'Smart School' Challenges Bureaucracy, 'Ghost Teachers' in Afghanistan

A new computer system developed by a young IT specialist may revolutionize the education system in Afghanistan.

// Jun. 21, 2016 - 00:02 GMT

Japan to Start Fukushima Rice Exports to EU With Britain in July

Japan is set to begin exporting rice from the country's Fukushima region to the European Union, starting with the United Kingdom, next month, local media reported.

// Jun. 21, 2016 - 00:12 GMT

Indian Villages Look Over Border With Envy at Chinese Infrastructure

Indian villagers in a border district threaten to seek Chinese help if demands for modern infrastructure are denied.

// Jun. 21, 2016 - 00:15 GMT

Globalization, Increased Economic Cooperation Reduce Likelihood of War

In order to prevent violence and conflict, increased economic cooperation is needed, President Barack Obama told at USA Summit in Washington, DC on Monday.

// Jun. 21, 2016 - 00:18 GMT

White House Not Involved in Orlando 911 Transcript Redactions

The White House was not involved in the decision to redact the transcripts of 911 calls of an Orlando gunman last week.

// Jun. 21, 2016 - 00:39 GMT

Multi-Billion Dollar US Defense Aid Package for Israel Nearly Complete

A multi-billion dollar defense package negotiated between the US and Israel, seemingly aimed at defending against Iranian aggression, is reportedly near completion. </p>

// Jun. 21, 2016 - 00:54 GMT

MSF Makes Internet Miniseries to Criticize 'Criminal' EU Refugee Policy

French charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) has created an internet mock-reality miniseries to criticize the EU's refugee policy.

// Jun. 21, 2016 - 00:55 GMT

WADA President Owes Sharapova Apology Over Earnings Comments - Lawyer

President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Craig Reedie must apologize before Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova after comments on her earnings, Sharapova's lawyer said Monday.

// Jun. 21, 2016 - 01:12 GMT

Iceland's Famous Volcano 'Ready to Blow' Any Day Now, With Little Warning

Dubbed the Gateway to Hell, Hekla is a volcano in South Iceland that has not erupted in 16 years. But experts in the field have warned that high pressure readings could point to an imminent explosion. </p>

// Jun. 21, 2016 - 01:17 GMT

US Considers Contingencies in Case of Brexit

The authorities in the United States are considering measures in response to a possible vote by UK citizens this week to leave the European Union, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in a briefing on Monday.

// Jun. 21, 2016 - 01:31 GMT