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Putin says Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria

Posted on: October 19th, 2018 | No Comments
President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Islamic State militants had seized nearly 700 hostages in part of Syria controlled by U.S.-backed forces and issued an ultimatum promising to execute...

Guerrilla artist known for grotesque take on American politicians casts eye on Trump Administration

Posted on: October 19th, 2018 | No Comments
  A series of politically-charged portraits of U.S. President Donald Trump and his inner circle have been appearing on the streets of Los Angeles. The works, usually seen plastered onto...

Saudi consulate quiet as Khashoggi investigation continues

Posted on: October 19th, 2018 | No Comments
  The Saudi consulate in Istanbul remained quiet on Thursday (October 18) after investigators had spent hours the day before searching the premises looking for clues into the disappearance of...

BepiColombo mission ready to be launched to Mercury

Posted on: October 18th, 2018 | No Comments
  Seven years flying through nine trillion kilometers in space is what awaits two probes traveling to unlock the secrets of the smallest planet in our solar system, Mercury. The...

Bodies of South Korean climbers killed in Himalayas are returned home

Posted on: October 17th, 2018 | No Comments
The bodies of five South Korean mountaineers who lost their lives climbing the Himalayas were returned to their home country on Wednesday (October 17), with officials attributing the disaster to...

Prince Harry and wife Meghan expecting first baby next year

Posted on: October 16th, 2018 | No Comments
  Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are expecting their first child in the spring of 2019, around a year after their glittering wedding injected Hollywood glamour into the British...

Malaria mosquitoes wiped out in lab trials of gene drive technique

Posted on: October 15th, 2018 | No Comments
  LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists have succeeded in wiping out a population of caged mosquitoes in laboratory experiments using a type of genetic engineering known as a gene drive, which...

North Korea leader sincere, must be rewarded for move to abandon nuclear weapons: South Korean president

Posted on: October 15th, 2018 | No Comments
PARIS (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is sincere and really means to abandon nuclear weapons, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told a French newspaper, adding that the...

Jefferson retires from NBA, pays tribute to father

Posted on: October 15th, 2018 | No Comments
  Richard Jefferson, who played 17 years in the NBA, has officially retired. Planning to pursue a career in broadcast journalism, the small forward announced Saturday on Instagram that he...

WHO sees Congo’s Ebola outbreak lasting 3-4 months at least

Posted on: October 12th, 2018 | No Comments
Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak is expected to last several months and could spread at any time to Uganda or Rwanda, which are well prepared but have not approved...