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North Korea
North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office near border with South

By | 5 months ago

Statement came minutes after an explosion was heard and smoke seen rising from the long-shuttered joint industrial zone in Kaesong....

Evariste Ndayishimiye
Burundi’s new president Ndayishimiye to be sworn in on Thursday

By | 5 months ago

Foreign ministry invites diplomats and foreign organisations to "take part in the inauguration ceremony" in the capital Gitega....

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Ethiopian PM’s term extended because of coronavirus

By | 5 months ago

Ethiopia’s upper house of parliament has agreed to extend the prime minister and government’s term in office beyond October because elections have...

nuclear weapons
US and Russia to resume nuclear talks, but China casts cloud

By | 5 months ago

US intelligence has forecast that China is in the midst of doubling the size of its nuclear arsenal, troubling the Trump administration...

China airline
China de-escalates airline spat with US

By | 5 months ago

US said it would block Chinese passenger flights from June 16, raising concerns of another front being opened up in the economic titans' standoff....

White House
Clashes outside White House as US cities under curfew

By | 5 months ago

Violent clashes erupted repeatedly in a small park next to the White House, with authorities using tear gas, pepper spray to disperse crowds....

SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with International Space Station

By | 5 months ago

This is the first time a crewed United States spacecraft has performed the feat in nearly a decade after the scrapping of Apollo mission....

China warns US pushing relations to ‘brink of new Cold War’

By | 5 months ago

Longstanding friction between the two powers over trade, human rights have been pushed to new heights since the virus outbreak....

NYTimes marks grim US virus milestone with front page victim list

By | 5 months ago

The United States has been the hardest-hit country in the coronavirus pandemic by far, in deaths and number of infections....

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Trump threatens to pull out of WHO over virus response, China

By | 5 months ago

With more fatalities and cases in US than any other country by far, Trump has blamed the WHO for not doing enough to combat initial spread....

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