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China reacts to US warship sailing through Taiwan Strait

Beijing accuses Washington of “deliberately” harming peace and stability The Chinese military on Wednesday condemned the latest US patrol mission in the Taiwan Strait, calling the arrival of the warship a “provocation.” The USS Sampson guided-missile destroyer sailed through the strait on Tuesday and, according to a statement by the …

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Iraq restore ancient Gilgamesh tablet from US

A 3,500-year-old tablet recounting the epic of Gilgamesh was returned to Iraq Thursday after being stolen three decades ago and illegally imported to the United States. Iraqi Cultural Minister Hassan Nazim accepted the tablet during a ceremony in Washington. “To me, it means restituting self-esteem and the confidence in Iraqi …

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Tehran confirms talks with US over prisoner exchange

The negotiations of Tehran and Washington over exchanging prisoners are underway, and more information will be released after achieving results, the Iranian Government Spokesman said on Tuesday. While speaking in his weekly presser on Tuesday, the Iranian Government Spokesman spoke about Washington’s claims over releasing all Iranian prisoners in this …

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US triples COVID vaccines for Taiwan amid tensions with China

A senior US administration official says Washington will ship 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan, more than tripling America’s previous allocation of shots for the island, amid increasing tensions with China. Washington is competing with Beijing to deepen geopolitical clout through so-called “vaccine diplomacy”, according to Reuters. The vaccines …

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Shocking scenes in US as Trump calls protesters who disagree with him terrorists – Analysis

Heavily armed, unidentifiable security agents dressed in camouflage have been snatching anti-racism protesters off the streets of Portland, Oregon, and bundling them into unmarked cars, with no clear justification. They’re scenes you might expect to see in authoritarian countries, not in America. It turns out that among the hodge-podge of …

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