ISS moves to avoid space debris

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station were carrying out an “avoidance maneuver” on Tuesday to ensure the ISS would not be hit by a piece of debris, the US space agency NASA announced. The debris should pass within “several…

September 23, 2020
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Putin vaunts Russian coronavirus vaccine at UN

President Vladimir Putin in a speech at the United Nations on Tuesday boasted of Russia’s creation of the world’s first coronavirus vaccine, though it has not completed large-scale clinical trials. Putin in a video address to the General As…

September 22, 2020
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Palestinians quit Arab League role in protest

The Palestinians have stepped down from a key Arab League role in protest at the regional bloc’s failure to take a stand against Israeli-Arab deals, an official said Tuesday. Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki announced the decision to …

September 22, 2020
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