US Central Command chief General Joseph Votel has announced that Washington was not considering any unilateral action inside Pakistan during his talks with General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
India’s billionaire monk - Baba Ramdev – has carved a niche market of over $2 billion for his "Made in India" products by delivering emotional advertisements in his own voice, opposing foreign money and multi-national companies. His company, Patanjali, has emerged as one of the fastest growing FMCG companies in India in recent years.
In an exciting discovery a team of paleontologists has unearthed fossils of a new species of dinosaur which lived in a valley between Australia and Antarctica some 113 million years ago.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - The burning Iranian oil tanker that collided with a Chinese cargo ship earlier in January has drifted into Japan's exclusive economic zone, a spokesperson for Japan's Coast Guard, which monitors the situation, told Sputnik.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - North Korea will not face any difficulties even if foreign nations introduce anti-Pyongyang sanctions that could last for a century, North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un said Friday.
The PSLV-C40 is to place 31 satellites, three Indian and 28 foreign including those of the UK, US, France, Canada, Finland and the Republic of Korea. The success of the launch comes as a big relief to the organization as its previous mission in August had failed.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - Trade between China and Russia was up 20.8 percent last year, rising to $84 billion, according to figures released Friday by the Chinese customs authority.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Athletes from North Korea and South Korea may participate in two-man bobsleigh and women’s ice hockey competitions in joint teams at the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea's Pyeongchang, media reported on Thursday.
Two planes were forced to abort their scheduled landings at Ahmedabad Airport in India and head to Mumbai instead after a cow decided to take a stroll on the runway.
The military of Myanmar has admitted that its soldiers killed 10 captured Rohingya Muslims, who they labelled “terrorists.” The executed Rohingya were reportedly forced to dig their own grave at gunpoint by both government forces and Burmese villagers.
The Taiwanese government has revealed their plans to initiate long-term increases in defense spending aimed at acquiring advanced weapons systems as a deterrent to mainland aggression. Tensions between Beijing and Taipei have continued to mount since relations broke down in 2016.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - An upcoming ministerial meeting in the Canadian city of Vancouver aims to identify ways to continue pressuring North Korea into abandoning its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, US State Department Director of Policy Planning Brian Hook told reporters on Thursday.
The six-year-old child was abducted, raped and murdered in the city of Kasur on Tuesday while her parents were in Mecca performing a religious pilgrimage.
Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, 52, was disowned by the erstwhile royal family of Rajpipla in Gujarat for opening up about his sexual orientation. He now wants to protect and educate LGBT outcasts so that they can live without fear and earn a livelihood.
The presence of Daesh in Pakistan has increased alarmingly over the past year according to a report released by the independent Pakistan Institute for Peace Studies. According to Pakistani officials, Daesh launches attacks from bases from across the border in Afghanistan. Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with political analyst Muhammad Amir Rana.
The virtual identification code together with biometrics of the user would give any authorized agency limited details like name, address, and photograph, which are enough for any verification. However, the opposition has equated the exercise to “locking the stable after horses have bolted.”
The Japanese minister of internal affairs has resentfully addressed the issue of a bronze memorial dedicated to comfort women erected in Manila Bay during a meeting with the Philippine president.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - Beijing has called on Japanese authorities to avoid creating "artificial" incidents around the group of disputed, uninhabited islands in the East China Sea, known as the Senkaku islands in Japan and the Diaoyu islands in China.
The death of a laborer during police interrogation and the subsequent police firing on protestors resulting in the death of a Muslim man has added fuel to the fire in the already tense state of Assam, in India’s northeast that has initiated a process of weeding out illegal Bengali Muslim immigrants.
The chief of Japan’s nuclear regulator warns that the country will face a new challenge if water, containing radioactive tritium, at the notorious Fukushima nuclear plant is not released into the sea.
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