AJ Impact

Zuckerberg: 'Fifth estate' should not decide what is credible

Facebook CEO says social media companies ought not be responsible for judging the merits of political expression.

Zuckerberg: 'Fifth estate' should not decide what is credible

AJ Impact

Cash-strapped Lebanon plans to charge for WhatsApp calls

Information minister says cabinet had agreed a charge of 20 cents per day for calls on voice over internet protocols.

Cash-strapped Lebanon plans to charge for WhatsApp calls

AJ Impact

'Let's do it together': Huawei reaches out to EU for 5G deal

Huawei representative say the Chinese telecoms giant wants to 'ease fears' and 'create opportunities' in Europe.

'Let's do it together': Huawei reaches out to EU for 5G deal

Science & Technology

'Stormquakes': Scientists discover hurricane, earthquake mash-ups

Scientists say that while hurricane-earthquake combinations are real, they are not dangerous.

'Stormquakes': Scientists discover hurricane, earthquake mash-ups

Fault Lines

System Failure: The Boeing Crashes

Have US aviation regulators allowed the industry too much control over safety? Investigating the Boeing 737 MAX crashes.

Planet SOS

Planet SOS: What to do as the Arctic melts?

We examine the melting ice sheets and glaciers of the Arctic that have unlocked a controversial mineral wealth.

REWIND

The Gift of Sight: Nepal's Eye Care Revolution

World-recognised eye doctor pioneers technique to treat curable blindness, returning sight to country's poor.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Chilean astrophysicists on alien life, Mars and space exploration

How will the world's 2 largest telescopes, under construction in Chile, change the way we look at the universe?

Space

Alexei Leonov, first man to walk in space, dies in Moscow

Tributes pour in for Soviet-era cosmonaut who became the first human to exit a spacecraft in orbit 54 years ago.

Alexei Leonov, first man to walk in space, dies in Moscow

AJ Impact

Panel finds US aviation regulator failed in 737 MAX reviews

International panel says Federal Aviation Administration lacked 'unified' development of key flight control system.

Panel finds US aviation regulator failed in 737 MAX reviews

AJ Impact

Hydrogen power: Toyota takes on Tesla with alternative fuel

Hydrogen fuel cell motors have yet to make a dent in the market for clean energy cars.

Hydrogen power: Toyota takes on Tesla with alternative fuel

US & Canada

Mass shooting rumour spreads in private Facebook group

So-called 'groups' are a big part of the company's growth strategy, but the spread of rumours raises concerns.

Mass shooting rumour spreads in private Facebook group

AJ Impact

Apple withdraws police-tracking app used in Hong Kong protests

Chinese media had sharply criticised Apple for offering the app on its online store.

Apple withdraws police-tracking app used in Hong Kong protests

Science & Technology

Chemistry Nobel won by lithium-ion battery creators

John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino have revolutionised the world of electronics.

Oldest-ever laureate among Nobel chemistry trio

AJ Impact

Do Nobel Prizes portend women's progress in STEM fields?

More women are earning STEM doctorates, but they still face unconscious bias and gaps in pay and research resources.

 Do Nobel Prizes portend women's progress in STEM fields?