Saturday, November 18, 2017

Iraq army liberate four neighborhoods in Rawa: report

Iraqi security forces battling Islamic State militants freed Friday the city of Rawa near the Iraqi border with Syria, defeating the extremist militants from their last urban stronghold in Iraq, the Iraqi military said. The troops and the paramilitary local tribal fighters fully liberated the...

Ex-Attorney General of Venezuela calls to investigate Maduro’s crimes against humanity

Former Attorney General of Venezuela Louise Ortega Diaz sent a complaint to the International Criminal Court in The Hague with a demand to detain President Nicolas Maduro, as well as other senior officials. Ortega Diaz believes that Maduro should be questioned on suspicion of crimes...

In Canada, 795,000 tons of oil spilled on pipeline accident

As a result of the accident on the pipeline Keystone of Transcanada, about 795 thousand tons of oil was spilled. This is reported by the CBC television channel with reference to the representatives of the company. The accident occurred in the Marshall County of the American...

6 killed, dozens injured in series of attacks in Damascus: SANA

A string of attacks hit the Syrian capital, claiming the lives of six civilians and injuring 45 others, the state news agency SANA reports, citing an anonymous source in the city police command. Armed groups have shelled al-Sweka, Sabaa Bahraat and al-Abassiyeen districts, as well...

Iraq army launches an assault on the last IS-held city of Rawa

Security forces and ethnic clans began Friday raiding the city of Rawa, west of the province, the last stronghold of a pro-Iraqi organization in Iraq, reports RT. The Iraqi Army announced that the Iraqi forces had issued appeals to the people of Rawa and...

African Union said it will not support the putsch in Zimbabwe

The President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, who currently serves as chairman of the African Union, said that the organization would never support a military coup in Zimbabwe. Conde demanded respect for the constitution and a return to order and stressed that the problems in Zimbabwe...

Scientists declare a supramarginal outburst in a nearby galaxy

The international group of astronomers announced the most powerful cosmic outburst in the history of observations in the galaxy, which was removed by 2.6 billion light years from Earth. According to the researchers, it was caused by the explosion of a large star. This is...

A 1000-year-old box tells the story of Buddha’s remains

About 1,000 years ago, the monks of Yongjiang and Chimeng of the Manjuri Temple spent two decades assembling the remains of Buddha bones distributed across India and other countries for burial in a box in a Chinese temple, reports Daily Mail. The human remains that...

Trump will soon decide whether to include the DPRK in terrorism sponsors list

President of the United States Donald Trump next week will announce a decision whether to include the DPRK in the list of countries sponsoring terrorism, said White House spokesman Sarah Sanders. "As far as I understand, the president will announce this next week," she said...

NASA scientists told when they first meet with aliens

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Researchers answered questions from users of Reddit and named the expected terms of detection of extraterrestrial life. As representatives of the space agency said, a probable candidate can be detected in 20 years. "Before we start looking for life, we will try to find out...

Trump extended embargo on oil supplies from Iran

President of the United States Donald Trump extended the embargo on the supply of oil from Iran, first introduced in 2012, said in a memorandum that the White House distributed. "I determined that there is a sufficient amount of oil and oil products from countries...

Scientists said that the Earth is ‘bombarded’ by exotic antimatter

In this case, researchers propose to exclude all other options before moving on to the exotic. Scientists using observations of neighboring pulsars have not established the source of mysterious antimatter flows that "bombard" the Earth from space. According to the researchers, this indicates their extremely exotic...

NASA reports the danger of an iceberg with a mass of trillion tons

The study of the Larsen Ice Shelf gave scientists alarming results - according to experts, a giant iceberg broke off the glacier, weighing up to a trillion tons. The images taken from the board of the P-3 Orion aircraft indicate that the huge iceberg has...

US warns about increased threat of terrorist attacks in Europe

The US State Department said about the increased risk of terrorist threats in Europe during the holidays. The corresponding message was published on the website of the department. The department stressed that they are concerned about the possibility of a repeat of last year's attacks...

Alaska residents urged to prepare for a nuclear attack by DPRK

The representative of the Alaska Emergency Planning Committee, Jeremy Zidek, urged local residents to stock up on water, lanterns and anti-radiation drugs in the event of a nuclear attack from North Korea. This is reported by the Daily Mail. "What we advise people is the...

Scientists have found the largest ancient dinosaur in the world

Since 2009, when the remains of the oldest dinosaurs were found in France, expedition members tried to find out whether the discovered animals are the largest ones found. However, a series of excavations from 2010 to 2012 in other parts of the country made it...

Scientists discovered the remains of the Buddha

Archaeologists, who conducted excavations in China, discovered an extremely curious burial, unlike others, in a massive box surrounded by ancient stone blocks, fragments of bones and teeth of Siddhartha Gautama, or Buddha, were discovered, one of the key figures in Buddhism, according to Science...

Kim Jong-un preparing to light a ‘star of death’

In case of emergency, Kim Jong-un can order his military to blow up a hydrogen bomb in a near-earth orbit. This is evidenced by successfully conducted tests of ballistic missiles. As Contra Magazin writes, such developments are seriously feared in the US. A large-scale electromagnetic...

Scientists discover a planet similar to Earth

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Astronomers have discovered a new planet called Ross 128b, 11 light-years away from the Earth and a mild climate. A group of scientists led by Xavier Bonfils, using the Harris telescope in Chile to study the red dwarf (Ross 128), discovered that the star is...

Pentagon mistakenly retracted the call for the resignation of Trump

The US Department of Defense on Thursday retouched on its page on Twitter a call for the resignation of President Donald Trump, subsequently assuring that this was by mistake. In a Pentagon account @DeptofDefense, a retweet from the user @proudresister appeared, which called for the...

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