BEIJING. As China and the United States tussle over what Washington says was a Chinese surveillance balloon over US territory, dozens of Chinese documents point to surging interest in using balloon technology for military purposes ... China condemned what it called an “over-reaction” and warned of possible retaliation ... .
The death toll from the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria has surpassed 4,800 people and the numbers are expected to rise, according to official sources. The Disaster and Emergency ManagementAuthority (AFAD) of Turkey reported that at least 2,921 people have died and thousands more are injured ... .
A damaged vehicle is seen on top the rubbles after an earthquake in Iskenderun, Turkey. A series of earthquakes have devastated parts of Turkey and Syria, killing more than 3,000 people and toppling thousands of buildings ... What happened? ... The epicentre was about 16 miles (26 km) east of the Turkish city of Nurdagi on the East Anatolian Fault ... .
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said experts who surveyed the state of the world in 2023 set the Doomsday Clock at 90 seconds to midnight — the closest ever to “total global catastrophe,” ... The proposed new U.N ... Multilateral development banks must change their business model to invest more capital in developing countries to achieve U.N ... ___ ... Source .
A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Turkey and neighbouring Syria on Monday morning, killing more than 2,300 people and injuring thousands. Hours later two more earthquakes hit the country. The epicentre of the earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale was in Kahra-Man-Maras in Turkey's Gaziantep province ... READ . Turkey earthquake.
A landslide in southern Peru has left at least eight people dead and five more missing, as torrential rain washes through the region on Monday ... Located on the banks of the Ocoña River in Camaná province, Secocha is among the areas in the department of Arequipa facing high water levels as heavy rain continues to fall ... .
The quakes were Turkey’s worst seismic event in decades, rocking an area around the city of Gaziantep that is home to millions of Turkish citizens, displaced Syrians and refugees.The first earthquake struck at 4.17 a.m ... It was like a nightmare. I woke up the kids. I told them to stay calm.
Weeks of intense fighting continued to rage around the city of Bakhmut and the nearby towns of Soledar and Vuhledar, Ukraine’s presidential office said ... Ukraine’s presidential office said Monday that at least one civilian had been killed and 10 others wounded by Russian shelling over the past 24 hours.
The Dallas Mavericks welcome Kyrie Irving to the team on social media after their trade with the Brooklyn Nets was made official. . The trade that sent the All-Star guard from the Brooklyn Nets to Dallas was finalized by the NBA on Monday, with the Mavs welcoming Irving on social media ... Irving will wear No ... The former No. 1 overall pick wore No ... .
By Kim Won-soo. The Japanese government has announced a new security policy aimed at acquiring counter-strike capabilities and doubling its defense expenditure over the next five years. This is a significant departure from Japan's long-held policy of limiting its security posture strictly to self-defense ... Two opposing views exist ... Security Council ... .
The checkpoint was chaotic; 25 to 30 heavily armed security officers were shouting and screaming at people to get out of their vehicles ... She says she was arrested during that first wave of protests and sexually assaulted by security officers.skip past newsletter promotion ... “There were eight officers and they dragged me to a waiting car.