Weekly Round-up | September 14, 2023

Top news from around the world, brought to you by The Bhutan Live.

Ahead Of Summit, Vladimir Putin Offers Kim Jong Un A Ride In His Limousine

Russian President Vladimir Putin invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to check out his Russian-made limousine on Wednesday ahead of their summit, ceding the spacious back seat to his guest. Read more.

68 Chinese Warplanes, 10 Vessels Detected Nearby Since Yesterday: Taiwan

Dozens of Chinese warplanes and 10 navy ships were detected around Taiwan, authorities in Taipei said Thursday after warning that Beijing was conducting air and sea drills in the Western Pacific. Read more.

A Covid Challenge For Luxury Ship Stranded In Arctic With 206 Onboard

A luxury cruise ship carrying more than 200 people is set to be stranded for days in a remote area of Greenland’s Arctic after getting wedged in the muddy seabed. Read more.

Aung Suu Kyi’s Party Says Myanmar Junta Depriving Her Of Medical Care

In recent days, local media have reported the Nobel laureate, 78, was suffering dizzy spells, vomiting and unable to eat because of a tooth infection. Read more.

Thousands Killed, Displaced In Libya: What Caused The Devastating Floods

Devastating flash floods unleashed by storm Daniel have so far killed over 5,000 people in Libya’s eastern city of Derna. Besides that, over 10,000 people are still missing. Read more.

Huge Fire Breaks Out In Bangladesh’s Dhaka, Hundreds Of Shops Destroyed

A huge fire gutted several hundreds shops at a market in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, but there were no casualties as the blaze swept through the area in the early hours of Thursday, before stores opened. Read more.

Thank 140 crore Indians for their “collective spirit” for success of G20 summit: PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday attributed the success of the G20 summit to the people of the country and their “Samuhik Shakti” (colllective spirit). Read more.

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