Russian UTair airliner almost collided with the plane from Argentina at the international airport of Barcelona. The incident footage recorded at the airport was posted on popular video hosting services. It shows the Argentine plane was taxiing across its path when the Russian airliner UTair already made its final approach and almost touched the ground.
The talks between the P5+1 countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear program are approaching the climax as the latest, and decisive, round of negotiations has begun on Thursday, June 3. Many hope that the comprehensive agreement could be struck before the fast approaching July 20 deadline set by the interim accord in November.
Tropical Storm Arthur strengthened into the first hurricane of the season on Thursday as it moved up the East Coast of the US. Arthur is churning off South and North Carolina with sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (mph), the National Hurricane Center said in an advisory at 0900 GMT. It is likely to approach the Outer Banks resort region of North Carolina on Thursday night, disrupting vacation plans for Americans getting ready to celebrate Independence Day.
Obama has confessed that the White House baker stirs in crack cocaine into his pies. On Monday, hosting a get-together in observance of LGBT Pride month, as he blurted out the crack comment with a chuckle in his voice and a smile on his face, First Lady Michelle Obama stepped in to clarify that there is no crack in their pies.
The Israeli military has discovered the bodies of three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped on June 12, in the West Bank. Their abduction shocked the nation and triggered a full-scale violent offensive against the Palestinians that is unlikely to stop even now the bodies have been unearthed. That's the view of Diana Buttu, a Palestinian lawyer.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is holding a conference with ambassadors, envoys and permanent representatives. He is going to map out the main tasks for the Russian diplomatic service. The main topic of the conference has been formulated as the defense of Russian national interests on the international stage. Top government officials, members of parliament, representatives of ministries and departments engaged in international business operations are invited to participate in the conference. (WATCH VIDEO)
Mini builder drones are now capable of creating 3D printed houses. Thanks to Sasa Jokic and Petr Novikov, robotic concrete mixers could be the next biggest trend to hit home improvement stores, if their invention is successful. The duos creations are named Minibuilders and the swarm of mini drones could easily 3D print a house.
We all know everyone's lives aren't as glossy as they seem on Facebook, but pictures of dinners, holidays and careers are so posh you believe them, forgetting they can mask real problems. That is the phenomenon touched upon in a Norwegian short film that has hit nearly six million views on YouTube in less than a month.
Today, activists flew an airship displaying the message "NSA illegal spying below" over the NSA's data center in Utah. The event was organized by members of Greenpeace and lawyers from the Electronic Frontier Foundation who are fighting against the American special services' methods of collecting information.
FIFA said Wednesday it had opened disciplinary proceedings against Uruguay striker Luis Suarez for allegedly biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match. But this is not first biting incident. Earlier in 2013 and in 2010 Suarez already tasted shoulders of Branislav Ivanovic and Otman Bakkal.
State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki tried to defend some distinctly unsavory remarks by Ukrainian politicians. Ukraine's acting Foreign Minister Andrey Deshchitsa has become embroiled in an unusual diplomatic row after he was caught on camera making abusive remarks about Vladimir Putin outside the Russian embassy in Kiev.
There is information that 49 Ukrainian troops could have been killed in attack by insurgents on a Ukrainian military-transport plane Il-76, which occurred when the plane was landing in Luhansk, Vladislav Seleznyov, the head of the group in charge of reporting on the military operation, said. "The lists are now being checked. Precise information will be available after the search and rescue group completes its work. Fifty-nine people are feared dead," he told Interfax on Saturday morning.
Ukraine's Defence Ministry claims that the self-defence forces in Lugansk have shot down Ukraine's Il-76 army aircraft. There were at least 49 people on board the military transport plane Il-76 shot down by militiamen in Lugansk, CNN reports citing a source in the army of Ukraine.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, speaking in San Francisco on Wednesday night, said the US would better serve its diverse population by letting the states handle many economic and social policies, a point he perhaps inadvertently drove home when he compared homosexuality to alcoholism.
The Ku Klux Klan plans to begin military-style combat training under the direction of military troops returning home from overseas deployments, according to report. Klan group says that it is preparing for an upcoming race war that will happen soon in the U.S. A similar prediction was made by Charles Manson in 1969, noted History.com.
Militants have seized the Iraqi city of Tikrit as a jihadist offensive sweeps closer to Baghdad, prompting the UN Security Council to convene crisis talks Thursday while the US mulls air strikes on the rebels. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) seized the second city of Mosul on Tuesday and has since captured a large swathe of northern and north-central Iraq including Tikrit - the hometown of executed dictator Saddam Hussein.
Three days after the release of the new video "Hangover" by South Korean musician Psy, who is well known for his hit song "Gangnam style," the video has broken the record: it has received over 30 million views on YouTube and the number is still growing. The song was recorded with Snoop Dogg.
Former Vice President Al Gore has become the Democratic Party's voice of reason in defending Edward Snowden. Speaking in a debate over excessive government surveillance at the Southland technology and entrepreneurship Conference in Nashville, he declined to the call the former NSA contractor 'a traitor'.
Around 10 gunmen attacked a security checkpost outside Pakistan's Karachi airport on Tuesday, officials said, and were exchanging fire with troops, a day after a siege by the Taliban left 37 dead. The attack raises further questions about authorities' ability to secure key facilities in the face of a seemingly resurgent enemy, as a nascent peace process with the Pakistani Taliban lies in tatters.
Almost every day, we read about a shooting in the US news reports. Amid the rise of such attacks, officials and businesses in the country are thinking about measures to prevent them and protect people with their first priority being school kids. Recently, an Oklahoma-based safety products company ProTecht has created a product to shield children from disasters.
Death and destruction is reported in eastern Ukraine as Kiev’s artillery has resumed shelling the rebellious city of Slavyansk. Locals tell they have been without running water and power for days, and that hope is fading. "Early reports indicate that the shelling caused casualties. We are now checking the reports," a spokesman for the town's self-defense told Interfax. He said that several residents of Vostochny neighborhood were injured by the fire.
Two Las Vegas police officers and a civilian were killed in an apparent ambush Sunday that ended with the two gunmen killing themselves. One of the attackers yelled "This is the start of a revolution" before shooting the officers and stripping them of their weapons and ammunition, the Las Vegas Review-Journal said.
A group of heavily armed gunmen stormed Pakistan's biggest airport on Sunday and at least 26 people were killed in a night-long battle at one of the country's most high-profile targets. The assault on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, Pakistan's sprawling commercial hub of 18 million people, took place as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's government tries to engage Taliban militants in talks to end years of fighting.
A man armed with a shotgun opened fire on Thursday at a small Christian college in Seattle, killing one person and wounding three others before he was subdued by a group of students and arrested, Seattle police and hospital officials said.
The Dutch-based nonprofit Mars One, which aims to establish a human settlement on the Red Planet, has announced that it has signed a deal with Darlow Smithson Productions, an Endemol-owned company, to film its astronaut selection and training process.
Last Wednesday Edward Snowden shared yet another shocking revelation about the scope of US mass surveillance and nifty tools the NSA has at its disposal. It turns out that the National Security Agency that Snowden used to work for can access any cellphone even when the device is turned off.
Bashar al-Assad has been re-elected Syria's president with 88.7 percent of the vote in the first presidential election. The other candidates in Tuesday's vote - Hassan al-Nuri and Maher al-Hajjar - won 4.3 percent and 3.2 percent, respectively, parliamentary speaker Mohammad al-Lahham said.
Three police officers were shot dead in the Canadian city ofMoncton and two more were wounded as they conducted a manhunt for a man carrying a rifle and wearing camouflage clothes, Canadian police said on Wednesday. Police said they were searching for Justin Bourque, 24, and urged residents to stay inside and locked their doors.
Casualties among self-defense activists have amounted to nine killed and 15 injured during fighting near Slavyansk over the past 24 hours, said Aleksandr Borodai, the prime minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic.
The situation in the Donetsk region remains tense, Ukrainian government forces have resumed the active phase of the operation, in particular, in Slavyansk, according to the Donetsk regional state administration's temporary website, which cited data obtained from the Domestic Policy Department.
Aleksandr Yefremov, leader of the Party of Regions faction in the Verkhovna Rada, suggests to recognize the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court to probe a military crime in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk, where a Ukrainian warplane had delivered a missile strike on the regional administrative building in the center of the city on June 2. The draft resolution to this effect was registered in parliament on Wednesday.
All-out battle in Slavyansk: Ukrainian Air Force reportedly strikes city's suburbs, over 800 casualties reported
Iranian authorities warned Tuesday that a second sandstorm could hit Tehran, a day after freak weather killed five people in the capital. Monday's huge sandstorm and record winds plunged Tehran into darkness for 15 minutes during rush hour and forced thousands to run for cover.