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‘Serious Security Threat’: Beijing Claims US Spy Planes Posed as Airliners Over 100 Times in 2020

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:11
In light of increased attention being brought on the activities of US spy planes near China, Beijing has accused the US of disguising them as civilian airliners more than 100 times in 2020 alone, calling the practice a “serious security threat” and warning it poses a danger to actual civilian aircraft.
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Part of Bigger Strategy? China’s Military Build-up Along India’s Border Doubles in 3 Years - Report

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:11
India expressed concern over the presence of Chinese troops in the Ladakh region during the meeting of foreign ministers in Moscow on the side-lines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation on 10 September. New Delhi pointed out that there was no credible explanation for the deployment from the Chinese side.
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Humanitarian Pledges Must Be Met, Houthis Must Stop Hostilities to Stabilize Yemen

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:11
Deputy Secretary of State Steve Biegun and Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale participated in a meeting last Thursday with United Nations Security Council members, Kuwait, Sweden, and Germany on the margins of the UN General Assembly to discuss the Yemen civil war that has resulted in a humanitarian disaster.
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The United States Sanctions Additional Individuals Involved in the Illegitimate Maduro Regime’s Attempts to Corrupt Democratic Elections in Venezuela

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:10
Today, the United States is sanctioning, José Bernabé Gutiérrez Parra, Miguel Antonio José Ponente Parra, Guillermo Antonio Luces Osorio, Chaim José Bucaran Paraguan, and Williams José Benavides Rondón for their complicity in enabling Maduro’s efforts to rob the people of Venezuela of their right to choose their leaders in free and fair elections.
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Treasury Continues Pressure on Illegitimate Regime Officials Undermining Democracy in Venezuela

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:10
Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated five key figures that have facilitated the illegitimate Maduro regime’s efforts to undermine democracy in Venezuela. These
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Major Powers Spotlight COVID-19 Response at UNGA

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:10
As the U.N. General Assembly annual debate got under way Tuesday, combating and eliminating the coronavirus pandemic was the foremost preoccupation of the world's major powers.
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Trump Tells UN to Hold China Accountable for Coronavirus

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:10
U.S. President Donald Trump called on the United Nations to “hold China accountable for their actions” in a speech to the world body’s General Assembly Tuesday.
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US Offers $5 Million Reward for Arrest of Colombia Rebel Leader

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:10
The United States is offering a reward up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest of a leader of the National Liberation Army (ELN) rebel group in Colombia.
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Cameroon Security Surround Opposition Leader’s House, Teargas Protesters

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:09
Cameroon police have surrounded the home of opposition leader Maurice Kamto and detained an unknown number of his supporters. Kamto, who accuses President Paul Biya of stealing the 2018 presidential election from him, called for protests Tuesday against regional elections and Biya's leadership of the country. Authorities deployed riot police and troops, some of whom used tear gas on the protesters.
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Italy's Coalition Government Fends off Salvini

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:09
Italy’s fragile coalition government breathed a collective sigh of relief Tuesday after voters denied the country’s populist leader Matteo Salvini the major electoral breakthrough he was seeking in hotly contested regional elections.
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China, India agree to stop sending more troops to frontline: China's Defense Ministry

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:08
China and India agreed to stop sending more troops to the frontline, refrain from unilaterally changing the situation on the ground, and avoid taking any action that may complicate the situation, Chinese National Defense Ministry spokesperson Wu Qian said on Tuesday, after a series of border clashes between the two countries since May, and escalating tensions in recent months.
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JOINT PRESS RELEASE OF THE 6TH ROUND OF SENIOR COMMANDERS’ MEETING BETWEEN INDIA AND CHINA

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:08
On September 21, the Indian and Chinese Senior Commanders held the 6th round of Military Commander-Level Meeting.
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NATO Secretary General discusses security challenges with the Swedish Foreign Minister

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:08
In a face-to-face meeting on Tuesday (22 September), Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde for Sweden’s contributions to international security and its long-standing partnership with NATO.
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Venezuela in latest bid to recover ‘seized’ gold reserves

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:08
Venezuela has stepped up its efforts to recover nearly a billion pounds’ worth of gold currently held by the Bank of England, the UK's central bank.
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Hamas says UN has failed to defend Palestinians against Israel

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:08
The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has censured the United Nations for inaction in the face of Israel’s aggressive policies, calling on the world body to "rectify" its mistakes and help end Israeli atrocities.
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Speaking at UN, Trump accuses China of spreading COVID-19

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:07
US President Donald Trump has once again blamed China for the COVID-19 pandemic and called on Beijing to be punished for its handling of the disease.
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At UN, Venezuela, Cuba rebuke US hegemony

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:07
Venezuela and Cuba have called on the international community to put up a united front and fight the United States’ hegemony and its blockade against nations at a time of global crises, including the coronavirus pandemic.
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India rejects high status of dispute with Pakistan over Kashmir

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:07
An Indian official has rejected an assertion by Pakistan’s foreign minister that the dispute over Kashmir region is a global matter high on the agenda of the United Nations (UN).
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US troops to stay longer in Lithuania: Defense minister

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:07
A new battalion of US military forces, equipped with tanks and other armored vehicles, is to be deployed to Lithuania in November and will remain there until next June, the country’s defense minister says.
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