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Russia cancels Angara-A5 space rocket launch for 2nd time

Moscow, April 10 (UNI) Russia cancelled the launch of the Angara-A5 space rocket from the Vostochny Cosmodrome for a second time, Russia's state space corporation, Roscosmos, said Wednesday.
The cancellation was due to a failure of the engine launch control system, the company noted, adding that another attempt to launch the space rocket will be on Thursday.
On Tuesday, an issue with the pressurising system of the rocket's oxidizer tank led to the cancellation of the launch minutes before the scheduled time.
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Rainstorms, floods kill 50 in Afghan

18 May 2024 | 1:21 PM

Kabul, May 18 (UNI) At least 50 people have been killed, with 10 others missing, in the past 24 hours in west Afghanistan's Ghor Province, a local official said Saturday.

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Three Spanish nationals killed in Afghan's Bamyan shooting

18 May 2024 | 12:12 PM

Kabul, May 18 (UNI) The three foreign nationals who died in a shooting attack in central Afghanistan's Bamyan province on Friday have been confirmed to be Spanish, two of them women, a local police official said on Saturday.

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US looking for ways to defend satellites citing threats from China, Russia

18 May 2024 | 11:18 AM

Washington, May 18 (UNI) The United States is seeking ground and space based capabilities to defend its satellite network, pointing to alleged threats posed by rapidly advancing China and Russia, The New York Times reported on Friday, citing Pentagon officials.

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IDF says eliminated "significant terrorist" during strike on Jenin

18 May 2024 | 10:33 AM

Jerusalem, May 18 (UNI) The Israel Defense Forces (IDF), jointly with the Israel Security Agency (ISA), said they eliminated one of "significant terrorists" in an airstrike on their operations centre in the West Bank city of Jenin.

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Third world war could start before US elections: Trump

Third world war could start before US elections: Trump

18 May 2024 | 9:39 AM

Washington, May 18 (UNI) Former US President Donald Trump said that in the five months remaining before the elections in the United States, a third world war could break out due to the incompetence of the current US leadership.

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