China’sPeople’s Liberation Army Eastern TheaterCommand said in a statement on Monday (August 8) that joint drills in the sea and airspace around Taiwan were continuing. The notice did not specify the precise location of the exercises or when they would end. Whether the six danger zones for the August 4-7 exercises remain in effect is unclear ...Photo.
"China has used the drills ...US PresidentJoe Biden, in his first public comments on the issue since Pelosi's visit, said on Monday he was concerned about China's actions in the region but he was not worried about Taiwan. "I'm concerned they are moving as much as they are," Biden told reporters in Delaware, referring to China ... .
Two more grain-carrying ships left Ukraine's Chornomorsk port on Tuesday, Turkey's defense ministry said, as part of a deal to unblock Ukrainian sea exports, bringing the total to leave the country under a safe passage deal to 12. ...The StandardChannel. IOSAndroid. IOS Android. More>> ... personnel are working. ... (Reuters). .
A man touring a Dutch castle died after he was hit with a 22-pound metal ball thrown by a competitor at the OpenHighland Games. EastBrabantPolice said the 65-year-old Geldrop local died Sunday, “after being hit by a metal ball in use at a sporting event.” ... “It wasn’t a spectator so he didn’t see the ball coming at all.” ... We’re devastated.” ... ....
KABUL. The Taliban stormed back to power a year ago as US-led forces withdrew from the country, two decades after first ousting the hardline Islamist regime. As the United States and its allies begin withdrawing their forces from Afghanistan, the Taliban launch a final offensive to win back control of the country they ran between 1996 and 2001... .
Taiwanese soldiers fire artillery during a live-fire drill in Pingtung, Taiwan, Aug. 9 ... EPA-Yonhap ... The drill will end at around 0130 GMT, he added ... 2022-08-08 15.58 . Politics. Taipei's drills, taking place on Tuesday and Thursday, will include the deployment of hundreds of troops and about 40 howitzers, the army said ... (AFP). .
TOKYO — Japan's SoftBank Group on Monday reported a record quarterly net loss of $23.4 billion, after interest rate hikes tanked tech shares. The telecom firm-turned-investment behemoth posted a net loss of 3.16 trillion yen, nosediving from a net profit of 761.5 billion yen in the same April-June period the previous year ... "It could be three months.
At least seven people have died and six were missing in and around Seoul, the South Korean capital, after torrential rain knocked out power, triggered landslides and flooded homes and the city’s metro system ... The Yonhap news agency said the downpour was the heaviest in 80 years ... They were later found dead. More sad news emerging ... .
Former PresidentDonald Trump wanted his military advisors to be more like. “the German generals in World War II,” . according to a new book about the Trump presidency that quotes from his administration’s top personnel.