India’s parliament quickly approved citizenship law amendments that allowed granting citizenship to religious minorities, including Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, Christians, Sikhs, and Parsis, facing persecution in neighbouring states. Opponents see the bill as discriminatory, calling it an attempt to side-line the large Muslim minority.
Washington and Beijing announced on 13 December that they had worked out the phase one trade deal that is expected to be signed in early January. As part of the deal, the sides agreed to not introduce new duties that were planned to go into effect on 15 December.
Speaking about the country’s space exploration programme for 2030-2045, the head of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation(CASC) said it also plans to start the construction of a long-term near-Earth manned space station, as well as to carry out the third stage of its lunar exploration programme.
"Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go," a quote by Jean de La Fontaine says. No one wants to die, but everybody wants to keep their money. Tsubasa, a funerary services company based in Japan, knows that only too well and decided to help their customers with their final purchase so that prices won't kill them.
#StupidestThingsIveEverDone is currently trending on Twitter, with hundreds of social media users sharing the most awkward, hilarious, and even inappropriate things they have ever done in their lives.
The powerful shield surrounding our planet is considered to be a key factor making Earth more hospitable for life, as it protects lifeforms from solar energy particles and helps our planet retain its atmosphere and liquid water.
For decades, ufologist Chris Rutkowski has been collecting materials about sightings and potential evidence that extraterrestrial lifeforms have dropped in to visit Earth. UFO enthusiasts and researchers will soon be able to use these materials to look for the truth – which is out there.
Earlier this month, Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez unveiled plans to conduct further oil and gas exploration in the eastern Mediterranean Sea after signing a memorandum of understanding with Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA).