Greek police arrest 1985 TWA aircraft hijacking suspect

Greek police arrest 1985 TWA aircraft hijacking suspect

 

 

Greek police say they have arrested a 65-year-old Lebanese man on the island of Mykonos over the hijacking of TWA Flight 847 in 1985 in which a US Navy diver was killed.

The suspect, named by Lebanon’s foreign ministry as Mohammad Saleh, was stopped on Thursday during a routine security check when his description matched those on a German warrant for his arrest,
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‘I don’t see this as a personal issue’ says Seb Coe on Caster Semenya case

‘I don’t see this as a personal issue,’ says Seb Coe on Caster Semenya case

 

 

‘I don’t see this as a personal issue’ says Seb Coe on Caster Semenya case. He was a double Olympic gold medalist, but Sebastian Coe’s legacy in athletics will perhaps be defined by his handling of the two great modern issues in the sport — the case involving Caster Semenya and doping.

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The world’s largest amphibian is this newly discovered giant salamander

The world’s largest amphibian is this newly discovered giant salamander

 

 

The world’s largest amphibian is this newly discovered giant salamander. A giant salamander that once lived in the London Zoo and was later on display at the Natural History Museum represents a new species that may be the world’s largest amphibian.

This finding is part of a larger discovery about the diversity of Chinese giant salamanders,
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Asteroid as powerful as 10 billion WWII atomic bombs may have wiped out the dinosaurs

Asteroid as powerful as 10 billion WWII atomic bombs may have wiped out the dinosaurs

 

 

Scientists have discovered evidence that the impact of an asteroid as powerful as 10 billion World War II-era atomic bombs caused the extinction of the dinosaurs.

The 7.5-mile (12-km) wide asteroid struck the Earth 66 million years ago and caused 75% of life on the planet to become extinct,

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China says its drone can hunt like Spiderman

China says its drone can hunt like Spiderman

 

China says it has developed a new hunter drone that can disable other drones — or even small aircraft — by firing a 16-square-meter (172 square feet) web at them. “Caught by the web, the hostile drone should lose power and fall to ground,” said a report on the Chinese military’s English-language website. Developed by the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation,
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Nigerian lawmakers face public anger over planned purchase of luxury cars

Nigerian lawmakers face public anger over planned purchase of luxury cars

 

 

Nigerian lawmakers face public anger over planned purchase of luxury cars. A coalition of civil society groups has launched a lawsuit to block the purchase of luxury cars for principal officers in the Nigerian Senate.

The activists said in the lawsuit that spending such an amount on cars in Nigeria’s present economic state was “unjust and fair”
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