Boasting of his 'great intel,' US President Donald J. Trump told Russian officials in 2017 about an ISIS plot so classified that he risked exposing the source. In the same year, Trump revealed to the Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte that the US had positioned submarines near North Korea. That information had previously been so closely held that even some inside the White House were caught by surprise.
The Director General of the Indian Coast Guard, K Natarajan informed that there is one loss of life as of now. Unfortunately, one other person is still missing due to fire incident at Motor Tank (MT) New Diamond vessel. "The ship was carrying 23 crew including the master, 19 Philippines crew and 4 Greek people were there. When the blast took place, one of the oiler was in the engine room, when the explosion took place there is a good amount of smoke that got engulfed as a result of it probably he would have got trapped and lost the focus, so one person is still missing. The second individual was in the cabin and he got injured because the explosion and that is only one loss of life as of now." "The entire cargo of crude is still intact which we hope to salvage," said K Natarajan. Coast guard is preparing for the second phase of operation for the pollution took place because of the incident.
Two Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed all 346 passengers and crew aboard were the "horrific culmination" of failures by the planemaker and the Federal Aviation Administration, a U.S. House panel concluded after an 18-month investigation. Fred Katayama reports.
When the coronavirus pandemic forced Indonesian schools to shut, it exposed how millions of households in the Southeast Asian country still had no access to the internet or even a device like a mobile phone to do remote learning. So students and volunteers have come up with creative ways to get round the problem.
A 300-metre long 3D artwork adds beauty and serenity to a neighbourhood in Jakarta. The artists from the independent 'Komunitas Perupa Jakarta' were keen to liven the mood during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. View on euronews
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Qantas Airways said a seven-hour scenic flight over Australia's Outback and Great Barrier Reef had sold out in 10 minutes, as it joined a growing trend in Asia offering sightseeing "flights to nowhere" that take off and land at the same airport. Francis Maguire reports.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday launched the website of Aero India 2021, which will be held between February 3-7, 2021. "Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh launched the website of @AeroIndiashow 2021 at South Block today. The Aero India Show is scheduled from 03 to 07th of February, 2021 in Bengaluru," Office of Defence Minister said in a tweet. Aero India 2021 was also discussed at India-UK Defence Equipment Sub-group Meeting. "#AeroIndia-21 discussed at India-UK Defence Equipment Sub-group Meeting. UK keen to attend Asia's Largest Aeroshow," Principal Spokesperson, Ministry of Defence, said in a tweet. India hosted the 12th edition of "Aero India 2019" at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru, (Karnataka) from February 20 to 24, 2019.
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Singapore has the lowest coronavirus case fatality count globally, with just 27 deaths among the more than 57,000 people who have been infected with COVID-19 in the Southeast Asian island. So why is that the case? Emer McCarthy reports.
Health Ministers from member countries of the World Health Organisation (WHO) South-East Asia Region participated in a session to discuss measures to contain the Covid-19 outbreak. The 73rd Regional Committee Session of WHO South-East Asia from September 9-10 was held virtually via video conferencing. While addressing the session WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that Covid-19 vaccines will be available to all countries on equitable basis. He added that the WHO is committed to supporting all countries to reopen their societies. India’s Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan also attended the session via video conference. Watch the full video for more details.
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