His return is expected to avert a risky confrontation that had raised fears of a wider conflict between the two countries. The pilot, identified as Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman , was taken in a convoy that set out from the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore to the border crossing at Wagah on Friday, escorted by military vehicles with soldiers, their weapons drawn.
Trump's comments on Warmbier also echoed his defense of Russian President Vladimir Putin over the conclusions of USA intelligence agencies that Moscow meddled in the 2016 presidential election. The breakdown came after Mr Trump and Mr Kim had appeared to inch towards normalising relations between the United States and North Korea. President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un sit for a dinner at the Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam on February 27, 2019.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo early Friday morning said he was hopeful to "take down the tension" between Pakistan and India after having "good conversations" with leaders from the two neighbouring countries. I beseech India not to force us down the path of war. "India will fight as one, India will win as one", Modi said. What have India and Pakistan said? "The region will prosper if there is peace and stability".
Venezuela has been plunged into a political crisis since January 23 when National Assembly President Juan Guaido declared himself interim president and was recognized by the USA and some other countries. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said after the vote on the USA draft resolution. Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has called Bolsonaro "a modern-day Hitler" and has accused him of plotting a military intervention in Venezuela.
The rotund rodent got firmly stuck in the cover's drainage hole and was spotted by a passing family. The rat appeared to be uninjured, though slightly embarrassed. "The rat had quite a lot of winter fat and got stuck on its hips - nothing was going forward and nothing back", animal rescuer Michael Sehr told news agency DPA on Monday.
Modi, in his e-address, said, "Every citizen in the country right now wants to contribute in some way or the other towards India's betterment". In the wee hours of February 26, Indian aircraft intruded the LoC near Muzaffarabad sector, however they scrambled back following timely response from the Pakistan Air Force (PAF).