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Fearing war with China, civilians in Taiwan prepare for disaster

Posted by May 25, 2024

Taipei, Taiwan - A missile has struck Taiwan's capital and wreaked devastation on an otherwise peaceful park. Moments earlier, pedestrians were strolling along

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‘Major non-NATO ally’: What does Biden’s new Kenya pledge mean?

Posted by May 24, 2024

EXPLAINERHere’s more about the non-NATO ally designation, promised to Kenya during President Ruto’s Washington visit.United States President Joe Biden pledg

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Japan, South Korea announce sanctions over Russia-North Korea arms trade

Posted by May 24, 2024

Pyongyang is accused of sending thousands of containers of munitions to Moscow for its use in the war against Ukraine.Japan and South Korea have announced separ

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Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 819

Posted by May 24, 2024

As the war enters its 819th day, these are the main developments.Here is the situation on Friday, May 24, 2024. Fighting At least seven people were killed and

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Russia starts ‘tactical nuclear drills’ near Ukraine border

Posted by May 22, 2024

‘First stage’ of exercises involves Iskander and Kinzhal hypersonic missiles and is seen as a warning to Ukraine’s Western allies.Russia has begun the fir

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‘Nowhere to go’: Rohingya face arson attacks in Myanmar’s Rakhine…

Posted by May 21, 2024

Fighting between the Myanmar military and the Arakan Army (AA) has escalated in the western state of Rakhine in recent days, putting thousands of mostly Muslim

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‘Lone wolf’ or JI?: Jemaah Islamiyah confusion after Malaysia attack

Posted by May 21, 2024

Medan, Indonesia – Malaysia has been the target of a rare deadly attack after a man armed with a machete struck a police station in southern Johor state, kill

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Who was behind the DRC’s attempted coup? Were Americans involved?

Posted by May 20, 2024

The army of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) threatened a coup against the government of President Felix Tshisekedi in the early hours of Sunday, the

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Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 816

Posted by May 20, 2024

As the war enters its 816th day, these are the main developments.Here is the situation on Monday, May 20, 2024. Fighting At least 11 people were killed and doz

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International students risk immigration status to engage in Gaza protests

Posted by May 17, 2024

New York, New York – Israel’s war in Gaza is personal for Columbia University student Mahmoud Khalil. A 29-year-old Palestinian refugee raised in Syria, Kha

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France blames Azerbaijan for New Caledonia violence: Unpacking their spat

Posted by May 17, 2024

EXPLAINERAzerbaijan previously condemned French colonialism in overseas territories, while has France backed Armenia on Nagorno-Karabakh.France has accused Azer

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‘Hell on Earth’ as violence escalates in Sudan’s el-Fasher

Posted by May 17, 2024

UN says it has received only 12 percent of funds sought for war-wracked Sudan as ‘famine is closing in’.The United Nations human rights chief has expressed

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