North Korea’s leader blames the US, South Korea for the threat of nuclear attack on peace
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North Korea’s leader blames the US, South Korea for the threat of nuclear attack on peace

On Tuesday, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said that his country’s weapon development is necessary for the face of hostile policies against the United States and a military buildup in South Korea. On Monday, in a speech at the “Defense Development Exhibition,” Kim said that Pyongyang was only increasing its military in self-defense and not preparing for war. This remark was made by the leader standing next to a huge variety of weapons that included the country’s intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM’s). Among these weapons was one of North Korea’s largest ICBM Hwasong-16 t

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Military Talks Collapse Between India and China-“Chinese Side Wasn’t Agreeable”
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Military Talks Collapse Between India and China-“Chinese Side Wasn’t Agreeable”

On Sunday, the latest round of discussion between India and Chinese military officials over the Ladakh impasse came to a halt. The Indian Army said that the Chinese stance was “not agreeable” and “could not provide any forward-looking proposals”. The Indian side made constructive suggestions to iron out the remaining area yet the Chinese side was not agreeable that did not result in the resolution of the remaining areas. However, both the nations have agreed to maintain communications and also agreed to maintain stability on borders. The Army official added, “It’s our expectati

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Cementing Close Alliance with Japan, US Sees New PM Kishida Continuing Abe Legacy
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Cementing Close Alliance with Japan, US Sees New PM Kishida Continuing Abe Legacy

Under the leadership of Japan’s new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, the United States does not expect its strengthening bilateral relationship with Japan to change direction. Former prime minister Shinzo Abe appointed Mr. Kishida as foreign minister, and he reappointed Mr. Nobuo Kishi as the defense minister and Mr. Toshimitsu Motegi as the foreign minister. According to the analysts, this signals continuity for the nation as they face a rising and significantly more assertive China. Senior North-East Asia associate at the Woodrow Wilson Centre’s Asia Programme Ms. Shihoko Goto said,”

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Singapore Permits a Controversial Law to Counter Foreign Interference
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Singapore Permits a Controversial Law to Counter Foreign Interference

The controversial law was passed in Singapore, in response to foreign interference in domestic affairs in a move that critics claim is designed to stifle dissent. This law will give authorities access to social media sites and internet providers and disclose users’ data or even block the content that they deem hostile. The government of Singapore said that they needed such a law to counter “serious threats”. On Monday, after 10 hours of heated parliamentary debate, this law was passed. It will give the government power to act against local proxies, those people who live in Singapore

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Prime Minister of Ethiopia to Announce Formation Of The New Government
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Prime Minister of Ethiopia to Announce Formation Of The New Government

On Monday, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is expected to announce the formation of a new government. Abiy’s Prosperity Party won 410 of 436 parliamentary seats in a June vote, which was hailed by the premier as the country’s first free and fair election in decades. Berhanu Nega, the opposition leader, had filed more than 200 complaints with the country’s election board alleging irregularities. According to the data, he will lead Africa’s second-most populous country in 2018 after the country’s anti-government protests. Back in 2018, he was a less-known figure who went on to

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The US and EU forge an alliance on technology despite fears from China
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The US and EU forge an alliance on technology despite fears from China

As the coronavirus hit, the chip crisis turned dire. In spring 2020, when the demand for electronics was skyrocketing, manufacturers warned they were running short of semiconductors. Their key components are needed to make devices from smartphones to cars. The Tech companies had good reasons to postpone product launches as in the following months, the shortage forced factories to shut down assembly lines. The delivery of the computers was also late and took months. As the politicians from Washington DCto Berlin were worried about the fallout, they called up chip-producing nations and as

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Japan’s Former Foreign Minister Win Votes to Become the New Prime Minister and Replace PM Suga
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Japan’s Former Foreign Minister Win Votes to Become the New Prime Minister and Replace PM Suga

Japan’s ruling party voted for Fumio Kishida to replace PM Suga. PM Suga will be stepping down after serving only for a year since taking office last September. Fumio Kishida was Japan’s former Foreign Minister who won the governing party leadership election on Wednesday. He will be the next Prime Minister facing the imminent task of addressing a pandemic hit economy. He will also be responsible to ensure a strong alliance with Washington to counter increasing regional security risks. Mr. Kishida is the new leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, beats the popular Vaccination Minist

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North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectile, accuses the US of ‘Double Standards’
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North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectile, accuses the US of ‘Double Standards’

On Tuesday, North Korea fired an unidentified projectile towards the sea off its east coast. Amid Pyongyang’s, South Korea’s military said that the United States and South Korea called for a scrap of their “hostile policy”. Further details were not provided by South Korea and Japan’s defense ministry said it appeared to be a ballistic missile and failed to give detailed information. Just before the announcement, North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations appealed to the United States to abandon its hostile policy towards Pyongyang and to cease denying Pyongyang's right to sel

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Social Democrats Narrowly Beat Angela Merkel’s bloc In German Vote
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Social Democrats Narrowly Beat Angela Merkel’s bloc In German Vote

In Germany’s national election, the center-left Social Democrats have won the biggest share of the vote ever. They narrowly beat outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right Union bloc. Olaf Scholz is the Social Democrats candidate who is the outgoing vice-chancellor and finance minister who pulled his party out of deep fall. He said the outcome was “a very clear mandate to ensure now that we put together a good, pragmatic government for Germany”. Merkel will stay in as a caretaker role till the new successor is sworn in. The Union bloc said that it will reach out to the smalle

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Historic Overhaul by the Indian Military To Accelerates
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Historic Overhaul by the Indian Military To Accelerates

As Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi’s government moves closer to the United States and its allies, India’s long-haul military is getting a new life. These US allies will strengthen their defense cooperation against China. On Friday, Mr. Modi is scheduled to attend the quad leaders meeting with Australian and Japanese leaders at the White House. In the meeting, they will be undertaking the largest reorganization of the Indian army since its Independence in 1947. It will be with little coordination as the US and UK will be working with Australia to place more nuclear-powered submarines i

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