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Israel hits 160 targets in Gaza overnight: army
Israel hits 160 targets in Gaza overnight: army

The Israeli air force bombed 160 targets in the Gaza Strip overnight as it pressed a widescale campaign to stop volleys of Palestinian rocket fire, an army official said.

Israel hits 160 targets in Gaza overnight: army
Abbas demands Israel halt Gaza raids 'immediately'
Abbas demands Israel halt Gaza raids 'immediately'

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas demanded Israel immediately halt its latest offensive against Gaza following a night of air strikes and militant rocket fire on the Israeli south.

Abbas demands Israel halt Gaza raids 'immediately'
N. Korea fires two short-range rockets off coast
N. Korea fires two short-range rockets off coast

North Korea fired two short-range rockets off its east coast, South Korea said, the latest in a series of missile tests ahead of a state visit to Seoul by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

N. Korea fires two short-range rockets off coast
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. ©Reuters/Dan Balilty/
14 Gaza rockets hit southern Israel: army

At least 14 rockets and mortar rounds fired by militants in Gaza struck southern Israel on Monday morning, causing no injuries but damaging a home, the army said.

14 Gaza rockets hit southern Israel: army
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Modernization of Zenit launching site in Kazakhstan - Russia backtracks, Kazakhstan to bear all costs

National Space Agency's chief said that most probably Kazakhstan would take upon itself all the costs associated with modernization of Zenit launching complex in order to replace Proton booster.

Modernization of Zenit launching site in Kazakhstan - Russia backtracks, Kazakhstan to bear all costs
Russia sending tanks, rocket launchers to Ukraine rebels: US
Russia sending tanks, rocket launchers to Ukraine rebels: US

The United States accused Russia of sending tanks and rocket launchers to pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine.

Russia sending tanks, rocket launchers to Ukraine rebels: US
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Palestinian dies in Israeli air raid on Gaza

An Israeli air strike killed a Palestinian man in Gaza on Wednesday after rocket fire from the territory prompted Israel's premier to warn he holds Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas responsible.

Palestinian dies in Israeli air raid on Gaza
US Senate panel budgets $100 mn for non-Russian rocket
US Senate panel budgets $100 mn for non-Russian rocket

A Senate panel set aside $100 million Thursday to develop a US rocket engine as an alternative to Russian equipment currently used to launch military satellites into orbit.

US Senate panel budgets $100 mn for non-Russian rocket
Proton-M launch. ©РИА Новости
Proton-M crash causes no environmental damage to Kazakhstan: Kazkosmos

The recent accident with the Russian Proton-M carrier rocket has not caused any damage to the environment of Kazakhstan.

Proton-M crash causes no environmental damage to Kazakhstan: Kazkosmos
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Russian Proton rocket falls back to Earth after liftoff

A Russian Proton rocket carrying a European-built satellite fell back to Earth on Friday shortly after liftoff in the latest accident to hit the country's once-proud space industry.

Russian Proton rocket falls back to Earth after liftoff
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Taliban offensive opens with rocket attack on Kabul airport

The Taliban launched their annual "spring offensive" on Monday by firing rockets at Kabul airport, but the attack missed its target and caused no casualties, Afghan officials said.

Taliban offensive opens with rocket attack on Kabul airport
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Kazakhstan's observation satellite KazEOSat-1 launched from Kourou

Kazakhstan's first remote sensing satellite KazEOSat-1 was launched on April 30 from Kourou space center in French Guiana

Kazakhstan's observation satellite KazEOSat-1 launched from Kourou
SpaceX launches Dragon capsule to ISS
SpaceX launches Dragon capsule to ISS

Private US firm SpaceX launched its unmanned Dragon capsule to the International Space Station on Friday, its third trip carrying supplies and equipment to the orbiting lab.

SpaceX launches Dragon capsule to ISS
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Russian rocket lands near Kazakh village

A Russian rocket has unexpectedly slumped near Shungay village in Bokeiorda region of West Kazakhstan Oblast.

Russian rocket lands near Kazakh village
Russian spacecraft brings three-man crew to ISS after two-day delay
Russian spacecraft brings three-man crew to ISS after two-day delay

A Russian spacecraft carrying a three-man Russian and US crew on Friday docked successfully at the International Space Station after an unprecedented two-day delay caused by a technical hitch.

Russian spacecraft brings three-man crew to ISS after two-day delay
Russian-US crew blast off for ISS from Kazakhstan
Russian-US crew blast off for ISS from Kazakhstan

A crew of two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut blasted off Tuesday from Kazakhstan on a Russian Soyuz rocket for the International Space Station, with US-Russia space cooperation pressing on despite the diplomatic standoff over Ukraine.

Russian-US crew blast off for ISS from Kazakhstan
S. Korea urges North to stop 'provocative' rocket tests
S. Korea urges North to stop 'provocative' rocket tests

South Korea called Monday for the North to stop its "provocative" rocket tests, after the launch of dozens of rockets in recent weeks -- most recently Sunday -- that Seoul says threaten regional security.

S. Korea urges North to stop 'provocative' rocket tests
Russia’s Proton-M carrier rocket crash. ©RIA Novosti
Compensation of Proton-M crash damage taking way too long: Kazakhstan

First Deputy Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan Bakhytzhan Sagintayev says that negotiation of compensation of the damages caused by the Proton-M carrier rocket crash in Kazakhstan is taking way too long.

Compensation of Proton-M crash damage taking way too long: Kazakhstan
Israeli warplanes strike back over Gaza rocket salvo
Israeli warplanes strike back over Gaza rocket salvo

Israeli warplanes pounded 29 Palestinian targets in the Gaza Strip Thursday night in response to heavy Palestinian rocket fire into the Jewish state earlier.

Israeli warplanes strike back over Gaza rocket salvo
Japanese astronaut becomes ISS commander
Japanese astronaut becomes ISS commander

Astronaut Koichi Wakata has become the first Japanese commander of the International Space Station, according to the country's space agency.

Japanese astronaut becomes ISS commander