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Pakistani Court Convicts 31 Men of Lynching Student Falsely Accused of Blasphemy

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On Wednesday, a Pakistani court sentenced one man to death and handed prison terms to 30 others who were involved in the mob killing of a university student wrongfully accused of blasphemy last year. The anti-terrorism court in Haripur also announced Wednesday that 26 other suspects were acquitted and three more suspects are still on the loose. One recently arrested suspect has not yet faced trial.... 

Hotel Collapses in Shallow 6.4 Taiwan Earthquake

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A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has struck the east coast of Taiwan, the US Geological Service (USGS) reported. The epicenter of the quake was reportedly just 1km deep, some 22km east-northeast of Hua-lien. A hotel in Hualien has collapsed following the earthquake, Reuters reported, citing the Taiwanese government. Images posted online appear to show the first floor of the hotel severely damaged, with... 

Cryptocurrencies crash after India vows to BAN their use

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Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies are falling substantially on Thursday after India announced a crackdown on their trading and circulation. The largest cryptocurrency, bitcoin, dropped over 12 percent below $9,000, the lowest level seen since November. The Indian Finance Ministry on Thursday made bitcoin illegal and announced an upcoming ban. “The government does not consider cryptocurrencies... 

China Showcases New Electromagnetic Railgun-Armed Warship

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Pictures circulating on social media indicate that China’s navy may have mounted an electromagnetic rail gun on a warship, a feat that has yet to be tested at sea. A photo of a huge gun barrel situated at the bow of a People’s Liberation Army-Navy (PLA-N) Type 072-II amphibious warfare ship popped up on military technology Twitter feeds on Wednesday. ​According to a translation of a former... 

Chinese DEATH STAR Laser Under Development in Shanghai Lab

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Chinese physicists are working on a laser powerful enough to rip up space – and maybe even trigger a black hole. The physicists at the Superintense Ultrafast Laser Facility (SULF) in Shanghai have already created the world’s most powerful laser beam at 5.3 petawatts of power, but it wasn’t enough for them so now they’re developing a laser 1000x more powerful than all the world’s power grids... 

Cambodia arrests European youngsters for debauchery party, mostly Britons

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A prisoner who was arrested in Cambodia for what police describe as ‘pornographic dancing’ with young women tourists say they are innocent and insist they do not know why they have been arrested. Police in Siem Reap, the popular town close to the famous ancient temples of Angkor Wat in the north west of the country, said the tourists would be appearing in court at a time to be announced. Police... 

China's Army Recruits Top Scientists to Develop Quantum Technology and AI

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China is looking to the future as it embarks on a mission to develop cutting-edge technologies in order to become the new military tech superpower. China has selected 120 top specialists to work in a leading research institute to push the development of artificial intelligence and quantum technologies for military applications, the South China Morning Post reports, citing state media. It’s been... 

Majority of South Koreans think Foreigners Can Never become Koreans

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More than six out of 10 Koreans do not view migrant workers as “members of Korea,” a survey showed Wednesday, indicating the country still has a long way to go until becoming a truly multiracial society. According to the Overseas Korea Foundation’s survey of 820 adults nationwide, 61.1 percent of respondents have difficulties in accepting migrant workers as members of society, a... 

Zimbabwean Asylum Seekers Trapped in Bangkok Airport

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In events reminiscent of the Tom Hanks movie The Terminal, African “asylum seekers” from Zimbabwe have been trapped inside Thailand’s Bangkok airport for two months—because they failed to plan ahead in their attempt to invade Europe, and Thailand refuses to accept “refugees” of any sort. According to a report in the New Zealand Herald, the family of four Zimbabweans have been living in... 

Trump accuses China of selling oil to North Korea ignoring US sanctions

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Donald Trump has accused China of exporting oil to North Korea, in contravention of UN sanctions, after a media report alleged transactions between the two countries. Beijing has denied making illegal shipments. “Caught RED HANDED – very disappointed that China is allowing oil to go into North Korea. There will never be a friendly solution to the North Korea problem if this continues to happen!”... 

China wants to build Nuclear Power Plant in the middle of Ocean, why doesn't NATO do something?

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Beijing’s efforts to assert territorial claims in the heavily disputed South China Sea via land reclamation and artificial island construction are “moving ahead steadily,” state media reported Tuesday, also revealing the latest project envisioned for the waterway: a floating nuclear power plant. The nuclear power plant will primarily provide power for people living in Sansha city, according... 

14yo cancer patient girl gang-raped by 3 men, including passerby who offered to help

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A 14-year-old cancer patient was raped twice within a period of just a few hours on Saturday night in Lucknow, northern India. The girl was assaulted by two youths, and then later by a passerby to whom she had turned for help. The teen left home to buy groceries from a nearby market at around 4.30pm on Saturday. While the girl, who has early-stage blood cancer, was on her way, an acquaintance told... 

CHINA preparing to JOIN forces with North Korea in WORLD WAR 3

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The People’s Liberation Army of China has been conducting military exercises on the Korean border in preparation for war breaking out between the US and North Korea. The fear of war between the two countries has risen over the past several months after China’s neighbour carried out a number of illegal missile tests and threatened to target the US territory of Guam with a nuclear missile. Following... 

Pakistani Air Force ordered to shoot down US drones

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Pakistan’s Air Force (PAF) commander has reportedly ordered to take down drones violating the country’s sovereignty, including that of the US. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman also recalled a historic breach of trust incident over a batch of US-made F-16’s which Pakistan paid for, but never received. The jabs against America, a key ally, came Thursday in a speech Aman delivered at a ceremony... 

Beware of Jellyfish: China Unveils “WMD” to Protect Aircraft Carriers

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Upon discovering that swarms of mush-like jellyfish are apparently a threat to its new aircraft carrier, The Liaoning, Beijing quickly moved to develop applicable methods on how to deal with the problem. One of the techniques, called a “jellyfish shredder” has lately been put to the test, according to Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post. The new counter-jellyfish mechanism consists... 
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