Daily Archives: January 30, 2016

China | China drives off US destroyer intruding into Xisha Islands waters


The People’s Liberation Army sent warnings and drove away a US navy destroyer intruding into Chinese territorial waters of Xisha Islands in the South China Sea, the Ministry of National Defense said on Saturday.

Earlier on Saturday, the USS Curtis Wilbur guided missile destroyer violated China’s laws by intruding into Chinese territorial waters, the ministry’s spokesman Yang Yujun said in a written statement issued on Saturday night.

Ukraine | Kiev’s non-battle losses in Donbas total more than 1000 soldiers

About a thousand people who died in the combat area in Donbas are the non-battle casualties. Ukraine’s Chief Military Prosecutor Anatoliy Matios reported this on January 29.

“As for non-battle losses, including those killed and wounded, we lost more than a thousand people. The causes are the following: blue on blue fire, mishandling weapons, injuries that caused death, car accidents and alleged heart diseases”, he said.