Iran shot down a U.S. military surveillance drone over the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday.This is the first time Iran has directly attacked the U.S. military, The Associated Press reports.Iran says the U.S.
Heathrow Airport has unveiled a proposal to expand its airport, including plans to open a new runway by 2026.This would be the London airport's third runway.
Military aircraft have recently been spotted on a Chinese-controlled island in the contested South China Sea, in the first known deployment of fighter jets there since 2017.
New research from Australia has found that excess usage of smartphones causes a horn-like bone spur to grow at the back of the skull.
A nationwide U.S. survey has found that bee colonies are dying off due to harsh winters.
Finland-based Fiber optic infrastructure company Cinia and Russian telecommunications operator MegaFon have joined hands to build a fiber optic cable across the Arctic Ocean.The Arctic Fiber project is planned to be launched in three phases.
On Tuesday the ridesharing company for the first time offered a look at the inside of its aviation product, Uber Air.
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