Russia on Wednesday said it was using a new generation of powerful lasers in Ukraine to burn up drones, deploying some of Moscow’s secret weapons to counter a flood of Western arms.Russian PresidentVladimir Putin in 2018 unveiled an intercontinental ballistic missile, underwater nuclear drones, a supersonic weapon and a laser weapon ... “Yes ... Tags ... .
BEIJING, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese PresidentXi Jinping on Thursday called on the BRICS countries to work together to build a global community of security for all. Xi made the remarks while delivering a video address at the opening session of the BRICS Foreign Ministers' Meeting ... ■ ... .
OTTAWA — InnovationMinister Francois-Philippe Champagne said Thursday Chinese telecoms Huawei and ZTE will be prohibited from parts of Canada's telecommunications networks. Here are some key dates to come on this prohibition.. Sept. 1, 2022 ... June 28, 2024 ... Dec. 31, 2027 ... Key dates leading up to this decision.. Feb. 13, 2018 ... Aug. 23, 2018 ... Aug. 23, 2018 ... Oct ... .
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KYIV/SLATYNE, Ukraine - Ukraine's industrial Donbas region, the focus of recent Russian offensives, has been destroyed, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said as some of the world's richest countries pledged to bolster Kyiv with billions of dollars ... "The occupiers are trying to exert even more pressure ... The Donbas is completely destroyed," he said ... U.S ... .
COLOMBO. Sri Lanka's prime minister has warned of a food shortage as the island nation battles a devastating economic crisis and vowed the government will buy enough fertiliser for the next planting season to boost productivity ... "I sincerely urge everyone to accept the gravity of the ... situation." ... P ... Looking for Something? ... .
A very large Iranian crude carrier is set to discharge 2 million barrels into an oil terminal in China this week after Western media reports claimed that Beijing might be replacing Iran’s barrels with cheaper Russian shipments ... China officially reported the first imports of Iranian crude oil in a year in January ... The shipments are on the rise ... ....
Dozens of Tamil asylum-seekers have launched a hunger strike after eight months stranded on a secretive military base in the Indian Ocean, demanding that the government of the United Kingdom allow them to claim asylum in a safe third country ... “They want an answer as to when they will be taken elsewhere.” ... Mike Corder/AP Photo] ... US Air Force/AFP] ... .
Health authorities in North America and Europe have detected dozens of suspected or confirmed cases of monkeypox since early May, sparking concern the disease endemic in parts of Africa is spreading ... .
China’s top diplomat again warned the US over its increased support for Taiwan, showing the island democracy remains a major sticking point between the world’s biggest economies as Beijing sent more military aircraft toward the island. ...The StandardChannel. IOSAndroid. IOS Android. More>> ... (Bloomberg). .
FRANKFURT, Germany — Shots were fired in a school in Germany on Thursday, injuring one person in the northern city of Bremerhaven, police said, adding that they had arrested the suspected gunman. The incident happened at the LloydGymnasium, a secondary school in the centre of Bremerhaven, local police said in a statement ... .
A Hong Kong-flagged sailboat is reported to have come under attack on Thursday off the coast of war-torn Yemen, though the circumstances of the incident remained unclear, officials said ... It said an investigation was ongoing into the incident, without elaborating ... The StandardChannel. IOSAndroid. IOS Android. More>> ... The U.S ... (AP). .