Five people perished in snow avalanches in the mountains of eastern Tajikistan. According to the republican Emergencies Ministry, on the route linking Tajik capital Dushanbe with Horog town, a snow avalanche overturned an automobile with eight passengers. Four of them died on the spot, and the others were rushed to hospital with injuries of different gravity. One more person perished similarly on a local motor road in the same area. Due to the calamity, the delivery of humanitarian cargoes to the inhabitants of the northern regions of Afghanistan has been temporarily suspended.
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18