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September 11, 2018

Russia holding largest war games in its history

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- Russia on Tuesday announced the start of the largest war games in its history, mobilizing tens of thousands of troops for the drills that will also see Chinese troops take part, and that has prompted complaints from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) that it's "a rehearsal for a major conflict." Russia's Ministry of Defense said that 300,000 troops will participate in the exercise called Vostok ("East") 2018, that is taking place in the country&#..
September 11, 2018

India to unveil world’s largest statue

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW DELHI, India) -- The prime minister of India is set to unveil the world’s largest statue, dedicated to Sardar Patel, a nationalist who helped unite modern India after its independence from Britain, next month. The Statue of Unity will stand at nearly 600 feet, according to Michael Graves Architecture and Design, part of the multi-firm group constructing the monument. That is almost 200 feet higher than the world’s next largest monument, the Spring Temple Buddha in China, wh..
September 10, 2018

Trump admin preparing for second summit with Kim Jong Un: White House

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is coordinating a second meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un after the president received a "very warm, very positive" letter from the North Korean dictator that requested another face-to-face sit-down, according to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. While Sanders said the note is "further indication of the progress that we hope to continue to make," there is still great doubt about the regime's willingness to dis..
September 10, 2018

Knife-wielding man goes on stabbing spree in Paris, injuring 7

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- A man wielding a knife and an iron bar went on a stabbing spree on Sunday night in Paris, injuring seven -- four of them critically -- before being captured by Good Samaritans and arrested by French police, a spokesperson for the French interior minister told ABC News. The attacks took place in northeastern Paris in an area dotted with cafes, cinemas and other cultural venues. Two British tourists were among the victims, Paris police officials said. Victims were rushe..