SpaceX Starship SN10 explodes on landing platform after successful run
06 March 2021 | 11:55 am
A SpaceX prototype has exploded after completing a short hop test. It was the third high-altitude experimental flight for the Starship program.
1 Nov 2019
Twitter has banned political advertising on its platform. The company's chief executive said on Wednesday, as social media platforms face pressure to block attempts to steer elections with false information.
5 Dec 2019
Three persons have been injured with several cars and room windows destroyed after a gas cylinder exploded at the four point hotel in Lagos.
6 Dec 2019
With the decade coming to a close, streaming giant Spotify has released its biggest songs and artistes of the past 10 years. And one of the songs that made the list was Drake’s ‘One Dance,’ which featured Kyla and Nigerian Afrobeats star, Wizkid.
19 Dec 2019
A top-flight match in Barcelona has blended sports with politics as Catalan activists seek an international audience. The match had been planned for October but was canceled due to widespread demonstrations.
20 Jan 2020
NASA has said it was the 'last milestone' before two of its astronauts are ferried to the ISS with a SpaceX instead of a Russian Soyuz rocket. SpaceX hopes to begin commercial flights by 2021.
30 Mar 2020
New York food banks have become inundated with newcomers, deprived of income since the near-total halt of business in the United States' economic capital. "We’re seeing a lot of poverty," notices Geraldine Firmin from City Harvest, a major New York-based charitable organization, during a food donation market.
12 Apr 2020
A business promotion platform wants Germans to pitch their ideas and plans developed amid the current COVID-19 lockdown. DW spoke with Ute E. Weiland, who heads the Beyond Crisis internet platform.
21 Jun 2020
Faced with the Covid-19 pandemic, Greek authorities opted for an early lockdown. This strategy was a success: the virus claimed less than 200 lives, a much lower figure than in other European countries. Now Greece is welcoming visitors back with open arms while maintaining strict sanitary measures. After ten years of recession, the country is waiting anxiously to see if the summer tourist season can be salvaged. Tourism is a central pillar of the Greek economy, accounting for nearly a third of its GDP. Our correspondents report.
10 Sep 2020
A video of a man shooting himself originated on Facebook and has now been circulating on TikTok for days. The TikTok community is advising users to stay away from the platform until the video has been completely removed. Meanwhile, French daily newspaper L’Humanité has published and later unpublished a controversial cartoon - we tell you why.
25 Sep 2020
Several people are dead after a tanker truck exploded in Lokoja, the capital of Kogi State in central Nigeria Wednesday morning, September 23.
17 Oct 2020
Blue Origin, the US space company founded by billionaire Jeff Bezos, successfully tests the New Shepard capsule propelled by a reusable rocket. The test takes the capsule to the boundary of space before returning to the Earth's surface.
17 Oct 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Sunday.
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Relief supplies for Ukraine are collected in the German city of Dresden and taken to northern Romania, where they are picked up by volunteers from Chernivtsi in Ukraine. It is a special aid route.
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Protesters gathered in Tunis to reject President Kais Saied's rule, blaming him for returning Tunisia to a state of autocratic rule. The New Salvation Front has coalesced several parties to oppose him.
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In a blow to Chancellor Olaf Scholz's SPD party, voters backed the conservatives, CDU, in an election Germany's most populous state. The Greens meanwhile more than doubled the number of votes they received.
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A phony account on Twitter, with at least four different identities since February, claims to be the brother of slain Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. In this edition of Truth or Fake, we explain how we uncovered this fake Twitter account with more than 35,000 followers.
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South Ossetia's self-proclaimed government said it was time for the region to "unite once and for all" with Russia. The breakaway republic was at the center of Moscow's military intervention in Georgia in 2008.
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Hungary's government is "holding European Union decision makers hostage" by refusing to join an EU-wide embargo on Russian oil, according to Lithuania's foreign minister. This comes as EU leaders continue their efforts to gather support for a sixth sanctions package on Russia from all 27 EU member states. The government of PM Viktor Orban has claimed that an import ban on Russian oil would ruin the Hungarian economy. Lithuania's Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis tells FRANCE 24 that "Europe is weaker" as a result, and that he is "still hoping Budapest will be responsible in their decisions".