Rex Tillerson: The reign of the Assad family is coming to an end

Rex Tillerson: The reign of the Assad family is coming to an end

The US hopes Russia will abandon its support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad because actions such as last weeks chemical attack have stripped him of all legitimacy, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said during the G7 meeting in Italy on 11 April. Apr 12, 2017
Elephants are aware of their own bodies

Elephants are aware of their own bodies

Asian elephants are aware of their bodies, scientists from the University of Cambridge have said. They are able to recognise their bodies as obstacles to success in problem-solving, further strengthening evidence of their intelligence and self-awareness. Apr 12, 2017
German police say the cause of Dortmund explosions remains ‘unclear

German police say the cause of Dortmund explosions remains ‘unclear

Authorities did confirm that a letter was found near to the scene of the blast, but did not give any indication as to who it was from or what it said. A number of explosions in the city on 11 April left one Borussia Dortmund player, Marc Bartra, injured in hospital, and led to the team’s Champions League match against Monaco being postponed until the next day (12 April). Apr 12, 2017
Sean Spicer: Hitler didnt even sink to using chemical weapons during WWII

Sean Spicer: Hitler didnt even sink to using chemical weapons during WWII

In an effort to shame Russia for its support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assads government and its alleged use of chemical weapons in a recent attack, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer falsely claimed that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler didnt even sink to using chemical weapons during World War II. In fact, millions of Jews were slaughtered during the Holocaust by the Nazi regime, which used the deadly pesticide gas Zyklon B. Spicers remarks prompted widespread outrage and condemnation, forcing him to apologise. Apr 12, 2017