Wednesday, May 27, 2020

World Affairs

Chinese Forces intruded at multiple locations in Ladakh Region

| Chinese military is fast increasing the presence of its troops in areas around Pangong Tso lake and Galwan valley along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, sending a clear signal that it was not ready to end its confrontation with the Indian Army anytime soon.

Sudan Recovers $4 Billion of Assets From Ex-President Bashir

| Anti-Corruption body says it has confiscated assets valued at $4 billion from former President Omar al-Bashir, his family members and associates. NAB / FIA please take pointers

2 Dams Burst In Michigan USA, Forcing Thousands to Evacuate

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency after two dams collapsed following days of heavy rain. Thousands of residents are evacuating as the governor warns one town could soon be nine feet under water.

Nepal PM Defends “New Map” Claiming Parts Of Indian Territory

| While answering a question by the parliamentarians'' regarding the issue,Pm Oli said that diplomatic efforts will be made to bring back the territories.

Palestine abolishes all agreements with Israel, U.S. to protest against West Bank annexation

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday that the country is terminating all agreements and understandings signed with Israel and the US, including on security. Abbas made the announcement at a Palestinian leadership meeting in Ramallah. The decision came in response to the proposed Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank. "The Palestine Liberation Organization and the State of Palestine are absolved, as of today, of all the agreements and understandings with the US and Israeli governments and of all the obligations based on these understandings and agreements, including the security ones," he said.

JF-17 Thunder Block 2 S. No. 2P-60 for the Nigerian Air Force undergoing flight...

Two other aircraft for NAF, S. Nos. 2P-61 and 2P-62, are also undergoing flight tests. Nigerian pilots and maintenance crew have arrived in Pakistan for training. All three JF-17s will be handed over to NAF in November 2020.

Why India Wants to ‘Impose’ a Military Partnership on Bangladesh

India has, for too long, lobbied to replace China as Bangladesh’s arms supplier. But China already enjoys strong ties with Bangladesh. Besides supplying Bangladesh weapons, it has also pledged 38 billion dollars towards infrastructure development in Bangladesh as part of its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who owes a lot to her backers in New Delhi for sustaining her 12 years rule, has often been accused by her critics of using numerous bilateral agreements to pave the way for India’s domination over her country.