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Mike Pompeo Mike Pompeo 70th U.S. Secretary of State and former director of the C.I.A.

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The Trump administration that all UN sanctions against Iran had been restored, and that its triggering of the “snapback” mechanism in the UN Security Council..
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Trump administration declares sanctions on Iran 'restored' ahead of UN General Assembly [Video]

Trump administration declares sanctions on Iran 'restored' ahead of UN General Assembly

Mike Pompeo has said that UN sanctions on Iran are restored in a move that most other countries consider illegal.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:20Published
US secretary of state ends Latin America tour focusing on Maduro [Video]

US secretary of state ends Latin America tour focusing on Maduro

Mike Pompeo, on a tour of Latina America, says President Nicolas Maduro is destroying his country and must go.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:09Published
US Secretary of State urges Venezuelan president to leave office [Video]

US Secretary of State urges Venezuelan president to leave office

Mike Pompeo delivered his unequivocal message while visiting Suriname, Guyana, Brazil and Colombia.

Credit: Euronews English    Duration: 01:14Published

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Production company aims to film space reality TV show, with the winner flying to orbit

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The first commercial airlock is heading to the International Space Station later this year

Nanoracks’ Bishop airlock undergoing testing | Image: Nanoracks

Later this year, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will take off from central Florida,..

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SpaceX postpones launch of satellites from Starlink project due to inclement weather [Video]

SpaceX postpones launch of satellites from Starlink project due to inclement weather

The launch of next batch of satellites of SpaceX's Starlink project was postponed on Saturday due to inclement weather during pre-flight operations. According to SpaceX, the next launch could take place on Tuesday, September 1 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Starlink is the next-generation satellite network capable of providing Earth's inhabitants with broadband internet access, Sputnik reported. The project's implementation began in February 2018. In total, it plans to launch about 12,000 satellites. Another 30,000 satellites are set to be put into orbits with altitudes from 328 to 580 kilometres. SpaceX estimated the cost of the project at USD 10 billion.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:10Published
Elon Musk unveils brain-reading chip in pigs [Video]

Elon Musk unveils brain-reading chip in pigs

Elon Musk has revealed that new wireless technology, which he hopes will helppeople with severe neurological conditions, has been implanted into pigs. TheTesla and SpaceX founder showed off the technology during a demonstration fromhis startup Neuralink which appeared aimed at recruiting new staff. Theentrepreneur showed off a prototype of the device, about the size of a largecoin, which had been surgically placed inside several pigs shown in anenclosure behind him. He said of one pig: “We have a healthy and happy pig,initially shy but obviously high energy and, you know, kind of loving life,and she’s had the implant for two months.” He described the chip as “a Fitbitin your skull with tiny wires”. He said: “The neurons are like wiring, and yousort of need an electronic thing to solve an electronic problem.”

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 01:40Published
Elon Musk Promises 'Working' Demo of Neuralink Device on Friday [Video]

Elon Musk Promises 'Working' Demo of Neuralink Device on Friday

Tesla and SpaceX boss took to Twitter to announce an upcoming demonstration of the Neuralink, a computer that interfaces with the human brain.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO    Duration: 01:01Published

Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Country in Southwestern Asia

Second batch of Indian deportees from Saudi Arabia to arrive on September 24th

The second batch of Indian deportees from Saudi Arabia will reach India on September 24 via the Riyadh-Chennai flight.
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Meet the women running a Saudi Arabian factory [Video]

Meet the women running a Saudi Arabian factory

A factory packaging dates in Saudi is now fully run by women, who manage, market, package, drive forklifts and deliver the prized commodity to their local communities.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:05Published

West urges Saudi Arabia to release women activists, prosecute Khashoggi killers

GENEVA (Reuters) - Dozens of Western countries voiced concern on Tuesday at Saudi Arabia's continued detention of women activists and called for those behind the..
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