Sepp Blatter will mount his final challenge against his six-year Fifa ban on Thursday, following more than a year of scandal that saw him thrown out of football in disgrace.
Russian competitors remained banned from the Rio Paralympics after the country lost an appeal on Tuesday against a suspension issued over evidence of state-run doping.
The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) has launched an investigation into a video filmed at night on its Geneva campus depicting a mock ritual human sacrifice, a spokeswoman said Wednes
Coral reefs in the Maldives are under severe stress after suffering mass bleaching this year as sea temperatures soared, a top conservationist body warned on Monday.
Scientists have designed soft, remote-controlled microrobots that could be used to deliver drugs at specific locations or perform precise operations like clearing clogged-up arteries.
The two pilots alternated at the controls of the single-seat plane, with Borschberg in the cockpit for the longest leg of the journey.
Fragile truce in capital
Sri Lanka must rein in its military forces, prosecute war crimes committed during the long civil war with Tamil rebels and win the confidence of the Tamil minority, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
A record 65.3 million people were uprooted worldwide in 2015, many of them fleeing wars only to face walls, tougher laws and xenophobia as they reach borders, the United Nations refugee agency said on