A recently released study shows astronauts who left Earth's orbit are four or five times more likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease than astronauts who never left orbit or never flew.
Late July is the beginning of a trifecta of spectacular heavenly fireworks shows. Beginning with the Delta Aquariids and the Alpha Capricornids, peaking tonight, they are but the warm-up act for the big show in August, the Perseid meteor showers.
UNICEF will continue to provide assistance to millions of conflict-affected children in northeast Nigeria, despite an attack on its convoy by Boko Haram Islamists, the UN children's agency has said.
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The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has offered to share with the United Nations the results of 10 investigations into air strikes on civilian targets, according to a confidential letter AFP obtained on Saturday.
Syria and its ally Russia said Saturday that dozens of civilians and rebels had left besieged eastern Aleppo through humanitarian corridors but residents there and rebels dismissed the claims as "lies".
Eight Turkish soldiers were killed in clashes with Kurdish militants in the country's restive southeast, the army said Saturday, raising the toll from the deadliest such attack on the military since the failed coup.
European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said that the EU's deal with Turkey on halting the flow of migrants towards the bloc is at risk of breaking down, in comments published Friday."The risk is big. The success so far of the pact is fragile.
Turkey intercepted encrypted messages sent by followers of US-based Fethullah Gulen well before the July 15 coup attempt, giving Ankara names of tens of thousands within the preacher's network, a senior official said on Saturday.