SpaceX plans to send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa around the Moon in 2023

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has been named as the first tourist who will fly around the Moon using SpaceX’s Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), according to CEO Elon Musk. If all goes as planned the founder of a Japan’s largest online clothing retailer Zozotown hopes to reach the Moon in 2023. To keep himself company during […]

Russia detects missile launches from French frigate off Syria’s coast in Mediterranean – MoD

Russian airspace control systems have registered missile launches from a French frigate in the Mediterranean on Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry reported. The French Navy’s newest frigate, FS Auvergne, fired rockets around 8pm GMT Monday, the Russian military said. “Airspace control has recorded rocket launches from the French frigate Auvergne,” the ministry’s statement read. The Auvergne […]

India clears way for $2.2bn Russian frigate deal after similar agreement with US

India has cleared the way for its biggest deal yet with Russia, with Delhi reportedly set to sign a deal to purchase $ 2.2 billion worth of Russian ships. It comes despite US sanctions aimed at deterring business with Moscow. After revitalizing defense ties with the US earlier this month, India has now turned to […]

Khabib will take survival instincts into cage against McGregor – UFC flyweight champ Cejudo (VIDEO)

Reigning UFC flyweight king Henry Cejudo says Khabib Nurmagomedov’s strength lies in internal as well as physical attributes, and that he will bring his formidable survival instincts into the cage when he faces Conor McGregor. Lightweight champion Nurmagomedov meets McGregor in Las Vegas at UFC 229 on October 6, in what has been billed as […]

Wikileaks denies Assange sought Russian visa amid sex misconduct allegations

WikiLeaks has denied claims that its founder Julian Assange sought a Russian visa in 2010 amid sexual misconduct allegations. A report, published by Associated Press (AP) as an exclusive based on leaked WikiLeaks documents, alleges that Assange wrote to the Russian consulate in London to give an associate of his permission to facilitate the visa […]

British journo Michael Crick caught on video calling Corbyn’s son his ‘minder’

A senior British political journalist has been caught on camera labelling one of Jeremy Corbyn’s sons as his “minder,” while doorstepping the Labour leader, leading to accusations of unfair treatment. Channel 4’s Michael Crick made the error while filming the Labour leader outside his home, a tactic known as “doorstepping.” Video footage posted on social […]

Kenyan runner Joseph Kiprono hit by car while leading half marathon in Colombia

Kenyan long-distance runner Joseph Kiprono Kiptum was hospitalized after being struck by a car while leading the half-marathon in Medellin, Colombia, on Sunday. Kiprono, 30, was moving in on the finish line when he was struck by a car that had ignored closed street signs, according to reports. READ MORE: WADA committee recommends reinstating Russian anti-doping agency According to […]

‘Hello, Jack’: Iranian FM blasts Twitter for blocking real Iranians as ‘bots’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has accused Twitter of “shuttering” the accounts of Iranians after misidentifying them as ‘bots’ involved in influence campaigns. “Twitter has shuttered accounts of real Iranians, including TV presenters and students, for supposedly being part of an ‘influence op,’” the minister wrote on Twitter on Sunday. In his post, Zarif […]