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Japan launches ‘affordable’ Epsilon space rocket

Japan launches ‘affordable’ Epsilon space rocket

Sep 14, – Japan has launched the first in a new generation of space rockets, hoping the design will make missions more affordable. The Epsilon rocket is about half the size of Japan’s previous generation of space vehicles, and uses artificial intelligence to perform safety checks. Japan’s space agency Jaxa says the Epsilon cost $37m […]

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Kerry meets Arab leaders to seek Syria strike support

Kerry meets Arab leaders to seek Syria strike support

Sep 08, – US Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting Arab League leaders in Paris as part of a European tour to gather support for intervention in Syria. Earlier Mr Kerry said the number of nations prepared to take military action was now in “double digits”, but the list has not been made public. […]

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Syria has ‘finger on trigger’

Syria has ‘finger on trigger’

Aug 31, – Syria’s army is ready for potential foreign strikes against the country and has its “finger on the trigger,” Prime Minister Wael Al Halqi said in comments carried on Saturday on state television. “The Syrian army is fully ready, its finger on the trigger to face any challenge or scenario that they want […]

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Human Rights News update: Syrian opposition claim deadly ‘toxic gas’ attack

Human Rights News update: Syrian opposition claim deadly ‘toxic gas’ attack

Aug 21, BEIRUT — Syrian anti-government activists accused the regime of carrying out a toxic gas attack that killed at least 200 people, including many children as they slept, during intense artillery and rocket barrages Wednesday on the eastern suburbs of Damascus, part of a fierce government offensive in the area. The attack coincided with […]

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