US arranging charter flight to evacuate diplomats out of China amid coronavirus outbreak, official says
Saturday a US official said that the US govrnment government is arranging a charter flight to evacuate diplomats from the Chinese city that has become ground zero for a new deadly strain of coronavirus.
A husband and wife. A pair of brothers from a wealthy, upper-class family. A man with a law degree. Another who studied in the United Kingdom and did postgraduate work in Australia, before coming home to settle down in his native Sri Lanka.
Saturday the Obama administration expressed its “regret” for an airstrike that mistakenly killed Syrian forces, a senior administration official told Fox News, as the U.S. awaited a response from the Assad regime.
Tuesday 4 ships belonging to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) “harassed” an American destroyer in the Strait of Hormuz a U.S. Navy official confirmed to Fox News. The official said the Iranian ships carried out a “high-speed intercept,” with two of the vessels coming within 300 yards of the USS Nitze.
A U.S. airstrike targeting Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mansour on Saturday “likely” killed him and a second combatant. Obama authorized the strike which took place at about 6 a.m. ET in a remote area along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, near the town of Ahmad Wal, the official said.
A Russian ban on all flights to Egypt in the wake of a Russian plane crash will last for at least several months, President Vladimir Putin’s chief of staff announced Tuesday. Sergei Ivanov said it would be impossible to radically revise Egypt’s security system in a short time, according to Russian news reports. Ivanov spoke during a trip to Finland.