Ancient records from icy caves in Siberia show that a small amount of global warming can thaw vast areas of frozen ground and release harmful stores of greenhouse gases, a study showed.Any
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On Friday morning, a meteor exploded in the stratosphere over Russia’s Urals region, near the city of Chelyabinsk.
When three women of Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot entered a Moscow church to perform a punk prayer in February of last year, little did they think their actions would land
Two explosions tore through one of Syria's biggest universities on the first day of student exams, killing at least 52 people and wounding dozens, a monitoring group said.
Men in Black agents K and J may be about to recruit a new Russian assistant: Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
The United States will overtake Saudi Arabia and Russia as the world's top oil producer by 2017, the West's energy agency said on Monday, predicting Washington will come very close to
By a remote fjord where icebergs float in silence and hunters stalk reindeer, plans are being drawn up for a huge iron ore mine that would lift Greenland's population by four percent at
Major nations failed to reach agreement on Thursday to set up huge marine protected areas off Antarctica under a plan to step up conservation of creatures such as whales and penguins
A project to help track Arctic climate change using volunteers to transcribe U.S. ship logs online was launched on Wednesday by the National Archives and the National Oceanic and
One out of every eight people in the world is chronically undernourished, the United Nations' food agencies said on Tuesday, and aid groups warned that rising food prices could reverse