Sunday, February 18, 2018

Third world war in space

UNITED STATES - The US Intelligence Community has warned in a report of the likely clashes of superpowers in space in the next few years. A document entitled "A new global assessment of threats against the United States and their allies",...
AFGHANISTAN - More than 10,000 Afghan civilians have been killed or wounded by violence last year and militant bombings are the main cause, while air strikes by US and government forces have dropped an increasing number of casualties, the United...
AFGHANISTAN - Afghan civilians are more than ever the victims of the ongoing conflict in the country, as a result of a massive increase in violence and an unprecedented toll of deaths and injuries in 2017, according to an annual...
LIBYA - Seven years after the outbreak of the intifada, which ended eight months after 42 years of dictator Muammar Gaddafi's rule, the Libyans are still waiting for the end of the chaotic transitional period and the birth of a...
UNITED STATES - NASA scientists using the Kepler telescope have discovered 100 new worlds outside the solar system, the Astronomical Journal writes. Some of the new exoplanets are similar in size to the Earth. "We confirmed the existence of a planet...
KUWAIT - Kuwait pledged 30 billion dollars in aid to Iraq during an international conference on the reconstruction of the war-torn country against the Islamic State. "The international community's commitment to Iraq was clear during the conference," said Kuwaiti Foreign...
UNITED STATES (VOP, BREAKING NEWS) - At least 15 dead in Florida high school shooting on Wednesday , an informed sources tell ABC News. The police will continue to search the school building in Florida, where the shooting occurred, the place is...
SYRIA - The civil war has been going on for seven years in Syria. During this time, the battlefields and the number of belligerents changed many times. The unstable political and military situation contributed to the emergence of various ideological and...
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - More than 22,000 people fled the violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last week to reach Uganda in search of safety, the United Nations said Tuesday. "The UNHCR is deeply saddened by information...
UNITED STATES / ISRAEL - The US federal budget bill for fiscal year 2019 included expenditures on the opening of an American embassy in Jerusalem. "Building the US embassy in Jerusalem will be a priority for the State Department in...
IRAQ (VOP) - The total damage to the infrastructure of Iraq during the fight against the Islamic State group (IS/ISIS) is estimated at $ 45.7 billion. In particular, the destruction of the residential sector is estimated at $ 16 billion,...
YEMEN (VOP) - A Yemeni security source in the province of Hodeidah told on Sunday that nine civilians from one family, including five women, were killed in two raids by the Arab Coalition, targeting their home in the Directorate of...
SYRIA, GHOUTA (VOP) - At least six civilians, including two children, were killed in an airstrike by the Syrian regime on Sunday in the eastern province of Ghouta, the last stronghold of opposition factions near Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for...
UNITED NATIONS (VOP) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for an immediate halt to the escalation in Syria after Israel launched raids in the war-torn country. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement that Guterich "is following...
PAKISTAN - Afghani Mohammed Wali, a fruit seller in a refugee camp, is hungry and harassed in Pakistan to return to his native country where the risks remain, told AFP news agency. Islamabad has stepped up pressure in recent weeks on...
AFRICA  (VOP) - A lack of rainfall and crop pests in southern Africa threatens a wider spread of hunger across the region, threatening millions, especially children, the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) said. "Considering that the region has not fully...
UNITED STATES - NASA was informed that an asteroid approaching the Earth, the dimensions of which reach 40 meters in length and 15 meters in width.According to the Agency, it will take place on the closest to our planet...
EGYPT - The Egyptian Interior Ministry has raised the state of security alert to the highest degree in the rest of Egypt and deployed large security reinforcements in the streets of the cities of the country, including Cairo after...
UNITED STATES - The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday that nearly one billion children and minors worldwide are subjected to physical, mental, sexual or neglectful violence. According to the UN agency, 50 percent of minors between the ages of...
VENEZUELA - The production of oil in Venezuela is declining with frightening speed, dropping in December to about 1.6-1.7 million barrels per day. This year, according to the forecast of Barclays, the volume of oil production in Venezuela per year...