Thursday, January 24, 2019

700 ancient Egyptian artefacts destroyed in Brazil museum blaze

700 ancient Egyptian artefacts destroyed in Brazil museum blaze The pieces in the pharaonic hall were bought by Brazilian emperor Dom Pedro I in the 19th century. The National Museum, seen from above,...

Iraqi cleric calls for parliamentary session on Basra clashes

Iraqi cleric calls for parliamentary session on Basra clashes Muqtada al-Sadr’s supporters won the most seats in national elections held earlier this year. People burn the governor’s building during protests demanding better public...

Gun plans for 3D printers on social media platforms

Gun plans for 3D printers on social media platforms   Twitter and Facebook have been criticised after gun plans for 3D printers were found on their platforms (stock picture) Twitter and Facebook have been...

Idlib assault looms as Syria summit begins

Idlib assault looms as Syria summit begins Each of the three nations involved has its own interests in the long war in Syria. Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Presidential Press...

Meet the cat-like bear cubs said to smell like popcorn

Meet the cat-like bear cubs said to smell like popcorn The two binturongs were exploring the enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo with their mother Poppy. Two cat-like bears said to smell like popcorn have...

Four dead including gunman after Cincinnati bank shooting

Four dead including gunman after Cincinnati bank shooting The city mayor described the scene at the Fifth Third Bank as ‘horrific’. Emergency responders outside the bank (AP) Four people are dead, including the gunman,...

Wildfire keeps major California highway closed for third day

Wildfire keeps major California highway closed for third day The US Forest Service said the blaze around Interstate 5 is now covering 38 square miles. Embers fly above a firefighter (AP Photo/Noah Berger) A...

Sirius suffers as funding costs rise for North Yorkshire mine project

Sirius suffers as funding costs rise for North Yorkshire mine project The company is building a 37-kilometre underground tunnel. The North York Moors (PA) Shares in Sirius Minerals tanked on Thursday after the firm...

Serbia-Kosovo talks end without breakthrough

Serbia-Kosovo talks end without breakthrough EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said ‘difficulties remain’ for the process. Federica Mogherini (Olivier Hoslet, Pool Photo via AP) Serbia’s president has refused to meet his Kosovo counterpart...

British intelligence chief plots moves against Russia for Salisbury poisonings

British intelligence chief plots moves against Russia for Salisbury poisonings Russian president Vladimir Putin. Photo credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire The head of GCHQ promised last night to retaliate against the "brazen Kremlin" for...

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New Zealand facing reduced dairy herd and milk output

New Zealand facing reduced dairy herd and milk output Could the dairy landscape be about to change dramatically in New Zealand The dairy landscape may be...

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