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7.0-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Mexico as Rare Phenomena Lights up the Sky
At approximately 9:00 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 7 a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Mexico near the beach resort of Acapulco killing at least one man and lighting up the skies with a rare phenomena.  The...
The twin towers of the World Trade Center billow smoke after hijacked airliners crashed into them early Sept. 11, 2001.
Biden Signs Executive Order to Release 9/11 Documents, Relationship With Saudi Arabia in Focus
President Joe Biden has signed an executive order instructing the U.S. Justice Department and other agencies to review and release some documents related to the FBI investigation of the 9/11 terrorist attack. The order comes...
Citizens, forced to wear face masks outdoors while travelling in the rain in Hanoi on April 23, 2020. Communist Vietnam sentenced a 28-year-old man to 5 years in prison after he allegedly broke a 21-day quarantine and registered a subsequent positive PCR test. One person was reported with a COVID-19 associated death in his contact tracing chain.
Communist Vietnam Sentences Man to 5 Years in Prison for Quarantine Violation
The communist country of Vietnam has sentenced a 28-year-old man to five years in prison for breaking a state-sanctioned 21 day quarantine after the man registered a positive PCR test for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that...
Health officials in full protective gear walk inside an isolation ward of Ernakulam Medical College in Kochi in the Indian southwestern state of Kerala on June 6, 2019. 12-year-old Indian boy Mohammed Hashim died of Nipah virus in a new outbreak earlier this week. The virus causes onset symptoms similar to that of SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19, but leads to encephalitis and mortality rate as high as 70 percent.
Brain Swelling Virus With Onset Symptoms Similar to COVID Kills 12-Year-Old Indian Boy
A 12-year-old boy in India has died after contracting a virus with similar onset symptoms to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), but that causes inflammation of the brain and comes with an extremely high mortality rate. ...
Japanese Prime Minister Candidate Calls for Increased Missile-Strike Capabilities to ‘Resist Authoritarianism’s Advance’
One of the top two candidates vying to become Japan’s next Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, has said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that Japan should consider expanding its missile-strike capabilities in...
In this file photo of Operation Buzzard from July 8, 2002, British Royal Marines scramble out the back of a Chinook helicopter to conduct a random vehicle search on a dirt path near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in an effort to deny al Qaeda and Taliban militants freedom of movement in the region. Special forces presence in Afghanistan has been instrumental to keeping militant groups in check.
Rumor of Delta Force and Navy SEAL Support as SAS Squadron Vows to Resist ISIS-K in Afghanistan
It has widely been reported that a SAS squadron of up to 40 members has asked to stay behind in Afghanistan after the Kabul airport blast, to fight ISIS-K.  According to the UK’s Express, sources...
Sweden has banned Israeli travelers due to the country's high rate of COVID-19 infections.
After Portugal, Israeli Travelers Now Banned in Sweden Despite High Vaccination Rate
Sweden has announced a ban on travelers from Israel, despite the fact that the Middle East nation is one of the world’s most vaccinated countries. As of Sep. 5, 68.44 percent of Israel’s population has...
While the Taliban says it has taken over Panjshir valley, the claim has been rejected by the National Resistance Front.
Taliban Claim Panjshir Valley, Resistance Denies Victory, Celebratory Kabul Gunfire Takes 17 Lives
At least 17 people were reportedly killed in Kabul due to celebratory gunfire by the Taliban. Reports emerged that the Taliban had defeated the National Resistance Front (NRF) in Panjshir Valley. 41 individuals, including children,...
An Afghan man rides his bike outside the entrance to the Chinese embassy in Kabul on June 10, 2004.
China-Taliban Relations More A Problem than an Opportunity: Eurasia Group President
Following China’s opportunistic moves on Afghanistan, Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer stressed the negative consequences the U.S. withdrawal from the country could bring to Beijing's plans. China and the Taliban As Afghanistan falls back into...