China continues its military might around the Taiwan strait ever since US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei in early August brushing aside Beijing’s repeated warnings. Taiwan detected 17 Chinese warplanes and 6 Navy ships near Taiwan on Friday. Taiwan’s ministry of defence said that 8 Chinese fighter jets even crossed the Median line, prompting Taipei to task its combat air patrols, navy ships, and land-based missile systems to respond to Chinese military activity. Watch this video to know more.
India’s neighbouring country, Bhutan is staring at Sri Lanka-like economic crisis. Bhutan has banned the imports of all vehicles except a few to save its dwindling foreign exchange reserves. This is after Bhutan’s forex declined to $970 million at the end of December 2021, from $1.46 billion in April 2021. Watch this video to know more.
The Taliban supreme leader has once again hardened his position on engagement with the International community. The Taliban supreme leader Haibatullah Akhundzada said they will deal with the International community in line with sharia law while addressing a gathering on Thursday in Kandahar. Remember, the Taliban is yet to be formally recognised as a govt by any foreign country including its ally Pakistan. Watch this video to know more.
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