Four-legged robot pulls plane
28 May 2019 | 5:48 am
Italian robotics team shows off its latest HyQReal autonomously-powered robot by having it pull a three-ton plane.
20 Jul 2021
A Nigerian jet has been downed in the northwest of the country. The pilot safely ejected and avoided capture.
3 Aug 2021
Teenage girls in Kano, a socially conservative Muslim city in northern Nigeria, are learning robotics, computing and other STEM subjects in an innovative project to "open their minds". In a part of the world where many girls are expected to marry young and their education is not prioritised, these girls are being supported in their endeavour to develop skills and independent thinking by their parents and even by a member of the local emir's traditional court
21 Jan 2022
The robotics startup Exotec has become France's 25th unicorn company, valued at $2 billion after its latest fundraising round. The firm makes robots for e-commerce depots, and counts big names like Carrefour, Uniqlo and Decathlon among its customers. Exotec's CEO Romain Moulin told FRANCE 24 the inspiration for the company actually came from online retail giant Amazon.
24 Mar 2022
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have arrived in Ghana for the first leg of the Qatar 2023 World Cup Qualifiers against the Black Stars of Ghana. The Nigeria contingent departed from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja aboard a chartered Air Peace aircraft on Thursday morning.
28 Mar 2022
The Chinese airliner, flying between the cities of Kunming and Guangzhou, nosedived into a mountainside earlier this week. The crash is China's deadliest in almost 30 years.
21 Apr 2022
From smart glasses to haptic gloves, wearable’ technology has gone leaps and bounds in recent years. Now, researchers in Nigeria have developed a smart bra, which they say, can detect breast cancer early.
15 May 2022
A Passenger With No Flying Experience Landed a Cessna After the Pilot Went Down. This flight passenger really stuck the landing. After the pilot on his private plane became incapacitated, an anonymous passenger landed the aircraft himself—without any previous flying experience.
1 Jun 2022
Rescue workers have recovered 14 bodies from the crash site of a small passenger plane that went down in a remote part of the country over the weekend.
31 May 2022
The small Cessna aircraft crashed in a remote mountainous region of central Croatia. A search team discovered the wreckage using a drone.
16 Jun 2022
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19 Jul 2022
The plane had reportedly requested clearance for an emergency landing at nearby Kavala airport but did not manage to reach it. Serbia's defense minister Nebojsa Stefanovic said all eight crew members had died.
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A child was among those killed in the missile attacks on Kyiv's eastern outskirts, according to Ukrainian officials.
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On one page of 15 pages of early drafts for the rock opera, songwriter Freddie Mercury wrote the words “Mongolian Rhapsody” near the top – but crossed out the first word and wrote “Bohemian” above it, the New York Times reports.
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2022 was the most devastating year ever for wildfires in France. The Bordeaux region in the country’s south west was especially hard hit. This as the climate emergency seen globally is increasingly making its presence felt in temperate zones. So, how is France now preparing for the summer ahead? Have lessons been learned from last year?
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In a statement on their Instagram page, the Miss Gay Mato Grosso pageant said the man was the runner-up's partner, and added that ''appropriate legal measures'' would be taken for his actions.
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Experts have called for urgent action to prepare vulnerable communities and protect them from the scorching heat's disastrous impacts.
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On May 30, 2023, a collective of artists, art historians, writers, and academics will convene at the Musée Quai Branly in Paris to mark the tenth anniversary of "Black Portraitures: Imagining the Black Body in the West". This conference delves into the positioning of Africa and the African diaspora, as well as their depiction in Western art.