Tensions grow between DRC and Rwanda as rebels gain ground
05 November 2022 | 8:08 am
M23 rebels have made gains in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, raising fears of a further deterioration of security. The African Union has called for a ceasefire and negotiations to ensure peace.
Naing Myel Htet Kyaw says: “We must take up arms. My parents support that.” The 18-year-old is fighting against the military in Myanmar.
While Edward Snowden’s revelations about hacked undersea cables familiarised us with large-scale spying, surveillance satellites date back all the way to the Cold War.
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A second parliamentary delegation is in Taipei for what Berlin calls part of a commitment to support democratic countries. Beijing has threatened to use force, which it considers China's territory.
Rights groups have slammed the dialogue, labeling it "meaningless," but the EU says it is important "to have a frank discussion."
The relationship between the U.S. and China has always been characterized by mistrust. The world's two largest economies view each other as rivals, and their latest dispute was ignited by a white balloon that China flew over U.S. territory. The US government says that its Air Force shot down a spy balloon that American media describes as part of a global Chinese surveillance system.
Viral videos of “electrically charged” rocks discovered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo show stones allegedly capable of lighting a bulb or producing sparks. Our team spoke to several geologists to find out more about what internet users called “real life Wakanda" -- a reference to the Marvel Universe’s Black Panther movies where the country is powered by metal ores with electrical properties. We take a closer look in this episode of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl
Following the killing of two Israelis at the weekend, angered Israeli settlers attacked the Palestinian city of Hawara in the occupied West Bank, posing a further escalation of tensions and violence in the region.
The Government of Rwanda has been promoting the participation of sports to all classes of citizens to leave no one behind. They have introduced new sports and physical practices, such as this new one ‘Street Tennis.’
North Korea criticized the joint US-South Korean drills, for which the United States deployed a B-52. The long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber is capable of carrying nuclear weapons.
US President Joe Biden unveils a $6.8 trillion budget proposal with key provisions aimed at boosting American competitiveness against China, while Beijing rails against economic containment and suppression. Plus, a sell-off in US bank shares sparked by a run on a small California lender spreads to Asia and Europe as markets tumble.
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