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17 November 2018 10:22 AM WATCH: Russia's first Soyuz launch since mid-air rocket failure

A Russian Soyuz rocket with a cargo vessel blasted off in the first launch to the International Space Station (ISS) since a manned accident last month with two astronauts on board escaping unhurt. "The mission control centre has completed the work set out for the launch of the Progress MS-10 cargo vessel. The takeoff of the Soyuz-FG rocket is set for 1814 GMT," Russian 63

28 October 2018 5:16 AM Two UN peacekeepers killed, others hurt, in dual Mali attacks: UN

Two UN peacekeepers were killed and "several others" wounded in two attacks in central and northern Mali on Saturday, the United Nations mission in the country said. In a statement the MINUSMA peacekeeping mission said Blue Helmets had "repelled a complex attack" at dawn at its base in Ber, in the Timbuktu region, launched from several trucks armed with "rocket 58

10 September 2018 9:18 PM Musk scores a much-needed win with successful SpaceX launch

Space Exploration Technologies launched a commercial satellite for Telesat from Florida, marking the rocket company’s 16th mission of 2018 - two years of uninterrupted achievements. The launch, the 16th successful mission of about 30 targeted this year, is a bright spot in an otherwise tumultuous few months for chief executive officer Elon Musk, who also heads 114

04 September 2018 5:31 PM Mali's re-elected Keita sworn in as peacekeeeper wounded

Re-elected Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita vowed on Tuesday to restore peace to the troubled north of the Saharan country hours after a UN peacekeeper was injured there in a jihadist rocket attack. "I will be implacable against all those who affront our values of freedom and tolerance," Keita, 73, said as he took the oath of office at a ceremony 70

20 August 2018 6:01 AM At least six dead in NE Nigeria after Boko Haram attack

At least six people were killed when Boko Haram jihadists raided a village in northeast Nigeria, burning houses and looting food supplies, a local militia leader and residents said on Sunday. Boko Haram militants arrived in trucks at Mairari village, 10km from the garrison town of Monguno in Borno state, on Saturday evening, firing guns and rocket-propelled 52

08 July 2018 5:25 AM Plane built to rescue Iran hostages goes to New York museum

Glenville — A rocket-boosted military transport plane built to rescue 52 American hostages in Iran is making its way piece-by-piece to an upstate New York museum. The fuselage of the Lockheed YMC130H was hauled to the Empire State Aerosciences Museum in Glenville on Friday. It had been at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia. The plane is one of three highly 79

05 July 2018 7:00 PM Fireworks explosions kills 19 in central Mexico

Mexico City - At least 19 people were killed in a series of explosions on Thursday at fireworks warehouses in the town of Tultepec in central Mexico, including rescue workers who died saving others' lives, officials said. The initial explosion occurred around 09:30 (14:30 GMT), then spread to other warehouses just as police and firefighters began attending 74

30 June 2018 3:44 PM SEE: Rocket developed by Japanese startup bursts into flames after liftoff

This combo of video grabs provided by Interstellars Technologies shows the failed launch of the rocket MOMO-2. (Jiji Press/AFP) Tokyo — A rocket developed by a Japanese startup company exploded seconds after liftoff Saturday in northern Japan, bursting into flames. The MOMO-2 rocket, developed by Interstellar Technologies, was launched in Taiki town on Hokkaido 84

22 May 2018 8:34 PM 16 killed, 38 wounded by blast in southern Afghan city

At least 16 people were killed and 38 wounded on Tuesday when a minivan packed with explosives detonated as security forces were trying to defuse it in southern Afghanistan, officials said. Security forces in Kandahar had already cleared the area around a bus station where the van was found, provincial governor spokesperson Daud Ahmadi said. "As the security 49

10 May 2018 7:17 AM Israel hits dozens of 'Iranian' targets in Syria after rocket fire

Israel's army said on Thursday it had hit dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria overnight after rocket fire towards its forces which it blamed on Iran, marking a sharp escalation between the two enemies. The incident came after weeks of rising tensions and followed US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday 73