China has denied a report it had recently launched a hypersonic missile, saying it tested a spacecraft to trial reusable technologies. The Financial Times reported on Saturday that Beijing had launched a nuclear-capable missile in August that circled the Earth at low orbit before narrowly missing its target ... .
WASHIINGTON — . Colin Powell, the former secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday. He was 84. In an announcement on social media, the family said Powell had been fully vaccinated ... Advertisement ... Bush, and made the case for war against Iraq ... Sports ... Obituaries.
North Korea has fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile into waters off the coast of Japan, South Korea’s military has said. The launch comes weeks after South Korea unveiled its own such weapon ... Some of these tests violate strict international sanctions ... ....
DHAKA. Hundreds of people protested in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka on Monday calling for an end to religious violence that has gripped the country for four days, leading to at least two deaths and several injured ... Two Hindu men died following that protest, MohammedShahidul Islam, the police chief in Noakhali, told Reuters by phone ... .
ProShares said Monday it plans to launch the country’s first exchange-traded fund linked to Bitcoin. The ETF with the ticker symbol “BITO” is expected to begin trading Tuesday, barring any opposition from regulators ... Cryptocurrencies, meanwhile, have exploded into a nearly $2.5 trillion industry after the creation of thousands of digital currencies.
Iran and Venezuela announced the signing of a 20-year cooperation accord between the two countries in a joint press conference on Monday. The document will be signed during a visit of Venezuelan PresidentNicolas Maduro in Tehran... The document can be understood as an extension of the cooperation between the two countries ... .
The United Nations special envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, says representatives of the Syrian government and moderate opposition groups have reached a long-awaited agreement to start drafting new constitutional provisions during UN-mandated talks between the two sides in Geneva this week ... Envoy ... UN envoy ... Terrorist entity in northern Syria ... ....
ATHENS -- "The government is giving priority to dealing with the pandemic. We are still battling to persuade our fellow citizens to get vaccinated ... "There is no truth to SYRIZA's lies and the misinformation that runs through the entirety of your politics ... We do not have any excess mortality due to covid ... .