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Singapore Airport temporarily closed after drones spotted near runway

This is the most recent case of unmanned aerial equipment causing a nuisance at a major airport, after thousands of passengers were hit when drone sightings forced the closure of British Gatwick airport last year. AFP updated:June 19, 2019, 8:06 PM IST Image for representation only. (Photo: Reuters) Singapore: Singapore & # 39; s main […]

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& # 039; unfounded allegations & # 039;: Russia Rubbishes allegations in case MH17 & # 039; s

Moscow said it was ready from the first day to & # 39; all-round assistance & # 39; but argued that it was frozen from the investigation. The Foreign Ministry said that the information provided by the Russian side was ignored. AFP updated:June 19, 2019, 10:55 am IST File photo of a piece of the […]

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Pilots Tell US Congress More training needed at 737 MAX

New York: American pilots called for improved pilot training on the Boeing 737 MAX on Wednesday before the aircraft is put back into service after it was grounded worldwide after two fatal accidents. The pilots – including Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, who landed a damaged aircraft on the Hudson River in New York in 2009 […]

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Amid strained ties with Iran, US envoy Donald Trump says he wants to negotiate

Brian Hook informed lawmakers on a home panel on Wednesday, amid concerns of some in Congress that the situation in the Middle East could escalate into a military conflict. updated:June 19, 2019, 11:04 PM IST Photo of the file of the American president Donald Trump. Washington: The US special envoy says that President Donald Trump's […]

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Japan Tanker Hit by Mine in Oman Gulf Similar to Iran & # 039; s, Says US Army

Two oil tankers were damaged in twin attacks close to the Iranian coast on June 13, just outside the strategic Strait of Hormuz. AFP updated:June 19, 2019, 11:50 PM IST An oil tanker on fire in the Oman Sea on Thursday. (PTI) Fujairah: A Japanese tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman last […]

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& # 039; Don & # 039; t Test Us & # 039;: Israel & # 039; s Netanyahu Warns & # 039; Enemies & # 039; Amid rising tension between the US and Iran

Israeli public radio said that Netanyahu is convening his security cabinet for a meeting that lasted nearly four hours "in the shadow of the tension in the Persian Gulf." AFP updated:June 19, 2019, 11:54 PM IST Photograph of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's file. (Image: Reuters) Jerusalem: With tensions between Israel's US ally and […]

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No conditions for resuming talks with North Korea, says US Official

A week after President Donald Trump said he had a new & # 39; nice letter & # 39; received from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, US Special Representative Stephen Biegun said that Pyongyang's promises to give up nuclear weapons are at the heart of warming relationships. AFP updated:June 19, 2019, 11:55 PM IST […]

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Exhausted, Starving Polar Bear walks miles away from home to Siberia

The female bear, visibly weak and seemingly ill, lay on the ground in the suburbs of Norilsk for hours on end, feet covered in mud, occasionally ascending to sniff for food. Reuters updated:June 20, 2019, 12:00 PM IST A stray polar bear is seen in the industrial city of Norilsk, Russia, June 17, 2019. REUTERS […]