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Rodriguez focussed on King of the Mountains jersey

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 09:15

Joaquim Rodriguez says he is confident he can win the Tour de France King of the Mountains competition after reclaiming the polkadot jersey on Saturday.

Guillermo del Toro to make `At the Mountains of Madness` film

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 10:14

Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has said that `At the Mountains of Madness` could still happen.

Bolivia launches world`s highest cable railway

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 03:55

Bolivian President Evo Morales inaugurated Friday the first segment of the world`s highest cable railway line, carrying passengers from city to city at up to 4,000 meters (13,000 feet) above sea level.

US studying rescue plans in case of crisis at Sochi Olympics

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 02:53

In the face of concerns about possible attacks by militants during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, U.S. military and intelligence officials have been studying contingency plans for evacuating Americans from the games in case of a crisis.

15 killed, 58 injured in Peruvian bus accident

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 07:10

Authorities in Peru say an overcrowded passenger bus has fallen into a ravine in the Andes Mountains, killing at least 15 people and injuring 58, some seriously.

German policeman arrested for ‘killing and eating’ another man

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 21:16

A 55-year-old German policeman has been arrested on suspicion of killing a man whose body was found in the Erz mountains in eastern Germany, said that Police in Dresden.

Seawater found near Chesapeake Bay up to 150 million years old

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 23:58

Researchers have revealed that the seawater discovered near the Chesapeake Bay is up to 150 million years old.

Bushfires in Australia still raging but major threat averted

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 19:30

The firefighter officials battling the wildfire in the state of New South Wales in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney said that the worst fears from the blazes are over but the crisis are far from over yet.

Australian state faces new bushfire emergencies

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 16:30

The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) is facing three new bushfire emergencies with two fires burning near Newcastle and one in the Blue Mountains as extreme weather conditions remain in the state, local media reported Wednesday.

New South Wales Blue Mountains fires could merge into one: Report

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 08:45

Adding fuel to the concerns sparked by Australian bushfires across New South Wales, the fire commissioner has warned that three fires could merge into one, worsening the situation, reports said.

Australian bushfire: State of emergency declared in New South Wales

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 11:54

The huge wildfire in Australia’s most populous state New South Wales is set to worsen as the hot weather and strong winds is expected to spread the fire across the region.

Denisovans crossed Wallace`s Line and interbred with modern humans

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 13:27

The Denisovans - newly discovered ancient human relative - crossed one of the world`s most prominent marine barriers in Indonesia, and interbred with modern humans moving through the area on the way to Australia and New Guinea, scientists have claimed.