Calls for justice on fifth anniversary of MH17 crash

World Jul 17, 2019

Calls for justice on fifth anniversary of MH17 crash

Families of the victims of flight MH17 marked five years on Wednesday since the crash, with calls for justice for the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines plane over war-torn eastern Ukraine. The remembrance services in the Netherlands and Kuala Lumpur came less than a ...

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey

Business Jul 15, 2019

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday. Erdogan's comments came two days after NATO member Turkey ...

World / Science & Health Jul 14, 2019

Russia launches major new telescope into space

A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia's space agency said. Roscosmos said the telescope, named Spektr-RG, was delivered into a parking orbit before a final burn Saturday that kicked the spacecraft out of ...

Locals flock to 'Siberian Maldives' to take selfies

Environment Jul 13, 2019

Locals flock to 'Siberian Maldives' to take selfies

Residents of a city in Siberia don't need to fly off to tropical locales for picturesque selfies taken by pristine turquoise waters. Thousands of Novosibirsk residents — ranging from scantily clad women to newlyweds — have been busy "instagramming" near a bright blue lake ...