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With Millions Facing Starvation, US Treasury Unveils Plan to Address Food Crisis
On May 18, the U.S. Treasury along with several global development banks, in collaboration with other groups, announced a multi-billion dollar plan to address the worldwide food security crisis that has only deepened following Russia’s...
Solomon Islands Under Western Pressure to Scrap Security Deal With China
Last month, the Solomon Islands revealed it was in talks with the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to draft a security deal — a move that has triggered alarms in neighboring Australia, New Zealand and...
China Warns US Against Expanding ‘Pacific Version of NATO,’ Threatens Retaliation for Supporting Taiwan
As the whole world watches with bated breath how the invasion of Ukraine unfolds, China is cautioning against the U.S. trying to build a “Pacific version of NATO” and has again warned that Washington’s ongoing...
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Biden Warns Ukraine of Imminent Russian Invasion, Says CNN
President Joe Biden has warned his Ukrainian counterpart, President Volodymyr Zelensky, about an imminent invasion by Russia according to a CNN report. The warning was conveyed while the two leaders engaged in a phone call...
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China Claims US State Department ‘Interfering’ With Winter Olympics
China is demanding the U.S. immediately halt all "interference" against the Winter Olympics, scheduled to begin on Feb. 4 in Beijing and nearby Hebei Province.  Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Yi made the demand during a...
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Russian Military on the Move, Warships Heading for the Black Sea
On Thursday, Jan. 20, Russia announced that it would be sending its fleet, complete with warships, aircraft and army personnel, for a series of military exercises to “zones of responsibility.” Some of those warships have...
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Blinken’s Russia Meeting on Ukraine Ends Without Any Breakthroughs
On Jan. 21, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva to discuss the ongoing tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Moscow is said to have deployed around 100,000...
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Pro-Beijing Elite Sweep Hong Kong’s First ‘Patriots Only’ Election
On Dec. 19, pro-Beijing candidates swept the 2021 Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) elections following a drastic Chinese Communist Party (CCP) imposed electoral overhaul which dictated that only candidates vetted by Beijing could run. Voter...
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German Warship Deployed in South China Sea, First Time in Two Decades
On Dec.15, a German warship sailed through the contentious South China Sea for the first time in around 20 years. By doing so, Germany joined other Western nations like the United States and the United...
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New US Military Software Seeks to Predict Chinese Response
In what seems straight out of a science fiction movie, U.S. military commanders in the Pacific have developed software designed to predict China’s responses to some of America’s actions. The tool is expected to be...
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Ukraine and Russia Are on the Verge of War, With Possible Global Consequences
A massive buildup of Russian troops at the Ukraine border has spurred international concerns about a looming Russian invasion and an ensuing conflict that could usher in another World War. Tensions between Ukraine and Russia...
A general view of the Natanz nuclear enrichment facility, is seen on April 9, 2007, 180 miles south of Tehran, Iran. A Dec. 4 explosion near the facility is claimed by Tehran to be part of routine military drills as the world is in negotiations to restore its 2015 nuclear pact. Israel, an ardent opposition to the Islamic regime’s nuclear program, alluded it may have been responsible for the noise.
Israel May or May Not Have Caused Iran Nuclear Site Blast, Says Deputy Defense Minister
Reports emerged on Dec. 4 that a huge blast rocked Iran’s Natanz nuclear site, home to the country’s main enrichment facility. Although some speculated that the explosion may have been an attack, Tehran later claimed...