New Zealand: Cyclone Gita hits New Zealand and support teams deployed to meet any eventuality
- Several cities/districts in South Island have declared a state of emergency.
- Schools have been shut, roads closed, flights cancelled
- Christchurch is being evacuated to safe zone
Health – Measles warning
- WHO announces that Measles/Rubella cases increased multi fold in Europe. Romania, Italy and Ukraine are infected with highest figures. MMR vaccine is used as preventive for this
Syria: Fighting continues and several people killed
China: China is negotiating with Baloch militants to protect 3000km long CPEC (China-Pakistan Economic Corridor).
CPEC connects China’s Xinjiang province with Pakistan’s Gwadar port for enhanced communication means.
Maldives: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency on feb 5th for 15 days,
Venezuela launches oil cryptocurrency:
Malaysian Artist incarcerated for pretending Prime Minister Najib Razak:
North Korea called off Pence Olympic meeting in South Korea:
Pakistan: Krishna Kumari Kolhli is the first Hindu woman to become Senator in Pakistan’s Sindh province.