GHOR HADITHA, Jordan — . The first time people here saw a sinkhole, they thought a small asteroid had slammed into the Dead Sea’s salt-encrusted shore. Then others appeared. One swallowed the edge of a state-owned building. Another opened near a house and forced the family to move ... Advertisement. Advertisement ... ×. VIDEO . 00.58 ... ×.
Kiev and Moscow have traded blame in recent weeks for a spike in violence in the Donbass, where Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian forces have been fighting since 2014. Russia says US, NATO turning Ukraine into ‘powder keg’ ... The majority in those areas refused to endorse the new administration ... Moscow, however, denies the allegation ... Russia ... .
Russia's foreign intelligence service, the SVR, on Thursday dismissed U.S. claims that it was involved in cyber attacks on U.S. infrastructure as "nonsense" after Washington imposed sanctions on Moscow. "We will only say that reading this nonsense is an occupation of little interest," the SVR said in a statement, referring to a U.S.
In 2010, it came to light that the Stuxnet computer worm had struck Iran, reaching its Natanz nuclear facility. Stuxnet eliminated about 1,000 centrifuges by making them speed up and then slow down, creating vibrations that destroyed them ... In July 2020, Iran was hit by a series of explosions, including one at Natanz ... That much is clear ... .
Japan’s decision to start releasing “treated” radioactive water from its Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea in two years has triggered calls for an international tribunal over the issue. ... The plan will be implemented by ensuring broad and firm steps to prevent damage, he stressed ... This must not be allowed to go ahead ... .