Belgian defense ministry to sue Google over non-compliance to blur military images

The Belgian defense ministry will sue Google for not complying with its requests to blur satellite images of sensitive military sites, a ministry spokeswoman said on Friday. Citing national security, the ministry said it had requested that sites such as air bases and nuclear power stations be obscured on Google’s satellite mapping services. “The Ministry… Read More Belgian defense ministry to sue Google over non-compliance to blur military images

Hundreds dead, several buildings collapsed as magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit Indonesian island of Sulawesi

At least 384 people were killed, many swept away as giant waves crashed onto beaches, when a major earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, authorities said on Saturday. Hundreds had gathered for a festival on the beach in the city of Palu on Friday when waves as high as six meters (18… Read More Hundreds dead, several buildings collapsed as magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit Indonesian island of Sulawesi

All passengers, crew rescued following Air Niugini plane crash into sea in Micronesia

​A flotilla of small boats rescued all 47 passengers and crew from an Air Niugini flight that crashed into the sea short of the runway at an airport in the tiny South Pacific nation of Micronesia on Friday, the airport’s manager said. “It was supposed to land but instead of landing it was 150 yards… Read More All passengers, crew rescued following Air Niugini plane crash into sea in Micronesia