Category: Global News

China’s fastest rocket carries deep space dream

SpaceDaily.com reports: “A Long March-5 rocket blasted off Thursday at the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China’s Hainan Province, carrying the country’s Mars probe, Tianwen-1. It is the first time that the Long March-5 […]

Erdogan Seeks to Tame Social Media, Again

Voice of America News reports: “Turkey is poised to introduce drastic measures to control social media platforms.   The proposed legislation is drawing growing international criticism with social media remaining one of the few venues […]

Lebanon Calls for Caution After Israel-Hezbollah Clashes

Voice of America News reports: “Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab said Tuesday that Israel had violated his country’s sovereignty with what he called a ‘dangerous military escalation’ after Israeli and Hezbollah forces traded cross-border fire […]

Balloons carrying rocket explosives land in southern Israel

Israel National News reports: “A bundle of balloons carrying the explosive head of an RPG rocket was found in an agricultural area of southern Israel. A police sapper conducted a controlled detonation of the explosive, […]

Kim: Our nuclear weapons guarantee our safety

Israel National News reports: “North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Monday there will be no more war as the country’s nuclear weapons guarantee its safety and future despite unabated outside pressure and military […]

Netanyahu: Hezbollah should know IDF prepared for any scenario

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Hezbollah should realize Israel will do what it takes to defend itself, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on a visit to the IDF Northern Command in Safed on Tuesday. ‘I don’t […]

China’s newly-launched satellite to boost surveying, mapping capabilities

SpaceDaily.com reports: “China’s surveying and mapping capabilities will be further boosted with one more high-resolution mapping satellite launched on Saturday. The Ziyuan III 03 satellite was sent into orbit by a Long March-4B rocket from […]

Nigerian Christians executed in cold blood by Islamist extremists

ChristianToday.com reports: “Christians are among five Nigerian men to have been executed in Nigeria by Islamist extremists. The deaths were recorded in a 35-second video posted to YouTube by Eons Intelligence before being removed.  It […]

France steps up space spending to gird for ‘unfriendly’ moves

SpaceWar.com reports: “France will increase spending on its new Space Force programme by several hundreds of millions of euros as it prepares for potential ‘unfriendly manoeuvres’ among world powers, Defence Minister Florence Parly said Friday. […]

Russia conducts space-based anti-satellite weapons test

SpaceWar.com reports: “U.S. Space Command has evidence that Russia conducted a non-destructive test of a space-based anti-satellite weapon. On July 15, Russia injected a new object into orbit from Cosmos 2543, currently Satellite Catalog Number […]

Russia says committed to demilitarization of space amid US claims about anti-satellite weapons test

SpaceWar.com reports: “On Thursday, the US’s recently created Space Force accused Russia of testing an anti-satellite weapon from one of its orbiting satellites. Russia is committed to the full demilitarization of space, and is opposed […]

Christians told to renounce Jesus or be refused coronavirus aid – ‘Let your God take care of your family’

ChristianToday.com reports: “Christians are being told to renounce their faith in Jesus or have their coronavirus aid support for their families taken away. Various reports are highlighting the persecution against Christians in countries across south-east […]