American beats Russian to lead UN telecoms agency

American beats Russian to lead UN telecoms agency

By Robin MILLARD Doreen Bogdan-Martin was elected Thursday as the first woman to lead the UN’s telecoms agency in its 157-year history, with the US contender beating a Russian rival to the post. Bogdan-Martin will become the next secretary-general of the...
Swiss glaciers melting away at record rate

Swiss glaciers melting away at record rate

By Christophe VOGT Switzerland’s glaciers lost six percent of their total volume this year due to a dry winter and repeated summer heatwaves, shattering previous ice melt records, a report revealed Wednesday. The study by the Cryospheric Commission (CC) of the...