Daily Archive: October 2, 2017

Oct
02

Why North Korea Might Do the Unthinkable: Test a Nuclear Weapon in the Pacific Ocean

Why North Korea Might Do the Unthinkable: Test a Nuclear Weapon in the Pacific OceanThe Trump Administration may inadvertently be provoking North Korea into conducting a live-fire test of a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile. While it is clear that North Korea has both ballistic missile technology and a working hydrogen bomb, the U.S. State Department recently suggested in a tweet that Pyongyang does not have such capabilities. While many prominent international relations experts and former U.S. government officials immediately derided the State Department’s tweet, similar statements in previous decades prompted China to conduct a risky live-five nuclear missile test on October 27, 1966.


Oct
02

Out of fashion

From take-off to final grounding, the airline has seen the best and worst of times in the airline industry.

Oct
02

Close call

5G broadband could be 10 times as fast as 4G and underpin many new technologies of the future.

Oct
02

Ice men

Meet the engineers who create ice structures in India’s far north, to try to solve persistent water shortages.

Oct
02

Palestinian Factions, Fatah and Hamas, Move Toward Reconciliation in Gaza

Thousands of cheering Gazans welcomed the Palestinian Authority’s prime minister, who intends to take over governance of the territory from Hamas.

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