China’s Pursuit of Hypersonic Weapons Increase Tensions In Region: US

 .US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said that China’s pursuit of hypersonic weapons is increasing tensions in the region during his visit to Seoul following annual security talks with his South Korean counterpart. Austin vowed that the US would maintain its …

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Saudi Arabia Allegedly Used “Incentives and Threats” to Divert UN Yemen Investigation

Saudi Arabia has allegedly used “incentives and threats” as part of a lobbying campaign to divert the UN investigation on alleged human rights violations in the Yemen conflict. Speaking to the Guardian, political officials and diplomatic and activist sources with …

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Honduras Set to Elect Xiomara Castro as First Female President After Ruling Party Concedes Defeat

Honduras appears set to elect Xiomara Castro as its first female president after the ruling National Party conceded defeat on Nov. 30. Castro, a member of the Libre (Free) Party, announced on Twitter that National Party presidential candidate Nasry Asfura …

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US Secretary of State Blinken to Meet with Russian, Ukrainian Counterparts Amid Growing Tensions

The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he will meet with his Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Thursday amid growing tensions that Moscow could likely invade Ukraine.   In a press briefing …

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Belarusian Authorities Detain 11 People for Commenting on Russian Paratrooper Accident

Belarusian authorities have detained 11 people for commenting on the deaths of two Russian paratroopers during joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises last month. “All who decided to mock this tragedy were recognized as suspects under Article 130 of the Criminal Code …

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Report Finds that Sexual Harassment was Rampant in Australian Parliament

New research released on Tuesday noted that one in every three persons working in Australia’s parliament had experienced some type of sexual harassment. Set the Standard, a report filed by Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, describes the experiences of persons …

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New Zealand to Deploy Police and Military to the Solomon Islands Amid Unrest

The New Zealand government announced on Wednesday it would send dozens of peacekeepers to the Solomon Islands after a request for help from the crisis-hit country, following a week of deadly riots. “We are deeply concerned by the recent civil …

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