New radar probe in King Tut’s tomb

CAIRO -- A fresh probe using next-generation radar technology will start this month, aiming to find out once and for all if another burial site lies in King Tutankhamun's tomb.

Zealandia – eighth continent under New Zealand?

BOULDER -- Geologists claim that a vast landmass almost entirely submerged in the south-west Pacific, is distinct enough to constitute a separate continent -- five million-square-kilometre Zealandia.


WAN-IFRA Digital Media India 2017 infographic
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Feb 20: Vital Eurogroup meeting for Greece

BRUSSELS -- The next gathering of eurozone finance ministers takes place on February 20 – a crunch meeting to free up cash from Greece’s frozen bailout to avoid default – again.



North Korea’s latest missile test

SEOUL -- North Korea’s test of a new solid-fuel missile is a worrying development in its bid to develop a weapon system that could threaten the U.S. and its allies.




U.S. bases vulnerable to Chinese attack

BEIJING -- Satellite images suggest China is practising for attacks against a range of targets at a test site, with U.S. forward bases vulnerable to a pre-emptive missile strike.



Motorsports 2017



Mar 26: MotoGP season opens in Qatar

LOSAIL -- Twelve teams, including Repsol Honda and reigning champion Marc Marquez, will contest the MotoGP World Championship over 18 Grands Prix.

Mar 9-12: Mexico Rally climbs test new cars

MEXICO CITY -- The new-generation WRC cars will be tested to the maximum in their first race on gravel, with climbs up to 2,737m, where engines lose 20% of their power in the thin air.


Feb 26: Tokyo opens Marathon season

TOKYO -- 35,000 runners will compete in the opening race of the World Marathon Majors. Helah Kiprop of Kenya won the women’s event last year in a course record 2:21:27.

2018: PyeongChang Winter Olympics

SOUTH KOREA -- From February 9, 2018, the city of PyeongChang will welcome athletes from nearly 100 nations for the first Winter Olympics to be held on South Korean soil.


Feb 23: Super Rugby Championship

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- The southern hemisphere’s top rugby union club tournament kicks off, with the Hurricanes looking to defend their title. The final takes place on August 5.

Mar 26: F1 season starts without champion

MELBOURNE -- Following the retirement of Nico Rosberg, the Formula One World Championship will start without its reigning champion for the first time since Alain Prost in 1994.



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