Monthly Archives: March 2018

No April Fools’ Joke: Chinese Space Station Expected to Crash April 1, Early April 2

China’s Tiangong-1 space station that is hurdling toward Earth should re-enter Earth’s atmosphere around 8:10 p.m. EDT April 1, give or take 2.5 hours, according to the latest prediction from California-based Aerospace Corp.

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Mali’s Erratic Weather Pushes Girls into Risky Domestic Work

From sweeping to fetching water, washing children to cooking, Sitan Coulibaly’s day as a maid in Bamako begins at 6 a.m. and ends well after dusk.

The 17-year-old is used to hard work � but …

Mauritania Jails Slave-Owner for 20 Years in Country’s Harshest Ruling

Two slave-owners in Mauritania face 10 and 20 years in prison after a court handed down the country’s harshest anti-slavery ruling yet, activists said Friday.

The West African country criminalized slavery in 2007 and this …

Mauritania Jails Slave-Owner for 20 Years in Country’s Harshest Ruling

Two slave-owners in Mauritania face 10 and 20 years in prison after a court handed down the country’s harshest anti-slavery ruling yet, activists said Friday.

The West African country criminalized slavery in 2007 and this …

XCMG livre une commande de 70 tombereaux articulés d’une valeur de 31,63 millions USD

XUZHOU, Chine, 28 mars 2018 /PRNewswire/ — XCMG, le fabricant mondial majeur de machines de construction, a livré 70 unités de son tombereau articulé XDA40 à des clients d’Asie centrale et d’Afrique du Sud pour