Zika virus is spreading like a bushfire across South America with Colombia announcing that it has registered more than 25,000 infected people nationwide with some 3,100 of them being pregnant women, whose fetuses risk developing microcephaly.
Iran has warned Saudi Arabia that their troops will be wiped out in Syria if they “dare” to invade the country, after Riyadh expressed eagerness to deploy their army to the war-zone earlier this week if the US-led coalition decides that such an operation is necessary.
A transparent ‘Safety Truck’ is set for testing on Argentinian roads, after Samsung completed months of experiments.
North Korea has launched a "long-range" ballistic rocket believed to be carrying a satellite, the South Korean defense ministry said.
Police have used tear gas to disperse protesters in the French city of Rennes, after a crowd of around 1,000 people staged a “carnival” as part of a protest against a controversial airport construction project, which they claim ruins the environment.
A million Twitter voices suddenly cried out in terror at the rumors of an imminent change to the social network’s timeline that will see the posts curated and organized by algorithm, rather than time of posting.
If people vote against the EU-Ukraine association agreement in the upcoming referendum, widely criticized by the Dutch, the government will have to review its position towards the treaty, the country’s foreign minister has warned.
Turkey’s military operation against the Kurdish fighters in the country’s southeastern district of Cizre is almost completed and won’t expand territorially, Efkan Ala, Turkish interior minister, said.
The German Catholic Church has called for the curbing of the refugee influx into the country with Munich’s Archbishop saying that Germany cannot “accept all the world’s needy.” Read Full Article at RT.com
It’s been a busy week for animals. We’ve had a sea lion in a restaurant, cats in Times Square and raccoons on campus.
The annual celebration of debauchery and sin in the days leading up to Ash Wednesday and Easter is in full swing this weekend across the globe, particularly in the western hemisphere.
A 93-year-old former SS guard at the infamous Auschwitz death camp, involved in the deaths of 1,075 prisoners, will go on trial in Germany in April as the country races to prosecute aging Nazi criminals.
Austrian police have confirmed that an Iraqi refugee was arrested over the rape of a 10 year-old boy at a swimming pool in Vienna in December.
Despite heightened security, 143 incidents, including 22 sexual assaults have been reported during the first night of the annual Carnival in Cologne.
Babies from three to five months old are able to see things that are invisible to adults, a new study on vision has revealed.
Tens of thousands of people marched across 14 European countries in protest against the influx of Muslim migrants into the continent.
Any ground operation in Syria, carried out without consent from Damascus, will be viewed as an ‘act of aggression,’ Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has warned.
US scientists have found a genetic marker indicative of breast, bowel, lung, womb and stomach cancer and probably many other types of cancer.
A number of high-level officials in the Catholic Church are criticizing women who have abortions out of fear their babies may be born with defects due to the Zika virus.
An industrial climber in the Russian capital managed to survive after a woman cut his climbing rope. He plummeted from the eighth floor and was close to “landing” when an additional safety rope “kicked in.” Read Full Article at RT.com