Day: October 3, 2020

Azerbaijan’s army destroys Armenian military equipment

October 3, 2020

Azerbaijan’s army troops destroyed a large amount of military equipment belonging to the Armenian military amid the ongoing border clashes between the two countries.   “During the present day, the troops of the Azerbaijani Army, successfully advancing in the intended directions, took possession of new strongholds and carried out a cleanup of the territory from […]

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India inaugurates ‘world’s longest’ highway tunnel

October 3, 2020

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated “the longest highway tunnel in the world” built in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh that borders China.   Strategically important, the tunnel named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is located in Himalayas at an altitude of 3000 meters (10,000 Feet) from the mean sea […]

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OPINION – US keeps complicit silence on Cuban Embassy attack in DC

October 3, 2020

On Sept. 22, the Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez highlighted in the online General Debate of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly that despite “every week, the US government issues statements against Cuba or imposes new restrictions; paradoxically, however, it has refused to term as terrorist the attack that was carried out […]

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15 dead, over 30 injured in Afghanistan attack

October 3, 2020

At least 15 people have been killed and more than 30 injured in an ongoing militant attack in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, an official confirmed on Saturday.   Militants detonated a car packed with explosives near an administrative compound in Shinwari district at around 12:30 p.m. (0800GMT), according to Attaullah Khogyani, the provincial governor’s spokesman. […]

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‘Greek arguments baseless according to int’l law’

October 3, 2020

Arguments put forward by Greece and the Greek Cypriot are baseless according to international law, says Turkish vice president.   “The world will eventually recognize Turkey’s rightness,” told Vice President Fuat Oktay in an interview published in Turkish Kriter magazine on Friday.   Mentioning the recent tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean, “Greece, Greek Cypriot administration […]

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Iraq arrests 26 Daesh/ISIS militants in security swoop

October 3, 2020

Iraqi forces arrested 26 suspected Daesh/ISIS militants in a security swoop in the northern Nineveh province on Saturday, according to the defense ministry.   A ministry statement said the militants were detained upon confessions given by Daesh/ISIS terrorists already in Iraqi custody.   He said the suspects had confessed of carrying out terrorist attacks against […]

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Yemen army says over 1,000 rebels killed September

October 3, 2020

Government forces killed over 1,000 Houthi rebels in clashes in war-torn Yemen in September, the Yemeni army said on Saturday.   A military statement cited by the September 26.net website said around 215 rebel commanders were among those killed last month.   The Houthi-run capital Sanaa saw the highest rebel death toll with 285 Houthis […]

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Virus cases in Eurasia, Central Asia rise by 5,600

October 3, 2020

More coronavirus cases and fatalities were reported in several Eurasian and Central Asian countries on Friday.   – Ukraine   Ukraine registered 4,661 new virus cases over the past 24 hours, its biggest single-day increase since the start of the pandemic, bringing the tally to 222,322, Health Minister Maxim Stepanov said.   The death toll […]

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