India is seeking to become just the fourth nation after Russia, the United States and China to land a spacecraft on the Moon.
Since taking office last month, Johnson has stepped up preparations for a ‘no deal’ departure that would cause major economic disruption.
‘It was necessary for the sniper to neutralise [the hijacker] and save people on the bus,’ says a military spokesperson.
The SA photojournalist has lost weight and continues to fear for his life.
Russia’s deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said: ‘We will not allow ourselves to get drawn into a costly arms race.’
The blast occurred Sunday evening in the Kyambura trading centre, a mountainous area near the Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Thousands riot in Papua, parliament building torched

Some protesters set fire to shops and vehicles, knocked down street signs, and threw rocks at government buildings.

Trump: ‘I don’t want to do business with Huawei’

The US president did not say whether his administration would extend the ‘temporary general license’.

‘Easy Rider’ star Peter Fonda dies of lung cancer

Jane Fonda’s younger brother¬†began his career as a stage actor on Broadway in his native New York, was a keen environmentalist, and starred in the counterculture classic Easy Rider.

UK strips ‘Jihadi Jack’ of citizenship – report

Letts converted to Islam at the age of 16 and fled his home in Oxfordshire, central England, two years later to join IS.

Three Palestinians killed by Israeli troops at Gaza border: ministry

The latest violence comes after Palestinians in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip fired three rockets at southern Israel late Saturday.

10,000 homeless after fire razes Bangladesh slum

At least 100 people have been killed so far this year in building fires across the city of Dhaka.

Joy turns to horror as bomber kills 63 at Kabul wedding

‘My family, my bride are in shock, they cannot even speak. My bride keeps fainting,’ the groom said.

Iran tanker in limbo off Gibraltar as US issues warrant

In a last-minute twist on Friday, the United States, which is at loggerheads with Iran, issued the warrant.

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after Palestinian rocket attack

At least 302 Palestinians and seven Israelis have been killed in Gaza-related violence since March.

Eight killed in Ukraine hotel fire

Some 65 firefighters backed by 13 emergency vehicles put out the blaze three hours later. 

Greenland cold-shoulders Trump’s reported buyer’s wish

A former premier, Lars Lokke Rasmussen, tweeted: ‘It must be an April Fool’s Day joke… but totally out of season!’

On Trump’s request, Israel bars US Muslim lawmakers from entering

Israel has since said it would allow Rashida Tlaib to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, an offer she rejected, citing ‘oppressive conditions’.

Dead pets get earthly feast at Vietnam animal cemetery

Cemetery owner Sinh said people thought he was crazy when he opened the site in a country where dog and cat meat is sometimes offered as menu items for hungry diners.

Cathay Pacific says CEO Rupert Hogg has resigned

In a statement posted on Friday, it was said he resigned ‘to take responsibility as a leader of the company in view of recent events’.




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