The Financial Times reported on Saturday that U.S. intelligence agencies were caught by surprise when China secretly tested a nuclear-capable low-orbit hypersonic missile in August. The weapon circled the globe before descending upon its target, missing by about two dozen miles.
Greek police arrested two activists for protesting at the Acropolis in Athens against the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing.
South Korean regulators are expected to take issue with Apple in the coming weeks following recently passed laws that state smartphone vendors must allow app developers to use third-party payment processors. Google has told the country it intends to comply with the law, but Apple is courting a fight over its stranglehold over developers.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday accused a CNBC reporter of purposefully acting as if she did not hear his answer to her question regarding Russia’s supply of natural gas to Europe, the U.K.’s Daily Mail reported Thursday.
Boxer-turned-politician Manny Pacquiao, who recently retired from the ring to run for the Philippine presidency in 2022, said Thursday he would not allow his country to “be bullied” by Beijing in the South China Sea if elected president, ABS-CBN reported.
A group representing millions of Indian retailers on Thursday demanded a government investigation of Amazon.com following a Reuters report that accused the online retail behemoth of manipulating search results to privilege its own knockoff brands over Indian retail merchandise.
Multiple suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province during Friday prayer services. Local health officials said at least 33 people were killed and 73 wounded in the incident with casualty rates expected to rise further.
Gordon Chang said on Thursday that President Joe Biden is not defending U.S. interests in terms of foreign policy towards China.
China on Monday accused the U.S. of purposefully delaying the release of information detailing a mysterious collision by one of its nuclear submarines with an unknown object in the South China Sea on October 2, claiming Washington seeks to “cover up” the incident, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported Wednesday.
At least 46 people died in an apartment building fire in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung city on Thursday after firefighters struggled to extinguish the blaze due to the 40-year-old building’s “dilapidated” structure, Taiwan News reported.
North Korea’s army staged a sensational martial arts show on Monday designed to demonstrate the military’s “self-defense” capabilities, Britain’s Independent newspaper reported Wednesday.
Zabihullah Mujahid, Taliban deputy minister of Information and Culture, boasted in an interview with Voice of America News (VOA) on Thursday that China is ready to pour billions of dollars into Afghanistan, even as the rest of the world attempts to isolate the extremist regime.
The U.S. embassy in Cambodia on Wednesday complained the Cambodian government “has not been fully transparent about the intent, nature, and scope” of a project to renovate the naval base at Ream, apparently with assistance from the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China.
In a recent interview, Tesla co-founder and former chief technical officer JB Straubel explained why Apple isn’t building its iPhones in the United States even though he believes they “absolutely” could.
U.S. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Scheller pleaded guilty to a military judge on Thursday to six charges stemming from social media posts demanding accountability from military and civilian leaders on the botched Afghanistan withdrawal and criticizing his commanders.
Iran’s armed forces launched a two-day, large-scale air defense drill in the country’s central desert region on Tuesday designed to strengthen the military’s ability to protect Iran’s “aerial borders and sensitive areas,” Mehr News Agency reported.
Russia considers the island of Taiwan to be a “part of China,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday, adding that Moscow’s foreign policy pivots on this premise.
Former Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said in a recent exclusive interview with Breitbart News that China’s increasing aggressiveness towards Taiwan stems from Beijing viewing the Biden administration as “softer” than the Trump administration.
The Group of 20 (G20) held a video conference on Tuesday at which they agreed the Taliban must be actively involved in distributing humanitarian aid to the people of Afghanistan. The group insisted this concession should not be construed as formal recognition of the Taliban’s legitimacy.
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Tuesday reported the Taliban has quietly permitted teenage girls to return to school in four of Afghanistan’s northern provinces, ostensibly because Taliban 2.0 is willing to “shape policy around cultural differences across Afghanistan, unlike in the 1990s, when they imposed harsh social rules on everyone under their rule.”
A recent report claims that internal Amazon documents show that the company created knockoff items and manipulated search results to promote its own product lines in India.
The White House on Wednesday complained America is falling behind China on infrastructure spending — even as leftists in Congress continue opposing the president’s bipartisan infrastructure bill.
MADRID (AP) – Spain’s defence ministry has completed the evacuation of another 160 Afghans who had initially been left behind following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.
Former Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe expressed support for the CIA’s creation of a unit focused on China, noting the move is in line with what he began.
(AFP) — Afghanistan’s new Taliban government has warned U.S. and European envoys that continued attempts to pressure them through sanctions will undermine security and could trigger a wave of economic migrants.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Wednesday it will not pressure 2022 Winter Olympic Games host China over its human rights record, claiming the governing body’s remit is purely about sport and not dictating to sovereign countries.
Pyongyang is actively expanding its weapons arsenal “to prevent war itself” North Korean leader Kim Jong-un claimed on Monday while standing next to an intimidating display of the nation’s intercontinental ballistic missiles, North Korea’s state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Tuesday.
A Pakistani journalist was killed on Sunday in Balochistan province after a bomb exploded on or near his moving vehicle as he traveled to the nearby city of Karachi, Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper reported Monday.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen conceded on Monday that “legitimate issues and concerns” have been raised by a report that found World Bank data was rigged to make China looked better, but added she saw no reason to replace International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva for her alleged role in the scandal.
Fresh from beating the stuffing out of China’s high-tech billionaires to teach them who’s boss, dictator Xi Jinping is launching a regulatory crackdown on his banking industry to purge it of capitalist influences and tighten the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) grip on every coin.