Russia, Belarus hold massive military drills
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Russia, Belarus hold massive military drills
The normally biennial Airshow China, which was delayed by a year due to COVID-19, was mostly a domestic affair due to tight quarantine rules.The country's efforts to improve homegrown aerospace technology was in the spotlight at a time of a growing strategic rivalry with the West.
After a two-hour pause in volcanic activity, the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma began to erupt once more on Monday, September 27.Video posted just before midnight on Monday shows lava pouring from the crater at night.Copernicus EMS said satellite imagery indicated that some 589 homes and 21 kilometers of roadway had been destroyed by volcanic activity by early Tuesday. Credit: Antonio Camacho via Storyful
A pair of American siblings have returned home after China lifted an exit ban following Canada’s release of a top Chinese tech executive wanted in the U.S. on fraud charges. A State Department spokesperson said Cynthia and Victor Liu returned to the U.S. on Sunday after consular staff in Shanghai helped facilitate their departure. A pair of Canadians held in China were also permitted to leave after Canada released Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou on Friday.
The takeover will take affect mid-October, with the government reassuring consumers that fares, tickets and services would not change.
As Europe's economic powerhouse Germany embarks on the task of piecing together a new ruling coalition after Sunday's knife-edge election, observers need only look to its neighbors, Belgium and the Netherlands, to see how tricky the process can be. Olaf Scholz, leader of the center-left Social Democrats that narrowly beat outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right Union bloc on Sunday sounded upbeat the morning after the vote. “My idea is that we will be very fast in getting a result for this government, and it should be before Christmas if possible,” Scholz told reporters in Berlin.
A three-day blaze that completely incinerated two giant Tesla batteries at a vast energy storage site in Australia was probably sparked by a coolant leak, safety regulators said Tuesday.
Truck drivers attempted to bring traffic to a standstill across Italy on September 27 to protest a government requirement for them to prove their COVID-19 vaccination status.From next month onwards, all workers who fail to provide a valid Digital Green Certificate will be subject to a fine, according to Italian legislation.According to La Stampa, who cited traffic authorities, the protest did not cause significant, widespread disruption.The demonstrations were intended to disrupt traffic for the entire week.Instagram user luca_superba66 said this footage shows the scene on the A10 in Genoa as a truck blocked the flow of vehicles. Credit: luca_superba66 via Storyful
The James Bond series was always known for its loose continuity until the Daniel Craig era – his second outing, 2008’s Quantum Of Solace, is the franchise’s first true sequel.
It's a hybrid boot for the city and countryside.
Real estate company, China Evergrande, rattled global markets last week, when it defaulted on a bond payment and now there are doubts it can finish constructing one of the world's largest soccer stadiums, despite telling Reuters on Monday they’ll proceed “as normal.”Residents and workers in the southern city of Guangzhou say the project appeared to slow down over the summer.They told Reuters there were less workers than in June - that where there were hundreds, there are now few.Evergrande owes over $300 billion in debt and has run short of cash.Construction on the Guangzhou FC Soccer stadium began in April last year and was set to cost nearly $2 billion.The company told Reuters it’s still due to be finished by 2022.In response to a query, China Evergrande said, "Construction work on the soccer stadium is still proceeding as normal and in an orderly manner."The stadium is expected to seat over 100,000 fans, which would make it the world's largest soccer venue by capacity.
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Mexico celebrated the 200th anniversary of the country's independence from Spain on Monday with a commemoration featuring fireworks, theatre, and pyrotechnics in the capital's central plaza.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 28 — The Health Ministry reported 11,332 Covid-19 cases today, reversing the downward trend of the past 24 hours. New daily infections had been declining over the past few days...
The Taliban have "basically agreed" to let one of Afghanistan's biggest foreign aid organisations continue employing women, the group's head said, but told him it would take time.
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As the Taliban appeared on every corner of Kabul, Marwa and her friend -- both gay Afghans -- took the drastic decision to become husband and wife.
A co-organiser for a marketing event involving mostly influencers aboard a yacht was fined $7,000 on Tuesday (28 September) after failing to ensure that the group did not intermingle.