Suspected Islamist Militants Kill Four in Attacks in Kazakhstan

By Mariya Gordeyeva and Olzhas Auyezov ALMATY, July 18 – Suspected Islamist militants killed at least three policemen and a civilian in Kazakhstan’s financial capital Almaty on Monday, security sources and witnesses said, and authorities said one gunman was still at large. The attackers targeted a district police station and an office of the KNB

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Spacecraft to Seek Life on Mars in European-Led Mission

BERLIN, March 11 – A spacecraft is due to set off for Mars next week on a mission that scientists hope will help answer one of the most burning questions of spacefaring times: Is there life on other planets? The craft, part of the European-Russian ExoMars programme, is to lift off from the Baikonur spaceport

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