KIRISHIMA TRAINING AREA, Japan (AP) — Dozens of Japanese, American and French troops landed amid pouring rain from a CH-47 transport helicopter onto a grassy field at a training area in southern Japan, part of Saturday's joint scenario of defending a remote island from an enemy invasion ...Around 200 troops took part in Saturday's exercises ... Col ... U.S ... .
An uncrewed Chinese spacecraft successfully landed on the surface of Mars on Saturday, state news agency Xinhua reported, making China the second space-faring nation after the United States to land on the Red Planet. The Tianwen-1 spacecraft landed on a site on a vast plain known as Utopia Planitia, ... China is pursuing an ambitious space programme ... .
Almost 18 months after SARS-CoV-2, commonly called the coronavirus, was identified, the origin of the virus remains shrouded in mystery and conspiracy theories. An open letter published recently in the journal Science by 18 infectious disease experts, immunologists and epidemiologists is the latest in growing calls for answers ... .
Priti Patel has been accused of a “flagrant breach” of the ministerial code by lobbying a fellow minister in an attempt to secure a healthcare firm access to a personal protective equipment (PPE) deal said to be worth £20 million ... Jolyon Maugham, director of the campaign, said ... Mr Jassal and PDL have been contacted for comment. .
Reports of unaccompanied migrant children being forced to stay overnight in parked buses at the Dallas convention center are “completely unacceptable” if true, U.S.Health and Human ServicesSecretaryXavier Becerra said Friday. Dr ... It is unclear how many children were kept on buses overnight. “This is completely unacceptable," Becerra said ... ___ ... News18.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An Israeli airstrike on Saturday targeted and destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza City that housed offices of The Associated Press and other media outlets. AP’s president said the agency was “shocked and horrified” at the strike ... Three heavy missiles struck the 12-story building, collapsing it in a giant cloud of dust.
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MOSCOW (Reuters) -President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that neighbouring Ukraine was becoming ‘anti-Russia’ and that Moscow would be ready to react to what he said were threats to its own security ... “For the first time in many years the number of oligarchs has not increased, but decreased ... .
Climate change is known to negatively affect agriculture and livestock, but there has been little scientific knowledge on which regions of the planet would be touched or what the biggest risks may be. New research led by Aalto University assesses just how global food production will be affected if greenhouse gas emissions are left uncut ...DOI ... ....
Hasan al-Attar stood quietly inside the morgue, staring at the bodies of his daughter, Lamya, and three other children belonging to the same family. Wearing his fireman’s vest, he bent over to kiss his daughter, before the refrigeration unit door was closed. “Pray for her,” a colleague said, clasping his hand on Hasan’s shoulder ... #شاهد ... Translation ... .
New salacious details in the Matt Gaetz scandal were revealed in a bombshell new report by The Daily Beast. "When Rep. Matt Gaetz attended a 2019 GOP fundraiser in Orlando, his date that night was someone he knew well. a paid escort and amateur Instagram model who led a cocaine-fueled party after the event, according to two witnesses ... On Oct.