Russia may bring forward manned launch after rocket failure

Russia may bring forward manned launch after rocket failure

Saturday, 13 October 2018 | AFP | Moscow

Russia said on Friday it was likely to bring forward the flight of a new manned space mission to the International Space Station but postpone the launch of a cargo ship after a rocket failure that forced two crew members to make an emergency landing. It was the first such incident...

Australia assigns warship to enforce North Korean sanctions

Australia assigns warship to enforce North Korean sanctions

Friday, 12 October 2018 | AP | Canberra

Australia has assigned a guided missile frigate to the East China Sea to boast international efforts to enforce sanctions against North Korea, an Australian officer said on Friday. Australian Defense Force Chief of Joint Operations, Air Marshall Mel Hupfeld said the warship with a crew of 230 will be supported by...

Globe Trotting

Friday, 12 October 2018 | Agencies

Trump mocks #MeToo movement Washington: US President Donald Trump has mocked the #MeToo movement, saying that the campaign made it improper to use the phrase “the person who got away”. Trump’s claim that #MeToo prevents him for using the phrase is his latest volley against the movement, which became a force...

Chinese official extradited to US to face espionage charges

Friday, 12 October 2018 | PTI | Washington/Beijing

For the first time, a Chinese intelligence official has been extradited to the US to face espionage charges for conspiring and attempting to steal trade secrets from multiple American aviation and aerospace companies, the Department of Justice has said. Yanjun Xu, aka Qu Hui, aka Zhang Hui, a Chinese Ministry of...

Return to Pak, there are good docs here: SC CJ to Musharraf

Friday, 12 October 2018 | PTI | Islamabad

There are good doctors in Pakistan”, Supreme Court Chief Justice Saqib Nisar told Pervez Musharraf on Thursday as he directed the Dubai-based former dictator to appear before the apex court to record his statement in the treason case against him. General (retd) Musharraf, 75, who has been living in Dubai since...

Trump praises Haley, says she will make money

Friday, 12 October 2018 | AP | Washington

Describing Indian-American Nikki Haley as an  “extraordinary person”, President Donald Trump has said the outgoing US ambassador to the UN is “going to make a lot of money” in the private sector, which she intends to join. Haley, 46, the first Indian-American to hold a Cabinet-ranking position in any US presidential...

We will take care of countries that will continue to buy oil from Iran after Nov 4: Trump

Friday, 12 October 2018 | AP | Washington

The US “will take care” of countries which defy its directive to bring their oil imports from Iran to zero by November 4, President Donald Trump has warned, days after India announced that two of its firms have placed orders to import crude from the Gulf nation. Trump in May pulled...

Pak extremists: Don’t free Christian woman on death row

Friday, 12 October 2018 | AP | Lahore

A Pakistani extremist Islamist party is demanding the country’s Supreme Court uphold the death sentence for a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy. Asia Bibi has appealed her sentence and the court earlier this week postponed ruling on the final appeal. Her lawyers say she was falsely accused. The Tehreek-e-Labbaik party said on...

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