Day: December 28, 2022

Junta troops arrest and kill 7 villagers in Myanmar’s Mandalay region

Junta troops killed seven residents of a village in central Myanmar’s Mandalay region, locals told RFA. The men were arrested on Saturday night and villagers found their bodies over the next two days. They identified the men as 62-year-old Sein Maung Myint; 50-year-old Sein Aung; 43-year-old Kyaw Tin; 37-year-old Swe […]

Myanmar court imprisons detained opposition official’s lawyer

A secret court in Myanmar on Wednesday sentenced the lawyer representing a leader of the former ruling political party to 15 years in prison with hard labor, according to an attorney with knowledge of the country’s judicial proceedings. The military tribunal in Mandalay’s Obo Prison sentenced Ywat Nu Aung, who […]

Italy to Screen All China Arrivals for COVID

Italy is making coronavirus tests for visitors from China mandatory following an explosion in cases in China, the health minister said Wednesday. “I have ordered mandatory COVID-19 antigenic swabs, and related virus sequencing, for all passengers coming from China and transiting through Italy,” minister Orazio Schillaci said. The measure was […]

NASA Mulls SpaceX Backup Plan for Crew of Russia’s Leaky Soyuz Ship

NASA is exploring whether SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft can potentially offer an alternative ride home for some crew members of the International Space Station after a Russian capsule sprang a coolant leak while docked to the orbital lab. NASA and Russia’s space agency, Roscosmos, are investigating the cause of a […]

UI GreenMetric 2022, Luiss among the top 20 most sustainable universities

UI GreenMetric 2022: Luiss among the top 20 most sustainable universities ROME, Dec. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Luiss continues to climb the UI GreenMetric 2022 ranking of the world’s most sustainable universities, taking 19th place globally among the 1,050 participating universities and 2nd place in Italy. Since its first entry in 2018, Luiss has […]