Scientists in South Africa yesterday launched the world’s first optical telescope linked to a radio telescope, combining “eyes and ears” to try to unravel the secrets of the universe.
Brazilian President Michel Temer ordered security forces on Friday to clear roads blocked by truckers staging a five-day-old strike that has left the country virtually paralysed.
French dermatologist Philippe Assouly described the two unusual cases in a scientific journal, highlighting a previously unknown "toxic association of alopecia (hair loss) with a common plant".
North Korea, responding to Trump's abrupt cancellation of the meeting over "hostility" from Pyongyang, said on Friday that it is willing to talk to the United States "at any time."
The EU's flagship new data protection laws came into effect on Friday but hit an early hitch as several major US news websites were blocked to European users.
Two people were injured in a shooting at a school in the US state of Indiana on Friday, with a suspect taken into custody, police said.
Nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled into Bangladesh from Myanmar since August to escape a military crackdown.