North Korea calls U.S. promise to supply Ukraine tanks an ‘unethical crime’

North Korea calls U.S. promise to supply Ukraine tanks an ‘unethical crime’

SEOUL, Jan 29 (Reuters) – North Korea on Sunday for the second day criticized the U.S. decision to send tanks to Ukraine, calling it an “unethical crime” aimed at perpetuating a volatile international situation. Washington’s allegations that North Korea has supplied arms to Russia are a “baseless rumour” to justify its own military aid to … Read more

Nearly 5,500 Russians were killed last week during the war, according to the Ministry of Defense

Nearly 5,500 Russians were killed last week during the war, according to the Ministry of Defense

The daily and weekly death toll of Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine continues to rise rapidly, according to the Defense Department in Ukraine. More than 5,000 Russian soldiers have died in the past week alone, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry has announced. As the war rapidly approaches its year next month, the estimated death toll of … Read more

Pope and Justin Welby to visit South Sudan amid tensions over LGBTQ+ rights | south sudan

Pope and Justin Welby to visit South Sudan amid tensions over LGBTQ+ rights |  south sudan

Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury will begin a historic joint visit to South Sudan on Friday amid potential tensions over LGBTQ+ rights. Leaders of the global Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, whose numbers are growing in sub-Saharan Africa in contrast to the west, will be joined in their “peace pilgrimage” by the leader … Read more

Iran says drone attack targets defense facility in Isfahan

Iran says drone attack targets defense facility in Isfahan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bomb-carrying drones targeted an Iranian defense factory in the central city of Isfahan overnight, authorities said early Sunday, causing damage to the factory amid increased regional and international tensions engulfing the Islamic Republic. Iran’s Defense Ministry has not provided any information on the suspected perpetrators of the attack, which … Read more

Is it Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year? Depends who you ask

Is it Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year?  Depends who you ask

hong kong CNN — Last week, K-pop singer Danielle Marsh asked her fans online what they were doing for Chinese New Year. A profuse apology followed two days later, in which she promised to ‘try to be more careful’ and acknowledged the ‘hurt’ she had caused. His offence? The “Chinese” that preceded the “New Year”. … Read more

“Just as pandavas could not choose their relatives…”: S Jaishankar On Pak

“Just as pandavas could not choose their relatives…”: S Jaishankar On Pak

S Jaishankar also said that the Indus waters treaty is a technical matter. (Case) Pune: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Saturday that just as the Pandavas cannot choose their relatives, India cannot choose its geographical neighbours. “It is a reality for us… The Pandavas could not choose their parents, we cannot choose our … Read more

New Zealand rocked by flash floods and landslides for third day

New Zealand rocked by flash floods and landslides for third day

Jan 29 (Reuters) – New Zealand’s death toll from heavy rain rose to four on Sunday as flash floods and landslides on the North Island continued for a third day. Beaten since Friday, Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, remains under a state of emergency. The country’s weather forecaster, MetService, warned of more severe weather on … Read more

“Just as pandavas could not choose their relatives…”: S Jaishankar On Pak

“Just as pandavas could not choose their relatives…”: S Jaishankar On Pak

S Jaishankar also said that the Indus waters treaty is a technical matter. (Case) Pune: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Saturday that just as the Pandavas cannot choose their relatives, India cannot choose its geographical neighbours. “It is a reality for us… The Pandavas could not choose their parents, we cannot choose our … Read more

Iran thwarts drone attacks on Isfahan military site | Military News

Iran thwarts drone attacks on Isfahan military site |  Military News

Iran’s Defense Ministry said a loud explosion heard in Isfahan was caused by “unsuccessful” drone attacks. Iran’s Defense Ministry reported several drone attacks on a military factory in the central city of Isfahan. The attacks were “unsuccessful” and there were no casualties, the ministry said in a statement early Sunday. “One of [the drones] was … Read more