Iran has test fired a new missile amid rising tensions between the Middle Eastern Country and the USA.
Major General Hossein Salami, the commander of the country's Revolutionary Guard, announced the new weapon has been tested on Saturday morning.
"Our country is always the arena for testing a variety of defense and strategic systems and these are non-stop movements towards the growth of our deterrent power," Salami said.
"And yesterday was one of the successful days for this...
The first alleged crime in space is under investigation, according to reports in the US.
NASA is thought to be probing a claim an astronaut accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the International Space Station, in what may be the first allegation of a crime committed in space.
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Anne McClain acknowledges accessing the account from the ISS but denies any wrongdoing, the New York Times reports.
Her estranged wife, Summer Worden,...
Shocking satellite images show smoke and raging fires ripping through the Amazon rainforest, which have since reached record-breaking levels.
The images, taken by NASA's Suomi NPP satellite, show smoke billowing above Brazilian rainforest after more than 2,500 fires were seen ripped through the South American landscape leading up to Thursday.
There have been more than 75,000 fires in the Amazon rainforest since the start of the year.
Recent data by NASA confirmed 2019 was the "most...
A woman who was kidnapped as a toddler 30 years ago has been reunited with her parents.
Jin Ting, known by her parents as Ting Ting, was abducted on August 28, 1986, in China, while she went out on her own to buy fruit for her mother.
Her parents, Jin Guosheng and Chen Meilian, searched for their child across China's major cities for decades but could not find her.
Mr Jin, from Dengbu in Yingtan City, said: “My wife and I worked wherever we went, travelling to most of the country's...
A heartbroken father has paid tribute to his daughter who was allegedly killed by her mum.
At the beginning of August Nathan Katterns lost his three-year-old daughter Iyla following what is thought to have been a lengthy custody battle with his former partner Tamara Gurney.
According to a fundraising page set up to support Mr Katterns, from the Gold Coast in Australia, the young girl was found dead in bed at her mother's house in Orange, New South Wales.
Gurney was allegedly found...
North Korea has reportedly fired two unidentified projectiles into the Sea of Japan.
Japan's coastguard said it had detected ballistic missile launches from North Korea on Saturday and warned shipping to stay to stay clear of any debris.
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JSC) said the projectiles were fired from around Sondok, the site of a North Korean military airfield.
The South's presidential office is holding a National Security Council meeting about the launch, the office...
A member of staff at the British Consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in China has been released.
Simon Cheng had been reported missing after he was stopped in China's border city of Shenzhen and failed to return to work on August 8.
Cheng was detained for 15 days for 'violating public security management regulations', police in Shenzhen's Luohu district said this morning on their Twitter-like Weibo account.
Police said Cheng was released as scheduled on Saturday and that his...
At least seven people are reported to have died after a crash between a helicopter and light aircraft in Majorca.
The collision occurred just after 1.30pm local time near Inca in the centre of the island.
Three people were confirmed as dead shortly after the incident but the number of fatalities is now understood to have risen to seven.
One of the dead is thought to be a child.
It is not know what the nationalities of the dead are.
The exact nature of the crash is not yet...
The album has already hit the top five on US iTunes. One of the songs, "Throw It Back," also comes with a colorful dance-filled music video done in Elliott's signature style. At the start, a young teenager find herself in the museum of Missy, but doesn't know who "Missy Elliott" is. Before you know it, the whole block is Double-Dutching in Elliott's braids. There's references to her classic "Work It" and the famed MTV VMA Moon Man statue -- Elliott dons a space suit to plant her own "ME"...
David Koch, the billionaire conservative activist and philanthropist, who was lauded by the right and rebuked by the left, has died.
He was 79.
“It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my brother David," Charles Koch said in a statement Friday. "Anyone who worked with David surely experienced his giant personality and passion for life."