Putin congratulates Assad on liberating Palmyra, says Russia to aid in demining ancient city
Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Syrian President Bashar Assad on retaking the ancient city of Palmyra from Islamic State terrorists. Putin stressed the importance of preserving the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read more.
Wild bees are worth some $1.5 billion to key fruit and vegetable crops
in North America, according to new research that warned declines in
these pollinators threatens the productivity of economically important
agriculture. Read more.