UAE helicopter crash kills all crew

A rescue helicopter has crashed near the world’s longest zipline in the UAE, killing its crew. The Agusta 139 helicopter was on a rescue mission at Jebel Jais, a mountain in the Ras al-Khaimah emirate, when it came down on Saturday. The country’s National Search and Rescue Centre said four people had died. Video footage […]

Russia conducted another successful test of a hypersonic weapon as arms race escalates

Russia conducted another successful test of a hypersonic weapon system capable of carrying nuclear warheads, the Kremlin announced Wednesday. Moscow’s hypersonic glide vehicle, dubbed Avangard, has been in development for three decades and can travel at least five times the speed of sound, or about one mile per second. The weapon, which the U.S. is […]

Strasbourg Christmas market shooting suspect killed

French police on Thursday killed the suspected gunman behind Tuesday’s deadly attack on Strasbourg’s Christmas market. The suspect had been on the run for two days before he was found by police officers on patrol. The suspect, identified as 29-year-old French national Chérif Chekatt, was killed in Strasbourg’s Neudorf/Meinau district on Thursday evening. Chekatt is […]

Russia denies involvement in ‘Yellow Vest’ protest movement

The Kremlin on Monday denied involvement in the “yellow vest” protests that have rocked France, after reports that Russia-linked social media accounts are waging a campaign to encourage unrest. Britain’s The Times reported Saturday that hundreds of accounts linked to Russia have “sought to amplify” the protests. They had posted photographs purporting to show injured […]