BYGONES

1937: Japan flies into the aviation record books

April 9, 2019 admin 0

1937: TWO Japanese airmen, bearing their Coronation goodwill message arrived at Croydon having completed their record-breaking flight from Tokyo in 3 days 22 hrs and 18 minutes. They covered the distance of about 10,000 miles […]

Israel

Israel elections: Guide to crunch vote

April 9, 2019 admin 0

Israelis will cast their ballots on Tuesday in parliamentary elections that could see Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu securing a fifth term, despite corruption allegations, or Benny Gantz, ex-chief of forces and a political newcomer, overthrowing […]

WORLD

Islamic State militants killed in Iraq

April 9, 2019 admin 0

Iraqi forces on Monday killed four Islamic State (IS) militants in the country’s western province of al-Anbar, while a policeman and a child were killed in the central province of Salahudin, security sources said. The […]

Health

German students lay out climate policy demands

April 9, 2019 admin 0

After several months of young people striking across Germany for more climate action, four representatives of the German “Fridays For Future” movement presented their central demands for the first time on Monday in Berlin. Although […]