Tag: conflict

Struggling artists bring smiles in war-weary Yemen

Yemeni men, women and children filled a hall earlier this month in rebel-held Sanaa, laughing and clapping as actors took to the stage with comic relief for their war-wracked country. Yemen's conflict has sparked the world's worst humanitarian crisis, the UN says, and the Arab...

India hits Pak targets, eight Pakistani soldiers killed

India, Nov. 14 -- At least eight Pakistani soldiers were killed and 12 injured on Friday after the Indian Army targeted Pakistani positions across the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir with artillery guns and anti-tank guided missiles in response to heavy shelling...

‘Political, economic or health emergency’? There’s only The Emergency in Constitution, say lawyers

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 24 -- Several lawyers polled by Malay Mail have cast doubts over the feasibility of the rumoured so-called "partial emergency" dubbed either a political, economic or health emergency, following speculation yesterday that the government is seeking such powers. Pointing to the Federal...

North Korea’s Kim lauds Chinese war dead on anniversary

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has paid tribute to the millions of Chinese troops who fought a US-led coalition to a standstill and saved his country from defeat in the Korean War, state media reported Thursday. The 1950-53 conflict was the first and so...

Combative Trump insists pandemic almost over, Biden says he did ‘nothing’

by Michael Mathes and Sebastian Smith President Donald Trump delivered a combative defense on Thursday of his Covid-19 response while election challenger Joe Biden — offering a glaring contrast in style in a rival town hall — accused him of doing “nothing” to end the...

Umno man says party’s ministers must state their stand on Perikatan

KUALA LUMPUR -- Umno's announced review of its support for Perikatan Nasional (PN) required the party's ministers to declare if they still supported the coalition, Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said. The Johor Umno deputy chairman and former deputy home minister said it was not tenable...

DRDO chief says India can have complete missile system in 4-5 years

India, Oct. 14 -- Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief G Satheesh Reddy on Wednesday expressed hope that within the next 4-5 years, the agency can help the Indian armed forces by developing a complete missile system. Speaking to ANI, Reddy said, "It will...

US presidents’ health through the years: secrets, lies, tweets

by Catherine TRIOMPHE How healthy is Donald Trump, really? Contradictory and incomplete information from officials since the president contracted coronavirus confirms that the health of the White House incumbent is a well-kept secret. Analysts also say Trump has displayed a savvy use of digital tools to...

‘China can’t get the better of India in conflict scenario’: Air force chief

India -- China can't get the better of India in any conflict and the air force, with its capability and intent serving as a deterrent for the adversary, is ready to handle any contingency, Indian Air Force chief RKS Bhadauria said on Monday, even...

Amid India-China stand-off, 131 soldiers join Ladakh Scouts Regiment

India -- Amid protracted India-China stand-off in eastern Ladakh, 131 young soldiers joined the prestigious Ladakh Scouts regiment in Leh on Saturday. "Attestation Parade was held on Saturday at the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre, Leh to mark the entry of 131 well-trained recruits into the...