The French think-tank "Foundation Jean Jaures" prepared a report, which shows that about four million French women - or 12% of the female population of the country - have been raped at least once in their lives.
Russian military officers with a security clearance grade of top secret have begun to be issued with ultra-secure, cryptographically protected cellphones, Russia's Izvestia newspaper has reported, citing the Defense Ministry.
Animals have made their presence felt at these Olympics too: one intrepid squirrel had a cameo during the snowboard parallel giant slalom, showing off with a pretty impressive move.
A video of a man embracing a bison in his car is rapidly gaining in popularity on YouTube. Take a chance and see what is likely to be a smash hit on the social media platform any time soon.
A Japanese pharmaceutical company has reportedly developed a new drug that can cure the flu in just one day and requires the patient to take only one dose.
The French head of state is expected to make his first foray into the world of acting by taking part in a famous Soviet-era symphonic fairy tale, soon to be performed at Elysee Palace in Paris.
Social networking giant Facebook is facing a wave of criticism after presenting a demo version of its virtual reality shooting game at a conservative conference in the US mere days after a deadly killing spree struck a Florida school.
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