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Chinese Property Tycoon Ren Zhiqiang Sentenced to 18-Year in Corruption Case

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:04
A court in Beijing Tuesday gave Chinese property tycoon Ren Zhiqiang, who once referred to China’s top leader, Xi Jinping, as a “clown,” an 18-year prison sentence and a fine of $620,000 after finding him guilty of corruption, bribery, embezzlement of public funds and abuse of power as an executive of a state-owned enterprise.
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Former property tycoon Ren Zhiqiang sentenced to 18 years for corruption, bribery, abuse of power

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:03
Former property mogul Ren Zhiqiang was sentenced to 18 years and fined 4.2 million yuan ($620,000) for corruption, bribery, embezzlement of public funds, and abuse of power as state-owned company personnel, a Beijing court announced Tuesday.
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Successful Flight Test of ABHYAS

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:02
Successful flight test of ABHYAS - High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) was today conducted by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from the Interim Test Range, Balasore in Odisha. During the trials, two demonstrator vehicles were successfully test flown. The vehicle can be used as target for evaluation of various missile systems.
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Chinese Foreign Ministry Denies Arrested New York Policeman Worked for Beijing

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:02
The allegation that recently-arrested New York City Police Department officer Baimadajie Angwang worked for the Chinese government is completely untrue, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Tuesday.
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U.S., Israeli Defense Relationship 'Stronger Than Ever,' Esper Says

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:01
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper promised Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz that the United States would maintain Israel's qualitative edge in the Middle East.
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Esper Says US Committed to Preserving Israel's Qualitative Military Edge in Middle East

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:01
The United States is committed to preserving Israel's qualitative military edge (QME) in the Middle East, US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper said before a meeting with Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz at the Pentagon.
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Russian FM sees no alternative to multilateralism amid growing discord in int'l community

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:00
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday that there is no alternative to multilateralism, calling on governments to reaffirm their commitment to the UN Charter and find collective solutions to global problems.
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Russian Su-30 Fighter Crashes in Tver Region

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:00
According to preliminary reports from the Russian Defence Ministry, the incident occurred during a training mission.
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Putin Submits Package of Bills to Parliament to Legislate Amendments to Constitution

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 04:59
Russian President Vladimir Putin has submitted to the Russian parliament's lower house a bill "On the Prosecution", amendments to the laws "On Foreign Intelligence" and "On Security" in pursuance of amendments to the Russian constitution, the head of the State Duma Committee on State-Building and Legislation said.
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Putin Decrees 'Military-Political Work' For Russian National Guard

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 04:59
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the introduction of "military-political work" in the country's National Guard, paving the way for Soviet-style ideological political education within its ranks.
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Russia Says Time Running Out For Talks With U.S. Over New START Treaty

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 04:59
Russia says it hasn't given the United States any new deadlines in talks over the New START treaty, the last remaining bilateral nuclear-arms pact, but there can't be any pause in discussions, as time is running out.
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Russia says Navalny’s allies removed evidence

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 04:58
Russia says its efforts to investigate the case of opposition figure Alexei Navalny, who is alleged to have been poisoned, face challenges as his allies have removed evidence from the country and as Germany has failed to provide his medical records.
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Russian Icebreaker Arktika, Dubbed The 'Nuclear Titanic,' Sets Off On Maiden Arctic Voyage

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 04:58
The Arktika, Russia's new nuclear-powered icebreaker championed by the Kremlin as the largest and most-powerful of its kind in the world, has set sail on its maiden voyage to the Arctic as part of the country’s efforts to tap the region's commercial potential.
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Turkey Embarks on Naval Buildup, Stoking Tensions

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 04:57
Turkey is in the midst of a major naval construction program, seeking to restore regional maritime influence lost since the collapse of the Ottoman empire, and the project is already generating regional tensions.
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China may be using Zhenhua database to target, exploit Taiwanese: scholar

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 04:57
There is a possibility that China is using information from a massive database of influential figures to identify individuals and institutions in Taiwan that could be exploited, according to American researcher Christopher Balding.
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Taiwan slams China's denial of median line as breaking status quo

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 04:56
Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) blasted Beijing on Tuesday for breaking the status quo after it claimed that the median line of the Taiwan Strait does not exist.
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China warns US on recent Taiwan moves

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 04:56
China vowed to take legitimate countermeasures against political provocations by the United States, including measures targeting relevant individuals, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday.
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Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's ADIZ for 5th time in 6 days

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 04:56
Two Chinese military Y-8 anti-submarine airplanes entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Tuesday, the Air Force Command Headquarters said, the fifth intrusion of its kind in six days since Sept. 17.
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