China urges EU to work for normalizing bilateral ties. Afghan pilots assassinated by Taliban as U.S. withdraws Taliban captures key Afghan border crossing with Iran. Russia Says Its Nuclear Powered Space Tug Can Detect Disable amp Shoot Down Enemy Spacecraft From The Orbit. North Korea rejected AstraZeneca’s, COVID 19 vaccine over side effects. Think tank Welcome to FBNC’s July 10, International news, The fifth generation FC 31 is Chinas second stealth fighter jet after the J 20., The carrier based aircraft had cleared a crucial test ahead of its public display at the Shenyang Aircraft Corporations SAC Aviation Expo Park.. The aircraft has completed static testing that is crucial for examining the aircrafts structural integrity under extreme conditions. China believes that the development of the stealth jets, such as the FC 31, definitely provides the nation a greater power projection. The regional and global levels., The FC 31 stealth aircraft is a fifth generation, multi role twin engine stealth fighter demonstrator, as reported earlier by the Eurasian Times. FC 31 is expected to be comparable to the US F, 35 stealth fighter.. According to American experts, there is a striking similarity between the airframe of Chinas FC 31 and the US F, 35 jet.. Also, China has faced allegations of copying stealing and replicating designs of weapon systems from its adversaries.. According to The National Interest, the FC 31’s lack of vertical take off capability could be a major obstacle preventing China from succeeding in building this fighter, especially when the country is stuck.

caught in a conflict with Taiwan, which is supported by the United States.. The combat teams of Pantsyr S1 anti aircraft, missilegun systems of Russias Southern Military District held drills in Crimea to hunt and eliminate enemy drones that attempted to attack S 400 air defense launchers. The Black Sea Fleets press office reported on Friday. quotThe teams of Pantsyr S1 surface to air missilegun systems from the Southern Military Districts. Air defense regiment stationed on the Crimean Peninsula held an exercise to practice hunting and eliminating aerial targets.. Under the scenario of the scheduled exercise. The notional enemy employed, unmanned aerial vehicles to attack the positions of S 400 anti aircraft missile systemsquot. The drills are running amid NATOs Sea Breeze maneuvers in the Black Sea, with about 4000 personnel 40 combat ships. Recently, the US Army also released a video 1 simulating the destruction of two S: 400 missile complexes at another exercise in Africa., Pantsyr S1 anti aircraft, missilegun launchers, are deployed on the Crimean Peninsula to provide for its air defense and shield the positions of S 400. The S 400 can engage targets at a distance of up to 400 km and at an altitude of up to 35 km under intensive enemy fire and jamming. Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi has urged European Union diplomatic, chief, Josep Borrell, to remove all obstructions in pushing bilateral Ties into a forward trajectory., The two spoke during a virtual meeting on Thursday amid differences over the alleged harsh measures adopted by China in Xinjiang and Hong Kong.

Wang told Borrel. The Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday.. China opposes all kinds of hypocritical lectures on the matter. Chinas determination to safeguard its sovereignty is unshakable, Mutual understanding must be reached and obstacles removed to promote healthy relationships on the right track., The European Parliament EP Thursday approved a resolution calling for the freedom of detained journalists Of Hong Kong daily Apple Daily., The news outlet closed in June after the government accused it of publishing articles that violated the controversial national security law in Hong Kong.. The resolution also advocated the release of politicians and activists in detention for exercising their right to freedom of expression.. The conversation between the two comes after German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron supported the ratification of the investment agreement between China and the EU. This week, in a video conference with Chinese leader Xi, Jinping., The sanctions which followed a similar decision by the United States were the EUs first against China. Since the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989 Afghan Air Force, Major Dastagir Zamaray had grown so fearful of Taliban assassinations of off duty forces in Kabul that he decided to sell his home to move to a safer pocket of Afghanistan’s sprawling. Capital.. Taliban fighters have seized control of a key district in western Afghanistan that includes an important border crossing with Iran. Afghan security officials said, as the armed group continues, its rapid military advances around the country.. According to Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid quotIslam Qala port is completely under our control and we will try to bring it back to operation today July 9.

. In the last week, the Taliban has overrun areas bordering five countries: Iran, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, China and Pakistan, as foreign forces end their 20 year intervention and the domestic security situation. Deteriorates. Pitched battles between Taliban fighters and Afghan government forces were also under way in the northern Balkh province bordering Uzbekistan.. We are monitoring the slightest movement near the border, said Brigadier General Farhad Arianfar, a commander of the Iranian armys ground forces. On July 9, Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, told the press that Moscow will not take any measures if the worsening situation in Afghanistan does not affect the territory of Moscow’s. Allies. Chinese state media reported that the country sent a flight to bring 210 Chinese citizens home from Afghanistan.. Earlier this week, more than 1000 Afghan security personnel fled into Tajikistan as the Taliban captured most of the northern province of Badakhshan, which also borders China and Pakistan.. The Russian nuclear powered tug Zeus, which is equipped with a megawatt class electric propulsion system, can be used to disable control systems of enemy, spacecraft with an electromagnetic impulse and shoot laser beams. According to a paper of the Arsenal design bureau part of Russias Roscosmos. In 2018 2019, the Arsenal design bureau conducted the Yadro Core research project that reviewed options for using a spacecraft with a megawatt class nuclear power propulsion system to perform the following tasks: probing the Earth Surface and the near Earth air space from a distance electromagnetic interference with electronic components of control, reconnaissance communication and navigation systems directed energy laser emission.

The Zeus nuclear powered space tug is designed for deep space flights from one orbit to another.. It has been in development since 2010. The spacecrafts preliminary design is expected to be finished by July 2024 and will cost 4.2 billion rubles.. North Korea has rejected planned shipments of AstraZeneca’s COVID 19 vaccine that were being organised under the global COVAX distribution scheme due to concerns over side effects. A South Korean think tank said on Friday, Jul 9. COVAX has said it would provide nearly 2 million doses of AstraZeneca’s shots to North Korea.. The first batch had been expected in late May, but was delayed amid protracted consultations. South Korea said last month.. North Korea has not reported any COVID 19 cases, a position questioned by South Korean and US officials.. The reclusive country has, however, imposed strict anti virus measures, including border closures and domestic travel curbs.. According to the report by the Institute for National Security Strategy, INSS, which is affiliated with South Korea’s spy agency, Pyongyang is now looking at other vaccine options. Asked about the report: the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization alliance. One of the organisations that co leads COVAX referred specific questions about North Korea’s preferences and policies to the government in Pyongyang.. According to news site, Al jazeera at least 52 people were killed and 30 others injured in a serious fire that broke out at a Hashem food and beverage factory in Bangladesh.. It is the latest accident in a country with a reputation for poor working, conditions.

, Police and witnesses said the factory fire occurred at 5 pm on July 8, local time and until the morning of July 9 the fire was still not under control even spreading throughout the 6 storey building.. According to local officials, three people were killed by jumping from high floors to the ground.. Later another 49 charred bodies were found when firefighters reached the upper floors and began to remove dozens of trapped, workers’ bodies. The bodies were moved to the burial place. Amid the anguished cries of relatives and people around. According to the fire department, the inside of the building contained a lot of flammable plastic and chemicals which could have been the cause of the fire. Before that in February 2019, a large fire originating from an illegal chemical Warehouse devastated apartment buildings in Dhaka, killing at least 70 people.. These are FBNC’s International news.