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Storms halt SpaceX’s first US national security space mission

Storms halt SpaceX’s first US national security space mission

SpaceX said its Falcon 9 rocket and payload, a roughly US$500 million GPS satellite built by Lockheed Martin Corp, were “in good health” and that it was now targeting a Saturday morning launch from Florida s Cape Canaveral.The cancellation, which followed two previous launch attempts this week that were scrubbed for technical reasons, came as thunderstorms […]

Pro-govt forces halt Yemen port offensive as UAE backs talks

Pro-govt forces halt Yemen port offensive as UAE backs talks

HODEIDA (AFP) – Forces loyal to Yemen s government on Wednesday halted an offensive on the lifeline port of Hodeida as the United Arab Emirates, a key member of the pro-government coalition, threw its weight behind “early” UN peace talks.Three military officials told AFP that pro-government forces were “ordered” to stop their assault against the Iran-linked […]

Trump orders halt to family separations

Trump orders halt to family separations

WASHINGTON ;President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of migrant children from their parents on the US border Wednesday, reversing a tough policy under heavy pressure from his fellow Republicans, Democrats and the international community. The spectacular about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were stripped from their parents and adult relatives after […]

India to halt anti-militant operations in Kashmir for Ramazan

India to halt anti-militant operations in Kashmir for Ramazan

India will suspend operations against militants fighting its rule in the disputed region of Kashmir during the holy Muslim month of Ramazan, the government said on Wednesday. The move follows weeks of sporadic violence in the Muslim majority territory at the heart of decades of hostility between India and Pakistan, both of which claim the […]

India, agrees, to, halt, work, on, disputed, Miyar, hydroelectric, plant

India, agrees, to, halt, work, on, disputed, Miyar, hydroelectric, plant

India agrees to halt work on disputed Miyar hydroelectric plant ISLAMABAD: The Indian delegation led by Indian Indus Water Commissioner P.K. Saxena agreed to halt progress on Miyar hydroelectric project’s design. The delegation accepted Pakistan’s reservation on the disputed project during the second and last day of talks on the Indus Water Commission in Islamabad. […]