Daily Archives: October 2, 2018

Ukraine | Bomb attack on communist party of Donetsk republic

Sept. 29: Disturbing news from Donetsk: a bomb exploded at the congress of the Communist Party of the Donetsk People’s Republic.

According to eyewitnesses, the explosive device was laid under the seats in the lobby of the premises where the Communist Party was meeting. It was a on a timer and went off at the moment when the council of party secretaries left the premises at the end of the congress.
At least three people were injured. Witnesses say executive secretary Irina Yakina received the most serious wounds.

Investigators are working at the site of the explosion.

Saudi Arabia Admits Mistakes in Targeting in Yemen

Investigators ask how many times Saudis can accidentally bomb same civilian targets

Addressing the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on Monday with respect to the massive civilian death toll in the Saudi invasion of Yemen, Saudi officials made rare admissions of fault, saying that they had made “mistakes” in targeting and were working hard to rectify the problem.

China | Trial runs have started on the longest bridge in the world

HONG KONG — Cross-border buses operated by Hong Kong companies on Friday started trial runs on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) in preparation for the bridge’s upcoming opening.

The trial runs, jointly arranged by the governments of the Chinese mainland, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) and the Macao SAR, would last for three days and aimed at testing the readiness of boundary crossing facilities of the three places, the Hong Kong SAR government’s Transport and Housing Bureau told Xinhua.