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ANASIS II: South Korea Launches its First Military Satellite

South Korea has successfully launched its first-ever military communications satellite through the private operator, Space X. The launch is aimed at increasing the defence capabilities of the country. The satellite, named as ANASIS II, is going to contribute towards the enhancement of the ability of the country to defend itself against nuclear-armed North Korea, which ..

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European Union Report: North Korea, the most dangerous places in the world

On July 2, 2020, a research centre INFORM operating under European Commission released its report, “Shared Evidence for Managing Crises and Disasters”. Highlights The report ranks the countries based on “INFORM Risk Index” that is calculated considering humanitarian crises and disaster in the region. The index considers the following while framing the index Natural Factors: ..

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70th Anniversary of Korean War marked by North and South Korea

On June 25, 2020, North and South Korea marked the 70th anniversary of the start of Korean war that killed millions of people. Highlights In South Korea the event was celebrated under the theme Theme: Salute to the Heroes South Korea received the remains of 150 soldiers that were repatriated from Hawaii and excavated in ..

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Russia awards North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un a commemorative war medal

On May 5, 2020, the Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded the North Korean leader a commemorative war medal. The medal has been awarded to mark the 75th anniversary of victory over Nazi Highlights The award was received by North Korean Foreign Minister Ri-Son-Gwon on behalf of Kim. Kim was awarded with the medal for preserving ..

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World Press Freedom Index: India ranks 142nd

On April 22, 2020, the Global Press freedom Index was launched. India ranked 142nd in the index and had dropped two places. Highlights: India The World Press Freedom Index says that with no murder of journalists in India in 2019 as compared to 2018, the security situation in the country has improved. According to the ..

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