Italy quake death toll nears 250

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY MAIL) This is the dramatic moment a ten-year-old girl was pulled from the rubble after spending 17 hours trapped upside down in debris from the Italian earthquake. more…

Iran eyes Nicaragua rival to Panama Canal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Press TV) Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran is interested in a massive project to build a canal across Nicaragua which will link the Pacific and Atlantic more…

Now scientists trace global warming back to 1830

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sydney Morning Herald) That's about half a century before the first comprehensive instrumental records began – and about the time Dickens began his novels depicting Victorian Britain's rush more…

Top Muslim cleric praises Pope Francis

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Christian Today) A top Iranian religious leader has praised Pope Francis for saying it is wrong to identify Islam with violence. Pope Francis said aboard the papal plane more…