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Delightful Geometric Paper Animal Sculptures

Artists Caro Silvero and Juan Elizalde of art duo Guardabosques specialize in creating nature-themed art out of paper. Their geometric animal …

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Ukraine's first victory over eastern rebels leads Russia to show its hand

In the last seven days, Ukraine's bid to retake the east has gained ground - but Russia's part in the turmoil has become increasingly obvious<p>Sergei Prokofiev International Airport was once a gleaming symbol of Donetsk’s revival as an industrial city.<p>Opened in time for <b>Ukraine</b> to co-host the European …

Christian Leaders May Return to Nicaea: What Does It Mean?

In 2025, Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians could go back to the place where early followers of Jesus tried to create a consensus among all of Christendom.<p>Mark your calendars: In 2025, Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians may return to Nicaea, the spot in modern-day Turkey …

Report: Indictments in last year's Tiananmen Square attack

Eight people in China have been indicted for their roles in an attack in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in October, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported Saturday, citing local authorities.<p>Authorities in the restive Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in western China accused the suspects of …

Syria's Election May Be a Sham, But Assad Survival Still Surprising

World<p>LONDON – The voting has already started. So great was the crush to get inside the first polling station to open that troops beat back the voters, fire crews sprayed them with water to prevent them collapsing in the sweltering heat and part of the city was shut down.<p>It was a remarkable scene …

Martian Volcano May Once Have Hosted Life-Friendly Lakes

Lakes inside a glacier may have been oases for Martian microbes 210 million years ago.<p>Thanks to a series of discoveries made over the past year by the Curiosity and Opportunity rovers, planetary scientists are more confident than ever that the Martian surface probably had abundant water more than …

Four horrific threats to humanity’s future—and one terrifying mystery

In the daily hubbub of current “crises” facing humanity, we forget about the many generations we hope are yet to come. Not those who will live 200 years from now, but 1,000 or 10,000 years from now. I use the word “hope” because we face risks, called existential risks, that threaten to wipe out …

Project Helps German Holocaust Survivors Fight Past Trauma

World<p>FRANKFURT, Germany - At first glance, the afternoon gathering of nearly 30 elderly people in the cozy wood-paneled room of an apartment complex could be perceived as an ordinary "coffee klatch."<p>But, the women and men that gather here in Frankfurt over coffee and cake once a week all share one …

Relative quiet in Donetsk after a week of violence

Pro-Russian separatists built roadblocks on the main routes into the flashpoint eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk on Saturday in an effort to prevent Ukrainian troops from entering.<p>A CNN team saw two new checkpoints manned by members of the Vostok Battalion being established on the eastern outskirts …

Meriam Ibrahim: Sudan 'to free' death row woman

<b>Sudanese authorities are to free a woman who was sentenced to death for having abandoned the Islamic faith, a foreign ministry official says.</b><p>Meriam Ibrahim, who gave birth to a daughter in custody, will be freed in a few days, the official told the BBC.<p>Abdullahi Alzareg, an under-secretary at the …