Concurrent with declaration of Monday as a national mourning day in Iran, its flag was flown at half-staff at the Iranian embassy in Vienna as a sign of respect to the victims of the oil tanker Sanchi and expressing sympathy with their families.
A solar energy plant will begin operating within weeks at the site of the Chernobyl disaster.
The United States will probably use its nuclear weapons even against a non-nuclear power, says an American author and political commentator, describing such policy as that of ‘Armageddon.’
Saudi Arabian troops have fatally shot a youth during operations carried out in the kingdoms Shia-populated Qatif region in Eastern Province.
By Ryan Cooper*
Saudi warplanes have launched a series of attacks on Yemens western province of Hudaydah, killing at least six people.
Turkey has warned the US it was ‘playing with fire’ over plans to set up a 30,000-strong force to police its border with Syria, saying it had tanks ready at the frontier.
Many of the genes involved in natural repair of the injured spinal cord of the lamprey are also active in the repair of the peripheral nervous system in mammals, according to a study by a collaborative group of scientists at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and other institutions.
Anyone with access to a 3D printer can now create a replica of a 200-million-year-old dinosaur skull.
A basking shark-like fish — only the size of a sardine — is helping paleontologists better understand the earliest branches of the vertebrate family tree.
Preterm babies born early in the third trimester of pregnancy are likely to experience delays in the development of the auditory cortex, a brain region essential to hearing and understanding sound, a new study revealed.
Researchers working at The University of Manchester have shown new possibilities for observing nanomaterials in liquids by creating a graphene petri-dish.
The 13th Session of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC members (PUIC) started here on Tuesday with the attendance of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.
The oil spill on the water surface around the sunken Iranian tanker in the East China Sea had expanded from 10 to 58 square kilometers from Sunday to Monday, Chinas maritime authority said.
The UK government needs to end its reliance on its error-hit ‘hostile environment’ policy towards illegal migrants because it is not only deeply distressing to those involved but also undermines the credibility of immigration enforcement, MPs have said.
Empowering indigenous women — who have higher malnutrition rates than any other social group and typically earn far less than men — is key to successfully fighting hunger and extreme poverty, the UN agriculture chief has said.
The list of people who are worried about what technology and social media are doing to our kids’ brains is growing.
Americans reliance on facts to discuss public issues has declined significantly in the past two decades, leading to political paralysis and collapse of civil discourse, according to a RAND Corporation report.
Venezuela said five members of a ‘terrorist cell’ linked to a police pilot who has defected and who attacked the country’s Court during anti-government unrest last year, have been arrested and several others have been killed in an operation.