Category: World

Trump orders new sanctions against North Korea

President Donald Trump signed an order that imposed new sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear weapons program and authorized he US treasury to target firms and financial institutions conducting business with the country. The announcement came as the Chinese central bank…

Russians used Facebook to support Trump rallies

The Daily Beast discovered ‘Being Patriotic,’ a Facebook group that proves Russian provocateurs explicitly mobilized Trump supporters during last year’s presidential campaign. Facebook’s recent deletion of hundreds of Russian accounts hid much of the evidence but videos and photos from…

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Mexico

Thirty-two years after a deadly earthquake, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing at least 44 people and toppling dozens of buildings in Mexico City and surrounding areas. Mexico City’s airport has suspended operations after the 7.1 magnitude…

Hurricane death toll rises to 19

The damage caused by Hurricane Irma in the US and the Caribbean includes more than a dozen dead. The number of deaths after the devastating hurricane has increased to at least 19. In Hollywood, north of Miami, six nursing home…

Cassini spacecraft crashes on Saturn

The Cassini spacecraft, the first human probe to orbit Saturn and which was successfully launched in 1997, has completed its historic journey. Since it started orbiting the planet in 2004, it provided NASA scientists with data, resulting in discoveries about the…

Russian army dons futuristic combat gear

Russian armed forces are being equipped with combat gear that makes them ‘soldiers of the future’ with a system of advanced protective and communication equipment, weapons and ammunition. Consisting of about 40 protective and life support elements, Ratnik allows a…