MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia blamed Kiev on Monday for a surge in fighting in Ukraine and warned the West that any attempt to increase economic pressure on Moscow would be “absolutely destructive” blackmail.
As the world processes the devastating mass shooting Wednesday in the Paris offices of the satirical paper Charlie Hebdo, cartoonists around the world are making sense of the death of their colleagues
In ancient Greece the rules of beauty were all important. Things were good for men who were buff and glossy. And for women, fuller-figured redheads were in favour - but they had to contend with an ominous
Genetic analysis of a 37,000-year-old human bone from Russia suggests widespread intermingling during Paleolithic times. Modern Europeans have genetic ties that bind them together much further back in
It doesn't sound like she's ever coming back, guys Taylor Swift has already sold more than 1.287 million copies of 1989. But the pop star says "it's impossible to try to speculate" if her latest release
Currency instability is reviving memories among Russians who suffered after the country’s default in the 1990s Russia’s economic difficulties intensified on Friday as the beleaguered rouble crashed during
SEOUL (Reuters) - Megumi Yokota, a Japanese national abducted by North Korean agents decades ago as a schoolgirl, died from an overdose of medication in 1994 and was buried in a pit with other corpses,
Weird Science If you turn over a mouse and a snake to look for their sex organs, you'd probably gain an appreciation for the diversity of genitalia in the animal world. Down near their tails, male mice
Naturalist Paul Rosolie believes "you have to go head first." What he's referring to is shoving his head into the mouth of an anaconda, letting it swallow him, and filming the experience for a Discovery
Health news The Ebola outbreak in Texas has ended. As of midnight Friday, it was 21 days since anyone got Ebola or was in contact with someone who got Ebola. “God willing, we are going to be Ebola-free
MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish forces have blunted but not broken the siege of the Syrian border town of Kobani, a week after arriving to great fanfare with heavy weapons and fighters
The hackers that got into Home Depot's computers didn't only steal 56 million credit card details -- the company has recently discovered that they also got away with 53 million email addresses. According
The Russian government appears to be warming to the prospect of a meeting between Vladimir Putin and Tony Abbott, with officials pointing to a sidelines conversation either at Apec in Beijing this weekend,
The top U.S. military commander in the fight against ISIS said airstrikes are working to erode the terror group's capabilities and warned militants that the U.S. military is listening to them. Army Gen.
For most of the iPhone's lifespan, it's been effectively immune to malware. There were theoretical attacks and viruses targeting jailbroken phones, but thanks to the tight controls of the App Store, finding
Adding to mounting evidence that President Barack Obama's administration sees Iran as something of a partner in its fight against the Islamic State, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Obama