The Munich Security Conference (MSC) 2023 started on February 17, 2023, with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as the main subject for discussion. Since 1963, the Munich Security Conference (MSC) has taken place annually in Munich, Germany. The motto of the conference, formerly known as the Munich Conference on Security Policy, is “Peace through Dialogue.”Russia was not invited to the MSC in 2023 for the first time in two decades. The 2023 Munich Security Conference was not only the first with top Chinese representation following the COVID outbreak, but it also featured Taiwanese participation for the first time in years. Blinken assured Wang that the United States is not looking to engage in military conflict with China.
Read more: Iran’s women & men react against “Hijab” – Beginning of the end of Islamic revolution of 1979? Similarly, the Iranian revolution has three pillars upon which it continues to stand. The first strong pillar of the Iranian revolution is oil in large quantities, which greatly aids the economy’s operation. Oil exports, which account for 80% of Iranian exports, provide a solid foundation for the Iranian revolution. The United States will never take any action that will lead to the downfall of the Iranian revolution.5 months ago Global Village Space
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has adjourned senior PTI Senator Azam Swati’s post-arrest bail petition in a sedition case for posting controversial tweets against the state institution. According to the details, IHC chief justice Amir Farooq heard the post-arrest bail petition filed by PTI senator Azam Swati. Earlier, an Islamabad court had also rejected the bail plea of Senator Azam Swati in the case of the controversial tweet. Read more: SHC stops police from arresting Azam Swati in more casesPTI leaders are once again expressing their anger at the delay in justice for Senator Azam Swati. Free 75 years old political prisoner Senator Azam Khan Swati.3 months ago Global Village Space
With The Legend of Maula Jatt, Pakistani cinema has arrived on the world stage. Released worldwide on October 13, 2022, The Legend of Maula Jatt is a reboot of classical Maula Jatt made in 1979. Read more: The Legend of Maula Jatt receives rave reviews from cinemagoersA golden time for Pakistani cinema? What makes this film bring Pakistani cinema onto the world stage is its stronger performance in the overseas markets. Apart from protagonist Maula Jatt, the villainous Natt-duo surprises the audience and the supporting cast members also shine in their respective roles.5 months ago Global Village Space
The war on Ukrainian towns did not pause for Christmas despite Russian President Vladimir Putin saying he was open to negotiations, with his forces launching more than 40 rockets attacks on Christmas Day, Ukraine’s military said on Monday. “Russia single-handedly attacked Ukrainian towns and is killing citizens,” the adviser, Mykhailo Podolyak, said on Twitter. Ukrainian forces launched attacks on almost 20 Russian targets, it said. The Iskander tactical missile systems and the S-400 air defence systems that Russia has deployed to Belarus are fully prepared to perform their intended tasks. The S-400 system is a Russian mobile, surface-to-air missile interception system capable of engaging aircraft, UAVs, cruise missiles, and has a terminal ballistic missile defence.3 months ago Global Village Space
The head of Russia’s mercenary outfit Wagner said on Thursday it could take months to capture the embattled Ukraine city of Bakhmut and slammed Moscow’s “monstrous bureaucracy” for slowing military gains. Read more: US designates Russia’s Wagner military group an intl ‘criminal organization’“I think it’s (going to be in) March or in April,” Wagner head Yevgeny Prigozhin said in one of several messages posted online. “There’s a regular Russian army here and they also have regular artillery groups and they shoot accurately as well,” he said. Read more: North Korea sold arms to Russia’s Wagner group, US says– ‘Most important’ weapons –Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed to have annexed the Donetsk region that surrounds Bakhmut last year. Israel has adopted a cautious approach since Russia’s Ukraine campaign began last February, seeking to maintain neutrality between the two sides.1 month ago Global Village Space
Book group reorganizedGibbs Library’s recently reorganized book group met last week after a long hiatus due to various COVID-19 restrictions. Library director Misty Darton made sure everyone who wanted a copy to read beforehand had one. The Gibbs “No-Name” book group meets monthly on the third Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the library. The program was initiated in 2005 and complements the Maine Student Book Award program for grades four through eight. Each week two of the ten books on the state Chickadee book list will be read with follow-up activities.2 months ago Village Soup
× Expand Photo by Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Graham Smith was in attendance at the Oct. 10 Mountain Brook City Council meeting. The council member-elect’s days in the audience are drawing short as she will be sworn in at 8 a.m. on Nov. 7. “By law, the new council takes office on the first Monday of November,” City Manager Sam Gaston said. Then usually they make a bunch of appointments, probably reappointing the city manager, the city clerk, the city attorney and the city judge. If we needed a sixth one, which we don't know for sure, we would add that next fiscal year,” the city manager said.5 months ago Village Living