Author: Ken Vancil

Poland slams ‘dangerous’ Russia-China ‘axis’

SpaceWar.com reports: “Poland’s prime minister on Wednesday branded the China-Russian alliance ‘dangerous’ after Chinese leader Xi Jinping wrapped up a three-day visit to Moscow. ‘The Chinese president’s visit to Moscow makes us anxious, this China-Moscow […]

Iron Dome shot down Hamas drone over Gaza

The Jerusalem Post reports: “The IDF Iron Dome shot down a drone launched by Hamas over the southern Gaza strip on Wednesday, according to the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit. The drone did not cross into Israeli […]

Russia ‘dancing to China’s tune’ on Taiwan, says Taipei

SinoDaily.com reports: “Taiwan on Wednesday condemned Beijing and Moscow for a joint statement that called the self-ruled island an ‘inalienable’ part of China, accusing Russia of ‘dancing to China’s tune’. Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted […]

China diplomatic offensive lays down new challenge for US

SpaceWar.com reports: “Few expect Chinese President Xi Jinping’s diplomacy to yield breakthroughs on the Ukraine war. But in Washington, there are fears Beijing may succeed elsewhere — in winning credibility on the world stage. Xi […]

North Korea fires multiple cruise missiles

SpaceWar.com reports: “North Korea fired multiple cruise missiles Wednesday, Seoul’s military said, the latest launch which comes as South Korea and the United States stage major joint military drills. ‘The South Korean military has detected […]

Experts: North Korean Full Range ICBM Test Could Challenge U.S. on Interception

Voice of America News reports: “Western experts analyzing North Korea’s latest intercontinental ballistic missile tests are watching to see whether Pyongyang will follow up by firing an ICBM into the Pacific Ocean on a flat […]

Israel braces for a tempestuous Ramadan as tensions run high

YnetNews.com reports: “The Supreme Islamic Council of the Al-Aqsa Mosque determined Tuesday that Ramadan will begin this Thursday, and in the meantime, Israel is on high alert at this time of heightened religious fervor that […]

Xi Jinping in Russia: China Will ‘Stand Guard over the World Order’

Breitbart.com reports: “Russian leader Vladimir Putin lavished praise on visiting Chinese dictator Xi Jinping on Monday as Xi began his visit to Moscow. While Xi’s public statements upon arrival were mostly about the growing partnership […]

Christian Teacher Fired for Saying ‘Homosexuality is Invading the Church’ – Report

Breitbart.com reports: “A Christian teacher has been fired from his post after claiming that ‘homosexuality is invading the church’ on social media. Father of five Dr Aaron Edwards was reportedly fired from his teaching position at a […]

Putin, Xi hold ‘thorough’ talks on Chinese plan for Ukraine-Russia peace

The Jerusalem Post reports: “The Kremlin said on Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping had held a ‘thorough’ exchange of views during their first day of talks and had discussed […]

EU Extends Iran Sanctions to Judges, Clerical Council

Voice of America News reports: “European ministers agreed Monday to add eight Iranians and one of the Tehran government’s most powerful bodies to EU sanctions lists, alleging human rights violations. The individuals — including clerics, […]

UN: Tensions on Korean Peninsula Headed in ‘Wrong Direction’

Voice of America News reports: “A senior United Nations official warned Monday that the situation on the Korean Peninsula is heading in the ‘wrong direction’ days after North Korea fired its second intermediate-range ballistic missile […]