altura de todas las cumbres del Himalaya.<p>Se interesaron particularmente por una que superaba a todas los demás: la cima XV.<p><b>Calcularon su altitud en 9.000 metros por sobre el nivel del mar, lo cual convirtió a la</b> …

Superpoblación mundial: estos serán los 10 países más poblados del mundo en 2050

El siglo XX tuvo la <b>mayor tasa de crecimiento poblacional en la historia</b> de la humanidad. Tan solo en las últimas cinco décadas la población se …

Oposição com 55,4% do PIB

Governadores aliados de José Serra (PSDB) venceram no primeiro turno em Estados que correspondem a 55,4% do Produto Interno Bruto (PIB) brasileiro. …

US wants to use ISIS for projects in Iraq – Shiite militia leader

US doesn’t want to resolve the crisis and put an end to Islamic State. On the contrary, it’s eager to exploit the jihadists “to achieve its projects …

Google lanza nuevo proyecto que mide el potencial energético de tu techo

La gigante tecnológica quiere aprovechar su el potencial de Google Maps para incentivar el uso de energías renovables. ¿Cómo? Midiendo la cantidad de …

Hurricane Katrina timeline – how the disaster unfolded 10 years ago

Hurricane Katrina was one of the most deadly storms to ever hit America’s shores. It killed approximately 1,800 people, cost billions in property damage and displaced more than 400,000 residents<p>On 15 September 2005, in an address to the nation, President George W Bush said: ‘It is now clear that a …

Armed Forces

Algunos mapas en la web que tienes que conocer

Mapas en la web hay miles, y desde WWWhatsnew.com siempre intentamos encontrar los mejores para alimentar nuestra categoría dedicada al tema. Entre …

The most powerful passports in the world, ranked

A passport from a country in good global standing is a powerful thing, allowing its holder to move across borders without dealing with the nightmarish bureaucracy of a visa application.<p>Arton Capital, a financial firm that says it “empowers individuals and families to become Global Citizens,” at …

Book Reviews

Putin eyes Russian strength in Atlantic and Arctic in new naval doctrine

Kremlin says the revised strategy comes in response to 'unacceptable' NATO plans to move military infrastructure towards Russia's borders<p>Russia will guarantee a permanent naval presence in the Mediterranean and boost its strength in the Atlantic and Arctic under a new strategy to counter …

Food fight in Russia as government bulldozes, burns illegal produce, meat imports

Russian President Vladimir Putin's latest show of defiance against Western adversaries has deployed bulldozers, steamrollers and tractors to destroy hundreds of tons of illegally imported food in televised spectacles that some of his own countrymen are calling absurd and grotesque.<p>In a country …

Russia

InfoAmazonia nos muestra los problemas del “pulmón del planeta” a través de mapas

Hace unas semanas conocimos a Gustavo Faleiros (Brasil), coordinador de Proyectos de InfoAmazonia e integrante de la iniciativa Earth Journalism …

América Móvil elimina cargos de "roaming" (planes prepago) en llamadas y datos entre México y Estados Unidos

Hoy America Movil anunció que elimina cargos de “roaming” de llamadas y datos entre México y Estados Unidos para 40 millones de clientes de México …

El internet en números – por cada minuto!

En la era del Internet la acumulación de información nunca descansa.<p>Cantidades de información se crean cada segundo y nosotros ni siquiera nos damos …