One hundred and twenty years ago, W. C. Röntgen discovered it was possible to use a new kind of ray to X-ray or "roentgenize" people and things. It was a chance find that transformed clinical diagnostics.
Masta X sings for the opposition group Audace - audacity. The musician is trying to use his influence to push the incumbent leader Alpha Condé from power, using peaceful means.
Some say the VW scandal could spell the death of diesel. And that's where electric vehicles could really make a mark. What better timing for Tesla? The American auto-maker has just unveiled its first fully-electric SUV.
Pope Francis urges 'transparency' as he begins Africa tour in Kenya +++ Germany to send 650 troops to Mali +++ Cameroonians shun mosquito treated nets
The shuttering of the Guantanamo detention camp sought by US President Barack Obama has been negated by his signing of a $607 billion defense bill. Obama vowed to close the prison when he took office in 2009.
Eighteen months after a European court ruling, the search giant has received 348,000 requests to delete personal information. More than 1.2 million sites have been evaluated for removal.
Officials in South Korea and California have called on Volkswagen to recall thousands of cars over faked emissions results. Seoul also fined the German carmaker more than $12 million.
Argentine President-elect Macri has tapped a number of business managers for cabinet positions. Former central bank chief Alfonso Prat Gay will become finance minister in a sign of moves towards economic liberalization.
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