Tuesday, August 4, 2020
US accuses Russia of testing anti-satellite weapon in space

US accuses Russia of testing anti-satellite weapon in space

The US and UK are accusing Russia of launching a projectile from a satellite, threatening peaceful use of outer space. The United States accused Russia on Thursday of conducting...
N Korea's Kim Jong Un makes first 'public appearance' in weeks

N Korea’s Kim Jong Un makes first ‘public appearance’ in weeks

State media report Kim attended the completion of a fertiliser plant after weeks of speculation over his health. N Korea's leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public...
Ireland's Muslims flock to sporting grounds to celebrate Eid

Ireland’s Muslims flock to sporting grounds to celebrate Eid

Croke Park, a historic venue in Dublin, opened its doors to hundreds of Muslims this Eid al-Adha. On a crisp, bright morning in Dublin, worshippers sit on prayer mats...
A worker infected 533 others with coronavirus at a factory in Ghana, president says

A worker infected 533 others with coronavirus at a factory in Ghana, president says

Hundreds of factory workers at a fish processing plant in Ghana have tested positive for the coronavirus, the country's president Nana Akufo-Addo said. All 533 of them contracted the...
Somalia declares national emergency over locust surge

Somalia declares national emergency over locust surge

Ministry of Agriculture says desert locust surge 'poses major threat to Somalia's fragile food security situation'. Somalia has become the first country in the Horn of Africa to...
A Massive U.S. Property and Demographic Database Exposes 200 Million Records

A Massive U.S. Property and Demographic Database Exposes 200 Million Records

More than 200 million records containing a wide range of property-related information on US residents were left exposed on a database that was accessible on the web without requiring...
Mali opposition leader Soumaila Cisse goes missing: Party

Mali opposition leader Soumaila Cisse goes missing: Party

Cisse's URD party said the politician and his team had gone missing after campaigning near the town of Niafunke. Leading Malian opposition leader Soumaila Cisse has...
Air Canada re-ups appeal to end quarantine requirements

Air Canada re-ups appeal to end quarantine requirements

Air Canada has reiterated its call for the government of Canada to ease strict four-month-old coronavirus-prompted travel restrictions that have disrupted the country’s aviation industry and continue drag down air transport.
Last Qantas 747 flight draws iconic kangaroo in the sky on its final journey from Australia

Last Qantas 747 flight draws iconic kangaroo in the sky on its final journey...

After 50 years of flying, Qantas' last remaining Boeing 747 passenger jet departed Australia for the final time on Wednesday and left a special message for everyone in the sky — a...
Teenage boy dies of bubonic plague in Mongolia after eating marmot

Teenage boy dies of bubonic plague in Mongolia after eating marmot

Two others being treated with antibiotics after death of 15-year-old, health ministry says A 15-year-old boy has died of bubonic plague in western Mongolia after eating an infected marmot,...

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