30 Sep, 2023

US and China Engage in Frank Talks on Sino-US Relations, Taiwan, and Pacific Security

Over the weekend, US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan engaged in “frank” discussions with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Malta. These talks come as the world’s two largest economies strive to mend strained relations related to trade and the militarization of the Pacific region. During the two days of talks on Saturday and Sunday, […]

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US Threatens Sanctions Amid New Russia-North Korea Arms Deal Concerns

In a rare meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Western nations have voiced concerns over the possibility of an impending arms deal. Both the United States and the United Kingdom have raised alarm bells, suspecting that Kim could potentially supply weapons and ammunition to Russia, which has depleted […]

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Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin rejects surrender, saying Putin ‘deeply mistaken’

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the chief of private military company (PMC) Wagner, has refused to surrender following Russian President Vladimir Putin’s address describing his actions as a betrayal. Prigozhin said on Telegram that the president is “deeply mistaken.” “Regarding the ‘betrayal of the motherland,’ the president is deeply mistaken. We are patriots of our Motherland, we fought […]

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Romanian prosecutors send Andrew and Tristan Tate to trial for trafficking

Romanian prosecutors have sent divisive internet personality Andrew Tate, his brother Tristan and two other suspects to trial on charges of human trafficking, rape and forming a criminal gang to sexually exploit women. The anti-organised crime prosecution’s unit (DIICOT) on Tuesday “ordered the indictment” of the four defendants for offences, including “setting up an organised […]

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