The US Air Force Academy revealed Thursday that unsafe levels of toxic chemicals were detected in groundwater at four locations in the Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A digital currency backed by a group of nations is needed to compete with the US dollar, which has reached a level of dominance that poses a barrier to economic growth in much of the world, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said in a speech to fellow central bankers on Friday.
A two-year-old Israeli child was mauled by a tiger on the Thai island of Ko Samui on Thursday after the big cat unexpectedly managed to break away from its handler at the Cosmoy Zoo.
Famous English rock band The Rolling Stones is making history in space after NASA named a rock on Mars after the legendary group.
MURMANSK (Sputnik) - The Norwegian police said Friday they had closed the case of the WikiLeaks' missing associate, with evidence suggesting that he had died in a kayak accident last year.
According to a Wednesday report by the World Health Organization (WHO), there’s no evidence that microplastics in drinking water pose a risk to humans. Of far greater concern to the agency is water contaminated by viruses and bacteria, which kills thousands every year.
According to local media, the pipeline would allow Iran to supply Syria and Lebanon with oil and gas, helping to relieve the latter’s electricity shortage.
DAMASCUS (Sputnik) - The General Staff of the Syrian Armed Forces announced on Friday the plans to advance further north after the liberation of the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib and a number of other settlements in the north of Hama province.