Two Russian bombers have landed at a Venezuelan airfield where they will carry out training flights for several days, the Russian defense ministry said Wednesday.
The Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bombers landed at Venezuela's Libertador military airfield and "will spend several days carrying out training flights over neutral waters, after which they will return to the base," the ministry added.
Authorities on Thursday halted all traffic running through the 50-kilometer (30-mile) Chunnel after a fire broke out inside the tunnel, which runs between Britain and France underneath the English Channel, Eurotunnel and fire officials said.
The fire started on a shuttle train carrying freight as it approached France, Eurotunnel said. No passenger trains were going through the tunnel at the time of the fire. Sphaerocarpus
Rare images of an African animal so elusive that it was once believed to be mythical have been released.
The okapi is a shy animal related to the giraffe, with zebra-like stripes on its rear. It is native to the tropical rainforests of Africa but is now known to live only in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. read more...
To get our newsletter please enter your email address in the box below and press 'Subscribe' button.