Massive hole opens up in Antarctica, puzzling scientists

A giant hole opened up in Antarctica, leaving scientists struggling to explain why and how it formed. The hole has an area of approximately 80,000...

June was 14th straight record hot month, with global average of 16.4 degrees Celsius

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that globally, June was the 14th straight record hot month. NOAA Tuesday also warned about excessive heat for...

Thomas Cook cuts 2,500 UK jobs and shuts 195 high street travel agencies

Thomas Cook, the world's oldest travel firm, is cutting 2,500 British jobs and closing 195 of its high street travel agencies. Peter Fankhauser,...

Facebook now has 2 billion active users monthly

Facebook said on Tuesday its ranks of monthly active users had hit the two billion mark -- meaning more than a quarter of the...

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day 2017

Millions of Red Cross and Red Crescent staff around the world reach more than 160 million people every year providing a diverse and innovative...

Travelling deemed more important than marriage or buying a home

A new survey reveals how travel factors into happiness in the UK and worldwide. 88 percent of Britons surveyed in the 2013 G...

Turks in New York celebrate Turkish day in festive mood

Thousands of Turks marked a traditional Turkish day and festival in New York with celebrations on Saturday. Attendance at the 31st Annual Turkish...

April Fools’ Day 2016: how did the tradition originate and what are the best...

April Fools! The date falls on a Friday this year, so keep an eye out for office pranksters. For those who don't know, April Fools’...

Tiger Woods to play in new $7 million Turkish Airlines Open

World number one Tiger Woods is to compete in the inaugural Turkish Airlines Open in Antalya in November, the European Tour said yesterday.The ...

Rare Ephesus coin to be sold in New York

A rare ancient Ephesus coin will be put up for auction on Jan. 7 in New York with an estimated price between $200,000-$300,000.  The 14-gram...

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