In an unprecedented decision, an Argentine court has ruled that the Sumatran orangutan 'Sandra', who has spent 20 years at the zoo in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires, should be recognized as a person with a right to freedom.
An unidentified drone has been spotted hovering over a Belgian Nuclear power plant, prompting an investigation.
Undercover inspectors posing as passengers have managed to smuggle banned items through security at Frankfurt's air gates, revealing major security lapses at Germany's largest airport as part of an EU probe, German media reports.
A Jewish-French organization is using humor to combat the recent surge of anti-Semitism in the country.
Around 500 people dressed as Santa and his Russian cousin, Father Frost, ran in a charity race dubbed the ‘Happy Run’ in Moscow to support sick children in need and help their families buy Christmas presents for kids.
Researchers have created a simple mathematical model that reveals the stunning colors of the hot springs at Yellowstone National Park by visually recreating what they looked like years ago before decades of tourists ruined them with rubbish.
At least 2 people have been seriously injured after a mentally unstable driver shouting 'Allahu Akbar' has deliberately run into crowds of pedestrians in two separate locations in the French city of Dijon.
Wikileaks has released two classified documents instructing CIA operatives how best to circumvent global security systems in international airports, including those of the EU, while on undercover missions.
Access to a page, created in support of Russian activist and blogger Aleksey Navalny, has been limited by the social network for Russian internet users.
One of the top managers at the legendary factory in Izhevsk told RT that their product lineup has increased more than twice since last year and they are getting ready to produce the brand new AK-12 for the Russian army.
Research has proved that the reaction of a man’s skin to the sound of a woman speaking is tingling – alongside with a rising heart rate.
Cristiano Ronaldo gave Michel Platini the cold shoulder as he snubbed the UEFA President at the World Club Cup presentation.
Michelangelo's David will be given a special, anti-seismic plinth worth 200,000 euros, to protect it from earth tremors in Florence.
German companies doing business with Russia are suffering from the weak ruble, as one in three companies will have to fire employees or cancel its projects, the managing director of the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce warned.
The so-called “Instagram rapture,” which ended in millions of fake accounts being wiped out, has divided Internet users, with some praising the effort to crack down on spam, while others were “in mourning” over the loss of millions of followers overnight.
Israel has been highly critical of a UN General Assembly resolution that calls it to compensate Beirut for the damages caused by a major oil spill that was a result of an Israeli air force strike during the Israel-Hezbollah War in July 2006.
Fukushima hopes to host some of the events for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo to show the world that the worst days of the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster are behind it.
The number of onscreen deaths of main characters in children’s films is two-and-a-half times greater than in movies for adult audiences, a survey that examined 45 of the highest-grossing animated flicks in history revealed.
A 37yo woman in Australia has been charged with the murder of 7 of her children and a niece, who were killed in the northern city of Cairns.
Despite its hellish surface, Venus turns out to be quite an attractive planet for exploration. NASA scientists are developing a project of conquering its upper atmosphere – a fleet of solar-powered aircraft may build up a whole cloud city in the future.