The CEO of France’s oil and gas giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, was reportedly among five people killed in a business jet crash at Vnukovo Airport in Moscow after the aircraft hit a snowplow on take-off.
A breathtaking video filmed by an Icelandic helicopter pilot has documented the continuous eruption of the Bardarbunga volcano in northeast Iceland.
Amnesty International became the first major international human rights groups to address the claims of mass killings in the Ukrainian conflict.
The Ukrainian Defense Ministry rejected a report by Germany's foreign intelligence agency that E. Ukraine militia shot down flight MH17 with a BUK missile captured from a Ukrainian base.
The United States has withheld assurances from Germany that the Ebola virus - among other related diseases - would not be weaponized in the event of Germany exporting it to the US Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases.
Turkey will finally help Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reach the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani where their fellow Kurds have been fighting Islamic State militants for over a month, Ankara has said.
More than 2,150 flights operated by leading German air carrier Lufthansa have been affected by a 35-hour strike that began on Monday, just hours after a weekend of devastating rail strikes across the country.
A Japanese man was imprisoned for two years after being found guilty of manufacturing guns with a 3D printer and attempting to ‘emasculate’ the country’s strictly enforced gun laws.
Pyotr Pavlensky, a controversial performance artist and activist best known for nailing his testicles to Red Square last year, hacked off a piece of his ear while naked on the roof of a psychiatric institute in Moscow.
A Lebanese-American reporter working for Iranian channel, Press TV, Serena Shim has been killed in a car crash in Turkey, following her reports of accusations from Turkey’s intelligence agency that she had been “spying.” Read Full Article at RT.com
A US toy maker specializing in stuffed versions of some of the deadliest microbes known to mankind has sold out of its stockpiles of Ebola virus, amid the worst recorded epidemic of the Ebola disease.
A small town in Northern France was left in panic after several people were attacked by clown, or clowns unknown.
Russian scientists are developing a technology to make monoclonal antibodies specific to the Ebola virus.
A Russian thief who made off with a woman’s wallet was pleased to find theater tickets inside. But rather than passing on the show, the high-brow low life lost the plot by deciding to take his wife to the theater, earning him a one way ticket to jail.
Moscow does not expect its relations with Washington to get better anytime soon, but on the other hand they won’t plunge any deeper, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov believes.
A man in a Siberian village was suddenly confronted by a bear apparently looking for food. The man, however, kept his cool and repelled the attack by throwing a computer component at the animal.
A huge blast has rocked a chemical factory in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, the city council says on its website.
Researchers have successfully transplanted functioning human intestinal tissue grown from stem cells into mice.
Japan’s economy minister has resigned after she was accused of misusing political funds, lavishly doled out on cosmetics, accessories and theater trips which she gave to her supporters.
Swedish authorities reportedly searching for a Russian submarine in its waters are probably looking in the wrong direction.