China’s Yutu-2 rover, currently exploring the far side of the moon, has spotted a strange cube-shaped object on the moon’s surface ...CNSA/Our Space ... The researchers are curious to learn more, so the rover will visit the object but it will take a while — approximately two to three months, according to the authors ... ....
Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, who will be remembered for the tenacity that defined his career and his work on behalf of fellow military veterans, died Sunday morning in his sleep. He was 98. It is with heavy hearts we announce that SenatorRobert Joseph Dole died early this morning in his sleep ... More information coming soon ... War is like that ... Bush ... Rep ... Sen ... .
Belgian police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters in Brussels on Sunday after most demonstrators marched peacefully to protest against tightened Covid-19 restrictions designed to counter a surge in coronavirus infections ... Some also carried signs critical of vaccines and against making vaccination mandatory ... AP/PA Images. / ... / ... Latest.
YANGON (AFP) - Myanmar's junta chief sat down with a prominent senior figure of Ms Aung San Suu Kyi's ousted party on Sunday (Dec 5), the first significant meeting since the February coup ... "Min Aung Hlaing told U Tin Oo that health treatment could be provided if necessary, and his army hospital will help," the junta's information team announced ... �.
Analysis... Whether prosecutors and defense attorneys are successful in separating criminal conspiracy from the conspiracy theories that run through the entire Epstein-Maxwell narrative may determine how the criminal complaint against the 59-year-old former British socialite is ultimately resolved. ... .
MOSCOW • A Russian airliner had to change course to avoid a Nato spy plane that was crossing its path above the Black Sea, the Moscow authorities have said ... Interfax reported that the Aeroflot flight had to drop 500m to keep its distance from the reconnaissance aircraft, which the pilots saw from the cockpit with the naked eye ... CHANGED COURSE ... \ ....
At least 14 tribal civilians and one security personnel were mistakenly killed when Indian forces opened indiscriminate fire in the remote northeastern state of Nagaland, government and military officials said Sunday ...Firing began when a truck carrying 30 or more coal-mine laborers were passing the Assam Rifles camp area.
The US has led a group of western nations and allies in condemnation of the Taliban over the “summary killings” of former members of the Afghan security forces reported by rights groups, demanding quick investigations ... ‘We will start again’. Afghan female MPs fight on from parliament in exile. Read more ... Read more ... Reuse this content. .
The death toll following the eruption of the highest volcano on Indonesia’s most densely populated island of Java has risen to 13, with seven people still missing, officials said as smouldering debris and thick mud hampered search efforts ... Several villages were blanketed with falling ash ... AP/PA Images. / ... Enter email address ... AP/PA Images. / ... Most Read ... .
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France’s president and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince held a joint phone call with Lebanon’s prime minister during Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the kingdom on Saturday, in a significant gesture amid an unprecedented crisis between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia ...Riyadh also banned imports from Lebanon ... ___ ... ....
Liberal democracy in the UK, and across the western world, is under strain. After the most recent sleaze scandal to have hit Westminster, our polling shows that almost two in three people see politicians as “out for themselves” ... Yet it is also very fragile ... Carys Roberts is executive director of the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) ... .
Gambian PresidentAdamaBarrow had a narrow early lead after Saturday's presidential election, according to provisional results from the first few constituencies to be verified by the electoral commission ... Preliminary results from four of the 53 constituencies showed Barrow in the lead with 14,599 votes vs ... .
VILLEPINTE, France (Reuters) – French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour promised on Sunday a “reconquest” against decades of decline at his first political rally, as scuffles with anti-racism protesters broke out on its fringes ... With echoes of Donald Trump’s first campaign for U.S ... PROVOCATIVE STATEMENTS ... .