Antarctic sea ice 25% above normal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SUNSHINE HOURS) — A quick update for sea ice extent: Global Sea Ice is 93,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is 0.5% below “normal”. Antarctic Sea more…

Worshippers attacked at famous Bible site

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Israel Today Think the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is winding down? Think again. In 2013 alone, one of Judaism’s holiest sites, the traditional tomb of the biblical matriarch Rachel, more…

Couple stoned to death for adultery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — QUETTA, Pakistan — A couple were stoned to death for adultery in a remote area of Pakistan's western Baluchistan province, an official said Monday, leading to more…

Company plans free Wi-Fi for entire planet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — You might think you have to pay through the nose at the moment to access the Internet. But one ambitious organisation called the Media Development Investment more…

Islamists in Syria 'too brutal' for al-Qaida

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="lhcmlwazq1iV7maR2oqOZjjjwdtWPKM9" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (CNN) -- The video clip lasts a mere 35 seconds. It's night. Six men, illuminated by a flashlight, are sitting with their hands tied behind their more…

Venezuela on the brink

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - A Venezuelan opposition leader wanted by police over deadly street protests said on Sunday he would hand himself in next week after his supporters march in more…

Kim Jong-Un forced mothers to drown newborns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Feb 17(Reuters) - United Nations human rights investigators on Monday issued a damning report cataloguing massive human rights violations in North Korea that they said amount to crimes of humanity which should more…

China mocks Kerry as 'naive' on Internet freedom

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - China criticized U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday for his "naive" call for more Internet freedom in the country, and wondered why his discussion with Chinese more…

Co-pilot hijacks Rome-bound jet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) A Rome-bound passenger jet was "forced to proceed" to Geneva early Monday when its co-pilot took control of the aircraft while the pilot was in the more…