After studying a space rock some four billion miles (6.4 billion kilometers) from Earth, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft set off on a new hunt for moons in the Solar System’s most distant edge, searching for clues on our solar family’s creation, scientists said on Thursday.
Spain’s state-owned chain of paradores, the grand hotels often housed in ancient castles and monasteries, has announced that all 97 of its establishments will use only electricity from renewable sources from the start of the new year.
US President Donald Trump has touted a new trade agreement made with Canada and Mexico that replaces NAFTA as "truly historic news," marking it as a victory in his push to reshape the lines of global commerce.
Eurozone governments have brokered a long-awaited debt relief deal for Greece, pushing back repayment deadlines on almost €100 billion of bailout loans as the country prepares to exit its era of financial rescue programs.
Climate scientists have discovered a link between Atlantic Ocean currents and rainfall patterns in the Western Hemisphere. Evidence of the correlation extends from the present back several thousand years.
China lifting more than 800 million people out of poverty since the start of its economic reform is a great story in human history, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said today, underlining that there is ‘lessons to be learned’ from this Chinese experience.
Led by Luke Harrington and Professor David Frame from the New Zealand Climate Change Research Institute, the research measured the likelihood of extreme weather patterns occurring in modern day New Zealand compared to weather patterns in the late 19th century.
Iran’s remarkable journey at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 ended on a high note, as it claimed third place after a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Portugal following a 2-2 draw in Cali on Saturday.
Thousands of Muslims flocked to the capital of Bosnia's Serb region on Saturday for the reopening of a historic mosque destroyed during wartime ― a ceremony seen as encouraging religious tolerance among deeply divided communities.