Bangkok, Beijing Sign Contract on Delivery of First Submarine to Thailand

BANGKOK (Sputnik) — According to the Bangkok Post newspaper, the representatives of the Royal Thai Navy and Chinese state enterprise China Shipbuilding & Offshore International Co (CSOC)...

Indian Police Explain Missing Booze by Blaming Binge-Drinking Rats

New Delhi (Sputnik) — The bizarre excuse was given by Bihar Police after almost a million liters of alcohol that had been seized from smugglers in the state went missing....

At Least 2 Alpinists Dead, 23 Missing in China’s Qinling Mountains

BEIJING (Sputnik) – The South China Morning Post reported that three groups of hikers, respectively of eight, nine and 13 people, had been trapped at the...

India to Challenge Chinese Monopoly on Naval Vessel Supply to Sri...

New Delhi (Sputnik) – The Mauritius was given the second Fast Patrol Vessel and Sri Lanka is to get an advanced offshore patrol vessel...

Philippine Military Helicopter Crash Leaves Three People Killed, One Injured

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Three people were killed and another injured in a military UH-1D helicopter crash in the Philippines, local media reported Thursday. According to the GMA News...

Accountant Accused of 'Hostile Acts' Is Third US National Held by...

Mr. Kim, who had been teaching accounting in North Korea, is the third US national now being detained in North Korea. His detention is expected to ramp...

S Korean Presidential Hopeful Ahn Pledges to Create Joint Government If...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to The Korea Herald, citing the candidate' Facebook publication, Ahn revealed his plans to cooperate with the conservative Bareun Party nominee Yoo...

Safe Distance: Australian Army to Get Long-Range Battlefield Gas Detectors

The devices are known as Second Sight MS stand-offs. They are manufactured by Bertin Technologies, a subsidiary of French engineering company CNIM. According to the company's official website,...

South Korea Still Considers North Occupied Territory After Korean War

TOKYO, May 3 (Sputnik) — The territory of North Korea is illegally occupied after the conclusion of an armistice in 1953 as a result of the Korean War and belongs...

India, Russia Set Up Joint Venture to Make Kamov Multi-Role Helicopters...

New Delhi (Sputnik) — India's Ministry of Corporate Affairs incorporated the India-Russia Helicopters Limited Company on Tuesday. "This marks the formal creation of the Joint Venture between Hindustan Aeronautics...

As India's Rating Headache With Fitch Continues, BRICS Agency Could Be...

New Delhi (Sputnik) — Experts say it is difficult to ignore the strong fundamentals of India's economy and sustained reforms of recent years. Deepak Parekh, chairman of India's leading...

Number of Japanese People Favoring, Opposing Constitution Amendment Almost Equal

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to the Nikkei Inc/TV Tokyo poll, 46 percent of respondents backed keeping the constitution in its current form, while 45 percent of those...
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