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Angela Merkel hints at same-sex marriage vote in Germany

Volker Beck , from the liberal Green party, has demanded Chancellor Angela Merkel allow politicians to vote on marriage equality as soon as possible. Though she seems to have changed her mind on the decision, Merkel stands firm in her views. "Merkel and [Wolfgang] Schauble [finance minister] were very firm when it came to policies like austerity in Europe, but you hear little to nothing from them about the rule of law and democracy in the EU", he said, taking aim at Eastern European ...

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Mysterious Mars-sized object lurking at edge of solar system

The statement from the university follows below. Scientists have found evidence that an unseen planet is lurking around the edges of the solar system , Tech Times reports . When the discovery was made, Mike Brown, the lead head of the research, noted that there is a highly probable existence of a ninth planet . It also contains small icy rocks and dwarf planets .

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South Africa defeat Pakistan in a thrilling encounter

The women's cricket world cup will have 31 matches played between eight qualified teams and the complete schedule with all the match fixtures were released by the ICC. West Indies also come into the tournament with plenty of confidence having lifted the ICC Women's World Twenty20 just a year ago, as part of a hat-trick that included the ICC World Twenty20 won by the men's team and the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup taken home by their colts.

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AirAsia pilot tells passengers to pray after plane started shaking

It landed at Perth Airport just before 10 a.m., AirAsia X Berhad said in a statement to Fortune . A Perth Airport spokesman said the issue was related to an engine. ABC News quotes Sophie Nicolas, another passenger on the flight, as saying she was scared when it happened, especially with the reaction of the AirAsia crew of the plane.

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Wizkid Beats Stonebwoy to Top BET Award

Stonebwoy who won the 2015 BET Award for Best International Act: Africa, has been nominated again this year in the same category. Who run the world, especially during award season? Chance the Rapper and Migos are up for four nominations as wel, and a full list of the 2017 BET Awards nominees is available here.

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Google will stop looking at your emails to create targeted adverts

The company has confirmed in a post on its official blog that it's no longer going to scan the email contents of Gmail users for the goal of selling targeted advertising . Google used to scan the emails of only those who used the free version of Gmail, not the paid-for service sold to companies, said Diane Greene , head of the company's cloud business.