North Korea says U.S. drills have pushed scenario to ‘excessive red-line’ -KCNA

SEOUL, Feb 2 (Reuters) – North Korea’s International Ministry mentioned on Thursday that drills by the US and its allies have pushed the scenario to an “excessive red-line” and threaten to show the peninsula right into a “big battle arsenal and a extra essential battle zone.” The assertion, carried by state information company KCNA, mentioned … Read more

Myanmar junta extends emergency as coup anniversary marked by ‘silent protest’

Junta extends state of emergency, says elections have to be held ‘Present scenario is below uncommon circumstances,’ performing president says Streets abandoned in some Myanmar cities for silent protest Protesters maintain rallies in Thailand and the Philippines Feb 1 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s junta prolonged the nation’s state of emergency by one other six months, the … Read more

Two years on, Myanmar coup takes a ‘catastrophic toll’

Jan 31 (Reuters) – Two years after Myanmar’s army coup, a younger manufacturing unit employee turned resistance fighter mourns the lack of his leg in battle. A former diplomat has not seen his household in 4 years. A magnificence queen adjusts to a brand new life in wintry Canada. And an exiled instructor desires of … Read more

China presents Sri Lanka debt moratorium, IMF assist nonetheless doubtful

China presents debt service aid in 2022, 2023 Sri Lanka sources unclear if China letter will probably be sufficient for IMF Broad settlement between IMF, China on Zambia might present clues NEW DELHI/COLOMBO, Jan 24 (Reuters) – The Export-Import Financial institution of China has supplied Sri Lanka a two-year moratorium on its debt and stated … Read more

Unique: WHO investigating hyperlinks between cough syrup deaths, considers recommendation for folks

Jan 24 (Reuters) – The World Well being Group (WHO) is investigating whether or not there’s any connection between producers whose contaminated cough syrups it has linked to the deaths of greater than 300 kids in three international locations, an individual acquainted with the matter instructed Reuters. Citing “unacceptable ranges” of poisons within the merchandise, … Read more

WHO urges ‘speedy motion’ after cough syrup deaths

LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) – The World Well being Group has referred to as for “speedy and concerted motion” to guard youngsters from contaminated medicines after a spate of kid deaths linked to cough syrups final 12 months. In 2022, greater than 300 youngsters – primarily aged below 5 – in Gambia, Indonesia and Uzbekistan … Read more

Scientists unearth megaraptors, feathered dinosaur fossils in Chile’s Patagonia

Jan 16 (Reuters) – Scientists in Chile’s Patagonia area are unearthing the southernmost dinosaur fossils recorded exterior Antarctica, together with stays of megaraptors that might have dominated the realm’s meals chain earlier than their mass extinction. Fossils of megaraptors, a carnivorous dinosaur that inhabited elements of South America in the course of the Cretaceous interval … Read more

China COVID peak to final two-three months, hit rural areas subsequent

Peak of COVID wave seen lasting 2-3 months – epidemiologist Aged in rural areas notably in danger Folks mobility indicators tick up, however but to totally get better BEIJING, Jan 13 (Reuters) – The height of China’s COVID-19 wave is predicted to final two to 3 months, and can quickly swell over the huge countryside … Read more

Chinese language fret over aged as WHO warns of vacation COVID surge

Two billion journeys anticipated over Lunar New 12 months Virus spreading from cities to susceptible villages WHO says China response challenged by lack of knowledge China’s grand reopening marred by Japan, Korea spat BEIJING, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Individuals in China anxious on Thursday about spreading COVID-19 to aged kinfolk as they deliberate returns to … Read more

China imposes transit curbs for S.Korea, Japan in rising COVID spat

New curbs for S.Korea, Japan nationals transiting China China says visa suspensions for S.Korea, Japan “cheap” Escalating diplomatic spat could complicate financial relations Social media customers lash out at S.Korea’s “insulting” COVID curbs BEIJING, Jan 11 (Reuters) – China launched transit curbs for South Korean and Japanese nationals on Wednesday, in an escalating diplomatic spat … Read more