Thursday October 1-st, 2020

Greek man detained in United States scientist's murder in Nazi bunker on Crete Greek man detained in United States scientist's murder in Nazi bunker on Crete

Suzanne Eaton's body was found near the settlement of Xamoudochori, in Hania, almost a week after she was last seen by friends on July 2. Police said her body was found on the Greek island inside a former Nazi bunker six days after she vanished.

Dead In Building Collapse In Mumbai's Dongri Dead In Building Collapse In Mumbai's Dongri

The fire service said four people were confirmed to have died and more than 30 others could be trapped. Some part of the building was left standing after the collapse. Three people have been declared dead while eight have been injured. With the hel...

Taiwan opposition party picks mayor to run for president Taiwan opposition party picks mayor to run for president

Han went directly after Tsai, who hails from the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party, after the result, saying "all Taiwanese have been leading a very tough life for more than three years under the reign of Tsai Ing-wen". The politician is ...

Extinction Rebellion activists begin new protests Extinction Rebellion activists begin new protests

Campaigners risked arrest by blocking major roads and bridges in Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds, and London with colorful boats named after legendary environmentalists like Polly Higgins , who died of cancer in April. The group occupied the Stra...

Saudi Arabia and Russia among 37 states backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia and Russia among 37 states backing China's Xinjiang policy

On Friday a diverse group of states including Russia , Saudi Arabia , Nigeria, Algeria and North Korea replied on Beijing's behalf, claiming China had faced terrorism, separatism and religious extremism in Xinjiang, the vast northwest region th...

Police identify man suspected of killing teen Instagram star Police identify man suspected of killing teen Instagram star

Adding to the toxic online cloud, rumors, hoaxes and other misinformation about the case spread like wildfire as people on social media published misleading facts, made impostor accounts, and teased sending the murder photos in apparent bids to get...

North Korea floats idea of lifting weapons test moratorium North Korea floats idea of lifting weapons test moratorium

China, North Korea's neighbor and main ally, signed up for United Nations sanctions after the North Koreans performed repeated nuclear and missile tests, but has suggested they could be reduced in return for denuclearization steps. "What is going t...

Chandrayaan-2 blast-off halted over fuel leak Chandrayaan-2 blast-off halted over fuel leak

Guruprasad says a " technical snag " was observed in the 640-ton launch-vehicle system. The pressure drop in the fuel tank was not massive but in light of Chandrayaan 2's significance, ISRO felt it was better to be safe than to be sorry.

Thousands flee forest fire on Croatia party island Thousands flee forest fire on Croatia party island

There have been no reports of casualties. According to the UK-based media outlet, the annual party, started in 2012, has become the biggest hip-hop beach festival in Europe, drawing the genre's biggest acts. Many festival-goers shared photos from t...

Somerset gimp suit: Arrest after man scares woman in Claverham Somerset gimp suit: Arrest after man scares woman in Claverham

Others had a more gung-ho attitude and vowed to patrol the streets, en masse, next time he made an appearance. His suit's mask also has Xs over the eyes and a wide, toothy cartoon grin drawn in red. The woman managed to take a photo of the man. The...

Evidence against financier Epstein is growing, federal prosecutors say Evidence against financier Epstein is growing, federal prosecutors say

At a bail hearing last week, Epstein's attorneys had asked Judge Berman to free their client as he awaits trial in NY. They said they planned to file a motion to dismiss the case and that Epstein should be allowed to await trial under house arre...

Guterres offers United Nations help to India to deal with floods fallout Guterres offers United Nations help to India to deal with floods fallout

Almost 50 people have been killed in India, with two eastern states, Assam and Bihar , which borders Nepal, bearing the brunt of the deluge. In India's far northeastern Assam State, more than 2.7 million people have been directly affected by flo...

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe

Panelo said the resolution, approved by 18 countries, demonstrates how Western powers are "scornful" of the Philippines' sovereign exercise of protecting its people from the scourge of illegal drugs. He withdrew the Philippines from the Internation...

Bones discovered at Port Macquarie beaches believed to be missing backpacker Bones discovered at Port Macquarie beaches believed to be missing backpacker

Mr Ferrieux and Mr Palmer, from East Sussex, had been travelling together along the New South Wales coast when they disappeared. Mr Ferrieux, 21, was last seen near Shelly Beach in February, along with 20-year-old British tourist Hugo Palmer.

Eighth Aircraft Carrying Turkey's S-400 Air Defenсe System Parts Reaches Ankara Eighth Aircraft Carrying Turkey's S-400 Air Defenсe System Parts Reaches Ankara

In choosing the Russian alternative, Erdogan risked the ire of Washington. But despite USA protests and threats, both Russian and Turkish officials have stayed the course. Top officials in the White House, Pentagon and State Department have stresse...

Nepal appeals to international agencies for help in flood-hit areas Nepal appeals to international agencies for help in flood-hit areas

The death toll from floods and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall across Nepal reached 67 on Monday, the Nepal Police confirmed. A total of 65 people died, while 30 others are listed as missing and 38 were injured by the torrential rains ...

Bank of England celebrates 'outstanding' Alan Turing on new £50 note Bank of England celebrates 'outstanding' Alan Turing on new £50 note

The full note design including all the security features will be unveiled closer to it entering circulation, which is expected to be by the end of 2021. Sarah John, the Bank's chief cashier, said: "The strength of the shortlist is testament to the UK...

Amusement Park Ride Crash Kills 2, Injures 26 Amusement Park Ride Crash Kills 2, Injures 26

Two people in their twenties were killed instantly, state minister Pradipsinh Jadeja said. Names of the two fatality victims were identified released to the press as Manali Ravjadi, 24, and Mohammed Zaid Momin, 22. There were 31 people inside the r...

China to abandon United States firms under Taiwan arms sale contract China to abandon United States firms under Taiwan arms sale contract

Honeywell said in a statement that the transaction was a "government-to-government sale, initiated by the United States government". This first package is valued at an estimated $2 billion. After host Maria Bartiromo introduced McCaul as "one of th...

‘Technical incident’ puts Europe’s GPS system fully offline for days ‘Technical incident’ puts Europe’s GPS system fully offline for days

Inside GNSS , an online publication dedicated to sat-nav and satellite news reported that its sources were saying the problem originated in a malfunction at a Precise Timing Facility (PTF) in Italy. All Galileo satellites are still non-operational, ...

Donald Trump: Migrant detention centers 'well run and clean' Donald Trump: Migrant detention centers 'well run and clean'

U.S. authorities at the southern border are struggling to cope with an influx of migrants from Central America, in what most agree is a spiralling humanitarian crisis. They said they hadn't showered in weeks, wanted toothbrushes, food. Some of the ...

Monica Lewinsky's winning reply to Twitter thread asking for worst career advice Monica Lewinsky's winning reply to Twitter thread asking for worst career advice

But it was Monica Lewinsky's answer that won the thread when she made a very on-the nose joke about her time in the oval Office . Those on #TeamMonica were quick to praise the anti-bullying activist's sharp wit. Clinton was later impeached for lyi...

Earthquake shakes some Indonesian islands, damages temple in Bali Earthquake shakes some Indonesian islands, damages temple in Bali

A magnitude 7.3 quake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents. The geophysics agency said the quake didn't have the potential to caus...

Extinction Rebellion stages 5-day climate protest in 5 British cities

A leaflet handed out by campaigners said they were protesting "to prevent the breakdown of humanity's life support system, the Earth", and said they were calling for the the UK Government to create a "national assembly" to implement climate change ...

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff

The move is expected to give relief to the flights from India , as the airlines had to re-route flights due to the closure of Pakistani airspace. Almost four months after the Balakot air strike, Pakistan has finally opened its airspace for a...

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