China may be conducting secret nuclear tests, State Department warns

The State Department is concerned China may be conducting small nuclear tests in secret, possibly violating an international agreement banning such tests, Fox News confirmed Wednesday. A new State Department report on compliance with arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament, first obtained by the Wall Street Journal earlier … Read More

North Korea has fired suspected cruise missiles, South Korea says

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Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Despite a possible coronavirus outbreak in North Korea, the country has fired missiles off its east coast from the ground as well as fighter jets on Tuesday, according to … Read More

China reports nearly 100 new coronavirus cases in one day, highest in recent weeks

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According to China’s National Health Commission (NHC), as of Saturday, a total of 1,280 imported cases were reported in China. Of the cases, 481 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 799 were being treated with 36 in severe … Read More

How WHO Became China’s Coronavirus Accomplice

Beijing is pushing to become a public health superpower—and quickly found a willing international partner. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (left), the director-general of the World Health Organization, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping before a meeting at the Great Hall … Read More

Fiji suffers widespread damage as Cyclone Harold surges back to category five status while headed for Tonga

Cyclone Harold’s force has been well and truly felt in Fiji with reports of flooded roads, fallen trees and damaged homes emerging from the small, battered nation – but things could be worse for Pacific neighbours Tonga. All of Fiji’s … Read More

Japan’s Shinzo Abe declares a state of emergency

Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declared a state of emergency to fight new coronavirus infections in major population centres and unveiled a stimulus package he described as among the world’s biggest to soften the economic blow. Abe announced the … Read More

North Korea Seen Expanding Rocket Launch Facility It Once Promised To Dismantle

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Notes Imagery shows new roads appearing at a key rocket and missile test site in North Korea. The roads (light brown) appear to have been built around mid-March. Credit: Planet Labs Inc./MIIS North Korea appears to be expanding a key … Read More

China Is Waging A Coronavirus Info War

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It’s a dangerous game. China is ramping up aggressive propaganda efforts to pin the blame for the coronavirus pandemic on the United States. The communist regime’s highly coordinated approach has been threefold: Directing Chinese diplomats across the world to tout … Read More

Chaos and hunger amid India coronavirus lockdown

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India’s strict lockdown of 1.3 billion people disrupts lives with migrant workers facing hunger and forced to walk home. A migrant worker carries his son as they walk along a road with others to return to their village, during a … Read More

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