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  • Russian spy ring paymaster disappears from Cyprus

    Terrorism & Security Russian spy ring paymaster disappears from Cyprus

    The Russian spy ring's alleged paymaster has disappeared, after he was initially arrested and released on bail on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. His escape could further test the recent 'reset' in US-Russia relations.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/23

    People stand around a campfire during the Ivana Kupala festival in the village of Viazynka, Belarus, late Tuesday evening. The ancient tradition, originating from pagan times, is usually marked with grand overnight festivities which includes jumping over burning campfires and bathing in a lake or a river. Some people believe the acts will purge them of their sins and make them healthier.

  • The Invisible Bridge

    The Invisible Bridge

    From Paris to Hungary, this epic novel follows the fates of a pair of lovers and their families as World War II sweeps across Europe.

  • Did horned dinosaurs island-hop to Europe?

    Did horned dinosaurs island-hop to Europe?

    The discovery of a horned dinosaur in Hungary suggests that these types of dinosaurs, which were once thought to be limited to Asia and North America, might have island-hopped their way to Europe.

  • In Pictures Britain's royal family

    Britain's Prince William carries his newborn son, the Prince of Cambridge, into public view for the first time July 23, 2013, outside St. Mary's Hospital in London. Royal officials say Britain's new prince has been named George Alexander Louis.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/19

    A man pushes his scooter through a flooded street in the southern Indian city of Chennai (formerly Madras) on Wednesday.

  • Buying carbon offsets may ease eco-guilt but not global warming

    Buying carbon offsets may ease eco-guilt but not global warming

    Voluntary carbon offsets are a 'Wild West' market ripe for fraud, exaggeration, and poorly run projects that probably do little to ease global warming.

  • Carbon offsets: How a Vatican forest failed to reduce global warming

    Carbon offsets: How a Vatican forest failed to reduce global warming

    From a scheme to create an algae bloom in the South Pacific to a Vatican forest in the plains of Hungary – how one carbon offset developer's ideas failed to reduce global warming.

  • Volcanic ash cloud economics: Europe's winners and losers

    Volcanic ash cloud economics: Europe's winners and losers

    As Iceland's volcanic ash cloud hangs over Europe, stranding airline passengers for a fifth day, the train, bus, taxi, and ferry companies are doing a booming business. Would you pay $5,000 for a taxi ride from Norway to Britain?

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/16

    Two baby meerkats stand in the sun at their enclosure at the Chester Zoo in Chester, England, on Friday. The 3-week-old babies had their first public appearance after spending their first weeks underground in their burrow.