Chinese Pika facing extinction because people are trying to capture them and keep them as pets.
Parents with children at an elite Manhattan school are furious about a diversity program that segregates pupils by race and claims that 'even white babies are capable of racism'. Bank Street School for Children on the Upper West Side has said the approach is intended to 'fight discrimination' by creating a 'dedicated space' in the school for kids of color.
Police have charged Tommy Robinson, a PEGIDA UK organiser, with “inciting racial hatred against Muslims” after he was pictured with a flag with “Fuck ISIS” written on it, his lawyer has claimed.
The Obama administration has proposed a new agreement on Syria to the Russian government that would deepen military cooperation between the two countries against some terrorists in exchange for Russia getting the Assad regime to stop bombing U.S.-supported rebels.
Gordon Murray, creator and puppeteer of the popular BBC children's series Trumpton, has died at the age of 95.
Four experts - including two senior figures from Nasa - talk to the BBC Inquiry programme about what it would take to put an astronaut on Mars.
Bud Spencer, the burly Italian actor who starred in dozens of genre movies including many widely exported Spaghetti Westerns such as “Trinity Is Still My Name,” which is among Italy’s all-time top grossing titles, has died. He was 86.
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Researchers at the University of British Columbia have identified a common ancestral gene that enabled the evolution of advanced life over a billion years ago. The gene, found in all complex organisms, including plants and animals, encodes for a large group of enzymes known as protein kinases that enabled cells to be larger and to rapidly transfer information from one part to another.
Trolling the Nazis. Sounds like fun right? During World War II, the OSS, (now the CIA) put out a “Sabotage Field Manual”, which described innovative ways in which ordinary citizens could sabotage America’s enemies by doing a range of disruptive things from starting arguments to starting fires.
Great Britain's farewell to the EU has left no European country indifferent and on the sidelines. In Finland, which has earned a justified reputation as a loyal EU member, calls for a UK-style referendum have been heard from several parties. Even President Niinistö, who can by no means be called an EU-sceptic, admitted that the EU is not eternal.
Speaking at the European Parliament's first debate on the UK's vote to leave the EU, MEP and UKIP leader Nigel Farage told MEPs: "I know that virtually none of you have ever done a proper job in your lives or worked in business or worked in trade or ever created a job."
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“I was democratically elected leader of our party for a new kind of politics by 60 per cent of Labour members and supporters, and I will not betray them by resigning,” he said. “Today’s vote by MPs has no constitutional legitimacy. We are a democratic party, with a clear constitution. Our people need Labour party members, trade unionists and MPs to unite behind my leadership at a critical time for our country.”
The non-winners in globalization are the Western World's middle classes.
England will leave France to sift through the wreckage of one of the most humiliating defeats in the country's sporting history.
Turkey is ready to pay compensation to Moscow for the downed Russian Su-24 combat jet near the Turkish border in Syria, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said, according to Sputnik news.
At the core of the Air Force's move is concern over pilot safety following the discovery that F-35 pilots under 136 pounds were at increased, potentially fatal, risk of neck damage when ejecting from the plane aboard the Martin-Baker US16E design. The service has also acknowledged an "elevated level of risk" for pilots between 136 and 165 pounds.
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The foreign ministers of France and Germany are due to reveal a blueprint to effectively do away with individual member states in what is being described as an "ultimatum". Under the radical proposals EU countries will lose the right to have their own army, criminal law, taxation system or central bank, with all those powers being transferred to Brussels.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has apologised for the downing of a Russian military jet near the country's border with Syria, saying there was no deliberate intention in carrying out the attack, a Kremlin spokesman said.
Fearing a Russian invasion, the U.S. and Britain were prepared to ravage the region’s oil industry—and even considered going nuclear.
Our sun will swell, our galaxy will collide with its neighbour and the universe could suddenly be swallowed by a vacuum bubble
Researchers have discovered a compound in an Antarctic sea sponge that's capable of killing 98 percent of the drug-resistant superbug, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus - better known as MRSA
Refugees crossed these same passageways 70 years ago. But they were not Syrians and they traveled in the opposite direction. At the height of World War II, the Middle East Relief and Refugee Administration (MERRA) operated camps in Syria, Egypt and Palestine where tens of thousands of people from across Europe sought refuge.
At least 10 people have been wounded, two seriously, in clashes between right-wing extremists and counter-protesters in Sacramento, California.
A number of incidents where people have experienced hostility because of the colour of their skin and their ethnic background have been shared online.