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Africa vows to boost infrastructure sector: AU official

Friday, July 13, 2012 Comments off

By Apollinaire Niyirora

ADDIS ABABA, July 13 (Xinhua) — The African continent is convinced that no economic development will be possible without developing the infrastructure sector on the continent, the African Union (AU) commissioner for infrastructure and energy said here at a press conference ahead of the 19th AU summit. Read more…

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China to send its first woman to space

Saturday, June 16, 2012 Comments off

Shiinaha oo markii uhorrysay  qof dumar ah u diraya hawada sare (Cirbixiyeenad)

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China will send its first woman and two other astronauts into space today to work on a temporary space station for about a week, in a key step toward becoming only the third nation to set up a permanent base in orbit, the AP reprots. Read more…

North Korea to launch ‘satellite’ in April

Friday, March 16, 2012 Comments off

North Korea says it will launch a rocket carrying a satellite to mark the centenary of the birth of the country’s founder Kim Il Sung.

State-run North Korean media on Friday reported an announcement by the Korean Committee for Space Technology. Read more…

Small asteroid buzzes Earth

Saturday, January 28, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Jan 28, 2012

A small asteroid the size of a city bus zoomed between Earth and the moon’s orbit Friday, just days after its discovery, but it never posed a threat to our planet, NASA said, NBC reported on Friday.  Read more…

Small asteroid to pass Earth

Friday, January 27, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 27, 2012

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A small asteroid will fly by Earth on Friday.

The asteroid is about 20 meters in diameter. Read more…

Sweden:3 scientists win The 2011 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Monday, October 3, 2011 Comments off

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 Nobel in medicine shared by three

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 3 scientists win Nobel Prize in Medicine

This year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to three scientists for their contributions to understanding the body’s immune system. Read more…