The birthplace of modern man may have been the eastern Mediterranean, rather than Africa, according to scientists studying newly discovered ancient fossils of a tooth and lower jawbone.
Posted 2017/05/22 19:14:00
The racing driver who is on pole position for the Indianapolis 500 this weekend has been robbed at gunpoint.
Posted 2017/05/22 18:02:00
American motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden has died in Italy, five days after being hit by a car while training on his bicycle.
Posted 2017/05/22 16:04:00
More than 200 suspects have gone on trial accused of plotting and orchestrating last year's failed coup in Turkey.
Posted 2017/05/22 10:10:00
North Korea says it is ready to deploy and mass-produce a medium-range ballistic missile following a successful test at the weekend.
Posted 2017/05/22 09:54:00
A near-vertical rock face near the summit of Mount Everest named after Sir Edmund Hillary has collapsed, according to mountaineers.
Posted 2017/05/22 08:00:00
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's ruling powers represent the "tip of the spear" of global terrorism, Saudi King Salman said in a speech on Sunday during a visit of U.S. President Donald Trump to the kingdom.Source
Posted 2017/05/21 14:49:01
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Sunday, its second missile test in a week, which South Korea said dashed the hopes of the South's new liberal government for peace between the neighbours.Source
Posted 2017/05/21 14:13:17
Donald Trump thinks he knows real estate but when he arrives in Jerusalem he will be stepping onto one of the most contested and difficult to price - in terms of peace at least - chunks of land in the world.
Posted 2017/05/21 13:57:00
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis is to elevate five Roman Catholic prelates from outside Italy and the Vatican to the rank of cardinal, the elite group of churchmen who are his closest advisers and can enter a conclave to choose his successor.Source
Posted 2017/05/21 12:51:22
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party said on Sunday it would not ditch proposals to reduce support for elderly voters, as opinion polls showing their lead ahead of the June 8 national election falling.Source
Posted 2017/05/21 11:16:02
HANOI (Reuters) - Japan and other members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreed on Sunday to pursue their trade deal without the United States, as the Trump administration's “America First” policy created tension at a meeting of Asia-Pacific countries.Source
Posted 2017/05/21 10:10:23
Rescue workers have attempted to guide a humpback whale out to open water after it became stranded in a marina.
Posted 2017/05/21 08:28:00
A mob in Mexico stormed a Russian man's apartment and threatened to cut his head off after he posted footage of himself insulting local people.
Posted 2017/05/21 08:07:00
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish prosecutors said on Friday they had dropped an investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a rape allegation, but British police said he would still be arrested if he left the Ecuadorean embassy in London where he has been holed up.Source
Posted 2017/05/19 10:33:05
LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar limped towards its worst week since August on Friday and world stocks headed for their first weekly fall in five, as storms surrounding Donald Trump's U.S. presidency and Latin America's biggest economy, Brazil, began to calm.Source
Posted 2017/05/19 09:52:31
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's ruling Conservatives are expected to outspend the opposition Labour Party on campaigning for next month's election, with many of their traditional business backers opting to stick with them despite concerns over Brexit.Source
Posted 2017/05/19 09:20:59
Swedish prosecutors say they are dropping the investigation into an allegation of rape against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
Posted 2017/05/19 09:12:00
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the U.S. military described as an "unprofessional" intercept of a U.S. aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea.Source
Posted 2017/05/19 08:39:59
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the U.S. military described on Thursday as an "unprofessional" intercept of a U.S. aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea.Source
Posted 2017/05/19 02:02:21