Jan 15, 2015

Facebook founder in Colombia to promote affordable Internet

Improved Internet access can be a force for peace, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday during a trip to Colombia to promote his project to boost Web availability for the two-thirds of the world not yet connected. The project, dubbed “internet.org” and launched with ...

Dec 11, 2014

Global homicide rates drop but nearly 500,000 slain in 2012: U.N.

Global homicide rates have plunged 16 percent since the beginning of the century, but nearly half a million people were still murdered worldwide in 2012, a UN report said Wednesday. Some 475,000 people were murdered around the globe that year, with the highest murder ...