99 rivers are on flood alert, Southern China holds its breath

99 rivers are on flood alert, Southern China holds its breath

Premier Li Keqiang chaired the Government’s Standing Committee on June 22, requesting continued implementation of flood prevention work, ensuring property and people’s lives. Xinhua News Agency Information at the meeting said that this year’s flood season, extreme weather phenomena will …

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Russia puts nuclear forces on high alert

Russia warns of readiness to fight nuclear forces

The Russian President ordered the strategic deterrence force, including nuclear weapons units, to put on a high alert state, ready to receive combat orders. “The West has not only taken aggressive actions against our country economically, I mean the sanctions …

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Russia’s nuclear forces are on highest alert

Russia's nuclear forces are on highest alert

Russian President Vladimir Putin in a meeting on February 27 – Photo: REUTERS Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the defense minister and the chief of the general staff of the armed forces to maintain the Russian nuclear deterrence forces at …

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Taiwan on alert amid Ukraine crisis

Taiwan on alert amid Ukraine crisis

Taiwan’s leader ordered forces to maintain vigilance, increase surveillance and improve combat readiness, amid the Ukraine crisis. Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen met with top officials on Monday to consult on how the island should respond and how the Ukraine crisis …

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UK issues red alert ahead of biggest storm in 30 years

UK issues red alert ahead of biggest storm in 30 years

Specifically, the UK’s National Meteorological Office on February 17 issued a red warning for the coastal areas of South Wales and South West England when Typhoon Eunice is forecast to make landfall in the country in the early morning of …

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8,500 US troops on high alert because of Ukraine

8,500 US troops on high alert because of Ukraine

The United States has put 8,500 troops on “high alert” because of growing tensions in Ukraine, but has not yet deployed forces. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said yesterday that most of the US troops could be added to NATO’s Response …

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