The Atlantic Ocean has masked global warming this century by soaking up vast amounts of heat from the atmosphere in a shift likely to reverse from around 2030 and spur fast temperature rises, scientis
It is the charity stunt that has got everyone from billionaires to pop stars and even former US Presidents drenched by buckets of freezing water.
Regional humanitarian hub Senegal said on Friday it had blocked a regional UN aid plane from landing and was banning all further flights to and from countries affected by Ebola, potentially hampering
Missouri’s governor ordered National Guard troops to withdraw from the riot-weary town of Ferguson on Thursday as tensions eased after nearly two weeks of racially charged protests over the fatal poli
Kiev accused Moscow of invading as Russia unilaterally drove a mammoth aid convoy across war-torn east Ukraine on Friday and warned against any attacks on the trucks.
A German police officer went on trial on Friday accused of murdering a willing victim he met on a website for cannibalism fetishists so he could make a grisly pornographic home video.
In her last address to the Security Council, the UN human rights chief sharply criticised the body for its ineffectiveness on Syria and other intractable conflicts, saying its members have often put n
Iraq’s Mahdi Army fought US troops to the death in past years, but now some members of the rebranded Shia militia say they could do with a little help from their old foe.
Iraqi Shia militiamen opened fire on minority Sunni Muslims in a village mosque on Friday, killing dozens just as Baghdad is trying to build across-community government to fight Sunni militants whose