.com | Austria refuses to accept suspected ISIS fighter for surgery

Austria's new interior ministry on Wednesday refused to allow a suspected Islamic State group fighter to travel from Georgia to Vienna for emergency surgery, saying it would pose a "major" security risk. Temirlan M, 19, is in a coma after being shot in the head during a special forces operation in northern Georgia on December 26, the Kronen Zeitung newspaper reported.

Rivlin says Israelis should shun contact with Europe’s far-right

President Reuven Rivlin delivers a speech at the European Union Parliament in Brussels on June 22, 2016. Indirectly rejecting overtures by Austria's right-wing party toward Israel, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has told Jewish officials that he strongly opposes contact between European parties with a history of anti-Semitism and his country's officials.

Senate vote renews Iran sanctions law

In this Nov. 23, 2014 file-pool photo, Secretary of State John Kerry talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Vienna, Austria. Kerry plans to see Zarif this week amid Iranian complaints that it's not getting the sanctions relief it deserves under last year's landmark nuclear deal.

30 years ago scientists warned Congress on global warming. What they said sounds eerily familiar

Pieces of ice fall from the front of Argentina's Perito Moreno glacier near the city of El Calafate, in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz, in this file photo. REUTERS/MARCOS BRINDICCI Thirty years ago, on June 10 and 11 of 1986, the U.S. Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works commenced two days of hearings, convened by Sen. John H. Chafee, R-Rhode Island, on the subject of "Ozone Depletion, the Greenhouse Effect, and Climate Change."