Russian FSB raid 22 (yes, 22!) illegal weapon workshops found in 12 regions of the country

Thanks to the joint operations of the Federal Security Service (FSB), the Ministry of Internal Affairs, and the National Guard in 12 regions of the Russian Federation, the activities of 22 clandestine workshops involved in customizing civilian weapons for combat were halted. Some were equipped with 3D printers and numerical control machines that were used … Read more Russian FSB raid 22 (yes, 22!) illegal weapon workshops found in 12 regions of the country

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis In The State

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced additional steps to combat racism, declaring it a public health crisis as the state confronts what she called systemic inequities highlighted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Democratic governor also created an advisory council of Black leaders and asked the state health department to make health equity a major goal. “We have … Read more Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis In The State

Commando for life: 95-year-old war hero Zhang Fuqing

Zhang Fuqing, 95, is a PLA veteran who once fought in the Chinese civil war. For his outstanding combat records as a commando in the war, he was awarded three medals and the title of “People’s Hero.” However, he never told anyone about his medals, keeping the secret for over 70 years. In 2018, local … Read more Commando for life: 95-year-old war hero Zhang Fuqing

Coronavirus in Australia: What went wrong?

On June 16, Victoria’s chief health officer Brett Sutton said “a day like today can make me nervous”. The southeastern Australian state had just recorded 21 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours, then the highest number of new cases they had seen in a single day since May 15. In the four weeks in … Read more Coronavirus in Australia: What went wrong?

Fight Master Breaks Down Sword Fighting From Film & TV | WIRED

Sword fighting expert Christina Traister examines a variety of scenes from movies and television featuring sword fighting and applies her expert analysis. Could Darth Maul really hold off two attackers like in ‘The Phantom Menace’? Was Arya’s sword training in ‘Game of Thrones’ accurate? Did the Black Knight from ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ … Read more Fight Master Breaks Down Sword Fighting From Film & TV | WIRED

Jacinda Ardern: no trans-Tasman travel bubble for ‘some time to come’

New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern says while there was no timeframe on plans for a trans-Tasman travel bubble that would include Australia, the rise in Covid-19 cases in Victoria means it won’t happen for some time to come. Once hopeful of including other countries in the Pacific region in the travel bubble, Ardern has confirmed … Read more Jacinda Ardern: no trans-Tasman travel bubble for ‘some time to come’

Thousands attend Berlin ‘Pandemic Freedom Day’ march

Thousands gathered in #Berlin on Saturday to march in protest against restrictions put in place to combat the spread of the novel #coronavirus. According to figures from #JohnsHopkins University, #Germany has had 210,676 COVID-19 cases and 9,153 deaths. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP … Read more Thousands attend Berlin ‘Pandemic Freedom Day’ march

Thousands at Berlin Pandemic Freedom Day March

Thousands gathered in Berlin on Saturday to march in protest against restrictions put in place to combat the spread of the new coronavirus. The demonstration was titled “The End of the Pandemic – Freedom Day” and was comprised of various groups. Gemany, like many other European countries, imposed restrictions on the population to curb the … Read more Thousands at Berlin Pandemic Freedom Day March

Live: Chinese Marines conduct littoral combat training in western Guangdong waters

In the western part of #China’s Guangdong waters, a brigade of Chinese #Marines conducts littoral combat training every summer. Get a glimpse of this #troop with CGTN to celebrate the 93rd anniversary of #PLA’s foundation. The Marine Corps, as a major naval force, is mainly responsible for amphibious landing missions. With the support of ship’s … Read more Live: Chinese Marines conduct littoral combat training in western Guangdong waters

My Heart My Motherland

Ninety-three years of hard work, ninety-three years of sticking with each other through thick and thin, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has traversed a glorious course of 93 years. A military is built to fight. Our military must regard combat capability as the criterion to meet in all its work and focus on how to … Read more My Heart My Motherland

McCarthy Says He’s Opposed to Trump’s Suggestion to Move Election Date

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said he is opposed to moving the date of this year’s election as President Donald Trump suggested in a tweet Thursday morning. However, McCarthy backed Trump in opposing mail-in voting and said Republicans should vote by absentee ballot, instead. “I understand the president’s concern about mail in voting, which is … Read more McCarthy Says He’s Opposed to Trump’s Suggestion to Move Election Date

Gaza grape farmers suffer amid Israeli blockade, pandemic

It is the peak grape harvesting season in Gaza, but farmers say they are barely covering their expenses. This year has been particularly difficult because of the pandemic and the economic hardships caused by the continuing Israeli blockade. To combat that, the agriculture ministry is trying to encourage people to buy local produce instead of … Read more Gaza grape farmers suffer amid Israeli blockade, pandemic

Feds Will Withdraw From Downtown Portland Following Agreement, Says Oregon Governor Kate Brown

The Trump administration has struck a deal with Oregon to end weeks of clashes between federal officers and protesters in downtown Portland that President Donald Trump has made a focus of his re-election campaign. But Federal and state officials gave seemingly conflicting accounts of the agreement amid continuing protests in the city over police brutality … Read more Feds Will Withdraw From Downtown Portland Following Agreement, Says Oregon Governor Kate Brown

Carrie Lam calls upon HK public to jointly combat COVID-19 epidemic

Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam urges Hong Kong residents to combat COVID-19 together in a promotional video broadcast from Wednesday. Lam shot the video on Monday to call for a joint fight against the virus in Hong Kong as the epidemic situation worsens. #HK #Coronavirus #COVID19 Subscribe to … Read more Carrie Lam calls upon HK public to jointly combat COVID-19 epidemic