Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visits air base in western Syria Play

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visits air base in western Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad climbed into a Russian Sukhoi Su-35 during trip to Hmeymim Air Base located near Latakia in western Syria, June 27, 2017. Assad was given a tour of the base by Russian military officials and reportedly briefed on the whereabouts of militants affiliated with Al-Qaeda and attempting to overthrow his Assads government. Jun 27, 2017
Nicola Sturgeon postpones plans for second Scottish referendum until Brexit terms are clear Play

Nicola Sturgeon postpones plans for second Scottish referendum until Brexit terms are clear

Scotlands devolved government has shelved its immediate plans to hold a second independence referendum until after the terms of Britains exit from the EU are clear, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday (27 June).The Scottish parliament previously backed Sturgeons bid to hold a new referendum in 2018 or early 2019, but British Prime Minister Theresa May had refused to enter discussions on the proposal. Jun 27, 2017
Climate change forecast to make giant hailstones across North America Play

Climate change forecast to make giant hailstones across North America

Giant hailstones are set to become the norm over parts of North America as a result of climate change according to a new study in the journal Nature Climate Change, which looks at how projected climate conditions over the coming decades will affect hailstorms, including their frequency and the size of the stones produced. Jun 27, 2017