Two killed in Russian military rocket engine explosion

By Helene Fung, File Photo A rocket engine exploded during a test at a naval facility that tests intercontinental ballistic missiles for nuclear submarines in Nyonoksa in north-western Russia. Russia’s Defence Ministry said six servicemen and civilian engineers have been injured in the incident, and two of them later died of the injuries. The Ministry…

Four Uranium Mining Project Gets Green Light Despite Government Ban

Environmentalists and Aboriginal activists gathered at the steps of Parliament on Thursday to protest against the upcoming uranium mining projects approved by the previous government. Despite the Labor Government honoured its promise of banning uranium mining, four projects that were approved by the former Barnett Government will be going ahead despite the change. Anti Uranium…