A prominent doctor in China has revealed that a COVID-19 strain detected in northeast China is behaving differently than the strain prominent during the initial outbreak in the country, suggesting that the virus is continuing to mutate.
Following recent comments about Taiwanese President Tsai Ing Wen's inauguration, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed its "strong indignation and condemnation" at what it considers "a gross interference in China's internal affairs."
The supersonic B-1B Lancer bomber is poised to become the face of US air power in the Pacific as the Air Force repurposes it as a “missile truck.” A series of dramatic drills has recently demonstrated this commitment, but with roughly one-third of the fleet being retired due to wear, it remains to be seen how long the Pentagon can keep it up.
During one of the shows the image of the singer was blurred as if he was an ex-member.
A parodic drawing that merged the logo of the Tokyo Olympic Games with an illustration of a novel coronavirus cell was pulled from a magazine on Thursday after the satirical work prompted outrage from Olympic organizers.
Chinese researchers have reported promising results from an animal trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Countries across the globe have been under strict lockdown for past two months to control the spread of the coronavirus, which has infected 5,019,676 people worldwide and claimed 328,639 lives.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - Beijing is set to put forward a resolution that will allow the National People's Congress during its upcoming session to pass national security legislation to ban secession and foreign interference in Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post newspaper reported on Thursday, citing sources in the Chinese capital.
The World Health Assembly on Tuesday voted to conduct an independent inquiry into the global coronavirus response, after a push from over 130 states, with China agreeing to co-sponsor the resolution, despite earlier vehement opposition to such calls.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - The chief of the Tokyo prosecutors' office has submitted his resignation after being accused of gambling during the coronavirus lockdown, Japanese media said on Thursday.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India has entered the fourth phase of lockdown which is supposed to last until 31 May. Digital platforms have emerged as an alternative for carrying out indispensable high-profile meetings.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Messing with the king of the jungle can be dangerous, but it could turn life-threatening when it’s in its own territory. In one such video, an inquisitive lion gave a huge shock to holidaymakers after first opening the door of their car.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India and China are undergoing their longest border stand-off after Doklam in 2017. The troops of both armies were involved in skirmishes at Pangong Tso lake in eastern Ladakh on 5 May, followed by Naku La in Sikkim on 9 May.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Chinese micro-video sharing app TikTok has the highest number of users in India at 200 million. However, the app remains plagued by controversy for its content, which has been branded as culturally degrading.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Seoul is not considering lifting sanctions that were imposed on Pyongyang in 2010 after a South Korean warship was sunk by North Korea, in spite of rumours to the contrary, Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said on Thursday, as reported by the Yonhap news agency.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Several weeks ago, Indian security forces gunned down a top commander of the Kashmir-based Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terror group.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Countries across the globe are coming together in the fight against COVID-19 and multilateral platforms on an economic, regional and global basis remain relevant. Despite this, there are growing question marks over the efficacy of such platforms to deal with the crisis.
According to a police report, the driver had crashed into another vehicle that had stopped at the traffic light before ramming directly into a hijab store.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India and China have once again become embroiled in a border stand-off over infrastructure development along the 4,000 km Line of Actual Control, which separates the two countries. The ongoing stand-off erupted after over a dozen troops from both sides were injured in clashes at Ladakh and Sikkim.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has repeatedly been calling the Narendra Modi government 'Nazi-inspired' and 'supremacist' for its alleged atrocities in Jammu and Kashmir.