The Philippines has accused China of trying to prevent its coastguard from resupplying a contingent deployed at an atoll in the disputed South China Sea by directing a “military-grade laser light” at the ship and carrying out “dangerous” manoeuvres.
A new report by a research group has made startling revelations about the UK’s SAS Force..or the Special Air Services Force. It has claimed that SAS and other British special forces have been involved in covert operations in 19 countries in the past dozen years… including in Nigeria, the Philippines and Russia, as well as in Syria, Ukraine… and most recently in Sudan. Sudan is currently undergoing through intense internal rivalry and talks of Wagner Group of Russia operating there have also been making waves. The London-based research group named Action on Armed Violence, has compiled a list of their activities since 2011 based on media leaks. This expose highlights that members of the SAS, Special Boat Service and Special Reconnaissance Regiment, have been repeatedly deployed by the British Prime Ministers and Defence Secretaries to conduct high-risk missions, typically where the UK is not at war.
A massive fire broke out at the historic Manila Central Post Office in the Philippine’s capital late yesterday, with teams of firefighters battling for more than seven hours through the night before it was finally brought under control. The fire started around 11:45 p.m. local time and the situation was raised to the highest fire alarm level just before 6 a.m this morning before it was brought under control about an hour later, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection. As firefighters worked to control the flames, thick smoke could be seen billowing from the windows of the neoclassical building, known for its grand entry lined with ornate columns. The cause of the huge fire is still unknown.
Chinese state media reports said that a Chinese fishing boat operating in the Indian Ocean has sunk and all 39 crew members on board are missing. Broadcaster CCTV said that the sinking happened around 3 am local time on Tuesday. Reports revealed that the crew included 17 from China, 17 from Indonesia and five from the Philippines.
#China #FishingBoat #IndianOcean
A shipwreck that has been a mystery ..and a sore chapter in the history of Australia since 80 years has now been solved. Deep-sea explorers say that they have located the wreckage of a World War II Japanese transport ship, the SS Montevideo Maru, near the coast of Phillipines.
Elon Musk's start-up Neuralink on Thursday said it has gotten approval from US regulators to test its brain implants in people. Neuralink said that clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its first-in-human clinical study is ‘an important first step’ for its technology, which is intended to let brains interface directly with computers.
#Neuralink #ElonMusk #FDA
Former Pakistan PM and PTI Chief Imran Khan added to no-fly list; Guinea’s suppression of protests stokes anger against military; Germany, world's fourth largest economy, enters Recession; Wagner Group starts withdrawing from Bakhmut
#ImranKhan #NoFlyList #PTI #BushraBibi
The Indian Navy achieved a historic milestone after the MiG-29K fighter jet conducted a successful night landing on the indigenously built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant. The video of the same was shared by the Indian Navy on its official Twitter account.
#MiG29K #INSVikrant #IndianNavy #RajnathSingh
The first of the three Russian hypersonic missile scientists to be arrested on suspicion of treason will go on trial next week in a case which apparently involves accusations of betraying secrets to foreign adversaries. The criminal case against Anatoly Maslov, 76, will open in Saint Petersburg’s city court on June 1. The St. Petersburg City Court also ruled on May 24 that Maslov's detention would be extended until at least November 10. Soon after his arrest, authorities had flown him to Moscow and put him in pre-trial detention in Lefortovo prison…a former KGB interrogation site where Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich is also being held. The details of the case are classified, but some local media reports cited sources close to scientific circles as saying that the three scholars are suspected of handing information related to their research to China.
#Russiascientisttreason #russianmissile #russia #russianarmy #russiaukrainewar
NBC News Beijing Correspondent Janis Mackey Frayer was on board a U.S. Navy surveillance flight over the South China Sea when a Chinese fighter jet appeared on their wing and flew alongside for over an..