The Pacific's low-lying reef islands are likely to change shape in response to climate change, rather than simply sinking beneath rising seas and becoming uninhabitable as previously assumed, new research has found.
The prospect of searing heatwaves driving holidaymakers to cool mountains and children asking grandparents about their memories of snow is focusing minds in Alpine ski resorts on the implications of climate change.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday his country does not want a war with the US but said President Donald Trump must lift harsh economic sanctions on Tehran to clear the way for negotiations.
The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal do not see Tehran's scaling down of the JCPOA commitments as significant non-compliance and have not indicated any intent to trigger the accord's dispute mechanism, the European Union's foreign policy chief said on Monday.
A source at the Syrian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources says a key gas pipeline running in the eastern countryside of the central province of Homs has resumed operation, a day after foreign-sponsored Takfiri terrorists blew it up.
Russia has rejected starting talks with Japan on the return of two disputed islands despite an agreement last year, in a move that could further delay the signing of a peace treaty, Kyodo news agency says.
A young Saudi man has died more than a week after being injured by regime forces when they raided a district in the kingdom’s oil-rich and Shia-populated Eastern Province, as a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against pro-democracy campaigners, Muslim preachers and intellectuals continues unabated in the country.
Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday.
As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in 50 years, a NASA-funded lab in Colorado aims to send robots there to deploy telescopes that will look far into our galaxy, remotely operated by orbiting astronauts.
The extent of Israeli spying directed against the United States is a huge story that is only rarely addressed in the mainstream media. The Jewish entity regularly tops the list for ostensibly friendly countries that aggressively conduct espionage against the U.S. and Jewish American Jonathan Pollard, who was imprisoned in 1987 for spying for Israel, is now regarded as the most damaging spy in the history of the United States.