Tuesday 20 March 2018

Stephen Hawking dies aged 76

Stephen William Hawking, a renowned physicist, cosmologist and author, died in the early hours of Wednesday, his family said.   He was 76 and died peacefully at his home in Cambridge, they said.    The Briton was known for his


Trump sacks Tillerson as secretary of state

US President Donald Trump today sacked his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and decided to nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him.   The change of Trump's top diplomat comes as the US is engaging in delicate, high-stakes negotiations with North Kor


Fashion icon Givenchy, 91, dies

French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, who created famous looks for Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy, has died at the age of 91, a BBC report said.   His partner Philippe Venet, a former haute couture designer, confirmed the news to the AFP news agency.


Blackbox of crashed Turkish private jet found

The blackbox of the Turkish private jet that crashed in southwestern Iran on Sunday night was found, deputy governor of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province said on Monday.   The business jet carrying eight passengers and three crew members crashed into a mountain


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