A Long March-4C carrier rocket carrying the Yaogan-22 remote sensing satellite blasts off from the launch pad at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Taiyuan, capital of north China’s Shanxi Province. The satellite will be used for scientific experiments, natural resource surveying, estimating crop yields and disaster relief.
Crossrail have announced that Crossrail’s train tunnels in Docklands and southeast London are now structurally complete, following the breakthrough by tunnel machine Ellie at Victoria Dock Portal in east London.
An explosion rocks the Syrian city of Kobani during a reported suicide car bomb attack by the militants of Islamic State group on a People’s Protection Unit position in the city centre of Kobani, as seen from the outskirts of Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border.
Soldiers re-enact the South Korean Army’s combat victory against North Korea during the Korean War in the centre of Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, South Korea to celebrate the 64th anniversary of the victory.