Fire Breaks out at Russian Air Defense Research Facility

A fire suddenly broke out at the Russian Central Research Institute of the Aerospace Defense Troops in Tver. The garrison manning the Russian Central Research Institute of the Aerospace Defense Troops reported that the fire started in a room on …

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North Korea Conducts Unsuccessful Missile Launch

The South Korean military said North Korea launched an unidentified projectile on Wednesday but failed “immediately after liftoff.” The U.S. Indo-Pacific Command said the launch was a “ballistic missile” test and called on North Korea to “refrain from further destabilizing …

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US-Philippines Agree on Nuclear Energy Cooperation

The Philippines and the United States signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) last week to work together and develop the Philippines’ nuclear power program. The MOU was signed by Energy Undersecretary Gerardo Erguiza and US Undersecretary of State for Arms …

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Netherlands Apologizes for ‘Excessive Violence’ in 1940s Indonesian War

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte apologized to Indonesia on Feb. 17 after an inquiry found that Dutch armed forces used “systematic and widespread extreme violence” during the Indonesian war of independence in the 1940s. “For the systematic and widespread extreme …

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Coca-Cola Pledges 25% Reusable Packaging by 2030

The Coca-Cola Company on Thursday said that it will aim to make 25 percent of its packaging reusable by 2030, in a response to criticisms on the soft-drink maker’s major contribution to worldwide plastic pollution. The multinational beverage firm announced …

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Omicron Subvariant BA.2 More Contagious, Danish Study Finds

The BA.2 subvariant of the Omicron COVID-19 variant is inherently more contagious than the original strain BA.1 strain, according to a new Danish study. The study, conducted by a team of scientists at universities in Denmark and the Danish Health …

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US Scientists Takes Step Further in Harnessing Nuclear Fusion

Researchers from the U.S. confirmed that they have achieved a milestone in creating nuclear fusion, a self-sustaining energy source that promises unlimited clean energy. Last year, experiments at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) in California have reached a stage in …

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Saudi Arabia Building Its Own Ballistic Missiles: Report

Saudi Arabia is actively manufacturing its own ballistic missiles with the help of China, a report said on Thursday, a move that could cause Iran, the arch-rival of Saudi Arabia, to refuse pressure to stop pursuing its nuclear and missile …

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Researchers Develop ‘Whitest Paint’ to Tackle Global Warming

Researchers have developed the “whitest paint yet” in an effort to tackle global warming by reducing the need for air conditioning. According to a team of Purdue University engineers, the “ultra-white paint” can reflect 98% of sunlight, an increase from …

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