Russia will create forces in the Arctic in 2014 to ensure military security and protect the country’s national interests in the region, which President Vladimir Putin has named among the government’s top priorities.
Norway has requested to hire out prison space from neighboring Sweden, as a shortage of cells is forcing them to release criminals.
Although they have lasted for two weeks, the protests in Ukraine are far from losing their steam. Among the things keeping the crowd’s anger alive are media hoaxes.
Over 25 per cent of Greeks can’t afford health care, putting children and pregnant women in danger, Doctors of the World medical aid group said.
A step towards making 3D printing affordable has been made at Michigan Technological University, which presented an open-source 3D metal printer for only $1,500.
More than 500 renowned authors – including five Nobel laureates - from across the globe have signed a petition demanding to end ‘mass surveillance’.
UK students are rallying together against a ‘police crackdown’ after a week of protests led to violence and a ban on demonstrations at a London university.
An Australian, who together with his domestic partner, bought a newborn boy in Russia and allowed men around the world to abuse him, has been sentenced in a US court to 30 years in jail.
NASA says Curiosity rover has found signs of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars that existed 3.5 billion years ago and may have supported small organisms for tens of millions of years, but doubts remain of the origin of the organic matter.
The British government is warning companies of the ‘reputational implications’ of getting involved in the Israeli occupied territories as well as of rights abuses to individuals.
Ukrainian riot police are dismantling barricades set up by protesters in central Kiev as tensions remain high.
European aerospace and defense corporation EADS will cut 5,800 jobs amid a decline in governments’ military spending.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said the recent nuclear deal struck between his nation and world powers would evaporate should the United States Congress impose new economic sanctions on Iran, even those that would take six months to emerge.
Canadian officials confirmed Monday that the nation is preparing to include the North Pole as part of its Arctic Ocean seabed claim in the multi-country push to prove jurisdiction over further territory in the resource-rich area.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has dissolved the largest state-owned news agency RIA Novosti and ordered an international information agency called Rossiya Segodnya (which translates as ‘Russia Today’) to be set up in its place.
Uruguay is just one step away from becoming the first country in the world to legalize marijuana. On Tuesday, the Senate is to vote on a historic bill that would regulate the production and sale of cannabis for adults at a price of $1 per gram.
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Air pollution in the European Union is causing premature deaths even when levels meet quality guidelines, a report has shown.
A Bahraini court has sentenced 12 Shiite activists, three of them minors, to prison terms up to five years for assaulting policemen with Molotov cocktails.
The NSA and the UK’s GCHQ spying agencies have collected players’ charts and deployed real-life agents into online World of Warcraft and Second Life games, a new leak by whistleblower Edward Snowden has revealed.