A Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with the Soyuz MS-05 manned spacecraft will be launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday to deliver the crew of Expedition 52/53 to the International Space Station (ISS).
China has granted U.S.-developed genetically modified (GM) crops more access to the domestic market after food experts declared them safe for consumption.
Astrophysicists have discovered that the Milky Way Galaxy may be composed of as much as 50 percent matter from other galaxies - which would include objects within the Milky Way, like the Earth and humans.
Hillary Clinton has revealed the title of her new memoir recounting the events of the 2016 presidential election from her own perspective. The memoir, “What Happened,” is slated for a September 2017 release.
An asteroid nearly as large as the Statue of Liberty made a close pass by Earth, coming within 77,000 miles of hitting our little blue planet - and astronomers had no idea it existed until Thursday, three days after it made its flyby.
A Pakistani village’s council of elders faces arrest after it ordered a local man to rape a teenage girl in order to take revenge on the girl’s older brother. All 20 members of the village council are to be taken into custody, according to Pakistani police.
China’s recent success in testing a new communications network based on the quantum technology, labeled as "unhackable" by the media, is unlikely to bring overhauling changes or replace existing communications networks, experts told Sputnik.
The makers of the Kit Kat chocolate bar are to open a factory in Japan to cater for some of the unusual flavors demanded by customers. But it turns out that many of those buying such obscure flavored snacks are actually tourists from Europe.
MS Paint is usually associated with poor graphics, but not in this case. American illustrator Patrick Hines proved he doesn’t need fancy apps to create awesome artwork; stunning skills can be mastered in Microsoft’s simple painting program!
German police have decided to stop seeking decryption keys to encrypted messages sent via apps, such as WhatsApp, instead they will simply hack into devices and spy on suspects.
Pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca's highly anticipated combination of two injectable immunotherapy drugs has failed to help patients in an advanced lung cancer trial, as a result the company's share price decreased drastically.
Police are hoping to catch a gang of robbers who killed a man when he resisted their attempts to steal his Rolex watch. Danny Pearce was shot at and then stabbed to death as he walked home from a jazz club in London.
Russian comedians Vladimir Krasnov and Alexei Stolyarov pranked US Energy Secretary Rick Perry in a phone call. Stolyarov, who presented himself as Ukraine’s PM Volodymyr Groysman, discussed with Perry a range of political and economic issues.Radio Sputnik discussed this latest chat with Alexei Stolyarov.
Facebook has posted a 71 percent rise in profits, boosted by increasing advertising revenue. Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he wants to put ads on Messenger and WhatsApp.
The Mi-171A1, a modernized version of the Mi-17, was among the roster of advanced helicopter gunships and transport rotorcraft presented by the Russian Helicopters Company, which became the biggest attention grabbers at the recent MAKS -2017 air show outside Moscow.
From 1935 until 2009 a rare treasure that would excite any car collector - a vintage 1925 Bugatti Type 22 Brescia Roadstar - sat at the bottom of Lake Maggiore on the border of Switzerland and Italy.
A town in Florida is engaged in a battle over whether to rename a number of streets which are linked to the slave-owning Confederacy. Protesters, many of them African-Americans, want to remove street names belonging to Confederate generals, such as Nathan Bedford Forrest, who later became one of the founders of the Ku Klux Klan.
WikiLeaks released new documents on Thursday as part of Vault 7 release, which contain information on three CIA hacking tools from the Imperial project, the Achilles, the Aeris and the SeaPea.
So far, the moose and the salmon have been the most iconic specimens of Norwegian wildlife. That soon may change, however, as the local fauna is getting more company from southern aliens, such as the deadly European wasp.
The authors of the Petya ransomware managed to draw public attention to the problem of the information security and made the businesses invest in solving it.
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