Local officials say that the jihadists have destroyed 16 towns in total
It has emerged that a woman who blew herself up at a police station was a pregnant Russian national.
A study of older cyclists found that living an active lifestyle makes your body appear younger.
There were several isolated incidents of violence last night, but no injuries were reported.
The Gates foundation has funded a machine that can convert human waste into drinkable water in five minutes
A sharp rise in crime committed by non-resident foreigners has led to calls for greater border controls
The 'Wind Tree' is a breath of fresh air for renewable energy
The far-right party says that the movement is based on "national interest and patriotism"
"Do not provoke the Russian bear," said Russia's ambassador to Denmark after joking about Sweden's paranoia
A human rights group has said it wants to float the controversy-causing comedy to Pyongyang
Summoning your car with a word to your smartwatch may no longer become the preserve of silver screen spies
An estimated 13 people per day were being killed in Ukraine, violating the ceasefire agreement signed in September
Jean-Claude Juncker, who was the Luxembourg president for 19 years, is facing mounting criticism
Most laptop batteries have enough energy to power an LED for four hours a day for a year
Experts say although Islamic State have likely acquired uranium, the weapon is most effective in causing fear
Leader of Italy's surging right-wing Northern League says "Russia represents the future"
An annual global index has highlighted the poor human rights situation in Turkey too
The elevators will use mag-lev technology to circulate around buildings, cutting waiting times
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin calls proposal "biggest, boldest and most far-reaching roads programme for decades"
Hundreds of thousands of people in Switzerland eat cat and dog meat, say activists - even for Christmas dinner
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has a reputation for his controversial views on women's rights