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Germany launches military ‘space command’ to tackle Russia and China

Germany launches military ‘space command’ to tackle Russia and China SPACE | MILITARY | EU | GERMANY FACT BOX: ‘The Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space’ is a 1981 UN resolution that reaffirms the fundamental principles of the 1967 ‘Outer Space Treaty’ and bans the weaponisation of space. The USA…


Supreme Italia boss sentenced to 8 years in prison at London court

Supreme Italia boss sentenced to 8 years by London court with his son sentenced to 3 years Fashion | Law FACT BOX: Supreme, based in USA, owned by Vanity Fair Corporation (the original brand) and Supreme Italia are not the same company nor brand nor are they owned or founded by the…




Coronavirus timeline

Coronavirus Timeline A time line of Coronavirus developments to date Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. They cause a range of illness ranging from the common cold and pneumonia to other severe diseases, such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV) and now 2019-nCoV, the current outbreak. 31…


Korea, Yemen, Japan, China, Bosnia, Cyprus and Bangladesh among world leaders mourning Sultan Qaboos as formal condolence proceedings come to a close

The world mourns the death of Sultan Qaboos إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّآ إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ HM Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said 18/11/1940 – 10/01/2020 The Diwan of the Royal Court had announced that the condolence proceedings would end on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, on the passing away of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos…




Essex lorry deaths – Police manhunt for two traffickers in Northern Ireland as Irish driver charged over the 39 deaths

Police manhunt in Northern Ireland over Essex lorry deaths A 25 year old driver from Northern Ireland was charged and appeared in court facing a long list of charges including 39 counts of manslaughter, people trafficking and charges in connection to organised crime, illegal goods and conspiracy to trafficking, after…


China backs down over Hong Kong protests

More by Omar Bishara China backs down over the Hong Kong Protests China’s Premier Li Keqiang has said Beijing supports the Hong Kong government “to end the violence and chaos”. He is the most senior Chinese official to comment on the unrest which has rocked Hong Kong for months. His…