Mullah Muhammad Omar, spiritual leader of the Taliban radical movement, has said there is a "giant project to annihilate America". In his statement, released on Thursday by the Afghan agency Bahtar, the mullah says that this plan will be carried out in the near future "if Allah so wishes". "Soon we will demolish America, remember my words," the Taliban head emphasised. Speaking of international terrorist Osama bin Laden, Mullah Omar said that "America will never get him alive". He denied rumours about an alleged arrest of bin Laden.
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