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Mystery over distress signals 'coming from missing submarine'

Mystery over distress signals 'coming from missing submarine'

San Juan in the Southern Atlantic. The U.S. government is providing rapid response capabilities, including aircraft, equipment, and personnel to assist the government of Argentina in its search for the missing submarine. "There is a storm with waves of six meters (nearly 20 feet)", Balbi said. U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) directed the deployment of this equipment and personnel to Argentina to support the country's request for worldwide assistance aimed at locating the missing submarine ...


Netanyahu again heard for alleged corruption

Netanyahu again heard for alleged corruption

Investigators arrived by vehicle in late afternoon to Netanyahu's official residence in Jerusalem where past interrogations have taken place, and disappeared behind security gates. A Midgam poll published over Channel 2 appeared to refute Barak's claim, as it found that that more than four times as many people believe PM Netanyahu is fit to be prime minister than Barak is.


PM Modi holds talks with French Minister Jean-Yves Drian

PM Modi holds talks with French Minister Jean-Yves Drian

The strengthening of cooperation in the Indian Ocean comes, even as India, Japan, the USA and Australia could be part of a formalised quadrilateral arrangement in the Indo-Pacific region. The French Minister is on a two-day-long visit to India for preparing ground for President Emmanuel Macron's proposed visit to India next year. "We appealed to all countries to oppose those financing, sheltering and providing safe havens to terrorists", Ms.


Germany puts blanket ban on smartwatches for kids over privacy concerns

Germany puts blanket ban on smartwatches for kids over privacy concerns

In a statement , the regulator said it had already taken action against several companies offering such smartwatches on online platforms. The ban was passed after concerns that these watches could be used as illegal spying devices. Both of the mentioned firms have said that they had resolved the security issues. However, that same feature can let them secretly eavesdrop on any surrounding conversation close to the watch-like listening to a teacher in a classroom.


All eyes on possible meeting between N. Korean leader, special Chinese envoy

All eyes on possible meeting between N. Korean leader, special Chinese envoy

Song Tao, the special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping made the remark on Friday during his meeting with Choe Ryong-hae, a senior North Korean official, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). Song also presented a gift for Kim, North Korea's third-generation dictator, when he met Choe. They exchanged views about the situation on the Korean Peninsula and in the region and on bilateral relations, the KCNA said.


Ishaq Dar decides to step down as finance minister

Ishaq Dar decides to step down as finance minister

Earlier, media reports claimed that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had requested Ishaq Dar twice to resign but the minister refused to do so by saying that it is not the proper time. According to reports, the name of Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Economic Affairs Miftah Ismail is also on the list, as is that of Ahsan Iqbal, now holding the twin ministerial portfolios of interior and planning.