World Wide Web turns 30: Here are 5 interesting things you need to know

The World Wide Web (WWW), popularly known as the web celebrates its 30th birth anniversary. Google even had a special doodle dedicated to the birthday of the World Wide Web. The world’s first website was “http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html”, and it is currently active for users to access. Researchers at CERN managed to dig through older files and get what is believed to be the earliest copy of the first website. On its 30th anniversary, here are five interesting things you need to know about the web. Father of the World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee…

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Individuals responsible for Rohingya atrocities will face justice: ICC

The people responsible for the atrocities that forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee from Myanmar’s Rakhine state will be held to account, an International Criminal Court official said on Monday. Following a visit to Bangladesh refugee camps, the ICC’s Phakiso Mochochoko said the fact that Myanmar is not a signatory to the Hague-based international court “will not in any way be a hindrance” to an investigation. “It may present a little bit of challenge for us in terms of investigation, but we have faced a situation like…

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2018 deadliest year for children in Syria: UNICEF

The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) says more than 1,100 Syrian children were killed in 2018, making it the deadliest year since 2011, when foreign-sponsored terrorism began in the West Asian country. In a statement on Monday, UNICEF said it had been able to verify 1,106 child deaths from the conflict last year, warning that the true figure was likely to be even higher. “Today, there exists an alarming misconception that the conflict in Syria is drawing quickly to a close; it is not,” executive director Henrietta Fore said. “Children…

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