The European Space Agency (ESA) plans to end Rosetta’s days on the same icy comet, 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, where its Philae lander touched down on Nov 12, 2014.
NASA’s three-legged InSight lander arrives on the Red Planet after a six-month voyage, touching down near the Martian equator in a region named Elysium Planitia. For the first two months it [...]
The International Criminal Court at the Hague sentences Islamic extremist Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi for the destruction of historical and religious monuments in 2012 in Timbuktu, Mali. The trial [...]
Energy ministers meet in Algiers for the 15th International Energy Forum (IEF15) to tackle price instability and cybersecurity concerns. A meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC oil ministers on the [...]
Hofstra University, in Hempstead, New York, hosts the first of three bare-knuckle debates between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump ahead of the U.S. election on Nov 8.
The opposition Labour Party holds its annual conference in Liverpool with the leadership battle finally settled. The result of the members' postal ballot will have been announced the previous [...]
The National Museum of African American History and Culture opens in Washington DC with a mandate to commemorate, celebrate, provoke and heal. President Barack Obama, an African American, will [...]
The biennial Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) meets in Johannesburg with the aim of preventing [...]
The kingdom plans a parliamentary election, and its new caretaker government has the task of convincing Jordanians that voting will make a difference.