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B-1 bombers fly mission near North Korea B-1 bombers fly mission near North Korea
- October 05, 2016

On Friday morning local time, North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test - the second such test this year. North Korea conducted its fifth and most powerful nuclear test to date on September 9, claiming it as a successful nuclear warhead detonation that proved its ability to mass produce "standardized" nuclear weapons that could be used on missiles. (more...)
Hungary votes on government's rejection of EU refugee quotas
- October 03, 2016

Orban's right-wing government led an expensive media offensive urging voters to spurn the EU's plan, which seeks to share migrants around the 28 member states via mandatory quotas without the consent of national parliaments. Despite an agreement reached by the EU Council past year to relocate 160,000 refugees from Italy and Greece , EU member states have so far relocated only 5,000 people. (more...)
Tim Kaine, Mike Pence prepare for undercard vice presidential debate
- October 03, 2016

The debate will take place from the campus of Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. Pence, the Republican governor of IN, is on the GOP ticket with Donald Trump. On social media, voters have compared the looming debate to watching "paint dry" and "90 minutes of Kaine and Pence quizzing each other on dad-rock trivia". (more...)
Explosion at cafe injures 90 at festival in southern Spain Explosion at cafe injures 90 at festival in southern Spain
- October 03, 2016

None of those seriously injured were at risk of death, a spokesman for the local hospital said. The town's mayor said: 'It appears that there may have been a gas leak with overheating and fire'. Local newspaper La Opinion de Malaga reported that the chef had raised the alarm moments before the blast, which gave most enough time to escape serious injury, according to BBC News . (more...)
United States weighs tougher response to Russian Federation United States weighs tougher response to Russian Federation
- October 03, 2016

The halt in fighting was also meant to allow for food and medical aid to reach people in Aleppo , where on Wednesday airstrikes hit the two largest hospitals in the rebel-held eastern part of the city. "We cannot find a different interpretation to these poorly disguised invitations to use "terrorist weapon" against Russia ", Sergei Rybakov said. "This is not the first time that such an allegation is uttered and then proven to be absolutely false". (more...)
Five things that led to India's strikes in Pakistan Five things that led to India's strikes in Pakistan
- October 01, 2016

Indian Air Force is grappling with a drawdown of its fighter fleet. "That should start with Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba, two major jihadist groups that operate openly in Pakistan and are prime suspects in these attacks", it said. Hours after Thursday's raid, one Indian government official said New Delhi would review its economic relationship, including trade flows, with Pakistan. (more...)