South Korea's military said it scrambled fighter jets as two Chinese and six Russian warplanes entered its air defence zone on Wednesday. ...The StandardChannel. IOSAndroid. IOS Android ... Unlike a country's airspace - the air above its territory and territorial waters - there are no international rules governing air defence zones. ... .
South Africa’s PresidentCyril Ramaphosa is facing renewed pressure after a panel probing a burglary scandal at his farm said it found enough evidence to warrant a parliamentary debate on whether he should be impeached ... .
The Rosetta Stone... Hawass argues that Egypt had no say in the 1801 agreement ... Nicholas Donnell, a Boston-based attorney specializing in cases concerning art and artifacts, said no common international legal framework exists for such disputes ... ‘‘I will use the media and the intellectuals to tell the (British) museum they have no right.’’ ... .
Belgium has launched its biggest-ever criminal trial, a landmark prosecution of people accused of directing or aiding 2016 bombings in Brussels‘ metro and airport that killed 32 people. The prime French suspect in the dock on Wednesday confirmed his identity as proceedings began. “Abdeslam Salah, 33, electrical mechanic.” ... .
STOCKHOLM, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Half of the world's democracies are in a state of decline amid worsening civil liberties and rule of law while already authoritarian governments are becoming more oppressive, an intergovernmental watchdog group said on Wednesday ... "At the same time, we see global democracy in decline. It is a toxic mix.".
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S ... READ MORE. NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S ... The U.S ... Why did gun deaths rise so dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic? That’s “a straightforward question with probably a complicated answer that no one really knows the answer to,” said Fleegler, an emergency medicine physician at Boston Children’s Hospital... ___ ... .
He gave no further details. ...The U.S ... “ISIS remains a threat to the region,” the U.S ... IOSAndroid ... No one claimed responsibility for the killing. ... There was no immediate claim of responsibility but the Afghan affiliate of IS has been waging a campaign of violence that escalated since the Taliban took power in August 2021. ... .
BEIJING (AP) — Former PresidentJiang Zemin, who led China out of isolation after the army crushed the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests in 1989 and supported economic reforms that led to a decade of explosive growth, died Wednesday at the age of 96 ... Jiang was born Aug ... He supported PremierZhu Rongji, the party’s No ... Divorce rates climbed ... .