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2020 Jan 17Statistics
Scientists identify new celestial objects near the black hole
Sharjah 24 – Reuters: Scientists identified a new class of celestial bodies near the Sagittarius A, the Milky Way Galaxy's supermassive black hole.
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2020 Jan 02Statistics
Major commercial plane crash deaths fell by more than 50% in 2019
Sharjah 24 – Reuters: The number of people killed in large commercial airplane crashes fell by more than 50% in 2019 despite a high-profile Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia in March, a Dutch consulting firm said on Wednesday.
2019 Dec 16Statistics
'Impossibly big' black hole not as big as previously calculated
Sharjah 24 – Reuters: Two new studies have called into question the size of the "impossibly big" black hole named LB-1, according to papers published independently to the arXiv database.
2019 Nov 26Statistics
Cut CO2 emissions 7.6% yearly to 2030 or miss 1.5C goal: UN
Sharjah24 – AFP: The world must slash its emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases by 7.6 percent every year to 2030 or miss the chance to avert devastating climate change, the United Nations said Tuesday.
2019 Nov 20Statistics
For Americans, mobile devices top for news: survey
Sharjah24 – AFP: Americans rely on their mobile devices for online news far more than desktop or laptop computers, building on a trend that began several years ago, a survey showed Wednesday.
2019 Sep 21Statistics
Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: UN
Sharjah 24 – AFP: Global child and maternal deaths have fallen sharply in recent decades, but new UN statistics released Thursday show unequal progress, with more than five childbirths a minute ending in tragedy.
2019 Sep 14Statistics
Around 12 million children may never see a classroom: UN
Sharjah 24 – WAM: New data published by the United Nations cultural agency on Friday, reveals that without taking urgent measures, around 12 million young children will never set foot inside a school, with girls facing "the greatest barriers".
2019 Jul 27Statistics
WHO: US$58.7 billion needed to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030
Sharjah 24 – WAM: Ahead of World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, the world Health Organisation (WHO) calls on countries to take advantage of recent reductions in the costs of diagnosing and treating viral hepatitis and scale up investments in disease elimination.
2019 Jul 15Statistics
90% of people in UAE use digital banking
Sharjah 24 – WAM: According to numerous studies conducted by official authorities, such as the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, the percentage of digital banking users in the UAE rose to 90 percent while the percentage of ATM users reached 100 percent, reflecting the growing automation of the country’s banking sector.