Children with malaria smell sweeter to mosquitoes, finds study

Children infected with malaria produce a scent which attracts mosquitoes and could be a new target for efforts to control the spread of the parasite which...

Trump request to review personal lawyer’s documents seized in FBI raid rejected by judge

A judge has rejected Donald Trump and his personal lawyer Michael Cohen's requests to vet documents seized by the FBI, before prosecutors are allowed to see them.  However, officials would...

Trump halts plans for new sanctions on Russia over chemical attack in Syria

President Donald Trump has reportedly decided to halt the roll-out of sanctions against Russia for its support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, contradicting a top diplomat's claims that the sanctions would be announced on Monday. US...

Taliban destruction inspires Google virtual reality museum preserving Wonders of the World

The destruction of 1,500-year-old Buddhist statues at the hands of the Taliban in 2001 has sparked a virtual reality conservation project that now has the backing of Google. The Open Heritage project aims to recreate...

‘Unarmed’ black man killed in Walmart parking lot by police officers firing ‘dozens of...

Police have shot and killed a 26-year-old black man in a packed car outside of a Walmart in what his family say was an overly aggressive...

Watchdog says EPA broke law with Scott Pruitt’s $43,000 phone booth

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) broke the law in purchasing a $43,000 soundproof booth for administrator Scott Pruitt, a government watchdog has concluded. Federal law imposes a...

Kathua case latest: Hindu suspects deny rape and murder of eight-year-old Muslim girl in...

Eight Hindu men accused of the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in a case that has fuelled vicious religious divisions in India...

Fifa charges 2018 World Cup host Russia for fan racism

Fifa has charged World Cup host Russia with fan racism less than two months before the tournament begins. Monkey chants were aimed at black French players, including...

US Supreme Court restricts deportation of immigrant criminals just as Trump looks to increase...

The Supreme Court has ruled to restrict mandatory deportation of immigrants convicted of some crimes, just as President Donald Trump’s administration is looking to increase them. In a...

Europe’s top clubs opposed to Fifa expansion plans for 2022 World Cup and Club...

Top leagues across Europe are opposed to Fifa’s expansion plans for the 2022 World Cup and future editions of the Club World Cup, the European Leagues...

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