Russia’s Defence Ministry on Monday rubbished a report in The New York Times that claimed its warplanes bombed four hospitals in rebel-held territory in Syria over a period of 12 hours this year. The May strikes — which the newspaper tied to Moscow through Russian radio recordings, logs and witnesses — are part of a pattern of medical facilities targeted by forces supporting Syrian government.
China has asked India to maintain “peace and tranquillity” in outer space after New Delhi successfully tested a ground based anti-satellite weapon on Wednesday. “We have noticed relevant reports and we wish all countries can effectively maintain peace and tranquillity of outer space,” the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a brief statement in response to […]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the keynote speech at the inaugural centenary event of Bangladesh founder Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on March 17, 2020 in Dhaka. The event will launch year-long programmes between 2020 and 2021, formally described as “Mujib year” celebrations. An array of Indian leaders, along with international dignitaries, will attend the […]
A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation’s disaster agency said on Saturday. Four people died, some of heart attack or fatigue, as people rushed away from the coastline, Agus Wibowo, spokesman of the disaster mitigation agency told […]