Kim Jong-un's sister has previously labeled the defectors involved in leaflet balloon launches as “human scum” and “mongrel dogs” who betrayed their homeland.
Huawei has filed two lawsuits against the Trump administration, one challenging a ban on government use of the company’s products and another seeking to overturn a rule that stops rural telecom carriers from using Huawei network equipment.
NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - India and China continue to remain engaged through military and diplomatic channels to address the existing bilateral tensions at the disputed border, the Indian military said in a statement as the two sides began high-level talks to settle their disagreements.
The trespassing incidents involving the Chinese nationals took place shortly after two Chinese Embassy officials were reported by The New York Times to have been "secretly expelled" by the US in December 2019 after breaching a "sensitive" military base near Norfolk, Virginia.
China’s foreign ministry earlier warned the UK of consequences over its alleged “gross interference” and “irresponsible remarks” in connection with Hong Kong affairs and China's domestic issues.
MOSCOW/KABUL (Sputnik) - At least 11 police officers, including their commander, were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan's northeastern province of Badakhshan, the TOLOnews broadcaster reported on Saturday, citing the provincial police spokesman, Sanaullah Rohani.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India produces six million graduates every year in several disciplines but different surveys and industry bodies say only 30 percent of them are fit for employment. As the COVID-19 crisis has disrupted the traditional classroom model, some say that a tectonic shift in education is needed.
The commander of the United States Forces Japan and the Fifth Air Force at Yokota Air Base has issued a warning, alleging that Beijing’s increased maritime activity in the South China Sea will continue following the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic.
A man and a woman who had premarital sex were publicly flogged a hundred times each on Friday in Indonesia’s Aceh province. However, fewer people showed up to watch the flogging than usual, presumably due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Have you ever heard a conversation without words? One such wordless conversation between an elephant and his rider has left social media users in awe of the remarkable bond between the two, more so after people in India were left outraged at the killing of a pregnant elephant.
New Delhi (Sputnik): When it comes to survival, all species have their ways and means in spite of size, strength, and reputation. Then it doesn't matter if the fight is between a leopard and a monkey.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India’s economic health, which was not in good shape in the 2019-20 fiscal year, has further deteriorated due to the outbreak of coronavirus followed by a strict lockdown halting all economic activities. The government’s budget, meanwhile, is bearing the burden of falling tax revenues.
Earlier, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson stated he was prepared to offer the right to live and work in Britain to some 3 million Hong Kong citizens eligible for a British National Overseas passport, in the event that Beijing proceeded with enforcing its security legislation within the city.
SHINee’s fans, who call themselves Shawols, and devotees of the youngest member of the group, Lee Taemin, can celebrate the 5th of June as the day SM Entertainment confirmed the comeback of the artist in July.
New Delhi (Sputnik): After a month-long stand-off in India's eastern Ladakh region and several rounds of failed diplomatic talks to ease the border tension, the Indian and Chinese military will hold a high-level meeting on June 6. The current stand-off over the expedited infrastructure development along the LAC is the longest-lasting since 2017.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Showers of flower petals are no longer effective in boosting the morale of Delhi's frontline health workers, as they are balking at the burden of a mounting death toll and a four-digit spike in daily cases. The question on everyone's mind is: will India face its worst-ever shortage of medics amid the pandemic?
New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian and Chinese troops have engaged in a stand-off for weeks at three or four locations along the 4,057 km Line of Actual Control. Both the sides have accused each other of breaching the loosely-demarcated border in the remote, snowy deserts of India's Ladakh region.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency (PM CARES) fund in late March, when COVID-19 cases in India started to register a significant growth. Modi appealed to Indians to contribute to the fund to support the fight against COVID-19.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian film producer Rahul Mittra filed a case against Youtube, owned by Google, for allegedly uploading the movie 'Saheb Biwi aur Gangster'.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 has struck north of Halmahera in Indonesia, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said.