Trump confirms more US troops will be sent to Poland
17 November 2019 | 4:12 pm
The US troop presence in Poland will expand by 1,000, in additon to the 4,500 soldiers rotating through the country. The contingent could be made up by moving soldiers currently stationed in Germany.
The joint military drills are part of the US effort to strengthen its alliances in the Indo-Pacific to counter China's aggressive actions in the region.
Joe Biden’s trip to Belfast was to commemorate the Good Friday Agreement anniversary. But some locals hoped he might also help end Northern Ireland's political deadlock. They were to be disappointed.
More than 50 Pentagon documents, some classified as secret, have recently surfaced online. They deal with various geopolitically significant developments — and put the US government in an uncomfortable position.
A man believed to have leaked secret documents is a gun enthusiast in his 20s according to a Washington Post report.
The person who leaked US classified documents prompting a national security investigation is a gun enthusiast in his 20s who worked on a military base, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing fellow members of an online chat group.
US Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito temporarily halted a lower court ruling that imposed restrictions on the pill. Abortion rights advocates welcomed the move.
The 21-year-old made his first court appearance in Boston a day after his arrest. He will remain in custody pending a detention hearing next week.
Western navies regularly conduct "freedom of navigation operations" in international waterways such as the Taiwan Strait. The latest transit comes just days after China staged war games around the island of Taiwan.
Two New York residents are facing charges of conspiring to act as agents of the Chinese government. US prosecutors also charged 34 Chinese security officials over an alleged campaign to monitor and harass dissidents.
Fears of a destiny similar to neighbouring Arab countries under conflict loom over the head of 28-year-old Sundanese architect Hadeel Mohamed, who says she has not left her home since heavy fighting in the capital broke out four days ago.
Wednesday marks eight decades since the Jewish resistance took on Nazi soldiers in Warsaw. Frank-Walter Steinmeier is the first German head of state to give a speech at the commemoration.
The US government wants to turn domestic coalfields into green energy centers in an effort to combine climate protection with job creation. But those affected have little trust in the policy, reports Sabrina Kessler.
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