Another month, another global heat record broken

2015-07-22 09:32:58

Earth dialed the heat up in June, smashing warm temperature records for both the month and the first half of the year.

China to become 3rd largest nuclear generating country around 2017

2015-07-21 09:52:14

China is expected to become the world's third largest nuclear generating nation around 2017 pushed by its national target against climate change, said US energy information administration (EIA) Monday.

The world in photos: July 13 - 19

2015-07-20 11:27:54

The world in photos: July 13 - 19

Muslims across the world begin Eid al-Fitr celebration

2015-07-17 09:17:58

Muslims around the world are beginning to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, with mass prayers and family visits.

Unusual but true: inspirational art lights the way

2015-07-17 08:44:55

Life as a third wheel exposed on line; testing way to avoid excess baggage fee; inspirational art lights the way and dads earn beers for helping daughters do their hair. Interesting, red-hot and downright odd anecdotes from around the world in our news review of the week.

MH17 final report to be published in October

2015-07-16 21:45:28

The final report of the probe into the crash of flight MH17 which was shot down while en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur last July will be published in October.

Muslims around the world observe Ramadan

2015-07-16 00:18:51

Ramadan in 2015 started on June 18 and will continue until July 17. Here is a look at how Muslims around the world observed the holy month of Ramadan.

The world in photos: July 6-12

2015-07-13 10:57:02

We present some of the most striking images from major stories around the world in the past week.

Pluto shows first sign of geology to approaching New Horizons

2015-07-11 16:22:50

As the latest image from the New Horizons spacecraft appeared on Friday, scientists are just starting to see Pluto' s geology.

Unusual but true: sleep in a transparent glass room clinging to cliff

2015-07-10 09:19:00

If everyone from EU just chips in a few Euros, can they get Greece sorted? Toddler climbs rock walls before walking? Birth month likely effects what diseases you are at risk of? Interesting, red-hot and downright odd anecdotes from around the world in our news review of the week.

New craze: Super rich take selfies in fighter jets

2015-07-10 08:14:29

Edge of space selfies taken 12-miles above the planet at supersonic speeds could be the most expensive yet.

Pluto shows welcoming 'heart' to approaching New Horizons

2015-07-09 09:05:16

Pluto shows a "heart" in a most detailed photo yet returned by NASA's approaching New Horizons probe, which has now begun its final run for its historic flyby of Pluto.