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Russia is amassing unprecedented military might in the Arctic and testing its newest weapons in a region freshly ice-free due to the climate emergency, in a bid to secure its northern coast and open up a key shipping route from Asia to Europe.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov began a visit to China on Monday with a call for Moscow and Beijing to reduce their dependence on the U.S. dollar and Western payment systems to push back against what he called the West’s ideological agenda.
T-shirts, umbrellas, handbags, lighters and mobile phone cases bearing phrases used by China’s top diplomat during a testy exchange with U.S. officials in Alaska have become hot items on Chinese e-commerce platforms.
The first high-level U.S.-China talks of President Joe Biden administration got to a fiery start with both sides rebuking others’ policies in a rare public display that underscored the level of bilateral tension.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was urged by a senior U.S senator to convey Washington’s opposition to India’s proposed purchase of Russian air defence systems as he headed to New Delhi on Friday for talks aimed at deepening security ties.
North Korea has not responded to behind-the-scenes diplomatic outreach since mid-February by President Joe Biden’s administration, including to Pyongyang’s mission to the United Nations, a senior Biden administration official told Reuters on Saturday.
U.S. President Joe Biden met leaders of Australia, India and Japan on Friday, a group central to his efforts to counter China’s growing military and economic power, and said a free and open Indo-Pacific region was crucial to all of them.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with top Chinese officials on March 18 in Alaska, the White House said on Wednesday, the first high-level in-person contact between the two sparring countries under the Biden administration.
The Senate yesterday acquitted former President Donald Trump by 57-43 in his second impeachment trial which ended on Saturday, voting that Trump was not guilty of inciting the deadly January 6 riots at the Capitol.
Incoming U.S. president Joe Biden will announce America’s return to the international Paris Agreement to fight climate change on Wednesday, the centerpiece of a raft of day-one executive orders aimed at restoring U.S. leadership in combating global warming.
Donald Trump faced fresh calls Sunday from some members of his own party to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol, as the threat builds for a historic second impeachment effort in his final 10 days in the White House.
United States Senator Ted Cruz is among 11 Republican lawmakers that plan to object to the certification of US Electoral College votes next week, one of the final steps before President-elect Joe Biden’s victory is confirmed.
On Thursday evening, Carlson, host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” one of the highest rated shows on U.S. cable news, opened his show highlighting the case of a health worker in Alaska who suffered an adverse reaction to the vaccine and warned viewers to be skeptical of the “glitzy” public campaign.
Samuel Alito ordered Pennsylvania in the meantime to continue keeping the late-arriving ballots separate, affirming a decision already made by the state’s top elections official Kathy Boockvar, who told CNN they were unlikely to affect the outcome in any case.
No fewer than 106 women will serve in the 117th U.S. House of Representatives beginning on January 3, according to ABC News projections.
Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has reiterated his confidence in winning the election, with counting still ongoing in battleground states.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday night again questioned the integrity of Tuesday’s presidential election and doubled down on his allegation of fraud against Democrats.
The result of the US presidential election is hanging on the vote count in a handful of key states, with the race too close to call so far.
Protesters turned out in multiple U.S. cities Wednesday to call for a complete count of presidential election votes, while smaller pro-Trump groups rallied outside vote-counting centers in Michigan and Arizona.
The Chairman, Board of Commissioners of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Adeolu Akande, has stated that the full deployment of 5G technology in the country would have positive impact on Nigeria’s digital economy.
Nigeria has vaccinated 1,266,742 persons against COVID-19, two months after nationwide rollout commenced on March 5.
Zambia’s Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has not been temporarily or permanently shuttered, the state-appointed provisional liquidator of the copper mine previously owned by Vedanta Resources said on Wednesday, denying a Bloomberg report.
Tottenham are yet to identify a ‘leading candidate’ for their vacant managerial position with the club mulling over a number of ‘options’.
Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has set a Champions League record having kept a clean sheet in the 2-0 defeat of Real Madrid.
Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has called on members of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) and Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) and other aggrieved association of workers currently on strike to return to work in the interest of the Nigerians and the economy of the country.
The Department for State Services, DSS, has raised that the ‘missing’ Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka, is not in their custody.
One of the aspirants contesting for the chairmanship position of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Abdullahi Jibrin Imam, has called on the electoral committee to declare him winner of the just concluded AMAC primary election, because his name was omitted from the ballot papers.
Peter Olayinka’s Slavia Prague were crowned Czech Super Liga champions for the third in a row on Sunday.
For the second year in a row, Lalla Aicha Moujahid is marking the Muslim holy month of Ramadan under COVID-19 conditions -- which means talking to her daughters via video call, instead of breaking the fast together in the same room.