Iran acquires combat drones with 932-mile range

The Iranian armed forces have acquired three bomb-carrying drones with a range of 1,500 kilometers (932 miles), Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on state television on Saturday. The drones could monitor “enemy movements from a considerable distance” and were capable of combat missions, he said at the delivery ceremony in Tehran broadcast on TV. The… Read More Iran acquires combat drones with 932-mile range

Walmart set to hire 50,000 more workers to meet demand surge

Walmart Inc said on Friday it would hire 50,000 more workers at its stores, clubs and distribution centers to meet a surge in demand for groceries and household essentials from consumers stockpiling during the coronavirus outbreak. The retailer said it had reached its earlier target of hiring 150,000 workers six weeks ahead of schedule, taking… Read More Walmart set to hire 50,000 more workers to meet demand surge

British veteran raises $25million for health service through fundraising walk

Captain Tom Moore, 99, a British war veteran, has raised more than 20 million pounds (an equivalent of $25 million) for the health service by walking laps of his garden. Moore completed the last of 100 laps of his garden on Thursday. Moore, a retired army captain who served in India, Burma and Sumatra during… Read More British veteran raises $25million for health service through fundraising walk

Nigerian president’s chief of staff Abba Kyari dies from coronavirus

The Nigerian president’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari, died on Friday after contracting the new coronavirus, three presidency spokesmen said on Twitter. Kyari, who was in his 70s and had underlying health problems including diabetes, was the top official aide to 77-year-old President Muhammadu Buhari and one of the most powerful men in the country.… Read More Nigerian president’s chief of staff Abba Kyari dies from coronavirus