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.
17 Jan 2021
Aerial view of the area where the missing passenger jet is believed to have crashed off the coast of Indonesia's capital Jakarta and comments from Air Force assistant to the chief of staff. A Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 crashed into the Java sea shortly after take off with 62 people on board.
24 Feb 2021
NAF plane crash: Scavengers picking metal items as Bassa community recounts experience
17 Apr 2021
Brazilian Pilot Antonio Sena is rescued from the middle of the Amazon jungle, where he spent 38 days stranded after he crashed his plane, until he stumbled across a family of nut pickers who gave him shelter and delivered him to the police. "I was emotionally devastated... I thought that I might not get out of there, that I might die there," he says back home in the capital Brasilia.
4 May 2021
A US military plane takes off for India from Travis Air Force Base in California with 440 oxygen cylinders and regulators, one million N-95 masks and one million Covid-19 rapid diagnostics kits donated by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). On Thursday India reported 3,645 deaths over the past 24 hours, while confirming new cases hit a new global record with more than 379,000. The official numbers are widely believed to be far below the reality.
22 May 2021
Nigeria's Air Force said one of its planes crashed in central Nigeria with the country's army chief Ibrahim Attahiru on board.
30 May 2021
EU leaders agreed to ban Belarusian carriers from flying over the bloc's airspace.
26 May 2021
The Belarusian leader said "ill-wishers" are "trying to strangle Belarus" in his first speech since a commercial flight was intercepted and a critical blogger arrested.
26 May 2021
It is not the best of times for the Nigerian Armed Forces as the loss of its best hands and equipment is fast becoming unbearable as the country continues its war against insurgents and insecurity. And as we mourn the last victims, one of the questions on the mind of many Nigerian's remains; Why have two American-made Beechcraft Kingair 350 crashed just two months apart from each other? Is it really time to audit the Nigerian Air Force fleet?
27 May 2021
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko says that he acted "to protect people" by diverting a Ryanair flight over Belarusian airspace.
7 Jun 2021
US Vice President Kamala Harris's plane returns to Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, soon after takeoff following a technical problem. Harris was departing the United States for Guatemala, her first international trip as vice president.
11 Jun 2021
A firefighting plane works on extinguishing a fire raging in a forested area west of Jerusalem. The massive fire on the outskirts of Jerusalem has paralysed traffic as dozens of firefighters and 10 aerial tankers battle the blaze.
7 Jul 2021
Search teams find the wreckage of a passenger plane carrying 28 people that had disappeared in a remote Russian peninsula. Sources from the emergency ministry have said that the search for survivors would be paused due to loss of light as the evening drew in, but initial reports have suggested no survivors would be found.
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Church-led marches across the Democratic Republic of Congo saw protesters decry fighting in the country's restive east and condemn neighboring Rwanda for allegedly backing rebels.
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The price cap could make it difficult for Moscow to sell its oil for a higher price. Meanwhile, a senior US intelligence official said the war was at a ''reduced tempo.'' DW has the latest.
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Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham is among the hottest talents at the Qatar World Cup. The 19-year-old has the world at his feet ahead of the tournament. Back home, his former coaches are as proud as can be.
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A female MP in Senegal is slapped, kicked and knocked to the ground in the country’s National Assembly, this after allegedly insulting a pro-opposition religious leader. Also, South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to fight for his position after a preliminary investigation found he may have committed serious crimes. Finally, we bring you all the football news from the World Cup in Qatar.
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Statements by authorities suggesting a relaxation of pandemic control measures look more like a move to relieve political pressure than a turnaround in policy. Experts say fully opening is still too risky.
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The World Cup group stage ended on Friday and the knockouts start this weekend with the last 16 teams. Who are the favourites? What can we expect from the first knockout round that kicks off on Saturday, as the Netherlands face the USA and Argentina take on Australia?