Six injured in east London ‘acid attack’

One man has been arrested after reports of multiple injuries near an east London shopping centre. Six people have been injured in Stratford, east London, after a reported acid attack. Police were called to Stratford Centre, opposite Westfield, just before 20:00 BST. A man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. Police said […]

Syria looks to peace, North Korea to attack on US mainland

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria’s foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that victory against terrorists in his war-ravaged nation “is now within reach” while North Korea’s foreign minister said U.S. President Donald Trump’s insult to his country makes an attack against the U.S. mainland inevitable. Global conflicts, threats and challenges dominated the fifth day of […]

Die Mitbewerber werden es schwer haben, sagt der Slack-Chef

Was hat Slack mit den 250 Millionen Dollar vor? Ein WIRED-Interview mit CEO Stewart Butterfield und Europachef Johann Butting Zum Deutschlandstart hat der kalifornische Messenger-Dienst 250 Millionen Dollar frisches Kapital eingesammelt. Im WIRED-Gespräch zeigt sich Firmenchef Stewart Butterfield unbeeindruckt von Verfolgern wie Facebook und Microsoft und erklärt den Wert von Slack – Stichwort Transparenz. Das […]

Trump takes center stage in fractious Senate race in Alabama

President Donald Trump injected himself into a bitter U.S. Senate primary fight in Alabama on Friday, putting to the test his ability to enlist his anti-establishment voters to come to the aid of an endangered Republican incumbent. 5 Min Read HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (Reuters) – President Donald Trump injected himself into a bitter U.S. Senate primary […]

How Gaza’s only escape turned deadly

Owing to the power crisis, coastal pollution worsens, causing death and disease. On a hot summer day in mid-July, Ahmed al-Sayis, a Palestinian from Gaza’s al-Zaytoon neighbourhood, decided to take his four daughters and five-year-old son Mohammed to the Sheikh Ejlin beach west of the city, to cool off.  Temperatures were nearing 40 degrees Celsius and […]

Star nicknamed Kronos after eating its own planetary children

A pair of binary stars are less alike than any pair we’ve seen, possibly because one gobbled its own orbiting planets, winning it the nickname Kronos Limited VIP tickets remaining – Book now A sun-like star seems to have devoured some of its own planetary offspring, prompting researchers to nickname it after the titan Kronos […]

Iran tests missile in defiance of Trump

The launch of the Khoramshahr missile, with a range of 2,000km, was shown on state TV. Iran says it has successfully tested a new-medium range missile, in defiance of US President Donald Trump. The launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which has a range of 2,000 km (1,242 miles), was shown on state TV. It is […]

World wonders: Could NKorea fire nuclear missile over Japan?

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Will North Korea’s next nuclear test involve a thermonuclear missile screaming over Japan? That’s a question being asked after North Korea’s foreign minister said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean. The world hasn’t seen an above-ground, atmospheric nuclear test since an inland detonation by China […]