Crash landing for Israeli spacecraft

YEHUD, 12 April 2019:  Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed onto the moon yesterday after a series of technical failures during its final descent, shattering hopes of a historic controlled landing on …

EU sets Oct 31 as new Brexit deadline

BRUSSELS, 11 April 2019:  European Union leaders gave Britain six more months to leave the bloc, more than UK prime minister Theresa May says she needs but less than many …

US red-flags 37 China firms, schools

WASHINGTON, 11 April 2019:  The US Commerce Department yesterday said it is adding 37 Chinese companies and schools to a red-flag list of “unverified” entities that US companies should treat …

Crashed Japanese F-35 fighter wreckage found

TOKYO, 10 April 2019: Search and rescue teams found wreckage belonging to a Japanese Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter that disappeared yesterday over the Pacific Ocean close to northern Japan, …

Tanzania latest to ban single-use plastics

DODOMA, 8 April 2019: Tanzania plans to ban the production, importation, sale and use of all single-use plastic bags by July, to help tackle pollution from non-biodegradable waste. The East …