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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday told Hong Kongers that while democracy is not perfect it is humankind's best system and they should keep the faith. US Senate declared former US President Donald Trump's impeachment constitutional and the trial has started. Meanwhile, the day saw an attack on an airport in Saudi Arabia carried out by Houthi rebels. A passenger plane caught fire. China's Tianwen-1 spacecraft has successfully entered Mars orbit. Read this and more in our Top 10 world news of the day.
The airport is located in southern part of the country
Democratic Taiwan has become a safe haven for many Hong Kongers who have fled the Chinese-run city in the face of a mounting crackdown on dissent after Beijing unveiled a new tough security law last year following months of protests
The robotic probe initiated and completed a 15-minute burn of its thrusters, the China National Space Administration said in a statement, slowing the spacecraft to a speed at which it could be captured by the pull of Mars' gravity
The first test was about the constitutionality of the trial. It was Trump's lawyers versus Democrat impeachment managers. The vote came after hours of arguments.
Le Pen shared the gruesome images in December 2015, a few weeks after Islamic State group jihadists killed 130 people in Paris attacks, in response to a journalist, who drew a comparison between IS and her party
Eric Vandernoot, an astronomy and physics lab coordinator at Florida Atlantic University, highlighted the altitude of the object in the sky made it possible that the UFO-resembling object was visible from the Bahamas to Florida