Twin suicide blasts kill at least 20 inside Afghan Shiite mosque
Friday, August 3, 2018, 6:48 PM
Twin suicide blasts struck a Shiite-mosque in eastern Afghanistan on Friday as it was crowded with worshippers for weekly prayers, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens in the latest attack on the minority. Officials have said they fear the death toll could rise after the assault, the latest targeting civilians who have borne the brunt of the violence in Afghanistan's long conflict.
China builds unmanned weather station near border with India
Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 8:44 AM
China has installed an unmanned automatic weather observation station near its border with India in Tibet to support its Army in the event of a live-fire-conflict with New-Delhi. The station along the Indian border is situated at Yumai township under Lhunze county of Shannan Prefecture in Tibet and could provide data to help with transportation and communication in national-defence, the state-run Global Times reported.