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A closer look at New Zealand's new weapons ban

Only a week after attacks on two mosques in New Zealand killed 50 worshippers, the country has banned sales of "military-style" semi-automatic weapons and high-capacity magazines.In the world of polit ...

US testing new rapid-deployment strategy in Europe

More than 300 soldiers have arrived in Germany from their base in Texas in the first test of a new American strategy to rapidly deploy U.S.-based troops to Europe to bolster the NATO deterrent against ...

Watch: Pregnant manta ray spotted 6,000km from home

Scientists filmed the creature swimming in the Eastern Pacific, near Costa Rica. A pregnant reef manta ray has been spotted for the first time at the remote Cocos Island near Costa Rica, some 6,000km ...