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First Arab on ISS set for Earth return

First Arab on ISS set for Earth return

ALMATY: An Emirati who made history as the first Arab to reach the International Space Station is set to return to Earth on Thursday following an eight-day mission that sparked euphoria in his homeland. Hazzaa Al-Mansoori of the United Arab Emirates will touch down in the Kazakh steppes at around …

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US gives Huawei 90 day reprieve on ban: Ross

The United States gave Huawei a 90-day reprieve Monday on a ban against buying US technology but added nearly four dozen subsidiaries of the Chinese telecoms giant to the prohibition. “As we continue to urge consumers to transition away from Huawei´s products, we recognize that more time is necessary to …

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Google release date for Pixel launch event

SAN FRANCISCO: Google on Thursday sent out invitations to an October 9 event at which it is expected to unveil new models of its Android-powered Pixel smartphones. Invitations displayed little more than the internet titan’s logo along with the time and place of the event, set for a studio in …

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China’s Didi suspends ride-hailing service after murder

BEIJING: China’s largest ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing is suspending its Hitch services nationwide, the company said in a statement on Sunday. A day after, police said a ride-sharing passenger in the eastern Chinese city of Wenzhou was raped and killed by a driver. Didi Chuxing, the biggest ride-sharing firm globally …

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