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by | February 12, 2018 | 13:04

The rocket is the most powerful rocket in the world and is carrying a Tesla Roadster into orbit. The significance, however, lies in the boy from South Africa who came to the United States via Canada realising his wildest dreams in building an aerospace exploration firm that can deliver launches with the heaviest rocket in history at about one-tenth what it costs Nasa, perhaps more economical than Isro's user-friendly satellite launch costs.

by | February 12, 2018 | 13:01

A North Korean delegation, the highest-ranking to visit the South and led by the younger sister of the North's leader Kim Jong Un , concluded its visit on Sunday after charming and intriguing the South Korean public, but still faces deep scepticism over Pyongyang's sincerity towards improving relations.

by | February 12, 2018 | 12:46

The PA has argued that the Trump administration was no longer qualified to play the role of honest broker in any peace process due to its "bias" in favor of Israel. Palestinian journalists often describe their work as a form of "resistance", as they believe their stories show the world the devastating effects of Israel's policies on Palestinians and provide Palestinians an outlet for their voices in a media climate that is often overshadowed by pro-Israeli narratives.

by | February 12, 2018 | 11:39

Washington State (9-15, 1-11) found out an hour before the game that leading scorer Robert Franks, who averages 17.9 points per game, would not play after suffering a knee injury in Thursday's loss at Oregon State. "If you like offensive basketball, that was the game for you tonight", Graves said. Sadie Edwards scored all 11 of her points in the fourth quarter on three 3s and a layup.

by | February 12, 2018 | 11:32

State president of the BJP Tamilisai Soundararajan said there was little reason to hark on the taint of corruption that dogged Jayalalithaa for decades, and that one should view her contributions to the state and as a reigning power in politics.

by | February 12, 2018 | 11:17

A Turkish military chopper was downed amid the country's Olive Branch operation in northern Syria , President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. The Turkish General Staff also said on Saturday that the armed forces " destroyed " 36 targets and " neutralized " 79 militants in the airstrikes carried out in the Afrin region overnight.The Turkish Operation Olive Branch in the Afrin region in northern Syria entered its fourth week on Saturday.

by | February 12, 2018 | 11:08

If Moon follows in the footsteps of his predecessors, it would hurt the Trump administration's pressure campaign against the North, according to Ken Gause, director of the International Affairs Group at the Center for Naval Analyses. The previous meetings came after rounds of global talks aimed at eliminating the North's nuclear program, which eventually failed. Washington has sought to isolate Pyongyang to convince it to sit down for talks on its denuclearization through multi-layered ...

by | February 12, 2018 | 10:25

Critics contend the infrastructure plan will fail to reach its goals without more federal support. The largest single piece of the White House plan is a proposed $100 billion that would be made available to states and municipalities in the form of matching funds for infrastructure projects, according to White House officials who spoke to the press on background over the weekend.

by | February 12, 2018 | 10:00

The building has been cordoned off by the CRPF. Four terrorists have been gunned down. According to senior CRPF officials, there were two militants. we have called our quick reaction team and a team from Jammu Kashmir police are on task near the camp periphery". Jammu and Kashmir police chief SP Vaid in a tweet said: "I congratulate alert CRPF sentry for averting Suicidal attack in Karan nagar Srinagar ".

by | February 12, 2018 | 09:57

Passengers have been told to contact their airline before travelling. There are also additional local road closures due to the incident. He said that any passengers expecting to fly to or from the airport today should contact their airline for further information.

by | February 12, 2018 | 09:52

A resolution, drafted by Sweden and Kuwait, was circulated to the 15-member council on Friday. "That's not realistic", Ford said. Syrian government forces also clashed with United States forces in the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, the first time such a large-scale confrontation has occurred on Syrian land.

by | February 12, 2018 | 09:35

Sitting alongside them in the world leader's box was Kim Yo Jong , sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un , and US Vice President Mike Pence , who were sitting just one row apart. "We know that Western media are planning pseudo-investigations on the theme of "Russian fingerprints" in hacking attacks on information resources related to the hosting of the Winter Olympic Games in the Republic of Korea", Russia's foreign ministry said.

by | February 12, 2018 | 08:31

On the stroke of half-time, the home side finally had the ball in the net when Suarez turned home Lionel Messi's free-kick only for the assistant referee to correctly rule the Uruguayan offside. Meanwhile, Ousmane Dembele came on in the second half for his first appearance since his latest spell on the sidelines, but the young France forward was also incapable of breaking down the Getafe back line.

by | February 12, 2018 | 08:28

Rep. Devin Nunes , R-Calif., attends a House Ways and Means Committee markup of the Republicans tax reform plan on Capitol Hill Nov. 9, 2017 in Washington. "We do support our troops, but I think most troops would tell you they would rather be taken care of than march to the president's tune down Pennsylvania Avenue", Swalwell said.

by | February 12, 2018 | 08:15

North Korea boycotted the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul and blew up a South Korean commercial airliner the year before. Pence said he was inspired by the "bravery" of those who fled across the demilitarized zone - and honored to be joined by Fred Warmbier, who he called a "champion" for the North Korean people.

by | February 12, 2018 | 07:51

The president's rejection of the Democratic memo is in contrast to his enthusiastic embrace of releasing the Republican document, which he pledged before reading to make public. In the shorter term, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department understood that with release of the Nunes memo , pressure would grow for additional releases of classified material, as Democrats and others attempted to fight back and try to correct "the material omissions of fact" that the Federal ...

by | February 12, 2018 | 07:51

It was the most serious Israeli engagement in Syria since the war there began in 2011. It is the second visit of a senior U.S. official to the Middle East region, after U.S. The trip will focus on the ongoing crisis in Syria and collaboration on counter-terrorism efforts, official said. The Iraq Reconstruction Conference will look at private-sector investment opportunities and global support for the rebuilding of Iraq.

by | February 12, 2018 | 07:46

However, Kamal dismissed such rumours while interacting with Barkha Dutt after his speech.Kamal expressed concerns over their differences in the way good must be done to the people and over Rajini's initial statement on entering politics giving him a hue.

by | February 12, 2018 | 07:32

In its efforts to bring North Korea to the Pyeongchang Games, South Korea paused joint military exercises with the US and relaxed a series of sanctions, including on individuals like Ms. Kim Yo Jong , left hakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The KCNA report cited Moon as saying inter-Korean relations should be mended by the parties concerned "at any cost as indicated by Chairman Kim Jong Un in his New Year Address".

by | February 12, 2018 | 07:14

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is staying behind after training to help Arsenal's strikers, it has been revealed, Mirror reported. "I have known him very well, he is one of my best friends and the best teammate I have ever had". 'We won three trophies in a year and a half, it's not every club that does that. "They don't understand and I agree completely with them, they all want to play, that's natural and that's normal".