France’s Mistral amphibious carrier has arrived in Japan to take part in Pacific drills, as tensions in the region relating to North Korea’s nuclear tests, American responses and Chinese maritime aspirations grow.
The Iranian petroleum minister said Saturday Tehran will agree on prolongation of the agreement on reduction of oil output reached by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-cartel member states, if other parties to the deal agree to do so.
Following remarks by Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman last week that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is “insane and radical,” Pyongyang responded on Saturday with strident rhetoric, calling Israel a threat to world peace, as it possesses nuclear weapons but refuses to acknowledge the fact.
China has warned Hong Kong that the island's autonomy could be snuffed out if it continues to challenge Beijing.
The US has reportedly demanded $1 billion from South Korea for the placement of the THAAD missile system on South Korea’s territory. Radio Sputnik spoke with an expert, Alexander Vorontsov, who noted that Trump applies a “rigid-push approach on his ally.”
In recent years, Chinese airlines have made tremendous progress in terms of the rising need for air transportation. Due to that airlines such as Chengdu Airlines and Sichuan Airlines have started actively inviting foreign pilots to work for them. A Sputnik correspondent soon discovered that these companies show great interest in Russian pilots.
The US is not ruling out the possibility of a major conflict with North Korea, but prefers a diplomatic solution to the crisis, President Donald Trump said in an interview on Thursday. Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with Andrew O'Neil, professor of Political Science at Griffith University in Australia.
A landslide in the village of Osh region in southern Kyrgyzstan killed 24 people, including nine children, on Saturday, the press service of the country’s emergencies ministry said.
The six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear program cannot be resumed at the moment amid Pyongyang's provocative actions, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday.
The US and South Korean forces started naval military drills on Saturday involving the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier amid North Korea's recent ballistic missile launch, the South Korean Navy said.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is not just building satellites or driving innovation by sharing its Lithium-ion batteries for powering vehicles, the space agency is helping fishermen locate better catchment areas. By doing this, ISRO is helping India save over $ 2 billion per year.
At least 20 Daesh terrorists have been killed by the Afghan security forces in the eastern Nangarhar province of the country.
Chinese Foreign Minister has discussed the tensions on the Korean Peninsula with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida in New York, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement Saturday.
A massive landslide that hit a village in southern Kyrgyzstan may have buried dozens of people, the country's emergencies service said Saturday.
Another ballistic missile test by North Korea ended in an apparent failure on Saturday when the projectile broke up over land minutes after the liftoff, assessments by its neighbors show.
A peace activist said in an interview with Sputnik that by rushing to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system on the Korean Peninsula, Washington is trying to "up the ante" in the region, provoking extreme opposition in China, North Korea and South Korea.
South Korea’s Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se suggested Saturday the UN should "seriously consider" expelling North Korea for its violations of UN nuclear and missile bans, local media reported.
South Korean construction workers on Thursday found a decades-old unexploded bomb during offshore dredging operations in Pyeongtaek.
In the wake of the latest North Korean ballistic missile test, the Japanese prime minister has ordered to beef up security in the country.
The single largest solar park in the world, with a maximum capacity of 1,000 megawatts, is nearing completion in India. The nine-square-mile Kurnal Ultra Mega Solar Park, which has cost 70 billion rupees ($1.09 billion) of both public and private money to construct, contains 4 million solar modules.
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