U.S. will bid for 2024 Olympics, pick city later
The United States Olympic Committee has thrown a hat in the ring for the 2024 Summer Olympics. No big reveal there, since all signs have pointed that way for a year. ...

Death toll reaches 141 in massacre at Pakistan school

17.12.2014 [17:42]
Taliban gunmen stormed into a Pakistan school Tuesday and killed at least 141 people, most of them children, before army commandos swept in and halted the siege, Pakistan authorities said. ...

Died last male Northern white Rhino

17.12.2014 [12:57]
Died in USA male Northern white Rhino named Angelita. In the world there are only five members of this subspecies, but they are ...

Children among 126 dead in Taliban attack on Pakistan military school

16.12.2014 [18:21]
Pakistani Taliban militants stormed an army-run school on Tuesday and killed 126 people, including at least 84 children, shooting some in the head, while hundreds of teachers and students were trapped inside the building, officials said. ...
Taliban gunmen hold Pakistan school hostage, kill students

Taliban gunmen hold Pakistan school hostage, kill students

16.12.2014 [17:20]
Taliban militants have killed at least 84 students and taken hundreds hostage at a school in Pakistan's northwestern city, Peshawar. Rescue operations are underway. Islamist militants stormed a school in Pakistan's ...

Japan Report: Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car, and Toyota's Safety Technology

15.12.2014 [19:18]
There is no denying the fact that the world runs on fossil fuels. We use them to power everything from our homes and industries...to our automobiles. Fossil fuels literally run and rule our lives. But there will come a day when we'll run out of them. The fuel we are digging from ...

Japan Report: Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car, and Toyota's Safety Technology

15.12.2014 [19:17]
There is no denying the fact that the world runs on fossil fuels. We use them to power everything from our homes and industries...to our automobiles. Fossil fuels literally run and rule our lives. But there will come a day when we'll run out of them ...

Colossal statue of Amenhotep III unveiled in Egypt

15.12.2014 [14:31]
Archaeologists unveiled a restored colossal statue of Amenhotep III that was toppled in an earthquake more than 3,000 years ago at ...

Hypnosis 'helps breast cancer patients': Patients put in trance before operations 'spend less time in hospital'

15.12.2014 [12:08]
Hypnosis helps women recover more quickly from debilitating breast cancer surgery, researchers claim. Patients who are put in a trance just before the operation spend less time in hospital and also have fewer side effects if they need ...
Deal salvaged at UN climate talks in Peru

Deal salvaged at UN climate talks in Peru

14.12.2014 [15:45]
Climate negotiators salvaged a compromise deal in Lima early Sunday that sets the stage for a global pact in Paris next year, but rejected a rigorous review of the greenhouse gas emissions limits they plan. More than 30 hours behind schedule, delegates from more than 190 countries agreed ...

United Nations declares June 21 International Day of Yoga

14.12.2014 [11:25]
The United Nations on Thursday declared that June 21 will be International Day of Yoga, adopting a measure proposed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who said yoga lets people "discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature." The 193-member U.N. General Assembly approved by consensus ...
US Congress Authorizes $577 Billion in Defense Spending

US Congress Authorizes $577 Billion in Defense Spending

13.12.2014 [17:44]
The Defense Department estimates that military actions in Syria and Iraq will run up to nearly $10 million dollars per day. The U.S. Congress approved a massive annual defense bill on Friday which authorizes the Defense Department to train Iraqi, Kurdish and Syrian forces to fight Islamic State militants ...
Saudi Oil Minister: Saudi Arabia will not reduce oil production

Saudi Oil Minister: Saudi Arabia will not reduce oil production

12.12.2014 [19:57]
Saudi Arabian Minister of Petroleum Ali Al-Naimi made a surprising statement at a UN climate-change meeting in Lima, Peru. "Why should I cut production? You know what a market does for any commodity. It goes up and down and up and down,” Al-Naimi said, according to Bloomberg ...
Russia's richest man pays $4.1 MILLION to return Nobel Prize to owner

Russia's richest man pays $4.1 MILLION to return Nobel Prize to owner

12.12.2014 [17:02]
Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov confirmed Tuesday that he plans to return the Nobel Prize he bought at auction for $4.1 million ...

Sweden: Parts of Stockholm International Airport shut down after bomb threat in flight luggage

10.12.2014 [17:39]
A technician bows under the nose of a SAS Boeing 737 plane at Terminal 5 at Arlanda Airport, north of Stockholm. Swedish police have evacuated several sections of Stockholm's Arlanda international airport following a bomb threat, police have announced ...
Warren Buffett becomes world’s 2nd-richest man

Warren Buffett becomes world’s 2nd-richest man

10.12.2014 [14:22]
Warren Buffett became the world’s second-richest man after shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. hit a record high on Friday. Berkshire Hathaway Class B BRK.B, +1.21% shares have been up more than 27% year-to-date, trading at $ 152 a share ...
Typhoon Hagupit death toll rises to 27 in Philippines

Typhoon Hagupit death toll rises to 27 in Philippines

09.12.2014 [20:42]
"We now have a total of 27 dead, most of them in [the city of] Borongan, Eastern Samar [province]," said Richard Gordon, the chairman of the Philippines Red Cross, noting that most of the dead drowned in floodwaters, Press TV reported. ...

400 asteroid impacts may destroy 'life on earth' between 2017-2113

06.12.2014 [20:20]
NASA has recently revealed new data, which has made scientists believe that around 400 asteroid impacts with the earth between 2017 and 2113, which could destroy the planet. It was mentioned that previously unknown asteroid belt that has been located in deep space could hit the Earth by 2017 and it would ...
Italian company receives official notification on suspension of South Stream

Italian company receives official notification on suspension of South Stream

06.12.2014 [11:41]
Saipem, a unit of Russian gas giant Gazprom’s Italian partner Eni, has received an official notification on suspension of the South Stream project and is now assessing damage from it, according to the company’s statement seen by PRIME Friday. ...