Thursday, May 23, 2019
Indonesia is set to clash with China after the Republic plans to assert its authority over the South China Sea by developing lucrative fishing grounds in the waters. China claims almost all of the South China Sea and frequently criticises the US and its allies over naval operations...
A source close to French Defence Minister Florence Parly said: “France reaffirms its commitment to freedom of navigation in accordance with the law of the sea. “The French Navy transits through the Taiwan Strait on average once a year without incident or reaction. China’s Defence Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang...
Catania Airport restricted landings to just four per hour at 8.30am local time due to the cloud of ash.Take-offs have not been affected by the explosion of Europe’s most active volcano.The airport warned of possible delays to travel.It comes after the airport was forced to close last month...
The Sohae Satellite Launching Station, which is the country’s only space launch facility, has been used in the past for satellite launches.But the facility uses similar technology used in intercontinental ballistic missiles. Researchers at Beyond Parallel have said the renewed activity may suggest North Korea is attempting to...
JULIAN ASSANGE is involved in a “new criminal case”, according to an email from WikiLeaks.
MH370, which mysteriously went missing more than five years ago, was flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board. Captain Zaharie Shah last communicated with air traffic control at 1.19am when the plane was flying over the South China Sea. However, a pilot who was flying...
Iran’s foreign minister Mohammed Javad Zarif branded his Israeli counterparts “dangerous” and accused the country of engaging in “adventurism”. Tensions in the Middle East are reaching boiling point and Mr Zarif’s comments come days after he claimed Israel violated international law by striking Syria. He told the Süddeutsche...
Russian's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has claimed the US and its NATO allies are discussing plans on how to arm the opposition in Venezuela and oust Mr Maduro from presidency. Moscow has also claimed the US is delivering military equipment disguised as aid deliveries with plans to engage...
Pakistan's top civilian and military leaders on Tuesday rejected India's comments that it had struck "terror camps" inside Pakistan, vowing to prove wrong India's claims and warning that it will retaliate to Indian aggression. Pakistan's National Security Committee (NSC), comprising top officials including Prime Minister Imran Khan and...
The Secretary of State claimed any Turkish military action would have “devastating results” in his meeting with Mevlut Cavusoglu. Turkey has repeatedly threatened to hit the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) as tensions remain high in the region. A statement from the State Department said: “Secretary Pompeo expressed...