Scientists say they have found jaw and teeth fossils that belong to a previously unknown member of the human family tree, related to the famous "Lucy".
The FIFA-linked arrests on the eve of the re-election of the organization’s chief are an obvious attempt to thwart Sepp Blatter’s re-appointment, Vladimir Putin said, answering journalists’ questions.
China’s state secrets are set to be more effectively secured with a far-reaching five-year state-run cybersecurity program, announced against the ever-growing cyber confrontation with the US, Chinese official media reports on Thursday.
President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro says his country has reached an agreement with Russia, which will see investment of $14 billion in the oil and gas sector over the next few years.
Some breast cancers are damaging bone structure to “prepare” the tissue for metastasis spread, European scientists have discovered, claiming that common osteoporosis medication can slow the process and increase survival chances for thousands.
The military intervention against “smugglers” bringing migrants from Libya to EU shores will set a “dangerous precedent” for the EU to unilaterally engage in hostilities and endanger innocent people’s lives, believes WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
NATO is destabilizing the Ukrainian crisis by turning blind eye to Kiev’s aim for a military solution, Moscow’s envoy to NATO said, warning that alliance’s rhetoric of shifting all responsibility onto Russia is not consistent with real state of affairs.
The rise in the number of refugees in the Ukrainian conflict is resulting in one of the world’s “worst humanitarian crisis” today, the UN has confirmed, as sporadic fighting and a lack of aid forces civilians flee to neighboring countries, mainly Russia.
The EU has set generous recommended limits for caffeine consumption, after a comprehensive report failed to find significant health risks associated with the substance if imbibed in the usual quantities, either chronically or in one session.
Islamic State has issued the first edition of a propaganda magazine in the Russian language. Appealing to the would-be terrorists, the publication features a "brief history" of the militant group and calls for readers to support it.
A new study by UK scientists reveals that a genetically created herpes-based virus is an effective remedy against skin cancer.
Israel is hoping to receive $4.2-$4.5 billion a year in military aid from the United States for ten years, to counter the threat from Iran and oil-rich Middle East states that have been re-arming rapidly, a senior Israeli source has told Defense News Read Full Article at RT.com
A nuclear plant in southern Japan is set to become the first in the country to resume operation under new standards introduced following the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
A man was beheaded in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, with the convicted murderer's execution becoming the 89th case this year, according to an AFP count.
An official from Russia’s Military Industrial Commission has been reprimanded by Dmitry Rogozin for saying Russia won’t buy France’s Mistral warships, media reported.
An investigation has been launched into a “serious incident” involving Air France Flight 953. It was revealed the plane with nearly 40 on board risked crashing into a giant volcano in Cameroon while trying to avoid a storm.
Japanese fishermen have insisted they will continue hunting dolphins despite calls from animal protection groups.
Following arrests of its seven officials in Sweden, FIFA assured at a press conference that the 2018 and 2022 WC games will still be held in Russia and Qatar.
Around 20,000 residents in Cologne in Germany were evacuated after a 200-kilogram bomb from World War II was discovered during preparations for construction work.
Islamic State fighters looking to tie the knot are in luck – the militants are offering its members a free honeymoon and $1,500 towards their first home.