New Delhi (Sputnik) - Despite India’s apex court striking down a colonial-era law that criminalised homosexuality, the Indian Army says it strives to maintain its conservative approach in terms of not allowing gay sex in the ranks of its forces.
The founder of the group which staged the protest called on the Australian government to support Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun’s, insisting that the girl should be “an icon for the rest of the world that women shouldn't be oppressed”.
The video is said to have been taken in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The video shows a group of men hammering a chisel into a rock repeatedly. The rock splits into two amidst a cloud of dust.
Sri Lanka’s external reserves fell to $6.94 billion at the end of 2018 as investors sucked out their money in the wake of the political turmoil that brought down the island nation’s credit rating to an all-time low.
Packages containing a suspicious powder were sent to the consulate general of Greece in Melbourne, according to the Greek Foreign Ministry.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that North Korea should take concrete actions to accelerate the process of denuclearization.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Taiwan Premier William Lai plans to hand in the official resignation of his cabinet on Friday, two months after his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) suffered a significant defeat in local elections in November, he told reporters on Thursday.
British luxury label Burberry has apparently failed to hit the spot with its new tribute to the Chinese Lunar New Year. Their promo campaign, which features Chinese models with somewhat joyless looks, sparked backlash months after another European fashion brand, D&G, appeared at the centre of a scandal following its founder's pejorative remarks.
The claims which the "plane hunter" now seeks to confirm were first brought forward in October, when he insisted that the white objects he spotted in Google Maps images in dense forest northwest of Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh match the dimensions of the cockpit and tail of a Boeing 777.
The pair got married in December, 2018 at the famed Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, in a lavish ceremony followed by receptions in New Delhi and Mumbai.
Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat opines that with many countries talking to the Taliban, India cannot be out of the bandwagon.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Australian police said in a statement on Thursday they had arrested an individual over sending suspicions packages to dozens of foreign diplomatic missions across the country.
BEIJING (Sputnik) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Chinese leader Xi Jinping agreed to continue developing bilateral relations and contributing to regional prosperity, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
South Korean president Moon Jae-in announced on Thursday that he second US-North Korea summit as well as DPRK leader Kim Jong-un's visit to Seoul would take place "soon".
TOKYO (Sputnik) – Tokyo to continue holding talks on the peace treaty with Moscow, seeking to put into effect its position that envisions the conclusion of the deal after the settlement of the territorial dispute between the two countries, a spokesperson of the Japanese Foreign Ministry told Sputnik on Thursday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who is visiting his country, that he hopes North Korea and the US will "meet each other halfway" in their next round of negotiations, Xinhua reported Thursday.
On Wednesday, Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) revealed to the country’s Supreme Court that the licenses of 16 pilots and 65 crew members had been suspended when it was learned that their degrees had been faked.
The United States Department of Defense’s supply chains have deteriorated, and they now require significant modernization – and taxpayer funding – if Washington wishes to make war with Russia or China, according to an internal Pentagon report.
Russia and India had signed a $225 million contract to supply about 10,000 Konkurs anti-tank missiles to the Indian Armed Forces in 2012. Konkurs are partially produced in India under Russian license.
Beijing is already in control of the vast majority of the islands and shoals in the South China Sea, which are also claimed by Taiwan, the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. US Vice President Mike Pence insists that the disputed South China Sea area is not the domain of any one country.
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