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Greenland village on alert over iceberg

Greenland village on alert over iceberg

Low-lying areas of a village in northwestern Greenland remain evacuated as villagers and local authorities monitor a vast iceberg for signs it could move closer or break apart, threatening the remote...

July 16, 2018, Monday


Why the data at the heart of a hurricane matters

Why the data at the heart of a hurricane matters

Despite advances in predicting where hurricanes are heading, forecasters are still struggling to determine a crucial factor in deciding emergency measures and evacuations: their intensity....

July 16, 2018, Monday


Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier

Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier

With its colorful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech hub in the Lagos metropolis wouldn’t look out of place among the startups on the other side of the world in Silicon Valley....

July 16, 2018, Monday


Turkey’s missile plan a ‘risk’ for NATO

Turkey’s missile plan a ‘risk’ for NATO

Turkey’s plans to buy the Russian S-400 missile defense system would give a weapon used by “known foes” of NATO deep insight into the radar-evading F-35 fighter jets arriving in growing numbers in Europe,...

July 16, 2018, Monday


Trump has low expectations for Putin summit

Trump has low expectations for Putin summit

US President Donald Trump said “nothing bad ... maybe some good” will come out of today’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump also said he “hadn’t thought” about asking Putin to extradite ...

July 16, 2018, Monday


DPRK paddlers arrive in SK for tournament

DPRK paddlers arrive in SK for tournament

DPRK table tennis players arrived in South Korea yesterday to compete in an international tournament amid an atmosphere of detente between the neighbors....

July 16, 2018, Monday


US, DPRK agree on field searches for war remains

US, DPRK agree on field searches for war remains

AMERICAN and DPRK officials yesterday agreed to resume field operations to search for American service members’ remains and will meet again today, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. The officials ...

July 16, 2018, Monday


Tragedy at jade mine

Tragedy at jade mine

At least 15 people were killed and dozens injured in a landslide at a jade mine in Myanmar, state media and officials said yesterday....

July 16, 2018, Monday


Ireland to move oil

Ireland to move oil

The Irish government is planning to move 200,000 tons of its oil reserves from Britain as part of its Brexit preparations and will sign off on the move this week, Ireland’s Sunday Independent newspaper...

July 16, 2018, Monday


Gaza cease-fire takes hold after flare-up

Gaza cease-fire takes hold after flare-up

A cease-fire between Israel and Gaza’s dominant Hamas Islamists appeared largely to be holding yesterday, ending the most intensive flare-up in violence around the Palestinian enclave since a 2014 war...

July 16, 2018, Monday




 

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