New satellite images show worrying development by China in Bhutan’s territory – WION

New satellite images show a worrying development by China in Bhutan’s territory over the last year. Satellite images tweeted out by a leading satellite imagery expert shows alleged construction of Chinese villages in Bhutan’s territory. Multiple villages are seen constructed over an area of 100 square kilo meter. The disputed land lies near the DoklamContinue reading “New satellite images show worrying development by China in Bhutan’s territory – WION”

Armenian troops killed in Azerbaijan border clash

A number of Armenian soldiers have been killed and captured in a flare-up of violence on the border with Azerbaijan. Armenia said some of its troops had been killed and two combat positions had been lost, while Azerbaijan said two of its soldiers were wounded. Azerbaijan made big gains in a six-week war fought lastContinue reading “Armenian troops killed in Azerbaijan border clash”

Germany urges unity as crisis worsens for migrants at Poland-Belarus border

German interior minister says Poland needs support to deal with ‘hybrid threat’ of politically organised migration Germany needs to get the “whole of the democratic world” onboard to support orderly immigration to Europe, its interior minister has said, amid a worsening crisis at the Poland-Belarus border. Horst Seehofer accused Belarus and Russia of exploiting refugeesContinue reading “Germany urges unity as crisis worsens for migrants at Poland-Belarus border”

An anti-government alliance is formed in Ethiopia – Reuters

Nine groups, including the Tigray People’s Liberation Front and others with armed fighters, have formed an anti-government alliance in Ethiopia, two of the groups involved have said as rebellious forces claim further advances toward the capital.

Supporters of Taiwan independence will be liable for life, says China

China will make people who support “Taiwan independence” criminally liable for life, a spokeswoman for China’s Taiwan Affairs Office said on Friday, drawing anger from the island amid heightened tension across the sensitive Taiwan Strait. This was the first time that China has spelt out concretely punishment for people deemed to be pro-Taiwan independence, asContinue reading “Supporters of Taiwan independence will be liable for life, says China”

Lebanon: Deadly chaos erupts during Beirut blast probe – WION

Armed clashes have broken out in Beirut during a protest, people were seen protesting against the lead judge who was investigating the last year’s massive blast in the city’s port.

Bosnian Serbs demand their own army, leader says

The Serb member of Bosnia’s presidency, Milorad Dodik, has laid out plans for a Bosnian Serb army. But the Croat member of the presidency, Zeljko Komsic, has described it as a “criminal act of rebellion.” Bosnian Serbs are determined to form their own army, the Serb member of Bosnia’s three-part presidency, Milorad Dodik, said on Tuesday. In aContinue reading “Bosnian Serbs demand their own army, leader says”

UN Chief: We must avoid US/China ‘cold war’ – AP

Warning of a potential new Cold War, the head of the United Nations implored China and the United States to repair their “completely dysfunctional” relationship before problems between the two large and deeply influential countries spill over even further into the rest of the planet.

Let’s talk about soft language and sensationalism – Beau of the Fifth Column

Breaking – Kabul Explosion – Rocket Targets Home Near Intl Airport

Explosion heard near Kabul airport amid attack warnings. US forces fly out last evacuees from the Afghan capital amid warnings of a ‘specific, credible threat’ at the airport.

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