Asia, Europe migrants putting our humanity to the test: Red Cross

Surging numbers of migrants risking their lives on rickety boats both in Southeast Asia and on the way to Europe are a test of the world`s humanity, the Red Cross chief told AFP in an interview.

Humanity's most recent common male ancestor lived 239,000 yrs ago

A new study has recently provided a deeper insight into the genome of a nation.

Humanity at 'five to midnight' on climate: EU official

Time is running out for the world to achieve a climate change agreement, the president of the European Parliament said today ahead of a key United Nations meeting in Paris later this year.

The fatmospheric existence

Have you ever been approached by a random person in the Metro and told how you are unhappy? Has some child just randomly been rude to you and called you names because you were walking by?

N Korea committed crimes against humanity, but not genocide

The head of a UN inquiry into rights violations in North Korea said today that Pyongyang's actions, while constituting a crime against humanity, fell short of genocide.

Artificial intelligence experts pledge to protect humanity from machines
Artificial intelligence experts pledge to protect humanity from machines

Artificial intelligence experts all around the world are signing an open letter, pledging to protect mankind from machines.

DNA: ISIS terrorists cry on meeting their victims on Iraqi Reality show

Watch what happens when convicted ISIS terrorists come face-to-face with their victims on a Iraqi reality TV show.

An open letter to God; set religion free




Dear God,

I don't know whether you are hearing our prayers or if any time in the near future you would indeed reach out to us. But the helplessness that has encircled me in the recent wake of deathly acts has completely choked the life out of me.

Man not evolving fast enough to match environment changes: Scientist
Man not evolving fast enough to match environment changes: Scientist

Humanity is at an evolutionary paradox -- neither able to keep pace with man-made changes to the environment nor able to control constantly evolving pests and diseases, a leading paedetrician and scientist of New Zealand said Friday.

Khamenei calls Iraq war a showdown between humanity and barbarity

Iran`s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called the Iraq conflict a "showdown between humanity and barbarian savagery" and criticised Western media for portraying it as a war between Shi`ite and Sunni Muslims.

UN chief wants world leaders to adopt new development goals

A new universal Sustainable Development Agenda will be launched next year after the expiry of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Friday.

Artificial Intelligence could be the `worst thing ever for humanity`: Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking has said that the short-term impact of Artificial Intelligence depends on who controls it but the long-term impact depends on whether it can be controlled at all.

Scientists building `space ark` to save humanity

Scientists are developing an interstellar Noah`s Ark - a self-sustaining spaceship that can carry humans on a one-way mission to find a new world to inhabit in the event of a global catastrophe.

The Famous Six

Former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam lists six famous inventors who dared to follow their imagination to create most useful inventions for humanity.

Adam walked earth 9000 years earlier than initially believed

A new research has revealed that Adam, our male ancestor walked the earth 209,000 years ago, which is much earlier than scientists had initially believed.

93-yr-old Gandhi follower serving humanity

A devout follower of Mahatma Gandhi, he had actively participated in the freedom struggle.

Pakistan has no faith in democracy, humanity: Azad

Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday described the attack on Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was in a jail in Pakistan, as "most unfortunate" and said there was no democracy or humanity in Pakistan.

Youth should use education in service of humanity: President

President Pranab Mukherjee asked the country`s youth to follow the "book of humanity" rather than using education to secure a good job or income.

Tracing humanity’s ancestry `may mean rewriting out of Africa dates`

The findings of a new study may lead to rethinking how and when our ancestors left Africa to colonize the globe, it has been claimed.

Humanity may have originated in the woods: Study

immediate ancestor of humans may have lived almost exclusively on a diet of leaves, fruits, wood and bark instead of a menu based on the open savanna as other extinct relatives of humanity did, scientists claimed.