Ben Whedon

Articles by Ben Whedon

Outraged India Calls Erdogan Kashmir Remarks at U.N. ‘Completely Unacceptable’

India’s permanent representative to the United Nations (U.N.), T. S. Tirumurti, on Wednesday condemned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s speech to the U.N. General Assembly (UNGA) in which he called for a multilateral resolution to India’s border dispute with Pakistan in Kashmir, labelling Erdogan’s remarks as “gross interference” and “completely unacceptable.”

President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives to give a press conference after the cabinet meeting at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, Turkey, on September 21, 2020. (Photo by Adem ALTAN / AFP) (Photo by ADEM ALTAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Pakistani Comedian Uploads Video of Alleged Chinese Soldiers Crying

Video footage surfaced on Sunday depicting soldiers of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) crying on a bus while allegedly en route to the Indian border territory of Ladakh, a disputed area which has seen several recent clashes between the militaries of the two countries, Taiwan News reports.

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Wuhan Families of Coronavirus Victims Say China Blocking Lawsuits

The families of Chinese coronavirus victims in Wuhan, where the coronavirus pandemic originated accused the Communist Party of blocking lawsuits against the state for its poor handling of the outbreak on obscure legal grounds, Agence France Presse (AFP) reported Thursday.

This photo taken on February 22, 2020 shows a nurse adjusting his goggles in an intensive care unit treating COVID-19 coronavirus patients at a hospital in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province. - China on February 26 reported 52 new coronavirus deaths, the lowest figure in more than three weeks, …

China: Hundreds Arrested in Inner Mongolia After School Protests

The Chinese government has arrested hundreds of people in the Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region for protesting the implementation of a new language policy which locals fear is a means to eradicate their language and replace it with standard Chinese.

In this Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, file photo, a man is detained by police officers after being snatched a placard of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam from pro-democracy activists at a ferry terminal in Hong Kong. A ferry company barred a Hong Kong activist …

Colombian President: Nicolás Maduro Paid Alleged Anti-Maduro Coup Plotters

Colombian President Iván Duque confirmed Thursday that Colombian authorities had arrested four Venezuelans organizing “destabilization operations” within the country who were “allegedly promoted and financed by the dictatorial regime of Nicolás Maduro,” Runrunes reports.

President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro meets with the United Nations Secretary General on September 27, 2018 at the United Nations in New York. (Photo by Don EMMERT / AFP) (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP via Getty Images)