WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump during a ceremony on Thursday will sign authorization to target China for its economic policies, the White House public schedule revealed.
Taiwanese aircraft scrambled to monitor a Chinese carrier battle group transiting the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday following Chinese President Xi Jinping’s warning that Taiwan would face the “punishment of history” if it seeks independence.
The Hindustan Times, in a recent report, questioned what business Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had with Cambridge Analytica. The report has prompted a stern response from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is wary over the possible exploitation of data analytics by global firms during the upcoming General Elections.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A helicopter has crashed off the coast of northeastern Australia killing two people and injuring three others, local media reported Wednesday.
The contract for the upgrade of the field guns was originally awarded to the Israeli firm Soltam, which completed the first lot of 180 guns, but was blacklisted following allegations of corruption. The contract for upgrading the remaining 130mm M-46 was later awarded to a state-owned ordnance factory.
Vietjet, a Vietnamese low-cost carrier commonly known as "bikini airline" has given its team of hot flight attendants a new way of providing its passengers with a pleasant journey.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and chief justice Abdulla Saeed, both charged with terrorism, will appear before the court for their remand hearings on Wednesday, local media reported.
MOSCOW, March 21 (Sputnik) - Explosion occurred in Kabul on Wednesday, next to the University of Kabul, and left at least 26 dead and 18 people injured, the Interior Ministry of Afghanistan told Sputnik.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Myanmar’s President Htin Kyaw has resigned after less than two years in the office, local media reported Wednesday.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said he had discussed with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov poisoning of Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal in the UK city of Salisbury and pointed out the need for thorough investigation into the incident.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - South Korea, North Korea and the United States may hold a trilateral summit to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula and ensure peace in the region, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday.
A memorial ceremony was held in Tokyo Tuesday to mark the 23rd anniversary of the March 20, 1995, deadly sarin attacks on the central Tokyo subway perpetrated by the Aum Shinrikyo cult.
The lawyer of a woman accused of poisoning Kim Jong-un's half-brother using VX poison has stated that she thought she was pulling a reality show prank and that she had similarly 'pranked' a Vietnamese official in Hanoi days before Kim Jong-nam's poisoning.
As per the arrangement, while data gathered by India's Oceansat-2, Megha-Tropiques, Scatsat-1, SARAL, INSAT-3D, and INSAT-3DR will be made available for distribution on Europe's Copernicus hub, India will have free access to data from the EU’s Copernicus family of satellites.
Daesh* abducted 40 Indians in Mosul, Iraq in June 2014. One of them reportedly escaped by posing as a Muslim of Bangladeshi origin. The remaining 39 were then taken to Badoosh and killed by the terror group, according to India’s foreign ministry.
A special group has been constituted within the Russia-India inter-governmental group to identify barriers to trade and investment between the two countries.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - China is developing peacefully, does not seek hegemony and expansion posing no threat to other states, country's President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States and South Korea will resume joint military drills on April 1, North Korea has already been informed about these plans, the US Department of Defense said in a statement.
An editorial in China’s state-run Global Times has announced that Beijing “will and should” respond to US President Donald Trump’s signing of the Taiwan Travel Act on Friday with “military pressure.”
On Sunday, the Indian Army released a video accusing the Chinese of hacking into WhatsApp, the popular social messaging app, to mine people’s personal information.
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