Environmental expert responsible for assessing the Ramu Nico Mine spillage in Madang Province has described the first report as alarming and shocking. Dr Alex Mojon told the media, the results from the samples tested proved high contamination levels with heavy metals found in all samples.
Part one of Scotland’s four-day World Cup survival plan has been achieved and the comparative ease with which they saw off Russia should fill coach Gregor Townsend with confidence ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Japan in Yokohama.
Alexei Leonov, who became the first human to walk in space in 1965, died on Friday at the age of 85 after a long illness, Russia’s TASS news agency reported. Though less well known internationally than Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, Leonov was a household name in his native Russia and will be remembered in particular for his role in the 1965 Voskhod-2 mission.