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Ventajas e inconvenientes de las carreteras de plástico

¿Cómo serán las carreteras del futuro? Todo apunta a que el plástico podría sustituir al asfalto, por eso, hoy analizamos las ventajas e …

Ukraine crisis: Russia must not back separatist vote - US

<b>US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned Russia that it will break international agreements if it recognises an election planned by separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine.</b><p>The self-declared republics of Donetsk and Luhansk plan to elect regional leaders and parliaments on Sunday.<p>Moscow has already …

Tunisia's confident secularists weigh options

Tunisia's secular Nidaa Tounes has pledged to form a government "with those closest" to it as no single political party is expected to win an outright majority in the new parliament.<p>Based on exit polls and statistical sampling of voting station results by observer groups, Nidaa Tounes looks set to …

Tight Senate races pose cash quandaries as campaign enters its last days

For an election that few people are paying attention to, it’s turning into a pretty exciting one. There are at least 11 Senate races in which the outcome is far from certain, with about a week left before voters go to the polls Nov. 4.<p>That’s an unusually high amount of uncertainty this late in an …

Malaysia investigates 'dog patting' event

Islamic authorities in Malaysia are conducting an investigation into a controversial "dog patting" event aimed at removing the stigma regarding the animal in the multi-ethnic Muslim-majority country.<p>The event, titled "I want to touch a dog" and held in a park on the outskirts of the capital Kuala …

Turkish president warns that Islamic State poised to capture Kobani

Islamic State fighters were poised to capture a strategic Syrian town on the Turkish border, Turkey's president warned Tuesday, even as Kurdish forces battled to expel the extremists from their footholds on the outskirts.<p>The outgunned Kurdish fighters struggling to defend Kobani got a small boost …

U.N. envoy: Don't let Kobani fall to ISIS

Kurdish fighters defending the key Syrian border city of Kobani are dangerously outmatched as ISIS advances, a top United Nations official said Tuesday, calling for the international community to step in.<p>"They have been defending themselves with great courage. But they are now very close to not …

Las crisis internacionales dominan en el inicio de la Asamblea General de la ONU