Jenner Balanay

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New Discovery Of World's Oldest Tools

Scientists working in East Africa say they've unearthed the oldest stone tools ever found. They were apparently made 500,000 years before the human lineage evolved.<p>A team led by Sonia Harmand from Stony Brook University in New York found the tools in Kenya, near Lake Turkana. It's an area that's …

Pentagon Plans Mosul Attack, Saying Islamic State Might 'Is In Decline'

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon, departing from previous reluctance to disclose specifics about the fight against the Islamic State, on Thursday announced plans to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, between April and May.<p>A U.S. Central Command official, speaking at a background press briefing at …

Japan launches anti-terrorism task force

Japan has launched a new anti-terrorism task force and beefed up airport security amid heightened concerns following the beheading of a Japanese reporter by ISIL militants.<p>Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced criticism over his handling of the hostage crisis which led to the death of two citizens within …

Discovering your inner GPS

The ability of birds to navigate their way back to their nests, often more than thousands of miles each year, is fascinating. Arctic terns, which have the longest migration distance known, travel from their Arctic breeding grounds to overwinter on the Antarctic coast: an annual roundtrip of over …

Heartburn could be linked to cancer, warns Public Health England

Suffering from persistent heartburn could be a sign of oesophageal or stomach cancer, Public Health England has warned.<p>The national health body is …

Don't get enough veggies? You don't know the half of it

Fill half your plate with vegetables and fruit.<p>That’s the simple new message meant to encourage Canadians to improve their eating habits.<p>The Half …

Thousands attend funerals for Pakistan mosque blast victims - video

Thousands of mourners gather in the streets of Shikarpur, Pakistan for the mass funeral of victims of Friday's mosque bombing. The blast, which was caused by a suicide bomber or explosive device according to police, occurred when the Shia mosque was at its fullest during Friday prayers. Businesses …

Jihadists are turning to the 'Dark Web' to avoid being tracked down by authorities

Apart from recent orders given to fighters to limit their exposure, erase the footprint of their online activity and avoid revealing too many place names or faces, the Islamic State and Al-Nusra Front groups are increasingly using the "Dark Web" -- the hidden part of the Internet protected by …

Vicar 'sorry' for 9/11 Israel Facebook post

<b>A Church of England vicar has apologised for posting a link to an article which claimed Israel was responsible for the 9/11 attacks.</b><p>The Reverend Stephen Sizer, vicar of Christ Church, in Virginia Water, Surrey, posted a link on Facebook to an article which said the official narrative of the …

US airstrike kills 'Islamic State' chemical arms expert | DW | 31.01.2015

The US Department of Defense confirmed late on Friday that it had eliminated a dangerous member of the "Islamic State" ("IS") terrorist group, which …

Saudi Arabia faces ISIS threats during transition of new king

ISIS recruits from Saudi Arabia have their sights set on seizing their oil-rich homeland, and may be preparing to strike while the Kingdom's throne is changing hands, according to Middle East intelligence experts.<p>A division of the Islamic State, or ISIS, reportedly released a video stating its …