World’s nuclear capabilities are decreasing in overall numbers but growing deadlier

This post was originally published on this siteTensions over potential nuclear warfare – and the ever-alarming concerns that more countries are endeavoring to join the niche arms arena

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Microsoft’s three-decade history with China under the microscope ahead of potential TikTok acquisition

This post was originally published on this siteMicrosoft’s relationship with China has come under scrutiny amid ongoing discussions for the tech conglomerate’s potential acquisition

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Behind Maduro’s ‘bioterrorism’ accusations amid Venezuelan coronavirus crackdown

This post was originally published on this siteAs coronavirus continues to rampage through already embattled Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro has staunchly clamped down on all elements of

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Who is Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, ‘Europe’s Last Dictator’?

This post was originally published on this site‘A typical authoritarian leader who seems stuck in a different time and stubbornly refusing to change’. Hollie McKay. By Hollie McKay |

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China’s national security law triggering radical transformation of Hong Kong’s human rights

This post was originally published on this siteDespite pledges from top Hong Kong officials that China’s draconian national security law, which contains 66 articles and criminalizes

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Coronavirus deaths in Iran three times the official numbers, leaked report claims

This post was originally published on this siteWhile it is no secret that Iran has been the hardest-hit country in the Middle East when it comes to coronavirus – officially termed COVID-19

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Activists push for investigation over claims China is forcibly harvesting organs of Uighur population

This post was originally published on this siteFor decades, the Chinese Communist Party depended on executed prisoners to bolster its organ transplant trade. Then it emerged that government

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Why China continues to gather sway on the UN Human Rights Council

This post was originally published on this siteDespite long being under a cloud of controversy for its human rights record – from the treatment of ethnic minorities to the muzzling of

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US appears to change policy on Beijing’s ‘unlawful’ actions in the South China Sea

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States and China have long been at odds over maritime freedom in the South China Sea, but this week marked the first time that Washington

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28 Hezbollah missile launch sites detected in civilian areas, highlighting its ‘human shield’ tactic in Lebanon

This post was originally published on this siteHezbollah is continuing to bolster its cache of weapons by storing them in more urban, densely-populated locations throughout Lebanon, a new study

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