Russian Justice Ministry proposes a ban on all civil servants from participating in NGOs which have been recognized as foreign agents, and on traveling abroad at the expense of any foreign organizations.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has praised the new development bank founded this week by the BRICS countries for creating a financial institution that could counter the Western-dominated IMF and World Bank.
The next time you wolf down that Big Mac with large fries consider you may be affecting more than your own waistline. Scientists now say an unhealthy diet can be encoded into DNA, which is passed down to future generations.
Russia will not shy away from international parliamentary cooperation and will continue other forms of collaboration with the world, because no one is currently interested in the country’s isolation, the Upper House chair has said.
As one of the preconditions to authorizing close to $300 million in aid, the United States is pressuring El Salvador to purchase genetically modified seeds from Monsanto instead of non-GM seeds from local farmers.
The problem of global climate change is distressing almost everyone. While a small minority may deny its existence, or question reports on its causes among the scientific community, it is universally recognized as a serious cause for concern.
While United States President Barack Obama used an address at West Point Military Academy this week to tout the impeding end to the Afghan War, his second in command had a much different message while giving remarks to Air Force Academy cadets.
Almost 30 percent of the world’s population – or 2.1 billion people - is considered obese or overweight, researchers said, while rates among children have increased by a whopping 47 percent in the last 33 years.