The newly born baby boy weighs 8 pounds and 7 ounces; Prince William was present for the birth, according to the statement from Kensington Palace.
The US and its allies Britain and France fired over 100 missiles at various targets in Syria as a response to unverified media reports, which blamed Bashar Assad's government for an alleged chemical incident in the city of Douma.
Earlier this year, the acting assistant secretary of state for the Middle East, David Satterfield, estimated that Syria would need some $200-$300 billion to rebuild after the war. Russian economists have estimated that costs could be as high as $400 billion. According to the Syrian government, reconstruction will take 10-15 years to be completed.
An Israeli lawmaker said that a young Palestinian girl who was convicted for slapping and kicking an Israeli soldier should’ve been shot rather than sent to prison.
Inspired and infuriated by the recent UK-Russia diplomatic row, a farmer from Russia presented oil branded “Novichok.” The limited batch was meant for his friends, but the man is eager to let the Brits taste his savour treat, which he advertises as organic.
A number of intriguing pictures have resurfaced; many of them appear to be long-sought proof of life that perhaps existed at some point of time on Mars and the moon. However, some of them have already been dismissed by sceptics as fake.
DNA has been used for the first time to store a music album. Scientists from ETH Zurich managed to encode Massive Attack’s late 1990's album Mezzanine inside five thousand tiny glass beads spread out over almost a million short DNA strands.
A Raqqa city official has not excluded that a total of 200 bodies would be unearthed from under a local football pitch after further excavation in the area, which was liberated from terrorists last year.
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