a Japanese-born panda, delivered her first cub Monday at Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Center in southwest China, it was announced Tuesday. The female cub weighs 135 grams and is healthy, according to the center.
At least 20 people were killed, including two army officers and 18 soldiers, and 17 others injured after a fire broke out early Tuesday at a military ammunition depot in the western state of Maharashtra, said officials.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) appeared to have failed in its fourth test-launch of an intermediate-range Musudan ballistic missile after its dialogue overtures on military matters were repeatedly dismissed by the Republic of Korea.
On World No Tobacco Day, the WHO continues its call for governments, civil society and other partners, to support the implementation and promotion of the use of plain packaging as a tobacco control measure.