Category: International News

Earth-like Exoplanets

Earth-like Exoplanets

Earth-like Exoplanets: The stunning discovery of seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our galaxy opens up the most promising hunting ground so far for life beyond the Solar System, researchers said Wednesday. All seven...

Wallabies, All Blacks Hail A Legend

Wallabies, All Blacks Hail A Legend

Wallabies, All Blacks Hail A Legend: Australia and New Zealand Tuesday saluted “extraordinary” South African rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen, hailing his skill and leadership as an inspiration. Rugby world lost another great person and...

Rosberg Takes Singapore

Rosberg Takes Singapore

Rosberg Takes Singapore: In the end, it was another race led from start to finish for Nico Rosberg, who converted his majestic qualifying lap on Saturday into a third straight victory since the summer break. It seemed...

Olympics News

Olympics News

Olympics News: Semenya, who improved her national record to 1min 55.28sec, controlled the race from the start, and apart from Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi attacking on the back straight, the South African track star never looked...

Hamilton Takes The Win

Hamilton Takes The Win

Hamilton Takes The Win: It all came down to the last lap of the Austrian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton collided with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg on the last lap before passing him to win. There will be...

Eye In The Sky

Eye In The Sky

Eye In The Sky: Is it a meteor? Is it a plane? It might be the International Space Station (ISS) Keep your eyes to the sky tonight as the biggest and brightest satellite you...

Earth Day 22nd April

Earth Day 22nd April

Earth Day 22nd April: For many of you who don’t know today is earth day. Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. The idea for a...

Michael Schumacher Update

Michael Schumacher Update

Michael Schumacher Update: The seven-time Formula 1 world champion suffered severe head injuries in a skiing accident in December 2013. He left hospital in September 2014 to continue his recovery at home after coming out of...

First Of Its Kind

First Of Its Kind

First Of Its Kind: A bus driver is the first fatality from a meteorite strike in India. “A mishap occurred yesterday when a meteorite fell in the campus of a private engineering college in Vellore district’s...

Zanu PF Against Mugabe

Zanu PF Against Mugabe

Zanu PF Against Mugabe: Tensions are rising in Zimbabwe as a power struggle intensify within the ruling Zanu PF over who should succeed President Robert Mugabe, who turns 92 later in February. Grace Mugabe, leader of...

NATO Strengthens Up

NATO Strengthens Up

NATO Strengthens Up: The defense ministers from all 28 NATO countries approved a plan on Wednesday to enhance the alliance’s military presence in Central and Eastern Europe, part of its expanding efforts to deter Russian...

Official Quits Nobel Panel

Official Quits Nobel Panel

Official Quits Nobel Panel: A top official on the committee that awards the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has resigned because he expects to be caught up in an investigation of a regenerative medicine...

North Korea News

North Korea News

North Korea News: North Korea appears to be preparing to launch a long-range missile, according to South Korea’s defence ministry and Japanese media. Activity has been spotted at a launch station on the west coast of...

Gordon Goody

Gordon Goody

Gordon Goody: Gordon Goody, who combined the rakishness of James Bond with the bravado of Jesse James to help conjure up Britain’s daredevil Great Train Robbery in 1963, died on Friday in Mojácar, Spain. He...

Billion Monthly Users

Billion Monthly Users

Billion Monthly Users: Mobile messaging service WhatsApp is now used by a billion people every month, Facebook has reported. The company said 42 billion messages and 250 million videos were sent over WhatsApp daily around the...

Facebook On Guns

Facebook On Guns

Facebook On Guns: Facebook had already banned the sale of guns without identity checks, but the new rules aim to stop all gun trade between individuals on the sites. The move comes three weeks after US...

A 8000 Mile Row

A 8000 Mile Row

A 8000 Mile Row: Four British women completed their arduous journey across the Pacific Ocean on Monday after rowing about 8,500 miles from San Francisco to Cairns, Australia. They had no support crew on the journey,...

Adidas To End IAAF Sponsorship

Adidas To End IAAF Sponsorship

Adidas To End IAAF Sponsorship: Adidas, the IAAF’s biggest sponsor, has told athletics’ world governing body it is to terminate their sponsorship deal four years early. It is said to be a direct result of the...

Cybercrime Under Expansion

Cybercrime Under Expansion

Cybercrime Under Expansion: Mrs May’s proposals are set to include a whole raft of measures to give more power to support staff and volunteers. Forces will be able to identify volunteers who specialize in accountancy or...

Twitter Failure

Twitter Failure

Twitter Failure: Twitter was unavailable for users worldwide on Tuesday morning, with the site apparently suffering a total outage followed by serious access problems lasting over an hour. Access to the service began failing over the...

Donald Trump Taking The Lead

Donald Trump Taking The Lead

Donald Trump Taking The Lead: Donald Trump’s lead among Republicans nationally appears to be growing, an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows. Trump is the first choice of 33% of likely GOP primary voters, ahead of...