Germany vows to back an "open and free internet" despite end of net neutrality in US

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Berlin has vowed to back an "open and free internet" following a US decision to repeal net neutrality rules. After US telecoms regulator FCC on Thursday moved to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules, the German Economics Ministry said Friday it would continue to support EU internet rules that forbid discriminatory access to the web. "An open and free internet is indispensable for the successful development of a digital society that ever...

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Already dismal poverty rates in the US are set to worsen under President Donald Trump, a top UN official has said. Currently, one in eight people in the US live in poverty. A United Nations expert slammed the alarming levels of poverty in the US on Friday, saying that the situation is likely to get worse under US President Donald Trump. Official US figures show that more than one in eight Americans live in poverty, but the UN official w...

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