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Iran shoots down US drone aircraft
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards claimed Thursday to have shot down a "intruding American spy drone" after it entered Iranian airspace, according to state media, amid increased hostility between Washington and Tehran.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:53:37 GMT
One of India's biggest cities is almost entirely out of water
The floor of the Chembarambakkam reservoir is cracked open, dry and sun-baked. About 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) away, in Chennai, India's sixth largest city, millions of people are running out of water.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 01:18:41 GMT
China will no longer be the world's most populous nation
India is set to overtake China as the world's most populous country in less than a decade, according to a new United Nations report.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 03:32:34 GMT
Satellite image shows Chinese fighter jets deployed to contested island
A satellite image obtained by CNN shows China has deployed at least four J-10 fighter jets to the contested Woody Island in the South China Sea, the first known deployment of fighter jets there since 2017.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 09:58:44 GMT
Xi lands in Pyongyang for rare state visit
Xi Jinping has departed Beijing for Pyongyang, a historic trip that marks the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to North Korea in 14 years.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 08:51:35 GMT
The UN's Khashoggi report revealed critical details of his murder. Here are 10 key findings
The first independent report on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi has finally been released. Agnes Callamard, the UN's special rapporteur, has laid out in detail evidence that suggests not only did Saudi officials at the highest level plan and carry out the killing, but that they carefully planned how best to hide the murder from the international community.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 06:05:41 GMT
'Sully' Sullenberger struggled to recover 737 Max in flight simulation
The pilot who orchestrated the dramatic plane landing in the Hudson River 10 years ago told a congressional panel Wednesday that he can "see how crews could have run out of time" during the recent Boeing 737 MAX crashes after he struggled to recover the plane in a simulator running recreations of the doomed flights.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:46:55 GMT
Women's World Cup: Goalkeepers and VAR taking center stage in France
Talking to the BBC at half-time with his side 1-0 up, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence over 90 minutes to back up the Englishman's claim was compelling.
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 23:58:15 GMT
Joe Biden gets in his own way on race

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 06:11:39 GMT