MOSCOW (Sputnik) – At least 20 servicemen have been killed in two separate terrorist attacks in the western part of Pakistan, media reported.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asserts that the world should be more concerned about the missile tests of China, rather than those of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), despite recent footage showing Pyongyang's new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
The first batch of Rafale fighter jets delivered by France was deployed in the strategic Ladakh region by the Indian Air Force last month. The second batch, likely to reach India in the next few weeks, is expected to guard the country’s northeastern border with China. In total, India has signed up for 36 Rafale jets.
While watching someone scratch any part of their body consistently may gross some people out, a man in India has turned the off-putting act of scratching an itch into a hilarious event by using a humongous tool to relieve his discomfort.
The Central Asian country was hit by mass protests earlier this month after parliamentary elections, which have since been annulled. The crowds clashed with law enforcement and stormed the parliament building, which also serves as the presidential office.
Heavy torrential rains overnight coupled with thunderstorms and no visibility in India's entertainment and financial capital Mumbai, Pune, and other parts of Maharashtra have led to waterlogging in low-lying areas.
Since Covid-19 cases in China are slowing down, 637 million Chinese went on a trip around the country for the eight-day holidays (1 October – the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival). According to the Global Times, domestic tourism revenue was 466.56 billion yuan ($68.6 billion). A professor specialising in tourism studies examines the outcome.
The statement follows a recent escalation in the Taiwan Strait after the American guided-missile destroyer USS Barry conducted what it called a "routine Taiwan Strait transit", but was monitored with suspicion by the Chinese military.
BTS, one of the world's most famous K-pop groups, debuted in 2013 under the label Big Hit Entertainment. They quickly became the biggest music sensation, building a strong fandom always ready to support the artists' every activity, turning every comeback into a global event.
Citizens in Bangkok took to the prime minister's office on Wednesday calling for his resignation and political reforms, including the introduction of a new constitution and limiting the monarch's powers.
The tensions between Washington and Beijing have been escalating amid the US continuing its military operations in the disputed South China Sea, developing ties with Taiwan and accusing China of allegedly being responsible for the global coronavirus pandemic.
The death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has been judged suspicious, prompting one of the biggest investigations in the Hindi film industry. The 34-year-old Bollywood star was found dead in his Mumbai flat on 14 June. The actor's death led to a massive uproar, with the case being probed by three major agencies.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Prolonged floods in central Vietnam have affected nearly a million people, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said in a press release on Wednesday.
BISHKEK (Sputnik) - The Kyrgyz parliament on Wednesday unanimously approved the structure and programme of the cabinet headed by Prime Minister Sadyr Japarov, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US government has expressed deep disappointment over the election of Russia, China and Cuba to the governing board of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) after President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the body, Department of State spokesperson Morgan Ortagus in a statement.
South Korea and the United States fought on the same side during Fifties military conflict with North Korea which received support from China. Not surprisingly, the events of this conflict which is known in history as the Korean War, are interpreted differently by the two sides.
Australia exported US$7.3 billion worth of coal to China in the first six months of 2020. The Australian economy is highly dependent on exports of natural resources like coal, iron ore, gold and increasingly liquid natural gas.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a stimulus package which included a 50-year interest-free loan to state governments, capital expenditure on infrastructure and a festive advance to government employees.
It looks as though the quartet has set themselves a target to scoop all the top chart places going and fans celebrate the achievements.
Tanishq, a leading jewellery brand in India, came under fire on social media for its latest advertisement that featured a mixed Hindu-Muslim family. The ad, intended to highlight the union “of two different religions and cultures”, angered some people because it showed a Hindu girl married into a Muslim family rather than the other way round.