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Business Insider
48 minutes ago
Russo-Ukrainian War

Russia would lose up to 1.8 million troops and take 5 years to capture the 4 Ukrainian regions it wants: UK Army Chief

Russia could lose 1.8 million troops in a five-year war to capture four Ukrainian regions. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 days ago
Europe news

Ukraine war briefing: Dmytro Kuleba visits Russia's no limits' ally China

China's involvement in the Ukraine-Russia conflict and EU actions regarding Hungary's pro-Russia stance. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
France politics

Macron's military instructors to be sent to Ukraine which will be met with 'negative consequences' - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

French President Macron sending military instructors to Ukraine, with potential plans for troops, amid concerns from Russia. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia starts tactical nuclear drills' near Ukraine border

Russia has initiated tactical nuclear weapons drills with Iskander and Kinzhal missiles near Ukraine, potentially as a warning to Western allies supporting Ukraine. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin claims he isn't seeking to gain control over city of Kharkiv

Russian President Putin clarifies military action in Ukraine's Kharkiv region aims to establish a buffer zone, not recapture the city. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine war briefing: Russia's Kharkiv offensive may only be the first wave', Zelenskiy warns

President Zelenskiy warns of potential further Russian offensives in Ukraine, specifically targeting the city of Kharkiv. [ more ]
Business Insider
48 minutes ago
Russo-Ukrainian War

Russia would lose up to 1.8 million troops and take 5 years to capture the 4 Ukrainian regions it wants: UK Army Chief

Russia could lose 1.8 million troops in a five-year war to capture four Ukrainian regions. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 days ago
Europe news

Ukraine war briefing: Dmytro Kuleba visits Russia's no limits' ally China

China's involvement in the Ukraine-Russia conflict and EU actions regarding Hungary's pro-Russia stance. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
France politics

Macron's military instructors to be sent to Ukraine which will be met with 'negative consequences' - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

French President Macron sending military instructors to Ukraine, with potential plans for troops, amid concerns from Russia. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia starts tactical nuclear drills' near Ukraine border

Russia has initiated tactical nuclear weapons drills with Iskander and Kinzhal missiles near Ukraine, potentially as a warning to Western allies supporting Ukraine. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin claims he isn't seeking to gain control over city of Kharkiv

Russian President Putin clarifies military action in Ukraine's Kharkiv region aims to establish a buffer zone, not recapture the city. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine war briefing: Russia's Kharkiv offensive may only be the first wave', Zelenskiy warns

President Zelenskiy warns of potential further Russian offensives in Ukraine, specifically targeting the city of Kharkiv. [ more ]
moreukraine
www.npr.org
9 hours ago
Business

These dictators are different. 'Autocracy, Inc.' explains how

The geopolitical landscape is at a critical point, facing challenges from territorial disputes to autocratic regimes. [ more ]
#protests
Washington Post
15 hours ago
Europe news

Anti-Israel protests and threats set tone for politically charged Olympics

Amid heightened security and protests, the Israeli soccer team faces challenges at the Olympic Games in Paris due to geopolitical tensions and individual protests. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
France politics

Deadly Clashes in a French Pacific Territory Raise Fears of Civil War

Protests in New Caledonia escalate into intense violence, reminiscent of past conflicts under French control. [ more ]
Washington Post
15 hours ago
Europe news

Anti-Israel protests and threats set tone for politically charged Olympics

Amid heightened security and protests, the Israeli soccer team faces challenges at the Olympic Games in Paris due to geopolitical tensions and individual protests. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
France politics

Deadly Clashes in a French Pacific Territory Raise Fears of Civil War

Protests in New Caledonia escalate into intense violence, reminiscent of past conflicts under French control. [ more ]
moreprotests
#us-china-relations
Nature
2 days ago
Business

Why US-China relations are too important to be left to politicians

The US-China Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement (STA) may not be renewed amid current US-China tensions. [ more ]
TNW | Deep-Tech
2 months ago
Business

Chip wars: ASML could reportedly brick its machines in Taiwan if China invades

ASML has the capability to remotely disable its equipment in TSMC's fabs if needed. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
World news

US alarmed by thought of hypothetical TSMC seizure by China

US stresses the importance of TSMC in Taiwan and the potential impacts of China seizing the company and controlling the South China Sea. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
World news

US and China should be 'partners,' Xi tells Blinken DW 04/26/2024

Partnership over rivalry is emphasized between the US and China for stable relations. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
World news

China foreign minister tells Blinken relations with the US could slip into downward spiral'

China's foreign minister warns of potential downward spiral in US-China relations due to disruptions. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
France politics

Macron warns EU could 'die' in face of global competition DW 04/25/2024

Macron emphasizes the need for a united and sovereign Europe to counter threats from the US, Russia, and China. [ more ]
Nature
2 days ago
Business

Why US-China relations are too important to be left to politicians

The US-China Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement (STA) may not be renewed amid current US-China tensions. [ more ]
TNW | Deep-Tech
2 months ago
Business

Chip wars: ASML could reportedly brick its machines in Taiwan if China invades

ASML has the capability to remotely disable its equipment in TSMC's fabs if needed. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
World news

US alarmed by thought of hypothetical TSMC seizure by China

US stresses the importance of TSMC in Taiwan and the potential impacts of China seizing the company and controlling the South China Sea. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
World news

US and China should be 'partners,' Xi tells Blinken DW 04/26/2024

Partnership over rivalry is emphasized between the US and China for stable relations. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
World news

China foreign minister tells Blinken relations with the US could slip into downward spiral'

China's foreign minister warns of potential downward spiral in US-China relations due to disruptions. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
France politics

Macron warns EU could 'die' in face of global competition DW 04/25/2024

Macron emphasizes the need for a united and sovereign Europe to counter threats from the US, Russia, and China. [ more ]
moreus-china-relations
#oil-prices
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 day ago
Business

Oil prices continue to fall - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Oil prices hit a monthly low due to excess inventories and weak demand, despite political and geopolitical events. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Business

Tensions in the Middle East threatens the disruption of oil - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Tensions in the Middle East have significantly influenced the recent rebound in oil prices. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 day ago
Business

Oil prices continue to fall - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Oil prices hit a monthly low due to excess inventories and weak demand, despite political and geopolitical events. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Business

Tensions in the Middle East threatens the disruption of oil - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Tensions in the Middle East have significantly influenced the recent rebound in oil prices. [ more ]
moreoil-prices
#diplomacy
www.nytimes.com
2 days ago
World news

China is hosting talks between the two main Palestinian factions, but expectations are low.

China is attempting to position itself as a peace broker by facilitating meetings between rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah in Beijing. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin and Xi further their embrace to defy U.S.-led pressure

China and Russia strengthen alliance against the West, emphasizing shared interests and geopolitical goals. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin seeks to deepen trade ties with Beijing in China's little Moscow'

Russia and China strengthen ties through various collaborations, diverging from the US-led containment approach. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Europe news

What to Know About the Summit Between Putin and Xi in China

China and Russia present a united front but have different agendas, with Mr. Putin seeking support for the war in Ukraine and Mr. Xi aiming to balance strategic partnerships while avoiding alienating the West. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
London

U.K. Summons Chinese Ambassador for Reprimand as Tensions Rise

Growing tension between London and Beijing due to charges of assisting Hong Kong's intelligence service. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

China's Xi in Europe: At odds over trade, Ukraine war DW 05/05/2024

The European Union's relationship with China has significantly deteriorated since 2019, leading to increased tensions and reevaluation of dependencies. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 days ago
World news

China is hosting talks between the two main Palestinian factions, but expectations are low.

China is attempting to position itself as a peace broker by facilitating meetings between rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah in Beijing. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin and Xi further their embrace to defy U.S.-led pressure

China and Russia strengthen alliance against the West, emphasizing shared interests and geopolitical goals. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin seeks to deepen trade ties with Beijing in China's little Moscow'

Russia and China strengthen ties through various collaborations, diverging from the US-led containment approach. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Europe news

What to Know About the Summit Between Putin and Xi in China

China and Russia present a united front but have different agendas, with Mr. Putin seeking support for the war in Ukraine and Mr. Xi aiming to balance strategic partnerships while avoiding alienating the West. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
London

U.K. Summons Chinese Ambassador for Reprimand as Tensions Rise

Growing tension between London and Beijing due to charges of assisting Hong Kong's intelligence service. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

China's Xi in Europe: At odds over trade, Ukraine war DW 05/05/2024

The European Union's relationship with China has significantly deteriorated since 2019, leading to increased tensions and reevaluation of dependencies. [ more ]
morediplomacy
Fortune Asia
2 days ago
Business

Sovereign wealth investors think geopolitics and election uncertainty, not inflation, is their biggest risk

Geopolitical tensions and election uncertainties are top concerns for sovereign wealth managers, impacting investment strategies and asset allocation decisions. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 days ago
Europe news

Erdogan says Turkey ready to build Cyprus naval base if necessary'

Turkey's President accuses Greece of wanting a naval base in Cyprus, states readiness to build its own base in the region. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Business

Chip Shares Tumble, Dragging Wall Street to Its Worst Day in Weeks

Chipmakers' stocks tumble due to U.S.-China trade tensions and Trump's comments on Taiwan, affecting market negatively. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

Deepfake of U.S. Official Appears After Shift on Ukraine Attacks in Russia

Concerns over deepfake videos posing threats with fabricated content manipulated by AI technology. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI Says Russia and China Used Its A.I. in Covert Campaigns

OpenAI identified and disrupted deceptive online campaigns using generative AI technologies by state actors and private companies in several countries to manipulate public opinion. [ more ]
#putin
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Putin told a 'nuclear mushroom cloud' shown on TV will make the West think - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Putin's thinktank suggests a 'demonstrative' nuclear explosion to deter Western weapon use in Russia. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin's China Visit Highlights Military Ties That Worry the West

Putin highlights growing economic and military ties with China amid Western pressure. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin arrives in China on mission to deepen partnership with Xi

Putin visits China to deepen geopolitical partnership with Xi Jinping.
The visit highlights the strong strategic relationship between Russia and China, focused on trade, energy, and international politics. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin in China seeking support for Ukraine war effort DW 05/16/2024

Putin seeks support from China amid international isolation. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Genuine desire': Putin backs China peace plan to end Ukraine war

Putin seeks Chinese support for war amid Western punitive measures. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia's Putin to visit China in first foreign trip since re-election

Russian President Putin visits China to strengthen partnership with President Xi. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Putin told a 'nuclear mushroom cloud' shown on TV will make the West think - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Putin's thinktank suggests a 'demonstrative' nuclear explosion to deter Western weapon use in Russia. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin's China Visit Highlights Military Ties That Worry the West

Putin highlights growing economic and military ties with China amid Western pressure. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin arrives in China on mission to deepen partnership with Xi

Putin visits China to deepen geopolitical partnership with Xi Jinping.
The visit highlights the strong strategic relationship between Russia and China, focused on trade, energy, and international politics. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin in China seeking support for Ukraine war effort DW 05/16/2024

Putin seeks support from China amid international isolation. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Genuine desire': Putin backs China peace plan to end Ukraine war

Putin seeks Chinese support for war amid Western punitive measures. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia's Putin to visit China in first foreign trip since re-election

Russian President Putin visits China to strengthen partnership with President Xi. [ more ]
moreputin
#russia
The American Conservative
1 month ago
Right-wing politics

China Is Eating the United States' Diplomatic Lunch

The U.S. foreign policy establishment historically aimed to prevent an alliance between China and Russia, based on the strategic imperative to cleave them apart. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Europe news

China's Role in Ukraine

Russia's ability to continue its offensive in Ukraine is supported by China through economic means, allowing Moscow to finance its war machinery. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia needs China more': Are Putin and Xi in a marriage of convenience?

Russia and China have strengthened ties in response to Western sanctions, despite historical complexities and differences. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin to rewrite NATO borders as Russian troops test hypersonic missiles for 'readiness of combat' - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Putin plans to redraw maritime borders with Lithuania and Finland, sparking tension and warnings of responses from neighboring countries and the West. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin and Xi discuss Ukraine war and their 'no limits' partnership

Russia and China deepen ties amid confrontation with the West. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Europe news

In Talks With Putin, Xi Hails Powerful Driving Force' of Cooperation

Mr. Putin relies on China's support for diplomatic cover and financial assistance amidst Western sanctions over the Ukraine conflict. [ more ]
The American Conservative
1 month ago
Right-wing politics

China Is Eating the United States' Diplomatic Lunch

The U.S. foreign policy establishment historically aimed to prevent an alliance between China and Russia, based on the strategic imperative to cleave them apart. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Europe news

China's Role in Ukraine

Russia's ability to continue its offensive in Ukraine is supported by China through economic means, allowing Moscow to finance its war machinery. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia needs China more': Are Putin and Xi in a marriage of convenience?

Russia and China have strengthened ties in response to Western sanctions, despite historical complexities and differences. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin to rewrite NATO borders as Russian troops test hypersonic missiles for 'readiness of combat' - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Putin plans to redraw maritime borders with Lithuania and Finland, sparking tension and warnings of responses from neighboring countries and the West. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin and Xi discuss Ukraine war and their 'no limits' partnership

Russia and China deepen ties amid confrontation with the West. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Europe news

In Talks With Putin, Xi Hails Powerful Driving Force' of Cooperation

Mr. Putin relies on China's support for diplomatic cover and financial assistance amidst Western sanctions over the Ukraine conflict. [ more ]
morerussia
#security-threats
Axios
1 month ago
Europe news

Four potential global crises rear their heads

Global alliances are shifting with autocratic powers like China and Russia deepening partnerships to challenge America and the West. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine war: The trillion dollar cost to the West DW 05/17/2024

Global military spending has reached record levels since the Cold War, prompting governments to increase defense budgets in response to escalating security threats. [ more ]
Axios
1 month ago
Europe news

Four potential global crises rear their heads

Global alliances are shifting with autocratic powers like China and Russia deepening partnerships to challenge America and the West. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine war: The trillion dollar cost to the West DW 05/17/2024

Global military spending has reached record levels since the Cold War, prompting governments to increase defense budgets in response to escalating security threats. [ more ]
moresecurity-threats
#china
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

US lawmakers visit Taiwan to show support amid China threat DW 05/27/2024

US delegation shows support to Taiwan amid China's assertiveness. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
World news

China rattles its sabers over Taiwan, and the US must not lose focus

China's aggressive behavior towards Taiwan highlights the strategic threat it poses to the United States. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
World news

China says military drills around Taiwan test seizing power DW 05/24/2024

China conducted military drills around Taiwan, viewed as a 'punishment' for 'Taiwan independence' acts. Taiwan denounced the exercises. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
World news

Taiwan Swears In New President, William Lai, Amid Tensions With China

Taiwan's President William Lai Ching-te urges China to cease intimidation to maintain peace and stability in the region. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Marketing

Taiwan, on China's Doorstep, Is Dealing With TikTok Its Own Way

Taiwanese TikTok users exposed to pro-China content similar to concerns in the US, no ban under consideration in Taiwan [ more ]
Washington Post
2 months ago
France politics

Analysis | China's Xi wades into Europe's political divides

China shows power in European charm offensive. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

US lawmakers visit Taiwan to show support amid China threat DW 05/27/2024

US delegation shows support to Taiwan amid China's assertiveness. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
World news

China rattles its sabers over Taiwan, and the US must not lose focus

China's aggressive behavior towards Taiwan highlights the strategic threat it poses to the United States. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
World news

China says military drills around Taiwan test seizing power DW 05/24/2024

China conducted military drills around Taiwan, viewed as a 'punishment' for 'Taiwan independence' acts. Taiwan denounced the exercises. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
World news

Taiwan Swears In New President, William Lai, Amid Tensions With China

Taiwan's President William Lai Ching-te urges China to cease intimidation to maintain peace and stability in the region. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Marketing

Taiwan, on China's Doorstep, Is Dealing With TikTok Its Own Way

Taiwanese TikTok users exposed to pro-China content similar to concerns in the US, no ban under consideration in Taiwan [ more ]
Washington Post
2 months ago
France politics

Analysis | China's Xi wades into Europe's political divides

China shows power in European charm offensive. [ more ]
morechina
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Data science

Rare feathers, trading insults and Joan of Arc's arrest take the Thursday quiz

The Guardian news quiz covers a wide range of topics including geopolitics, general knowledge, science, and 90s indie music albums. [ more ]
#security-cooperation
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Plans to Give Kenya Key Ally Designation During Its Leader's Visit

President Biden designates Kenya as a major non-NATO ally, highlighting deepening relations and strategic partnership with the US in Africa. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Mission District

Kenya's President Ruto visits US as police deployment to Haiti takes shape

Kenyan President William Ruto to hold talks with US President Joe Biden, imminent Kenya-led police deployment to Haiti. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Plans to Give Kenya Key Ally Designation During Its Leader's Visit

President Biden designates Kenya as a major non-NATO ally, highlighting deepening relations and strategic partnership with the US in Africa. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Mission District

Kenya's President Ruto visits US as police deployment to Haiti takes shape

Kenyan President William Ruto to hold talks with US President Joe Biden, imminent Kenya-led police deployment to Haiti. [ more ]
moresecurity-cooperation
#russian-influence
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

More control, less deniability: what next for Russia in Africa after Wagner?

Russia's expanded influence in Africa, particularly in the Sahel region, poses a challenge to Western presence and interests. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Russia doesn't have capability to knock Ukraine out of war: Ex-US commander

Western powers should overcome fears and support Ukraine for victory. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

More control, less deniability: what next for Russia in Africa after Wagner?

Russia's expanded influence in Africa, particularly in the Sahel region, poses a challenge to Western presence and interests. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Russia doesn't have capability to knock Ukraine out of war: Ex-US commander

Western powers should overcome fears and support Ukraine for victory. [ more ]
morerussian-influence
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 816

Russia bombed a lakeside resort in Ukraine, Ukraine shelled areas in Russia, significant drone actions reported, and seizure of assets over canceled project. [ more ]
#china-us-relations
New York Post
2 months ago
World news

Putin and Xi's bro-hug proves that fight for Ukraine is same as fight against China

China may not be a reliable partner for the West due to its support for Russia, requiring the US to treat it as a rogue state and strengthen alliances elsewhere. [ more ]
Axios
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

U.S.-backed Microsoft deal elbows out China's AI in Gulf

Microsoft's $1.5 billion partnership with G42 in UAE boosts U.S. AI presence, limits China's influence, and showcases strategic geopolitical moves. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
World news

Putin and Xi's bro-hug proves that fight for Ukraine is same as fight against China

China may not be a reliable partner for the West due to its support for Russia, requiring the US to treat it as a rogue state and strengthen alliances elsewhere. [ more ]
Axios
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

U.S.-backed Microsoft deal elbows out China's AI in Gulf

Microsoft's $1.5 billion partnership with G42 in UAE boosts U.S. AI presence, limits China's influence, and showcases strategic geopolitical moves. [ more ]
morechina-us-relations
#xi-jinping
euronews
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin's visit to China: Here's what you should know

Putin and Xi Jinping demonstrate strong China-Russia relationship, potentially posing challenges to the West. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Did China's Xi Jinping expose disunity in Europe? DW 05/10/2024

Xi Jinping's European tour aimed to strengthen China's relationships with friendly countries and exploit divisions in Europe. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
World news

China's Xi says outside interference can't stop reunion with Taiwan

Xi Jinping highlighted the historical trend of reunion between Beijing and Taipei despite external interference.
Xi Jinping emphasized dialogue and the possibility of discussing all issues with Taiwan during the meeting with Ma Ying-jeou. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Europe news

Putin's visit to China: Here's what you should know

Putin and Xi Jinping demonstrate strong China-Russia relationship, potentially posing challenges to the West. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Did China's Xi Jinping expose disunity in Europe? DW 05/10/2024

Xi Jinping's European tour aimed to strengthen China's relationships with friendly countries and exploit divisions in Europe. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
World news

China's Xi says outside interference can't stop reunion with Taiwan

Xi Jinping highlighted the historical trend of reunion between Beijing and Taipei despite external interference.
Xi Jinping emphasized dialogue and the possibility of discussing all issues with Taiwan during the meeting with Ma Ying-jeou. [ more ]
morexi-jinping
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine's defences thin on ground as Russia advances on Kharkiv

The rapid advance of Russian forces in Ukraine has raised questions about Kyiv's defense capabilities and strategic preparation. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 months ago
World news

Putin arrives in China amid global consternation over Ukraine war

Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Chinese leader Xi Jinping to strengthen their political and economic ties, positioning themselves as an opposing world order to the U.S. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
France politics

Why are there riots in New Caledonia against France's voting change, and why does it matter?

Deadly violence erupted in New Caledonia after a constitutional amendment on voting rights raised concerns over Indigenous Kanak representation. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
Medicine

How Digital Twin' Technology Harnesses Biology and Computing to Power Personalized Medicine

Digital twin technology in medicine can revolutionize personalized treatments by utilizing computer simulations tailored to each patient's genetics or biochemistry. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

As Europe's power shrinks, its fear is growing and the result is huge mistakes | Nathalie Tocci

Europe is facing challenges adapting to a changing world, needing radical changes in self-perception and operations to survive. [ more ]
#military-assistance
Axios
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia launches new assault on Ukraine's northern Khakiv region

Russian forces launched new assault on Ukraine's Kharkiv region, intensifying pressure on the city. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

After $15 Billion in Military Aid, Israel Calls Alliance With U.S. Ironclad'

U.S. signed a $15 billion military aid package for Israel, reinforcing their alliance amidst tensions over Gaza and receiving bipartisan support. [ more ]
Axios
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia launches new assault on Ukraine's northern Khakiv region

Russian forces launched new assault on Ukraine's Kharkiv region, intensifying pressure on the city. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

After $15 Billion in Military Aid, Israel Calls Alliance With U.S. Ironclad'

U.S. signed a $15 billion military aid package for Israel, reinforcing their alliance amidst tensions over Gaza and receiving bipartisan support. [ more ]
moremilitary-assistance
time.com
2 months ago
Business

The Cost of the Gulf's Booming Business in Africa

African leaders seek investments from Gulf states like Saudi Arabia for aid and loans opportunities. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Hungary rolls out red carpet for Xi in final leg of European tour

Hungary displays warm reception towards Xi Jinping despite EU's wariness of China's stance on trade and human rights. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia announces nuclear drills, lashing out in anger at West

Putin sends message with tactical nuclear drills and summoning of ambassadors amid tensions with the West. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
Europe news

China's president arrives in Europe to reinvigorate ties at a time of global tensions

European concerns over China's rise and ties with Russia amidst economic dependency. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Solomon Islands PM Manasseh Sogavare to stand down after poor election result

Manasseh Sogavare will not run for prime minister, endorsing Jeremiah Manele instead amid political party rivalries post-election. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russian troops seize two villages near Avdiivka in Ukraine

Russian forces advance near Avdiivka, seizing villages but situation not yet critical. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Belarus warns West of an 'apocalypse' and moves combat ready troops to NATO border

Belarus claims to possess nuclear weapons and has moved troops to NATO border, warning of an apocalypse in case of conflict. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 months ago
World news

(Final sig tk) Rough waters in the South China Sea

Tensions in the South China Sea have escalated due to competing sovereignty claims, impacting global trade routes and resources. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Europe news

War, fear of war spur global military spending to new record: SIPRI report

Global military spending hit record high of $2.4 trillion in 2023, with a 9th consecutive annual increase, showing continued upward trend. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Arrests of Europeans for Aiding Russia Raise Fears of Kremlin's Reach

The arrests in Poland and Germany highlight concerns over Russian espionage activities in Europe. [ more ]
Washington Post
3 months ago
Europe news

Russia ramps up weapons production, using mass quantity to outgun Ukraine

Russia has ramped up military production by replenishing stocks of standard weapons and ammunition, sustaining ongoing operations in Ukraine for at least two years. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Don't!' Biden Tells Iran Not to Attack Israel, But Warns Strike Is Likely Coming Sooner Than Later'

President Joe Biden delivered a stern warning to Iran saying "Don't" amid rising concerns of a possible attack on Israel. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Thursday Briefing

The U.S. and Japan will enhance defense cooperation to counter China's aggression.
Biden announced Japan's participation in NASA's Artemis program, including potential moon missions. [ more ]
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