Daily Archives: April 8, 2021

Main opposition party against mining wins Greenland election

HELSINKI, 7 Apr: Greenland’s main opposition party, which is against an international mining project involving uranium and other metals on the Arctic island, has...

Indonesia landslides death toll rises to 126, dozens missing

LEMBATA, Indonesia, 7 Apr: The death toll from mudslides in eastern Indonesia has risen to 126 with scores still missing, officials said Wednesday, as...

Leaders of Russia and China tighten their grips, grow closer

MOSCOW, 7 Apr: They’re not leaders for life — not technically, at least. But in political reality, the powerful tenures of China’s Xi Jinping...

US military cites rising risk of Chinese move against Taiwan

Washington, 7 Apr: The American military is warning that China is probably accelerating its timetable for capturing control of Taiwan, the island democracy that...

Iran ship said to be Red Sea troop base off Yemen attacked

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 7 Apr (AP) — An Iranian ship believed to be a base for the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard and anchored for...