DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran claimed on Tuesday that it had created a hypersonic missile capable of traveling at 15 times the speed of sound, adding a new weapon to its arsenal as tensions remain high with the United States over Tehran’s nuclear program ...Gen ... That claim, however, depends on how maneuverable the missile is ... .
A European spy agency told the CIA it knew of a Ukraine special operations team plan to blow up the Nord Stream gas pipeline three months before explosions damaged the undersea system last year, the Washington Post has reported ... The sailboat was rented by what appeared to be a front company ... .
Merck & Co Inc (NYSE. MRK) is in focus this morning after the pharmaceutical giant sued the Biden administration in a federal district court. Here’s what inspired the lawsuit. In its complaint, the multinational took on “IRA” – the InflationReductionAct that enables Medicare to significantly lower drug prices for seniors ... .
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, (AFP) – An earthquake shook parts of western Haiti on Tuesday, killing at least four people and injuring three dozen others, civil protection authorities said ... At least 36 others were reported injured ... He added that the World Food Programme is prepared to distribute some 350,000 meals and other food assistance to those in need.
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Tuesday accused Russian forces of blowing up a major dam in a part of southern Ukraine they control, alerting residents further along the Dnipro River to evacuate and warning of flooding downstream. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called an emergency meeting to deal with the crisis ...Copyright 2023 The Associated Press ... .
Now that the dust has settled on Turkey’s hotly contested presidential election and Recep Tayyip Erdogan begins his third decade in power, Ankara’s relationship with its southern neighbor Syria has come into sharp focus. Questions about Syrian refugees, Turkey’s military involvement in Syria, and the potential for...read full story. .
David Edwards June 6, 2023, 11.15 AM ET ............... During an appearance on Steve Bannon's War Room podcast, Luna suggested whistleblowers informing on the Biden family feared for their lives ... ................ Read more ... .
The impending suspension of vital UN food assistance to 200,000 people in the West Bank and Gaza because of funding shortages could worsen the humanitarian crisis for Palestinians and low-income families struggling amid the current conflict, analysts said ... The WFP supported 350,246 people in need in April ... Israeli siege ... . . .
A vast network of tunnels 400 metres underground that has been under construction for nearly 20 years will soon begin operating as the world's first spent nuclear fuel disposal facility...read full story. .