Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei takes up a guest professorship at the Berlin University of the Arts.
Iraqis respond to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s recent apology for his country’s involvement in the Iraq war. Blair acknowledged the 2003 toppling of Saddam Hussein’s regime played a part in the Islamic State’s rise.
A robot construction worker that can move around a building site autonomously and make architectural structures is being developed by Swiss designers and roboticists.
TalkTalk CEO Dido Harding is interviewed after her mobile phone and Internet company revealed it was breached by Internet hackers. A TalkTalk customer, Rachel Acton, of Boston, England, says she is worried that her identity may have been stolen.
(BVO) – How many different defeat devices did Volkswagen make? And just how many people were in on the scheme?
The company says a few rogue engineers created the software that fooled emissions tests.
A former chief investigator from the Ukrainian security service who looked into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, that killed 298 people, blames pro-Russia rebels for the crash and voices doubts about the Dutch investigation.
SHINENGENE, Zambia, Sept 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The women sat quietly in a village church in northwest Zambia, the sun slanting down on their colourful Sunday outfits as they told how life had changed since their chief agreed to handover a tract of land to a foreign firm for a new copper mine, leading to the resettlement of hundreds of families.
(BVO) – It’s the biggest tech deal ever. Dell is buying the data storage giant EMC for about $67 billion in cash and stock. It will pay a 19 percent premium.
U.S. businesses on the eve of a big deadline – the switch to a new, more secure chip-based payment system – but many aren’t ready.
The head of the Syrian opposition, Khaled Khoja, says Russian airstrikes only killed civilians and are only in the country to support the Assad regime.