List of nearest exoplanets

Astronomers from the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy announce the discovery of red dwarf star GJ 357 and its three confirmed exoplanets in the Hydra constellation, one of which (GJ 357 d) is highly likely to be a super-Earth planet located in the system's circumstellar habitable zone where life can exist. The discovery was made using NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).

Exoplanet is first ‘super-earth’ to be spotted by brand new space telescope

Presidential crisis

U.S President Donald Trump says that he is considering a blockade of Venezuela as the U.S increases pressure on President Maduro to step down.

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was considering a quarantine or ...

Presidential crisis

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says that the United States has "a blueprint" to recover Venezuela's economy if Nicolás Maduro leaves office as the nation's disputed President.

Whaley Bridge

The town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire, England, is evacuated after heavy rain and flooding causes structural damage to the nearby dam at the Toddbrook Reservoir amid fears the dam could collapse. A severe flood warning has been issued for communities situated along the River Goyt.

Police tell Whaley Bridge's 6,500 residents to gather at a school amid fears a reservoir could burst.

China–United States trade war

President of the United States Donald Trump announces in a tweet that the United States will impose import tariffs of 10% on US$300 billion worth of Chinese exports starting September 1.

Trump made the announcement via Twitter, shaking financial markets.

Somali Civil War

Mayor of Mogadishu Abdirahman Abdi Osman dies from injuries he sustained during the 24 July 2019 Mogadishu bombing.

Abdirahman Omar Osman had been airlifted to Qatar, where he sought treatment after a July 24 attack, officials said.

Yemeni Civil War

At least 36 security forces, including Southern Movement commander Munir Al Yafi, are killed and scores wounded in a rocket attack on a military camp near the city of Aden, Yemen. In an earlier attack, 13 people are killed by a suicide bomber in Sheikh Othman. The rocket attack was claimed by Houthi movement, while the suicide bombing was claimed by Islamic State.