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Climate Change – is it a National Security Threat?

Despite existing reports from the US government that proves Climate Change is a national security threat, President Trump is establishing a special panel to question it anew. This panel would examine…

U.S Justice Dept. expecting Mueller Report

The U.S. Department of Justice may announce that special counsel Robert Mueller has given the attorney general his report on the federal Russia investigation. After the expected announcement, U.S.…

Glencore to cap its coal output

Australia’s largest coal producer and the world’s biggest thermal coal exporter, Glencore has decided to cap their total coal production. Due to increasing pressure from the global society and green…

Civilians evacuated from last IS village

Civilians have been evacuated from the last village in Syria still held by the Islamic State (IS) group. A convoy carried hundreds of men, women and children from Baghuz, near the Iraqi border. The…

Three MPs quit May’s party

Three prominent lawmakers have abruptly resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party, saying the government has surrendered control to reckless, hard-line Brexiteers who are…

Prime Minister Modi in South Korea

Prime Minister Modi is visiting Seoul to strengthen India’s strategic ties with South Korea and accept Seoul Peace Prize conferred upon him. South Korea was one of the first countries that sought to…

Putin warns against missile deployments

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that his country’s new missiles would point toward the United States if Washington expands its missile network in Europe. The Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty…

Twitter tightens rules in EU

Twitter follows the moves of Facebook and Google by changing its political advertisement policy due to the upcoming European election. The EU in late January warned tech companies to intensify…

Tehran’s new submarine

Iran launched a new locally made submarine capable of firing cruise missiles, state TV said, in the country’s latest show of military might at a time of heightened tensions with the U.S. The Armed…

HPV vaccine to cure Cervical Cancer

According to a recent study published at the Cancer Council New South Wales, the rapid scale-up of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine could virtually eliminate cervical cancer in a handful of…

US House launches probe

The US is rushing to transfer sensitive nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia, according to a new congressional report. The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives has launched an…

Saudi bolstering relations with Asian Countries

As a part of Saudi Vision 2030, the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will tour the Asian countries for bilateral talks and strengthening of ties. 'Saudi Vision 2030’ is a plan to reduce Saudi…

Taiwan: no compromise on Democracy

Taiwanese president, Tsai Ing-wen, said that Taiwan would not accept any deal that could impact and destroy the sovereignty and democracy of the country. She said this in retaliation to her…

Russia votes to ban smartphones

Russia votes to prohibit the military from using smartphones or recording devices, a move intended to mask its soldiers’ digital trail. The Russian government is eliminating digital trail after…

UK’s FTA deals unlikely

London admits that crucial trade deals with Japan and South Korea are unlikely to be signed before Brexit. This changes the nature of the deals itself as post-Brexit trade deals will have to account…

US state sue over emergency declaration

California and 15 other US states have filed a lawsuit against US President Trump’s national emergency declaration which can bypass Congress to fund the US Mexico border wall. A state of emergency…

Chinese to build dam on the River Nile

Ethiopia, in a bid to accelerate the pace of construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, has signed agreements with two Chinese companies to finish the work. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance…

Hodeida withdrawal agreed

Yemen’s government and the Houthi rebels have agreed on the first stage of a mutual pullout of forces from the port city of Hodeida, a key entry point for humanitarian aid, the United Nations said.…

Mozambique’s looming debt crisis

Mozambique’s government is scrambling to contain the fallout from a U.S. investigation into the country’s $2 billion hidden-debt scandal, ordering a series of high-profile arrests in early February…

EU-US trade war?

The EU has threatened retaliation if Donald Trump imposes punitive import tariffs on European cars, based on the findings of an investigation into whether they pose a threat to US national security.…