Images dipicting the effects of the first several Chinese nuclear weapons tests.
The thousands gathered in Independence Square in Kiev are demonstrating against the strict restrictions on protesting enacted by the government last week, and a failed trade deal with Europe, which they say is evidence that the Ukrainian government seeks to align itself closer with Russia than the West.
Anti-government protests in Ukraine’s capital escalated into a battlefield of malatov cocktails and riots setting police vehicles on fire as well as shooting fireworks into enforcement barricades. Dozens of both police and protesters were injured including opposition leader, Vitali Klitschko, former boxing heavyweight champion. The Police push back was futile attempting to use stun grenades, tear gas and water cannons, but were outnumbered by the protesters forcing forward.
A long time ago, In a Galaxy not so far away…
The former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon has died at the age of 85, eight years after a severe stroke left him in a persistent vegetative state. We take a look at the man responsible for some of the most controversial political and military decisions in Israeli history, decisions that will continue to shape the political landscape of the region for many years to come.
During the Vietnam War the US left a lot of the fighter jet fuel tanks behind. The citizens of Vietnam transformed them into makeshift canoes. To our surprise, they seem to be perfectly suited for water travel.