Finnish military fires on suspected submarine
Finland said Tuesday its navy had fired warning shots at a possible submarine off the coast of Helsinki in the early hours of the morning, according to AFP. During surveillance of [Finland's] territorial integrity, the navy detected a possible underwater object at midday on April 27, 2015, within ...
Baltimore riots: Troops deployed as cleanup begins

Baltimore riots: Troops deployed as cleanup begins

28.04.2015 [22:18]
Thousands of troops and outside police officers have been deployed to the US city of Baltimore, following violent protests linked to the death of a black man fatally injured in police custody. A week-long curfew has been announced. Schools and many businesses are closed ...
Dutch students to build 50-meter-long ice bridge

Dutch students to build 50-meter-long ice bridge

28.04.2015 [22:13]
At the turn of this year, students from Eindhoven University of Technology constructed a replica of Gaudi's Sagrada Familia in ice, according to gizmag.com. Next up, they're turning their attention to a bridge designed by Leonardo da Vinci. If successfully completed ...
Nepal Prime Minister: Quake death toll could reach 10,000

Nepal Prime Minister: Quake death toll could reach 10,000

28.04.2015 [22:11]
The death toll in Nepal's earthquake could reach 10,000, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala told Reuters on Tuesday, ordering intensified rescue efforts and appealing for foreign supplies of tents and medicines ...
Ocean resources worth $24 trillion

Ocean resources worth $24 trillion

28.04.2015 [21:30]
In a new report assessing the benefits, services, and assets the ocean provides to humanity, researchers found that the ocean generates $2.5 trillion a year in value, ranking it between the gross domestic product of the United Kingdom and that of Brazil, and as a major driver ...
Sewol ferry captain gets life sentence

Sewol ferry captain gets life sentence

28.04.2015 [20:12]
The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank last year, killing 304 people, was found guilty of homicide by an appeals court on Tuesday and sentenced to life in prison, overturning an earlier conviction for negligence. ...
Tiny robots pull objects up to 2,000 times their own weight

Tiny robots pull objects up to 2,000 times their own weight

28.04.2015 [15:45]
Engineers from Stanford University have created miniature robots named "MicroTugs" capable of pulling and lifting objects more than 100 times their own weight. The strongest of the bots weighs just 12 grams but can pull objects 2,000 times heavier than itself, reports the New Scientist. This is the equivalent ...
Google offers cash support to Europe's news groups

Google offers cash support to Europe's news groups

28.04.2015 [15:16]
Google has pledged to give €150m ($163m; £107m) to European news publishers and journalism-focused start-ups over the next three years, according to the BBC. The funds - which are part of a wider package - will be used to support the organisations' efforts to earn money from their own online ...
Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Tops 4138

Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Tops 4138

27.04.2015 [20:41]
The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 4138 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster. ...
Street battles kill at least 15 civilians in Yemen's Taiz

Street battles kill at least 15 civilians in Yemen's Taiz

27.04.2015 [16:43]
At least 15 civilians were killed and more than 25 others wounded when gunfire and tank shells hit several houses in Yemen's third largest city of Taiz on Sunday morning, Xinhua reported with the reference to a government officia ...
Russian Television Airs Film on Putin's 15-Year Stay in Power

Russian Television Airs Film on Putin's 15-Year Stay in Power

27.04.2015 [14:09]
Russian Rossiya-1 TV channel aired a documentary titled "The President" dedicated to the 15th anniversary of Vladimir Putin's accession to the presidency on April 26, according to Sputniknews. The documentary is based on an interview by Russian TV ...
Kazakhstan votes in presidential election

Kazakhstan votes in presidential election

26.04.2015 [15:24]
Voters lined up in front of polling stations in Kazakhstan as the country's presidential election kicked off early Sunday morning in which three candidates are running for presidency, including incumbent president Nursultan Nazarbayev, according to Xinhua news. ...
Saudi Arabia catches ISIS gunman who killed 2 Cops: Police

Saudi Arabia catches ISIS gunman who killed 2 Cops: Police

25.04.2015 [20:55]
Saudi Arabia has arrested an ISIS supporter who shot dead two police officers earlier in the week, the country's interior ministry announced on Friday. Security forces detained Yazid Mohammed Abu Nayan after storming a farm near Riyadh, the ministry said in a statement. The 23-year-old ...
Statue of Liberty evacuated after bomb threat

Statue of Liberty evacuated after bomb threat

25.04.2015 [18:38]
A bomb threat that led to the evacuation of New York’s iconic Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island on Friday was unfounded, according to a law enforcement official. The NYPD bomb squad examined a locker thought to contain a suspicious package and found it was empty, the official said ...
Earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude strikes in Nepal

Earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude strikes in Nepal

25.04.2015 [17:05]
A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal less than 50 miles from the capital, Kathmandu, the U.S. Geological Survey said Saturday. The second tremor which came five minutes later was recorded at 6.6 on the Richter scale. While initial reports only suggest massive damage to the infrastructure in Nepal, now it is becoming ...
Moving Train Kills 14 Migrants in Macedonia

Moving Train Kills 14 Migrants in Macedonia

25.04.2015 [14:32]
Macedonian police said 14 migrants were killed on Thursday night on the railway line that runs from the central Macedonian town of Veles towards the capital, Skopje. Authorities said they fear the final ...
The Lotus Building grows from lake in Wujin, China

The Lotus Building grows from lake in Wujin, China

24.04.2015 [20:44]
Growing from the artificial lake at the center of Wujin, China is a fantastic new structure – “The Lotus Building” from Australian architecture firm Studio 505, according to Visual News. The exquisitely beautiful building takes its form from the blooming lotus flower, and throwing the formality ...
Shakira beams with pride as she lays on the couch with her newly-framed Guinness World Record triumphs

Shakira beams with pride as she lays on the couch with her newly-framed Guinness World Record triumphs

24.04.2015 [18:36]
She's one of the planet's most successful music artists in recent years. And, although a humble star, Shakira didn't waste time in revelling in some of her glory on Tuesday. The 38-year-old Colombian superstar is seen laying ...
Switzerland is 'world's happiest' country in new poll

Switzerland is 'world's happiest' country in new poll

24.04.2015 [16:12]
The land of clocks and chocolates is the world's happiest country, according to a new survey. Switzerland topped the third annual World Happiness index produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), an initiative under the United Nations. ...