Saturday, July 22, 2017

US aircraft carrier strike group began naval exercises with India and Japan

The annual exercises named Malabar are being held off India. They are the largest since India and the United States launched the exercise in 1992. Japan was later included, told Reuters. "Malabar 2017 is the latest in a continuing series of exercises that has grown...

Rebels were behind chemical attack in Syria in knowing by US — Russia

Russia's Defense Ministry denied Tuesday that the Syrian government possessed chemical weapons and accused Syrian opposition forces of staging last week's alleged chemical attack in order to draw the U.S. into the nation's six-year civil war. ______ The statements coincided with comments made by Russian President...

Portugal Fire — Catastrophic forest fire in Portugal, several people dead

Portugal Fire -- Many died while trying to flee the Pedrógão Grande area, 50 km (30 miles) south-east of Coimbra, in their cars, according to the government. ______ LATEST UPDATE Portugal on Sunday declared three days of national mourning, as the officials announced that they expected the...

Pakistan — 91 people confirmed dead in Quetta and Parachinar bombings

According to a local administrator the death toll from Friday's bombings in Quetta and Parachinar cities went up to 91 on Tuesday after 22 more victims succumbed to their wounds at hospitals. Most people were killed in suspected twin suicide blasts in Parachinar city, the...

Inside the underground Nazi tunnels underneath The Hague

Shifting sands have revealed a forgotten world of Nazi tunnels underneath The Hague. https://youtu.be/A6rV8QUpxdc

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange — Five things to know about him

The founder of the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London since 2012. - When did Julian Assange come to prominence? - Julian Assange first caught the world's attention when his website, WikiLeaks, in 2007 released leaked manuals for US...

North Korea warned US not to make any provocative move that could risk a nuclear war

North Korea’s State media has warned the US against making any provocative move that it says could risk the prospect of a nuclear war. Rodong Sinmun newspaper criticized a recent bombing practice conducted by two US bombers on the Korean peninsula and called it a...

BrahMos missile — Indian Navy test fires land attack version of the supersonic missile

The supersonic missile with a range of 400km was fired from a warship off the Andaman and Nicobar islands. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6jsf9DGpdU The Indian Navy today moved towards acquiring a pin-point ability to attack targets on land with its first test of the land-attack variant of the BrahMos...

Mrs Merkel, you are supporting terrorists: Turkish President Erdogan accused Merkel

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused German Chancellor Angela Merkel of "supporting terrorists", in a spiralling row with EU states after the blocking of poll rallies by ministers. ______ "Mrs Merkel, why are you hiding terrorists in your country?... Why are you not doing...

Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul attack

Islamic State group through Amaq propaganda agency, reports that attack on Shia mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan carried out by ISIS "fighters," citing "security source". The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit through its ‘Amaq News Agency for the attack at the Shi’a al-Zahra mosque in the...

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