Give Iran diplomacy a chance, Europeans urge US lawmakers

Top European diplomats on Thursday waded into the political fray in Washington over Iran, urging US lawmakers to hold off on new sanctions and pleading for time to allow nuclear talks to succeed.

Ancient Russian's DNA sheds light on Neanderthal interbreeding

DNA extracted from the skeleton of a man who lived in Russia about 37,000 years ago is giving scientists new insights into the genetic history of Europeans including interbreeding that took place with Neanderthals more than 50,000 years ago.

I'm not the big dog, I'm just having fun, says Bubba Watson
I'm not the big dog, I'm just having fun, says Bubba Watson

Bubba Watson played down his newly-acquired "big dog" epithet on Tuesday and said he was ready to curb his exuberance if he felt it could help his American team deal with what is likely to be a red-hot Ryder Cup atmosphere this week.

Bacterial infection affecting Europeans originated in Africa: Study

Scientists have found that the predominant strain of community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (CA-MRSA) was derived from a single sub-Saharan ancestor.

Young Europeans less informed about `legal highs`: Survey

Young Europeans are less informed about "legal highs" and the effects of drugs compared to a few years ago, a survey said.

Three European engineers believed kidnapped in Libya: Officials

Three Europeans working for an Italian construction company have probably been kidnapped in Libya, officials from the Libyan and Italian governments said on Sunday.

Neanderthal genes helped Europeans live in colder climate

If you are a European and fat, chances are that you have inherited a gene variant from Neanderthals.

Natural selection altered Europeans` skin over 5,000 years

Europeans had darker skin, hair, and eye pigmentation some 5,000 years ago, research shows.

Japan keen to copy world wonders

Japan`s women ice hockey players, who have made it through to the Olympics for the first time in 16 years, are looking to emulate their country`s World Cup winning footballers in Sochi.

First Arabic etymological dictionary to go online

Are the terms alcohol and kohl related? If we trace their origins, the word alcohol is derived from the Arabic `al-kuhl`.

Europeans got lighter skin only 7,000 years ago?

Debunking the theory that lighter skin gradually arose in Europeans nearly 40,000 years ago, new research has revealed that it evolved much recently -- only 7,000 years ago.

Al Qaeda training Britons, Europeans to carry attacks at home

Al Qaeda is training and encouraging Britons and Europeans fighting in Syria to return to their countries as "jihadists" and carry out car bombings and suicide attacks on home soil, according to a media report.

`Eskimo` Fernandez feels alien in football-mad Spain

Two-time European champion Javier Fernandez admitted that he sometimes feels like an Eskimo who plays volleyball as he tries to get a look-in in football-mad Spain.

Indians share same mutation for light skin as Europeans: Study

Europeans and some Indians share the same light skin gene mutation, a new study has found.

Gene study reveals Europeans are one big family

A modern-day person living in the United Kingdom shares ancestors with people across the Europe, according to a new study of the DNA of people from across the continent.

Maldives caters to more Chinese tourists than Europeans

Maldives is now focusing on how to redesign its tourist industry to host the Chinese travellers better, Maldivian President Mohammed Waheed has said.

`Three more Europeans abducted, 1 killed in Mali`

An armed gang of kidnappers abducted
three Europeans and killed a fourth in the Timbuktu region of
northern Mali.

Time to recognize Palestine: Abbas tells Europeans

Barack Obama has told the UN General Assembly that a state can only be established through negotiations with Israel.

Europeans urge Syria to end violence, threaten sanctions

World leaders expressed concern at the bloodshed in Syria, with US mulling sanctions against Assad.

Did Europeans use magic mushrooms to get high 6000 yrs ago?

New evidence suggests that Europeans may have used magic mushrooms in religious rituals 6000 years ago.