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South Korea Tests First Homemade Space Rocket

South Korea conducted a test launch of its first domestically produced space rocket, Thursday (21/10). The Nuri rocket launched at around 5pm local time (0800 GMT), carrying the payload dummy weighing 1.5 tons consisting of blocks of stainless steel and aluminum to orbit 600 to 800 kilometers above the Earth. …

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European Central Bank Tests Climate Risk Resilience Next Year

The European Central Bank (ECB) said Monday it plans to conduct several “climate stress tests” on banks between March and July next year to assess the resilience of the euro financial zone against environmental disturbances. European banking watchdogs want to “identify vulnerabilities, best management practices and challenges” faced by the …

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US scrutinizes China after reports of hypersonic missile tests

The top US military official said Washington was watching China’s efforts to build up its military arsenal. But he declined to comment on reports that Beijing took a major step two months ago by testing a hypersonic missile. US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin told reporters during a visit to …

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Russia Tests Hypersonic Missile From Submarine

Russia said Monday it had launched a new hypersonic cruise missile from a submarine, the latest test of new weapons that President Vladimir Putin has lauded as “invincible”. Moscow has in recent years touted the development of weapons it hopes will give it an edge in the arms race with …

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US State Department Spokesperson Tests Positive for COVID-19

US State Department spokesman Ned Price said he tested positive for COVID-19 early Monday (27/9) and will remain out of the office for the next 10 days, according to standard protocol. The announcement came after Price attended a meeting in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations General …

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Brazil’s Health Minister Tests Positive for COVID-19

Brazilian Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday (21/9), hours after he accompanied Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States. In a statement issued by Brazil’s government communications office, Queiroga is in good condition and will be quarantined in …

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