The Indian Government has ordered a probe into a four-minute video by a soldier deployed on the Indo-Pak alleging that corruption forced them to sleep on an empty stomach.
A butcher and chef from Turkey took the internet by storm after one of his “food porn” videos went viral.
Russia is a huge country which stretches so far from west to east that, perhaps, the only way to get a full idea of the diversity of its landscapes and lifestyles of its peoples is to cross the country by train. Such railway tours which also include stops in major cities on the long way are growing in popularity among tourists.
The Moscow Winter Bicycle Parade was held for the second time on January 8. It seems nothing could have stopped the enthusiasts: more than 500 people participated in the event, even though the air temperature was anomalously low for the Russian capital in this time of the year.
An adorable seal pup escaped the danger of being eaten alive by a pack of stray dogs in Russian Kamchatka thanks to its kind residents who risked their own health to recapture it from the hungry canines.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un hides his real age and secretly celebrates his birthday, the agency Yonhap reported on Sunday, referring to North Korean diplomat Thae Yong Ho.
Zou Yi, a 56-year-old businessmen from Beijing, lives in his 13th floor flat across from Beijing Television’s headquarters. Some days he can see every detail of the skyscraper; some days he can hardly see it at all because of heavy smog which he decided to document every morning by taking photos from his window.
The first police team patrolling on skis and snowboards has been set up in northeast China's Jilin Province.
China plans to set up telescopes in Tibet to study gravitational waves that may help to learn more about the Big Bang.
On Christmas Eve, the temperatures in Russia dropped to a record low for the last 120 years. On January, 7 the temperature fell to -29.9 degrees in Moscow, and - 33.4 - in the countryside.
German police and local newspapers are scratching their heads over a Breitbart story about a mob setting a church alight in their town that bears no resemblance to reality.
Sex as we used to know it could soon be replaced with robots, German Spiegel Online wrote, referring to several experts. According to British researcher Ian Pearson, this reality could already happen by 2050.
These women's actions have left no one indifferent. Sputnik has compiled a review of the most popular videos depicting women in various situations: from taking part in protests to defending their rights to embarrassing faux pas in front of running cameras.
While some sports garner the attention of millions all over the world, there are many athletic events that are known only to a select few, often undeservedly so.
A stalwart amateur Iranian cyclist performed an impressive feat of endurance as he travelled 1,000 kilometers in 48 hours on his bicycle in order to raise awareness about his environment protection project.
If zombies took over the world, in just 100 days, less than 300 humans would be left alive on the planet - that's according to a bunch of scientists who have calculated how long it would take for a zombie apocalypse to strike.
An Argentine millionaire dying of terminal cancer spent the last years of his life building a unique ‘medieval’ village on the outskirts of Buenos Aires.
The infamous 'nuked fridge' scene in Indiana Jones & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is seen by many fans as the most unforgivable scene in the franchise. Now, scientists from the University of Leicester confirm that not only would Indiana have gotten battered in the fridge – he would've died from radiation poisoning caused by the nuclear blast.
In their stalwart crusade against any potential cultural ties between contemporary Ukraine and its Soviet past, the Ukrainian authorities appear to be lashing out at common sense.
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