Category: Global News

‘Severe’ punishment for North Korea officials after typhoon casualties

SpaceWar.com reports: “North Korea has pledged severe punishment for local officials it says failed to protect residents from a typhoon which caused a ‘serious incident’ with dozens of casualties, the ruling party’s newspaper reported. Typhoon […]

China pushing to double nuclear warhead arsenal: Pentagon

SpaceWar.com reports: “The Chinese military is pressing to double its 200-plus nuclear warheads within a decade with the ability to launch them aboard ballistic missiles by land, sea and air, the Pentagon said in a […]

Palau invites US military to build bases as China seeks regional clout

SpaceWar.com reports: “The tiny Pacific nation of Palau has urged the United States military to build bases on its territory — which lies in a region where Washington is pushing back against growing Chinese influence. […]

Hamas and Fatah underline rejection of Israel-UAE deal

Israel National News reports: “Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday hosted a virtual conference attended by Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, in which Fatah and Hamas underlined their rejection of the US-backed normalization deal […]

30% of U.S. evangelicals don’t believe Jesus is God, survey says

WND.com reports: “According to a preliminary release on the findings of the 2020 State of Theology survey, 52% of American adults believe that Jesus was a great teacher, but he is not God. Among those […]

UN watchdog concerned over North Korea nuclear ‘violation’

SpaceWar.com reports: “North Korea continues to operate some nuclear facilities and its activities remain ‘a cause for serious concern’, the UN’s nuclear watchdog said. ‘The continuation of the DPRK’s nuclear programme is a clear violation […]

Iran hails support for nuclear deal against U.S.

SpaceWar.com reports: “Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday hailed the show of unity by parties to a 2015 nuclear deal, after they defeated US efforts to restore international sanctions. Britain, China, France, Germany, and Russia […]

Hamas in Lebanon meets Islamic Jihad ahead of possible Hezbollah meeting

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Hamas members were hosted in Beirut by members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) in a meeting of arch-terrorist masterminds that included a meal at what appeared to be a nice […]

Iran, world powers agree to work to preserve nuclear deal

Israel National News reports: “Representatives of Iran and the world powers working to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday agreed in Vienna to do everything possible to preserve the agreement, The Associated Press […]

US to spend $625 million on super-computing research centers

SpaceDaily.com reports: “The US on Wednesday said it will spend $625 million over the next five years on centers to research artificial intelligence and quantum computing. An additional $340 million will be contributed by the […]

Philippines will not follow US in blacklisting China firms

SpaceWar.com reports: “The Philippines will not follow the US lead in blacklisting Chinese companies involved in the construction of artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea, the president’s spokesman said Tuesday, arguing Manila needed […]

Amnesty accuses Iran of ‘widespread torture’ during protests

Israel National News reports: “Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Iran’s security forces of using torture to extract confessions, saying hundreds of people have been jailed since a sweeping crackdown against protests last year, AFP reports. […]