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Romanian Missile Shield Activated By The US

Romanian Missile Shield Activated By The US

A missile shield that is seen to be vital for the defense of Romania and Europe against rogue states was activated by the United States recently. However, Russia claims the $800 million system is designed to stop its nuclear arsenal. Senior officials of NATO and the US declared the ballistic missile defense site operational at […]

US Destroyer Sails Close To Fiery Cross Reef In The South China Sea

US Destroyer Sails Close To Fiery Cross Reef In The South China Sea

A US guided missile destroyer sailed within twelve miles of the Fiery Cross Reef in the South China Sea on Tuesday as part of the freedom-of-navigation patrol of the United States. The William P. Lawrence sailed within the vicinity of the 700-acre artificial island built by China in the last eighteen months as tensions between […]

Fighting In Aleppo Continues As Hospital Is Attacked

Fighting In Aleppo Continues As Hospital Is Attacked

Over a dozen people died in the city of Aleppo as fighting between the forces of Assad and rebel groups started again. The fighting comes amid diplomatic efforts to reinstate the ceasefire in the Syrian city. Following a meeting between Staffan de Mistura, UN envoy for Syria, and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov of Russia, the […]

VR Tour Offered Three Decades After Chernobyl Disaster

VR Tour Offered Three Decades After Chernobyl Disaster

Wojciech Pazdur was only nine years old when the disaster in Chernobyl happened on April 26, 1986. His father was a nuclear physician in Poland who said something bad happened when his equipment went crazy on the day of the disaster. The nuclear power plant in the city of Pripyat exploded, which sent radioactive debris […]

Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates Her 90th Birthday

Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates Her 90th Birthday

Queen Elizabeth II became the first British monarch to reach the age of 90 as she celebrated her birthday on Thursday. Thousands of people turned out to offer their good wishes to the queen, including British astronaut Time Peake who is stationed at the International Space Station. Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, her husband, were […]

Second Earthquake Hits Ecuador

Second Earthquake Hits Ecuador

The coast of Ecuador was shaken by a magnitude 6.2 earthquake on Wednesday, frightening survivors and slowing down rescue efforts following a bigger quake that shook the same area over the weekend. The US Geological Survey said the earthquake hit around 25 kilometers off Muisne along the Pacific coast. It was close to the epicenter […]

Russian Fighter Jets Buzz USS Donald Cook

Russian Fighter Jets Buzz USS Donald Cook

Unarmed Russian fighter jets buzzed the USS Donald Cook recently while at the Baltic Sea. Concerns about the incident were already communicated by the US Embassy in Moscow to the Russian government, according to White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest. Earnest said the two countries will find a suitable resolution due to the incident using […]

Panama Papers Compel Iceland Prime Minister To Resign

Panama Papers Compel Iceland Prime Minister To Resign

The Panama Papers claimed its first casualty as Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson of Iceland resigned recently. The documents leaked from a law firm based in Panama showed the wife of the premier owning an offshore company with considerable claims in bank in Iceland, which is a conflict of interest for the prime minister. It […]

Flyover Collapse Death Toll Reaches 23

Flyover Collapse Death Toll Reaches 23

The death toll due to a flyover collapse in Kalkota, India went up to 23 after steel and concrete were cleared by rescuers. Rescue workers used jackhammers and cranes to clear the debris. Ninety people were rescued after a section of a flyover under construction broke off in one end before slamming into vehicles and […]

Cyprus Police Arrest EgyptAir Hijacker

Cyprus Police Arrest EgyptAir Hijacker

Cypriot police revealed that the alleged EgyptAir plane hijacker was arrested following tense negations at an airport in Cyprus. The arrest allowed the remaining hostages to go free as he emerged from the plane with his hands up. The man is reportedly in an “unstable psychological state. He had a number of hostages after the […]

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