President Joe Biden’s address to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday was remarkably conciliatory toward China, and included a brief but bold outreach to Iran for restoring the JCPOA nuclear deal.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday ruled the Russian government was behind the 2006 assassination of Alexander Litvinenko, a former agent of Russia’s FSB security service who defected to the United Kingdom and went to work for Britain's MI-6.
In one of the strangest scenes from New Zealand’s bizarre coronavirus lockdowns, two alleged gang members were busted on Sunday while attempting to smuggle a large quantity of Kentucky Fried Chicken into the locked-down capital of Auckland.
The Taliban sent a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday, requesting a speaking slot at the U.N. General Assembly for Qatar-based spokesman Suhail Shaheen, who would represent the brutal Islamist regime as the legitimate government of Afghanistan.
Taiwan announced a defense spending increase of $9 billion on Thursday, citing the “severe threat” posed to its security by increasingly aggressive China. On Friday, Taiwan scrambled fighters as ten Chinese warplanes penetrated its Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ).
China filed an application on Thursday to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Current members Japan and Australia, and prospective member Taiwan, were not enthusiastic about Beijing’s request.
Satellite images revealed on Thursday that North Korea is constructing new buildings at its Yongbyon nuclear facility, traditionally the Communist dictatorship’s source of weapons-grade uranium and plutonium.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday ordered the recall of France’s ambassador to the United States, Philippe Etienne, to protest the Biden administration’s deal to provide nuclear submarines to Australia without French participation.
Iran-backed terrorist group Hezbollah, which is also the most powerful political party in Lebanon, brought its first promised shipment of Iranian fuel into Lebanon on Thursday, transporting it by truck from a port in Syria.
WASHINGTON — Three former U.S. intelligence and military officials have admitted providing sophisticated computer hacking technology to the United Arab Emirates and agreed to pay nearly $1.7 million to resolve criminal charges in an agreement that the Justice Department described Tuesday as the
North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday, violating U.N. Security Council resolutions and drawing a sharp condemnation from the Japanese government. The provocative launch suggested tensions are rising on the Korean peninsula again after a relatively peaceful
Former British army Col. Ash Alexander-Cooper, who served as an adviser to the Afghan Ministry of Interior Affairs, reported on Tuesday that an Afghan sniper who worked with British special forces was hunted down by the Taliban and brutally executed in front of his family in Kabul.
The United Nations announced on Monday it has collected $1 billion in pledges for humanitarian relief in Afghanistan, a sum far greater than the $600 million it originally sought.
After months of stonewalling and intransigence, Iran evaded censure by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Sunday by making the minimal concession of allowing IAEA inspectors to access surveillance cameras at Iranian nuclear sites.
Left-wing Rep.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) was skewered on social media for showing up to the 2021 $35,000 per ticket Met Gala on Monday wearing an ultra-fancy designer dress with the message "Tax the Rich" emblazoned on the back.
Two men in Tunisia set themselves on fire over the past few days to protest living conditions in their country, reprising the event that set the “Arab Spring” uprisings of 2011 in motion.
Ayman al-Zawahiri, current leader of the al-Qaeda international terrorist organization, appeared on Saturday in a video marking the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Heavily veiled and robed women held a rally in support of the Taliban at the Shaheed Rabbani Education University in Kabul on Saturday, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
The use of cryptocurrency surged in Afghanistan after the U.S. withdrawal began, and the impoverished country is now one of the top 20 cryptocurrency markets in the world, according to the 2021 Global Crypto Adoption Index.
Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko met in Moscow on Thursday with Russian President Vladimir Putin to put the finishing touches on a 28-point plan that will more tightly integrate Belarus with Russia.
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