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Putin Quotes Holy Quran to Urge for Peace in Yemen: “You Became Brothers by...

Russian President Vladimir Putin recited a verse from Surah Al Imran of the Holy Quran, as he called upon Muslim countries to bring an...
Active Radar

Active Radar Homing Missiles: Ability to Destroy Fighter Jets without needing Radar

As the Cold War period came to an end, the industry for aerial combat witnesses a series of groundbreaking technological innovation, of which, the...
birth

Chinese woman confesses to running ‘birth tourism’ scheme in US

A Chinese national pleaded guilty on Tuesday to federal charges of running a "birth tourism" scheme in California that catered to wealthy Chinese clients,...
Russia

RT’s Interviews With PM IK & The Taliban show Russia’s “Balancing” Intent

For as close as Russia has once again become to India following its support of the latter's "Israeli"-like unilateral moves in Kashmir and the...

Creativity vs authoritarianism: 100 days of Hong Kong protests

With Hong Kong shaken by 100 days of huge pro-democracy protests, activists have adopted a host of creative ways to fuel their movement away...
soybeans

Appeasement? China exempts US Pork and Soybeans from tariff

China said Friday that some high-profile US agricultural products including pork and soybeans will be exempt from added tariffs, ahead of trade talks between...
China

Flopping Fish: China’s failed attempt to Copy Russian Aircraft without Permission

We all remember the story about China copying a Russia carrier-based jet without obtaining permission. Now those airplanes are crashing, and Russia is not...
trade

Conciliatory gestures raise hope for a US China trade deal

US trade negotiators want to make "meaningful progress" in upcoming talks with China, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday, one day after conciliatory gestures...
Bangladesh

Chinese Dragon laying eggs in Bangladesh’s nest?

Aila. Bijli. Nargis. Rashmi. In Bangladesh, catastrophic cyclones have such fascinating and fearful feminine names. Sitting in the Ganges delta, the statelet is very...
China

India Demands China-Pakistan to end all CPEC Activities in Azad Kashmir

India media reports reveal that on Tuesday, New Delhi has issued a statement, asking Pakistan and China to end all CPEC-related activities in Azad...
China

China can Play Constructive Role to Defuse Pak-India Tensions: Pentagon

A senior US Defence official, on Friday, said that Beijing can play a “constructive” role in de-escalating tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors, Pakistan and...
China

China-Iran Partnership: Infrastructural Development & New Silk Road

The Foreign Minister of Iran, Mohammad Zarif, visited the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Li towards the end of August to devise a road map...
CIA

CIA claims Putin warned Bush of 9/11 attacks TWO DAYS BEFORE

Russian President Vladimir Putin had called his US counterpart George W. Bush two days before the 9/11 attacks in 2001, warning about an imminent...
tariffs

Trump thinks tariffs are hurting China, but aides warn of long war

AFP | US President Donald Trump on Friday said the costs of his protracted trade war are falling squarely on China, but a top adviser...
Hong Kong

Hong Kong freedoms must be guaranteed: Merkel tells China

AFP | German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed", after meeting with Chinese Premier...
China's

Communist China’s 70th anniversary: security tightened for celebration

AFP | Beijing karaoke bars are closing, toy weapon sales are banned and every delivery package is being scanned: the capital is taking no chances...
Modi

Modi seeks Russia’s backing as tensions soar with Pakistan

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday will host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for talks on boosting investment and trade, with a special emphasis...
facial

Cashless shopping: China is using facial recognition to pay

AFP | No cash, no cards, no wallet, and no smartphones: China's shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of their heads as...
Turkey

No US No Problem: Turkey will buy even more weapons from Russia

Ankara may purchase an additional batch of S-400 air defense missile systems from Russia, according to Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. https://twitter.com/RT_com/status/1167413936930611200 “Today we need more...
Iran

Iran will not hold any talks with US unless sanctions are lifted

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday ruled out holding any bilateral talks with the United States, saying the Islamic republic is opposed to such...
Hong Kong

Hong Kong students boycott classes as China says game is over

AFP | Thousands of black-clad students rallied in central Hong Kong Monday at the start of a two-week university boycott, piling pressure on the city's...
tariffs

Coercion to sign trade deal: Trump puts new tariffs on Chinese products

AFP | Washington moved ahead Sunday with new tariffs on Chinese imports as it stepped up a high-pressure campaign aimed at coercing Beijing to sign...
Belt

Belt & Road Initiative by China is threat for other than economic reasons

AFP | Carbon-heavy development in countries part of China's Belt and Road Initiative could render the Paris climate goals unreachable, according to a new analysis...
protesters

Hong Kong protesters boycott schools, block trains

AFP | Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters threw morning rush hour train travel into chaos on Monday, kicking off another day of potential turmoil after a...
social credit

China’s social credit system: better governance or totalitarianism?

AFP | From penalising irresponsible dog owners to blacklisting dissenters, critics warn China's social credit system enables authorities to define "desirable and undesirable behaviour" and...
Russia

WWII Anniversary: How World is trying to write Russia out of History

Having US and former Axis leaders attend the 80th anniversary of WWII, but not inviting Russia, shows the event in Poland has nothing to...
Russia

Prisoner Swap between Russia & Ukraine; Why are they so Important?

Speculation is rife that a prisoner swap could be imminent between Russia and Ukraine, in what would be a first step in easing tensions. As...
Russian

With eye on Trump, India scrambles for Russian support – M K Bhadrakumar

M K Bhadrakumar | Within a week of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval’s consultations in Moscow on August 21, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar is travelling to...
war

US-China trade war furthers: Trump raises Tariffs from 25% to 30%

US President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that steep new tariffs on Chinese goods will kick in on Sunday and said that his economic pressure...
Russia

Russia, Pakistan, And The “Bait Theory”

Andrew Korybko | The Russian-Pakistani Strategic Partnership: Flop Or Not? There's been a lot of speculation about the future of the Russian-Pakistani Strategic Partnership following the...

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