The mystery in Saudi Arabia is deepening. Just a few hours after the death of Mansour Bin Muqrin, son of former crown prince Muqrin al-Saud, Twitter is abuzz with the reports of death of yet another Saudi prince.
In a move that would worry India, China is planning to construct a 1,000 kilometre long tunnel to take Brahmaputra water to Xinjiang. Top scientists backed by the Communist Party of China are working on this mega project.
China is all set to once again block a move to get Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Maulana Masood Azhar declared a global terrorist. The proposal by India which has the backing of the US, UK and France has been put on technical hold by China which as a permanent member of the UNSC wields a veto power.
The Communist Party of China (CPC) on Tuesday endorsed a second five-year term for President Xi Jinping. Further it was decided to amended its constitution to add his name and ideology, elevating him on a par with party founder Mao Zedong and his successor Deng Xiaoping.
Chinese President managed to foil a major coup against him and the Communist Party of China. The coup was staged by former political heavyweights who were at the receiving end of his high-profile anti-graft campaign, a top Chinese official revealed.
Now in China, be patriotic or be punished. The Communist Party Congress and the State council of the government have issued fresh guidelines calling for strengthening the party leadership over businesses.
North Korea’s deputy UN ambassador warned that the situation on the Korean peninsula has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.
Pakistan is now starting to have a real relationship, US President Donald Trump said. Pakistan took “tremendous advantage” of the US over the years, but is now “starting to have a real” relationship, he said.
China has opened a 409-km toll-free new expressway linking Lhasa and Nyingchi, the two major cities and tourist attractions in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Nyingchi, incidentally is close to the Arunachal Pradesh border.
Catalonia’s regional leader opened the door to a unilateral declaration of independence from Spain on Sunday after voters defied a violent police crackdown. 90 percent voted in in favour of breaking away.