ZAYTSEVE, Ukraine — On the frontline in Ukraine's east, battle-weary soldiers are sceptical that US sanctions against Moscow and Kiev's appeal for NATO help will deter Russian PresidentVladimir Putin... The separatists, who have carved out two "People's Republics" in eastern Ukraine, are backed by Russia ... Most of them were victims of sniper fire.
Nasa hopes to score a 21st-centuryWright Brothers moment and make history on Monday as it attempts to send a miniature helicopter buzzing over the surface of Mars in what would be the first powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. Landmark achievements in science and technology can seem humble by conventional measurements ... .
Tehran. Iran has asked Interpol to help arrest a suspect in a sabotage attack on its Natanz nuclear facility which it blames on Israel, a local newspaper reported Sunday ... The broadcaster said the suspect had “fled the country before the incident” and that “legal procedures to arrest and return him to the country are currently underway” ... .
Iran's state television on Saturday identified a man it said was behind a recent explosion and power outage at its main Natanz nuclear plant. "Reza Karimi, the perpetrator of this sabotage... has been identified" by Iran's intelligence ministry, state TV said ... The card listed his age as 43 ... Lahav Harkov contributed to this report. .
In Paris’s symbolic Place de la République, under the watchful gaze of France’s allegorical figurehead Marianne, the skateboarders are not in the mood to discuss politics. For the young here, as everywhere, life has been paused during a pandemic that has halted studies, jobs, socialising and parties ...Outside Paris it is a different story ... Photograph ... .
Two more top-level directors could be ousted from Boeing’s board of directors next week as family members of the victims of two fatal crashes of its 737 Max jets join shareholders to push for further high-level reforms at the aerospace giant. Denver plane engine fire consistent with metal fatigue in fan blade, say investigators. Read more ... He said ... .
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage for a second year, another pandemic has managed to persist for over three decades and has continued to claim thousands of lives a year—the Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) ... A Deadly Virus ... So far, around 33 million people in total have succumbed to the deadly infection ... Eventually, the host is killed ... .
Myanmar's military announced it had pardoned and released more than 23,000 prisoners to mark the new year holiday. However, it is not clear whether they included pro-democracy activists who were detained in protests after the military coup in February ... He also reduced sentences for others ... .
Four Sikhs, including three women, were among eight people who were killed in a mass shooting at a FedEx facility in the US state of Indiana staffed by a large number of Indian-American employees, shocking the community leaders who appealed to PresidentJoe Biden to tackle the growing hate crimes and gun violence in the country ... Advertisement. .
Queen Elizabeth will bid a final farewell to Prince Philip, her husband of more than seven decades, at a ceremonial funeral on Saturday, with the nation set to hold a minute's silence to mark the passing of a pivotal figure in the British monarchy...Prince Charles, heir to the throne, and Philip's other three children will walk behind in procession ... .
By ASSOCIATED PRESS 04/17/2021 08.06 AM EDT. INDIANAPOLIS — The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI agents last year, after his mother called police to say that her son might commit “suicide by cop,” the bureau said Friday ... He said he did not know if Hole owned the gun legally ... .