Day: September 27, 2020

Directorate of Tourism Jammu celebrates World Tourism Day

open view news desk JAMMU, SEPTEMBE 27: The Directorate of Tourism, Jammu today celebrated the 41st World Tourism Day, 2020 across Jammu Division at destinations like Suchetgarh Border, Katra, Bhimgarh Fort, Reasi, Mansar, Patnitop, Kishtwar, Basholi and Poonch with active participation of the Stakeholders like Tour and Travel […]

How it happened: From law professor to high court in 4 years

WASHINGTON — Four years ago, Amy Coney Barrett was a little-known law professor in Indiana. Within weeks, she is likely to be the newest associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Barrett’s fast-track rise, set to drive the nation’s highest court to the right for a generation or […]

Fighting erupts between Armenia, Azerbaijan; 2 killed

YEREVAN, Armenia — Fighting erupted anew Sunday between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Armenia said a woman and a child were killed in the area by shelling from Azerbaijani forces and Azerbaijan’s president said his military has suffered losses. Armenia also claimed that […]

Military suicides up as much as 20% in COVID era

WASHINGTON — Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked as service members struggle under COVID-19, war-zone deployments, national disasters and civil unrest. While the data is incomplete and causes […]

As U.S., China squabble at U.N., a plea – and warning – from one of world’s smallest states

NEW YORK – As China and the United States feuded at the United Nations this week over COVID-19 and climate, one of the world’s smallest states pleaded for detente. “Micronesia asks our American and Chinese friends to reinforce their cooperation and friendship with each other … to achieve […]

Clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan threaten South Caucasus stability

YEREVAN/BAKU – Clashes erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan on Sunday over the volatile Nagorno-Karabakh region, reigniting concern about instability in the South Caucasus, a corridor for pipelines transporting oil and gas to world markets. Both sides, which fought a war in the 1990s, reported fatalities. Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh, […]

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