China launches its longest-ever crewed mission for space station construction

China on Saturday launched the crewed spaceship Shenzhou-13, sending three astronauts to its space station core module Tianhe for a six-month mission. The spacecraft, atop a Long March-2F carrier rocket, was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest…

Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel Prize in literature

he Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to the novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah, for his "uncompromising and passionate" portrayals of the effects of colonialism.Gurnah was born in Tanzania in 1948 but moved to England at a young age. He has…