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ISRO to launch Brazilian, Indian satellites on Feb. 28

NEW DELHI, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Friday said it will launch Amazonia-1 of Brazil as the primary satellite and 20 Co-passenger satellites from Satish Dhawan Spac

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China announces success in land-based mid-course missile interception test

BEIJING, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- China on Thursday successfully conducted a land-based mid-course missile interception test, said the Ministry of National Defense.China conducted the test within its terri

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At least 9 killed in police operation in Rio de Janeiro favelas

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) -- At least nine people were killed and six arrested during a police operation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian police said on Wednesday. The events took place in the Caix

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Syrian shepherd detained after crossing disputed border: Israeli army

JERUSALEM, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- Israeli troops detained on Tuesday a shepherd after he crossed the disputed Syrian-Israeli border, the military said.A military spokesperson said in a statement that the

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France to close borders with non-EU countries except for essential travel: PM

PARIS, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- To stem the spread of coronavirus, France will close its borders to countries outside the European Union except for essential travel, starting from Sunday, Prime Minister J

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Germany's business climate index declines in January: ifo Institute

BERLIN, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- Business sentiment in Germany deteriorated in January and the corresponding business climate index declined from 92.2 points in December 2020, to 90.1 points in January, t

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China's consumer inflation rises 0.2% in December

A supermarket in Xingtai, north China's Hebei Province, January 6, 2021. /CFP China's consumer price index (CPI), a key gauge of retail inflation, rose 0.2 percent in December from a year earl

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