1 day ago · The Khmer Rouge (/ k ə ˌ m ɛər ˈ r uː ʒ /, French: [kmɛʁ ʁuʒ]; Khmer: ខ្មែរក្រហម, Khmer Kraham [kʰmae krɑːhɑːm]; "Red Khmers") is the name that was popularly given to members of the Communist Party of Kampuchea (CPK) and by extension to the regime through which the CPK ruled Cambodia between 1975 and 1979.
1 day ago · Enlargeable, detailed map of Penang. With a total land area of just 1,048 km 2 (405 sq mi), Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia by land mass after Perlis. Penang, situated at the northwestern coastline of Peninsular Malaysia, lies between latitudes 5.59° and 5.12°N, and longitudes 100.17° and 100.56°E.
1 day ago · Skopje is approximately 245 m above sea level and covers 571.46 km 2. The urbanized area only covers 337 km 2, with a density of 65 inhabitants per hectare. Skopje, in its administrative limits, encompasses many villages and other settlements, including Dračevo, Gorno Nerezi and Bardovci.
1 day ago · Ashford is a town in the county of Kent, England. It lies on the River Great Stour at the southern or scarp edge of the North Downs, about 61 miles (98 km) southeast of central London and 15.3 miles (24.6 km) northwest of Folkestone by road. In the 2011 census, it had a population of 74,204.
1 day ago · 1 January – India begins its two-year tenure (2021–22) as a non-permanent member of the UNSC. 2 January – India approves two coronavirus vaccines, Bharat Biotech's " Covaxin " and the Oxford/AstraZeneca " Covishield ", for emergency use. Experts raised questions over the efficacy of Covaxin and a lack of transparency in trials.