Russia’s Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Indian pharmaceutical company Hetero have agreed to produce over 100 million doses per year in India of the Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19, according to a statement release by Sputnik Vaccines on its website on Friday.
An Iranian diplomat accused of plotting to bomb a rally near Paris will be tried by Belgium courts starting today. Assadollah Assadi, a 48-year-old Iranian diplomat has been accused by the Belgian security forces of trying to smuggle explosives and target a rally of exiled Iranian politicians opponents near Paris in 2018. This will be […]
Summary: Julian Assange’s partner Stella Moris has urged President Trump to pardon him before Christmas. Democrat senator Tulsi Gabbard has seconded her plea and has asked him to consider pardoning those who, at great personal sacrifice, exposed the deception and criminality of those in the deep state. Another whistleblower Edward Snowden has said that no […]
Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen launched a sweeping crackdown on his opponents in 2017 charging them with treason and illegal attempt to take power. Most opposition leaders of CNRP were arrested along with their supporters. The opposition charges the PM and his party the CPP of human rights abuses, torture, control of media and corruption. As […]
The 2012 bomb plot involving the three Iranian was exposed when an accidental explosion blew apart the Bangkok villa where they were staying. Three Iranians Masoud Sedaghatzadeh, Saeid Moradi and Mohammad Kharzei were arrested by the Bangkok police. Investigations by the Thai and Israeli security agencies revealed that those arrested were planning for a bomb attack on Israeli diplomats in Bangkok.
The United Nations, President of the United States, President of France, PM of Britain, PM of Australia, Pope Benedict XVI, leaders of Asian and Middle-Eastern countries, and many others condemned the Mumbai attacks of 26/11. Here is a representative compilation of reactions from major world leaders.
Islamic terrorist Abdul Nacer Benbrika convicted of being involved in terrorist attacks in Australia has been stripped of his citizenship, as per Australian news reports. He is slated to be released from the Victorian prison where he was imprisoned since 2008. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton confirmed the news that Australian passport of the terrorist […]
The visit of Rear Admiral Michael Studeman to Taiwan, a top US admiral who heads intelligence at the U.S. military’s Indo-Pacific Command, has rankled China. Rear Admiral Studeman arrived in Taipei on Sunday. The visit would make Studeman one of the highest-ranking U.S. military officers to have visited Taiwan in recent years, says a report in the Singapore based news channel CNA.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: “The present form of the RCEP Agreement does not fully reflect the basic spirit and the agreed guiding principles of RCEP. It also does not address satisfactorily India’s outstanding issues and concerns. In such a situation, it is not possible for India to join the RCEP agreement.”
Though the transition means the handover of important information and duties from one administration to the next, in the United States the transition has a long history due to which each of the dates and activities in the run-up to the oath taking are important to understand. The 11 weeks at present is much shorter than the 20 weeks of transition period which was the practice till 1952 when Dwight D. Eisenhower took over from Harry S. Truman.