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by | October 12, 2018 | 16:27

A rescue mission was launched immediately, Nasa and the Russian Roscosmos space agency said. The emergency occurred as the first and second stages of a booster rocket separated shortly after launch from Kazakhstan's Soviet-era cosmodrome of Baikonur.

by | October 12, 2018 | 16:25

The Vatican press office October 6 published a statement saying Pope Francis has decided that as the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith continues its investigations into the sex abuse allegations against Cardinal McCarrick, "a further thorough study of the entire documentation present in the archives of the dicasteries and offices of the Holy See regarding the former Cardinal McCarrick" will take place.

by | October 12, 2018 | 14:16

Commenting on general mental health awareness, Love said: "While there is no definitive guide for mental health in the workplace, supporting your employees' well-being should remain a top-level consideration". The move, meant to tackle the tragedy of 4,500 people taking their own lives in England each year, comes on World Mental Health Day . Sure, it's a day that's part of a month that also strives to recognise the many conditions and illnesses that people are struggling with, but once ...

by | October 12, 2018 | 13:05

However, it was declared was declared fit for operations after inspection at Mumbai Airport. The plane took off from the Trichy airport around 1:20 am for Dubai, but was diverted to Mumbai where it landed at 5:20 am, airline officials told PTI.

by | October 12, 2018 | 11:51

According to a report on NBC News, the agreement was reached "recently", and the release is expected to come after a Friday hearing in Turkey's top court leads to the dropping of espionage charges against Brunson. Brunson is facing terrorism charges, which he denies. "We hope to solve the matters between us as soon as possible and develop ties with the U.S.in politics and the economy once again, in line with the spirit of being strategic partners".

by | October 12, 2018 | 06:19

The councilman would appear later in the day before the courts for alleged involvement in the failed assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in August. The visiting United States chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Bob Corker, said on Twitter that the government had a "responsibility to ensure all understand how that could have happened".

by | October 12, 2018 | 05:53

Meng, who was also a vice minister of public security in China, was first reported missing in late September after travelling from Interpol's Headquarters in France to China. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Beijing will continue to support Interpol's work and "strengthen pragmatic cooperation" with its member states to crack down on crime.

by | October 12, 2018 | 05:49

The officer said that Gajapati district, which was most affected, received more than 200 mm of rainfall while Mohana block in the district received the maximum rainfall of 315 mm. The weatherman warned fishermen not to venture into the sea along and off the coasts of West Bengal, Odisha, deep sea areas of North Bay and Central Bay of Bengal till 12 October.

by | October 12, 2018 | 02:27

The government is considering banning immigrants from settling in Sydney and Melbourne for five years after they arrive in the country, The Australian newspaper reported. A ReachTel poll published in September found that 63 percent of Sydney residents surveyed said they supported restrictions on the number of migrants moving to Australia's biggest city.

by | October 11, 2018 | 21:57

It looks like we may soon get rid of the death penalty and other extreme laws, after all. 19 prisoners are now on death row but due to lack of infrastructure and capacity, PNG is still not ready to implement capital punishment. An example would be drug-related cases whereby due consideration should to be given to drug mules (currently tried under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, which carries the mandatory death sentence) as opposed to those who were found guilty of a more ...

by | October 11, 2018 | 21:51

The two nations agreed to cease all hacking operations aimed at intellectual property (IP) theft in the autumn of 2015, when the countries' two presidents, US President Obama and Chinese President Xi, signed a political agreement on the matter.

by | October 11, 2018 | 21:55

The U.S. Marine Corps, Air Force, and Navy have hundreds of F-35s, both flying in the continental United States and deployed overseas, while the United Kingdom, Italy, the Netherlands, Turkey, Australia, Norway, Israel, Japan, and South Korea have smaller fleets.

by | October 11, 2018 | 21:43

He had been a longtime Democrat before registering in 2001 as a Republican ahead of his first NY mayoral run. "I'm just way away", Bloomberg told the paper, "from where the Republican Party is today", adding that he also doesn't fall in line with all of the Democratic Party's politics.

by | October 11, 2018 | 21:40

Wearing her wedding dress and accompanied by friends and family who would have been at the ceremony, she posed for photos at the grave of firefighter Kendall Murphy. Paying tribute, the National Fallen Firefighters Association described Kendall as "a selfless man of God who loved spending time with family and friends".

by | October 11, 2018 | 21:41

They drove into the hotel and opened fire before bundling Dewji into a auto and speeding off, said Dar es Salaam regional police commissioner Lazaro Mambosaso. Dewji was born in Tanzania and studied at Georgetown University in the United States. Dewji was elected to parliament on the CCM ticket but did not seek re-election to his seat in the 2015 election.

by | October 11, 2018 | 21:38

But former detainees say they were forced to denounce Islam and profess loyalty to the Communist Party at the camps, allegations China denies. "It's a retrospective justification for the mass detainment of Uighurs, Kazakhs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang", said James Leibold, a scholar of Chinese ethnic policies at Melbourne's La Trobe University.

by | October 11, 2018 | 21:33

At the top of the list are worries about emerging economies, especially Argentina and Turkey, two countries with heavy external debt that have had to raise interest rates sharply in recent months. "And to really understand the extent and composition of that debt, both in terms of sovereign, in terms of state-owned enterprises and the like of it, so that we can actually really appreciate and determine the debt sustainability of that country, if and when we consider a programme".

by | October 11, 2018 | 21:32

Republicans have said the rowdy opposition to Kavanaugh has given conservative voters a new enthusiasm. That's when the GOP began accusing Democrats of condoning "mob rule" after raucous demonstrators opposing Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination harangued GOP lawmakers at the Capitol last week.

by | October 11, 2018 | 21:29

While the strongest winds will have passed by Friday noon, Ms Dillon said it would continue to be windy right through Friday and into Saturday and be accompanied by heavy rain. The Met Office is also warning of possible disruption to transport services. Drivers are being urged to adapt to the roads in the coming days and to be on the lookout for vulnerable road users as high winds are expected to hit from Thursday night - 11 October - through to Saturday.

by | October 11, 2018 | 18:38

The U.S. Geological Survey said it had a 6.0 magnitude. The accident mitigation agency, shows the damages from an quake in East Java's Sumenep district on October 11, 2018. Hazardous tsunami waves from the quake were possible within 300 km of the epicentre along Papua New Guinea coastlines, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.