Pro-Syrian government forces entered Syria’s northwestern Afrin region on Tuesday to help a Kurdish militia there fend off a Turkish assault, raising the prospect of a wider escalation.
Andreo wanted to photograph the Tesla Roadster from Earth, so he paid particular attention to ephemerides generated by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). This information would let him discern where and when it would appear in the night sky.
It’s ready to be taken whenever an outlandish claim is broadcast by an unknown car maker, extolling the virtues of its hypothetical vehicle that it says will change the shape of auto manufacturing the world over.
U.S. spies paid out $100,000 to a Russian intelligence source who promised to deliver weapons stolen from the National Security Agency and compromising information on President Donald Trump, reported The New York Times Friday.
The seller, who was not identified in the report, allegedly offered to sell the U.S. its hacking tools back, after they were advertised for sale online by a group called the Shadow Brokers.
"Israel has carried out dozens of attacks over the past one year but this is for the first time a Syrian military has shot down an Israeli plane," she said.
"It is also for the first time that Israel has said its planes carried out attacks inside Syria. In the past, the Israelis carried out attacks inside Syria but they would not mention anything about the target or even acknowledge attacks."
Russia building a 'doomsday' torpedo, leaked Pentagon report draft says
On Friday, the “We Are All Made of Stars” singer talked a little more about his intel sources during an interview with WFPK’s Kyle Meredith. Moby explained that, after “years of touring and spending time in D.C. and New York” he’d managed to make friends with “active and former CIA agents,” and when having dinner with them last year, they expressed that they were “truly concerned… that Trump was essentially being run as a Russian agent.”
The actor announced on Tuesday he was selling his shares in the social network and deleting his account and asked all "other investors who care about the future to do the same".
Carrey claimed that Facebook had "profited" from Russian interference in elections and was "still not doing enough to stop it".
Video footage filmed by the rebels themselves, sees Major Roman Filipov shouting 'This is for our guys!' before detonating the explosives as the fighters surround him.
The Russian Defense Ministry said that the 33-year-old was 'fighting the rebels until the last minute' and detonated the grenade when they approached.
Maj. Filipov, from Vladivostok, east Russia has been awarded Kremlin's highest honour - the Hero of Russia medal - posthumously.
A map showing paths taken by users of an exercise tracking app reveals potentially sensitive information about US and allied military personnel in places including Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.
While some bases are well known to groups that want to attack them, the map also shows what appear to be routes taken by forces moving outside of bases - information that could be used in planning bombings or ambushes.
Well, it looks like Elon Musk has officially lost it and he is adding ‘arms dealer’ to his long list of occupations.
Finland looks set to halt all arms sales to the United Arab Emirates after images have emerged showing the UAE using Finnish-made weapons in Yemen's civil war.
The members of Pussy Riot have become famous for fighting for liberalism and political correctness in Russia — e.g. by having group sex in public places and sabotaging church services. Now two of the members of the group think they are so persecuted by Vladimir Putin that they have to seek asylum in Sweden.
An estimated 5,000 people have been displaced by clashes between Turkish-led forces and Kurdish fighters in north-western Syria, the UN says.
The civilians have fled communities near the border since Turkey launched an offensive to drive a Kurdish militia out of the Afrin region on Saturday.
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Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, has died at 46. The Limerick band became well-known internationally in the 1990s with hits including "Zombie" and "Linger." Publicist Lindsey Holmes says O'Riordan died suddenly Monday in London, where she was recording. The cause of death wasn't immediately available.
Birds. Can't trust em.
People on social media have called H&M "racist" for showing a black child modelling a hoodie that says 'coolest monkey in the jungle.'
Researchers have disclosed a serious weakness in the WPA2 protocol that allows attackers within range of vulnerable device or access point to intercept passwords, e-mails, and other data presumed to be encrypted, and in some cases, to inject ransomware or other malicious content into a website a client is visiting.
Images have emerged of Russian scientists using a dog to demonstrate their new “liquid breathing technology”.
In the rather grueling clip, first broadcast on St Petersburg’s Channel 5 in December, a scientist dunks a dachshund called Nikolas into a container filled with an oxygen-rich liquid, forcing the dog to “breathe” the liquid instead of air.
“Iran is not in the agenda of the Security Council, but if any member wants to raise this issue and discuss it, of course, we will be ready to work on this. So, it depends on how the Security Council agrees on that,” Kairat Umarov, the president of the UNSC, said on Tuesday.
The US called for an urgent session of the UN Security Council and the Geneva-based Human Rights Commission to discuss the events unfolding in Iran, now in their eighth day. The US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley urged the international community to speak out.
“The people of Iran are crying out for freedom. All freedom-loving people must stand with their cause,” she said. "The freedoms that are enshrined in the United Nations charter are under attack in Iran. Dozens have already been killed. Hundreds have been arrested. If the Iranian dictatorship's history is any guide, we can expect more outrageous abuses in the days to come."
"Conflicts have deepened and new dangers have emerged. Global anxieties about nuclear weapons are the highest since the Cold War," he said in an apparent reference to the crisis over North Korea's tests of ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons.
He also lamented the increased speed of climate change, economic inequalities, and "horrific violations of human rights."
He concluded by saying that "unity is the path" to "bringing people together around common goals."
Andy Star, 31, and Farhad Salah, 22, were arrested before Christmas when armed police raided addresses in Sheffield and Chesterfield. Mr Star and Mr Salah appeared yesterday at Westminster magistrates’ court accused of preparation to commit acts of terrorism. The men, who appeared via videolink from Leeds magistrates’ court, are accused of planning to build an improvised explosive device (IED).
Four detainees have escaped from a Berlin jail. The city's justice ministry said that the men escaped via a car workshop on the grounds of the Ploetzensee prison
Ambassador of Ukraine underlined that Russian propaganda and its secret services have played a huge role in attracting foreign mercenaries to Ukraine. “Maybe some of the mercenaries decided to come to Ukraine because they were brainwashed by false stories on Sputnik or Russia Today”, he added. On the other side, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dačić reminded that it is a well-known fact that Ukrainian mercenaries or dogs of war had a part in the crimes committed by the Croatian armed forces against the Serbs of Croatia, which, unlike Serbia, have never been condemned by Ukraine.
Poland’s Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has announced that the government plans to spend the next three months holding talks with EU countries in response to the triggering of Article 7 by the European Commission.