US President Donald Trump has dismissed allegations of sexual assault as “fake news” following recent revelations by a former contestant on his reality TV show.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) and Syria’s Ministry of Information sign a number of agreements on mutual cooperation.
Tackling disparities in education is crucial to reducing global income inequality, says the International Monetary Fund.
The number of obese children and adolescents worldwide has jumped tenfold in the past 40 years, a major study says.
The Nobel Economics Prize goes to US economist Richard Thaler for his pioneering work bridging the gap between economics and psychology.
The US Federal Communications Commission says it approved Alphabet Inc's application to provide cellular service to Puerto Rico through balloons.
The Nobel prize seeks to bolster the case of disarmament amid nuclear tensions between the US and North Korea and uncertainty over the fate of a 2015 Iran deal which is under threat from President Donald Trump.
The author said humans were living in a “very uncertain time" and he hoped his work would be “contributing to some sort of positive atmosphere at a very uncertain time."
Yahoo says all of its 3 billion accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, in a disclosure that attorneys said sharply increased the legal exposure of its new owner, Verizon Communications Inc.
Three US astrophysicists have been awarded the Nobel Physics Prize for the discovery of gravitational waves, offering a sneak peek at the universe's very beginnings.
More than two million have been forced to flee as new refugees this year, says the UN.
Iranian FM Zarif and the EU foreign policy chief are said to be among the main contenders for Nobel Peace Prize for their role in the 2015 nuclear deal.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to three Americans on Monday for discoveries about the body’s daily rhythms.
The occasion marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein and 72 of his companions in 680 AD, after they refused to pledge allegiance to the tyrant of the time Yazid.
Giant search engine Google says it is cooperating with a congressional probe of alleged Russian involvement in 2016 US presidential election.
Shia Muslims are marking Tasu’a, the eve of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), worldwide.
Inventor Elon Musk unveils a plan for new rockets in an attempt to reduce long-distance travel time.
Thousands of Iranians bid farewell to beheaded martyr Mohsen Hojaji before he was laid to rest in his hometown of Najafabad.
As the heatwave hits the earth, organizations active in health arena provide world public with six ways to stay cool without using air conditioners.
President Hassan Rouhani strikes the bell marking the beginning of the new school year in the Islamic Republic.
Emergence of a resistant strain of malaria across Southeast Asia raises concern among specialists.
An environmental group says packages from Western consumer product companies are being disposed of in oceans in the Philippines and other countries.
Nine nuclear-armed powers, including the US and Britain, snub a ceremony for signing a UN treaty on banning nuclear weapons.
Yukiya Amano will serve a new four-year-term in office as the head of the vienna-based UN nuclear watchdog.
A new global slavery study shows approximately 40.3 million men, women and children, mostly Africans, were victims of modern slavery last year.
Security forces have set off a controlled explosion of a device found planted on a vehicle in the central city of Najafabad.
The Cassini spacecraft plunges into Saturn, ending its scientific mission after 20 years.
Global hunger levels have risen for the first time in more than a decade, now affecting 11 percent of the world’s population, as conflict, climate change and economic woes bite, UN agencies say.
Iranian researchers develop a new method to detect child patients with autism using eye blinking.
US President Donald Trump should allow young immigrants to stay in the United States if he is truly “pro-life,” Pope Francis says.
The Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft, carrying three Expedition 52 crew members, has successfully returned to Earth after 135 days in orbit.
A bus carrying 45 mostly junior high school students overturns in Hormozgan Province, killing at least nine people, mostly female students.
As the Hajj rituals reach their peak, Muslims worldwide mark the Feast of Sacrifice, one of the most important festivals on the Islamic calendar.
More than two million Muslim pilgrims are performing annual Hajj rituals in Saudi Arabia.
An earthquake measuring 4.9 on Richter scale jolts a northwestern Iran city, lightly injuring 13 people.
The trains will service the route from Beijing to Shanghai starting next month, making the 1,250-kilometer (777-mile) journey in just 4 hours, 30 minutes.
Millions of people are going to witness a once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse on Monday.
A team of researchers in the UK make the smallest smart robot surgeon using mobile and space technologies.
A tanker has passed from Europe to Asia via the Arctic for the first time, as global warming made it possible to take that route.
At least 475 people suffered respiratory and other symptoms after a chlorine gas leak in the Iranian city of Dezful.
In what could be a game-changer for modern medicine, scientists use gene-editing technology to clone piglets that lack a potentially dangerous retrovirus.
Heavy downpours have caused flooding across four cities in northeastern Iran, killing 11 people and leaving two others missing.
The European Union (UN) will call an emergency meeting of ministers over insecticide-tainted eggs, health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis says.
China’s health officials say long-term exposure to air pollution has led to a sharp rise in cases of lung cancer in the country.
The UN warns that more than 20 million people are at the risk of famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and the northeast of Nigeria.
Scientists say extreme weather could kill nearly 152,000 people a year in Europe by the end of this century.
The study presents several models that project risks from new types of extreme heat waves that are likely to hit South Asia hotspots.
The UN Security Council adopts a resolution, urging all countries to end the flow of weapons to terrorist groups, especially Daesh and al-Qaeda.
A temblor measuring five on Richter scale jolts a southwestern Iranian province, injuring 21 people.
Iran successfully launches Simorgh space-launch vehicle for sending satellite into space.
The Republican science chairman at the US House of Representatives has praised what he refers to as the positive impacts of climate change for agriculture.
The tremor struck at around 10 p.m. local time on Sunday and its epicenter was placed about 12 kilometers of the village of Sirch at the depth of 10 kilometers.
WHO says countries must make effort to halt the rise of AIDS drug resistance to prevent a swell in new infections and deaths and spiraling treatment cost.
A UN report says one million people around the world lost their lives in 2016 because of HIV infection.
Researchers have found that a modest weight gain in adulthood raises the risk of major illnesses.
Nearly one in 10 infants received no vaccinations in 2016, meaning that they are at the serious risk of contracting three fatal diseases, the World Health Organization says.
At least two people have sustained stabbing wounds in a physical brawl that ensued a “verbal conflict” at a subway station in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
Award-winning Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani has reportedly passed away due to cancer at a hospital in the United States.
An Iranian cancer researcher, who was deported from the US, says he was kept in detention along with wife and children before his expulsion.
Nearly four people were murdered each week last year while defending their homes, lands and forests from mining, dams and agricultural projects, Global Witness said Thursday.
An iceberg with more than a trillion tone weight and about 350 meters thick has broken off the West Antarctica ice shelf.
An Iranian medical researcher and his family of four were detained on arrival at an airport in Boston and later returned to Iran despite holding valid visas.
Scientists have warned about proximity of extinction of wildlife sooner than expected.
Iran’s Arabic-language Al-Alam news network says hackers affiliated to the Saudi Arabian regime have broken into its official Twitter account.
An Iranian website allows citizens to freely seek and obtain information from all government organizations and institutions according to law.
BRICS issues a statement at G20 summit calling for the implementation of Paris Climate Agreement despite the US opposition to the deal.
A number of provinces across a bow of Iranian territory bending to the south from west to east have been experiencing a heat wave since last week.
Iran's Press TV celebrates its tenths inauguration anniversary.
The 9th summit of Islamic Radio and Television Union (IRTVU) is held in Iran’s northwestern holy city of Mashhad.
Iran holds an international cartoon contest with the theme of US President Donald Trump and his controversial policies.
The number of hungry people in the world is rising again after years of decline, says the head of the UN's food agency.
A new probe reveals that Vatican’s children hospital has ignored medical standards to make more profit.
Pope Francis has refused to extend the mandate of the head of the Vatican office that handles sex abuse cases.
US President Donald Trump’s fake cover on a TIME issue has triggered clarification from the magazine about how to tell bogus ones from originals.
A regular fitness program alongside controlled blood pressure and brain training could help reduce the risk of dementia at an old age, say American medical experts.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei leads the Eid prayers in Tehran, and felicitates Iranians and other Muslims on “the day of compassion and reward.”
US President Donald Trump’s second son has denounced a joke about assassinating the president by American actor Johnny Depp.
Ayatollah Khamenei pardons or commutes the sentences of a number of Iranian convicts on the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr.
Muslims in a number of countries celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
The event was the 10th edition of its type to be aired by al-Kawthar, an Arabic-language channel within the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting’s World Service.
India's population is set to overpass China's in 2024, according to the report by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs' Population Division.
Thousands of American Muslims have attended the funeral of Nabra Hassanen, who was murdered on Sunday morning in what her father calls a hate crime.
Conflicts and drought have caused unprecedented 81 million people to need food aid in 2017.
Firefighters put out a huge blaze that broke out in the green space of a highway in northwest of the Iranian capital Tehran.
The UN says the current funds for humanitarian assistance are not enough as needs grow worldwide.
Yoga practitioners have taken a relaxing break to bend, twist, and pose for the third International Yoga Day in India and more than 100 other countries.
The UN refugee agency says a record 65.6 million people were displaced within or outside their countries across the world in 2016.
Muslims in the greater Los Angeles area are set to serve the homeless on skid row as they have been for the past 18 years.
Fears are growing that the number of people who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire in west London could reach 100.
A British lawmaker has said that Wednesday’s Grenfell Tower fire in west London amounts to “corporate manslaughter.”
A UNICEF report say one in five children in rich countries lives in relative poverty, putting the US and New Zealand among the world's worst performers.