General Qassem Soleimani was a key figure in the cooperation with Moscow and had great respect for the Russian President Putin, the adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader on international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati said during the funeral of the general. Why has the advisor to Iran’s Supreme Leader mentioned Putin and emphasized Soleimani’s “great respect”
Today morning the world media informed about Iran’s attack on two American bases in the north and west of Iraq, firing a series of ballistic missiles. According to the U.S. media, several Iraqi servicemen were injured. The Revolutionary Guards said it was the revenge for the killing of Gen. Soleimani. The Guards warned that if
(Reuters) – NASA is opening an independent investigation with Boeing over a software glitch that prevented its unmanned astronaut capsule from reaching the International Space Station in December, the agency said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: One of Boeing Co’s CST-100 Starliner astronaut capsules is seen at a production facility in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., January
DETROIT/LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Self-driving cars employ lidar, a remote sensing technology using pulsed laser light the way radar uses radio waves, and lidar makers waiting for the automotive market to take off are courting new customers who would use the technology for everything from monitoring cattle to helping a disc jockey synchronize dance music.
Gen. Jean-Louis Georgelin told French broadcaster CNews on Sunday that “the cathedral is still in a state of peril” after last year’s fire, which destroyed its roof and brought down its spire, as the cathedral was undergoing renovations, RFI reports. “Notre-Dame has not yet been saved. There is an extremely important step ahead, which is to remove
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A cousin of the starfish that resides in the coral reefs of the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico lacks eyes, but can still see, according to scientists who studied this creature that expands the boundaries of the sense of sight in the animal kingdom. A red brittle star, Ophiocoma wendtii, is seen
FILE PHOTO: The logo of state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the country’s biggest defence contractor, is seen at their offices next to Ben Gurion International airport, near Or Yehuda, Israel February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner JERUSALEM (Reuters) – State-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) [ISRAI.UL] said on Thursday it signed with the Israeli government to build
BENGALURU (Reuters) – India has approved its third lunar mission months after its last one failed to successfully land on the moon, its space agency said on Wednesday, the latest effort in its ambitions to become a low-cost space power. FILE PHOTO: India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk III-M1 blasts off carrying Chandrayaan-2, from the
The International Crisis Group has acknowledged the settlement and development of the liberated territories in Artsakh, and there is nothing Azerbaijan can do about it. At last, the Armenians have learned from the Turks how to promote their rights, not to feel shy to speak about their rights and not to apologize for their victories.
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry said on Monday it plans to issue biosafety certificates to a domestically grown, genetically modified (GM) soybean crop and two corn crops, in a move toward commercializing GM grain production in the world’s top market. FILE PHOTO: An employee picks out bad beans from a pile of soybeans at
FILE PHOTO: Fans and deltas formed by water and sediment are seen in the Jezero Crater on Mars, identified as a potential landing site for the Mars 2020 Rover, in this false color image taken by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, published May 15, 2019 and obtained November 15, 2019. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Handout via REUTERS PASADENA, Calif. (Reuters)
The chair of the Constitutional Court of Armenia Hrair Tovmasyan has been charged with misuse of powers under Article 308 Para 2 of the Criminal Code of Armenia, the Special Investigative Service informed. Today the investigator of the SIS interviewed Hrair Tovmasyan in the Constitutional Court. Tovmasyan’s charges are related to the charges of his
For the first time in over two centuries, Paris’ Notre-Dame Cathedral was unable to hold midnight mass on Christmas Eve, as reconstruction work continues after the April fire that ravaged ancient structure, RFI reports. Father Patrick Chauvet, the cathedral’s rector, held the service at Saint-Germain l’Auxerrois, a few hundred metres away. Notre-Dame had remained open
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Can you make an egg stand on its narrow side during a solar eclipse? An egg is seen on the ground in Shah Alam, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia December 26, 2019 in this screen grab obtained from a social media video. HAKEEM MAAROF via REUTERS. According to a popular scientific theory, an
New Year is happy and memorable when celebrated with family and loved ones. However, around 49,900* elderly will be celebrating the New Year alone. Around 13.5% of pensioners in Armenia live alone and this number keeps changing. Galaxy Group of Companies, with its 15 companies, hopes to change this statistic for the better. In a