Explosion occurred at a kindergarten in the chinese city of Fengxian

16.06.2017, China.

On June 15 an explosion occurred at a kindergarten in the Chinese city of Fengxian, Interfax informed citing government media of the People’s Republic of China.

Local Chinese officials said that the investigation was underway, but couldn’t provide any data on victims of the explosion. According to the reports of the local officials, the blast struck at around 5 p.m. at the building of a kindergarten in eastern China in Jiangsu province. Cause of the accident has not been revealed. Local media has already published some images of the accident, as well as non-official information on victims.   Continue reading

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Iran’s Foreign Ministry denounces the US response to terrorist attacks in Tehran

08.06.2017, Iran.

Javad Zarif, Iranian Foreign Minister, criticized the US on Twitter on June 8.

An ambivalent reaction of the US authorities to the June 7 terrorist attacks in Tehran caused the indignation of the Iranian diplomat.

“Repugnant WH statement & Senate sanctions as Iranians counter terror backed by US clients.Iranian people reject such US claims of friendship,” said Javad Zarif.

The US President expressed his condolences to the people of Iran earlier, after the terrorist attack on Tehran.  At the same time, Donald Trump noted that the countries that sponsor terrorism risk falling victims to the evil they promote.  Meanwhile, it was reported that the US Senate is considering to draft a law on additional sanctions against Iran. Continue reading

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Construction of missile defense system in South Korea on hold until environmental impact assessment

07.06.2017, South Korea.

When speaking to journalists in Seoul, a representative of the administration of the President of South Korea announced that the construction of the American missile defense system in South Korea is suspended because an environmental hazards assessment is necessary, TASS news agency reported June 7.

According to the South Korean law, it is necessary to conduct an environmental assessment when building military facilities which occupy an area of more than 330 thousand square meters. In order to speed up the construction of the missile defense site, the country’s defense ministry tried to cheat: the territory for construction was divided into sections which were supposed to be gradually given to the American side for the construction of military facilities. Continue reading

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Foreign militants take part in terrorist attack on Philippines

26.05.2017, the Philippines.

Filipino Solicitor General  Jose Calida claimed on May 26 that Indonesian and Malaysian mercenaries are fighting alongside the Maute group terrorists against the Philippine Army on the island of Mindanao.

At the news conference, Jose Calida said, “Before it was just a local terrorist group. But now they have sworn allegiance to the ideology of ISIL” (organization banned in Russia – Rossa Primavera News Agency).

Currently, the Army battles terrorists that have captured the southern city with a population of 200,000 people. The Army uses helicopters and special forces. Eleven soldiers and thirty-one militants are reportedly killed. Continue reading

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Terrorists take Catholic priest hostage during siege of Filipino city

25.05.2017, Philippines.

On May 24, during the siege of the city of Marawi in the southern Philippines, Muslim extremists took a Catholic priest and more than a dozen parishioners hostage, The Associated Press reports.

Archbishop Socrates Villegas, the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines, said that the militants forced their way into the Marawi Cathedral and seized a Catholic priest, ten worshippers, and three church workers. Villegas also added that the priest, Father Chito, and the others had no role in the conflict. Continue reading

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