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Taiwan VP's US Transit to Test Already Tense China-US Ties

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
Taiwan's Vice President William Lai, a front-runner in the island's planned January presidential elections, announced this week that he plans to make transit stops in the U.S. next month on his way to Paraguay, sparking swift protest from China. Beijing objects to any action that could raise Taiwan's international profile and has pledged to keep the transit stops from happening.
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Mass Detention of Children in Northeast Syria Unlawful, UN Says

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
A U.N. expert is condemning the mass detention of tens of thousands of women and children in northeast Syria as a violation of international law and calling on governments to repatriate their nationals who she says live under cruel and inhumane conditions.
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Chinese private rocket startup Galactic Energy accomplishes six consecutive space launches

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
Galactic Energy, a private carrier rocket developer, launched its sixth Ceres 1 rocket on Saturday, sending two satellites successfully into orbit. The launch, kicking off the firm's high-density delivery and launch cycle in the second half of the year, marked the latest efforts by Chinese private enterprises to ramp up their capabilities in rockets R&D and launches, expert said.
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Tens of thousands of Israelis march to Knesset as anti-regime protests continue

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
Tens of thousands of Israelis have headed toward the occupied city of al-Quds to voice their opposition to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's extremist policies, amid months-long anti-regime protests.
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Thousands of Protesters Against Judicial Reform March Toward Jerusalem

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
Thousands of people approached Jerusalem on Saturday as part of a protest march against the controversial judicial reform, disrupting traffic on the highway between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
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Kanaani reacts to EU's new sanctions on Iran

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Nasser Kanani has reacted to the EU's new sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran under the pretext drone sales to Russia.
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Iranian Court Sparks Controversy By Diagnosing Hijab Protesters With Mental Illness

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
Judges in Iran have diagnosed three prominent actresses sentenced for not wearing the hijab as mentally ill, anti-family, and antisocial, prompting top psychologists in the country to condemn the "abuse of psychiatry and psychology in the judiciary."
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HANDING OVER OF INS KIRPAN TO VPN - 22 JUL 23

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
"Today's handing-over ceremony symbolises the deep-rooted friendship and strategic partnership between India and Vietnam
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Orban: US, China Heading for Conflict, Unsure It Can Be Avoided

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
The United States' global standing is declining and the country is heading for a clash with China, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Saturday, adding that "the million dollar question" is whether this clash can be avoided.
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Talisman Sabre hosts military first with Japan

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
In an Australian-military first, the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) has conducted a live fire demonstration of a Type 12 Surface-to-Ship Missile (SSM) off the Australian east coast.
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MOFA condemns North Korea for threatening peace following missile launch

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has condemned North Korea for raising tensions and threatening regional peace after the country launched multiple missiles early Saturday.
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North Korea Fires Cruise Missiles Toward Sea of Japan - Report

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
North Korea launched several cruise missiles toward the Sea of Japan early Saturday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) confirmed.
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Chances Dim for Swift Return of American From North Korea

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
Any hope of a speedy return of the American soldier who illegally crossed into North Korea earlier this week appears all but dashed by the silence from the hermit state on the whereabouts of Pvt. Travis King.
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40 More Countries Want to Join BRICS, Says South Africa

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
The BRICS group of fast-developing economies — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — has positioned itself as an alternative to the Western-dominated global order. BRICS officials say that spirit has sparked the interest of some 40 countries in joining as the bloc gears up for a summit in August.
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Exercise Southern Jackaroo: A direct investment towards stability in the Indo-Pacific

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
Marines and Sailors from Marine Rotational Force - Darwin participated in Exercise Southern Jackaroo 23, a joint military exercise conducted by the Australian Defence Force, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, and the United States Marine Corps. Hosted at the Townsville Field Training Area in Queensland, the exercise focused on improving warfighting tactics at the small-unit level, leading to increases in efficiencies and interoperability between
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Taiwan investigates suspected online leak of classified documents

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
Taiwan's National Security Bureau (NSB) said Friday it was investigating a suspected leak of classified government documents on the internet reported by Reuters earlier in the day.
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Readout of DPRK Trilateral Meeting in Japan

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:15
U.S. Special Representative for the DPRK Ambassador Sung Kim, Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Funakoshi Takehiro, and Republic of Korea (ROK) Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Kim Gunn held a trilateral meeting in Karuizawa, Japan on July 20 to discuss current developments related to the DPRK.
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Russian Missile Strikes On Odesa Kill At Least One, Wound 22, Damage Orthodox Cathedral

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 24/07/2023 - 09:09
At least one person was killed and 22 wounded, including four children, in fresh Russian missile strikes on the Ukrainian port city of Odesa, Ukrainian officials said on July 23.
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