Mechanic steals plane from Seattle airport, crashes after being chased by jets

SEATTLE — A mechanic at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport stole a Horizon Air passenger airplane and crashed it into the Puget Sound in an apparent suicide Friday night, authorities said. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said the 29-year-old man acted alone. There were no passengers onboard….

Indian Army fails to reach finals of International Army Games 2018

India has fallen out of the International Army Games 2018 being held in seven countries, even though it came exceedingly close to the Chinese teams in two competitions it was participating in, army officials said today. The semi-final for the ‘Tank Biathlon’ competition ended on…

Pakistan To Decide Between Dollar Loans from IMF OR Chinese Bailout Soon

Pakistan will decide on whether to seek a bailout from the International Monetary Fund or friendly nations such as China by the end of September, according to Asad Umar, the finance minister-in-waiting of the incoming government. Umar’s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party is due to be…

CHINA BUILDING CUTTING EDGE ROCKETS FOR HIGH ALTITUDE LOCATIONS, COULD BE DEPLOYED ON INDIA BORDER

Chinese army officers on the Chinese side of the international border at Nathula Pass in Sikkim.China and India were locked in a 73-day standoff on the Doklam (Donglang in Chinese) plateau near the Sikkim border last year. China is building rockets for its artillery units…

Half of the $12 bn loan package to Pakistan will go back to IMF Foreign Minister Abdullah

Pakistan is expecting to get $12 billion bailout loan package from International Monetary Fund (IMF) while almost half of that sum would be spent to repay previous loan of the IMF, said caretaker Foreign Minister Abdullah Hussain Haroon on Friday. Speaking to media in Hyderabad…

Pakistan can’t use IMF money to repay Chinese Debt US

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo warned on Monday that any potential International Monetary Fund bailout for Pakistan’s new government should not provide funds to pay off Chinese lenders. In an interview with CNBC television, Pompeo said the United States looked forward to engagement with…

Armada Of RIMPAC 2018 • Ships & Subs Sail Together

International warships and subs sail on formation in the Pacific Ocean during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC 2018). RIMPAC has 25 nations, 46 ships, five submarines, and 200 aircraft, with 25,000 personnel participating from June 27th to August 2nd, around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern…

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 26, 2018)

International Navy ships assemble for a photo exercise off the coast of Hawaii during the Rim of Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) 2018, on July 26. Twenty-six nations, more than 45 ships and submarines, about 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 27…

Mattala airport deal will embroil Sri Lanka in India China ‘regional power games’ Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka’s proposed deal with India over the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport will “unnecessarily” embroil the island national in India-China “regional power games”, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said today. The Sri Lankan government earlier this month had announced that it would go ahead with the…

INDIAN TEAM REACHES MOSCOW FOR INTERNATIONAL ARMY GAMES

An Indian Army team has reached Moscow to participate in the International Army games scheduled from July 28 to August 11. India is participating in two competitions including the Tank Biathlon and Elbrus Ring — which is mountain warfare combat patrol competition in the vicinity…