The European Organization for Nuclear Research completed the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) – the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator, in 2008. However, buried underground near a town outside Moscow are the remnants of a little known, but no less ambitious project which would have rivaled the LHC’s immense scale.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a US-backed coalition of mostly Kurdish militia units operating in northeastern Syria, has maintained de-facto control over much of the oil-rich eastern area of that Middle Eastern nation since the start of the Syrian conflict in the early 2010s.
Russo-Chinese outer space and lunar cooperation fits the national and strategic interests of both Moscow and Beijing, says international affairs and security analyst Mark Sleboda, who sheds light on the hidden strings in Washington's bold moon programme Artemis.
As many as 60 people remain missing following Tuesday’s massive blasts in the Lebanese capital, with over 150 killed and up to 6,000 suffering injuries of varying severity. Researchers say the ammonium nitrate believed to have caused the explosions had an explosive power equivalent to that of a small nuclear bomb.
The author of an online petition calling for the doll's removal from retail outlets warned of the possible effect the toy might have on “innocent, impressionable” children.
Salvator Mundi, a famous painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and depicting Jesus clad in Renaissance dress became the most expensive painting ever sold after fetching a price of around $450.3 million at Christie’s in 2017.
One security officer was killed and more than 700 people were injured in clashes between protesters and police in central Beirut on Saturday. People took to the streets to demand the government step down due to the tough economic situation in Lebanon and the corruption that is believed to have led to a deadly blast at the port on Tuesday.
More than 284,000 new coronavirus cases have been reported worldwide over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people who have caught the disease to 19.1 million, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Saturday.